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The Mace is a Hammer in Demon's Souls.


In-Game Description

A standard hammer favored by church soldiers.
Blunt weapons are effective against metal armor and hard scales, as well as draining the target's stamina and breaking their shield defense.
Following through with one's swing and landing the hit will deal a Direct Hit, which does more damage than normal.


Attack Description
One-handed R1 Horizontal swings
One-handed R2 Downward smash plus horizontal swing with second input
Two-handed R1 Vertical swings
Two-handed R2 Up to two sweeping horizontal swings
Running/Backstep attack Charging horizontal swing
Rolling attack Uppercut
Push Quick push
One-handed L1 Block
One-handed L2 Horizontal swing


The Mace is normally upgraded with Hardstone. It can also be upgraded along the Quality path, Crushing path, Blessed path, Moon path, and Dragon path.