Dark Souls 2 Weapons Locations ‘Unique and Rare Weapons’ Guide


In Drangleic, death awaits you on every nook & cranny. The world is unforgiving & the monsters are brutal.

To survive in such a world, you need to be equipped with best armor and weapons out there. The weapons in Dark Souls 2 can be found from various Merchants, Enemies, & Locations.

For more help on Dark Souls 2, read our Merchants Locations, Armor Locations and Boss Guide.

Dark Souls 2 Weapons Locations

Each weapon in the game has its specific health & can be reinforced to increase its damage. Furthermore, like armor, each weapon has a weight which affects your character’s performance.

Daggers

Daggers are small tools which are both lightweight & agile. You can expect to interrupt an enemy’s attack by executing your own attack in the middle of a battle.

These weapons consume very less amount of stamina & do more damage from a critical hit.

Dagger
Location: It can be acquired from Things Betwixt & can be reinforced by using Titanite. The repair cost of this weapon is 430.

Shadow Dagger
Location: This dagger is acquired from Suspicious Shadows in New Game Plus & can be reinforced by Titanite. The repair cost of this dagger is 600.

Parrying Dagger
Location: This weapon is acquired from The Lost Bastille & can be reinforced by Titanite.

This dagger is held in the left hand of the soldier & can be used to parry attacks. The repair cost of this weapon is 570.

Thief Dagger
Location: This can be acquired from Rogue (Bow & Dual Daggers) & can be reinforced by Titanite. This dagger was primarily used by thieves & can be repaired for 580.

Bandit’s Knife
Location: This weapon is acquired from Huntsman’s Copse & Hollow Infantry which can be reinforced by Titanite. This knife can be repaired for 590.

Broken Thief Sword
Location: This can be acquired from Heide’s Tower of Flame, Rogue (Bow & Dual Daggers) which can be reinforced by Titanite. This is thieves’ favorite broken sword which has been broken to attain a dagger’s length. The repair cost of this weapon is 590.

Manikin Knife
This weapon can be acquired from Manikin (Bow & Dagger) & can be reinforced by using Titanite. Manikins of Harvest Valley used this weapon which was entranced with poison. This weapon can be repaired for 1090.

Royal Dirk
This dagger can be obtained from Chancellor Wellager & can be reinforced by Twinkling Titanite. This dagger features a long blade which was carried by Chancellor Wellager. The repair cost of this weapon is 1090.

Mytha’s Bent Blade
Location: This weapon can be acquired from Straid of Olaphis & can be reinforced by using Petrified Dragon Bone. This weapon is crafted from the soul of Mytha & is laced with poison. The repair cost of this weapon is 1500.

Black Flamestone Dagger
Location: This weapon can be acquired from Chancellor Wellager & can be reinforced by Titanite. This weapon is a bit heavier than the other daggers but, it also has a high amount of damage. The repair cost of this weapon is 590.

Straight Swords

Straight Swords have more range & damage than the Daggers but also consume slightly more stamina & do not inflict extra damage for Critical Hits.

Although these weapons consume more stamina than the Dagger, it is still less than Heavy Weapons. Straight Swords are ideal for taking out multiple enemies.

Shortsword
Location: This weapon can be found from Forest of Fallen Giants & Heavy Crossbow in New Game Plus which can be reinforced by using Titanite.

This weapon is better than carrying a Dagger due to its lightweight & increased damage. The repair cost of this weapon is 695.

Broadsword
Location: It can be acquired from Earth Peak, Dark Stalker, Goblin, & Blacksmith Lenigrast which can be reinforced by Titanite.

This weapon is a perfect choice for all kinds of battle provided you can handle it well. The repair cost of this weapon is 755.

Longsword
Location: This weapon can be acquired from Forest of the Fallen Giants, Dark Stalker, Goblin, & Blacksmith Lenigrast which can be reinforced by Titanite.

This is almost identical to Broadsword in terms of how it performs. The repair cost of this weapon is 725.

Fire Longsword
Location: In the Forest of Fallen Giants, head inside a tunnel outside Cardinal Tower Bonfire. At the very end of the tunnel, there will be a small room with the sword inside.

Foot Soldier Sword
Location: It can be obtained from Hollow Infantry & can be reinforced by Titanite.

Wielded by soldiers of Drangleic, this sword can take out any enemy with relative ease. The repair cost of this sword is 745.

