Elden Ring features an extensive variety of weapons and finding the best one can be confusing when you have just started playing. Here is a simple Elden Ring weapon guide consisting of a brief list and the locations to find each weapon in the Lands Between.
Some weapons in the game are developed for the melee-based build while others are for intelligence-based builds. It is important that you are using the right set of weapons at the right time, and knowing which weapons are appropriate for the situation is even more important.
There are many different types of weapons in Elden Ring. And, each type has a vast collection available. Some of the Elden Ring bosses also drop Souls which you can turn into boss weapons. Acquiring them will possibly turn you into an invincible warrior.
List of All Elden Ring Weapons and Their Location
Weapons are offensive pieces of equipment in Elden Ring that players can use to inflict damage on the enemies and bosses. They are the primary equipment to attack, just like Shields are there to protect yourself. Shields can also be included in weapons as players can use them for attacking, especially while parrying.
There are around 309 Weapons in Elden Ring ranging from different categories. Many of them are making their return from previous Souls games while others are completely new.
We can divide all the Weapons in Elden Ring under these categories:
- Hammers and Blunt Weapons
- Colossal Weapons
- Arrows and Bolts
However, there are sub-categories available as well. Here is a list of All Elden Ring weapons along with their Locations.
Swords in Elden Ring
Elden Ring features various types of Swords suitable for different opponents. Take a look at them here.
- Broadsword- Nomadic Merchant sells it at Coastal Cave.
- Cane Sword– Found at West Rampart Capital.
- Carian Knight’s Sword– Found near Raya Lucaria Academy.
- Crystal Sword– Found near Village of the Albinaurics.
- Coded Sword– Found on the 2nd floor of Fortified Manor in Leyndell, Royal Capital.
- Lazuli Glintstone Sword– Found at Schoolhouse Classroom.
- Longsword- Twin Maiden Husks sell it at Roundtable Hold.
- Lordsworn’s Straight Sword– Found at Liurnia Highway South.
- Miquellan Knight’s Sword– Found on top of a bell tower in Brace of the Haligtree, Elphael.
- Noble’s Slender Sword– Found in Limgrave and Raya Lucaria Academy.
- Ornamental Straight Sword– Grafted Scion drops it at the Chapel of Anticipation.
- Regalia of Eochaid– Found on the Cliffs near Third Church of Marika.
- Rotten Crystal Sword– Found in Elphael.
- Short Sword– Nomadic Merchant sells it in Northern Limgrave.
- Sword of Night and Flame– Found inside a treasure chest in Caria Manor.
- Sword of St Trina– Found in Forsaken Ruins.
- Warhawk’s Talon– Found in Stormveil Castle.
- Weathered Straight Sword– Found in Leyndell, Royal Capital.
- Bandit’s Curved Sword– Found in Limgrave and Altus Plateau.
- Beastman’s Curved Sword– Found in Crumbling Farum Azula.
- Eclipse Shotel– Found in Church of the Eclipse housed inside Castle Sol.
- Falchion- Demi-Humans drop them.
- Flowing Curved Sword– Found in Consecrated Snowfield.
- Grossmesser- Skeleton Enemies drop them.
- Magma Blade– Lizardmen drop them at Volcano Manor.
- Mantis Blade– Cemetery Shade drops it in Gelmir Hero’s Grave.
- Nox Flowing Sword– Sellia, Town of Sorcery.
- Scavenger’s Curved Sword– Found in Mt. Gelmir.
- Scimitar- Twin Maiden Husks sell it at the Roundtable Hold.
- Serpent God’s Curved Sword– Found at Ruin-Strewn Precipice.
- Shamshir- Found at the bottom of Highroad Cave.
- Shotel- Found in the Church of the Eclipse housed inside Castle Sol.
- Wings of Astel– Found in southern Uhl Palace Ruins.
- Antspur Rapier– Maleigh Marais drops it in Altus Castle.
- Cleanrot Knight’s Sword– Cleanrot Knight drops it in Shaded Castle.
- Estoc- Nomadic Merchant sells it at Liurnia Lake Shore.
- Frozen Needle– Found at Liurnia of the Lakes.
