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Elden Ring Samurai class – items, weapons & everything you need to know

An in-depth look at Elden Ring's Samurai class, pros, and cons, starting items and everything you might need to know.

Updated: Feb 25, 2022 9:08 am
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We think a lot of you guys are going to be interested in the Samurai class in Elden Ring as it has a lot of things to like.

A solid defense should at least provide you with a fighting chance while you find your feet and decent melee stats that can be coupled with ranged abilities should be enough to see you on your way to a really good hybrid build from the off. Plus samurai are cool, right? Whatever game they appear in.

High Endurance and Dexterity go hand in hand with some great starter weaponry making the Samurai a deadly class to play with. The Uchigatana katana sword you start with has an innate ability to cause enemies to bleed which is more than useful. With long-ranged attacking abilities thrown in too, a well-rounded Samurai build can wreak a fair bit of havoc within Elden Ring.

Let’s now take a closer look at all the Bandit’s baseline stats and starting equipment to arm you with as much knowledge as possible for the journey ahead.

Elden Ring Samurai Stats


Elden Ring Samurai Stats

Elden Ring Samurai Starting Equipment

  • Uchigatana
  • Long Bow
  • Red Thorn Roundshield
  • Firebone Arrow

Elden Ring Samurai Starting Items

  • Choice of keepsake
  • Vision of Grace

Elden Ring Samurai Starting Magic

  • None

Elden Ring Samurai Info

  • Starting off at Level 9 the Samurai is a strong option with lots of appeal
  • With a deadly closde weapon accopmpanied with a ranged weapon in the longbow, the Samurai can deal death from a wide variety of distances.
  • Very high Dexterity and Endurance are the huge advantages the Samurai has over a lot of other start classes and makes for a lot of fun to play with
  • Don’t forget, Samurai are always cool.

Other Elden Ring Classes

You can find handy guides to all the other classes on WePC too including our full class guide and best starter class guide:


1 thought on “Elden Ring Samurai class – items, weapons & everything you need to know”

  1. Robert Jones

    This is gonna be my starting class and I’m gonna name him Lone wolf

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