Falchion

icon-wp_physicalAttack.png
117 physical_defense-shield-icon.jpg 45.0
icon-magicbonus.png
-
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30.0
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-
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25.0
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- lightning_defense-shield-icon.jpg 25.0
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-
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30.0
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100 icon-wp_stability.png 35
icon_weight.png 4.0
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70
Requirements & Bonus
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icon-dexterity_22.png
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D D - -
9 13 0 0
weapon_type-icon.jpg Curved Sword damage_type-icon.jpg Slash
skill-icon.jpg Spin Slash icon_fp_cost.png 6 / 12

Falchion is a Weapon in Dark Souls 3.



Standard curved sword and widely-used slashing weapon.

The falchion's flesh-rending slash attacks are greatly compromised against armor and tough scale-covered hides.

Skill: Spin Slash
Slice into foes with a large spinning motion, and continue spinning to transition into strong attack.



Notes and Tips:

  • Can be Infused and Buffed. 
  • Reinforced using Titanite.
  • Features improved range and a unique moveset compared to most curved swords.
  • Has the highest AR (335) when infused with Raw of all the curved swords.



Location/Where to Find

  • Dropped by Falchion skeletons in the Catacombs of Carthus.
  • Starting from the High Lord Wolnir bonfire, head straight out the entrance of the boss room and backtrack through the area and across the rickety bridge (this will not work if the bridge is in its ladder form) and down into the gathering of awakening skeletons. There are many Falchion Skeletons here that are farmable.
  • An easier grinding spot is from the Abandoned Tomb bonfire. Backtrack and target the two skeletons/pile of bones closest to the stairway. They will reanimate, so use a blessed weapon. The rest of the skeletons in this room have Scimitars.
  • Drops from Falchion skeletons in Undead Settlement sewers, near Velka Statue. Requires Grave Key

 

 

Moveset and Videos:

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Falchion Upgrade Table

Max
Regular
Heavy Infusion
Sharp Infusion
Refined Infusion
Raw Infusion
Crystal Infusion
Simple Infusion
Fire Infusion
Chaos Infusion
Lightning Infusion
Blessed Infusion
Deep Infusion
Dark Infusion
Blood Infusion
Poison Infusion
Hollow Infusion

 

Overview table for all upgrades at max level. Click on the tabs to see individual upgrade paths.
  Attack ValuesBonus Parameter Bonus Auxiliary Effects Damage Reduction (%)
Name
icon-wp_physicalAttack.png
icon-magicbonus.png
icon-firebonus.png
icon-lightningbonus.png
icon-darkbonus.png
Strength Bonus
Dexterity Bonus
Intelligence Bonus
Faith Bonus
icon-wp_poisonbld.png
frost.png
icon-wp_bleed.png
icon-wp_physicaldef.png
icon-wp_magicdef.png
icon-wp_firedef.png
icon-wp_lightningdef.png
icon-wp_darkdef.png
Regular +10 234 - - - - D C - - - - - 45.0 30.0 25.0 25.0 30.0
Heavy +10 216 - - - - B - - - - - - 45.0 30.0 25.0 25.0 30.0
Sharp +10 216 - - - - E A - - - - - 45.0 30.0 25.0 25.0 30.0
Refined +10 210 - - - - C C - - - - - 45.0 30.0 25.0 25.0 30.0
Raw +10 338 - - - - - - - - - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Crystal +10 106 145 - - - D D A - - - - 42.7 33.0 23.7 23.7 28.5
Simple +10 112 128 - - - D C B - - - - 42.7 33.0 23.7 23.7 28.5
Fire +10 212 - 212 - - - - - - - - - 42.7 28.5 30.0 23.7 28.5
Chaos +10 112 - 145 - - D C C C - - - 42.7 28.5 27.5 23.7 28.5
Lightning +10 106 - - 145 - D D - A - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 27.5 28.5
Blessed +10 145 - - - - D D - B - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Deep +10 212 - - - 212 - - - - - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 36.0
Dark +10 112 - - - 145 D C C C - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 33.0
Blood +10 181 - - - - D C - - - - 40 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Poison +10 181 - - - - D C - - 40 - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Hollow +10
Luck Bonus ??   Discovery Bonus ??
222 - - - - D C - - - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5

