Ring of Elden is full of challenging bosses, with many enemies considering Radahn and Radagon to be some of the toughest enemies in the entire game. However, none can compare to Malenia, with Miquella’s Blade being the toughest challenge for those who explore The Lands Between. While fans have wondered if her healing and waterfowl dance were fair, even without those abilities she would be a major challenge.
With Malenia knocking down a lot Ring of Elden regardless of skill level, a fair number of players have resorted to summoning other players so they can get help in taking him down. Thanks to these summons, rumors of “Let Me Solo Her” began to spread, with reports of this player popping up on all social media platforms like Reddit. Before long, players discovered that he was indeed a real person, and since then, this talented player has built up his own fanbase.
The Rise of “Let Me Solo It”
At first, players had no idea whether “Let Me Solo Her” was real or a community joke like Ring of Eldendog meme. However, over time it became clear that this phenomenon was not a myth. Many posts have been shared with the exact same details, with fans reporting a summon sign that says “Let Me Solo Her” and a very distinct outfit. Specifically, the summoned player was wearing no clothing other than a pot on his head. They also wielded two katanas, giving them an instantly recognizable appearance.
As more and more players reported “Let Me Solo Her” appearances, the actual player confirmed their existence. They shared a video of themselves playing the boss solo with an image of their character and an explanation of their actions. That post can be seen above, bringing in an impressive 64,000 upvotes and hundreds of comments praising the player. They go by KleinTsuboiOW on Reddit, and according to them, they’ve helped “countless tarnishes” beat this boss via Ring of Eldencooperative mode.
Since KleinTsuboiOW revealed themselves, there have been several pieces of fan art dedicated to their Ring of Elden personage. Players have made “Let Me Solo Her” designs and fully painted models, taking their appreciation of this player to a whole new level. Within days, “Let Me Solo Her” went from mere internet whispers to common knowledge, inspiring dozens of messages of appreciation from those who met them and those who just heard the stories.
The popularity of “Let Me Solo Her” is comparable to that of dark souls‘Giant Dad, only with opposite motives. Giant Dad saw Dark Souls’ most talented players dominate everyone they encountered in PvP, while “Let Me Solo Her” only seeks to help their fellow Tarnished defeat Ring of Eldenis the toughest boss. The two have become iconic within the games’ respective communities, with Giant Dad being a meme and “Let Me Solo Her” portrayed as a hero. Also, like Giant Dad, there are sure to be several imitators.
With many players likely dressing up as “Let Me Solo Her” and leaving that message behind, it’ll be hard to tell if Ring of Elden players summon the true version or a suitor. For those who manage to call on the true, however, they will likely be led through a battle they’ve spent hours wrestling with. Over time, fans will likely continue to spread the word about what KleinTsuboiOW does, putting them on a pedestal and honoring the legend more.
Ring of Elden is available now on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X.
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