Halberds are a type of Weapon in Elden Ring. Halberds strike a balance between moderate damage and long reach, combining straight thrusting attacks and wide swinging strikes. 

Halberds can be modified by a number of Ashes of War to change their Skills or Damage Type, so play around with them and see what you like as you acquire more.

Elden Ring Halberd Range Comparison

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Weapon Range Data for Halberds in Elden Ring. Credits to user Kaj.

 

Elden Ring Halberds

 

Halberds Showcase

 

 

 

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Elden Ring Halberds Base Values

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Name
Phy Mag Fire Ligh Holy Crit
Boost
Str Dex Int Fai Arc Wgt Skill
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Halberd

125

55

-

35

-

35

-

35

-

35

100

42

14

D

12

D

-

-

-

-

-

-

8

16

Charge Forth

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Banished Knight's Halberd

125

55

-

35

-

35

-

35

-

35

100

42

14

D

12

D

-

-

-

-

-

-

8

16

Charge Forth

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Lucerne

121

52

-

33 

-

33 

-

33 

-

33 

100

39

15

12

C

-

-

-

-

-

-

7

16

Charge Forth

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Glaive

 132

60

-

38

-

38

-

38

-

38

100

46

18

D

15

D

-

-

-

-

-

-

10

6

Spinning Slash

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Vulgar Militia Shotel

121

55

0

35

0

35

0

35

0

35

0

42

14

E

16

C

-

-

-

-

-

-

8.0

6 ( - 12)

Spinning Slash

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Vulgar Militia Saw

126

55

0

35

0

35

0

35

0

35

100

42

15

D

13

D

-

-

-

-

-

-

8.0 Spinning Slash
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Guardian's Swordspear

139

57

-

36

-

36

-

36

-

36

100

44

17

E

16

C

-

-

-

-

-

-

9.0

6 ( -12)

Spinning Slash

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Gargoyle's Halberd

131

66

-

42

-

42

-

42

-

42

100

50

26

C

10

E

-

-

-

-

-

-

12.0

6 ( - 12)

Spinning Slash

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Gargoyle's Black Halberd

103

54

-

36

-

36

-

36

123

72

100

50

26

C

10

E

-

-

22

D

-

-

12.0

6 (- 12)

Spinning Slash

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Nightrider Glaive

129

66

-

42

-

42

-

42

-

42

100

50

26

C

10

E

-

-

-

-

-

-

12.0

6 ( - 12)

Spinning Slash

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Pest's Glaive

120

52

-

33

-

33

-

33

-

33

100

39

13

D

13

D

-

-

-

-

-

-

7

6 ( - 12)

Spinning Slash

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Ripple Crescent Halberd

86

56

-

35

-

35

-

35

-

35

100

43

12

-

12

-

-

-

-

-

20

B

8.5

6 ( - 12)

Spinning Slash

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Golden Halberd

134

65

-

41

-

41

-

41

87

56

100

52

30

D

14

E

-

 -

12

D

-

13.5

40

Golden Vow

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Dragon Halberd

135

58

-

37

-

37

-

50

-

37

100

47

22

D

10

D

-

-

-

-

-

-

10.5

17 ( - 11)

Spinning Slash

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Loretta's War Sickle

110

57

71

49

-

36

-

36

-

36

100

46

20

D

15

D

20

D

-

-

-

-

10

14

Loretta's Slash

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Commander's Standard

138

64

0

41

0

41

0

41

0

41

100

49

24

D

14

D

-

-

-

-

-

-

11.5

30

Rallying Standard

 

Elden Ring Halberds Max Standard Values

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Weapon Phy Mag Fir Lit Hol Cri Sta Str Dex Int Fai Arc Any Phy Mag Fir Lit Hol Bst Rst Wgt Upgrade
Banished Knight's Halberd 306 - - - - 100 122 C C - - - - 55 35 35 35 35 42 15 8 Smithing Stones
Commander's Standard 338 - - - - 100 136 B D - - - - 64 41 41 41 41 53 17 11.5 Somber Smithing Stones
Dragon Halberd 330 - - - - 100 136 B C - - - - 58 37 37 50 37 51 16 10.5 Somber Smithing Stones
Gargoyle's Black Halberd 252 - - - 301 100 152 C D - D - - 48 36 36 36 72 55 18 12 Somber Smithing Stones
Gargoyle's Halberd 320 - - - - 100 152 B E - - - - 66 42 42 42 42 50 18 12 Smithing Stones
Glaive 323 - - - - 100 128 C C - - - - 60 38 38 38 38 45 16 10 Smithing Stones
Golden Halberd 328 - - - 213 100 152 B D - D - - 65 41 41 41 56 57 18 13.5 Somber Smithing Stones
Guardian's Swordspear 340 - - - - 100 128 E B - - - - 57 36 36 36 36 43 15 9 Smithing Stones
Halberd 306 - - - - 100 122 C D - - - - 55 35 35 35 35 42 15 8 Smithing Stones
Loretta's War Sickle 269 173 - - - 100 128 C C C - - - 57 49 36 36 36 50 16 10 Somber Smithing Stones
Lucerne 296 - - - - 100 122 D B - - - - 52 33 33 33 33 39 14 7 Smithing Stones
Nightrider Glaive 316 - - - - 100 140 B E - - - - 66 42 42 42 42 50 18 12 Smithing Stones
Pest's Glaive 294 - - - - 100 114 D C - - - - 52 33 33 33 33 39 14 7 Smithing Stones
Ripple Crescent Halberd 210 - - - - 100 124 - - - - S - 56 35 35 35 35 42 15 8.5 Smithing Stones
Vulgar Militia Saw 308 - - - - 100 128 D C - - - hemorrhage status effect elden ring wiki guide 25px(55) 55 35 35 35 35 42 15 8 Smithing Stones
Vulgar Militia Shotel 296 - - - - 100 128 E B - - - - 55 35 35 35 35 42 15 8 Smithing Stones