 

Requires regular reinforcement, totalling ?? souls, ?? titanite shards, ?? large titanite shards, ?? titanite chunks and ?? titanite slab.
  Attack ValuesBonus Parameter Bonus Auxiliary Effects Damage Reduction (%)
Name
icon-wp_physicalAttack.png
icon-magicbonus.png
icon-firebonus.png
icon-lightningbonus.png
icon-darkbonus.png
Strength Bonus
Dexterity Bonus
Intelligence Bonus
Faith Bonus
icon-wp_poisonbld.png
frost.png
icon-wp_bleed.png
icon-wp_physicaldef.png
icon-wp_magicdef.png
icon-wp_firedef.png
icon-wp_lightningdef.png
icon-wp_darkdef.png
Regular 117 - - - - D D - - - - - 45 30 25 25 30
Regular +1 128 - - - - D D - - - - - 45 30 25 25 30
Regular +2 140 - - - - D D - - - - - 45 30 25 25 30
Regular +3 152 - - - - D C - - - - - 45 30 25 25 30
Regular +4 163 - - - - D C - - - - - 45 30 25 25 30
Regular +5 175 - - - - D C - - - - - 45 30 25 25 30
Regular +6 187 - - - - D C - - - - - 45 30 25 25 30
Regular +7 198 - - - - D C - - - - - 45 30 25 25 30
Regular +8 210 - - - - D C - - - - - 45 30 25 25 30
Regular +9 222 - - - - D C - - - - - 45 30 25 25 30
Regular +10 234 - - - - D C - - - - - 45 30 25 25 30

 

Requires regular reinforcement titanite and souls + Heavy Gem.
  Attack ValuesBonus Parameter Bonus Auxiliary Effects Damage Reduction (%)
Name
icon-wp_physicalAttack.png
icon-magicbonus.png
icon-firebonus.png
icon-lightningbonus.png
icon-darkbonus.png
Strength Bonus
Dexterity Bonus
Intelligence Bonus
Faith Bonus
icon-wp_poisonbld.png
frost.png
icon-wp_bleed.png
icon-wp_physicaldef.png
icon-wp_magicdef.png
icon-wp_firedef.png
icon-wp_lightningdef.png
icon-wp_darkdef.png
Heavy 114 - - - - C - - - - - - 45 30 25 25 30
Heavy +1 124 - - - - C - - - - - - 45 30 25 25 30
Heavy +2 135 - - - - C - - - - - - 45 30 25 25 30
Heavy +3 145 - - - - C - - - - - - 45 30 25 25 30
Heavy +4 155 - - - - C - - - - - - 45 30 25 25 30
Heavy +5 165 - - - - C - - - - - - 45 30 25 25 30
Heavy +6 175 - - - - C - - - - - - 45 30 25 25 30
Heavy +7 185 - - - - C - - - - - - 45 30 25 25 30
Heavy +8 196 - - - - C - - - - - - 45 30 25 25 30
Heavy +9 206 - - - - C - - - - - - 45 30 25 25 30
Heavy +10 216 - - - - C - - - - - - 45 30 25 25 30

 

