Elden Ring: Ashes of War and Spirit Ashes (Altus Plateau) - list of all
Elden Ring guide, walkthrough
This page of the Elden Ring guide lists all the ashes of war and spirit ashes in the Altus Plateau, which can be accessed via the Grand Lift of Dectus or by defeating the Magma Wyrm Makar.
Last update: Friday, May 20, 2022
Key points of Elden Ring - Altus Plateau - Ashes
Ashes of War
On this page of our Elden Ring guide, you can find the locations of all Ashes of War and Spirit Ashes appearing in Altus Plateau. The Plateau can be accessed after defeating Magma Wyrm Makar or through Grand Lift of Dectus.
Ashes of War are special items that allow you to change the active skill of your weapon. Thanks to them, you can exchange your weapon skill for a completely new one. You activate them by pressing the button responsible for using skills. Spirit Ashes, on the other hand, are items that, when activated, summon spirit companions that will help you in combat.
While traveling through Altus Plateau, you can encounter 7 Ashes of War and 3 Spirit Ashes.
Ashes of War - Shield Crash 
Go to the marked area, which is nearby Erdtree Gazing Hill. You should encounter ruins - inside of them, there is a scarab. Kill him as quickly as possible, as he can disappear if you're not fast enough.
Ashes of War - Blood Blade 
There is a small forest in the area marked on your map. The scarab is in the middle of the forest. SImply kill him to receive the ash.
Ashes of War - Shared Order 
Defeat Night's Cavalryto get this ash. This type of enemy only appears at night. Go to the marked location on your map - the boss is circling the area.
Ashes of War - Earthshaker 
You must locate and defeat an invisible scarab to get this ash. Unfortunately, you won't be able to locate it through sound, but if you look closely, you'll see bright smoke rising above the ground. Block its path and you'll feel resistance when it is near. Strike it once to defeat it.
Ashes of War - Lightning Ram 
A scarab is found in the area marked by your map. Kill it to get the ash.
Ashes of War - Golden Slam 
In the area marked by your map you'll encounter small ruins. The scarab you need to get rid of is inside of them. Watch out for the enemies guarding the entrance.
Ashes of War - Lightning Slash 
The scarab in question is in the center of the camp, not far from castle walls. Kill the scarab as quickly as possible as you may be detected by enemies inside the camp.
Spirit Ashes - Leyndell Soldier Ashes 
To get this Spirit Ash, travel to Sainted Hero's Grave. In the middle of the tomb, there is a body. The Ash is next to it.
Spirit Ashes - Ancient Dragon Knight Kristoff 
This ash is also found in Sainted Hero's Grave. To get it, you need to defeat the boss of this location - Ancient Hero of Zamor.
Spirit Ashes - Giant Rat Ashes 
The ash is found in the northern part of Altus Plateau, near the windmills. Enter the small shed to find Giant Rat Ashes.