What are the best Dark Souls 1 bosses?

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    #1Dragon Slayer Ornstein and Executioner Smough

    Dragon Slayer Ornstein and Executioner Smough

    Considered to be a pair of bosses in the Dark Souls I video game, Dragon Slayer Ornstein and Executioner Smough guard the Princess of Gwynever in Anor Londo. Smough is the tougher of the two, especially his hammer that deals tremendous damage.

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    Ralph Gilbert
    Written on March 26, 2019
    "When you encounter this boss in Dark Souls 1, make sure that your playmate doesn't get killed. But if he gets killed, your character will absorb some of his power. The essence of defeating this boss is that the death of your companion is not useless at all because he will still help you fight Dragon Slayer through the powers you absorbed."
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    #2Knight Artorias

    Knight Artorias

    Located in the Coliseum area of Oolacile Township, Knight Artorias is one of the bosses in the video game Dark Souls. Sir Artorias was one of the Four Knights of Lord Gwyn. This unpredictable boss wears a distinctive armor and Wolf Ring.

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    Patricia Barnes
    Written on March 26, 2019
    "My number one reminder is that among all the bosses, Knight Artorias is one of the most unpredictable. Compared to other Dark Souls 1 bosses, his attacks are hard to predict. My tips is that he does a have a few signs that he is going to attack you. Fast-rolling is a highly advised but meh, it is not compulsory, that is the best strategy for melee attacks."
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    #3Great Grey Wolf Sif

    Great Grey Wolf Sif

    Situated in Darkroot Garden, Great Grey Wolf Sif is known to guard the grave of Artorias the Abysswalker. And as one of the bosses in Dark Souls, Sif is protected by a magical barrier created by Artorias through his Greatshield to shield him from Abyss.

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    Jacob Knight
    Written on March 26, 2019
    "Hi Guys! For the melee fighters, the tactic is to get underneath Sif. It will make you evade his attacks almost completely. Dodging and blocking are also good moves. However, for ranged attacks, hit-lock Sif and kite him backward the edge of the area. STAY FAR AS MUCH AS YOU CAN. thank me later!"
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    #4Manus Father of the Abyss

    Manus Father of the Abyss

    Manus Father of the Abyss is a boss in Dark Souls: Artorias of the Abyss. Known to be the final boss of the Artorias of the Abyss DLS, Manus can be defeated only by equipping upgraded longbow, Feather Arrows, the Symbol of Avarice, and the Hawk Ring.

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    Eric Crawford
    Written on March 26, 2019
    "It is really possible to kill this boss outside his fog gate. Shoot towards the eyes. Carefully target the eyes until you finally hit manus. After that, the choice is yours if you wanna kill him or kill him from the ledge. Equip some equip that boosts stamina."
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    #5Gwyn Lord Of Cinder

    Gwyn Lord Of Cinder

    Gwyn Lord Of Cinder is one of the bosses you will encounter in the video game Dark Souls. He is known for his accessories, specifically his gold bands on his arms and a crown on his head. His sword is imbued with the power of light and the First Flame.

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    Zachary Rodriguez
    Written on March 27, 2019
    "Just a friendly tip, if you wanna defeat Lord Gwyn, you can possibly summon Solaire of Astora to help with the fight. Another important thing to remember is to keep your health and stamina strong to be able to finish him off. Glhf!!!"
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    #6Black Dragon Kalameet

    Black Dragon Kalameet

    Known to be one the bosses in Dark Souls: Artorias of the Abyss, Black Dragon Kalameet, Kalameet is the last ancient dragons. This dragon is also dubbed as the bringer of calamity and can be defeated without the help of Gough. 

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    Ai Gong
    Written on March 27, 2019
    "Boy, Kalameet is really one of the toughest bosses in Dark Souls, and if you really want to defeat it without the help of Gough, you need to wear the full Havel's Armor or Stone Armor."
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    #7Four Kings

    Four Kings

    The Four Kings are found in the Abyss and it can only be accessed through New Londo Ruins. They were once known to be the greatest leaders of New Londo. To Gwyn's amusement, he granted them ranks.

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    Pablo Huerta
    Written on March 27, 2019
    "Commonly, players who face this Dark Souls boss forget to wear the Covenant of Artorias so they die almost instantly. NEVER EVER unequip this ring while fighting this boss. You might even want to spread your damage among the four kings. "
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    #8Chaos Witch Quelaag

    Chaos Witch Quelaag

    Chaos Witch Quelaag is a character in the video Dark Souls 1 and is considered to be one of the bosses.  Queelag is a daughter of the Witch of Izalith and soon enough she succumbed to flame so she was transformed into a spider-like creature.

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    Michelle Lucas
    Written on March 27, 2019
    "One of the most amazing bosses in Dark Souls. I got so interested in her lore. She and her sister mutated into a monstrous spider!! Well, anyway, if you wanna stun Queelag, hit her human body. She gets instantly stunned!"

Summary

Best What are the best Dark Souls 1 bosses
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Dragon Slayer Ornstein and Executioner SmoughOther 17 Paid
2Knight ArtoriasOther 13 Paid
3Great Grey Wolf SifOther 10 Paid
4Manus Father of the AbyssOther 3 Paid
5Gwyn Lord Of CinderOther 3 Paid
6Black Dragon KalameetOther 2 Paid
7Four KingsOther 1 Paid
8Chaos Witch QuelaagOther 1 Paid
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