The Noble Knights (Maxed thread 4)

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    The Noble Knights (Maxed thread 4)

    Post by DoughGuy on Fri Jun 22, 2012 10:08 pm

    The Noble Knights


    Check out our wiki page here - http://darksoulswiki.wikispaces.com/The+Noble+Knights
    We are now on both the ps3 and Xbox so anyone can join!
    Our old thread - http://soulswiki.forumsrpg.com/t4012-the-noble-knights-undergoing-final-polishing
    PS3 player remember to sign in to the chatroom when you're on and get to know your fellow knights!
    We are now based in the archives. Please try to refrain from killing Seath so you can use it to pvp in events. Dragonslayers wishing to gain prestige for killing Seath on NG+, before you kill him on NG please PM me.




    Spoiler:
    For too long Lordran has remained untested by the might of the Knights. The dragon Seath has been allowed to run rampart for far too long. The undead lord Nito has built an undead army to rival the armies of the living. The half-breed spawn of Seath is in hiding, working on her secret plans. The demons of chaos run rampart without any to stop them. These foul beasts must be stopped before it is too late. Knights you stand before me as part this new order. We are the Noble Knights, and we will not allow these travesties to stand. No one else has the power to stop them. It falls to us, to the strength in our arms, the blades of our weapons and our strength of brotherhood to purge Lordran of these evils. Noble Knights we shall be the dragonslayers, the crusaders and the saviours that Lordran needs. Our order is primarily Sunbro's participating in jolly co-operation in the lands of the lords, fighting against those who would save the corrupted fools.

    To reclaim Lordran we must claim these areas of vital importance. Some places will require our aid while others will require our vengeance.

    Painted World of Ariamis

    Spoiler:
    The home of the detestable half breed Priscilla. Offspring of a dragon she carries too much of Seath’s blood to be safe. She hides in her painted world, planning and plotting. We cannot allow this to continue. Do not be swayed by her words of peace my men, stand strong.

    Write your summon signs in her world. Aid others who are trapped to escape her world by ending her life. Kill her and claim the dagger of her tail for extra prestige among us. But beware of her Lifehunters. Dangerous individuals wielding scythes designed to make you bleed. They wild fend her to the end and you will have to fight them to get to Priscilla. But persevere. Show them that they can make us bleed, but we will repay that blood in kind. In order to best help those in need and battle the lifehunters a soul level of 80 or 120 is best.

    Duke’s Archives and the Crystal Cave

    Spoiler:
    The home of the dragon Seath. I hope that I do not have to explain our task here but there may be newer member among us who need direction. Seath is a dragon of sorcery. In the great war to slay the stone dragons Seath turned on his own brethren for material gain. Once a
    traitor, always a traitor. For too long he was under Gwyn’s protection but no longer. Now he is open game. He will be dealt with the same way as his daughter. Drop your summon sign in the archives and in the crystal cave my knights. Aid the warriors within in killing the dragon Seath
    so we may rid the world of dragons once and for all. Claim his sword, cut from his tail for extra prestige among us. In Seath's realm a soul level between 60 and 80 or 120 is best.

    Catacombs and Tomb of Giants

    Spoiler:
    The undead menace is spawned from deep in the catacombs inside the unholy tomb of giants. From within work Nito’s servants the gravesworn, infecting the worlds of those who try to eliminate his presence. We must purge the undead from this world to reclaim it. Wherever you see his servants signs invade them, kill them to save the worlds they have infected. Hunt in the catacombs for these unholy lurkers and teach them the error of their ways. Drop your summon sign in the catacombs to aid others in their journey to kill the gravelord and his priests. help them survive the infections so they may reek revenge on his servants. However the tomb of giants is too dangerous my friends. It is not its inhabitants are too strong but thats its environment is too evil. The darkness there absorbs light and we cannot afford to lose knights to
    cliffs and other obscured hazards. Therefore I will ask you to refrain from entering the tomb. Fear not though he shall not go unpunished. Every month we shall converge together and embark on a holy crusade into his tomb. We will drop our signs so other may be helped to kill
    him and we will hunt down his servants and spread their ashes to the wind. In the lower catacombs soul levels as low as 40 and as high as 70 can find people to help. In the darkness of the tomb it is recommended to be a soul level between 60 and 80.

    Demon's Ruins and Lost Izalith
    Spoiler:
    The city of Izalith and the surrounding lands have fallen into ruin and become flooded with demons. The bed of chaos continues to spawn these monstrosities. Countless brave warriors have fallen trying to eliminate its threat both facing it and against the demons that guard it. Even the great Solaire was tricked by its spawn and fell. We must not let more fall. Now is the time to act. We must put our strength towards helping eliminate the chaos threat. Drop your summon sign here to help warriors succeed in battle. But be weary of the Protectors of Izalith,
    these powerful pyromancers wield both normal and chaos pyromancies. For the demon ruins and izalith a SL of between 50 and 75 is best.