Requires regular reinforcement titanite and souls + Sharp Gem.
  Attack ValuesBonus Parameter Bonus Auxiliary Effects Damage Reduction (%)
Name
icon-wp_physicalAttack.png
icon-magicbonus.png
icon-firebonus.png
icon-lightningbonus.png
icon-darkbonus.png
Strength Bonus
Dexterity Bonus
Intelligence Bonus
Faith Bonus
icon-wp_poisonbld.png
frost.png
icon-wp_bleed.png
icon-wp_physicaldef.png
icon-wp_magicdef.png
icon-wp_firedef.png
icon-wp_lightningdef.png
icon-wp_darkdef.png
Sharp 111 - - - - E C - - - - - 45 30 25 25 30
Sharp +1 121 - - - - E C - - - - - 45 30 25 25 30
Sharp +2 132 - - - - E C - - - - - 45 30 25 25 30
Sharp +3 142 - - - - E C - - - - - 45 30 25 25 30
Sharp +4 153 - - - - E C - - - - - 45 30 25 25 30
Sharp +5 163 - - - - E C - - - - - 45 30 25 25 30
Sharp +6 174 - - - - E C - - - - - 45 30 25 25 30
Sharp +7 184 - - - - E C - - - - - 45 30 25 25 30
Sharp +8 195 - - - - E B - - - - - 45 30 25 25 30
Sharp +9 205 - - - - E B - - - - - 45 30 25 25 30
Sharp +10 216 - - - - E B - - - - - 45 30 25 25 30
Requires regular reinforcement titanite and souls + Refined Gem.
  Attack ValuesBonus Parameter Bonus Auxiliary Effects Damage Reduction (%)
Name
icon-wp_physicalAttack.png
icon-magicbonus.png
icon-firebonus.png
icon-lightningbonus.png
icon-darkbonus.png
Strength Bonus
Dexterity Bonus
Intelligence Bonus
Faith Bonus
icon-wp_poisonbld.png
frost.png
icon-wp_bleed.png
icon-wp_physicaldef.png
icon-wp_magicdef.png
icon-wp_firedef.png
icon-wp_lightningdef.png
icon-wp_darkdef.png
Refined 105 - - - - C C - - - - - 45 30 25 25 30
Refined +1 115 - - - - C C - - - - - 45 30 25 25 30
Refined +2 126 - - - - C C - - - - - 45 30 25 25 30
Refined +3 136 - - - - C C - - - - - 45 30 25 25 30
Refined +4 147 - - - - C C - - - - - 45 30 25 25 30
Refined +5 157 - - - - C C - - - - - 45 30 25 25 30
Refined +6 168 - - - - C C - - - - - 45 30 25 25 30
Refined +7 179 - - - - C C - - - - - 45 30 25 25 30
Refined +8 189 - - - - C C - - - - - 45 30 25 25 30
Refined +9 200 - - - - C C - - - - - 45 30 25 25 30
Refined +10 210 - - - - C C - - - - - 45 30 25 25 30
Requires regular reinforcement titanite and souls + Raw Gem.
  Attack ValuesBonus Parameter Bonus Auxiliary Effects Damage Reduction (%)
Name
icon-wp_physicalAttack.png
icon-magicbonus.png
icon-firebonus.png
icon-lightningbonus.png
icon-darkbonus.png
Strength Bonus
Dexterity Bonus
Intelligence Bonus
Faith Bonus
icon-wp_poisonbld.png
frost.png
icon-wp_bleed.png
icon-wp_physicaldef.png
icon-wp_magicdef.png
icon-wp_firedef.png
icon-wp_lightningdef.png
icon-wp_darkdef.png
Raw 152 - - - - - - - - - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Raw +1 166 - - - - - - - - - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Raw +2 180 - - - - - - - - - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Raw +3 194 - - - - - - - - - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Raw +4 208 - - - - - - - - - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Raw +5 222 - - - - - - - - - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Raw +6 236 - - - - - - - - - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Raw +7 250 - - - - - - - - - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Raw +8 264 - - - - - - - - - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Raw +9 278 - - - - - - - - - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Raw +10 292 - - - - - - - - - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Requires regular reinforcement titanite and souls + Crystal Gem.
  Attack ValuesBonus Parameter Bonus Auxiliary Effects Damage Reduction (%)
Name
icon-wp_physicalAttack.png
icon-magicbonus.png
icon-firebonus.png
icon-lightningbonus.png
