In contrast to those Assassins in Limgrave or Liurnia of Elden Ring, the Sage’s Cave Black Knife Assassin is imperceptible, making it difficult to take down.
One of the most difficult less difficult Dungeon Bosses Tarnished will face during the quest in Elden Ring includes the elusive Black Knife Assassin of Sage’s Cave in Altus Plateau. The battle will likely start by the player entering the boss’s room and then being unable to comprehend the fact that there is no boss visible. But, the confusion soon ends as the Black Knife Assassin appears out of the darkness to hit an Elden Ringplayer and then disappear and disappear back into the shadows.
It’s important to remember that, in contrast to those “untargetable” spectral enemies of Sellia in Caelid or Kingsrealm Ruins in Liurnia The Black Knife Assassin of Sage’s Cave is completely invisible, yet invulnerable. That is to say, Tarnished is still able to strike on the enemy, even though they are unable to physically observe the target. But, having this information doesn’t help in fighting. However the presence of an opponent that will continue to backstab the player is bound to cause frustration for some and might cause some to quit. The game has various strategies to defeat the formidable black knife Assassin.
The most simple and basic way to defeat the invisibly Black Knife The Assassin of The Sage’s Cave within Elden Ring is to equip the Sentry’s torch. According to the description in-game this torch “allows the bearer to see assassins cloaked in veils.” Thus when you hold the Sentry’s Torch when facing the Sage’s Cave’s Assassin can stop the boss from disappearing. Remember that the torch is subject to several specific requirements for stats, yet its unique effects will occur even if these requirements aren’t satisfied.
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Beating The Invisible Black Knife Assassin in Elden Ring
Another method to defeat the black knife Assassin invisibly is to use Spirit Summons through The Spirit Calling Bell. While Tarnished is unable to detect the hidden boss in the shadows however, they and their Spirit Ash allies can. So, close-combat Summons will be able pinpoint the position of the Assassin to the character, thus letting them know the best place to strike. A third method that is able to be combined along with Elden Ring’s Spirit calling Bell is to employ AoE abilities like Hoarstfrost Stomp. This means that the boss can still take damages as long as players are facing the correct direction.
Adventurers with a tarnished appearance who insist in fighting the Black Knife Assassin with out the Summons or Sentry’s Torch are advised to shut down the music in their game, and instead watch the water inside the main chamber. By focusing on the audio and the images of the Assassin’s movement players will be able to discern which areas to strike. After defeat the boss of the Sage’s Cave is likely to drop the Concealing Veil.
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