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The Rune Sword is a Straight Sword in Demon's Souls.


In-Game Description

An exquisitely crafted golden sword.
Its physical attack power is negligible, but it is enhanced with powerful spells and protects its wielder from magic.
It is a legendary hero's weapon that forms a matching set with the Rune Shield.


Attack Description
One-handed R1 Horizontal cuts
One-handed R2 Thrust plus vertical cut with second input
Two-handed R1 Vertical cuts
Two-handed R2 Up to two wide horizontal cuts
Running/Backstep attack Horizontal cut
Rolling attack Uppercut
Push Quick push
One-handed L1 Block
One-handed L2 Horizontal cut


The Rune Sword can be upgraded by Blacksmith Ed with Colorless Demon's Souls.