Octopath Traveler 2: How To Get Serpent Slayer

Octopath Traveler 2 offers players an unforgettable gaming experience filled with thrilling battles against challenging foes and bosses. To defeat these enemies, players will want to arm themselves with powerful weapons and armor. One such weapon is the Serpent Slayer, a rare sword.

However, obtaining this artifact isn’t a walk in the park. Therefore, we will provide a comprehensive guide that will lead players through the challenging process of acquiring the coveted Serpent Slayer in Octopath Traveler 2. Our guide will break down every step and reveal all the secrets players must know to obtain this mighty weapon.

What Is The Serpent Slayer?

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The Serpent Slayer is a formidable sword in Octopath Traveler 2. It is known for its incredible physical attack capabilities, which allow it to deal massive amounts of damage and even take down the mightiest of foes. However, this impressive power comes at a cost – in order to provide such devastating attacks, the weapon sacrifices accuracy and critical capabilities. Despite this potential drawback, the Serpent Slayer remains a popular choice among many players for Warriors, Armsmasters, Thieves, and Inventors thanks to its raw power and versatility in battle.

Let’s take a closer look at the Serpent Slayer’s stats to see the full extent of its strengths and weaknesses.

Serpent Slayer Stats: 

    • Physical Attack: +420
    • Accuracy: -75
    • Critical: -150

How To Get The Serpent Slayer In Octopath Traveler 2

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The Serpent Slayer will be found within a chest that lies hidden in the treacherous dungeons the of Infernal Castle, where danger levels reach up to 55. Forming a party consisting of characters such as Temenos, Agnea, Partitio, or Ochette, who can strategically recruit additional followers to the party, is essential to embark on this expedition. Make use of their path action on villagers to bolster your party with at least three followers, who will prove invaluable later in the game.

After adding at least three additional members to your party, fast-travel to Stormhail and venture south until you arrive at the Beneath the Wall area in Winterlands. 

Upon reaching your destination, you will find yourself amidst a perilous dungeon where you will eventually encounter a wooden bridge. Take heed, as this bridge must be collapsed to proceed. To do so, the entire group must stand atop the bridge, triggering its subsequent demise. If you have less than seven people, the bridge will not break, so the three followers are crucial!

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After the bridge has crumbled, continue to navigate through the dungeon in the southwest direction until you come across a ladder. Ascending the ladder will bring you to a red chest containing none other than the Serpent Slayer Sword itself.

That concludes our guide on how to get Serpent Slayer in Octopath Traveler 2. We hope you find the guide helpful. If so, please consider sharing it with others. If you have questions, let us know in the comment section below! 

Also, check out GameLuster’s other Octopath Traveler 2 guides to learn all about how to get the Giant’s ClubEvening Mist Bowand other powerful weapons.

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