Elden Ring is a hard game to beat. That is to be expected as the makers of this game also made Dark Souls & Sekiro. Being hard to beat, the Boss Fights in this game make it that much harder but it is worth it for the rewards. Some of these Bosses are optional so you don’t have to face them to progress through the game. But they are a very good source for resources like Runes & other Items. One such Boss I am going to cover today is Commander Niall. In this article, I will show you how to Beat Commander Niall in Elden Ring.
How to Beat Commander Niall in Elden Ring
As the Boss Fight with Commander Niall starts, he will summon 2 Knight Spirits. One of them will have a Sword & a Shield while the other Dual Wields Swords. The start to beat him is simple. You first stagger the summons by targeting the Dual Wielder first. you will be able to take care of him with a Bloody Slash Skill Sword. Once you have defeated that Spirit, target the next Spirit. You can do the same thing. Make sure you dodge the attacks properly. Take note that Commander Niall will attack you if you get close to him.
After you have defeated the other Summon, Commander Niall will get more aggressive and will start attacking with Slash Moves. The Commander Niall Boss fight in Elden Ring is tough because there are very few moments where you can attack him. He is always on the offensive. So to deal with that, you should get the Mimic Tear. Summon the Mimic Tear and let it tank for you and you should deal damage. Do the reverse if he is aggro on you. After defeating his Summons, he will go into Phase 2 where he starts dishing out Lightning Attacks. He gains Lunge & Dash attacks which are pretty dangerous. Like with other Bosses, you will have to dodge till you can see an opportunity to strike. Once you see it attack Commander Niall. Be careful though as he can recover from his moves pretty quickly.
Whittle down his Health slowly and you will be able to defeat with very little problem. For more ease, make sure you are at least level 80. If you want to beat the Boss in easy mode just become a Lvl 100. You can also try out the Ashes of War like Blood Blade or Thunderbolt. These are ranged abilities that save you the hassle of getting too close to the Commander. This will make things easier for you in battle. After you Commander Niall in Elden Ring, you will get 90000 Runes & a Veteran’s Prosthesis.
How to Get to Commander Niall
The Commander Niall Boss in Elden Ring is located at Castle Sol in Mountaintops of the Giants. Castle Sol is in the northeast section of Mountaintops of the Giants. You can get there by crossing the northern bridge from Stargazer’s Ruins or the Minor Erdtree. To get to him, you will have to go through the Church of the Eclipse in the Southeast region of Castle Sol. Take the Easternmost exit and go towards the other building. Get into that building and go to the upper levels of the eastern section. You will find his Fog Wall. Pass through it to fight him.
This was all about beating Commander Niall in Elden Ring. Hopefully, this guide has helped you in beating him with minimal effort & trouble. You can also check out our other guides like How To Get To Maliketh The Black Blade & How To Get Above The Village Of The Albinaurics in Elden Ring.