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Short Sword

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0
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200
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50/10
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35
Requirements & Bonus
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Weapon Type Straight Sword
Buffable ???
Damage Type Normal, Piercing

Short Sword is a Straight Sword Weapon  in Demon's Souls and Demon's Souls Remake. Straight 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 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

 

Short Sword Location: Where to Find Short Sword

  • Bought From: Blacksmith Boldwin  for 1000 souls.
  • Found in: Upper Latria, you can find a Moon Short Sword +1 in the area where you find the Maneater, just on the right side of the stairs that lead to the next zone, go along the ledge to find it.

 

 

Short Sword Notes and Tips

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



Short 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 Charging horizontal cut
Rolling attack Uppercut
Push Quick push
One-handed L1 Block
One-handed L2 Horizontal cut

 

 

 

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

Total 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 - - 45 23 22 1 Sharpstone/ Hardstone
Quality-Short Sword +5 131 0 0 C C - - 20 - 7 1 Sword+3 and Clearstone
Crushing Short Sword +5 113 0 0 S - - - 20 - 7 1 -Short Sword +3 and Greystone
Dragon Short Sword +5 141 0 141 - - - - 20 - 7 1 Sword +3 and Dragonstone
Moon Short Sword +5 113 126 0 E E C - 20 - 7 1 Short Sword +6 and Moonlightstone
Blessed Short Sword +5 111 107 0 E E - A 20 - 7 1 Short Sword +6 and Faintstone
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. Dexterity 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

 

 

Straight Swords
Blueblood Sword  ♦  Broad Sword  ♦  Broken Sword  ♦  Knight Sword  ♦  Kris Blade  ♦  Long Sword  ♦  Penetrating Sword  ♦  Rune Sword



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