Hardest Dark Souls and Bloodborne (Soulsborne) Bosses Before Dark Souls Remastered

Hey peeps, newcomer here. So, since Remastered is almost here and since we’ve had a good little while of free bloodborne, I thought revisiting this would be a fun thing and hopefully open debates or give everyone different point of views. My leukemia is and always will be Laurence, ancient dragon and Fume knight. We are all grown ups so solo obviously...Nonetheless...

The Top Ten

1 Ancient Dragon Ancient Dragon

Truth be told he is hard as hell, rage quit hard, but not much more then the rest on this list, but the path...? I hate going into a boss fight and not having my items fully stocked, I feel the need to avoid everything. You spend so much time getting to him then...goodnight. The reason Acient Dragon, Laurence and Midir are my top 3 is because they basically make you memorize unmemorizable (is that a word) strategies, and if you forget one thing or slip up at all, back to the beginning. That happened to me once...twice...ten times...? times, until I get lucky and manage to outlast their nonsense and secure a very very messy with literally one vial/sip left. I can flawless a good amount of bosses at around level 120 in any ng cycle or heal no more than 2/3 times, but this... Thank you for the unparalleled aggravation Miyazaki, thank you indeed. - Vicjames-_-

It seemed to me that they may have nerfed this boss for the “Scholar of the First Sin” HD release.

I lost count as to how many times I had to trek all the way back from the bonfire to face this guy again; but in SotFS, I took him down with no issues.

This list in general is seriously screwed up (Nameless King is NOT harder than the Orphan of Kos! ), but this boss is definitely the hardest. It's not fun, Souls-like hard, it's wow, this is hard.

It all depends on your play style. How you play the game can make certain fights easier or harder. Yes I agree nameless is not as hard as Orphan. So yea you can call this list screwed up, but to the person who created this list it isn't that weird of a list. Does this make sense? - MetalMan

2 Darkeater Midir Darkeater Midir

A pain in my dick. Didn’t kill him until my third playthrough. - RaidenRain

Screw him

3 Laurence the First Vicar

I do not know how he got this high on the list since I killed him on my first try. But I do agree he does hit hard no matter what happens in the fight.

4 Fume Knight Fume Knight
5 FRC Loran Darkbeast
6 Nameless King Nameless King
7 Lud and Zallen, the King's Pets Lud and Zallen, the King's Pets
8 Orphan Of Kos

Beating this guy at BL4 might be the hardest feat I've accomplished in gaming...

Easily number 1

9 Maneater
10 FRC Pthumerian Descendant

The Contenders

11 Twin Princes
12 Ludwig the Accursed
13 Sister Friede Sister Friede
14 Four Kings
15 Ebrietas, Daughter Of The Cosmos
16 Pontiff Sulyvahn Pontiff Sulyvahn
17 Vicar Amelia
18 Martyr Logarius
19 Dragonslayer Armor Dragonslayer Armor
20 Gehrman, The First Hunter

While he isn't the hardest Boss (haven't played the any of the Souls series yet) or anything, he and his boss fights are one of the greatest. The Story of a Hunter and his Teacher fighting each other to death, one trying prevent the other from being burdened with a hardship far greater than what he faces now and the other trying to get his Teacher to finally leave the Dream...That, combined with the Soundtrack and Setting probably makes it one of the greatest boss fights ever. Definitely deserves a place high up on this list. - Ash_31

21 Slave Knight Gael Slave Knight Gael
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Top Remixes

1. Ancient Dragon
2. Laurence the First Vicar
3. Fume Knight
1. Darkeater Midir
2. Twin Princes
3. Nameless King


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