It's quick enough to effectively gamble a lot of slower weapons. Personally I think that's a silly distinction though. I found this nasty purple hammer I've been using until I find something halfway decent in the Greatsword range. Longsword. Most weapons are that way. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. Pät Mc Garry. While I'm at it, is it correct that a scimitar is a clearly superior weapon to a longsword, in the hands of a small PC? You are using an out of date browser. Sent from my iPod touch via PowerFAQs 1.9. LS perform best with high monster knowledge to utilize foresight slash efficiently. Greatsword may seem simple at first, but the more you use it, the more you realize of the huge skill it needs to be used effectively. If you’re capable of taking every opening you get with the greatsword and you land every hit it has better Dps than the longsword. In theory, could I use my first two attacks with a greatsword and then make a bonus action attack with a longsword on one turn, without being required to use my bonus action to unsheathe my longsword and waiting for a new turn to attack again? There are plenty of issues with weapon use and design in 4E. GS dumps big numbers and is comfy as fuck. So which weapon are the best one for dps? Presuming the user is a master of both weapons and learned of all monster movements, then it becomes monster dependant on which will have higher dps. Then, it lines up better with the other two-handed weapons; gets a bit of a kick above longswords & bastard swords used two-handed; and shows a more logical progression to the two-handed Fullblade. According to different historians, the difference between bastard sword vs longsword can be drawn only on the ground of their name s. For duels Greatsword as you can drag it easilier. Aug 15, 2019 @ 2:50pm If you like to drag and have weird ass swing animations use the greatsword If you like to have a fair all round weapon use the longsword #2. Anyone using a two hander will have plenty of multi [W] powers to utilize the Great Sword, which also do higher crit damage than a long sword. Home for the Monster Hunter: World Reddit community and resource hub... Press J to jump to the feed. Really no point when they both cost the same to take the one with 3-4 hits to kill over the reliable 2-3 shotter. LS can avoid damn-near every attack in the game and is comfy as fuck. They perform differently based on your monster knowledge and at least for GS how your set functions. GS is, in general, a lot less forgiving than long sword. I.e., it can be used one-handed, for full damage, and keeps the high crit property? The only thing it still has going for it really is it's speed. So dont use other elements or something? Thank you for your answer, i maybe try LS But they play all with the same LS like GS? Their dps is reliant on your ability to keep attacking without getting hit and knowledge of monster movements to set up helm splitters. If it ever comes up, back of the envelope suggests longsword deals W+W*CritChance/HitChance - 1 less damage per attack* than a greatsword. All depends on your experience with either weapon. There are plenty of exceptions but this is a general rule if you are considering every monster in the current game. (Both do 5.4 average damage.). DarkTidus275 8 years ago #7. JavaScript is disabled. I see players only with the same GS. So if you want to spend the time to learn GS in depth, and I mean in FULL DEPTH, then its going to give you more damage overall, based on speedruns cleartime. Bastard Sword: 1 d8, Slashing sword, finesse Longsword: 1 d8, slashing sword, versatile. Longsword is pretty ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ after the nerf. Nevertheless, when you're looking at multiple-[W] attacks, it has its place. 3) I believe the strict RAW says a longsword in two hands doesn't count as a two handed weapon for purposes of feats, powers, and other effects. Adventure Game Industry Market Research Summary (RPGs) V1.0, TSR, WotC, & Paizo: A Comparative History, Eric Noah's Unofficial D&D 3rd Edition News, Presents for Goblins: Festive Resources for 5E. So idk #1 『Ω』Ray The Hunter. Use messer. http://mhw.wiki-db.com/solota/record/1768, http://mhw.wiki-db.com/solota/record/1827, http://mhw.wiki-db.com/solota/record/2002, http://mhw.wiki-db.com/solota/record/1973. Greatsword may seem simple at first, but the more you use it, the more you realize of the huge skill it needs to be used effectively. Longsword has too low damage vs Tier 2 armors and above and the Mordhau mode is short as a Dagger. Longsword is fast and has a higher freq to stun, when specced right but it is only really single target. While Greatsword has a lot of potential and hits the hardest in the game, we still have to take into account the human element. User Info: DarkTidus275. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. GS is, in general, a lot less forgiving than long sword. Español - Latinoamérica (Spanish - Latin America). Longsword. If you like to drag and have weird ass swing animations use the greatsword, the one that has THE pommel of mass destruction. Standard GS play is as strong as your understanding of a monster. Longsword VS Greatsword Which is better? Or in generally the 2 weapons are high dps weapons or not? Aerial GS is probably the highest damage weapon (faster than cluster) but the requirement of a good ledge is a large set back. All LS play the same so they perform about the same. All rights reserved. I think the greatsword is a little under-powered. Especially when the greatswords stab is so slow. I read that I would only need two hands to use the greatsword, not just to hold it. I like them both a whole lot. Just wanna know is the gs stronger than ls? Just havent had any luck finding any decent Greatswords. I'm really not happy about the way 4E handles weapons. Don't downvote me yet, i can explain. Executioner sword > greatsword. For Frontline the same. Knowing when to tackle, when to wide swing, when to release at charge lv 1 or 2, how to line up your TCSs, etc. Longsword or Greatsword isn't meant to be better or worse than the other, they offer two different play stuns. For 3[w] damage, a longsword does average 14.5 vs greatsword's 16.5. Great sword is basically an upgraded long sword with alt grip its basically a normal long sword. qualities of bastard sword vs longsword.By this we mean, that if we have to draw a difference between the two, we can identify the swords as following:. Aug 15, 2019 @ 2:41pm Both of them are good and unique. It's literally what the great sword and longsword both want to be. Note: This is ONLY to be used to report spam, advertising, and problematic (harassment, fighting, or rude) posts. 1) The longsword doesn't do as much damage on a crit (9 damage vs 10 damage). I use long sword and great sword LS for 1v1 and launchers, GS for AOE and combos. © Valve Corporation. If you add the High Crit property to it, it's just about right. Today, in the context of historical fencing, longsword means a wearable sword designed to be wielded in two hands. LS will outperform GS more often when there are shorter windows of attack available, and vice versa. But if you can counter with the longsword you’ll do a lot better than an average great sword player. Long Swords vs. Great Swords are not one of them. Plus GS does more dmg than a LS. < > Showing 1-15 of 25 comments . Cookies help us deliver our Services. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the MonsterHunterWorld community, Continue browsing in r/MonsterHunterWorld. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. BornGud. LS allows for more fuck ups with great dps. So unless you are a god tier player like, This: http://mhw.wiki-db.com/solota/record/1768, This: http://mhw.wiki-db.com/solota/record/1827, This: http://mhw.wiki-db.com/solota/record/2002, And this: http://mhw.wiki-db.com/solota/record/1973, Longsword is going to give you more damage throughout the hunt, just because its a more forgiving weapon (0.5 seconds invulneravility frames during foresight slash... what were you thinking Capcom?). Am I missing something in my read that a longsword used two-handed does the same average damage as a greatsword used two-handed? All trademarks are property of their respective owners in the US and other countries. Don't downvote me yet, i can explain. While Greatsword has a lot of potential and hits the hardest in the game, we still have to take into account the human element.