Grafted Blade Greatsword

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attack power elden ring wiki guide 18Attack
Phy 162
Mag 0
Fire 0
Ligt 0
Holy 0
Crit 100
guarded damage negation elden ring wiki guide 18Guard
Phy 80
Mag 48
Fire 48
Ligt 48
Holy 48
Boost 53
attribute scaling elden ring wiki guide 18Scaling
Str C
Dex E
attributes required elden ring wiki guide 18Requires
Str 40
Dex 14
Colossal Sword Standard
Oath of Vengeance FP 20
Wgt. 21.0 passive effects elden ring wiki guide 18Passive -

Grafted Blade Greatsword is a Colossal Sword in Elden Ring. The Grafted Blade Greatsword scales primarily with Strength, with minor scaling in Dexterity. With its heavy set stats and unique skill, this weapon was built to overcome larger beasts and foes it comes into contact with. This Greatsword can only be wielded by a worthy warrior and will require high Strength stats before it can be used. 

 

The storied sword of Castle Morne. A revenger's weapon, it is burdened with oceans of anger and regret. 
One of the legendary armaments. 

A lone surviving champion from a country now vanished was so determined to continue fighting that he claimed the swords of an entire clan of warriors.

 

Where to Find Grafted Blade Greatsword in Elden Ring

The Grafted Blade Greatsword weapon can be found at the following location:

 

Elden Ring Grafted Blade Greatsword Notes & Tips

  • Weapon Skill: Oath of Vengeance
  • This weapon cannot be infused with Ashes of War
  • Cannot be enchanted with Magic nor boosted by Consumables
  • Grafted Blade Greatsword can be upgraded by using Somber Smithing Stones
  • Despite its name, this is the same sword Edgar tells you about
  • This weapon's Skill has duration of 30 seconds, granting 5 points to all Attributes
  • The skill also increases Poise, but only for 1.75 seconds, not the full 30 seconds of the accompanying stat buff, counted from the beginning of the skill animation.
  • Sell Value:  er runes 13 200
  • After 1.04 Patch the last upgrade went from 384 to 396 with the same scaling stats . At 99 str and dex it have 396+538 AR one handed 396+598 two handed
  • Other notes and player tips go here

 

Moveset & Videos in Elden Ring for Grafted Blade Greatsword

  • Videos for the Grafted Blade Greatsword Coming Soon

 

Grafted Blade Greatsword Upgrades in Elden Ring

Please see the Upgrades page to understand the weapon bolstering process.

Requires regular reinforcement with Somber Smithing Stones.

This upgrade cannot be enchanted with Magic or boosted with Consumables.

  Attack Power Stat Scaling Passive Effects Damage Reduction (%)
Grafted Blade Greatsword Phy Mag Fir Lit Hol Sta Str Dex Int Fai Arc Any Phy Mag Fir Lit Hol Bst Rst
Standard 162 - - - - 80 C E - - - - 80 48 48 48 48 53 26
Standard +1 185 - - - - 88 C E - - - - 80 48 48 48 48 53 26
Standard +2 208 - - - - 96 C E - - - - 80 48 48 48 48 54 26
Standard +3 232 - - - - 104 C E - - - - 80 48 48 48 48 54 26
Standard +4 255 - - - - 112 C D - - - - 80 48 48 48 48 55 26
Standard +5 279 - - - - 120 C D - - - - 80 48 48 48 48 55 26
Standard +6 302 - - - - 128 C D - - - - 80 48 48 48 48 56 26
Standard +7 326 - - - - 136 B D - - - - 80 48 48 48 48 56 26
Standard +8 349 - - - - 144 B D - - - - 80 48 48 48 48 57 26
Standard +9 373 - - - - 152 B D - - - - 80 48 48 48 48 57 26
Standard +10 396 - - - - 160 B D - - - - 80 48 48 48 48 58 26

 

 

 




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    • Anonymous

      Hey yo dawg! I heard you like swords so I added swords and swords to your sword so you can sword while you sword!

      • Anonymous

        I wonder how one manages NOT to deal strike damage with this hell of a peace of iron. With a kinetic energy required to swing a thing it should rather crash skulls and bones right away making cutting flesh that covers them a mere side effect.

