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  • čas přidán 19. 08. 2022
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Komentáře • 2 999

  • HammerspaceCreature
    HammerspaceCreature Před 3 měsíci +9971

    'Disabling' the teleporter by just moving the spawn point upwards 50ft is genius.

    • Shellum
      Shellum Před 3 dny

      @IgnisX Nobody asked.

    • IgnisX
      IgnisX Před 3 dny

      @Tolietduck84 Pumbleless Straight up removing it, now THAT would have been laziness.

    • IgnisX
      IgnisX Před 3 dny

      @Shellum You call it lazy, everyone I call it smart/efficient programming. We are not the same.

    • TheMelnTeam
      TheMelnTeam Před 12 dny

      I think it would be even better if you could survive it with an item to reduce fall damage, but to also gate fall damage reduction too late in the game for it to be useful.

    • Friendly Neighborhood Memer
      Friendly Neighborhood Memer Před měsícem +1

      @MAAREN it actually isnt lazy to move the spawn point of EVERY grace 50ft up high so stop the bs.

  • Rhynn Ontiizaaniiuus
    Rhynn Ontiizaaniiuus Před 11 hodinami +11

    For something that claims to be unfair and impossible, the mod dev grants a LOT of concessions to the player, including even allowing the player to have the same tripling of projectiles. Quite gracious of them!

  • ObsessivelyChaoticDimwit
    ObsessivelyChaoticDimwit Před 3 měsíci +4786

    “I had to treat this like a stealth mission” *Proceeds to release a small nuclear bomb at point blank range*

    • Chloe Silverwolf
      Chloe Silverwolf Před měsícem +2

      Have you tried stealth in most games?

    • Director´s Cut
      Director´s Cut Před měsícem

      If they are dead, can't tell any one about him🤭

    • gazu.
      gazu. Před 2 měsíci

      stelth

    • Wantedsafe471
      Wantedsafe471 Před 2 měsíci +2

      The Eversor stealth tactic. No one can report your position, if everyone is dead

    • MDMM
      MDMM Před 2 měsíci +4

      13:33

  • Tapahtumahorisontti
    Tapahtumahorisontti Před 3 měsíci +3497

    When you killed one of the draconic tree sentinels, I picked up this really passive-aggressive vibe coming from the other sentinel who just stared resolutely the other way when his companion is getting murdered. "Shouldn't have talked shit about me in that party, Greg."

    • IgnisX
      IgnisX Před 3 dny

      These comments are the best lol

    • Sam Bougloudou
      Sam Bougloudou Před měsícem +9

      Got more of a jaded employee vibe "They're only paying me to protect the left side of the gate, no way I'm going to do Greg's job unless I get a raise".

    • J G
      J G Před měsícem +1

      since you killed the first one with 3 or 4 shots easily IF I remember correctly you might as well have killed the second one perhaps he would have dropped something 🤔

    • gun go brrrrrr
      gun go brrrrrr Před 2 měsíci +7

      " You really shouldn't have done that greg. "

    • Subuwu
      Subuwu Před 2 měsíci +28

      "Looks like karma's a bitch, Greg. Maybe you'll have time to mull over your choices in the afterlife, Greg."

  • Zelude Rose
    Zelude Rose Před 10 hodinami

    "i had to approach the town like a stealth mission" [throws a magic nuke]

  • Phoebus Apollo
    Phoebus Apollo Před 2 měsíci +862

    This is the first real breakdown I've heard of the mod and based on the design I'm really surprised Renalla had the second half of the Dectus medallion. I'd have shoved it deep into Siofra River after a souped up astral elk fight and just laughed at the poor people who assumed the second half was with the demigods at all.

    • Will Davis
      Will Davis Před 2 dny

      Randomise it among a selection of out of the way side bosses!

    • heorhe
      heorhe Před 3 dny

      The #1 spot is putting it where storm hawk Deen is. I forget how to get back to the chapel of anticipation lol

    • LynnLantern
      LynnLantern Před 14 dny +2

      @Krystle Leis weird sidenote but on my first playthrough I actually did get to the Lake of Rot well before Altus. Just because I was doing Ranni's quest and well it leads you right to it.

    • sethescope
      sethescope Před měsícem +1

      hey, this mod is supposed to be unfair, not straight up cruel 😂

    • Nir Shemri
      Nir Shemri Před 2 měsíci +8

      So apparently it does drop from Renalla and it just bugged for me. I figured out that you can just delete the extra map folders, go through the magma wyrm entrance to altus, take the grace and put the map folders back. Finally i can continue my playthrough.

  • Redneck Rambo
    Redneck Rambo Před 2 měsíci +358

    I want to see someone beat this with a melee build lol

    • Acay
      Acay Před 5 dny +5

      But what if... you combined this mod with the sekiro mod? It could be possible, Sekiros movement speed when sprinting is extremely fast, fast enough to dodge most attacks, his offensive options are quick and deal a ton of damage, plus you can use parry and dodge to avoid getting hit.

    • Jason Taylor
      Jason Taylor Před 14 dny +12

      yeah, kinda stupid how magic is so OP. bet hey, some stuff is gonna be stronger than others, and for me, it feels beter to do a melee build.

  • AniGa
    AniGa Před 17 hodinami +1

    ... honestly? If Naraka: Bladepoint _wasn't_ a battle royale game, I might've actually given it a go. x)

  • ok name
    ok name Před 5 hodinami +1

    this is what i expected elden ring to be like when i bought it

  • Meaper
    Meaper Před 3 měsíci +93

    This mod feels like those mario maker levels where every boss and enemy possible is slammed down but then you pick up a star from an invisible block and breeze past it.

  • help
    help Před 28 dny +26

    26:26 ok as a person who did some primordial-level digging around the game code the comet azur beams are actually projectiles. How comet azur works in this game is that the initial shot shoots a single emitter projectile that emits one segment of comet azur. Then, that segment of comet azur emits another segment of comet azur, repeating until it hits a part of the map with collision and stops. What the mod creator probably did was to triple the base emitter projectile and have them set at an angle.

