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    Post by Tolvo on Mon Aug 27, 2012 10:22 pm

    Is armor worth it at all to wear in this game? I'm noticing next to no damage reduction from armor, and without poise frankly the weight just doesn't seem worth it at all to me.
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    Post by Wade_Wilson on Mon Aug 27, 2012 10:25 pm

    I felt no difference going from wizard clothes to Doran's armour, so just wear what you can, that allows you to fast roll.


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    Post by Tolvo on Mon Aug 27, 2012 10:27 pm

    Yeah, I've noticed my fat rolling tank toon just doesn't have that sort of defense from Dark. Tanking Flame Lurker just seems...Impossible. Actually tanking every boss does so far.
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    Post by fearandwhiskey on Mon Aug 27, 2012 10:30 pm

    I just wore something pretty. (which is what I do in Dark Souls, too, come to think of it)

    Some armor has better resistances, which can be helpful in some areas.


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    Post by Tolvo on Mon Aug 27, 2012 10:30 pm

    Flute Armor is what is pretty to me, I wanted to wear it my whole playthrough. sad
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    Post by Azran on Tue Aug 28, 2012 12:51 am

    Wear whatever you want, armor is pretty useless here due to the absence of poise. If you want fluted armour, I'd recommend Black Leather arms and legs - helps with the weight and doesn't look half bad.

    The Souls games are medieval dress up games, after all.


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    Post by Tolvo on Tue Aug 28, 2012 12:55 am

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    Post by billy_bayonet on Tue Aug 28, 2012 11:02 am

    Gloom set is my fave big grin


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    Post by Marionx on Tue Aug 28, 2012 7:15 pm

    In Demon's Souls, armor is really more for looks. IMO, the rings played more of a role of how hard or easy the game was going to be.


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    Post by RNsunbro on Wed Aug 29, 2012 11:09 am

    I really enjoy the Gloom set and Dark Silver armor.
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    Post by Ghadis_God on Thu Aug 30, 2012 8:57 pm

    I like the gloom set for looks and resists, and the female plate helm. You know, the one that's shaped like a straw hat


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    Post by Tolvo on Thu Aug 30, 2012 8:59 pm

    I'm good so far with the Dark Silver Set, at Allant.
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    Post by BackstabFisherman on Wed Sep 12, 2012 4:54 pm

    Armor is merely cosmetic in this game.

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