O&U has the highest attack speed and good damage to boot, making it by far the best for a bleed build. Started : 2014-03-02 3DS FC : 4038 7010 2331 The best katana objectively is the washing pole, there is no argument you can make for any other katana coming close to its power. Second place taken by Black Blade (430 AR), and first place being the Chaos Blade (444 AR). Hey everyone, I never used katanas in DS3 and I wanted to do a str/dex character with katana, which one is the best for damage? #1. Dark Souls 3: The 10 Best Dexterity Weapons, Ranked. This shiny black blade is thick, but shorter than the typical katana. hi i have all the katanas im on NG+ doing the dlc and i feel im not doing enough damage i lvled up quite a bit but i was wondering what katana do u reccomend and what infusion should it have i always go with fire but i think its a bit weak < > Showing 1-9 of 9 comments . It’s better than all the other katanas on its own, it’s better than all the other katanas when paired with a weapon like estoc. Or get 50+ Dex and use Chaos Blade. If you're throwing together a dex build, these are the best dexterity based weapons you can get your hands on in Dark Souls 3. A short katana wielded by the swordsman and distinguished guest of High Lord Wolnir. 18 STR and 60 DEX nets a Sharp Washing Pole 420 AR, making the third best Katana in terms of physical damage. It's the longest katana in the game, although this comes at the cost of higher stamina usage per swing. (except the washing pole that looks ugly). Thanks You're ruling out the best katana in Dark Souls 3 IMO, but I don't really use them much in this game. Best infusion of katana? It's strongest AR comes from the Hollow infusion. kho. While it does only apply 75% of it's natural bleed aux per l2 hit, that doesn't apply to the rouge. It’s so long and does a high amount of damage, which allows it to make use of the katanas best move, running r1. Apr 1, 2017 @ 9:11am Sharp/Refined. Not changing this Sig until Isaac is playable in Smash Bros. The swordsman was a master of a rare technique, traces of which can be observed in this weapon's strong attack.