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  • quadfather 30 Sep 2013 14:11:41 12,307 posts
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    Yeah, would help wouldn't it.

    4 points shouldn't take long? You're around the SL40 mark I imagine by now? So that's around 10k a level?

    what boss souls do you have?

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  • robc84 30 Sep 2013 14:16:02 5,715 posts
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    I spent the fools idol soul on the soul ray spell, and the spider one is put aside for the lava bow.

    So I must have Phalanx, Adjudicator, Tower knight. Oh and the red dragon soul.

    Think thats it.
  • quadfather 30 Sep 2013 14:33:53 12,307 posts
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    Well, Phalanx soul either makes a scraping spear or gives you 1500 souls
    Adjudicator soul either gets you the meat cleaver, or 13000 souls
    Tower knight either gives you warding spell (useful) or 1200 souls
    Red dragon can only be consumed and gives you 10k souls

    completely random, but you can see how you can 'jump' with souls to get a decent amount

    you'll make a ton of souls in 4-2 though. All you really need is a good bow and you're off. Then you farm that for the 20k souls needed for evacuate, then it gets even quicker. Add in the ring of avarice, and you'll be tripping over souls before long

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  • robc84 30 Sep 2013 14:37:39 5,715 posts
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    I was meaning to look up what to do with my dragon soul. Didn't want to waste it by consuming it if there was something more useful.

    Scraping spear or meat cleaver likely to be any good for me?
  • quadfather 30 Sep 2013 14:44:19 12,307 posts
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    They're not bad I guess.

    Meat cleaver scales S with both str and dex and A with faith. So you probably wouldn't get the most out of it. Its also sloooow

    Scraping spear, whilst scaling A with dex has a low damage output compared to other weapons. Its unique ability is that it reduces durability of the enemies armour and weapons by 10% each hit.

    Bout it really

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  • robc84 30 Sep 2013 14:55:43 5,715 posts
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    Meat cleaver isn't really my style by the sounds of it i.e. slow. If I'm that close to the enemy I want to be in and quick!

    Scraping spear sounds interesting, and for the sake of 1500 souls I may give it a try.

    Reckon I'll get far more use from 13000 souls than I will from the meat cleaver....
  • quadfather 30 Sep 2013 14:57:19 12,307 posts
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    Yeah, you might as well make the spear, even if it's just for shits and giggles

    And yes, you could easily take the 13k souls for the adjudicator soul. Forgot that it also could be used for the regeneration miracle, but meh, it's not that good really

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  • robc84 30 Sep 2013 14:58:50 5,715 posts
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    Not sure how much I will use miracles. Think my faith is only about 8!
  • quadfather 30 Sep 2013 15:30:42 12,307 posts
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    13k souls it is then!

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  • robc84 30 Sep 2013 15:43:35 5,715 posts
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    Mmmm souls.
  • quadfather 1 Oct 2013 08:55:31 12,307 posts
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    Did you make the spear then?

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  • robc84 1 Oct 2013 09:01:23 5,715 posts
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    Didn't get on last night unfortunately, played football. Stupid fresh air and exercise getting in the way of demon's souls! :)

    Does it matter which spear I use? I know I def have winged spear. Not sure about any others
  • quadfather 1 Oct 2013 09:03:49 12,307 posts
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    Not really. Can use either winged or short spear.

    I didn't make it on either. Stupid decking in garden needs doing. Like that's going to get me any souls

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  • robc84 1 Oct 2013 09:16:23 5,715 posts
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    I know right :-)

    Ok, do I need to upgrade the spear to +7 or whatever first?
  • quadfather 1 Oct 2013 09:18:07 12,307 posts
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    Yup whack it to 7 and go see captain happy

    What level are you on again? Still deciding between 3-2, 4-2 or 5-1 wasn't it?

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  • robc84 1 Oct 2013 09:22:20 5,715 posts
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    Need to do the boss on 2-2 first. Then my options are 1-3, 2-3, 3-2, 4-2 or 5-1.

    Think I will go check out world 5.

