The Saw Spear scales better with Skill builds, making it a great starting weapon for players who wish to start off their game on a high note — even though obtaining this weapon itself might require some work. A weapon's scaling is how much it's damage increases when you level up a certain stat. While obtaining this blade is one of the biggest challenges that any gamer will face, the end result is more than worth it. The Requirement stats for a weapon are, The Stat Bonuses rating indicates the level of bonus you receive based on the associated Stat when you use a weapon. Weapons are a type of equipment in Bloodborne. Ludwig's Holy Blade might suit Quality builds more than pure Skill builds, but there's no denying just how powerful this weapon is even with the latter. 1 Description 2 Weapon Types 3 Weapon Upgrades 3.1 Blood Gems 4 Weapon Variants 5 Weapons List 5.1 Right Hand Weapons 5.2 Left Hand Weapons 6 Notes 7 Trivia 8 Gallery 9 Videos Weapons are items that the player equips to deal damage, and they are held exclusively in either the left hand or the right. If you find a really great gem but the shape doesn't properly match your weapon, don't give up hope. Meaning that levelling up your strength will barely impact it's damage. The Damage stats for a weapon are, The Requirements determines how high various Stats must be in order to wield the weapon effectively. Bloodborne is easily one of the greatest and most challenging games on the PS4. The combat is definitely a standout, with players who opt for a Skill build signing themselves up for some truly intense combat with weapons that hit faster and provide the player with more mobility, at the cost of total damage. For the category page, click here. Only one will be available at any given time, but pressing RIGHT will allow you to swap. Bloodborne is an Action RPG from renowned Japanese developer FromSoftware, makers of the critically acclaimed Dark Souls series. But I want to keep going. For example, the Kos Parasite has S scaling with Arcane. Their scaling is displayed by a letter. It'll go up. However, one can make a strong case that this weapon itself is enough of a reason to replay Bloodborne, since the Burial Blade is an absolute beast with a wide reach and strong attacks that can absolutely decimate mobs of enemies with the greatest of ease, rendering some challenging areas into a whole different ballgame. For example, the Threaded Cane has an E scaling with strength. We've already talked about Simons's Bowblade, and the next weapon on this very short list is the Blade Of Mercy. Blood damage is really rare outside of guns, so I would advise leaving Bloodtinge relatively low on your first build. There are different slot shapes, though; not every gem will fit every slot. This will tell you which stats are best used. If you think a weapon is cool, use it! You can have a weapon who's R1 does Physical damage, and who's R2 does Thrust damage, but not a weapon who's R1 does split Physical/Thrust damage. Reiterpallasch Description "Weapon wielded by the Knights of Cainhurst. There are only two weapons in Bloodborne with S scaling in Skill. Aside from the AOE that will get you killed if you aren't careful, the Bloodletter is amazing. Like dex, str isn't uncommon as a secondary scaling attribute. However, the DPS of most Skill weapons more than makes up for the lower damage per hit, and the following Skill weapons will truly let you boss any enemy that you might encounter in the world of Bloodborne. Like the Kirkhammer, or Ludwig's Holy Blade. Of course, it has to be mentioned that Simon's Bowblade is one of the few weapons that has S scaling in Bloodborne. *Fire, Bolt, and Arcane damage (collectively called "Elemental Damage") all scale off the Arcane stat alone. All of the weapons in Bloodborne are completely viable with the right build. I forgot the specifics. Each weapon is unique, you'll only find one of each. "D" is low scaling. If the trademark weapon in Bloodborne was bad, then FromSoft would be terrible at their jobs. Examples: Blood Letter & Chikage, Arcane (Arc): Arc is usually associated with the "magic" of the BloodBorne universe and points in this attribute are needed to use many of the Hunters Tools. Right-hand weapons can have up to three gem slots, and some left-hand weapons have one slot. Like the Blades of Mercy, the Threaded Cane, the Rakuyo. User Info: kelkickz. Brador is just a badass, and he uses a very badass weapon. I know this information is relatively known to us veteran hunters, but this isn't for us. PumpkinBelmont 4 years ago #1. Also, two type of Physical damage cannot co-exist in one attack; While you can have a weapon that is capable of inflicting all three types of physical damage, they cannot do so at the same time. E.g. 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Look at a weapons "Attribute Bonus". So any weapon with a fire arm built in like the Rifle Spear or Rieterpelesch technically scale off of Blt but there firearm capabilities can be used for utility purposes without scaling. This is for our newer friends! I think next time they should really add magic to your left handed weapons if Bloodborne gets a sequel. Weapons scaling well in Arc often have a secondary form that buffs the weapon with elemental damage or a magic aura. Things like that. I would consider myself a veteran hunter and even I didn’t realize that when you upgrade a weapon the scaling ups as well haha. That's two arc scaling +65 gems with decent secondary stats and a 27% gem from the watchers or alternatively an abyssal gem from watchdog/dark beast/ebriatas. Face your fears as you search for answers in the ancient city of Yharnam, now cursed with a strange endemic illness spreading through the streets like wildfire. IMHO you can use any weapon you like with the right gems. The Rakuyo is a great weapon and allows for the player to be a true whirlwind of death in Bloodborne, which is saying a lot. Example: Threaded Cane & Rakuyo, Strength(Str): weapons that scale well with Str usually largely sized and deal burgeoning damage- hammers and clubs. Miyazaki's creativity was on full display with this brilliant title that is widely beloved by many for a whole host of reasons, including the ones described above. Examples: Holy Moonlight Sword, Tonitris, and Burial Blade. In its transformed state, the Chikage can hit for massive damage (and look really good while doing it, too). Strength is for slower, bulkier weapons. RELATED: Bloodborne: 10 Hidden Areas You Didn’t Know Existed. This is the most common type of damage. Only one will be available at any given time, but pressing RIGHT will allow you to swap. While the untransformed state is nothing to write home about, the fact that this weapon turns into a bow in its transformed state makes for quite a unique combat experience.