How To Defeat Scaly Misbegotten In Elden Ring

Read this guide to know how to beat Scaly Misbegotten in Elden Ring.

There over hundreds of boss fights in Elden Ring – the GOTY 2022 winner. These enemies are spread across the Lands Between. For every battle, the Tarnished will have to use different tactics. The same applies to Scaly Misbegotten – a mini-boss in the game. Don’t go by the name as this creature is far from small. It is an optional fight that you can undertake. This means it will have no impact whatsoever on the ending of the game. However, many players are getting downed quite easily against this gigantic monster. If you’re one of them, then look no further because we will help you out. Here’s how to beat Scaly Misbegotten in Elden Ring.

How to Defeat Scaly Misbegotten in Elden Ring

Scaly Misbegotten can be found in the Morne Tunnel. This area is situated in the southern section of the map just below Limgrave. It is called the Weeping Peninsula. Beating Scaly Misbegotten is definitely not difficult compared to the other bosses in the game. But the biggest mistake that Elden Ring players do is underestimate the boss’ speed. It might be slow, but its enormous axe makes up for it. The creature can swing its axe at an impressive range. If you don’t keep your distance, you will get hit it quite easily. It can also swing its axe vertically.

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The Scaly Misbegotten can’t move fast but its axe is something that you should watch out for. Ranged attacks can work quite well to beat Scaly Misbegotten in Elden Ring. Another tactic that you can use is attack the creature after it swings the axe thrice. This is the period Scaly Misbegotten will restore its energy for another attack. Dodge its attacks in a way where you can reach behind it. Land powerful hits on its back to take a chunk of its HP. Follow this pattern until the end to put it down.

That’s everything you need to do to beat Scaly Misbegotten in Elden Ring. For more boss fight tips and tricks, head over to our dedicated Elden Ring section on Gamer Tweak.