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>Could not attain peak fashion
>>258660010

>ELDEN RING
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1D1hZ4bRSnR5t2EDtG43ulgxlJGhpqHmK5FoZL0oEEUc/pub

>READ ME BEFORE POSTING, IF YOU'RE NEW
https://pastebin.com/Txe190aw

>Shitposter filter lists for 4chan X users
https://pastebin.com/fZHW0a8b

>Character Planners
https://www.mugenmonkey.com/ (Outdated and inaccurate, don't use it for anything but Demon's Souls and Bloodborne)
http://soulsplanner.com/ (Feature-rich and up-to-date, use it over Mugenmonkey if you can)

>SEKIRO: SHADOWS DIE TWICE
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1duHAms4JJM-9ISKA36rzB3wEpJ7utB-51QvvLXqfOOg/pub
/ssdtg/ is essentially dead now that the game has been out for over a month, discussion of Sekiro is welcome here.

>DARK SOULS REMASTERED
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Tx8SxAv_HW57SRdx0CCwquRP2DPM36zz7QwB_wTQclE/pub

>DARK SOULS 3
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1X57UrBP6agjk1heiYS7fOzhK67TYDXAoTvRHOFwoabc/pub

>BLOODBORNE
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1TlAjZSvmE979gbayTvpioT72n5A7_bUjMNCLuOatJTQ
Bloodborne discussion is welcome here, but you'll get more help in their general: >>>/vg/bbg

>DARK SOULS 2
https://docs.google.com/document/d/131_K9Q9GhcokFk7YGDiERqMRl-iJa3ojfdDWdXKPqic/pub

>DARK SOULS
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1w0dZgke7jHOgD2hEU6CfXK8vW2RTdCSM2iNewcRxxUg/pub

>DEMON'S SOULS
https://pastebin.com/tehcGm75

>KING'S FIELD
http://pastebin.com/G8zw0sc3
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Praise be our goddess Gwyndolin who dwelt in Anor Londo. Queen of these generals, and receiver of my semen.
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Nobody attacks my Looking-Glass Knight!
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>backstab shortened = bs = bullshit.
mind blown
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>>258885537
based mirrorbro
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>>258885537
ugly tranny character bro
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Prepare to die Edition or Remastered edition of DaS 1 for PC?
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>Iron keep in SotFS
Jesus christ I don't even mind the other parts of the game where they throw groups at you but here you're literally stuck in a 1x1 box waiting for 5 allone knights charge you one at a time so you don't get shot midcombo and juggled to death or swarmed
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>>258887045
Remastered for the possibility of co-op. There's no difference gameplay wise
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darkcels 3
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>>258887342
I'm gonna be pirating m8

Don't wanna spend the $20
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>>258885537
how is the Lightning Drakeblood sword? I mostly use it on my Quality builds.
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>>258887490
Well then either PTDE for mods, or Remastered for a non-glitchy 60 fps.
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How tall is he? He's shorter than almost every human character in his game. And compared to the Hunter, his proportions definitely make him seem like he's in the 5'7-5'9" range, which is usually the "heroic" height in Japanese games.
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>>258888225
hits pretty hard, typically 2-3 R2s does the trick in pvp. the key is casting sacred oath beforehand.
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How should I be investing my stats if I wanna play Pyromancer in 1, but would still like to use Greatswords?
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>>258890713
wot
thats like saying "how should i be investing my stats if i wanna play with a sword, but would still like to have health?"
just level att occasionally
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>>258890883
thanks friend
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Imagine being such a huge faggot that you don't regularly drop spare items in Dark Souls to pass drift items and vagrants onto your fellow undead.
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Demon Princes are supposed to be easy with Dorhy's Gnawing but I can't ever seem to kill them because I run out of FP and that's running 4 Ashen to 10 Estus
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>>258892202
Maybe you should summon me you scrub
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>>258890309
1 inch tall
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>>258892485
Unless you're on PS4 you won't be able to help
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>>258893579
what's your SL?
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>>258894329
83 I had no trouble with my quality build GSer but its a repeat of Friede where I struggle with a Faith build
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>>258895291
I can help, I've got an SL90 that's already defeated them.
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>>258895353
Alright, pw is dsg and I guess we'll start on Demon in Pain first
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>>258895610
sign's down when you're ready. Character name is Heir of Fire.
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>>258892202
If you're using Dorhys' Gnawing, you shouldn't be getting hit, so switch it up to something like 8 Ashen 7 Orange. Or alternatively, just kill the first phase melee and save your Gnawing for the second phase.
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>>258892202
What's your stats/gear?
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>>258895816
...and i died not even 5 seconds after getting into the first. so much egg on my face.
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What's the name of the armor set used in this vid?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JLA4q0vQga8

4 minute mark for full front view of set, there's a helmet that isn't at the start.
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>>258895816
Alright thanks, surprised I was able to dodge the laser beams so easily
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>>258896803
from dying in 5 seconds to getting the prince on our second try, feels great man.
also, I've always found the Laser Beam prince easier than the Fireball prince.
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>>258896760
Heide armor set if I'm not mistaken
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>>258896760
its just the heide knight set
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>>258896912
Yeah, seems like you just run up beside or behind it and try and dodge the blast from the last beam
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>>258887223
I used to think the same way, but if you learn the aggro ranges of each knight you can stay fairly safe while not taking an hour to advance. It's not guaranteed and the design is still bad, but it's doable.
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>>258898710
this, I usually bait them out one by one and pancake them with the Large club 2HR2.

also, don't drop the other side of the bridge, it'll save you a headache if you die.
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So i wanna use the Corvian Great Scythe and i wanna do a dex thing but with bleed as well. Do i go sharp infusion and use carthus rougue or a different infusion? Also how should i lvl dex/luck?
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>>258899021
I was in the same boat, but I got so damn bored with the Corvian GS mostly the self bleed was alittle annoying, the sweetspot mechanic, and having a WA that needs a perfection condition to hit was what made me drop it
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>>258899415
Honestly I barely tried reapers in this game and I tought this one was nice. Don't really like the friede one with dual wielding.
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>SM twinking my way through DS2
>Keeping in 30k and doing fine other than shit rolls and a 90 block shield making it a heal race
>All orange borders at Fofg, Heides and the bastille
>Make it to where I have to level health to make the jump down the pit
>Say fuck it and spend my souls to get myself to level 50
>Now at 120k
>All orange borders still at Fofg, Heides and the bastille
Do these take a while to update or is everyone playing just bad?
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>>258901269
yes and yes.
your orange borders after a while should be lost bastille, no man's wharf and heide's tower with the occasional huntsman's copse/shaded woods
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>>258901269
people are just bad. and if you wanted to keep your low SM you should have used a soul vessel and spec into HP then spec back
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Help, can't decide which build to go with. I kinda wanna try darkmoon blade plus I want the look as well, but I've read that just doing a dark infusion is better. Also, on the pyro variant, great swamp ring would probably be changed out for untrue dark.
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>>258901412
I wasn't really trying to twink as much as be efficient getting to where I want to be.
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>>258901627
>SL130
Neither.
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>>258901921
at least say why, dumbbutt.

130 allows me a few extra stats while invading 120
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>invading 120
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What SM range should I be in to get summoned by the Mirror K***ht?
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>>258902970
Any "build" 120 or higher is not a build at all.
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>smelter hammer is by far the funnest great weapon to invade with
>pretty much requires going to high SM to one hand while still having a build befitting a HA weapon
FUCK
>>258903136
1-1.2M and keep in mind you wont be getting these mirror invasions often.
what you should do is making a character who invades drangleic and invade there constantly, that when if the mirror knight hijacks your orb it'll be a nice surprise and if he doesnt you werent expecting him to in the first place
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5 hours.

FIVE. HOURS.
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>>258903302
good shit, anon
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Looking to make a low or mid level build with onyx blade and two or all of blackflame, black serpent, and black fire orb. What range should I aim for? SL 40 +4? SL 60 +6? Which is more fun/active on PC?
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>>258903296
>1-1.2M
Idk if the average player gets to Drangleic Castle that low. Could safely be a few tiers higher.
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>>258903296
That low? Alright, I trust you, anon. And yeah, I was planning on invading in the castle normally. Do you have to have beaten the Twin Dragonriders to get summoned?
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>>258903747
The reason it's 1 mill is because the shrine of winter will automatically open for you if you have 1 mill SM even if you don't have the four great souls yet.
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>>258903747
nope , but i personally find invading central drangleic to be a better experience than the first bonfire
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>>258903602
60/+6 gives you the most possible areas to invade, though for some of them (Lothric Castle, Archdragon Peak) you will likely be underleveled for compared to the host.
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>>258903859
Sure, but how many average people actually know that and how many that do know that would actually do it? I think I'll be closer 1.4M because I wasn't keeping track of my SM and was wearing dumb shit like the silver serpent ring. Guess I'll have to get used to playing with two ring slots.

>>258904018
Okay, that makes sense.
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I wish that using the red eye orb as a darkmoon would net you concords.
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So each great one in DS2 has the soul of a DS1 lord right? Freja makes sense because its a magic spider in a library and even has the spiderweb crystal reference. Rotten makes sense because he's basically the same thing as Nito except with fleshy bodies instead of skeletons. Sinner makes sense because she has the spider from the bed of chaos in her eye and pyromancers are part of her fight, plus she give a pyro boost glove.

But how the fuck is the old iron king in any way similar to four different dudes who fell into the abyss? They both fell into some shit they liked? I guess?
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>>258904501
he's got gywn's soul
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>>258904501
The OIK is Gwynn
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>>258904927
>>258905096
Oh? I still don't really see the parallel other than fire and being a king
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>>258905228
Play the DLC
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I'll sit and enjoy the moment with an old friend for a while.
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Enemy health and damage should scale with the number of phantoms the host has summoned.
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>>258906090
Souls was never really about parity
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>>258906090
It does, just not very much.
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>>258906131
fuck you faggot dont use words like that
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Reminder that winning invasions doesn't mean you're better, it's mean you were more clever.
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>>258906562
It's the opposite. Just because you win a gank doesn't mean you're better than the invader.
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>>258901412
>people are just bad.
Yes, yes they are. I find myself at 700k-800k SM when I enter drangleic and I'm not exactly rushing to get there.
I also coop some bosses as a phantom on the way there too.
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>>258903234
that makes no sense.
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gonna record myself invading and upload it to youtube with the title "Invading with [Weapon/Build] for 10 minutes"
maybe ill get 7 views and ill cherish each one
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>>258908215
just post clips here
(you)s are worth more than views
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>kill twink host with regular playthrough wolf of farron
>A connection error has occured
Every. Damn. Time.
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>>258907679
I’m usually in that same bracket through Drangleic Castle and up until you get the giant memory soul farm. It’s hard to get over 1 million soul level early if you don’t die literally all the time.
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>>258908607
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>>258908589
it's all fun and games until they stop winning
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>>258909819
Especially at real china hours
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>>258908494
>punishing estus with snap freeze
what a badass
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>>258910128
>rednigger breaks my guard
*snap* yep, thats going right into my curse compliation
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How do you guys do mist raven lightning reflect? I just get shocked but doesn't get damaged
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>>258887223
Get good at aggro management: you can rush from knight to knight pretty quickly on a melee build if you know what you're doing, and if you have ranged damage the whole section is a cakewalk.
Protip: get rid of the archer cunt on the left side BEFORE going on the bridge, his great arrows can knock you into the lava if you're not careful.

>>258898829
>also, don't drop the other side of the bridge
Disagree with this one, having the bridge down allows a safer retreat if the right side is kicking your ass, and that can happen pretty easily with the amount of greatbows there.

>>258901269
Most people aren't autistic and don't use the agape ring.
Keep in mind that all those three areas have mid and late game uses, for example you can farm blue orbs in Heide's.
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>>258912980
drop one end of the bridge, but not both, then you can't get rushed by the guys waiting by the pharros contraption if you die before defeating Smelty D.
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reminder that you can skip a large portion of the first iron keep section with one jump
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>>258913461
But if you do that the guys waiting on the right side have an easier time killing you once you dropped, because you can't retreat along the bridge and have to take the detour through the furnace.
I can see the advantage if you want to cheese them long range, but that's boring.
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>>258913618
boring, but safe.
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>>258913582
remidner that you can skip the entire ds2 and lose nothing of value
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>>258915839
ba sed
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How do you fight the ashina spear that has a samurai with him?
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>>258916687
Gachiin sugar + pupeteer the samurai then fight the spear samurai
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>>258916719
Thanks, that worked.
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Ive just got profaned greatsword and it absolutely destroys ringed city enemies at +1 base req stats sl24 with all points dumped in vig.

Just farmed the full ringed kn***ht set with it.

Just poke everyone until death. Even with 240 attack it make the game too easy.

You can also launch your enemies into the air while applying fire effect, that make it have 320 ar.

