Maneater – Demon’s Souls Wiki Guide


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man eater is the second boss of the Latria Archstone Tower, which is located at the end of the Upper Latria area. It is a powerful beast capable of knocking you off the bridge with its mighty dash and raining down magic on you while flying through the air. Once you reduce him to around a quarter health (or after a few minutes of combat), a second Maneater will spawn.

Check out our guide to beating the Maneaters below:


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Strategy Maneater Boss

The first thing to keep in mind during this fight is: how far from the edge am I? One of Maneater’s most common attacks is his dash which will easily knock you off the edge if you don’t stand near the middle of the bridge. If you’re a melee user, you simultaneously want to be as close to the middle of the deck as possible at all times and try to avoid standing directly in front of Maneater. Most of his attacks (his jump slam and jabs) hit the area in front of him, and his dash can be avoided with a side step (or with your shield if you have enough stamina).

Always try to attack him from the side or the back, which will sometimes cause him to stagger, leaving him open to long combos. Remember that he can quickly crouch and prepare for a quick attack at any time, so allow yourself some stamina to roll. If you get too far away from the Maneater, he’ll sometimes fire a magic blast at you, which can be blocked with your shield. He will also occasionally get bitten by his snake tail, which attempts to enchant him with poison. Use it as an opening to get 1-2 free attacks.


If you’re a ranged user, you want to use an essentially similar strategy, but you can put yourself at less risk by waiting for the dodge, then launching attacks when it leaves itself vulnerable afterwards. It’s also worth noting that you can hide behind the large torch in the middle of the bridge and Maneater will get stuck on the other side, giving you a moment to heal or rest.

If Maneater rushes off the bridge, he will start flying around the arena and launching magic attacks at you. Ranged users can keep attacking while he’s in the air, while melee users will just have to dodge and wait. When the first Maneater goes low, a second one will spawn, so be sure to kill the first one as soon as possible to avoid getting double-teamed. Repeat the same process against the second Maneater to defeat him and win the battle.


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