Merciless Watcher

General Info
hp.jpg blood_echoes.jpg Location Drops
Pthumeru Chalice Pthumeru Root Chalice
?? 11882 Lower Pthumeru Chalice Tempering Blood Gemstone (3)
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131 71 119 --
blood_DEF.jpg arcane_DEF.jpg fire_atk.jpg bolt_DEF.jpg
119 48 69 162
slow_poison_RES.jpg rapid_poison_RES.jpg VS_beasts.jpg VS_kin.jpg
200 180 - -


Merciless Watcher Information

 Merciless Watcher is a Boss in Bloodborne composed of 3 bosses.  The Watcher Chieftain (守り人の長 Mamoribito no naga lit. "Chief of the Guards") and two Merciless Watcher (Zankokuna mamoribito lit. "Merciless Guard"), one carries a sword and the other one carries a Gun.






Combat Information

  • Three fat monsters encountered in the Chalice Dungeons, they are composed of two melee fighters and one ranged one, besides being bosses, they often appear as regular enemies guarding levers and treasure chests.
  • Depending on the circumstances and the map in question, its possible to lure one away from the group on a map with stairs.
  • They attack slow and in highly predictable patterns, but the attacks pack a heavy punch so be wary.
  • After one is down you can freely just go after the one with the gun even though the other is close. They are slow so you have ample time to hit and dodge, while the one with the shotgun pistol only has one attack (after he goes below half health he will switch to his club).
  • In some instances, you can poison each member of the trio and let them die without even having to engage them physically. This is especially possible when you spawn in certain instances where the bosses don't even engage you unless you go up to their platform.


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  • Very safe strategy: Jump attacking (forward + R2) with Kirkhammer cancels their melee attacks and stuns them for a while. Use pillars or staircases to avoid the gun fire and bait one of the melee fighters to attack, dodge back, wait for his attacks to finish and then jump attack him. After the jump attack don't continue hitting but simply walk backwards and the watcher will just melee attack the air missing you. After that you can jump attack again and do the same thing. If the other melee fighter gets too close or it looks like the gun man could hit you change position and wait for one of the melee fighters to come within jumping range. When you get both melee fighters down the gun man is an easy kill.
  • Unlike the mob variant they take normal damage from arcane attacks.



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    • Anonymous

      The merciless watchers are easy, except when I find these fat nudist rolling shreks with the maces, then my heart stops for a few seconds.

      • Anonymous

        Honestly, i don't care much for this fight, which like, noone does, it doesn't matter, but when you do the chalice dungeons early, and you get to the lower pthumeru, i was a bit pissed honestly. the first arene were you fought them was designed so you could break them up and fight them individually. this arena? you just fight them all at once, and they do so much damage, so if you get stuck between them... and then i noticed that the gun watcher alwyas stayed in the middle and shot at you, and i thought "hmm, that way it's only two after you, and once i stationary, okay, that's fair i guess" but then you hit him a few times and he also starts chasing you. and now there is a blob of three obese babys chasing you. and this normally wouldn't be a problem, but i hadn't even killed amelia at that point, so yeah. **** them.

        • Anonymous

          We all experience that farming burn out at one point or another and you just want to give up. If it happens to you ... just think, they could have added the rolling watcher to the boss fight if they wanted too. All of a sudden you can happily farm again knowing this is not the case .

          • Anonymous

            It's not that they're hard, it's just that I want to eat glass whenever I parry one of the melee guys and the little ***** with the shotgun decides to stagger me before I get that visceral. Doubly so if machete guy decides to charge me at that exact moment as well

            • Anonymous

              Ok, I just want to ask now, am I the only one who watched a video, seen those guys unable to get downstair, was thinking "Ah ! this is going to be a piece of cake !" and ended up running all around the room with the three of them folowing like a meter behind cause they did learned how to use stares and losing almost all my blood vials because I couldn't hit because of mister blunderbuss who just said "I will stay right here and shoot him again and again while he is busy dealing with the two others"

              • Anonymous

                Shoutout to the Sonic wannabe variant with no clothes and a mondo hammer that just stole 400k echoes from me. Feels like Dark Souls pvp all over again

                • Lost over 4,000,000 blood echoes to these guys in FRC Ihyll. Not because they're hard though. Simply mistimes a heavy hit and got flattened by the club one. Then the gun one shot through the others and clipped me as I got up. The blood echoes never showed up when I came back. It's a nice reminder that this is bloodborne and overconfidence leads to dead hunters.

                  • Anonymous

                    Just use beastcutter and r2 spam them. the attacks stun them everytime and every second r2, knocks them down.

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