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Highstamina and 100% phys block shield are your best friends, or run upstairs, kill dogs and kite/jump on capra from up tactics should help. Early enough, it's indeed annoying to solo, even more annoying than smough&orn was for me tongue.gif
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Make sure you don't level too high or you'll be out of range for most summons. From what I've noticed on my Dex playthrough, going through normally (so no grinding and stuff) and not losing souls (by not retrieving your bloodstain) keeps you within the normal level progression.

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Yeah I'm currently level 29. I just get ganked by the dogs and then the demon destroys me. Like I have no time to move cos they're all in the way.
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post #694 of 1173
What I usually do is run straight up the stairs in the back right corner in the fog, then jump off them after Capra follows (usually have just enough time to drink a flask before jumping down). Since the dogs tend to be faster, this usually gives you time to kill one or two of them.

After the dogs are gone, capra is pretty easy. Shields can block most of his attacks, so you just do that and wait for an opening.

@marin: It seems the Taurus demon axe is missing from your list. There's a bunch of them down just past ceaseless discharge if you didn't get one yet.
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What I usually do is run straight up the stairs in the back right corner in the fog, then jump off them after Capra follows (usually have just enough time to drink a flask before jumping down). Since the dogs tend to be faster, this usually gives you time to kill one or two of them.
After the dogs are gone, capra is pretty easy. Shields can block most of his attacks, so you just do that and wait for an opening.

Thing is, I get stuck cos they're in the way so I'm unable to get past them.
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Thing is, I get stuck cos they're in the way so I'm unable to get past them.

Yeah it can be frustrating. As with most enemies in this game, keep trying and you'll find a way around them... make sure your shield is up so they aren't stunning you.
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Also, I had a very large ember which I gave to the blacksmith under the church. He said he would make me weapons or armor but I need to come back to him. How long should I wait or did I just lose an ember?
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I think the very large ember is in the new londo ruins, so it was probably a different one. The divine ember is after the butterfly, so that would be my guess.

Giving the blacksmith an ember allows him to ascend a weapon. With the diving ember, he will be able to ascend a weapon to divine, making it scale with faith and also making it kill the skeletons in catacombs permanently. The blacksmith will always be able to ascend weapons with the ember once you make it, so no worries there.

Here's all the types of embers, what what kind of weapons they make: http://darksouls.wikidot.com/embers
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I cannot, for the life of me, pass the Capra Demon. I'm about to break stuff I'm so frustrated.
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He is optional, you can always come back later.

It would mean a trip to blighttown though. Lots of poison down there tongue.gif. I would go farm the tree guys a bit for their moss, since that cures the poison.

If you don't have the master key, you can get down to blighttown via the valley of the drakes. There's an opening that leads to it near the grass crest shield.
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