Margit, the Fell Omen

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Locations & Drops

Stormveil Castle:
runes currency elden ring wiki guide 1812,000
Talisman Pouch (NG only, Morgott not defeated)

Capital Outskirts:
runes currency elden ring wiki guide 1816,800
Viridian Amber Medallion +1

HP 4,174
Strong VS
Weak to

Margit, the Fell Omen is a Great Enemy Boss in Elden Ring. This is an optional boss as players don't need to defeat him to advance in Elden Ring, though they do need to defeat Margit to advance to Stormveil Castle.

Margit, the Fell Omen is found in Stormhill when players attempt to approach Stormveil Castle. A non-boss variant can be found later again when approaching a stationary enemy slightly southwest of the Outer Wall Battleground Site of Grace in the Capital Outskirts. Margit stands in the Tarnished's way to prevent them from approaching the Elden Ring, though his motivations are only explained in a later encounter.

 

 Someone must extinguish thy flame. 

Let it be Margit the Fell!

Margit, the Fell Omen Boss in Elden Ring

  • This is an optional boss
  • Closest Site of Grace: Castleward Tunnel
  • Multiplayer is allowed for this boss
  • You can summon Spirit Ashes for this boss
  • NPC Summons: Sorcerer Rogier can be summoned for this fight. His summon sign is right by the boss entrance

 

Where to find Margit, the Fell Omen in Elden Ring

Take the path north from Stormhill Shack and turn left at the fork, curving back south up a hill full of Godrick Soldiers. You'll need to either fight your way through these soldiers or run past them to reach the Castleward Tunnel Site of Grace, which is just in front of the boss door for Margit, the Fell Omen. [Map link]

See also the non-boss variant in Capital Outskirts. [More Info] [Map Link]

Margit, the Fell Omen Combat information

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.

Resistances

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 NG+ NG+2 NG+3 NG+4 NG+5 NG+6 NG+7
HP 4,174 9,829 10,811 11,303 11,794 12,777 13,269 13,760
Defense 103 117 120 123 129 135 141 152
runes currency elden ring wiki guide 18Runes 12,000 60,000 66,000 67,500 72,000 73,500 75,000 76,500

Resistances

poison status effect elden ring wiki guide 25pxPoison 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 status effect elden ring wiki guide 25pxScarlet 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 status effect elden ring wiki guide 25pxHemorrhage 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 status effect elden ring wiki guide 25pxFrostbite 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 status effect elden ring wiki guide 25pxSleep Immune
madness status effect elden ring wiki guide 25pxMadness Immune

 

Margit, the Fell Omen Boss Guide for Elden Ring

Video Guide for Margit, the Fell Omen Boss

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Margit, the Fell Omen Fight Strategy

The Best Tips for Margit, the Fell Omen:

  • Purchase Margit's Shackle from Patches to bind him to the ground, temporarily stunning him. This allows you to get a few free hits. This will not work once he reaches Phase 2. 
  • Using the Lone Wolf Ashes can help distract Margit long enough to get some easy damage in with spells or melee attacks. The Spirit Jellyfish can act as a great tanky distraction, and is available if you speak to Roderika in Stormhill.
  • Another good multi-summon Ashes are the Godrick Soldiers, found in the graveyard surrounded by Spirit Jellyfish in Stormhill.
  • Glintstone Stars works well in this fight if you can get enough distance to use them. Glintstone Pebble can work fine as well, as it is cheap and reliable.
  • Wait for him to do his leaping plunge attack with his hammer, and roll through it towards him to get in some easy damage. This is your best opening during this fight.
  • Ash of War: Barricade Shield can make this fight much easier for melee players, because it allows them to block and attack more easily, though his spectral blades do not deal Physical Damage, so you still take chip damage.
  • Great boss to learn how to parry. Do note that it takes two parries to put him in a state where he can be riposted. The majority of his staff attacks are parryable, but his magic weapon attacks are not. This simplifies the fight a lot, as most of his attack sequences open with the staff.

