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The Scimitar is a Curved Sword in Demon's Souls.


In-Game Description

A small curved sword.
A slashing weapon that inflicts heavy damage upon soft flesh but has limited effect on metal armor and hard scales. In addition, it causes its targets to bleed.


Attack Description
One-handed R1 Horizontal cuts
One-handed R2 Downward slash
Two-handed R1 Horizontal cuts
Two-handed R2 Downward slash plus follow-up leaping slash with second input
Running/Backstep attack Spinning horizontal cut
Rolling attack Spinning horizonal cut
Push Two diagonal slashes while leaping backwards
One-handed L1 Horizontal cut
One-handed L2 Parry


The scimitar is a basic curved sword. It is similar to the Falchion but is slightly weaker and weighs less. It only deals slash damage which makes it effective against unarmored foes like Dogs and Dreglings, but less useful against armored foes like Blue Eye Knights.



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