    Order Rules
    We fight with honour and respect according to our Chivalric code. However
    if our foes choose to fight unfairly we will not put ourselves at a
    disadvantage. Your honour remains intact for fighting unfairly if they
    break our code first.

    1. Bow at the start of the fight
    2. No BSing
    3. Protect the host. Always try to fight an invader 1 vs 1 so the host stays safe
    4. No healing unless they do.
    5. No hatemail.

    Allies and Enemies
    In this new world we are not without allies who will help us. We are not without enemies either.
    Enemies - Gravesworn, Seath's Sorcerors, Protectors of Izalith, DarkStalkers
    Allies - Sunlight Warriors, Brotherhood of the Blade, Lifehunters (of convenience)
    We have a trade agreement with the Zena Prince Peddlers. Do not hesitate to ask them for equipment. If you cannot afford the trade the order will cover it.

    User allowed Covenants - Sunbros.

    To get the most out of this covenant it a SL 80/120 Sunlight Warrior Knight build will give you the most opportunities.


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    Re: The Noble Knights (Maxed thread 4)

    Post by DoughGuy on Fri Jun 22, 2012 10:08 pm

    The Armoury

    Our order is made up of Knights from lots of different countries and different specialisations. However all Knights conform to a central uniform that makes us easier to identify. The order also provides a list of suggested weaponry for use that matches the knight’s homeland. If you are finding it hard to acquire the set you want contact the Zena
    Prince Peddlers. We have a trade agreement with them. They will give you what you need and I will pay the cost. Remember you dont have to wear the armour constantly, only while you are co-oping as a Knight.

    If a shield or weapon says preferred before it, then it is not required to
    be used. It is simply an indicator of the type of weapon generally
    used but knights of that country, and to give players an idea of a
    weapon if they don't know what to use.

    Astoran Knights
    Armour – Elite/Knight Set
    Preferred Weaponry – Halberd/Spear weapon and any Straight Sword
    Preferred Shield – Dragon/Grass/Crest Shield

    Balder Knights
    Armour – Balder Set
    Preferred Weaponry – Balder Side Sword/Rapier
    Preferred Shield – Balder Shield/Buckler

    Berenike Knights
    Armour – Steel/Black Iron Sets
    Preferred Weaponry – Greatsword/Great Hammer weapon
    Preferred Shield – Tower Shield/Black Iron Greatshield

    Catarina Knights
    Armour – Catarina Set
    Preferred Weaponry – Claymore/Zweihander
    Preferred Shield – Pierce Shield

    Carim Knights
    Armour - Favor Set
    Preferred Weaponry - Dual wielding

    Thorolund Knights
    Armour – Paladin set.
    Preferred Weapon – Divine Weapon
    Preferred Shield – Sanctus


    Holy Knights
    Armour – Cleric armour + Country set.
    Preferred Weapon – Mace/Morningstar
    Preferred Shield – Sanctus or country shield

    Sage Knights
    Armour – Country chestpiece, any other armours
    Preferred Catalysts – Ivory/Sorcerer’s/Logan’s Catalyst
    Preferred Shield – Country Shield

    Oolacile Knights
    Armour – Stone set
    Preferred Weaponry – Stone Greatsword
    Preferred Shield – Stone Greatshield

    DragonSlayers
    Dragonslayers are the elite of our order. They wield the famed dragonslayer spear
    and wear our hero Ornstein’s armour. Unlike other regiments the weapons
    for dragonslayers aren’t optional.
    Armour – Ornstein’s set
    Weapon – 2 handed Dragonslayer Spear or Dragonslayer Greatbow

    Knights of Havel
    The Knights of Havel follow Bishop Havels path, using great strength and
    endurance. They wield teeth pulled from living dragons and wear one of
    the few remaining sets of Havel's armour. Due to the high requirements
    of Havel's Greatshield and the Dragon Tooth the tooth is optional while
    the greatshield can be substituted with any greatshield.
    Armour - Havel's Set
    Preferred Weaponry - Any dragon weapon
    Shield - Greatshield

    Sunlit Knights
    The sunlit soldier follow Solaire in his quest to find the sun. They are
    the third of our elite specialisations. They were his armour, use his
    shield and use lightning or fire weaponry to better simulate the sun.
    Armour - Solaire's set
    Weaponry - Any fire/lightning weapon or any normal weapon under the effect of SLB or the charcoal or pine resins.
    Shield - Sunlight Shield

    Crystal Seeker
    Crystal Seekers are powerful magic users who us ecrystal weaponry. They follow Logan's ideals and his quest for knowledge.
    Weapon and shield - Any crystal weapon/shield
    Catalyst - Logan's Catalyst
    Armour - Big hat, Sage Robes, Gauntlets and Leggings may come from any armour from the armoury.


