Elden Ring's Igon Actor Didn't Know Bayle Was A Dragon

Elden Ring's Igon Actor Didn't Know Bayle Was A Dragon

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Richard Charles Lintern gives one of the most impassioned performances in all of Elden Ring. He plays Igon in Shadow of the Erdtree, the "broken drake warrior" we find sprawled on the ground along the Jagged Peak road, screaming in agony; "The pain, the pain!"

He is obsessed with slaying Bayle the Dread to the point that his very hatred has imbued itself in his greatbow. And so it is that we summon him for this one last hurrah against a being so strong that they decapitated Dragonlord Placidusax. Despite giving such an inflamed performance, bringing to life Igon's spite so convincingly, Lintern isn't even sure that he knew Bayle was a dragon at the time of recording.

"I'm standing there with my arms outstretched," Lintern said in an interview with IGN. "I don't think I even knew that Bayle was a dragon. I think I might've thought Bayle was a person. I can't remember, but I'm giving it as much as I possibly can, vocally, emotionally, neck stretching, vocal cords ripping, everything."

Igon is already an icon in the community, standing tall with giants like Havel, Solaire, Patches, Eileen the Crow, and Iron Fist Alexander. When summoned, he charges...

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