Elden Ring Halberds Max Heavy Upgrades

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Weapon Phy Mag Fir Lit Hol Cri Sta Str Dex Int Fai Arc Any Phy Mag Fir Lit Hol Bst Rst Wgt
Banished Knight's Halberd 282 - - - - 100 122 A - - - - - 55 35 35 35 35 38 15 8
Gargoyle's Halberd 275 - - - - 100 167 S - - - - - 66 42 42 42 42 46 18 12
Glaive 296 - - - - 100 128 A - - - - - 60 38 38 38 38 41 16 10
Guardian's Swordspear 312 - - - - 100 128 B - - - - - 57 36 36 36 36 39 15 9
Halberd 282 - - - - 100 122 A - - - - - 55 35 35 35 35 38 15 8
Lucerne 272 - - - - 100 122 A - - - - - 52 33 33 33 33 36 14 7
Nightrider Glaive 270 - - - - 100 154 S - - - - - 66 42 42 42 42 46 18 12
Pest's Glaive 270 - - - - 100 114 A - - - - - 52 33 33 33 33 36 14 7
Vulgar Militia Saw 282 - - - - 100 128 A - - - - hemorrhage status effect elden ring wiki guide 25px(55) 55 35 35 35 35 38 15 8
Vulgar Militia Shotel 272 - - - - 100 128 A - - - - - 55 35 35 35 35 38 15 8

Elden Ring Halberds Max Keen Upgrades

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Weapon Phy Mag Fir Lit Hol Cri Sta Str Dex Int Fai Arc Any Phy Mag Fir Lit Hol Bst Rst Wgt
Banished Knight's Halberd 282 - - - - 100 122 E B - - - - 55 35 35 35 35 38 15 8
Gargoyle's Halberd 293 - - - - 100 152 E A - - - - 66 42 42 42 42 46 18 12
Glaive 296 - - - - 100 128 E B - - - - 60 38 38 38 38 41 16 10
Guardian's Swordspear 312 - - - - 100 128 - A - - - - 57 36 36 36 36 39 15 9
Halberd 282 - - - - 100 122 E B - - - - 55 35 35 35 35 38 15 8
Lucerne 255 - - - - 100 134 E A - - - - 52 33 33 33 33 36 14 7
Nightrider Glaive 289 - - - - 100 140 E A - - - - 66 42 42 42 42 46 18 12
Pest's Glaive 270 - - - - 100 114 E A - - - - 52 33 33 33 33 36 14 7
Vulgar Militia Saw 282 - - - - 100 128 E B - - - hemorrhage status effect elden ring wiki guide 25px(55) 55 35 35 35 35 38 15 8
Vulgar Militia Shotel 255 - - - - 100 140 E A - - - - 55 35 35 35 35 38 15 8

Elden Ring Halberds Max Quality Upgrades

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Weapon Phy Mag Fir Lit Hol Cri Sta Str Dex Int Fai Arc Any Phy Mag Fir Lit Hol Bst Rst Wgt
Banished Knight's Halberd 246 - - - - 100 122 B B - - - - 55 35 35 35 35 38 15 8
Gargoyle's Halberd 256 - - - - 100 152 B B - - - - 66 42 42 42 42 46 18 12
Glaive 258 - - - - 100 128 B B - - - - 60 38 38 38 38 41 16 10
Guardian's Swordspear 272 - - - - 100 128 B B - - - - 57 36 36 36 36 39 15 9
Halberd 246 - - - - 100 122 B B - - - - 55 35 35 35 35 38 15 8
Lucerne 237 - - - - 100 122 B B - - - - 52 33 33 33 33 36 14 7
Nightrider Glaive 252 - - - - 100 140 B B - - - - 66 42 42 42 42 46 18 12
Pest's Glaive 235 - - - - 100 114 B B - - - - 52 33 33 33 33 36 14 7
Vulgar Militia Saw 246 - - - - 100 128 B B - - - hemorrhage status effect elden ring wiki guide 25px(55) 55 35 35 35 35 38 15 8
Vulgar Militia Shotel 237 - - - - 100 128 B B - - - - 55 35 35 35 35 38 15 8

