In Polygon’s No More Heroes 3 boss battle guide, we’ll present you the way to defeat Prince FU aka Jess Baptiste VI. We’ll demystify every section of this climactic battle by explaining every of the boss’s assaults, displaying you the way to keep away from taking harm, and sharing normal suggestions, methods, and techniques.


Prince FU: Phase 1

In the primary section of the boss battle towards Prince FU in No More Heroes 3, he makes use of some primary assaults.

At shut vary, Prince FU both performs a three-hit slash combo or a seize which he follows up with a collection of headbutts. The seize is harmful, so sprint backward once you see him try it.

At a distance, your opponent can carry out a swiping assault that shoots gold spikes out of the bottom or spikes made out of his hair. Keep transferring to keep away from these.

Unlike each different boss you confronted earlier than, Prince FU can’t be hit whereas he’s attacking. If you hit him whereas he’s in an assault animation, you get deflected by a purple forcefield. Any assault you carry out will get deflected when the eyes on his physique glow purple.

You should wait to assault Prince FU between his assaults. It’s secure to hit him when the eyes on his physique are usually not glowing. Use Death Slow to make hitting him simpler. While it’s troublesome to hurt him, he does stagger simply. Take benefit of this by throwing him as typically as you possibly can whereas he’s dazed.

Prince FU: Phase 2

In the second section of the Prince FU boss battle in No More Heroes 3, your opponent makes use of large vitality assaults that you could run away from.

When your opponent bends over, run away. After charging up vitality, Prince FU unleashes just a few waves of vitality. If you’re far sufficient away, they received’t damage you. If your opponent jumps into the sky, create a long way once more. While airborne, Prince FU fees up a massive vitality orb and tosses it at you.

Prince FU: Phase 3

The Prince FU boss battle in No More Heroes 3

Just run away
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In the ultimate section of the Prince FU boss battle in No More Heroes 3, your enemy solely provides two new assaults.

  1. His first new skill begins when he leaps into the sky and stabs his hair into the bottom. From there, purple hair comes out of the bottom and chases you across the battlefield. Run away from these till the assault is over. Prince FU additionally can’t be damage together with your Beam Katana throughout this assault, however you need to use Death Rain to lay down some punishment whilst you wait out this transfer.
  2. The solely different skill to be careful for is a teleporting strike. Prince FU crouches down shortly, after which teleports to your location with an overhead slash. It’s a tough transfer to dodge, so blocking is your greatest wager.

FU Dome: Phase 1

After defeating Prince FU in hand-to-hand fight, he transforms right into a monster that engulfs you in a dome.

The Prince FU boss battle in No More Heroes 3

Use your eyes and ears
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In the primary section of this part of the Prince FU boss battle in No More Heroes 3, you’ll be surrounded by a physique horror kaleidoscope.

Prince FU’s essential assault is summoning a large arm that flies out of one of many many multicolor portals contained in the dome. You’ll hear your enemy chuckle earlier than a hand seems. Keep spinning round, and use your eyes and ears to catch the place the hand will come out from earlier than it assaults.

Once an arm comes by way of, it stays contained in the dome for just a few moments. Attack the arms whereas they continue to be caught contained in the dome.

Predicting arms with portals

If you may have hassle determining the place the arms might seem, listen to the place of every portal. Between assaults, the portals transfer up or down. After every assault, spin round and make a remark of which portals moved up or down. Hands will solely come out of the decrease portals.

If you assault the palms usually, this section can drag on as a result of the palms don’t keep out lengthy sufficient to get many hits in. The key to defeating the palms is performing excellent dodges.

Once you perceive how the arms spawn, it turns into simpler to predict the place and once they strike. Landing an ideal dodge on an assault permits you to whittle a big portion of enemy well being away.

FU Dome: Phase 2

The Prince FU boss battle in No More Heroes 3

These arms are simpler to dodge
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The second section is rather like the primary, solely this time, the arm that comes by way of is rather a lot larger and slower. This makes performing excellent dodges a lot simpler than the primary part of this boss battle.

Swing your digicam round to establish the potential portals that the arm will come by way of. Take benefit of the slower assaults on this part of the battle to shortly transfer onto the subsequent section.

FU Dome: Phase 3

The Prince FU boss battle in No More Heroes 3

Dodge the lasers
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In the third section, black lasers come from the highest of the dome. Dodge round them, and preserve a watch out for assaults. The quicker arms from the primary section return. Be conscious of the place of the black lasers whereas figuring out the place arms will assault from.

FU Dome: Phase 4

The Prince FU boss battle in No More Heroes 3

This section, the large hand comes out
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In the ultimate section of the Prince FU boss battle in No More Heroes 3, the slower hand from section 2 returns. You should predict the place it would come from whereas dodging the black lasers from the earlier section.