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Ama Ki Ellikayara Feb 13, 2013 @ 1:36pm
Any advice for beating the Core on Hard mode?
I usually only last until the first big attack
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Sierain Feb 13, 2013 @ 10:48pm 
Which weapons are you using? I played with Polar Star and the Sword without the booster. The main problem were the projectiles coming from below. I used the Polar Star for damage (Curly helps a lot too, if you're lucky) and the Sword (max level) for defense in tight spots. I just let myself fall down when the boss pushed me away, stayed near the ground at the back for a while and got back up. I didn't usually even need to dodge the big projectiles this way. Then just get back up, watch out for the stuff he's throwing at you and continue. It's always best to have him as near to the right side of the room as possible.

Anyway, I don't think there's an easy way to beat him on hard. It takes a lot of tries, mainly because there are often moments when the projectiles are coming at you from every direction. Sometimes you're lucky, and they don't. When the mini-cores prepare to fire, be sure to jump and shoot at the ones that are higher than you, it helps a lot to have them behind the Core. Most of the time you can just stand in one spot, if you find a good one, but sometimes you just have to run to survive. Good luck!
Marty Feb 14, 2013 @ 1:30pm 
You have to take it slow and prioritize on shooting incoming bullets over shooting him , this part of the game almost made me ragequit on hard..keep trying! (Still can't beat Sanctuary on hard though =/)
Ama Ki Ellikayara Feb 14, 2013 @ 1:39pm 
Looking forward to the Hell that is Sacred Grounds :p
ProjectEsia Feb 14, 2013 @ 3:10pm 
i drive it towards the back and throw my sword at it thats all i can contribute :P
Bramblestar1227 Feb 16, 2013 @ 7:28am 
Well Machine Gun helps but that means no Spur later :/
Exiled Feb 27, 2013 @ 2:46pm 
Wow, i can't beat it on normal, can't imagine how annoying it is on hard.
Ama Ki Ellikayara Feb 27, 2013 @ 6:18pm 
Originally posted by Exiled:
Wow, i can't beat it on normal, can't imagine how annoying it is on hard.
It gets even better from there :p
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Date Posted: Feb 13, 2013 @ 1:36pm
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