What on earth were they thinking when they came up with the Crystal upgrade path? As if it wasn't bad enough that you can't repair crystal equipment (without spell swapping), but they also made the durability ridiculously low.
Unless you plan on duping or going for the trophy, then I can't think of a single good reason to create Crystal equipment. As it is right now, the only thing they've managed to do with it is to give cheaters an unfair advantage in PvP.
#2Fo_lc_usPosted 1/22/2013 12:24:15 AM
durability ridiculously low.
Do you only use katanatanatanatanas?
Join the glorious Crystal DGA +4 hidden ninja art school. Learn to whip out your thick chunk of hairy rock after disarming your target and thrusting it into their face and lower body in a devastating riPAWST.
If you use the right piece of jewelery, you can even finish your blow on their face with a 3 hit. --- GT: remShotz Speakeasy member.
#3tln(Topic Creator)Posted 1/22/2013 12:50:36 AM
A Crystal Halbered has 20 durability, so it's not just katanas. I think a Crystal weapon should have at least double the durability of the standard version of the weapon.
#4Fa1nTyPosted 1/22/2013 1:11:36 AM
+5 crystal DGA has 707 pure physical damage, and the demon great machete 673 IIRC
I use the machete in PvP a lot with power within, it one-shots people with regular swings quite often. --- PSN : Fa1nT6 Dark Souls Tips - http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLB557B8555A0AD36A&feature=plcp
#5zyrax2301Posted 1/22/2013 1:18:06 AM
Does tumblebuff allow you to repair crystal weapons? I've never used them for the fact they are so short-lived, but if they can be fixed i might give them a whirl. --- Why? Because **** you is why.
#6Fa1nTyPosted 1/22/2013 1:21:04 AM
nothing fixes them besides upgrading
A lot of people use +4 crystal (like 2% stronger than +15) and then upgrade to +5 before it breaks
It gives 1/10 of normal durability
DGA and Machete get 60, as their base is 600.
Other big weapons like the clubs can last a while as well. --- PSN : Fa1nT6 Dark Souls Tips - http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLB557B8555A0AD36A&feature=plcp
#7shadowsofdawnPosted 1/22/2013 8:18:00 AM
Back when everybody was muled, it was pretty ease to compile massive amounts of crystal weapons. I made several crystal large clubs back then. --- \o/ Administering jolly ass-whoopings everyday. .||
#8aneed4peedPosted 1/22/2013 8:24:47 AM
Mt str toon uses Crystal GAxe +4, I have 20 of them as well. --- a knock, a thud, a tiny...zwoosh, where? Please, call me Aneed [http://i.imgur.com/DDzaw.jpg]