In PvE, this is less of an issue. Best staff for pure sorcerer? The casting speed penalty, contrary to its listing, is not as low as you may think. Retainers is the one without scaling -.-'. Cookies help us deliver our Services. Your character animates in the necessary manner to release the spell. Will somebody do this? A community dedicated to everything about Dark Souls 2. Staff of Wisdom is the best Sorcery staff in the game. Imbued with a special magic, making it a catalyst for sorceries, miracles, and hexes. By pure I mean maxing Int, and not giving a crap about Faith. Staff of Wisdom has the best damage-per-spell (without the cast speed being so slow as to be useless, having enough durability for two spell casts, or cutting your spell uses in half) and Witchtree is the best for cast speed. The repair cost is 495 souls. Channeling the spell. I always go with the Black Witch's staff. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts.
Later when you decided what you want to cast most, either get the chime of want (dark), dragon chime (lightning), or staff of wisdom (sorcery). Best sorcery staff in the game, especially when infused with Magic. Leydia apostles are adept at magic, and wielded unique weapons, but were deemed blasphemous and slaughtered. I am also a Senior Partner with GamerFuzion and a GamerFuzion/YouTube Partnership Account Manager. Witchree Branch: It can be obtained from The Pit and reinforced with Titanite. If you want to rapidfire and still do good damage, use a Magic Witchtree Staff. I'm still using melee weapons with Magic infusions. It is probably the longest staff in dark soul 3, with an extended reach when you are casting Farron flash sword.
Staff of Wisdom is a weapon in Dark Souls 2. It's your general go to staff. Using a weapon buff will increase its melee damage and spell damage.
Azal's Staff is the one with high damage that reduces number of casts. I'll be starting a Dex/Int spellsword build soon, my first build utilizing sorceries. Staff of Wisdom is a Sorcery exclusive staff. The Tin Crystallization Catalyst has the highest damage when yo are over level 40, but it halves your spell output so it is generally used for PvP and bosses. Posts: 10. Lizard Staff: It can be obtained by defeating the Dark Wizard and reinforced with Titanite. Casting a spell is divided into three steps: Preparing the spell. Staff of the lost land of Olaphis. Check that with your Magic Staff of Wisdom. Retainer Staff: 0 25: 230 30: 0 20: 0 20: 230 20: 0 - 0 5 - 5 5 - 5: 100 - 15 20--18---50 2.5 80. Bone Staff: It can be obtained from The Lost Bastille and reinforced with Titanite. Your character raises the catalyst into position. However the staff has S scaling in intelligence.
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PvP - Heavy Homing Soul Arrow, Soul Greatsword, Crystal Soul Spear, Crystal Homing Soul Mass, Soul Shower, Focus Souls. This makes it less likely for enemies to avoid the attack by being too close.
Its damage will be much lower in comparison, but you may use this in combination with another staff to throw off the timing of your opponent's rolls. It shows the scaling as a blue number beside base damage. The damage from affinity is purely based on your Dark BNS. Archdrake’s Staff: It can be obtained from Felkin the Outcast and reinforced with Titanite. Here, the staff is guarded by the monstrosity of sin. Do you want to know which one has the highest AR or which staff is superior in terms of overall ability?
My problem is that I don't understand how the scaling works and if the Staff of Wisdom is actually the better staff for sorceries. Thanks :) Use Sunset is all else fails. I read that the best staff for sorceries is actually the Magic Staff of Wisdom but upon reinforcing the weapon to max found that the damage output was only 297 when magically infused.
First, it has a counter damage of 110. at this point the weapon does not perform at it's best.
Sunset Staff for hexes, Staff of Wisdom for sorceries.
This is likely because casting speed only affects the "channeling" portion of the animation. The repair cost is 665 souls. This staff can't cast hexes (Dark magic), but why in this page has Dark infusion table as well? There is one important point you are forgetting Clint Barton, the Sages Crystal Staff looks a lot cooler, as the Court Sorcerer staff is just a hunk of wood, nowhere near as cool looking as the Staff of Wisdom in DS2. Retainer's Staff is NOT stronger. Parameter Bonus: Strength, Dexterity,Magic, Fire, Lightning and Dark bonuses - The scaling multiplier applied to the [Attack: stat]. At the end of my journey I decided to settle into some PVP and chose to upgrade a bunch of staves to see which ones would do the best damage output. Sure, I'll do less damage than someone with a Sunset Staff and a Cathia chime, but, I am less predictable, and as a result can chain more together, I don't need to worry about managing catalysts. For spells; Soul Spear, Crystal Soul Spear, Crystal Homing Soul Mass, Soul Shower, Soul Vortex, Soul Greatsword, Heavy Homing Soul Arrow, and Crystal Magic Weapon. Stability: How well the player keeps stance after being hit Attack Type: Defines what kind of swing set the weapon has. If you go to the equip menu it should tell the damage output with the scaling, unless I'm misunderstanding what you're are asking. Dark Souls 2 Staffs Locations can be found in different places of the game, see below for all the locations of the staffs that you can find and one great tip is make sure you don’t miss your enemy when using them as you will be in a lot of trouble. Anyway, after managing to get a Lizard Staff drop, I've been using it +10 with a Magic infusion. Witchtree Branch +10 (no enchant) lvl 85 INT does 669 DMG.
If you are carrying 1 slot of Soul Spear, 1 slot of Homing Soulmass, 1 slot of Heavy Homing Soul Arrow, 1 slot of Soul Greatsword, 1 slot of Soul Shower and 1 slot of Soul Flash, you will be far less predictable. (Infuse with Magic) Best Staff for Hexes: Sunset Staff. Staff of Wisdom has the best damage-per-spell (without the cast speed being so slow as to be useless, having enough durability for two spell casts, or cutting your spell uses in half) and Witchtree is the best for cast speed. Staff of Wisdom vs Witchtree is correct, though. Azals Staff is the most powerful one that cuts casts. For spells; Soul Spear, Crystal Soul Spear, Crystal Homing Soul Mass, Soul Shower, Soul Vortex, Soul Greatsword, Heavy Homing Soul Arrow, and Crystal Magic Weapon.
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You can add other spells if you like, whatever you find fun. Also you could look at the Blue Flame weapon, Buffed with crystal magic weapon, I BELIEVE it will out-damage the Staff of Amana. Any suggestions would be nice. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. If you just want to do a lot of damage, use a Magic Staff of Wisdom. r/DarkSouls2: A community dedicated to everything about Dark Souls 2. A community dedicated to everything about Dark Souls 2. With its counter rating, it can deal more damage than the Blue Flame. Black Witch's Staff is a weapon in Dark Souls 2.. Staff used by Leydia Witches. if you carry 5 slots of Soul Spear and 1 slot of Homing Soulmass, the enemy will quick figure out which spell you are using. Stability: How well the player keeps stance after being hit. Retainer Staff shouldn't have a number because it has no scaling at all. Black Witch Staff: It can be obtained from Peculiar Kindular and Leydia Witch and reinforced with Titanite.