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Grave Scythe Build Guide - Recommended Stats

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Grave Scythe Details

Strong Build With Heavy Damage

This build has a great reach and can break poise while inflicting blood loss buildup & damage. In addition, combining Ash of War: Sword Dance with this weapon enables it to attack enemies from a distance.

Weapon Information

Grave Scythe
Type: Affinity:
Reaper Slash
Attack Guarded Damage Negation
Physical: 144 Physical: 49.0
Magic: 0 Magic: 33.0
Fire: 0 Fire: 33.0
Lightning: 0 Lightning: 33.0
Holy: 0 Holy: 33.0
Critical: 100 Guard Boost: 30
Attributes
Required
Attributes
Scaling
Str 17 D
Dex 13 D
Passive Effects
Causes Blood Loss Buildup (55)
Grave Scythe - How To Get & Stats

Scaling At +25

Stats Enhanced Scaling
Str E
Dex E
Arc B

How & Where To Get

Low drop rate from the Gravedigger at the graveyard near the Site of Grace (Lake-Facing Cliffs) in Liurnia.

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

The most recommended class for this build is Hero since it can easily meet the requirements to equip Grave Scythe thus making Hero suitable for this build.

Stat Points Allocation

At Level 50

Stat Point Enhancement
Vigor 30 ・Raise to 30 to increase HP & durability
Mind 9 ・Initial value
Endurance 12 ・Initial value
Strength 17 ・Raise to meet the weapon requirement
Dexterity 13 ・Raise to meet the weapon requirement
Intelligence 7 ・Initial value
Faith 8 ・Initial value
Arcane 33 ・Raise to 33 after obtaining the Black Whetblade.

Prioritize raising Vigor, Strength, and Dexterity. With some luck, Grave Scythe can be obtained in the early game and it can be used if the required stats are met. In addition, Black Whetblade is a necessary item for Occult Affinity upgrade that can be obtained in the middle part of the game, and raising Arcane can be done later on.

At Level 120

Stat Point Enhancement
Vigor 45 ・Raise to increase HP & durability
Mind 21 ・Increase FP according to your preference
Endurance 20 ・Increase Stamina according to your preference
Strength 17 ・Raise to meet the weapon requirement
Dexterity 18 Rivers of Blood can be used with 18 points
Intelligence 7 ・Initial value
Faith 11 ・To equip Dragon Communion Seal & use Swarm of Flies
Arcane 60 ・First to prioritize to strengthen Blood Loss Buildup

It is good to raise Vigor, Mind, and Endurance for durability & survivability. Raise Dexterity to 18 so you can equip and use Rivers of Blood which is obtainable from Bloody Finger Okina at Church of Ripose in Mountaintops of the Giants.

Recommended Equipment

Recommended Weapon

Name Effect
Grave ScytheGrave Scythe 【Right-hand / Two-hand wield】
・Main weapon
・Inflicts Blood Loss buildup & damage
MisericordeMisericorde 【Left-hand wield】
・Sub weapon
・Attack power scales with Arcane
・Used for Critical stat
Dragon Communion SealDragon Communion Seal 【Left-hand wield】
・Sub weapon
・Used for casting incantations such as Swarm of Flies

Recommended Armor

Name Effect
white mask White Mask 【Head】
・Boosts Blood Loss damage

Recommended Talisman

Name Effect
Lord of BloodLord of Blood's Exultation ・Increases attack power by 20% for 20 seconds when a nearby enemy is inflicted with Blood Loss
Shard of AlexanderShard of Alexander ・Increases attack power of skills by 15%
Rotten Winged Sword InsigniaRotten Winged Sword Insignia ・Greatly increases the attack power with successive attacks
Carian Filigreed CrestCarian Filigreed Crest ・Reduces FP cost of skills
Ritual Sword TalismanRitual Sword Talisman ・Increases attack power when HP is at maximum
※ Recommended to have the maximum attack power

Recommended Ash Of War

Sword DanceSword Dance ・Performs swinging slashes while advancing forward
・Can break poise
BloodhoundBloodhound's Step ・Agile movement from distance to distance
・Recommended skill for right-hand wielded weapon

Recommended Incantation

Name Effect
Swarm of FliesSwarm of Flies ・Inflicts Blood Loss buildup & damage
・Requires 16 Arcane points

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