- Noble’s Estoc– Found in Limgrave and Raya Lucaria Academy.
- Rapier- Twin Maiden Husks sell it at Roundtable Hold.
- Roger’s Rapier– Found at Roundtable Hold.
- Alabaster Lord’s Sword– Onyx Lord drops it in Yelough Anix Tunnel.
- Banished Knight’s Greatsword– Banished Knight drops it.
- Bastard Sword– Nomadic Merchant sells it at Castle Morne Rampart.
- Blasphemous Blade– Trade Remembrance of the Blasphemous at the Roundtable Hold.
- Claymore- Found in Castle Morne.
- Dark Moon Greatsword– Reward for completing Ranni’s sidequest.
- Death’s Poker– Found South of the Southern Aeonia Swamp Bank Site of Grace.
- Flameberge- Found in Redmane Castle.
- Forked Greatsword– Imps drop it in the Roads End Catacomb.
- Gargoyle’s Blackblade– Black Blade Kindred drops it.
- Gargoyle’s Greatsword– Valiant Gargoyle drops it.
- Golden Order Greatsword– Misbegotten Crusader drops it in the Cave of the Forlorn.
- Helphen’s Steeple– Mariner drops it.
- Inseperable Sword– Found at Prince of Death’s Throne.
- Iron Greatsword– Large red-maned Misbegotten drops it.
- Knight’s Greatsword– Armored knights drop it in Liurnia.
- Lordsworn’s Greatsword– Found in Gatefront Ruins.
- Marais Executioner’s Sword– Elmer of the Briar drops it.
- Ordovis’ Greatsword– Crucible Knight Ordovis drops it in Leyndell.
- Sacred Relic Sword– Trade-in Elden Remembrance with Enia at Roundtable Hold.
- Sword of Milos– Dung Eater drops it.
- Beastman’s Cleaver– Beastman of Farum Azula drops it.
- Bloodhound’s Fang– Bloodhound Knight Darriwil drops it in Limgrave.
- Dismounter- Kaiden drops it in Limgrave.
- Magma Wyrm’s Scalesword– Magma Wyrm Makar drops it.
- Monk’s Flameblade– Firemonks drop it at the Mountaintops of the Giants.
- Morgott’s Cursed Sword– Trade Remembrance of the Omen King at the Roundtable Hold.
- Omen Cleaver– Ogre enemies drop it in Stormveil Castle.
- Onyx Lord’s Greatsword– Onyx Lord drops it in the Sealed Tunnel.
- Zamor Curved Sword– Ancient Hero of Zamor drops it.
Heavy Thrusting Swords
- Bloody Helice– Found in Writheblood Ruins.
- Dragon King’s Cragblade– Trade Remembrance of the Dragonlord with Enia at Roundtable Hold.
- Godskin Stitcher– Godskin Noble drops it.
- Great Epee– Found near Agheel Lake South.
- Dragonscale Blade– Dragonkin Soldier drops it in the Lake of Rot.
- Hand of Malenia– Drawn by Enia out of the Remembrance of the Rot Goddess, acquired after killing Malenia.
- Meteoric Ore Blade– Found in Caelid Waypoint Ruins.
- Moonveil- Magma Wyrm drops it in Gael Tunnel, Caelid.
- Nagakiba- Bloody Finger Hunter Yura drops it to the north of Murkwater Cave.
- Rivers of Blood– Bloody Finger Okina drops it.
- Serpentbone Blade– Reward for completing second letter quest in Volcano Manor from Tanith.
- Uchigatana- Found in Deathtouched Catacombs.
- Eleonora’s Poleblade– Found at the end of Bloody Finger Hunter Yura’s questline.
- Gargoyle’s Black Blades– Black Blade Kindred drops it.
- Gargoyle’s Twinblade– Valiant Gargoyle drops it.
- Godskin Peter– Godskin Apostle drops it.
- Twinblade- Found inside a treasure chest in Dragon-Burnt Ruins.
- Twinned Knight Swords– Found at East Windmill Pasture.