        • Anonymous

          Is Strength the only stat of importance to you? Do you enjoy sending the small and weak flying with the lightest of attacks? Does crushing poise like the pathetic stat it is excite you? Then this is the weapon for you my friend! With B str. scaling at higher upgrade levels and the ability to bring even the largest of foes to their pathetic knees in recognition of your true superiority this weapon will have no problems carrying you to your final destination in overwhelmingly crushing POWER! This thing pairs well with the turtle charm for faster stamina regen, winged sword insignia for MORE DAMAGE with successive attacks. I also recommend the Champions armor set and the Lone Wolf ashes for that truely barbarian conquer vide but your best friend wolves will hunt down and destroy poise even faster.

          • Anonymous

            You’ve heard of Sword made of crystals and Sword made blood, so now get ready for...
            Sword made of Swords!

            • Anonymous

              Haven't played since doing 2 playthroughs right after launch, with the patch that buffed speed and guard for colossal weapons, is this one more viable (as in you can actually get away with doing something other than jump R2 spam) and fun than it used to be?

              • Anonymous

                If you're doing a pure strength build like I was don't fully upgrade this weapon. The Ruins greatsword outclasses this weapon in damage completely and the buff this weapons gives tapers off pretty hard when you reach the soft caps for certain stats. I imagine it might be good for a quality build or some other duel strength build but I haven't tried it.

                • The blades even kinda look like raven feathers, hmmm. Would’ve been really cool if the current AoW buffs could be augmented via a charged R2 into a projectile cluster that shot them all at the target for a proc bleed, and then they get recalled back to the sword after hit (or regardless). Maybe they could even make a raven cawing sound while they attack.

                  • Anonymous

                    i never did bother thinking about this specific legendary weapon but i was thinking about it and realized that it gets its name because it's made out of several different blades, similar to grafting only without severing limbs

                    • I am pretty sure the ash of war doesn't actually increase poise, just stats. You can find the effect in SpEffectParam -> 1850 (found the ID by using the Hexinton CE table effect logger). I looked at the values and it just increases the stats, not poise, but I may be wrong here. Needs actual testing.

                      • Anonymous

                        A great off-hand colossal sword for the fashion oriented dual CS users who want lots of damage and a useful buff.

                        • Anonymous

                          Did this item get its description changed? I could of swore it used to say something about the "avenger" falling at the hands of Godfrey.

                          • Anonymous

                            It's tough to beat this in terms of raw damage. Unless I'm fighting a quick enemy, I end up using this at +9, or Ordovis' Greatsword +9/Death's Poker +9 most of the time. The poise damage on it is crazy, so, along with the high damage and the AoW, as long as you can get 1 hit in, you can usually just chain stagger them to death if they survive the first blow or 2. Also can be incredible for Crit attacks. When I hit a Golem with a crit, it does almost 11K damage, which is bonkers. Pump your END up enough to wear something like Tree Sentinal, Radahn's Lion or Crucible Tree/Axe set and still be able to mid roll, and you are an absolute tank.

                            • Anonymous

                              For everyone reading: This is the best scaling STARTING str weapon for that strong build playthrough you've been putting off.

                              Slap on five somber stones early and use the (relatively) low wielding reqs to start smashing your way through the game.

                              • Ahh, thinking back to the beginning of my first playthrough, young, dumb, and inexperienced. First souls game. Sold this to merchant kale for a whopping 200 runes. Thankfully it cane be acquired early in the game

                                • Anonymous

                                  Been toying with this with my new Str. character since I blew past it the first time. the 1.04 base damage upgrade is pretty huge: It going up to near 400 raw damage before scaling compared to Ruin GS's 303 isn't something to overlook, and considering you can get it very early in the game without dealing with a particularly nasty duo makes it more of a contender.

                                  I'm...mixed on the skill. The stat boost and poise is handy for squeezing out more damage out of the thing, especially early on, but there's clearly better alternatives. Still, if you're looking for an early game Somber Str. weapon this will more than certainly do the job.

