Going to fight Manus, which weapon should I bring?

#1MutteringBillPosted 2/23/2013 2:40:52 PM
I'm just coming back to the game, haven't played it in a year, so I've forgotten a lot of stuff. Just got the DLC too, and going through that for the first time.

I'm on NG++ with a Faith build. Vitality and Faith at 55. Endurance at 41. Strength, Dexterity 16. So which weapon would be best to bring? Here's what I have available:

Occult Scythe +5
Divine Lucerne +10
Great Scythe +15 (with SB and DMB)
Fire Uchigatana +10
Lightning Uchigatana +10

Also, I'm currently using DWGR and Havel's Ring. Considering swapping out DWGR for the Cloranthy Ring. Or is there a better ring to take with me?
#2LodissPosted 2/23/2013 2:42:09 PM
Lightning uchi +10 eh?
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#3slicknick21Posted 2/23/2013 2:43:41 PM
Elemental weapons don't seem to work too well against him namely magic weapons.
#4MutteringBill(Topic Creator)Posted 2/23/2013 2:58:23 PM(edited)
Lodiss posted...
Lightning uchi +10 eh?


I have it, for just in case, but I don't really use it. I mainly use the Occult Scythe and an Occult Longbow.

Edit - Oh, I see. Lightning only goes to +5. Well, I did say that I forgot some things. :)
#5djred24Posted 2/23/2013 4:29:38 PM
I beat him with a Raw +5 Scythe. Keep rolling keep moving. Good luck getting a summon. I couldn't find anyone near the firelink nor at the boss gate.

poot 1 nanny GT. I will be on shortly level 94
#6slicknick21Posted 2/23/2013 4:38:47 PM
+10 lightning weapons do not exist btw they max out at +5
#7MutteringBill(Topic Creator)Posted 2/23/2013 4:41:01 PM
djred24 posted...

poot 1 nanny GT. I will be on shortly level 94

Thanks for the offer, but I'm not going to be on for a few more hours. And I'm at level 138, so that's probably out of range anyway.
#8Frank_PoolePosted 2/23/2013 4:42:34 PM
Whatever does the highest physical damage. Use the GS +15 with power within (if you have it).
#9MutteringBill(Topic Creator)Posted 2/23/2013 6:09:42 PM
I do have it. But I only have a base Pyro Glove, does that matter?
#10Sailor_RazorPosted 2/23/2013 6:34:59 PM
Power Within used to be best with an unupgraded flame. Now it was fixed so that leveling up the flame doesn't eat more HP, so the refine rate doesn't matter.