Although one has to sacrifice its mobility when it comes to greatswords. But someone who’s looking for some great strength and heavy damage is definitely going to choose greatswords over and over again. Greatswords can really help you inflict massive damage and take down numerous enemies at once. There are around 20+ greatswords in Elden Ring. However, in this guide, we have compiled some of the best greatswords in Elden Ring.
Dark Moon Greatsword
You can tell that the Dark Moon is definitely one of the best greatswords not just because of its iconic design but because of its heavy damage and unique skill move as well. Once this greatsword is fully charged, it throws a ray of moonlight from its blade that inflicts massive damage. The dark moon greatswords’ high attack power is great for combats, even against groups.
The dark moon greatsword has a physical attack of 82, which you can upgrade to a maximum of 1,114 by using Samber Smithing Stone. You can acquire the dark moon greatsword under the Cathedral of Manus Celes after you hand over the dark moon ring to the Ranni, which is a part of Ranni’s Questline.
Blasphemous Blade is definitely an overpowered sword that got some great abilities to it. An attack from the blasphemous blade that really stands out is its special attack, it starts with building up a strong wave of flames and then vertically smashing it into the ground and taking out anyone in front of it.
The blasphemous blade can be upgraded to the maximum attack power of 1,114 by using somber smithing stones. You can acquire this weapon after defeating one of the end-game bosses Rykard, lords of blasphemy. The Rykard will drop an item “Remembrance of the blasphemous” which you can trade with Enia at the round table hold.
Sacred Relic Sword
Sacred Relic Sword with its special attack sends out a wave of holy fire which not just looks sacred but imposes Holy damage as well. It is also one of the very last weapons that you will acquire in Elden Ring if you are following the storyline because it can only be attained by defeating the last story boss.
The sacred relic sword has a maximum attack power of 1,057. To attain this greatsword you will have to trade Elden Remembrance with Enia in the roundtable hold.
The Gargoyle’s greatsword with its vacuum slice skill and high range is capable enough to be amongst the best greatswords. Anyone who is looking for great strength and dexterity will opt for this greatsword.
To acquire this weapon you should have prerequisites of strengths and dexterity of 18 and 10 respectively. To attain this weapon head towards Siofra Aqueduct in Norton of Eternal City, where you will have to defeat the Gargoyle.
The Ordovis’s Greatsword is for those players who are looking for long-range heavy attacks. Its unique and special skill is the Ordovis Vortex which winds up and slams into the ground and has a very high damage potential.
Ordocis’s Greatsword has a maximum attack power of 1037. You can acquire this weapon at the Ariaza Heros Grave where you will have to fight Crucible Knight Ordovis who will drop the greatsword once you defeat him.