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How Many Bosses are in Elden Ring? Boss Fight Guide

Elden ring boss fight guide to beat the boss in order.

Elden Ring is a popular game with more bosses than any other recent game. Most of the bosses are optional. There is an Elden boss order that will make your game easier.

Do you know how many bosses are in Elden Ring? What order should you fight the bosses in Elden Ring? How many bosses do you have to kill in Elden Ring?  In this blog, you’ll get all your answers related to the boss fight.

You cant skip certain bosses everyone has to fight with them sooner or later while there are some other challenges completely optional. Beat bosses in order to progress in the game. We’re putting Elden Ring Boss in order which will definitely help you in playing the game in a better way.

What bosses are required in Elden Ring?

Acquire two Great Runes in order to get into the Royal Capital of Leyndell. Shardbearer demigods will drop one Great Rune when you beat them, it completely depends on your choice of which two you want to collect.

Shardbearer demigods in Elden Ring

Here is the list that covers all of the demigods who drop a shard of the Elden ring when you beat them.

  • Malenia, Blade of Miquella.
  • Mohg, Lord of Blood.
  • Morgott, the Omen King.
  • Rykard, Lord of Blasphemy.
  • Starscourge Radahn.
  • Rennala, Queen of the Full Moon.
  • Godrick the Grafted.

Defeat any of the two demigods given in the list above to get entry into the Royal Capital of Leyndell. Unlock more areas and beat more bosses in the game. Most players will fight with Godrick the Grafted as he is the first Shardbearer on the path. Rennala, Queen of the Full Moon is easy to defeat for your second Great Rune.

How does Elden Ring Bosses work?

In most of the game, players fight with main bosses but in  Elden Ring combat with open-world bosses too. It is a very entertaining addition to the latest edition of Elden Ring. You might have to face a dragon and defeat its horseback-mounted guardian.

Face bosses within the dungeons throughout the world. There is a huge difference between most of the dungeon bosses and their main game counterparts in terms of difficulty and health. Boss like Godrick may need you to combat with the entire army whereas a dungeon might require you to combat with very few enemies to get the boss.

Combat with an open-world boss builds your strength in terms of stamina so that you can strongly face off with main bosses. Here is the guide which helps you to fight with open-world bosses. 

If you are new to Elden ring game then first read our Elden Ring Beginner Guide – Be A Pro

How many bosses do you have to kill in Elden Ring?

If you would like to complete the story campaign of Elden Ring, there are 13 bosses that you have to kill while playing the Elden Ring. Though this number is a little bit complex and also depends on the path taken by thy player.

Main Bosses – Side and Underground Areas

Here is the list of the main bosses of the side and underground areas. These bosses are not a part of the essential Legacy Dungeons but they are the challenging ones. Just have a look below at the bosses found at the end of the large underground regions and places.

Mian Boss Elden Ring-Ancestor Spirit
Ancestor Spirit

Boss Name: Ancestor Spirit

  • Location :Siofra River
  • Reward: Ancestral Follower Ashes

Boss Name: Dragonkin Soldier

  • Location: Upper Siofra River 
  • Reward:Dragon Halberd

Boss name: Dragonkin Soldier of Nokstella

  • Location: Ainsel River
  • Reward: Frozen Lightning Spear, Incantation

Boss Name: Mimic Tear 

  • Location: Nokron, Eternal City
  • Reward: Larval Tear, Silver Tear Mask

Boss Name: Regal Ancestor Spirit

  • Location: Nokron-Sacred Grounds
  • Reward: Remembrance of the Regal Ancestor
Valiant Gargoyle-Elden Ring Boss
Valiant Gargoyle-Elden Ring Boss

Boss Name: Valiant Gargoyles 

  • Location:Nokron-Siofra Aqueduct
  • Reward: Gargoyle’s Greatsword, Gargoyle’s Twinblade

Boss Name: Astel, Naturalborn of the Void

  • Location: Nokstella -The Lake of Rot
  • Reward: Remembrance of the Naturalborn

Boss Name: Fia’s Champions

  • Location: Deeproot Depths 
  • Reward: Fia’s Mist Sorcerery

Boss Name:Lichdragon Fortissax

  • Location: Deeproot Depths(Fia’s Dreams)
  • Reward: Remembrance of the Lichadragon

Boss Name: Mohg, the Omen

  • Location: Subterranean, Shunning -Grounds
  • Rewards: Bloodflame Talons, Incantation, Erdtree’s Favor +1

Boss Name: Mohg, Lord of Blood 

  • Location: Mohgwyn palace
  • Reward: Remembrance of the Blood, Lord, Mohg’s Great rune

How Many Main Bosses in Elden Ring?