Daggers in Elden Ring
- Black Knife– Black Knife Assassin drops it at the entrance of Sainted Hero’s Grave, in Altus Plateau.
- Blade of Calling– Found in the Forbidden Lands.
- Bloodstain Dagger– Demihuman chief/Demihuman assassin drops it.
- Celebrant’s Sickle– Rare drop from the Celebrants at the Windmill Village.
- Cinquedea- Found in Bestial Sanctum in Dragonburrow.
- Crystal Knife– Found inside a chest in the Raya Lucaria Crystal Tunnel.
- Dagger- Found in Limgrave, Roundtable Hold, and Murkwater Cave.
- Edsteel Dagger– Reward for completing Kenneth Haight quest.
- Glintstone Kris– Reward for completing Sorceress Sellen questline.
- Great Knife– Starting weapon of Bandit class.
- Ivory Sickle– Found in the Village of the Albinaurics.
- Misericorde- Found in Stormveil Castle.
- Parrying Dagger– Patches sell it in Murkwater Cave.
- Reduvia- Bloody Finger Nerijus drops it.
- Scorpion’s Stinger– Found west of Grand Cloister.
- Wakizashi- Found inside the Gaol Cave.
Axes in Elden Ring
Elden Ring features two types of Axes- Standard Axes and Greataxes. Take a look at them here.
- Battle Axe– Twin Maiden Husks sell it at Roundtable Hold.
- Celebrant’s Cleaver– Celebrating enemies drop it in Dominula, Windmill village.
- Forked Hatchet– Green gargoyles drop it.
- Hand Axe– Nomadic Merchant sells it near Mistwood Ruins.
- Highland Axe– Found in Stormveil Castle.
- Icerind Hatchet– Found inside a chest in Temple Quarter.
- Iron Cleaver– Misbegotten drops it.
- Jawbone Axe– Horned soldiers drop it in Liurnia.
- Ripple Blade– Pidia, Carian Servant sells it at Caria Manor.
- Rosus’ Axe– Found in Black Knife Catacombs.
- Sacrificial Axe– Found in Weeping Peninsula in the nighttime.
- Stormhawk Axe– Found on the Divine Bridge.
- Warped Axe– Found in Cliffbotom Catacombs and Altus Plateau.
- Axe of Godrick– Trade Remembrance of the Grafted after defeating Godrick the Grafter at Roundtable Hold.
- Butchering Knife– Anastasia, Tarnished-Eater drops it.
- Crescent Moon Axe– Found in Stormveil Castle.
- Executioner’s Greataxe– Found in the Church of Irith Graveyard.
- Gargoyle’s Black Axe– Black Blade Kindred drops it.
- Gargoyle’s Great Axe– The Gargoyle enemy just northeast of the Outer Wall Phantom Tree drops it.
- Great Omenkiller Cleaver– Found near Prison Town Church.
- Greataxe- Found inside a chest near Gatefront Ruins.
- Longhaft Axe– Found at the Castle Mourne in Weeping Peninsula.
- Rusted Anchor– Scaly Misbegotten drops it.
- Winged Greathorn– Trade Remembrance of the Regal Ancestor at the Roundtable Hold after defeating Regal Ancestor Spirit.
Hammers and Blunt Weapons in Elden Ring
Elden Ring features different types of Hammers and Blunt Objects that you can use to take down your enemies. Take a look at them here.
- Club- Nomadic Merchant sells it in Coastal Cave.
- Envoy’s Horn– Found in Leyndell, Royal Capital.
- Hammer- Found in Leyndell, Royal Capita.
- Mace- Twin Maiden Husks sell it at the Roundtable Hold.
- Marika’s Hammer– Trade Elden Remembrance with Enia at the Roundtable Hold.
- Monk’s Flamemace– Fire Monk soldiers drop it.
- Morning Star– Found in Weeping Peninsula.
- Nox Flowing Hammer– Found in Night’s Sacred Ground.
- Ringed Finger– Found in Gelmir Hero’s grave.
- Sceptre of the All-Knowing– Sir Gideon Ofnir, the All-Knowing drops it upon defeat.
- Spiked Club– Demi-humans drop it.
