WHAT THE FUCK!
his health keeps resetting! i gave him a deathblow and managed to get a bit of his health down. i ran around the rocks and he has 2 bars back!? also when i sneak up behind him for the deathblow all the other enemies activate and then stupid NPC thinks it's a good idea to focus on them and get himself killed. i'm done.
i honestly would love to see the developers play this game because it's fucking beyond me on how they think this is a fair fight.
But plenty of people have beaten him and have beaten him early in the game.
You can get an initial deathblow on him but you have to sacrifice the NPC.
Or you can go hardcore and kill his minions and both health bars.
So, talk to the NPC and he'll go storming in.
When this happens you want to circle round and attack the minions from the rear and kill them all.
Juzo will defeat that NPC but you will run away for a minute.
Get out of there and hide for a bit then go into the wooden corridors that lead you behind Juzo now that he's up on his feet.
Sneak up. Deathblow.
Now facing him is easy. You are in a big wide space and he can't reach you if you are sprinting around.
Get in and hit him and then get out.
When he takes a swig of his drink or applies poison to his sword you can get free hits.
Firecrackers can also stun him for free hits.
The truth is that their are MULTIPLE ways to beat the boss though and you are faster and have your gadgets and items.
So it's a perfectly fair fight.
Just have patience and be willing to try things and fail.
Reading a lot of comments, not just here, it feels like people play games up until they find one overpowered technique and then just blast through the remainder to get to the end and a lot of the blowback on Dark Souls, Bloodborne etc seems to come from folks just running in and expecting to beat up the boss and move on as quickly as possible.
In reality there is a very limited moveset and the boss has a limited set of moves also.
The way to beat them is always in there somewhere you just need to take a moment and think about it.
This big slow moving guy who telegraphs all of his attacks.
Just stay out of reach and then dash/jump in for a hit when he shows an opening.