Greatsword or pursuer greatsword?

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User Info: Second_Hokage

Second_Hokage
2 years ago#1
Which is better?

User Info: Second_Hokage

Second_Hokage
2 years ago#2
Bump. Someone?

User Info: Hannibal_Morgan

Hannibal_Morgan
2 years ago#3
i need one of these oh my god. i absolutely cannot find the guy to give the pursuer's soul to, and I don't think i'll meet the intelligence requirement anyway. and I have no idea where any other ultra greatswords are. whole point of my build and i'm not even going to get one.

this is suffering
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User Info: RuneMaster no2

RuneMaster no2
2 years ago#4
Greatsword:
Max DMG: 400
STR: C
DEX: D

Pursuer:
Max DMG: 390
STR: B
DEX: C

Seems like the Pursuer will have higher damage overall but there's one problem. It needs Petrified Dragon Bone to upgrade and that sounds super rare. Greatsword is just titanite.

EDIT: Pursuer Greatsword also requires 18 DEX to wield whereas the Greatsword only needs 10 so that's something to consider.

User Info: Archwing3441

Archwing3441
2 years ago#5
I'm using greatsword because it's easier to upgrade. At the moment, the scaling is an A at level +7
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User Info: SP00NM4N

SP00NM4N
2 years ago#6
I upgraded the Pursuer's GS to +2, and it gains an A in str scaling. Using the mastodon halberd atm however. Difficult to find petrified dragon bones
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User Info: Walkman_005

Walkman_005
2 years ago#7
The pursuer, Imo, has the worse moveset.

It's first move is aan overhead vertical, then a horizontal slash.

The normal greatsword has the horizontal first, Imo, that is better for mobs.

User Info: Vidmor

Vidmor
2 years ago#8
Pursuer's GS has those higher stat requirements, and the rarer upgrade materials, as mentioned. It really comes down to which moveset you prefer. The regular GS is also larger, though I don't know if that legitimately effects the range of attacks. I would say stick to the GS, for starters. I'm trying to remain spoiler free, but I know that there are more ultras to be found later in the game.
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