- Rosencrantz: "I will not yield so easily next we meet!"
- Ashley: "You are a poor loser, Rosencrantz."
- Rosencrantz: "Say what you will!"
- —Ashley's words after Rosencrantz begs him to yield.
Rosencrantz uses a fair share of Sword Break Arts, such as Rending Gale and Vile Scar. However, he will switch to normal attacks once his HP is halved. He has high resistance to all elemental magic and chain abilities.
Equip weapons that work against Humans to cut this battle short. Casting Aqua Ward and Shadow Guard will protect against Cherry Ronde and Papillon Reel.
His own theme, "Rosencrantz," plays during this boss battle.