V Rising Foulrot The Soultaker: Location & Boss Strategy

Our Foulrot guide entails how to reach the boss, strategy you need to know & the rewards you get after killing the boss.

V Rising features many different kinds of bosses, each having a unique set of complex moves and strategies. They are also often tricky to find and it is very common for players to pick a fight against them in the wrong area or place. Therefore, to help our fellow gamers out there, we would be covering Foulrot the Soultaker location, and also the optimal place where players can fight him. 

Key Takeaways

The player can find Foulrot the Soultaker in the Ancient Village. You can fight him anywhere inside the village.

  • Strategies against Foulrot the Soultaker:
    • Understand his moves.
    • Use Dark Silver weapons for extra damage against undead.
    • Utilize Pestilence, Chaos Volley, and Spectral Guardian Skills.
    • Be cautious at medium range to avoid defeat.
  • Reward: Gain 1.5 seconds of invisibility and immunity after defeating Foulrot the Soultaker.

Where To Find Foulrot The Soultaker?

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V Rising Foulrot the Soultaker – location

To find Foulrot the Soultaker, follow these steps carefully:

  1. Obtain Rat Form:
    • Go to the Vermin’s nest.
    • Use the item called “Putrid Rat” to summon a boss.
    • Defeat this boss to obtain the Rat Form.
  2. Teleport to the Vampire Waygate:
    • Ensure you are in Rat Form.
    • Use the Vampire Waygate located in the Cursed Forest.
  3. Stay in Rat Form:
    • Maintain your Rat Form from the Vampire Waygate to the Ancient Village.
    • Avoid enemies and do not engage them, as this will cause you to lose your Rat Form.
    • Stay off the main roads to avoid Lurkers patrolling them.

Foulrot the Soultaker’s location is within the Ancient Village. The recommended place to fight him is as indicated in the provided image. Avoid going through the main gates directly, as it will trigger the entire village and make the fight more challenging.

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Vampire Waygate location

How To Defeat Foulrot The Soultaker?

To defeat Foulrot the Soultaker, you have two options:

  1. Clear the Town of Foes:
    • If you choose this option, eliminate all other monsters in the town before engaging Foulrot.
    • This ensures that the combat will only involve you and Foulrot, without the interference of other monsters.
    • You can reach Foulrot by coming in from the main road.
  2. Enter Through the Side Door:
    • Alternatively, you can enter the town through a side door on the western side of the settlement.
    • This approach allows you to bypass the Skeleton Mages, Skeleton Bishops, and Banshees that roam the empty settlement.
    • By entering this way, you can reach Foulrot without facing the other monsters

Boss Battle Preparation

First off, the skills we recommend for players to use are Pestilence, Chaos Volley, and Spectral Guardian. For the Weapon, players should use the Dark Silver Weapons, especially the Dark Silver Reaper or the Sanguine Axes.

The reason Dark Silver Reaper is recommended is that it provides a physical damage bonus and also it deals more damage to the undead. Since Foulrot the Soultaker is an Undead, using this weapon against him would be ideal.

Boss Fight Strategy

Foulrot boss fight
Foulrot the Soultaker Fight

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First off, Foulrot spawns with a lot of allies, we recommend bringing them down first so that players can later focus only on the boss itself. Here is all you need to know:

  1. Clear Allies First:
    • Prioritize eliminating Foulrot’s allies before focusing on the boss himself to make the fight more manageable.
  2. Choose the Right Location:
    • Begin near a tree for kiting and shielding against projectile attacks.
  3. Eliminate Skeleton Mages:
    • Focus on defeating the two Skeleton Mages providing ranged support; they won’t respawn.
  4. Deal with Banshees:
    • Use the tree to dodge Banshees’ charges; they may perish without direct confrontation.
  5. Watch Out for Foulrot’s Counter:
    • Be cautious of Foulrot’s hard-hitting counter move at medium range, especially during melee combat.
  6. Beware of Invisibility Attack:
    • Dodge Foulrot’s invisibility attack, which deals significant damage upon reappearance.

Following these strategies and using the recommended skills and weapons should help you defeat Foulrot the Soultaker effectively

Rewards By Defeating Foulrot The Soultaker

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Foulrot rewards

There are many reasons why players may want to defeat Foulrot the Soultaker in V Rising before defeating other bosses. One of the main reasons is Foulrot the Soultaker’s location, which isn’t very hard to access when you consider other bosses.

Another reason why players may want to go with the Foulrot boss first is the rewards players would get. Upon his defeat, Players get Mist Trance’s ability. The ability allows players to become invisible and immune for 1.5 seconds. Not only this, but players also get the Phantom’s Veil, Banshee, and Spectral Dust.

So this sums up everything you need to know about Foulrot the Soultaker, from his location to the best optimal location you can fight him, to which skills, weapons, and strategies to use. If you think we missed some important, crucial detail, then please do let us know in the comments down below.

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Irfan Ansari is a Senior Editor and Guides Writer on eXputer. He has seven years of Video Game Journalism experience and has been gaming for more than 22 years. Over his editorial career, he has gained experience at multiple sites, including TheGamer and VeryAli Gaming. Irfan has also earned a degree in Writing and Editing from the University of Michigan. Learn some more about Irfan's gaming journey on his Steam, PSN, and Xbox profiles.

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