Ashen Warrior

HP 700/880/1,625
Weakness Magic
Resistance Slash Attacks
Respawns Yes

Ashen Warrior is an enemy in Dark Souls 2. 


Ashen Warrior Information


The Ashen Warriors' loyalty to one another is the stuff of legends, and they held fast in their positions even as the once-great Iron Keep sank into the fiery earth.
The blades they wield were forged by one of the true artisans entertained by the Iron King during his kingdom's heyday

Standing only a couple feet over the player, the Ashen Warriors are hollowed soldiers that roam Brume Tower and attack any intruders on sight. They can hide beneath the ashen ground in some places, and even in the sides of mountains, ambushing the player as they walk by. There are a few variants of the Ashen Warriors:

Battle Axe Wielders use dual battle axes and will attack mercilessly, leaping towards the player to close the gap between them.

Halberd Wielders use a single halberd and a shield, taking a more defensive approach to attack the player. They are able to attack with their shield raised, and have a dangerous spinning attack. They can be guard broken.

Sword Wielders use a single Ashen Warrior Sword and may sometimes be equipped with a bow that they will use at range. Their most dangerous attack is when they swing their sword four times in quick succession, potentially poise-breaking the player and dealing heavy damage.





Strategy Tips

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Attack Name Attack Description Counter Measures
Leap Attack (Dual Axe) When the player is a set distance away from the enemy, the enemy will leap towards the player performing an overhead attack when landing.  
Thrust Attack (Dual Axe) The enemy will thrust the head of his axe towards the player when within the enemy's reach.  
3 Slash Attack (Dual Axe) 2 overhead slashes followed by a horizontal slash if the player is still within the enemies attack range.  
Sprint Attack (Dual Axe) Sprints towards the player with one axe raised, then performs an overhead attack.  
Right Handed Slash (Dual Axe) Performs a single horizontal slash with his right axe.  
2 Handed Slash (Sword) Holds the sword in both his hands and does a strong horizontal slash.  
Running Thrust (Sword) Runs towards the player and performs a thrusting attack.  
Overhead (Sword) Overhead slash when the player is close to the enemy.  
3 Hit Combo (Sword) Preforms 2 slashes followed by a thrust if the player is within the enemy's reach.  
4 Fast Attack (Sword) Enemy will flail his arms left to right performing 4 slash attacks.  


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