Mimic Tear- Elden Ring Main Boss
Mimic Tear

The main bosses in the Elden ring are one of the strongest bosses to defeat and they are being depicted below in the perfect order:

1- Margit, The Fell Omen: 

  • Difficulty Level: Level 3
  • Reward: Talisman Pouch 
  • Location: After you cross the baliasta at the gates to Stormvile Castle
  • What to Bring: Margit’s Shackle

2- Godrick, The Grafted:

  • Difficulty Level: Level 2
  • Reward: Remembrance of the Grafted
  • Location: Stormvile Castle
  • What to bring: Entirely damage weapons 

3- Rennala, Queen of the Full Moon

  • Difficulty Level: Level 2
  • Reward: Remembrance of the Full Moon Queen
  • Location: Raya Lucaria Academy
  • What to bring: Bleed Weapons, Fast Weapons

4- Starscourge Radahn

  • Difficulty Level: Level 3
  • Reward: Remembrance of the Starscourge
  • Location: Redmane Castle, Caelid
  • What to bring: Anything that exposes scarlet rot at range.

5- Morgott, The Omen King

  • Difficulty Level: Level 3
  • Reward: Remembrance of the Omen King
  • Location: Leyndell, Royal Capital
  • What to bring: Margit’s Shackle

6- Rykard, Lord of Blasphemy

  • Difficulty Level: Level 1
  • Reward: Remembrance of the Blasphemous
  • Location: Volcano Manor, Mt. Gelmir
  • What to bring: Serpent Hunter
Dragonkin Soldier-Elden Ring Boss location, Rewards
Dragonkin Soldier

7- Fire Giant

  • Difficulty Level: Level 2
  • Reward: Remembrance of the Fire Giant
  • Location: East Mountaintops of the Giant
  • What to bring: As much damage, you can handle

8- Maliketh, The Black Blade

  • Difficulty Level: Level 3
  • Reward: Remembrance of the Black Blade
  • Location: Farum Azula
  • What to bring: Mimic Tear Ashes

9- Hoarah Loux, Warrior

  • Difficulty Level: Level 2
  • Reward: Remembrance of Hoarah Loux
  • Location: Leyndell, Ashen Capital
  • What to bring: Lightning

10- Radagon of the Golden Order:

  • Difficulty Level: Level 3
  • Reward: Remembrance of Elden
  • Location: Leyndell, Ashen Capital
  • What to bring: Resistance to the holy damage

What order should you fight the bosses in Elden Ring?

Here is the list of the boss in order which you have to beat the boss in-game. But for this, you have to obtain two Great Runes. Some of the bosses are pretty easy to beat whereas a few are big bad. We are suggesting you an order that is wonderful to play the game.

  • Shardbearer one [Godrick].
  • Shardbearer two [Rennala].
  • Godfrey, First Elden Lord (Golden Shade).
  • Morgott, the Omen King.
  • Fire Giant.
  • Maliketh, the Black Blade.
  • Godfrey and Hoarah Loux.
  • Radagon and Elden Beast.

Godrick the Grafted

Elden Ring Boss Fight Guide-Godrick The Grafted:
Godrick The Grafted

The Grafted Godrick is the master of Stormveil Castle. First, you have to defeat Margit, the Fell Omen after that you can beat him. It’ll allow you to access the areas where you’ll find him. 

You can also skip the castle and move to another difficult region of the game to get the Great Rune of other Shardbearers. Be careful of his earthquake attack, he’ll strike an ax on the ground two times. In addition to this, he’ll also create a damaging whirlwind AoE which increases in size triple time. After activating the third damaging whirlwind he’ll also spin into the air thus creating a powerful attack with the help of his ax. Though his regular attacks are easy to face whereas the jumping attacks and combat skills are much more effective.

When he is left with his half health, he’ll start screaming and chopping at his arm. Take the advantage and damage him as much as you can before he enters his second phase. At the beginning of his second phase run towards his right side to avoid the arc of his flame. Now he’ll begin fire attack from his new dragon arm. You can ask Nefeli for help, but you have to talk with her in a room to the right of the courtyard. Before talking to her you have to fight with the bladed Stormhawks.

