Azhdaha the Darkest of Souls (the large snake) is the third main boss you’ll face in Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown. When you unseal the large pit within the middle of the Pit of Everlasting Sands — by the Sealed Lair fast travel spot — you’ll drop straight into the struggle.
Our Prince of Persia: The Misplaced Crown information will enable you to put together for the boss struggle with well being and weapon upgrades, after which stroll you thru the steps on the right way to beat Azhdaha.
The right way to put together for the Azhdaha boss struggle
The Azhdaha boss struggle preparation is just not actually about beefing up your injury output a lot as it’s about surviving lengthy sufficient to show Azhdaha’s assaults again towards her.
To that finish, head to The Haven and the Mage’s Magi Emporium. Concentrate on choosing up extra therapeutic potions and growing potion effectivity.
At Kaheva’s Forge, upgrades to the Blessing and Wolf-Bride amulets — each of which you need to equip — will serve you effectively.
The right way to beat the Azhdaha boss struggle
Azhdaha the snake is an intense struggle. You’re not going to be in management for many of it and also you’ll simply must react to her assaults.
Proper from the start of the struggle, Azhdaha will begin together with her purple eye assaults — a head-slamming chunk and a tail swipe. Dodge out of the way in which of the chunk and bounce over her tail. After both of those assaults, you’ll be capable of safely land a couple of hits on her head (the one a part of her you’ll be able to hit).
When her eyes glow inexperienced, she’ll summon a handful of pink crystalline spears. You may parry these for some athra buildup or simply dodge out of the way in which. It’s additionally attainable to seize them together with your Dimensional Claw and throw it again at Azhdaha.
When Azhdaha rears again together with her nostril pointed down, she’s about to launch a sweeping breath assault. There’s just one approach to keep away from taking injury right here. Drop a Shadow of Simurgh and run away. When the breath assault passes your clone, warp again to it.
The ultimate assault to observe for within the first section of the struggle is when Azhdaha throws her head again and raises up. Six pink orbs will seem throughout the highest of the display with six corresponding purple columns. The orbs are bombs and can spoil your day.
That is additionally your likelihood to do a ton of injury to Azhdaha. Place your self immediately underneath one of many orbs, bounce up, and slash together with your Dimensional Claw above you. That may seize the orb and forestall you from getting blown up. Once you get an opportunity, toss the orb again at her head.
After you drain a couple of third of her well being bar, you’ll get a fast cutscene the place she acts indignant, after which the struggle will proceed.
There are a couple of new assaults to observe for by way of the remainder of the struggle, however the easiest is the purple eye chunk assault — she provides a second chunk and, finally, would possibly swipe her tail as effectively. Dodge and bounce similar to you probably did earlier.
Azhdaha provides a brand new purple eye assault the place she leans to the left (her proper) and her tail erupts from the bottom. Her tail will come out of the middle of the ground after which will launch a sequence of crystalline spears at you. Head to the sting of the display after which block and dodge them. You may as well seize one with the Dimensional Claw if you need.
There’s an addition to the breath assault now as effectively. You’ll see it coming when there’s a purple bar throughout the underside of the display. Damaging crystals will briefly erupt from the bottom because the breath assault passes. To get round this, you’ll must drop your Shadow mid-air, after which sprint a bit to keep away from the crystals.
You’ll additionally begin seeing her yellow eye assault. That is your different likelihood to deal large injury. She’ll swipe her tail from the appropriate after which lunge at you from the left. Leap over her tail, wait a beat, after which block her head.
The timing is hard (however the cutscene if you get grabbed is fairly cool to observe). In the event you efficiently parry her, you will land on her again for a superb bit of injury.
When her well being will get to a couple of third left, you’ll enter the final section. She doesn’t add any new assaults this time, however does modify some. The breath assault now begins on the midway level and adjustments route — you’ll have to make use of your Shadow to dodge twice. Her purple eye chunk assault will get a little bit extra intense as effectively with additional assaults.
Your job all through the struggle is to maintain reacting accurately to her assaults, touchdown a pair hits right here and there, lengthy sufficient for her to launch both the blockable yellow eye assault or the falling orbs. These are your probabilities to deal significant injury.
Azhdaha boss struggle rewards
You don’t kill Azhada, however as a substitute persuade her that will help you. At first, you’ll simply get 4 celestial arrows and a brand new quest. When you run off to the left and activate the primary constellation after which return, although, she’ll provide you with a brand new Simurgh feather — the Gravity Wings time energy. Fortunately — lastly — this one offers Sargon a double bounce.