Velganos is the last level 5 guardian raid that also happens to be the most challenging guardian in the game. Let’s find out how you and your raid members can take him down.
Velganos Guide in Lost Ark
Before you even attempt the raid, you have to make sure you get at least 1385 Item Level on your gear. Also, it’s very important that everyone in the raid group knows about the boss mechanics to increase your chances of defeating it.
Now, let’s start with the basic mechanics.
On the entirety of the fight, Velganos will spawn light spots which will provide significant buffs as long as you stand on top of them. The buffs can stack up to five times, with the first stack giving you a regular damage increase, the second and third stacks giving you a major damage increase, and the fourth to fifth stacks giving you significant damage reduction.
The problem is that Velganos will only spawn three of these light spots at a given time. As such, you have to divide them accordingly with your teammates so that each of you can have at least three stacks throughout the battle. This can add a bit of tedious micromanagement, which is why some players would rather solo the boss so they can keep the stacks to themselves.
During the first encounter, Velganos will transition into its dark phase where it takes reduced damage from all attacks. At this point, it’s very crucial to maintain your light stacks and avoid getting hit by the boss’ dark attacks so you can deal consistent damage. Every time you get hit by its dark attack, you’ll get a dark debuff that removes one light stack from you.
Also, each debuff stack will increase the damage you take from its attacks.
Eventually, you’ll notice the boss starts glowing and walking around in circles. This is basically the indicator for the stagger check. I highly recommend using Whirlwind Bomb during this stage to stagger the boss, during which it will drop multiple light spots around him, giving you a few seconds of opportunity to gather your light stacks.
Once the boss enters its second phase, it will create a large orb in front of him. At the same time, light indicators will appear on top of the players’ heads. At this point, everyone should move close to the light orb and pay attention to the indicator on top of their heads.
Shortly, one of the indicators will turn black, and that player should enter the light orb immediately for the boss’ bite attack to connect. After the bite attack, the boss will be incapacitated which will give you a lot of opportunities to unleash your attacks.
This is a very crucial mechanic as not entering the orb or having the wrong player enter it will prompt the boss to unleash an AOE attack that will one-shot all players.
Velganos will enter phase 3 once he only has 30% of HP left. This will cause him to get enraged which is indicated by his red glowing body. He also stops summoning light spots at this point. The only way to get light stacks is to properly perform the Pizza pattern.
Also, Velganos will roar in intervals which will remove 1 light stack from all players. As it’s very hard to avoid, it forces everyone to perform the Pizza pattern properly so they can maintain their light stacks.
The boss will do a very long animation that signals the time to do the Pizza pattern. To properly perform it, you have to pay attention to the direction where the swirls spin. If it’s spinning clockwise, then the boss will rotate in a clockwise direction, and vice versa.
Always keep in mind that the pizza will start at the back of the boss. You want to stay behind the boss so you can maintain your light stack. Also, standing on any other tile will cause you to get a dark debuff and suffer high damage as well. If you find yourself falling behind due to low movement speed, you can use a Marching Flag to catch up.
Basically, the boss will require a lot of practice with all the mechanics it involves. But as long as you memorize the pattern and play patiently, you and your group should be able to defeat it.
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ACV: The Legacy of Saint George All 2 River Raids Clues Guide
Follow this guide and raid successfully.
Since high school, I’ve loved playing the Assassin’s Creed games because I’ve learned so much about history from them. It’s the best feeling to study while having fun, and the Assassin’s Creed games take us from the Holy Land in Altair’s story to the British Isles with our Viking brothers. Even if we have “Eagle Vision,” there are times in this game when we must solve riddles or locate hints in order to obtain legendary armor. If this sounds like you, don’t worry—we’ll be here to help you uncover those hints so you may obtain the legendary Saint George armor and weapons!
The River Severn’s Treasures
Finding two of Saint George’s fabled armor pieces is the main goal of Treasures of the River Severn. They must be located somewhere along the river.
They are reportedly in big military installations. You might be possible to finish some of the tasks for the quest The Legacy of Saint George while raiding the River Severn in pursuit of Saint George’s armor.
In River Severn, there are two pieces of armor to find. Saint George’s Braces and Saint George’s Trousers are the two pieces of armor. Since they randomly spawn at different points of location with each gameplay, their precise positions cannot be determined.
Although it is more likely that they would be in the Eastern Fortification, Island Camp, and Lowlands Camp.
Saint George’s Legacy
Finding hints concerning the whereabouts of the missing parts of Saint George’s legendary armor is the major goal of the quest The Legacy of Saint George.
According to reports, they reside in monasteries along the rivers Exe and Severn.
You can finish this quest while also completing Treasures of the River Exe and
Treasures of the River Severn (on your Quest Tab.)
It is only a matter of searching the entire area since there is only one Monastery on the River Exe.
The building that is furthest from the water is where you’d expect to find the clue. The clue is sitting on a table in the room’s corner as soon as you enter the building through the door.
The other loot that spawns inside this building will determine whether or not it is guarded.
There are two monasteries on the River Severn. The Northern Monastery, which is located in the northeastern portion of the map, has the answers.
The main chapel’s side room has the clue, and the only way to get there is through a locked outer door. Take down the guards in the chapel’s main hall by entering. An iron grate divides the chapel’s side room from the main space.
To remove the door’s bar, fire through the grate. After that, leave the chapel and go inside the adjacent chamber to get the clue.
The order in which you get these hints is irrelevant. You will be instructed to give the final clue back to Vagn at the River Raid Dock after you have found it.
You can either leave the raid at this point or carry on. Somewhere along the river you are raiding, there may be objectives for additional missions that can be finished.
River Dee’s Treasures
Discovering two of Saint George’s fabled armor pieces is the main goal of Treasures of the River Dee. They are reportedly in significant military installations near the river.
You can find Saint George’s Armor someplace in the Hillview Outpost. The Wealth boxes in each location will appear in random areas with each game, making it impossible to pinpoint their precise placement within the outpost. A sizable military outpost, the Hillview Outpost.
Saint George’s Great Helm can be found in Deebury. Its exact location within the fort cannot be specified, because the Wealth chests in each location will spawn in different locations with each playthrough. Deebury is a mid-size military location.
Saint George’s Sword
A “fearsome champion” who resides somewhere in the River Dee castle is claimed to be in possession of the Sword of Saint George. To get the sword, you must locate and vanquish this champion.
The Deva Victrix castle, at the far end of the River Dee, is where the champion can be located. The largest fortification in River Raids is this one.
It starts at the river’s bank and climbs the mountain to a tower covered in ice and in disrepair.
The fortress is closely watched. Get to the old tower at the summit by fighting your way past the barriers.
You will come upon a door that needs to be forced open after you reach the ice-covered tower. When the door is forced open, a brief cutscene of the champion brandishing The Sword of Saint George will begin.
The battle starts once the cutscene concludes. Be prepared to avoid since the champion will quickly charge and lunge with the sword.
His attack in battle is this. The area is constrained, making it impossible to back up for long-range shots.
Your crew will enter the conflict. This will provide you chances to assault the champion while he is preoccupied.
Confirm the kill once the champion has been eliminated to get Saint George’s Holy Sword.
The mission The Sword of Saint George and the River’s quest arc will now be complete.