icon-darkbonus.png
Strength Bonus
Dexterity Bonus
Intelligence Bonus
Faith Bonus
icon-wp_poisonbld.png
frost.png
icon-wp_bleed.png
icon-wp_physicaldef.png
icon-wp_magicdef.png
icon-wp_firedef.png
icon-wp_lightningdef.png
icon-wp_darkdef.png
Crystal 84 84 - - - E D C - - - - 42.7 30 23.7 23.7 28.5
Crystal +1 86 90 - - - E D C - - - - 42.7 30.3 23.7 23.7 28.5
Crystal +2 88 96 - - - E D C - - - - 42.7 30.6 23.7 23.7 28.5
Crystal +3 90 102 - - - E D B - - - - 42.7 30.9 23.7 23.7 28.5
Crystal +4 92 108 - - - E D B - - - - 42.7 31.2 23.7 23.7 28.5
Crystal +5 95 114 - - - E D B - - - - 42.7 31.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Crystal +6 97 120 - - - E D B - - - - 42.7 31.8 23.7 23.7 28.5
Crystal +7 99 127 - - - D D A - - - - 42.7 32.1 23.7 23.7 28.5
Crystal +8 101 133 - - - D D A - - - - 42.7 32.4 23.7 23.7 28.5
Crystal +9 104 139 - - - D D A - - - - 42.7 32.7 23.7 23.7 28.5
Crystal +10 106 145 - - - D D A - - - - 42.7 33 23.7 23.7 28.5
Requires regular reinforcement titanite and souls + Simple Gem.
  Attack ValuesBonus Parameter Bonus Auxiliary Effects Damage Reduction (%)
Name
icon-wp_physicalAttack.png
icon-magicbonus.png
icon-firebonus.png
icon-lightningbonus.png
icon-darkbonus.png
Strength Bonus
Dexterity Bonus
Intelligence Bonus
Faith Bonus
icon-wp_poisonbld.png
frost.png
icon-wp_bleed.png
icon-wp_physicaldef.png
icon-wp_magicdef.png
icon-wp_firedef.png
icon-wp_lightningdef.png
icon-wp_darkdef.png
Simple 84 84 - - - E D D - - - - 42.7 30 23.7 23.7 28.5
Simple +1 86 88 - - - E D D - - - - 42.7 30.3 23.7 23.7 28.5
Simple +2 89 92 - - - D D D - - - - 42.7 30.6 23.7 23.7 28.5
Simple +3 92 97 - - - D D C - - - - 42.7 30.9 23.7 23.7 28.5
Simple +4 95 101 - - - D D C - - - - 42.7 31.2 23.7 23.7 28.5
Simple +5 98 106 - - - D D C - - - - 42.7 31.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Simple +6 100 110 - - - D D C - - - - 42.7 31.8 23.7 23.7 28.5
Simple +7 103 115 - - - D C B - - - - 42.7 32.1 23.7 23.7 28.5
Simple +8 106 119 - - - D C B - - - - 42.7 32.4 23.7 23.7 28.5
Simple +9 109 124 - - - D C B - - - - 42.7 32.7 23.7 23.7 28.5
Simple +10 112 128 - - - D C B - - - - 42.7 33 23.7 23.7 28.5
Requires regular reinforcement titanite and souls + Fire Gem.
  Attack ValuesBonus Parameter Bonus Auxiliary Effects Damage Reduction (%)
Name
icon-wp_physicalAttack.png
icon-magicbonus.png
icon-firebonus.png
icon-lightningbonus.png
icon-darkbonus.png
Strength Bonus
Dexterity Bonus
Intelligence Bonus
Faith Bonus
icon-wp_poisonbld.png
frost.png
icon-wp_bleed.png
icon-wp_physicaldef.png
icon-wp_magicdef.png
icon-wp_firedef.png
icon-wp_lightningdef.png
icon-wp_darkdef.png
Fire 100 - 100 - - - - - - - - - 42.7 28.5 27.5 23.7 28.5
Fire +1 109 - 109 - - - - - - - - - 42.7 28.5 27.7 23.7 28.5
Fire +2 117 - 117 - - - - - - - - - 42.7 28.5 28 23.7 28.5
Fire +3 126 - 126 - - - - - - - - - 42.7 28.5 28.2 23.7 28.5
Fire +4 134 - 134 - - - - - - - - - 42.7 28.5 28.5 23.7 28.5
Fire +5 142 - 142 - - - - - - - - - 42.7 28.5 28.7 23.7 28.5
Fire +6 151 - 151 - - - - - - - - - 42.7 28.5 29 23.7 28.5
Fire +7 159 - 159 - - - - - - - - - 42.7 28.5 29.2 23.7 28.5
Fire +8 168 - 168 - - - - - - - - - 42.7 28.5 29.5 23.7 28.5
Fire +9 176 - 176 - - - - - - - - - 42.7 28.5 29.8 23.7 28.5
Fire +10 184 - 184 - - - - - - - - - 42.7 28.5 30 23.7 28.5
Requires regular reinforcement titanite and souls + Chaos Gem.
  Attack ValuesBonus Parameter Bonus Auxiliary Effects Damage Reduction (%)
Name
icon-wp_physicalAttack.png
icon-magicbonus.png
icon-firebonus.png
icon-lightningbonus.png
icon-darkbonus.png
Strength Bonus
Dexterity Bonus
Intelligence Bonus
Faith Bonus
icon-wp_poisonbld.png
frost.png
icon-wp_bleed.png
