Aside from having the most gorgeous skill to play Dark Souls 3 game, the equipment option, especially weapons, will also influence your gameplay. Of course, choosing the best and recommended weapons is a must-do for you. Thankfully, this game really offers plenty of weapons to mix and match that you can use for combat.
Before you are able to choose the best weapon, you should know the tier list first. Indeed, the tier list will give you a list of recommended and non-recommended weapons. With the good selection of the weapons, you totally will deliver the gameplay as well as possible. So, let’s see the Dark Souls 3 Weapon tier list below!
Here’s a Tier List of Dark Souls 3 Weapon
S – Tier
The weapons in S -Tier are the best of the best weapons that you should choose in Dark Souls 3. Trying to get one of them and use it for combat.
|Black Knight Glaive||Halberd|
|Gotthard TS||Straight Sword|
|Carthus CS||Curved Sword|
|Oni and Uba||Katana|
A – Tier
The weapons in A – tier can be categorized as the good weapons. You can also choose them and use them in combat.
|Long Sword||Straight Sword|
|Lothric Knight Sword||Straight Sword|
|Anri’s SS||Straight Sword|
|Carthus Shotel||Curved Sword|
|Storm Curved Sword||Curved Sword|
|Twin Princes GS||Greatsword|
|Pontiff Curved Sword||Curved Sword|
|Exile GS||Curved GS|
|Red Hilted Halberd||Halberd|
|Dragonslayer SS||Spear and Pike|
|Gargoyle FS||Spear and Pike|
|Lothric Knight LS||Spear and Pike|
|Ricards Rapier||Piercing Sword|
|BK Greataxe||G Axes|
|Claws||Fist and Claw|
|Dragonslayer Spear||Spear and Pike|
B – Tier
The weapons in B – Tier are still good. However, you can try to choose and use the weapon in B – Tier if you have no the weapons in A – Tier even S – Tier.
|Lothric’s Holy S||Straight Sword|
|Wolf Knights GS||Greatsword|
|Irithyll SS||Straight Sword|
|Morion Blade||Straight Sword|
|Sunlight SS||Straight Sword|
|Lothric Knight GS||UGS|
|Sellsword TB||Curved Sword|
|Warden TB||Curved Sword|
|Crescent Moon Sword||Curved Sword|
|Pike||Spear and Pike|
|Partizan||Spear and Pike|
|Four-Pronged Plow||Spear and Pike|
|Winged Knight Halberd||Halberd|
|Old Wolf CS||Curved GS|
|Carthus Curved GS||Curved Sword|
|Irithyll Rapier||Piercing Sword|
|Dragonslayer Axe||G Axes|
|Yhorm’s GM||G Axes|
|Great Club||G Hammer|
|Large Club||G Hammer|
|Spiked Mace||G Hammer|
|Demon Fist||Fist and Claw|
|Tailbone Spear||Spear and Pike|
|Drang TS||Spear and Pike|
C – Tier
The weapon is C – Tier is not a bad choice. They can be an alternative when you cannot use the weapons in B – Tier.
|Rotten Ghru Dagger||Dagger|
|Wolnir’s Holy Sword||Straight Sword|
|Cathedral Knight GS||UGS|
|Astora SS||Straight Sword|
|Dancer’s Enchanted Swords||Curved Sword|
|Great Machette||G Axes|
|Demon GA||G Axes|
|Crystal Sage’s Rapier|
|Man Serpent Hatchet||Axes|
|Winged Knight TA||Axes|
|Demon Fist||Fist and Claw|
|Rotten Gru Spear||Spear and Pike|
|Astor’s Spear||Spear and Pike|
|Spear||Spear and Pike|
|Winged Spear||Spear and Pike|
|Morne’s GH||G Hammers|
|Smoughs Hammer||G Hammers|
|Old King GH||G Hammers|
|Caestus||Fist and Claw|
|Great Corvian Scythe||Reaper|
|Pontiff Knight GS||Reaper|
D – Tier
The weapons in D – Tier are a bad choice for you. Better for you to try choosing and using the weapons in the previous tier.
|Clerics Candlestick||Straight Sword|
|Broken SS||Straight Sword|
|GS of Judgement||Greatsword|
|Rotten Gru CS||Curved Sword|
|Painting Guardian’s CS||Curved Sword|
|Dragon Tooth||G Hammers|
|Gargoyle Flame Hammer||G Hammers|
|Vordts GH||G Hammers|
|Yorshka’s Spear||Spear and Pike|
|Soldering Iron||Spear and Pike|
|Saints Bident||Spear and Pike|
|Golden Ritual spear||Spear and Pike|
|Great Mace||G Hammers|
|Great Wooden Hammer||G Hammers|
|Manikin Claws||Fist and Claw|
|Greatlance||Spear and Pike|
F – Tier
These weapons are the worst and unusable. You have to avoid using them in the game as they cannot give any benefits.
|Dark Hand||Fist and Claw|
5 Best Weapon in Dark Souls 3 for PvE and PvP
The best weapons commonly will be useful and reliable if they are used either in solo/ cooperative mode, PvE, PvP, or also a combination of both. Because we cannot show you the Dark Souls 3 weapon for PvE and PvP, instead, we’ll show you the best weapons that you can use either in PvP mode or PvE mode.
Here they are:
- Lothric Knight Sword
It can be obtained in the High Wall of Lothric, the Grand Archives and Lothric Castle.
- Hollowslayer Greatsword
Get this best weapon once defeating the Curse-Rotted Greatsword. You can also get it by crafting through Soul Transportation with the Soul of the Ritten Greatsword and 1,00 souls.
- Astora Greatsword
You can loot this weapon off a corpse in the graveyard near the Cleansing Chapel.
You can get this best weapon at the High Wall of Lothric. It’s also dropped by enemies wielding claymores in Irithyll of the Boreal Valley.
- Ringed Knight Paired Greatswords
You can get this weapon in The Ringed City DLC. To get it, you should defeat the Ringed Knight near the cathedral.
Well, those are 5 best weapons in Dark Souls 3.
On my daily job, I am a software engineer, programmer & computer technician. My passion is assembling PC hardware, studying Operating System and all things related to computers technology. I also love to make short films for YouTube as a producer. More at about me…