Elden Ring Halberds Max Fire Upgrades

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Weapon Phy Mag Fir Lit Hol Cri Sta Str Dex Int Fai Arc Any Phy Mag Fir Lit Hol Bst Rst Wgt
Banished Knight's Halberd 204 - 204 - - 100 122 C E - - -   52.25 33.25 43.75 40.25 33.25 35 14.25 8
Gargoyle's Halberd 212 - 212 - - 100 152 C E - - -   62.7 39.9 52.5 48.3 39.9 42 17.1 12
Glaive 214 - 214 - - 100 128 C E - - -   57 36.1 47.5 43.7 36.1 38 15.2 10
Guardian's Swordspear 226 - 226 - - 100 128 C E - - -   54.15 34.2 45 41.4 34.2 36 14.25 9
Halberd 204 - 204 - - 100 122 C E - - -   52.5 33.25 43.75 40.25 33.25 35 14.25 8
Lucerne 197 - 197 - - 100 122 C E - - -   49.4 31.35 41.25 37.95 31.35 33 13.3 7
Nightrider Glaive 209 - 209 - - 100 140 B E - - -   62.7 39.9 52.5 48.3 39.9 42 17.1 12
Pest's Glaive 195 - 195 - - 100 114 C E - - -   49.4 31.35 41.25 37.95 31.35 33 13.3 7
Vulgar Militia Saw 204 - 204 - - 100 128 C E - - -
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52.25 33.25 43.75 40.25 33.25 35 14.25 8
Vulgar Militia Shotel 197 - 197 - - 100 128 B E - - -   52.25 33.25 43.75 40.25 33.25 35 14.25 8

Elden Ring Halberds Max Flame Upgrades

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Weapon Phy Mag Fir Lit Hol Cri Sta Str Dex Int Fai Arc Any Phy Mag Fir Lit Hol Bst Rst Wgt
Banished Knight's Halberd 234 - 234 - - 100 122 E E - B - - 52.25 33.25 43.75 40.25 33.25 35 14.25 8
Gargoyle's Halberd 243 - 243 - - 100 152 D E - B - - 62.7 39.9 52.5 48.3 39.9 42 17.1 12
Glaive 245 - 245 - - 100 128 E E - B - - 57 36.1 47.5 43.7 36.1 38 15.2 10
Guardian's Swordspear 259 - 259 - - 100 128 E E - C - - 54.15 34.2 45 41.4 34.2 36 14.25 9
Halberd 234 - 234 - - 100 122 E E - B - - 52.5 33.25 43.75 40.25 33.25 35 14.25 8
Lucerne 226 - 226 - - 100 122 E E - B - - 49.4 31.35 41.25 37.95 31.35 33 13.3 7
Nightrider Glaive 239 - 239 - - 100 140 D E - B - - 62.7 39.9 52.5 48.3 39.9 42 17.1 12
Pest's Glaive 224 - 224 - - 100 114 E E - B - - 49.4 31.35 41.25 37.95 31.35 33 13.3 7
Vulgar Militia Saw 234 - 234 - - 100 128 E E - B - hemorrhage status effect elden ring wiki guide 25px(55) 52.25 33.25 43.75 40.25 33.25 35 14.25 8
Vulgar Militia Shotel 226 - 226 - - 100 128 E D - B - - 52.25 33.25 43.75 40.25 33.25 35 14.25 8

Elden Ring Halberds Max Lightning Upgrades

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Weapon Phy Mag Fir Lit Hol Cri Sta Str Dex Int Fai Arc Any Phy Mag Fir Lit Hol Bst Rst Wgt
Banished Knight's Halberd 204 - - 204 - 100 122 E C - - - - 52.25 33.25 40.25 43.75 33.25 35 14.25 8
Gargoyle's Halberd 212 - - 212 - 100 152 E C - - - - 62.7 39.9 48.3 52.5 39.9 42 17.1 12
Glaive 214 - - 214 - 100 128 E C - - - - 57 36.1 43.7 47.5 36.1 38 15.2 10
Guardian's Swordspear 226 - - 226 - 100 128 E C - - - - 54.15 34.2 41.4 45 34.2 36 14.25 9
Halberd 204 - - 204 - 100 122 E C - - - - 52.5 33.25 40.25 43.75 33.25 35 14.25 8
Lucerne 197 - - 197 - 100 122 E C - - - - 49.4 31.35 37.95 41.25 31.35 33 13.3 7
Nightrider Glaive 209 - - 209 - 100 140 E B - - - - 62.7 39.9 48.3 52.5 39.9 42 17.1 12
Pest's Glaive 195 - - 195 - 100 114 E C - - - - 49.4 31.35 37.95 41.25 31.35 33 13.3 7
Vulgar Militia Saw 204 - - 204 - 100 128 E C - - - hemorrhage status effect elden ring wiki guide 25px(55) 52.25 33.25 40.25 43.75 33.25 35 14.25 8
Vulgar Militia Shotel 197 - - 197 - 100 128 E B - - - - 52.25 33.25 40.25 43.75 33.25 35 14.25 8