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    Re: The Noble Knights (Maxed thread 4)

    Post by DoughGuy on Fri Jun 22, 2012 10:09 pm

    Ranks


    Grand Masters of the Order – Can only be two
    (Country Name) Regimental Commander – Must be granted, can only be one for each country
    Division Sergeant of (Country Name)
    Knight Captain of (Country Name)
    Elite Knight of (Country Name)
    Knight of (Country Name)

    Ranking up
    Sunbro’s – 10 SM for Elite +
    30 SM for Captain +
    50 SM and specialisation for Sergeant
    = 90 total

    Current members
    Grand Master of the Order Oscar, DragonSlayer **** (PSN,DoughGuy)

    Rising Storm of the Order (XBL) Aeter **********, DragonSlayer (Shkar)
    Judge Magister of the Order (PSN) Gabranth *******, Knight of Havel (whitechikz11)

    Regimental Commander of Catarina Lady Mildred (PSN), DragonSlayer ****
    Regimental Commander of Astora Ser Natalia Allant (PSN), Prestigious ******

    Division Sergeant of Oolacile Reaperfan***** (PSN)

    Paladin Captain Medi_Pack (PSN) ***, Knight of Havel
    Holy Paladin Captain SunlightCrusader (XBL) *****, Knight of Havel
    Sworn Captain FattyofDoom ***, Knight of Havel (PSN)

    Elite Tower Knight Amkproduction10 (PSN)
    Elite Paladin MediocritasAurea **** (PSN)
    Elite Knight of Astora Manuel_646 (PSN) **

    Holy Onion Knight Sparkly * (PSN)
    Bane Knight Ser BeeSeaEss (PSN)
    Sworn Knight Ser Joran Letos **, Bannerman (PSN, Viral)
    Tower Knight Delvanoc (PSN)
    Tower Knight Boilerfan **(PSN)
    Sworn Knight DrakeSwornBigZ (XBL)
    Tower Knight NordNorth (PSN)
    Bane Knight HomicidalCanine (XBL)
    Sworn Knight Wilkinson3424 (PSN)
    Bane Knight Ahhotep ** (PSN)
    Tower Knight RantFromRant (PSN)
    Paladin KyleMelvin80 (PSN)
    Bane Knight Niko * (XBL) (niko585)
    Paladin Raider_Everdak (PSN)
    Bane Knight About8547Souls (PSN)
    Tower Knight BiotheImpaler (XBL)
    Carim Knight Smileyjoker10110** (PSN)
    Stone Knight The_Dark_Dreamer (XBL)
    Paladin Seth Winternight (XBL)
    Paladin Hoshizoku (PSN)
    Sworn Knight Joeyd215 (PSN)
    Worldly Knight Tolvo (PSN)
    Sworn Knight Pesth (PSN)

    MIA Knights
    Division Sergeant of Sages Andarta (PSN) *****, Crystal Seeker (Serious_Much)
    Sworn Knight EeAyEss ***, Sunlit Knight (PSN)
    Ser Isaac (XBL), Sunlit Knight **


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    Re: The Noble Knights (Maxed thread 4)

    Post by DoughGuy on Fri Jun 22, 2012 10:09 pm

    Events

    We are at the forefront of the covenant wars. All of our war will have
    goals that, when completed, will earn prestige. We will also in future
    have small tourneys among ourselves involving duelling and jousting (yes
    jousting) to practice our pvp skills.

    Congratulations to my knights! In an extremely close battle we triumphed 26-25 over the Gravesworn!
    In a hard fought battle we valiantly lost to the Lifehunters 1246 - 980. You did well my knights, we'll get them next time.
    In the mock war against teh LH we won 501 to 477. Good work Knights, we showed them.

    We have our next event! A trial war to increase our pvp skills. I expect to see you all there- http://soulswiki.forumsrpg.com/t7308-covenant-war-recovering-forces


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    Re: The Noble Knights (Maxed thread 4)

    Post by DoughGuy on Fri Jun 22, 2012 10:09 pm

    Prestige and Honorary Members.

    Honorary member are those who will fight for us occasionally, but have too much work in other covenants to participate fully in our Order.

