How to Beat Bloodhound Knight Darriwil



Bloodhound Knight Darriwil is an optional boss in Elden Ring. You can easily defeat the boss with our easy tips and tricks.

Elden Ring has several Boss fights. Bloodhound Knight Darriwil is an optional boss that you can battle against to get some runes and other rewards. Bloodhound Knight Darriwil is located in Forlorn Hound Evergaol at Limgrave. Defeating the Darriwil boss will also help you complete Blaidd’s questline. The battle against Bloodhound Knight Darriwil can only be completed solo as you can’t team up with other players for this boss fight in Elden Ring. Blaidd, the quest NPC and summon will guide you throughout this quest. Bloodhound Knight Darriwil is extremely vulnerable against lightning and you can counter the boss with lightning effects.

Bloodhound Knight Darriwil is a powerful boss with maxed HP. You must equip Armor, spells, Incantations, the best set of weapons, and more equipment to complete the battle. The Darriwil boss inflicts physical slash damage and Hemorrhage status effects and you must overcome these moves by parrying them. So with all the basic resources and strategies, you can easily beat the Bloodhound Knight Darriwil boss in Elden Ring. Here’s our guide and walkthrough to defeat the Bloodhound Knight Darriwil boss in the game.

Bloodhound Knight Darriwil Elden Ring
Bloodhound Knight Darriwil

Elden Ring Bloodhound Knight Darriwil Boss Fight

As like all boss fights in Elden Ring, this one against the Bloodhound Knight Darriwil can be done in 2 parts. Make sure to use the best weapons and combos along with some spells to defeat Darriwil.

Phase 1

Go with a melee character and equip armor, and swords, and also drink potions to maintain your hp. You can’t use spirit ashes against the boss as it won’t be effective. Bloodhound Knight Darriwil doesn’t have poise and you can exploit its weakness. Use your spells and melee combos to deal massive damage. Inflict heavy damage constantly to reduce its HP and you can so go with ranged attacks. You can parry his blade attacks. The boss also deals blood damage. Bloodhound Knight Darriwil often unleashes a combo of slash attacks, you can roll to your right or left to avoid them. The boss also drags its claws and again you can dodge. Bloodhound Knight uses his sword to inflict heavy blade attacks and you can parry them or roll forward to avoid damage. You can continue with melee combos and lightning effects along with a spell to deal huge damage.

The boss will lunge forward and hold its claws to inflict severe hemorrhage and slash attacks, roll to your right to avert these moves. Avoid its blade attacks which will be indicated by rings. Keep attacking the boss with your weapons and reduce its HP to move to the next round.

Bloodhound Knight Darriwil Elden Ring
Bloodhound Knight Darriwil Fight

Phase 2

Bloodhound Knight Darriwil gets rejuvenated with more health for the final round. The boss will start with a series of slash combos and blood damage. Roll forward and attack with your sword. Cast spells and use your melee attacks to deal more damage. You can dodge most attacks for this round to avoid damage. Drink more potions and you can attack from medium range to quickly reduce the boss’ health. Frustrated Bloodhound Knight Darriwil will unleash a series of blade combos and drag its claw to inflict damage, you can again dodge them simply.

Bloodhound Knight Darriwil boss fight
Bloodhound Knight Darriwil boss fight

Continue with the same strategy and keep dealing damage to complete the battle. Once Bloodhound Knight Darriwil runs out of HP and energy, you will be able to defeat the boss. A cutscene will pop up to confirm your victory against the Darriwil boss. Then you can collect the runes and other drops from the boss after defeating.

That’s how you can defeat Bloodhound Knight Darriwil boss in Elden Ring. Follow our easy tips and tricks to beat and kill the Bloodhound Knight Darriwil boss and get rewards. We will come back with more Elden Ring updates and guides soon. 

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