Pick the right tool for the situation. The body of Kos is presumably infected by a numbe… Help. The unfortunate part of using an Arcane build is that it is greatly hindered by a lack of Elemental Gems in the main game. Pebbles, however, do 2 damage each when thrown. But I'm open to going Skill/Bloodtine. Don't think you'll be doing much of the last two, so I think your best bet is that fire saw spear. ... and treating it as more of a ng+ weapon. He was known as The Forsaken Jew, he was the first to go mad and just lose all confidents in trying to kill orphan of kos. The boss will not be visible before or while entering the boss room, only after the initial cutscene will the boss be present, back turned to the player. Even a call beyond does around 1.5k. Or alternatively use a fire converted weapon and farm cursed fire gems from the fire wielding pthumerians in chalices. I'd really appreciate the help, I've spent too much time on this to not get the weapon I specifically made this character to use. Although that fire serrated setup does sound pretty nasty, I think hunters are a flaw to arc. And it is easier to setup. Close. "Mercy for the poor wizened child, mercy." The orphan appears to be a Human/Great One offspring of the deceased Kos, the Orphan is a tall, skeletal humanoid. When blue moonlight dances around the sword, and it channels the abyssal cosmos, its great blade will hurl a shadowy lightwave. But typically, after he does a big multi-slam attack, he'll be open for a few seconds. He was the second one to fall, I could never nail those parrys. As I'm starting out my 50/50 strength/arcane build, I went Cruel Fate as my origin. An Arcane build has way more to it than ACB and Kos Parasite. The only Elemental Gems you get are 8% Waning Fire (found in the alleyways below the Cathedral Ward), 10.5% Triangular Arcane (in the poison cave between Central Yharnam and the Forbidden Woods), 16.5% Waning Bolt (in post-Rom Yahargul), and … Which it is. Also the arcane build allows you to plow through early game but is kinda useless later game. Strength, Skill, arcane and bloodtinge based builds. Arcane builds will need tools with faster activation times such as the Executioner's Gloves, Tiny Tonitrus or Blacksky Eye and will find comparatively few, safe opportunities to use A Call Beyond. Posted by 5 months ago. For phase 2, just try to let him freak out and whatever and then punish him after he calms down. Playing an Arcane build requires you to have hidden knowledge, not only of the enemies you're going to be up against, but also of where to find the rare items that are required to make the build function in the first place. Orphan of Kos (ゴースの遺子 Gōsu no ishi lit. Augur of Diabetes can parry in second phase as well, but its better used for backstabs if you can get behind him (DS lingo sorry), Run far out into the ocean at the start of the fight. Thats really the thing I havent done, the time it takes to farm the gems really isnt worth it because other builds don't relatively need to. A year or so ago I did a run through on this game and my stats were bad and I was coop carried through the game. Title. Its mouth is permanently fixed in a rictus grin and it constantly screams throughout the fight. I have, I actually use BSE, and augar the most, but I know the weapon changing thing isnt a thing I've been doing. Use the saw spear with fire gems; out of all those elements, he's weakest to fire, bloodtinge, and physical damage. But when you get viscerals to do 4k damage to bosses like Ook, it is probably better overall, because you can always get those crazy viscerals. ... Orphan of Kos; Wojtek. Press J to jump to the feed. Anonymous. Base skill and strength, 69 arcane (nice) What tools should I be using against this guy? I've never been good at killing him with viscerals, so I don't know for sure). I never beat him on my first character, a STR and SKL build. It was added with The Old Hunters DLC. Changing your loadout to exploit your enemies’ weaknesses is key to running a powerful Arcane build. You are lacking enough stat investment to use the HMS IMO i think you need more strength or skill on that either stat is good but at least have 1 of them at 25. He is the son of Kosm. Try to select two weapons that match your character's stats and complement each other; for example, you may choose a quick close-range weapon and a slow weapon that has more reach. But personally I like BT builds the most, but I think with good parrying, backstabbing and mass damage to areas, skill is better then the others, most definitely on hunter bosses. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. For example, the Kos Parasite deals Arcane damage so it’ll be very powerful against Pthumerian enemies, but try it on a beast and you’ll find it vastly inferior to a Fire Saw Cleaver. From what my experience concludes, a skill build is easily the best build in the game. I remember getting my ass handed to me by Orphan of Kos because I had a Str/Arcane build and arcane "spells" we're practicality worthless because Kos is so damn fast. New Game Plus is the beginning of a new hunt in Bloodborne. if anything you have got it opposite. I've beaten Orphan with a fire saw spear. You think that while I easily humiliate defiled watchdog , Amy, and every boss in the game, using only hunter tools (not call beyond, mind you, that's amateur hour) that makes your skill build look like a joke. Im not sure what April 2 guest meant, but I think he meant that you have to defeat the Orphan, and finish/ have the dlc to own it, so not every arcane build can take advantage of it. Any advice for fighting the Orphan of Kos with an Arcane build? The Chikage, Reiterpallasch, and Rifle Spear do not accept an element, making them almost useless to Arcane builds. It took me forever but I finally killed him 3 days ago after months of trying. If you convert your weapons and use them against the right enemies, you’ll destroy everything. A thin membrane is draped across its back like a cape, this transforms into a pair of wings when the Orphan enters its second form.The Orphan wields its placenta in combat akin to a club or flail, and it can tear pieces off to use as explosive projectiles. Any pure physical weapon - not including weapons with Blood AR - can be made elemental with gems, making Arcane builds potentially the most versatile builds in the game. Press J to jump to the feed. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Executioner gloves are too slow, and that pew pew one who’s name I can’t think of now does too little damage. I finally got my pure arcane build to Orphan of Kos. Once you have defeated Mergo's Wet Nurse the Hunter's Dream will change and the Plain Doll will inform you that morning is almost here. Overview: The Orphan of Kos is one of the most aggressive bosses in the game, particularly during the second phase of … Serrated weapons converted to fire will completely destroy beasts. My weapons are Tonitrus+10, Saw Spear+9, and Moonlight Sword+9. The only weapons they cannot effectively – or efficiently – use are Chikage, Rifle Spear, Reiterpallasch, Beast Claws, Blade of Mercy, and Burial Blade. The Kos Parasite is a Trick Weapon in Bloodborne's The Old Hunters DLC. "Orphan of Gos") is a Great One Boss in Bloodborne. I've been trying to get the Kos Parasite, by which I mean (and I'm not exaggerating) I've spent at least 15 hours, 50+ attempts, and hundreds of blood vials trying to kill this fucking thing. They're specced with bolt, fire, and arcane gems, respectively. Build Progression. It litteraly took me around 150 tries to kill him because the viscerals only did 800 damage because I had to use LHB until I got the parasite. Then came Alchemedes Muller, a pure SKL and Bloodtinge build. Fortunately, Arcane builds have few limitations on weapons if properly built. From what I've seen you have to mega chalice grind for the build even to be decent. ACB is very powerful in certain circumstances, but tools like Executioner’s Gloves, Blacksky Eye and Accursed Brew are the often the better options - particularly when you consider bullet consumption. oh man arcane builds are my absolute favorite. arcane is tough in the beginning but plows late game. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Once you leave the cavern in the Lighthouse Hut area, you'll find something coming out of Kos' corpse. Help. 0. Title. You can equip two primary weapons at once. I killed Orphan of Kos using my bare fist while not wearing any armor. You can beat him with viscerals or by staying close to his back and smacking him a bunch when the opportunity presents itself. Any advice for fighting the Orphan of Kos with an Arcane build? Then comes my Arcane+STR build. That's a lot easier said than done since he likes to mix up his combos a lot. Only one will be available at any given time, but pressing RIGHT will allow you to swap. I don't care about PvP. Orphan of Kos General Information. Lastly, players should equip Caryll runes that reward Visceral Attacks, such as Blood Rapture, Clawmark, or Oedon Writhe runes. Totally worth it when you can kill nearly everything with the Hunter’s Torch. I think a good bloodtinge build is secound, and then probably strength builds. Dont forget to get the bolt radials from fish lightning casters after the lighthouse hut. Besides, not like arcane builds struggle for options, given that they can effectively use most weapons in the game by slotting in an elemental gem. I have the Hunter's Axe, and do either 67 or 68 damage to crows with a light attack. "An arcane sword discovered long ago by Ludwig. Now I'm starting to worry that I need to beat Orphan of Kos in order to be able to purchase the weapon. They are found in pthumeru and hintertomb. I assume you only grabbed one since I only see one +10 weapon on your list. