Elden Ring is an action game developed by FromSoftware in 2022 and has been trending among game lovers since then.

Players love the concept, the creative work, and the theme behind the game and are hence taking great interest in the entire storyline of the game. The world of the Elden Ring is ruled by various demigods you encounter on your way towards victory. 

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The reason behind the popularity of Elden Ring

  • The Elden Ring suits multiple gaming styles. 
  • Elden Ring caters to providing a gaming arena to a wide range of players. 
  • Elden Ring exposes you to challenges where you fight, acquire new skills, do not give up, and learn at every level. 
  • The graphics, the visuals, and the sound effects are beyond perfection. 
  • The difficulty level, skills, and opponents’ powers are other reasons that keep you glued to the game. 

Bosses are the main reason behind the popularity of Elden Ring. So, let us look through some famous main bosses in Elden Ring.

Margit the Fell Omen

Players come across Margit the Fell Omen when they attempt to reach the Stormveil Castle. You cannot skip this fight with Margit, so defeating him is the only option. Players wishing to defeat Margit, the Fell Omen, should select the strongest armor. The Crucible Armor set will be one of the best options. To win this battle, you need to play defensive. A shield will be perfect for the purpose. 

Margit the Fell Omen

Properly plan and time your attacks, and don’t continue to play all offensive. The only way you can win the battle against Margit the Fell Omen is to maintain a perfect balance between defense and offense.

Godrick the Grafted

Godrick the Grafted is one of the bosses in Elden Ring. He is the one who rules Stormveil Castle. Godrick the Grafted is also the first demigod player to fight against in the Elden Ring. Although battling with Godrick the Grafted isn’t compulsory to proceed further with your game. You can opt to battle with Godrick is Grafted in later parts of the game. You will find Godrick the Grafted at the end of the Stormveil Castle.

The best way to defeat Godrick the Grafted is by attacking him from behind. You can distract Godrick by using spirit summons. Delay his attacks and maximize the damage caused to him by using a combo follow-up. Use the surrounding arena, such as the trees, rocks, and pillars, to your advantage.

Red Wolf of Radagon

Red Wolf of Radagon is another boss in the Elden Ring. He is a giant red wolf. You come across him in Raya Lucaria inside the liurnia of lakes. It is compulsory to defeat the Red Wolf of Radagon to proceed further in your game and enter the Legacy Dungeon. You should beat the Red Wolf of Radagon to get access to the battle with Rennala, queen of the full moon.

Red Wolf of Radagon

Using the line wolf ashes, you can defeat the Red Wolf of Radagon. On top of that, you can also use fast casting spells to defeat him. The wolf is very aggressive; hence, you need a shield for protection. Let the wolf initiate the attacks, and then you can attack him by judging his moves. 

Rennala, Queen of the Full Moon 

Rennala, the Queen of the Full Moon, is one of the many Elden Ring bosses. She is not a demigod, but one of the great Rune bosses players must defeat to proceed further with their game. You will come across her in the Raya Lucaria academy.

To defeat Rennala, you can use the lone wolf ashes summon. Using the Rock sling will be the perfect option if you prefer using magic. The fight begins with Rennala floating in a golden bubble and different students casting diverse spells at you. Once you get past these students, you must exhaust Rennala’s health bar to enter the second phase of the fight. Defeat Rennala in this phase as well to proceed further with your game. 

God-devouring Serpent (Godskin Noble)

The god devouring serpent is another boss in the Elden Ring. He is a massive coiled serpent that you will find on Mt. Gelmir. Defeating the God-devouring serpent isn’t mandatory to proceed further in the game. The God-devouring serpent marks the first phase of Rykard. He has his health bar that you must complete entering the second phase of the battle.

If you die in the second phase of the fight, you must defeat the serpent again and proceed further. The god-devouring serpent is the first phase of the Lord of Blasphemy. 

To defeat the God-devouring serpent, you should use the Serpent-Hunter Great spear that you may find at the beginning of his chamber. The serpent will mainly attack you with strikes and bites. He can also slam you down to the ground. Once you defeat the Serpent, you enter phase 2, where you have to defeat Rykard, the Lord of Blasphemy. 

Rykard, Lord of Blasphemy

Rykard, the Lord of Blasphemy, is the second phase of the God-devouring serpent. Defeating Rykard isn’t essential to proceed further in the game. 

