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Greater Viper Pit

Viper Pit Frontal Crop 1.png
Enemy Type Not Kin Nor Beast
Health ??
Drops Murky blood gems, Blood stone shard, Twin blood stone shard
Weak Arcane
Strong Above average physical defenses
Locations Forbidden Woods, Labyrinths.


Greater Viper Pit is an enemy in Bloodborne.

Greater Viper Pit


Greater Viper Pit is a large enemy that can be found in the Forbidden Woods.They are able to strike hard in many directions at once, and can spit venom at large distances. Approach with caution.

Strategy

  • Advance with caution and stun with heavy attacks.
  • Flanking advised.

 

Drops:

  • Murky Blood Gemstone (3)
  • Murky Blood Gemstone (2)
  • Blood Stone Shard (2)







Drops


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Notes & Trivia

  • The Head Snake has whole rows of extremely long teeth.
  • Some snakes appear to have eggs growing on them.
  • Early versions of the Viper Pit were of a more rancid sort , these versions bore the name" Snake Ball".

 

Gallery

 

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Enemies
  1. Amygdala
  2. Beast Claw Hunter
  3. Beast Cutter Hunter
  4. Beast-possessed Soul
  5. Beast-possessed Soul (Mob)
  6. Bell Holder
  7. Black Widow
  8. Blood Dobermann
  9. Blood Gel
  10. Blood-Starved Beast
  11. Bloodletting Beast
  12. Bloodsucking Beast
  13. Bloody Crow of Cainhurst
  14. Bone Ash Hunter
  15. Boom Hammer Hunter
  16. Bosses
  17. Brador
  18. Brain of Mensis
  19. Brain Trust
  20. Brainsucker
  21. Brick Troll
  22. Cainhurst Hunter
  23. Carrion Crow
  24. Celestial Centipede
  25. Celestial Emissary
  26. Chapel Giant
  27. Chime Maiden
  28. Church Doctor
  29. Cleric Beast
  30. Crawler
  31. Darkbeast Paarl
  32. Deep Sea Hound
  33. Djura
  34. Ebrietas, Daughter of the Cosmos
  35. Enlarged Head Giant
  36. Enlarged Head Patients
  37. Ethereal Walker
  38. Executioner
  39. Eye Collector
  40. Father Gascoigne
  41. Fishwitch
  42. Gel
  43. Gravekeeper Scorpion
  44. Graveyard Hags
  45. Greater Viper Pit
  46. Hamlet Fishmen
  47. Henryk
  48. Hostile Choir Hunter
  49. Hostile Hunters
  50. Hunter Mob
  51. Hunting Dog
  52. Keeper of the Old Lords
  53. Keeper's Hunting Dog
  54. Labyrinth Mole
  55. Labyrinth Rat
  56. Large Huntsman
  57. Lightning Summoner
  58. Loran Cleric
  59. Mad One
  60. Madman
  61. Maneater Boar (Mob)
  62. Mannequin
  63. Martyr Logarius
  64. Merciless Watcher
  65. Merciless Watcher (Mob)
  66. Mergo's Attendant
  67. Mergo's Wet Nurse
  68. Mi-Go Zombie
  69. Micolash, Host of the Nightmare
  70. Moon Presence
  71. Nightmare Huntsman
  72. Old Yharnam Beast
  73. Old Yharnam Hunter (Mob)
  74. One Reborn
  75. Piercing Rifle Hunter
  76. Pthumerian Descendant
  77. Pthumerian Undead
  78. Rat
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  81. Rom, the Vacuous Spider
  82. Saif Hunter
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  84. Shadow of Yharnam (Mob)
  85. Shark-Giant
  86. Silver Lady
  87. Silverbeast
  88. Slime Scholar
  89. Slug
  90. Snail Woman
  91. Snatcher
  92. Sorrowful Emissary
  93. Tomb Guardian
  94. Tomb Inspector Hunter
  95. Tormented Nanny
  96. Undead Amalgam
  97. Undead Giant
  98. Undead Giant (Mob)
  99. Vengeful Specter
  100. Vermin Host



    • 21 Feb 2017 14:27  

      Despite their appearance, they seem to be unable to attack directly behind them. My most recent tactic has been to bait them into attacking and then strafing behind them.

      • 04 Jan 2017 17:59  

        It's worth noting that there are two variants of this enemy, one with two large heads, and one with only one large head. The variant with one large head never spits venom, and has a slightly different moveset. It's also significantly more willing to approach and pursue the hunter, since it lacks ranged options.

        • Outranged by Threaded Cane29 Jul 2016 02:53  

          I'm playing a skill/arcane character with nothing that can stagger them, but I've found that with good positioning, you can safely hit them with the transformed cane's tip. They're attacks will just miss you, unless they do the big sweep with their big head, though you should be able to avoid that with a quick backstep.

          • Connection to Vermin?05 Jul 2016 08:44  

            Speculation, but the growths on the biggest snake, main body perhaps, look like Insect eggs. We also have smaller snakes possessing or infecting humans known as "Vermin" Host. As to why they are snake vermin and not league bug vermin, maybe the bugs infect the snakes? The big snakes do look like it has bug eggs on it.

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