Remember the weird flying lion boss from Elden Ring’s DLC trailer? It might just be some people in a costume

We’ve all now had a day and a bit to digest the first trailer for Elden Ring’s Shadow of the Erdtree DLC, but there’s still plenty of hardcore initial analysis going on in the FromSoft community. One of the most interesting things pointed out so far concerns one of its most memorable boss cameos, which looks like it could have something rather hilarious hiding within it.

In case you missed it, we now know that Shadow of the Erdtree will be arriving on June 21, 2024, giving folks a nice few months to prepare themselves and maybe spend an entire day repeatedly slaughtering Mohg. It also leaves plenty of time for people to try and figure out what we’re in for, or just how bizarre the backstories behind certain foes might be.

One of the Elden Ring loreheads who’s delved into the trailer to try and spot some interesting details is FromSoft YouTuber Zullie The Witch, with their video on the subject containing a couple of cool spots that you might not have seen yet. One of these concerns the flying boss that first pops up at around the one minute and 20 second mark of the trailer.

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