icon-wp_physicaldef.png
icon-wp_magicdef.png
icon-wp_firedef.png
icon-wp_lightningdef.png
icon-wp_darkdef.png
Chaos 89 - 89 - - E E D D - - - 42.7 28.5 25 23.7 28.5
Chaos +1 91 - 95 - - E E D D - - - 42.7 28.5 25.2 23.7 28.5
Chaos +2 94 - 100 - - E D C C - - - 42.7 28.5 25.5 23.7 28.5
Chaos +3 96 - 106 - - E D C C - - - 42.7 28.5 25.7 23.7 28.5
Chaos +4 98 - 112 - - D D C C - - - 42.7 28.5 26 23.7 28.5
Chaos +5 100 - 117 - - D D C C - - - 42.7 28.5 26.2 23.7 28.5
Chaos +6 103 - 123 - - D D C C - - - 42.7 28.5 26.5 23.7 28.5
Chaos +7 105 - 128 - - D D C C - - - 42.7 28.5 26.8 23.7 28.5
Chaos +8 107 - 134 - - D D C C - - - 42.7 28.5 27 23.7 28.5
Chaos +9 109 - 140 - - D C C C - - - 42.7 28.5 27.2 23.7 28.5
Chaos +10 112 - 145 - - D C C C - - - 42.7 28.5 27.5 23.7 28.5
Requires regular reinforcement titanite and souls + Lightning Gem.
  Attack ValuesBonus Parameter Bonus Auxiliary Effects Damage Reduction (%)
Name
icon-wp_physicalAttack.png
icon-magicbonus.png
icon-firebonus.png
icon-lightningbonus.png
icon-darkbonus.png
Strength Bonus
Dexterity Bonus
Intelligence Bonus
Faith Bonus
icon-wp_poisonbld.png
frost.png
icon-wp_bleed.png
icon-wp_physicaldef.png
icon-wp_magicdef.png
icon-wp_firedef.png
icon-wp_lightningdef.png
icon-wp_darkdef.png
Lightning 84 - - 84 - E D - C - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 25 28.5
Lightning +1 86 - - 90 - E D - C - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 25.2 28.5
Lightning +2 88 - - 96 - E D - B - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 25.5 28.5
Lightning +3 90 - - 102 - E D - B - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 25.7 28.5
Lightning +4 92 - - 108 - D D - B - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 26 28.5
Lightning +5 95 - - 114 - D D - A - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 26.2 28.5
Lightning +6 97 - - 120 - D D - A - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 26.5 28.5
Lightning +7 99 - - 127 - D D - A - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 26.8 28.5
Lightning +8 101 - - 133 - D D - A - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 27 28.5
Lightning +9 104 - - 139 - D D - A - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 27.2 28.5
Lightning +10 106 - - 145 - D D - A - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 27.5 28.5
Requires regular reinforcement titanite and souls + Blessed Gem.
  Attack ValuesBonus Parameter Bonus Auxiliary Effects Damage Reduction (%)
Name
icon-wp_physicalAttack.png
icon-magicbonus.png
icon-firebonus.png
icon-lightningbonus.png
icon-darkbonus.png
Strength Bonus
Dexterity Bonus
Intelligence Bonus
Faith Bonus
icon-wp_poisonbld.png
frost.png
icon-wp_bleed.png
icon-wp_physicaldef.png
icon-wp_magicdef.png
icon-wp_firedef.png
icon-wp_lightningdef.png
icon-wp_darkdef.png
Blessed 89 - - - - E D - C - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Blessed +1 95 - - - - E D - C - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Blessed +2 100 - - - - E D - C - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Blessed +3 106 - - - - D D - C - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Blessed +4 112 - - - - D D - C - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Blessed +5 117 - - - - D D - B - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Blessed +6 123 - - - - D D - B - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Blessed +7 128 - - - - D D - B - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Blessed +8 134 - - - - D D - B - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Blessed +9 140 - - - - D D - B - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Blessed +10 145 - - - - D D - B - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Requires regular reinforcement titanite and souls + Deep Gem.