Elden Ring Halberds Max Sacred Upgrades

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Weapon Phy Mag Fir Lit Hol Cri Sta Str Dex Int Fai Arc Any Phy Mag Fir Lit Hol Bst Rst Wgt
Banished Knight's Halberd 234 - - - 234 100 122 E E - B - - 52.25 40.25 33.25 33.25 43.75 35 14.25 8
Gargoyle's Halberd 243 - - - 243 100 152 D E - B - - 62.7 48.3 39.9 39.9 52.5 42 17.1 12
Glaive 245 - - - 245 100 128 E E - B - - 57 43.7 36.1 36.1 47.5 38 15.2 10
Guardian's Swordspear 259 - - - 259 100 128 E E - C - - 54.15 41.4 34.2 34.2 45 36 14.25 9
Halberd 234 - - - 234 100 122 E E - B - - 52.5 40.25 33.25 33.25 43.75 35 14.25 8
Lucerne 226 - - - 226 100 122 E E - B - - 49.4 37.95 31.35 31.35 41.25 33 13.3 7
Nightrider Glaive 239 - - - 239 100 140 D E - B - - 62.7 48.3 39.9 39.9 52.5 42 17.1 12
Pest's Glaive 224 - - - 224 100 114 E E - B - - 49.4 37.95 31.35 31.35 41.25 33 13.3 7
Vulgar Militia Saw 234 - - - 234 100 128 E E - B - hemorrhage status effect elden ring wiki guide 25px(55) 52.25 40.25 33.25 33.25 43.75 35 14.25 8
Vulgar Militia Shotel 226 - - - 226 100 128 E D - B - - 52.25 40.25 33.25 33.25 43.75 35 14.25 8

Elden Ring Halberds Max Magic Upgrades

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Weapon Phy Mag Fir Lit Hol Cri Sta Str Dex Int Fai Arc Any Phy Mag Fir Lit Hol Bst Rst Wgt
Banished Knight's Halberd 234 234 - - - 100 122 E E B - - - 52.25 43.75 33.25 33.25 40.25 35 14.25 8
Gargoyle's Halberd 243 243 - - - 100 152 E E B - - - 62.7 52.5 39.9 39.9 48.3 42 17.1 12
Glaive 245 245 - - - 100 128 E E B - - - 57 47.5 36.1 36.1 43.7 38 15.2 10
Guardian's Swordspear 259 259 - - - 100 128 E E C - - - 54.15 45 34.2 34.2 41.4 36 14.25 9
Halberd 234 234 - - - 100 122 E E B - - - 52.5 43.75 33.25 33.25 40.25 35 14.25 8
Lucerne 226 226 - - - 100 122 E E B - - - 49.4 41.25 31.35 31.35 37.95 33 13.3 7
Nightrider Glaive 239 239 - - - 100 140 E E B - - - 62.7 52.5 39.9 39.9 48.3 42 17.1 12
Pest's Glaive 224 224 - - - 100 114 E E B - - - 49.4 41.25 31.35 31.35 37.95 33 13.3 7
Vulgar Militia Saw 234 234 - - - 100 128 E E B - - hemorrhage status effect elden ring wiki guide 25px(55) 52.25 43.75 33.25 33.25 40.25 35 14.25 8
Vulgar Militia Shotel 226 226 - - - 100 128 E E B - - - 52.25 43.75 33.25 33.25 40.25 35 14.25 8

Elden Ring Halberds Max Cold Upgrades

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Weapon Phy Mag Fir Lit Hol Cri Sta Str Dex Int Fai Arc Any Phy Mag Fir Lit Hol Bst Rst Wgt
Banished Knight's Halberd 216 172 - - - 100 122 C C B - - frostbite status effect elden ring wiki guide 25px(127) 52.25 40.25 33.25 33.25 33.25 35 14.25 8
Gargoyle's Halberd 225 180 - - - 100 152 B E C - - frostbite status effect elden ring wiki guide 25px(127) 62.7 48.3 39.9 39.9 39.9 42 17.1 12
Glaive 226 181 - - - 100 128 C C C - - frostbite status effect elden ring wiki guide 25px(127) 57 43.7 36.1 36.1 36.1 38 15.2 10
Guardian's Swordspear 239 190 - - - 100 128 E B D - - frostbite status effect elden ring wiki guide 25px(127) 54.15 41.4 34.2 34.2 34.2 36 14.25 9
Halberd 216 172 - - - 100 122 B C C - - frostbite status effect elden ring wiki guide 25px(127) 52.25 40.25 33.25 33.25 33.25 35 14.25 8
Lucerne 208 167 - - - 100 122 D B C - - frostbite status effect elden ring wiki guide 25px(127) 49.4 37.95 31.35 31.35 31.35 33 13.3 7
Nightrider Glaive 221 176 - - - 100 140 B E C - - frostbite status effect elden ring wiki guide 25px(127) 62.7 48.3 39.9 39.9 39.9 42 17.1 12
Pest's Glaive 207 165 - - - 100 114 C B C - - frostbite status effect elden ring wiki guide 25px(127) 49.4 37.95 31.35 31.35 31.35 33 13.3 7
Vulgar Militia Saw 216 172 - - - 100 128 D B C - - frostbite status effect elden ring wiki guide 25px(127)
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52.25 40.25 33.25 33.25 33.25 35 14.25 8
Vulgar Militia Shotel 208 167 - - - 100 128 E B C - - frostbite status effect elden ring wiki guide 25px(127) 52.25 40.25 33.25 33.25 33.25 35 14.25 8