    Current Honorary Members
    Wyrmhero of the Kiln
    Raiden_Everdark of the Kiln
    Honourary combat instructor TehInfamousAmos

    Prestige
    Prestige is earnt by performing extraordinary tasks within the order. Prestige shows your abilities to the rest of the order. To acquire elite ranks within the order you require certain amounts of prestige. The following are ways to gain prestige.

    - Obtain the Moonlight Greatsword
    - Obtain the Sunlight Maggot
    - Forge a +10 divine weapon with a slab stolen from nito's tomb.
    - Obtain the Demon Catalyst
    - Obtain the most points in an event

    - Kill Seath as a dragonslayer (dragonslayers on NG+ only)

    - Kill Nito as a Knight of Havel (Knight of Havels on NG+ only)

    - Kill every Bounding Demon of Izalith as a Sunlit Knight (Sunlit Knights on NG+ only)

    Kill the Firesage Demon as a Crystal Seeker (Crystal Seeker on NG+ only)

    To become a Division Sergeant you must have 3 prestige points.
    To become a Regimental Commander you must have 4 prestige and be specialized.

    Specializations
    Within our order we have 3 specializations. Knights may join any specialization they wish however joining one prevents you from joining the other 2.

    DragonSlayer
    DragonSlayers follow Ornstein. They use Ornstein's set and 2 hand wield the dragonslayer spear or draginslayer bow. These knights focus primarily on co-op in the painted world and Seath's domain. They learn Priscilla and Seath's tricks and moves and know how to counter them. To become a dragonslayer you require 2 prestige points, pass the trial of combat and
    must present me with a moonlight greatsword you cut from Seath yourself.

    Knight of Havel
    The Knights of Havel follow Havel. They use his armour with a greatshield and a dragon weapon. They share his hate of sorcery but combined with a distaste for the undead. They mainly participate in co-op on Seath and Nito's domains. Knights of Havel may traverse the darkness of the tomb of giants whenever they wish to,unlike normal knights who must wait for special events. To become a knight of Havel you must have 2 prestige points, pass the trial of combat and show me the white titanite slab you stole from Nito's domain.

    Sunlit Knight
    The Sunlit warriors follow Solaire and his sad tale of defeat. They wear Solaire's set and wiled a fire or lightning weapon to simulate the sun. They strive to succeed where he failed and conquer Lost Izalith. They mainly participate in co-op in the demon's ruins and Lost Izalith. To become a Sunlit Knight you must have 2 prestige, pass the trial of combat and present me with the sunlight maggot taken from one of the beasts who felled Solaire.

    Crystal Seekers
    With the discovery of the crystal ember Oscar was desperate to learn its secrets so they could be used against Seath. He charged Andarta the Sage with creating a new order of knights to unlock its secrets and the old magic of flame. These knights follow the idaels of Logan. They
    co-op in the duke's archives, crystal cave and in the demon's ruins at the demon firesage. To become a Crystal Seeker you must have 2 prestige and show me both the crystal ember and the demon catalyst.

    The trial of combat involves a duel against Combat Instructor Amos or Mildred. You do not need to defeat him to pass, just be judged worthy.


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    Re: The Noble Knights (Maxed thread 4)

    Post by DoughGuy on Fri Jun 22, 2012 10:09 pm

    Feasting hall

    Yes I did just steal this from the Men in tights. Sorry Tolvo but it was
    too good to pass up. Here is where we share stories of our knightly
    conquests. Be sure to post any hilarious or memorable questings here.

    Lady Mildred's quest to take the tail of Seath:
    *the quest begins*

    Lady mildredof catarine sets forth from the firelink shrine on her long and
    deadly quest.... Sworn to solo the game in human form and bring back
    seaths tail aswell as slay the evil beast.

    +10 claymore in hand
    and dressed in onion head armor she slew all that her gaze fell upon.
    1st quelaag and then the gargoyles fell to her blade. In the fortress of
    sen she met and defeated her 1st invader... Only to fatroll into a axe
    of death. Bloody but still strong in spirit she continued on and
    defeated the golem and traveled to anor londo....

    *the holy quest continues*

    In the city of anor londo she faced the toughest trials yet, the gargoyles
    fell but death to archer and invader slowed her quest. Fighting onward
    she was tempted to summon a sunbro after dying to S&O 3 times, but
    fatrolled to victory.... Seath im coming for you.

    She enters the
    beast's lair having made her way thru the archive with no trouble. Sword
    in both hands she battled the beast cutting its tail with 3 mighty
    blows. Loot in hand she raises her sword in salute to the fallen dragon
    and heads home to glory and fame.

    The founding of the seekers:
    It all began the day that Letos brought back the ember. The power and potential contained in the flame was something that Oscar could not resist exploiting, even though the crystals contained in the ember stemmed from the Primordial Crystal; the artefact that drove even Seath to insanity, the potential was too great.

