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  • Decks Best Forumite, 2016 2 Apr 2020 10:18:37 24,907 posts
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    My glaive elemental buff build is starting to come together. Still finding it tough to get decent light armour to drop though.
  • nickthegun 2 Apr 2020 10:28:48 81,739 posts
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    It was raining shrine maiden and sohaya garb on me at the point i think youre at.

    I ran both for a bit and they were excellent.
  • nickthegun 2 Apr 2020 10:29:27 81,739 posts
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    And you might find the sohaya text has dropped, so you can just forge it.
  • Decks Best Forumite, 2016 2 Apr 2020 10:35:40 24,907 posts
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    Yeah the sohaya garb stuff is what I'm trying to get at the minute.
  • wuntyate 2 Apr 2020 10:37:36 14,658 posts
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    Finally finished mopping up area 3. Some good duels in the sub missions and was nice to reaquaint with a large angry old friend. Onward to 4.

    Quite liking mixing things up with the spear once in a while but the glaive is still my go to.

    Oh and spiders can get fucked. Dropping from the ceiling so i shit myself.
  • OllyJ 2 Apr 2020 11:22:28 4,755 posts
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    Yreah, I've been looking for the short sub missions to do when I have a spare ten mins:

    I know "A Formal Duel" is one of them...anyone recall the others?
  • Rivuzu 2 Apr 2020 11:53:15 18,381 posts
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    Decks wrote:
    Yeah the sohaya garb stuff is what I'm trying to get at the minute.
    If you need the text, best method of farming it is to do the 2nd story mission. From the second shrine, just up ahead there's a Sohaya warrior. Kill, shrine, repeat until you get it. That's what worked for me.
  • Mr_Sleep 2 Apr 2020 15:07:01 23,333 posts
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    I had the shinto set drop really early and I have been using it ever since. Healing on purification and reduced yokai damage has been great. I think it was an early boss drop but I can't quite remember.
  • wuntyate 2 Apr 2020 17:09:05 14,658 posts
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    First mission of area four. Is that boss the same guy you fight in the burning building in nioh 1? Very cool fight.

    Of course... Then there's a fucking spidercow . Ouch.
  • Rivuzu 2 Apr 2020 17:39:06 18,381 posts
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    COWPIDER.

    That boss is fun.

    And yes, it is.
  • Mr_Sleep 2 Apr 2020 18:57:19 23,333 posts
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    @wuntyate yep. Same guy. Kunai to the face still works some of the time.
  • Mr_Sleep 2 Apr 2020 18:58:30 23,333 posts
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    Redundant comment is redundant.
  • Decks Best Forumite, 2016 2 Apr 2020 19:15:23 24,907 posts
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    Just noticed my jiggly boobs when switching stances.



    Pretty sweet boobs.
  • nickthegun 2 Apr 2020 19:18:24 81,739 posts
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    Boob slider to MAX
  • Decks Best Forumite, 2016 2 Apr 2020 19:22:36 24,907 posts
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    That's just default. Now I know they jiggle I'm going full boobage.
  • wuntyate 2 Apr 2020 19:57:19 14,658 posts
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    Mr_Sleep wrote:
    @wuntyate yep. Same guy. Kunai to the face still works some of the time.
    I actually really enjoyed fighting him, and have horrible memories of him in the first game. Got him third try and didn't actually need to heal as had him down by then. Felt good.
  • Rivuzu 2 Apr 2020 19:58:31 18,381 posts
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    On to my forth rebuild. Hmmm. Can't just settle on one!
  • wuntyate 2 Apr 2020 20:07:42 14,658 posts
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    Decks wrote:
    Just noticed my jiggly boobs
    Also when aiming with the bow.

    Eh. Apparently.
  • Mr_Sleep 2 Apr 2020 20:28:04 23,333 posts
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    @wuntyate lovely. I absolutely wrecked him with my switchglaive character. He barely did anything.
  • wuntyate 2 Apr 2020 20:42:46 14,658 posts
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    Tell you what though. Fuck this cowpider. Shite.

    Bugger this. I'm summoning. First shite boss of the game. Utterly terrible.

    Edited by wuntyate at 21:17:47 02-04-2020
  • Graxlar_v3 3 Apr 2020 07:55:31 10,031 posts
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    wuntyate wrote:
    Tell you what though. Fuck this cowpider. Shite.

    Bugger this. I'm summoning. First shite boss of the game. Utterly terrible.
    I fought/beat him last night. I ended up using a lot of sacred water and running around a lot. On one of my failed attempts I got an achievement so I think there is a trick to it that I just didnít get.
  • Mr_Sleep 3 Apr 2020 09:16:46 23,333 posts
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    Was it smashing the back legs in?
  • nickthegun 3 Apr 2020 09:32:14 81,739 posts
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    If youre struggling, summon a blue guy to draw aggro, go around the side of it and chop at his legs.

    If youve played a lot of souls, its slightly counter-intuitive, but this is about the stage where you need to start blocking things instead of dodging them. You can block pretty much all of his moves, iirc, so run around the back and whack his arse and then just block when he jumps.

    Easy for me to say, I found the pattern pretty quickly so I killed him second try, but I really struggled with peacock guy who everyone else seems to have battered.
  • OllyJ 3 Apr 2020 09:34:41 4,755 posts
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    Flying Kato texts dropped at last...now just need a whole bunch of umbrella ribs or glory to buy them.
  • nickthegun 3 Apr 2020 09:43:49 81,739 posts
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    I got the master swordsman text on my third go last night, so either I was incredibly lucky or the text drops really have been massively buffed.
  • wuntyate 3 Apr 2020 09:56:00 14,658 posts
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    Yeah i grabbed a blue guy and he was a piece of piss after that. I should have maybe focused on blocking then.

    Truly terrible boss but they can't all be great. The rest of the level was utterly superb though.
  • OllyJ 3 Apr 2020 09:57:10 4,755 posts
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    @wuntyate I didn't mind it, it was spectacle and reminded me of Bloodborne. Even if it was a bit weak, the shock on seeing it makes it worth it.
  • Decks Best Forumite, 2016 3 Apr 2020 10:20:55 24,907 posts
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    No spidercow spoilers please.
  • nickthegun 3 Apr 2020 10:29:06 81,739 posts
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    Hit me up next time you see me on. We should power through some levels.
  • Decks Best Forumite, 2016 3 Apr 2020 10:35:58 24,907 posts
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    Yeah, defo be up for hitting some of the Twilight missions.
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