dragonslayer greataxe

Dragonslayer Greataxe

icon wp physicalAttack
200 physical defense shield icon 55.0
icon magicbonus
-
magic defense shield icon
45.0
icon firebonus
-
fire defense shield icon
40.0
icon lightningbonus
74 lightning defense shield icon 40.0
icon darkbonus
-
dark defense shield icon
45.0
icon wp critical
100 icon wp stability 40
icon weight 20.0
icon durabilitiy
165
Requirements & Bonus
icon strength 22
icon dexterity 22
icon intelligence 22
icon faith 22
D E - D
40 0 0 0
weapon type icon Greataxes damage type icon Standard
skill icon Falling Bolt icon fp cost 35 (-/-)

Dragonslayer Greataxe is a Weapon in Dark Souls 3.



Melted iron greataxe that once formed part of the Dragonslayer Armour.

Thickly imbued with the power of lightning. Use skill to draw upon the techniques used to slay the archdragons.

Skill: Falling Bolt
Hold axe high in the air to gather fierce lightning, and smash ground to whip the bolts to the ground.

Notes and Tips:

  • Cannot be infused or buffed.
  • Reinforced using Titanite Scale.
  • At +5 and 66 STR, its AR is 729 while being two-handed.
  • At +5 and 60 FTH, it gets a whopping total of 194 Lightning damage. Good enough for critical hits.
  • It is the heaviest Greataxe weapon.



 

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Moveset and Videos:

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Dragonslayer Greataxe Upgrade Table

  Attack ValuesBonus Parameter Bonus Auxiliary Effects Damage Reduction (%)
Name
icon wp physicalAttack
icon magicbonus
icon firebonus
icon lightningbonus
icon darkbonus
STR
DEX
INT
FTH
icon wp poisonbld
icon wp frost
icon wp bleed
icon wp physicaldef
icon wp magicdef
icon wp firedef
icon wp lightningdef
icon wp darkdef
Regular 200 - - 74 - D E - D - - - 55 45 40 40 45
+1 232 - - 87 - D E - D - - - 55 45 40 40 45
+2 265 - - 99 - D E - D - - - 55 45 40 40 45
+3 303 - - 111 - C E - D - - - 55 45 40 40 45
+4 336 - - 123 - C E - D - - - 55 45 40 40 45
+5 364 - - 136 - C E - D - - - 55 45 40 40 45

 

Table Key

 

Requirement Parameter Bonus Attack Values Damage Reduction % Auxiliary Effects Others
icon-strength_22.png Strength
icon-strength_22.png Strength
icon-wp_physicalAttack.png Physical  Physical icon-wp_bleed.png Bleeding  Durability
icon-dexterity_22.png Dexterity
icon-dexterity_22.png Dexterity
icon-magicbonus.png Magic  Magic icon-wp_poisonbld.png Poison

 Weight

icon-intelligence_22.png Intelligence
icon-intelligence_22.png Intelligence
icon-firebonus.png Fire  Fire Frost Frost  
icon-faith_22.png Faith
icon-faith_22.png Faith
icon-lightningbonus.png Lightning  Lightning  Curse  
    icon-darkbonus.png Dark  Dark    
    Critical Critical
 Stability
   
    Spell Buff Spell Buff
     
     Range      

Parameter Bonus: Strength, Dexterity,Magic, Fire, Lightning and Dark bonuses - The scaling multiplier applied to the [Attack: stat]. Scaling quality is from highest to lowest as follows: S/A/B/C/D/E.The higher the player's [Str, Dex, Mag, Fire, Light] stat, the higher the [Attack Bonus: Stat] is (found on the player status screen). The higher the scaling letter, the higher the percent multiplier applied to the [Attack: Stat].This resulting bonus damage is added to the base physical damage of the weapon and is shown in the equipment screen in blue numbers as a "+ X". 
Durability: The weapon's HP, when the durability hits 0, the effectiveness of its attacks become weakened to the point of almost uselessness. When an items durability is low, a message will come up saying "Weapon At Risk!" at this point the weapon does not perform at it's best.
Weight: How much the item weights when equipped. 
Stability: How well the player keeps stance after being hit
Attack Type: Defines what kind of swing set the weapon has: Regular(R), Thrust(T), Slash(Sl), Strike(St)

 

 

 




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    • Anonymous

      Used the dragon slayer great axe for the first time and beat nameless and Gael on the first try and midir on the second. I would like to rate this 0 disabled frail children out of 10 ignorant slaves, Wouldn’t try this again felt like shoving a falling bolt up sister friedes *ss.

      • Anonymous

        Something this page should mention.
        The weapon art has two attacks. The axe and the lightning bolt. If someone gets hit from the side they will only get hit with the lightning but if you hit someone with this head on, you will hit them with both axe and WA lightning which might lead to one shot.

        • Anonymous

          It would be so cool if it had the Dragonslayer's stance where it dragged the axe on the ground instead of the block.