Why did I even bother with those crappy +2 dex weapons?
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If time travel is possible in Dark Souls, why doesn't everyone just travel back to the early age of fire, before the undead curse started spreading?
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>>258919136
the eagles wouldn't take them there
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I am playing SOTFS with a STR build and so far (undead crypt) I have been using a Varangian Sword +10 and I just found out how funny it is to use the Gyrm Greathammer (+8)
What are other good STR weapons? The sword kinda grew on me but the moveset is not very good
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What does twinkling mean?
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>>258920151
it twinkles, duh
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>>258920151
*twinking
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>>258919615
You mean the PURSUER BIRD OF FREEDOM
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>>258920151
>>258920235
it's an excuse bad players use when they lose
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>>258919987
hard to list others when you posted the 2nd best
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>>258921285
Which one?
I honestly picked the hammer at random from what I had and I really like the moveset. Clearly it's slow. The sword is faster yet the moves don't convince me too much
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>>258921426
SMELTER HAMMER
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>>258921458
Now that looks silly
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So how do you hit the demon of hatred before he kill you?
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>>258921693
___________turn off the game, so to speak __git gud____
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>>258922134
Thanks
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How good are quality builds in 1?
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>>258924103
27/40 or 28/40 builds are like the staple of SL125-135 pvp
Extremely good and cover a lot of options, enable you to destroy the game in a multitude of ways since the moment you grab zwei. You can even add 5 more dex points and 12-14 attunement to give yourself pyromancies on full casting speed too.
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>>258925204
Thanks, this'll be really helpful
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memehackzaki
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I'm (still) donating stacks of CREOs on DS2 Scholar on PC, just say which zone, soulmemory and your character name(IMPORTANT) (or just put Hanleth as the god on your name-engraved), i can catch anyone up to 20mil SM so you must summon me.

>b-but anon if you summon an anon you'll get hacked and softbanned
The last thing i want is a lower playerbase so i want to reinvigorate invading at every SM not just the 1.8-2m meta, damn shame there isn't an infinite red eye orb.
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Man, The Last Giant is such a shitty non boss that I'm not even sure that there is a boss until I see the red bar.
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How much of a FUCKHEAD do you have to be to add this bloody overlay shit to boos cutscenes? Shit pisses me to no end, you are scratching what you can in a fucking year or whatnot and then some retard walks in and says "yo, let's make this shit, will be so fucking cool and shit". And then those dickheads don't even patch it out. WHAT THE FUCK WERE THEY THINKING
Also, why the fuck there is a fucking last giant cutscene, which would be a miles better without it?
>walk in
>no boss
>suddenly this shit starts moving
And no Looking glass cutscene? FUCKHEADS, LITERAL FUCKHEADS
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>>258929807
Aren't watchdog will put you on From's shit list?
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>>258932850
Yes it does, but since the anti-cheat is a crapshoot you might get away with it for quite some time.
More importantly, watchdog is peak reddit.
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>>258932318
>why the fuck there is a fucking last giant cutscene
Why indeed. PERHAPS...
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>>258932850
I've been playing with it for months without issue. I think the previous version got people softbanned.
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LobosJr's sfx mod is going well.

https://youtu.be/5fnLtB3BzoU?t=9282
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>>258936876
this is fucking disgusting
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Are any of Artorias' weapons good? If so, in which games?
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>>258937678
His shield in DS1 is the best shield in the game.
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>>258937678
His sword is at its best in 3 and incorporates all moves from his 3 DS1 greatswords into one.
Also one of the longest GS and does bonus damage to abyssals.
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the fuck is he gargling about
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>>258937678
Wolf Knight Greatsword is the most practical, since it's a DS3 greatsword with decent range and it doesn't have stupid requirements to wield. Majestic Greatsword is the coolest. Someone post that webm of a guy using its powerstanced moves to dodge all sorts of attacks.
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>>258937969
>DUDE WHAT ARE THE LORE IMPLICATIONS OF THIS PILE OF RUBBLE
>"shut up retard" t. Vilhelm
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>>258937143
Yes it is. That's the point.
It's his autistic dream to do it and he doesn't care to put unreasonable amounts of workhours of his own and his fan's time into it.
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>>258937969
vilhelm hates completionists
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>>258938226
The time spent on a mediocre meme sound mod is still less of a waste than all the time spent twinking in dead games.
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Why does Bloodborne have it's own general?
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>>258938506
based
>>258938516
The console exclusivity created unnecessary shit flinging.
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>>258937969
DUDE THE OLD HUNTERS LMAO
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What's a good weapon to compliment a mace in DS3? I'm aiming for a cleric aesthetic.
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>>258942018
*complement
int is my dump stat
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>>258942018
halberd, saint bident, warbanner, claymore, wolnir's, LKUGS
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>>258938516
Don't worry, it won't have its own general for much longer. They're pretty much on their death bed.
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>>258885326
I had a dream last night that I was in a romantic relationship with Gravelord Nito, but I was upset at him because I thought he cheated on me (which I knew wasn't true, but dream me didn't know he was being bamboozled)

Nito then calmly explained that he didn't cheat on me, and informed me that I was being tricked, we then hugged. Then I woke up.
I don't know what this means
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Give me cosplay ideas for the DS new game.
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>>258943446
we've been surviving for years faggot. kill yourself
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>got my normie friend to buy DS3 on summer sale
>he's pretty shit at vidya and is going to lean on me like a crutch to get through the game
pretty comfy feels incoming brehs, gonna sort of see what it's like experiencing a souls game for the first time again
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>>258945086
>letting your friend play 3 before 1 and 2
You are no friend at all.
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this bad boy just went 5 for 5 in non-twink settlement invasions, including a 3v1 with overleveled caster phantoms
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>>258945919
Next time you will post a vordt's rape hammer or, gods save your soul, a fucking falchion.
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The story in Dark Souls is basically like making a beautiful stained glass work of art only proceed to smash it against the ground and then tell the fans to put the pieces together
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Does Unfaltering Prayer increase defenses like Preservance?
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>>258885326
Any tips for Dancer? I'm at my 10th attempt, and I've only got through half of her health before she annihilates me.
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>>258928058
ba sed
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>>258946610
Dodge forward and circle to her right.
And you can just sprint away from her long combo.
Although phase 2 will be rough.
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>>258937678
one of the best greatswords in ds2 simply due to it's counter damage
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Are there any bosses that I'll actually inflict Bleed on with my Flamberge in 3?
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Cool blog time.
Okay, so I've beaten DS and DS2 after putting it on a shelf for god knows how long because I didn't want to play "that really difficult game", since it seemed like a choir.
Now, having beaten the first game I thought "well that's not that difficult, just a bit tedious at worst", second game a bit more guilty of that tedium, but that's not the point.
I thought, there is no way that I'm THAT good at videogames, I can't even beat infinite climax in Bayo.
So I google what the fuck was supposed to be difficult/bad in the first game and there is a shit like Blighttown/Sen's Fortress, bosses like Bed of Chaos, Capra and O&S, and those archers in Anor Londo.
I don't fucking get it, so I look up videos of people playing and it's literally YOLO jumping head first into the area holding sprint and then wondering where the fuck did their health go and how could they fell off that cliff.
Anyway, it pissed me the fuck off that people are that dumb and bunch of casual faggots who can't comprehend that you can turn the fucking camera sideways in Sen's Fortress to avoid fucking swinging shit. How the fuck can you even die to that boulder, jesus fucking christ.
blog over, thank you for you time
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Alright, here's a question that ought to stimulate ya...
How do you hope Elden Ring improves upon Bows/Crossbows/Offensive Consumables?
In the Dark Souls series we've seen Bows start out in DS1 unable to move while an arrow is nocked, then being able to move while an arrow is nocked in DS2, then finally being able to do running and rolling attacks with specific bows in DS3.
As for Crossbows, in DS1 we've seen the player unable to zoom in with them, unable to move while a bolt is ready and unable to hold the shot after readying, in DS2 the PC is able to move and hold bolts after readying, and in DS3 the PC is able to fire bolts without readying provided they've loaded a bolt in the chamber.
I'm interested to see how FROMSoftware improves upon the ranged combat (not including Magic) for a fourth time (ignoring any advancements made from Demon's Souls into DS1).
and ill be posting this question next thread and probably the thread after taht and maybe even the one after that. viable (cross)bow only invaders when?
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>>258948235
Bows turn everyone into a Dragon's Dogma Ranger, straight sword meta is fucked
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I just finished DS2II:SOFTS. I'm the guy who was said this game is exhausting as fuck. After finally being done with killing Sinh with three of my greatswords breaking in the middle of combat, I can finally say I'm done with this game. I'm probably not gonna touch it for a long time. I don't hate it per say but I can see why people like it and dislike it. Personally, it's not my go to Dark Souls for now. I haven't played 3 and Bloodborne yet but my judgement remains moot.
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Do people still pvp in the remaster? In the switch remaster?
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>>258949486
probably and the switch remaster was dead on arrival
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>>258949380
WOOOOOW I WAS BUFFING DUDE COME ON
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>>258948997
>Puts up shield
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>>258950003
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>>258948123
Congratulations, you discovered that requiring some amount of focusing and planning is all it takes to create a good level of challenge for most players.
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>>258945457
he's played DS1 and BB so he should be alright.
DS2 is an abomination
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>>258950832
based fakefriend
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>>258949486
Nobody plays PvP in any version of Dark Souls 1 anymore.
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>making strength build
>harpe and corvian greatknife both drop on the first kills as i'm going through settlement and road of sacrifices
fuck off
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GIVE ME COSPLAY IDEAS DAMN IT
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>>258955092
Adolf Hitler pyromancer spamming poison mist and combustion
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for anons playing des at all are you guys using the Yuvi's private server? just got it set up the other day and its neat that theres at least a few people still playing online. sucks theres not enough to just be summoned by randoms
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>Testing ng++ with CE in DS2
>Red phantoms and added enemies spawn normally
>Switch back to ng0, and play normally
>Get to drangleic and switch to ng++ again to buy the spells from welleger
>He doesn't sell them
>Warp to majula and back, reset the game
>Still doesn't sell them
Guess I'll just item swap the spell scroll then. I only wanted one of them, but fuck going through the game twice or killing 500 people for it.
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gee whiz, i scratch (not)aava to death and all i get is a scale (whatever the fuck that does, probably upgrades boss weapons)
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>>258946462
more like feeding some kids bits of chocolate and when they ask more you give them a huge pile of shit then enjoy as they try to rationalize it to everyone that it is indeed chocolate, and its too deep a flavor for casuals.

seriously, everything is just random 2deep4u shit thrown in because it sounded cool at the time with no true connection to them by design. (time is convoluted, casual bonfire timetravel, dark soul/humanity/actual souls you collect discrepancy, just to name a few core issues that MUST be handwaved away before you can even begin your tehorycrating)
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>>258957282
The only issue here is a bonfire revival, everything else was explained in the first fucking game.
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>>258957558
Its explained as "time is convoluted". Thats not an explanation, its bullshit, and wont eve adrress time related concerns like how we can warp to artorias time and back willy-nilly (or pre and post filianore touching). why cant we travel back before we killed the boss, or back to when we started and just hand the lordvessel to our past self?

Also, what makes the dark souls special: it can copy itself infinitly, or it can splinter infinetly, hence why every human have piece of it. except the pygmies have it and humans dont, then what makes humans special, isnt humanity teh/piece of the dark soul? Manus, a pigmy lord "made" the abyss when his humanity went apeshit. why did he have humanity, was he human? What are the things with the lord souls then, do they have humanity too, or their followers who have neither lord souls or humanity in them, but arent hollow husks from before the fire either. and why are humans of teh dark when the dark souls was found in the fire like the other lord souls? How teh fuck do you paint a painting form inside a painting (on fire)?


and on and on and on, on any topic you think more than 5 seconds about.
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>>258958454
Get a bit of imagination, my sperg.
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>>258956503
There's warnings on the ground to turn back, and you didn't have to waste time on it.
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>>258958454
The reason we can travel back to Artorias's time but not to other times is because Manus opened up a portal and dragged us there. Presumably the reason we can travel via bonfire to and from those points in time is because whatever connection he opened is still active, and the devs don't want to force the players to complete the whole DLC to leave Oolacile. It's also worth pointing out the the player does not alter the past, the chosen undead was always the person that defeated Manus.

So we can't time travel back to the start of the game and give ourselves the lordvessel because we lack the power to connect two points in time, and we can't alter the past.
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>>258892202
they are super easy with blood infused bandit knife or other bleed weapon. Just summon lapp and bleed them, easiest boss of the dlc.
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>>258936876
>>258938226
Lobos is great. He is genuinely passionate about Souls to the point of doing his own autistic projects like that, stays true to his fans and himself, gives exposure to cool Souls mod projdcts and so on. He's a bit of a sellout / shill occasionally but that just comes with the territory. Also he found foot goddess Fieldy through WoW so that's also something. And his current girlfriend Bloodyfaster isn't half bad either... But Bloody is probably cheating on Lobos already with another streamer friend of hers and poor Lobos is being used for a meal ticket basically...

