The Crystal Sage is either a complete joke or total BS and I can’t figure out why. Granted, tells are pretty obvious but you have to be pretty spot on to take her out early. I did kill him with a mate in jolly co-op though so I imagine it's a bit harder solo. Gael (20/20) He doesn't hit too hard, just very quickly. Added advantage: You'll have a high damage Chaos Bed Vestiges to beat phase 2 in only a few casts. For the Dark Souls II page, see Boss (Dark Souls II). Ill add them asap. It was fairly easy to dodge so it was just a case of dodge then shoot. I think I got to phase 2 twice on my own, only to die to the creeping darkness because I just couldn't get clean hits off quickly enough. Times. The Beacons of the Deep – The Hardest Bosses in Dark Souls 3. The Souls Series (that consisting of Dark Souls 1-3, Demon’s Souls, and Bloodborne in this case) are known as some of the most difficult yet amazing games in the industry today. (Note that this is also from the perspective of a brand new blind playthrough, most are much easier in NG+ thanks to a mix of better gear/level and me simply git(ing) gud(er) at the game). Friede was the best journey for me. Same. Very satisfying win. GG. So without further ado, here is my list of bosses in DSIII from easiest to hardest as a sorcerer. Another exclusive DLC enemy with a lot to say. GG. Add to that as a sorc I had a very small stamina bar, so quite a few times I ran out of stam while sprinting and died to the arrows because I just couldn't run far enough. Omg this fight made me rage for one single reason. Many. Old Demon King (15/20) A lot of his attacks deal a lot of damage and have short tells. I recently rolled a pure strength character, on my first encounter with him I beat him first try no problem, only used one flask and probably didn’t even need it. I've vaguely known about them from friends but never gotten into them before. The arrows can very easily take you out in seconds, and the rest of his attacks aren't that bad. Aldrich, Devourer Of Gods. Created Jan 20, 2013. Aldrich (actually made me quit for a few days) Pontiff (made me quit for a good week) Maybe next time I'll try to do it solo with soul arrow as a challenge. Likewise, Dragonslayer Armor is tame enough solo, and he is still easily beaten with 1 summon, but bring 2 (Eygon + Sirris), and suddenly he's a real boss. I should note that I mainly played a ranged caster using the Soul Arrow type spells. These are based off of how difficult they are proportionally to how strong I was when I first fought them. So I'll preface this by saying that I'm new the the Dark Souls series. And that was how I realized the game was hard. I'm so sorry haha, the souls games are known for being hard, i felt it was harder than dark souls 2 and easier/around the same difficulty as dark souls 1. there is no way to change the difficulty, you just gotta prepare to die. Phase 2 took me a lot longer to learn though, and was really the first fight that I had to learn his moves to beat. Anyways lets get into it. Soul Item 1 Item 2 Item 3 I've vaguely known about them from friends but never gotten into them before. This will trigger a fight against Iudex Gundyr, Dark Souls 3's first boss. However, unlike many modern games, this process is a lot less seamless and straightforward here. Slave Knight Gael – This is a great ending boss fight for the entire Dark Souls series. So. Yhorm (9/20) The storm ruler makes quick work of him, but at the same time he does pretty well to stop you from using it. Dancer (later) (14/20) Overall she doesn't hit too hard and the only thing is that her attacks are relatively quick. Ranking the Dark Souls III Boss Difficulty With DLC Hi everyone, today I will attempt to rank the boss difficulty of Dark Souls III based on my most recent run. I got caught in a corner so many times, I got smacked down so many times. Doesn't have very much health but its not hard to get caught off guard by a combo of soul spears. The run to his boss fight is pretty stressful as well if you didn't turn off the ballistsa. Demon Prince (15/20) With at least one phantom the fight is pretty easy in the first phase. It's widely believed that Dark Souls bosses are the epitome of difficulty in video games. Turns out you just need to get her to jump. Lothric/Twins (killed in co-op): Any of the Demon bosses (Stray, Fire, etc) (12/20) Deals pretty high damage but health pool isn't anything significant. Killed him 1st try. The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. In second phase he hits extremely hard with some attacks but at the same time he's not too unpredictable. In Phase 2 he's actually pretty easy to dodge at range, so it's just a matter of waiting for an opening and then getting a hit in. For the Dark Souls page, see Boss. Such a wtf fight if you're trying to use soul arrow type spells. Once you figure that out as a sorc it's pretty easy, you can target his shackles and hit them with soul arrows pretty much whenever you want. As the first boss that you encounter in the entire Dark Souls series, it should be no surprise that the Asylum Demon is also one of the easiest. Halflight