Rune Sword

Rune Sword

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30 plague_25px.jpg 0
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140
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0
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0
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80
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0 magic_defense-shield-icon.jpg 6.0
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0
 
50/10 
   
35
Requirements & Bonus
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10 - 18 -
D E - -
Weapon Type Straight Sword
Buffable No
Damage Type Normal Piercing

Rune Sword is a Straight Sword Weapon in Demon's Souls and Demon's Souls RemakeStraight Swords are ordinary swords that provide balance between slashing and thrusting attacks. Straight Swords can be held by the player with one or two hands.

 

A gilded sword crafted with exquisite design. It's physical attack power is close to non-existant, but is strongly magically enhanced and also protects its wielder from magical attacks. It is the weapon of the legendary hero, with it's paired rune shield.

 

Rune Sword Location: Where to Find Rune Sword

 

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Rune Sword Notes and Tips

 

 

Rune Sword Moveset

Attack Type Effect
One-handed R1 Horizontal cuts
One-handed R2 Thrust plus additional vertical cut with second input
Two-handed R1 Vertical cuts
Two-handed R2 Up to two wide horizontal cuts
Running/Backstep attack Horizontal cut
Rolling attack Uppercut
Push Quick push
One-handed L1 Block
One-handed L2 Horizontal cut

 

 

 

Rune Sword Upgrade Table

Comparison

Demon Soul

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

 

Damage

Stat Bonus

Total Requirements

Name icon-wp_physicalAttack.png icon-magicbonus.png icon-firebonus.png Dexterity Bonus Faith Bonus Special Special
Rune Sword +5 30 205 0 D E - - Magic Defense +60 5x Colorless 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
Rune Sword +0                        
Rune Sword +1                        
Rune Sword +2                        
Rune Sword +3                        
Rune Sword +4                        
Rune Sword +5                        
Rune Sword +6                        
Rune Sword +7                        
Rune Sword +8                        
Rune Sword +9                        
Rune Sword +10                        

Quality 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
Quality Rune Sword +1                        
Quality Rune Sword +2                        
Quality Rune Sword +3                        
Quality Rune Sword +4                        
Quality Rune Sword +5                        

Crushing 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
Crushing Rune Sword +1                        
Crushing Rune Sword +2                        
Crushing Rune Sword +3                        
Crushing Rune Sword +4                        
Crushing Rune Sword +5                        

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 Rune Sword +1                        
Sharp Rune Sword +2                        
Sharp Rune Sword +3                        
Sharp Rune Sword +4                        
Sharp Rune Sword +5                        

Dragon 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
Dragon Rune Sword +1                        
Dragon Rune Sword +2                        
Dragon Rune Sword +3                        
Dragon Rune Sword +4                        
Dragon Rune Sword +5                        

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 Rune Sword +1                        
Tearing Rune Sword +2                        
Tearing Rune Sword +3                        
Tearing Rune Sword +4                        
Tearing Rune 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 Rune Sword +1                          
Mercury Rune Sword +2                          
Mercury Rune Sword +3                          
Mercury Rune Sword +4                          
Mercury Rune 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 Rune Sword +1                          
Fatal Rune Sword +2                          
Fatal Rune Sword +3                          
Fatal Rune Sword +4                          
Fatal Rune Sword +5                          

Moon 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
Moon Rune Sword +1                        
Moon Rune Sword +2                        
Moon Rune Sword +3                        
Moon Rune Sword +4                        
Moon Rune Sword +5                        

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 Rune Sword +1                        
Crescent Rune Sword +2                        
Crescent Rune Sword +3                        
Crescent Rune Sword +4                        
Crescent Rune Sword +5                        

Blessed 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
Blessed Rune Sword +1                        
Blessed Rune Sword +2                        
Blessed Rune Sword +3                        
Blessed Rune Sword +4                        
Blessed Rune Sword +5                        

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 Rune Sword +1                        
Sticky Rune Sword +2                        
Sticky Rune Sword +3                        
Sticky Rune Sword +4                        
Sticky Rune 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 Rune Sword +1                        
Dark Rune Sword +2                        
Dark Rune Sword +3                        
Dark Rune Sword +4                        
Dark Rune Sword +5                        

Demon Souls

 

Damage

Stat Bonus

Requirements

Name icon-wp_physicalAttack.png icon-magicbonus.png icon-firebonus.png Dexterity Bonus Faith Bonus Special Special
Rune Sword 30 140 0 D E - - Magic Defense +30  
Rune Sword +1 30 152 0 D E - - Magic Defense +36 Colorless Demon's Soul
Rune Sword +2 30 164 0 D E - - Magic Defense +42 Colorless Demon's Soul
Rune Sword +3 30 176 0 D E - - Magic Defense +48 Colorless Demon's Soul
Rune Sword +4 30 188 0 D E - - Magic Defense +54 Colorless Demon's Soul
Rune Sword +5 30 205 0 D E - - Magic Defense +60 Colorless Demon's Soul

 

 

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