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Hold

 

Assume a holding stance to rapidly execute a lunging slash with normal attack, or a deflecting parry with strong attack. 

(Uchigatana, Washing Pole, Black Blade, Chaos Blade)

Assume a holding stance in which a normal attack sends a shockwave along the earth, and a strong attack commences a series of slashes. (Frayed Blade)

Varies

Hold is a Skill in Dark Souls 3.

 

 

Weapons That Have Hold

  

Notes & Information

  • The light attack is a Nukiuchi attack, a wide swing that is excellent for hitting several enemies at once. It also causes many enemies to get knocked down. The strong attack activates a parry. However, the timing is different from other parries, the katana has to be completely raised upwards for the parry frames to be active. This makes it very different from other parries since you have to use it in advance.
  • Frayed Blade's version of Hold is completely different and unique. The light attack release a shockwave that travels across the ground and deals dark damage. The strong attack is a flurry of lightning fast katana swings that can build up Bleed incredibly quickly. The light attack is parriable if the player parries the sword; the strong attack cannot be parried.

 

 

 

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    • Anonymous

      Parry?25 Jul 2016 14:52  

      How do you parry with this? Is the parry timing similar to the other parry weapons? I don't understand how you parry with this skill.

      • Anonymous

        Parry Quality?11 May 2016 06:42  

        I don't tend to parry, but I'm curious if the parry from this skill is better than an average shield (hoping so since this costs fp and takes a bit more focus/time)

        • Anonymous

          Fp or no FP25 Apr 2016 10:49  

          What the difference in movement without FP ? The movement can still be performed but what are the différences ? Doing less damage for the slash ? Does the parry wok with no FP ?

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