Strength
Icon In-Game Description
Strength Icon Attribute required to wield powerful and heavy weapons.
Also governs resistance to fire and improves attack strength.

Description

Strength has multiple caps at 18, 40 and 60. The cap at 40 is called the soft cap as the benefits of higher strength get significantly lower past that point.

Strength Physical and Fire Defense
1 0
25 25
50 50
75 75
99 100

Equipment Requirements

Weapons

Strength Equipment with Strength Requirement
5 Tailbone Spear
6 Crescent Moon Sword, Rapier, Claw, Crow Talons
8 Harpe, Balder Side Sword, Rotten Ghru Curved Sword, Shotel, Crow Quills, Silver Knight Spear, Winged Spear, Manikin Claws, Corvian Longstaff
10 Brigand Twindaggers, Corvian Greatknife, Engraved Dagger, Needle of Eternal Agony, Astora Straight Sword, Blueblood Sword, Cleric's Candlestick, Crystal Straight Sword, Drake Sword, Hallowed Sword, Irithyll Straight Sword, Lothric Candlestick, Lothric's Holy Sword, Shortsword, Silver Knight Straight Sword, Flamberge, Greatsword of Judgment, Onyx Blade, Spiral Greatsword, Beasthunter Saif, Nil Blade, Scimitar, Dancer's Enchanted Swords, Falchion, Sellsword Twinblades, Warden Twinblades, Penetrating Sword, Hand Axe, Club, Irithyll Mace, Irithyll Warpick, Morning Star, Channeler's Trident, Golden Ritual Spear, Rotten Ghru Spear, Spear, Moonlight Butterfly Horn, Phosophrescent Pole, Hunter Axe, Friede's Great Scythe, Rose of Ariandel, Caestus, Hands of God, Archdeacon's Longstaff, Murky Warstaff, Quarterstaff, Staff of Serpents, Witch's Staff, Black Bow of Pharis, Composite Bow, Darkmoon Longbow, Flynn's Bow, Birch Crossbow, Scholar's Bow, Short Bow
12 Barbed Straight Sword, Gotthard Twinswords, Lothric Knight Sword, Long Sword, Morion Blade, Irithyll Greatsword, Farron Greatsword, Carthus Curved Sword, Carthus Shotel, Ciaran's Tracers, Follower Sabre, Machete, Pontiff Knight Curved Sword, Pontiff Knight Greatsword, Estoc, Darkdrift, Uchigatana, Washing Pole, Battle Axe, Man Serpent Hatchet, Heysel Pick, Mace, Reinforced Club, Tonitrus, Warpick, Wooden Mallet, Follower Javelin, Irithyll Lance, Saint Bident, Scraping Spear, Crescent Axe, Immolation Tinder, Splitleaf Glaive, Lothric's Scythe, Pontiff Knight Great Scythe, Priscilla's Scythe, Drake Fist, Heretic's Warstaff, Longbow, White Birch Bow
13 Four-pronged Plow
14 Broadsword, Sunlight Straight Sword, Quelaag's Fury Sword, Murakumo, Drang Twinspears, Partizan, Lothric Knight Long Spear, Halberd, Lucerne
15 Kris Blade, Exile Greatsword, Gargoyle Flame Spear, Twinspears of the Forlorn, Crucifix of the Mad King, Knight's Crossbow, Sniper Crossbow, Follower Torch
16 Tailbone Short Sword,Dark Sword, Firelink Sword, Rune Sword, Smouldering Blade, Bastard Sword, Claymore, Hallowed Greatsword, Holy Moonlight Greatsword, Moonlight Greatsword, Morion Great Blade, Storm Ruler, Sunlight Greatsword, Sword of Avowal, Wolf Knight's Greatsword, Astora Greatsword, Beast Cutter, Carthus Curved Greatsword, Storm Curved Sword, Server, Firelink Rapier, Onikiri and Ubadachi, Missionary Axe, Writhing Hammer, Arstor's Spear, Demon's Spear, Yorshka's Spear, Bardiche, Great Corvian Scythe
18 Ringed Knight Straight Sword, Valorheart, Drakeblood Greatsword, Gael's Greatsword, Hollowslayer Greatsword, Wolnir's Holy Sword, Lothric Knight Greatsword, Black Blade, Bloodlust, Dragonslayer's Axe, Eleonora, Winged Knight Twinaxes, Blacksmith Hammer, Drang Hammers, Dragonslayer Spear, Dragonslayer Swordspear, Firelink Spear, Lothric War Banner, Pike
20 Anri's Straight Sword, Black Dragon Sword, Obsidian Greatsword, Burial Blade, Guillotine Axe, Millwood Battle Axe, Boom Hammer, Hammer of the Great Tree, Tailbone Club, Sanguinus, Great Wooden Hammer, Istarelle, Ringed Knight Spear, Red Hilted Halberd, Demon's Fist, Longstaff of Rosaria, Dragonrider Bow, Arbalest, Oak Crossbow, Onislayer Greatbow
22 Kirkhammer
24 Firelink Greatsword, Man Serpent Greatsword, Twin Princes' Greatsword, Marvelous Zweihander, Zweihander, Gravelord Sword, Great Machete, Greataxe, Gargoyle Flame Hammer, Great Mace
25 Brigand Axe, Butcher Knife, Church Pick, Large Club, Pickaxe, Ancient Dragon Halberd, Gundyr's Halberd, Repeating Crossbow
26 Abyss Greatsword, Black Knight Sword, Harald Curved Greatsword
28 Fume Sword, Black Dragon Greatsword, Greatsword of Artorias, Abyssal Greatsword, Cathedral Knight Greatsword, Lorian's Greatsword, Bone Rapier, Bloodletter, Spiked Mace, Greatlance, Winged Knight Halberd
30 Meat Cleaver, Pursuer's Ultra Greatsword, Golem Axe, Morne's Great Hammer, Titanite Catch Pole, Burial Scythe, Avelyn
32 Executioner's Greatsword, Stone Greatsword, Black Knight Greatsword, Great Lord Greatsword, Greatsword, Profaned Greatsword, Ringed Knight Paired Greatswords, Demon's Axe, Black Dragon Greataxe, Demon's Great Axe, Dozer Axe, Earth Seeker, Great Club, Old King's Great Hammer, Vordt's Great Hammer, Black Knight Glaive, Dragonslayer Greatbow
35 Locust Arm
36 Demon's Machete, Black Knight Greataxe, Demon's Great Hammer, Giant's Halberd
40 Fume Ultra Greatsword, Demon King's Greataxe, Dragonslayer Greataxe, Yhorm's Great Machete, Bramd, Dragon Tooth, Greatwood Club, Quakestone Hammer, Dragon Bone Fist, Witchtree Limb, Millwood Greatbow
50 Dragon Bone Smasher, Dragon Greatsword, Dragon King Greataxe, Grant, Ledo's Great Hammer, Smough's Great Hammer
60 Smelter Hammer

