Slash Damage is a Damage Type in Dark Souls 3. It is one of eight damage types presented in the original game and one of the four Physical-type damages.

Weapons that cause Slash Damage

Items & Spells that increase Slash Damage

Items & Spells that increase Slash Resistance

Enemies dealing Slash damage

Enemies weak to Slash

Enemies resistant to Slash

Enemies immune to Slash

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  • Slash is very effective against enemies with no armor
  • Slash is not useful against enemies wearing very heavy armor
  • Most weapons dealing slash damage scales pretty well with dexterity, especially when infused with Sharp Gem.


Damage Types
Dark Damage  ♦  Fire Damage  ♦  Lightning Damage  ♦  Magic Damage  ♦  Standard Damage  ♦  Strike Damage  ♦  Thrust Damage

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    • I have trouble justifying this damage type in PVE due to the strongest enemies being Knights in armor or hard scaled enemies. Probably just a mental thing. Can anyone confirm if this damage type is worth using over the others?

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