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Slime Scholar

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Enemy Type
Not Beast Nor Kin
Health
444
Drops
Quicksilver Bullets, Sedative
Weak
Thrust, Fire, Bolt
Strong
Slash, Blunt
Locations
Lecture Building


Slime Scholar Is an enemy in Bloodborne that can be found in the Lecture Building. There are two versions of this enemy, one which moves around and throws its limbs to hit the player, and the second version, without the hat, but instead a jug in which it drinks from before spewing damaging liquid at the player.


Strategy

  • Slime scholars attack primarily with their stretchy limbs(blunt). They move quite slowly and all of their attacks have significant telegraphs. Strafing will foil most of their attempts to harm the Hunter. They also throw(arcane) damaging fluid.
  • Backstepping can be hazardous, because the Slime Scholars have very long reach when they fully stretch out their limbs. They cover an alarmingly long distance when they extend a single arm and bring it down, but lateral movement will thwart this technique decisively.
  • The Scholars are resilient against most physical attacks, but thrusting damage remains effective. The Rifle Spear or Reiterpallasch can dispatch them quickly and efficiently.
  • They are also vulnerable to elemental damage. Molotov Cocktails and the Flamesprayer can make short work of any scholars that bunch up together. Applying elemental damage to your weapon is another effective strategy.
  • Slime Scholars will sometimes wait on the ceiling for an unwary Hunter to pass below them to create a potent ambush. Be aware of your surroundings when exploring the Lecture Building.
  • Be warned that if a hanging Slime Scholar falls on top of you, it will initiate a grab attack and try to eat caught hunters.


Slime Scholar Information



Drops


Location
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Lecture Building(floor2)
Lecture Building(floor1)
444
~180
1361
~750
(x1-2) Drop%
(x1-2) Drop%
(x1) Drop%
(x1) Drop%


Notes & Trivia

  • Slime Scholars are somewhat infamous for being extremely lucrative farming targets. There is a large concentration of scholars in the locked lecture hall on the side of the building opposite of the lamp. The key to the door can be found on the podium in the accessible hall. The scholars can be easily corralled into bunching up in the doorway by simply getting their attention and retreating back outside. Using this chokepoint, the Hunter can kill a large number of scholars without much danger. An upgraded flamesprayer or long thrusting weapon can take out multiple slime scholars at a time. Most runs will net about 13,000 echoes, depending on equipped runes and potential overkill bonuses.
  • An upgraded weapon with fire gems is a good way to maximize the overkill bonus if you are farming them.


Enemies
  1. Amygdala
  2. Beast Claw Hunter
  3. Beast Cutter Hunter
  4. Beast-possessed Soul
  5. Beast-possessed Soul (Mob)
  6. Bell Holder
  7. Black Widow
  8. Blood Dobermann
  9. Blood Gel
  10. Blood-Starved Beast
  11. Bloodletting Beast
  12. Bloodsucking Beast
  13. Bloody Crow of Cainhurst
  14. Bone Ash Hunter
  15. Boom Hammer Hunter
  16. Bosses
  17. Brador
  18. Brain of Mensis
  19. Brain Trust
  20. Brainsucker
  21. Brick Troll
  22. Cainhurst Hunter
  23. Carrion Crow
  24. Celestial Centipede
  25. Celestial Emissary
  26. Chapel Giant
  27. Chime Maiden
  28. Church Doctor
  29. Cleric Beast
  30. Crawler
  31. Darkbeast Paarl
  32. Deep Sea Hound
  33. Djura
  34. Ebrietas, Daughter of the Cosmos
  35. Enlarged Head Giant
  36. Enlarged Head Patients
  37. Ethereal Walker
  38. Executioner
  39. Eye Collector
  40. Father Gascoigne
  41. Fishwitch
  42. Gel
  43. Gravekeeper Scorpion
  44. Graveyard Hags
  45. Greater Viper Pit
  46. Hamlet Fishmen
  47. Henryk
  48. Hostile Choir Hunter
  49. Hostile Hunters
  50. Hunter Mob
  51. Hunting Dog
  52. Keeper of the Old Lords
  53. Keeper's Hunting Dog
  54. Labyrinth Mole
  55. Labyrinth Rat
  56. Large Huntsman
  57. Lightning Summoner
  58. Loran Cleric
  59. Mad One
  60. Madman
  61. Maneater Boar (Mob)
  62. Mannequin
  63. Martyr Logarius
  64. Merciless Watcher
  65. Merciless Watcher (Mob)
  66. Mergo's Attendant
  67. Mergo's Wet Nurse
  68. Mi-Go Zombie
  69. Micolash, Host of the Nightmare
  70. Moon Presence
  71. Nightmare Huntsman
  72. Old Yharnam Beast
  73. Old Yharnam Hunter (Mob)
  74. One Reborn
  75. Piercing Rifle Hunter
  76. Pthumerian Descendant
  77. Pthumerian Undead
  78. Rat
  79. Reaper
  80. Ritual Master
  81. Rom, the Vacuous Spider
  82. Saif Hunter
  83. Shadow of Yharnam
  84. Shadow of Yharnam (Mob)
  85. Shark-Giant
  86. Silver Lady
  87. Silverbeast
  88. Slime Scholar
  89. Slug
  90. Snail Woman
  91. Snatcher
  92. Sorrowful Emissary
  93. Tomb Guardian
  94. Tomb Inspector Hunter
  95. Tormented Nanny
  96. Undead Amalgam
  97. Undead Giant
  98. Undead Giant (Mob)
  99. Vengeful Specter
  100. Vermin Host




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