  • Gustavo M's Trash Can
    Gustavo M's Trash Can Před 3 měsíci +329

    Ah, yes... the "walk one pace, keep spamming ranged spells/attacks for 10 minutes, walk another pace, repeat" -- the mod.

    • DANIEL M.
      DANIEL M. Před dnem

      @aben hey, if it works it works.

    • Sako
      Sako Před měsícem +1

      @heitrusan i never said bow outclassed magic XD

    • heitrusan
      heitrusan Před měsícem +5

      ​@Sako Not even close to magic.
      Bows shooting 3x is no way in hell, going to be close to 3x mage spells.
      They def want you to use magic

    • Sako
      Sako Před 2 měsíci +9

      @Mr Sanguini or range class in general is what id say but magic overly outclasses bows/crosswbows/bigbows, well unless they also buff the crap out of those then id work.

    • Mr Sanguini
      Mr Sanguini Před 2 měsíci +32

      @Bob Bobsen And get raw-dogged by every one-shot capable encounter in the game? Seriously?
      The mod heavily favors mages no doubt about it

  • Sarah Twycross
    Sarah Twycross Před 2 měsíci +160

    Watching this made me crave a mod that does a lot of things the same but is more designed to be a remix/rework mod rather than solely being a "super hardmode" mod

    • Bored Allosaurus
      Bored Allosaurus Před měsícem +1

      Yo convergemce was my jam. I really appricated that mod because it wasn't just another "lol i put 5000000 enemys in this room and added 3 0s onto every bosses hp isnt it so haaardccooorreee?!" Mod. It was a very nice overhaul that made ds3 fresh and exciting again. Hearing they're at work on a convergence for eldenring makes me happy.

    • Leonardo
      Leonardo Před měsícem +1

      kinda like scholar of the first sin

    • Ezekiel Baskerville
      Ezekiel Baskerville Před měsícem +14

      @TheSletchman That's why I'm waiting for mods like "The Convergence" which are basically that.
      For those who don't know, "The Convergence" is a Dark Souls 3 mod that's basically "okay, but what if all those spells had their own school and were actually worth a damn" and it delivers not just that, it introduces some extra spells along with it. Each great school (Sorcery, Miracle, Pyromancy) is split into four minor schools, each dealing with four of the five damage types each. For example, Pyromancy/Now called Conjuration is now fire themed Pyromancy (duh), dark and frost based Cryomancy, physical and poison based Geomancy (rocks), and the completely new magic and summon based Druidism (where magic comes in two variants: nature, like trees or water, and essence, which is best described as Blackflame before Blackflame was a thing, only not percent-based, but stat and spell dependant.) Miracles are the physical and healing based Holy Miracles, the lightning- based Gwyn miracles, the dark and bleed based Deep Miracles, and the magic, summon and debuff based Necromancies. Finally, Sorceries are the magic Crystal Sorceries, the lightning based Light Sorceries of Oolacile, the physical Aeromancies of Forossa, and the dark bases Hexes.
      As for why I'm waiting for it, the developers have already stated that they plan on creating another Convergence mod for Elden Ring.

    • TheSletchman
      TheSletchman Před 2 měsíci +27

      Kinda late but same. So many changes had me going "Wow, that'd be a nice quality of life change or rework", but then they go "lol 6x enemies and no way to Altus for no real reason".

  • Futuristicbus 61
    Futuristicbus 61 Před měsícem +31

    The fact that he had the patience for this and how he figured out where all of the swapped items would be absolutely blew me away

  • Alex Robilliard
    Alex Robilliard Před 2 měsíci +44

    I have never played Elden Ring or even watched a video on Elden Ring so when this popped up in my feed i was unsure to watch, Wow what a video, the commentary and constant action was brilliant! Thank you for the awesome video

  • CopenhagenLove
    CopenhagenLove Před 17 hodinami

    Tbh you coulda skipped Renella lol. There’s a back way into Altus plateau

  • Xystian
    Xystian Před 20 hodinami

    elden ring: scholar of the first sin

  • TakeAChance
    TakeAChance Před 3 měsíci +7627

    I think Elden beast was replaced because a lot of other people who played this mod got extremely frustrated by it since Elden beast somehow would just spam his ring attack most of the time in this mod, making hitting it very hard and tedious let alone defeating it.

    • Sim Yue Yang
      Sim Yue Yang Před měsícem

      @Joseph Hanicak cmccc

    • depaul7
      depaul7 Před měsícem

      I thought it was because the Elden Beast was a shit final boss fight, opposed to Placidusex which was super fun. But your explanation makes much more sense.

    • J G
      J G Před měsícem

      the elden Beast looks like an electric Loch Ness monster with a wiener as a head. Tell me I'm lying.

    • sagat
      sagat Před 2 měsíci

      thats odd considering the ds3 ascended mod final boss LOL

    • Ryan Stewart
      Ryan Stewart Před 3 měsíci

      It's like a prize for getting that far lol

  • lesdoleague
    lesdoleague Před 2 měsíci +21

    Never played elden ring but still watched the whole thing. It just looked like absolute chaos.

  • Ben Wilke
    Ben Wilke Před 9 dny +1

    I like how this mod also encourages crazy stuff. Triple projectiles? Hell yeah, that stuff is fun!

  • Danno
    Danno Před 4 dny

    wow, this looks good enough that I can't come back to this until after beating this mod. Only 8 minutes of the video and I'm sold

  • The Overtyrant
    The Overtyrant Před 3 měsíci +4

    I love your editing style and you’re genuinely a thoughtful reviewer. I’d be down to listen to you review just about anything you feel like playing. I know you like retro style games, in 2023 I’d really love to hear your thoughts on Boltgun, I’m an enormous Warhammer fan and it gives me huge DOOM vibes.

  • FrankB1110
    FrankB1110 Před 3 měsíci +1977

    30 minutes just flew by as if I was using 2x speed, you're great at entertaining as usual.

    • וִI'm robbing anyone who talks to me
      וִI'm robbing anyone who talks to me Před 2 měsíci

      Lol I watched the video at 2.0x by default with a chrome extension.

    • HelloDolly
      HelloDolly Před 3 měsíci +3

      He has great pacing. Did not feel like 30 minutes.

