Smelter Hammer

Smelter Hammer

In-Game Description

Weapon wielded by the iron warriors
that wander Brume Tower.

Appears to have once been an axe,
but in this terribly melted state it is little more
than a great lump that crushes its foes
by virtue of its sheer weight.

Availability

Dark Souls 2 & Scholar of the First Sin:

General Information

Image Damage Aux Effects Counter
Strength
Poise
Damage
Stats Needed1
Stat Bonuses
Damage
Reduction
Aux Effects
Reduction
Stability Durability Weight Enchantable?
Items/Spells
BHX13oW.png 384/0/0/0/0

(Strike)
0/0 100 60 702/6/0/0

B/-/-/-/-/-
50/10/30/30/40 15/15/15/15 40 300 35.0 Yes/Yes

Move Set

Notes

  • Has a slightly higher stamina consumption than other Great Hammers of 5-15%, depending on which attack is used.
  • Has the longest attack range of all Great Hammers.
  • Affectionately known as the "Chicken Leg" by some players, easier to notice when imbued with a Charcoal Pine Resin.
  • Like all Hammers and most Great Hammers it can't be infused with Bleed.
    • You can still deal bleed damage by enchanting it with a Bleeding Serum though.

Upgrades

Basic

Standard upgrade path.
Requires:

Name Damage Aux Effects Stat Bonuses Materials Cost Souls
Smelter Hammer +0 384/0/0/0/0 0/0 C/-/-/-/-/- - -
Smelter Hammer +1 395/0/0/0/0 0/0 B/-/-/-/-/- 1x Titanite Shard 550
Smelter Hammer +2 407/0/0/0/0 0/0 B/-/-/-/-/- 2x Titanite Shard 690
Smelter Hammer +3 418/0/0/0/0 0/0 B/-/-/-/-/- 3x Titanite Shard 830
Smelter Hammer +4 430/0/0/0/0 0/0 B/-/-/-/-/- 1x Large Titanite Shard 1,100
Smelter Hammer +5 442/0/0/0/0 0/0 B/-/-/-/-/- 2x Large Titanite Shard 1,240
Smelter Hammer +6 453/0/0/0/0 0/0 B/-/-/-/-/- 3x Large Titanite Shard 1,380
Smelter Hammer +7 465/0/0/0/0 0/0 A/-/-/-/-/- 1x Titanite Chunk 1,650
Smelter Hammer +8 476/0/0/0/0 0/0 A/-/-/-/-/- 2x Titanite Chunk 1,790
Smelter Hammer +9 488/0/0/0/0 0/0 A/-/-/-/-/- 3x Titanite Chunk 1,930
Smelter Hammer +10 500/0/0/0/0 0/0 A/-/-/-/-/- 1x Titanite Slab 2,200

Infusions

Magic

Reduces: Base damage, STR and DEX stat bonuses, damage and aux effects reduction.
Adds/Increases: Base magic damage, INT stat bonus, magic damage reduction.
Requires:

