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The Queen is an alternative final boss to the game. She resides in the Crown at the top of the Lighthouse. She is exclusive to the Queen and the Sea DLC.

Moveset[]

In 1+ BSC, the Queen goes straight to the second phase.

Movement[]

The Queen can slide forwards and backwards to close distance or back away from the players attack.

Attacks[]

Forward Stab

  • Description: Leans back in a fencing position before lunging and stabbing forward
  • Can be blocked, parried, and dodge rolled.

Forward Lower Stab

  • Description: Leans back in a crouching fencing position before lunging and stabbing towards the ground in an angle.
  • Can be blocked, parried, and dodge rolled.

Two-Handed Forward Stab

  • Description: Leans back holding the rapier with both hands before lunging forwards and stabbing.
  • Can be blocked, parried, and dodge rolled.

Slash

  • Description: Holds her rapier behind her before slashing in a wide arc.
  • Can be blocked, parried, and dodge rolled.

Piercer

  • Description: Jumps in the air and stabs her rapier downwards.
  • Can be dodge rolled.

Grab & Throw

  • Description: Charges energy in her empty hand before punching forwards and grabbing the player. Deals damage before throwing him behind her.
  • Can be parried, and dodge rolled.
  • Considered as one of her 5 special attacks.

Fire Tornado

  • Description: Crouches down, her empty hand is held to the ground behind her and it charges before striking upwards and firing a fire tornado forward.
  • Can be blocked, parried, and dodge rolled.
  • Considered as one of her 5 special attacks.

Fire Wave

  • Description: Charges her empty hand before smashing the ground sending waves of fire in both directions.
  • Can be blocked and dodge rolled.
  • Considered as one of her 5 special attacks.

Fire Aura

  • Description: Charges up and unleashes a damaging aura around the Queen.
  • Can be dodge rolled.
  • Considered as one of her 5 special attacks.

Fire Sword

  • Description: Charges her empty hand behind her before creating a giant sword of fire and slashing in an arc.
  • Can be blocked, parried, and dodge rolled.
  • Considered as one of her 5 special attacks.

Super Piercer

  • Description: Charges her empty hand before piercing the ground and knocking the player back.
  • Can be dodge rolled.
  • Will appear from her 4th phase onwards.
  • Is considered as her 6th special attack.

Reality Slash ×5

  • Description: The Queen holds up her rapier while rising from the ground. A blue line appears across the player in a random vertical angle before turning red and dealing damage. This happens 5 times, each line persisting and dealing damage alongside the newest.
  • Can be blocked, parried, and dodge rolled.

Reality Slash ×10

  • Description: The Queen holds up her rapier while rising from the ground. A blue line appears across the player in a random vertical angle before turning red and dealing damage. This happens 10 times, each line persisting and dealing damage alongside the newest.
  • Can be blocked, parried, and dodge rolled.

Reality Slash Maximum

  • Description: The Queen holds up her rapier while rising from the ground. 30 blue lines appear randomly across the screen before turning red a dealing damage at the same time.
  • Can be blocked, parried, and dodge rolled.

Dashing Stab

  • Description: Leans back in a fencing position before lunging and stabbing forwards, sliding across the arena with her rapier engulfed in flames.
  • Can be blocked, parried, and dodge rolled.

Barriered Two-Handed Forward Stab

  • Description: Leans back holding the rapier with both hands, a barrier surrounding her before lunging and stabbing forward.
  • Can be blocked, parried, and dodge rolled.

Defensive Attacks[]

Banish Summon

  • Description: Holds her hand and attracts your pet, banishing them and putting them on cooldown.
  • Can be stopped by attacking.

Deflect Projectiles

  • Description: Holds out her hand and stops projectiles you fire, sending them back at you.
  • Can be stopped by attacking.

Turret Execution

  • Description: Holds her rapier up, aimed downwards and destroys a placed turret.
  • Can be blocked, parried, and dodge rolled.

Grenade Parry

  • Description: Blocks a grenade before it hits her, making it fall the ground. She cuts it in half.
  • Can be blocked, parried, and dodge rolled.

Barrier

  • Description: Charges up before creating a wide circular barrier around her.
  • Can be blocked, parried, and dodge rolled.

Other[]

Revive

  • Description: When the player dies before the Queen reaches 50% hp she will revive and heal the player to max hp while suffering damage herself.
  • Can't be blocked, parried, and dodge rolled.
  • She even does this when you die to falling from the arena.

Strategy[]

Primary attacks[]

How to defend against attacks.

Forward Stab, Forward Lower Stab, Two-Handed Forward Stab and Slash

  • These are basic one hit attacks that can be easily dodged by rolling through or out of reach, jumping over them or be parried.
    • Can be done right after the Queen moves towards or away from the player.
    • During her 2nd phase she will always strike 3 times (of which 2 are stabs and 1 is a slash) and follow it up with 1 out of 5 special attacks (Grab & Throw, Fire Tornado, Fire Wave, Fire Sword or Fire Aura).
    • During her 3rd phase her combo will vary from 3 to 6 strikes (of which 4/5 is the most common). After that she can use 0-2 special attacks or her Dashing Stab.
      • She can do multiple combos back to back, leaving little time to deal damage.
      • The Queen can now use the attack "Piercer", which should be dodge rolled.
    • During her 4rd phase her combo will vary from 3 to 7 strikes (of which 5/6 is the most common). After that she can either use 0-4 special attacks (including Super Piercer) or her Dashing Stab.

