Despite being considered one of Elden Ring’s toughest bosses, with various strategies to defeat Malenia rising and falling, one increasingly guaranteed way to win the fight is by summoning Let Me Solo Her.
The legendary player was first spotted in April for wearing nought but a pot on his head and wielding two katanas. Telling players to stay back, Let Me Solo Her would take on Malenia by himself, and has now beaten the boss roughly 999 more times than most players.
In his two and a half hour long stream, Let Me Solo Her starts at 981 kills before inching his way towards the final goal of 1,000.
Upon reaching it, the message “thank you everyone for all the support. I couldn’t have been here without you,” pops up on screen before he poetically enters New Game Plus and heads back out into The Lands Between. As you’d expect Let Me Solo Her says he’ll be trying to make his way back to an even tougher version of Malenia soon.
Resting at a Site of Grace, Let Me Solo Her adds that even publisher Bandai Namco has acknowledged his feat and sent him a special gift – although he doesn’t know what it is yet.
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It’s unclear when the legendary player will continue his war against Malenia – and if he’ll continue helping other players to beat her – but he’s certainly earned a rest, and his character has even been immortalised through a Let Me Solo Her NPC summon mod in the PC version.
Elden Ring was released to incredible commercial and critical success in February and has proved somewhat of a cultural phenomenon with players finding other completely wacky ways to interact with the game. One player got the Fisher Price toy controller working with the game, while another has made a VR version of Elden Ring.
In our 10/10 review, IGN said: “Elden Ring is a massive iteration on what FromSoftware began with the Souls series, bringing its relentlessly challenging combat to an incredible open world that gives us the freedom to choose our own path.”
To make those choices with the best available information, check out our guide that features everything you could ever hope to know about Elden Ring, including collectible locations, boss strategies, and more.
Ryan Dinsdale is an IGN freelancer who occasionally remembers to tweet @thelastdinsdale. He’ll talk about The Witcher all day.