Shields

Strength Equipment with Strength Requirement
5 Crystalline Shield, Ghru Rotshield, Hawkwood's Shield, Iron Round Shield
7 Buckler, Cleric's Parma, Crimson Parma, Leather Shield, Small Leather Shield
8 Blue Wooden Shield, Carthus Shield, Eastern Iron Shield, Elkhorn Round Shield, Loch Shield, Plank Shield, Target Shield, East-West Shield, Large Leather Shield, Pontiff Knight Shield, Porcine Shield, Round Shield, Wooden Shield
9 Follower Shield
10 Caduceus Round Shield, Golden Falcon Shield, Red and White Round Shield, Sacred Bloom Shield, Warrior's Round Shield, Grass Crest Shield, Pierce Shield, Spider Shield
11 Silver Eagle Kite Shield
12 Dragonhead Shield, Llewellyn Shield, Ethereal Oak Shield, Kite Shield, Quicksilver Shield, Spiked Shield, Sunlight Shield, Sunset Shield, Wargod Wooden Shield
13 Knight Shield
14 Crest Shield, Dragon Crest Shield, Golden Wing Crest Shield, Prince's Shield, Spirit Tree Crest Shield
15 Dragonkin Shield
16 Gargoyle Shield, Silver Knight Shield, Adjudicator's Shield, Ancient Dragon Greatshield, Twin Dragon Greatshield
17 Stone Parma
18 Black Dragon Shield, Black Knight Shield, Lothric Knight Shield, Shield of Want
20 Cart Wheel
24 Lothric Knight Greatshield
28 Greatshield of Artorias
30 Bonewheel Shield, Giant Shield, Twinfang Greatshield, Wolf Knight's Greatshield
32 Black Iron Greatshield, Cathedral Knight Greatshield
34 Curse Ward Greatshield
35 Dragonhead Greatshield
36 Immortal Dragon Greatshield
38 Dragonslayer Greatshield, Stone Greatshield
40 Bulwark Shield, Greatshield of Glory, Havel's Greatshield, Yhorm's Greatshield
50 Giant Door Shield, Moaning Shield

Spell Tools

Strength Equipment with Strength Requirement
12 Preacher's Right Arm
30 Manus Catalyst

Equipment Modifiers

Item Primary Attribute Modification
Old Growth Balm +10 Strength for 5 minutes
Yhorm's Crown +5 Strength
Knight's Ring +5 Strength

Notes

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