I pray for him. Umbasa.
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>>258958454
Humans have pieces of the Dark Soul because the Furtive pygmy created humans using the Dark Soul. The Pygmy lords have the Blood of the Dark Soul because they are direct blood descendants of the furtive pygmy - the same way Gwyns children are all gods and seem to have some the power of his lord soul. Humans are of the dark because they were made in the abyss, the dark soul was found in the first flame because the first flame made disparity, it made both light and dark.

I don't think the Pygmies and Humans we see in dark souls 3 are actually a different species. I think the royalty are just named pygmies in honour of their progenitor. similar to how Gywn and his knights are probably the same species but Gwyn is called a god because he has the power of the lord soul.
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weapon match making should be removed in ds3. If shitters can steamroll through all levels and bosses with three end game gear, pass summoned buddies I should be able to invade them with +10 lothric greatsword buffed with lightning resin and one shot poke them. Leave weapon mm only for coop.

In bloodborne you can one shoot people going through central yharnam with your +10 chikage with 31, 27, 27 gems and no one is complaining.
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>>258963040
Bloodborne pvp is also very dead, while DaS3 pvp is very much alive.
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So the ringed city is Londor?
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>>258963852
The Ringed City is a bunch of cities if you hadn't noticed.
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>>258963040
>>258963242
If we could only change gear at bonfires, weapon matchmaking could just be what highest reinforced weapon that you have equipped.
Sure it might be inconvenient to offline players, but it would cement the idea of making hard choices on what you bring with you.
I wonder how they'll fuck up Elden Ring if it has online (I fucking hope so).
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>>258962964
The only thing left to do to get platinum is to farm skills. The fuck it doesnt have a multiplayer. I remember the leaker saying that youd be able to assume control of mini bosses and fight sekiro. Imagine how cool that would be.
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Does the first pursuer encounter give you extra souls on top of the boss fight or does it end up being the same regardless of how many times you fight him there?
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>>258963952
this is a great idea Miyazaki needs to get his shit together and fix the multiplayer in his games

too much catering to le honorable duel shitters and co op strugglers
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Shitkiro: Not A Souls-Like
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dorkpoop: not a bloodkiro-lite
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>>258964494
It doesn't matter where you kill it, the result is the same.
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dorksouls 2: a side project game
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nigsouls 3: no poise
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>>258965338
To clarify: the boss version that can ambush you in the middle of FoFG gives the same reward as when you fight it before Bastille. The ones that ambush you everywhere else give lesser rewards.
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What's the most fashionable set in DS1 besides the Elite Knight? Starting a Pyromancer but my last character already had EK as his signature armor.
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Can anyone help me at abyss watchers? PC and PW is sivert
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>>258967675
waiting at farron keep
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>>258967675
If you need help with Abyss Watchers, you're not going to have fun with the rest of the game.
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War Cleric build, what hammers fit the aesthetic like does Lucerne?
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>>258967789
i got it alone, but thanks for helping
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>>258968835
Mace
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I cannot do jump attacks or "kick" in sotfs PC.
literally no problems in ds3, only on scholar. are the timings different?
is it just me, my controller or the game?
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Lightning Drakeblood GS on a Faith build, yes, no?
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>>258970945
Physical infusion with DMB
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>>258970945
blessed
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>>258971215
>Blessed on anything but LKGS or an off-hand parrying tool
Hahahaha, no.
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>>258971289
blessed is strong on anything with innate lightning damage, sweetie
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>>258971090
With no physical stats that's going to be shit, also I don't like DMB

>>258971215
Why Blessed?
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>>258968835
Morningstar with the fattest armor you can get, i like Gyrm's
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>>258971410
>>258971215
Blessed isnt even canon. Try again, retard
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Looking at it through the soulsplanner AR calc, Blessed works out pretty good maybe even better than Lightning.
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>>258971410
>Blessed DSA with 40 Faith: 274 Physical/208 Lightning damage
>Raw DSA at base requirements: 273 Physical/210 Lightning damage

>Blessed Drakeblood with 40 Faith: 92 Magic and 167 Lightning damage, unable to be buffed
>any physical infusion Drakeblood: 142/142 Magic and Lightning, can be buffed with Lightning Blade or DMB

Literally the only use for Blessed on those two weapons is for the HP regen and slightly above useless amounts of damage output compared to superior infusions. LKGS is the exception that proves the rule.
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>>258915839
teach me your ways
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>>258973107
Buffs are literally only used in the arena
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Is it worth playing Demon's Souls offline? Just hacked my PS3 so I might pirate it, but am not going to bother risking connecting online.
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>>258974118
Not so. Gankers will often be dumb and thirsty enough to run face-first into your Lightning Blade buffed LKGS. I've had it happen in my case numerous times.
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>>258974507
What kind of rock have you been living under?
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>>258974617
Oh right, they shut down the online servers didn't they. Still worth playing?
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>>258974508
Big doubt
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>invade Drangleic Castle
>start in the elevator room while it's up with no space to maneuver
>host and phantom
>manage to kill the phantom before succumbing
>put red sign down in King's Passage
>get summoned by Looking Glass K**ht
>it's the same group
feels good
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>>258974753
This didnt happen.
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>>258974932
its not that unbelievable
theres no timer for LGK invasions so you can fuck someone up in the LGK fight, invade them while their hollow before they get back to the LGK fight, kill them again, and while their invasion timer is up fuck them up AGAIN in the LGK fight
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>>258974932
Yes it did.
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Noob question but is the demon's souls privateserver pirate friendly? not really giving a shit about world tendencies
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>>258975720
>>258974932
I just CREOed them again in King's Passage because I didn't think I would actually get invasions outside of the boss fight. I BCed out to see if I could catch them when they were fighting the LGK, but it looks like it's not happening.
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>get some lightning build nerd for a spear
>he sucks ass, wasn't aggressive unless he was spamming lightning arrow like a tool and died by walking into a charged r2 directed at the second painted guardian summon
i hate getting shitty spears
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It's so fun embracing the mentality of being a side mob in a boss fight and having people aggro so hard on to you only to get blindsided by the Boss' big dick combos.
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What do you think of this Faith build?
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>>258979737
Needs more spells or you might as well just go for minimum faith for ToD and put the rest into real damage
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>haven't touched my katana run character because friede is a bitch and i can only beat her with gnawing bleed cheese
>decide to go kill guts dogs so i can do some fun invading at irithyll at least
>immediately get invaded by aldy and red
>aldy starts spam throwing talismans while all i'm doing is waving
>refuses to wave back and keeps trying to get free hits in
>k don't be polite you piece of shit
>red comes down and they surround me but red backs off and lets me 1v1 aldy because aldy is an impolite cunt
>aldy gets fucked, heals, panic throws a talisman and still dies
>red dies too but red was nice
>proper bowed them both
people would like you invaders more if you were polite you pieces of shit, fuck you aldy you curved gs cunt
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>>258982304
If you want duels go to the arena. When will retards learn?
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>>258979737
>Canvas at 50 Fai
>that Endurance
Pffhahahaha
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>>258981890
3 slots is plenty, could just drop ToD for something actually useful not that there's a lot to choose from with Faith
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>>258982510
>have to be dueling to take 2 seconds to wave
look i'm fine with doing whatever you have to do to kill a host (hiding behind enemies, ganking), i just wish that my effort to be a nice host and wave would be reciprocated. it's not like i'm ganking you fucks with 3 password summoned phantoms come on
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>>258983417
Got to sacrifice something for it to be a build
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>>258983731
You also have exactly zero cast speed, and you're going over 40 Vigor with Prisoner's Chain. Good luck hitting anything with that Lightning Stake.
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Soul GS with a Magic Weapon-buffed Blue Flame seems a little broken. Fun, but broken. I also melted a more tanky looking blue arbiter with 2 while this webm was processing.

Invaded the same guy as in the webm while waiting for it and merced him with a GSA, so I guess his magic defense might also just be shit.
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>>258983913
Apparently a Blue Flame buffed with Crystal Magic Weapon is second only to Staff of Wisdom in spell damage. Buffing it with "only" Magic Weapon still gets you results.
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>>258983670
>being this assblasted about somebody not emoting at you in a video game
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>>258983893
Right I forgot about the Sage's Ring
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>>258984086
Interesting. Too bad it seems to take forever to cast anything. I can't really see people getting hit by anything other than a mix-up like Soul GS without some other distraction. Guess I'll try the Clear Bluestone Ring and cast more with it.
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>>258983913
What SM are you for knight invasions?
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Thoughts on magic infusing Blue Flame? Is it still buffable with spells and resin? How about the Black Witch's Staff? I'm trying to use spells from all schools, but it doesn't look like any types lose too much damage and the scaling doesn't change, so is there any reason not to?

>>258984560
Just below 1.3M. I'm no expert but I'd think you'll do fine being anywhere from 1 to possibly up to 2M. It depends a lot on the time of day of course.
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>>258984964
Black witch staff actually loses way more than it says it does if you infuse it. Magic infusing your catalyst is always good so I assume it would be good for the blue flame too. Get two of them to powerstance, then buff both with CMW for stupid damage
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>>258984964
The black witch staff has the highest melee damage so you can use it to bonk people that get close which is pretty fun
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>>258985359
Of course it does. Why would From actually give the player data that they would actually want to have access to? Thanks for the heads-up. And I'm considering power-stancing Blue Flames, but right now when I duel-wield I usually use a rapier because I think it looks more aesthetic.

>>258985472
Yeah it's pretty funny hitting stuff with it. I've never tried it in pvp, but I'll try to start.
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>>258984964
yes you can buff most infused weapons
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golems confirmed for based level design
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first time ds3er here, making a cleric
freed greirat and am going to take the elevator back down to do whatever it is in that area
this char is supposed to be a cleric? how long til i get a lightning spear? how long til a lightning gem? cant pick between an UGS or a hammer/axe
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>>258985679
It's good to infuse with dark either way because then you can use all dark spells on one catalyst, but for magic it's still worse than the options
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>>258985996
Oh, sweet summer child...
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>>258985996
Don't do it. It's actually a fucking challenge run to try and do faith. If you have to do spells then go int or pyro but faith doesn't even get lightning spears until the 3rd area and even then they do 150 damage max. The infusions are trash and you don't get them until 70% of the way through the game
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>>258986182
I think I'll hold off for now, but I am leaning towards dark.
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>>258986357
>>258986389
i think i'll be fine.
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>>258986836
I'm not saying you CANT do it, just that literally any other way is more fun
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when will sekiro go on sale for 19.99?-
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Do we have a PSN community?
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>>258990012
>game came out literally less than 4 months ago
>DUDE WHEN DISCOUNT??????
Go ask your mommy for more money.
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>seath isn't weak to lightning
what kind of bullshit is this
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Was this guy supposed to be fucking easy? I've tried to avoid Sekiro spoilers but I've seen /v/ threads posted with this guy as the OP pic so I assumed he was some kind of early game wall. I'm wondering if I fucked up by doing the Hirata area first because the butterfly lady gave me a shitton of trouble, and now I finally go back to Ashina Outskirts and beat this guy on the second try.
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>3rd time invading this host
>previous 2 he only took NPC phantoms
>webm related his sunbros
>he just gives up and accepts the inevitable
>when I go to invade my next victims, I notice my soapstone fades out
>dude invades me in King's Pass
>Soul GS him and then shank him a couple times to finish him off
>be kinda annoyed that I lost a cast on my next invasion
Be sure to like and subscribe.
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>>258991176
He's one of the easiest bosses in Sekiro

He's mostly famous for his over the top intro in the English dub
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>>258990903
r u dum?/?
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>>258990903
The crystals protect him dude. Not to mention that dragons themselves aren't weak to lightning lore wise, its only their scales which can be peeled apart by lightning.
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>>258991312
>He's mostly famous for his over the top intro in the English dub
Oh, that's why people post him with that line. I just assumed it was because he was really difficult.
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>>258991312
His intro is pretty over the top in rune speak as well.
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>>258991176
You didn't really ''fuck up'' but Lady Butterfly first means Gyoubu is easier due to the ATK power upgrade and others you pick up in there. Also if you got the grappling hook attack that's a direct counter to Gyoubu which messes him up. So do firecrackers. One of my friends was having a ton of difficulty with Gyoubu but he went to Hirata, got the prosthetic tools, came back after killing the Shinobi hunter monk, got the grapple attack skill and beat Gyoubu like second try after that. So whichever boss you beat first, Gyoubu or Butterfly, makes the other one easier.
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>>258991418
>he was really difficult
He can be a wall when you're new to Sekiro. People just have forgotten their first Sekiro playthroughs. He's one of those bosses that becomes a chump after the time you beat him and figure him out but he is a decent challenge to new Sekiro players.
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I need some help for my sl24 frayed blade +1 Edgelord challenge run.

What is the most edgiest weebiest gear combination? So far I came up with fallen kn***ht helm and chest along with ringed kn***ht hands and darkwraith legs.

Any ideas?

