Your medium or light shield is there for you. Or your bare left arm.
Honor guide you.
Thanks for your advice from the peanut gallery and that is available on every online forum there is. I helped 10 other people beat Gwyn and I wanted to beat him on this playthrough with coop the way the game was designed. Just beat him with someone else coop-ing anyways.
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