Name Damage Aux Effects Stat Bonuses Damage
Reduction
Aux Effects
Reduction
Magic Smelter Hammer +0 241/295/0/0/0 0/0 C/-/C/-/-/- 47.7/28.3/27.7/27.7/37.7 12.7/12.7/12.7/12.7
Magic Smelter Hammer +1 249/296/0/0/0 0/0 C/-/C/-/-/- 47.7/28.3/27.7/27.7/37.7 12.7/12.7/12.7/12.7
Magic Smelter Hammer +2 256/298/0/0/0 0/0 C/-/C/-/-/- 47.7/28.3/27.7/27.7/37.7 12.7/12.7/12.7/12.7
Magic Smelter Hammer +3 263/299/0/0/0 0/0 C/-/B/-/-/- 47.7/28.3/27.7/27.7/37.7 12.7/12.7/12.7/12.7
Magic Smelter Hammer +4 271/300/0/0/0 0/0 C/-/B/-/-/- 47.7/28.3/27.7/27.7/37.7 12.7/12.7/12.7/12.7
Magic Smelter Hammer +5 278/301/0/0/0 0/0 B/-/B/-/-/- 47.7/28.3/27.7/27.7/37.7 12.7/12.7/12.7/12.7
Magic Smelter Hammer +6 285/303/0/0/0 0/0 B/-/B/-/-/- 47.7/28.3/27.7/27.7/37.7 12.7/12.7/12.7/12.7
Magic Smelter Hammer +7 293/304/0/0/0 0/0 B/-/B/-/-/- 47.7/28.3/27.7/27.7/37.7 12.7/12.7/12.7/12.7
Magic Smelter Hammer +8 300/305/0/0/0 0/0 B/-/B/-/-/- 47.7/28.3/27.7/27.7/37.7 12.7/12.7/12.7/12.7
Magic Smelter Hammer +9 307/306/0/0/0 0/0 B/-/B/-/-/- 47.7/28.3/27.7/27.7/37.7 12.7/12.7/12.7/12.7
Magic Smelter Hammer +10 315/308/0/0/0 0/0 B/-/B/-/-/- 47.7/28.3/27.7/27.7/37.7 12.7/12.7/12.7/12.7

Fire

Reduces: Base damage, STR and DEX stat bonuses, damage and aux effects reduction.
Adds/Increases: Base fire damage, INT and FTH stat bonus, fire damage reduction.
Requires:

Name Damage Aux Effects Stat Bonuses Damage
Reduction
Aux Effects
Reduction
Fire Smelter Hammer +0 241/0/295/0/0 0/0 C/-/-/C/-/- 47.7/7.7/48.3/27.7/37.7 12.7/12.7/12.7/12.7
Fire Smelter Hammer +1 249/0/296/0/0 0/0 C/-/-/C/-/- 47.7/7.7/48.3/27.7/37.7 12.7/12.7/12.7/12.7
Fire Smelter Hammer +2 256/0/298/0/0 0/0 C/-/-/C/-/- 47.7/7.7/48.3/27.7/37.7 12.7/12.7/12.7/12.7
Fire Smelter Hammer +3 263/0/299/0/0 0/0 C/-/-/B/-/- 47.7/7.7/48.3/27.7/37.7 12.7/12.7/12.7/12.7
Fire Smelter Hammer +4 271/0/300/0/0 0/0 C/-/-/B/-/- 47.7/7.7/48.3/27.7/37.7 12.7/12.7/12.7/12.7
Fire Smelter Hammer +5 278/0/301/0/0 0/0 B/-/-/B/-/- 47.7/7.7/48.3/27.7/37.7 12.7/12.7/12.7/12.7
Fire Smelter Hammer +6 285/0/303/0/0 0/0 B/-/-/B/-/- 47.7/7.7/48.3/27.7/37.7 12.7/12.7/12.7/12.7
Fire Smelter Hammer +7 293/0/304/0/0 0/0 B/-/-/B/-/- 47.7/7.7/48.3/27.7/37.7 12.7/12.7/12.7/12.7
Fire Smelter Hammer +8 300/0/305/0/0 0/0 B/-/-/B/-/- 47.7/7.7/48.3/27.7/37.7 12.7/12.7/12.7/12.7
Fire Smelter Hammer +9 307/0/306/0/0 0/0 B/-/-/B/-/- 47.7/7.7/48.3/27.7/37.7 12.7/12.7/12.7/12.7
Fire Smelter Hammer +10 315/0/308/0/0 0/0 B/-/-/B/-/- 47.7/7.7/48.3/27.7/37.7 12.7/12.7/12.7/12.7

Lightning

Reduces: Base damage, STR and DEX stat bonuses, damage and aux effects reduction.
Adds/Increases: Base lightning damage, FTH stat bonus, lightning damage reduction.
Requires:

