One of the best things about FromSoftware’s latest treat to gamers is the combat variety in Elden Ring. Players can finish the game using various playstyles and builds that resonate with them.
While the aspect of parrying in Elden Ring might not be as significant as it is in, say, a game like Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, it can still make your life a whole lot easier. The parry mechanic is useful even against bosses. Today we will be answering a question that might trivialize a previously hard boss: Can you parry Mohg in Elden Ring?
If you were one of those hopeful souls expecting to breeze through the Mohg boss fight, we have bad news for you. Mohg, Lord of Blood, cannot be parried in Elden Ring. None of his attacks can be deflected, and players must resort to other means to defeat him and move on with the game.
We are sure that was not what you wanted to hear. Keep reading as we take a look at this boss and his tendency to be parried. Despair not, Tarnished! We will be mentioning a few tips to make this boss fight both easier and more enjoyable. Without further ado, let us see whether Mohg can be parried in Elden Ring or not.
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Can Mohg Be Parried?
Mohg, Lord of Blood is by no means an easy fight. Elden Ring loves to give players a wake-up jolt and Mohg is no different. It is only natural that the Elden Ring would be curious to know if Mohg can be parried. Let’s take a look.
Mohg, Lord of Blood
Mohg, Lord of Blood is an optional Demi-god boss in Elden Ring. Mohg is located in Mohgwyn Palace inside Siofra River. Mohg has a cool appearance and specializes in Blood Magic. He is the twin of Morgott, who players will have encountered by this point in the game.
Despite being an optional boss, Mohg is iconic in the Elden Ring fandom for his countdown which he does during the battle. He makes getting your butt kicked somehow enjoyable, which is never a bad thing!
Parrying in Elden Ring
The parry mechanic in Elden Ring is fairly simple to understand, but hard to execute proficiently. Parrying in Elden Ring might seem like a hassle at first, but successfully deflecting an enemy attack will leave them open for a riposte attack that deals insane damage to an enemy
To parry an enemy, a player must equip a shield that has the Parry ability like the Buckler.
Afterward, wait for the enemy’s parry-able attack, and as soon as it is about to hit you, press the L2/LT on your respective controller (Playstation or Xbox).
If the parry is successfully performed, a loud sound is heard and players can follow up with a riposte attack by pressing R1/RB near the parried enemy.
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Defeating Mohg, Lord of Blood
As we mentioned before, Mohg cannot be parried. It is a shame for Elden Ring players and FromSoftware veterans alike. While it is unfortunate, there are still ways to make this boss fight more bearable and enjoyable.
If all else fails, you could always come back later when you’re more skilled and higher leveled. Here are some tips to defeat Mohg, Lord of Blood:
- Be around level 90-100
- Get an armor with high Robustness like Juno Hoslaw’s Set
- Focus on staggering him and getting ripostes
- Use a weapon with Blood Loss buildup
- Using a summon definitely helps if Mohg is too challenging solo
- Use a Talisman that reduces Blood Loss buildup
- When he flies in the air, run towards him to fully evade the blood and physical attack
- In phase 1, wait for when he grounds his staff and does his flame attack. Strafe to the right and go to town in that extremely generous attack window.
That concludes our article where we answered the popular question: Can you parry Mohg in Elden Ring? While that is not possible, that is no reason for you to give up.
Patience and practice are key here. Leave your feedback in the comments below if you found this guide helpful and have fun with the rest of this spectacular game. Good luck, Tarnished!