Elden Ring Halberds Max Poison Upgrades

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Weapon Phy Mag Fir Lit Hol Cri Sta Str Dex Int Fai Arc Any Phy Mag Fir Lit Hol Bst Rst Wgt
Banished Knight's Halberd 258 - - - - 100 122 C B - - D poison status effect elden ring wiki guide 25px(115) 52.25 33.25 33.25 33.25 33.25 35 15 8
Gargoyle's Halberd 268 - - - - 100 152 B E - - D poison status effect elden ring wiki guide 25px(115) 62.7 39.9 39.9 39.9 39.9 42 18 12
Glaive 270 - - - - 100 128 C C - - D poison status effect elden ring wiki guide 25px(115) 57 36.1 36.1 36.1 36.1 38 16 10
Guardian's Swordspear 285 - - - - 100 128 E B - - D poison status effect elden ring wiki guide 25px(115) 54.15 34.2 34.2 34.2 34.2 36 15 9
Halberd 258 - - - - 100 122 B C - - D poison status effect elden ring wiki guide 25px(115) 52.25 33.25 33.25 33.25 33.25 35 15 8
Lucerne 249 - - - - 100 122 D B - - D poison status effect elden ring wiki guide 25px(115) 49.4 31.35 31.35 31.35 31.35 33 14 7
Nightrider Glaive 264 - - - - 100 140 B E - - D poison status effect elden ring wiki guide 25px(115) 62.7 39.9 39.9 39.9 39.9 42 18 12
Pest's Glaive 247 - - - - 100 114 C B - - D poison status effect elden ring wiki guide 25px(115) 49.4 31.35 31.35 31.35 31.35 33 14 7
Vulgar Militia Saw 258 - - - - 100 128 C B - - D poison status effect elden ring wiki guide 25px(115)
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52.25 33.25 33.25 33.25 33.25 35 15 8
Vulgar Militia Shotel 249 - - - - 100 128 E A - - D poison status effect elden ring wiki guide 25px(115) 52.25 33.25 33.25 33.25 33.25 35 15 8

Elden Ring Halberds Max Blood Upgrades

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Weapon Phy Mag Fir Lit Hol Cri Sta Str Dex Int Fai Arc Any Phy Mag Fir Lit Hol Bst Rst Wgt
Banished Knight's Halberd 258 - - - - 100 122 C B - - D hemorrhage status effect elden ring wiki guide 25px(100) 52.25 33.25 33.25 33.25 33.25 35 14.25 8
Gargoyle's Halberd 268 - - - - 100 152 B E - - D hemorrhage status effect elden ring wiki guide 25px(100) 62.7 39.9 39.9 39.9 39.9 42 17.1 12
Glaive 270 - - - - 100 128 C C - - D hemorrhage status effect elden ring wiki guide 25px(100) 57 36.1 36.1 36.1 36.1 38 15.2 10
Guardian's Swordspear 285 - - - - 100 128 E B - - D hemorrhage status effect elden ring wiki guide 25px(100) 54.15 34.2 34.2 34.2 34.2 36 14.25 9
Halberd 258 - - - - 100 122 B C - - D hemorrhage status effect elden ring wiki guide 25px(100) 52.25 33.25 33.25 33.25 33.25 35 14.25 8
Lucerne 249 - - - - 100 122 D B - - D hemorrhage status effect elden ring wiki guide 25px(100) 49.4 31.35 31.35 31.35 31.35 33 13.3 7
Nightrider Glaive 264 - - - - 100 140 B E - - D hemorrhage status effect elden ring wiki guide 25px(100) 62.7 39.9 39.9 39.9 39.9 42 17.1 12
Pest's Glaive 247 - - - - 100 114 C B - - D hemorrhage status effect elden ring wiki guide 25px(100) 49.4 31.35 31.35 31.35 31.35 33 13.3 7
Vulgar Militia Saw 258 - - - - 100 128 C B - - D hemorrhage status effect elden ring wiki guide 25px(100) 52.25 33.25 33.25 33.25 33.25 35 14.25 8
Vulgar Militia Shotel 249 - - - - 100 128 E A - - D hemorrhage status effect elden ring wiki guide 25px(100) 52.25 33.25 33.25 33.25 33.25 35 14.25 8

Elden Ring Halberds Max Occult Upgrades

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Weapon Phy Mag Fir Lit Hol Cri Sta Str Dex Int Fai Arc Any Phy Mag Fir Lit Hol Bst Rst Wgt
Banished Knight's Halberd 270 - - - - 100 122 E D - - A - 55 35 35 35 35 38 15 8
Gargoyle's Halberd 281 - - - - 100 152 D E - - B - 66 42 42 42 42 46 18 12
Glaive 283 - - - - 100 128 D D - - B - 60 38 38 38 38 41 16 10
Guardian's Swordspear 299 - - - - 100 128 E D - - B - 57 36 36 36 36 39 15 9
Halberd 270 - - - - 100 122 D E - - A - 55 35 35 35 35 38 15 8
Lucerne 261 - - - - 100 122 E D - - B - 52 33 33 33 33 36 14 7
Nightrider Glaive 276 - - - - 100 140 D E - - B - 66 42 42 42 42 46 18 12
Pest's Glaive 258 - - - - 100 114 E D - - A - 52 33 33 33 33 36 14 7
Vulgar Militia Saw 270 - - - - 100 128 E D - - B hemorrhage status effect elden ring wiki guide 25px(50) 55 35 35 35 35 38 15 8
Vulgar Militia Shotel 261 - - - - 100 128 E D - - B - 55 35 35 35 35 38 15 8

 




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    • Anonymous

      Halberds are probably the most accessible weapon class to people who are starting to pvp, theres some variety in the moveset with wide arcs, downwards slashes, and poking attacks.

