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Pontiff Sulyvahn

Defeat Pontiff Sulyvahn.

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How to unlock the Pontiff Sulyvahn achievement

  • xTGExTGE314,211
    30 Mar 2016 30 Mar 2016
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    Pontiff Sulyvahn is the 8th boss you will fight and the most deadly out of them all at this point if you allow him to be.

    Pontiff uses a mix between magic and fire swords and can shoot out magic projectiles from time to time. When I said deadly before I did mean it and here's why, Pontiff is very fast, his movement speed can allow him to get behind you in a matter of seconds & if he hits you with a combo it is going to deal some very major damage.

    The hardest part though is when he splits into two. His double or phantom in this case will mimic all the attacks and movements he does so if you get caught in a combo from both then you're most likely to die.

    However, there is a way around this if you use stamina correctly. When he gets on his knees and has black aura around him don't charge him as you will get shoved back and hurt. When he is standing still and not moving if you have been careful with your stamina you can kill the phantom as it spawns by hitting the boss damaging both at the same time.
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    Rhhe82 I, too, had trouble with Sulyvahn. Then I tried parrying, and the first part of the fight became easy, and defeated the guy right away. I assume parrying would be effective in the latter half as well, although I resorted to more classic approach, panic-rolling and swordmashing.
    Posted by Rhhe82 on 20 Apr 16 at 04:01
    vSully Black Hand Gotthard, Pale Londor Shade, and Anri can be summoned to this battle (two normally or all three if you use the dried finger).
    Posted by vSully on 26 Apr 16 at 17:34
    MekoCommisso I have serious problems approaching the boss fight. Those Irityll knights seriously own me every single time, even on a speedrun
    Posted by MekoCommisso on 28 Sep 18 at 06:45
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