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Nioh: Feudal Era Dark Souls

Discussion in 'jRPG Weeaboo Discussion' started by Siveon, Mar 7, 2016.

  1. jungl Learned

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    nothing matters in nioh slap on highest defense gear, strong style odachi kills everything in the game. The weapon and moveset variety sucks ass compared to souls games despite the addition of "skills". Combat has slighty more depth then a fucking beat em up game. The game has an illusion of depth with all numbers on gear.
     
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  2. D_X Arcane Patron

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  3. Shackleton Prophet Patron

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    Ogress down on the first try. First 'proper' boss to do that to, if you don't count Kelley disguised as the samurai lord one.

    Related news: Sloth Talismans seem ridiculously OP.
     
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  4. D_X Arcane Patron

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    Don't get cocky, Ogress is the easiest boss in the game. :P
    It is, that's why I'm only using it now against a few bosses that I really dislike. Don't get overly reliant on it however. Some bosses, especially in side missions, just shrug it off in 3-4 seconds.
     
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  5. D_X Arcane Patron

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    I am become death
     
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  6. LESS T_T Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Codex 2014

    Patch is out. And sounds like, surprisingly, it's pretty well implemented except there are still no keyboard/mouse icons: http://steamcommunity.com/app/485510/discussions/0/1488866813756913800/

    But apparently it also messed up some people's controller connection: http://steamcommunity.com/app/485510/discussions/0/1488866813756812301/
     
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  7. kalganoat Learned

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    - Fixed other miscellaneous bugs

    Hopefully they didn't nerf anything.
     
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  8. Emmanuel2 Learned

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    Farming Marobashi WotN by Just-frame guarding everything feels pretty awesome. Can be done in 1:30, 5 Billion base Amrita + pretty good ethereal rate.

    Then tried farming Hyakki Yagyo with the same set FeelsBadMan. (and that everything is a ton tankier than in WotW). Very Doable but not farmable pretty much because of the giant spider spawn when Weeb-Queelag's health is at 50-60% and Hundred Eyes must have 5x more health compared to WotW.

    60+ hours overall played, 30+ Abyss, and farmed up WotN ethereal (+40) gear and still the DLC human bosses are a fucking bitch to fight without relying on cheese like Paralytic groundfire, LW crutch, Sloths (which are basically 1-2 second in duration at this point), etc.
     
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  9. D_X Arcane Patron

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    I'm pissed I don't have time to play for the next 2 weeks. Just when I settled on what build I'm aiming for plus a couple of others for lulz. :argh:

    I'm also considering double dipping for the PC version as well, but only after Christmas. I'll see if people here still have interest yet because I would love to do a co-op run.
     
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  10. sullynathan Arcane

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    Neyo
     
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  11. Ezekiel Savant

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    I'm in the Iga Escape mission and bored of the game. The levels are just too samey.
     
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  12. Cyberarmy Love fool Patron

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    Game started to feel easy after I "master" single sword and axe. Revenants barely touch me now while I axe them to oblivion and chopping everything else with sword is satisfiying. Still can't get the timing on Iei (?) most of the time though.
    Bosses are especially become easy after the first area. I only died once to Ogress and that's because I forgot to get last kodama and didn't want to replay that map.
     
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  13. D_X Arcane Patron

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    In what sense? I figured the best way to play with the Iai is to actually not wait for the full charge as it is quite long and most enemies won't give you the time to complete it.

    A couple of seconds after beginning the charge, there is a small flash on the sword acompanied by a sound. When you hear that, release it. Combine this with the skill that puts you in Iai stance whenever you succesfully Ki pulse and you can easily chain them. Get the Mystic Art - if you unlocked it - Sword of Execution, wait for the enemy attack, dodge behind them and Iai strike on their back for massive damage.
     
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  14. Cyberarmy Love fool Patron

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    I get cocky using it and get hit in middle of animation. Funny thing is I get the Sword of meditation timing almost perfectly.
    Loving the martial arts in this game <3
     
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  15. D_X Arcane Patron

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    Had the same problem at first. Do it like I said, release the sheathe button the instant the flash/chime happens, don't wait for the skill to activate on it's own. Then abuse the Ki pulse to put you in draw mode again.
    Also, if you really like Sword of Mediation, there's the Demon King set which grants a 2-piece bonus of Fast Skill Activation for Sword of Meditation.
     