Broken Straight Sword
Location: This can be acquired from Forest of the Fallen Giants, Captive Undead, Surprising Undead, & Merchant Hag Melentia which can be reinforced by Titanite.

Although this sword is of no use, it is still better than without carrying any weapon. The repair cost of this sword is 275.

Varangian Sword
Location: This sword is acquired from Varangian Sailor & can be reinforced using Titanite. This sword was used by Varangians & can be repaired for 725.

Blue Flame
Location: This weapon is obtained from Leydia Pyromancer & can be reinforced using Twinkling Titanite.

The strong attack from this weapon also yields a magic attack with a blue flame which is why it is given this name. The repair cost of this weapon is 670.

Drakekeeper’s Sword
Location: It can be obtained from Drakekeeper & can be reinforced by Titanite. The repair cost of this weapon is 755.

Heide Knight Sword
Location: It can be obtained from Heide Knight in New Game Plus by killing the Heide Knight (you will encounter him in Forest of Fallent Giants) & can be reinforced from Titanite. This is a very durable sword which can be repaired for 755.

Black Dragon Sword
Location: It can be obtained from Dragon Knight & can be reinforced from Petrified Dragon Bone. It is said that this weapon is crafted from the tail scales of Black Dragon & can be repaired for 1255.

Red Rust Sword
Location: This weapon can be acquired from Vengarl of Forossa which can be reinforced by Twinkling Titanite. This rusted sword is a non-durable weapon with incredible damage & weight. It can be repaired for 1255.

Yellow Quartz Longsword
Location: It can be obtained from Chancellor Wellager & can be reinforced by Titanite. This old sword is very non-durable & can break easily. However, it is very light & deals great amount of damage. The repair cost of this weapon is 725.

Sun Sword
Location: It can be acquired from Heirs to the Sun & can be reinforced by Titanite. The repair cost of this weapon is 725.

Greatswords

If you are not satisfied by the performance of the Straight Swords, you can give the Greatswords a go! These weapons are way too heavier than the regular weapons but, inflict insane amount of damage.

And since they are great in weight, you will require great strength to hold them which will drain your stamina in the blink of an eye.

Bastard Sword
Location: It can be obtained from Forest of the Fallen Giants, Hollow Soldier, & Steady Hand McDuff which can be reinforced by Titanite.

This weapon is wielded by both hands & can be used to take down enemies with a single slash. The repair cost of this weapon is 880.

Claymore
Location: This weapon is acquired from Vengarl of Forossa & can be reinforced by Titanite. This weapon is also wielded by both of the hands & inflicts great damage. The repair cost of this weapon is 930.

Flamberge
Location: It can be obtained from Chancellor Wellager & can be reinforced by using Titanite. This weapon needs great strength & experience to handle it effectively. The repair cost of this weapon is 880.

Royal Greatsword
Location: This can be obtained from Royal Swordsman & can be reinforced by using Titanite. The repair cost of this weapon is 880.

Old Knight Greatsword
Location: It can be obtained from the Old Knight & can be reinforced using Titanite. This weapon is certainly not recommended due to the fact that it is extremely non-durable. The repair cost of this weapon is 975.

Old Mirrah Greatsword
Location: It can be obtained from Aslatiel of Mirrah & can be reinforced by Titanite. The repair cost of this weapon is 930.

Mastodon Greatsword
Location: It can be found in Drangleic Castle & can be reinforced by Titanite. The repair cost of this weapon is 975.

Bluemoon Greatsword
Location: This weapon can be found from Benhart of Jugo & can be reinforced by using Titanite. As for the repair cost of this weapon, it is 930.

Drangleic Sword
Location: This weapon can be found from Forest of the Fallen Giants (after killing the Pursurer, drop down the ruins and loot a corpse to get it) which can be reinforced by Twinkling Titanite. The repair cost of this weapon is 1380.

Moonlight Greatsword
Location: This weapon can be obtained from Weaponsmith Ornifex (Soul Trade) both in Normal Game Mode & New Game Plus. The reinforcing material of this weapon is Petrified Dragon Bone & the repair cost is 1475.

Mirrah Greatsword
Location: This weapon can be acquired from Merchant Hag Melentia. It uses Titanite as a reinforcing material & it costs 930 souls to repair it.

Black Knight Greatsword
Location: This weapon can be obtained from Iron Keep which can be reinforced using Twinkling Titanite & has a repair cost of 975.

Watcher Greatsword
Location: This weapon can be acquired from Weaponsmith Ornifex (Soul Trade). You will need Petrified Dragon Bone to reinforce it & 1355 souls to repair it.

