Just when you thought you were done exploring Pilgrim’s Perch and finally move on to Forsaken Fen, Gentle Gaverus, Mistress of Hounds stands guarding your exit in Lords of the Fallen. Although appearing as a weak enemy wielding nothing but bow and arrows, this secondary boss as her name suggests, calls forth Hounds that attack you in battle.
If you’re also in the predicament of facing this boss and need some help with controlling her hounds and identifying her weaknesses, here’s everything you need to know about the Gentle Gaverus boss fight in Lords of the Fallen.
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Where Is Gentle Gaverus, Mistress Of Hounds Located In Lords Of The Fallen?
Gentle Gaverus can be found at the end of Pilgrim’s Perch, past Damarose the Marked. To locate this boss, descend the Pilgrim’s Perch elevator and take the ladder going down where you will find the option to call the lift up, and then take the lift all the way down. From there, take the left till you reach a round arena where Gentle Gaverus will spawn.
If you start the boss fight, she will immediately call her hounds to attack so make sure to be wary of that.
How To Defeat Gentle Gaverus, Mistress Of Hounds In Lords Of The Fallen?
Gentle Gaverus, Mistress of Hounds only has one battle phase but typically starts off with letting numerous hounds loose to attack you while she remains stationary in the center. You can tank a few hits from these hounds and concentrate all your defensive and offensive moves to attack Gentle Gaverus or take care of the hounds during their first spawn.
Once the hounds are taken care of, you need to get close to Gentle Gaverus before she can shower arrows at you. When you get close, she will have to switch to melee and then you can easily defeat her in battle. The hounds will also spawn throughout the entirety of your battle so dodging their attacks while attacking the Mistress of Hounds can be the better play.
Keep in mind that she will throw smoke bombs and disappear from proximity when she senses danger. So make sure you keep checking your surroundings so that you are not ambushed from the back. She will also try to attack you with arrows when you’re busy dealing with the hounds, so keep kiting her attacks.
Gentle Gaverus, Mistress of Hounds’ boss battle move sets include:
|Bow and arrows||She launches arrows at you||Dodge backward and follow up with your own attack.|
|Hound: Lunge||The hounds can lunge at you from a distance to knock you over.||You need to dodge backward immediately as you spot one of the hounds in a pounce stance.|
|Hound: Pounce||The hounds can lunge at you and bite causing bleeding debuff||You need to dodge her sword swings and reposition yourself for a better chance to attack.|
|Sword combo||Gentle Gaverus will use her melee weapon i.e., a sword to swing at you back to back.||You need dodge her sword swings and reposition yourself for a better chance to attack.|
Gentle Gaverus, Mistress of Hounds is also weak against burn effects. So, if you are a Pyric Cultist with inferno magic, or have throwables that can inflict fire damage, then make sure to use them during this boss battle for an advantage.
Rewards For Defeating Gentle Gaverus
If you successfully defeat Gentle Gaverus, you receive the following rewards:
- 1 Vestige Seed
- 1 Ammunition Satchel
- Random pieces of the Sin-Piercer Set (Excellent armor set for physical and magical defense)
Now that you’ve defeated Gentle Gaverus, Mistress of Hounds, you can finally make your way to Forsaken Fen and help out the Petrified Woman Kukajin.