Colossus 12 is one of the most distant colossi you have you have to find in Shadow of the Colossus. In this guide we'll detail how you find Colossus 12 and how to kill Colossus 12. This water-dwelling monster is one of the more interesting in the game and requires a special technique to defeat. The twelfth Colossus awaits you.
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How to Find Colossus 12 in Shadow of the Colossus PS4 - Where is Colossus 12
As always, mount Agro and ride out of the temple. Head round to the right and to the back of the temple, taking the second stone bridge, then veering of to the left and up the path. Now head to the right, across the path of the large arch structure.
Look for two stone pillars that signpost the start of a bridge. Head across this bridge to reach a wooded area. Once in the woods, look for a clearing to the right and head out, keeping the mountain on your left. Eventually you'll reach a large stone pillar that Agro can't move beyond (a waterfall is on the right).
Dismount from Agro and jump up onto the edge of the pillar, before shimmying around to the other side. Carry on up the path on the side of the mountain, then jump into the water. Swim away from where the waterfall and into the clearing. Make your way through the area and you'll eventually trigger a cutscene that will reveal Colossus 12.
How to Beat the 12th Colossus in Shadow of the Colossus
When Colossus 12 emerges from the water, swim as quickly as you can to get behind it. From the back you can climb up and onto its back. Being careful not to fall off, run to the head of Colossus 12 and you'll see what look like large teeth. These can be hit with your sword to direct Colossus 12.
In the water there are two structures that you can't reach as the platform is too high. You can reach them from the head of Colossus 12, though. Hit the teeth to direct Colossus 12 to one of these platforms, then leap off and hide behind the small pillar. Colossus 12 will fire at you and reach up his giant legs, resting them in front of you. This reveals his stomach area, which happens to have an area you can grip onto and a glowing weak spot. Jump on and repeatedly stab the weak spot. Colossus 12 will fall into the water and you'll be thrown clear.
Get back on the back of Colossus 12 and repeat the same steps, this time with the second platform that is in the water. With the belly exposed once again, leap onto it and stab twice to kill Colossus 12.
Well done! You've defeated the 12th Colossus in Shadow of the Colossus on PS4. Head on to find out how to find and how to beat Colossus 13 in Shadow of the Colossus on PS4.
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