Elden Ring Fan Beats Game Without Getting Hit While Using Randomiser
12.02.2024 - 11:51
The wait for Shadow of the Erdtree is getting intense. Over the past month, we've seen players beat Elden Ring bosses with bubbles, storm castles with nothing but one button and morse code, roll in real life every time they roll in-game, use a violin to string together attacks, and power through against invisible enemies. But it doesn't stop there.
Twitch streamer and YouTuber LilAggy beat Elden Ring without getting hit once. That's already an incredibly impressive feat, but there's a twist. LilAggy did it with a randomiser, meaning that any boss could lurk behind any fog wall, and their go-to weapon might be sent to the back half of the game. It's a big gamble, but they pulled it off.
It took them four hours and 28 minutes, running a gauntlet of completely random encounters they had no way of preparing for. Items were strewn across the place haphazardly, so getting their build together as fast as possible was built almost entirely on luck, but by the end, they had their spells at the ready, firing off little blue pellets that tanked the final boss' health.
The run ended with a one-two punch of the Fallingstar Beast and Erdtree Avatar. But it paid off, as the VOD concludes with LilAggy cheerfully celebrating that hard-earned victory with their partner.
"Oh my god, it's done, oh my god," LillyAgg exclaimed as the Elden Avatar faded into the aether. "Finally. FINALLY dude."
They're no stranger to randomisers. They recently played through Dark Souls 3 using one, and have in the past run Elden Ring with sorcery randomisers and 500 random mods, making it a completely unpredictable experience. They even attempted a no hit randomiser run seven months ago, but unfortunately fell to a single swing from Magma Wyrm Makar, dying instantaneously.
"No dude, ugh my god. That attack is so weird," LilAggy said, taking it in his stride. "I think he got stuck - it looked weird. I always roll early on that attack."
They dubbed that video "The closest anyone has ever come to beating this challenge," and they were right. By the end of the game, after fighting both the Tree Sentinel and Margit as their last two bosses, they had only been hit two times total. Over half a year later, though, they managed to redeem that close shave and come out on top using a very similar sorcery build.