    • Trollo Googlr
      Trollo Googlr Před 3 měsíci +1

      me too bro

    • Yoshimura Hirihito
      Yoshimura Hirihito Před 3 měsíci

      Still watched it at 2x

    • Mattie-Chan
      Mattie-Chan Před 3 měsíci +12

      Yea I seriously felt like it was 10 minutes. After the video ended and I hit the comments I see this and my mind is blown. I was actually disappointed it was over so quick.

  • Nathan Elkin
    Nathan Elkin Před 2 měsíci +7

    I feel like spirit summons with health regen could be broken with any of the skeletons

    • Little Bird
      Little Bird Před 29 dny

      Doesn’t the white deathbed dress offer healing to summons and co op?

  • Shauka Hodan
    Shauka Hodan Před 3 měsíci +1

    Incredible video, love the rythm, humour, and seeing your theories work (or not). Keep em coming !

  • TeoXDR
    TeoXDR Před 2 měsíci +6

    this feels like playing elden ring's story during the pre-shattering while you're a sundered tarnished.
    "the world is filled with immortals and wants to kill you.
    SURVIVE"

  • superuber27
    superuber27 Před měsícem

    I made it through a good chunk of the significantly changed current version of the mod before today's game update corrupted my save, so I came here to see what the rest of the mod looked like.
    And I gotta say, holy shit mage looks so easy. Playing a melee character was pretty hellish before I was able to beat Godrick and open the game up. The black flame damage basically every boss does is insane and a major nerf to shields (although shields break the game in vanilla so I see the mod maker's point). I bet things would have started falling into place once I found bloodhound step, however, as long as it wasn't majorly nerfed or anything.

  • Pain Nightmare
    Pain Nightmare Před 3 měsíci +1568

    This video shows that someone who is knowledgable about Elden Ring is even stronger than someone who is just plain good at it

    • PrMK
      PrMK Před 3 měsíci +1

      @Tanel Viil pretty much, the mod shits all over every other build and buffs magic waaaay too much with no downsides,

    • kos
      kos Před 3 měsíci

      ​@Gon Mordevol I bet you can't get laid at the end of this year.

    • Tanel Viil
      Tanel Viil Před 3 měsíci

      Bleed not working but magic does???? you see the mods bias already.
      So call it just play with magic build because melee is useless.

    • Shmekel Freckles
      Shmekel Freckles Před 3 měsíci +3

      @Majik that’s not what OP said at all

    • Majik
      Majik Před 3 měsíci

      @Shmekel Freckles it's literally a comment saying a video of someone using buffed magic to beat a kinda hard mod 'proves you don't need skill' and only need knowledge

  • Dylan Erickson
    Dylan Erickson Před 3 měsíci

    This is one of the best videos I’ve seen in a long time I haven’t laughed and felt this invested in someone playing a game in idk how long. Great work I can’t wait to see what you produce next. And shout to the mod creator I’m definitely gonna give this a shot it looks like a lot of fun.

  • Distorted Heavy
    Distorted Heavy Před 2 měsíci

    DS1 also had an ascended mod and it has to be one of my favorite mods ever. I'm excited to play the elden ring version

  • JerichoDeath
    JerichoDeath Před 3 měsíci +1

    Given the buff to the Ritual Sword Talisman, I'm surprised he didn't use Ritual Shield too. My Damage Resist never falls below 50% on every source of damage due to that. With buffs, I can get certain other damage resist types up to around the 70-80% range.

  • Hellfire Heroes
    Hellfire Heroes Před 3 měsíci

    I'd love to see this mod creator make one like this where it's not intended to be super hard, just rework the game's mechanics. It seems like they have a good sense of fun game design, even when it's intentionally punishing

  • xdude228
    xdude228 Před 3 měsíci +2321

    I like how even the creator of a mod that is INTENTIONALLY DESIGNED to be nearly impossible and brutally unfair STILL felt that having Malenia heal on every hit was too overpowered and got rid of it.

    • Alter
      Alter Před 2 dny

      @watchfulWanderer If those "controversial mistakes" didn't put a dent into Elden Ring's massive sales, then quite frankly, your desire for nuance is quite useless.

    • Alter
      Alter Před 2 dny

      @D Bullock The fact that Miyazaki keeps doing the same boss design in his series shows that he also can't handle your "criticism".
      So if the creator/director himself doesn't care about changing, then why should the fans who keep buying his games care either?

    • MagiV
      MagiV Před měsícem

      @Senou Natsuru so a super end game boss that forces you to learn that she plays by and punishes what we consider conventional rules of the game
      Though stuff like her armoring out of staggers is fairly consistent i you arent trying to smack her when shes doing her attacks
      Unless you have incredibly heavy stagger, you’re not supposed to go after her during her combos regularly
      And again, shes supposed o be one if the hardest available fights in the game
      And one of the more interesting ways to do that that not just boring number inflation or speed in an already lightning fast game is to make her challenge what we consider to be the “rules” of boss fights in the game

    • Senou Natsuru
      Senou Natsuru Před měsícem

      @MagiV It's not the difficulty. It's the bullshit and behavior inconsistent with everything else in the game. Every attack that can immediately end your fight, against other bosses, has a clear way to dodge it that is fairly intuitive. WF is just "Lol you're dead unless you dodge this in a very specific manner or cheese it." She also literally ignores stance breaks if she's in a hyper armor state, something no other boss or enemy does. She can cancel her own swings to block an attack meant to punish a slower one from her, she can *ANIMATION CANCEL OUT OF LIGHT STAGGERS* and she can string hyper armor moves back to back. Breaking most rules the game lays out for you. The ONLY one she doesn't break is that bleed and frostbite always stagger.

    • Chipstick
      Chipstick Před 2 měsíci +1

      @Dont Misunderstand I had no idea that the timing of the swipes changed depending on how much you moved. I'll have to try that out. I'd say have a good rest of your day but it has been multiple days, so have a good week.

  • J G
    J G Před měsícem

    Based on my experience, I believe this mod was probably intended to challenge the melee builds. I could be wrong but that's what I would guess. Great mod and great video, however I do believe any medallions could have been hidden a little better forcing the player to explore much more of the game.

