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


In-Game Description

A small straight sword.
Straight swords are the most standard and versatile weapons. In addition to its stable standard attack type against most targets, it also has a powerful thrusting attack.


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 Charging horizontal cut
Rolling attack Uppercut
Push Quick push
One-handed L1 Block
One-handed L2 Horizontal cut


This weapon upgrades up to +10 with Hardstone, or up to +5 with Greystone, Moonstone, Dragonstone or Clearstone.