In preparation for Dark Souls III next week, and me succumbing to the hype, check out this 17-minute video from a group of swordsmiths, in collaboration with Bandia Namco, who make the Sword of Artorias, a boss from the first game.

The team capture every detail from the original game’s model, and it looks gorgeous.

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I want one.

The YouTube channel ‘AWE me’ have recreated multiple iconic weaponry items from a variety of games, from Bloodborne’s signature weapon, the saw cleaver, to Link’s sword and shield from the Legend of Zelda franchise.

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Artorias is probably one of the most difficult bosses in the game. His story is one of strife and tragedy… and a really big sword.

It’s truly a sight to behold, and looks astonishingly heavy.

Check it out!