Now I just found the Iaito and I'm digging the different move set. 7 years ago. 10 Jul 2018 16:54 . Submit . 100% Upvoted. Posted by. Hello! Krauser86 7 years ago #2. What's the difference between the Iaito and Uchigatana? Archived. User Info: Krauser86. Katanas: Iaito v Uchigatana. Archived. Selon vous, quelle est la différence etre le laito et l'uchigatana ? Close. AKA it's not sharpened. Chaos Blade is such an amazing weapon, but a great second choice is the Uchigatana. The Iaito is a katana in Dark Souls. After scouring the internet and not finding an answer I thought I'd ask the Dark Souls community! 45. Started off going from the Scimitar to the Uchigatana and I really liked it. I'm not really a fan of the Washing Pole just because of the low Durability. GFWL: STLFFNLPPLES . Who Art Thou? Why should I use one over the other? The extra range from the Washing Pole is okay, but mainly you get so close to things in this game you don't really notice. Which one is better? 1 year ago. gOwCoD4 7 years ago #1. save hide report. From a lot of places I’ve seen people saying that the Chaos Blade is the best katana. If you inspect the blade you'll notice that, unlike the Uchigatana's, the Iaito's has no hamon or blade pattern. Best upgrade path? Which one of these would be best for a PvE/Co-op Dexterity build? #12 < > Showing 1-12 of 12 comments . Posted by. I know damage wise they are pretty similar, but what's y'alls opinion on the two? 8-1. It requires a running jump to reach. 13 comments. First time player here, going for a light rolling Dex build. 1 Availability 2 Characteristics 3 Notes 4 Moveset 5 Upgrades 6 Trivia 7 Gallery The Iaito is found early in Blighttown from the entrance of the Depths, on a corpse lying on the roof of one of the wooden structures. Chaos Blade, Uchigatana, Iaito or Washing Pole? Uchigatana vs Iaito (FromSoft's attention to detail is amazing) [Very minor PTD Spoiler] Close. Anonymous. Iaito vs Uchigatana? Situational? Iaito is badass for the R2, but it's the lowest damaging Katana. 3. Katanas: Iaito v Uchigatana. When two handing all the katanas with 27 strength, 40 dex, and 10 humanity, the Chaos Blade only does 30 more damage than the Uchigatana. User Info: gOwCoD4. They are all close enough in damage that they are all great, though. This thread is archived. Reply Replies (9) 80 +1. share. Which means that by using this sword the Chosen Undead is skilled enough to defeat his opponents with a blunt practice weapon.