Check out this Devil May Cry 5 (DMC5) boss fight guide and walkthrough versus Gilgamesh. Learn about its battle moves, gameplay and combat tips, & more!
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Gilgamesh - Moves & Abilities
Gilgamesh will emit a barrage of projectiles from its antenna. Run or dodge sideways to evade this attack. The projectiles can come from either antenna.
Gilgamesh will drop its body down when you're close or underneath it to attack you. Avoid spending too much time underneath and dodge to safety when it starts raising its body up.
Gilgamesh will try to protect its back by filling his back with spikes. Once fluid starts to come out its back, get off its back to avoid the spikes.
Gilgamesh will jump towards you. Try to avoid getting hit by its legs. Run towards the opposite direction to evade.
Gilgamesh will stomp its legs when you're underneath him. Dodge to the sides to evade but be careful of its other legs as it will continue stomping to try and kill you.
Explosive Shards Attack
Gilgamesh will plant itself firmly and fire red shards of explosive projectiles downwards. Avoid these shards as these will explode when they hit the ground.
Spinning Blade Attack
Gilgamesh will occasionally send whirling blades towards you. These are slow and easy to dodge but be careful.
Gilgamesh Boss Fight Tips
Cripple Gilgamesh By Attacking Its Legs
Gilgamesh is slow, and will have spots that you can use to cripple it on its legs. Use this to weaken it enough so that it will lower its back for you to climb onto. You can also grapple onto these legs to get up Gilgamesh's back!
Focus On The Soft Spot On Its Back
Gilgamesh's weak spot is a red spot located on its back. Whenever you get the chance, head onto its back to deal a significant amount of damage to Gilgamesh.
Get Off Its Back Before It Attacks With Spikes
Despite having a weak spot, Gilgamesh will protect itself when you get on its back. It will telegraph its attack when the surface of its back starts to bubble and morph. Get off its back in order to avoid getting hit by its spikes!
Avoid Projectiles Gilgamesh Fires At You
Gilgamesh will also have antennae that take aim at you. When you see it firing up, get ready to dodge several bullets coming straight for you.Check Out Mission 6 After Beating The Boss!