Im in the ringed city right now. Gonna kill dragonslayer armor and see how the pieces look as well.
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>>258991251
>tfw its not a real covenant
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>>258993431
Yeah, it kind of sucks that you don't even get a token of shit, but it's so fun that it's worth waiting half an hour between invasions. I don't think I'm gonna make it to the Shrine.
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Any mods that unnerf magic in DS2?
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>>258994582
its called playing the unpatched version
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>>258993370
>kn***ht
why
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>>258919987
Brother let me show you the GREATEST STR weapon in ANY dark souls game. 3 hit combos for like 2800 damage. Insane.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O72bWPNQXGc
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>>258993370
for some reason I've always thought the aristocrat's mask was extremely edgefaglord and annoying
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>>258994962
this whole video is cancer. from the gameplay, to the music, and even the editing.
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>>258995931
>dissing pink floyd
>not liking a simple cut n' paste editing style
>not liking biggus dickus STR gameplay
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>>258994962
>assume its some 838 cancer
>hes actually 150
shiiiet okay then
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confession time: after going damageless against Genichiro and illusion monk I died to guardian rape 60+ times in 3 hours, gave back kuro’s charm, and did the shura ending to put me out of my misery. A 2 hour charmless NG+ playthrough became 5-6 and I gave up
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>don't have the courage to invade anyone
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>dont have to courage to invade anyone
>so i twink on newbies
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>>258996254
ty bro
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>>258996254
>>dissing pink floyd
zoom zoom
>>not liking a simple cut n' paste editing style
That isn't a style, it's just shit and lazy editing. You don't automatically get brownie points just because you didn't cover your video in lens flares.
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>>258997559
DUHHH CIRNGE!!!! DUHHH BRINGE!!???!!1 CRINGE!!!!! IS THAT ALL YOU SHITPOSTING FUCKS CAN SAY!!??? DURR BASED BASED BASED CRINGE CRINGE BASED BASED CRINGE CRINGE CRINGE BASED CRINGE I FEEL LIKE IM IN A FUCKING ASYLUM FULL OF DEMENTIA RIDDEN OLD PEOPLE THAT CAN DO NOTHING BUT REPEAT THE SAME FUCKING WORDS ON LOOP LIKE A FUCKING BROKEN RECORD CRINGE CRINGE CRINGE BASED BASED CRINGE ONIONS ONIONS ONIONS SNOYY ONIONS LOL ONIONS!!! CRINGE!!!1 BOOMER!! LE ZOOMER!!!! I AM BOOMER!!!! NO ZOOM ZOOM ZOOMIES ZOOMER GOING ZOOMIES AHGHGH I FUCKING HATE THE INTERNET SO GODDAMN MUCH FUCKJK YOU SHITPOST I HONEST TO GOD HOPE YOUR MOTHER CHOKES ON HER OWN FECES IN HELL YOU COCKSUCKER VUT OHHH I KNOWM MY POST IS CRINGE ISNT IT?? CRINGE CRINGE CRINGR CRINGEY BASED CRINGE BASED REDDIT REDDIT CRINGE ZOOM CRINGE ONIONS REDDIT BASED BASED!!!!!!
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>>258997576
cope
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>>258997576
>>258995931
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>>258994962
i really dont believe that running r1 combos into a standard r1, but the standard r1 does combo into a standard r2
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>>258997843
stop using image macros incorrectly.
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>>258997890
oh it does combo. the dtooth in 2 has a greatsword r1 not a GH r1. So the running greathammer r1 combos into the greatsword r1 right into the GH r2. insane.
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I just had the most fun time progressing through the Ringed City with a phantom. He was definitely an experienced player, since he guided me to every item and NPC spot. My favorite part was killing the dragon on the path to patches
>each of us whacking the shit out of each foot
>eventually falls down
>phantom stops attacking
>I keep smacking it until I see him point gesture to the dragon's head
>walk up and critical strike
>dragon dead as fuck
>phantom claps in approval
When I finally unlocked the last shortcut at one of the earlier bonfires, he waved goodbye and jumped off a cliff. Blue ice, I'll never forget you
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>>258998202
get a blog faggot i fucking hate you
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does poison build have any value in SOTFS
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>>258921693
Suzaku’s lotus umbrella withered red gourd ceremonial tanto ako’s sugar fine snow hidden tooth
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>>258995931
>pink floyd
>cancer
Kill. Yourself.
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>>258998202
Don't get a blog. Keep posting here love.
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>>258998915
ds2 poison is good. my rat queen's most recent defeat was at the hands of a slippery explorer with powerstanced poison daggers. the backstab crit hurt p. bad too
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>>258994962
I remember falling in love with the Dragon Tooth on a Quality build run when I first got SotFS because of it's moveset.
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>>258974507
>>258974689
Yes. It's a very good souls experience.
Worse than DS1 in some aspects, but much better in others.
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>>258998915
>1485 damage over 20 seconds
>with ratcrest and a poison infused weapon it takes 5 shots to poison on average
>even less if your using a weapon thats good at poisoning (heide knight sword, spotted whip, any lance, any pike, etc)
yes.
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>>258985945
>Golems have no soul
>Level design is SHIT

LORE
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>>258999517
>a ratbro in 2019
W H A T
S M
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>make a poison build in ds1/3
>get to instill fear in your opponent as their health bar gradually ticks down
>get to thoroughly enjoy your kill for minutes, like a snake enjoying it's prey squirm in it's belly
>make a poison build in ds2
>its the equivalent of throwing acid on someone and watching as they melt
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>>258999974
Poison arrows in ds2 are fucking broken. It's actually hilarious how much they trivialize the game.
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>>258993431
Funny thing about Looking Glass Knight is that it's how pvp bosses should be imo.
You still get a proper boss offline or when there's no players around.
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>>258999974
How does one make a poison build in DS2? It sounds like fun but I've never done it.
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>>259000165
You can ask him about it.
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my controller is pretty unresponsive when it comes to ds3
should i play with kb&m
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i miss dsr
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>>259000754
and now i gotta remake ronion
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>>258991251
>summon 2 players and one NPC phantom, while chucking sorceries at a sorcery resistant boss while they take the damage
why even play the game at that point?
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>>259000942
I did kill him twice before when he only had Benhart iirc, so that's prolly why. Too bad the phantoms didn't know that.
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>>258967429
the dingy set chestpiece is pretty rad, makes you look like a traveller. I combined it with some knight armour to look like a warrior on a pilgrimage
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>>258999894
pretty sure i'm at 699k bracket, though i kind of want to remake her to 899k bracket since the brackets get way wider hence more potential connectivity. Door of Pharros is poppin at this range too ^^

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>Invading earthen peak with a spotted whip and mythas bent blade
Fuck I love viable poison builds
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>>258958454
>Why didn't they give me ALL the answers to ALL the things!
Because they don't exist and because that isn't the point. This isn't some autistic ES lore where 5 pages of prose exist for each cupboard or bowl movement in the world's history. You aren't going to get a passive info-dump to read through.
Fromsoft's games give you only the feint outlines required to explore certain themes, they don't sit you down and read the answers out to you because thinking about the world is part of the gameplay. If you're watching some faggot's lore video on YT you're missing the point of the game.
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Is cracked red eye orb friend online? I just made a new character and ran out in like 30 minutes invading earthen peak
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>>258963040
>In bloodborne you can one shoot people going through central yharnam with your +10 chikage with 31, 27, 27 gems and no one is complaining.
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>>259004639
not him but i fill in when i can, ill drop you some stacks and in exchange you gotta tell me if this looks like Black Iron Tarkus. just tell me which area and what SM
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>>259004936
not that anon but p. good
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>>258956308
just CE the covenant rank values to 499, then kill a single person.

>>258963040
>shitter is mad because he can no longer leverage weapon upgrades against non-shitter players
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>>259004936
Looks pretty good anon. Have you tried the heide helm?. I'm at 280k at the dragon shrine btw
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>>259004639
coming to your aid edition
I'm (still) donating stacks of CREOs on DS2 Scholar on PC, just say which zone, soulmemory and your character name(IMPORTANT) (or just put Hanleth as the god on your name-engraved), i can catch anyone up to 20mil SM so you must summon me.

>b-but anon if you summon an anon you'll get hacked and softbanned
The last thing i want is a lower playerbase so i want to reinvigorate invading at every SM not just the 1.8-2m meta, damn shame there isn't an infinite red eye orb.
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>>259006001
yep, it didnt turn out good
im gonna have to manually remove those, ya know
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>>259004936
Thank you based anon. Did I get the toxic off? I don't think I've been able to do both to anyone yet
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>>259006257
nope, getting toxic without using the spell pretty much requires you to wail on the opponent since ratcrest and sanc gaunts dont increase toxic (only poison) build up
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HEAPIN
HUNKA
HEALTH
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>>259006313
Hmm do you recommend the scorpion stinger or manslayer? I'm planning on powerstancing spotted whips and then getting in their face with a dagger while they scramble, but if there's a better way to poison I might do that.
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>>259006658
manslayer is more funner
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>>259006658
Powerstanced poison claws is really fun, hit them with that spicy double CC effect and then just watch
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>>259006658
stinger comes out fast but its very easy to whiff your attacks. i only use it against ultras
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dead game
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>>259004936
>invading in Shulva
You poor, poor bastard.
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>>259008278
Shulva is really fun to invade in, the fortress gives a little Demon's souls feel to it, however NEVER invade where the 2nd bonfire in the tower is since hosts can camp due to (you) not being able to move the elevator up
But you can cheese some hits in with Wrathful Axe's special aoe from the room below
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>>259008448
You can't manupulate a single switch in the entire Shulva, the place is garbage for invading all around.
Shit, DS2's mechanics for invading in general are fucking garbage given that you can't manipulate vast majority of switches and even open some doors.
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>>259008639
like with most things, thank god the players fixed the issues
i just use CE to get to places i'd be able to if it werent for shitty phantom mechanics, which includes flying up to the tower of prayer bonfire
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>>259009134
>i just use CE to get to places i'd be able to
DS2 players
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>>259009171
-fuck mad bitches and get mad hoes.
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>>259009171
>implying
The entire series is full of cheaters: unsurprising given the combination of difficulty, low droprates, PvP with griefing, and limited anti cheat measures.
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>>259009261
You don't need CE for basic quality of life on other dark souls games
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>>259009134
Why fly? Instead get a hotkey that changes your characters affiliation to be the same as the host, punch the button and switch back to red phantom to make it seem legit
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>>259009305
if only it were that easy
it still doesnt let you manipulate switches
what the fuck did darkwraiths do in ds1 to warrant this
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>>259009296
>implying again
People spawning in upgrade materials were the norm in DS1, especially as you could drop those materials.
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>>259009296
blame whatshisface, the first director of ds2 for fucking shit up so royally. that aint gonna stop me from playin his game tho
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>>259000494
MAXIMUM BAMPU
bump
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Playing DS3 for the first time in a long time, and I'm invading at level 20 on a brand new character. Virtually every single host I invade is using random endgame shit like a lightning avelyn or gael's greatsword. Did they finally give invaders infinite upwards invasion range, or is there some kind of bizarre "Return to Farron" community event I don't know about?
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>>259011453
They are obtained at endgame zones, so their damage and annoyingness factor relative to other weapons is naturally unbalanced, always been like this
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>>259011842
Sure, but I remember running into these people once every few invasions at most, not every single time. This game is seriously like this all the time?
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>>259012085
Outside of a couple of level ranges, for each normal player there's ten shitters cheating in endgame gear.
That's what happens when you give players control over matchmaking, they will always game it for easy wins.
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What happens when you ring the bell in Archdragon Peak?
Why are there warnings near it?
I pulled the lever recklessly because I was running from an NPC and thought it would rise a lift or something.
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>>259012574
I mean, am I going to miss stuff because of it?
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>>259012652
you freed navlaan and he's going to fuck andre in the ass
im sorry anon
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>>259012574
>>259012767
he said archdragon peak not aldia's keep, ringing the bell there makes the zone edgy and unlocks the optional boss, beat him to make it sunny again.
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>>259012574
It just summons Nameless Kang so you fight him.
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High level pvp in looks like cancer, should I just farm skeletons for shackles? I just want to get warmth on my SL 95 pyro for the completionist achievements.
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>>259012928
tfw also not on pc
suffering

I'd just farm them
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>>259012574
It does absolutely nothing except make the boss available.

