VGR: 12, END: 10+, VIT: 8+, ATN: 5, STR: 54+, DEX: 12+, ADP: 14+, INT&FTH:5. What I am running at the beginning of NG+:Flame swatheGreat combustion X2Great FireballFirestormGreat Heavy Soul Arrow X3Soul spearHoming Crystal Soul MassSoul GyserGameplay: Use mostly spells to kill mobs, either Great combustion, Firestorm, or Great heavy soul arrow. Bad weapon bad chime. Optimelee sl1. You can always swap the shield for a Drangleic Shield, but I like this one more. Speedy knightly cleric with a tad of pyromancy. View wiki source for this page without editing. This is a NG+ update of my previous Ninja Warrior Build. Something does not work as expected? Armor: Saint's Set + Jester's Gloves for SoulsShield: 100% DR shield/Drangleic ShieldRings: Chloranthy Ring is a must, Clear Bluestone is useful for casting, Ring of Blades is useful for melee, other rings are optional. When you have arrived in the endgame get the, s: Take what ever Rings you prefer, although i suggest using the, : Use what you feel comfortable with. Based on the old legends of whip wielding demon hunters. Enchant it with Magic Damage and Scale INT. However, I have also found that, for me, the true joy of dark souls lies in melee, in dodging and rolling and slashing up close. The Last Monarch (Str Tank/Pyro Utility) Dasvel. We already have decent Stamina / HP and shield*, INT : 28 *For fire damage and this spell Crystal Weapon Buff*, FTH : 6 *Don't need this, we are not going for Paladin Build*. What I decided on was making a slower but stronger build that can tank through hits, which isn't really a viable strategy in BB. Excellent for Tanking in PVE and PVP, Played OFFLINE, in PVE. This is our melee-focused character just after starting New Game + Weapon of … I really enjoyed the fast paced action of BB, but I'd like to try a different play style. I've therefore only listed the 30/30Adp/Atn: enough for 2 spell slots and 110 agility (can add more slots if so wished)Str/Dex: 14/25 enough to wield the chaos bladeVgr: 30+ (As this is a low armor build you hp pool is your main defense)End: 20+ Adjust as desiredVit: 20+ Adjust as desiredWeaponsMain right: Dark Chaos Blade +5Main Left: Hunter's Blackbow +10 w/ dark/poison/fire arrowsSub left: Caitha's Chime +10ArmorAnything that will keep you below 25% eq for best roll distance/speed. Get 13 ATN for the spell slots for Great Magic Weapon. You will die often if you are careless. Smelter Demon Set. so pick one of the weapons and power stance. Table of Contents. Armor from early to late game should look like this: Stone Havel/Black Iron (or skip both) Giant. Using simple sorceries like Soul Arrow while zooming in with the Binoculars, you can land critical hits before the enemy even knows you're there! I use the, Primary Weapons: Mace, Idol's Bell [Replace both with Mace of Insolent once acquired], Rings: Ring of Thorns, Soldier's Ring, Dragon Ring [best one you have], Ring of Blades, Belt Items: Estus Flask, Lifegem, Green Blossom, Holy Water Urn, White Sign Soapstone. Build Equipment. You need around 30vigor 25endurance and like 25vitality, Basically, This is a PvE Build that is meant to challenge experienced Players. (a bit of a tactical/challenge play just for fun if you choose. Step 3: Rape the game all the way up to the Red Iron Twin Blade. Starting Guide: 2 hand the mace and kill Dragonrider, then buy the lighting miracle at the top of the boss arena. There is TEN Intelligence as I found that, early on, having the Hex Resonant Soul was very helpful in some early bosses [Scorpioness Najka and The Rotten for example] due to the fact you really don't want to try and tank those two until you have more heavily upgraded gear. Two hand Demons Great Hammer, optionally adding the Old Kight's Shield in your offhand, while wearing Tseldora set. This character has high Vitality/Endurance, and can wear most armors you choose. Feel free to change it up to however you like to suit your play style. and a high DPS and if you are a very skilled player you can make this work easy :D. please keep in mind you can always change it to match your play style. Attunement will bring you to about 93 AGL), INT: 52 (you can use spices to lower spell reqs for geyser which is what I did here), Vigor: 35------------------------------------45, Endurance: 23----------------------------25, Vitality: 23----------------------------------26, Attunement: 