For the Dark Souls III variant, see Dark Hand (Dark Souls III). Most of your gear will consist of light armor. The only reason you'd use this is for its weight. No Mither. How to get: Dropped by Black Knights wielding a Greataxe. In Dark Soul 3 sorcerer build gear is perhaps the worse part of the build. Demon fist has caught me off guard a few times . Although you can, it wouldn’t be so much of a sorcerer. Winged Spear was my go to for the whole campaign in DS1. The Darkwraiths, incited by Kaathe, use the power of the dark soul to absorb humanity, an art shared by this weapon, which also acts as a special shield. However, in Dark Souls 3, as well as Bloodborne, level 70-80 would be more appropriate to beat NG, and players are required to have significant trade-off among various stats to maximize offensive and defensive abilities. 13. The Dark Hand is a gauntlet in Dark Souls. #4. The ancients, particularly, could sap the humanity of … Bad reach for PVP unless you can pull off an L2, that is like an instakill brah. Even with these changes, the Dark Sword is still potent in both PvE and PvP. Best DS3 Starting Sorcerer Gear . The nature of a sorcerer is to keep a distance, attack from a distance, dodge and always step back. At level 120, there will be no trade-off and easily overpowering in NG PvE. Any infusable weapon made dark or chaos will likely serve you well. Dark Hand is a Weapon in Dark Souls and Dark Souls Remastered. RapRobot Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:15am Yeah I noticed that spears don't seem as viable in PvE anymore too, really since DS1. If it really is strong enough to justify being this slow, which I quite doubt, then they need to make if faster and weaker. IMO spears are trash. It works best with a Heavy infusion for Strength builds but also performs well with a Refined infusion for quality builds. < > Showing 1-6 of 6 comments . Keith_Valentine 2 years ago #3. User Info: Keith_Valentine. If you're investing in DEX, the dark-infused Lothric Knight Straight Sword is a very powerful option - quick, long, above average critical damage. They are not known to tank damage or block anything. Dark Hand Has anyone had any success with this thing? don't get yourself killed neither of us would like to see you go hollow. Onion Knight's shield is better in every way except that it weighs 3.5. Apr 17, 2016 @ 2:14pm It's garbage. As a greatsword, the Onyx Blade is slower but indeed very powerful. All Discussions ... You can do pve with it but you'd be better off with something else. Dark Hand is OP for early game pve and it is not even close. Black Knight Greataxe. I recommend a halberd as in DS3 they behave basically like spears. It is a versatile weapon that can also function as a shield. DARK SOULS™ III.