Best Royal Builds in Demon’s Souls

Best Royal Builds in Demon's Souls

Demon’s Souls has many potential weapons and spells to use. Choosing a build that is effective and fun to play can be difficult. Kingship is one of the ten starting classes and can be one of the most difficult as it starts at soul level one, but can evolve into powerful magical constructs. Here are the best royalty builds in Demon’s Souls.

battle mage

The Battle Mage uses magic and melee to take advantage of his enemies’ weaknesses. Many bosses and enemies in the game will be week to magic, fire, or physical damage. Soul arrow is the first spell you will have access to as a Royalty class, it is cheap to cast and can shoot enemies in the early game. Flame Toss can be used for weak fire enemies. Crescent Falchion will be your melee option, initially dealing physical and magic damage per hit. The Protection spell can help you stay alive as this build is very offensive focused.

  • Primary Stat: Magic, Intelligence.
  • Secondary Stat: Vitality. A little strength and dexterity.
  • Weapons: Wooden Catalyst, Crescent Falchion or Crescent Uchigatana.
  • Shield: No shield.
  • Armor: Monk Head Wraps, Anything that allows you to make a medical roll.
  • Ring: scented ring, magic sharpness ring.
  • Spells: Soul Arrow, Flame Throw, Protection.

 

Wizard

The wizard only focuses on ranged magic and fire damage. You will always want to stay away from enemies and magic or fire spells depending on enemy weaknesses. Soul Ray is a more robust version of Soul Arrow and deals magic damage. Fire Spray will continuously launch fire projectiles at enemies while you hold the attack. This build can also use Warding, which is an upgraded version of Protection that offers more physical damage resistance at huge mana cost, to save for boss fights. Kris Blade is only used as a held item because when in your hand it increases your magic damage. You can also use additional spells if needed.

  • Primary Stat: Magic, Intelligence.
  • Secondary Stat: Vitality.
  • Weapons: Wooden Catalyst, Kris Blade.
  • Shield: Any shield with 100% physical negation.
  • Armor: Monk Head Wraps, Anything that allows you to make a medical roll.
  • Ring: scented ring, magic sharpness ring.
  • Spells: Soul Ray, Fire Spray, Warding, Homing Soul Arrow.

For more Demon’s Souls guides, check out Best Weapons in Demon’s Souls and Best Magical Builds in Demon’s Souls