Cutting off tails

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4 years ago#1
I'm fairly new to dark souls and was wondering if anyone could tell me how to cut off boss tails and or give me tips as well. I shot off the dragons tail but didn't cut off the gargoyle tail. Thanks
4 years ago#2
I'm pretty sure you can't cut off the gargoyles tail.
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4 years ago#3
use a sword
4 years ago#4
It's pretty self-explanatory. Just aim for the tail and eventually it will come off.
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4 years ago#5
nnytherkiller posted...
I'm pretty sure you can't cut off the gargoyles tail.

you can, its how you get the axe.

TC: just attack the tails. it doesnt give you much feedback, but they will usually fall off.
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4 years ago#6
So should I not target the enemy, or can you target the tail automatically?
4 years ago#7
1) Run around to the tail

2) Swing your sword

3) Tail falls off

4) Profit
4 years ago#8
I recommend summoning Soltaire to distract the gargoyle, and then turning off autolock and running to the back of the gargoyle. the tail comes off in about 2-5 hits, so it's pretty easy. The axe is pretty disappointing though.
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4 years ago#9
If you're really wanting the axe, let me tell you, it's not a good weapon at all.
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4 years ago#10
Isn't that axe one of the weapons needed for the achievement/trophy? Plus chopping the tail removes some of the harder attacks to dodge, it's worth it to me just for that.
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