Ludwig, the Accursed/Holy Blade

Description

Ludwig

Ludwig the Accursed, later known as Ludwig the Holy Blade, is the first boss of the Old Hunters DLC.

Location

Playthrough HP Bloodechoes Kind
First 34,500
NG+
NG+6

Info Physical Def Blunt Def Thrust Def Blood Res Arcane Res Bolt Res Fire Res Slow Poi Res Rapid Poi Res
Accursed 95 95 95 95 80 120 65 999 999
Holy Blade 126 126 126 126 160 120 50 999 999

Drop

Item Notes
Guidance Rune
Holy Moonlight Sword

Notes

Attack Patterns

Accursed:

Holy Blade:

General Strategy

  • This Boss has two Stages. When he is at ~50% HP, a cutscene will occur and he will draw his sword and change from Ludwig, the Accursed, to Ludwig, the Holy Blade.

Notes:
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Alternative Strategy:

  • There are 2 NPC summons available for this fight. If the 3 of you attack him aggressively, he can be stunlocked almost from start to finish.

Videos

Environment

  • A large, mostly flat and empty walled in arena. Has a wide set of stairs leading up to a small upper area.

Notes

Lore

Dialogue

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