This is a guide about how to upgrade your weapons in Demon's Souls (DS) Remake for the PS5. Read on to know how to upgrade your weapons, list of blacksmiths, and effects of each weapon upgrade paths.
There are Blacksmiths in the Nexus and Stonefang Tunnel. Both blacksmiths can take a look at your weapons and if given the necessary amount of Souls and materials, will upgrade the weapon to a higher grade or a different version.
It is also unnecessary to bring all your crafting materials with you when you wish to upgrade your weapons. Crafting materials that are given to Thomas will automatically be used to drop all your crafting materials at the Nexus when the opportunity arises.
|Base Damage increased.
|Evens out Strength and Dexterity scaling.
|Improves Strength scaling.
|Improves Dexterity scaling.
|Reduces base damage but can inflict Poison.
|High base damage and adds fire damage but no stat scaling bonus.
|Reduces base damage but can inflict Bleed.
|Improves Dexterity scaling and Critical damage.
|Lowers Strength and Dexterity Scaling but gains Magic scaling.
|Removes Strength and Dexterity scaling but gains Magic scaling and MP Regeneration.
|Gains Faith scaling and an HP regen bonus.
|Improves Range and Dexterity scaling of Ranged Weapons but lowers Strength scaling.
|Upgrade using Colorless Demon's Souls.
Further enhances the weapon's base qualities. Has 10 upgrades available compared to the other paths which only have 5.
This upgrade path is great for builds that use both Dexterity and Strength since the scaling becomes even.
An upgrade path that makes use of the character's Strength stat. Makes your heavy strikes even heavier.
An upgrade path that utilizes the character's Dexterity stat. Make those speedy strikes hit harder!
Lessens the base damage but adds a Poison property to the weapon.
Removes stat scaling but increases the base damage and also adds the fFire attribute. Great early game weapons.
Sacrifices base damage to apply Bleed to enemies.
Sacrifices base damage for more critical damage (Riposte and Backstab). A great weapon when combined with the Thief's Ring.
An upgrade path that utilizes the magic stat. It also uses a little bit of strength and dexterity so it's a great weapon upgrade path for characters that invests in magic but also wants to keep some physical damage in play.
An upgrade path that utilizes the magic stat. Going for the Crescent path is highly recommended for characters that rely on magic to deal damage to enemies.
An upgrade path that relies on the character's faith stat. These weapons provide health regen and are a highly valued ability in Demon's Souls.
Exclusive to ranged weapons. The Sticky upgrade path lessens the Strength scaling that the weapons has but in exchange, it increases the Dexterity scaling and the range that arrows can fly.
Unique weapons can only be upgraded using Colorless Demon's Souls. The values these upgrades provide vary from weapon to weapon.
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