Seriously, were there plans for a dragon covenant that got cut last minute or something? There's literally no reason to for that lever to even be there, surrounded by warnings. It feels a lot like it was meant to hype up a covenant, 'don't ring this if you want to join the dragons' or something. Instead we have the only game in the series not to have a dragon covenant, also in the only game in the series to have an area dedicated to duels and dragons, in the series where dragon covenants are thematically about duelling. Makes no sense.
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>>259012928
I'm not great at pvp and I use decidedly unmeta weapons but I got a decent number of shackles reasonably quickly at level 125 by invading the ringed city. Every last host there has three phantoms, which sounds like a nightmare but shit is so chaotic there it's often pretty simple to get just one kill. Almost certainly way faster than farming skeletons.
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>>259013496
Dueling is fucking gay and they added an Arena with AoA. But honestly Sunlight Warriors should be forced to invade in the area instead of co-op since Nameless is the deity of the Sunbros and it makes little sense that sunbros get rewarded for killing him.
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>>259013496
Covenants and PVP in general in DS3 are fucked. Every covenant besides Spears of the Church is basically a barebones excuse to enable what the devs knew the players would be doing anyways, i.e. ganksquads vs. twinks and tryhards. Even that wasn't enough though, so the arena got patched in later.
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I have Black Knight Greatsword in my inventory even though I've never once beat the black knights that I've faced so far. The ones in undead burg and parish. Is it possible that the knight fell from the bridge after it killed me?
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>>259016473
Yes.
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>>259016473
Only the one after the taurus demon drops the greatsword and it gets added to your inventory automatically, and yes you can still get items this way after you die
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>>259016565
>>259016537
Alright thanks. Yes the one in Undead Parish I lured below the bridge but then he killed me. I didn't see him fall though but it's the only chance when it could've happened.
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>>259009360
Upgrade materials are one thing. You could spend an hour getting everything you need in DS1, even the fucking red titanite slab could've farmed fairly fast. On my low level dragon invader i've farmed 30 scales in under 1.5 hours and it's by far one of the worst grinds in the game. Being forced to use CE to overcome the dumbfuckery of level design during invasions is ten times worse, as well as not even having full red eye orb or fearing to upgrade one extra weapon because it will fuck up your SM.
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>>259016701
That guy is weird, I kill every BK by parrying them, missed the parry on him, got stunlocked, got the fuck out of there with a fraction of hp and then he just died somehow. I still don't know what happened there.
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>>259016723
I love Shulva's bizarre oldschool platformy design, it's a lot of fun in singleplayer but that's definitely all they had in mind when they designed it. Sometimes it has to be one or the other I guess.
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>>259017072
If Shulva allowed you to switch pillars as an invader it would've been one of the best places to invade in whole series
But alas
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>>259017161
It doesn't let you???
Fuck that I take that back, it absolutely didn't need to be one or the other in this case. How annoying.
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>2019
>not getting a buddy to invade with you and golfswing you up platforms
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>>259016723
>Being forced to use CE to overcome the dumbfuckery of level design
You aren't forced, you can easily decide to leave when the host is wasting your time.
>as well as not even having full red eye orb
If you're so obsessed with low SM that you're not willing to buy them, you can farm them fairly easily.
>or fearing to upgrade one extra weapon because it will fuck up your SM.
This is a pathetic excuse for a twinking faggot that wants to invade at 30k.
Normal players are around 0.7-1.5M by the first visit to Drangleic Castle, one more weapon to +10 is a rounding error compared to that.
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>>259018180
>You aren't forced, you can easily decide to leave when the host is wasting your time.
You can easily decide to not waste your time on DS2 and it would be a way better decision.
>If you're so obsessed with low SM that you're not willing to buy them, you can farm them fairly easily.
It doesn't change that DS2 is the only souls game with such a horrid QoL that you don't have a full orb.
>This is a pathetic excuse for a twinking faggot that wants to invade at 30k.
All the best areas to invade in DS2 are in the extremely early game.
Blame the game for having a shit progression, level design and invasion mechanics, not me.
>one more weapon to +10 is a rounding error compared to that
Any good invader build in 1 and 3 has up to 15-20 weapons to swap around for fun.
Do this shit in DS2, i dare you.
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>>259018612
Megamule that holds every weapon/bonfire and item on every character before character creation so you can choose appearance/class, https://pastebin.com/d4aPzV9z
it's a clusterfuck to navigate, but that's what the creator wished for.
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>>259018971
Won't you get fucked by From's fun police?
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>get invaded
>it's a mage fuck
>dodge everything
>get hit two solid seconds anyway cuz ping
>"you are dead" comes 15 seconds after I was dead
>it was not set on "global"
Neat, real fucking neat
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>Fromsoft are a bunch of pnp nerds
>managed to cram a lot of martial archetypes into souls games fairly faithfully for an arpg
>but their mages are still primitive nukers with worse spell variety than a level 1 dnd wizard
Explain this.
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>>259019245
>>259019361
Imagine souls wizards having access to grease or any other low level dnd utility spell.
Just imagine the sheer amount of pvp fuckery you could do with it.
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>>258887223
I had some troubles at the beginning too but eventually I managed to get through. Keep focused, it's not as bas as other areas in the game
for sure someone gave the wrong suggestion to the team that fulfilling a small area with enemies = fun and challenging. The game suffers from this here and there
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>>259019245
that's because non-nuker spells tend to fucking suck.
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>>259019626
They actually tend to make everything around drop its spaghetti in the most hilarious way possible and open up quick or even environmental kills.
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>>259018612
>All the best areas to invade in DS2 are in the extremely early game.
This tastes like twink salt to me.

>>259019039
Use a family share account, newfag.
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Path to Smelter demon 2: now in blue will haunt me for the rest of my days. What the fuck were they thinking?
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>>259022098
I really love DS2 but that's one of the things absolutely no one in their right mind should ever try to defend
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>>259022098
Fuck off DS3fag, it was perfect
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I can't stop using the sanctum mace. It's categorically awful in almost every way but somehow it's just so fun. You ever have a weapon that you just instantly connect with on such a level that you literally need to use it, no matter what?
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Just started bloodborne and it's really fun :)
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>>259023182
sanctum mace is actually better than like 90% of shitty ds2 weapons and certainly the best heavy weapon
buff it with poison resin and wear the gauntlets that increase poison buildup + anti-poison ring
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I just started DS2 and its not fun :(
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>>259025340
it's fun
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>>259023256
what's your starting weapon?
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>>259023256
It really fucking is, the bosses save for Gascoigne, Gherman and the DLC ones aren't all that good though. Also, fuck Laurence.
>>259025340
I was kinda fun for me for the first playthrough until NG+ I got sick of the shitty bosses , bad game mechanics and nonsensical world designs.
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>>259026679
>the bosses save for Gascoigne, Gherman and the DLC ones aren't all that good though
nah, logarius, ebrietas, and vicar are all solid
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thinking about doing halberd/spear build on softs. it's been though so i've forgotten a lot of shit.
how do you make a qt waifu in das2?
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>>259030312
been a while*
dyslexia
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>>259030312
You put a helmet on her head and imagine the perfect waifu.
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>>259027105
Logarius would have been better if he were more aggressive and those pillars weren't there. I've never had a good fight with Ebrietas since mostly it was just me spamming R1 while she screamed till she died. And I hate all the Cleric Beasts because of the shitty camera.
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>>259030867
i want to make her a fem conquistador. she has to wear the hollow infantry helm.
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>>259031385
Lucatiel's vest, ye ole halberd, espada ropera
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>>259031296
logarius is one of the most aggressive bosses, especially when he starts his 2nd phase
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I wanna fucking DIE
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>>259032237
Yeah but if you backstab him while hes powering up it completely neuters his second phase.
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>M-MOM PULL THE ETHERNET HE PARRIED ME, IT DOESN'T COUNT!
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>>259019810
I've never had that experience, but I do use hidden body+ sleepy ring to speed through areas.
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I'm (still) donating stacks of CREOs on DS2 Scholar on PC, just say which zone, soulmemory and your character name(IMPORTANT) (or just put Hanleth as the god on your name-engraved), i can catch anyone up to 20mil SM so you must summon me.

>b-but anon if you summon an anon you'll get hacked and softbanned
The last thing i want is a lower playerbase so i want to reinvigorate invading at every SM not just the 1.8-2m meta, damn shame there isn't an infinite red eye orb.
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Anyone wanna kill deacons with me? PC. PW sivert
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>>259038947
waitenings
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Does comp bow actually serve any use in PvP? I can seen to only get chip or plink damage
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>>259039403
All bows are plink damage in pvp, the roll attack helped them be less shit but there's no way you're going to do big dick damage. The only time they're a viable option is dark souls 2
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>>259042475
>file name
wew
i also hate it though, it's obligatory gear for all casters in ds1 and makes you look stupid, same for sorcerers in ds3
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>>259042707
Meanwhile, this grants zero bonuses whatsoever, despite being *the* witch hat
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>>259042707
People need to stop peddling this misinformation. Dusk Crown is in no way mandatory for DaS3 casters, and in fact is a liability more often than not.
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>>259019469
>host sets grease trail on fire with his own fire-infused weapon and burns to death
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>>259042987
I only roll with pointy hats on my caster girls
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>>259042960
>best witch outfit in the game is deep in the Ringed City
sucks desu, i don't like Karla's nearly as much
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>>259044795
>Luxury prostitute dress is best witch set
Karla is 1000 better.
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>>259045441
>Literal shit covered clothes
>Better
Nah
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>Get invaded
>Clear out a nice area to fight and wait for him while spamming hello so he can find me
>Wave when he shows up
>He immediately starts unlocked running in circles just out of reach trying to do fake out running attacks
Boy you know I'm just going to stand here with my shield up and wait for you to get over here. I'm not going to try and chase you down because I'm not retarded. At this point I'm just going to switch to hornet ring and parry you to make you feel bad.
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>>259019039
no
t. been using it for a year
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>>259048850
Wait, what?
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>>259030312
play with sliders til you get an erection
>>259037162
ba sed
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>>259047212
>forcing a faggy duel where you have 30% more health, double estus, and way of blue at your disposal
>not lulling them into a false sense of security by continuing to clear pve and pick up items even when they're right behind you
>even acknowledging their existence at all before you've led them into your death trap
you can do better anon
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>>259049743
>he stops for a second
*freeze frame*
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>>259050440
zA WARUDO
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>Powerstancing royal dirks
It's like fist weapons but with range
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>>259051086
Dual poison bandit daggers, what you just said but with more spice
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>>259051086
>powerstancing daggers
It's like fist weapons but with no poise damage and no damage damage
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>>259026658
I picked the saw at first but after playing a bit more I've moved to the axe as my main damage dealer and the cane whip for crowd control. I've only tried 4 weapons so far, so haven't settled on a favorite yet.
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Dark souls 2 was the best game in the series.
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>>259054261
more like the only game in the serise
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>>258885326
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9hoAyx3-0I
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>>259054385
I respectfully disagree
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Just beat dark lurker and I'm about to take on the throne. how hard is the gauntlet? I know the queen is pretty easy but what about W&D and Aldia?
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>>259055572
Aldia is sadly quite easy. Really if you beat Darklurker it's all downhill from there.
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>>259056497
does the kings blessing negate nashandras curse orbs?
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Sekiro bros, is sword saint actually easier than asura ending isshin? Not only you face toned down genichiro you already know full moveset of, the big area also helps to punish isshin's moves, where asura version is constantly in lunge range
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Is the lightsaber from Aava worth using? It takes 40 dex so the lack of scaling basically just means it went into the weapons base damage. Is it for infusing? The strike damage seems useful since dex doesn't get any on its own
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>max out an ultra great sword
>it does the same damage as a straight sword per hit
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>>259058593
no, also you cant infuse it
its only good for jedi cosplays
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>buff a weapon with a spell
>damage increase is minimal
>duration is the same as a resin
why bother with buffing again?
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>>259060624
High level buffing is better by a lot but flame weapon and anything less than great magic weapon is trash
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I fucking hate the fact Power Within was nerfed in 3. It's so good in 1.
>going a quality mid roll build
>PW + lingering dragoncrest gives me a huge-ass power boost for almost 3 minutes
>with each ng i'm doing i get more PW charges
>they barely cost HP thanks to lingering dragoncrest
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>>259058791
Maybe your stats just suck.

>>259060624
Invest in your casting stats and use a non-shit catalyst. Spell buffs are significantly more powerful than resins if you aren't just making a PvE build with like 15 Int and 15 Fai for small shit.
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>Buff weapon
>Have to spend the duration chasing people around because there's no bigger sign to waste time than someone buffing
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>>259062725
In duels, maybe.
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>>259063125
Buffing is an arena thing
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What do we think about rapier hexers?
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>>259000494
>>259009508
el bumpo
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>>259064097
depends. what do we think about trannys and homosexuals?
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>>259064097
crush em with the largest stick i can find
hexes are just purple faggotry
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>>258990502
single player games are not worth $60
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>>259065272
That's a matter of perspective. You can just buy the game and play it shortly after release, or you can sit and whine about how you don't want to pay that much money, while everybody else enjoys it and you run the danger of getting all the shit spoiled for you in the meantime.
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>>259065569
makes me feel like im Highlander from Highlander: The Movie so i like it
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>It's a Sinh spends the entire fight jumping to the other side of the map after you punch him once episode
Fuck just do a ground combo you stupid fuck. The air attacks don't even hit anyone ever anyway
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How to make magic fun in Souls games? The system just seems so poorly designed.
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>>259066957
>>259019469
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>>259066957
Two handing a catalyst and holding L2 puts you in a stance that turns your character and his aim to where the camera is.
Essentially a third person aim mode, but without a reticule.
Or go first person, I don't really care which.

Also, let all casts be able to be held. It's one of the reasons lightning arrow is so strong.

