Devil May Cry 5

Main Mission 6

By
Jarrod Garripoli

You will be switching back to Nero for this mission, which pits you against that behemoth of a boss you’ve witnessed stomping around in the previous missions. There are no collectibles or anything during this mission, as you will be solely fighting Gilgamesh, the name of the boss in question. When you gain control of Nero, you will want to run straight at Gilgamesh’s legs, as that is what you’ll be smacking around for right now. There are little reddish-colored bulbs on his leg that you must attack and destroy. Luckily, one aerial combo should be more than enough to break them, so you don’t have to do much.

However, Gilgamesh won’t take you slicing and dicing its legs so kindly, as it will use one of its “arms” to shoot projectiles at you. That’s about all that Gilgamesh will do during the first part of the battle, so just aim for the red bulbs and destroy them. Once you destroy the first one, though, you want to keep an eye on its “tail,” as when it begins to dangle, that is when the boss will drop its body to the ground, which can actually hurt you if you’re standing under it. Once the body drops down, you can jump on top of it and begin slashing away at the boss’ weak point, which was shown in the cutscene at the beginning (it’s a big red bulb).

At some point, Gilgamesh will cover its weak point, forcing you back to the ground and returning you to the legs. If you’ve exhausted all four the bottom bulbs, there are some more above them that you can hit on the legs. At some point during the fight, Gilgamesh will climb on top of the ship near your location, meaning you’ll have to give chase for a little bit. In the middle of where the ship is in half, you will find a contain you can jump on to reach the top of the ship. Note that there are some Green Orbs here, as well as a spare Devil Breaker, should you need one.

Look for the container in the middle of the split ship to find some health, if needed

Should you stay on the ship for too long, the boss can fire some pointy projectiles at you that explode after a short while, so be aware of that. If you’re left with the upper bulbs on the legs, you can actually use the grapple to pull yourself to them after locking on. Continue with the usual, attacking the weak point on its back when the body drops, until its one leg falls through the ground. This will trigger a short scene between Nero and V, then you’ll be able to get a lot of free attacks on Gilgamesh at this point.

Eventually, the weak point will recede into its body and Gilgamesh will produce some spikes to push you off of its back (similar to the Hedgehog move that V’s Shadow can get). If you want to avoid this, jump off of its back as soon as you see the weak spot begin going back into its body, as the attack is very quick. This will begin phase two of the fight, where Gilgamesh will add some attacks to its arsenal. It can do the hedgehog attack if you stay on its back too long again, but there is something else it can bring to the table.

As you attack the bulbs on its legs, you will sometimes see an object floating there. When you get close enough, this spinning object will chase after you and if it connects, then it will explode, causing damage. Since it follows you, make sure you always keep moving in different directions to try and avoid it. At this point, that’s about all the boss can do, so keep at the leg bulbs until the main body drops, then go for the weak point until the boss is dead.

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End of the Line

Clear Mission 06.

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Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Capcom
  • Platforms
    PC, PS4, XB1
  • Genre
    Action Adventure, Hack-n-slash
  • Guide Release
    15 March 2019
  • Last Updated
    7 December 2020
    Version History
  • Guide Author
    Jarrod Garripoli

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Devil May Cry has finally returned! The over-the-top action series from Capcom comes back with a brand new entry, where you will be able to control one of three characters, one entirely new to the franchise, to slay demons and look stylish while doing it. The demonic invasion has returned to the world of Devil May Cry, with a demonic tree taking root in Red Grave City. Armed with a robotic arm, made by a self-professed weapons expert named Nico, Nero plans on ridding the city of this demon tree.

This guide is intended to bring you through all of the main missions in the game, offering tips on the enemies you fight, how to get S-Ranks on the tougher missions and strategies for the boss fights. It will also list all of the locations for the collectibles, as well as where to find every single Secret Mission, as well as how to complete those. In addition, you will find a full trophy/achievement guide, as well as details on all of the skills and mechanics for each of the three characters you can control in the game.

  • Full walkthrough of all the main missions in the game, including changes across difficulties
  • Locations and strategies for every Secret Mission
  • Strategies on how to get S-Ranks on every mission
  • How to find every single collectible in the game
  • A list of all skills for all three characters, as well as strategies on how to use each character
  • A complete trophy/achievement guide

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