Name Damage Aux Effects Stat Bonuses Damage
Reduction
Aux Effects
Reduction
Lightning Smelter Hammer +0 241/0/0/295/0 0/0 C/-/-/-/C/- 47.7/7.7/27.7/48.3/37.7 12.7/12.7/12.7/12.7
Lightning Smelter Hammer +1 249/0/0/296/0 0/0 C/-/-/-/C/- 47.7/7.7/27.7/48.3/37.7 12.7/12.7/12.7/12.7
Lightning Smelter Hammer +2 256/0/0/298/0 0/0 C/-/-/-/C/- 47.7/7.7/27.7/48.3/37.7 12.7/12.7/12.7/12.7
Lightning Smelter Hammer +3 263/0/0/299/0 0/0 C/-/-/-/B/- 47.7/7.7/27.7/48.3/37.7 12.7/12.7/12.7/12.7
Lightning Smelter Hammer +4 271/0/0/300/0 0/0 C/-/-/-/B/- 47.7/7.7/27.7/48.3/37.7 12.7/12.7/12.7/12.7
Lightning Smelter Hammer +5 278/0/0/301/0 0/0 B/-/-/-/B/- 47.7/7.7/27.7/48.3/37.7 12.7/12.7/12.7/12.7
Lightning Smelter Hammer +6 285/0/0/303/0 0/0 B/-/-/-/B/- 47.7/7.7/27.7/48.3/37.7 12.7/12.7/12.7/12.7
Lightning Smelter Hammer +7 293/0/0/304/0 0/0 B/-/-/-/B/- 47.7/7.7/27.7/48.3/37.7 12.7/12.7/12.7/12.7
Lightning Smelter Hammer +8 300/0/0/305/0 0/0 B/-/-/-/B/- 47.7/7.7/27.7/48.3/37.7 12.7/12.7/12.7/12.7
Lightning Smelter Hammer +9 307/0/0/306/0 0/0 B/-/-/-/B/- 47.7/7.7/27.7/48.3/37.7 12.7/12.7/12.7/12.7
Lightning Smelter Hammer +10 315/0/0/308/0 0/0 B/-/-/-/B/- 47.7/7.7/27.7/48.3/37.7 12.7/12.7/12.7/12.7

Dark

Reduces: Base damage, STR and DEX stat bonuses, damage and aux effects reduction.
Adds/Increases: Base dark damage, INT and FTH stat bonus, dark damage reduction.
Requires:

Name Damage Aux Effects Stat Bonuses Damage
Reduction
Aux Effects
Reduction
Dark Smelter Hammer +0 241/0/0/0/295 0/0 C/-/-/-/-/C 47.7/7.7/27.7/27.7/58.3 12.7/12.7/12.7/12.7
Dark Smelter Hammer +1 249/0/0/0/296 0/0 C/-/-/-/-/C 47.7/7.7/27.7/27.7/58.3 12.7/12.7/12.7/12.7
Dark Smelter Hammer +2 256/0/0/0/298 0/0 C/-/-/-/-/C 47.7/7.7/27.7/27.7/58.3 12.7/12.7/12.7/12.7
Dark Smelter Hammer +3 263/0/0/0/299 0/0 C/-/-/-/-/B 47.7/7.7/27.7/27.7/58.3 12.7/12.7/12.7/12.7
Dark Smelter Hammer +4 271/0/0/0/300 0/0 C/-/-/-/-/B 47.7/7.7/27.7/27.7/58.3 12.7/12.7/12.7/12.7
Dark Smelter Hammer +5 278/0/0/0/301 0/0 B/-/-/-/-/B 47.7/7.7/27.7/27.7/58.3 12.7/12.7/12.7/12.7
Dark Smelter Hammer +6 285/0/0/0/303 0/0 B/-/-/-/-/B 47.7/7.7/27.7/27.7/58.3 12.7/12.7/12.7/12.7
Dark Smelter Hammer +7 293/0/0/0/304 0/0 B/-/-/-/-/B 47.7/7.7/27.7/27.7/58.3 12.7/12.7/12.7/12.7
Dark Smelter Hammer +8 300/0/0/0/305 0/0 B/-/-/-/-/B 47.7/7.7/27.7/27.7/58.3 12.7/12.7/12.7/12.7
Dark Smelter Hammer +9 307/0/0/0/306 0/0 B/-/-/-/-/B 47.7/7.7/27.7/27.7/58.3 12.7/12.7/12.7/12.7
Dark Smelter Hammer +10 315/0/0/0/308 0/0 B/-/-/-/-/B 47.7/7.7/27.7/27.7/58.3 12.7/12.7/12.7/12.7