Finally, remove all spell/elemental enhancing rings and clothings. It's just easier to balance things out that way.
Some of you might say that clutch rings are fine, but I would rather have rings that give interesting properties instead of just shuffling numbers around.
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>>259057368
They still do damage, but you don't get cursed iirc. So you're max hp doesn't decrease.
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>>259066957
more spells like snap freeze and twisted wall of light
more cool interactions between spells like using twisted wall of light with great soul dregs or pursuers
playing an intelligence build should make you feel smart. standing out of aggro range and firing magic missile over and over again or casting hidden body and spook to break the AI doesn't nearly cut it.
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>>259000494
>>259009508
>>259064271
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>healing the LGK after bullying the host with powerstanced GMW-buffed Blue Flames
smug as fuck
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>>259068805
God, I wish that spell didn't get nerfed to fuck in DaS3. 25 Faith and two Attunement slots just to use a non-scaling spell.
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why are so many of guys playing das2 now? did you finally realize it's the better game?
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What do you guys think is the most fun playstyle for Demon's Souls and why?
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Are Sekiro and the regular Souls game connected in any way?
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>>259069890
Sekiro is a sequel to the harem ending of DeS
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Just killed midir with +2 raw millwood axe sl 24 character. took 13 minutes.

Am I finally getting okay at video games?
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>>259061669
same, it's super powerful in ds1, and I love it.
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making a new build dry fingered has been really educational about the state of the average invader
these are the guys i need to do better for
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Is the umbral dagger worth upgrading? I got three while trying to farm the fume sorcerer chest
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i bought vanilla ds2 ages ago and feel like playing it now. should i just send it with this version or not waste time and buy/upgrade to scholar of the first sins? also is there any reason i'd want to get the xbox one version over pc
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>>259072625
It's actually pretty eye-opening, because most of us here are regular invaders we don't actually interact with our fellow invaders unless it's a Dry Finger world or a territory defender zone. And whenever that happens, it's not uncommon to complain about the quality of our co-invaders.

I encountered this exact situation myself when I was running through NG+2 for the rings achievement on PS4 last year, at least 7 times out of 10 I was able to put my invader down one-on-one without dipping below my host advantage or chugging more than half my Estus supply (and in some cases even having to contend with PvE mobs at the same time, I rarely if ever just waited at the bonfire). So I actually have little sympathy for hosts who complain about invaders, the ones that they encounter are likely just as terrible as they are and thus aren't even that remotely challenging to dispatch without having to summon blues or rely on passworded buttbuddies.
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>>259073054
Scholar is objectively better thought out in terms of item/enemy placement and has all the DLCs included so if you're going to get the DLC you might as well get Sotfs instead. Xbone version is fucking dead go for PC
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>>259073339
looks like i'm upgrading, thanks for the actually useful response
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1. was greatwood supposed to be hard? only died once and it was when i didnt know there was a boss in the room before getting trampled and one shot
2. is that covenant guy dead?
3. what do i do with the transposing kiln? andre and that handmaid aint doin shit with it
4. where the fuck is the lightning gem at?
5. when do i get any other miracle than heal aid?
6. fuck thralls.
7. really? i collect some ashes and all i added to the lady's shop some some resins?
8. no online, any way to farm embers? ive been going unembered for everything except bosses (didnt ember for rotwood, forgot to)
9. was rotwood an optional boss? did killing it kill hodrick?
10. the hell is in that firelink tower thats worth 20k souls?
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>>259069454
there was a sale that ended, like, a week and a half ago
>>259072625
holy shit how embarrassing
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>>259072670
not really, its gimmick is increased backstab damage (not riposte tho) yet some other daggers out preform it
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>>259075503
1. No
2. Yes
3. Keep talking to NPCs at Firelink
4. You can trade for one, or get one far later in the game, either way you can't do anything with it until you get the proper coal
5. Find the Miracle trainer
6. Use a medium shield
7. That's how ashes work
8. Just kill enemies and explore, you can get Embers as drops or as loot
9. Yes and yes
10. Some goodies, just save up until you can buy it but it's not super important shit except for side quests
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>tfw no paired crossbows
>tfw no automatic crossbow
>tfw no shield crossbow
>tfw no crossbow with scaling
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>>259078826
>>tfw no shield crossbow
http://darksouls2.wikidot.com/shield-crossbow
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>hurricane hitting us through the weekend
>internet is shitting the bed
I just wanted to invade
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>>259079790
some people are just savages, man
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>>259078985
wrong game dork
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>>259079027
>us
where?
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>>259080221
Southern States.
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>>259078826
>>tfw no paired crossbows
http://darksouls2.wikidot.com/avelyn
http://darksouls2.wikidot.com/heavy-crossbow
http://darksouls2.wikidot.com/light-crossbow
http://darksouls2.wikidot.com/sanctum-crossbow
http://darksouls2.wikidot.com/sanctum-repeating-crossbow
http://darksouls2.wikidot.com/shield-crossbow
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>>259065542
or just pirate it? duh
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>>259079027
VAfag here. So that's what's causing the power to flicker.
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>>259080284
oh okay, cause im sittin here in NYC and its raining outside and i didnt want to find out that im about to get smacked by a hurricane from a guy on 4chan
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Reminder that there is LITERALLY no reason to buy Sekiro.
Just pirate it.
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am I crazy for thinking the simpler graphics of the original dark souls has this hand painted aesthetic ds3 lacks? The newer games just look muddier to me, idk if its the more realistic lighting or what
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>>259082497
also having teleportation from the start completely ruins the whole "get lost in the world" thing the first dark souls had. Hopefully elden ring brings back the interconnected world
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40/40 dex/int fag here who only swings magic swords/friede's around. Wanted to reallocate some points to attunement (14 prolly) and fuck with a bit of magic to use that int stat but I wasn't sure what to use desu.

What spells are good to weave into a melee oriented sorcerer build (most of my weapons can't be buffed so unless you have suggestions there magic/crystal weapon are probably out), and should I be using the heretic's staff or the preacher's arm? (I really like the arm and it seems to scale similarly)
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>>259082676
it's never gonna happen, sorry to say
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>>259082768
could use Snap Freeze to punish Estus, and Great Farron Dart as your throwing knife finisher.
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I just got the frayed blade and upgraded it to +1.

Any tips on fighting Gael with sl24 frayed blade +1?
I pretty much have no hp because all points went into dex, even with mercenarys starting 16 dex.
I got pchain fap+3, milk and hunter rings

and the edgelord set of fallen knight head, chest along with ringed knight hands and legs which give 20 defense overall.

How fucked am I? He is resistant to slash damage and dark according to wiki.
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>>259083093
just fight him over and over again, eventually you'll get good enough to beat him
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>>259083093
>Beat Midir at sl24 but worried about Gael

I think you're overthinking this....just keep doing the fight until you're used to dodging him, the fight is just another delicate dodge roll dance like Maria and Friede are.
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>>259082768
>friede's
Oh no...
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Poor little host not so tough without his summons.
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>>259083348
midir is braindead easy though. gael actually poses a challenge
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>>259083575
What did I do?
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>>259083749
Is that... THREE Mirror Squires?
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>>259083836
Really? Fuck me I feel the exact opposite every time I do the ringed city bosses....Gael always feels like a freebie after I kill Midir.

I'm typically better at humanoid fights in these games than I am at the big/monstrosity shit though so, to each their own.
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>>259084185
next time you fight midir, try walking backwards. seriously, he can't handle it

https://youtu.be/HSbXvn-qglA
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>>259083984
Yeah. The fight dragged on a lot because he had a couple sunbros and Ashen Tank Boyd, who took forever to kill.
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>>259084185
>I'm typically better at humanoid fights in these games than I am at the big/monstrosity shit
Same. It helps that the humanoid bosses actually fight on your screen so you can always see what they are doing.
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>>259084392
you can very easily read all of midir's attacks as long as you're not gimp and stay in front of him
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>>259084587
Apparenlty you don't even need to read his attacks according to >>259084326
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How much should I invest to ADP to have DS1 level i-frames?
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>>259084905
in fairness there are a few attacks where you need to walk to your left, too.
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>>259084908
https://darksouls2.wiki.fextralife.com/agility
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>>259085365
>linking to fextra
jesus christ anon
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>>259083838
Friede's is just a meme weapon, through and through. The L2-R1-combo is easily outspaced and is very punishable if the opponent happens to have a poise weapon (I have many fond memories of decimating Friede-users with my Propane Greatsword). The L2-R2 is like asking the opponent to run in and punish your frosty memery, or, alternatively, to take a sip of Estus.
And most importantly: It has no poise, it has no grace, this weapon has a funny face.
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>>259084908
I think you need 99 agility to have 12 iframes, which is equivalent to a fast roll in ds1.
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>>259085484
First link. It's more than someone who can't google deserves.
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>>259085543
Man....I just like how it looks. Is it wrong to pick a meme weapon simply because you find it fashionable and pleasing to the eyes? I also carry around a GS of Judgment and HMLGS for when I know it won't work.

Also....you are legit the first person I've seen talk about poise in one of these threads like it actually matters, not that I don't agree
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>>259086103
The FGS shines in ganks, when you have two or three other people with you. But if you're the guy on the other side of the gank, or you're just fighting one dude one-on-one, you'll wish you had anything else.
Fashion is indeed the most important thing, but remember: using a meme weapon is a flat -10 to your fashion stat. You'll basically look like this guy.
>the first person I've seen talk about poise in one of these threads like it actually matters
Then people are SCRUBS
Poise is goddamned important, especially in DS3 invasions where even a lone host isn't a guaranteed 1v1.
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Why is every blood stain in King's Pass the same guy? They aren't even memey like the ones on the way to Majula, just one guy dying a bunch.
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>>259087915
Dude look, I'm sorry for dying a whole bunch of times there but those statues are hard as fuck to deal with man. Don't make fun of my bloodstains.
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>>259087915
The game only has a few models to use for ghosts so if you're in heavy armor with a big weapon it comes out as knight set with a great club. There are a few others but I don't remember what they are
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i'm so fucking hard right now
how is it even legal to be this good at a game
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>>259066957
DaS2 did it right since they had 'get the fuck off me' spells like Scraps of Life. Casters need more defense spells or spells that build status not just various flavors of projectiles. It would also be neat if you could mix spell effects like poison cloud + fire = bigger explosion.
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>witness host fall to his death from being baited into force
I'm tired of these niggerbrain hosts summoning me for stupid like this
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>>259090183
I will never get over the fact that such great art is ruined by the two player characters at the bottom.
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>>259012574
I think you lose out on the dragon stone you get by going up that path with all the man serpents
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>>259092710

You do but only until the boss dies, the storm created by him obscures that area. Once he's dead the zone returns to normal... aside from the extra loot below him being available ofc.
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here it is lads
the final piece of the puzzle
no one can stop me now
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>get invaded 6 times in smoldering lake and Irithyl today
>5/6 people are min/maxed faggots in a dress/naked with an ultra weapon and a caestus

Why the fuck does the caestus exist? I don't hate it conceptually but goddamnit I'm tired of every tryhard twink using it.
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am i fashion souls yet
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>>259047212
>Pfft look at this dude who isn't attacking me. I'll show him, with my secret strategy of not attacking him either.
Why are you acting like you're the bigger man here?
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>>259098143
>pfft look at this dude trying to bait me into chasing him
>i'll go chase him, that'll show him
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The moral of the story here is that Dark Souls 3's ''''''''''''''''''''''''PvP'''''''''''''''''''''''' is an abomination
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>>259090879
DS2 casting is a fucking abomination and defensive spells has existed since DeS.
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>>259085543
>very punishable if the opponent happens to have a poise weapon
Don't need a poise weapon, just need spacing and timing. Each new spin has no HA at the beginning of the spin.
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when did you realize that DaS3 is the best Dark Souls game?
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Am I retarded or I can't buy Dark Souls PtD on Steam? I already own the Remastered
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>>259103175
From took PtD off steam
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>>258887490
Poorfag
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>>259103224
Thanks, I wanted it for the PVP - any solution?

