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Short Sword

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Damage Type: Normal, Piercing
Requirements & Bonus
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Weapon Type Straight Sword
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Short Sword is a Weapon in Demon Souls.


A small straight sword. Straight swords are the most standard and most versatile weapons. In addition to a stable "standard" attack type against most targets, it also has a high powered thrusting attack.

Acquisition/Where to Find

 

Notes and Tips:

  • +3 - Quality, Crushing, Dragon
  • +6 - Moon, Blessed
  • +8 - Morion Blade



Moveset and Videos:

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Short Sword Upgrade Table

Comparison

Standard

Quality

Crushing

Dragon

Moon

Blessed

Demon Soul

 This table shows a comparison of maximum upgrade paths. Click on the tabs to see individual upgrade paths.

 

Damage

Stat Bonus

Requirements

Name icon-wp_physicalAttack.png icon-magicbonus.png icon-firebonus.png Dexterity Bonus Faith Bonus Shard L Shard Chunk Pure Special
Short Sword +10 150 0 0 C D - - 5 4 4 1  
Quality Short Sword +5 131 0 0 C C - - 5   4 1  
Crushing Short Sword +5 113 0 0 S - - - 5   4 1  
Dragon Short Sword +5 141 0 141 - - - - 5   4 1  
Moon Short Sword +5 113 126 0 E E C - 5   4 1  
Blessed Short Sword +5 111 107 0 E E - A 5   4 1  
Morion Blade 210 0 0 - - - -         Short Sword +8
Storm Demon's Soul

Standard Upgrades

Upgraded using Sharpstone / Hardstone it increases the weapons default scaling.

 

Damage

Stat Bonus

Requirements

Name icon-wp_physicalAttack.png icon-magicbonus.png icon-firebonus.png Strength Bonus Dexterity Bonus Intelligence Bonus Faith Bonus Shard L Shard Chunk Pure Special
Short Sword +0 75 0 0 D E - -          
Short Sword +1 83 0 0 D E - - 2        
Short Sword +2 90 0 0 D E - - 3        
Short Sword +3 98 0 0 D E - - 5        
Short Sword +4 105 0 0 D E - - 5 1      
Short Sword +5 113 0 0 D E - - 5 2      
Short Sword +6 120 0 0 D E - - 5 4      
Short Sword +7 128 0 0 C D - - 5 4 1    
Short Sword +8 135 0 0 C D - - 5 4 2    
Short Sword +9 143 0 0 C D - - 5 4 4    
Short Sword +10 150 0 0 C D - - 5 4 4 1  

Quality Upgrades

Moderate damage bonus from Strength and Dexterity. RequireS Short Sword+3 and Clearstone.

 

Damage

Stat Bonus

Requirements

Name icon-wp_physicalAttack.png icon-magicbonus.png icon-firebonus.png Dexterity Bonus Faith Bonus Shard L Shard Chunk Pure Special
Quality Short Sword +1 86 0 0 D D - - 2        
Quality Short Sword +2 98 0 0 D D - - 3        
Quality Short Sword +3 109 0 0 C C - - 5   1    
Quality Short Sword +4 120 0 0 C C - - 5   2    
Quality Short Sword +5 131 0 0 C C - - 5   4 1  

Crushing Upgrades

Damage bonus is heavily modified by Strength. Dex modifiers removed. Requires Short Sword +3 and Greystone.

 

Damage

Stat Bonus

Requirements

Name icon-wp_physicalAttack.png icon-magicbonus.png icon-firebonus.png Strength Bonus Dexterity Bonus Faith Bonus Shard L Shard Chunk Pure Special
Crushing Short Sword +1 83 0 0 C - - - 2        
Crushing Short Sword +2 90 0 0 C - - - 3        
Crushing Short Sword +3 98 0 0 B - - - 5   1    
Crushing Short Sword +4 105 0 0 B - - - 5   2    
Crushing Short Sword +5 113 0 0 S - - - 5   4 1  

Sharp Upgrades

 

Damage

Stat Bonus

Requirements

Name icon-wp_physicalAttack.png icon-magicbonus.png icon-firebonus.png Strength Bonus Dexterity Bonus Faith Bonus Shard L Shard Chunk Pure Special
Sharp Short Sword +1                        
Sharp Short Sword +2                        
Sharp Short Sword +3                        
Sharp Short Sword +4                        
Sharp Short Sword +5                        

Dragon Upgrades

Fire damage added. All Stat Bonuses removed. Requires Short Sword +3 and Dragonstone.

