In this Demon’s Souls Remake Construct Information, I’m going to be protecting my Cursed Dragon Construct, which is a Power Construct that focuses on killing most enemies in a single hit. It’s nice for brand spanking new gamers or veterans as a result of it may be put collectively in a short time, and makes tougher enemies a bit simpler. It is a newbie Power Construct, and isn’t optimized for NG+ and past.
Demon’s Souls Builds: Cursed Dragon (PvE Power)
The Cursed Dragon makes use of a mix of excessive Power and mobility to hit and run mobs of enemies, or outright kill them in a single swing. The Dragon Bone Smasher is the weapon I’ve chosen for this Construct, as a result of it may be obtained moderately early on within the sport, and doesn’t want any upgrades to make it highly effective. You may nevertheless improve it to +5 utilizing Colorless Demon’s Souls, making it hit even more durable.
Moreover, you possibly can equip and use the Talisman of Beasts when you get it to solid Curse Weapon for a 50% increase to wreck in change for 1 HP loss per second, which isn’t a lot. This makes your harm per swing extraordinarily excessive, which is improbable.
Cursed Dragon Beginning Class
The beginning Class I selected for this Construct is Barbarian as a result of it begins with excessive Power, and respectable Endurance and Vitality. It has mild Armor as nicely, permitting you to make use of the Dragon Bone Smasher and a Defend with out fats rolling moderately simply.
Knight can be a strong alternative for this Construct because it has increased Intelligence, and is decrease Soul Stage supplying you with extra factors to spend early on. It additionally begins with the Kite Defend, which is significantly better than the Wood Defend.
Cursed Dragon Early Sport Ideas
The very first thing it is best to understand is that how you might be setup initially of the sport just isn’t how this Construct will play out of after you achieve the Dragon Bone Smasher. It’s not a nasty thought to mess around with the Bastard Sword (when you get it), or farm some Souls and buy the Claymore. They swing a bit quicker than the Dragon Bone Smasher, however it’ll provide you with a greater thought of your playstyle.
Study Your Moveset
Regardless of which massive weapon you might be utilizing, it’s at all times a good suggestion to be taught the moveset. That is notably necessary for this Construct, as a result of discovering the proper assault for every enemy may be the distinction between success and loss of life.
A few assaults that work rather well for this Construct are first the default R1 assault whereas one-handing the weapon. This assault is a straight vertical swing that’s glorious for tight areas the place you may bounce of a wall for those who assault horizontally.
Second, the working one-handed assault is one other vertical strike that assaults extra rapidly than a traditional swing and may be helpful towards enemies with quick attacking weapons. It lets you hit them earlier than they’ll get you, and what’s very nice is that the Dragon Bone Smasher has some splash harm so that you don’t at all times should hit them on to nonetheless kill them.
And final, the rolling R1 assault whereas one-handing sweeps the Smasher in a big AoE that may be devastating to teams of enemies. It principally can’t be interrupted as soon as its animation begins which suggests it is best to kill all the things close to the top of your roll, even for those who take harm. This assault might be the most effective one the Dragon Bone Smasher has, so use it liberally.
Cursed Dragon Stats
The Stats wanted for the Cursed Dragon Construct are Power, Endurance, Vitality and a few Intelligence. Power is required to wield the Dragon Bone Smasher successfully, in addition to enhance its harm. It additionally lets you use higher Shields if you want, as these normally have increased Power necessities.
Endurance is required, not a lot as a result of every swing with the Smasher prices a lot Stamina, however moderately to extend your Equip Load. The Barbarian Armor is extraordinarily ineffective at defending you from harm, so that you’ll wish to put on one thing with extra safety and nonetheless be capable to roll usually.
You’ll desire a bunch of Vitality as a result of you’ll usually commerce harm with this weapon since you come out forward approach most of the time. Having a good quantity of Vitality offers you a cushion so that you’re not killed when this occurs, and simply assist hold you alive basically.
And lastly, you’ll want 18 Intelligence so as to even use Curse Weapon, so that you’ll purpose for that most likely earlier than you get to 30 Vitality. Your stat unfold ought to look one thing like this:
- Power: 30
- Endurance: 20
- Vitality: 30
- Intelligence: 18
30 Power is the minimal requirement wanted to wield the Dragon Bone Smasher one-handed, which you’ll want to do typically. You’ll possible get this to 50 in NG+ for elevated harm, however the most effective bang in your buck is well 30 factors. 20 Endurance ought to allow you to use the Saint’s Armor Set and a Defend and nonetheless roll usually. 30 Vitality is the break level earlier than you begin to see diminishing returns, however like Power you’ll proceed to extend this in NG+.
Cursed Dragon Tools
On this part we’ll check out what gear you’ll want so as to play the Cursed Dragon Construct successfully. Needless to say you’ll possible change this up some relying on what part of the sport you might be on, however this could serve to provide you some thought of what setups you’re on the lookout for. First let’s check out early sport.
Early Sport Tools
Firstly of the sport you’ll wish to decide up and equip the Cling Ring as quickly as you possibly can to additional enhance your Well being in Soul Type. You’ll possible be in Soul Type an excellent quantity of the time, so this will actually assist hold you alive.
You’ll want to decide up the Ring of Nice Power beneath the Blue Dragon within the Boletarian Palace to be able to use heavier Armor extra simply. You most likely gained’t want this early on, however you’ll possible wish to use this and heavier Armors throughout Boss fights as an alternative of the Regenerator’s Ring.
