throne defender's shield or king's shield?

#1random_noobiePosted 3/28/2014 2:06:03 AM
title.

does anyone who has both upgraded to +5 tell me what the stats are on each? i don't have anywhere near that many bones. i'm trying to debate between getting the throne defender shield or sword.
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#2RJKTichondriusPosted 3/28/2014 2:07:53 AM
King's and it's not even close.
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#3Hero_DunbanPosted 3/28/2014 2:08:43 AM
Away from my PS3 atm, but you're trading slightly better resists for a significant amount of stability, iirc.

I prefer Defender's.
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Ricard's, not Richard's. Ascetic, not Aesthetic. Mastodon, not Mastadon. Copse, not Corpse. Drangleic, not Drangelic. Hollow, not Hallow. Flexile, not Flexible.
#4SephirotheuPosted 3/28/2014 2:09:39 AM
If u have INT go for the Throne Defenders Shield at 70 INT u get extra 8% elemental and magic resist otherwise go for the kings shield.
#5VegaGGPosted 3/28/2014 2:09:41 AM
defenders >>>> kings
#6Hero_DunbanPosted 3/28/2014 2:12:31 AM
Also, just use an ascetic on the King's Gate bonfire. The two Throne of Want fights aren't difficult enough to pose any problems on NG+.
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Ricard's, not Richard's. Ascetic, not Aesthetic. Mastodon, not Mastadon. Copse, not Corpse. Drangleic, not Drangelic. Hollow, not Hallow. Flexile, not Flexible.
#7SephirotheuPosted 3/28/2014 2:15:03 AM
The last boss (three bosses technically) and the Giant king are the best way to farm soul in the game, i have both of them at BI 7 and im just a couple of levels short of 300.

With GSR+2 they net around 450k souls, and u gain two sunlight medals per fight by summoning sunbros.