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The Parrying Dagger is a dagger in Demon's Souls.


In-Game Description

A dagger made for parrying. Normally equipped in the left hand.
It is a weapon used by those of a masked society who meet in secret to discuss the harnessing of Souls. Women of this order have become very adept at using this unique dagger in place of a heavier shield.

General Information[]

It is found alongside the Rogue armor in a cell on the second floor in the eastern Prison of Hope. The cell block in question is sealed off unless World Tendency reaches Pure White.


Attack Description
One-handed R1 Horizontal cuts
One-handed R2 Wide horizontal cut plus additional horizontal cut with second input
Two-handed R1 Thrust plus additional vertical cuts with further input
Two-handed R2 Downward stab into ground
Running/Backstep attack Thrust
Rolling attack Thrust
Push Quick push
One-handed L1 Horizontal cut
One-handed L2 Parry (Has extra parry frames)


This weapon upgrades up to +10 with Sharpstone, or up to +5 with Bladestone, Suckerstone, Mercurystone, Marrowstone, or Darkmoonstone.