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War Scythe

physical attack power demonssouls 25px
95 critical strike 25px 0
magic attack power demonssouls 25px
0
durability 25px
130
fire attack demonssouls 25px
0
weight demonssouls 25px
3.0
bleeding 25px
0 damage reduction demonssouls 25px 40
poison 25px
0
magic reduction 50px
10/28
plague 25px 0 guard break reduction 25px 25 
Requirements & Bonus
strength demonssouls 25px
dexterity demonssouls 25px
magic demonssouls 25px
faith demonssouls 25px
13 13 - -
E D - -
Weapon Type Polearm
Buffable Yes
Damage Type slash attack demonssouls 50px

War Scythe is a Polearm Weapon in Demon's Souls. Polearms are capable of mowing down multiple targets with a single blow but require high Strength and Dexterity. They are effective from mid to long-range and can execute both sweeping and thrusting attacks.

 

A pole weapon used for slash attacks. Pole weapons can mow down many targets in a single blow but are difficult to handle and require both strength and dexterity to use.

War Scythe Location: Where to Find War Scythe

 

War Scythe Notes and Tips

 

War Scythe Moveset

Attack Type Effect
One-handed R1 Alternate Slash
One-handed R2 Wide Sweep Slash
Two-handed R1 Thrust and Slash
Two-handed R2 Spin Slash
Running/Backstep attack Action and Slash
Rolling attack Action and Slash
Push Push
One-handed L1 Guard
One-handed L2 Thrust

 

 

War Scythe Upgrade Tables

Comparison

Standard

Quality

Sharp

Tearing

Mercury

Moon

Boss Soul

A comparison of all upgrade paths at their max level. Navigate the tabs above for more detail on specific paths.

 

Damage

Scaling

Ingredient Total

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War Scythe+10 190 - - 180 - D C - - 55 29 14 1 Sharpstone
Quality War Scythe+5 166 - - 180 - C C - - 25 - 9 1 War Scythe+3
& Clearstone
Sharp War Scythe+5 143 - - 180 - E S - - 25 - 9 1 War Scythe (base)
& Bladestone
Tearing War Scythe+5 107 - - 360 - E S - - 25 - 9 1 War Scythe+3
& Suckerstone
Mercury War Scythe+5 143 160? - 180 360 E C - - 25 - 9 1 War Scythe+3
& Mercurystone
Moon War Scythe+5 143 160 - 180 - E E C - 25 - 9 1 War Scythe+6
& Moonlightstone
Large Sword of Searching
(Boss Soul)
170 - - 120 - D D - - - - - - War Scythe+8
& Hero Demon Soul

Standard Upgrades

Normal damage modifiers.
Requires: Hardstone / Sharpstone.

 

Damage

Scaling

Ingredients

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War Scythe 95 - 180 E D - - - - -
War Scythe+1 105 - 180 E D - 3 - - -
War Scythe+2 114 - 180 E D - 4 - - -
War Scythe+3 124 - 180 E D - 6 - - -
War Scythe+4 133 - 180 D D - 6 1 - -
War Scythe+5 143 - 180 D D - 6 3 - -
War Scythe+6 152 - 180 D D - 6 5 - -
War Scythe+7 162 - 180 D C - 6 5 1 -
War Scythe+8 171 - 180 D C - 6 5 3 -
War Scythe+9 181 - 180 D C - 6 5 5 -
War Scythe+10 190 - 180 D C - 6 5 5 1

Quality Upgrades

Equalizes stat bonuses from Strength and Dexterity.
Requires: War Scythe+3 & Clearstone.

 

Damage

Scaling

Ingredients

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Quality War Scythe+1 109 - 180 D D - 3 - -
Quality War Scythe+2 124 - 180 D D - 4 - -
Quality War Scythe+3 138 - 180 C C - 6 1 -
Quality War Scythe+4 152 - 180 C C - 6 3 -
Quality War Scythe+5 166 - 180 C C - 6 5 1

Sharp Upgrades

Extreme stat bonus from Dexterity, but minimal from Strength.
Requires: War Scythe (base) & Bladestone.

