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Elden Ring: Best Strength weapons to destroy enemies


If you’re using a Strength-based build in Elden Ring, use a weapon with huge physical attack stats. In this manner, you can take advantage of your character’s strength to deal massive physical damage to enemies and annihilate them instantly.

But what are the best weapons to use for a Strength build? We’ll list them below.

Best Strength weapons to use in Elden Ring

These weapons can inflict massive physical damage that can send your enemies flying. They’re extremely useful against bosses.

Strength Weapon Weapon Type
Physical attack stats
Duelist Greataxe Colossal Weapon 170
Axe of Godfrey Colossal Weapon 165
Rotten Staff Colossal Weapon 165
Watchdog’s Staff Colossal Weapon 165
Greatsword Colossal Sword 164
Rotten Greataxe Colossal Weapon 162
Golem’s Halberd Halberd 158
Grafted Blade Greatsword Colossal Sword 157
Prelate’s Inferno Crozier Colossal Weapon 156
Ghiza’s Wheel Colossal Weapon 156
Giant-Crusher Colossal Weapon 155
Troll’s Golden Sword Colossal Sword 155
Great Club Colossal Weapon 154
Troll’s Hammer Colossal Weapon 153
Greataxe Great Axe 151
Executioner’s Greataxe Great Axe 150
Rusted Anchor Great Axe 147
Curved Great Club Warhammer 145
Grave Scythe Reaper 144
Pickaxe Warhammer 144
Axe of Godrick Great Axe 142
Omen Cleaver Curved Greatsword 142
Watchdogs Greatsword Colossal Sword 142
Banished Knight’s Greatsword Greatsword 142
Bloodhound’s Fang Curved Greatsword 141
Knight’s Greatsword Greatsword 141
Sword of Milos Greatsword 141
Zweihander Colossal Sword 141
Guardian’s Swordspear Halberd 139
Commander’s Standard Halberd 138
Dismounter Curved Greatsword 138
Bastard Sword Greatsword 138
Claymore Greatsword 138
Rogier’s Rapier Thrusting Sword 136
Lordsworn’s Greatsword Greatsword 136
Great Stars Warhammer 135
Dragon Halberd Halberd 135
Golden Halberd Halberd 134
Butchering Knife Great Axe 134
Great Mace Warhammer 134
Greathorn Hammer Warhammer 134
Gargoyle’s Greatsword Greatsword 133
Fallingstar Beast Jaw Colossal Weapon 131
Gargoyle’s Halberd Halberd 131
Large Club Warhammer 131
Battle Hammer Warhammer 131
Golem Greatbow Great Bow 130
Winged Greathorn Great Axe 130
Bloody Helice Heavy Thrusting Sword 130
Stormhawk Axe Axe 130

You can scale all these weapons with Strength and Dexterity. Weapon scaling allows you to reach the full potential of your weapons. The more STR and DEX you have, the more powerful your weapons will become.

Troll’s Hammer and Golden Halberd also require Faith to scale. The Fallingstar Beast Jaw also requires Intelligence to scale.

What is the best Strength weapon in Elden Ring?

Based on the physical attack stats, the best Strength weapon in Elden Ring is the Duelist Greataxe. This weapon has the highest physical damage stats (170) among all Strength-based weapons. It is dropped by a Frenzied Duelist enemy near the West Capital Rampart Site of Grace which is located in Leyndell, Royal Capital.

Top 5 of the best Strength weapons in Elden Ring based on the physical attack stats:

  1. Duelist Greataxe 170
  2. Axe of Godfrey 165
  3. Rotten Staff 165
  4. Watchdog’s Staff 165
  5. Greatsword 164

How to further enhance the attack power of Strength weapons

  • Greatsword: Pair it with the Lion’s Claw Ash of War to tear through
    enemy posture like butter
  • Ghiza’s Wheel: Pair it with the Ash of War: Spinning Weapon to make the wheel rotate even faster
  • Prelate’s Inferno Crozier: Pair it with the Ash of War: Prelate’s Charge to create a create a surge of flames when you slam this warhammer on the ground
  • Grafted Blade Greatsword: Use the Oath Of Vengeance to temporarily raise all attributes and poise
  • Axe of Godrick: Use the Axe of Godrick skill to unleash two earth-shaking shockwaves, followed by a third one

What’s your favorite Strength-based weapon in Elden Ring? Let me know in the comments below.

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