16--------------------------16, Strength: 35-------------------------------40, Dexterity: 30------------------------------35, Intelligence: 10---------------------------20, Faith: 26------------------------------------26, VGR: 30 (This will be all you need with the Third Dragon Ring), VIT: 20 (Raising to 20 will allow you to stay under 50 with light armor or under 70 with medium armor), ATT: 25 (This increases your spells slots, AGL, and defenses), STR: 20 (Raise to 20 for Defender's GS requirements), ADP: 23 (With help from attunement, this helps raise AGL to 103), FAI: 50 (level to 50 for the dragon chime and spice your way down for higher spells). Make sure you grab the dagger, too. General documentation and help section. Use Havels shield at all times. The purpose of this build is to make you look and feel like a heron on the box art. With the flame weapon buff, this build is also effective in PVP in the right hands, although I use the Pilgrims of Dark covenant and thus mainly get my PVP through being invaded. I'm going to add my exact equipment etc linked to the build name, STR: 16 :(para shields e armas, recomendo o "Roaring Haldberd") DEX: 12 (para uso da arma e arco), (opitional: Staff of Wisdom, better for spells but 0 dark damage)(opitional: Dragon Chrime better for miracles but low dark damage). Contributions to Fextralife Wikis are licensed under a. play with a focus on winning boss battles and overcoming regular enemies. I really enjoyed the fast paced action of BB, but I'd like to try a different play style. Left hand: Fire Washing Pole +10 (trading nobody really uses it), Sorcerer's Staff, Drangleic shield(for hard to dodge enemies). An in-depth guide to the most important thing in Dark Souls 2 - the combat. The key to the Knight Solaire build is having high levels of faith, vitality, and endurance. 2x sunlight blade (with the headpiece i have 4 uses), Vitality: (still testing, but enough to not go above 70% carry weight), Strength: 40 ( this allows you to wield any strength weapon i have seen yet), Dexterity: 30 ( though this isnt a dex build, most strength weapons do require some dex). this is a very heavy Dark base build feel free to change it up to your liking. This is one of the best caster armor in the game and will stay with you for a long time. For Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin on the PlayStation 4, a GameFAQs message board topic titled "General Suggestions for a "Tank Build" in DS-2 ? Build is obtainable very early game by trading petrified someting with the birds, running through Majula to get to Hedie's Tower of Flame, killing the Dragonrider, and then farming old knights untill they despawn. )Stats (at beast): Vig: 16End: 20Vit: 20Str: 28Dex: 280Armor :Helm: Alonne knight helmBreastplate: Mad Warrior ArmorGloves: Mad Warrior GlovesLegs: Mad Warrior LeggingsWeapons Right hand:1: Berserker Blade (or any other katana of your licking)2:Alonne Greatbow3:Black Knight HalberdWeapons Left hand:another katana if you swish (Kobe! If you love trying out different costumes, you might find this strength build … Adaptability: Up to you, does increase invincibility frames for rolling, and speeds up the animations for consumables. Early. For stats, it's almost a matter of personal preference. Dark Souls 2 Character Builds. Keep them as backup. It is not the strongest build I made but I found it pretty fun and, still, pretty strong. This is NOT a light build. The 20 int/faith are for resistances, attunement/agility are for iframes. This is a player-created Build for Dark souls 3.. The lighting spears avg 700-900 dmg per hit and can bring down most enemies in 1-2 hits. Weapons:-Heide knight sword (infuse with boltstone when you can, reduces physical damage but gives extra lightning damage)-Heide knight greatlance (infuse with boltstone, same as Heide knight sword)-Hunters blackbow (use another bow early game)-pyromancy flame (fireball, great fireball, great chaos fireball (NG+2), flame swathe, warmth)Armor:-any armor set you want just as long as you can roll around (preference would be to stay with the imported set just so you have almost no weight)-Heide knight armor set (in NG+ and beyond), Rings:-royal soldiers ring-third dragon ring-ring of steel protection-chloranthy ring(any ring you want really, those rings are helpful for the build but it really is your choice)(In NG+ it's better to get the +2 for these rings)Stats:Priority:1st: Strength and dex for heide knight sword and greatlance2nd: endurance and vitality3rd: when you get pyromancy flame: attunement and faith (for extra damage on pyromancy flame)SL 150:VGR:12END: 20VIT: 20ATT: 45STR: 30DEX: 25ADP: 14INT: 3FTH: 35Extra:-I'd say level up past SL 150 because that extra faith will help you with the extra lightning damage on the sword and lance and the pyromancy flame.