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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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    • Anonymous

      19 Jul 2017 05:12  

      Hey uhh those ain't eggs... These snakes are covered in ticks. http://www.montanaoutdoor.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/tics.jpg

      • Anonymous

        21 Feb 2017 20:27  

        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.

        • Anonymous

          04 Jan 2017 23:59  

          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.

          • Anonymous

            Outranged by Threaded Cane29 Jul 2016 08:53  

            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 14:44  

              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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