I almost always she will start zipping around rapidly once her summons are fighting. Black hood if you want (didn't check if it is worth it but the headpiece will give you little gain no matter what you use). The wondrous soul of this augur of wrath… remember, this tactic will work based on dealing as much damage per second as possible and if she summons too many waves you will be locked out of resources, be it stamina or spells, as the chances for attack alone while not dying are few and far between leaving your mistakes to pile up fast. Really spoopy lore theory about Elana please tell Vaati. When she summons an enemy to aid her occasionally, you'll want to focus your attention on it to eliminate it from the equation as quickly as possible, but try to save your spells and fight it using melee since they are easy to dodge. hopefully somebody will come help me . Very annoying fight (assuming you play solo) little tip: if she summons skeletons before Velstad you can kill all of them except one (this way she will not summon Velstad). the whole point is to try to exploit the time you have while the NPC tanks their attacks to dish as much damage as possible to both. Take Dark Orb(1 or 2) for the lesser summons and to do damage fast to Velstadt. For Dark Souls II on the PlayStation 3, a GameFAQs message board topic titled "Elana the squalid queen - this fight is BS" - Page 2. Huh! She differs in that she can summon several skeletons or even an enemy wearing the same armor as the former boss of the Undead Crypt, Velstadt to assist her in attacks, as well as the small piglets seen in Majula. The real problem when fighting her is the fact that once she summons the battle can get a bit hectic. Tbh im actually fap on her like twice or more dunno, Off-brand nashandra who summons her platoon of undead simps. It is unknown if she designed to betray the Sunken King or if she truly loved him, but one day Sir Yorgh and his Drakeblood Knights besieged Shulva, defeating the Sunken King and awakening Sinh, the Slumbering Dragon, who then let forth a toxic cloud which annihilated the whole city. Lore. I highly recommend that you summon the two nearby NPC's for this fight if you plan on mainly using spells, so that they can tank while you cast from a distance. Rolling forward is the best way to avoid this. This child of Dark accompanies the dragon, slowly amassing souls in anticipation of the coming day of vengeance. From what we can see in her soul description she is almost certainly a fragment of Manus and seems to have played a role in the rise and fall of her kingdom, just like Nashandra of Drangleic. One time i killed velstadt and 15 seconds after (literally, i counted) she summoned him again after doing the hovering black orbs attack. Drops Has weak tracking. Really spoopy lore theory about Elana please tell Vaati. Attack them after she casts her spell but you know you are safe and if possible when they attempt to attack you. Elana is a tall female humanoid who appears to be skinless, having red and white exposed flesh and a skirt made of vein-like branches. If you are running a rather fast build, applying a "Hit and Run" strategy on Elana, while completely evading Velstadt's attacks, might be more beneficial. Posted by. (( Please respect these video posting guidelines)). As such, one can keep a single skeleton alive to reduce the risk of new enemies appearing. This boss is extremely difficult for pure sorcerers owing to her huge amount of hit points, her magic resistance, and her recurrent summons. Trading 24000 souls and the Soul of Elana, Squalid Queen with Weaponsmith Ornifex . I can consistently beat her without taking any damage, even letting her summon Velstadt multiple times, so it's not just a random or unfair fight. Create more distance and roll towards Velstadt when he attacks and then continue backward and time your attacks with spells when you have avoided one of Elana's attacks. Velstadt (summoned by Elana): These stats have been estimated through various formulae, and as such, may not be precise. use yearn to keep skeletons at bay while you continue your offense on her, always dodge her moves as a priority, don't be greedy or impatient as you can learn pretty easily how many spells you can hit her within between attacks and stick to that number for each attack. Take Crystal Soul Spear or 2, Yearn and fill the rest of the slots with Soul Spears. This move has little to no fore-tell, besides the animation itself, where she dissipates in a sandy smoke cloud (similar to the animation her summons and weapon have when they appear). Be aware that sometimes she swings it more than once or may teleport. After the minions are gone she will stand still and be easier to hit with melee attacks. Hints and Tips: Upgraded with Petrified dragon bone to +5; Two-handed L2 /LB does a dark magic aura attack after a short wind-up, deals roughly 510 damage under 50 Str, 40 Dex, 65 Int+Faith upon fully upgraded. Its a nice boss but the only thing i dont lke is the cooldown or chance of her summoning after another. Elana, the Squalid Queen. If she teleports, immediately roll away to avoid her sudden attack. Don't bother with elemental weapons or miracles, she seems nearly immune to it (I only tested with lightning, any have any problem with pyro?). Blasts an area of dark energy when in melee range, high damage and moderate knockback. Elana, the Squalid Queen, like Nashandra, was a fragment of Manus, Father of the Abyss, supposedly a fragment representing the trait of wrath. After that, she is relatively easy to fight 1 on 1, with the exception of the hexes she occasionally casts. If you're running a slower character, however, this tactic isn't recommended, as you have to be able to outrun Velstadt to get a few safe hits on Elana.