Dark Souls

Dark Souls Achievements

Defeat Seath the Scaleless

Defeat Seath the Scaleless, inheritors of souls.

Seathe is located inside the Duke's Archives in Anor Londo. From the bonfire near the starting of Anor Londo, go into the left building (not crossing the bridge to the stairs) and follow the path through the hallway and up the lift at the end. Once you find your way to Seath, you will not be able to fight him because you must be defeated (yes you lose everything as per normal). You will then appear in a cell. Fight your way through the archives and find the Crystal Caves. He will be located inside there.

Once the fight starts with Seath, run behind him and look for a cystal to smash. This will negate his health regeneration and allow you to kill him. After that he isn't very difficult, just take your time, but watch out for his crystal attack because it will curse you if you stay in them too long.

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Comment #1 by huber215
Sunday, October 16, 2011 @ 01:44:53 PM

He's in the crystal cave past the dukes archive. Fights not that hard just destroy the crysatl rod at the end of the room. After that just try to hit his two little tails and avoide his very slow claw attack and his crytal breath. (Dont stand in the crytals or you might get cursed.) You can also chop of his large back tail and get the sword of the moonlight but its kinda hard to do because if you get behind him he'll swing all his tails at once and pwn your face unless your good at dodging.

Comment #2 by huber215
Sunday, October 16, 2011 @ 01:51:24 PM

Btw the first time you fight him the white fog will not be there, he's past the room with the walking clams. If you die during the fight the fog should be there the second time.

Comment #3 by RasenZangetsu
Monday, October 24, 2011 @ 03:06:51 PM

Possible SPOILERS: Your first encounter w/ Seath will be at the Duke's Archive. No point in fighting, just let him kill you. If you have souls or humanity that you wanna keep be sure to equip a Ring of Sacrifice before entering the fog gate. After you die you will be in the second part of the Duke's Archive where you can get access to the Crystal Cave. The area where you encounter Seath for the second and final time.

Be sure to break the crystal before attacking Seath. Until you do, he's invincible.

Comment #4 by Tdrummer89
Thursday, December 08, 2011 @ 01:12:06 AM

Use Fire and Pyromancy. It makes this an incredibly easy fight.

Comment #5 by Seridak
Saturday, May 26, 2012 @ 05:54:00 AM

i had trouble with him on my first play through second time onward easily one shot him

Comment #6 by Assessedbeef
Friday, August 24, 2012 @ 10:28:11 AM

Never had a problem defeating Seath, Iron flesh and curse resistants. Getting to his tail was a challenge though.

Comment #7 by M O N N K R
Monday, September 10, 2012 @ 11:56:16 AM

try cutting his tail off

Comment #8 by Wh1t3 J3su5
Sunday, April 28, 2013 @ 12:10:42 AM

Very creative art, one of my favorites across all games.

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Game Info
From Software
Namco Bandai


US October 04, 2011
Europe October 07, 2011

HDD Space Required : 3.9 GB
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