Leonine Misbegotten is a Great Enemy Boss in Elden Ring. This Elden Ring Leonine Misbegotten Guide features boss locations, tips, strategies and videos on how to defeat the Leonine Misbegotten easily, as well as boss stats and lore for the Leonine Misbegotten.
This misbegotten is a feral humanoid with feline features and a thick, crimson mane. It wields a large greatsword and is found at the end of Castle Morne. The greatsword it holds is the treasured sword of Castle Morne, the same one Edgar stays behind to protect and swears to keep from falling into the wrong hands. He is summonable for this fight if his and Irina's questline have been progressed to a certain point.
This is an optional boss as players are not required to defeat it to advance. The Leonine Misbegotten is extremely aggressive and it may be difficult to find openings to attack it. You will find yourself rolling most of the time in order to create distance as a ranged character, or as an alternative to Guarding as blocking it's attacks will deplete your Stamina quickly. It drops the Grafted Blade Greatsword when defeated.
Lesser Misbegotten Warrior is the normal enemy form of this boss. Other Misbegotten Warriors appear in the Crucible Knight and Misbegotten Warrior and Perfumer Tricia and Misbegotten Warrior boss fights.
Elden Ring Leonine Misbegotten Boss
- This is an optional boss.
- Closest Site of Grace: Beside the Rampart Gaol
- Multiplayer is allowed for this boss
- You can summon Spirit Ashes for this boss
- NPC Summons: Edgar - Begin the Irina questline and deliver Irina's Letter to Edgar to unlock his summon sign
Elden Ring Leonine Misbegotten Location
Leonine Misbegotten can be found in the southwestern shores of Castle Morne at the Weeping Peninsula. From the Beside the Rampart Gaol Site of Grace, head southwest across a wooden bridge towards a tower. The boss's arena is clearly visible from this tower. Find a ladder at the side of the tower to get to the shores below. There are several non-hostile Spirit Jellyfish here that you can stroll past. Continue south to find the boss's mist gate. [Map Link]
Leonine Misbegotten Combat information
- Health: 1,099 HP
- Defense: 103.9
- Stance: 80
- Parryable: Yes
- Is vulnerable to a critical hit after being stance broken
- Damage: Standard
- Drops 3,800, Grafted Blade Greatsword
Negations (or Absorptions)
The negation numbers are the % of your damage that gets blocked. For example, if a negation is 60, 40% of that damage by that type will go through and 60% will be negated. Bigger number = less damage. A negation of 100 means no damage goes through, and a negation of -100 mean the enemy takes 2x damage from that source. 0 means damage goes pretty much as is.
The resistance numbers are the buildup amount to trigger it. For example, if a resistance is 100 you must deal 100 points of the given buildup to trigger it. Note that these go down over time, and increase each time the effect procs. The values after the "/"s indicate the increased resistances after each successive proc.
NG+ and Beyond (click to reveal)
|Poison||316 / 414 / 704 / 1161||344 / 442 / 732 / 1189||349 / 447 / 737 / 1194||354 / 452 / 742 / 1199||359 / 457 / 747 / 1204||364 / 462 / 752 / 1209||369 / 467 / 757 / 1214||374 / 472 / 762 / 1219|
|Scarlet Rot||316 / 414 / 704 / 1161||344 / 442 / 732 / 1189||349 / 447 / 737 / 1194||354 / 452 / 742 / 1199||359 / 457 / 747 / 1204||364 / 462 / 752 / 1209||369 / 467 / 757 / 1214||374 / 472 / 762 / 1219|
|Hemorrhage||316 / 414 / 704 / 1161||344 / 442 / 732 / 1189||349 / 447 / 737 / 1194||354 / 452 / 742 / 1199||359 / 457 / 747 / 1204||364 / 462 / 752 / 1209||369 / 467 / 757 / 1214||374 / 472 / 762 / 1219|
|Frostbite||316 / 414 / 704 / 1161||344 / 442 / 732 / 1189||349 / 447 / 737 / 1194||354 / 452 / 742 / 1199||359 / 457 / 747 / 1204||364 / 462 / 752 / 1209||369 / 467 / 757 / 1214||374 / 472 / 762 / 1219|
|Sleep||316 / 414 / 704 / 1161||344 / 442 / 732 / 1189||349 / 447 / 737 / 1194||354 / 452 / 742 / 1199||359 / 457 / 747 / 1204||364 / 462 / 752 / 1209||369 / 467 / 757 / 1214||374 / 472 / 762 / 1219|
Elden Ring Leonine Misbegotten Boss Guide
Leonine Misbegotten Boss Video Guide
The Best Tips for Leonine Misbegotten:
- Use the Lone Wolf Ash Summons
This aggressive boss attacks quickly and can deal a lot of damage if it hits. Guarding is difficult: you'll take a considerable amount of Stamina damage unless you use Ash of War: Barricade Shield. It's better to dodge most of its attacks if you can, punishing its leap attacks and overhead vertical attacks that leave it briefly vulnerable.
