Then you can infuse and see which one gives your build max ar. If you like its looks or moveset then that should be enough. Only for sentimental purposes or maybe killing skeletons. 1.great moveset - a combination of normal axe and mace moves, is the most important stat and DCA is beautiful. You're browsing the GameFAQs Message Boards as a guest. Crescent Axe is a Weapon in Dark Souls 3. Lightning infusion on DCA is completely useless. I think you're mistakenly referencing Dark Souls III. RIP. Most people won't expect you to have a halberd as a backup weapon... is that the point of this thing? I'm also interested to know if elemental infusions paired with warcry are more effective than elemental weapon buffing. It has a great moveset, in particular if you use it in the left hand. When an items durability is low, a message will come up saying "Weapon At Risk!" a +10 chaos mace with 30/30 int/faith does more than this weapon also at +10 chaos. Just wanting to use a "obsure" weapon, ya know? And if you infuse the Dragonslayer's Crescent Axe with Lightning, then the Lightning Bandit Axe beats it … that paired with its passive health regen makes it a solid weapon for faith oriented builds. Plus, the Bandit Axe weighs two units less and uses standard titanite rather than twinkling. User Info: W_S_Burroughs. That problem really comes to the fore when you do the CAXE's spin-to-win. A Blessed Crescent Axe with 20 STR/18 DEX/40 FTH has 337 AR. I've got a faith build and that axe actually looks pretty cool. A crescent-shaped halberd resembling a long-handled battle axe.Traditionally wielded by Way of White clerics.Skill: WarcryLet out a spirited warcry that temporarily boosts attack. Good amount of lightning damage with Gold Pine Resin without investing into Faith. Raw Infused Brigand axe is only 310 AR. We're do I go after getting all the great souls. No, it's an axe. Why doesn't this weapon scale with Faith from base? ~~If you lightning infuse Brigand axe, it's 108/148 with A scaling in Faith compared to 262/210 with no scaling BUT it's buffable. Black Knight Halberd needs twinkling too, but it can do quite a lot of damage, you'll have to hit with the blade "hit the sweetspot". Well-used old bronze battle axe with a long hilt and a crescent-shaped blade." Durability: The weapon's HP, when the durability hits 0, the effectiveness of its attacks become weakened to the point of almost uselessness. Info is much appreciated. Crescent Axe is a Weapon in Dark Souls 3. at this point the weapon does not perform at it's best.Weight: How much the item weights when equipped. This weapon is one of the most versatile weapons in the game that shines at refined +10 40/40 :-Good reach: The shorter halberd but more range than a sword or an axe by far.-Good damage: With Warcry, at refined 40/40 surpasses the normal unbuffed Glaive damage.-Good moveset: the halberd moveset is one of the best movesets in the game and you can surprise ppl with Warcry variations-Buffable-Like all Warcry weapons, if you use it with Pontiff Right Eye and Old Wolf Curved Sword you'll get an insane amount of ARAnd the best point: Super Light Weight, only 6.0. Dark Souls; Is the crescent axe any good? Skill: Warcry Let out a spirited warcry that temporarily boosts attack. Or Perrin Aybara, depending on your fandom. Point? Privacy PolicyCookie SettingsDo Not Sell My InformationReport Ad. Yes there's 100% a point. The problem is you're using the wrong infusion on it. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Dark Souls | Any% No Wrong Warp Speedrun 52:37 Crescent Axe The Dragonslayer's Crescent Axe is my favorite weapon across the series. The table is not up to date. Unless the blessed infusion has something to do with the weapon's lore I really don't see how it could be more beneficial than even sharp infusion.Looking for info if anyone has something to add. Although this weapon can potentially have a high Attack Rating, it tends to perform less favorably because it has to factor in two defenses when calculating its final damage. Press J to jump to the feed. Dragonslayer Crescent Axe isn't much of an improvement from the Heide Knight Sword, it is slower and uses more stamina, plus it needs twinkling titanite to upgrade. You've just made an enemy for life, mate. It kills things. If you wish to post videos, please click the link and apply in the thread), Parameter Bonus: Strength, Dexterity,Magic, Fire, Lightning and Dark bonuses - The scaling multiplier applied to the [Attack: stat]. The Crescent Axe deals both Magic and Regular physical damage, and it scales highly with Faith. I believe the natural infusion of this weapon got lost with time, as with the faith that kept it up. The one-handed moveset is also mostly crap, although