-if you level up past SL 150 anything is free game spend points on what you think would be best for you.-this build could take a while to get used to-I use the heide knight sword for battles and the heide knight greatlance for Bosses but hey you do what you want to do.-Heirs of the sun covenant is the one you want to join hence the title "Sun Bro" even though you aren't using miracles (you could totally deviate and use miracles instead of pyromancy but then your level ups might be different), sl217vgr 30 end 30 vit 25 str 20 dex 20 adp 5 int 50 fth 50, right hand weps magic moonlight greatsword+5 black wich's staff +10/ dragon rider bow+5left hand defender's shield- 2nd black wich's staff-channeler's tridentrings royal soldier's ring +2 third/second dragon ring's southern ritual band +2 4th ring what ever you likearmor full faraam +10arrows dark and magic arrowsmiracle's and spells great heal/great lightning spear/sunlight spear/ sunlight blade/ great heavy soul arrow/ homing Crystal soulmass /soul spear/ crystal magic weapon /soul geyser. Three out of the four pieces of armor can be aquired early on in the game, albeit for Creighton's gear, I recommend trying to finish his Quest Chain if possible [as that is how I acquired it], it's really up to you if you wish to kill him off early. Faith is at 49 because stat boosting equipment. Dark Souls 2 Builds » The Tank Fold Unfold. Right hand: Chime(any)/Mace(Preferably upgraded), Left hand: Shield of your choice (90-100% Physical defense)/Pyromancy hand, Use light armor/clothing to stay below 70% of your total carry weight (so you can roll well) and avoid over-loading. These player-created equipment and stat combinations are character builds made to tackle Solo or co-op play with a focus on winning boss battles and overcoming regular enemies. Since this build requires very little time to create, it can be tweaked to any playstyle. NO. Terms of Service - what you can, what you should not etc. Comments. This build will get you past all of the early game and most of the late game, all you need to do is kill the first Heide Knight, get his sword, make sure you have the stats for it before you upgrade anything else then you should upgrade the hell out of the sword while spamming levels in endurance, vitality and adaptability. So I haven't played Dark Souls 2 in a while and I wanted to get back into so that I can finish up the trophies, problem is that i've lost all my data and need to restart. For both Str and Dex, choose the minimum stats to equip the bow/crossbow of your choice and to be able to dual wield with the any one weapon of your choice and with Blue Flame and Mace of the Insolent. But the Royal Soldier armor with the Lion Warrior cape is recommended. Have at least 32 Strength and 40 Dexterity for maximum dexterity scale and dual wielding and sheilds if needed, At least 20 attunement for at least two spells, good Addaptability and endurance, high vigor(ninjas are hard to kill), and around 15 Vitallity. Any weapon that can stunlock someone in heavy gear. Right hand: Fire Washing Pole +10, Pyromancy hand +10. The main differences between Dark Souls 1 and 2. Kapriel. Vitality/Endurance must be high enough that you can take quick swings at an enemy and quick roll out of the way. Less focus on timing. For Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin on the PlayStation 4, a GameFAQs message board topic titled "General Suggestions for a "Tank Build" in DS-2 ? Auovix. Miracles: Use healing spells, homeward (to get out of difficult situations) and lightning spears with Priest's Chime early on in the game! This is a player-created Build for Dark Souls 2.. You need the DLC crown of the old iron king, and a helpful friend who will give you his Majestic greatsword as well. Is mainly meant for PvE, but can easily hold its own in PvP as well. Sorceries: Soul Greatsword and Soul Spear are good additional damage dealers late in the game. It can probably be used effectively in PVP too. Aug 24, 2020 Rated 