- Stone Club– Mage drops it in the graveyard in front of Sellia Hideaway.
- Varre’s Bouquet– Found at the Mohgwyn Dynasty Mausoleum.
- Warpick- Found near Raya Lucaria Academy.
- Battle Hammer– Grave Warden Duelist drops it.
- Beastclaw Greathammer– Rewarded by Gurranq after turning in the 7th Deathroot.
- Brick Hammer– Found in the Stormveil Castle.
- Celebrant’s Skull– Found in the Dominula, Windmill Village.
- Cranial Vessel Candlestand– Found at the Giant-Conquering Hero’s Grave.
- Curved Great Club– Found across Liurnia of the Lakes.
- Devourer’s Scepter– Knight/Recusant Bernahl drops it after defeat.
- Envoy’s Long Horn– Found in Leyndell, Royal Capital.
- Great Mace– Found inside a treasure chest southwest of Grand Lift of Dectus.
- Great Stars– Found inside a treasure chest on the Altus Plateau road.
- Greathorn Hammer– Ancestral Follower in the Siofra River drops it.
- Large Club– Found on the lowest cliff south of the Forlorn Hound Evergaol.
- Pickaxe- Miner enemies drop it.
- Rotten Battle Hammer– Rotten Duelist enemy in the Graves northwest of Consecrated Snowfield drops it.
Flails in Elden Ring
- Bastard’s Stars– Trade Remembrance of the Naturalborn at the Roundtable Hold after defeating Astel Naturalborn of the Void.
- Chainlink Flail– Pumpkin Heads may drop it.
- Family Heads– Necromancer Garris drops it.
- Flail- Found inside a treasure chest in Gatefront Ruins.
- Nightrider Flail– Night’s Cavalry drops it.
Spears in Elden Ring
There are two sub-types of Spears in Elden Ring- Spears and Great Spears. Have a look at them here.
- Bolt of Grasnax– Found in Leyndell, Royal Capital.
- Celebrant’s Rib-Rake– Festive Dancers of Windmill Village may drop it.
- Clayman’s Harpoon– Clayman at Uhl Palace Ruins, Siofra River, or Ainsel River drops it.
- Cleanrot Spear– Cleanrot Knights drops it.
- Cross-Naginata– Found in Gael Tunnel.
- Crystal Spear– Found inside the Sellia Hideaway.
- Death Ritual Spear– Death Rite Bird drops it.
- Inquisitor’s Girandole– Abductor Virgins in Volcano Manor’s underground drops it.
- Iron Spear– Fallen Hawks Soldiers drop it.
- Partisan- Soldiers drop it in Stormveil Castle.
- Pike- Armored Soldiers with Plummed Helmet drop it.
- Rotten Crystal Spear– Crystalian enemies within Elphael, Brace of the Haligtree drop it.
- Spear- Found in Murkwater Cave and Stormveil Castle.
- Short Spear– Twin Maiden Husks sell it at the Roundtable Hold.
- Spiked Spear– Marionette Soldier outside the Witchbane Ruins may drop it.
- Torchpole- Soldiers may drop it in Stormveil Castle.
- Winged Spear– Location unknown in the final release.
- Lance- Found near Warmaster’s Shack.
- Mohgwyn’s Sacred Spear– Trade Remembrance of the Blood Lord with Enia at Roundtable Hold.
- Serpent-Hunter– Petrified corpse holds it near the fog gate to the God-Devouring Serpent.
- Siluria’s Tree– Crucible Knight Siluria in Deeproot Depths may drop it.
- Treespear- Found on a Caravan at the edge of the collapsed bridge.
- Vyke’s War Spear– Festering Fingerprint Vyke drops it.
Halberds in Elden Ring
- Banished Knight’s Halberd– Found in Stormveil Castle.
- Commander’s Standard– Commander O’Neil drops it.
- Dragon Halberd– Dragonkin Soldier drops it.
- Gargoyle’s Black Halberd– Black Blade Kindred drops it.
- Gargoyle’s Halberd– Gargoyle guarding a Golden Seed drops it.
- Glaive- Graveyard Skeletons drop it.
