Saturday, February 24, 2024

Octopath Traveler Orlick Boss Fight – Tips on How to Beat

Comprehensive Guide to Defeating Orlick and His Minions


In Octopath Traveler 2, the Orlick boss fight is a challenging encounter in Chapter 2. This guide provides strategies and tips for overcoming Orlick and his minions, including optimal party composition, ability usage, and more. Read on to learn how to beat Orlick and make your journey through Octopath Traveler more enjoyable.

Locating Orlick in Octopath Traveler

Orlick can be found in Orlick’s Manse during Chapter of Therion’s story, where players are on a mission to collect the first ruby dragon stone. As players attempt to steal the dragon stone, Orlick interrupts them and tries to claim it for his own research. This confrontation leads to a battle with Orlick and his two guards.

Orlick’s Weaknesses and Allies

To successfully defeat Orlick, it’s crucial to know the weaknesses of both the boss and his minions:

  • Orlick: weak to Polearms, Daggers, Axes, Wind, and Light attacks.
  • Bodyguards: weak to Swords, Staves, Ice, and Dark attacks.
  • Golem: weak to Daggers, Bows, Fire, and Wind attacks.

Orlick Special Attacks

Special AttacksWhat They Do
AttackInflicts ‘400’ damage on your character.
HackOrlick’s bodyguard uses this attack three times in a single turn, causing ‘100’ damage on each attack.
Magic MissileOrlick’s special move causes massive damage, resulting in ‘600’ damage on your character.
AugmentationReinforces the elemental attacks, augmenting his bodyguard’s attacks as well.
Mighty SlashTargets everyone in your party with a moderate attack, resulting in ‘500’ damage.
RageA deadly attack targeting all party members, resulting in ‘700’ damage. If his golem joins in with the lightning bolt attack, the damage output increases to ‘1000’.
Activate ConstructMidway into battle, Orlick uses this move to activate a giant golem. His shield points increase and his weaknesses change.
Orlick is ChannelingTakes a turn to channel up the arcane energy. Proceeds with a heavy damage attack in the form of “Magic Grenade” on the next move, causing ‘890’ damage on all party members.
Lightning BoltInflicts ‘350 to 370’ damage on everyone in your party.
Overhead BashThe golem physically assaults one character from your party, causing ‘350’ damage.
Double StrikeThe golem’s attack is doubled, targeting a single ally from your team with a combined damage rating of ‘400’ on both strikes.

Defeating Orlick and His Minions

To prevail in this boss fight, players should focus on eliminating Orlick’s bodyguards first, as they have a lower shield count than Orlick. The following steps outline a general strategy for the encounter:

  1. Use Cyrus’ Scholar skills to lower enemy defenses.
  2. Attack with Therion’s Dagger skills and H’aanit’s Hunter skills, such as Leghold Trap.
  3. Keep your party’s health and SP replenished throughout the fight.
  4. After defeating the bodyguards, exploit Orlick’s weaknesses using Ophelia’s Cleric skills and Therion’s Thief skills.
  5. When Orlick summons his Golem, focus on breaking the Golem’s shields using Dagger and Bow attacks.
  6. Finish off both Orlick and the Golem with H’aanit’s Arrowstorm.

Optimal Party Composition for Orlick Boss Fight

For the best results in this encounter, consider using the following party members:

  1. Ophelia: Use her Cleric skills, such as Luminescence and Holy Light, to deal Light damage to Orlick and his minions. Aelfric’s Auspices provides additional benefits for the entire party.
  2. Therion: Utilize Dagger attacks and Thief skills, such as Steal SP and Share SP, to weaken Orlick and replenish the party’s resources.
  3. H’aanit: Employ her Hunter skills, like Leghold Trap and Take Aim, to control Orlick’s actions and boost the party’s critical rate. Use Draefendi’s Rage for powerful Bow attacks.
  4. Cyrus: Utilize his Scholar skills, such as Blizzard, Analyze, and Fire Storm, to reveal Orlick’s HP and weaknesses while dealing elemental damage.

Preparing for the Battle

To maximize your chances of success, ensure you have sufficient healing items, such as Olive of Life (M) and Energizing Pomegranate (M), to keep your party’s health and SP high throughout the fight.

Rewards for Defeating Orlick

Upon defeating Orlick, players will receive the following items:

  • Inspiriting Plum (M)
  • Inspiriting Plum Basket

As we wrap up this comprehensive guide on defeating Orlick in Octopath Traveler, we hope you’ve found the strategies and tips helpful in conquering this challenging boss fight. As you continue your journey through the captivating world of Octopath Traveler 2, remember that our extensive library of guides is here to assist you every step of the way.

Don’t forget to check out our other Octopath Traveler guides, such as “How to Get Aromatic Jerky” and “How to Get Buttermeep,” for more valuable tips and tricks that will help you make the most of your gameplay experience.

Acer Nitro 17 Gaming Laptop AMD Ryzen 7 7840HS Octa-Core CPU 17.3" FHD 165Hz IPS Display NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4050 16GB DDR5 1TB SSD
Hey there! I'm Jake, and for the past eight years, I've been diving deep into journalism and whipping up video game guides. Big-time Pokemon fanatic? That's me. Obsessed with RPGs? Guilty as charged. When I'm not jotting down the latest game tips or hunting for that elusive Pokemon, I'm geeking out with fellow gamers and sharing my latest adventures; 2500+ articles and still going! Dive into my world and let's game on!

Subscribe To RespawnFirst Newsletter

What's Hot