Ruler’s Sword
Location: This weapon can be acquired from Weaponsmith Ornifex (Soul Trade). It also uses Petrified Dragon Bone as a reinforcing material & requires 1880 souls to repair it.

Thorned Greatsword
Location: This sword can be acquired from Weaponsmith Ornifex (Soul Trade). It uses Petrified Dragon Bone as a reinforcing material & needs 1380 souls to repair it.

Black Dragon Greatsword
Location: This weapon is acquired from defeating Dragonfang Villard or from Dragon Remnants. It requires Petrified Dragon Bone as a reinforcing material & needs 1430 souls to repair it.

Defender Greatsword
Location: This weapon is acquired from Weaponsmith Ornifex (Soul Trade) and uses Petrified Dragon Bone as a reinforcing material. As for repairing it, you will need 1430 souls.

Key to the Embedded
Location: You will need to defeat Demon of the Song in order to get this. It is reinforced by using Titanite & requires 835 souls to repair it.

Ultra Greatswords

These are the heaviest swords amongst the swords category. These weapons require great amount of strength to wield & drain stamina way too quickly.

This weapon is certainly not recommended to use against swift enemies & it is a good idea to wield it in two hands.

Zweihander
Location: This weapon can be found in the Iron Keep. It uses Titanite as the reinforcing material & requires 1110 souls to repair it.

Greatsword
Location: This weapon can be obtained from No-man’s Wharf, by defeating Greatsword Phantom/Royal Guard, & from Vengarl of Forossa. It can be reinforced using Titanite & can be repaired for 1335.

Drakekeeper’s Ultra Greatsword
Location: This weapon is acquired from Drakekeeper & requires Titanite as the reinforcing material. As for its repairing, it can be done with 1610 souls.

Old Knight Ultra Greatsword
Location: This weapon can be obtained from Old Knight & can be reinforced by using Titanite. To repair it, you will require 1185 souls.

Black Knight Sword
Location: This weapon is obtained from Iron Keep & can be reinforced by using Twinkling Titanite. The repair cost of this weapon is 1260.

Smelter Sword
Location: This weapon can be obtained from Straid of Olaphis (Soul Trade) which can be reinforced from Petrified Dragon Bone. As for its repairing, it requires 1760 souls.

Drakewing Ultra Greatsword
Location: This weapon can be obtained from Weaponsmith Ornifex (Soul Trade) which can be reinforced from Petrified Dragon Bone. The repairing can be done from 1535.

Lost Sinner’s Sword
Location: This sword can be obtained from Weaponsmith Ornifex (Soul Trade) & can be reinforced by using Petrified Dragon Bone. The repairing can be done from 2035 souls.

King Ultra Greatsword
Location: This weapon can be obtained from Weaponsmith Ornifex (Soul Trade) which can be reinforced by using Petrified Dragon Bone. As for the repairing, you will need 2413 souls for it.

Pursuer Ultra Greatsword
Location: This weapon can be obtained from Straid of Olaphis (Soul Trade) which can also be reinforced by using Petrified Dragon Bone. It can also be repaired for 1685.

Crypt Blacksword
Location: This weapon can be obtained from Weaponsmith Ornifex (Soul Trade) in Normal & New Game Plus. The reinforce material is Petrified Dragon Bone which can be repaired for 1760.

Curved Swords

Curved Swords are just like Straight Swords but with decreased range & damage. However, they are quite light & fast; containing the ability of taking out multiple enemies at the same time.

When it comes to enemies with tough armor, these weapons are of little use.

Scimitar
Location: This weapon can be obtained from The Lost Bastille & Varangian Sailor. It can be reinforced by using Titanite & has a repair cost of 660.

Falchion
Location: This weapon can be found from The Lost Bastille, by defeating Armored Skeleton, & from Blacksmith Lenigrast. It needs Titanite to reinforce it & requires 705 souls to repair it.

Manikin Sabre
Location: This weapon is acquired from Manikin & can be reinforced from Titanite. As for its repairing, it requires 660 souls.

Shotel
Location: This weapon is obtained from the Black Gulch (continue to follow the green path and it will in a chest) & uses Titanite in order to reinforce it. As for the repairing, it uses 660 souls.

Monastery Scimitar
Location: This weapon can be obtained from The Painting Protector in New Game & New Game Plus which can be Titanite. In order to repair it, you will require 660 souls.

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By Arslan Tufail

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