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. A community dedicated to Bloodborne, game released for PlayStation 4. Although now a corpse, in the throes of death it births the Orphan of Kos, who will battle the Hunter in a frenzied fit of anger and confusion. The Holy Moonlight Sword is synonymous with Ludwig, the Holy Blade, but few have ever set eyes on the great blade, and whatever guidance it has to offer, it seems to be of a very private, elusive sort." Edit: forgot to mention that augur of ebrietas can stagger him into a visceral during his first phase (maybe during his 2nd too? An Arcane build has way more to it than ACB and Kos Parasite. Wojtek, The author of Imitation Metagame The only con of an arcane build is viscerals,in all the other is superior.Different build different play style.Arcane needs knowledge,to start exploiting enemy weaknesses,Fire for beasts,bolt for kin and arcane for pthumerians.Hard to gemmed but after that you will destroy everything in your path. Since these weapons lose their physical stat scaling, investment beyond their physical stat requirements is unnecessary. But overall the arcane doesn't even have nearly enough damage, viability. With bolt and fire paper, the entire game is pretty simple. For instance the Rakuyo, it does more damage per a hit, and hits faster. 67 and 68 damage swings are not quite enough to kill them. Its not something everyone can get OP in, this only applies to builds with high arcane. But I ended up recently making builds then beating the game 3 more times. I can see the viabilities of all the builds, but I think a arcane build is a bit lacking. A community dedicated to Bloodborne, game released for PlayStation 4. But honestly by difficulty of bosses, especially hunter bosses (except Maria) the arc isnt as good. In phase 2, just remain calm and be ready to either run into the ocean or back to the fog door: either will help dodging the lightning (the lightning doesn't even reach the fog door). BL 102 VIT 10 END 14 STR 16 SKL 12 BLT 5 ARC 95 (please help my family is dying) I'm pretty sure he's not weak to any of my tools and my Beast Cutter feels a little too slow to make a meaningful headway. Its dimensions almost the size of a small ship, one cannot avert their eyes at this mysterious and sublime creature. Mostly used charged R2s for backstabs and instead of doing a visceral I just followed up with another charged R2. So I've played up to Orphan of Kos killing every other possible boss up to him with a variety of builds. ... As only 18 Arcane requirement, the Augur is extremely useful even without an Arcane build, as most hunters level up their Arcane stat to increase item discovery. The hunters tools dont stop scaling at 50. get 99 arcane and just destroy. I have dine the same on my arc build, and I'll admit it does make Amy, and Maria easier. Toughest Bloodborne DLC Boss: Orphan of Kos. This atypical weapon can only be clasped tight and swung, but a Kos Parasite is said to stimulate phantasms inhabiting a lumenwood" ACB at 99 arcane is Bloodborne very easy mode. 1 Description 2 Availability 2.1 Normal variant 3 Characteristics 4 Upgrades 5 Notes 6 Trivia 7 Gallery 8 Videos Coast: Dropped by the Orphan of Kos. For example, the Kos Parasite deals Arcane damage so it’ll be very powerful against Pthumerian enemies, but try it on a beast and you’ll find it vastly inferior to a Fire Saw Cleaver. The shape of Kos resembles a large blend of a fish, a mollusk, and even a human woman, all with bright white skin and blue scales. My Pure Arcane build is hanging out at Orphan and I feel like I am missing something. Use the tonitrus, dodge in and use L1 for nice dmg when you get the chance. If you convert your weapons and use them against the right enemies, you’ll destroy everything. Players and npcs, can dodge them, are smaller, and the visceral damage is the lowest on arc builds typically. Which initially is great, but really later game thats just like a 3-4 quick attack combo. But the parasite doesn't seem good, it does have the super armor, but it is extremely slow and not even that high damaging. I think my pure arcane build is my least favorite of my builds so far, just for how much more difficult Orphan is. 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