  Attack ValuesBonus Parameter Bonus Auxiliary Effects Damage Reduction (%)
Name
icon-wp_physicalAttack.png
icon-magicbonus.png
icon-firebonus.png
icon-lightningbonus.png
icon-darkbonus.png
Strength Bonus
Dexterity Bonus
Intelligence Bonus
Faith Bonus
icon-wp_poisonbld.png
frost.png
icon-wp_bleed.png
icon-wp_physicaldef.png
icon-wp_magicdef.png
icon-wp_firedef.png
icon-wp_lightningdef.png
icon-wp_darkdef.png
Deep 100 - - - 100 - - - - - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 33
Deep +1 109 - - - 109 - - - - - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 33.3
Deep +2 117 - - - 117 - - - - - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 33.6
Deep +3 126 - - - 126 - - - - - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 33.9
Deep +4 134 - - - 134 - - - - - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 34.2
Deep +5 142 - - - 142 - - - - - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 34.5
Deep +6 151 - - - 151 - - - - - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 34.8
Deep +7 159 - - - 159 - - - - - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 35.1
Deep +8 168 - - - 168 - - - - - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 35.4
Deep +9 176 - - - 176 - - - - - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 35.7
Deep +10 184 - - - 184 - - - - - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 36
Requires regular reinforcement titanite and souls + Dark Gem.
  Attack ValuesBonus Parameter Bonus Auxiliary Effects Damage Reduction (%)
Name
icon-wp_physicalAttack.png
icon-magicbonus.png
icon-firebonus.png
icon-lightningbonus.png
icon-darkbonus.png
Strength Bonus
Dexterity Bonus
Intelligence Bonus
Faith Bonus
icon-wp_poisonbld.png
frost.png
icon-wp_bleed.png
icon-wp_physicaldef.png
icon-wp_magicdef.png
icon-wp_firedef.png
icon-wp_lightningdef.png
icon-wp_darkdef.png
Dark 89 - - - 89 E E D D - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 30
Dark +1 91 - - - 95 E E D D - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 30.3
Dark +2 94 - - - 100 E D D D - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 30.6
Dark +3 96 - - - 106 E D C C - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 30.9
Dark +4 98 - - - 112 E D C C - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 31.2
Dark +5 100 - - - 117 E D C C - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 31.5
Dark +6 103 - - - 123 D D C C - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 31.8
Dark +7 105 - - - 128 D D C C - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 32.1
Dark +8 107 - - - 134 D D C C - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 32.4
Dark +9 109 - - - 140 D C C C - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 32.7
Dark +10 112 - - - 145 D C C C - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 33
Requires regular reinforcement titanite and souls + Blood Gem.
  Attack ValuesBonus Parameter Bonus Auxiliary Effects Damage Reduction (%)
Name
icon-wp_physicalAttack.png
icon-magicbonus.png
icon-firebonus.png
icon-lightningbonus.png
icon-darkbonus.png
Strength Bonus
Dexterity Bonus
Intelligence Bonus
Faith Bonus
icon-wp_poisonbld.png
frost.png
icon-wp_bleed.png
icon-wp_physicaldef.png
icon-wp_magicdef.png
icon-wp_firedef.png
icon-wp_lightningdef.png
icon-wp_darkdef.png