I own the Xbox 360 version, do people still play?
Anyway way to find out if it is active? Steam does

>>259102951
Bought it last week, it feels faster and more cluttered.
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>>259103341
Ask around is my best guess. I don't Xbone, so I can't really help you there. Why do you want to PvP in og Dark Souls?
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>>259103470
I'v said Xbox 360, not One. If the 360 still has players, why not? I don't own a One and the PC version I have does not work well under Linux, controller is fucked up and framerate sucks.
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>>259103602
Ah. Yeah, just asking around might be your best option. Maybe try to form little meet ups or the like
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I just got the flamberge to do a one handed light thrust attack. No idea how I did it. Anyone know what this is?
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>>259105060
Which game did you do this in?
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>>259106129
DS3
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>>259105060
>>259106224
Weapon art shield?
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>>259109016
this is why you carry a crossbow. or a short bow and poison arrows.
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>>259109712
i was trying to sacrifice him to the pit
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>>259092068
Poor fool is looking the wrong way!
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So we can all agree Dex > Str > Int in terms of difficulty to play, right?
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>>259111034
Both are similar in terms of difficulty, honestly.
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>>259111350
>both
>when he lists three things
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>>259111532
hey, I just woke up
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>>259111034
>implying anything can possibly be easier than the build that best utilizes a straight sword
Str builds are actually probably the most difficult way to play simply because of how easy it is for some shitter with a straight sword to just outspace and abuse you to hell. Wizards require no technical skill to play but you need to gauge an overall combat situation and worry about the positioning of multiple entities in order to succeed.
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>>259111034
in terms of difficulty

>DeS
Str = Dex >>> Int
>DaS1
Str = Dex > Int
>DaS 2
Str >>> Dex = Int
>BB
Arc > Skl = Str
>DaS3
Int >>> Str =Dex
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>you can only get the pale shade/black sets by pissing off Yuria and killing the shade
aaaaaaaaa fucking WHY
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>>259112317
Killing Pale Shade means nothing since he still becomes summonable when you're in good graces with Yuria, and you can just snag her set at Firelink after summoning her for SoC though I usually kill her after giving her Orbeck's Ashes or beating Friede, since her ashes let you continue to buy Poison Throwing Knives.
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>>259111972
>Arc the most difficult
>when a Fire gemmed Saw Cleaver +6 tears apart everything up until Rom, Executioner's Gloves and Augur give you absurd amounts of damage and you gain access to one of the best iterations of MLGS in the franchise
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>>259080347
you can powerstance them, i know you can do 2 avelyns that each fire 3 bolts, and 2 regular that fire 1 bolt each but not sure if you mix/match both.
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>>259114190
should go (back) to >>>/vg//bbg and stay there
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>>259113984
I wish DaS3 had more non-identical weapon pairings with creative movesets. Imagine if the Farron Memesword L1s were dagger slashes into UGS swings instead of that stupid fucking breakdance, and the L2 gave you a unique charge instead of one of the worst parries in the game. Or if we got more stuff like Valorheart or Crow Quills. Maybe even some sort of spear with off-hand dueling rapier that gives you fast L1s to cover for the spear's close in weaknesses, or a Rakuyo style dagger + sabre pairing with massive mix-up potential, or an off-hand hammer with main-hand greatsword that has hyperarmor L1s to fool people into trading, and so on.
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>>259114190
It is.
>>259114373
seething
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>>259114537
go back
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>>259114562
>go back
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>YOU CANT TELL ME TO GO BACK TO MY DEAD GENERAL I'LL POST A WOJAK AT YOU
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>>259111972
>This post brought to you by that clown who thinks levelling INT/ARC prevents you swinging a melee weapon
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>>259114708
>NOOOOOOOOOO, YOU CAN'T POST ABOUT DEMON'S SOULS 4 ON THE SOULS GENERAL
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>>259111972
>thinking that STR is the harder option in DS2
I almost thought you ranked them from easiest to hardest, but then the rest of the list doesn't make sense.
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>>259111972
In DeS Str is way better for pve than dex.
In DS1 Str is absolutely fucking awful
In DS2 Int is awful for pure casting since in all DLCs enemies have resistances out of ass, plus dex is worse than Str.
In BB arcane is literally the best single damage stat and it continues to make you stronger up to 99.
In DS3 Int has access to true damage and rarely resisted cheap ranged nukes which makes it automatically better than str or dex for pve.
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>>259114708
>HOW DARE YOU TALK ABOUT BLOODBORNE WHEN IT'S EVEN IN THE OP REEEEEEEEEEEEEEE
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>>259115496
cry about it, my dude. nah, you ain't even my dude, faggot.
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Why is the pimp cane so fun to use in bloodborne? I don't like the whip in other games but here it just feels right.
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>>259115682
reliable damage output
whip weapons in DaS games have always been garbage, with maybe the exception of DaS3
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>>259115540
You seem to be crying a lot my friend. Everything ok?
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>>259115682
It has a godly moveset.

You have swings and thrusts un-tricked, the R2 especially gives you a tool to use against Kin. Tricked it's the king of spacing, with serrated damage that makes it perfect for beast lashing. And the transform attacks give you a way to instantly strike at enemies that are outside of the current mode's comfort zone (if something tries to dodge out of range of the cane the whip will lash them, and if it tries to dash within point blank range of the whip you can punish them with a thrusting attack).

It's true that it doesn't have the greatest damage output, but its extreme versatility means that you're rewarded for playing smartly, rather than just pressing R1-L1-L1 or holding down R2 with the tricked mode.
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how did aldrich eat smough if the chosen undead already killed him?
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>>259116005
>n-no u
not him but, thats kinda pathetic
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>>259116603
>not him
shhhh, it'll be ok baby
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>>259114947
>>259115081
>>259115091
I'm a newfag. I only played each game a few times.
On the topic of ranks, I guess I'll list the games in order of difficulty during my series playthrough.

DaS2 > DeS > BB > DaS3 > DaS1
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>>259116521
Dark Souls 1 isn't canon.
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>>259116936
since when?
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>>259116521
You mean Gwyndolin? He was an optional boss so it's possible he survived the first game.
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>>259117112
fuck you
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>>259116363
It's the worst starting weapon by far because its base damage is too low.
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I finally got to playing Dark Soul again after playing a bit back in 2012.Falling to my death seems to be my biggest enemy so far.
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>>259116521
Gwyndolin is capable of pulling out city-wide illusions that create entire beings that can hurt you and drop items. This goes completely in line with what the god should be capable of.
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>>259117763
Pretty sure gravity is the leading cause of death in all Souls games beside Sekiro.
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>>259117836
Yes I have played both Bloodborne and Sekiro and I feel like Bloodborne had way less cliffs and falls too.
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>bought Dark souls 1-2-3 3 months ago
>now bounce from DS to vr shit, nothing else hold any interest
why did I had to ruin every other game for myself
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>>259117981
Oh yeah, Bloodborne has almost no platforming and the character also takes less fall damage. They were even nice enough to make sure you can't fall into the ocean in the Orphan fight.
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>>259117791
no, aldrich, the handmaiden sells smough's set when you kill him, and the fextralife page says aldrich consumed him.
>>259117173
this makes sense, although it's retarded.
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>>259117763
platforming in souls is terrible, desu
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>>259118437
>fextralife
Come on anon
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>>259118186
now try Demon's and Bloodborne
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>>259118614
Maybe but most of the time I end up rolling or swinging myself off a ledge so it's my own fault.
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>>259118649
Why is that always the first result that pops up when I search anything souls related on google?
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>>259122369
Because those faggots are paying google.
It's by far the worst video game wiki possible and it's spreading around like disease.
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Curved GS are pretty fun, wonder if its worth it to try and run a Quality build to use both the Harald and OWCS
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>>259124120
No.
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>>259124706
Then since I'm running STR for Exile CGS I'll just use the Harald
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freed irina the miracle lady
is that it?
is that her entire stock?
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>>259106501
>the hip swivel
love it
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>>259106501
You beat up a tranny
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>>259124908
Give her some miracles scrolls that you pick up on the way.
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>>259126818
Good, they could do with some toughening up.
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>host seeds me
>twinked out so the mobs deal shit for damage
>slap the shit out of the host and his phantom because they keep walking into my ugs swings while i fight mobs
this feels nice
i feel like a big boy now
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>host attempts to gank me
>summoned phantom is someone i JUST finished invading and having a very polite duel with
>phantom watches as i terrorize host
this feels VERY nice
i feel like a VERY big boy now
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>have a steam friend that was my go to DS friend
>played many other games together
>chatted all nights long
>have not spoken to him in quite a while
>message on "what's new"
>he take hormones to become a tranny
it hurts so fucking much, god damn it
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the general isn't dead

its we who are dead
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>>259131585
Steam friends aren't real friends unless your friends in real life.
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>>259131585
>conversing with steamteens
what did you expect?
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I'm bored, give me some cool stuff to do in scholar
already did SL1, bow only and no death/no bonfire
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>>259134620
do sl1 without rolling blocking or parrying. forces you to totally relearn the bosses. add coc for an additional challenge
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>>259134620
All bosses, no-hit.
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>>259135046
no hit is a meme
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Which Souls game has the best female player character model?
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>>259131585
As long as he's not obnoxious about it/doesn't make it the very center of his life, why would you care?
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>>259135196
a meme that one man has done
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>>259135196
Sounds like you're just scared LMAO
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>>259136550
on all levels except physical, i am the best souls player
>brings 5 cocktails to bsb and still gets hit
>can't fight cinder to save his fucking life
>bones out of boss fights if they give him attacks he doesn't want
>claims aldrich arrows are rng
>panic rolls from halfway across the arena if the boss does literally anything other than walk
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>its an episode of 'host decides to chase after invader instead of going into the fog wall he was standing in front of next to his 3 phantoms and fucking dies'
i LOVE this episode
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>>259137179
>invade same host
>this time they dont chase me
>his phantoms do
>dispatch them promptly
>he praises le sun and bows
>i bc
/blog
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Just finished DaS1. What's worth doing in NG+? Also, what's the best way to PVP?
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>>259139252
nothing is worth doing in ng+
learn to abuse lag and backstab
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>>259139853
this and this
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>>259139252
NG++ is required for getting all boss soul weapons without trading but otherwise it's just a difficulty boost. You can get slabs again too, beating the game over and over is actually quicker than farming darkwraiths.

Make a level 120 dude and hang around township for a while with the dried finger active.

Remember you don't need to minmax your build but it helps if you didn't fuck it up in any major way.
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>invade as sunbro
>get sunlight metal for killing host
this isn't right
also
>win about 50% of my invasions as a sunbro, with another 5% killing themselves in PvE before I can find them
>Never won once at PvP as a watchdog, finger, or blue.
Why am I so bad at DS3 compaired to 2 and even 1?
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About to start NG+ on DS3 for the first time and I had a laundry list of...rather specific questions/concerns

1. What doesn't carry over that matters? Mostly concerned about shrine maiden vendor stuff so I bought out all the armor and am stocking up on twinkling/scales (trying to get about 50 of each).

2. Do I have to level up 5 more times to do the usurpation ending? I'm not terribly concerned about going past 120 since I hear matchmaking stays consistent up to like 133 but I don't want to go any higher than 125-130 without fucking things up if I can manage it (If anything I'll just lvl vit for some more fashion options).

3. Trying to get all the pale shade gear AND get that ending and I want to make sure I have this right...if I'm understanding this correctly...
>Spawn Yuria by lvling up five times from Yoel
>Hit her twice to piss her off
>Kill pale shade invader in Farron Keep
>Go absolve sin at shrine
>Summon pale shade before watchers for the gesture
>Do the shit with Anri in smouldering lake
>Go piss Yuria off again
>Kill pale shade at Irithyl
>Absolve sins one last time
>Complete the rest of the quest line
Is this right?

4.What NPCs drop things that I can't get any other way? Off the top of my head I think it's just Cornyx and the friendly giant but I want to make sure before I indiscriminately murder all the nice people in this game.

5. How do NG+ cycles affect matchmaking? I spend a lot of time placing sunbro signs in high level areas and while I know anyone from like....103-150 can summon my ass at 125 I'm not sure how being on a different cycle will affect them summoning me (or me summoning them and invasions for that matter).

If there's anything significant that I'm not asking then feel free to add that...and thanks to anyone who takes the time to answer these potentially ignorant inquiries.
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>>259139853
Don't forget toggle escapes.

>>259146919
Ashes don't carry over, buy all the late-game consumables, ammunition and materials you can. Also, make absolutely sure that you grab every single Slab you can, you only get one chance to grab each one per playthrough.

Yes, you need to level up 5 times with Yoel to get Yuria to appear and start her questline, this is literally how the SL125 "meta" came into existence.

For Yuria's questline, technically you can just summon Pale Shade for Abyss Watchers and then piss Yuria off to trigger his invasions. Talking to her before Anri at Carthus is entirely optional, you can keep her pissed off for one long duration instead of breaking it up twice and paying the sin fee twice.

The only NPCs that truly matter for killing are Yorshka and Yuria. The rest either only drop ashes or you can get their stuff through other methods.

NG+ cycles do not affect matchmaking at all, only soul level and weapon memory.

You should also make sure that you infuse anything you want before going to the next NG cycle, since coals also don't carry over. If you're doing any form of elemental build it may be a while before you can get access to those infusions again.
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>>259112510
I always kill ehr before abyss wathcers so i both get the bow and get to kill the shade. i only lose out on the obreck ash blade (and proper bow) on new characters

The rigid quest shit and the missibale things (like NPC invaders) are the worst part of ds3 in my opinion.
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Just started DaS3, and holy fuck the claymore is a monster. Why did they make it such an early game weapon? So far, I've floored most of the bosses and mobs, pretty fun. I'm past the Farron Swamp area and killed the mage boss. Do the bosses get better though?
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>>259147532
>Grab every single slab you can
I got 14/15 slabs (keeping the sword fragment for now) so I should be good there.

>Summon pale shade then piss Yuria off...
So I'll still get "credit" for the Anri stuff while she's mad at me? That's what I was most concerned about but I guess I can just rush to the Irithyl invasion spot after Smouldering Lake and get that over with.

>You can get their stuff through other methods
So I don't have to kill the giant (for the Hawk ring) and Cornyx (for his armor)? I was under the assumption they were unique. As for Yuria I just plan on summoning her for Soul of Cinder and getting her stuff that way. The hell does Yorshka drop btw?