                                  • Anonymous

                                    This is the ultimate twink weapon to kill low level invaders btw. You can get absurd Defense values (which reduces incoming damage by a flat amount) by stacking a number of bonus stat buffs.
                                    1) Start with the Samurai class
                                    2) Rush Strength Knot Crystal Tear (Stormhill) and Starscourge Heirloom (Fort Gael). These will give you the stats to wield the GBG without leveling anything up.
                                    3) Go head for Morne castle, picking up a +1 somberstones near the Night Cavalry at the bridge, the morningstar near Irina, and a +2 somberstone near jellyfish at the beach. Also while you're running around, don't forget to pick up Golden Seeds, Sacred Tears, Lift keys, and other such key items.
                                    4) Skip straight to Castle Morne bossfight and kill the Leonine Misbegotten. Receive the GBG as your reward.
                                    5) Upgrade your weapon to +1, +2 at most for pvp search range purposes. *Remember this build is better the lower level you are.
                                    6) Kill Greydoll using the Morningstar for a free 70k souls (Route: 3rd church of Marika teleporter -> Bestial Sanctum -> Lenne's Rise spiritspring-> Minor Erdtree spiritspring -> and you're right at Greydoll & Fort Faroth). Level Vigor to 30, Strength as much as you can (probably around 20 at this point).
                                    Optional Step: pick up Radagon's Soreseal from the fort. I don't use this because of the increased damage taken, but it does give you another +5 str, dex, vig and end, if you want to stay even lower level than what I am suggesting)
                                    8) Kill Margit for your second talisman slot. You can now equip that Radagon Soreseal if you want.
                                    9) Skip through Stormveil using the main gate (it might take a couple tries to learn the ballista timing but the grace is right there. don't worry about dying) then kill Godrick with Nepheli's help for his rune & rememberance. Use the 40k total to level your str to 28 or 23, depending on whether you want to equip Radagon's Soreseal. Remember, this build is better the lower level you are so don't level just because you have excess runes.
                                    10) Go back to the starting gate and access the Divine Tower of Limgrave to activate your Godrick's rune. With this rune and Oath of Vengeance active, you will essentially be at level 120 in terms of Defense. Take a few hits from some random mobs and laugh at the absurdly low damage you take. But you're not quite done yet.
                                    11) Next go grab the Dexterity-Knot Crystal Tear in Liurnia on an island near the Scenic Isle grace. While you're at it, go grab the Two Fingers Heirloom Talisman (optional for more stats) in the Purified Ruins as well as the Sacred Tears and Golden Seeds in the area.
                                    12) Sprint through Raya Lucaria Academy & kill Radagon's Wolf and Renella. Use the runes to buy out Boggart's stock of Boiled Prawn.
                                    13) Speak to the Fingers to receive your third talisman slot. Speak to Gideon so that Nepheli spawns in Roundtable Hold. Speak to Nepheli for the Arsenal Talisman (optional for equipload). Then go to the lower level of Roundtable hold and kill the invader for the Taunter's Tongue.
                                    Congratulations, you've done it. Now you have a build that, at level ~40, has Defense equivalent to a character that's 105-130 levels higher. Accessible, cheap, and efficient equipment that you might want to wear for defenses are the Chain Armor set, the Knight Armor set, and the Scaled Armor set. Add on the Boiled Prawn, and you're nigh unkillable. If you want another stat raising talisman, Millicent's Prosthesis-Wearer Talisman is the next easiest to obtain. You could also go all the way to Godfrey and get your last talisman slot as well as access to Boiled Crab, but that's a bit tough with a +2 special weapon.
                                    Now all that's left to do is to activate your Taunter's Tongue at the Academy Gate Town grace (no gank squad pls, you don't need it) and murder the poor unsuspecting invaders that are simply following Varre's orders. Crouch poke and trade your way to victory.

                                    • Anonymous

                                      At 74 str two handed the damaged increased by about 60-70 for me due to the buff. Pretty solid and rivals the greatsword in terms of damage now, as well as having great blocking stats for a weapon.

                                      • Anonymous

                                        Just so you know, the activation of this skill grants you extra poise (aside from the bonus poise during 30s). It allowed me to stand against a Fire Prelate's jumping attack. Aka you can use it to gain Hyperarmor. Also you can use the activation to poise through even troll attacks. This ash of War is basically Endure with a 30s Godrick rune and Poise bonus, but w/o Endure/Stamp's Dmg negation. The cast time of this is also pretty fast.