Blood 105 - - - - D D - - - - 33 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Blood +1 112 - - - - D D - - - - 33 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Blood +2 120 - - - - D D - - - - 34 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Blood +3 128 - - - - D C - - - - 35 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Blood +4 135 - - - - D C - - - - 35 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Blood +5 143 - - - - D C - - - - 36 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Blood +6 150 - - - - D C - - - - 36 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Blood +7 158 - - - - D C - - - - 36 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Blood +8 166 - - - - D C - - - - 37 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Blood +9 173 - - - - D C - - - - 37 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Blood +10 181 - - - - D C - - - - 38 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Requires regular reinforcement titanite and souls + Poison Gem.
  Attack ValuesBonus Parameter Bonus Auxiliary Effects Damage Reduction (%)
Name
icon-wp_physicalAttack.png
icon-magicbonus.png
icon-firebonus.png
icon-lightningbonus.png
icon-darkbonus.png
Strength Bonus
Dexterity Bonus
Intelligence Bonus
Faith Bonus
icon-wp_poisonbld.png
frost.png
icon-wp_bleed.png
icon-wp_physicaldef.png
icon-wp_magicdef.png
icon-wp_firedef.png
icon-wp_lightningdef.png
icon-wp_darkdef.png
Poison 105 - - - - D D - - 33 - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Poison +1 112 - - - - D D - - 33 - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Poison +2 120 - - - - D D - - 34 - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Poison +3 128 - - - - D C - - 35 - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Poison +4 135 - - - - D C - - 35 - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Poison +5 143 - - - - D C - - 36 - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Poison +6 150 - - - - D C - - 36 - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Poison +7 158 - - - - D C - - 36 - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Poison +8 166 - - - - D C - - 37 - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Poison +9 173 - - - - D C - - 37 - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Poison +10 181 - - - - D C - - 38 - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Requires regular reinforcement titanite and souls + Hollow Gem.
  Attack ValuesBonus Parameter Bonus Auxiliary Effects Damage Reduction (%)
Name
icon-wp_physicalAttack.png
icon-magicbonus.png
icon-firebonus.png
icon-lightningbonus.png
icon-darkbonus.png
Strength Bonus
Dexterity Bonus
Intelligence Bonus
Faith Bonus
Luck Bonus Discovery Bonus
icon-wp_poisonbld.png
frost.png
icon-wp_bleed.png
icon-wp_physicaldef.png
icon-wp_magicdef.png
icon-wp_firedef.png
icon-wp_lightningdef.png
icon-wp_darkdef.png
Hollow 111 - - - - D D - -     - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Hollow +1 122 - - - - D D - -     - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Hollow +2 133 - - - - D D - -     - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Hollow +3 144 - - - - D C - -     - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Hollow +4 155 - - - - D C - -     - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Hollow +5 166 - - - - D C - -     - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Hollow +6 177 - - - - D C - -     - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Hollow +7 188 - - - - D C - -     - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Hollow +8 200 - - - - D C - -     - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Hollow +9 211 - - - - D C - -     - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5
Hollow +10 222 - - - - D C - -     - - - 42.7 28.5 23.7 23.7 28.5

