Elder Battle Errors
In case your battling and Elder, you will have certain options to hurt it if the Elder is still fighting you, you have to make sure :
1- You hurting the Elder
2- Your using a proper fight strategy
3- The elder are strong creatures one or multiple hit wont defeat them you have to persist.
In case the Elder Fights are blocked or you found yourself in a deadlock, please quit the game and restart at the last save , the SOY system saves each time you enter a boss battle you don't have to worry about playing a whole chunk.