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    Post by EeAyEss on Mon Jan 07, 2013 1:04 pm

    If only it's magic adjust wasn't so bad lol.

    I actually nailed someone for 800+ damage with it... I dragon roared someone and leo-ring poked him... big grin


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    Post by befowler on Mon Jan 07, 2013 1:08 pm

    Btw, regarding dealing with "ghostly" NPCs as a summon, you can still help your host even though you can't hurt the NPC directly. Even though they appear ghostly, you can block each other with your bodies. For example, if two summons stand side by side in the hallway outside Lautrec's cell, he can't get by them or injure them in any way. So the host can either cheese out and poke him to death from behind the two summons (since the attacks pass through) or safely head to the gargoyles. Even one summon can usually block a hostile NPC if you stand in a doorway.


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    Post by PlasticandRage on Mon Jan 07, 2013 1:14 pm

    EeAyEss wrote:If only it's magic adjust wasn't so bad lol.

    I actually nailed someone for 800+ damage with it... I dragon roared someone and leo-ring poked him... big grin

    That's awesome man


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    Post by Uparkaam on Mon Jan 07, 2013 3:50 pm

    You can also stun Quelaag with vertically swinging melee weapons. As long as they're long enough.


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    Post by densetsushun on Mon Jan 07, 2013 4:06 pm

    Uparkaam wrote:You can also stun Quelaag with vertically swinging melee weapons. As long as they're long enough.
    I can corroborate this, as long as she takes it to her face she'll be stunned.
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    Post by EeAyEss on Mon Jan 07, 2013 4:08 pm

    lol... takes it to her face...


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    Post by densetsushun on Mon Jan 07, 2013 4:20 pm

    EeAyEss wrote:lol... takes it to her face...
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    Post by sjackson12 on Mon Jan 07, 2013 5:08 pm

    Apparently you can be summoned in the forest without putting down a summon sign. Some sort of glitch apparently, but it happened to me while darkwraith-ing last night.
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    Post by GenericUsername on Mon Jan 07, 2013 6:39 pm

    I discovered that the duke's archives shortcut is hardly a shortcut with the amount of tries i've needed to get it done.
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    Post by hey its andres on Mon Jan 07, 2013 7:57 pm

    GenericUsername wrote:I discovered that the duke's archives shortcut is hardly a shortcut with the amount of tries i've needed to get it done.

    So much death in that elevator.
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    Post by Sentiel on Tue Jan 08, 2013 6:48 am

    befowler wrote:Btw, regarding dealing with "ghostly" NPCs as a summon, you can still help your host even though you can't hurt the NPC directly. Even though they appear ghostly, you can block each other with your bodies. For example, if two summons stand side by side in the hallway outside Lautrec's cell, he can't get by them or injure them in any way. So the host can either cheese out and poke him to death from behind the two summons (since the attacks pass through) or safely head to the gargoyles. Even one summon can usually block a hostile NPC if you stand in a doorway.
    I'm not sure about other NPCs, but you can parry Lautrec, although it has strange timing.

    I've blocked him with my character, while host poked him with a spear, while standing behind me. I spammed L2, just for fun and managed to parry Lautrec a few times.

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    Post by Sloth9230 on Tue Jan 08, 2013 7:40 am

    I totally cheesed Lautrec the way Befowler described... hehehe


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    Post by lalliman on Tue Jan 08, 2013 12:32 pm

    Something i just realized: the bandit starting class is incapable of using the bandit's knife!
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    Post by GkMrBane on Tue Jan 08, 2013 12:43 pm

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    Well I discovered this a long time ago, but no one mentioned it so...

    Kick + offhand falchion attack = 100% sure hit

    works really well with all rappier's as well (in the off hand)

    My recent discovery is that duel weilding is totally viable.

    I sport a rappier in my left hand and a claymore in my right and because the rappier is so fast its able to get between my right weapon swings and enemy swing speeds.


