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An Elden Ring Streamer Just Pulled Off a Near-Impossible Run Before Shadow of the Erdtree

A Twitch streamer has beaten every boss in spectacular fashion before the release of Elden Ring: Shadow of the Erdtree.

Even if you’ve never played a FromSoftware game before, you know how brutal they can be towards players, especially Elden Ring. Freak accidents can send your character plummeting to their death, terrifying bosses that cover the screen, and attacks that would make the Flash flinch with how quick they are. Imagine trying to beat the game at least once without dying — it sounds like an impossible task, right? Well, someone just did it 8 times in a row, all without leveling up their character a single time.

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Apparent Elden Ring Lord itzCBD recently just completed his 8th playthrough of the game. This is an impressive enough feat, but he did it back to back with the same character, a Wretch, without dying a single time in his playthroughs. No leveling, no dying, nothing. Just complete domination through and through.

This isn’t the first time that itzCBD has accomplished the seemingly impossible, either. In December 2023, he was also the first person in the world to complete a full hitless Dark Souls 3 Boss run using only his fists. You can catch the replay of the final moment of that run right here.

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It appears that itzCBD is attempting to go down in FromSoftware history like other memorable players, such as the much beloved “LetMeSoloHer“, who rose to fame by fighting one of the most difficult bosses in video game history on his own over, and over, and over again.

No matter if you’ve determined that games like Elden Ring aren’t for you, or you’ve been trying to master the game while preparing for the massive DLC expansion, Shadow of the Erdtree, this is one of the most incredible events in the history of gaming and deserves to be celebrated as such.


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Shaun Cichacki
As a fan of RPGs, Action & Retro titles, Shaun has been gaming since he was a young boy. With an overwhelming obsession involving Metal Gear Solid and Pizza Tower, you know you're in for a wild ride when it comes to things he's writing about.