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Goliath Boss Fight Guide: Moves & Tips

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Check out this Devil May Cry 5 (DMC5) boss fight guide and walkthrough versus the demo boss - Goliath. Learn about its battle moves, gameplay and combat tips, and more!

DMC5 Goliath Boss Fight Guide: Moves & Tips

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Goliath - Moves & Abilities

Arm Swing

DMC5 Goliath - Moves & Abilities - Arm Swing

This is the most basic attack of the Goliath. It either swings one arm towards you or swings both arms, one after the other, in your direction.

Overhead Arm / Jump Slam

DMC5 Goliath - Moves & Abilities - Overhead Arm / Jump Slam

The Goliath will rear up and slam its arms on the ground. It usually swings its arms over its head or jumps up to gain power & momentum for this attack.

Fire Vacuum

DMC5 Goliath - Moves & Abilities - Fire Vacuum

The burning portal in its belly area will open up and fire a vacuum of hot air & flames, slowly panning across the area. If you're not careful, you can get sucked in and damaged thoroughly.

Fire Ball

DMC5 Goliath - Moves & Abilities - Fire Ball

The Goliath will pick up debris, usually a car, and place it inside its burning belly. It will shoot this debris out into a giant fire ball towards you.

Forward Rush

DMC5 Goliath - Moves & Abilities - Forward Rush

A very quick move that can catch you by surprise, the Goliath will suddenly rush towards you in a bodily tackle.

Debris Throw

DMC5 Goliath - Moves & Abilities - Debris Throw

The Goliath will take advantage of any debris it finds around the area - cars, chucks of concrete, and will throw them towards you with excessive force.

Goliath Boss Fight Tips

Anticipate And Dodge Goliath's Attacks

Anticipate And Dodge His Attacks

Goliath will have strong attacks that do massive damage to you. But it does wind up his attacks, when it does, stop attacking, and get ready to dodge.

Dodge When Locked Onto Goliath

You can only activate your dodge move when you're locked onto the Goliath. When he's rearing up for an attack, lock on to him then dodge away.

Use Devil Breaker To Break Away From Fire Vacuum

Beware Of His Fire Vacuum Attack

Goliath's fire vacuum move suck you inside it for a ton of damage. You can can stay clear of the attack or use one of your Devil Breakers to break way from its hold.

Wait For Arm Slam Then Attack

Wait For Arm Slam Then Attack

When the Goliath does an arm slam on the ground, it will stay on the ground for a good few seconds. Be sure to use Wire Snatch to close the distance and deal some damage to it before it gets up.

Charge Devil Breaker Attacks

Charge Your Devil Breaker Attacks

Devil Breakers will pack quite a punch when charged before attacking. Try to use the Gerbera Devil Breaker to fire a beam at Goliath safely from a distance!

Use The Red Queen's Exceed

Use The Red Queen

Having the Red Queen charged up will deal much more damage than normal attacks. Remember to charge it frequently by hitting the assigned button when not slashing at the boss.

Collect Green Orbs To Restore Health

Collect Green Orbs To Restore Health

If you start to get low on health, look around the map for green Orbs that are lying around. These orbs will restore a portion of your health so you can keep going at the Goliath!

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