Elfriede, the eldest amongst her sisters and leader of the Sable Church, bestowed this sword to her knight. Only, the sword was a farewell gift, and acceptance signified the knight's resignation from Elfriede's service.
Skill: Elfriede's Blackflame
Enwreath blade with blackflame, born of the similarly-hued flame that smolders within her.
Notes and Tips:
- Cannot be Infused
- Cannot be Buffed, except by its own Weapon Art.
- Upgrades with Twinkling Titanite.
- Longest Greatsword both 1 and 2-handed
- 2-handed light attack combos into Weapon Art
- Unbuffed, split between Physical and Dark
- Buffed. split between Physical, Dark, and Fire
- The weapon art Buff (Elfriede's Blackflame):
- Adds a flat 145 Fire damage.
- Lasts 45 seconds.
- Consumes no stamina
- Has no poise health
- Does not scale with stats or weapon upgrade level.
- Adds a black flaming aura to the weapon.
- Makes the weapon damage affected by the Fire Clutch Ring
Scaling & Softcaps:
- 2-Handed Stats:
- 14/12/15/15 = 403 AR = Base Stats
- 27/12/15/15 = 419 AR
- 14/40/15/15 = 426 AR
- 14/12/40/15 = 464 AR = Int Softcap
- 14/12/15/40 = 464 AR = Fth Softcap
- 14/12/40/40 = 526 AR = Combined Softcap
- 27/40/40/40 = 566 AR
- After Softcaps it gets less than 2 AR per level
- Scales poorly with Strength & Dexterity, softcapping at base requirements
- Scales well with Intelligence & Faith, softcapping at 40 in both stats
- The Onyx Blade is part of a long tradition of using caduceus patterns in Souls games (read here).
Location/Where to Find
- Dropped by Sir Vilhelm in the Painted World of Ariandel.
- Fextralife Video: How to acquire the Onyx Blade
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Onyx Blade Upgrade Table
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