WTF is poise?

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User Info: donalbane

donalbane
6 years ago#1

I saw an item increases your poise, but what in the world does that mean?

User Info: HosakaSenpai

HosakaSenpai
6 years ago#2
Affects flinching from enemy attacks. More Poise = less flinching.
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User Info: nishnarsh123

nishnarsh123
6 years ago#3
If you have high poise you gain a super-armor effect where you won't flinch when attacked sometimes. I have 50 and only big attacks cause me to flinch.
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User Info: aerials47

aerials47
6 years ago#4
ya knight armor does too i think. i've heard it helps you walk through attacks by lowering the chance it has to stagger you. so you have 100 poise, you can never be staggered???
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User Info: MochaNutz

MochaNutz
6 years ago#5
Ability to receive attacks without breaking form (won't get stunned as often). looks like stronger metal armors will increase your poise.

in the level up screen, you can press select and it will show you what everything means

User Info: Anikie

Anikie
6 years ago#6
yeah i just got the wolf ring from the forest and it "boosts poise"

i was pretty confused till i came here :D

User Info: SpacePirateSeal

SpacePirateSeal
6 years ago#7
nishnarsh123 posted...
If you have high poise you gain a super-armor effect where you won't flinch when attacked sometimes. I have 50 and only big attacks cause me to flinch.

I have 12 I think and if an enemy sneezes on me my character gets staggered.
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User Info: Chrebet808

Chrebet808
6 years ago#8
it's actually a special effect. you'll flash blue when you resist an attack that would normally stagger you.


when that happens to me, i like to scream "RUSSIAN WRESTLING IS ALWAYS NUMBER ONE" as i keep attacking through it.
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User Info: GibsonDude69

GibsonDude69
6 years ago#9
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