    He charged the Sage Knight Andarta with researching the ember and learning how to use its power to forge weapons for the order. Of course Andarta had leapt at the chance to research and gain more knowledge from the artefact, but he had no knowledge of crystals. He couldn’t have conceived how powerful and crucial they would one day be to the order.

    To gain knowledge, he once again sought after the one who had taught him all he knew of sorcery, great hero and sorcerer of Vinheim, ‘Big Hat’ Logan. However, he had left for a place of far greater knowledge, to learn evenmore from the tomes of another. His search meant he must journey to the land of the Grandfather of Sorcery, Seath the Scaleless.

    Andarta left the Anor Londo camp, making his way to the Duke’s Archives. With the entrance having been cleared by Letos’ expedition, he found it safe to enter. His progress was swift, as Seath was slow to replace the losses Aeter had caused to his forces. Eventually he found Logan, who was working in a secluded room, surrounded by books. To Andarta’s great surprise, what he was studying was none other than which he required to master. His study was focused on the use of crystals, which could be in turn used as part of magic. According to the archives, crystals were not just mere tools for use as a part of sorcery or to fuse with weapons.
    They were in essence linked to the root of sorcery; they were linked to the soul.

    Logan and Andarta worked tirelessly, they first learned to use crystals as a part of sorcery, and fuse the power of crystals to the power of the soul and the sorcery that became of it. Powerful
    magics were formed, beyond anything ever before using the principles that Seath himself developed. He had used crystals to make his own self into a catalyst. This magic Logan found, would be the secret to unlocking the creation of crystalline weaponry and the most powerful
    catalyst of all, fused with the power of the soul and crystal; the crystallised catalyst.

    Finally Andarta and Logan found the secret to the forging of these weapons using the crystal ember, weapons that had great power, but imperfect and brittle. Logan slowly perfected the
    technique until he finally crafted a single perfect creation from the flame; a tin, crystallised catalyst. At this time though, Logan had become secretive. He created another sorcery, his last sorcery. However, this final knowledge of crystals however drove Logan to anger and dismay, rejecting Andarta’s greetings. Without revealing the secrets of the flame, Logan fled away to further within the archives, researching about the Primordial Crystal itself.

    Andarta, realising he could lose this knowledge of the ember hastily gave chase to Big Hat, and
    cornered him in a room laced with crystals. Logan had gone completely mad. He did not even recognise Andarta and attacked him with the sorcery they had created together. With regret Andarta plunged his sword through Logan’s chest and ended his life. He took the Big Hat and the crystal catalyst, and also a book in Logan’s own writing, which explained the steps to create a perfect crystalline object. Andarta upon returning to the room of Logan’s studies found the ember and all of Logan’s possessions including his great catalyst crafted from the Archtree inside.

    With the knowledge he now possessed, Andarta forged a blade solemnly using the principles left behind by logan. His soul and crystals were poured into the blade, which he then tucked away before leaving, returning to Oscar with the knowledge he had sought. When he returned Oscar was shocked to see Andarta, he had changed, aged. His figure now instead of a Balder forged breastplate had the robes of a sage draped over him, and a large rimmed hat hiding his face. In one hand, he held the unmistakable catalyst of Logan and the other a crystallised sword from Andarta’s country of Balder.

    As Andarta presented the sword to Oscar, the grandmaster caught a glimpse of the knight’s eyes. Where there was once the youthful look of inquisitive notion was now a cold gaze of wisdom. As Andarta told the grandmaster of the ember’s origin and danger, Oscar decided that only those who could be deemed worthy to withstand the power would wield the crystalline
    armaments.

    Thus, the order of the Crystal Seekers were born, to harness and wield the power that drove Logan and Seath to madness and continue the search for higher knowledge and sorcery.

    Judgement:
    Since usernames rarely make good real names I’ve renamed the knights that need it for this. Knights if your toon actually has a name just post it and I will change it.
    Boiler – Bero

    Niko – Niko

    Aurea – Aurea

    Sparkly – Spearson


    Gabranth waved up his knights, they had arrived. The Tomb stood before them, the utter
    darkness swallowing what little light made it this deep into the catacombs. Only the warm glow from Izalith allowed the knights to see, albeit no further than an arm’s length away. Bero took point as they entered; followed by Spearson, Aurea, Niko and Gabranth brought up the rear, despite his wish to take point his stone armour would likely be his death. Spearson weaved his magic and a slight glow, as bright as could be risked, emitted from Bero’s sword, which he kept in front of him scanning ledges, directing the group along the path that they had picked out. Gabranth breathed a silent prayer that the knights first attack here had been successful, and that they had taken maps rather than push on.