 

Damage

Stat Bonus

Requirements

Name icon-wp_physicalAttack.png icon-magicbonus.png icon-firebonus.png Dexterity Bonus Faith Bonus Shard L Shard Chunk Pure Special
Dragon Short Sword +1 85 0 85 - - - - 2        
Dragon Short Sword +2 99 0 99 - - - - 3        
Dragon Short Sword +3 112 0 112 - - - - 5   1    
Dragon Short Sword +4 125 0 125 - - - - 5   2    
Dragon Short Sword +5 141 0 141 - - - - 5   4 1  

Tearing Upgrades 

 

Damage

Stat Bonus

Requirements

Name icon-wp_physicalAttack.png icon-magicbonus.png icon-firebonus.png Dexterity Bonus Faith Bonus Shard L Shard Chunk Pure Special
Tearing Short Sword +1                        
Tearing Short Sword +2                        
Tearing Short Sword +3                        
Tearing Short Sword +4                        
Tearing Short Sword +5                        

Mercury Upgrades 

 

Damage

Stat Bonus

Requirements

Name icon-wp_physicalAttack.png icon-magicbonus.png icon-firebonus.png Dexterity Bonus Faith Bonus Shard L Shard Chunk Pure Special
Mercury Short Sword +1                          
Mercury Short Sword +2                          
Mercury Short Sword +3                          
Mercury Short Sword +4                          
Mercury Short Sword +5                          

Fatal Upgrades 

 

Damage

Stat Bonus

Requirements

Name icon-wp_physicalAttack.png icon-magicbonus.png icon-firebonus.png Dexterity Bonus Faith Bonus Shard L Shard Chunk Pure Special
Fatal Short Sword +1                          
Fatal Short Sword +2                          
Fatal Short Sword +3                          
Fatal Short Sword +4                          
Fatal Short Sword +5                          

Moon Upgrades

Magic damage added; primarily modified by Magic stat. Requires Short Sword +6 and Moonlightstone.

 

Damage

Stat Bonus

Requirements

Name icon-wp_physicalAttack.png icon-magicbonus.png icon-firebonus.png Dexterity Bonus Faith Bonus Shard L Shard Chunk Pure Special
Moon Short Sword +1 59 87 0 E E C - 2        
Moon Short Sword +2 72 95 0 E E C - 3        
Moon Short Sword +3 85 105 0 E E C - 5   1    
Moon Short Sword +4 99 115 0 E E C - 5   2    
Moon Short Sword +5 113 126 0 E E C - 5   4 1  

Crescent Upgrades

 

Damage

Stat Bonus

Requirements

Name icon-wp_physicalAttack.png icon-magicbonus.png icon-firebonus.png Dexterity Bonus Faith Bonus Shard L Shard Chunk Pure Special
Crescent Short Sword +1                        
Crescent Short Sword +2                        
Crescent Short Sword +3                        
Crescent Short Sword +4                        
Crescent Short Sword +5                        

Blessed Upgrades

Magic damage added; primarily modified by Faith stat. Minor HP regen. Requires Short Sword +6 and Faintstone.

 

Damage

Stat Bonus

Requirements

Name icon-wp_physicalAttack.png icon-magicbonus.png icon-firebonus.png Dexterity Bonus Faith Bonus Shard L Shard Chunk Pure Special
Blessed Short Sword +1 62 76 0 E E - B 2        
Blessed Short Sword +2 74 84 0 E E - B 3        
Blessed Short Sword +3 87 91 0 E E - B 5   1    
Blessed Short Sword +4 99 98 0 E E - B 5   2    
Blessed Short Sword +5 111 107 0 E E - A 5   4 1  

Sticky Upgrades

 

Damage

Stat Bonus

Requirements

Name icon-wp_physicalAttack.png icon-magicbonus.png icon-firebonus.png Dexterity Bonus Faith Bonus Shard L Shard Chunk Pure Special
Sticky Short Sword +1                        
Sticky Short Sword +2                        
Sticky Short Sword +3                        
Sticky Short Sword +4                        
Sticky Short Sword +5                        

Dark Upgrades

 

Damage

Stat Bonus

Requirements

Name icon-wp_physicalAttack.png icon-magicbonus.png icon-firebonus.png Dexterity Bonus Faith Bonus Shard L Shard Chunk Pure Special
Dark Short Sword +1                        
Dark Short Sword +2                        
Dark Short Sword +3                        
Dark Short Sword +4                        
Dark Short Sword +5                        

Demon Souls

 

Damage

Stat Bonus

Requirements

Name icon-wp_physicalAttack.png icon-magicbonus.png icon-firebonus.png Dexterity Bonus Faith Bonus Shard L Shard Chunk Pure Special
Morion Blade 210 0 0 - - - -         Short Sword +8
Storm Demon's Soul