 

Melee Strategy

This is an exceptionally difficult fight for melee users, because Margit is extremely aggressive and has somewhat long combos with large wind-ups, making it difficult to block the whole chain of attacks. You'll have to block sparingly, and dodge most of his attacks to maintain enough Stamina to still attack afterwards.

Using the Lone Wolf Ashes you can attack him quickly, alongside the wolves, allowing you to break his stance and stagger him for a critical attack. Make sure you keep up the pressure so you can to try to trigger this more often.

Having high HP can allow you to trade hits more easily.  Margit does a mix of both Physical and Holy damage (all the yellow glowing weapon effects).  It is advised to wear armor & talismans that helps protect against Physical & Holy damage.  However, t is not recommended to wear armor that results in a Heavy roll.  

Bait his attacks and wait until you are sure he has stopped swinging before attacking, because he can extend certain combos into longer variants if he thinks he can hit you. You'll likely guess wrong a few times, and trade damage, but that's okay.

Look for his leaping hammer attack and roll through it towards him, and get in a shot or two while he's still in the landing animation. Don't be greedy on this Boss, you can rarely attack more than once without trading damage, and you can't do that every time or you will run out of healing.

Consider slotting Ash of War: Bloody Slash , as it comes out rather quick, is long ranged, and can be great as a burst damage option. Though keep in mind that it does take away some health as compensation. You should already have this Ash after following through with Kenneth Haight's questline.

 

Magic and Ranged Strategy

The strategy for Magic and Ranged users is somewhat easier, though Shortbow users may have a harder time due to lower damage and lack of a Shield.

Margit can either be extremely aggressive or not, and there seems to be no in between. If you can keep separation from him until he goes into a "not aggressive" phase, then you can attack him at range fairly easily for a short time, getting some free damage. Just make sure to watch out for his Blade Toss attack, so you don't get hit.

You could try using Glintstone Pebble or Glintstone Stars, as these are incredibly effective and efficient. Their cast times are in the mid-range, so be warned that you'll have to have proper spacing to use them. Additionally, it's not a bad idea to use a Shield in your off-hand to block in case of emergencies or after you cast, in case you cut it too close.

You can use the Lone Wolf Ashes to create a distraction that can allow you to range him down in less than a minute, if you play it right. Wait for the wolves to gain his attention, then unleash spell after spell, making sure to pause when you gain aggro. This gives the wolves time to acquire it once again before continuing your barrage.

 