    The route they took was dangerous, but for the same reason Nito’s giants could not patrol the way and it was barely guarded. The necromancer and his skeletons that guarded its beginning fell to Gabranth’s solo charge, his unnamed greatsword cleaving through 3 skeletons and taking the necromancer’s arm in one swing. A quick reversing of the hands allowed a swift uppercut through its chest finishing it off, and a bash with the hilt caving the skeletons skull in. After 10 minutes along the path they encounter a lone skeleton. Bero pushes his blade through its chest and then scrapes it off along the cliff face before it can attack.

    The rest of the journey passes in silence as the knight’s edge forwards encountering no further resistance. At the end of the path they come to the outer vault,
    a short jump separating it from their walkway. Spearson jumps first,
    easily making it. Bero jumps second, some difficulty but easily managed. Gabranth jumps second, a running start giving him enough to make it, except just as he jumps the ledge edge gives way under his weight and he plummets. His outstretched hand grasps the air. Spearson throws himself down barely grasping Gabranth’s wrist. Bero throws himself on top of Spearson arresting his fall. Niko and Aurea leap as one, immediately grabbing Spearson as they land. Niko uses her blades to hook into Gabranth’s armour and ease off the weight on Spearson. Slowly, the 4 pull Gabranth up. Once they pull his chest over Gabranth heaves himself over, the knights tumbling backwards.


    Before the others can catch their breath Gabranth is up and pulling the knights onwards. The slip has
    cost them time and their efforts will have been heard. Now more than
    ever they need to move. They sprint to the vault entrance Gabranth now leading. As he turns a corner he swings his sword in front of him. The blade slices through the leg of a giant’s collapsing it. A twirl over his head brings it down on the fallen remains crushing it to powder. Spearson emerged next, a blast of magic soaring over Gabranth’s head exploding on the vault wall. The blast hit nothing but sent a storm of dust and bone flying through the air obscuring the entire landscape before the vault. Before the storm covered his eyes Gabranth noted the defenders and their positions, 5 more giants, 3 gravesworn and at least a dozen phantoms. As the other knights rounded the corner he signalled them their targets. He counted down, 3 fingers ... 2 fingers ... 1 finger, his fist closed and they moved. Bero spearheaded the charge, his shield protecting him as his greatsword swung mighty arcs to either side, crushing many of the summoned phantoms. Spearsons magic followed, great blasts of magic keeping the guards dazed. Niko ran up the vault wall, leaping off it and executing a backflip mid air before plunging down in top of one of the gravesworn, her twin blades penetrating either side of its neck. Aurea followed Spearson halfway before splitting off and leaping at the other giants. His divine mace burnt their bones and caused them to crumble while he danced between their legs watching them fall one by one. Gabranth himself followed last, but his charge was most important. As his knights passed their tactics blew away the fog, and the guards recovered ready to strike. His battle cry roared through their ranks as he plunged into them, an unstoppable wall of rock crushing all those who stood before him. “BY MY BLADE OF JUSTICE I PASS YOUR JUDGEMENT!” he roared. His blade cleft the second gravesworn in twain from head to toe. The phantoms that rushed him could not penetrate his armour and he destroyed them with swings of his blade or fists covered in rock. The third gravesworn leapt to meet him, its scythe hacking at his armour. This one was skilled, its scythe aimed for the joints in his armour as it danced away from his blows. His armour slowed him to much and he could not keep up. The gravesworn grew more viscious, Gabranth started feeling pain as it pierced his joints. “ENOUGH” he roared. Dropping his blade he caught the scythe mid swing and pulled, wrenching it from the gravesworn’s grip. Suddenly unarmed the gravesworn backed off but could not escape Gabranth. He punched it in the face sending it reeling backwards. Its rose slowly, blood pouring from its face. “I JUDGE YOU GUILTY” he roared and kicked the gravesworn. Its ribcage caved in and the limp body fell off the cliff and dropped into the darkness below. Gabranth retrieved his sword but saw the battle over, Aurea having finished off all 5 giants while Niko had helped the others kill the phantoms which had eventually died with their masters.


    The vault door was caved in by the combined efforts of Bero and Gabranth. Inside sat the large divine ember which the 2 carried back. Despite the danger they managed to take the same route back, a bridge of bones allowing them to cross the gap with no danger. At the start of the Tomb Spearson sent a missile of magic into the sky, signalling the attack. The knights of Havel cleared a path for the group to escape with the ember.


