Dark Souls 2 Builds

In Dark Souls 2, your starting class defines how you play at the beginning, but not what he/she will be like late in the game. With an assortment of stats, weapons and spells to choose from, there is a great range of customization. Each character build isn't necessarily the same as another.

In this page you will find various of player-created character builds: how the stats are distributed, what equipment to use, what spells to remember, and maybe even gameplay tips. If you don't see a character build you like, feel free to contribute! Of course, none of these are hard and fast rules on how to play the game.

To search only within the build pages, use category:characterbuild in the search.

Build Name
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Zullie the Witch Escorve 23 Sep 2016 04:25 5 1 A high level build that purely focuses on magic damage.
Faraam, God of War Escorve 21 Sep 2016 07:43 5 1 High level PvP build designed for many methods of dispatching opponents in the Brotherhood of Blood's arena.
Apostle of The Sun Escorve 17 Sep 2016 10:28 5 1 A sturdy and hard-hitting build focused on jolly co-operation!
Divine Gladiator Queen HaimuraShoichi 21 May 2016 17:57 5 1 A moderately high-level dexterity build with emphasis on endurance, vitality, attunement and faith.
Artorias of the Abyss Anonymous 28 Sep 2014 16:03 5 1 Leader of the Knights of Gwyn.
The Lost Crusader Sir Paladin 24 Jun 2014 15:04 4.2 5 A recreation of a holy warrior. Mainly uses melee combat, uses miracles to boost his abilities.
Mastering the Blue Flame - Powerstance Mage DWSRobinson 07 Apr 2014 04:53 4.2 13 An unkillable swordsman that blends soul sorcery with exquisite swordsmanship to be versatile and above all deadly at any range.
Beloved of Dark EvilM00s 25 Oct 2015 09:25 4 1 Masters magics and blades, light armor, shield
Vuelgar, Metamorph of Ash Anonymous 03 Sep 2014 23:02 4 3 As the Metamorph of Ash, you use fire and iron to your advantage in battle.
Siegfried, Harbringer Of The Holy Light Harbinger Of Demise 01 Sep 2014 02:00 4 2 A Lance based Lighting Build. Under 70equip
Dragonslayer Yorgh Ningar 02 Aug 2014 15:39 4 3 Become a Dragonslayer, Just like Yorgh
Sun Paladin Anonymous 25 Jul 2014 02:21 4 1 A high damage and fairly tanky build for sunbro's
The party trident Anonymous 07 Jul 2014 18:10 4 1 A high damage build that uses no magic or buffs
Dirty Pyromancer Anonymous 02 Jun 2014 17:02 4 2 A nearly pure Pyromancer
Chaos Knight HMV 01 May 2014 12:47 4 2 Embue your tactics with Chaos
MLGS Bruiser Build *Note, is now rendered much less effective due to the 1.3 patch disabling the buffing of this weapon* Anonymous 30 Mar 2014 07:38 4 5 CMW + Magic MLGS = Pain
PopShabang's Mundane Build PopShabang 30 Mar 2014 06:27 4 8 A build to utilize the mundane scaling to it's full effectiveness
Aggressive Mage Mark Blanchard 15 May 2014 03:09 3.8 4 Competitive build.
Bruiser Anonymous 21 May 2014 13:18 3.7 3 Tanky, fast and surprisingly high damage
Dark Knight ArsenicKnife 28 Apr 2014 21:25 3.7 3 This build is meant to capture the essence of playing a Dark Knight from some of the more well-known interpretations of it as seen in several Final Fantasy games.
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