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I hate the Ebony Warrior

Discussion in 'General Skyrim Discussion' started by shadowkitty, Sep 7, 2014.

  1. shadowkitty

    shadowkitty Mistress of Shadows

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    I read that you can't use Dragon Aspect on him as it glitches out and he regains all of his health. Also if you Fus him off the mountain he will recover his health unless you start beating on him BEFORE he even gets up. Which means you pretty much have to race down the mountain to catch him..which is almost impossible. I think next time I will run down the mountain so he can't Fus me off it.

    Vald has great Ice spike attacks.. (He actually can predict a dragon's trajectory while flying and never misses). He will use scrolls you give him and his magic levels up quite substantially. Only thing I don't like that he does is when fighting Draugr, he uses some sort of fear spell on them and they run away...making it difficult to track them down.
     
  2. ColleenG

    ColleenG When in doubt, follow the fox.

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    I do not know. I wanted to battle him! I was on Master, too. He turned into an enemy, but I powered up my bow to >1000. Maybe a bit too much.
     
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  3. ColleenG

    ColleenG When in doubt, follow the fox.

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    You've never gotten Vald's lucky dagger?
     
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    shadowkitty Mistress of Shadows

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    haha.. yeah just a tiny bit much.. :p
     
  5. Daelon DuLac

    Daelon DuLac How do you backstab a Dragon?

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    That's Varstagg? Of course!
     
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    shadowkitty Mistress of Shadows

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    OK.. so I took on Karstaag, and won without dying once.. PHEW! He was tough. I went in with Dragon Aspect, my legendary enhanced Dwarven crossbow, A flame Atronach and Valdimar.

    Karstaag never really bothered with me as my atronach and Vald kept him relatively occupied. I made sure I ran right back as soon as I placed the skull on the throne. Good thing, as Vald wasn't so smart and got ragdolled across the courtyard.
     
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  7. raido KASAI

    raido KASAI Ansei Master Badass

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    the reflect blows ability is the biggest challenge usually, plus he heals regularly. If your weapon is massively strong, you end up killing yourself for him. Forsworn armor probably wouldn't cut it though unless you have alteration spells in place like dragonflesh or something
     
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  8. The Honorable Gidian Diva of Sass

    The Honorable Gidian Diva of Sass Sahrot Vahlok Spaan. Bahnahgaar. Minion #88!
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    If you want to fight him "man to man" you pretty much need to utilize all of the skills in the game. Alchemy, Enchanting, Smithing, etc. You need VERY good gear. I was able to defeat him without potions (I never use potions in Skyrim), but it was hard. Like raido said, the reflect damage perk is (at least for me) the absolute hardest part of the fight. After that, it's his reach and healing ability. (He has almost the reach of a greatsword with a 1h weapon, makes it extremely hard to dance with him).

    I also fought him with Dragon Aspect, mostly because I didn't know about the glitch, and it typically extended the fights for ridiculous amounts of time. Me being the elitist masochist that I am didn't mind.

    It is also important to NEVER give him the high ground, or he WILL Fus ro Dah you off the side of the cliff.

    A magic sapping weapon is immensely helpful for keeping him from healing, as well as Health Absorb. I really don't recommend dual wielding, as out DPSing him is VERY hard, and you miss out on the blocking perks (such as slow motion). I can't remember if he carries potions or not, but if he does I recommend stealing them if you have no compunctions with the lack of honor.

    Don't try to range fight him, as his paralyze is brutal. Try to keep him from shieldbashing you too, and I heavily advice carrying extra weapons.

    On Master and Legendary, you need enough HP and armor to survive his damage reflection and enough so that you don't trigger finishing moves. LOTS of stamina is also highly recommended.
     
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    Nighthiker77 Well-Known Member

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    I still haven't tried him. How about the staff of Magnus and a stack of black soul gems? I bet Windshear would stagger him too if you don't have much stamina
     
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    raido KASAI Ansei Master Badass

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  11. Brewman

    Brewman Do I look worried?

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    I look forward to meeting this upstart! lol
     
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    I have. Not in sneak atack, i talk to him then we fight, set in max difculty.

    Stats:
    lvl 81 Brenton, lord stone
    Nightgale Armor
    100 skill and perks in one handed, bow, sneak, 2 in steamina and un in health 0 in magicka and magic resist from restoration tree
    Chilrend, mirak staff, nightgale bow, nightgale sword
    Magic used: Dragon Aspect, Dragonskin, some lighting and frozt atack

    How i did it: Trow the tentakles in floor to avoid him getting melee, atack whit bow, change to chilrend and use frozt to drain his stamina, some lighting to draing his magicka. Took a while but i outlasted him.

    The second time whit werewolf form, call of the pack, and keep using the power atacks to stagger him, used dragon skin to avoid the damage of his cloack spells

    sorry for bad english, no my native languge
     
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    shadowkitty Mistress of Shadows

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    I defeated the Ebony Warrior (she says half-halfheartedly)

    So I crafted my Dragonscale armour and made it Legendary, upped the damage on all my weapons.. and headed off to the Ebony Warrior. I tried four different ways and died each time. One time I almost had him but it glitched out and I died, even though my health bar was on full! I almost rage quit at that stage, but then I did something I swore I would NEVER do.

    I got so pissed off I turned down my game difficulty to novice...NOVICE!!! I killed him using "slow time" and two shots with my Crossbow.

    Then I looted his body.... WTH? None of his items should make him as OP'd as he is!! OK I am trying to justify lowering my difficulty a bit. Ok not just a bit... Master to Novice....

    Don't judge me..

    I feel so cheap :sadface:
     

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