Elden Ring: Ashes of War and Spirit Ashes (Ainsel River) - 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 Ainsel River, which you can access by using the Ainsel River Well.
Last update: Thursday, May 26, 2022
Key points of Elden Ring - Ainsel River - Ashes
On this page of our Elden Ring guide, you can view the locations of Ashes of War and Spirit Ashes encountered in Ainsel River, a location accessible after activating the elevator and using Ainsel River Well.
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.
There are 3 Spirit Ashes in Ainsel River underground region. There are no Ashes of War here.
Spirit Ashes - Clayman Ashes 
This ash is obtained while in the course of the Ranni quest. As you reach Renna's Rise, you'll encounter a portal. Use it.
It will take you to the Ainsel River Main . Once you're there, go south along the tunnel and enter the next room with enemies. Go southwest, sticking to the edge, until you find a few clay enemies walking by. After getting rid of them, look for the corpse at the top of the waterfall.
Spirit Ashes - Archer Ashes 
The ashes are in Nokstella, Eternal City , behind the building shown on the map.
Spirit Ashes - Nightmaiden and Swordstress Puppets 
These ashes are also found in Nokstella, Eternal City . Go to the area marked on your map and then use the imp statue to insert one Stonesword Key . The ashes are inside the room. Watch out for the two enemies inside.