The Dragon-Hunter Great Katana in Elden Ring
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How to get Dragon-Hunter’s Great Katana (Map Location) in Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree

An exquisite weapon to have.

The Dragon-Hunter's Great Katana is one of the best weapons you can get in Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree. Here's how you can get this amazing Great Katana in the game early.

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How to get the Dragon-Hunter's Great Katana in Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree (Location)

The Dragon's Pit in Elden Ring
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The Dragon-Hunter's Great Katana can be gained by defeating the Ancient-Dragon Man boss in the Dragon's Pit dungeon, which is east of the Gravesite Plain Site of Grace (the first Grace you find in the DLC). This boss is located at the end of the dungeon and defeating them will give you this great Katana as a reward.

Ancient-Dragon Man Boss Guide - Tips & Tricks

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  • Ancient Dragon Man attacking in Elden Ring

The Ancient-Dragon Man is a powerful boss who can end you with a few hits with his jumping slash attack and charging-forward slash attack. Your best bet is to corner him and damage him with some heavy melee combos. He also does Dragon Bite and Magma Breath attacks, which you should dodge away from.

You can also use magic spells on him from a further distance but he gets close to you very quickly so you'll have to dodge-roll fast. He gets staggered easily with a few powerful hits, which gives you an opening to perform a couple of heavy attacks.

Dragon-Hunter Katana Stats, Build, and Scaling in Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree

Dragon-Hunter's Great Katana Details in Elden Ring
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The Dragon Hunter's Great Katana has a base damage of 152 and reaches 387 when fully upgraded with Somber Smithing Stones. It scales on Strength and Dexterity, and doing enough damage with it will cause blood loss. As the name implies, it is absolutely lethal against Dragons, especially when using the Dragonwound Slash skill. With that, you jump in the air and perform a mighty slash that takes a great chunk of your enemy's health. To boost the damage of this Great Katana consider using the Shard of Alexander as it can boost the skill's power by 15%.

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