Weapon Skill is a new feature in Dark Souls III, these skills are the special moves granted by weapons that consume FP to produce a special effect. In dark Souls III each weapon has its unique skill, including Catalysts, Ranged Weapons and Shields also.
Weapon Skills do add a lot of flavor, and in some cases, they fill some very useful, such as breaking shield guard. Many Weapon Skills are specific to unique weapons, be they Soul-transposed weapons created from boss Souls or Soulbound weapons.
All Weapon Skills:
Below we have the full list of all the weapons skills with its detail and also the name of weapon on which it will appear.
- Weapon: Corvian Greatknife, Handmaid’s Daggerr
Use against shielded foes to break through their guard by attacking from the side.
- Weapon: Blood Lust
Stain blade with one’s own blood to temporarily grant uncanny sharpness.
- Weapon: Winged Knight Twinaxes, Winged Knight Halberd
Sweep foes in a large spinning motion and use strong attack to continue the motion until stamina is exhausted.
Weapon: Painting Guardian’s Curved Sword
Execute relentless consecutive attacks while tracing a circle in a unique dance of deadly grace.
- Weapon: Gundyr’s Halberd
Hold spear at waist and charge at foe, and use momentum to transition into sweeping strong attack.
- Weapon: Astora Greatsword, Spears, Pikes, Halberd
Hold sword at waist and charge at foe. Use strong attack while charging to extend the length of the charge.
- Weapon: Pyromancy Flame, White Hair Talisman
Creates a powerful flame in the wielder’s hand. One of the most basic pyromancies, and for this very reason, the flame created is fierce.
- Weapon: Crescent Moon Sword
Assume a broad stance and fire off crescent moon blades.
- Weapon: Dancer’s Enchanted Swords
Unleash the fury of both blades in a dancing spin motion and use strong attack to continue the performance until stamina is exhausted.
- Weapon: Darkdrift
Aim carefully and pierce with a large forward lunge.
- Weapon: Darkmoon Longbow
Infuse a readied arrow with Darkmoon essence, granting it magic damage and the ability to pierce shields.
- Weapon: Demon’s Great Axe
Briefly cause flame within to flare, and smash it upon earth and foes.
- Weapon: Firelink Greatsword
The fading flame momentarily illuminates and launches itself forward.
- Weapon: Dragonslayer Great Axe, Dragonslayer Swordspear
Hold axe high in air to gather fierce lightning, and smash ground to whip the bolts to the ground.
- Weapon: Eleonora
Hold up axe and wave to emit a solemn chime to temporarily make weapons lacerating, and to restore HP for each hit.
Flame of Lorian
- Weapon: Lorian’s Greatsword
Lunge forward to transform smolder into flame, and follow with strong attack to launch flame across ground.
- Weapon: Witch’s Locks
Temporarily coat the whip in fire
- Weapon: Demon’s Fist
Spin through opponents with abandon, flaming fists outstretched. Using a strong attack while spinning utilizes your momentum to slam the ground with both fists
- Weapon: Pontiff Knight Great Scythe
Create a bone-chilling frost with each swing of the greatscythe that causes a temporary frost effect.
- Weapon: Pontiff Knight Curved Sword
Execute large spinning motion to imbue blade with frost, and follow through with a strong attack that slashes with a giant blade made of frost.
- Weapon: Warpick, Pickaxe
Temporarily boost stamina recovery speed.
- Weapon: Talismans
Recovers HP for a period of time, albeit extremely slowly
- Weapon: Scholar’s Candlestick, Cleric’s Candlestick
A candle provides a temporary source of light which reveals additional guidance
- Weapon: Katanas
Assume a holding stance to rapidly execute a lunging slash with normal attack, or a deflecting parry with strong attack.
- Weapon: Whips
Strike from the left to evade shields and deal a stinging blow that temporarily slows stamina recovery.
- Weapon: Gargoyle Flame Spear
Hold spear at waist and charge at foe, and use momentum to transition to a fiery strong attack.
- Weapon: Gargoyle Flame Hammer
Anchor weapon in earth and use strong attack to launch successive volleys of fire from the tip of the hammer.
- Weapon: Claw
Perform a forward leaping slash at the opponent’s head. When successful, functions as a head shot, inflicting heavy damage.
- Weapon: Dark Hand
Embrace the victim and steal their HP. Can only be used against humans.
- Weapon: Dragonslayer Spear
Charge with spear at waist to enwreathe with lightning, then release bolts with final thrust
- Weapon: Moaning Shield
Offer a gentle prayer to the shield, causing the woman’s face to give out a low moan and attract enemies
- Weapon: Old King’s Great Hammer
Anchor weapon in earth to temporarily boost poise, and use strong attack to repeatedly stab earth to trigger molten explosions.
- Weapon: Moonlight Greatsword
Draw sword back and thrust to unleash torrential moonlight.