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How to beat the Old Dragonslayer in Dark Souls 2

Here's a familiar face. The iconic Dark Souls boss Ornstein apparently has a twin brother who simply goes by Old Dragonslayer, and he's here to make you hate your life in Dark Souls 2.

But there's no need to fear, this familiar boss simply requires familiar tactics to defeat. That means circle strafe like crazy to dodge his attacks, and running away from him when he starts glowing purple to avoid his area of effect slam attacks.

For more help be sure to check out our complete Dark Souls 2 Boss guide.

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