Barricade Bounce: If you do use Barricade Shield, all the Misbegotten's attacks (other than Hopping Slam) will bounce right off your shield. This will give you plenty of chances to guard counter and eventually break its stance.
Staggeringly Effective: Leonine Misbegotten is particularly easy to stagger—it will break out of an attack animation when hit with a jumping or charged heavy attack from almost any weapon. Use this to your advantage to interrupt combos when attacks have long windups, and you can quickly and safely build up both HP and Stance damage.
Magic and Ranged Users
Dodge its attacks and use spells like Carian Slicer or Glintstone Pebble to whittle its health down during its Hopping Slam, Hopping Stab, and Vertical Slash. Bow users should use a Shortbow and punish the same attacks, jump-shooting and shooting when they land.
|Lunging Slash||Gets down on all fours, raises its haunches, then jumps towards you and slashes its sword. Used when you're further away||Roll when it pauses briefly in the air and then again to avoid the potential Hop Slice. Only parriable at close range|
|Running Slash||Pulls its sword behind its shoulder as it runs towards you, then lets loose a wide slash. Used when you're further away||Roll when you see the hilt of the sword pass its head|
|Sideswipe||Runs past you on all fours and slashes you in passing||Roll and prepare to roll again once the follow-up is in the air|
|Barbaric Roar||Raises its arms in front of its head, then lets loose a fearsome roar dealing damage in a small area of effect||Dodge or walk away when you see its arms go up|
|Hop Slice||Hops a little bit and slams the sword down vertically in front of it||Roll to the left or right|
|Double Swipe||Swipes back and forth with its left paw||Roll backwards twice, since it will close some distance during the attack|
|Stamp Sweep||Stomps its foot, then spins its sword in two full circles||Once you see it raise its foot, you'll have enough time to run out of range without dodging. Come back and hit it during its long recovery|
|Slash||Swings its sword once clockwise||Roll backwards twice to get out of range of the whole combo, and attack when it's finished|
|Double Slash||Swings its sword once counterclockwise and then once clockwise||Roll backwards once and attack when it's finished|
|Slice & Leap||Swings its sword counterclockwise, then leaps high into the air and stabs its sword into the ground||Roll backwards to avoid the first slashes, roll again while it's hanging in midair, then get in some damage while it recovers. Only the initial slice is parryable|
|Slice & Slam||Swings its sword clockwise, holds it over its head momentarily, then slams it down in front||Roll forward and to the right to end up behind it and avoid the slam. Only the slam is parryable|
|Hopping Slam||Jumps into the air and grabs the blade of its sword, slamming it into the ground and creating a small shockwave. May be repeated once||Roll when you see its sword cross its face|
|Vertical Opener||Swings its sword over its head and down in front of it, beginning a combo||Roll backwards twice to get out of range of the whole combo, and attack once it's finished|
|Horizontal Opener||Swings its sword clockwise, beginning a combo||This attack is particularly tricky because it can combo into so many different moves. Either parry it to prevent that or roll away a couple times and wait for the combo to end|
Leonine Misbegotten Lore, Notes & Other Trivia
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Leonine Misbegotten Combo Chart
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