The weapon is specifically designed to look like a large leaf. A community dedicated to everything about Dark Souls 3. Even awesome pieces of armor that compliments the weapon! Also mobs tend to not give a damn about the WA spin and will gladly keep hitting you while you're doing it making its hyper armor almost useless and even getting you killed before you realize that the WA should only be used to chain into the light or heavy. Anyone happen to know a good build for this weapon? For context I just beat Crystal Sage, a boss that isn't even that bad, and it took me like six or seven tries with this thing. FYI, headless skeletons can parry you in DS3. Posted by 1 year ago. Keep in mind that it is an ugs so your swings are slow. But the way it worked was poise was active at all times. Splitleaf Greatsword [DKS3 Wiki] Comments posted to our Dark Souls 3 Wiki 7 . Currently using claymore. Discussion. why would From want you to be able to parry a 1600 hp death combo? If you want to keep using the Splitleaf you could try to poke with single R1s and roll away. Anonymous. Skill: Wind Wheel Spin weapon vigorously above head and sweep foes, and transition with normal or strong attack for continued spin attacks, which whip up wind and gain momentum, strengthening subsequent attacks. Skill: Wind Wheel Splitleaf greatsword build? Splitleaf requires heavy infusion and very high STR, preferably 2handed. I think those final five words are the most important thing I've learned. Thanks. Zal_Rayden 3 years ago #1. The only strength weapons that can rival it are Dragonslayer Greataxe and Ledo's Hammer. The Splitleaf Greatsword will require players to have at least 26 points in Strength and 16 in Dexterity if they want to wield it. Splitleaf Greatsword! User Info: Zal_Rayden. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Y'all still arguing about this? For the Dark Souls II variant, see Zweihander (Dark Souls II). Zweihander is by far the worst UGS, it's so bad it shouldn't even be mentioned. My last playthrough was a Dex based katana only run and I thought that would be hard but this thing is super stamina hungry and is a relatively slow weapon. A long-handled greatsword that made its way from a distant land. The Greatsword is fine for pve. Log in sign up. I'm so young of a level that the halberds major strengths aren't shining yet I suppose. They have lower dmg compared to the bigger weapons but are really fast the bigger weapons are actually better in pve once you get used ti them (especially in the ng+ runs) so its not that its a bad weapon its that its something new for you. That's all you need to do with this weapon most of the time. Its amazing in PvP and pve. I prefer swords that are easy to get in the beginning so I can start spending all my titanite on it. Splitleaf refers to the shape of the great blade, and its resemblance to the veins of a leaf. 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