Poison

Reduces: Base damage, STR and DEX stat bonuses, damage and aux effects reduction.
Adds/Increases: Base poison damage, poison damage reduction.
Requires:

Name Damage Aux Effects Stat Bonuses Damage
Reduction
Aux Effects
Reduction
Poison Smelter Hammer +0 241/0/0/0/0 123/0 C/-/-/-/-/- 47.7/7.7/27.7/27.7/37.7 33.3/12.7/12.7/12.7
Poison Smelter Hammer +1 249/0/0/0/0 126/0 C/-/-/-/-/- 47.7/7.7/27.7/27.7/37.7 33.3/12.7/12.7/12.7
Poison Smelter Hammer +2 256/0/0/0/0 129/0 C/-/-/-/-/- 47.7/7.7/27.7/27.7/37.7 33.3/12.7/12.7/12.7
Poison Smelter Hammer +3 263/0/0/0/0 132/0 C/-/-/-/-/- 47.7/7.7/27.7/27.7/37.7 33.3/12.7/12.7/12.7
Poison Smelter Hammer +4 271/0/0/0/0 135/0 C/-/-/-/-/- 47.7/7.7/27.7/27.7/37.7 33.3/12.7/12.7/12.7
Poison Smelter Hammer +5 278/0/0/0/0 138/0 B/-/-/-/-/- 47.7/7.7/27.7/27.7/37.7 33.3/12.7/12.7/12.7
Poison Smelter Hammer +6 285/0/0/0/0 141/0 B/-/-/-/-/- 47.7/7.7/27.7/27.7/37.7 33.3/12.7/12.7/12.7
Poison Smelter Hammer +7 293/0/0/0/0 144/0 B/-/-/-/-/- 47.7/7.7/27.7/27.7/37.7 33.3/12.7/12.7/12.7
Poison Smelter Hammer +8 300/0/0/0/0 147/0 B/-/-/-/-/- 47.7/7.7/27.7/27.7/37.7 33.3/12.7/12.7/12.7
Poison Smelter Hammer +9 307/0/0/0/0 150/0 B/-/-/-/-/- 47.7/7.7/27.7/27.7/37.7 33.3/12.7/12.7/12.7
Poison Smelter Hammer +10 315/0/0/0/0 154/0 B/-/-/-/-/- 47.7/7.7/27.7/27.7/37.7 33.3/12.7/12.7/12.7

Raw

Reduces: Stat bonuses.
Adds/Increases: Base damage.
Requires:

Name Damage Aux Effects Stat Bonuses Damage
Reduction
Aux Effects
Reduction
Raw Smelter Hammer +0 441/0/0/0/0 0/0 E/-/-/-/-/- 50/10/30/30/40 15/15/15/15
Raw Smelter Hammer +1 454/0/0/0/0 0/0 E/-/-/-/-/- 50/10/30/30/40 15/15/15/15
Raw Smelter Hammer +2 468/0/0/0/0 0/0 E/-/-/-/-/- 50/10/30/30/40 15/15/15/15
Raw Smelter Hammer +3 481/0/0/0/0 0/0 E/-/-/-/-/- 50/10/30/30/40 15/15/15/15
Raw Smelter Hammer +4 494/0/0/0/0 0/0 E/-/-/-/-/- 50/10/30/30/40 15/15/15/15
Raw Smelter Hammer +5 508/0/0/0/0 0/0 E/-/-/-/-/- 50/10/30/30/40 15/15/15/15
Raw Smelter Hammer +6 521/0/0/0/0 0/0 E/-/-/-/-/- 50/10/30/30/40 15/15/15/15
Raw Smelter Hammer +7 534/0/0/0/0 0/0 D/-/-/-/-/- 50/10/30/30/40 15/15/15/15
Raw Smelter Hammer +8 548/0/0/0/0 0/0 D/-/-/-/-/- 50/10/30/30/40 15/15/15/15
Raw Smelter Hammer +9 561/0/0/0/0 0/0 D/-/-/-/-/- 50/10/30/30/40 15/15/15/15
Raw Smelter Hammer +10 575/0/0/0/0 0/0 D/-/-/-/-/- 50/10/30/30/40 15/15/15/15