2. Tank build sounds nice but would it be difficult to use this as a base for a more common "2-Handed DPS Build" like Strength/Quality Build in Soulsborne games? As you saw in the trailers (when the player wasnt dying) you can see the gear the main character uses. Thorned Greatsword: The R2 is nice, but the weapon is not as good as the Defender sword, use that instead. Dexterity builds are some of the prominent, popular, and effective builds in Dark Souls 3. If you don't want to increase your soul memory use agape ring or use chlornthy ring +2 for fast attacks. Your progress should bring you the forest of the fallen giants. Let's face it, Dark Souls 3 may be lacking in the weapon variety department -- especially when compared to Dark Souls 2 -- but it's not lacking the builds department. #1 source of fan provided tips, strategies, FAQs, and information about Dark Souls II, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 License. Step 4: Infuse RITB to Lightning. I have found magic builds (hex, sorcery, etc.) The Dark Knight, not to be confused with the Caped Crusader, is a popular class in many role playing games. Dump all your extra points into endurance. PVE builds for Dark Souls 2 are showcased in this page. My end game stats at SL 150 are VGR 11 END 6 VIT 8 ATN 40 STR 3 DEX 7 ADP 8 INT 60 FTH 60 these stats makes my character a beast in both PvE and PvP. I usually carry all 4 dmg types on me to check the areas weakness and then switch to that specific dmg type. The Sunlight paladins carry on the exiled god's way, intervening in the gross incandescence that is the curse of the Undead. My SL150 Hexing character is just reaching NG++, and it is an insanely fun way to play the game, so I decided to share my knowledge concerning building an awesome, dark-honing, melee hexer.. How to build a melee hex character in Dark Souls 2. to generally be the most powerful and versatile. Balanced build, and maybe too powerful in Pve in the late game (not very fun indeed : i kill the last bosses in 20 seconds without even moving...). Rings: Third Dragon Ring, Slumbering Dragon Ring(Or Chloranthy Ring +1 for hard fights), Old Leo Ring, Soldiers Ring +1. Utilizes the Longbow, throwing knives, firebombs, witching urns, and many other ranged consumables when dealing with ranged attackers. starting class, SL 206+Vigor: 50 Endurance: 50Vitality: 14 Attunement: 30Strength: 40 Dexterity: 40Adaptability: 25 Intelligence: 20Faith: 20Left #1: Defender's ShieldLeft #2: Pyromancy FlameRight #1: Craftsman HammerRight #2: PikeRight #3: AvelynRing 1: Flynn's RingRing 2: Ring of Life ProtectionRing 3: Ring of Blades+2Ring 4: Ring of Life+3Spell 1: Flame WeaponSpell 2: Toxic MistSpell 3: Flash SweatSpell 4: WarmthWear any armor you like, but keep load below 70%. Had a difficult time playing the game with a pure Strength build so switched to Faith + Intelligence and never looked back! Pure caster build that relies only on spells. Dragonslayer Spear: A good weapon ONLY if you have a specific build, this is not the build. Since we're all not restricted to straight swords and estocs, there are quite a few awesome (and interesting) Dark Souls3 builds out there. Build Name: Titanic Monarch; Starting Class: Warrior/Knight; Starting Gift: Any; Build Focus: PvE . I'm sure you noticed I did not put any points into ADP, that's because I have not found any use in that stat, though someone could prove me wrong. INT: Not really important unless you want to use hexes later on. If not, reset until you do. Yes No ~ Soul Level Lightning Halberd+10 ( An amazing weapon with an amazing moveset, could also be swapped for a more comfortable weapon for you), Estoc: With a Lightning +10 Estoc, and buffed with Sunlight blade, the speed of the weapon and damage per hit is pretty fantastic, so if you want a faster alternative, go for this. Blacksteel has good scaling in dexterity if you use all top row infusions and bleed. Click here to toggle editing of individual sections of the page (if possible). This is more personal preference. This amount of HP is just enough to suffice. I don't play much PvP (I mean, like, high-level meta PvP) and Tank builds can be really fun for PvE. Alternative builds are much more difficult to manage, early on, leaving many to return to the "tried and true". A Powerful Tank/Cleric designed to deal good damage and soak up damage from bosses. Elite Knight Set (for