teach me parry!

#1serpentaurusPosted 3/28/2014 7:30:35 PM
so, for parrying i have to L1 very fast right before i get hit? should i press forward or hold L1 before, is there something im missing? are all kinds of attacks parryable? any info is welcomed :=)
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#2SolidKnightPosted 3/28/2014 7:32:45 PM
Your parry window will differ depending upon what you're using to parry. E.g. the timing for a buckler is different than the timing for a medium shield which is different than the timing for a rapier which is different for a two-handed weapon.
#3Vita_AeternaPosted 3/28/2014 7:32:45 PM
My name is Larry, not Parry. And I'm not your tutor.
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#4LimelolPosted 3/28/2014 7:33:18 PM
pride17
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#5IH0D3IExiriaPosted 3/28/2014 7:33:35 PM
I have a similar issue, I would get 10+ killspree in forest using only parry+riposte (parrying dagger + +5 MLGS) in DkS and have never riposted once in dks2.. Gotten plenty of parries, never ripostes.
#6serpentaurus(Topic Creator)Posted 3/28/2014 7:33:36 PM
SolidKnight posted...
Your parry window will differ depending upon what you're using to parry. E.g. the timing for a buckler is different than the timing for a medium shield which is different than the timing for a rapier which is different for a two-handed weapon.


im using buckler now, the shield with 13 dex requirement
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#7Pride17Posted 3/28/2014 7:38:06 PM
Limelol posted...
pride17


yeah they used stand in awe at my parrys
#8serpentaurus(Topic Creator)Posted 3/28/2014 7:41:53 PM
how is the timing for buckler? im trying to parry the pursuer with no success u.u
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#9Pride17Posted 3/28/2014 7:42:46 PM
serpentaurus posted...
how is the timing for buckler? im trying to parry the pursuer with no success u.u


Its pretty chill
#10__Featurez__Posted 3/28/2014 7:42:51 PM
Don't use Buckler or Target shield parry animations they take forever to start up and can't recover as fast as you would with a medium shield or small shield with normal parry like Iron Parma

There are a few weapons who got the same parry timing as a normal parry such as the curved swords but not rapiers they are more like Buckler parry animation and can't really rely on those

I suggest using Iron Parma, the best small shield with 53 stability and doesn't take much stamina as shields like royal kite shield for being heavier when you do parrys
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