PVE (13/20) Keeping the painting guardian away makes the fight a breeze as halflight doesn't have notable defenses. Then on NG+ it took me about five tries because once he got his clones they never missed with spells and never gave me a second to heal. Just gotta get good at dodging and only use quick casting spells. He hardly ever attacks at all, and tries not to aggro, the opposite of what summons should do. I get that you said casual, but on Vordt my dude? He has no ranged attacks and no gap closer so he is insanely easy to kite. Having Sword Master might have actually made the fight more challenging, by increasing Vordt's HP. I died in co-op. Seriously, trying to solo him as a sorcerer was ridiculously hard. Soul Arrows home in on things. High damage makes him a pretty formidable foe nonetheless. I was ok at phase 1 but just kept scrabling to stay in alive in phase 2 and dying. As a side note I've since killed him with a melee character and getting under him made the fight a piece of cake. But it is so fucking hard to do damage to Lothric instead of his brother. 3.3k. But let’s keep it short in … Most bosses are mandatory for the completion of the main quest line, and some are optional. Man, the shame. I also, to my shame, took a damn long time to kill the tree, which now turns out to be one of the easiest bosses. List your top 3 hardest bosses, and why. For me I'd have to say, Champion Gundyr, NK, and Midir. Just wow. This boss will … He s for sure 17/20 for me, i have to do 44 attempts to kill him. Playing Dark Souls 3 with a friend in co-op is one of the game’s lesser-used features. Most are defeated as part of the mandatory story progression, with the rest optional. My winning strategy was to just nuke him so I might have just gotten lucky. High Lord Wolnir (8/20) The only thing in this fight is that the smoke makes it pretty difficult to deal damage on the last bracelet. She was unbeatable until two re-specs and farming for an obscure covenant spell (Great Deep Soul). Those charges. Dark Souls 3 just was released in the rest of the world and with it came Iudex Gundyr, the first boss of the game. Edit 2: I did some looking around on forums and Reddit, and the general consensus is between 10-20% more health per summon. Basically one hit would put me down to 30% hp and then he was aggressive enough to make estusing difficult. Summons make him a joke. What about champion Gundyr? Phase 1 is easy to keep out of range, and once the 'helpful' watcher is up the main guy is really easy to nuke into phase 2. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. This is the first fight that got me to 'git gud' and a big turning point in how I played against bosses. I tried DSII for about 10 minutes, but I play with a keyboard and mouse and had no idea how to do literally anything, so didn't stick with it. Cookies help us deliver our Services. The first boss I had to actually ask my buddies for help with (instead of just happening to kill them while playing together for fun). Aldrich (killed in co-op): 1 Description 2 Main bosses 3 Optional bosses 4 Minibosses Bosses usually control access to other areas throughout the game. I tried using the mercury spell for the aoe, but man that spell is just balls (damage is so shit even if you manage to get the mobs to sit in it). of Dark Souls is the Fextralife wiki. I honestly can't even remember the fight properly. After I had killed her once before the second encounter took like 8 hours of actually learning her, mostly because I had gotten there on a low hp build that was less forgiving. The title ‘Devourer Of Gods’ isn’t one which I imagine is handed … The hardest boss for me was Friede. And honestly phase 2 isn't that much harder to stay alive and hit Lorian, it's still a hard fight, but I could handle it. The greatest trick Dark Souls 3 has managed to play on me so far hasn’t been some jump scare, the sudden shock of a boss switching into its second form or a story twist. But I love this boss for the ost anf his pattern. ;). 381k. That and soul arrow at this point in the game still took a long time to cast so more often than not I'd get hit by a stray fireball and cancel the cast. Pontiff Sullyvhan (16/20) Open up the boss fight with a parry, then just be pretty spot on with rolling and he's not too bad. Yep, I killed him in like 6 or 7 hits with a Heavy Great Club +4. I died to being greedy more than anything else. Twin Princes (16/20) This fight keeps you on your toes the entire time, though the damage isn't too bad. High Lord Wolnir: The kind of fight that I died a few times figuring out what he does, then killed him fairly easily. I had to actually sleep for it. I was more refereing to the Lion Knight, cause he takes aggro, I would say curse rotted great wood is like 5th easiest just don’t be greedy, Like I said, this was based off of when I first encountered them, when I was relatively new to the series. Vordt of Boreal Valley. If I free cast spells they home in on Lorian and do no damage. Friede (19/20) Saving your estus in the first two phases is key, as the third phase will take the majority of your health in a couple hits.