Attacks & Counters

Attack Description Counter
Staff Swing parry icon 40pxSwings his staff in many directions with wind-ups ranging from fast to slow This short ranged melee attack is easy to back away from and avoid. You can often fit in an attack during the wind-up for the slower animations
Staff Stab parry icon 40pxStabs his staff directly forward Roll to your left. It's tempting to move to his right side, but this will allow him to combo directly into dagger slashes while his left side has no combos after this attack
Windup Attack parry icon 40pxPulls his staff behind his back, then slams it into the ground (if you're close) or rushes forward (if you're further away) and spins clockwise, slashing twice in front of him. The windup is very long, so take advantage of it to get in a few hits. In Phase 1 this will always end his combos if you dodge successfully, so you can get in a hit afterwards as well
Dagger Slash Quickly slashes a spectral dagger in front of him. Often happens when you're towards his left side. Don't get too greedy when punishing a point in his combos that can transition to a Dagger Slash, since it comes out quickly. You can avoid it by staying behind him
Dagger Throw Throws one or two daggers, usually when you're trying to heal Roll when you see a dagger appear in his hands. You can even dodge this just by running to the left or right
Dagger Retreat Slashes once with a dagger, then jumps backwards and throws it Dodge twice in quick succession
Tail Swipe Swings his tail to hit you if you're behind him This has a small radius, so dodge back to avoid it easily
Unguarded
Slash
When the player’s guard is broken, he slashes simultaneously with both his staff and spectral sword. It's near impossible to avoid this once it happens since you're already guard-broken, so try to avoid it by limiting how much you block and watching your stamina.
Leaping Stab Leaps towards you, hovers in the air for a moment, then slams his staff down He hovers in the air long enough for you to walk out of range and land a few hits as he recovers. 
Phase Change Once his health goes below 65%, he summons his spectral hammer to his shoulder, swings it in front of him, leaps high into the air, and slams it down to the ground, creating a shockwave. Move away once you see the hammer to avoid the initial swing, then roll once you see him begin to descend to avoid the slam. Get in a few hits while he recovers
   Phase 2
Hammer Slam Raises his left leg, then smashes his spectral hammer down in front of him Dodge forward. This attack always ends his combos, so it's safe to land a few hits if you dodge safely
Hammer Strike parry icon 40pxSummons a spectral hammer onto his shoulder, then spins around slashing first with his staff and then with his hammer Dodge away and prepare to dodge more combo moves. Only the cane part of this attack is parriable
Hammer Leap Jumps high into the air and slams his hammer down, creating a shockwave. Almost identical to the phase transition, but this can usually happen without warning. Dodge forward as you see him beginning to descend. This attack always ends his combos, so get in a few hits if you dodge successfully
Weapon Combo At this point, he can quickly switch out his weapons for a combo, using his staff, sword and hammer subsequently in one combo action. Dodge back through these until the combo is over, since you won't be able to squeeze in any attacks for the moment. Follow up with your own attack immediately after the combo is complete.
Sword Swing Slices in front of him with his spectral sword Roll away and prepare to dodge more combo moves
Sword Spin parry icon 40pxHolds his spectral sword above his head, then spins around slashing first with his sword, then his staff, then sword, then his staff. Since this attack covers a long range, it's a good idea to just try to run away. Only the cane swings are parryable

parry icon 40px: Attack can be parried

Elden Ring Margit Lore, Notes & Other Trivia

  • Voice Actor: Anthony Howell
  • Uses “Margit, the Fell Omen” boss theme
  • The reason for Margit's appearance in Stormveil is likely due to the fact that Godrick is considered the weakest demigod and would likely be the first target of those seeking the Great Runes.
  • Margit will later appear in the Capital Outskirts of Leyndell, posing as a regular Commoner. He will use the exact same moveset, along with the Phase 2 transition. He drops the Viridan Amber Medallion +1 upon defeat.
  • Defeating Margit’s true form will also prevent him from appearing at Stormveil Castle. It will also drop the Talisman Pouch. Oddly enough, defeating his true form will not stop the Capital Outskirts encounter from occurring. 
  • The ghostly dagger he summons for his dagger throw and slash attacks is an Erdsteel Dagger, and for his hammer slam moves he uses a Giant-Crusher. The straight sword he summons for some of his spinning combos is a Carian Knight's Sword.
  • Margit being the first boss makes the 2nd most attempted boss in the game with 281 million attempts by players.

FAQ: How do you stun the First Boss Elden ring?

  • To help with your first encounter against Margit the Fell Omen, players may come back with Margit's Shackle. This item, when used during one of Margit's boss fights, causes Margit to violently slam against the floor, inflicting no damage, but stunning him for a brief moment.  This effect will also interrupt anything Margit was doing at the time. The effect of this item can only be activated twice during the boss fight and only during Margit's first phase. Attempting to use the shackle otherwise will have the player go through the animation, but will have no effect whatsoever.
  • This item can be purchased from Patches for runes currency elden ring wiki guide 18 5000 Runes in Murkwater Cave. [Map Link] After he becomes available as a merchant. Or it can be purchased from the Twin Maiden Husks at the Roundtable Hold, after giving them Patches's Bell BearingVideo Location
  • If players still have difficulty facing this boss, players can consider using Spirit Ashes, or wielding Weapons with the Bleed effect on it to cause great damage. Magic players can select mid ranged heavy attacks and take an aggressive approach to wear out his HP bar. Definitely take advantage of his stunned period because this is when you can land the most amount of hits without risk of damage. Immediately create some distance once the stun effect has worn off. 