      • Anonymous

        Enough hate. Now how to deal with stacked poise halberd + offhand estoc? My build with no poise and two handing light weapon never have a chance

        • Anonymous

          I like the nightrider glaive. +24 lightning affinity with spinning strikes or stormcaller, the spinning strikes AoW has the better follow up attacks of the two for my money.

          • Anonymous

            They replaced the insta running R1 attack katanas had with a slower version just to pass that cancer here.

            • Anonymous

              These weapons have the potential to be so fun, but some halberd players just exclusively running r1 whiff punish and i wonder how they don't fall asleep.

              • Anonymous

                for those wondering, normal halberd has *slightly* better strength scaling than Banished, and vice versa with dexterity, making base halberd better for strength based builds, while banished is better for quality/dex.
                P.S. also keep in mind weapon length.

                • Anonymous

                  I think some Halberd work much better with Reaper's default R1 moveset than the either the default R1s or poking ones. Mainly those shaped like a poleaxe: Dragon Halberd and Lucerne. Reaper's diagonal chopping moveset also fits both of Vulgar Militia weapons very well: one is a shotel on a stick, the other is a saw on a stick, so itakes sense and looks cool.

                  • Anonymous

                    Oh look, your opponent has a main hand halberd, and an off hand thrusting sword. Wonder where they came up with that BIG BRAIN strategy.

                    • Anonymous

                      Probably the most accessible weapon class for people trying to get into PvP. Good reach, good 1 handed, 2 handed, and powerstanced movesets with a mix of stabs and slashes, and versatile ashes of war.

                      • Anonymous

                        I love how entitled Halberd users are. Like they point down and say get gud against practically every other build, but the moment they go up against dual greatspears or a Greatshield they cry that those players are on Ez mode. As if all thrust weapons aren’t problematic.

                        • Anonymous

                          Anyone else tired of people spamming the halberd running attack? like, its not hard to dodge its just annoying and if a decent player has one you just cant do anything. I swear this weapon class is a crutch to like 50% of the playerbase

                          • Anonymous

                            I miss designs like Black Knight Halberd or Splitleaf greatsword, the halberds in this game are pretty disappointing to me in terms of design.

                            • Anonymous

                              So the most recent patch says it improves the guard counter of halberds, but it's way worse than any weapon type, just a basic soldier with a dagger stuns me in one hit, with full bullgoat, but with a straight sword I can successfully guard counter, every time it's not fixed in the slightest.

                              • Anonymous

                                The over head r2s are just so perfect. Pvp or pve. People can’t help but walk into them. And the followup r1 surprise is icing on the cake.

                                • Anonymous

                                  After using mainly axes and daggers for my first few hundred hours, I decided to give this weapon class a try and it feels like I moved from the slums to the wealthy suburbs. It feels nice to be able to play reactively instead of planning ahead for every attack string. I didn't realize how much axes in particular were really lacking until I tried this class and straight swords.

                                  • I’m deciding between the Guardian’s Swordspear and Banished Knight’s Halberd. I’ll use Int or Faith affinities, so I think the Banished Knight’s Halberd has better scaling, even though Guardian’s Swordspear has better damage overall. The ashes of war damage doesn’t seem to change. I have only enough materials to upgrade one. What are your thoughts?

                                    • If that image is right then BK has slightly more range over its basic cousin. At least that's something to set them apart. I wonder if it uses a tiny bit more stamina too?

                                      • Anonymous

                                        Hot take: I liked running attack from DS3 much more than the poke, that lets be honest, doesnt fit half of the halberds (how do you poke with shotel or saw, come on). At least they could make some weapons with poke running r1 and some with overhead swing.

                                        • Anonymous

                                          Power stance halberd wreck like crazy. The running r1 catches people off guard like crazy because of the poke/thrust meta

                                          • Anonymous

                                            I wish they would just ditch the spinning heavy attack on Halberds already. Not only does it take forever to charge, it takes forever to do the full damage. I always get hit before the second attack lands - which no other weapon class has to deal with. It looks silly too. Seems like the Japanese weapons are the only ones with realistic, well-thought-out movesets. I wonder why that is...

                                            • Anonymous

                                              Wish we had more Int scaling ones than Loretta's, would love to run an INT build with a halberd that didn't require me get to the end of the game

                                              • Anonymous

                                                Damn, and here I was thinking this weapon class wouldn't be able to top the general usefulness it hit in DS3. I will happily eat my words there.

                                                • Anonymous

                                                  as someone who mainly plays with swords i cannot get the hang of this moveset for the life of me. i've been trying to put my finger on it and i think it's the fact that halberd attacks don't move you forward nearly as much as, say, straight swords. even colossal swords have a pretty acrobatic moveset for how slow they are. how do y'all manage positioning when you gotta stand relatively still to do melee damage?

                                                  • Anonymous

                                                    Rip the Black Knight Halberd design. This is my absolute favorite weapon class, but the old guandao look will be missed

                                                    • Anonymous

                                                      It saddens me that the Bardiche never returned. It's ok though, there are still plenty of other Halberds to use.

                                                      • Anonymous

                                                        Bloody awesome weapon category. Long reach, PERFECT running attacks (poke for R1 running, and slash for R2), fast attacks, long reach, good poise damage, good damage overall. Rolling attacks are also quite fast and good.

                                                        The only meh thing I can think about are slow guard counters (as compared, for example, with great spears) and maybe not so good charged R2s.

