Elden Ring experts are volunteering their guidance to assist in conquering essential adversaries, ensuring all players can delve into the Shadow of the Erdtree expansion

  • 22-06-2024 |
  • Keegan Wilson

Elden Ring, the high-fantasy action-adventure video game, has a reputation for challenging gameplay as well as the formidable foes populating its vast, expansive world. The expansive realm recently revealed its latest series of challenges in a brand-new expansion, Shadow of the Erdtree, which is exciting fans and creating a surge in collective effort to unlock it.

However, there are two key adversaries that must be overcome to gain access to this new land. These are Starscourge Radahn and Mohg, Lord of Blood, whose defeat is required to unlock the highly anticipated Shadow of the Erdtree expansion.

Notably, these two formidable foes have presented a roadblock that a substantial proportion of the Elden Ring player base has yet to surmount. Undeterred, veteran players are stepping forward, volunteering their honed skills and gaming expertise to best these adversaries. By doing so, they aim to aid less experienced players in gaining access to the latest additions to the game brought about by the release of the Shadow of the Erdtree expansion.

The primary platform facilitating this collaborative effort is Reddit's r/BeyondTheFog, a community dedicated to experiencing and conquering the Elden Ring in collaboration. Players from various platforms, including PC, PS5, and Xbox, volunteer to assist other players struggling with particularly challenging game sections. This cooperative attitude and passion for communal achievements are characteristic of the community, according to reports by TheGamer.

Interestingly, FromSoftware's phenomenal success with the Shadow of the Erdtree expansion has garnered the admiration and respect of fellow game development giant CD Projekt Red. The latter team, widely acclaimed for creating the highest-rated RPG expansion game, The Witcher's Blood and Wine, has found their title overtaken by Shadow of the Eritrea. Despite holding the accolade for the highest-rated RPG expansion for a substantial eight years, the Witcher developers gracefully acknowledged FromSoftware's impressive achievement.

In essence, Elden Ring offers a rich gaming experience that draws its charm from its unyielding difficulty. The game's mastermind, Hidetaka Miyazaki, has been unambiguous about maintaining this uncompromising difficulty level. Miyazaki, the creator of the acclaimed Soulsborne series, asserts that scaling down the difficulty level would undermine the crux of the gaming experience that Elden Ring delivers.

He maintains that players' profound sense of accomplishment when they overcome the game's daunting challenges forms a crucial component of the overall experience. Miyazaki argues that diluting the difficulty level would deprive players of this vital sense of triumph, fundamentally altering the game's character and appeal.