That is the question. It could be a good weapon for my Faith build. Man-Serpent Summoner Notes & Trivia. dark_lung 8 years ago #1. i'm looking at the stats: claymore 15 is 257 base C str and C dex MS greatsword is 275 base A str I find more people talking about using the claymore and probably 1 or 2 using the man-serpent one. Can be lured. Also, what is a good armor to wear on a faith build? These can be very good for farming souls if you let them live and just keep killing the enemies they summon. Man-Serpent Greatsword +15 or Lightning MSGS. I've never actually used this sword, because it's never dropped from the snakes in Sen's Fortress. Greatswords deal 52 poise damage two-handed but are not capable of stun-locks at all; however, they can stun-lock when used one-handed. Man-Serpents are the descendants of dragons, and were likely inspired by the Berserk manga . TheBates 7 years ago #1. For Dark Souls on the PlayStation 3, a GameFAQs message board topic titled "Black Knight Sword vs Man-Serpent Greatsword". How great is the Man Serpent Greatsword? in the long run, does the claymore outdmg the man-serpents @ higher lvls or is it just easier to get? In other words, they have different movesets. I've just been using the Holy Robes because the only other armor I have is pieces of random hollow armor. For Dark Souls on the PlayStation 3, a GameFAQs message board topic titled "Claymore vs. Man Serpent Greatsword". Question. Invulnerable to Rapport. User Info: TheBates. Giant Serpent-Man is an Enemy in Dark Souls 3. I'm in Anor Londo and I'm swithering over whether I should make my MSGS+10 a Lightning sword, or whether I should wait until I have the Very Large Ember and make it +15. The Zweihander is an ultra greatsword while the Man-Serpent Greatsword is a greatsword. Combat Information. On top of that, they have a small chance of dropping the Mendicant's Staff, which boosts the souls you get per kill. There are two types, one with a giant axe, and one that swings an axe like a flail. Enemy Description. Ultra greatswords deal 75 poise damage two-handed and are usually capable of a stun-lock for 2-3 hits at most. Attacks: spit fire in an arc at melee range; Unlike their smaller counterparts they will not extend their necks to attack the player. I'd … claymore vs. man-serpent greatsword; User Info: dark_lung.