Hear ye, hear ye, fellow Tarnished, for one more Elden Ring legend has been born. This time, as an alternative of a loin cloth-wearing man with a jar on his head that solos the scarlet rot goddess Malenia, it’s a loin cloth-wearing lady with a jar on her head that has helped some 3,000 different gamers slay the sport’s last boss.
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Not lengthy after Elden Ring dropped on February 25, 2022, The Lands Between have been rocked by a super-skilled participant who braved one of many recreation’s most difficult enemies—Malenia, Blade of Miquella. With nothing however two katanas, some white speedos, and a jar on their head, Let Me Solo Her change into a complete legend in the neighborhood, serving to Tarnished the world over take down the rotting queen. It was spectacular and touching watching some random participant supply themselves up as each sword and protect to kill what many have deemed Elden Ring’s final roadblock. Let Me Solo Her established their legacy, with writer Bandai Namco even gifting them swords IRL for his or her achievement. In taking inspiration from such a legendary participant, one other Tarnished who goes by the Reddit username supersaiyanvidel has taken up an analogous mantle, lending her twinblades to help with the sport’s last large unhealthy.
3,000 down, one other 2,000 to go
Supersaiyanvidel, who additionally goes by LetMeSoloThem in-game, has been on a tirade towards the Elden Beast for the final a number of months, publishing movies on her YouTube channel of her copious victories towards Elden Ring’s last boss. She’s bodied the gelatinous foe with out locking on, killed the factor with out taking a single hit, and slayed the blob monster with out leveling up. All of those feats are cool, however what makes LetMeSoloThem a brand new legendary hero in The Lands Between is how she has helped 3,000 gamers defeat the Elden Beast.
In a submit on the subreddit r/Gaming, LetMeSoloThem shared that lending a hand to three,000 different gamers was a aim of hers. LetMeSoloThem mingled with of us within the feedback, providing useful recommendation and inspiring phrases. Some gamers thanked LetMeSoloThem for her help with the boss. Others criticized the participant for copying Let Me Solo Her in each title and character design. Nonetheless, the neighborhood was grateful that somebody, anybody, was prepared to assist out with what could possibly be a fairly tough last boss encounter.
A redditor within the feedback requested LetMeSoloThem whether or not the individuals summoning her have been going through the Elden Beast for the primary time or not. That appeared like a moot query as she simply needed to assist out regardless.
“The primary 1,000 have been [people on their] third run and up [against the Elden Beast], however the subsequent 2,000 have been individuals on their first and second runs (as I despatched a lower-level character to the Erd Tree),” LetMeSoloThem mentioned. “Some individuals like to beat these challenges by themselves as it will probably really feel gratifying to lastly beat one thing you could have been caught on, however different individuals could not have the endurance or perseverance, or maybe they’ve used summons to get by means of many of the recreation! I identical to to verify I’m there for folk in want.”
Eight playthroughs and a pair of,000 hours later
In Reddit messages with Kotaku, LetMeSoloThem defined that as a result of the ultimate boss is technically a two-part struggle, with Radagon of the Golden Order coming simply earlier than the Elden Beast, she’s truly serving to gamers battle two very difficult enemies. That is the place a part of the inspiration got here from.
“I might typically see lots of people complaining about Radagon and Elden Beast and requesting assist with the ultimate boss on Reddit,” LetMeSoloThem mentioned. “So, I made a decision to start out placing my signal down close to the boss’s door!”
One other inspiration was Let Me Solo Her, the legendary participant that’s helped numerous Tarnished with Malenia. In her eyes, Let Me Solo Her is a hero that’s “spreading an exquisite message to the neighborhood of serving to others reasonably than telling them to ‘git gud.’” That’s a touching sentiment that comes with drawbacks since she’s been criticized for copying Let Me Solo Her’s likeness and premise. She isn’t too bothered by the comparisons, although.
“That’s wonderful,” LetMeSoloThem mentioned. “I might say there are a few individuals within the Elden Ring neighborhood that daybreak an analogous title and Jarnished apparel. However our intentions are to honor [Let Me Solo Her] and his legacy and assist gamers who’re scuffling with sure boss encounters. Everybody enjoys the sport otherwise. I’m simply right here to help those who want an additional serving to hand.”
With eight playthroughs and over 2,000 hours beneath her belt, you would possibly assume LetMeSoloThem would get uninterested in both beating Elden Ring or serving to different gamers end the sport. That couldn’t be farther from the reality, particularly with the Shadow of the Erdtree enlargement on the horizon.
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“It’s at all times exhilarating,” LetMeSoloThem mentioned. “I particularly admire when individuals I helped attain out to me after the struggle to thank me. Even a easy bow on the finish of a battle makes me smile. It’s actually enjoyable and each encounter is exclusive. [As far as what’s next], effectively after [reaching my next goal of helping 5,000 Tarnished], I might count on the DLC to be out! So I’ll positively begin serving to individuals there if there’s any notably arduous struggle.”
Being there for folk in want is true, as LetMeSoloThem’s new aim means serving to one other 2,000 gamers destroy the Elden Beast. Who is aware of? Possibly you’ll run into the jar-wearing, loin-cloth-clad, twinblade-wielding hero the subsequent time you struggle Elden Ring’s last boss. I do know I’m going to attempt to name her up.
Replace, 03/29/23, 10:30 a.m. ET: Added feedback from LetMeSoloThem.