Lupus Boreas or Andrius is one of the Four Winds of Mondstadt, and one of the weekly bosses who is cool looking. He is tasked with protecting the nation by the decree of Barbatos, the current Anemo Archon. Learn More about Barbatos here.
After the completion of Act 1 of razor’s Story Quest, you will be able to battle him. In this guide, we will be looking at how to beat him.
General Info On Lupus Boreas
The true appearance of Lupus Boreas is unknown. As he is the dominator of wolves, he takes the form of a Wolf that is bluish-white. He rests in the arena deep in Wolvendom. You will need 30 or 60 resin to fight him and get the rewards. He resets by 4 am, every Monday in-game time.
The noblest and greatest of souls, who watches over the lupical of Wolvendom.
When the wolfpack is imperiled, it will emerge in the form of a wolf and show forth its fangs and claws.
The wolves of Wolvendom are frightening phantoms to the people of Mondstadt:
A blurred shape flashing through the forest, a chilling howl in the indeterminate distance, the creeping sense of eyes constantly nailed to their backs…
Humans rarely have the opportunity to lock their eyes with a wolf, for this is the law Lupus Boreas laid down for its race.Archive
To find him, you will have to go to Wolvendom in Mondstadt. On completing or defeating him, you will get:
- 300 Adventure Experience
- Companionship Experience
Tips To Defeat Lupus Boreas
The Frozen Ground
The majority of his attacks will be effective towards anyone who stands within the frozen ground. So, the frozen ground will help in avoiding and point out where he will move towards.
Attack Lupus Boreas From A Distance
The majority of his attacks are close range or melee, so keeping distance and attacking would be the best strategy.
When he hits 50% of his health, he will engage in phase 2. In this phase, he will start with charge attacks. So, try to replenish stamina and cool down. Then, you will be able to attack him when he is vulnerable to your attacks.
Attack Patterns Of Lupus Boreas
Phase 1 Lupus Boreas
This attack involves him, just swiping his claws towards you, so you can avoid this attack by moving out of the way.
This attack involves him spinning around and damaging your character. To avoid this attack, look for the frozen ground and move out if you are in the frozen area.
This attack involves him jumping and hitting the ground. To avoid this attack, you will have to move out of the frozen area again.
Charging is one of the instinctive ways that an animal attacks. Similarly, you will have to dodge this attack of his by moving left or right, and clearing out of the way.
Phase 2 Lupus Boreas
This attack is super op and goes in a straight line. To avoid, run left or right, as the attack takes time to charge up.
Ice Shard Rain
This attack features falling ice shards which do damage. So, if you see a blue circle around you, start moving immediately.
Lupus Boreas is one of the more interesting weekly bosses. He is primarily all melee, so look out for that. Make sure to take along healers too! Happy Gaming!
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