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

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

Skornn Soulreaver Battle Overview

Skornn Soulreaver
Dark Alliance - Skornn Soulreaver
Quest The Order of the Light
Act An Infernal Dispute

Skornn Soulreaver is a Frost Giant who wields an axe and can deal heavy damage. However, his massive size means his moves are very slow and easy to dodge. Evade his attacks well and you'll be able to defeat him handily.

Skornn Soulreaver Attacks and Abilities

Axe Sweep

Dark Alliance Skornn Axe Sweep
Skornn Soulreaver slams his axe into the ground and sweeps the area in front of him, damaging anyone hit. Dodge backwards to avoid this.

Axe Slam

Dark Alliance Skornn Axe Slam
Skornn Soulreaver lifts his axe and then brings it down with great force, dealing AoE damage. Ice spikes will pop up from the ground upon impact. He'll be outlined red so it will be easy to telegraph. Dodge backwards once you see him raise the axe up.


Dark Alliance Skornn Soulreaver Charge
Skornn Soulreaver charges forward and smashes into anyone in his direction. He begins this move by leaning back so prepare to dodge to the side when he's charging to you.

Tips & Strategies for Beating Skornn Soulreaver

Strategy Checklist
CheckmarkKill The Minions First

CheckmarkEvade Constantly

CheckmarkUse Your Abilities Early

Kill The Minions First

Dark Alliance Skornn Minions
There are Stygian Raiders when you first enter the combat area. Deal with these enemies before fighting Skornn Soulreaver so that your attacks won't be interrupted and you can dodge without worrying about enemies surrounding you.

Evade Constantly

Dark Alliance Skornn Evade Constantly
You can employ similar tactics as when fighting Verbeegs since Skornn Soulreaver has similarly slow movements. Outmaneuver his attacks and try attack him from behind and you'll be able to win this battle.

Use Your Abilities Early

Dark Alliance Skornn Use Abilities
Once you've gotten rid of the minions, spam all your abilities at Skornn Soulreaver, including your ultimate, and the fight could end fairly quickly. This is because his slow movements won't be able to withstand the onslaught of attacks and you'll be to cut down his health by a large amount.

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