Dexterity is a stat in Dark Souls 3. it is an attribute for wielding advanced weapons. Also reduces spellcasting time and damage from falling.

"Dexterity Dark Souls 3 Attribute required to wield advanced weapons.

Also improves attack strength, reduces spellcasting time and reduces damage taken when falling. "



  • Dexterity's attack damage per point has a gradual soft cap at 40, a sharper cap above 59, and a hard cap at 99.
  • Also reduces spellcasting time and damage from falling.
  • The casting speed cap is at 50 dexterity.
  • Per point of dexterity increase of 0.4 all defenses, 0.2 all resistances (deprived)

Data and Player Notes

  • Example


Dexterity Required Weapon
0 Dark Hand, Storm Ruler
7 Mace
8 Caestus, Greataxe,Thrall Axe, Battle Axe, Demon's Fist, Eleonora,Brigand Axe, Hand Axe, Broken Short Sword, Handmaid's Dagger, Rotten Ghru Dagger, Light Crossbow, Heavy Crossbow, Knight's Crossbow, Arbalest
9 Pickaxe, Dagger, Morning Star, 
10 Shortsword, Broadsword, Longsword, Astora Striaght Sword, Bastard Sword, Firelink Greatsword, Profaned Greatsword, Haysel Pick, Lorian's Greatsword, Yhorm's Great Machete, Fume Ultra Greatsword, Greatsword, Golden Ritual Spear, Milkwood Battle Axe, Anri's Straight Sword, Harpe, Great Machete, Warpick, Spear
11 Zweihander, Four-Pronged Plow,  Moonlight Greatsword, Barbed Sword, Glaive
12 Estoc, Partizan, Halberd, Bandit's Knife, Winged Knight Twinaxes , Cleric's Candlestick, Onyx Blade, Sunlight Straight Sword, Valorheart, Soldering Iron, Rotten Ghru Spear, Rapier, Saint Bident, Crescent Axe, Mail Breaker, Composite Bow, Short Bow, Millwood Greatbow, Spiked Sheild, Follower Javelin, Rose of Ariandel
13 Claymore, Executioner's Greatsword, Wolnir's Holy Sword, Lucerne, Man Serpent Hatchet, Rotten Ghru Curved Sword, Blacksmith Hammer, Scimitar, Falchion, Spiked Mace
14 Longbow, Flamberge, Pike, Claw Red Hilted Halberd, Chaos Blade, Irithyll Straight Sword, Shotel, Whip, Tailbone Short Sword, Parrying Dagger, Avelyn, Twin Prince's Greatsword, Great Scythe, Dragonslayer's Axe, Yorshka's Spear, Follower Sabre
15 Dark Sword, Winged Spear, Tailbone Spear, Greatsword of Judgement,, Gundyr's Halberd, Dragonrider Bow
16 Drakeblood Greatsword, Sellsword Twinblades, Uchigatana, Lothric Knight Greatsword, Greatlance, Exile Greatsword, Winged Knight Halberd, Crescent Moon Sword, Irithyll Rapier, Drang Hammers, Corvian Greatknife, Sniper Crossbow, Darkmoon Longbow, Friede's Great Scythe, Crow Quills
17 Morion Blade, Witch's Locks
18 Great Corvian Scythe, Warden Twinblades, Carthus Curved Sword, Wolf Knight's Greatsword, Crystal Sage's Rapier, Immolation Tinder, Astora Greatsword, Gottard Twinswords, Black Blade, Hollowslayer Greatsword, Black Knight Greataxe, Manikin Claws, Black Knight Sword, Black Knight Glaive, Murakumo, Pontiff Knight Curved Sword, Lothric's Holy Sword, Brigand Twindaggers, Lothric Knight Sword, Black Bow of Pharis, Gargoyle Flame Spear
19 Painting Guardian's Curved Sword, Carthus Shotel, Notched Whip, Pontiff Knight Great Scythe, Arstor's Spear, Crow Talons,
20 Dancer's Enchanted Swords, Washing Pole, Ricard's Rapier, Dragonslater Spear, Farron Greatsword, Drang Twinspears, Lothric Knight Long Spear, Storm Curved Sword, Spotted Whip, Dragonslayer Greatbow
22 Dragonslayer Swordspear, Carthus Curved Greatsword
24 Bloodlust, Onislayer Greatbow
25 Onikiri and Obadachi, Old Wolf Curved Sword
28 Darkdrift

*Weapons not listed have 0 Dex Requirement. 

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