  • DrussTheLegend
    DrussTheLegend Před 3 měsíci

    This just popped up randomly on my feed and it's great! Love the editing and your extreme knowledge about the game. This is truly a great video about problem solving at the highest level!

  • Easyflux
    Easyflux Před 2 měsíci +8

    I have a lot of respect for modders who do projects like this. It's almost like a whole new game. I'd love to see the makers of elden ring give this a crack 😂

  • Chris Reed
    Chris Reed Před 2 měsíci +1

    This was awesome. You learned, adapted, and overcame challenges instead of spamming RoB or Moonveil or any of the other "op" weapons, which a lot of people do in the actual unmodded game. Respect.

  • The Fool
    The Fool Před 3 měsíci +1679

    the best part is that 5% of players who cleared this mod was probably referring to the base one and not the hell version

    • alexmalqqqq
      alexmalqqqq Před 3 měsíci

      @Some Yeeter On The Block oh yeah i remember. didnt he do like 10k per strong skill.

    • Tanel Viil
      Tanel Viil Před 3 měsíci

      Bleed not working but magic does???? you see the mods bias already.
      So call it just play with magic build because melee is useless.

    • Tôm
      Tôm Před 3 měsíci

      @Shmekel Freckles but isnt most apps collect your data tho....

    • Internet Hobo
      Internet Hobo Před 3 měsíci +1

      @Jordan Kohler The mod devs could have access to the Miyazaki himself, is there any proof that he's worked on it? Nope, and it's very easy to dismiss an argument without evidence.
      The mod is being updated, (i.e. 5% can't be consistent, especially after nerfing/changing the last boss) 1000+ comments on their page don't mention it once, (thx ctrl+G) assuming 95% failing means they're not good enough is extremely silly, (people might not like it, forget about it, prefer to do something else, etc.) and there's no poll/survey/software mentioned.
      So, thinking about where that number comes from (the moon?) and it's meaning relative to gameplay changes, (it has little/no meaning) it's very safe to assume the number was fabricated. 95% of humanity agrees 🙃

    • Shmekel Freckles
      Shmekel Freckles Před 3 měsíci +7

      @Jordan Kohler what analytics? If you play with mods you are offline and I hope mod doesn’t collect your data somehow

  • The soul collector
    The soul collector Před 2 měsíci +4

    I like how you let the other tree sentinel live just so he can tell everyone else what happened

    • Morphalta
      Morphalta Před 14 dny

      "I shit thou not, mine friends. He walked into the room, ignored me, and fought the demigod blasting red beams. AND HE VAPORIZED HIM WITH BLACK BALLS! I. SHIT. THOU. NOT."

    • F Zk
      F Zk Před 24 dny

      🤣🤣🤣

  • HuskyVerbatim
    HuskyVerbatim Před 2 měsíci

    It's on V8 right now, and it seems to be much harder. I'm noticing that bosses seem to have significantly more health and armor now.

  • Luchin212
    Luchin212 Před 2 měsíci +1

    I want to see the Buckler parry in this mod. It could become absolutely insane unless crits were changed.

  • xXKongregateXx
    xXKongregateXx Před 3 měsíci +2

    I'd love to see a melee only playthrough of the mod

    • Savannah
      Savannah Před 2 měsíci

      Repent and follow Jesus! Spend as much time as you can helping others and strengthening believers while you are here so that you are ready for the bema seat judgement of Christ. Repenting doesn't mean confess your sins but to stop doing them altogether. Every moment you have is precious

  • NMRIH is a great Source mod - blessed by Cory's lip

    Elden Ring's community is dedicated with these crazy mods, I like how mods prolong the longevity of the game

    • sfseaf sefsfs
      sfseaf sefsfs Před 3 měsíci

      @sylveon 69 check the latest patch before you say PvP is unsalvageable

    • Straight White Male
      Straight White Male Před 3 měsíci

      @redxpen I understand what you mean. I too played DS3 a ton more. But you gotta realise, this game is far from dead. It is a predominantly singleplayer game. It is half a year old, and still gains hundreds of thousands to millions of views on every new discovery, meme, challenge run, etc from any different content creators, many of which have far fewer subs than those views suggest.
      The average playtime of an Elden Ring player is about 150+ hours according to every poll I've seen. 150 Hours. Compare that to the GOTY from 2010-2020, The Last Of Us, which was around 16 hours. I think that's pretty fucking respectable, especially since 300+ hours was still 30% of players.
      Honestly, for a mostly single player game, this is about as long as I've seen one last, definitely so if we go by hours played. Part of the reason DS3 felt more satisfying to play through is because it didn't take nearly as long to complete. By the time you got to the end, you actually only just began thirsting for more, making NG+ or new characters exciting. Elden Ring condensed that experience into its first playthrough. It was past the 30 hour mark that I began enjoying it the most, and that lasted all the way until I completed it at 164 hours, having thoroughly explored and killed damn near every last boss and mini boss without guides.

    • Eelyy
      Eelyy Před 3 měsíci

      @john wrath no

    • john wrath
      john wrath Před 3 měsíci

      @Migor Rortis lol “the normal game is just eh”
      It’s one of the highest rated games of all time and sold more copies than the last 3 Fromsoft games combined. If you don’t like it, that’s fine. Not every game is for every person. But saying it’s bad or mediocre is fucking silly. Elden ring is damn good. The pvp needs balancing but the pve experience which 99% of players stick to exclusively is top tier.

    • john wrath
      john wrath Před 3 měsíci +2

      @Eelyy it absolutely is single player focused. A vast majority of players never touch the confusing multiplayer

  • Hyper-apex-seregios
    Hyper-apex-seregios Před 2 měsíci

    I love when mods that boost the difficulty of a game allows you to get really op(when you know how to(

  • Semantic Dragon
    Semantic Dragon Před 3 dny

    Did you forget the 4th way to get to Altus by means of the Deeproot Depths? I mean, yeah, it means 2 more bosses after Radahn, but still. You didn't HAVE to do Rennala unless they messed with those teleporters.

  • Cameron Pearson
    Cameron Pearson Před 3 měsíci

    Love how this game is still getting great views... Keep up the good work!