heavier more stable armor). Step 5: Acquire Sunlight Blade in Shrine of Amana. Defender Greatsword: A great weapon, use this and you may take out Sunlight blade for another spell. Build Equipment. Use the Fireball, Fire Orb and Great Fireball spells to deal good damage to certain bosses. This builds main focus is to take the min/max stating to the limit, to get the highest damage numbers for pure magic fun! You max that (the sword), have enough stats for dark weapon, and RIP S***! You have shields that will mitigate almost ALL the damage. END: 20 because miracles consume endurance too, VIT: 6 (no need : with full equipment except spear i stay below 45% ), ATN: 40 because greatests miracles need many slots, STR: 16 to wield a shield with 100% damage reduction, DEX: 25 because i wanted to use the dragonslayer spear +5 (strong attack is very useful with the armor ring +2) but can be less, ADP: 10 (not sure 6 could have been enough), INT: 6 (Roleplaying is rolpelaying : miracles hate sorceries), FTH: 54 (in order to have INT+FTH 60 for pyromancy). If you meet a player you know will be using pyromancy, a +10 Gyrmshield can be swapped to nullify 100% of firedamage. its pretty light good DEF. If you dislike then please continue scrolling down. This build is focused around the crypt blacksword. A High Stability, High poise, medium roll character wielding a Zweihander, and A Golden Falcon Shield. Don't want to go into strength but want to have a decent shield? These stats reflect the build using the Scythe of Nahr Alma: adapt it as necessary for use with either of the alternative weapons. This build is designed as a pure PVE support spec, modeled after the traditional White Mage job class from the classic Final Fantasies. The objective is not to dodge but to poisetank when possible. Use the, . I love you all and PEACE DAWGSTAS! 3/26/2014 in Dark Souls II Is Tanking a more viable strategy in DS2 Just wanted to know what From Software was on about when they said Dark Souls 2 is supposed to be more accessible, does this mean that the heavy armour and tower shield combo for pve will actually be … My build is the full royal soldier set with a bastard sword and a longbow, his story is that he was a royal soldier that used to serve under king vendrick, but after the war he was only survivor left and after finding the truth about nashandra, we went to avenge his king. From here I would recommend getting attunement to 25 and buy the spell Dark Orb from Felkin and Lightning Spear from Licia. Only use Giant once you have all pieces to +5. Click here to edit contents of this page. The bow will hit for 300-400 because of the strength scaling and the high strength in the build. This is NOT a light build. Armor: Head - Manikin Mask + 10, Chest - Alonne Knight Armor + 10, Arms - Engraved Gauntlets + 5, Legs - Drangleic Leggings + 5. Wears the Imported set, which is given to you at the beginning of the game. Any spell is allowed (Jutsu, but don't rely on it). Archdrake Chime, replace later if you find a better one. Right Hand 1: Greatsword U can use any armor but try to make it light/ mid light but mine are listed below, This build is best for co-op and PvE and is going to probably die in PvP. Tips. What more do you want? with Fire resistance (Most PVPers go for a Fire Imbune so I recommend trying to get your RES up for that. See pages that link to and include this page. This build needs the magic and range support that spells provide, along with the extra damage output the buffs provide, and, since the build has three pieces equipment capable of casting and the pyro flame, it's pretty easy to accomplish this. This is an endgame NG or NG+ build that focuses on strength and survivability. If you enjoy the awesome power of spell casting, but also want the thrill of melee combat, this may be the build for you. Rings: Ring of Prayer (+5 FTH, 0.5 wt), Sun Seal (Increases Strength of Miracles by 5%, 0.2 wt), +2 Southern Ritual Band (+3 Attunement Slots, 1.5 wt), +2 Clear Bluestone Ring (Shortens Casting Time by 55%, 0.8 wt). You can NOT be backstabbed while wearing IronClad Armor. Mar 24, 2015 Rated 7. A spellsword type build, this focuses on using a mixture of buffed weapons and ranged lightning spells that allows for two playstyles, a melee focused and a ranged playstyle. If you're looking into a serious tank build you really want to pick up the Great Shield of Artorias. As