                                                        • Anonymous

                                                          Guardian swordspear looks down on gundyrs Halberd with its 800 physical ar each and powerstance capability

                                                          • Anonymous

                                                            to add on to halberd post... 10 weapons have the same WA ik with ashes of war u can change this but come on FS! some thought would have been nice

                                                            • Anonymous

                                                              DS3 halberds are superior! Gundyr with insane damage and durability! Splitleaf with Insane WA and infinite glitch! Black knight halberd with good demon damage and good durability! and of course the crucifix of the mad king! Mad damage, resinable, and one of the best weapon arts ever made! I find halberds in elden ring to be... meh, they mostly have the same weapon art, which sucks! I hope a DLC will make halberds great again

                                                              • Anonymous

                                                                DS3 halberds are superior! Gundyr with insane damage and durability! Splitleaf with Insane WA and infinite glitch! Black knight halberd with good demon damage and good durability! and of course the crucifix of the mad king! Mad damage, resinable, and one of the best weapon arts ever made! I find halberds in elden ring to be... meh, they mostly have the same weapon art, which sucks! I hope a DLC will make halberds great again

                                                                • Anonymous

                                                                  DS3 halberds are superior! Gundyr with insane damage and durability! Splitleaf with Insane WA and infinite glitch! Black knight halberd with good demon damage and good durability! and of course the crucifix of the mad king! Mad damage, resinable, and one of the best weapon arts ever made! I find halberds in elden ring to be... meh, they mostly have the same weapon art, which sucks! I hope a DLC will make halberds great again

                                                                  • In my opinion, halberds are the best non-colossal weapons for if you plan on two-handing (not dual wielding, holding it with 2 hands).

                                                                    -The poise damage is very high, just barely behind greatswords.

                                                                    -The running R1 is (in my opinion) the most effective attack for pressuring other players with its huge momentum and spamability.

                                                                    -The damage for halberds is basically identical to greatswords. For example, a heavy Iron Greatsword and heavy Nightrider Glaive at 54 strength both have 725 damage (Both of these have the highest pure physical damage in their class).

                                                                    The one downside is the slow horizontal R2 attacks. The exceptions to this are the Lucerne, Golden halberd and the nightrider glaive, having vertical R2's which are much better.

                                                                    • Anonymous

                                                                      Halberd tips aren't the best. For instance the normal "Halberd" has a stabbing m1 animation while standing still but the "Glaive" has an overhead swing and etc. I prefer the stabbing animation but I think only 3 of them have it from the shape of the halberds (No clue since, again, the info of the halberds only lets us know the Swordspear and Loretta's has the under-swing animation).

                                                                      • Anonymous

                                                                        Any advice on the Golden halberd? Im doing a strength build and it seems to be working but do any of you guys recommend i change?

                                                                        • Anonymous

                                                                          The halberd has been my first choice of weapon since Demon Souls and I've never regretted it. Strong attack (Sweep) will catch most dodging side to side if they're not careful. The light attack (Poke) is great at keeping enemies at distance and can catch people in PvP trying to get away to heal. If they run at you to attack just press dodge to step back and follow up with a forward step poke. I've done so many builds in ER with this weapon (Ice Paladin mixed with faith, Mad Knight, Necro Knight) and I would recommend anyone to take the time to plan builds around this with a shield or no shield.

                                                                          • Anonymous

                                                                            This weapon class needs a poise damage nerf in pvp. Pretty absurd that an r1 can shut down anyone who isnt wearing full bull goats. Even when they should have hyper armor. They do even more poise damage than ultras, have more reach and a higher attack speed. Worst of all they seem nearly impossible to parry.

                                                                            TLDR Halberds are the most unbalanced weapon class in the game with no real downsides.

                                                                            • Anonymous

                                                                              I personally struggle the make Halberds work. Some of them have the Reaper moveset, but don't hook behind shields as Reapers do. The others have the thrusting L1s, but you drop your shield when using them and there's no ramp up on R2 the way a Lance has.

                                                                              For all the ones I could check, they use the same powerstance moveset as Reapers, but without the hooking behind shields. And Reapers have similar stance breaking damage.

                                                                              I'm happy for everyone that enjoys these weapons, but I just can't see any real advantage to them.

                                                                              Not a hatepost and not suggesting we min-max the fun away, but an entire class of weapons could bring something unique. I wish we got a Poleaxe, which would do piercing or slashing or strike damage, whichever was max against any particular enemy when two-handing it. Because that was a real weapon and it actually was two-handed. That would be a fun and unique halberd.

                                                                              Or, did I miss something?

                                                                              • Anonymous

                                                                                Probably my favorite weapon class after 500 hours. For strength I recommend the Nightrider Glaive or the Gargoyle Halberd. For dexterity or intelligence, I recommend the Guardian Swordspear or the Vulgar Militia Shotel. My favorite thing about halberds is their running attacks. All of the running lights and heavies of the four that I mentioned above are good for different reasons. My second favorite thing about halberds is the excellent range of weapon arts that are available for them: Giant Hunt, Sword Dance, Piercing Fang, Flaming Strike, Flame of the Redmanes, Thunderbolt, Loretta's Slash, Glintstone Pebble, Cragblade, Royal Knight's Resolve, the list goes on. What are your favorite ashes of war on halberds? What is you favorite halberd?

