Profaned Greatsword

161 physical_defense-shield-icon.jpg 55.0
- lightning_defense-shield-icon.jpg 40.0
100 icon-wp_stability.png 45
icon_weight.png 13.5
Requirements & Bonus
C D - -
22 10 - -
weapon_type-icon.jpg Ultra Greatsword damage_type-icon.jpg Standard/Thrust

Profaned Flame  (Skill)

icon_fp_cost.png 10

Profaned Greatsword is a Weapon in Dark Souls 3.

A ceremonial sword, held in Pontiff Sulyvahn's right hand, representing the Profaned Flame.

Long ago, when Sulyvahn was yet a young sorcerer, he discovered the Profaned Capital and an unfading flame below a distant tundra of Irithyll, and a burning ambition took root within him.

Skill: Profaned Flame
Temporarily summon the Profaned Flame. Lunge forward and use strong attack to enshroud blade in flame.

Notes and Tips:

  • Cannot be Infused but can be Buffed using the Weapon Art.
  • Reinforced with Titanite Scale.
  • Its charged heavy attacks shroud the blade in flame momentarily. Fully charging adds 50 fire damage to the weapon. (Tested against a 100% physical shield, 4 chip damage went through only with fully charged heavy. In addition things weak to fire take bonus damage from it.). However, the fully-charged attacks of this weapon use more stamina than that of other Ultra Greatswords.
  • Profaned Greatsword +5 has 605 AR at 40 Strength and 40 Dexterity.


Softcaps & Scaling:

  • 22/10 = 397 AR = Base Stats
  • 40/10 = 448 AR = Str Softcap
  • 22/40 = 515 AR = Dex Softcap
  • 40/40 = 605 AR = Quality Build

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Profaned Greatsword Upgrade Table

  Attack ValuesBonus Parameter Bonus Auxiliary Effects Damage Reduction (%)
Strength Bonus
Dexterity Bonus
Intelligence Bonus
Faith Bonus
Regular 161 - - - - C D - - - - - 55.0 45.0 40.0 40.0 45.0
Regular +1 188 - - - - C D - - - - - 55.0 45.0 40.0 40.0 45.0
Regular +2 214 - - - - C C - - - - - 55.0 45.0 40.0 40.0 45.0
Regular +3 241 - - - - C C - - - - - 55.0 45.0 40.0 40.0 45.0
Regular +4 267 - - - - C C - - - - - 55.0 45.0 40.0 40.0 45.0
Regular +5 294 - - - - C C - - - - - 55.0 45.0 40.0 40.0 45.0


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)



    • Anonymous

      19 Dec 2019 00:21  

      This thing s l a p s. NG+, clapped Dragonslayer, the Twin Princes, Friede, Gundyr, and every mob in between so far, and looking forward to the journey ahead. How did I not start using this earlier??

      • Anonymous

        07 Jun 2019 20:35  

        Propane GS is an absolute beauty. Remember I used to hate it ages ago when DS3 came out... I have seen the error of my ways. Hands down my favourite weapon for SL10 invasions in High Wall of Twinks. Pitchfork with Thrall Axe and Iron Round Shield swap and basic rings for genuine lowbies, Propane GS with Dank Hand and Iron Shield swap and end game rings for all the Havels and Dragon Slayers who think they're gud.

        • Anonymous

          22 May 2019 08:37  

          you can actually wield this weapon at SL1 if you've picked up the knight ring. unfortunately one swing consumes about 70% of your stamina :(

          • Anonymous

            04 Apr 2019 07:52  

            I like pvp with this piece of mastery, 2 shots ppl everytime, this WA can be delayed a lil to make it harder for dodgers

            • Anonymous

              02 Feb 2019 02:40  

              This thing is my go to invader spanker. Most of em dont know the dodge timing on the WA, and then panic like hell when it lands. 10/10 would transfuse again

              • Anonymous

                10 Jan 2019 01:21  

                I used the zweihander with carthus flame arc and absolutely demolished Sulyvahn. After I got this sword, I could finally become the badass flame swordsman I wanted to be without having to use pyromancies. 10/10 would transfuse again.

                • Anonymous

                  02 Oct 2018 11:04  

                  STR:28, DEX:40 = 608 AR , 2-handed, pure physical damage. moveset same as Lorian and LKGS. This is one of my favour UGS

                  • Anonymous

                    29 Sep 2018 20:37  

                    I straight up annihilated Pontiff, Aldrich, and the Dancer with this sword. Its weapon art is absolutely devastating

                    • 14 Sep 2018 05:31  

                      This weapon is what Gwyn's Greatsword SHOULD have been. Sure the scaling barely improves at +5 but it has a similar look and it has a innate fire buff. It's almost everything we wanted. For me though it would be perfect if it scaled with strength and faith and even without the innate buff it did fire damage alongside physical damage. It would have B scaling in Strength and C Scaling in faith.

                      • Anonymous

                        07 Jul 2018 18:54  

                        709 physical ar with 66 str and 99 dex unbuffed. Highest one stat ar in game together with bkgs excluding the bk axe. Makes bosses a joke. The weapon art can hyper armor any gael's attack.

                        • Anonymous

                          31 Mar 2018 00:40  

                          Even if this weapon was really bad (which it isn't), I would still probably use it because it looks freaking amazing!

                          • Anonymous

                            20 Mar 2018 21:16  

                            One of the worst Ultra Greatswords.Pouring 40-50 points into str and dex gives you a disappointingly low ar compared to other ultra gs.Offically a waste of points

                            • Anonymous

                              18 Mar 2018 16:46  

                              A ceremoinal sword(!) REPRESENTING the Profaned Flame. That means he forged this weapon and that it is not the "Profaned Flame" he found. Only a tool to cast the flame on it.

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