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For the Dark Souls variant, see Dagger.
For the Dark Souls II variant, see Dagger (Dark Souls II).

The Dagger is a dagger in Dark Souls III.

In-Game Description

Standard small dagger.
Small daggers lack power or reach, but can deal quick consecutive hits due to their light weight. Highly effective when used for critical hits, such as after parrying or attacking from behind.
Skill: Quickstep
Instantly step behind or around the side of foes. Especially effective when locked on to target.

Availability[]

Characteristics[]

A standard dagger that while seems relatively underwhelming, it is capable of dealing extreme damage on critical attacks because of its high critical modifier. Pairing the Hornet Ring with a properly infused dagger can possibly kill an opponent with a single riposte. Because of its rather lenient stat requirements, the Chaos infusion, most especially, complements the dagger very well in terms of critical damage.

It is also notable for being an extremely light weapon that has Quickstep, making it easy to keep in an extra weapon slot to help whenever movement is hindered such as in the Farron Keep swamp.

Moveset[]

Attack Description
One-handed
Weak Attack
Quick slash from right to left then from left to right and so on.
One-handed
Strong Attack
Horizontal slash from right shoulder to the left at waist height, then another horizontal slash from left to right, all at chest level.
Two-handed
Weak Attack
Quick foward thrust followed up with a quick diagonal swipes from left to right.
Two-handed
Strong Attack
Quick forward thrust followed with a thrusting slash into the ground.
Jump Attack Raise the dagger over the right shoulder and thrust it into the floor while slashing everything in front of it.
Two-handed
Jump Attack
Same attack as normal jump attack.
Running Attack Run at a decreased speed followed by a swipe from left to right.
Two-handed
Running Attack
Run at decreased speed followed by a diagonal slash from upper left to lower right.
Rolling Attack Fast thrust oriented towards the floor.
Two-handed
Rolling Attack
Same attack as one hand roll.
Kick Regular kick animation.
Off-handed
Weak Attack
Reversed grip, blocks.
Off-handed
Strong Attack
Reversed grip, downward thrust followed up with a strong slash from right to left.

Upgrades[]

Reinforced with Titanite.

Videos[]

Dark_Souls_3_Dagger_-_Weapon_Arts_Showcase

Dark Souls 3 Dagger - Weapon Arts Showcase

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