It’s a good suggestion to swap out your Wood Defend for a Heater Defend when you’ve defeated Phalanx, or earlier than even for those who can spare the Souls. This manner you should have a 100% Bodily Safety Defend and also you’ll cease taking chip harm whenever you block regular assaults. It may be bought from Blacksmith Boldwin within the Nexus for 2000 Souls.
One other actually good decide up early on is the Crescent Falchion within the Shrine of Storms. It takes virtually no time to accumulate, and provides you a robust melee assault that offers Magic Harm. You need to look to get this as quickly as you possibly can, as it could actually actually assist out with Stonefang Tunnel and past, since most enemies there are weak to Magic Harm. Simply word that you simply’ll want to put 1 level into Dexterity so as to use it successfully.
Subsequent you’ll wish to decide up the Regenerator’s Ring, which may be discovered close to the boss space alongside a cliff path previous the Crystal Lizard. It is a nice ring for regenerating your well being, and also you’ll possible swap between this and the Ring of Large Power as wanted, and it could actually assist offset the well being misplaced from Curse Weapon.
The Saint’s Armor Set is what I like to make use of with this Construct as a result of it’s mild sufficient for use with the Dragon Bone Smasher and a Defend and nonetheless usually roll with little or no funding into Endurance. As you stage up increasingly more and finally enhance Endurance to 40, you should use heavier Armor so long as you keep at or beneath 50% Equip Load. Yow will discover this Armor within the Valley of Defilement, about half approach by way of this space.
When you’ve gotten the above you’ll head to Stonefang Tunnel, and the very first thing it is best to do whereas there’s unlock the elevate to Blacksmith Ed to be able to improve your Dragon Bone Smasher when you get it with Colorless Demon’s Souls.
Subsequent you’ll defeat each the Armor Spider and Flamelurker so as to get to the Dragon Bone Smasher. It’s necessary to notice that you simply want Pure White World Tendency to get this Weapon, so it is best to take into account summoning different gamers for these Boss fights, because it helps with this. That is very true for those who’ve already died a couple of times in Physique Type on this space, as you’ll want that additional bit to get there.
The Dragon Bone Smasher is positioned simply contained in the Dragon God Boss struggle, and also you don’t even have to defeat him so as to seize it. Merely run in and ahead after which left instantly on the finish of the primary hall, previous the Crystal Lizard. You probably have Pure White World Tendency the rubble shall be gone and you’ll seize the sword. You may then both simply die or end the struggle if you want, however you’ll have the weapon both approach.
Mid to Late Sport
The Silver Coronet just isn’t a nasty Helm to fill out your Armor so as to achieve 20% additional MP. It’s not going to be sufficient to get two casts of Curse Weapon at 18 Intelligence, however for those who take the Construct over to NG+, or spend a while farming some Souls to spice up Intelligence you may get there.
When you’ve defeated the Penetrator Boss, then you possibly can free Yuria and purchase the Curse Weapon Spell. This may help you buff your Weapon with 50% elevated harm in change for some well being. You wish to solid this with Talisman of Beasts.
Talisman of Beasts may be acquired in two methods, however the quickest approach is by turning your World Tendency in Stonefang Tunnel to Black. This may trigger Black Phantom Scirvir, the Wanderer to look after the Armor Spider Archstone, and for those who defeat him then you’ll get hold of this merchandise. Just remember to do NOT meet the necessities of it so as to lose only one HP per second as an alternative of 1% HP per second when casting Curse Weapon.
There are a restricted variety of Colorless Demon’s Souls you possibly can get hold of per playthrough, so that you discover ways to get these utilizing the Wiki as a result of they aren’t tremendous straight ahead. For instance, you possibly can achieve one by dropping a Talisman of God for Sparkly and reloading the sport.
Keep in mind that the Dragon Bone Smasher may be buffed with Pine Resin, Black Pine Resin and Sticky White Slime to additional increase your harm per swing earlier than you get hold of Curse Weapon. Use this stuff throughout Boss fights, or on powerful enemies to dispatch them much more rapidly.
The Darkish Silver Defend makes an excellent candidate for this Construct after getting it later within the sport, because it has about the identical Guard Break because the Heater Defend, however significantly better Magic and Fireplace Resistance. It weighs a bit extra, however it’s undoubtedly price it for those who can roll usually with it geared up.
Deliver Spice with you when out in an Archstone so that you simply an replenish your Mana when utilizing Curse Weapon. You gained’t want to do that till you’ve acquired it in fact, however this may help you use it rather more usually, and never solely on Boss fights. You should buy Spice from Patches within the Nexus for those who do his questline.
Lastly, keep in mind that the Dragon Bone Smasher has a little bit of an AoE on the level of impression if it hits the bottom squarely. Study to anticipate this over time, and use it to your benefit. Some occasions you don’t have to hit an enemy straight with the blade to kill it, giving the weapon a bit additional attain in some instances than you may understand.
Keep tuned for extra Demon’s Souls Construct Guides, as we discover simply what sort of Builds you may make. And make sure to try the Demon’s Souls Wiki if in case you have particular questions concerning the sport! As at all times, you possibly can learn our Demon’s Souls Evaluate and Getting Began Information to get going with the sport.