How to Beat Metyr, Mother of Fingers in Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree

Deep in the depths of Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree map lie dark secrets. These exist in the form of bosses that effectively make your life hell. One such boss is Metyr, Mother of Fingers. Remember the Caria Manor hand enemies? Well, this boss is that but amplified to look grotesque. As such, it can be quite a challenge to find and defeat this boss. For those cases and more, keep reading to learn how to beat Metyr, Mother of Fingers in Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree.

Metyr, Mother of Fingers Location in Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree

Cathedral of Manus Metyr in Elden Ring

To track Metyr in Elden Ring down, you must first visit the Cathedral of Manus Metyr in Scadu Altus. This questline is tied to tracking down this secret boss, as it involves progressing through the Elden Ring Count Ymir questline.

You reach the Cathedral in Elden Ring by entering the Bonnie Village and crossing the jungle. Read our guide linked above for a better idea. Once you finish the quest line, you will get your chance for the Metyr, Mother of Fingers boss fight.

Metyr, Mother of Fingers Weaknesses in Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree

After you track Metyr down, it is all about fighting the boss. But before we do so, let’s talk about the chink in her armor. Metryr, Mother of Fingers weaknesses incude:

  • Weak to Bleed damage: One of the best things about fighting Metyr, Mother of Fingers in Elden Ring, is that you can damage this boss through bleed damage. So, if you are running an Elden Ring Katana build or any bleed build, you will have an easy time here.
  • Weak to Frostbite damage: Another significant elemental damage you can apply to Metyr is frostbite damage. Be it sorcery or the best Elden Ring Erdtree incantations, using any attack that deals with frostbite will chop off Metyr’s health slowly but surely.
  • Weak to Physical damage: Our trusty and handy physical damage also works against fighting Metyr, Mother of Fingers in-game. If you are running a strength build, you can patiently and systematically chew through Metyr’s HP in Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree.

How to Defeat Metyr, Mother of Fingers in Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree

Metyr in Elden Ring

Now that we know its weaknesses, let’s begin learning how to beat Metyr, Mother of Fingers in Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree. Follow the tips below to do so:

  • Wear magic-resistant armor: Besides her high physical output, Metyr deals a good amount of magic damage. As such, I suggest donning your best magic resistent armor to ensure your HP doesn’t go down to zero instantly.
  • Call a Spirit Ash We all need help sometimes. If you find yourself overhwelmed by Metyr, Mother of Fingers then don’t forget to call your Spirit Ash. Of course, ensure you are gettingthe Revered Spirit Ash to power up your default one for greater damage.
  • Look out for the lasers: Metyr frequently shoots a laser from her fingers all throughout the fight. The good thing is that you can dodge this attack pretty quickly—just side-roll dodge to ignore taking damage from it.
  • Stick to the sides: Most of Metyr’s attacks come from the front. To avoid taking damage and gain on openings, I suggest you attack from the sides rather than the front. Timing your attacks should help you bring Metyr’s health down.
  • Look out of the slam AoE: Metyr occasionally makes an AoE attack, slamming her finger to the ground and blasting energy damage. However, if you roll precisely before it triggers, the damage is negated. Alternatively, there will be gaps in the middle of the blast. So, stand in the gaps and ignore the attack. Another AoE involves Metyr floating in the air, spinning fast, and slamming on the player. So, roll out when that happens.
  • Look out for the wide-area AoE: The final attack to look out for while fighting Metyr in Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree is a wide-area AoE damage. Metyr will float in the air while summoning a gravity-based AoE attack around a wide area. The best way to deal with this is to run away from the general AoE vicinity. Alternatively, when the AoE triggers, you can roll just a few seconds earlier to ignore the damage.

If you keep these things in mind, you can beat Metyr, Mother of Fingers quickly without any trouble. To be fair, out of all Elden Ring Erdtree bosses, Metyr is more accessible.

Metyr, Mother of Fingers Boss Fight Rewards

Metyr, Mother of Fingers boss reward in Elden Ring

After defeating Metyr, Mother of Fingers, you’ll get the Remembrance of the Mother of Fingers. When exchanged with Enia at the Roundtable Hold, you’ll get the Staff of the Great Beyond. This staff allows you to cast sorceries in-game and requires 7 Strength, 25 Intelligence, and 25 Faith, with a base physical damage of 27.

Alternatively, you can exchange the Remembrance to receive a colossal weapon called Gazing Finger. This colossal weapon requires 20 Strength, 8 Dexterity, 20 Intelligence, and 14 Faith. Additionally, the club has a base physical damage of 133. We are impressed enough to consider adding to the best Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree weapons.

So were you able to beat Metyr, Mother of Fingers? Share your experience down in the comments below!

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