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Rennala, Queen of the Full Moon 

If you’ll continue following the path your next destination will be the Academy of Raya Lucaria. Here eventually you’ll find the Rennala Queen of the full Moon. She is one of the easier bosses to beat in the game. Hence it’ll easily work out for you.

To beat the Lady boss first you have to beat the Red Wolf of the Radagon after that you can open your way towards Shardbearer lies Rennala Queen of the Full Moon.

Basically, there are two phases of the fight. In beginning, she’ll float around the ceiling in a shielded cocoon. Hit 3 of the child-like scholars with the glowing aura and the cocoon will break, eventually, she‘ll fall down on the floor. She’ll start to glow as soon as possible quickly back off to save yourself from the AoE explosion. 

Now Rennala will transport you to a moonlit lake and start firing sorceries at you. Be careful here a beam will shoot you. Look for the crystal shards as she‘ll rapidly fire at you. Use bleed it is pretty good against her. Rennala will create an Area of Effect shockwave around her and ask different enemies, ranging from wolves to a dragon. If you can ask anything to wave off the enemies that will make your fight easier. And another way is to stay violent and beat her.

Godfrey, First Elden Lord (Golden Shade)

Elden Ring Boss-Godfrey, First Elden Lord (Golden Shade)

Now you can enter the Royal Capital of Leyndell with two great runes in hand. First, you have to reach Altus Plateau. There are many ways to get inside the capital. You can enter through the back door by defeating the Draconic Tree Sentinel boss. You can also reach there by solving Fia’s quest. Now face the Godfrey, First Elden Lord.

Morgott, The Omen King

Face one of the hardest bosses in the game. Beat Godfrey to fight with Morgott the Omen King in the Royal Capital of Leyndell.

This toughest boss is very quick and deals a lot of damage. Ask Melina for help and use NPC ashes like Oleg during the first phase of the fight to split his aggro. Firstly he‘ll use his sword, hammer, throw knives and summon light swords from above that you split the arena into sections. Hit hard whenever he turns his back to hurt her. Greatshield is also good during the first phase because of his physical damage attacks. 

When he is half in terms of health, he‘ll explode in an AoE and his sword looks like an occult infusion. Be careful especially when his sword turns red.

To beat Morgott you have to be aggressive and aware of his longer combos to keep your summons alive. Once you’ll be used, he can’t give you too much trouble anymore. Fortunately, Margit’s Shackle also works on Morgott thus you’ll get a little bit of help.

Fire Giant

Once you beat the Morgott, the path to the Mountaintops of the Giants will open up. The Fire giant is very big in size and his attacks also cover a wide area. You have to say underneath him so that you can protect yourself from him and attack at the foot you can target. The key to winning this combat is to attack the same foot again and again. Focus on the spot where you attack his foot previously.

During the second phase, the giant is on his knees. Behind his legs is the safest place to deal damage. Another bold alternative is to provoke him to attack and then hit his hands. He‘ll explode like a volcano and also save yourself from his flaming pillar AoE. Hide under his legs to save yourself.

Mohg Lord of Blood-Elden Ring
Mohg Lord of Blood

Maliketh, The Black Blade

Now you are moving towards the end of the game, but for this, you have to kill one of the toughest bosses Rune of Death. Melina will transport you to the top of Crumbling Farum Azula, an area where he lies.

During the first phase of the fight, find possibilities to get close to the Beast Clergyman. You can keep yourself safe by dealing with damage as fastly as possible. If you can get an idea where he‘ll land next, attack him.

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Godfrey and Hoarah Loux

An irreversible change will occur in the Elden Ring once you beat the Maliketh. Most of Leyndell will be covered in ash by burning the Erdtree the remaining part that stands now known as Leyndell, capital of Ash.

Your way to the foot of the Erdtree is very straightforward because most of the place is covered under tonnes of ash. Defeat Sir Gideon on your way as he is the huge barrier between you and your goal. You have to defeat him before you reach the throne.

Now you’ll see the Godfrey again, the other challenging fight. Godfrey first fights you as the First Elden Lord and after that, he’ll fight with you as the warrior Hoarah Loux.

Radagon and Elden Beast

In the final boss fight, you have to beat Radagon and show your combat skills and stamina in full swing. In the first phase, you’ll meet Radagon of the Golden order after defeating him face Elden beast during the second phase.


That wraps the boss fight guide from our side. Beat the boss’s order in order to progress in the game. If you have any queries or if you want to share information then comment below.

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