    Back at the burg Oscar met Gabranth as he cleaned his blade. “Have you found a name for it yet?” asked Oscar.
    “I believe so” replied Gabranth.
    “I thought so. Bero already briefed me. Good work Judge Gabranth.”
    Gabranth looked at Oscar with knowing in his eyes. “Thank you sir.”
    Oscar nodded and left.
    As Oscar walked away Gabranth turned back to his blade. As he cleaned it he traced the newly etched figures in his blade. Judgement.
    The Alliance:
    The alarm sounded, sentries were instantly
    alert. Ballistae were loaded and crossbows mounted on the wall for
    accuracy. Troop formations appeared through the archives marching to
    the front door, ready to repel invaders. The Dragonslayers assembled at
    the forefront, spears held ready, the Knights of Havel and Sunlit
    Knights covering their flanks. The seekers lined the upper aisles;
    supported by the mage knights they raised their catalysts ready to rain
    sorcery on intruders. The lifehunters had arrived.


    They
    arrived in a group, 4 wide and 20 deep. Crossbows, ballistae and
    talismans followed the group, each targeting a separate part of the
    group showing the hours of training the knights in defence of their new
    home. At the front a group of 3 led them. The Wyrmhero walked in the
    centre, his armour freshly painted and resplendent in its colour.
    Ahhotep, his newest second in command, replacing Etraiu the deserter,
    walked on his left. His twin blades sheathed on his back. The
    crossbreed dragon Spurgun was on his right. The Dragon’s form raised
    mutterings among the assembled soldiers and even some Dragonslayers
    raised eyebrows at their brazenness.


    The procession halted
    with the hand 5 metres from the Dragonslayers. Neither of the 2 sides
    had weapons drawn but the tension was easy to see. The 2 sides stared
    at each other for a minute until the Dragonslayers broke into 2 groups
    forming an aisle. Between them walked the Noble Knight’s command.
    Oscar passed through first in his golden armour followed by Lady
    Mildred in hers. Ser Allant in her brightly polished Astoran armour
    came third and Gabranth rumbled in forth, his rock armour shaking the
    floor with each step and
    Judgement hanging from his side.

    “Hand” growled Oscar.
    “Oscar” responded the Hand coldly.

    The
    pair stared at each coldly again, the entire hall silent in
    anticipation. The Hand raised his hand and waved his ranks apart. The 2
    outer ranks split off allowing the 2 inner ranks to move forward. A
    barely dressed woman led the groups, innocently twirling a massive
    scythe in her hands. It was then Oscar looked past the lifehunters and
    noticed who the centre ranks contained. Row upon row of men and women
    in the armour of knights made up the bulk of the lifehunter force. Each
    had a hood over their head but their armour made them immediately
    identifiable. Oscar was taken aback for a second, unbelieving of what
    he was seeing.


    “I request your aid Oscar. I bring your knights taken prisoner back as an offering of goodwill.”
    Oscar was silent for a time. The lifehunters were a sworn enemy. “What do you want Hand?”

    The
    hand waved again. The barely clothed woman walked back into their
    ranks and pulled out a man dressed, unlike the others, in rags. With a
    flourish she pulled off the hood and Aeter stared back at Oscar. For
    the second time Oscar was speechless. He had
    assumed Aeter dead after he had stayed behind to buy the knights enough time to escape.


    “The Gravesworn must fall Oscar. I am willing to put aside your actions until they are destroyed.”
    Oscar
    turned to his regimental commanders. One by one they nodded at him.
    He turned back to the Hand and stuck his gauntlet out. “Till the
    Gravesworn are destroyed.”

    The hand grasped his gauntlet “Till the tomb is cleansed.”


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    Re: The Noble Knights (Maxed thread 4)

    Post by DoughGuy on Fri Jun 22, 2012 10:09 pm

    The Great Cleansing of Lordran Challenge
    Its
    time. You have earnt 5 prestige already, you have proven yourself a
    powerful kngiht, your worth earnt in battle. But now you hunger for
    more, your passion at your goal drives you. You will not stop until
    Lordran is free, you will cleanse it of evil. And most of all, you will
    do it looking right. The challenge consists of large pve parts with a
    few small pvp bits in between. It will test all you and your toons
    skills. The SL cap for the challenge is 120. It must also be completed
    in NG+ or above (although no extra prestige is awarded for higher NGs).
    To make the challenge a little easier you may useany toon that fufills
    the requirements, not just your knights toon. The challenge must be
    completed solo, no sumons are allowed. When you are required to fight a
    leader you may fight them after you have killed the boss for that area.
    If you lose against a leader you must wait 3 days befor you can fight
    them again.

    First is the cleansing of the ToG. You might fight
    and kill the Gravesworn leader (Either Viral/Fed or DxV04) on their home
    turf. You must also kill Nito wearing the Knight of Havel's gear.

