Read this DOOM Eternal guide to learn more about how to beat Archvile! Find out the Archvile's weakness, gameplay tips, how to beat, and more!Check Out the All Enemy List Here!
Archvile - Weakness & Tips
Super Shotgun, Rocket Launcher Most Effective
Archvile's prone to make a quick escape using its dash teleport ability, so high bursting weapons like the Super Shotgun and Rocket Launcher are the best options when trying to kill it fast. Don't be stingy in ammo if it is used to prevent enemy reinforcements.Check Out the All Weapons List Here!
Crucible Also Viable
Sometimes its better not drag on the fight. and Archvile is definitely worth the slice. Bust out Crucible if you can afford it.
Blood Punch One-Punches Its Shield
Using a blood punch will destroy Archvile's shield immediately, but you should just flank it from the sides to save your blood punch for the many enemies it summons.
Bust Out The BFG If Archvile Summoned
If Archvile did summon a swarm, it is best to cut your losses and fire away a BFG to clear the slate.By fighting the swarm conventionally you may lose more ammo than you can get back , severely impacting your future progress.
Prevention Beats The Cure
It is vital that you check each spawn wave for any sign of Archvile, and prioritize it if you find it has spawned. Look for a bright blazing flame. Always dash around the map for any sign of Archvile.
Confirmed Archvile Appearance List
Archvile - Attack Pattern & Features
Acts As Buff Totem When Alive
Archvile acts as a buff totem granting all enemies additional speed and damage while alive. Kill him fast or his swarms get even more powerful.
The one ability that makes Archvile so dangerous is its ability to call in 10~ 15 enemy reinforcements after a summoning move. Summoned enemies may even include other super heavies like the Tyrant or Doom Hunter! Stop it at all costs.
Summons Buffed Version Of Enemies
Turns into vapor and dash teleport away. Archvile's willingness to run away when cornered makes it a distinct adversary. Follow the golden trail of its mist to finish it off.
Opens up a frontal fire shield. Usually is summoning something while behind it. Flank to the sides to shoot at it with shotgun.
Throws a line of fire at you. Dash away to the side and avoid the floor set on fire by this attack.