 

Damage

Scaling

Ingredients

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Sharp War Scythe+1 105 - 180 E C - 3 - -
Sharp War Scythe-+2 114 - 180 E C - 4 - -
Sharp War Scythe-+3 124 - 180 E A - 6 1 -
Sharp War Scythe+4 133 - 180 E A - 6 3 -
Sharp War Scythe+5 143 - 180 E S - 6 5 1

Tearing Upgrades

Extra Bleed effect. Extreme stat bonus from Dexterity, but minimal from Strength.
Requires: War Scythe+3 & Suckerstone.

 

Damage

Scaling

Ingredients

Name physical attack power demonssouls 25px magic attack power demonssouls 25px fire attack demonssouls 25px bleeding 25px strength demonssouls 25px dexterity demonssouls 25px magic demonssouls 25px faith demonssouls 25px Shard Chunk Pure
Tearing War Scythe+1 97 - 240 E B - 3 - -
Tearing War Scythe+2 100 - 273 E B - 4 - -
Tearing War Scythe+3 102 - 300 E S - 6 1 -
Tearing War Scythe+4 105 - 327 E S - 6 3 -
Tearing War Scythe+5 107 - 360 E S - 6 5 1

Mercury Upgrades

Extra Poison effect.
Requires: War Scythe+3 & Mercurystone.

 

Damage

Scaling

Ingredients

Name physical attack power demonssouls 25px magic attack power demonssouls 25px fire attack demonssouls 25px poison 25px bleeding 25px strength demonssouls 25px dexterity demonssouls 25px magic demonssouls 25px faith demonssouls 25px Shard Chunk Pure
Mercury War Scythe+1 74? 111? - 120 180 E D - 3 - -
Mercury War Scythe+2 91? 120? - 180 180 E D - 4 - -
Mercury War Scythe+3 108? 133? - 240 180 E C - 6 1 -
Mercury War Scythe+4 125? 145? - 300 180 E C - 6 3 -
Mercury War Scythe+5 143? 160? - 360 180 E C - 6 5 1

Moon Upgrades

Magic damage and Magic stat bonus added. Lessened stat bonuses from Strength and Dexterity.
Requires: War Scythe+6 and Moonlightstone.

 

Damage

Scaling

Ingredients

Name physical attack power demonssouls 25px magic attack power demonssouls 25px fire attack demonssouls 25px bleeding 25px strength demonssouls 25px dexterity demonssouls 25px magic demonssouls 25px faith demonssouls 25px Shard Chunk Pure
Moon War Scythe+1 74 111 - 180 E E C - 3 - -
Moon War Scythe+2 91 120 - 180 E E C - 4 - -
Moon War Scythe+3 108 133 - 180 E E C - 6 1 -
Moon War Scythe+4 125 145 - 180 E E C - 6 3 -
Moon War Scythe+5 143 160 - 180 E E C - 6 5 1

Boss Soul

 

Damage

Scaling

Ingredients

Name physical attack power demonssouls 25px magic attack power demonssouls 25px fire attack demonssouls 25px bleeding 25px strength demonssouls 25px dexterity demonssouls 25px magic demonssouls 25px faith demonssouls 25px Special
Large Sword of Searching 170 - 120 D D - War Scythe+8
& Hero Demon Soul

 

 

Polearms
Normal Halberd  ◆  Mirdan Hammer  ◆  War Scythe
Special Phosphorescent Pole  ◆  Reaper Scythe (PS5)



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    • This is the slash halberd (halberd was the standard one, Mirdan Hammer is the strike one, Phosphorescent Pole is the magic one.). It is also the only sharpstone one, making it infusable with things such as Mercury (poison), Tearing (Bleed), Sharp (Dex scaling), and Fatal (Critical). I wouldn't bother with moon of crescent because the PP way outclasses it in that

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