Godskin Apostle is one of the many optional bosses found in the world of Elden Ring.
You can locate the boss near the top north of the map, which is located in a small town in the Atlus Plateau region.
You can take on the Godskin Apostle on your own, but we recommend cooperating for the tough fight ahead, or even a Spirit Ash Summon to help you on your way to killing the boss.
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How to prepare for Godskin Apostle
The Godskin Apostle can be a difficult enemy to defeat, depending on what level you are at when you encounter the boss in Atlus Plateau. For this fight, we recommend using Ash summons that give you multiple allies at once, such as wolves, or a summon that gives you a strong ally, such as Knight Oleg.
The Godskin Apostle’s main weakness is bleed damage. We highly recommend getting a weapon that stacks bleed damage on an enemy with each hit, and also one that has range or quick hits.
The Godskin Apostle moves and attacks quickly, so you’ll want to hit him from extended range with a spear or get in close and take a hit quickly before backing away.
Godskin Apostle Tips: How to Beat Godskin Apostle
Apostle Godskin hits hard and fast in this first phase. The most common attacks to watch out for are quick hits with the sharp end of his scythe-like weapon, which can often change into two quick hits. Passing them is relatively easy, the only thing you have to keep in mind is not to do it too soon.
The Apostle Godskin also has a small ranged attack he can perform. The boss will summon a blackish energy orb into his hand and throw it towards you. If you dodge as the orb heads towards you in the air, this attack isn’t too difficult to deal with.
Godskin Apostle can also slowly walk towards you while spinning his large scythe in a continuous attack. This attack usually lasts about three seconds and it is best to back off during this phase.
In fact, if you’re using a magic or ranged build in Elden Ring, this is the perfect time to hit the boss with some ranged attacks, since he’s not going anywhere until he finishes the full spin attack animation.
When he is at about half his health, the Godskin Apostle will unleash a blast of black energy around him. From now on, the Godskin Apostle gets a little sneaky, stretching his abdomen across the battlefield to stab any unfortunate soul that happens to be too close to him.
The boss will often perform his spinning scythe attack, but this time he will stretch his body towards you. Once this attack ends, the top half of the boss will slide towards the bottom half.
On the other hand, if the boss extends and slashes with his scythe in one or two attacks, he’s about to throw his lower half at you for another attack.
The full chain attack encompasses two quick slashes, and then a large third attack that slices a few meters around the boss’s upper half, so be prepared to dodge the final attack when the Godskin Apostle recovers (literally). .
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Apostle Skin of God’s Reward
When the Godskin Apostle finally falls, you’ll get a nice 14,000 Runes for your efforts.
You’ll also get the Godskin Peeler Twinblade (the weapon the boss was using against you), as well as the Scouring Black Flame Incantation, which spews black fire onto the battlefield when you command it.
With Godskin Apostle down, it’s time to return to the open world of Elden Ring and continue your adventure.