Maul

maul_remnant
Location Stalker's Den
Weakness Head
Ads Stinkhound
Stalker
Reward Control Rod
Hound Choker

Maul is a Boss in Remnant: From the Ashes. Maul is a dungeon boss that is located in the Rhom realm. Bosses are special Enemies that are uniquely named and must be defeated to progress the game and to acquire special items and gear.

 

Maul Location

 

Maul Rewards

  • Control Rod: Break the Houndmaster's "horn", a couple of shots or a shotgun blast will do the trick and when it starts to glow, the control rod should be visible. Maul will then attack its master. If you die the Houndmaster will not respawn and you will receive the Control Rod when Maul is defeated provided that the device has been broken before.
  • Hound Choker

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maul Strategies

Video Strategies

[Video Example]

 

Strategy Writeup

This boss is accompanied by lots of hounds. Don't let them backstab you when you focus on the boss.

Simple Strategy if you can one-shot the small dogs; The Alpha (Boss) Will barely attack the player if you're not too close so when he charges you, dodge to the side, and take 1 or 2 steps back to be at medium-range. Then ru***** down while he stares at you, and howls. A few seconds after howling, make sure to turn around and quickly take out the small dogs, and dodge the boss' charge again. Keep repeating this, and you should have him down really fast.

 

Attacks & Counters

Attack Counter
Phase 1
Howl and summon ads: It will howl and summon ads Use the opportunity to fire at the boss. Kill the ads as soon as you see them
Charge and strike: It will charge at you and bite you Dodge to either side and fire at it.

 

 

Maul Lore

Maul is the alpha of the pack. The pack did not attack the Houndmaster because of the Control Rod on his forehead which allowed him to control the hounds. Once broken, the hounds were free and Maul attacked and killed him as a result.

 

Lore notes, information on folklore, etc go here

Lore theories should be clearly marked as such.

 

Maul Notes & Trivia

Voice Actor, homages, and other trivia go here.

 

 

Maul Image Gallery

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Remnant: From the Ashes Bosses
Ancient Construct  ♦  Barbed Terror  ♦  Blink Thief  ♦  Brabus  ♦  Brudvaak, the Rider and Vargr, the Warg  ♦  Canker  ♦  Claviger  ♦  Dream Eater  ♦  Dreamer  ♦  Erfor, the Jackal  ♦  Gorefist  ♦  Harsgaard  ♦  Harsgaard, Root Harbinger  ♦  Ikro, the Ice Conjurer  ♦  Iskal Queen (Boss)  ♦  Ixillis  ♦  Nightmare  ♦  Obryk, the Shield Warden  ♦  Onslaught  ♦  Raze  ♦  Reanimator  ♦  Root Horror  ♦  Scald and Sear  ♦  Scourge  ♦  Sear and Scald  ♦  Shade and Shatter  ♦  Shroud  ♦  Singe  ♦  Stormcaller  ♦  The Ent  ♦  The Harrow  ♦  The Mangler  ♦  The Ravager  ♦  The Risen  ♦  The Root Mother  ♦  The Thrall  ♦  The Unclean One  ♦  The Warden  ♦  Tian, the Assassin  ♦  Totem Father  ♦  Undying King

 




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    • Anonymous

      25 Mar 2021 14:25  

      My favorite part of this fight was at the end when my character was standing in a pile of dead hounds and said: "Wow... That was RUFF"

      • Anonymous

        13 Mar 2021 09:42  

        Maul is female, as mentioned by the hound master. I just wanted to point that out because it says "he" in the strategy.

        • Anonymous

          27 Oct 2020 18:29  

          on every page it says "if you die" and doesn't explain what happens if you don't die. why even put that if you aren't going to explain the alternative?

          • Anonymous

            16 Sep 2020 04:01  

            Oh Shoot, i just use the explosive mod blow the whole pack with the houndmaster, then kill the maul, didn't received the control rod

            • Anonymous

              05 May 2020 04:06  

              100% truly an optional boss. You can sneak past. If you don’t make noise and don’t wake the pack then you don’t fight. Just did it.

              • Anonymous

                28 Oct 2019 12:37  

                could be a bug: I destroyed the Master's device, but the Maul didn't attack the Master neither do the mongrels, they only attack me. and the Master just stood there doing nothing other than spasming, I had to kill him myself. but still got the Control Rod.

                • Anonymous

                  14 Oct 2019 17:51  

                  If you destroy the rod and allow maul to kill the houndmaster, you will get both rewards after completing the encounter

                  • Anonymous

                    16 Sep 2019 15:12  

                    so i destroyed the rod in his face killed the small dogs died to maul still got all rewards (hound collar included) then i came back and none of them would wake up from their sleep as i shotgunned them weird bug

                    • Anonymous

                      08 Sep 2019 17:24  

                      Mannnnn....I didnt even shoot the houndmaster but once to initiate the fight (beam rifle 1 second hit) and he stood up and begin attacking and the damn dogs still *****ing killed him. I needed the damn houndchoker!

                      • Anonymous

                        26 Aug 2019 10:55  

                        I don't know that it's a bug or not, but I think his weakness is the fire. I mean, not a fire weapon, but a bonfire. When I was staying near a bonfire, then Maul didn't want to charge on me. He just was staying near and didn't attack :D Just try it out, maybe it's not a bug :)

                        • Anonymous

                          23 Aug 2019 16:38  

                          Completely optional, you can just stealth and walk through the boss room. Also the hound master will sell you jerky

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