Enchanted

Reduces: Stat bonuses.
Adds/Increases: INT stat bonus.
Requires:

Name Damage Aux Effects Stat Bonuses Damage
Reduction
Aux Effects
Reduction
Enchanted Smelter Hammer +0 384/0/0/0/0 0/0 E/-/D/-/-/- 50/10/30/30/40 15/15/15/15
Enchanted Smelter Hammer +1 395/0/0/0/0 0/0 D/-/D/-/-/- 50/10/30/30/40 15/15/15/15
Enchanted Smelter Hammer +2 407/0/0/0/0 0/0 D/-/D/-/-/- 50/10/30/30/40 15/15/15/15
Enchanted Smelter Hammer +3 418/0/0/0/0 0/0 D/-/D/-/-/- 50/10/30/30/40 15/15/15/15
Enchanted Smelter Hammer +4 430/0/0/0/0 0/0 D/-/D/-/-/- 50/10/30/30/40 15/15/15/15
Enchanted Smelter Hammer +5 442/0/0/0/0 0/0 D/-/D/-/-/- 50/10/30/30/40 15/15/15/15
Enchanted Smelter Hammer +6 453/0/0/0/0 0/0 D/-/D/-/-/- 50/10/30/30/40 15/15/15/15
Enchanted Smelter Hammer +7 465/0/0/0/0 0/0 D/-/D/-/-/- 50/10/30/30/40 15/15/15/15
Enchanted Smelter Hammer +8 476/0/0/0/0 0/0 D/-/D/-/-/- 50/10/30/30/40 15/15/15/15
Enchanted Smelter Hammer +9 488/0/0/0/0 0/0 D/-/D/-/-/- 50/10/30/30/40 15/15/15/15
Enchanted Smelter Hammer +10 500/0/0/0/0 0/0 D/-/C/-/-/- 50/10/30/30/40 15/15/15/15

Mundane

Reduces: Base damage, stat bonuses.
Adds/Increases: Damage scaling from lowest stat.
Requires:

Name Damage Aux Effects Stat Bonuses Damage
Reduction
Aux Effects
Reduction
Mundane Smelter Hammer +0 192/0/0/0/0 0/0 D/-/-/-/-/- 50/10/30/30/40 15/15/15/15
Mundane Smelter Hammer +1 197/0/0/0/0 0/0 D/-/-/-/-/- 50/10/30/30/40 15/15/15/15
Mundane Smelter Hammer +2 203/0/0/0/0 0/0 D/-/-/-/-/- 50/10/30/30/40 15/15/15/15
Mundane Smelter Hammer +3 209/0/0/0/0 0/0 D/-/-/-/-/- 50/10/30/30/40 15/15/15/15
Mundane Smelter Hammer +4 215/0/0/0/0 0/0 C/-/-/-/-/- 50/10/30/30/40 15/15/15/15
Mundane Smelter Hammer +5 221/0/0/0/0 0/0 C/-/-/-/-/- 50/10/30/30/40 15/15/15/15
Mundane Smelter Hammer +6 226/0/0/0/0 0/0 C/-/-/-/-/- 50/10/30/30/40 15/15/15/15
Mundane Smelter Hammer +7 232/0/0/0/0 0/0 C/-/-/-/-/- 50/10/30/30/40 15/15/15/15
Mundane Smelter Hammer +8 238/0/0/0/0 0/0 C/-/-/-/-/- 50/10/30/30/40 15/15/15/15
Mundane Smelter Hammer +9 244/0/0/0/0 0/0 C/-/-/-/-/- 50/10/30/30/40 15/15/15/15
Mundane Smelter Hammer +10 250/0/0/0/0 0/0 C/-/-/-/-/- 50/10/30/30/40 15/15/15/15