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  16. Cyberarmy Love fool Patron

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    Naah, sword is nice but my favorite is still the axe. Rampage and chop are awesome skills.
    Still loking for a good axe or a decent set.Nat a fan of Raging Bull (?)
     
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  17. D_X Arcane Patron

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    I haven't played much with the axe, only enough to get the Mystic Art. Fas as I know there are 2 sets with an axe - the axe master set and the Samurai of Dark Lands. The first has bonuses to 2 axe skills but the latter might be more up your alley as it has both a sword and an axe as weapons.

    Between the 2 I would go for the Dark Lands one because you can go for the full set bonus because it gives Change to Attack Stamina and you can join clan Todo to get the heavy armor damage bonus and life gain for stamina or, in Way of the Strong, get the Yasakani Magatama and take both weapons with an armor piece and the other armor slots for Tatenashi. This way you get the God of War damage reduction and elemental damage reduction so you can hyperarmor through attacks eithout worrying about gettin one shot.
     
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  18. Cyberarmy Love fool Patron

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    Well, spoilered while searching about this set.
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    TBH I was expecting that outcome about "the demon king", especially after putting his wife on ice :smug:


    BTW humanoid bosses are miles better than boring giant monstrosities.
     
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  19. bert Arcane

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    Playing Nioh for the first time. I've been rolling with a Kusarigama/Bow/Handcannon as my weapons and I use both Ninjutsu and Omnyo. Do I need to worry about gear sets for my first playthrough or should I just go with whatever loot drops? I'm at something like 20 Dex & Magic, 11 Spirit and 7 Body. Is Spirit worth investing more in for the Guardian bonus stat unlocks? I think my Body might be too low. I use light armor cause I'm a ninja irl and medium/heavy armor is for bitches

    I'm also in the Kinki region, just beat the spider lady.
     
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  20. The Decline Arcane

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    Get the Iga armor set if you're going to focus on ninjutsu. The smithing text is a drop in the adept ninja dojo mission.
     
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  21. D_X Arcane Patron

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    Yes.
    It's ok. You just need heavy armor. :troll:
     
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  22. bert Arcane

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    I mostly use close attacks and use Ninjutsu for the free throwing items/pot resists when I need to.


    gross :lol:
     
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  23. Juan_Carlo Arcane

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    I ended up focusing on a ninjitsu/kusarigama build and all boss fights have been trivial. I can beat most on first try by just hitting them with sloth, then throwing every blade based throwable I have in their faces. Many bosses will stun lock if you thrown all 21 of your kunai in their faces, then follow it up with all 15 of your storm kunai. After that, you just activate your living blade and finish them off.

    Basic human bosses like Hatori Honso are the hardest in this game, because unlike the larger bosses, they tend to block basic ninjitsu attacks so they can't be stun locked.

    And, yeah, Iga is awesome with ninjitsu, but you need the full set (including the kusarigama and katana) to get the full ninjitsu perk. I have a full set, but I don't have the smithing texts, which kind of sucks. So I have to re-soul forge everything ever few levels.

    For what it's worth, I'm a total min/max build. My body and stamina are well under 10 (6 or 7, I think). My dex is in the 40s, Magic 20, and Spirit 30. My remaining points are in Skill, mostly just to get the needed Samauri skill points to upgrade the Kusarigama. I honestly don't notice the lack of body/stamina. Iga armor is so light you can maintain an A agility, even without investing in stamina. I can get one shotted by enemies with axes, but they are easy to avoid so I'm not too worried about upping my HP.
     
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  24. Cyberarmy Love fool Patron

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    This trivials most boss fights, I stopped using it actually. Only using them on bird monks.
     
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  25. Somberlain Arcane Zionist Agent

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    You never git gud if you abuse sloth, Daniel-san.
     
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