All Discussions Screenshots Artwork Broadcasts Videos News Guides Reviews ... Press down and hold Y to enter power stance when dual wielding. DS 3 I really liked and played it mostly for it's straight forward co-op and pvp. Power Stance works by holding down Y or Triangle depending on your console. DS 2 was like the black sheep which I never got into. NG+ Skeleton Lords. You need 20 Int/Faith to get it, but you can farm up enough souls to make the jump from 5 faith to 20 then just burn a soul vessel and put it into more important things. With Dark Souls 2's power stance system, this is easy to do. It was cool and fun and effective - though not … Clear Bluestone Ring +2 - More casting speed. For Dark Souls II on the PlayStation 3, a GameFAQs message board topic titled "dual-Wielding Ultra Greatsword and Power Stance". I kind of feel Power Stance was one of the best things about Dark Souls 2. I have the prepare to die edition of Dark Souls 1 so I played it mostly as a single player. You need two weapons of the same type in each hand (two clubs, two daggers, two short swords, two great swords) and 1.5x the stats required to wield the weapons. This is for XBOX controller. You want that second CMW. DARK SOULS™ II. Maces in Dark Souls 2 have pretty good poise damage (what you referred to as "stamina damage"), but it's not enough to stagger everything. An extremely popular "easy build" near launch was power-stanced maces because repeated application of the power attack would … This is best done with the vanilla Greatsword, although the Zweihander is also a great option. The summary is that Dark Souls 1 changed everything for me, absolutely everything. Dark Souls 2: How to earn more souls and upgrade your Estus Flask (Video Guide) Southern Ritual Band +2 - More attunement slots. Last edited by Koross; Apr 24, 2014 @ 8:08pm #2. glaphen. Power Stance Power Stance is important when playing as a dual wield character as it enables you to incorporate your right-hand weapon when attacking with your left hand. Also, DS2 has the most reliable / easiest to use multiplayer, so you can pretty much summon multiple people to help you through any boss you're having issues with. (Easy fight, use an ascetic.) Is anyone else put out by the lack of Power Stance? It was a fun and different way to approach the game, and I am by no means an expert Souls player. I did a quality build, but I ended up dual wielding and using power stance in lieu of using a shield.