Everybody, expect to see more uploads now, ive finished work and now i have all the time to sit on my ass and make these videos. I havent trimmed the video like i normally would (being frustrated from nearly finishing editing on my laptop... then it crashed) So i was anxious to get it uploaded.
Anyway, if you are new to the UUW series (Under Used Weapons) Its pretty much where i take weapons you dont normaly see used much in the pvp world of dark souls and i beat the shit out of people with them. Then in the description here, ill give my preferd uses for the weapon and reasons why you should give the said weapon an honest go!
Anywhore, Today's episode were going over the Dragon king tail axe. This is a dragon weapon that you can get from cutting off the gaping dragons tail about 25% into the game so it can be acquired early on. But if you kill the dragon without cutting off the tail... then your only option is ng+ or a really generous friend to hand you one. That leads to another downside... its a dragon weapon which means you will need dragon scales to upgrade (the biggest bitch scales to obtain) But it does give you a small boost to your magic and fire defense (only by 20 points but eh, its better than nothing!) Another tip, it has no scaleing for any stats, but it trades off for extremely ridiculous base damage. And the fact that it has an Aoe move that works in a similar way to wog (activate move, it damages anything in a 360 degree area close to the user.)
Something else worth mentioning about the Aoe attack is that it dosent only attack once but twice, the initial contact with the hammer as it comes down, and the shockwave afterwards, this can easily achieve between 800-1100 damage If done correctly. Another intresting thing about this weapon is, unlike its greatsword brother "the Dragon greatsword" This weapon CAN be buffed (with resins anyway, i havent checked with spell buffs, but im pretty sure if it works with one it will work with the other) But even better, the buff effects the Aoe making it even stronger. Making you able to do ohko on pretty much anything (with the darkmoon buff and the double contact anyway)
But you need to carry Repair powder Each time the Aoe is used, it reduces the durability by 50, and the starting durability is 400, so you can use the Aoe about 6 times before needing a repair
One of this weapons greatest weaknesses is Roll bs'ers Thanks to the fact that its a great axe you swing fairly slow and your recovery time isent exactly the fastest. So bs fishers are gonna have fun on you. Although you can always unlock and turn mid swing to try and catch them off guard.
Can be aquired early on with high base damage out of the box, even without upgrading.
Has an awesome Aoe attack which works with buffs aswel.
Can be buffed, Unlike most dragon weapons.
Gives a small boost to fire and magic def
Even though this can be acquired early on, if you miss it, your screwed till ng+
Heavy as shit, Weighs 24 units and requires 50 str to wield 1 h
No stat scaling