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Gargoyle Lancer

Enemy Type Animated Statue
Weakness Dark, Magic, Strike
Resistances Fire, Lightning, Slash
Immune Bleed, Frost, Poison, Toxic

Gargoyle Lancer is an Enemy in Dark Souls 3.

 

Enemy Description

  • Protect the entrance to the Profaned Capital and the roof of the Grand Archives.
  • There are two variants, both of which deal fire damage:
    • One wields a spear that resembles a lantern.
    • One wields a hammer that resembles a torch.
  • Despite being made of stone they have several aerial attacks.

 

Combat Information

  • They can use each of their wings as a Shield to block attacks and can perform a shield bash if the player's guard is up. This can make it very difficult to hit their sides, but they can stll be kicked and have their guard-broken. 
  • Depending on their weapon:
    • Ones with hammers cause 5 fireballs to splash out from the location of impact with each attack.
    • Ones with spears will be airborne when executing most of their attacks.
  • Attacks that first touch their wings deal about 40% less damage.
  • Attacks that strike the base of their tail inflict more damage.
  • They appear to be fairly vulnerable to Strike damage and resistant to Slash damage.
  • Weak to Strike, Magic and Dark.
  • Resistant to Slash, Fire and Lightning.
  • Immune to Bleed, Frost, Poison and Toxic.
  • They can fall to their deaths.
  • Can be lured?
  • Can be Rapported?

 

Notes & Trivia

  • Drops 2500 Souls on Journey 1
  • Drops ?? Souls on Journey 2
  • Drops 8250 Souls on Journey 3

 

Variations

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 Grand Archives

 Profaned Capital

   

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    • Anonymous

      08 Aug 2017 16:08  

      I think they are immune to poison, when I used poison mist on a gargoyle stuck on the boss door it wouldnt become poisoned.

      • Anonymous

        14 Apr 2017 22:12  

        If you put some info here, do not *****ing question it with QUESTION MARK. We should get information from here but not questions to answer for you. Confirm the info or just leave it entirely. One example: Ascended Winged Knights in Lothric Castle "Can be lured?". No, they cant and same goes with normal Winged Knights. They can, however be distracted at most with Aural Decoy. I went and find out myself because you want me to get confirmation for you. "Dark Souls III Wiki Fextralife is a strong, independent wiki which needs no confirmations". The words of Limit Breakers describe perfectly this site.

        • Anonymous

          Guard Break09 May 2016 12:48  

          You can actually guard break the gargoyles when they use their wings as shields. Tested it myself.

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