          • Anonymous

            all I've ever wanted is for this thing to have horizontal swinging R1s with the current vertical slamming R2s. C'mon. A giant axe can move more ways than down.

            • Anonymous

              I can confirm the wa can be parried.

              I can also confirm no one ever survived to get a riposte thanks to instability frames + SHAZAM.

              • Anonymous

                Enemies and bosses: Haha it's the ashen o... (sees the ashen one with a BKGS, BKGA, Yhorm's Machete or this)... Oh.

                • Anonymous

                  -Hits like a train carrying 200 tons of dynamite.

                  -Hyperarmor for lifetimes.

                  -Not even Perseverance can stop you from getting pancaked by this things weapon art.

                  -Can't be spaced since it's attacks and weapon art still reward you for missing.

                  Absolute cancer weapon to fight. It's an automatic pointdown whenever I kill a player who uses this.

                  • Anonymous

                    Year 2021 and i still find idiots who thinks they can parry the wa of this weapon and live to tell it. It's about a stupid as trying to stop a nuclear bomb with a finger.

                    2 hitboxes, ppl. 2!

                    • Anonymous

                      I feel kinda guilty using this weapon, it melts everything you encounter and I am in NG++, cant wait to get to Midir...

                      • Anonymous

                        Falling Bolt can deal +/- 2400dmg in +5 with 80str/60dex/40faith (no rings). This thing is a nucler weapon against pve ffs.

                        • Anonymous

                          This useless axe sucks asss!! geeeeeeeeeeee, how dumb can you be for picking up this weapon. Ok, it has some uses in term of pve but if you pull out this **** in pvp? mannnnn you'll be pooped on repeatedly. I myself has pointed down quite alot of casuls using this axe with my pkcs (no, fu** you, pkcs is not for casuls) because their attacks were so sluggish while pkcs's R1 is lighting fast. Combining with my top-notch skill. scrubs using this axe are my easy prey.

                          • Anonymous

                            if you use weapon swap glitch with dagger, you can combo dragonslayer GA dagger speed into weapon art with a 1400 damage combo. with hypermode morion blade RTSR you get over 2000 damage in pvp. I don't reccomend trying hypermode build. its already strong enough without it. if you dont know what weapon moveset swap is look it up on youtube.

                            • Anonymous

                              How to win at DS3: Obtain GS Axe, obtain good shield with weapon skill, equip Farron ring to reduce FP consumption, hit L2.

                              • Anonymous

                                step 1. obtain dark hand,
                                step 2. kill dancer,
                                step 3. transpose vordt soul into the ice bonker,
                                step 4. rescue miracle touch lady and her edgy bodyguard,
                                step 5. summon your new friend to tank while you freeze the armor to death,
                                step 6. invade with this absolute unit of an "axe"

                                • Anonymous

                                  I have completed a dragon slayer run on my ng+3. And believe me you will feel op every single moment. For example the shield can stagger winged and outrider knights in every single hit! And the shield bash will always throw enemies vulnerable to stagger to the ground with no iframes! Which you can exploit spamming WA of the axe for massive damage. Also the great axe imo deals the highest damage to lightning weak enemies and to midir. The WA of axe has stamina consumption consumption like 20% less than WA of lothric ugs. I get why this build is so underrated because of pvp reason but I would definitely recommend to try it once.

                                  • Anonymous

                                    Oh boy it’s a gankers weapon cause this piece of trash can’t be used solo and people that try to are usually idiots who get destroyed pick the pkcs and stop getting destroyed

                                    • Anonymous

                                      it DESTROYS midir, like, even an attack outside his head does the same damage as a non-buffed uchigatana would do in the head, HOLY ****

                                      • Anonymous

                                        Absurdly powerful, particularly for PvE. Falling bolt on this weapon can kill almost any non-beefy fodder enemy, and with a good STR/DEX/FTH distribution can even kill Black Knights if I remember correctly. Just as much of a nuke in PvP, but it isn't quite as good for that cause because it telegraphs even harder than the Fume or Dragon Tooth. Still an extremely fun weapon to use, easily my favorite weapon with it's crude look and destructive feel.

                                        • Anonymous

                                          The WA just anihilates mob bosses like the Deacons and groups of weaker enemies like Ghru or Hollows and even Skeletons. On top of that you can pretty much spam it because of the high stagger and low FP cost. Does around 1250 AoE damage at +5 with 60 Strength and 25 Faith.

                                          • Anonymous

                                            So I tried Tears of Denial out while invading. Allong comes a Sunbro about to unload the WA on me. Big brain that I am, try to out trade it with the WA of my UGS.
                                            Guess what? The electricity has a separate hitbox which annihilated my 1 remaining HP. I am a wiser, more humble man now.

                                            • Anonymous

                                              Before defeating boss longer stick after giving ds soul to ludleth shorter stick and ta da ugly looking greataxe

                                              • Anonymous

                                                If you use this weapon and stay around SL60 for invasion, it will two shot about 90% of the players. All you need is 40 str.