Key

Damage:

The Damage stat dictates how much damage the weapon does. The Damage stats for a weapon are A / B / C / D / E:

  • A is Physical Damage
  • B is Magical Damage
  • C is Fire Damage
  • D is Lightning Damage
  • E is Dark Damage

Each weapon has one or more physical damage types:

  • Striking
  • Slashing
  • Thrusting

Certain enemies are weak or strong against different damage types.
See Weakness for physical reduction, Resistance for elemental reduction.

Aux Effect:

The Aux Effect stat dictates how effective the weapon will be at causing the effect. The Aux Effect stats for a weapon are A / B:

Counter Strength: Damage multiplier when hitting an enemy that is performing an action such as attacking. Value of 100 means no extra damage.
Poise Damage: The ability of the weapon to break the poise of an enemy.
Stats Needed:

The Stats Needed determines how high various Stats must be in order to wield the weapon effectively.
The stats required for a weapon are A / B / C / D:

Wielding a weapon without the required Strength and/or Dexterity will incur a penalty to the Physical damage of the weapon,
while lower-than-required Magic and/or Faith will reduce the Magic damage of the weapon.

Also keep in mind that your character gains a 100% bonus to Strength by wielding a weapon with both hands, thus reducing
the actual Strength required. For example, a character with 14 Strength can wield a Great Club (Requires 28 Strength)
properly if the weapon is held with both hands. (14 x 2 = 28)

Stat Bonuses:

The Stat Bonuses rating indicates the level of bonus damage you do with the weapon, based on the associated Stat.
This rating can be S, A, B, C, D, or E (in order from most to least bonus for the associated skill).
See Scaling for more information.
The Bonus Stats for a weapon are A/B/C/D/E/F:

  • A is the Strength stat bonus that influences the physical attack of the weapon.
  • B is the Dexterity stat bonus that influences the physical attack of the weapon.
  • C is the Intelligence stat bonus that influences the Magical attack of the weapon.
  • D is the Intelligence and Faith stat bonus that influences the Fire attack of the weapon.
  • E is the Faith stat bonus that influences the Lightning attack of the weapon.
  • F is the Intelligence or Faith stat bonus that influence the Dark attack of the weapon(The lower of the two stats is chosen as the bonus stat).
Damage Reduction:

The Damage Reduction % of the weapon. It dictates how much damage the weapon mitigates while blocking.
The Damage Reduction % stats for weapons are A / B / C / D / E :

  • A is Physical Damage
  • B is Magical Damage
  • C is Fire Damage
  • D is Lightning Damage
  • E is Dark Damage
Aux Effect Reduction:

The Aux Effect Reduction % of the weapon. It dictates how much of the effect the weapon mitigates while blocking.
The Aux Effect Reduction % stats for a weapon are A / B / C / D:

Stability: Determines the amount of stamina expended to block an incoming attack. A higher stability also allows you to block stronger
attacks without breaking guard and reduces the amount of stamina depleted from blocking attacks.
Durability: The durability of the weapon.
Weight: The weight of the weapon. Note that carrying over 70% of your Equip Weight will reduce the speed of your rolls, while going
over 100% will reduce your regular speed to walking and attempts to roll or backstep will leave you momentarily stunned.
Enchantable? Items/Spells: Determines whether or not the weapon can receive a temporary damage buff by items and/or spells. Note that if you decided
to infuse the weapon it cannot be enchanted by items.
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