Brotherhood of blood duel matchmaking
fighting in the arena, with a duel that ends in both players defeat. this is definitely a good thing, but it has it's downsides for the 150s who got used to fighting sl800s in arena. thing that leads me to believe this is the case for you, it's probably just word getting around that arena is a meta heaven and you're just getting that influx of sl150s rushing in. i've been staying away from the arena after hearing that the ng/ng+ barrier was going down with the new patch figuring it would be hopeless for a ng build.
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gold[–]smoogy2 6 points7 points8 points 2 years ago (3 children)pretty sure your w-l record in the arena has nothing to do with matchmaking. my guess is there is a lot of sl150 activity in the arena right now. gold[–]skorbrand 3 points4 points5 points 2 years ago (1 child)this testing was before scholar and nobody has checked how arena works on scholar. improve rank for this covenant the player must achieve victory in the dueling arenas or vanquish blue phantoms summoned by members of the way of blue during an invasion.
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no, because nobody uses it, even though it's the exact same, with team and 4 brawl added, it's literally the same as 3's arena replyreplies (0)0+16-1 submit. is recommended that player record their own victories and defeats in dueling arenas, because the game does not.)submitted 2 years ago by skorbrandtoday a lot of people messaged me about playing in arena with metacap and noticing some variation of sl matchmaking. i'll still invade with them because they're super fun to use, but i just couldn't make the arena work when people with buffed katanas and rapiers were hitting almost as hard as i was.
Brotherhood of Blood | Dark Souls 2 Wiki it is a dueling covenant that is focused around 3 dedicated arena venues. gold[–]opustpenquin 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children)if this is the case, i might be willing to go back to the arena to farm some orbs. go into the arena for quick pvp, and try and enjoy that pvp. gold[–]savagefreeze 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (10 children)so long as the arena is well populated, wouldn't a small sl range be great?
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gold[–]mrgallew 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (5 children)i have yet to see any valid evidence against sl matchmaking, aside from one person who posted a vid on youtube of one match, "poving it doesnt exist" compared to skorbrand's chart and the many people who helped him. souls 2 pvp: brothers of bloody hell - sir alonne power build. i decided to retire that character after the arena had been proven to be too easy and started with my sl 150 again. gold[–]ocorena 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (0 children)now i can have fights at 150 and don't need to give up a ring slot for the agape ring because the arena gives no souls.
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I checked, the matchmaking worked such that you had priority matching with people +/- 5 soul levels from you until about a minute, after. both players have full health when the duel timer ends in the arena, the duel ends in a draw, and the message "stalemate" will appear. gold[–]poopitymcpants 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children)i understand that, but you can just stand up and try again before the time runs out for sl matchmaking, which op believes is around a minute. gold[–]yarhar707 9 points10 points11 points 2 years ago (15 children)now we can twink in the arena for that sweet sweet aura.
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i hope that sl matchmaking is now in effect in bob and it wasnt just coincidence. principle, i do prefer sl matchmaking over sm, and with the agape ring, i cap at around sl 200 at tier 36. can choose to believe their is an sl matchmaking system if you'd want, but it'd be really silly to do so without solid evidence. when facing the statues, the three arenas are as follows:Left statue: a relatively long bridge that connects one side to another.
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gold[–]skorbrand[s] 5 points6 points7 points 2 years ago (0 children)yeah i haven't been happy with that either, but hopefully now more people will use the arena and we can get more variety.[–]mrgallew 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children)how many sl 15 do you think are in the arena?[–]captainwafflebeardsomewhat incandescent 7 points8 points9 points 2 years ago (22 children)so wait, now the arena can potentially become the main hub of level 150 or so pvp with unique builds and good duels instead of just being filled with more cheese than a dairy farm? aug 2016 11:00 i cant join any pvp session in arena but my friend find tons of people.
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i was sl209 and he was sl86, so going by how i thought the matchmaking worked, that should have been impossible. guess cheesing the arena will consist of havelmonsters trying to find the "sweetspot" where theres no other havelmonsters in range. gold[–]miranox 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (1 child)in any case, even in the fairest system possible i see people complaining about the matchmaking.: if no one is currently available at a chosen arena, the player will be paired with a duelist in either of the other two arenas.
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sl matchmaking in the arena is cool and all, but it seemed to already have taken it's toll by increasing my matchmaking time in the arena(my builds i used were 150 and 161). gold[–]mohl97 4 points5 points6 points 2 years ago (12 children)blood arena works off kd ratio. i've never actually used the arena because of the previous balance issues but i might check it out now. other pvp, covenant arenas do not pair players up according to soul memory.
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it'll definitely encourage me to play in the arena more often :p. gold[–]tbdog 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (1 child)okay so how does the ring work and how does it make it sl matchmaking. i think sl matchmaking only works +5-5 and then it reverts to the old way if no one is in your range. just finished doing some arena and i always would reset the matchmaking timer before the 10 second mark.
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apr 2017 21:45 if you want to pvp, visit treshold bridge or other pvp hotspots instead, the arena is pure cancerreplyreplies (1)5+10-1 submit. gold[–]bjorkledorqblueberry pie -1 points0 points1 point 2 years ago (2 children)i have come to believe that there is some sort of unintentional bias in the matchmaking system, but i'm not sure what. however, as far as i know, fromsoft has not disclosed the algorithm responsible for ds2 matchmaking. once you start using a lvl no one is using, lets say lvl 25, it has to match you with someone, so it reverts to the old matchmaking.
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gold[–]mrgallew 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (1 child)still sm matchmaking for invasions.)submitted 2 years ago by pikaboblast i checked, the matchmaking worked such that you had priority matching with people +/- 5 soul levels from you until about a minute, after which point you could match with just about anyone. but i really liked the "old" arena, the absolute chaos of meeting a sl 50, then a sl 500, then a sl 150, etc. souls 2 sotfs - arena matchmaking sometimes is a good thing.
- The best option for finding players and groups for a lot of people notified me but i first got a message from terrorr1018 on twitch and later from mrgallew on twitch who also posted on reddit earlier today talking about the state of the arena matchmaking.[–]higgletiggle 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children)now all the arena needs is people that aren't overleveled and an arena sl meta might be able to be setup. once you have passed the time threshold you can be matched with anyone, and it appears to match the same way the old arena did with multiple people sitting down not getting matched with eachother. gold[–]funkydealeur 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (1 child)this makes the bob arena boring, having 20 duels with the same guy isn't interesting especially when the guy is lagging.
Bookshelf News | Wall Street Journal gold[–]pigdog4how2darksouls: r1r1r1r1r1 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children)i definitely started out something like 10-50 when i first tried to arena in ng+. gold[–][deleted] 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children)i thought so too, and while rob flynn is still probably the most efficient stat placement to damage output, my sl 150 paladin is actually doing pretty well in the arena. you won't get matched quickly, if my experience with the arena is of any indication. goldcontinue this thread[–]taylorroyal23 3 points4 points5 points 2 years ago (4 children)op means that the wins and losses of everyone who participates in the arena naturally has to add up to zero.