    Think I need to get my strength up to 15 next as I think I can then effectively use the spear and compound bow.
  • quadfather 1 Oct 2013 09:24:04 12,307 posts
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    Ah right. Have you attempted boss of 2-2 at all yet? Need to do that before you can make any unique weapons

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  • robc84 1 Oct 2013 09:26:25 5,715 posts
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    Nope, I'm going to try it tonight.

    Think I decided to consume the adjudicators soul and red dragons soul. So will do that and get a couple of upgrades then go for the boss.
  • quadfather 1 Oct 2013 09:27:16 12,307 posts
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    Have you, erm, got a plan at all for the boss?

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  • robc84 1 Oct 2013 09:36:43 5,715 posts
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    Nope. Absolutely no idea what to expect. The only good thing about this boss I suppose is that there is a nice shortcut to it!

    Am I in for a treat then?
  • quadfather 1 Oct 2013 09:44:45 12,307 posts
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    Um

    Kind of

    Do you want any clues at all or going in blind?

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  • dominalien 1 Oct 2013 09:53:07 6,979 posts
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    Clues or blind, death will ensue.

    PSN: DonOsito

  • quadfather 1 Oct 2013 10:17:34 12,307 posts
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    There's a chance. A small chance :)

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  • quadfather 1 Oct 2013 10:34:19 12,307 posts
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    Heh, he's gone all quiet :)

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  • robc84 1 Oct 2013 11:21:43 5,715 posts
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    Sorry, work got in the way :)

    Death always ensues when it comes to the bosses! I'm guessing I need some kind of fire resistance.
  • robc84 1 Oct 2013 22:36:23 5,715 posts
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    A real frustrating night tonight. Kept dying whilst trying to take the shortcut down to the boss. Obviously when I did eventually get there I died pretty much straight away, as is standard with me and boss fights!

    I think I could take him with soul ray and ring of magical sharpness. But the git is so damn quick and aggressive!

    Any tips, or should I call in re-enforcements?


    I managed to upgrade my spear to +3 but ran out of sharpstone shards. Also out of hardstone shards.

    Dragon sword +3 is a beast though!
  • Kittt_Walker 1 Oct 2013 22:48:08 287 posts
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    @robc84
    There is a cheap way but he's cheap too lol😝....Whack on your thief ring too if you have one along with your magical ring and as you enter the fog turn immediately to your left and go on the other side of the bone so you in the corner. Now just fire away your soul ray and he shouldn't interrupt you as he sits gormless in the centre. However if you do move too far away from that corner and catch his attention, situate yourself on the opposite side of the bone after he's charged up to you. He will mostly stay on the opposite side of you as long as you stay close to the bone;on the few occasions he might come over just roll past him to the opposite side again and the bone should act as a protective barrier as he rolls. During this time feel free to fire off your soul ray repeatedly😜,it might get caught out by the bone barrier so just shuffle your position a little so you can shoot through the gaps. If you have kris blade/morrion blade on hand will help boast your soul ray.

    Edited by Kittt_Walker at 22:49:59 01-10-2013

    The Ghost Who Walks

  • robc84 2 Oct 2013 06:46:17 5,715 posts
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    I used cheap tactics on the adjudicator too :-) And the vanguard!

    I suck at boss fights!
  • quadfather 2 Oct 2013 08:33:35 12,307 posts
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    I do what Kitt said but I use a bow instead on this as have no magic. The only thing is that if you spam him too much he sometimes comes round and wallops you so I tend to fire an arrow every few seconds. Takes longer but is safer

    Try that dragon sword out on the skeletons in 4-1, I think you'll be pleasantly surprised

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  • robc84 2 Oct 2013 08:43:29 5,715 posts
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    Yeah I think I'll do what Kitt said. I can't see anyway I could beat him in a fair fight!

    Bloody bosses, I hate them in all games, not just DS! What I will say though, is that they are wonderfully designed and look great (scary!). Although I hate fighting them, at least it looks good when they kill me :-P

    Had a look at what bows I have. I have the long bow +3, compound long and compound short. So you reckon I should make a lava bow and a sticky bow? Just looked up sticky, and it lowers strength bonus and increases dex. Sounds right up my street! :)
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