>NG+ cycles don't affect matchmaking at all
So I can summon a friend who's in a lower NG into mine and vice versa? (and invasions/blue summons will function as if we were all on the same cycle I assume)

As for infusions, I already took care of most of that but this character is a dex/int build anyway and the crystal coal is really early so I'm not worried. Also...let's say I want to go to 130 (I'm really fucking tired of wearing light armor and wanna dump 10 points into vit if I can). Will that affect matchmaking in any meaningful way if I stop there for good?
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tfw no dlc on ps now and no money for a bloodborne machine
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>>259148276
>Do the bosses get better?
There's two more shitter bosses in the cathedral and catacombs areas but other than those two the rest of the game is solid imo. The lords of cinder fights are all really good. Make sure to keep up with Onion bro's quest if you want one of them in particular to be especially gratifying, I'd go look him up to make sure since parts of his quest are easy to fuck up
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>>259148398
The giant automatically dies when you loot all three white trees, you just go back up and pick up his ring afterward. As for Cornyx's set, you don't get that by killing him, you get it by doing a convoluted "summon an NPC and have them survive" questline bullshit for Old Demon King, and then going back to where you met Cornyx for the first time. Yorshka drops her chime when you kill her, it's the most powerful chime at 50 Faith or above.

As for matchmaking, you just have to stop at 132 and you'll still have full interaction with 120 and above. Fuck duelists and their delusions of honor.
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>>259148763
Alright, cool.
I got the GOTY edition with the two DLCs. When and at what SL should I start them? Will I get kicked into NG+ if I kill the final boss like in bloodborne?
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>>259148854
>Summon an npc for old demon king for the armor
Fucking hell...I remember seeing that summon (assuming it was the random "of the great swamp" guy) but I don't think I actually used it.

and 132 it is I guess, that'll make fashion a hell of a lot easier, thanks friend.
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>>258903302
lmao it took me like 10 minutes
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>>259148713
>psnow
Why the fuck are you paying money for that scam. And it's not like a Pro costs all that much either, just wait for a Black Friday deal or some shit.

>>259149398
The DLCs are "technically" harder than the base game, just like TOH, but there's nothing stopping you from going in earlier. The "official" recommended level is SL80, after you clear out the final mandatory zone in the game, but if you're good you can jump in before then.

And thankfully the game lets you choose when to go into NG+. The reason they had that shit in Bloodborne is because it was developed "after" DaS1, where they also pulled that bullshit. None of the quality of life improvements from DaS2 made it into Bloodborne unfortunately because both were developed at the same time.
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>>259149398
The first DLC is probably gonna wreck your ass if you aren't at least 50 but there are quite a few goodies you can bitch run to if you're good at dodging (like there were before Ludwig in Bloodborne). There's a shield in particular that I'd absolutely go get as well as a fantastic str bow and one handed weapon. You gain access to it as soon as you get to the cathedral area I mentioned and talk to an NPC there (which you should be about to get to if you killed the crystal sage boss). The second DLC is only accessible if you're either at the base game final boss or finish the first one and if you're able to do either of those things you're able to do it too...so don't worry there.

As for NG+...nope, you get a prompt asking if you want to start it after you kill the final boss and if you say no you can just play as normal and start it whenever you feel like it from the main hub (a new option will be on the bonfire to start it).
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For bloodborne what level should I be when I finishh the game? I think i'm at 63 now and feel like this is high enough, I don't want to over-do it, what did most of you guys get up to on your first playthrough? I've squandered a lot of echos on healing pots and silver bullets because I didn't want to level up too much and make the game easier or something like that...

I'm at the about to fight mergo's wet-nurse now.
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>>259149970
Whatever level you feel comfortable beating the game at is perfectly fine. If you can beat it at BL63, then all the better. If you haven't done the DLC though, there's no shame in leveling up more since that's tougher than the base game.
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>>259150073
When am I supposed to do the dlc?
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>>259150339
About 70-80 the first time, possibly a tad higher.

I usually try to do the first boss at about 50 because I like a lot of the gear the becomes available after he's dead.
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>>259150339
If you're about to fight Wet Nurse, whenever you want. If you want a tiny bit of extra dialogue though, beat the DLC before fighting Wet Nurse.
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>>259150514
The fuck happens if you beat the DLC before you beat Wet Nurse?
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>>258891791
Plox explain
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>>259150514
I was about to ask the other guy this but since you've said that, what I was gonna say was... Is there an order? I guess your answer kind of confirms it?
How am I supposed to know when i'm supposed to enter the dlc though?
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>>259098915
spacing anon, are you around? i want to fight you again. please respond.
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>>259150725
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xqg6FeRe0I4
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>>259150725
http://darksouls.wikidot.com/vagrant
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imaging browsing this thread without having played demon's soul's
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>>259150741
>How am I supposed to know?
You really aren't desu, I enter it right after Amelia each run because I love the weapons and old hunter/constable sets but as far as finishing it just do it before the final boss/wet nurse fight and at around lvl 70-90 if you want a comfortable level of challenge.
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>>259150678
Extra dialogue. Not like you have any pressing reason to kill Wet Nurse anyways.

>>259150741
All Fromsoft DLC is "balanced" to be harder than the base game, but if you want extra goodies then you go in earlier. The best indicator of when you should enter the DLC is how badly you get your ass kicked by the enemies there.
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>>259151263
And when in your runs do you do amelia?
I did Amelia after father gascoine and cleric beast, making me very low level, i hadn't even reached the witch of hemwick before I killed Amelia. Apparently killing Amelia starts to really open the game up and she's a central boss/theme or something like that, and also you lose access to npcs and stuff? I think me doing amelia early or going to some area before killing her stopped my quest with the bird lady crow person assassin and also lost out on sending some npcs to the nurses (or whatever they are in cathedral ward and the other place) ??
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>>259151251
>no ps3
>pc not good enough to emulate it at a playable framerate
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>>259151809
I'm usually 15-20 when I kill her, and afaik those NPCs on the street don't let you talk to them until after Amelia is dead aside from the old lady in Central Yharnam...the two ones on that strip past the gate you need the badge for will just flip out on you until Amelia is dead. The Hemwick area is also locked off until she's dead.

As for Eileen....I remember the next part of her quest (killing the NPC that shows up in Gascoigne's boss area after she shows up outside the chapel) becoming available after Amelia is dead too...about the only thing you can do NPC wise before she's gone aside from saving the pissy old lady is meet Alfred for the first time.

tldr; The game literally forces you to go kill her before the rest of the world opens up. I think the ONLY place you can possibly go before fighting her is old Yharnam...and even then I'm not entirely sure if you can go there before she's dead.
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>>259151809
Oh and for the record...when I say "enter it" I mean "run around like a crazy person and grab the saif, boomhammer, beast cutter, pizza cutter, amygdala arm, and armor sets before dying a horrific death." I usually can't make any meaningful progress until I'm at least lvl 40-50 and even then it's a huge chore to get past the first boss (who is arguably the hardest part of the DLC).
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>>259152636
The only areas you can't access before killing Amelia are the Forbidden Woods, the DLC, and maybe pre-bloodmoon Yahar'gul.
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>>259153054
I remember the gate to Hemwick being locked and the crazy ass shadow guys not being there until Amelia was dead...also the snatchers that take you to Yahargul don't spawn till she's dead.

You literally can only go to old Yharnam afaik, I've never tried though since I always rush to her so I can get to the DLC/Cainhurst for the gear I wanna use that run (all the fun shit is in one of those areas).
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>>259153397
AKSCHYUALLY
>the snatchers spawn after you kill bsb, not amelia
>the gate to hemwick isn't locked, no idea what you were smoking desu
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>>259153576
Yes this. I googled and the reason my quest failed was that I went this way and opened the gate to hemwick and lost access to the rest of Eileen's story-line then. :<

The gate doesn't require a key or anything to open it, you just press X! I did the whole of that area before going back to beat Amelia the first time and opening up the rest of the routes.
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>>259153576
Nigga when I go there before Amelia it's just a sunny area full of hunters and a locked gate. After she's dead the gate opens, it gets dark, and those shadow fucks spawn. You might be right about the snatchers tho....fuck idk

Now I feel like I need to go start a new game just to see if I'm insane or not.
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>>259154516
trust me anon, you're just fuckin coocoo. i do witches AND paarl before amelia on most of my playthroughs
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>>259134620
Hang out by the LGK and deny scrubs their free win.
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Bosses that run away + hard to hit like Midir are poorly designed bosses
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>>259157615
>micolash
>bad boss
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>>259158239
Micolash is a terrible boss...
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>>259136276
Wouldn't you be sad if you recently found out one of your good bros got castrated?
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DS3 smouldering lake is fucking awful and a piece of shit
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>>259155638
>tfw when you can no longer cockblock players with firestorm as the piss tornado
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>>259158239
Micolash is good for memes but he is a seriously lacking boss encounter
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Help me out /dsg/ DS3 GS build focused around using Claymore and Hollowslayer
>40/18
or
>27/40
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>>259157615
Midir is a good boss, he punishes indecision and thoughtlessness so if you're impatient/generally bad at the game he'll wreck you
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i did it
I was going to do all bosses but after TWTD I gave up
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>>259158843
Still better than crab swamp

>>259158450
I see the lobotomy was a success?
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>>259159023
>>259159023
66/0
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>>259159023
>Hollowslayer
27/40 for sure. Seems pretty redundant to use it with a claymore, though.
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>>259159102
How is Micolash a good boss?

>chase him around for a while
>corner him
>throws weak ass punches
>Call of the Void wow never seen that move before

He is a boring and tedious boss with no challenge and that isn't even an unpopular opinion
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>>259159023
https://soulsplanner.com/darksouls3
27/40 gives almost 100 more AR to the Hollowslayer GS than 40/18
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>3 consecutive losses to Gael with only 1-2 hits left
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>>259159060
anything that can fly across the arena and then instant charge back across it is horseshit
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>>259159473
>>259159752
Not redundant since I like both, like Claymore's moveset and reach, like Hollowslayer's moveset and speed
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>tfw done with NG+

a-again?
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Anyone willing to help a retard with DS3 sliders?
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>>259163212
k
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>>259158602
I mean I don't give a shit about him being manly and/or having a dick
if that's what it takes to be happy and it was a well-thought decision after seeing doctors and psychologists/psychiatrists, then so be it
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>>259164471
based socially and emotionally well-adjusted anon
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>Beetle PSX can launch King's Field games with actually stable framerate
Oh my fucking dick
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>>259158602
If he had gotten castrated against his will, yes. But that doesn't seem to be the case here.
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>>259165454
Surely he wouldn't eventually regret it?
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>>259159062
good shit
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>>259161761
depends
>if ds2, yes, if not, no
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Do all mods get you banned from online play, even the most innocuous cosmetic ones?
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>>259167862
If you need to do more than use igp11, use the mod engine that automatically takes you offline.
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>>259167270
what a depressing image
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>>259167862
Using iGP11 you can use most any texture mod no problems
There's a few different ways to load other mods like sound mods and model mods:
One involves using UXM to extract the game files from the encrypted archives and modding the game's .exe to load files outside of said archives. I used this method in conjunction with iGP11 to have a few sound mods for a while, nothing bad happened to me.
The other makes use of the Mod Engine, which basically does the same thing as the previous method only without extracting any files. This automatically sets your game to offline, though you're welcome to go online and see what happens.
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Anyone on ps4 wanna help me kill twin princes? They are tongueing my anus hard
Sl62 +7
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>>259167270
Actually the rate of people who are happy with gender transition is very high, just saying

This is likely more the fault of the doctors who were supposed to psychologically evaluate him before surgery
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>>259169658
40% is quite high, yes
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>>259169625
You could level up and upgrade your weapon.
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>>259169773
Where are you getting 40%? I saw one recently that's like 89% or something
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>>259169871
But I like playing with the aldrich faithful at anor londo
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>>259169912
>89% of all people who transition commit suicide some time after the fact
Jesus I didn't think it was that bad what the hell happened
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>>259169912
But anon, those are liberal media lies! Everyone knows that you can only trust numbers you see from Infowars!
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thank god we're only 8 posts to bump limit
i swear to god i will fucking invade and curse you if you bring this shit into the next thread
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>>259170163
Are you going to tell me where you got 40% or are you going to act like a 12 year old trying to be funny with his friends on the playground
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>>259170474
he saw it in a meme
that dont make it an untruth, but he saw it in a meme
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>>259170474
I understand burden of proof and all but all you need to do is look up "40% of transgender people" in Google
>inb4 lol okay no source then
I bet you'd ask for a citation if someone said the sky is blue
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>>259170750
Okay so if you understand the burden of proof why are you still not putting it up and instead falling back on THE thing people say when they in fact have zero proof?
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>>259170750
>that'll cover all my bases
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Okay, we're moving this shit early, stop talking about all this off-topic crap.

>>259171484
>>259171484
>>259171484
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>moving early
>it was 2 posts early
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