- Durability: The weapon's HP, when the durability hits 0, the effectiveness of its attacks become weakened to the point of almost uselessness. Required Attributes 10 Scaling quality is from highest to lowest as follows: S/A/B/C/D/E. Queelag and bosses that are best dealt with from range will be tough, but the Bandit's Knife is one of the better, if not best, critical damage weapons out there. - Designed for unsavory work, and beloved by those of unsavory ilk." Further input slashes horizontally back to the right. 1.0 https://darksouls.fandom.com/wiki/Bandit%27s_Knife_(Dark_Souls_II)?oldid=334795. Though it has intrinsically lackluster damage, even for a dagger as well as lower counter damage than many other daggers, it seems to have a critical multiplier on backstabs: so much so that a backstab will deal more damage than a Riposte. Initial equipment for Thieves. If you need, you can use resins or buffs on it. Requires: Bandit's Knife, Old Mundane Stone and 2,000 souls for Infusion. Quick slashes from left to right and then right to left. profit. - The Bandit's Knife is a dagger in Dark Souls. Hits on the ground as well. Requires: Faintstone; 2,000 souls; Name Damage Aux Effects Stat Bonuses Damage Two quick slashes with the knives in a reverse grip. A downward slash followed by an uppercut. Weight: How much the item weights when equipped. Regular(R), Thrust(T), Slash(Sl), Strike(St). ive noticed on almost half of the posts regarding dex or parry/backstab builds the people posting seem to unanimously agree that the bandit knife hits the hardest on criticals. 67 Durability: The weapon's HP, when the durability hits 0, the effectiveness of its attacks become weakened to the point of almost uselessness. 15.0 Contributions to Fextralife Wikis are licensed under a. Parameter Bonus: Strength, Dexterity,Magic, Fire, Lightning and Dark bonuses - The scaling multiplier applied to the [Attack: stat]. "Primarily a slicing weapon, but highly effective when used for critical hits, such as after parrying or from behind." D Links only please, no embeds, no PvP videos. When you run out, your only choice is to unlock Blacksmith Lenigrast's shop, where you can get a … On top of this, the Bleed is magnified on a backstab. so just so everyone knows, the rapier, estoc, and ricards rapier (maybe the mail breaker too but i havent checked) all outclass the bandit knife to the tune of about 500 or more extra damage on critical hits. Attribute Bonus 15.0 Requires: Bandit's Knife, Firedrake Stone and 2,000 souls for Infusion. 15 Requires: Bandit's Knife, Poison Stone and 2,000 souls for Infusion. ", Youtube relevant videos: (( Links only please, no embeds, no PvP videos.)). A knife with a slightly broad single edge. Bandit's Knife +10: 130/0/0/0/0: 0/100: C/-/-/-/-/-1x Titanite Slab: 1,700: Infusions Magic. - Quick slashes from right to left and then left to right. For the Dark Souls variant, see Bandit's Knife. 20.0 The Bandit's Knife is a dagger in Dark Souls II. Uncommon drop from the Hollow Thieves in the lower Undead Burg. The higher the player's [Str, Dex, Mag, Fire, Light] stat, the higher the [Attack Bonus: Stat] is (found on the player status screen). 0 mundane infusion with bleed serum. Weight: How much the item weights when equipped. Notes: The Bandit's claim to fame is that they start with a Short Bow, though their lack of arrows makes its usefulness questionable. Stats 15.0 "This wide single-edged shortsword is the favorite of lowly thieves and bandits." Fast downward diagonal slash from right to left. Regular(R), Thrust(T), Slash(Sl), Strike(St), fought a guy in arena wearing all that bleed boosting crap along with a poison infusion and he had acid surge on his offhand FUN. Bandit's Knife is a weapon in Dark Souls 2. 11 When an items durability is low, a message will come up saying "Weapon At Risk!" As a person who started DS3 with experience in DS1 and DS2; the bandit knife was the best in the beginning. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. It competes with Dark Silver Tracer in crit damage (and is stronger when Crystal), has bleed that doesn't have horribly slow buildup (unlike Priscilla's), and has the highest AR of all daggers (tied with the Dagger) with 40dex. 1 Availability 2 Characteristics 3 Moveset 4 Upgrades 5 Gallery Starting equipment for thieves. -. Reduces: Base damage, STR and DEX stat bonuses, damage and aux effects reduction. For the Dark Souls III variant, see Bandit's Knife (Dark Souls III). In my opinion it's probably the best dagger there is when it comes to dark souls 2 and comes close to being the best dark souls dagger. - 10.0 Parameter Bonus: Strength, Dexterity,Magic, Fire, Lightning and Dark bonuses - The scaling multiplier applied to the [Attack: stat]. - ive noticed on almost half of the posts regarding dex or parry/backstab builds the people posting seem to unanimously agree that the bandit knife hits the hardest on criticals. Please see the Upgrades page for details on Upgrade paths, ore and blacksmiths. Yes, the Bandit's Knife is generally the best dagger. Dagger When an items durability is low, a message will come up saying "Weapon At Risk!" Loses fairly little damage when infused with Bleed and still benefits 80% from AR increasing sources like, Has the highest critical damage of all daggers, surpassing, An effective strategy is to power stance two of these weapons, have the main hand be normal so you can use. Bandit's Knife The higher the player's [Str, Dex, Mag, Fire, Light] stat, the higher the [Attack Bonus: Stat] is (found on the player status screen). Whether this is applied to Guard Break Riposte is currently uncertain, but a backstab with a Bandit's Knife will often deal more damage than a Dagger, despite the higher counter damage on the Dagger. The higher the scaling letter, the higher the percent multiplier applied to the [Attack: Stat]. 1 Availability 2 Characteristics 3 Moveset 4 Upgrades 5 Gallery Can be dropped by dagger wielding Hollow Infantry. Found in Huntsman's Copse, on a corpse. Its tip is shaped to leave a wound that won't easily close. Scaling quality is from highest to lowest as follows: S/A/B/C/D/E. This resulting bonus damage is added to the base physical damage of the weapon and is shown in the equipment screen in blue numbers as a "+ X". at this point the weapon does not perform at it's best. Dark Souls Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. For the Dark Souls II variant, see Bandit's Knife (Dark Souls II). If you have no regard to Bleed buildup, infusing with Mundane will have the damage output reach the straight sword standard, while the Bleed buildup is decreased but still remains. so just so everyone knows, the rapier, estoc, and ricards rapier (maybe the mail breaker too but i havent checked) all outclass the bandit knife to the tune of about 500 or more extra damage on critical hits. Bandit's Knife +10: 130/0/0/0/0: 0/100: C/-/-/-/-/-1x Titanite Slab: 1,700: Infusions Magic. i havent used the weapon myself so i only have numbers to provide i think it comes down to if you like the moveset it has and if you are going to go for ripostes and backstabs. - 45.0 60 - Adds/Increases: Base magic damage, INT stat bonus, magic damage reduction. 130 Treasure in Huntsman's Copse: Look for a corpse before the Bridge Approach bonfire. Adds/Increases: Base magic damage, INT stat bonus, magic damage reduction. I think you'll be better off keeping it normal +15, rather than infusing it. It competes with Dark Silver Tracer in crit damage (and is stronger when Crystal), has bleed that doesn't have horribly slow buildup (unlike Priscilla's), and has the highest AR of all daggers (tied with the Dagger) with 40dex.