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How did Hercules capture the Erymanthian boar?

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Pholus told Hercules that he would be able to capture the boar if he chased him into the deep snow. Hercules took the boar back to King Eurystheus. When the king saw the boar he became frightened and told Hercules to get rid of the Erymanthian Boar. As commanded Hercules picked up the boar and hurled it into the sea.

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Herein, what happened when Hercules brought back the Erymanthian boar to eurystheus?

Herakles (Heracles) was sent to capture it as one of his Twelve Labours. After chasing the boar through the deep winter snows of Mount Erymanthos, he netted it and brought it back alive to Eurystheus. The king, terrified at the sight of the deadly beast, leapt into a buried pithos jar for safety.

Secondly, how did Hercules capture the Cretan Bull? Grabbing the bull by the horns, Hercules wrestled the bull to the ground and tied the bull up so it could not escape. With the bull successfully subdue, Hercules took the bull with him and sailed back to King Eurystheus. When the king saw how massive the bull was he was frightened.

Similarly, why is the Erymanthian boar so hard?

The Erymanthian boar is easily one of the most difficult bosses in the entire game. This particular hunt is not just challenging because of the animal itself, but because of its abilities. This animal is in the Erymanthos Foothills of Ellis. This can be done immediately, or once all other animals have been hunted.

How do you kill the Erymanthian boar in Assassin's Creed?

First pop Battlecry of Ares, then Flaming Attacks, then approach the Erymanthian Boar and hit it with the Overpower Attack from the Warrior tree. This will deal huge amounts of damage, but don't stop there.

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