What the heck is "Poise"

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4 years ago#1
What the heck is the "Poise" stat.
Why do I feel the Japanese version of this game came out with a full booklet while we got a leaflet...
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4 years ago#2
It means your character is overly adamant and this causes your stats to wither.
4 years ago#3
the description in-game makes it sound like it protects you from being staggered
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4 years ago#4
Higher Poise causes you to flinch less from enemy attacks.
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4 years ago#5
Chrebet808 posted...
the description in-game makes it sound like it protects you from being staggered

This is true.

Poise is 'Hyper Armor'. It reduces your chance of staggering when hit.
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4 years ago#6
I believe so, I have a heavy character with the Wolf (poise) ring, and I don't flinch when hit by anything that doesn't knock me down. I take bolts to the chest like a champ.
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4 years ago#7
DefenderX2480 posted...
Chrebet808 posted...
the description in-game makes it sound like it protects you from being staggered

This is true.

Poise is 'Hyper Armor'. It reduces your chance of staggering when hit.


Ah, I thought it was a misspelled Poison.

Whatever the case, yeah. It's an artifact of translation. Wouldn't "Stalwart" be a better option?
4 years ago#8
poise fits well, it means you have really good form when attacking
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4 years ago#9
Guts would also have been a good one.
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