Best dex-scaling PVE weapon for bosses?

#1GuideToTheDarkPosted 7/26/2013 9:52:38 AM(edited)
I'm a pretty standard thief, my only attack stat is dex and I normally use a rapier. But for bosses and other beasts I can't counterhit or backstab, what should I use?

And I just realized the topic title is somewhat redundant. Sorry!
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#2shadowsofdawnPosted 7/26/2013 9:55:22 AM
Great scythe.
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#3Gwyns_BeardPosted 7/26/2013 10:13:36 AM
Balder side sword or Gold tracer.
Tracer might be slightly better for dat bleed.
#4GixenPosted 7/26/2013 10:30:35 AM
Great Scythe overall. Might want some fast bleed weapon for demons. Falchion/Quelaags for 4 Kings.
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#5YuenkuPosted 7/26/2013 10:43:41 AM
If this is for PvE, ditch the rapier. You don't need that backstab bonus for PvE, since any backstab wrecks the enemies that are able to be BS'ed.

Great Scythe - Long Range, Best Damage, slower than the others
Iaito - Balanced. Less generic than the Uchigatana, but still abit boring. If you can handle Hp loss, then the chaos blade is amazing too.
Gold Tracer - Fast, amazing bleeding. Looks awesome. Shorter range.
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#6moodyjm2Posted 7/26/2013 10:45:32 AM
shadowsofdawn posted...
Great scythe.


If you can buff, Great Scythe, if you can't, Lifehunt.
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#7tlnPosted 7/26/2013 10:49:44 AM
Although it's technically not a DEX weapon since it requires high STR, the Murakumo is an absolute beast in PvE. It hits that sweetspot of being able to deal a lot of damage without being too slow.
#8DJ_0000Posted 7/26/2013 10:51:52 AM
Great Scythe, any Katana or Silver Knight Spear.
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#9dorsman84Posted 7/26/2013 12:56:39 PM
katana. the tearing is awesome
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#10JollyCoopPosted 7/26/2013 1:03:05 PM
Balder side sword is my nr1, but great scythe is also sweet.
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