Elden Ring Fans Obsess Over Shadow of the Erdtree's Shields
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Elden Ring Fans Obsess Over Shadow of the Erdtree's Shields

Jul 03, 2024 6:34 PM

In the latest Elden Ring DLC, "Shadow of the Erdtree," the new thrusting shields are quickly becoming fan favorites. These unique weapons blend both offense and defense, making them versatile tools in the game. Players highly praise the Dueling Shield and the Carian Thrusting Shield, noting their ability to adapt to any affinity or damage type. The Elden Ring community is abuzz with discussions on how these shields have transformed gameplay, enabling powerful two-handed builds that offer strong lunging attacks while maintaining defense. Some even believe the shields might be too strong, though most agree they add a fun dynamic to the challenging expansion.

Are thrusting shields in Elden Ring bugged or overpowered?

There's debate in the community. Some feel the shields are bugged due to their strength, while others believe their power is an intentional game design choice.

Elden Ring, developed by FromSoftware and released in February 2022, has captivated players with its intricate world and challenging gameplay. The "Shadow of the Erdtree" DLC continues to add depth to the game, offering new weapons, quests, and challenges that keep the player base engaged and eager for more.

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Rolling R!ck Rolling R!ck commented on: 2024-07-03 19:12:02
Man, thrusting shields in Shadow of the Erdtree are a game-changer Whether they're OP or just perfectly designed, they definitely bring a fresh, fun dynamic to Elden Ring's combat.
Stimpy Stimpy commented on: 2024-07-03 19:06:04
Loving the new thrusting shields in Shadow of the Erdtree – they really shake up the meta in a fun way. Whether they're overpowered or just right, they definitely bring a fresh twist to Elden Ring's combat
Sephiroth Sephiroth commented on: 2024-07-03 18:54:02
Man, FromSoftware's really nailed it with those thrusting shields in the new DLC. They spice up the gameplay without feeling too out of place, even if they might be a tad strong for some tastes.
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