In Shadow of the Colossus Walkthrough Part 3, you had seen tougher colossi after taking down the three one, in this part we will be heading to fight with Celosia, Pelagia, and Phalanx. The first two are the bit easy to target but the last one is pretty time to consume, so play with patience. You have to re-use certain strategies again and again to kill the colossus.
Defeat Colossus 11 Celosia (Flame Guardian) – Shadow of the Colossus Walkthrough
Back to the temple, you will be now heading to fight with Pelagia. Now to find it take the small bridge as between two columns on the back of the temple. Cross the bridge and keep riding straight towards the end, you will see a shrine on your right, cross that and keep moving. Stay near the bridge, and cross the bridge from below and you will see a creek. The path is on the right end side.
Look for the pillar, leave your horse and go down. There is a path just ahead of the pillar. Once you reach below to go to the right end, that will take you a path between the mountain. Cross that and on your left, you will find an entrance. Cross that and you will see a huge opening ahead, you will have to jump on the other side and the colossus will appear.
This one looks like a bull, it will charge towards you with full force. Look for the stone pillar on your right with a fire torch on it. Climb on it and stay there. It will attack the pillar and try to maintain your grip on it. You can take some breath if you are on top of it. Don’t stay in front of the beast. Once the beast bangs the structure a stick from the torch will fall down, you have to pick that up. Now, this can be tough, but once you got that the beast fears fire. It will not attack you till the stick is in your hand. Slowly you have to lure the best towards the wide opening and it will fall down. Jump on its back and attack the soft point. The beast will try to throw you away, so keep a good hold on it. Attack when the colossus is not moving much. In case you fall, try to stay on the side of the beast and jump to climb once again. Take your time to attack, but avoid falling down. Always try to climb on the torch area once you are inside the temple. Jump on the colossus and keep attacking.
Defeat Colossus 12: Pelagia (Great Basilisk) – Shadow of the Colossus Walkthrough
From the temple, you have to turn northeast side. To start as you exit turn right and ride towards the bridge. Cross the bridge that you will find after crossing the pillars in the image above. Turn right and look for two pillars in the distance you have to cross that. There is a small bridge that will lead you into the forest. Go a bit inside and turn right, don’t go straight, ride towards the sunlight and then keep following the path till you reach a waterfall. Keep riding till the roads end.
Climb on the pillar to slide to the other side, get down and jump in the water. Swim towards the entrance and keep swimming till you reach a stone in the center. As you reach the place the colossus will wake up. This one looks like a water buffalo. A huge one, that will turn towards you to attack bolt of lightning through its tusk. Jump down into the water and swim towards the back of colossus. You can climb through the hairy area.
It will throw you away by shaking its back, so hold a bit. Climb up and reach towards the head and hit the teeth’s on the head to control the colossus movement. Take it on the left side, and jump on the stone platform ahead. Hide behind the circular structure in between to save from yourself from the colossus attack. Wait there for a while and it will rise up, jump on the belly and attack the soft point. It will get back to the water, and the stone structure where you were standing will be destroyed.
Swim once again to the back of colossus and attack the teeth to navigate the creatures towards the next stone platform on your right end. Jump on the same and wait for it to show up its belly, attack and done.
Defeat Colossus 13: Phalanx (Trail Drifter) – Shadow of the Colossus Walkthrough
After defeating the above one, you will be back at the temple after a short cutscene. From the temple, you have to go south. Follow the light, and turn right, then take a left turn into the woods. Follow the path till the end, you will reach a rocky area. Cross this and keep moving towards the right You will reach a sandy area, keep riding. Follow the sword light and you will reach a stone structure in the desert. Stand on the center round stone and wait for the colossus to appear.
Phalanx is a huge dragoon like colossus flying in the air. Once you spot it circling in the air, mount on your horse and follow it. Attack the lower area that is filled with air. You will have to try reaching near and attack those parts of the colossus that will make it land down. You can only burst them when you are exactly below. Wait for the colossus to come down a bit, keep riding and blow the white balloons.
You will notice after a while it is coming down, it will drag its wing on the ground, you have to grab that and climb up before it takes flight. Go up on the backside of the Colossus and then move towards the tail, you will find the soft spot. Attack it and hold tightly, the colossus will dive inside the sand. It will appear a bit far, near the mountains, ride towards the location and attack the white balloons once again. You will have to repeat the steps to bring its wings down, and then climb up to target the next soft point. The last one will be covered, and the colossus will once again dive into the sand. Jump and wait for it to appear, attack the balloons and climb on it back. Attack the third soft point and the colossus is dead. This can be a time consuming but this is the only way to kill it.
So here Shadow of the Colossus Part 4 Walkthrough is over, we had in total fought with 13 colossi, and now only three are left. You can find a full guide to defeating the final three Cenobia, Argus and Malus in our last walkthrough.