- Golden Halberd– Tree Sentinel drops it.
- Guardian’s Swordspear– Erdtree Guardian drops it.
- Halberd- Starting weapon of Vagabond class.
- Loretta’s War Sickle– Loretta, Knight of the Haligtree drops it after defeat.
- Lucerne- Found east of Highland Lookout Tower in east Liurnia of the Lakes.
- Nightrider Glaive– Night’s Cavalry drops it.
- Pest’s Glaive– Insectoid enemies drop it.
- Ripple Crescent Halberd– Found in Academy Gate Town.
- Vulgar Militia Saw– Small Vulgar Militia soldiers drop it.
- Vulgar Militial Shotel– Vulgar Militant might drop it.
Colossal Weapons in Elden Ring
- Axe of Godfrey– Unlock the Remembrance of Hoarah Loux by handing it over to Enia at Roundtable Hold.
- Dragon Greatclaw– Draconic Tree Sentinel drops it.
- Duelist Greataxe– Found in Leyndell.
- Envoy’s Greathorn– Found in Miquella’s Haligtree.
- Fallingstar Beast Jaw- Full-Grown Fallingstar Beast drops it.
- Ghiza’s Wheel– Rewarded for killing Inquisitor Ghiza in Volcano Manor.
- Giant-Crusher– Found in a chest directly to the south of Outer Wall Phantom Tree site of grace.
- Golem’s Halberd– Golem at Limgrave Tower Bridge Site of Grace drops it.
- Godslayer’s Greatsword– Found in Divine Tower of Caelid.
- Grafted Blade Greatsword– Reward for defeating Leonine Misbegotten.
- Maliketh’s Black Blade– Trade Remembrance of the Black Blade with Enia at Roundtable Hold.
- Prelate’s Inferno Crozier– Large fire-slinging enemy inhabiting the Fort Laiedd drops it.
- Rotten Greataxe– Rotten Duelist to the north of Ordina, Liturgical Town drops it.
- Rotten Staff– Found in Elphael, Brace of the Haligtree.
- Royal Greatsword– Blaidd the Half-Wolf drops it.
- Ruins Greatsword– Obtain by defeating Misbegotten Warrior and Crucible Knight.
- Staff of the Avatar– Erdtree Avatar drops it.
- Starscourge Greatsword– Trade Remembrance of the Starscourge at the Roundtable Hold after defeating Starscourge Radahn.
- Troll Knight’s Sword– Troll Knight in Caria Manor drops it.
- Troll’s Golden Sword– Found inside a chest on a Black Carriage/
- Watchdog’s Greatsword– Weilding Watchdog in the Consecrated Snowfield Catacombs drops it.
- Zweihander– Isolated Merchant sells it in his shack.
Reapers in Elden Ring
- Grave Scythe– Found inside a treasure chest in Tombsward Ruins.
- Halo Scythe– Cleanrot Knights drop it.
- Scythe- Found in Cliffbottom Catacombs.
- Winged Scythe– Found in Tombsward Ruins.
Whips in Elden Ring
- Giant’s Red Braid– Enia sells it in Roundtable Hold.
- Hoslow’s Petal Whip– Juno Hoslow drops it.
- Magma Whip Candlestick– Patches reward it in Volcano Manor after completing his assassination quest.
- Urumi- Found in Caria Manor.
- Whip- Found in Castle Monroe.
Catalysts in Elden Ring
Catalysts in Elden Ring can be further classified into two sub-types, Glintstone Staffs and Sacred Seals. Have a look at them here.
- Academy Glintstone Staff-
- Albinauric Staff
- Astrologer’s Staff– Starting weapon of Astrologer class.
- Azur’s Glintstone Staff
- Carian Glintblade Staff– Found on top of the Highway Lookout Tower.
- Crystal Staff
- Carian Glintstone Staff– Found on top of the first set of stairs in the Carian Study Hall.
- Carian Regal Scepter– Enia sells it in Roundtable Hold.
- Demi-Human Queen’s Staff- Demi-human mage giant in Demi-Human Forest Ruins drops it.
