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Ice Rapier+5

Stats
icon-wp_physicalAttack.png 220(*191) icon-wp_counterStrength.png 140
icon-magicbonus.png 0 (*145) icon-wp_poiseDamage.png 10
icon-firebonus.png 0(*145) icon-wp_stability.png 30
icon-lightningbonus.png 0(*145) icon-durabilitiy.png 50
icon-darkbonus.png 0(*145) icon_weight.png 1.5
Requirements & Bonus
icon-strength_22.png icon-dexterity_22.png icon-intelligence_22.png icon-faith_22.png
13
D(*E)
15
B(*C)
icon-magicbonus_green.png icon-firebonus_green.png icon-lgtngbonus_green.png icon-darkbonus_green.png
*B *B *B *B
Weapon Type Piercing Sword
Attack Type Thrust
Enchantable Yes
Special Yes
*When infused: 191 physical dmg/145 elemental dmg and B scaling with chosen element. Dex scaling changes to C.

Ice Rapier is a weapon in Dark Souls 2.

 

Rapiers wielded by sorcerers of Eleum Loyce, imbued with a magic that is released with a strong attack.

A great protective wall was erected to protect Eleum Loyce from the encroaching chaos, and these sorcerers were amongst its defenders. 

Acquired From

 

Hints and Tips

  • Upgraded with Twinkling Titanite to +5.
  • At normal +5 and with 40/40 str/dex this weapon has an Attack Rating of 304 (220+84).
  • Strong attacks unleash a bolt of ice, similar to a Soul Spear. Hitting an opponent at point blank will cause significantly more damage as you are also hitting with the weapon itself.
  • Strong attack can be parried if within range but the ice bolt can still damage the person parrying, it also neglects spell parry with the exception of Repel.
  • Loses very little physical damage upon elemental infusion and has the highest character sheet AR of any rapier, at the cost of losing the scaling.
  • Recommended to wear Bracing Knuckle Ring +2


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Ice Rapier Dual Wielding move set & power stance
Required in Build:





Ice Rapier Upgrades

  Attack ValuesBonus Parameter Bonus Auxiliary Effects Damage Reduction (%)
Name
icon-wp_physicalAttack.png
icon-wp_magdmg.png
icon-wp_firedmg.png
icon-wp_lightningdmg.png
icon-darkbonus.png
icon-Counter&poisedamage.png
icon-strengthscale_green.png
icon-dexscale_green.png
icon-magicbonus_green.png
icon-firebonus_green.png
icon-lgtngbonus_green.png
icon-darkbonus_green.png
icon-wp_poisonbld.png
icon-wp_bleed.png
icon-wp_physicaldef.png
icon-wp_magicdef.png
icon-wp_firedef.png
icon-wp_lightningdef.png
icon-wp_darkdef.png
Regular 169 - - - - 140
10
D B - - - - - 40 45 30 30 30 20
Regular +5 220 - - - - ^ D B - - - - - 60 45 30 30 30 20
Magic 147 111 - - - ^ E C C - - - - 34 42.7 48.3 27.7 27.7 17.7
Magic +5 191 145 - - - ^ E C B - - - - 52 42.7 48.3 27.7 27.7 17.7
Fire 147 - 111 - - ^ E C - C - - - 34 42.7 27.7 48.3 27.7 17.7
Fire +5 191 - 145 - - ^ E C - B - - - 52 42.7 27.7 48.3 27.7 17.7
Lightning 147 - - 111 - ^ E C - - C - - 34 42.7 27.7 27.7 48.7 17.7
Lightning +5 191 - - 145 - ^ E C - - B - - 52 42,7 27,7 27,7 48,7 17.7
Dark 147 - - - 111 ^ E C - - - C - 34 42.7 27.7 27.7 27.7 38.3
Dark +5 191 - - - 145 ^ E C - - - B - 52 42.7 27.7 27.7 27.7 38.3
Poison 147 - - - - ^ E C - - - - 105 34 43.7 27.7 27.7 27.7 17.7
Poison +5 191 - - - - ^ E C - - - - 132 52 43.7 27.7 27.7 27.7 17.7
Bleed 141 - - - - ^ E C - - - - - 62 43.7 28.7 28.7 28.7 18.7
Bleed +5 184 - - - - ^ E C - - - - - 93 43.7 28.7 28.7 28.7 18.7
Raw 194 - - - - ^ E E - - - - - 46 45 30 30 30 20
Raw +5 253 - - - - ^ E E - - - - - 69 45 30 30 30 20
Enchanted 169 - - - - ^ E E D - - - - 40 45 30 30 30 20
Enchanted+5 220 - - - - ^ E E C - - - - 60 45 30 30 30 20
Mundane 84 - - - - ^ E D - - - - - 20 45 30 30 30 20
Mundane +5 110 - - - - ^ E D - - - - - 30 45 30 30 30 20

 

Table Key

Please see the Upgrades page for details on Upgrade paths, ore and blacksmiths. You can see the Stats page for detailed explanations on what they do.