  • bir liso
    bir liso Před 3 měsíci

    Incredible video, love the rythm, humour, and seeing your theories work (or not). Keep em coming !

  • CorgiStaniel
    CorgiStaniel Před 3 měsíci +1117

    You keep saying you're not "that good" at Elden Ring in these videos but you possess an extreme amount of knowledge about all the different items, gear, spells, etc. and how these work together and can be used to solve specific problems. And in a game like this I think knowledge and problem solving skills can be just as important as sheer reflexes. So honestly, I'd say you're very good at it, just in a different way than someone who can do a no damage run for example.

    • That Guy
      That Guy Před měsícem

      @Zaka Waka Imagine thinking Souls games have anything to do with “skill” and “reflexes.” Go back to Reddit with all the other losers, shitcan.

    • FFKonoko
      FFKonoko Před 3 měsíci

      That's being "good" in a way that literally everyone can do. By reading.

    • BionicallyAComputer
      BionicallyAComputer Před 3 měsíci

      fax

    • lJ_K
      lJ_K Před 3 měsíci

      @Zaka Waka intelligence and thinking outside the box is also a raw skill, mate.

    • Mar Co
      Mar Co Před 3 měsíci

      He's not gonna say he's good or god at the game because then people gonna get mad at him for bragging up his skills.

  • J Kili
    J Kili Před 2 měsíci +1

    I was REALLY hoping that the Elden Beast boss fight would just be 20 Elden Beasts. Good luck trying to keep track of the ONE true Elden Beast while dodging all those projectiles lol. Great vid!

  • Keeg Keeg
    Keeg Keeg Před 3 měsíci

    Hey! Love your content! I would love to see some play throughs of souls games. or the un edited version of your steam dumpster diving. Your long videos are great! Keep up the awesome work

  • Kliersheed
    Kliersheed Před 2 měsíci

    pretty fair mod with all the new changes and benefits you can have. liked the ideas.

  • Trevor21230
    Trevor21230 Před 3 měsíci +139

    One of the few things I've always hated about From Soft games is the lack of natural mana regeneration. It makes magic builds feel much more restricted, in that you can't just kill every enemy on the way to the boss without resorting to non-magical means like the Moonlight Greatsword, or you won't have enough mana left for the boss itself.
    It's nice to see a mod that addresses this.

    • Hannah H
      Hannah H Před měsícem

      @Trevor21230 no, it's there to supplement my magic casting
      if you take issue with this just allot more flasks to mana and use the fp saving items

    • Trevor21230
      Trevor21230 Před měsícem

      @Hugh Mann Bro I'm not upset, lol. I'm having a blast arguing with people on the Internet. If you were hoping I'd be sad because an anonymous stranger in a CHclip comments section told me to cry...well, get ready to be disappointed, I guess??

    • Trevor21230
      Trevor21230 Před měsícem

      @Hannah H That's just a melee build with extra steps. Like yeah it gets the job done, but maybe I didn't want to use melee weapons for this character, since I've used them for the last two.
      It's not that magic is underpowered; sorcery certainly isn't, although incantations aren't quite as strong. It's more that magic isn't viable as your main way of talking down non boss enemies because of the restriction on number of casts imposed by having a limited mana pool.

    • Hugh Mann
      Hugh Mann Před měsícem

      Cry

    • Hannah H
      Hannah H Před měsícem

      @Trevor21230 magic enchant literally anything, problem solved. i ran the game with 2 magic scythes and they did damage just fine

  • Quickestturtlez
    Quickestturtlez Před 3 měsíci +697

    A lot of this seems more tedious than difficult. And the mod seems to have overtuned many of the buffs and debuffs.

    • baldawen
      baldawen Před 2 měsíci

      Most of the additional enemies and status effects seem to be completely random too. I'm sure this mod took a lot of work but I kinda doubt the creator put a lot of thought into it.

    • Dont Misunderstand
      Dont Misunderstand Před 3 měsíci

      @Quickestturtlez Levels in Elden Ring are just barriers to entry for specific builds. The fact that you're saying that him being in the mid 200s level without grinding "tells me all I need to know" tells me that you don't actually understand Elden Ring enough to form accurate conclusions about balance changes. Just as an example, Sorcery builds in vanilla aren't even usable in combat until level 40 after a trip around the entire world to gather seeds and tears. And they don't become strong enough to fight outside of Limgrave until around level 80. And all the while, they haven't put a single point into any defensive or utility stats. Compare that to a melee build, who at the same level already has their weapon stats, along with 30 in both vitality and endurance, meaning they can take 7x more damage before they need to heal, and has 10 crimson flasks to the 2 or 3 that a sorcerer can justify at level 80, solely because sorcerers are REQUIRED to sacrifice healing in exchange for the ability to deal damage at all.
      The mod is poorly executed, but your reasoning proves that you have no clue what you're talking about.

    • carnifex
      carnifex Před 3 měsíci +1

      @Quickestturtlez idk man the mod creator kind of tells you how unbelievably unfair the mod is, i don’t see much use complaining about it with that in mind

    • James G
      James G Před 3 měsíci

      @ANOTHERlostone yeah that’s true. Cope and seethe

    • bird
      bird Před 3 měsíci +1

      @Quickestturtlez I'm not disagreeing, I'm just sayIng that the regular version is much more reasonable

  • Ollowayn
    Ollowayn Před měsícem

    Thanks for the video! Really cool to see this mod and how you got around challenges.

  • Caleb Perz-Stewart
    Caleb Perz-Stewart Před 2 měsíci

    I died when he talked about Soldier of Godrick being one of the hardest bosses in the base game. Still haven't beat him to this day😔

  • Smokescreen1000
    Smokescreen1000 Před dnem

    For a mod about being unfair, it is very fair with how it treats the player and the enemies

  • Jack Cask
    Jack Cask Před 3 měsíci +1

    Actually one of the best mods ever. Would recommend playing with seemless coop

    • DeProgram
      DeProgram Před 3 měsíci

      it works with seemless?

  • Mirgatsu
    Mirgatsu Před 2 měsíci +1

    I wonder could you beat Elden Ring with only a bow?

