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How To Defeat Fireblight Ganon

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How To Defeat Fireblight Ganon

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The guide for Fireblight Ganon Battle in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (BotW). Includes how to prepare, the best equipment, and the tips to defeat Fireblight Ganon.

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Fireblight Ganon Strategy Guide

Tips To Defeat Fireblight Ganon

  • Be sure to reach Heat Resistance Lv 2.
  • Carry iron weapons with high attack power.
  • Use Remote Bomb to stun the enemy.
  • Aim at the eyeball with arrows to stun him.
  • Use Ice Arrow to deal with the fireball.
  • At the start of the Second Phase, use Remote Bomb to destroy the barrier.

Be Sure To Get Heat Resistance

Be Sure To Get Heat Resistance
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In the Fireblight Ganon battle, you will be fighting in a heat level 2 environment, so it is essential to prepare the resistance. Be sure to wear two types of Fire-Resistant equipment or prepare Fireproof Elixirs.

Do Not Equip Wooden Weapons

Do not equip wooden weapons
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If you equip yourself with wooden weapons, they will burn on their own due to the heat. Therefore, it is necessary to equip non-flammable metal weapons/shields/bows against Fireblight Ganon.

Royal Claymore In Woodland Tower Is Recommended

The Royal Claymore in Woodland Tower is recommended.
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The Royal Claymore is a weapon that can be obtained by anyone regardless of the progress of the game at the top of Woodland Tower. It is a two-handed sword, which is difficult to handle, but its attack power is as high as 52 in the initial state, which is very useful even if not in the early stage. Another good point is that it revives when the Red Moon appears, so it will be easier in boss battles if you have it.

Remote Bomb Can Easily Stun Ganon

Remote Bomb Can Easily Stun Ganon
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Fireblight Ganon can be stunned more easily than others, and you can aim at his eyeballs with a Bow, but the easiest way is to hit him twice in a row with a Remote Bomb: the first hit will stun him in the air, and the second hit will stun him completely. If you hit him with a high-attack weapon during this moment, you can easily reduce his HP.

How To Defeat Fireblight Ganon's First Phase

Aim At The Gap Between Attacks To Stun Him

Aiming at the gap between attacks to stun Ganon
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The boss attacks by swinging a large sword, but his motion is slow and relatively easy to avoid. Although each sweep is large, he needs to take time for the next sweep, aim at the gap between his sweep attacks to stun him. If you are confident in your skill, you can attack with a Flurry Rush.

Avoid Small Fireballs By Running To The Side

Avoid small fireballs by running to the side
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When he throws small fireballs at you, just run to the side to avoid them. Since some balls will spread wide horizontally, just be aware of running well until all the balls are passed.

How To Defeat Fireblight Ganon's Second Phase

Destroy The Barriers With Remote Bomb At The Start

Right after the Second Phase begins, the boss will create a barrier, which can be destroyed with a Remote Bomb. Throw a Remote Bomb into the barrier when it starts turning like a vacuum. When the barrier is destroyed, the boss will be stunned at the same time, you must hit him immediately.

Note That Flames Will Spread From The Attack Of The Big Sword

Note that flames will spread from the attack of the big sword
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All attacks with the big sword will have the effect of spreading flames. Be careful not to get hit, as the flames will spread a little larger over time than where they generate.

It Can Be A Chance To Attack With Updrafts

Since the flames will generate updrafts, If you fly into the air with Paraglider, you will have a chance to attack with arrows in slow motion. It'd be easier to stun him with a bow than in the first phase, so try when you have the chance.

It Is Safe To Destroy The Fireball With Ice Arrow

It is safe to destroy the fireball with an Ice Arrow.
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Ganon will throw fireballs at Link. You can run away by hiding behind a shield, but you might take blast damage over a wide area from the explosion point. If you hit the ball with an Ice Arrow, you can break it without a blast, so it is safe to use it if you have any left.

You Can Also Use Perfect Guard To Bounce The Ball Back

The Shield Ability Perfect Guard can be used to bounce the ball back to the enemy. This can inflict damage and stun him at the same time, try it if you can aim for it. But be careful, if you are too close to Blight Ganon, you will be damaged by the blast.

Hide From The Laser Beams Or Aim For The Stun

Hide From The Laser Beams Or Aim For The Stun
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When Ganon has only a few HP left, he will attack with laser beams. If you are hit by this attack, you will take heavy damage, so hide behind a shield to avoid it, or use a bow to stun him before getting hit.

Fireblight Ganon Walkthrough Video

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