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Welcome to Nintendo Life's Kirby and the Forgotten Land boss guides. Here we'll be running you through each and every one of the main bosses for the game and how we went about defeating them.

As you progress through the main campaign you will come across miniboss encounters against Wild Edge, Fleurina, Wild Bonkers and a few more but for the most part these small-scale encounters are very similar in terms of how your enemy attacks and present little problem to successfully pass. As such, we've decided to focus on the main end of world boss battles for these guides, the larger scale showdowns that comprise multiple phases.

So, let's get stuck into the game's final boss confrontation - Fecto Elfilis!


Kirby and the Forgotten Land - Fecto Elfilis Boss Guide

The final showdown!

Phase One

This is easily the toughest fight in the game and Facto Elfilis isn't messing from the get-go, taking to the sky to fire off projectiles in exactly the same manner as Clawroline. Dodge these by moving either left or right and pick up the resulting stars to shoot right back at the monster.

When landing on the ground straight from these projectiles, Facto Elfilis will charge you with its weapon, an attack that needs to be side-stepped or slide-dodged, whilst also looking out for a quick sweeping, spinning staff attack that you need to jump over to avoid. Once you've seen these moves a few times you'll quickly get the timing down though so don't stress!

You'll need to look out for a triple charge attack too where Elfilis takes to the sky and charges down twice, plunging her spear into the ground and tearing a purple poisonous trench as she goes, simply slide out of the way of both of these attacks to either side. The third attack in this sequence is faster and comes straight for you instead of raking the ground, jump up and away as far as you can as this one approaches then dash in for some hits.

She'll also periodically summon four spears in the ground that pulse out AOE rings of damage, jump these and use the stars to smack her. Alongside this she will, rarely, use a really powerful laser from the sky, it's got a long windup so get ready and run as far to either side away from it as you can.

Another move to watch for on the ground is one where her pear glows white before she charges. Slide to avoid this and then attack for easy damage.

Phase Two

A quick cutscene where the sky changes colour introduces this phase.

She'll now throw down great big chunks of debris that smash open on impact. Dodge these and look out for a huge piece that you'll need to step to one side of, this will be closely followed by her triple charge attack from before.

There's also a sequence now where she'll split into three versions and curl up pulsing out AOE rings. Use your weapon or the stars laying around to find and attack the one that's actually her. You can do big damage here so be quick with your shots to turn the tide of the battle.

Once you've done enough damage and got her health right down whilst avoiding combinations of all the moves you've had to contend with so far, you'll cut to a QTE where you need to use Mouthful Mode to finish the fight so run over to her and get stuck into this final sequence before moving on to the ridiculous finale!

Final Confrontation - Kirby Big Rig

It's all easy street now as you use Mouthful Mode to turn into a huge Kirby Big Rig and ride towards your enemy using falling skyscrapers as a road. Dodge the yellow areas as they'll crumble away and keep your finger on that boost button to ensure you're moving full steam ahead.

Once you get close enough you'll enter some simple QTE events that see your foe defeated and Kirby and his pals winning the day!


This guide is part of our Kirby and the Forgotten Land Walkthrough Guide, which covers every world in the game (Natural Plains, Everbay Coast, Wondaria Remains, Winter Horns, Originull Wasteland, and Redgar Forbidden Lands, plus the post-game areas — SPOILERS!! — where you'll find all Leon Soul pieces throughout The Isolated Isles in Forgo Plains, Forgo Bay, Forgo Park, Forgo Horns, Forgo Wasteland, and Forgo Zone).

We also detail Every Waddle Dee Location, every Copy Ability Blueprint Location, and how to beat every boss in the game (so that's Gorimondo, Tropic Woods, Clawroline, King Dedede, Sillydillo, Forgo Dedede, Leongar, Fecto Forgo, and finally Fecto Elfilis, plus the post-game bosses — SPOILERS!!Phantom Gorimondo, Phantom Tropic Woods, Phantom Clawroline, Phantom King Dedede, Phantom Sillydillo, Forgo Dedede, Forgo Leongar, and Morpho Knight).

There's also our full list of Kirby And The Forgotten Land Present Codes which will get you bonus in-game goodies if you input them at Waddle Dee-liveries.

And finally if you're looking to pick up the game, you'll want to check Where To Buy Kirby And The Forgotten Land On Switch.