  • peder si
    peder si Před 3 měsíci +1

    If u want an unfair challenge try the last nioh dlc. Where u have to fight 2 bosses with overwhelming health. They both have multiple long and short range attacks. One is a fox with nine tails and another is a demon samurai. I couldn't beat them even tho i was overleveled by 100 levels and had ng++ gear.

  • Edmond Dantes
    Edmond Dantes Před 2 měsíci +1

    Some of these clips had me actually laughing out loud with how ridiculous some of the changes were. Great vid man!

  • Spectra Soulfaire
    Spectra Soulfaire Před 3 měsíci

    I had myself a good chuckle at the fall damage trap.

  • Sunbreh
    Sunbreh Před 3 měsíci

    The Orbiting Comet Azure is amazing and reminds me of Spoon Spender + Brimstone in TBOI

  • David Acero
    David Acero Před 2 měsíci

    I've never played this game or watched a full walkthrough so this feel like an abridged walkthrough. I'm loving it.

  • ALEPH NOLE
    ALEPH NOLE Před 3 měsíci +1

    I've been playing the ER Reforged mod with an additional mod that triples all enemies in limgrave and stormvale.
    True fear is when 3 crucible knights spawn outside the evergaol and chase you down from across the map.
    Or when there are 200 soldiers at the castle gate.
    3 Godricks!

  • Gabriel Hendrikse
    Gabriel Hendrikse Před 3 měsíci

    you dont need to go into celia to get to the giant dragon, if u follow the path after the swamp boat boss theres a point in the path where the two cliffs meet and u can jump the gap easily with the mount.

  • LeKevDev
    LeKevDev Před 3 měsíci +154

    Can't wait for the SL1, max equip load, pacifist, maidenless run of this mod. We're running out of challenge runs.

  • PurpleJam
    PurpleJam Před 2 měsíci +1

    This was really fun to watch and cool watching how you overcame certain situations

  • David Oliveira
    David Oliveira Před 2 měsíci

    If you kept it going till now you have all the respect that I can give

  • tootallforyou112
    tootallforyou112 Před 2 měsíci

    Gives the old pros that "welcome to dark souls" moment all over again

  • OCG Mike
    OCG Mike Před 3 měsíci

    the mod creator knew what he was doing by making all those buffs add up to 69% magic damage increase

  • Arkios
    Arkios Před 3 měsíci +504

    The "below half health buff" is (Edit: PROBABLY, might be done completely different, Edit2: probably a modified BTSR/RTSR) a generic function in the games' code that has the basic function of "Is the target below 55% health? If yes, start hyped up music". So, the reason why every enemy gets a phase two, is because it is ridiculously easy to do.
    Also, disabling the respawn on boss adds is even easier to do, so it's kind of weird that they DO respawn; it's not really harder with them there, just more annoying. (If the buff IS really just RTSR/BTSR modified, then this mod doesn't use modified scripts, meaning it actually couldn't include the respawn disabling easily. Also, it would make adding that buff even easier, I guess, so it's probably done that way.)

    • a normal monkey
      a normal monkey Před 3 měsíci

      İ legit fell asleep while reading this

    • Arkios
      Arkios Před 3 měsíci

      @King Gecko You see, THAT'S probably why those enemies respawn, because those effects don't need any scripting and could even be modified to be way stronger for specific enemies... yeah, I guess this mod doesn't actually do any script changes then, so the way it is set up is only through Param edits; which doesn't go into respawning mechanics.

    • King Gecko
      King Gecko Před 3 měsíci +1

      Also a thing they did for most ascended mods for dark souls games they added the ring effect to the bosses that at low health you have more resistances

    • Arkios
      Arkios Před 3 měsíci +11

      ​@russeshe001 The boss isn't actually "bound" to the boss room, though, it's the other way around. As long as the flag for "boss_killed" hasn't been set, fog gates appear, the boss spawns, etc.
      All bosses are, initially, respawning. But in the code for loading the area it is checked if the flag has been triggered, and if it has the boss is disabled and killed every single time the area is reloaded. You can just include those additional enemies' IDs in that code and they ALSO wouldn't respawn after the boss is dead.
      And since the "low health buff" function likely uses the "low health music change" function, which requires an entity ID and is executed as part of the map script, the IDs for those enemies already exist and are used in the same file that contains the respawning behaviour.
      Basically, all it would take is take those two IDs, copy and paste the Disable/Kill lines and replace the boss' ID with them.
      If this mod didn't have the low HP buff and only gave enemies elemental damage and doubled them, it could have been made without editing scripts, but since it DOES I'm pretty sure it would only take two copy/pastes and changing those IDs to the new enemies'.
      On the other hand, they might've found some hacky way of doing it without editing scripts and just chose not to do any scripting, even if that sounds way more complicated to me. As someone that has never modded anything and only knows about how modding is done from LobosJr's "Learning Modding", I am confident I could modify ALL of those enemies to not respawn in a single day; including downloading all the programs I'd need for modding them.
      Although maybe THAT might be the answer. Maybe at the time of creation for this mod the script part simply wasn't developed/understood enough. Since connecting the Adds' AI with the boss would've solved those cheese problems, that might just be it.
      Either way, nowadays it is possible to do and honestly not hard either. Definitely easier than giving them low HP buffs, too.

    • russeshe001
      russeshe001 Před 3 měsíci +10

      The reason they respawn is because, as far as I can tell, they're not bound to the boss room in the same way that the boss itself is. They're just random enemies that just so happen to be in that room too. If they were made not to respawn, then players could kill them, fail to kill the boss and die, and when they return for their next attempt the additional enemies just wouldn't be there.

  • Alessandro Tona
    Alessandro Tona Před 3 měsíci

    I feel like elden ring should be more like this, i finished the game 3 time (First run with all bosses) and got all the trophies. Yea it was sooooo fun because this is a great game, but not so challenging. Elden Ring like this would be just goty of 21th century.
    (Sorry if u find some errors, i'm italian and i tried my best)

  • Reverse John Wick
    Reverse John Wick Před 3 měsíci

    Wow! FromSoft's newest hardcore Elden Ring experience looks great! Can't wait to fight the same boss thirteen times!

