An Enchanted Lucerne or Gargoyle's Halberd isn't bad if you want to go that route. For more Str, Butcher's Axe (mildred) and Large Club are good choices, since one has poison and the other scales well and has low req. And you still need to pump enough pts into Int or Faith to use those spells, you also better hope you kill fast enough in 1-3 mins. It's very easy (but time consuming)to farm for regular slab since there are 11 targets per run. Of course, no Dex builds can get away with Painting Guradian Sword or Balder Side Sword. Well, some people like trap characters, so..., who says Gwydolin can't get love? It's 1 unit lighter than Estoc and slightly faster. Even with 99 Str, Dex, Int, Faith (that's all 99 for all 4), the GS of Artorias can only get 720 AR. The difference isn't that big, and many would like to point out that with normal, you can boost it with CMW, or SLB. Fantisize all you want about Gwynevere, just keep in mind that "The Dark Child" is more or less controlling the illusion/knows what's happening. ... Divine: 348(137/211/0/0) Occult: 347(140/207/0/0) Fire: 312(156/0/156/0) Dragonslayer Spear, while it's a unique Faith weapon, is not that good in my opinion. Divine is a gameplay mechanic in Dark Souls and Dark Souls Remastered.It is a debuff status effect and one of the auxiliary special effect and a damage type.. General Information. Like if you accidently hit and agro an NPC. User Info: JimDandD. Pushing to its extremes, assuming 99 in all damage scaling stats, if we take Claymore for an example, Normal +15 = 571, Magic +10 = 646, Enchanted +5 = 664, Divine +10 = 656, Occult +5 = 651. My build is extremely heavy,cause i like heavy armors and weapons.But black knight armor+weapons+gough greatbow all fully upgraded,make my set.Also i honor +15 zweihander due to it's my favourite weapon along black knight greataxe/greatsword and compound bow. Therefore your choice for one game run is 2 normal +15/lightning +5 (nerfed), 2 chaos or fire +5 (heavily nerfed), 1 enchanted +5/magical +10, and 1 divine +10/occult +5. For the argument Magic v.s. I am quite new(43 hours played) to dark souls and I have been through Darkroot forrest/basin, undead burg, undead parish, back to the undead asylum, valley of the drakes (although not all the way through), blighttown and I am currently at sens fortress. I was wondering what was the best weapon to take advantage of the infusion. Best divine weapon? Faith Builds, Divine is "usually" better than Occult but individual weapon can vary. I know with a bit of searching I could probably find them myself but I would like better input for outside sources. (just remember not to use the dance without meaning to)  Moonlight butterfly horn is a special case in that, the damage is extremely low but it's purely magical and probably has the one of the longest reach in game. Alternatively you could get faith instead of int and use the stronger sunlight blade/darkmoon blade with significantly less uses. is steep. There is also the weight issue, which migh triumph any weapon damage argument, unless you don't mind been slow or you don't feel like armor. Lol, atleast Priscilla is real. The GSOA is usually considered a "Faith" weapon even though it has 4 stat scaling modifiers, and it's probably due to its divine damage. As things stands, you might be better off with a +5 Lightning Wing Spear, it's 4.5 units and much lower req. Murakumo is heavy, so at 12 units, a lot of people might consider other choices that has similar or less weight. At first glance, the Claymore might not seem worth the effort. Then you will be able to join again. Of course, these are all PvE arguments, not PvP. Velka's Rapier, an excellent Int weapon that uses Int to deal Occult damages. For Dark Souls on the Xbox 360, a GameFAQs message board topic titled "best divine weapon". That takes the entire argument about which is better and throws it out the window. For pure Str or Dex builds, a lot of people favour either Black Knight or Silver Knight weapons in their respective choices. Just get 40 dex and 40 int and use a falchion+15 with crystal magic weapon . Almsot forgot, Ricard's Rapier is also nice if you can use its special movesets effectively. Iaito is a good choice given its moveset, if you are used to it. The problem with that is, well, it obviously only lasts 60 secs (or 90secs). Str, Dex will probably do better in the earlier levels. Actually very useful for a lot of stuff. Hopefully you've learned by now, but you can just go to the pardoner at the church roof to absolve your sins. For Int builds, Enchanted +5 is probably the highest damage modifier for most weapons if all else is equal, (that's probably why the blue slab is so hard to farm), so there are lots of choices. The other side of the issue is whether or not the enemy you are facing has weakness or resistance to your damage type. IIRC, you only get 2 regular slab in the game and 1 of each color other than the regular one. Currently I would like to try a pure Faith build, but with such low dex and strength for PvP I have no idea what weapon would be beneficial in my case. It's too heavy and the req. A Divine +10 Claymore is popular, Flamberge isn't bad either, since it has bleed. I'm going through Dark Souls for maybe the 16th time or so, and I realized I have never played through the game with a divine/occult weapon. Anyway, after all that, I sometimes feel the whole damage thing is moot, because unless you like using the weapon, it won't be useful to you no matter your build. I don't know if anything can go higher than that. I'll ignore normal weapon selection and go with special weapons. For a Str + Faith build, Grant could be a nice contender, 779 AR if you pursue those 2 stat to the end. Valkinaz. If it was 8 units and 20/20, it might be worthwhile. The GSOA is usually considered a "Faith" weapon even though it has 4 stat scaling modifiers, and it's probably due to its divine damage. A Divine +10 Claymore is popular, Flamberge isn't bad either, since it has bleed. For more Dex builds, the katanas are obvious favorites for many, but if you didn't get to buy them, you are left with Iaito (Swamp treasure), Murakumo or Chaos Blade. Giving him the Large Divine Ember found in the Tomb of the Giants allows him to ascend Divine weapons to +6 and beyond. Faith Builds, Divine is "usually" better than Occult but individual weapon can vary. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. And make sure it's in 2 hands, it's faster and stronger that way. Some love it while some hate it, up to you. Enchanted, it's almost always better to go enchanted unless you can pump enough souls into its secondary scaling stat to get the minium return for a few extra pts of damage, that unless the scaling is high enough, is never worth it. Best weapon for each of the specialized builds. Anyway, as someone has pointed out in this wiki only (caculation table not available elsewhere), Int, Faith scaling are better in the long run, meaning much later levels.