What is the best weapon to infuse with magic or best int scaling weapon in dark souls 3. Should I add a gem to it to make it stronger? Wanted to test the mace and see if its still top dog for great hammers. The Results were astounding, i was able to fool so many people into walking into the hyper Armour blender thinking i was exhausting all my stamina. Spiked mace is a good for a str/luck build (hollow infused and buffed with carthus rouge) it only takes 3-4 whacks to bleed when buffed up which is easy to do with its weapon art. Press J to jump to the feed. Surprised at useful good Pestilent Mist is turning out. I have the base greataxe to, just not enough str to equip it yet XD. Probably. Skill: Spin Bash Bash foes with a large spinning motion, and utilize momentum to transition into an overhanded strong attack smash. Just got the mace to drop. Thanks! The implications of this was that you could easily bait enemies into your combos seeing that they are used to only 4 swings before being able to punish. Haven't heard that song in a long time. Is,it a decent weapon? New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. It's not too heavy and has a low str requirment, though it needs 13 dex to wield. If so, I agree. I got my claymore to level 10. Example: Pretty much the most useful formatting tip on reddit. Would Spiked Mace benefit from hollow since it has a good bleed proc? Seems to have,great scaling with str, only downside is it's weight cause,right now,I'm fat rolling lol. Privacy PolicyCookie SettingsDo Not Sell My InformationReport¬†Ad. Best great hammer because A) bleed + carthus rouge B) Spin weapon art. A great if unorthodox PvE weapon, the damage per hit is not bad at all but going to understandably be lower than the great club and bkgs. In the series? In the series? Do any,of you use it? Sorry man :'( i love me some great club action too http://xboxclips.com/Zamadorian/23c374c2-7338-45a6-8703-90cd91a1bba7. I always use it with the evangelist set, too. Great. Cookies help us deliver our Services. This is when i realized it was the best great hammer ever, This 800-1000 damage combo paired with the unpredictability of the Weapon art into R1 mix-up, The insane and nearly instant hyper armour on the weapon art, and very long range R2's that there is little in the arena that can stand up to a 50 str heavy gem Spiked Mace with gold pine resin applied. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Love it! The Great and Large Large- and Great-club Club lives on in our hearts. Spiked Mace is a Weapon in Dark Souls 3. The moveset is pretty good. With 40 endurance i was able to R1, L2, R1, R1, L2, R2 which seemed maddening considering that most greathammers cant swing more then 4 times and when you do swing 4 times you never have the stamina to roll away. The Spiked Mace is probably the best greathammer in Ds3 and possibly in the entire series. A Short Video showing the insane power of this weapon in PvP, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V2Ex2ACk6Vo. Maybe back when the R1>L2>R2 combo worked, But now its better to just throw a pine resin on it so the R1>L2>R1 combo hits for 800-1000. Thats when i realised the R1 combos into the L2 and then into another R1. ¬© 2020 GAMESPOT, A RED VENTURES COMPANY. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. I just made this little PSA to show off this amazing weapon and show people that just because the cheesy R1>L2>R2 combo doesn't work anymore doesn't mean its a bad weapon, in fact objectively its one of the best if not thee best great hammer we have ever gotten in a souls game. You can use   to break up lines further apart. It doesn't need the Carthus rouge at all in my opinion i prefer damaging resins due to the fact the bleed proc usually wont even happen in most fights, and when it does proc it's usually the killing blow anyway. A community dedicated to everything about Dark Souls 3. Patrick Asher. Is it from a certain frosty boss? Great club is a whole lot better in my opinion, but it sucks at fashion. Or is it somewhat not as good? That is when i noticed something insane, While testing some great hammer move-sets to decide what was worth the slab i came across my spiked mace. The implications of that being every clean R1 you land translates into roughly 800-1000 damage, which is unheard of on a decently armored opponent. Now buff it with Carthus Rogue for absolute fucking carnage. I'm thinking of pumping my vit to be able to use,it. 3 years ago. Sorry for my formatting i don't frequently make posts on reddit. In this game? Ever since my hype over the new DLC weapons kinda ended i was looking to expand my horizons on my strength build. Testing was done in the dagger NPC at the beginning of the Cathedral of the Deep on NG+2, this NPC seems to have equivalent defenses to a player more or less. You're browsing the GameFAQs Message Boards as a guest. Definitely no. Notes and Tips: 1 Lore 2 Skill 3 Availability 4 Moveset 5 Notes 6 Upgrades s Spin Bash - Bash foes with a large spinning motion. I had it on my str build - it wrecks certain enemies in PvE - like for example the stone gargoyles in Lothric/ Profaned Capital ... but overall it's outclassed by most big heavy ultras. So i decided it was interesting and slabbed it out and headed to the arena to try it out. My sharp spiked hammer gets 493 AR when two handed with 23/35 (SL97). Choice weapon of the evangelists of the Cathedral of the Deep, mentors of the dwellers of the Undead Settlement. Is bastard up there with the zwei and gs? and utilize momentum to transition into an overhanded strong attack smash. I'm using a variation of greatsword right now, the bastard sword. 4 years ago. I don't have the zwei or lothric getting yet, just claymore and bastard, which I got the bastard from that thief dude. But aren't most of th r greatswords quality type weps that scale off str and dex? < > Showing 1-4 of 4 comments . By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. What is the minimum Strength requirement to be able to 2-hand a weapon without penalty? On topic: I disagree with Spiked Mace being the best great hammer, but it's definitely one of the best. Or would heavy or refined work better? Results are yes its still the most damaging great hammer for PvP. It also gets really good damage on a dex build for a strength weapon, as long as you have the 21 strength. Definitely no. http://xboxclips.com/Zamadorian/23c374c2-7338-45a6-8703-90cd91a1bba7. In this game? Possible drop from Evangelists Sold by Andre after giving Mortician's Ashes to Shrine Handmaid Return to Weapons Its long, sharp spikes cause great pain and bleeding. I'm going str build, what's a good recommended weapon for that build? So, is there a way to counter laggy caestus users? So i did my NG+5 run to get the necessary slabs to upgrade a new weapon to have a little bit of fun. Its like twice the weight of the greatsword. Probably.