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Elden Ring: Godfrey, First Elden Lord - boss, how to beat? Elden Ring guide, walkthrough

On this page of the Elden Ring guide you will learn how to defeat the boss in Leyndell, the Royal Capital. We are talking about Godfrey, First Elden Lord.

Last update: Thursday, June 23, 2022

This page of the Elden Ring game guide contains tips on how to defeat Godfrey, First Elden Lord located in Leyndell, Royal Capital.

Godfrey, First Elden Lord, is found in Leyndell, Royal Capital. The fastest way to get to the boss is from the Site of Grace called West Capital Rampart.

Reward for defeating

For defeating Godfrey, First Elden Lord, you will receive Runes (80,000) and a Talisman Pouch - Elden Ring: Godfrey, First Elden Lord - boss, how to beat? - Leyndell, the royal capital - Elden Ring Guide

For defeating Godfrey, First Elden Lord, you will receive Runes (80,000) and a Talisman Pouch.

General advice:

  1. Godfrey, First Elden Lord, is immune to bleeding, poisoning, frostbite, and scarlet rot . It is impossible to impose any status on him.
  2. The opponent deals only physical damage, so you should focus on building defense against it.
  3. Godfrey mixes fast attacks with slow ones in his long combos. With a fast weapon, you should be able to find a gap between subsequent attacks. However, with a heavier one, you will have to wait for his combo to end and then attack with only single hits.
  4. Godfrey absorbs damage from holy magic and, therefore, it is not recommended to use such attacks. When it comes to magic attacks, only those based on lightning will work.
  5. The fight is not divided into phases.
  6. You can summon other players for this fight or use Ashes.

How to defeat?

Godfrey is relatively far away from you when you enter the arena. However, it may happen that the opponent throws his ax towards you and then jumps - you can wait a moment to avoid getting hit. If he doesn't do it, you can use Ashes to summon someone with a lot of HP.

Godfrey often uses strong stomps that cause the stones in front of him to "explode" - Elden Ring: Godfrey, First Elden Lord - boss, how to beat? - Leyndell, the royal capital - Elden Ring Guide

Godfrey often uses strong stomps that cause the stones in front of him to "explode". Try to stick to his side (preferably left hand) or his back as often as possible. It will not be an easy task, because despite his large size, Godfrey is agile and fast.

Most of the time, the opponent will make long combos where he mixes fast and slow attacks - Elden Ring: Godfrey, First Elden Lord - boss, how to beat? - Leyndell, the royal capital - Elden Ring Guide

Most of the time, the opponent will make long combos where he mixes fast and slow attacks. If you use a fast weapon, you will have the opportunity to attack the enemy even between his successive attacks. However, if you use something heavier, it will be more difficult to do - a large weapon doesn't stun him, and you will only have time to attack once.

Godfrey also likes to jump even when you're close - Elden Ring: Godfrey, First Elden Lord - boss, how to beat? - Leyndell, the royal capital - Elden Ring Guide

Godfrey also likes to jump even when you're close. After such a jump, he will do an area-of-effect attack, so be ready to dodge on impact. You can also use the shield to block, but it won't be as effective.

The fight with Godfrey has no phases - Elden Ring: Godfrey, First Elden Lord - boss, how to beat? - Leyndell, the royal capital - Elden Ring Guide

The fight with Godfrey has no phases. Be aggressive, but also vigilant. It may take some time to defeat him because he has a lot of health, but there is also a lot of room for all sorts of mistakes here, especially if you've came prepared with healing items.

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