 

Requirements/
Parameter Bonus
Attack Values Damage Reduction (%)
Reducing the elemental damage taken in %
Auxiliary Effects Others
icon-strength.png icon-strengthscale_green.png
Strength
icon-wp_physicalattack.png
Physical
icon-wp_physicaldef.png
Physical
icon-wp_bleed.png
Bleeding
icon-durabilitiy.png
Durability
icon-dexterity.png icon-dexscale_green.png
Dexterity
icon-wp_magdmg.png
Magic
icon-wp_magicdef.png
Magic
icon-wp_poisondef.png
Poison
icon_weight.png
Weight
icon-intelligence.png
Intelligence
icon-wp_firedmg.png
Fire
icon-wp_firedef.png
Fire
icon-wp_petrifydef.png
Petrify
 
icon-faith.png
Faith
icon-wp_lightningdmg.png
Lightning
icon-wp_lightningdef.png
Lightning
icon-wp_cursedef.png
Curse
 
icon-magicbonus_green.png
Magic Bonus
icon-wp_counterstrength.png
Counter Strength
icon-wp_stability.png
Stability
   
icon-firebonus_green.png
Fire Bonus
icon-wp_poiseDamage.png
Poise Damage
     
icon-lgtngbonus_green.png
Lighting Bonus
icon-wp_castSpeed.png
Cast Speed
     
icon-darkbonus_green.png
Dark Bonus
icon-wp_range.png
Range
     

 

Parameter Bonus: Strength, Dexterity,Magic, Fire, Lightning and Dark bonuses - The scaling multiplier applied to the [Attack: stat]. Scaling quality is from highest to lowest as follows: S/A/B/C/D/E.
The higher the player's [Str, Dex, Mag, Fire, Light] stat, the higher the [Attack Bonus: Stat] is (found on the player status screen). The higher the scaling letter, the higher the percent multiplier applied to the [Attack: Stat].
This resulting bonus damage is added to the base physical damage of the weapon and is shown in the equipment screen in blue numbers as a "+ X".
Durability: The weapon's HP, when the durability hits 0, the effectiveness of its attacks become weakened to the point of almost uselessness. When an items durability is low, a message will come up saying "Weapon At Risk!" at this point the weapon does not perform at it's best.
Weight: How much the item weights when equipped.
Stability: How well the player keeps stance after being hit
Attack Type: Defines what kind of swing set the weapon has.
Regular(R), Thrust(T), Slash(Sl), Strike(St)

 

Piercing Swords
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    • Anonymous

      23 Sep 2021 00:45  

      does this buff with crystal weapon? and does that increase the projectile damage? if so, then this is stupidly op for a mage!

      • Anonymous

        18 Jun 2021 18:24  

        Kind of ambiguous in the description above - but the special attack is a magic projectile and infusing with magic will cause the damage of the projectile to increase. However, the damage of the projectile does not seem to be particularly affected by the actual level of the users intelligence (tested at 1 intelligence and 99 intelligence, each +0 rapier shot did roughly half of the health of the Scythe wielding jailers in the Lost Bastille). Damage also seems to be unaffected by dex scaling of the weapon as well, using similar test from above. Damage is increased slightly by magic clutch ring (~20 damage at +0). Upgrading weapon does increase damage, but not a ton (seems to be the theme in the DLC weapon, with almost all weapons having high base damage with minimal improvement to be gained from weapon upgrades)

        IMHO seems like the best way to utilize would be to get min stats and just stock 3 +0 magic ice rapiers in your left hand slot just to have a powerful, spammable ranged attack - Seems way cheaper than actually farming soul spears - and you can do it on any build with only 15 dex and 11 strength.

        • 16 Feb 2021 14:05  

          Just started using this weapon and it is a total blast. Respectable range, utility ranged attack to punish archers and sorcerers alike, and really fast. Also you can win ANY trade if you see it coming with the R2 attack, with the combination of counter damage and the double hit, I have gotten around 1500 with an un-optimized build.

          • Anonymous

            17 Jul 2020 15:16  

            "What if we took the rapier, the best cheese weapon in the game, and made everything about it better for casters lol"

            • 22 Sep 2018 11:41  

              Where does the ice spear gets scale from? Magic? Dark? Also, if its infused with lighting or fire, does the ice spear get that element damage?

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