  • Stephen Robichaux
    Stephen Robichaux Před 5 dny

    I like how mods prolong the longevity of the game

  • SnooSnoo
    SnooSnoo Před 3 měsíci +1

    It's still possible to get into Altus. Not sure if the Divine Bridge teleport trap was removed, but if you go there and jump down the elevator shaft after drinking the explosion flask you can land at the bottom alive. BOOM, inside Leyndell without any Great Runes.

  • Cole Haney
    Cole Haney Před 3 měsíci +1732

    I feel like the “unfairness” of this mod makes it feel more unique, forcing the player to get creative in order to beat what would otherwise be a straightforward fight. This looks so fun.

    • Carl Bernroth
      Carl Bernroth Před měsícem +1

      Yeah I'm playing the ER mod now and there are some good ideas there but the sweeping changes to all enemies with zero regard for balance makes it just stupid at points.
      I know unfairness is the point but that's not an excuse for bad design.

    • RustBarrel
      RustBarrel Před 2 měsíci +1

      @Toan Greenlow my guess is because of how much more creative you can get in Elden Ring compared to ds3. Before you had to buy consumables, but now you can craft em! Except Big Boggart's prawns, of course- nobody but him can make such delectable treats.
      And don't get me started on all the unique strategies you can pull with the physick flask.

    • Little Tom Gaming
      Little Tom Gaming Před 2 měsíci

      @Zha'Farr the Bard I'd like Dark Souls 3 and particularly Elden Ring to be much harder than they are but these mods always go too far in doing stupid shit that ruins the experience.
      Like others have said this specific mod only looks as playable as it does because he's doing magic and the guy way over favored magic. And it's cool that there are ways to have fun with it, but it can't function as a real replacement for the base game.

    • Lobehold
      Lobehold Před 2 měsíci

      I mean it’s no different than vanilla. You can always cheese it or out lvl it to make it easy

    • BootySnacc
      BootySnacc Před 2 měsíci +1

      @OnetastyJoe Fax. Prod did a playthrough of the mod and it was horrible.

  • Swag Master Oliver Cromwell III

    Btw (I don’t know if the mod did anything about it) Revenants are absolutely decimated by healing spells.

  • FrigginManatees
    FrigginManatees Před 2 měsíci

    I love challenges like this that force you to learn things about the game. It's why I love HZD so much too.

  • Max Leroux
    Max Leroux Před 3 měsíci

    Your tenacity, cleverness and commitment is awesome, thanks for making me smile!

  • D o 2x G Y
    D o 2x G Y Před 2 měsíci

    and im playing fromsoft games because of that exact point XD never unfair, always own fault. even the camera many players cry about being unfair, dumb and sometimes causing deaths is in my opinion perfect. it does what it does and if you dont fck up it wont neither. not the games error if you spam r3 while running in a wall without any enemy in sight...
    06:02 i think its not the soldiers horn, its the giant with his ranged "wind" snipe attack. i think you can see the soldiers also dying because they got hit by it XD
    does anyone know if its possible to play mods like this combined with koop mod?

  • I love noobs :)
    I love noobs :) Před 3 měsíci

    @Iron Pineapple Have u thought about other way of getting to capital? Beside killing Rennala? Since after killing Radahn and Godrick u can use the teleport at Godwin's Corpse. U would only need to do Ranni questline. Kill mimic tear, then gargoyles and lich dragon. After which u would unlock teleport to royal capital under normal circumstances (Not sure if author of the mood thought so far). U also normally skip the Dragon Sentinel boss fight this way.

  • igotthecool
    igotthecool Před 3 měsíci

    The amount of hours that went into this video is insane. Good job, this was an awesome watch

  • FefferRyerr
    FefferRyerr Před měsícem

    5 great shield skeletons is a very good summons if you are a spell caster. they keep the aggro off you for most of the fight. Only certain fights are not good, ie any that have many aoe effects.

  • Takasugi
    Takasugi Před 3 měsíci

    holy shit thank you so much! i'd been struggling with my older version of element but this one is perfect Thank you so much! I swear non of the other tutorials worked but this one did! ily

  • Soldier of Godrick
    Soldier of Godrick Před 3 měsíci +148

    Wow, I can't believe this mod nerfed me. I guess it makes sense though, considering that buffing me would be insane

    • Straight White Male
      Straight White Male Před 3 měsíci

      @AVTY Soldier of God, Rick.

    • AVTY
      AVTY Před 3 měsíci +1

      At least you have a mod that awakens you: Rick, Soldier of God

    • Mayhzon
      Mayhzon Před 3 měsíci +4

      @MrPotatoTitan
      More roids.

    • MrPotatoTitan
      MrPotatoTitan Před 3 měsíci +8

      How do you buff a god?

    • Moon Lord
      Moon Lord Před 3 měsíci +4

      Fax

  • Akn Kkn
    Akn Kkn Před 3 měsíci

    You should keep up these contents man, people are starving they’re so damn good

  • IceBro RottenMushroom
    IceBro RottenMushroom Před 2 měsíci

    I played the same mod but for ds2 it really liked it because the miracle build i made was really powerful

  • FairyLeviathan12
    FairyLeviathan12 Před 3 měsíci

    A cool Video congrats on playing your way through this :)
    I think that the Equipment and Armor has some extra Effects is a nice Addition 😁
    May i ask about the Music choosen at the Beginning of Renalas Phase 2? It sounds Kinds catchy 😊

  • Mr.Frankfurt
    Mr.Frankfurt Před 2 měsíci

    This mod has legit some cool balance changes. The passive effects and all on armour and the reworked talismans are sometimes I would love to be able to experiment around with in the base game

  • Great Heights
    Great Heights Před 3 měsíci +94

    NPC's dripped out in new clothes is definitely a highlight of the mod.

  • bofooit gojo
    bofooit gojo Před 3 měsíci

    30 minutes just flew by as if I was using 2x speed, you're great at entertaining as usual.