 

Dialogue

Introduction:

Foul tarnished,

in search of the Elden Ring.

Emboldened by the flame of ambition.

Someone must extinguish thy flame.

Let it be Margit the Fell!

During Fight:

Defeating player:
Put these foolish ambitions to rest.

At 60% health:
Well, thou art of passing skill. Warrior blood must truly run in thy veins, Tarnished.

After Fight:

I shall remember thee, Tarnished.

Smouldering with thy meagre flame.

Cower in Fear. Of the Night.

The hands of the Fell Omen shall brook thee no quarter.

Later Encounter:

I see thee, little Tarnished.

Smouldering with thy wretched flame of ambition.

Margit, the Fell Omen Combo Chart

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Margit, the Fell Omen

Capital Outskirts

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Drops runes currency elden ring wiki guide 1816,800 
Viridian Amber Medallion +1
HP 8,193

Elden Ring Margit, the Fell Omen Boss (Capital Outskirts)

  • This is an optional boss
  • Closest Site of Grace: Outer Wall Battleground
  • Multiplayer is allowed for this boss
  • You cannot summon Spirit Ashes for this boss

Where to Find Margit, the Fell Omen

From the Outer Wall Battleground Site of Grace, head south onto the battlefield. You'll see a lone Commoner standing still among the pits. When you approach this Commoner he will transform into Margit, the Fell Omen and the fight will begin. [Map Link]

Margit, the Fell Omen Combat information

Resistances

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 NG+ NG+2 NG+3 NG+4 NG+5 NG+6 NG+7
HP 8,193 11,969 13,165 13,764 14,362 15,559 16,158 16,756
Defense 111 118 121 124 129 135 141 153
runes currency elden ring wiki guide 18Runes 16,800 50,400 55,440 56,700 60,480 61,740 63,000 64,260

Resistances

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scarlet rot status effect elden ring wiki guide 25pxScarlet Rot 332 / 430 / 720 / 1177 358 / 456 / 746 / 1203 363 / 461 / 751 / 1208 368 / 466 / 756 / 1213 374 / 472 / 762 / 1219 379 / 477 / 767 / 1224 384 / 482 / 772 / 1229 390 / 488 / 778 / 1235
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madness status effect elden ring wiki guide 25pxMadness Immune

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    • Anonymous

      What an incredibly awful fight. Combos to no end, ridiculous damage, enormous health, weird hit boxes and to top it all off, incredibly inconsistent parry opportunities. How is it fair that the retreating swipe isn’t parry-able, but the other attack that starts off almost the exact same way is? Out of all from software games elden ring has for me by far the worst bosses. Idk how anyone defends them to this end. All main bosses have some bullshit like this and all other bosses are just copy pasted (sometimes even from older fromsoft games).

      • Anonymous

        Fighting this guy is INSANE without NPC summon/ash.
        But if you ring the bell and summon the npc, he's not that hard to beat.

        • Anonymous

          funny thing, his spawn in capital outskirts makes the erdtree and crucible symbol, also found on the ornamental straight sword skill and the table in fortified manor (roundtable hold)

          • Anonymous

            The Capital Outskirts version is easily missed if you are on Torrent. Didn't fight him until my 4th playthrough.

