Cant do a backstab to save my life.

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4 years ago#1
Not even on the first undead knight that keeps his back turned. I walked up to him, put my shield down, targetted him, and hit R1.

Normal slash.

wtf.

Does weapon matter? Can you not backstab with the scimitar?
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4 years ago#2
Some things you cant backstab.
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4 years ago#3
I watched a summoned phantom backstab him.
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4 years ago#4
Do same thing for me ive only back stabbed a few times in game, what give, shield is down i hit r1 right behind target up close
4 years ago#5
You generally can only backstab enemies that are around your height, the really tall knights can't be stabbed.
4 years ago#6
EdgeofDarkness posted...
You generally can only backstab enemies that are around your height, the really tall knights can't be stabbed.

That sounds like BS.
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4 years ago#7
Get closer. If you're behind him, shield down, and you hit R1, you should backstab. You have to be too far away.
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4 years ago#8
TheWoodyD posted...
EdgeofDarkness posted...
You generally can only backstab enemies that are around your height, the really tall knights can't be stabbed.

That sounds like BS.


Yea lol that is 100% BS...You cant for sure back stab the black knights.
4 years ago#9
The Knights can be backstabbed. It's how I manage to take it down.
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4 years ago#10
Backstabbing feels a bit more picky to me than Demon's Souls, you have to stand in just the right spot.
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