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    Post by hey its andres on Tue Jan 08, 2013 3:25 pm

    The rapier parry is gross I love it ❤


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    Post by PlasticandRage on Tue Jan 08, 2013 3:34 pm

    ^ Bare handed, or gauntlet, parries on Black or Silver Knights are pretty wonderful. You punch them in the bits and pieces and then punch them in the throat. So brutal


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    Post by fujiphoenix on Tue Jan 08, 2013 6:14 pm

    If a bonfire is kindled to 15 estus and you go into the next NG+, you don't need the rite of kindling to bring it from 15 to 20.
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    Post by ublug on Tue Jan 08, 2013 6:21 pm

    fujiphoenix wrote:If a bonfire is kindled to 15 estus and you go into the next NG+, you don't need the rite of kindling to bring it from 15 to 20.
    Wow, I did not know this, but then again I always kindle to 20 when I go past 10. So kindling from 10 to 15 is considered as ascension, and 15 to 20 is reinforcement? It kind of makes sense when compared to the weapon upgrades / embers.
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    Post by Ashran on Tue Jan 08, 2013 7:24 pm

    The Gwyn's Greatsword cant be buffed with charcoal pine resin.
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    Post by Green__Eagle on Tue Jan 08, 2013 10:14 pm

    I'm ng8 and I fight Nito solo. I'll wear the Fog Ring to fight the mini-Pinwheel guys and I forgot to swap the Fog Ring for my Bellowing Dragoncrest Ring. When I dropped down to fight Nito, I stayed at the beginning of the pit (easier to collect my blood spoor if I die). The small skeletons did not come over and I was able to take Nito down without that distraction.


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    Post by Ashran on Tue Jan 08, 2013 10:18 pm

    Green__Eagle wrote:I'm ng8 and I fight Nito solo. I'll wear the Fog Ring to fight the mini-Pinwheel guys and I forgot to swap the Fog Ring for my Bellowing Dragoncrest Ring. When I dropped down to fight Nito, I stayed at the beginning of the pit (easier to collect my blood spoor if I die). The small skeletons did not come over and I was able to take Nito down without that distraction.

    Uh, never tried it. I guess i will use that tactic for advanced NG


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    Post by GenericUsername on Tue Jan 08, 2013 10:34 pm

    This isn't even a discovery, rather a question. But what is up with the overhead smash stab things? It's a form of backstab yes? I've been killed by that thing I don't even know how many times and yet I've never been able to do it myself. What gives



    Never mind, hornet ring yo. I thought it only changed parry attacks.
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    Post by PlasticandRage on Tue Jan 08, 2013 10:52 pm

    Green__Eagle wrote:I'm ng8 and I fight Nito solo. I'll wear the Fog Ring to fight the mini-Pinwheel guys and I forgot to swap the Fog Ring for my Bellowing Dragoncrest Ring. When I dropped down to fight Nito, I stayed at the beginning of the pit (easier to collect my blood spoor if I die). The small skeletons did not come over and I was able to take Nito down without that distraction.

    That's really good to know. One of my biggest frustrations in co-oping the Tomb, is that the majority of players seem to want to just charge right at Nito, and aggro all the skeletons. The words Fog Ring can easily fit into the subject heading of a psn message though.


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    Post by GenericUsername on Tue Jan 08, 2013 10:54 pm

    PlasticandRage wrote:
    Green__Eagle wrote:I'm ng8 and I fight Nito solo. I'll wear the Fog Ring to fight the mini-Pinwheel guys and I forgot to swap the Fog Ring for my Bellowing Dragoncrest Ring. When I dropped down to fight Nito, I stayed at the beginning of the pit (easier to collect my blood spoor if I die). The small skeletons did not come over and I was able to take Nito down without that distraction.

    That's really good to know. One of my biggest frustrations in co-oping the Tomb, is that the majority of players seem to want to just charge right at Nito, and aggro all the skeletons. The words Fog Ring can easily fit into the subject heading of a psn message though.



    I usually just killed them with my divine before Nito got to me and then I just kept him on one side of the arena to avoid the giants.
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    Post by befowler on Wed Jan 09, 2013 11:27 am

    If you wear some of kirk's armor, anytime Manus slaps you he also hurts himself.


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