            • Anonymous

              I don't get it
              How can you consider this boss even hard?
              I just started elden ring today and kinda strolled my way to him cuz I had no idea where should I go, hell my character was a base friggin samurai
              This dude jumped at me and I just let him attack and dodged a few of them till I memorized his move set and he went down like a breeze
              Since I have no idea of ER's boss order I don't know how his rank is compared to other bosses but in comparison to other souls bosses?
              Kinda meh and ez

              • This boss doesn't teach you to memorize timings and roll through attacks (that are so unnaturally delayed unlike most bosses that it wrecks your game flow sense), it teaches you to summon a friend if you have difficulties and steamroll "this annoying mf". No other starting boss is even close to this in uselessness for newbies in soulslikes, try out gascoine or gundyr, now THATS quality intro bosses

                • Anonymous

                  did they massively reduce his health in some past patch because I just started a new save and smacked him down in like a minute with an unupgraded weapon

                  • Anonymous

                    Cannot get him to spawn in this area on this play through. I've played it all in order, not killed Morgott. The Gostoc looking dude doesn't transform. Any ideas?

                    • Anonymous

                      He has way too many attacks and combos for a first major boss.

                      I get it that he is supposed to be a gatekeeper and basically tell newcomers "go explore the world to get better and stronger", but his kit is really overloaded.

                      For me, Godrick is a true, good and fair first major boss.

                      • Anonymous

                        9/10 deaths of my deaths were the double dagger into poking stick combo
                        I HATE that ****. Otherwise really tight boss. Makes every single Dark souls 1+2+3 boss look like a joke

                        • Anonymous

                          Long range, sometimes really delayed attacks sometimes really quick, attacks that heavily punish you if you get greedy, punish you if spam roll.
                          Oh, don’t mind me I was just talking about dancer of the boreal valley.

                          • Anonymous

                            Ranking first boss fights in each soulborne game from worst to best
                            -last giant
                            -asylum demon
                            -phalanx
                            -index
                            -margit
                            -Father G

                            • Anonymous

                              This is the first soulslike i play, and of course the first soulslike boss i beat, and man, that was hard. But it was so cool defeating him after many, many tries.
                              I tried fighting him at level 18 but wasn't going so well, so i decided to level up a bit. Return to him at level 30 and finally managed to beat him. (I'm focusing on strenght and vigor).

                              • Anonymous

                                Ngl I was totally aroused when he called me "little tarnished", real shame that Morgott doesn't has any more dialogues where he does that

                                • Anonymous

                                  Tried to dodge his weird combos, didn't do so well. Went and bought a small shield and parried him and won.

                                  • Anonymous

                                    I tried to beat him by rolling through his attacks but his combos and delayed attacks are bonkers, so i went and bought a small shield and parried him to death, was SO MUCH EASIER.

                                    • Anonymous

                                      one of the best intro bosses in any video game ever. there is no better way to understand the other bosses in this game than to study margit and all of his patterns by fighting him with just your starting gear

                                      • Anonymous

                                        My guilty pleasure is that when he jumps off the balcony in his initial cutscene, I always press skip right after he lands on the ground in a cloud of dust and I always imagine the dust clearing to reveal Margit's head buried in the ground with his legs in the air wile e coyote style and an empty boss health bar

                                        • Anonymous

                                          Is there any lore reason for him showing up again outside Leyndell? It's confused me for so long and I've come here to try and figure it out

