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Unlock V Rising Bear Form - Ferocious Bear Boss Location & Guide

A guide to unlocking Bear Form in V Rising, including the location of the Ferocious Bear boss and how to beat it.
Unlock V Rising Bear Form - Ferocious Bear Boss Location & Guide

As prospective vampire lords across the globe awaken in the world of Vardoran, there's a lot to discover. In V Rising, Stunlock Studios' hit vampire survival game, one of the most exciting aspects is discovering and unlocking new Forms for your character. One of which is the V Rising Bear Form.

In this V Rising guide, we pinpoint the exact location of the Ferocious Bear boss (a blood carrier), how to defeat it, and how you can unlock the sturdy Bear Form in the process while following a good world progression path.

How to unlock Bear Form in V Rising

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The Ferocious Bear is a powerful Blood Carrier in V Rising that will maul unexperienced vampire lords to death. (Picture: Stunlock Studios)

The Bear Form in V Rising will become an essential part of your mystical arsenal after unlocking it.

Bear Form increases resistance (25%), speed (15%), health regeneration and decreases the damage players receive (25%).

Importantly for those who don't want to farm Sulphur and craft Explosives in V Rising all that much, you can destroy Blockades in Bear Form as well.

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Facing the Ferocious Bear boss in V Rising can be a daunting experience. (Picture: Stunlock Studios / MrAtomicDuck)

To unlock the Bear Form in V Rising, you will have to defeat the Ferocious Bear boss.

It is really as simple as that, and in the next section of this guide, we tell you the exact location of this Blood Carrier and how to kill it.

V Rising Ferocious Bear - Location & how to beat

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The exact V Rising Ferocious Bear location in Farbane Woods. (Picture: MapGenie)

First up, you will need to know the location of the Ferocious Bear in order to fight it, right? Well, the image above showcases exactly where the V Rising Ferocious Bear is located in Farbane Woods (Eastern side) in the Bear Cave.

The V Rising Ferocious Bear boss is level 36, so we suggest you increase your Gear Score to at least 36 and maybe even bring a friend along.

Item checklist to beat Ferocious Bear:

  • A few Blood Rose Brew to heal.
  • Enchanted Brew to increase spell power.
  • Merciless Copper Weapons of your choice.
  • Merciless Night Stalker armour set.
  • A crossbow.
  • Mist Signet.
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Watch for debris falling from the ceiling after this boss does an attack. (Picture: Stunlock Studios / MrAtomicDuck)

While killing the Ferocious Bear might be easier with ranged spells such as Chaos Volley, you can also melee it down. There are just some big attacks players need to watch out for, such as a ground slam and debris falling from the ceiling, telegraphed by red circles after an attack.

The boss also has a charge attack while enraged, which means you should get out of the way as soon as possible with Veil abilities.

Another important note is that the boss attacks faster while enraged, and every attack that hits inflicts players with an Ensnare debuff. This is why we recommend bringing a friend or learning the boss' attack patterns carefully to defeat it so you don't get hit too often.

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The Ferocious Bear does some serious damage with its charge ability while enraged. (Picture: Stunlock Studios / MrAtomicDuck)

Just remember that bosses scale with the number of players in an area, so doing it as a duos team is more about taking the focus of the Ferocious Bear boss off a player.

Defeating the Ferocious Bear will grant you access to V Rising's Bear Form, and the ability to create Fur Rugs.

For a visual guide to beating the Ferocious Bear boss in V Rising, and getting that Bear Form, check out an excellent video by MrAtomicDuck on YouTube as embedded below.

So there you have it, a step-by-step guide to unlocking Bear Form in V Rising, the location of the Ferocious Bear Blood Carrier (boss) and how to beat it to a pulp.

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Featured image courtesy of Stunlock Studios.