Each game in the series beautifully interweaves storytelling through boss fights and item descriptions that players find scattered across the landscape. Their acrobatic attacks with greatswords make them distinct enough, but there is much more to this fight than most think. Their fighting styles are distinct and use acrobatics alongside slashes to take down opponents. The Abyss Watchers studied their techniques well and use them in their boss fight, mimicking the giant sword Artorias used with the sweeping attacks Sif uses in the first game.
In-Game Description. The Abyss Watchers are a legion of troops that all wear a distinctive armor consisting of leather over chain mail, a long cloak, and a distinctive, pointed helm. All of them use a greatsword and carved dagger. The dagger is not primarily used for offense, or even parrying, but as a hook for the Watchers to utilize their wild, unpredictable fighting style. By the time the Ashen One encounters the Legion, they are mercilessly fighting one another, seemingly because some of the remaining Watchers have gone mad from exposure to the Abyss, hence their glowing red eyes. The Abyss Watchers were the main component of the Undead Legion of Farron, a special fighting force formed to combat the threat of the Abyss. Taking inspiration from the Wolf Knight Sir Artorias, the Abyss Walker , the Abyss Watchers themselves sought to utilize the techniques of Artorias, and partook of wolf blood to do so.
'Dark Souls 3': Player Cheeses Abyss Watchers Boss Fight Using Astora Greatsword
This boss fight is located beyond Farron Keep. You can only access it after lighting the three torches by the door. The Watchers are just slightly stronger versions of common enemies, so they will take increased damage from most magics. Pyromancy is the least effective though, particularly during phase two.
The enemies you battle during these encounters come in all different shapes and sizes, and the only thing that matches that variety are the methods players have come up with to defeat them. In a similar vein, all Sacred Chimes have the Gentle Prayer weapon art. The focal point of this strategy was the Astora Greatsword, as well as its weapon skill, "Charge. To understand what makes this possible, we need to understand what factors are involved.