                                                • Anonymous

                                                  i use this weapon +5 2 handed at 37 str 32 fth but cant kill her please help and please respond to this comment. plz snd halp

                                                  • Anonymous

                                                    This thing is absurdly strong in regular NG. I decided to try a STR/FTH character, I was at 30/30, using this at +5, which gives like 720AR two handed, and just absolutely victimized Soul of Cinder. Staggered him off two light attacks, then staggered him again immediately with the weapon art on the wakeup. Whole fight took under a minute. I didn't even play very well. Ridiculous.

                                                    • Anonymous

                                                      the best way to ruin someone's fight club is to just to spam this when they aren't paying attention. The fun police will not be stopped

                                                      • Anonymous

                                                        Are ppl really trying to parry this weapons WA? Even if you manage to parry the axe, that one shot lightning strike will pancake you so hard you ll respawn in the dreg heap

                                                        • Anonymous

                                                          Equip the Lightning Clutch Ring, make sure to have decent FTH/STR investment on a higher NG, then bring this baby into the Deacons bossfight. Excellent mob-clearing with the weapon art!

                                                          • It's a very good weapon. Great for PvE in general and even invader will be alot more careful around you if you wield this. It's early obtainable, the knight ring is around the same area and it's a real dragon killer (Oceiros, Midir, Lothric). With Farron Ring and a simple infusion in your offhand you can use the WA regulary. 9/10

                                                            • Anonymous

                                                              WA now unparriable. SInce ... ...dunno, didn't found it in patch notes. But in the past it was easily parriable

                                                              • Anonymous

                                                                From the Creators of R1 spam Dark Sword and L1 spam R.K.P.G comes the next chapter of mashing a single button until you go Hollow. L2 spam Dragonslayer Greataxe. In theatres near you!

                                                                • Anonymous

                                                                  I have 60 strength 60 dexterity and 60 faith and with the lightning clutch ring this things gets an AR of like 820

                                                                  • Anonymous

                                                                    Probably the best plunging attack weapon in the game lol. too bad its overused, im kinda sick of seeing it everywhere. but hey if you have fun with it thats all that matters.

                                                                    • Anonymous

                                                                      Even at 40 Str and just 12 Faith G.S G.A gets just under 700AR. It's a solid weapon for those with the Stamina and timing to use it in PVE. That being said, after having used it for awhile it does have a couple failings to balance it out; Extremely predictable moveset, all are overhead Smashs to the ground excluding the 2H roll which is the normal push into ground GA move. In a battle Royale or against new players this thing is effective but it's very easy to Parry and roll from. Having both used it and had G.S G.A used against me I wouldn't recommend it for PVP. I know different opinions can hurt peoples feelings but this won't be working on anyone except Turtles and new players. Lastly I do enjoy it's WA which is a delayes overhead with a small lightning AoE in front of you. Very useful for Critical follow ups that nornally knock down most enemies giving you 3 or more damaging hits if they survive. Also ensures you wont miss the easily dodgeble WA. Thanks for reading!

                                                                      • Anonymous

                                                                        The wa of this great axe is the perfect counter for other weapon s wa like astora greatsword s or ringed paired greatsword s. That huge slam is really punishing

                                                                        • Anonymous

                                                                          The popularity of this weapon opens it up to the same vulnerabilities as all greataxes since the easily predictable, slow, stamina heavy and simplistic moves become easy to avoid for any players who are beyond brainless R1 trades. Still nasty for ripostes and plunges of course.

                                                                          • Anonymous

                                                                            60 STR, 40 faith. Weapon art along with lightning clutch ring and some buffs = DESTRUCTION!! srsly though, this thing is just two OP. Just to OP, i LOVE IT!!!!

                                                                            • Anonymous

                                                                              this is like the most overused weapons in the game. but i mean hey, if you have fun then nobody is stopping you.

                                                                              • Anonymous

                                                                                I laugh in french whenever someone weapon arts me and only deals 600-1000 damage. Yall need jesus, my weapon art does 1400+ consistantly. (that was a faith pun, faith is VERY worth leveling up with this weapon)

                                                                                • Anonymous

                                                                                  - started using this axe from NG+ onwards. making pancakes with this cracks me up all the time.
                                                                                  - with one of the highest AR in the game, it's totally worth investing your slab on it. i hate having to buff my weapon everytime, having the passive lightning damage from this weapon is the remedy for that. and besides, most mid-to-end game bosses are weak to lightning. i also love it's moveset. it does use vertical strikes, and produces a small stun to the target if you miss.
                                                                                  -lastly, the weapon skill: very very useful and fun

                                                                                  the weapon goes very well with gundyr's set. (didnt like the poise on dragonslayer armor set, and it's headpiece looks like a chickenhead)

                                                                                  • Anonymous

                                                                                    You know those weeaboos? Acting all smug with their weeaboo weapons and chugging like alcoholics? This axe helps.

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