                                                                                • Anonymous

                                                                                  just tested since i couldn't find the info anywhere. these weapons have the poke moveset:
                                                                                  * halberd
                                                                                  * banished knight's halberd
                                                                                  * dragon halberd
                                                                                  * commander's standard

                                                                                  these two have the faster diagonal slash moveset (with lower poise damage):
                                                                                  * loretta's sickle
                                                                                  * guardian swordspear

                                                                                  the rest of the halberds have the normal overhead swipe, 2x horizontal swipe, overhead swipe combo.

                                                                                  • Anonymous

                                                                                    This weapon class is probably the king of rollcatches. If you know the timing you can actively punish bad players who panic roll. Tip for others: don't panic roll when you get hit, especially against halberds. You will most likely get demolished.

                                                                                    • Anonymous

                                                                                      This weapon class is probably the king of rollcatches. If you know the timing you can actively punish bad players who panic roll. Tip for others: don't panic roll when you get hit, especially against halberds. You will most likely get demolished.

                                                                                      • Anonymous

                                                                                        Kind of interesting that there seems to be two different tiers of halberds. There are halberds like the Lucerne and the Guardian's Swordspear that don't flinch stronger enemies, while on the other hand, halberds like the Nightrider Glaive and regular Halberd will flinch even the sewer Omens like they're greatswords. It doesn't seem related to weight or stamina damage, so I'm not really sure what one type from the other.

                                                                                        • Anonymous

                                                                                          Does the Golden Halberd or Nightrider Glaive have a higher AR ceiling? I'm still trying to figure out what build I want.

                                                                                          • Anonymous

                                                                                            i hope someone finds a proper poleaxe somewhere... i played all my ds runs with the lucerne but i wish they add a bit more variaty in historical style polearms. i think the the nightcav glaive is an interesting design but i hate if my chracter looks like a larper with a weapon that has a blade as thick as a fist as large as a human torso... still i loooove this game and have collected all halberds currently listed

                                                                                            • Anonymous

                                                                                              Who tf just wrote "best Halberds in Elden Ring" and just listed 2 random halberds? It's not that simple. lol

                                                                                              • Anonymous

                                                                                                Nightrider Glaive outscales Gargoyle's Halberd, both can have a S strenght scaling... just found out after upgrading 2 gargoyle halberds to 25 D:

                                                                                                • Anonymous

                                                                                                  defeat the Tree Knight. The beat way is the crystal sword and ash of wolvers. And behind striking hit beware of the kick back and use flask

                                                                                                  • Anonymous

                                                                                                    One of the larger skeleton enemies with a lot of poise has a large, black halberd looking weapon of sorts. Anyone know if this is a drop?

                                                                                                    • Anonymous

                                                                                                      Glaive is not mentioned here yet, dropped by cloaked skeletons that wield it

                                                                                                      Halberd
                                                                                                      Standard/Pierce

                                                                                                      Spinning Slash
                                                                                                      FP Cost 6( - 12)
                                                                                                      Weight 10.0

                                                                                                      Attack:
                                                                                                      Physical 132
                                                                                                      Critical 100

                                                                                                      Scaling:
                                                                                                      STR (D)
                                                                                                      DEX (D)

                                                                                                      Attributes Required:
                                                                                                      STR 18
                                                                                                      DEX 15

                                                                                                      Guard:
                                                                                                      Physical 55
                                                                                                      Magic 38
                                                                                                      Fire 38
                                                                                                      Lightning 38
                                                                                                      Holy 38
                                                                                                      Guard Boost 38

                                                                                                      • Anonymous

                                                                                                        Glaive (or at least what it's called in JP version, グレイブ) halberd is not currently listed. This is the one certain skeleton enemies are using and drops from them. Pretty rare it seems (took me about a hundred kills) and I haven't seen many of these enemies around, just two in Sellia on the way up the mountain where the Church of the Plague (the one with Millicent) is. One is right next to grace you start at when heading up to the church, only accompanied by a single bowman and easily farmable, can even be backstabbed as it gets out of the ground.

                                                                                                        At +0, the stats are 132 physical atk (standard/pierce), 100 critical, D Str D Dex scaling, 18 Str 15 Dex to wield, 10.0 weight. 55/38/38/38/38 guard cuts, 38 guard boost. Spinning Slash WA.
                                                                                                        No extra effects (expected bleed like the scythe, too bad).

                                                                                                        • Anonymous

                                                                                                          Loretta's War Sickle
                                                                                                          Halberd
                                                                                                          Standard/Pierce

                                                                                                          Loretta's Slash
                                                                                                          FP cost 11
                                                                                                          Weight 10.0

                                                                                                          Attack Power
                                                                                                          Physical 110+x
                                                                                                          Magic 78+x

                                                                                                          Attribute Scaling
                                                                                                          Str D
                                                                                                          Dex D
                                                                                                          Int D

                                                                                                          Atrributes Required
                                                                                                          Str 20
                                                                                                          Dex 15
                                                                                                          Int 20
                                                                                                          Fai 0
                                                                                                          Arc 0

                                                                                                          "Intricately crafted silver war sickle wielded by Loretta, Knight of the Haligtree.

                                                                                                          Originally given for service as a personal guard to Carian royalty, the weapon's blue glintstone has been replaced with unalloyed gold."

                                                                                                          Drops from Loretta, Knight of the Haligtree in Miquella's Haligtree

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