Large stone golems wielding the Stone Greataxe. They are extremely powerful opponents that can easily kill an unprepared player. They also have a very high aggro range making them difficult to dispatch from a distance.
Like the Stone Knights, these creatures have very high armor. As such, it is very important to choose the right damage type against them: They have extreme slash resistance, medium normal and thrust resistance, and low strike resistance.
|Abilities||Can easily stagger opponents.|
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*This attack is only performed after the Overwhelming Smash
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These stats are sourced from FuturePress's Official Dark Souls Strategy Guide.
- After performing a ground smash, Guardians sometimes looks around searching for the player, leaving them vulnerable to a few free hits. However, the guardian can pull its axe out of the ground in a big explosion, if the player is within the attack's range for too long.
- Guardians look very similar to Stone Knights. Their armor are quite similar, and they both guard the same general area.