Killing Sif the Great Grey Wolf Broke My Heart

#1 Posted by SongWriter1987 (134 posts) -

I'm a dog lover, what can I say? And the fact that he was guarding the grave of his master just made we want to kill him less. The music is also really fantastic for this particular boss fight. Man, and that limp animation when he gets low on health, you really feel like you are putting the poor beast out of his misery.

It took me back to Shadow of the Colossus when each time I kill one of the Colossi, I felt like a monster.

So guys, have you ever really, really not enjoyed killing a specific character in a game???

#2 Posted by mano521 (1228 posts) -

Rip in pepperoni Dutch, I miss you. (Red dead redemption)

#3 Posted by wchigo (559 posts) -

@songwriter1987: Did you do that before or after doing the DLC? If you did it before finishing the DLC, it may be worth your while to go back, or at least look up the alternate scene that occurs when you confront Sif after doing the DLC. That made it all the more heart wrenching for me..

#4 Posted by ZolRoyce (736 posts) -
@wchigo said:

@songwriter1987: Did you do that before or after doing the DLC? If you did it before finishing the DLC, it may be worth your while to go back, or at least look up the alternate scene that occurs when you confront Sif after doing the DLC. That made it all the more heart wrenching for me..

Came here to say the same thing, doing the DLC first and then the battle is such a gut punch to an already gut punch boss fight.
Made even worse if you DLC ssssssspoilers! Summon him to help you in the one DLC boss battle, not only do you save him from those humanity ghost things, but then you get to buddy up with him and take down a boss? And then you have to kill him later? C'mon! C'MON! C'MOOOOOOOOOOON, Damn you game. The true Dark Souls starts here.

#5 Posted by bybeach (4900 posts) -

Yeah I felt bad about it. Took no joy. There was that cross breed something or other boss I could have spared also. I didn't know, and she sounded like she wasn't tracking right. But as it turned out, you did have the option, unlike Sith. Should have at least checked out her advice, after all dying is the norm in that game whether it was a con or crazy talk.

#6 Posted by crithon (3338 posts) -

dark souls gave me a couple of those empathy for the monster you fighting..... one specifically.... I won't tell you because if your talking about Sif and didn't play the DLC NOW, then the one that made me cry... is too much of a spoiler.

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#7 Posted by snoojis (19 posts) -

So far both Demon's Souls and Dark Souls have had moments where I questioned whether or not what I was doing was right. Maiden Astraea from Demon's Souls then Sif and Crossbred Priscilla from Dark souls. All of which have back stories that aren't inherently evil; maybe just misunderstood. I felt dirty after all of those fights.

#8 Posted by Capum15 (4930 posts) -

I never did kill Priscilla.

Would've left Sif alone too if I could have. Probably even Quelaag.

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