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Maliketh's Black Blade Details

Main DMG Source Are Skills And Is Supported By Incantation

This build emphasizes the weapon skill, Destined Death, that has the ability to reduce the enemy's maximum HP and deal continuous damage. This build is also good for Faith support playstyle and is very effective against enemies that regens HP like Malenia.

Maliketh's Black Blade Stats

Maliketh
Type: Affinity:
Colossal Sword Slash / Pierce
Attack Guarded Damage Negation
Physical: 127 Physical: 51.0
Magic: 0 Magic: 36.0
Fire: 0 Fire: 36.0
Lightning: 0 Lightning: 36.0
Holy: 82 Holy: 49.0
Critical: 100 Guard Boost: 38
Attributes
Required
Attributes
Scaling
Str 34 D
Dex 12 E
Fai 20 D
Passive Effects
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Maliketh's Black Blade - How To Get & Stats

Scaling At +10

Stats Enhanced Scaling
Str B
Dex D
Fai B

How & Where To Get

Defeat Maliketh, The Black Blade, the boss in the Crumbling Farum Azula in order to get the Remembrance of the Black Blade and offer it to Finger Reader Enia in the Roundtable Hold.

Crumbling Farum Azula - Location & How To Get There

Recommended Class & Stats

Hero Class

hero class
Recommended Class
Hero
Lv Vi Mi En St De In Fa Ar
7 14 9 12 16 9 7 8 11

^ Preferential | Optional | Unnecessary

In the early game, it is recommended to raise Strength for Hero. Vagabond class is good but Hero class is better since it is easier for the Hero class to meet the required stats to equip Maliketh's Black Blade.

Stat Points Allocation

At Level 50

Stat Point Enhancement
Vigor 30 ・Raise to 30 to increase HP & durability
Mind 12 ・Increase FP according to your preference
Endurance 20 ・Increase Stamina according to your preference
Strength 21 ・Can use Greatsword with two-hand wield
Dexterity 12 ・Raise to meet the weapon requirement
Intelligence 7 ・Initial value
Faith 15 ・Raise to use Rotten Breath
Arcane 12 ・Raise to use Rotten Breath

This is the recommended stats build at Lv 50 until you get Maliketh's Black Blade. Raise Faith & Arcane to be able to use Rotten Breath, an offensive incantation spell that has a wide area of effect and deals scarlet rot buildup & damage.

At Level 120

Stat Point Enhancement
Vigor 44 ・Raise to increase HP & durability
Mind 25 ・Increase FP according to your preference
Endurance 25 ・Increase Stamina according to your preference
Strength 34 ・Raise to meet the weapon requirement
Dexterity 12 ・Already sufficient for weapon requirement
Intelligence 7 ・Initial value
Faith 36 ・Improves the damage dealt by Maliketh's Black Blade & incantations
Arcane 16 ・Raise to 16 to be able to use more incantations

Raise Strength & Faith once you got the Maliketh's Black Blade. Raise Arcane to 16 to be able to use the Swarm of Flies. In addition, most of the dragon incantations will be available.

Recommended Equipment

Recommended Weapon

Name Effect
MalikethMaliketh's Black Blade 【Right-hand or two-hand wield】
・Main weapon
Strength & Faith enhanced scaling at B
・Reduces maximum HP & inflicts continuous damage
GreatswordGreatsword 【Two-hand wield】
・Main weapon substitute
・Recommended with Ash of War: Bloodhound's Step
GodslayerGodslayer's Seal 【Left-hand wield】
・Sub weapon
Faith enhanced scaling at S & Strength enhanced scaling at D
・Can be obtained from Stormveil Castle
Clawmark SealClawmark Seal 【Left-hand wield】
・Sub weapon
Faith enhanced scaling at B & Strength enhanced scaling at B

Recommended Armor

imp headImp Head
(Corpse)
【Head】
・Increases Faith by 2
omensmirk maskOmensmirk Mask 【Head】
・Increases Strength by 2
haima glintstone crownHaima Glintstone Crown 【Head】
・Increases Strength & Intelligence by 2
・Reduces FP by 10%
RaptorRaptor's Black Feathers 【Chest Armor】
・Enhances jump attacks

Recommended Talisman

ErdtreeErdtree's Favor +2 ・Increases HP by 4%
・Increases Stamina by 9.6%
・Increases Equip Load by 8%
Great-JarGreat-Jar's Arsenal ・Increases equip load
RadagonRadagon's Soreseal ・Increases Vigor, Endurance, Strength, & Dexterity by 5
・Increases damage taken by 1.15%
Shard of AlexanderShard of Alexander ・Increases attack power of skills by 15%

Recommended Incantation

Swarm of FliesSwarm of Flies ・Inflicts Blood Loss buildup & damage
・Requires 16 Arcane points
Rotten BreathRotten Breath ・Inflicts Scarlet Rot build & damage
・Requires 12 Arcane points
DragoniceDragonice ・Inflicts Frostbite build & damage
・Requires 12 Arcane points
Golden VowGolden Vow ・Increases attack power & defense for self and nearby allies
Protection of the ErdtreeProtection of the Erdtree ・Increases affinity damage negation for self and nearby allies
LordLord's Heal ・Massively heals HP for self and nearby allies
Flame, Grant me StrengthFlame, Grant me Strength ・Increases physical & fire-affinity attack power
Black FlameBlack Flame's Protection ・Increases phyiscal damage negation
・Reduces all healing by 20%

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