AGDQ Speedrunner Beats Sekiro Blindfolded in Two Hours

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Sekiro Shadows Die Twice Speedrunner AGDQ Blindfolded
AGDQ Speedrunner Beats Sekiro Blindfolded in Two Hours

Awesome Games Done Quick (or AGDQ) has finally kicked off, bringing together video game speedrunners from across the globe to set records live on stream for the good cause of charity organizations. This latest feat, however, is quite impressive as a speedrunner named Mitchriz managed to beat Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice in just two hours – and he was blindfolded.

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Over the weekend’s AGDQ stream, speedrunner Mitchriz managed to beat Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, one of From Software’s more notoriously difficult titles, in just two hours while blindfolded. Using audio cues and perfect memorization only, the speedrunner’s visionless attempt was truly something to behold. Mitchriz’s speedrun became so popular that it trended the words “Sekiro” and “blindfolded” in the US and UK.

Speedrunning From Software games using the most bizarre strategies and methods is not uncommon for some speedrunners. In the past, titles like Dark Souls and Bloodborne have been beaten using items such as a Guitar Hero controller and in one case, a YouTuber beat Dark Souls using bananas.

However, this was the first time that a successful Sekiro speedrun attempt was accomplished while blindfolded. Mitchriz has promised to share his strategies online following the speedrun, though it’s hard to imagine anyone else attempting this insane challenge and succeeding anytime soon.

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice was released in early 2019, and went on to win Game of the Year. The action/adventure title from From Software is renowned for its brutally challenging difficulty which forces players to focus on perfectly timed parries and breaking posture meters to win – quite a deviation from the more RPG-robust elements of Dark Souls and prior From Software games. The speedrunning community never ceases to amaze, and this latest run is a fine example of their creativity. You can watch the full speedrun below.

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