 


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)

 

 

 




    • Anonymous

      28 Aug 2019 00:53  

      It seems to me that, unlike the other curved swords, the 1H moveset is faster than the 2H. I would like to know if someone has done some actual testing because I'm probably wrong

      • Anonymous

        22 Jul 2019 08:55  

        I thought I remembered something special about this weapon from DS 1. And I think that you could use one of the boss souls on it, to turn into into one of, if not the best Dex weapon in the game and did fire damage. And with my build, at +10 chaos infused it does sick damage and executes very fast standard attacks creating a lot of DPS. It makes the Ashes DLC massively easier, almost felt like I was cheating, especially as a pyro. Like for Dex builds that also focus on intel and faith, if properly managed is crazy good. I have also had a lot of success using it as a chaos weapon in PvP

        • Anonymous

          08 Jul 2019 06:39  

          this weapon is a beast for refined builds especially in PVE for it's dumb AR personally if you want a great fast weapon in PVE this is definitely it for the highest AR of any curved sword running most builds however I would not recommend it in PVP due to it's slower speed and stamina usage

          • Anonymous

            21 May 2019 02:48  

            I kid you not... 618 dead Falchion-wielding skeletons, and still no Falchion drop. This was done in the Undead Settlement sewers. Why is RNG-based loot still an acceptable mechanic? This is actual virtualized cancer.

            • Anonymous

              23 Apr 2019 04:09  

              I love this sword. a serpentine vibe to it, to me. plus, deals decent damage without being too OP/cheap. in DS1, had to get it near the poisoned swamp, I love swamp areas but not the lowered mobility. too bad my main rings are gold+silver serpent rings, swamp ring and Izalith ring. the serpent rings for my character's religious aspect and the swamp and Izalith rings to boost both my dark and fire/chaos pyromancies.

              • Anonymous

                13 Mar 2019 18:47  

                So I'm doing a pyromancer, prolly gonna have even STR DEX INT FTH would a Dark Infusion with an added Carthus flame buff be usefull?

                • Anonymous

                  06 Jan 2019 09:33  

                  Has the highest AR for using a flynns ring 99 dex set up if naked, just beating the chaos blade. Unlike the chaos blade a sharp falshion can be buffed with resin.

                  • Anonymous

                    22 Jun 2018 23:20  

                    Has the Highest AR of all Curved Swords, with 40 DEX and a Sharp Infusion is does 399 while one-handed, and 404 while two-handed. While one-handed, it consumes 20 Stamina to attack, and 25 while two-handed, so it's in the middle of all other Curved Swords. It has an average weapon reach when compared to other weapons, but it is comparatively shorter than other Curved Swords. And finally, it's kick is a Normal Kick, rather than the Flip Kick most other Curved Swords have, making it much better at breaking someones guard.


                    9/10, a very reliable and powerful weapon that isn't to be taken lightly.

                    • Anonymous

                      14 Jun 2018 16:19  

                      Surprisingly good damage at low levels + RAW.
                      Get one in the settlement sewers, upgrade it to +2 or so and you can do peasant cosplay R1 spam invasions.

                      • Anonymous

                        18 Feb 2018 19:30  

                        was good in Demons Souls because we could get it early and that was all there was to it. the DS3 "Falchion" is another weapon now. Irithyll Straight sword.

                        • Anonymous

                          23 Dec 2017 13:48  

                          Also drops from 2 falchion wielding skeletons in the undead settlement in the shortcut tunnel where you need the grave key to access

                          • Anonymous

                            19 Dec 2017 05:53  

                            The AR for Fire infusion is wrong. At +10 it gets 212 Slash & 212 Fire. Oddly enough though, when you equip it and check your AR the game says you have 425 so I guess the 212 are rounded up number?

                            • Anonymous

                              03 Sep 2017 09:27  

                              Honestly, with a quailty 40/40 build, this thing has a AP of 445 two handed on refined. Pretty crazy though. I like to use the combo r1 + r1 + r2 + weapon art
                              Catches a lot of people. Does a bit of damage, but I wouldn't say it's overpowered.

                              • Anonymous

                                25 Aug 2017 06:55  

                                looks pretty clean as a sidearm for blessed hp regen but the case is HIDEOUS miss me with this falchion son

                                • Anonymous

                                  21 Jun 2017 02:32  

                                  This page is definitely outdated. Just upgraded my Raw Falchion to +8 and it already has 302 AR one-handed.

                                  • Anonymous

                                    02 Jun 2017 14:27  

                                    A doubt the curved swords including the follower's saber, falchion and curved carthus sword gets better refined or sharp?

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