Elden Ring Red Wolf of Radagon Tips and Strategy • Eurogamer.net
How to beat Raya Lucaria’s boss.
Radagon Red Wolf is a mandatory boss in the story of Elden Ring.
Located in the Raya Lucaria area of Elden Ring, Radagon’s Red Wolf is a potentially tough fight, depending on what build you’re using and whether you’re summoning AI or player allies.
Radagon’s Red Wolf can be a fight where you feel like you need another player’s help, especially since it shuts you out of the story until you beat the boss. If you feel the need, you can summon another player or use a spirit ash summon.
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How to prepare for Red Wolf of Radagon
Honestly, getting ready for Radagon’s Red Wolf fight doesn’t take a lot of work. The key thing to remember here is that the boss alternates between using magic attacks and fire-based attacks with a sword. For this reason, you might want prioritize armor and gear that has higher magic defense note than that of physical defence.
Also, make sure you’re all stocked up with Vials of Crimson Tears before heading out to defeat Radagon’s Red Wolf. The journey from the nearest Grace Site to the boss itself is absolutely brutal, taking you past many magical enemies, so sprinting or sneaking past everyone possible in your path is paramount.
Once you’ve chosen a starting class and a starting souvenir item, you first need to figure out how to level up, how to unlock the horse, Ashes of War, crafting, and multiplayer. Need direction from there? Try to find map shards, flask upgrades, best weapons, and a staff slot. If you want to improve your prowess, we recommend farming runes, finding forging stone slots, and stone sword keys, especially against Magrit and Tree Sentinel.
Red Wolf of Radagon tips: How to beat Red Wolf of Radagon
It’s a very fast-paced boss fight, with arguably one of the fastest enemies in the entire game. actually has relatively few different attacks that he can use.
Chief among them is his fiery blade. The dog will summon an ethereal sword into its mouth, dashing forward with two sweeping swipes. Fortunately, these are relatively easy to dodge, or you can even block them outright if you have a high stamina stat. The only variant is a possible slam attack that comes right afterchained to the end of those two slashes, which you’ll either have to move away from or dodge again.
The only other variation of this attack is one where the the wolf spins in a massive circle with the sword instead. It’s not a one-hit attack by any means, but if you have a shield, it’s best to play it safe and block the attack, because the wolf can only hit you once with the rotation.
Then Radagon’s Red Wolf can actually launch another magic attack, lining up three swords in a horizontal line. These will hover in the air for a few seconds, before zooming in on you. While they’re fairly easy to avoid by simply dodging to one side a few times, the wolf can move while it’s shooting at you, so best try to keep both the wolf and the swords in your sights peripheral.
It’s unclear exactly what Radagon’s Red Wolf is actually weak to, but one attack that works wonders is blood-based damage. We discovered that a sword equipped with a Blood Art absolutely eats away at Wolf’s health in big chunks, so if you can go back to the blacksmith in the round table and equip your weapon with a blood attack, we highly recommend you do so.
Radagon Red Wolf Reward
When Radagon’s Red Wolf finally hits the ground, you’ll have successfully taken down another boss in the quest to complete the main story of Elden Ring. Killing the wolf will net you 10,500 runes, which should be enough to guarantee you another level depending on your level, as well as a memory stonewhich increases the number of talismans you can equip.
Now that the Red Wolf of Radagon is slain, it’s time to continue your journey to becoming an Elden Lord. You’re not done with Raya Lucaria, as there’s a second story-driven boss waiting for you higher up in the main tower.