a build mid Armour is recommended but whatever your look is go with it, fashion souls baby! The stone ring will make katana 1H builds OP, Unless otherwise stated, the content of this page is licensed under. Not very good for PVP, A High poise, High endurance build that buffs its shield and sword to soak up massive damage and deal good damage. Then, you have to kill the first cyclops to get the stone ring. This build is very dependent on the versatility of rings. Infuse with lightning for even more damage. VGR : 37 *can go higher if you want, more hp always more better*, END : 20 *No point going any higher, only give 1 stamina after 20*, VIT : 30 *Enough for Heavy Great Sword and Decent Armor*, ATN : 13 *can go 16 if you want 3 slots, 2 Slot is enough for me*, STR : 40 *can go higher. This built is a Duel wielding build thats the bottle line. Not only are these great early spells but having different dmg types. The character builds that saw us sail through the single-player story mode. The armor i use is to look like a complete badass, I use warlock mask, red lion worrior cape, engaved gauntlets(i like to be lucky), and Flying feline boots (i like to jump off cliffs). Do not attempt to trade with Magic Crystal Weapon. Dark Souls 2 Giantdad (New Meta) Brody Howell. Spells: (any of these work) Poison mist, Toxic mist (recommended), Forbidden Sun, Chaos storm, Chameleon, Repair, Flame Swathe. If players have Poison Imbune, you can use your Dragons charm to defeat the poison. Fairly balanced build, focuses around Pyromancy. Beginner tip: If you get stuck, then Soul Vessel is your best friend! This build wrecks opponents in PVE and is still extremely powerful for PVP. Aug 12, 2015 Rated 2. Find out what you can do. Pyromancies: Many enemies are weak to fire. This build will serve you admirably if you, too, seek hand-to-hand combat, and it has powerful pyromancies for those enemies (or players) who are especially resistant to melee. Out of all our best armor shortlists for Dark Soul II, the Smelter Demon set is the … As the name implies this build will revolve around poison. White Mage BuilPriestess Set (+1 FTH from Headpiece) (6.8 wtRH: +10 Lightning Mace (4.0 wt), LH: Idol's Chime/Dragon's Chime (0.5 wt/1.0 wt). He … You will want to give up. Stats. Combines varied mix of restorative and healing spells, offensive capabilities (Soul Appease meant to simulate the traditional effects of Holy/Banish), and powerful buffs. This is a terrible tank build. In my estimate, I can say that the build was finished 3/4 into the game, it was wrecking things 3/8 into the game.It is a monster in both PvE and PvP provided you know how to handle it.Click on the Build Name for the equipment and spell loadout and additional info but that the stats are provided to the left. Eh, I don't like saying Tank builds are pathetic. I like Tons of damage and heavy weapons*, DEX : 20 *For wielding most of the weapons and good for some weapon early game*, ADP : 9 *Nope , nope , nope. Magic + Dex build, Click the buld name to view the complete stats. Step 2: Buy Dark Weapon or Resonant Weapon, which stacks with your dark infusion. Easy to play. you rely on heavy lightning strikes to deal some Holy damage. It has a really nice melee damage and you can use the shield to stop those hard hitting enemies, like the drakekeepers. Because of that, some of you will want to run out and craft this build as quickly as possible. Blue Flame. This is my first ever Dark Souls game, though I have played Bloodborne. PC Xbox 360. Usually consume and amber herb or two before the boss so you have some smaller spell firepower. I was thinking of trying to do a "backstabs/back crits only" build. start with Deprived since that is the only character starting at SL1. This build takes advantage of the sorcerer's long-range spells, and makes extensive use of the Binoculars. (Offline Only)". Aug 12, 2015 Rated 2. It focuses on long-range barrages of powerful magic spells or close range destruction with the moonlight greatsword (Enchanted with Crystal Magic Weapon), Enemy's resistant to magic get destroyed with the backup fire spells (Still very powerful as Fire BNS is very high with this build). Description. Optimized for both pvp and pve, may swap out the cloranthy ring for the tanking ring if you want to tank for your allies with the greatshield. 2. Spells. 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