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Interesting fact about a certain PSIV enemy

Postby Doctor Hooves » Wed Aug 29, 2018 7:58 pm

Distortion is not unique to the 2nd form of the Profound Darkness, it can actually first be used by the Dimemsion Worm/Outer Beast enemies in the Air Castle and the Edge respectively.

They only use it if their tech is sealed, and it likely didn’t occur to much people to use it on them.

But, indeed, they have this ability. This means Cancelling is the only ability that can be 100% considered unique to the Profound Darkness.

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Re: Interesting fact about a certain PSIV enemy

Postby Doctor Hooves » Wed Aug 29, 2018 8:01 pm

https://m.imgur.com/a/E0fDvc7 when used by Dimension Worms

https://m.imgur.com/a/OHji1Td when used by Outer Beasts

Pretty interesting that very little people know about this. I was looking through enemy stats through the PSIV editor and I found this out. Obviously, other people likely know about this, but it’s a new to me, especially after I’ve been playing the game for so long.
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Re: Interesting fact about a certain PSIV enemy

Postby Zucca » Fri Aug 31, 2018 4:48 am

Normally they use Gra iirc. Which one causes more damage?
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Re: Interesting fact about a certain PSIV enemy

Postby Doctor Hooves » Fri Aug 31, 2018 6:52 am

Their distortion causes more damage, although it doesn’t do nearly as much damage as the PD2’s distortion.
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Re: Interesting fact about a certain PSIV enemy

Postby etony33 » Sun Sep 23, 2018 3:00 am

I actually knew that. I think it happened to me at one point
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Re: Interesting fact about a certain PSIV enemy

Postby Zucca » Sun Jul 07, 2019 11:43 pm

Doctor Hooves wrote:This means Cancelling is the only ability that can be 100% considered unique to the Profound Darkness.
BTW... isn't cancelling like using Psycho Wand?
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Re: Interesting fact about a certain PSIV enemy

Postby etony33 » Fri Jan 24, 2020 8:07 am

It is to a large degree, but it seemingly doesn't strip away resistances granted by equipment like Cancelling. Which, by the way, does happen. I was skeptical myself when I first heard it, but then I tested it, and...

https://youtu.be/vgCSRVH97Uo
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Re: Interesting fact about a certain PSIV enemy

Postby Doctor Hooves » Wed Jan 29, 2020 6:12 pm

So... the Psycho Wand technically isn’t the only thing that can break through Zio’s barrier :P

Although if any characters had it, Cancelling would be a pretty useless ability in most battles.
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Re: Interesting fact about a certain PSIV enemy

Postby etony33 » Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:51 am

There's one battle where it would really make a difference, and that's Lashiec. You could give the Psycho Wand to Raja to free up an inventory spot (which you can do anyway, but then that battle would be harder)
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