  • Mr Gamingviper
    Mr Gamingviper Před 4 dny

    This just reminds me of prod when he played the ascended mod in every other ds games, good times

  • HoozeBead
    HoozeBead Před 2 měsíci

    I love watching your videos after work. You analyse whatever you do really well. You also have a lot of skill. It's just entertaining

  • Ashley Sabharwal
    Ashley Sabharwal Před 3 měsíci

    a very well written and entertaining video, i can’t wait to look into more of your content!

  • Haerdalas
    Haerdalas Před 3 měsíci +384

    Though you didnt end up needing it, its worth mentioning there is a 4th way onto the Altus plateau that I know of - there is a portal gate from right next to Fia when she is by Godwyn's corpse that takes you to the start of Leyndell, and if you beat Radahn you should be able to get to there. Of course, I wouldnt put it past this mod maker to have blocked that route too...

    • Shining Darkness
      Shining Darkness Před 3 měsíci +1

      @JasonDoe1000 so what you are saying is literally the only way to volcano manor is you have to kill Renalla. This is the shit I was talking about when I said it is lame you are effectively railroaded by this mod at least as far as getting to Altus is concerned. That sucks.

    • JasonDoe1000
      JasonDoe1000 Před 3 měsíci

      You actually can't use that route, that teleporter sends you to Leyndell, but you won't be able to go back to the Altus Plateu, because the draconic tree sentinel and his fog gate will be blocking your way when you try to leave the city

    • EnergyBurst2
      EnergyBurst2 Před 3 měsíci

      @Shining Darkness I never had much issue with gargoyles either, but I know plenty of people who did and hate fighting the boss because of it. Also, I failed to word it very well in my last comment, but what I meant by saying they might not have messed with the alt route was that they might not have removed the ability to use it as an alt route as I'm sure they would have changed stuff on it to make it harder regardless.

    • KB
      KB Před 3 měsíci

      Turn to Jesus Christ. Jesus Christ is God who died for our sins and God raised Him from the dead on the 3rd day. He loves us more than anyone. He created us and loves us. Call upon His name! Heaven and Hell are real places. We need to repent and turn to Him. Pray and seek Him. He is willing to forgive but we must go to Him. Only Jesus Christ can save us.
      “Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost. For the promise is unto you, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, even as many as the Lord our God shall call.” Acts 2:38-39 KJV
      “Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.” John 14:6 KJV
      “He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life: and he that believeth not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on him.” John 3:36 KJV
      “For if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you: But if ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.” Matthew 6:14-15 KJV
      “And I say unto you, Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you. For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened. If a son shall ask bread of any of you that is a father, will he give him a stone? or if he ask a fish, will he for a fish give him a serpent? Or if he shall ask an egg, will he offer him a scorpion? If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children: how much more shall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask him?” Luke 11:9-13 KJV

    • Shining Darkness
      Shining Darkness Před 3 měsíci +1

      @EnergyBurst2 I consider it to actually be quite easy normally since the gargoyles can be cheesed or easily made a 1v1 via spirit ashes

  • Ouroboros
    Ouroboros Před 3 měsíci

    I’ve never run through sellia to get to that dragon, if you run straight east from summon water village, past the smoldering church, there’s a land bridge to get to the dragon burrow west site of grace. Just south 100 yards of said site of grace. I thought everyone knew this, maybe the mod blocked it and you forgot to mention it.

  • Sunshine 665
    Sunshine 665 Před 3 měsíci +1

    Rennala’s juveniles’ book projectiles inflicting sleep is so genius.

  • SteepledN
    SteepledN Před 3 měsíci

    I need to play this mod, it looks insane and would probably cause insanity 😂

  • CindyGrape
    CindyGrape Před 3 měsíci +119

    I feel like that Rennala fight was an accurate representation of how I felt trying to fight her with my magic build (and first build)! I 1000% died to her more than Malenia and I HATED the first phase with passion because I had to do it over and over and over and over! Just seeing the Rennala chaos in this video is giving me war flashbacks lol I could never beat her with this mod

    • Heatwave
      Heatwave Před 2 měsíci

      @sasaki999pro i mean its true for the vast majority of bosses tho that magic trivialises them.

    • Dont Misunderstand
      Dont Misunderstand Před 3 měsíci

      This mod makes Sorcerers way stronger, in a way that the entire game is *easier* with the mod than without it.

    • Hiriko Silver
      Hiriko Silver Před 3 měsíci +1

      Imagine losing with a spellcaster build lmao

    • sasaki999pro
      sasaki999pro Před 3 měsíci +1

      My first playthrough was an astrologer and at level 50 I got WALLED by rennala, I had to call my friend to help for the first time ever.
      My second playthrough was a Samurai and I was PISSED how easy it was when just rushed her down and slapped her shit. Honestly the ENTIRE game was easier with a melee build. I was furious after everyone kept echoing "lol magic is easy you one shot all the bosses" BS.
      No. Katana is easy mode

    • Yotunfrau
      Yotunfrau Před 3 měsíci

      Just use Rock sling

  • Iron Pineapple
    Iron Pineapple  Před 3 měsíci +695

    Hey gamers, let me know if there's any interest in covering other mods for Elden Ring and/or other Fromsoft games.

    • Big Smalls
      Big Smalls Před 2 měsíci

      Mods for any of the fromsoft souls games would be awesome to see

    • Delphyne Null
      Delphyne Null Před 2 měsíci

      I’d love to see a video like this of the Scorched Contract mod for ds1

    • Skylar Brown
      Skylar Brown Před 2 měsíci

      Next time try it with out magic and projectile weapons

    • Tanel Viil
      Tanel Viil Před 3 měsíci

      Bleed not working but magic does???? you see the mods bias already.
      So call it just play with magic build because melee is useless.

    • I Wish I Had A TopHat
      I Wish I Had A TopHat Před 3 měsíci +1

      i have a kind of challenge for you that other comments are saying is stupid, but here you go anyway. I call this challenge the Elden Ring Nuzlocke. the rules are below.
      - every time you die with anything equipped you have to discard those things, except for special items
      - if you die without any armor equipped you have to delete that character
      - you can't use torrent
      - you can't fast travel except for to the round table only when you are at a grace, and when you teleport back you have to go back to the same grace you were at before
      - you have to fight enemies who engage you and who are also threatening to you at the time