You will first fight Rykard in the form of a God-devouring serpent. Rykard is a demigod. You will find him when you enter the lobby of Volcano Manor. You will come across him as you turn right towards that corridor. 

Rykard

To defeat Rykard, the Lord of Blasphemy, you may need the Serpent-hunter spear that you may find at the beginning of the boss’ chamber. You may also use the mimic tear spirit summon to reduce the difficulty of the boss. The starlight shard may help you progress further with the level. 

Starscourge Radahn

Starscourge Radahn is one of the mightiest demigods and is a boss in Elden Ring. You will come across him in the Caelid and gain access to him from the Redmayne castle. Defeating the Starscourge Radahn is necessary to get directed towards an ending of the game. However, beating him isn’t mandatory to finish the game. 

Torrent is available for the battle with Starscourge Radahn. You can complete the fight without attacking by using the summons. As you enter the area, shield yourself and take charge towards Starscourge Radahn.

Magma Wyrm Makar

The Magma Wyrm Makar is one of the bosses in the Elden Ring. He is a dragon creature you will come across in the Ruin-strewn precipice found in the liurnia of the lakes. Defeating him is not necessary to proceed further in the game. 

You may need the Kaiden Sellsword Ash Summons to defeat Magma Wyrm Makar. You should aim for his head and also bring along fire resistance items. You can charge heavy attacks on his legs and break his posture.

Godfrey, First Elden Lord

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Godfrey was the first husband of Queen Marika and also the First Elden Lord. After he achieved crowning victory, he lost the grace of strong will and was exiled. He then became the first tarnished. You need to fight Godfrey twice. First, you face him at the Erdtree sanctuary as the golden phantom, and the next time you come across him at the Elden throne before the ending. 

During phase 1, Godfrey initiates the fight after throwing his axe at you. During phase 2, Godfrey discards his armor and axe, kills his lion, and then fights barehanded. Phase 2 begins as he rushes toward you with a delayed command grab. 

Morgott, the Omen King

You will come across Morgott, the Omen King in leyndell, the royal capital. Margott is the original identity of Margit, the Fell Omen. He is also the self-proclaimed ‘Last of all kings.’ He is a demigod, and defeating him is not optional. So if you want to proceed further in the game, you should ensure that you defeat him. After defeating the Shade of Godfrey, you find Margott, the Omen King. 

Morgott the Omen King

To defeat Margit, you can shun him using Margit’s shackle. Using the shackle temporarily breaks down his AI. You should use the Melina + Jump Attack to defeat Margott, the Omen King. 

Fire Giant

The Fire Giant is known to be the last survivor of the war against the giants and is a boss in the Elden Ring. He is a massive humanoid figure and has a face on his chest. You will come across him on the mountaintops of the giants. Defeating the Fire Giant isn’t optional, and players must defeat him to advance towards the forge of the giants. 

To defeat the Fire Giant, you can use the Black Knife Tiche. Avoid using the low health group summons like the wolves and concentrate on using the mimic tear ashes summon. You can also use the incantation of flies during the last phase. 

Godskin Duo

The fight with Godskin is a dual boss fight where you must simultaneously face Godskin Noble and Godskin Apostle. This battle takes place in the Crumbling Farum Azula. The struggle against the Godskin duo isn’t optional, and all the players must defeat the Godskin pair to advance towards the Crumbling Farum Azula.

To defeat the Godskin duo, you should put one boss to sleep and then focus on beating the other. Use the structures in the arena to gain space for healing, separating the duo during the fight and isolating them to fight one at a time. You can enhance the survivability of your spirit ash by using the Commander’s Standard weapon skill.

Maliketh, the Black Blade

You come across Maliketh, the Black Blade in the Crumbling Farum Azula. He is one of the bosses in the Elden Ring, and defeating him is not optional. After defeating him, you get access to reach the Leyndell, Ashen capital. To defeat the Black Blade, you should practice the posture-breaking beast clergyman who charges heavy attacks and learn the requirements. 

Maliketh the Black Blade

You should use the pillars in the arena to block his projectiles and take time to heal. You can use the Crimsonburst Crystal Tear to offset the damaging effect of Maliketh’s attacks. Keeping a shield available at hand is beneficial. As the second phase begins, you can put his AI into pacing mode and position a pillar between you. This fight completes without the use of any summons.

