Elden Ring – Hand of Malenia / Waterfowl Dance Build Guide & Showcase

Hand of Malenia is a katana that scale primarily with strength and dexterity.

  • This weapon requires 16 Strength and large dexterity of 48 in order to use it properly
  • It has 7 in weight and bleeds build up in it by default.
  • The second longest katana in the game after the nagakiba so it has a long reach capability to hit enemy
  • This weapon have weapon skill called Waterfowl Dance.
  • With this skill you can unleash a swift yet graceful slashing combo that can create a large number of consecutive attacks.
  • This ability does physical damage that scales well with dexterity and uses a lot of Stamina, especially when you do 2 more follow-up attacks by pressing the weapon skill button.
  • It’s should be noted This skill can be interrupted so having good poise to your character is essential.
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StatusVigor: 40
Mind: 25
Endurance: 30
Strength: 16
Dexterity: 68
Intelligence: 10
Faith: 30
Arcane: 10
Patch NotesNG+ / Version 1.10More info ‣