- A skilled player effortlessly defeats notoriously difficult final boss of Dark Souls in just four strikes, showcasing impressive mastery of the game.
- Dark Souls remains a challenging and popular game even after twelve years, with players continuously drawn to its difficult boss fights and the satisfaction of conquering them.
- FromSoftware’s Dark Souls franchise has had a significant impact on the gaming industry, influencing countless other games with its gameplay and combat mechanics since its release in 2011.
An impressive clip shows a skilled Dark Souls player absolutely decimating the final boss of the game in a jaw-dropping finale. The Soulslike genre that was created by developer FromSoftware is known for its challenging combat, but this particular player makes the final boss fight look like a cakewalk.
Although it’s now been twelve years since the first Dark Souls game was released, it is still hailed as one of the greatest action RPGs to grace screens. FromSoftware’s introduction of Demon’s Souls was the first Soulslike game to shake up the gaming world, but the Dark Souls trilogy that followed really made the genre an action adventure staple. The Dark Souls franchise brought FromSoftware to the forefront, and its gameplay and combat has influenced several other games that have followed since 2011. Soulslike games are notorious for their extreme difficulty, particularly when it comes to combat, but one player recently pulled off an incredible defeat against the final boss of Dark Souls in a truly impressive feat.
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A Dark Souls player known as Altruistic-Ride-1902 on Reddit shared an impressive clip of them defeating Gwyn, Lord of Cinder in a wildly quick takedown. When it comes to bosses in Dark Souls games, Gwyn, Lord of Cinder is notoriously difficult to beat, but Altruistic-Ride-1902 just walks in and quickly takes them down in four swift blows.
Altruistic-Ride-1902 stated in the comments of the Reddit post they shared that they originally intended to one-shot kill Gwyn, but this four-strike kill is still a great victory worth celebrating. Gwyn is one of the hardest Dark Souls bosses to grace the franchise, and taking them down in only four strikes is no small feat. Not only is it impressive to kill Gwyn in less than five strikes, but it’s the pure effortlessness of Altruistic-Ride-1902’s attacks. For Gwyn to be one of the most difficult Dark Souls bosses, this gamer doesn’t even seem to break a sweat, cutting through them like butter. There was likely a lot of preparation and practice that went into this accomplishment, and it paid off in a very cool way.
Despite the game being twelve years old, Dark Souls is still a great challenging game that many gamers are still drawn to. As the first game in a trilogy that made the Soulslike genre one of the most popular in gaming, it makes sense that players still continue to come back year after year in order to see how well they can dominate some of the most difficult bosses in gaming history.
Dark Souls is available now for PC, PS3, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox 360, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S.
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