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Why Do Dragons Disappear in Elden Ring?

Why Do Dragons Disappear in Elden Ring?

Eldin Ring is full of all kinds of massive creatures, including a ton of Dragons. Because the world is soo massive, there are a ton of Dragon fights and it can be annoying at times to just be exploring, and a massive Dragon comes out of nowhere and starts to attack you.

One weird thing that a lot of people are noticing is during certain Dragon fights, it will just randomly disappear. You can eventually find it again, but it can confuse a person that experiences that for the first time. It does happen a lot and there is a reason for it.

Dragons randomly disappear in Eldin Ring because they either have to be fought later, or you went away from its arena. There are Dragons that actually flee from the battle pretty early on in the game, and those are usually scripted.

If you do have a Dragon disappear, don’t worry. If you went out of its arena, you can just go back to its spawn and its health will be the same as when you were fighting it. Don’t be confused by Dragons disappearing because you don’t lose anything and it won’t make the fight any harder.

Why do Dragons disappear?

As we said before, there are 2 reasons why Dragons disappear. The first reason is that you went out of the Dragon boss fight arena. This usually happens to people who use horses to fight the Dragons because you can go far distances with them. Don’t be annoyed if it disappears because it will just go to its spawn with how much health it had when you were fighting it.

The second reason is that the disappearing is scripted. There are a few Dragons in the game that actually flee when you get their health to about halfway. We aren’t going to say which ones for Spoiler’s sake, but you will run into them. They are also optional so you don’t need to defeat them to go further into the story.

How many Dragon fights are there?

There are actually a lot of Dragon fights in this game. From what we’ve seen, there have been over 15 or 16 areas where there are multiple Dragon fights. All the Dragons you defeat will drop Dragon Hearts and you can use those to trade for some really cool items at Dragon Altars.

If you haven’t seen it yet, right near the beginning of the game, there is a Dragon boss fight. Go South-East of the Tree Sentinel and go down to the giant open water area. A giant Dragon will spawn and it is the first real challenge in the game.

As for Dragon boss fights, there are 2 that give achievements, and there are a ton of other fights in large open areas that it is pretty obvious there is a fight there. If you do get stuck on a Dragon, don’t fight it and level up a bit. Maybe even switch up your build with a Larval Tear. Just don’t give up and always mark on the map where a fight is so you don’t forget where it is.