Sir Gideon Ofnir, the All-Knowing

Sir Gideon Ofnir, the All-Knowing, is a tarnished leader and a boss of the Elden Ring. He used enchantments as well as advanced sorceries. You may come across him in the Leyndell, the capital of ash. You will access this area once you have made significant progress in the story. Defeating Sir Gideon Ofnir is mandatory if you want to proceed further to the Elden Ring.

To defeat Sir Gideon Ofnir, you should use the eternal darkness spells that help you redirect all his spells. You should also use the inescapable frenzy spell when you want to deal with significant damage that occurs during his monologue. You should also use heavy jumping attacks to disrupt his powerful magic. 

Godfrey, First Elden Lord

As mentioned earlier, you come across Godfrey in two game stages. This is the second encounter. You must defeat Godfrey to gain access to the remaining and end part of the game. This battle is more or less similar to the first battle that you encountered with the First Elden lord. Like the previous version, this version is also susceptible to guard counter abuse. 

The battle begins as he starts his jumping axe through. You should avoid the impact of the axe and swiftly sneak in attacks over Godfrey as he bends to pick his axe up. Once you win over him, you get access to his proper form, that is, Hoarah Loux.

Hoarah Loux

The Hoarah Loux is Godfrey’s true form of the first Elden lord. You will find him in the second to last fight in Leyndell at the end of the game. He guards the entrance of the Erdtree. The Hoarah Loux has two major phases that add to the game’s difficulty. 

Godfrey puts his armors and weapons aside and jumps to fight with bare hands in the form of Hoarah Loux. This is a much simple fight as compared to the previous one. 

Hoarah Loux

Godfrey has fewer moves that he uses relentlessly, making it hard for you to find an opening. Even more complicated things are his multiple grabs that cause massive damage. You need to dodge these grabs, recognize his pattern of fighting, and charge him at the few opportunities you get. 

Radagon of the Golden Order

As you march towards victory, you encounter the Radagon of the Golden Order. Radagon, the other half of Queen Marika, is a tall, fractured God who wields a hammer. He is the one who shattered the Elden Ring and is one of the bosses in the Elden Ring. You will find him on the Elden Throne, and defeating him is not optional to proceed to the ending part of the game. 

You can use the Black Knife Tiche summon to defeat the Radagon. You can use the Lord’s divine fortification to beat the damage caused by his holy attacks. Using fire weapons is also advisable. You should deal with the damage he causes and charge attacks at him simultaneously to win over. 

Elden Beast

Elden beast is the final boss in the Elden Ring. He acts as the vassal of the more excellent will, representing the Elden Ring’s proper form. You will come across him on the Elden throne. Defeating him is mandatory as this is the final step towards the game’s ending. You will reach this step immediately after gaining victory over Radagon.

Elden Beast

You should use the mimic tears ash summon over the Elden beast. The use of the lord’s divine fortification will be beneficial in reducing the damage. You can increase the regeneration of stamina by using the green turtle talisman. Stick to doing physical damage as the Elden beast is resistant to holy elements.

These are all the bosses that you come across in the Elden Ring. As you keep on defeating them stepwise, you gain victory. Each boss has its way of battling and causing damage which tricks you into thinking and changing your strategies accordingly. You must be vigilant, monitor the opponents’ actions, and then charge toward them. You register victory as you reach the last level and defeat the Elden beast.

FAQ

How many main bosses are there in Elden Ring?

If we count every enemy in Elden Ring that has a boss bar, whether encountered via a fog gate or while wandering the area, and you have the option to run away from them, the best estimate is that there are 157 boss encounters in Elden Ring.

Conclusion

Elden Ring has managed to keep people glued to their screens as they move past levels, defeating their enemies. Each level adds to the excitement and brings something new for the players. Apart from exciting characters and striking graphics, the difficulty of each level is another reason that keeps the interest intact and attracts people to try and play this game.  

You encounter many bosses throughout the game, defeating some of which is mandatory. You step closer to victory as you defeat these bosses and storm towards the following levels. The game is trendy, and its popularity is increasing every single day. It has created a place in every game lover’s heart.

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