Piercing is a damage type found in Castlevania.
Piercing involves taking a bladed item and instead of swinging with it, thrusting it forward in a kind of jab, in an attempt to "Pierce" the defenses of an enemy.
The most common weapon associated with this damage type is:
However, spears are sometimes associated with Slashing whenever the Piercing damage type is not made available in a game.
Piercing Damage in Dawn of SorrowEdit
Dawn of Sorrow is the only game that distinguishes between Piercing and Slashing attacks. Any weapon that thrusts its sharp pointed tip into an enemy deals piercing damage. This includes knives, rapiers, and spears. Guns can have piercing damage, too, since shooting is considered piercing