This is how you can make her feel the sting of the God-killing blade that you wield in your hands. The Malenia Blade of Miquella is the most terrifying of all of the bosses that you will face in Elden Ring. In point of fact, there is a fairly vocal subset of the Elden Ring community that holds the opinion that she is the most challenging boss in any Elden Ring online items for sale developed by FromSoftware. Malenia is, without a doubt, a difficult opponent; on the other hand, she is not insurmountable. The two most important factors in determining whether or not you will prevail against Malenia are having a working knowledge of her moveset and being willing to modify your build to counter Scarlet Rot. Learning how to avoid Malenia's moveset, particularly the Waterfowl Dance attack, is the other half of the challenge. Use a heavy weapon in your fight if you want to give yourself the best chance of winning. This is due to the fact that these two moves constitute her signature move set. In addition, her health is rapidly restored whenever she deals damage to the player or one of the player's summons, and certain of her attacks allow her to quickly fill up her health bar. She restores her health whenever she deals damage to the player or one of the player's summons. Bloodhound Step is essentially an improved dodging ability that also cloaks the player and allows them to cover more ground. Bloodhound Step is one of the four abilities that make up the Bloodhound set. Flame Cleanse Me is able to remove Scarlet Rot from the body, despite the fact that it only requires 12 Faith to cast. The Waterfowl Dance: How to Stay Away From It and What to Do InsteadThe Waterfowl Dance is Malenia's signature attack, and it strikes fear into the hearts of almost every Elden Ring player. Throughout the course of the fight, Malenia will execute this attack on multiple occasions. It is then followed up with another series of attacks, and it is finished off with a final aerial AoE slashing attack (and a damaging echo a second later). As if that weren't enough, it is then followed up with another series of attacks. Accomplished_Pie, a user on Reddit, claims that it is possible to completely avoid taking damage at close range by performing precise dodges. This information was provided in response to a question posed by another user. As soon as Malenia completes her first hop, you should immediately begin moving to the left in order to follow in her footsteps and catch up to her. You need to dodge backward once more in order to avoid being hit by her when she changes direction for the second flurry. Other Actions to Be Taken During the First PhaseDuring the Jumping Lunge move, Malenia performs an animation in which she jumps into the air above the player and lunges at them in a very quick sequence. If you want to avoid being baited into using this move, you should keep your distance from her and instead focus on dodging and blocking her attacks while you are in close quarters. This will allow you to avoid being baited into using this move. When Malenia uses her Impaling Grab ability, she dashes toward the player, seizes them, and then tosses them into the air before impaling them on the point of her sword. You can stop this with a shield if you have enough poise and stamina, and if you dodge backward, you won't take any damage at all. However, this only works if you have enough poise and stamina. When Malenia performs her Uppercut Combo, she begins with a vertical slash, and then, depending on the circumstances, she either follows it up with a horizontal slash or a slam. It is also possible to postpone it for as long as Elden Ring deems it necessary. Malenia will charge at the player while spinning around to deal damage all around her. This will cause damage to everyone around her. In a manner analogous to the Uppercut combo, the player has the option of following up this move with a slam attack if they so choose. Scarlet Aeonia: Whenever Malenia transforms into the Goddess of Rot, Elden Ring online items for sale she always makes use of this ability first after the transformation has taken place. This occurs regardless of whether or not the transformation was successful. After launching herself into the air, Malenia will come crashing down with full force on her opponent. By rolling away from Malenia as soon as she lands and then rolling away once more in order to avoid the explosion, it is possible to avoid both the initial blast from the Scarlet Rot and the explosion that follows it. Attacks Laced with the Scarlet RotBecause she is the Goddess of Rot, almost all of her attacks from Phase One now cause damage based on the Scarlet Rot condition, in addition to dealing more damage overall. Maintaining either Boluses or Flame, Cleanse Me is going to be absolutely necessary if you want to make it through these attacks and into Phase Two without taking any Scarlet Rot damage. If you do not maintain either of these abilities, you will take damage from Scarlet Rot. You should either equip a shield that blocks 100% of physical damage or move further away from Malenia by dashing backward after each Phantom that is sent the Tarnished's way. Because this attack can last for some time and the phantoms cannot be eliminated on their own, you should either equip a shield that blocks 100% of physical damage or move further away from Malenia.