IMO spears are trash. Any infusable weapon made dark or chaos will likely serve you well. The ancients, particularly, could sap the humanity of … DARK SOULS™ III. Most of your gear will consist of light armor. #4. Bad reach for PVP unless you can pull off an L2, that is like an instakill brah. In Dark Soul 3 sorcerer build gear is perhaps the worse part of the build. How to get: Dropped by Black Knights wielding a Greataxe. Even with these changes, the Dark Sword is still potent in both PvE and PvP. Dark Hand Has anyone had any success with this thing? Best DS3 Starting Sorcerer Gear . If it really is strong enough to justify being this slow, which I quite doubt, then they need to make if faster and weaker. The Darkwraiths, incited by Kaathe, use the power of the dark soul to absorb humanity, an art shared by this weapon, which also acts as a special shield. It works best with a Heavy infusion for Strength builds but also performs well with a Refined infusion for quality builds. User Info: Keith_Valentine. < > Showing 1-6 of 6 comments . The nature of a sorcerer is to keep a distance, attack from a distance, dodge and always step back. However, in Dark Souls 3, as well as Bloodborne, level 70-80 would be more appropriate to beat NG, and players are required to have significant trade-off among various stats to maximize offensive and defensive abilities. No Mither. If you're investing in DEX, the dark-infused Lothric Knight Straight Sword is a very powerful option - quick, long, above average critical damage. I recommend a halberd as in DS3 they behave basically like spears. At level 120, there will be no trade-off and easily overpowering in NG PvE. They are not known to tank damage or block anything. It is a versatile weapon that can also function as a shield. The only reason you'd use this is for its weight. Winged Spear was my go to for the whole campaign in DS1. Dark Hand is a Weapon in Dark Souls and Dark Souls Remastered. For the Dark Souls III variant, see Dark Hand (Dark Souls III). Onion Knight's shield is better in every way except that it weighs 3.5. Dark Hand is OP for early game pve and it is not even close. The Dark Hand is a gauntlet in Dark Souls. Keith_Valentine 2 years ago #3. RapRobot Apr 19, 2016 @ 10:15am Yeah I noticed that spears don't seem as viable in PvE anymore too, really since DS1. All Discussions ... You can do pve with it but you'd be better off with something else. don't get yourself killed neither of us would like to see you go hollow. Black Knight Greataxe. Although you can, it wouldn’t be so much of a sorcerer. Apr 17, 2016 @ 2:14pm It's garbage. 13. Demon fist has caught me off guard a few times . As a greatsword, the Onyx Blade is slower but indeed very powerful.