Devil May Cry 5 Goliath Boss Guide
The attack motion can be anticipated.
Goliath jumps up and slams the ground.
The attack will destroy the ground to take the fight to the next area.
In the second area, Goliath will resume the fight by grabbing and throwing a pillar at you.
An Area of Effect attack signaled by Goliath standing upright and glowing red before unleashing a large blast in the area around him.
Goliath will suddenly charge at you.
Goliath’s Special Attacks
After Goliath absorbs a huge piece of debris, he will shoot it out. If you have Gerbera equipped, you can throw the projectile back at him.
Goliath will unleash a tornado from his stomach. If you get caught in the cyclone, quickly break away to avoid being sucked inside Goliath.
Goliath Boss Strategy
Get a distance away from Goliath
Most, but not all, of Goliath’s attacks require him to be near you to hit. As such, keeping away from him before retaliating is a good strategy. Nero does not have the best evasion on his own, so wait for opportunities to damage Goliath like when he finishes his combos and recovers from the animation.
Make use of Gerbera’s evasion
Gerbera allows you to fire a shockwave that launches Nero out of the boss’ attack path. Use it to avoid Goliath’s swings.
Use Wire Snatch to close the distance
Wire Snatch allows you to quickly get to Goliath when a medium distance away. This is good for punishing the boss when you get behind him and he is still attacking in the wrong direction. Wire Snatch has a limited range and won’t grapple onto the boss if you are too far away.