- Digger’s Staff–
- Gelmir Glintstone Staff– Big-headed mage enemy guarding the teleporter to Audience Pathway drops it.
- Glintstone Staff- Undead mages drop it; Starting weapon of Prisoner class.
- Lusat’s Glintstone Staff– Found in Sellia, Town of Sorcery
- Meteorite Staff– Found in a building Southwest of Street of Sages Ruins.
- Prince of Death’s Staff– Found in a tower east of The Nameless Eternal City.
- Rotten Crystal Staff– Crystalian mage drops it.
- Staff of Loss– Found in Sellia, Town of Sorcery.
- Staff of the Guilty– Red-robed, skeletal cultists may drop it at Fort Laiedd.
- Clawmark Seal– Gurranq, Beast Clergyman provides it in Bestial Sanctum after giving him your first Deathroot.
- Dragon Communion Seal– Found at Fringefolk Hero’s Grave.
- Erdtree Seal– Found in a prison cell located northwest of Prison Town Church.
- Finger Seal– Starting weapon of Confessor and Prophet classes; Twin Maiden Husks sell it.
- Frenzied Flame Seal– Rewarded for Hyetta’s questline as part of being the Lord of Chaos
- Giant’s Seal– Found inside Giant-Conquering Hero’s Grave.
- Godslayer’s Seal– Found in a chest behind a Stonesword Key imp gate in Stormveil Castle.
- Golden Order Seal– Found at the foot of the tree in Minor Erdtree Church.
- Gravel Stone Seal– Armored knights in Leyndell drop it.
Bows in Elden Ring
Bows are further classified as Shortbows and Standard Bows in Elden Ring, while Crossbows and Ballistas are classified as a separate weapon category.
- Composite Bow– Nomadic Merchant near Bellum Church sell it.
- Red Branch Shortbow
- Shortbow- Starting weapon of Bandit class; Nomadic Merchant in Coastal Cave sells it; Marionette enemies drop it.
- Erdtree Bow– Found inside a treasure chest on a balcony overlooking Erdtree Sanctuary.
- Horn Bow
- Longbow- Starting weapon of Samurai class; Twin Maiden Husks sell it.
- Golem Greatbow– Stone giant golems drop it.
- Greatbow- Leyndell Knight archers drop it.
- Lion Greatbow– Trade Remembrance of the Starscourge at the Roundtable Hold after defeating Starscourge Radahn.
Crossbows in Elden Ring
- Crepus’s Black-Key Crossbow– Found at the first Gargoyle door in Roundtable Hold.
- Full Moon Crossbow– Found in a tower, along the Raya Lucaria Academy rooftops.
- Light Crossbow– Nomadic Merchant by Castle Morne Rampart Site of Grace sell it.
- Pulley Crossbow– Found next to the Craftsman’s Shack Site of Grace.
Ballistas in Elden Ring
- Hand Ballista– Found at the top of the Forest Lookout Tower just southwest of the Bridge of Sacrifice.
Claws and Fists in Elden Ring
- Bloodhound Claws– Bloodhound Knight drops it at the bottom of stairs behind the walls of Volcano Manor.
- Hookclaws- Found in Stormveil Castle.
- Raptor Talons– Found in Sage’s Cave.
- Caestus- Gatekeeper Gostoc sells it near Stormveil Castle gate.
- Clinging Bone– Ensha of the Royal Remains drops it.
- Grafted Dragon– Trade Remembrance of the Grafted at the Roundtable Hold after beating Godrick the Grafted.
- Katar- Found inside a treasure chest in Fort Gael.
- Spiked Caestus– Isolated Merchant sells it in his shack in Greyoll’s Dragonbarrow.
- Veteran’s Prosthesis– Commander Niall drops it.
Torches in Elden Ring
- Beast-Repellant Torch– Isolated Merchant sells it in his shack in Greyoll’s Dragonbarrow.
- Sentry’s Torch– Hermit Merchant sells it in his shack in Altus Plateau.
- Steel-Wire Torch– Found on top of Castle Morne.
- Torch- Kale sells it at the Church of Elleh.
These are all the weapons in Elden Ring. You can use this guide to choose the weapons you need and find them.
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