So what's the point of weapon buffs?

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User Info: Omnipotent_Cow

Omnipotent_Cow
5 years ago#1
Now that these spells/miracles have required attributes to use, what is the point of using them? As before, divine/magic and fire/lightning weapons can't be buffed, which is fortuitous as only the builds that can cast the spell would be using the weapons. This leaves the remaining builds to have to waste points in int/faith to be able to buff their weapon.

There are crystal weapons, of course, but those aren't very efficient...

User Info: bioskarrd

bioskarrd
5 years ago#2
Crystal magic weapon + standard claymore = 419 damage or so.

User Info: AllGodsDie

AllGodsDie
5 years ago#3
If lightning builds could buff their weapons I'd never play dark souls again.

User Info: Omnipotent_Cow

Omnipotent_Cow
5 years ago#4
AllGodsDie posted...
If lightning builds could buff their weapons I'd never play dark souls again.

Oh don't get me wrong, I'm not saying that elemental weapons should be able to buff their weapons.

As for crystal weapons, they have such limited usefulness that it is not viable for a build.

Due to the limits of stat scaling, I think all non-elemental weapons should be able to be buffed.

User Info: Bunnywunny

Bunnywunny
5 years ago#5
i think he was referring to crystal magic weapon the spell not casting magic weapon on a claymore

crystal is like the third tier of magics after great
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User Info: Omnipotent_Cow

Omnipotent_Cow
5 years ago#6
fenrir knight posted...
i think he was referring to crystal magic weapon the spell not casting magic weapon on a claymore

crystal is like the third tier of magics after great


Oh, that was what I was referring to as well.

User Info: themyth01

themyth01
5 years ago#7
Anyone know how much Crystal Magic Weapon adds to the damage of the weapon at INT = 25?

User Info: mmSNAKE

mmSNAKE
5 years ago#8
Edit: Hmm scratch that. I have 50 faith and use the catalyst that scales off faith. I get over 300 in that case. I could check how it does with a regular catalyst but I'm done for now.
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User Info: themyth01

themyth01
5 years ago#9
Does it add Magic damage or is it Physical damage?
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