This page of the Elden Ring game guide contains information about the best weapons available in the game. They are worth getting as these weapons will make the fights easier and more pleasant.
The Elden Ring is a huge game full of content. During your adventure, you can come across many different weapons. Your play style depends on the weapon you use, so finding the right one is a key part of the gameplay. Fortunately, you have a lot to choose from, as the game has over 300 types of various weapons. You shouldn't bother with getting each of them, but some of the available weapons stand out. We have prepared a list of those considered to be the best in the entire game.
- Rivers of Blood
- Sword of Night and Flame
- Eleanor's Poleblade
- Winged Scythe
- Bloodhounds Fang
- Blasphemous Blade
- Lusat's Glintstone Staff
- Dark Moon Greatsword
- Pulley Bow
- Icerind Hatchet
- Ghiza's Wheel
- Mohgwyn's Sacred Spear
Rivers of Blood
Katanas in Elden Ring are one of the most popular types of weapons. They are quick and inflict the bleeding effect. It deals a lot of damage and, in addition, most of the opponents are susceptible to this status. In terms of applying bleeding, Rivers of Blood is the best weapon in the game. It has a great special attack and is perfect for fighting other players as well as opponents in the dungeons. The weapon requires the following stats: 12 Strength, 18 Dexterity, and 20 Arcane.
This katana scales with Intelligence. It is distinguished by a very good special attack. Moonveil fires a beam of energy, allowing you to deal a lot of magic damage from a safe distance. Additionally, the katana causes a bleeding effect with regular attacks. The weapon requires the following stats: 12 Strength, 18 Dexterity, and 23 Intelligence. The description of how to get it is on a separate page of the guide.
Daggers in Elden Ring are an interesting weapon category. They are very fast, but suffer from a really short range. So you need to put a little more time to practise if you want to use them effectively. Reduvia is a dagger that can deal massive damage at lightning speed. Additionally, you can use it to attack from a distance with an attack that causes a bleeding effect. The weapon requires the following stats: 5 Strength, 13 Dexterity, and 13 Arcane.
A giant sword that requires a great deal of strength and endurance. The weapon is extremely slow, but it can quickly throw the opponent off balance and interrupt their attack. It also deals huge damage. Its advantage is also the fact that you can modify it with Ashes of War - you can use them to change its unique attack or to apply a special effect, such as magic damage. The weapon requires the following stats: 31 Strength and 12 Dexterity. We have described how to get this weapon on a separate page of the guide.
Sword of Night and Flame
This sword is the perfect choice for people who want to fight in close combat and deal magic damage at the same time. The best advantage of this weapon is a very strong special attack in the form of powerful swings dealing fire damage or shooting energy beams. The weapon requires the following stats: 12 Strength, 18 Dexterity, and 23 Intelligence.
Double bladed weapons stand out from other types of weapons. Their animations are very flashy. Very fast slashes inflict a bleeding effect. Its special attack allows you to perform a series of lightning-fast cuts, which also apply a bleeding status. The weapon requires the following stats: 12 Strength, 21 Dexterity, and 19 Arcane.
Winged Scythe is the perfect weapon for people who want to keep a distance between their opponent. The weapon has a very good range and allows you to safely deal high damage with powerful swings. This is the perfect solution for characters who use magic, but who need to engage in close combat from time to time. The weapon requires the following stats: 16 Strength, 16 Dexterity, and 24 Faith.
A very well-balanced weapon that can be obtained relatively quickly. After improving it, the weapon will suffice you for most of the game. It causes a bleeding effect and has a great special attack - backward jump, which works great as a dodge from boss attacks. Additionally, after you jump back, you can perform a quick charge to deal a lot of damage. The weapon requires the following stats: 18 Strength and 17 Dexterity.
This sword has a unique passive ability that causes some of your health to be restored when someone dies in your area. Extra healing is always a good thing. Not only that, the blade also has a good special attack that fires a wide wave of flames. The weapon requires the following stats: 22 Strength, 15 Dexterity, and 21 Faith.
Lusat's Glintstone Staff
The best staff in the game and the perfect weapon for mages. Lusat's Glintstone Staff scales well with the Intelligence, allowing it to deal massive damage later in the game. The weapon requires the following stats: 10 Strength and 51 Intelligence.
Dark Moon Greatsword
FromSoftware's flagship weapon, its various versions can be found in many games of the Japanese developer. This greatsword is basically the best weapon in Elden Ring when it comes to scaling with the Intelligence, making it the perfect choice for mages. The weapon itself deals enormous magic damage. Additionally, the special attack increases your temporary magic damage and covers the weapon with ice. The main disadvantage of this sword is that it can only be obtained in the final stages of the game, after completing a series of tasks related to the witch Ranni. The weapon requires the following stats: 38 Intelligence, 16 Strength, and 11 Dexterity.
A well-balanced weapon for all archers. Deals good damage and has the best range out of all bows in the game. Therefore, it is perfect for situations when you do not want to get close to a group of opponents. The weapon scales mainly with Strength and Dexterity, and additionally has really low requirements. It also has a very useful special attack that increases the range and damage even further. The weapon requires the following stats: 11 Strength, 11 Dexterity.
Recent updates have weakened this weapon, but it is still worth your attention. This is basically speedrunners' favorite weapon due to the special attack. The weapon allows you to launch an ice stomp, which interrupts enemy attacks, deals good damage and covers a large area in front of the player with ice. Standard hits also deal passive frost damage. The weapon requires the following stats: 11 Strength, 16 Dexterity.
Another weapon that allows you to abuse the bleeding effect. It is a unique giant weapon with a special attack in the form of a rotating blade. You can move freely while using it. The effect resembles a chainsaw and instantly causes enemies to bleed. The weapon requires the following stats: 28 Strength and 18 Dexterity.
Mohgwyn's Sacred Spear
A powerful spear with a very good range, which allows you to attack from a safe distance. Additionally, each attack deals fire damage. The weapon scales well with the Arcane stat. It also has an area of effect special attack that can inflict bleeding to a whole group of enemies. The weapon requires the following stats: 24 Strength, 14 Dexterity, and 27 Arcane.