Grab & throw

  • Move out of her grasps range (usually done by rolling away).
  • Ignores Disengagement and the one-hit-protection.

Fire Tornado

  • Roll behind the Queen as she will fire the tornado in front of her.
  • Tornado can be rolled through but not parried.

Fire Wave

  • Can't be rolled through, jump over it.

Fire Aura

  • Can't be parried, roll away.

Fire Sword

  • Can be easily dodged by rolling away or parrying twice.

Reality Slash

  • Wait until a blue line appears and move out of it by walking or jumping. Do this for each line.
    • Gets harder for Reality Slash x10 but still possible with minimum movement and luck.
      • For Reality Slash Maximum just wait and roll as it's simply one attack with an enormous coverage.
  • This is a great time to bring out any pets or turrets as she will be immobile and defenceless during this attack.
    • Ranged and melee attacking can be done as well but is riskier.

Dashing Stab

  • Can be easily dodged by rolling through or behind her, jumping over the attack or be parried.

Super Piercer

  • More information is needed.

Vulnerabilities[]

  • Weapons and skill that move you quickly or give invincibility frames will help you from taking too much damage. Her attacks have a long range but are slow enough to be avoided by dodging or having invincibility frames (Meat Skewer, Assault Shield, Force Shield, Telluric Shock, etc.).
  • Additionally, she will sometimes taunt the player and indirectly make herself vulnerable for a few seconds.

Weapons/Skills[]

  • The Meat Skewer Icon.pngMeat Skewer and Assault Shield Icon.pngAssault Shield will move you out of the way of most of her attacks before they reach you or give you a long parry time, allowing you to continuously attack with little risk of damage.
  • Phaser Icon.pngPhaser is an easy way to get behind her when she does almost all of her attacks.
  • Turrets can be used for damage and even distraction as she can take time to destroy them opening her for free attacks.
  • Most attacks are close range and rely on her ability to close distance quickly. Any item that can lock her in place like Root Grenade Icon.pngRoot Grenade or Wolf Trap Icon.pngWolf Trap will prevent this.
  • Grenades are a great option even with her ability to block them as it requires specific timings/angles.

Lore[]

Not much is known about the Queen, or what relationship she held with the King before the Malaise beyond being married to him; she is implied to have owned the Shrines, which contained vaults filled with treasure and led the Pagans. It would be assumed, that she and the Royal Gardener had a close relationship before the Malaise. This is evident by various notes left by the Gardener such as: seeking help from the Pagans and attempting to reach the Lighthouse where she resided. Although he did not succeed as he was transformed into the Scarecrow.

Like the Beheaded, the Queen was turned into a homunculus with a "head" that has three mark resembling the King's coat of arms and a halo; compared to Beheaded having just one mark. A room in the Undying Shores implies she was turned into a homunculus by the Apostates, and was freed by the Servants. After this transformation she fled to the top of the Lighthouse, stopping anyone that tried to light the beacon to contain the Malaise.

Dialogue[]

First meeting[]

  • "Here comes the interloper. After all the Malaise has done to the kingdom, you should realize that we cannot allow anything to leave the island. But I guess you're beyond reasoning now."
  • "I'm sorry, but I have to stop this folly right here, right now. Know that I won't take any pleasure in killing you."

Shielding[]

  • "Enough with this!"
  • "Stop hiding!"
  • "Try parrying this..."
  • "Fight for real now!"

Taunts[]

  • "Is that all you got?"
  • "Hey, you left your liver here."
  • "Pathetic..."
  • "Run away. Now."
  • "Shall I send you back?"

Queen falls in the void[]

  • "Stop that!"
  • "You'll pay for that!"
  • "That was not pleasant."
  • "What a clever use of your environment, you should be proud."

Premature dead[]

The Queen reacting to first death before reviving the Beheaded.

  • "Oh no you don't!"

After the Queen recovered the Beheaded's corpse and is about to revive him.

  • "I'm not done with you."

After the Queen revived the Beheaded:

  • "Now fight. For real, this time."

When defeated[]

  • "I guess... the die is cast then..."

Second meeting[]

  • "You again... so stubborn."
  • "En garde!"

Gallery[]

History[]

  • 2.7: Introduced.
  • 2.8: The Queen's resistance to "crowd control" effects (Stun, Root, Slow, Freeze, Breach) has been increased.
Bosses

The Concierge.pngThe Concierge  •  Conjunctivius.pngConjunctivius  •  Mama Tick.pngMama TickTBS  •  The Time Keeper.pngThe Time Keeper  •  The Giant.pngThe GiantRotG  •  The Scarecrow.pngThe ScarecrowFF  •  The Hand of the King.pngThe Hand of the King  •  Calliope.pngEuterpe.pngKleio.pngThe ServantsTQatS  •  The Queen.pngThe QueenTQatS

link True Ending Spoiler (5 BSC):   The Collector (Boss).pngThe CollectorRotG
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