                                          • Anonymous

                                            I see a lot of comments in this thread saying that this boss is fair and I genuinely cannot understand why. He has some of the most annoying cheesy bullshit I've seen in an early-game souls boss. I get that he's supposed to be a gatekeeper for newbies but it feels less like that beacuse of his high health and damage (for someone starting a fresh character) and more because some of his attacks are straight up not fair at all.
                                            First off, lets start with the least aggregiously annoying thing that he can do. His massively delayed attacks. You can learn the timing but they are so unnaturally long that when seeing that attack for the first few times most people will roll on the feeling of when it should come out instead of when it actually does because of the sheer amount of time he just holds the windup at the moment before release. It's a cheap way of getting a hit on the player by exploiting the natural notion that no being would realistically hold a weapon in a windup for anywhere near that long. It's stupid and annoying but it's learnable.
                                            Next, the knife. After he swings his cane he might use the knife to get some minor chip damage on you. The main problem with this attack is twofold. One, it has an incredibly quick windup with more or less no telegraph for it at all. Two, he uses it at random so every time you go to attack him after a cane strike you are gambling whether you'll get shivved in return or not, and on the flipside gambling away your potential damage for saftey from the potential hit since there is no real opportinity to punish him for whiffing the knife because of it's speed. This can become incredibly annoying and unrewarding for anyone trying to play with melee (which I can imagine would be most people as it's the most straightforward choice).
                                            Last, but certainly not least in terms of shittyness, his combo attacks from his 2nd phase. The one's where he does a quick string of multiple swings in rapid succession (these usually include his golden summon weapons). You cannot fully dodge these, even with fast rolls at least one of the attacks in the combo will be guaranteed to hit you even if you dodge the other parts of the combo. While yes the other souls games have had these kinds of attacks not only were they very rare but they were extremely telegraphed and the boss always remained stationary, giving you an opportinity to roll out of the danger zone in the initial swings. Margit does not have nearly as large a windup as say, soul of cinder for example, while also moving and following you in most of the combos with his weapons also having a large amount of range being the cherry on the cake.
                                            All these combined make him one of my least favourite one on one humanoid fights that I've done so far with souls games. I haven't finished elden ring but after going through most of limgrave and liurnia, beating both their respective main bosses alongside having done part of caelid I am glad that ER's other bosses haven't been nearly as bad as this first one because Margit gave me a bad omen (har har har) about what the rest would be like. I hope this remains true.

                                            • Anonymous

                                              I love how one of the first major bosses has almost the same amount of HP as the final boss of Dark Souls 1.

                                              • Anonymous

                                                I finally beat this mofo. I didn't know that I was a lil' bit underleveled at SL 12 . The boss' constant spamming of that spin move that looks like the dancer of the boreal valley's move gave me hemmorhoids. Need to git gud I think.

                                                • Anonymous

                                                  Maybe I was playing too high levelled (lvl 55), but like, I just slashed around him with the bloodhound fang and then his stance broke, went in for the kill, and he just died??? I think he did one hammer attack which I dodged before dying.

                                                  • Anonymous

                                                    I just came up with an epic lore theorum, i think margaret and morecambe might be related but I can't be sure yet bro I need to sleep i've been thinking about the connection non-stop for the past 2 years lol

                                                    • Anonymous

                                                      When I first fought this guy I was like "oh those magic toothpicks of light he summons are pretty cool, can't wait to use them". How naive I was.

                                                      • Anonymous

                                                        I walked past this guy in altus on my first run and just thought he was chatting sh!t for no reason. went back on my 2nd and turns out I just ran past him without noticing before

                                                        • Anonymous

                                                          When you're fighting him he's talking. When he kills you he's talking. When you kill him he's talking. His ass just be talking.

                                                          • Anonymous

                                                            This guy is pure cringe. Ridiculously easy to parry or kill normally but sometimes RNG decides he will spam you to death. **** boss design honestly one of the worst in the game. I’ve easily beaten him chaining parry and at RL1 but occasionally on new runs he just spams randomly and I die. Really cringe design lol

                                                            • Anonymous

                                                              i cant summon in margits arena, and i dont have ffr active. i also have enough fp (summon costs 44 and i have 75.) does anyone know why?

                                                              • Anonymous

                                                                what an incredible first boss. damage is just forgiving enough to give you a feel for his attacks while not feeling unfair, and health is not high enough to be unreasonable to beat at base level.

                                                                • Anonymous

                                                                  What happens after the 4th bleed proc which need 1161 bleed buildup? is it possible to cause a 5th proc or does he become resistant?

                                                                  • Anonymous

                                                                    Margit is such a well-designed boss that it really puts into contrast how god awful some of the other bosses are to fight.

