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A 2015 action-adventure RPG, developed by From Software for the PS4. It is a spiritual successor to Dark Souls and Demon's Souls.

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Does the Rakuyo get Stat Scaling from Arcane?

The base weapon at +10 gets a "C" in Arcane scaling (upgrading from "D" scaling at +9), but according to the wiki, it doesn't appear to affect the damage output of the weapon (the ...
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Burial Blade and Blades of Mercy

So I did a bit of research into scaling, after starting a Blades of Mercy run in Bloodborne, and now I'm a little confused. Firstly, the Stats page, when looking at Arcane stat states (emphasis mine): ...
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Arcane and Fire/Bolt Gems

In Bloodborne you can buff your weapons with damage scaling, either physical, or elemental. Physical bases damage off three stats: Strength, Dexterity, or Arcane. When looking at the effects of the ...
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How are the [New] Great Ones created?

So, in Bloodborne, there appear to be many different iterations of how the Great Ones are "created". For example, Rom is only a Human that "ascended" (apart from the Hunter in the &...
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Is everyone in Bloodborne blind?

In Bloodborne, a lot of the NPCs are wearing some form of eye covering, or showing some form of astigmatism. Until recently, I didn't think much of it until a Youtuber (during a Bloodborne playthrough)...
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Lost Connection to the Network as soon as game loads

I have just started playing Bloodborne today, and for some reason, as soon as I load my game, I get an error message: Lost connection to the network. Returning to title menu. I was playing this same ...
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Sometimes I lose blood vials and sometimes I don't

I have been fighting with the same boss for about 3 hours, and something weird happens. Sometimes, when I respawn after dying, I have all my blood vials with me, even though I used them during the ...
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Does traveling through lamps makes my echoes disapear?

I was farming some blood echoes by killing everything in one area then I continued and went on until I passed 2 areas. Then I fell from height by accident and I was spawned at first area. I wanted my ...
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Is it possible to transfer game data from one account to another on the same PS4?

I would like to transfer my progress in Bloodborne from my account to my Dad's account on the same PS4, and continue playing the game on my Dad's account. That's because I have registered myself as a ...
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What is the point of no return for the "childhood's end" ending for Bloodborne?

I've already seen spoilers for the game so no worrie there. I am playing through bloodborne and enjoying the DLC, I have consumed 4 third umbilical cords. The doll has told me to go visit the base of ...
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Digital save file compatibility for Bloodborne

So I got the vanilla version of Bloodborne when it was on PS+ and got the DLC as well but because of economical reasons I have not been able to continue with PS+. I was in the Old Hunters and my ...
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Giant gravestones in Forbidden Woods

So, I've always wondered why there were giant gravestones in the forbidden woods. It would suggest giant graves, but I've never come across anything big enough to warrant such enormous gravestones. ...
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Can I aim the cannons in chalice dungeons

Going through chalice dungeons I occasionally find cannons that seem to be manned by enemies. It seems like they can shoot them wherever they want. However if I go up to a cannon I get an option to "...
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Is there any reason to keep chalice dungeons after you've cleared them?

I've started doing some chalice dungeons in Bloodborne and I'm a little uncertain as to what to do once I have cleared them. There doesn't seem to be much help on it in the game (like everything else) ...
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Bloodborne Old Hunter Edition [duplicate]

I just recently got the Old Hunter Edition and everyone said that you'll be able to use the old save file from the regular base game. So I popped in the Old Hunter disc, hoping that my save file is ...
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Murky & Dirty gem calculation to poison enemies

Let us assume that I have a set of murky (dirty) gems in my Blade Of Mercy which grant me a slow (fast) poison of +15 in total. I am facing an enemy with poison resistance of 120 (180). How many ...
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How do I complete little girl quest after smashing red jewel brooch?

So I smashed the red jewel brooch to get the blood gem but now when I talk to the little girl she asks if I found her mum yet. And the only thing I can answer is no. Following that she asks if she ...
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Can bloodborne be played on ps now?

I have been looking for a while now for an opening regarding Bloodborne as I am a big fan of the dark souls and demon souls series. I have learned that PS4 games are being streamed to PS now, however ...
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Bloodborne hunters fighting in central yharnam

In my game, I spawned at the central Yharnam light post a while after defeating ‎Father Gascoigne, but before defeating the blood starved beast. One dropped the crow hunters badge, while the other ...
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Cannot load old saves in complete edition

I had physical copy of the game. The complete edition was on sale on PSN so I bought it and deleted the physical copy from the feed bar and downloaded the digital copy. Now I can’t use my old saves. ...
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Is it possible to get end game achievements using save manipulations?

I was wondering if this cheese was doable: Take a copy of your save game while only Then go into the end game as accept Gehrman's offer thus ending the game and getting one achievement. After that, ...
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Which root chalice dungeons?

I can create Pthumeru, Loran, Isz, and Pthumeru Ihyll root chalice dungeon as long as I finished the story mode dungeons. I understand that root dungeons will be randomly generated. I cannot use any ...
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Summoned old hunter get stuck before boss room

In Byrgenwerth, I could summon the Younger Madaras Twin and Old Hunter Henryk to help defeat Rom, The Vacuous spider. However, both got stuck in the door to Master Willem's balcony thus they were ...
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Do the Hand Lantern and Torch affect sneaking?

I invested in a hand lantern as it allows me to see a little better in the dark while still holding onto a Hunter Pistol. I also have the Hunter's Torch which provides much better illumination. Does ...
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Optimal build for Saw Cleaver, Ludwig's Holy Blade, and Rifle Spear… [closed]

What would an optimal progression look like to use a combination of the Saw Cleaver, Ludwig's Holy Blade, and the Rifle Spear be? My character's current states are: Level 47. Vitality 21. Endurance ...
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Old Hunter Henriett & the Witch of Hemwick

I have been ignoring Vicar Amelia for some time as I went to Old Yharnam and Hemwick Charnel Lane instead. I have opened both locked gates in Cathedral Ward, allowing me to summon Henriett: However, ...
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Have I failed Eileen the Crow's quest line?

