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Ghru Leaper

Enemy Type Ghru
Weakness ??
Resistances ??
Immune ??

Ghru Leaper is an Enemy in Dark Souls 3.

 

Enemy Description

  • The Leaper is the most dangerous of the melee Ghru's.
  • He attacks by jumping and by using deadly grabs that bypass blocks.
  • Ghru's are descendants of the Farron guardians. Some event has turned them into goatlike demons, probably because of them being a spawn of Satan himself, especially the Leaper ones.

 

Combat Information

  • The Ghru Leaper is fast and aggressive, and can move around on two and four limbs.
  • Jumping gives the Leaper a great potential to dodge and counter.
  • Be careful when blocking, as the Leaper will often try to grab you, a move that ignores your shield.
  • Their jumping stomp attack can be blocked, but if unblocked will cause as much damage as the grab attack.
  • Sometimes the Leaper will pause and it will slowly walk towards you for a while.
  • It also has one or two claw attacks that can be parried.
  • One of the safest ways to deal with them is to dodge sideways, when they run up to grab you, and then punish them from behind.
  • After successfully performing a grab attack on the player, the Leaper will glow with a red aura for some time afterward. This is possibly a buff, needs confirmation.
  • Can be Lured?
  • Can be Rapported

 

Notes & Trivia

  • Some can be standing, but some require a trigger to stand up.
  • Their appearance is similar to the mythological creature Baphomet.
  • Environmental fires will damage them noticeably, this can be used if you're low on HP but be aware that sometimes they will avoid the fires.

 

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    • 08 Nov 2017 03:40  

      The description says "can be lured". I've seen how dangerous they are in multiple das3 playthroughs on youtube but if they can be lured by alluring skulls why doesn't anybody take advantage of that? My laptop can't run dark souls 3 so I can't test how effective alluring skulls are on them but dark souls 2 has trained me well to use alluring skulls on tough enemies (if they are affected by alluring skulls).

      • Anonymous

        16 Apr 2017 21:03  

        The best strategy I found against this guy is to punch him right in the gabba right before he tries any tricks. He has a small pool of hp and big part of his attacks is interraptable it seems.

        • Anonymous

          15 Mar 2017 08:27  

          After these f+++++ tear your face off (and you are still standing), they glow red and walk slowly for a short while. Anyone knows if that is a buff or debuff for them (or just afterglow after having just faceraped another poor sod)? Never really waited to find out, just made goat kebobs outta them.

          • Anonymous

            17 Feb 2017 20:38  

            These mob are broken af, nothing to do with hard to fight, it's grapple mechanic is glitchy,spammable and simple broken.

            • Anonymous

              07 Nov 2016 16:26  

              these are... possibly the most infuriating enemy in the entire Souls series, in my opinion. I have 45 vigor and these things still scare me witless. they're like if you took the torch hollows from Dark Souls 1, made them three times as big, gave them a lightning fast grab attack with no cooldown, and put them in the POISON SWAMP of all places. don't fight them. don't even think about them. equip a quickstep weapon and skip the entire *****ing swamp while you're at it.

              • Anonymous

                Reading comments...07 Aug 2016 04:43  

                I read the comments and I was a little shocked... I have not encountered these guys yet but I have been at farron keep... and just by reading the comments I think im gonna scream until my head *****ing explodes

                • Anonymous

                  Early Game Dangerous Enemy02 Jul 2016 17:18  

                  This enemy is one of most dangerous in early game...srsly they do a lot of damage

                  • Anonymous

                    Annoying AF20 May 2016 00:11  

                    These guys just spam the grab like there is no tomorrow. I remember one time i wasted all of my stamina because he tried to grab like 6 times in row. It didn't even matter because he still grabbed me anyways.

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