Elden Ring Rykard, God-Devouring Serpent tips and strategy

God-Devouring Serpent and Rykard are two optional bosses you battle back-to-back in a single encounter in Elden Ring.

Although one of the demi-gods mentioned in Elden Ring’s introduction, Rykard is actually an optional boss similar to Starscourge Radhan, which can help you on the critical path if you prefer.

Otherwise, Rykard is a key part of the Volcano Manor quest – which is required to access – as well as a requirement for the Patches quest.

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