Lothric's Holy Sword

107 physical_defense-shield-icon.jpg 50.0
- lightning_defense-shield-icon.jpg 30.0
100 icon-wp_stability.png 35
icon_weight.png 4.0
Requirements & Bonus
D D - E
10 18 - 14
weapon_type-icon.jpg Straight Swords damage_type-icon.jpg Standard/Thrust
skill-icon.jpg Sacred Lothric Light icon_fp_cost.png - (17/22)

Lothric's Holy Sword is a Weapon in Dark Souls 3.

Prince Lothric's straight sword, blessed by Emma with potent magic. 

Young Lothric was meant to be a champion, and was expected to wield this platinum sword, but some things will remain distant dreams forever.

Skill: Sacred Lothric Light
Assume stance to imbue sword with sacred light, and use strong attack to release light  together with a great thrust of the sword.

Notes and Tips:

Softcaps & Scaling:

  • 10/18/14 = 251 AR = Base Stats
  • 26/18/14 = 300 AR = Str Softcap
  • 10/40/14 = 313 AR = Dex Softcap
  • 26/40/14 = 363 AR = Combined Softcaps

Location/Where to Find:

Moveset and Videos:

Lothric's Holy Sword Upgrade Table

  Attack ValuesBonus Parameter Bonus Auxiliary Effects Damage Reduction (%)
Strength Bonus
Dexterity Bonus
Intelligence Bonus
Faith Bonus
Regular 107 - - - - D D - E - - - 50 35 30 30 35
Regular +1 125 - - - - D D - E - - - 50 35 30 30 35
Regular +2 143 - - - - D C - E - - - 50 35 30 30 35
Regular +3 160 - - - - D C - E - - - 50 35 30 30 35
Regular +4 178 - - - - D C - E - - - 50 35 30 30 35
Regular +5 196 - - - - D C - E - - - 50 35 30 30 35

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


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
    Spell Buff Spell Buff

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

      25 Sep 2021 14:45  

      It's a cool weapon, and stylish as hell too, but really lackluster in the end. If you want to see this weapon done justice, use it in Cinders mod.

      • Anonymous

        18 Sep 2021 20:47  

        One of the saddest damage and scaling stats for any boss weapon. Seriously.
        It should start with D in Strength, D in Dex, and C in Faith.
        And at +5 it should have D in Strength, B in Dex, and A in Faith.
        Either that or the base damage needs to be severely increased.
        So much for a "holy" sword. At least its a good weapon to have on the side to switch for the weapon art once in a while.

        • Anonymous

          30 Aug 2021 10:56  

          What kind of damage does the weapon art do. Cause when you land that attack is gives off a hue similar to that of getting hit by magic attacks?

          • Anonymous

            17 Jul 2021 15:00  

            Great offhand weapon to have if you're carrying around big weapons. It's fast, can break through shields with the wa R2, and the laser beam is practically a guaranteed finisher. If I were to categorize this weapon it would be the equivalent of the hunter pistol from Bloodborne which the few who mastered that beast of a weapon will find out how to make this one useful.

            • Anonymous

              15 May 2021 06:39  

              This would be the best straight sword in the game if it had better scaling. Seriously just 30-40ish more ar at 40/40/14 would be enough. It is one of the longest in the class with one of the better movesets. The scaling is a shame considering the boss you get it from is 1) endgame and 2) The boss is namesake of the kingdom the game is based in.

              • Anonymous

                26 Apr 2021 13:25  

                Pretty low damage compared to other straight swords, but it more than makes up for it with it’s length and WA. Overall, a pretty fun weapon, good for fashion souls too.

                • Anonymous

                  19 Apr 2021 06:34  

                  This weapon is pretty much a callback to demonbrandt (a lame ome, tho) with a cool weapon art, but that's it.

                  • Anonymous

                    07 Apr 2021 12:11  

                    This weapon is straight up bad, I mean you can use it, but why would you

                    Its only use is catching people near death, but you could just use throwing knives (or git gud and learn to roll catch)

                    • Anonymous

                      09 Mar 2021 16:28  

                      Best weapon for white phantom twinks: Who better to help an upcoming ashen one on his journey than Lothric himself?

                      • Anonymous

                        20 Feb 2021 08:33  

                        WTF.. "Lothric Holy Swprd" => Faith scal E. A random Longsword with infusion is better. I think i got it now, if it's looks good ans is hard to get, it sucks.

                        • Anonymous

                          18 Feb 2021 11:41  

                          For my fashion set I just use
                          Wandering Frozen knight
                          Lothrics holy sword
                          Ragged mask
                          Pontiff knight armour
                          Masters gloves
                          Sunless leggings

                          (Be sure to have 30 vigor or higher for some neat dodging or you can use havels ring)

                          • Anonymous

                            08 May 2020 14:18  

                            This weapon had so much potential, sadly FROM didn't buff it in any way. Only good thing it has is the weapon art for finishing off people running away, but that's if you can get them that low considering how low the AR is.

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