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Dark Souls is a very special game, building a well-conceived character is essential to get the better of it. Let's see, in Dark Souls Remastered, what are the best builds that we can use in PvP and PvE

Dark Souls Remastered it is a very particular title, it focuses a lot on its innovative (at the time) combat system and on the equipment of its character. Also, it is not possible to change the stats of the characters after leveling, unlike what happens in Dark Souls II and Dark Souls III. It is therefore necessary to have clear ideas right away!



In this guide we will give you some tips on what the best builds we can use in PvP and PvE in Dark Souls Remastered, in order to start with a clear goal to achieve. Without wasting any more time, let's get to the heart of the matter!

Dark Souls Remastered: migliori build PvP e PvE

Basically each build revolves around the characteristics of a particular equipment, a particular weapon, a specific object (rings) or a set of these elements. But, for example, in Dark Souls Remastered the rings that we can use are at most two… so their choice must be very careful! 

Giant Dad

It goes without saying that this is a great classic! Giant Dad is a legendary being who wanders in the world of Dark Souls, it is said that no one can stop him: the legend will never die.

What is his equipment and what are his stats?

The starting class is the Bandit, and his equipment is composed as follows:

  • Father's mask 
    Obtained by killing Pinwheel, or from mobs before Nito.
  • Set of the giants +5
    Must have complete, except for the head, and upgrade to +5 with Shimmering Titanite. It is bought from the giant blacksmith in Anorlondo.
  • Two-handed chaos +5
    Recommended to have 10 Humanities to use it to its maximum damage. This sword can be obtained in the cemetery near the Shrine of Fire and can be upgraded from Vamos (Catacombs) by delivering the Ember of Chaos.
  • Wavy Crest Shield +15
    Available at Giardino Root Oscura.
  • Flame of evolved pyromancy +5
    To be upgraded Quelana price in the Infamous City, originally obtainable from Laurentius of the Great Swamp once he is saved from the Depths.
  • Havel's ring
    Obtained by killing Havel the Rock at the tower in the Undead Hamlet.
  • Ring of Protection
    Obtained by killing Lautrec of Carim.
  • Ocura Flame x2 (NG + required)
    Obtainable in Oolacile, you need two to complete the build, and therefore: New Game +.

Chosen Dragon Slayer

Do you want to take on the role of a legendary warrior? This is the build for you! Based on the Dragon Slayer Lance, this is a great Faith - Dexterity build! 



The starting class is the Bandit and his equipment is composed as follows:

  • Set di Ornestein
    Sold by Zena's Domhnall, after defeating Ornestein and Smoug taking care to kill Ornestein last.
  • Dragon Slayer Spear +5 
    Obtained with the soul of Ornestein and a +10 spear, it is a legendary weapon.
  • Ivory talisman
    Obtained by killing Rhea, or Petrus after he kills Rhea.
  • Lion ring
    Obtained after defeating Ornestein and Smoug taking care to kill Ornestein last.
  • Dark Wood Emblem Ring
    Obtained by killing the invisible ninja accompanying Shiva from the east.
  • Wrath of the Gods x2 (NG + required)
    Buyable miracle from Rhea in the Church of the Undead after saving her from Petrus in the Tomb of the Giants.
  • Lightning Lance x2 (NG + required)
    Obtainable by joining the “Warriors of the Sun” pact.

Build Forza

This is a common Strength build. Its peculiarity? You can use almost all of the strongest weapons in Dark Souls Remastered!

The starting class is the Warrior and his equipment is composed as follows:

  • Set: a scelta
    Almost any fast roll set can be used with this build.
  • Weapons and shield: at your choice
    Virtually any weapon that scales on Forza can be used with this build.
  • Havel's ring
    Obtained by killing Havel the rock at the tower in Borgo del Morti.
  • Dark Wood Emblem Ring
    Obtained by killing the invisible ninja accompanying Shiva from the east.

Build Dexterity

This is a Dexterity-based build. you can use any Dexterity weapon in the game.




The starting class is the Warrior and his equipment is composed as follows:

  • Set: a scelta
    Almost any fast roll set can be used with this build.
  • Weapons and shield: at your choice
    Virtually all weapons that scale on Dexterity can be used with this build.
  • Cloranthy ring
    Available in the Great Void. Immediately after the first bonfire, follow the huge root that leads down, stop as soon as it makes a sharp bend (the first). Now look down towards the intertwining of roots, you will notice a treasure in a hollow trunk. Jump down, being careful to drop to the outer ring, then retrieve the item.
  • Dark Wood Emblem Ring
    Obtained by killing the invisible ninja accompanying Shiva from the east.

Crystal wizard

Most of the Dark Souls Remastered sorceries can be used with this build. We advise you to aim for the Crystallized Soul Spears and the Crystallized Searching Souls. With 6 slots, you can choose your favorite sorcery set.


The starting class is the Sorcerer and his equipment is composed as follows:

  • Twilight wreath
    Obtained after freeing Dusk of Oolacille.
  • Choice of light sets
  • Shield and sword of your choice
  • Logan's catalyst
    Obtainable in the chest that Logan will leave in the Duke's Archives room, after he has gone mad.
  • Dark Wood Emblem Ring
    Obtained by killing the invisible ninja accompanying Shiva from the east.
  • Ring of the Rampant Dragon
    Obtained at the Firebound Shrine. Sold by Griggs of Vinheim for 20000 souls.

And these were the best Dark Souls Remastered builds, now enjoy! For other guides on Dark Souls (such as the guide on how to become super strong in ten minutes in Dark Souls, complete with videos) keep following us on Holygamerz.com.

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