WDR1 is quick and tends to stagger like a battle axe. Lightning Blade buff is WAY better than an A scaling in Faith; and the 262 physical is way way better than anything you'd get ~~. © 2020 GAMESPOT, A RED VENTURES COMPANY. And if you infuse the Dragonslayer's Crescent Axe with Lightning, then the Lightning Bandit Axe beats it in both physical and lightning AR. A community dedicated to Dark Souls 2, game released for PC, PlayStation 3 and 4, Xbox 360 and One. Yes it's not split but 48 more physical AR vs 210 lightning damage is just objectively not worth it unless your enemy is immune to lightning (and most bosses are WEAK to lightning in this game). It doesn't seem to make up for it with additional scaling and warcry doesn't add a whole lot of damage compared to elemental weapon damage buffs. alexmni2ro 8 years ago #1. Don't do this. Blessed infusion may prove effective on Warcry-type weapons. If you want a point you need to get a sword or a pick. Requires regular reinforcement titanite and souls +, Contributions to Fextralife Wikis are licensed under a. Scaling quality is from highest to lowest as follows: S/A/B/C/D/E.The higher the player's [Str, Dex, Mag, Fire, Light] stat, the higher the [Attack Bonus: Stat] is (found on the player status screen). And the tables of Cristal and blessed. It takes skill to be lucky. The glorious thing about this weapon is the moveset with warcry, thoses Damm movesets are sexy as hell !!!! Crescent Axe makes me cry I was hoping for it to have the regular Axe moveset in this game, like it did in Dark Souls, as the range would be so, so good. W_S_Burroughs 8 years ago #2. For Dark Souls II on the PlayStation 3, a GameFAQs message board topic titled "Is Crescent Axe any good? Where do i go after beating the Lost Sinner? How to take item on a tree in the boss area (Scorpioness Najka)? The problem with the CAXE is that it seems to have a very narrow sweetspot, which means that you're often doing a fraction of your max damage. Don't worry too much about the charts, just upgrade regular tree if you're unsure about ar. In need of a co-op for a better...frigid outskirts and Lud & Zallen fight, This entire game looks like a f***ing toy. One of the few innate elemental weapons that can be buffed with resins. weird how this is a weapon that doesn't quite work the way I feel it should... for example if a weapon has a higher scaling in DEX, for example, then in my mind a sharp infusion would make it higher than a heavy infusion.... Daily reminder that Miyazaki is a dirty heretic because this used to be a a glorious faith weapon in Dark Souls 1 (and oddly it was a INT weapon in dark souls 2 but hey at least it was something). I mean, even in the weapon description it talks about Way of White clerics using it. User Info: alexmni2ro. There is just as much of a point to it as every other weapon. The Crescent Axe is bequeathed to cleric warriors who have proven their faith." Apologize to me, that you were born into my world. Is there any point to the Dragonslayer's Crescent Axe? Does useful damage in that case. Stability: How well the player keeps stance after being hitAttack Type: Defines what kind of swing set the weapon has: Regular(R), Thrust(T), Slash(Sl), Strike(St), Still a fun weapon to use, but I miss the Ds2 moveset on this thing :(. Traditionally wielded by Way of White clerics. Lightening or Blessed for a Str/Faith build? My Lothian cosplay is going to have to start invading again... EDIT: Removed the rest of my comment; thought this was DS3 sub sorry lads :(. Sharp +10 (tested +9, actually) is E in Str and A in Dex scaling. This game's three years old and I still can't get over the fact that they didn't include the Cleric armor from DS1. You can raw infuse it for 262/210 Physical/Lightning split, and with the Raw infusion you can still buff it with Lightning Blade for stupid, stupid high AR (I believe over 700). ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. But no, it's been converted into a Halberd. So I understand the damage/scaling chart above is incorrect but why is the base damage so low on this weapon compared to other halberds. "One of the blessed weapons of the Way of White. By which I mean: a Lightning-infused Bandit Axe has nearly as much physical AR and more than double the lightning AR. That's sad. Why would blessed infusion improve with warcry type weapons? other weapons that have innate lightning built into it (lothric greatsword, drakeblood greatsword) work very well with blessed infusions! Lack fix the table of max +10 some infusion stats like blessed, fire, chaos and lighting. slapping a blessed gem on that puppy gives it a very healthy chunk of physical damage, moreso than most other infusions (including lightning i believe).