    The
    cleansing of the archives. You must fight and kill the lifehunter's
    leader (Wyrmhero or Shkar) and kill Seath wearing the Dragonslayer's gear.

    The
    cleansing of Lost Izalith. You must first kill the followers leader
    (Joebroski or ChaosServantSpectre) and also eliminte every bounding demon
    wearing the Sunlit Knights's gear.

    The cleansing of New Londo.
    You must first kill the darklstalker leader (Billy or Dancash) and kill
    the 4 kings wearing The Crystal Seeker's gear.

    So you've cleansed
    Lordran right? Nope. Next up you have to kill ... the bridge wyvern.
    But for aded challenge you are only allowed to deal damage when he is
    on the bridge, not up there roosting. The only time you may hit him
    while he's up there is to bring him down.

    Now your just looking
    forward tyo sitting back and relaxing right? Hanging your nice shony 3
    new prestige on your wall? Well you've still got another challenge.
    You must first fight the POLG leader (Nsane32 or DarkW17) and fight Gwyn
    wearing your original knightly gear, weapon upgrades are allowed,
    armour upgrades are not, without parrrying him.

    And after all
    that up simply hae to link iwith the fire to complete the challenge.
    Easy aye? Now for your reward. As mentioned before you get a 3 brand
    spanking new prestige. You are also now eligible for titles.

    Titles
    As
    part of this polishing I am adding titles. They are not however, easy
    to get. To begin with you must complete the great cleansing challenge.
    But that does not give you a title. You must then earn it separately
    by writing some insanely good lore or doing really well in a war.
    These are something to earn, to really strive for. Dont ask me for
    them, dont do something and then ask "do I get a title now?". I will
    give you a title when I feel you have earnt it. Now go out and get some
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    Re: The Noble Knights (Maxed thread 4)

    Post by DoughGuy on Fri Jun 22, 2012 10:10 pm

    Extra just in case, the thread is open.


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    Post by whitechikz11 on Fri Jun 22, 2012 10:11 pm

    nice


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    Re: The Noble Knights (Maxed thread 4)

    Post by DoughGuy on Fri Jun 22, 2012 10:13 pm

    I hate formatting


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    Re: The Noble Knights (Maxed thread 4)

    Post by DoughGuy on Fri Jun 22, 2012 10:21 pm

    Nice to know you guys were only posting to max the thread sad


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    Re: The Noble Knights (Maxed thread 4)

    Post by dancash1808 on Fri Jun 22, 2012 10:22 pm

    Hey, no dough its not like that ! its just it takes a while before people start posting once you make a new one, dont want to ruin the new thread smell and all.


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    Post by DoughGuy on Fri Jun 22, 2012 10:23 pm

    I knew not installing the "Internet smells 3000" was a bad idea.


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    Post by whitechikz11 on Fri Jun 22, 2012 10:23 pm

    lol just been doing something else these days, but just ive said im back in the forums and the challenge winking


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    Post by whitechikz11 on Fri Jun 22, 2012 10:24 pm

    and i cant relate to some topics, with diff. cov members in this thread silly


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    Re: The Noble Knights (Maxed thread 4)

    Post by Shkar on Fri Jun 22, 2012 10:27 pm

    On the bright side, I get hone tomorrow night!


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    Re: The Noble Knights (Maxed thread 4)

    Post by DoughGuy on Fri Jun 22, 2012 10:28 pm

    And I will be able to duel you the day after!


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    Re: The Noble Knights (Maxed thread 4)

    Post by Shkar on Fri Jun 22, 2012 10:35 pm

    DoughGuy wrote:And I will be able to duel you the day after!

    I haven't even talked to anyone about borrowing a PS3 yet...


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    Re: The Noble Knights (Maxed thread 4)

    Post by DoughGuy on Fri Jun 22, 2012 10:37 pm

    I thought you already had got it from a friend?


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    Post by Shkar on Fri Jun 22, 2012 10:48 pm

    No, I just had the idea O_o


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    Re: The Noble Knights (Maxed thread 4)

    Post by DoughGuy on Fri Jun 22, 2012 10:50 pm

    :affraid: Im shocked and offended


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    Post by DoughGuy on Fri Jun 22, 2012 10:50 pm

    The only way you can make it up to me is with a pic of you in a Fez.


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    Re: The Noble Knights (Maxed thread 4)

    Post by Shkar on Fri Jun 22, 2012 10:51 pm

    I'll try to put it up in the next day or two?


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    Post by DoughGuy on Fri Jun 22, 2012 10:53 pm

    Sure big grin


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    Re: The Noble Knights (Maxed thread 4)

    Post by Shkar on Fri Jun 22, 2012 10:56 pm

    Hey, I AM evil and insane...


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