I believe I missed her just outside of Oedon Chapel. After visiting the Hunter's Dream, she is not found there. Have I messed up her quest line? I did speak to her in the sewers and I can still ...
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How do Root Chalice Dungeons work?

From my understanding, Root Chalice Dungeons are randomly generated - that is, no two maps are the same (generally speaking). However, each dungeon generates a "key", so that other players can ...
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Can I play a PS4 game on a PC, as long as I own a PS4?

I'm going to be away from my house for nearly a month and I really adore the game bloodborne and it'll be boring where I'm going, so I want something to do. I can't take the console with me obviously ...
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How can I get new characters ready on bloodborne faster?

I'm a huge fan of bloodborne, but there's one feature that is in Dark Souls 2 and Dark Souls 3 missing in it. Resetting your stats and reallocating points. I just want to be able to try out some new ...
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A console to play them all [closed]

I have a list of some gaming titles, some old others a bit newer (some being PlayStation exclusives) that I'd love to get my hands on. Can any if not all or at least half of these be played on the ps4 ...
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Does Bloodborne: The old hunters edition include the standard edition?

I check the time to beat and notice that Bloodborne: The old hunters edition only takes less than 10h to beat while the standard takes more than 30h to beat. So does Bloodborne: The old hunters ...
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Bloodborne locked door in cathedral ward

Is this area accessible and the locked door openable in the following screens? I am at the bottom of cathedral ward just beyond the large guys and giants. In particular the giant with a ball and ...
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Are chalice dungeons required to progress?

I am currently a bit stuck. I have defeated the witch at hemwick, lightning beast thing after the gaol, vicar beast in grand cathedral and blood starved beast. I have run around all of Yharnam finding ...
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Have I achieved the 'right' ending?

Look, I'm going insane. I've become a great one... Oh my god... I've become an infant great one... I turned into a slug! Do you see that thing in my girlfriend's hands? That's me! I was really ...
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If I patch the disk version of Bloodborne, how can I remove the patch?

Bloodborne's post-release patches add several balance changes and decrease load times. However, I'd like to learn to speedrun the game, and the fastest possible speedrun route requires two glitches ...
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Is there a general rule for boss weaknesses?

So I'm almost done with my first playthrough of Bloodborne, and will start NG+ soon enough. On my first playthrough, I've been hitting bosses with pretty much pure physical damage because I had no ...
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Why is there a baby crying in Bloodborne?

I'm currently at Cainhurst Castle and for a while now, I've been hearing a faint baby crying in the background. I seem to be hearing it anywhere I go. It also seems to have started when the Blood Moon ...
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Where is the best place to farm Blood Vials in Bloodborne?

I went back to playing Bloodborne on PS4 after a 10 month break. I just made it past Rom the spider thingy, and now I'm out of blood vials, which doesn't help moving further in the game. I also don't ...
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So... what is Isz?

I don't know what the concept is. This is the most cosmic thing in the dungeons, but is it a dungeon, or is it another place? When you get the root chalice, it says that it is another land, but it ...
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Trouble doing password co-op in Bloodborne with specific symptoms

I've been trying to do password co-op in Bloodborne with a friend and we're not connecting to each other. The weird thing is it has worked in the past and neither of us can figure out what the ...
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Are level requirements enforced in DS3 with a password?

In bloodborne, if you set a password you could summon or be summoned by someone with the same password, regardless of level difference. I've only seen this mentioned as being possible in ds3 on one ...
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Is there a way to go quickly to Mergo's loft?

I finished Bloodborne some times ago, so I respawned in NG+. Now I'm planning to do the DLC (so I have to go beat Amelia, etc.). The thing is, in my previous game, I didn't take the blood rock. Shame ...
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What is The Eldritch Truth?

Spoilers Ahead... Numerous times in Bloodborne, there is mention of different people encountering 'the eldritch truth,' including the Byrgenwerth scholars, the Pthrmarians, and even an anonymously ...
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Do open Chalice Dungeons close when the game is beaten?

If I beat the very definitely final boss and go to NG+, will I lose the progress in my current Chalice Dungeons? (I already know I get to keep the Chalices themselves)
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Should I to go the Nightmare Frontier?

I received the Tonsil Stone and could get myself caught by a lesser Amygdala to reach the Frontier. But on the wiki I use for reference it says: "From the point you spawn in the Lecture Building (1st ...
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Do the arcane items disappear whenever starting a NG+?

So I finally beaten new game, went into NG+ I thought it would be a fun idea to work on my arcane skill and try out some of the arcane items, now I cant find them! Not in my inventory, and not in the ...
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If I purchased old hunters dlc on one profile, can I play it on a different one?

Recently I purchased the bloodborn the old hunters dlc on one profile, but when I'm on my other profile, it doesn't say I've purchased or installed it. I just need to know if the dlc I bought on one ...
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How to calculate enemy defenses in Bloodborne

How do people calculate the boss/enemy defenses in Bloodborne on the wikis? For example physical/fire/bolt/arcane defenses shown here: http://bloodborne.wiki.fextralife.com/Cleric+Beast
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Bloodborne & Bloodborne GOTY? [duplicate]

I had the regular version of the game. -CUSA00207- But I think to get the GOTY edition for DLC. -CUSA03173- Both are for the same region. The only thing I'm worried about is if the GOTY version will ...
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