                                        • Anonymous

                                          I still say the skill needs a buff to last longer. Should be 1-3 minutes not 30 seconds. We're talking about a non damage skill for a legendary weapon

                                          • Anonymous

                                            As of 1.04, this is the new base damage for the first few upgrade levels.
                                            +0 = 162
                                            +1 = 185
                                            +2 = 208

                                            Also, its blocking stats are now: 80 Phys, 48 everything else, and 53 base guard boost.

                                            • Anonymous

                                              After 1.04 patch the last upgrade went from 384 to 396 with the same scaling stats . At 99 str and dex it have 396+538 AR one handed 396+598 two handed

                                              • Anonymous

                                                396 AR @ +10 now, 80 str giving me +412 damage
                                                Guard Boost 53 @ +10
                                                Physical Damage 80% block, all others 40%

                                                • Anonymous

                                                  This weapon now has 896 AR with 60 STR and 60 DEX. With 60 STR and 14 DEX, it has 819 AR. Both values are when two handed.

                                                  • Anonymous

                                                    After 1.04:


                                                    +0 is 162
                                                    +1 is 185
                                                    +2 is 208
                                                    +3 is 232
                                                    +4 is 255
                                                    +5 is 279
                                                    +6 is 302
                                                    +7 is 326
                                                    +8 is 349
                                                    +9 is 373
                                                    +10 is 396

                                                    Scaling is unchanged.

                                                    • Anonymous

                                                      After the patch Grafted Blade Greatsword +6 has 302 damage, old table says 293 damage so not that much of a buff.

                                                      • Anonymous

                                                        in 1.04, this weapon got buffed. The base damage for the weapon at all upgrade levels are as follows: 162 (+0), 185 (+1), 208 (+2), 232 (+3), 255 (+4), 279 (+5), 302 (+6), 326 (+7), 349 (+8), 373 (+9), 396 (+10)

                                                        • Anonymous

                                                          Patch 1.04 increased base damage to 162 and the Physical damage absorption to 80.0 and the guard boost to 53.

                                                          • Anonymous

                                                            I haves used this weapon ALOT. I highly recommend simply spamming heavy jump attacks + Claw Talisman + Weapon Skill: Oath of Vengeance.

                                                            • Anonymous

                                                              idk if its been pointed out before but the lion relief on the cross guard of this sword is identical to the axe of godrick's

                                                              • Anonymous

                                                                My only beef with this is the scaling doesn’t get a final bump at +10, although I get that it has higher base damage than the other colossal swords

                                                                • Anonymous

                                                                  I would have loved to have seen this sword without all the smaller blades grafted onto it. But I get it, GOT reference and all that.

                                                                  • Anonymous

                                                                    Amazingly fun to use if you use Mouse and keyboard and steer all your swings with control of the camera.

                                                                    You'll probably have a horrible time with this weapon if you rely on lots and lots of lock-on, it's a weapon that benefits from not-locking on whenever you're able

                                                                    • Anonymous

                                                                      Amazingly fun to use if you use Mouse and keyboard and steer all your swings with control of the camera.

                                                                      You'll probably have a horrible time with this weapon if you rely on lots and lots of lock-on, it's a weapon that benefits from not-locking on whenever you're able

                                                                      • Anonymous

                                                                        Lvl 99 GBS is +9 str 58 with a base dmg of 732 and 81 poise

                                                                        pretty much can smoke anything really excited to +10 and get the base dmg over 1000 before capping.

                                                                        also str is B and dex is d

                                                                        this is THE straight physical weapon

                                                                        • Anonymous

                                                                          Not a fan of this weapon’s moveset at all. Just use a Greatsword while you wait for the Ruins or Starscourge instead.

                                                                          • Anonymous

                                                                            Nothing too special about this sword, just rawness. Simple, no crazy weapon art, not elegant at all, but a true sword for a strength build.

                                                                            • Anonymous

                                                                              The weapon art would be amazing if it was on a dagger instead of a colossal weapon. As is this feels pretty bad. Colossal weapons really need a good combat weapon art to give the moveset some variety and adaptability. Still very usable of course, but I'd probably prefer a heavy bloodhound step zwei in any situation.

                                                                              • Anonymous

                                                                                This and the Brick Hammer lose some stats at max level (brick hammer gains boost by 1 but loses a lot of dmg) and this one gains dmg but loses 3 guard boost. I hope this is a bug!

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