How to Beat Slugvogg | Boss Fight Guide | Dungeons & Dragons: Dark Alliance

Dark Alliance How to Beat Slugvogg
This is a strategy guide for beating Slugvogg, a boss in Dungeons & Dragons: Dark Alliance. Learn about Slugvogg's attack patterns, weaknesses, and tips and strategies for defeating them.

Slugvogg Battle Overview

Dark Alliance - Slugvogg
Quest The Goblin's Shard
Act The Goblin Valley

Slugvogg is quite tanky, but otherwise his attack style remains the same as other Verbeegs - slow movements but heavy damage. He will have a few new abilities to look out for.

Slugvogg Attacks and Abilities

Spear Thrust

Dark Alliance Slugvogg Spear Thrust
Slugvogg points and thrusts his spear in your direction. Dodge to the side.

Spear Hook

Dark Alliance Slugvogg Spear Hook
Slugvogg throws his spear at you if you're far away. If caught, you'll get dragged to him. You can telegraph when he'll do this since he'll be outlined red. Dodge to the side to avoid this.

Spear Sweep

Dark Alliance Slugvogg Spear Sweep
Slugvogg clears the area in front of him with his spear twice. He'll be winding back his arm and outlined red when he's about to do this, so just dodge out of the way.

Ground Pound

Dark Alliance Slugvogg Ground Pound
Slugvogg lifts his arm up then pushes it down to the ground, causing AoE damage. Dodge in any direction away from him.

Leap Forward

Dark Alliance Slugvogg Leap Forward
Slugvogg covers a lot of ground by leaping forward and trying to slam his fist down on you. Dodge backwards when you see him start to lean back.

Tips & Strategies for Beating Slugvogg

Strategy Checklist
CheckmarkKill Minions First

CheckmarkQuick Evades

CheckmarkUse Explosive Barrels

CheckmarkKnock Slugvogg Down

Kill Minions First

Dark Alliance Slugvogg Kill Minions First
There will be gobilins in the combat area when you enter. Clear them out before engaging Slugvogg so that your combos aren't interrupted.

Quick Evades

Dark Alliance Slugvogg Stay on Move
As with other Verbeegs, quick movements and dodges are important in this fight. Your primary strategy will be to get a couple hits in then dodge away when he's about to do any attack. Repeat this and you should win easily. Blocking won't be too useful here.

Use Explosive Barrels

Dark Alliance Explosive Barrels Slugvogg
There's a few explosive barrels in the area you can use to damage Slugvogg. He has sluggish movements so he won't be able to get out of the barrels' damage AoE.

Knock Slugvugg Down

Dark Alliance Slugvogg Exhausted
Like with other Bosses, Slugvogg will get Exhausted after using several moves. At that point, you can knock him down with a Fierce Attack and you can get a couple free hits in. Hit him from behind to get a critical strike.

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Act 2 Stonegrinder
Act 3 Garnn and Murdunn
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Act 2 Vrogulb Frostgrip, Icebiter, and Nelgland The Slurper
Act 3 Emperor Hamboog
Verbeeg Jamboree
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Act 2 Thurn Dreamreader
Act 3 The Chef
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Act 1 Skornn Soulreaver
Act 2 Kronus Seven Scars
Act 3 Akar Kessell
The Mask of Kelvin
Act 1 The Husk of Torult Dragonbane
Act 2 Kvorn the Gatekeeper
Act 3 Kelvin
Crystalline Dreams
Act 1 Arim the Bonescribe
Act 2 Fenji Coldeye
Act 3 Hagedorn
The Fury of Icewind
Act 1 Narf Twelvefingers
Act 2 Bjorn, The Hewer of the Judged
Act 3 Icewind

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