ThisPredicament has most likely occurred to you. YouEnter Stormveil Castle, took theside path, and passed through theCastle only to get trapped inA room withA Banished Knight inSome sort of Patches-style trick. OfIt might not have been obvious who was actually performing this trick. trappedYou inA roomOnly to get mauled toDeath by a knight IfThis is what you want toStop, you have to cut it off the source. HereHere’s how you can avoid getting trapped in the room with the Banished Knight in Stormveil Castle in Elden Ring.
Of course, theThe easiest way to avoid getting trapped in the roomIt is toSimply have GostocTell his friends toOpen the gate. YouYou can then proceed straight through without being subject to a barrage from multiple ballistas. toReach theOther end of the castle. Of course, this doesn’t sound like theBest idea so that you will probably want toYou can opt out of taking theMain gate and stick to theSide path instead, just as GostocYou were told to. If you take theIf you are able to take a side path and have a long enough spear or other weapon, you can attack. thewall next to the door toAttractive lure theBefore entering, make sure to knight out. ThisHe may also ban you from becoming his practice-dummy.
GostocThis is a very unusual NPC. HeActs strangely like PatchesIt is theOne responsible for locking your doors in the roomMost likely, you have already died inWhile you move through the castle. While he becomes a merchant shortly after performing this little trick, that doesn’t excuse his actions. If you choose toKill GostocBefore entering the room, you can avoid gettingLocked inside. Unfortunately, that doesn’t make theKnight, go away, but you can still escape.