                                                                    • Anonymous

                                                                      51 poise makes this fight a lot easier since you can just face tank a lot of his little swipes and keep swinging

                                                                      • Anonymous

                                                                        i ignored him all the game until i needed the shabriri grape on the castle but he was already died, idk why but is not on this page

                                                                        • Anonymous

                                                                          Margit is a female name in all languages that use this name. There is no instance of the name Margit being unisex.

                                                                          • Anonymous

                                                                            I took it up the behind from him until I switched from the Longsword to the Golden Halberd +1. Definitely the hardest and the best opening boss in the Fromsoft series. The voice acting is incredible.

                                                                            • Anonymous

                                                                              “The hands of the Fell Omen shall brook thee no quarter.”

                                                                              So was this a lie? You hardly ever see this guy again. Did they initially intend for you to fight him more often as you progressed? Or is he implying that his servants, his “hands”, are constantly coming after you? If so, who exactly were they I wonder

                                                                              • Anonymous

                                                                                Gawd.. I just started NG+ and I still hate fighting this guy. I didn't die, but I just couldn't get a proper fight with this bastard. He's got one of the most annoying movesets in the entire game. I swear, I look more competent fighting either Mohg or Malenia than this mofo.

                                                                                • Anonymous

                                                                                  Another reason he shows up at Stormveil is that he is brothers with Godrick. Stormveil is Godfrey's land and gives birthrites to Godrick the Grafted, Godwyn the Golden, Morgott/Margit the Fell, Mohg, and Nephelli. All show up at Stormveil besides Mohg. (Godfrey's head thing is there)

                                                                                  • Anonymous

                                                                                    The thing that ticks me off about this guy so much is not exactly his gameplay mechanics, but rather the lore implications of blocking your way to stormveil.

                                                                                    For all that Godrick's the weakest of the demigods, nobody can deny that he's a complete monster that should be put down because of all the suffering he's inflicted with his grafting.
                                                                                    And this guy (and therefore his actual true form) tries to stop you from getting to him.
                                                                                    Which means he's either complicit with the grafting, approves of it, or is actively turning a blind eye to it.
                                                                                    No matter how you look at it, he can't be ignorant of what Godrick's doing, which makes him basically an accessory to what Godrick's doing, much like how people can be accessories to murder.

                                                                                    I'm not exactly sympathetic to his plight after you meet and kill his true form after understanding all of that. Especially when his dialogue indicates he thinks himself greater than you when his defence of Godrick could arguably make him worse that the Grafted himself, cause he defends Godrick when he could instead be ridding him from the lands between instead.

                                                                                    And if we're talking about preventing Great Runes being obtained, wouldn't killing Godrick grant his true form Godrick's great rune? This would make it even more difficult for any Tarnished to progress because suddenly they don't have the "easy" demigod to kill and claim a Great Rune for which to enhance their abilities with. And increase his own strength in the process, making it even more difficult to slay him in his true form should a tarnished manage to get to him.

                                                                                    • Anonymous

                                                                                      Just beat him very easily at a low lvl. Just kept pelting him with glintstone pebble while keeping him distracted with skeletal militiamen ashes.

                                                                                      • Anonymous

                                                                                        They really put this guy in front of Stormveil to teach new players that they should ignore basic game mechanics and instead find something that does big damage. So now they get mauled to death by dogs and rats, enemies you aren't meant to dodge but rather bounce off your shield, because they never learned how to block. Really just masterclass boss design. Truly one of the games.

                                                                                        • Anonymous

                                                                                          I wish we were able to get that cane as a weapon. I know we technically do after the real Margit, but that just isn't the same.

                                                                                          • Anonymous

                                                                                            I'm not very good a soul games, but I had no problems with Margit at all... Used the NPC Summon outside and called forth my 5 Demi-humans, and then just kept my distances, waiting for openings and landing a bunch of jumping attacks :)

                                                                                            • Anonymous

                                                                                              Finally beat this idiot after like the 50th try. All I used for him was a halberd+1, my heater shield, and my secret weapon that I just discovered. Poisonous bone darts.

