Morion Blade

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131 physical_defense-shield-icon.jpg 45
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-
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35
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25
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- lightning_defense-shield-icon.jpg 25
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-
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35
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100 icon-wp_stability.png 35
icon_weight.png 4.0
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80
Aux Bleed 34    
Requirements & Bonus
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12 17 - -
D D - -
weapon_type-icon.jpg Straight Sword damage_type-icon.jpg Standard/Thrust
skill-icon.jpg Stance icon_fp_cost.png - (17/20)

Morion Blade is a Weapon in Dark Souls 3.



A twisted sword resembling the towers of Londor's Sable Church. Eight branching blades and thorns induce bleeding.

The church's blessing makes the weapon revel in the agony of its owner. Heavy losses of HP boost attack, a curse most befitting its deformed appearance.

Skill: Stance
While in stance, use normal attack to break a foe's guard from below, and a strong attack to slash upwards with a forward lunge.



Notes and Tips:

  • Cannot be Infused or Buffed.
  • Reinforced with Twinkling Titanite.
  • While on critical HP (below 20%) damage from all sources is increased multiplicatively by:
    • PVE = 20% AR
    • PVP = 19% AR
  • Stacks with the Red Tearstone Ring, and with another Morion Blade. This can be abused with spells like Homing Soulmass or Seething Chaos to get 3 instances of damage boost stacked together.
  • The stat requirments do not need to be met for the buff to take effect.

 

Softcaps & Scaling:

  • 12/17 = 268 AR = Base Stats
  • 40/17 = 356 AR = Str Softcap
  • 12/40 = 309 AR = Dex Softcap
  • 40/40 = 397 AR = Quality Build



Location/Where to Find

  • Received from Yuria of Londor after you give her the ashes of Orbeck of Vinheim
  • If Orbeck dies on his own as part of his questline and you loot his ashes from the Grand Archives, Yuria will still accept them. The only requirement is that the quest where Yuria asks you to murder Orbeck has been previously started.
  • If you don't have enough int (less than 10) Orbeck wont follow you to Firelink Shrine, if you kill him, you'll get his ashes but Yuria won't do anything. To get this weapon, you either need to kill Orbeck in Firelink Shrine after talking to Yuria or progress Orbeck's questline all the way to the end.  Doing the latter will let you get his ashes without having to actually kill him.




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Morion Blade Upgrade Table

  Attack ValuesBonus Parameter Bonus Auxiliary Effects Damage Reduction (%)
Name
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Strength Bonus
Dexterity Bonus
Intelligence Bonus
Faith Bonus
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frost.png
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Regular 131 - - - - D D - - - - 34 45 35 25 25 35
+1 145 - - - - D D - - - - 34 45 35 25 25 35
+2 156 - - - - C D - - - - 34 45 35 25 25 35
+3 182 - - - - C D - - - - 34 45 35 25 25 35
+4 205 - - - - C D - - - - 38 45 35 25 25 35
+5 228 - - - - C D - - - - 38 45 35 25 25 35

 Trivia

  • This weapon also appears in Demon's Souls, sharing the same name and effect. It is also one of two weapons to return from Demon's Souls. The other weapon being the Storm Ruler.


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

      HOHOHOHO IT'SA ME SANTA CLAUSE
      THIS WEAPON IS NAUGHTY AND IF YOU USE IT, YOU WON'T GET ANY PRESENTS TO CHRISTMAS!!!
      HOHOHO, THE MACE IS BETTER!!! I USE THE MACE EVERY DAY AND IT'S THE GRRRRRRRRRRRRRRREATEST WEAPON ON EARTH!!!
      IF YOU WANT TO GET AAALL THE PRESENTS, USE THE MACE JUST LIKE ME!!!
      MARRY CHRISTMAS!!!

      • Anonymous

        Do I need to use the sword to get the damage boost or I just need it assigned to a slot?

        Thinking about two-handing my right hand weapon while letting Morion Blade on my left hand + RTSR

        Thanks

        • Anonymous

          best looking straight sword in the game, but the non sensical bonus C scaling from str should have it on dex instead :/

          • Anonymous

            I wish there was a shield in the game that can boost your defense when you’re at low health so It can also stack with blue tearstone ring.

            • Anonymous

              this sword is absolute trash! why would i need a damage boost when i can kill all my enemies without getting hit using the pkcs! only casuls would use this terrible weapon...

              • Anonymous

                Use this at SL 25 with Sneering Mask, Antiquated Dress, Leather Boots; Flynn's, Milkring and Obscuring ring (<30% load). Be a Londor's Assassin! It is also a pun because, you know, the Leather Boots.

                -eyevann

                • Anonymous

                  Is there any possibility to get both Morion Blade and Manikin Claws without killing Orbeck or just waiting his "naturally" death at his quest end?

                  • Anonymous

                    Im sorry but "the damage you would have done at the end is multiplied by 0.94, losing 6%" - ??? If for PVE its 20% and for PVP its 0,94*20 then it's 18,8% which is almost just as high as for PVE. Also why not write percentages for PVE and PVP instead of writing math equations?

                    • Anonymous

                      Sekiro's Divine Dragon wielded a branched sword kind of similar to this. It was a take off of the seven branched sword from Korea, but it's really similar. The only difference is the seven branch had staggered branches and these are evenly parallel.

                      • Anonymous

                        If I cast Sunlight Spear at full health while trading, but when the spell actually is ejected I have low health, does the buff apply?

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