                                                                                              • Anonymous

                                                                                                I love watching people who thing they're amazing at the game only to be halted by Margit. Especially if they rage.

                                                                                                • Anonymous

                                                                                                  beat it first try. I went to caelid first and decided to go to Stormveil Castle after I've beaen the scarlet rot vomiting dragon in Caelid. I was lvl 50, full tree guardian garb with the doggo statue head as helmet and wielding a +6 twin blade with the thrust attack ash of war equipped. Agility build. Just had to stab him to submission.

                                                                                                  • Anonymous

                                                                                                    Use any blood weapon easy fight for me also use blood knives to keep the blood build going at a distance \¤/

                                                                                                    • His damage is scaled properly for the area, but he very much feels like they just took him from a story-relevant area later in the game and put him at Stormveil to introduce you to how boss fights will feel eventually. This style of flexible combo chaining is really not present on any other bosses prior to any time you fight Gurranq, I'd say? It's a very weird feeling.

                                                                                                      • Use the Lordsworn Greatsword that you can get at the Gatefront Ruins from a chest and the Lone Wolf ashes you get at the Church of Elleh. Margit is very weak to getting stance broken, so this setup with items they toss in your way early makes the fight very easy.

                                                                                                        • Anonymous

                                                                                                          This mofo kinda ruined my evening; he killed me in NG and how... first it was going all easy... untill i reahced like 50% of my health... then the thing started to jump on me , trrowing stuff... and well ... ruined my overpowered plan to have a nice evening.

                                                                                                          • Anonymous

                                                                                                            First playthrough, when I encountered Margit, I absolutely hated him. I thought he was complete BS and RNG'd my way through with summons. I regret this deeply. Skills and techniques I should have learned on Margit I didn't learn until Mountaintop of the Giants. And after seeing the stuff the endgame bosses can pull, I've come to realize Margit is a genuinely good and fair boss -- one of the best in game.

                                                                                                            Tricky for a first timer? Absolutely! Heck, tricky for a veteran: I started a new save and it took me like 30 tries because I never learned how to deal with him first go around. But I did it and solo'd him as a Level 16 bare-chested chad with dual falchions. Tough but fair: Mostly melee, good tells, no one-hit KOs, metered aggression, and plenty of punishable moments. There's really only two things I don't like about his design now and that's:

                                                                                                            1) Heal punish at ANY range (as far as I can tell) which he may follow with a dash and a combo. Ability of the player to create distance and position properly should be rewarded, not punished.

                                                                                                            2) Thrown dagger mixups. Sometimes he'll throw two daggers. Other times one dagger followed with a forward dash and swing. These require different dodge patterns and timing but are so fast its really hard to identify which one on the spot. This annoying mixup got me so many times.

                                                                                                            My advice for newbs:
                                                                                                            - First off, do not get frustrated and summon/cheese like I originally did. Margit is a great learning opportunity.
                                                                                                            - Stay at midrange and bait his jump attacks
                                                                                                            - Its all about positioning and patience with Margit. If the moment looks punishable, it is! But you NEED to be behind him. Being in the front or sides of him triggers his dagger swipe and sword stab. And don't get greedy: 3 hits max
                                                                                                            - Remember he can heal punish you. You'll need to use one of your counterattack openings to heal rather than attack
                                                                                                            - If you are feeling the GITGUD energy, his downward staff swings have a long enough wind up to get a punish in. There's a few other attack windups like this too. Keep an eye out.

                                                                                                            • Anonymous

                                                                                                              it is not the game its you. Learn its attack patterns and/or get stronger, then you'll get that good feeling of beating something that kicked your ass for a while.

                                                                                                              • Anonymous

                                                                                                                When i was a newbie i absolutely hated Margit's guts and i got quite salty, but he's really grown on me, it's almost like he's there to teach you how to not suck. (and his voice is really hot)

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