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Elden Ring: Best Sorceries - list Elden Ring guide, walkthrough

This Elden Ring guide page contains a list of the best sorceries that are very helpful in both PvE and PvP modes.

Last update: Thursday, May 26, 2022

On this page of our Elden Ring guide, you can find a list of best sorceries. If you've created a magic-wielding hero, consider obtaining the sorceries found on this list. They will help both during combat against ordinary opponents and bosses, as well as during PvP fights.

Great Glintstone Shard

This spell seems to be the best among Glintstone projectiles - Elden Ring: Best Sorceries - list - Basics - Elden Ring Guide

This spell seems to be the best among Glintstone projectiles. It deals less damage than the Comet, but also consumes much less mana. It is the perfect balance between damage, projectile speed and mana consumption.

The spell works well in medium range. In most cases, it only takes a single bolt to kill a smaller enemy. It is also perfect when fighting stronger opponents.

To use this spell, you need to have a staff equipped, have at least 16 Intelligence points, and one memorize spell slot.

Glintstone Arc

One of the first spells learned, but viable even in later phases of the game - Elden Ring: Best Sorceries - list - Basics - Elden Ring Guide

One of the first spells learned, but viable even in later phases of the game. Glintstone Arc works well at very long ranges, moreover the cone of the spell increases as the projectile travels. Deals a lot of damage, and can hit multiple enemies.

It is better suited for PvE, albeit in PvP it is also useful, especially when you use this spell interchangeably with other spells and the enemy doesn't suspect it coming.

To use this spell, you need to have a staff equipped, have at least 13 Intelligence, and one memorize spell slot.

Cannon of Haima

Cannon of Haima is perfect for both PvE and PvP (albeit more useful in invasions rather than standard 1v1 battles) - Elden Ring: Best Sorceries - list - Basics - Elden Ring Guide

Cannon of Haima is perfect for both PvE and PvP (albeit more useful in invasions rather than standard 1v1 battles). The cannon has a decent range and deals enormous damage.

Moreover, the blast radius is very large, which may make an enemy player not expect that it will reach him. In PvE, the blast can kill multiple enemies at once if they are close to each other.

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Adula's Moonblade

Best when it comes to magic swords/blades The spell involves a horizontal strike that can hit many opponents at once - Elden Ring: Best Sorceries - list - Basics - Elden Ring Guide

Best when it comes to magic swords/blades The spell involves a horizontal strike that can hit many opponents at once. it has a long range, as after performing a standard attack, a ice projectile is created. Consider using this sorcery at close range, as you'll deal damage from both the slash and the projectile.

Moonblade also causes frost build-up, making it easy to apply this effect on your target. Great for defeating larger groups of enemies as well as for PvP.

To use this sorcery, you need to have a staff equipped, at least 32 Intelligence and one memorize spell slot.

Night Comet

This spell is perfect when fighting enemies that overuse dodge - Elden Ring: Best Sorceries - list - Basics - Elden Ring Guide

This spell is perfect when fighting enemies that overuse dodge. AI opponents won't see the spell coming, making each hit land on its target.

Moreover, Comet deals a lot of damage, and you can charge the spell for increased effect. This spell is perfect for PvE, e.g. against Malenia, Blade of Miquella or the Black Knife Assassin .

To use this spell, you need a have a staff equipped, at least 38 Intelligence and one memorize spell slot.

Ancient Death Rancor

This spell unleashes a horde of souls that home on the opponent - Elden Ring: Best Sorceries - list - Basics - Elden Ring Guide

This spell unleashes a horde of souls that home on the opponent. . The amount of summoned souls is very high, making it a sure hit. Moreover, if many souls strike the opponent, it may make him break his guard.

You can fire the first strike, and prepare a second one in the meantime, as the first one won't disappear that easily. This is a great spell, suitable for both PvE and PvP. Even real players may have trouble avoiding this spell, and in PvE mode it is perfect for larger and slower opponents, which will most likely be struck by the full force of the spell.

To use this spell, you need to have a staff equipped, at least 34 Intelligence, 24 Faith points and one memorize spell slot.

Comet Azur

Comet Azur is unique in one aspect - it is the most powerful spell in PvE and the weakest one in PvP - Elden Ring: Best Sorceries - list - Basics - Elden Ring Guide

Comet Azur is unique in one aspect - it is the most powerful spell in PvE and the weakest one in PvP. Casting this spell makes the character stand still (making him exposed to attacks), but as the spell is charged, a laser beam is created in front of the player that deals the most damage from all spells, provided you have a lot of Mind or use an elixir that offer unlimited mana for 10 seconds.

Comet Azur can kill some bosses instantly, or take you straight to the second phase of the encounter. Mohg, Lord of Blood boss battle is a good example.

To use this spell, you need a staff equipped, at least 60 Intelligence, and three memorize spell slots.

Stars of Ruin

This spell creates twelve missiles that fly very quickly towards the enemy - Elden Ring: Best Sorceries - list - Basics - Elden Ring Guide

This spell creates twelve missiles that fly very quickly towards the enemy. Avoiding them is very difficult, most of the time the enemy will be struck multiple times, as the projectiles home very well.

They also deal a lot of damage. This spell is perfect for PvP, but it will also be a good choice for faster opponents or bosses encountered in PvE mode

To use this spell, you need to have a staff equipped, at least 43 Intelligence points, and one memorize spell slot.

Founding Rain of Stars

This spell creates a cloud from which a rain of magic projectiles will fall - Elden Ring: Best Sorceries - list - Basics - Elden Ring Guide

This spell creates a cloud from which a rain of magic projectiles will fall. It is a great spell for PvE especially when the opponent is large and slow. This spell can deal a lot of damage as long as you are able to keep the enemy in the are where you created the cloud.

In 1v1 duels, this spell is also very useful, as long as you are fighting on a small area. It won't work well in open areas.

To use this spell, you need to have a staff equipped, at least 52 Intelligence, and two memorize spell slots.

Loretta's Greatbow

This spell is probably the best choice in the so-called mid game - Elden Ring: Best Sorceries - list - Basics - Elden Ring Guide

This spell is probably the best choice in the so-called mid game. It deals a lot of damage, after hitting an enemy it creates an explosion that can kill several enemies if they are standing close to each other, it has a very long range and most importantly, the projectile is fast.

This spell is good both in PvP if your opponents do not know where you are, and in PvE, for quickly eliminating enemies from a safe distance. Charging the spell increases the range and damage dealt, as well as increases the blast damage. .

To use this spell, you need to have a staff equipped, at least 26 Intelligence, and one memorize spell slot.

Meteorite of Astel

A spell similar to Comet Azur - serious damage dealing capabilities and possibility to break the enemy guard, much faster than the Comet - Elden Ring: Best Sorceries - list - Basics - Elden Ring Guide

A spell similar to Comet Azur - serious damage dealing capabilities and possibility to break the enemy guard, much faster than the Comet. The only drawback is the higher mana consumption and the possibility of projectiles missing the enemy.

This spell will be a better choice when fighting large size enemies, because then most of the meteorites will hit the enemy. When it comes to PvP, it doesn't work well.

To use this spell, you need to have a staff equipped, at least 55 Intelligence and two memorize spell slots.

Ranni's Dark Moon

This spell has a long casting time, however it deals a lot of damage and creates a blast when an opponent is struck - Elden Ring: Best Sorceries - list - Basics - Elden Ring Guide

This spell has a long casting time, however it deals a lot of damage and creates a blast when an opponent is struck. Here is the best thing - hitting an enemy with Dark Moon will reduce their magic resistance by 10% for a minute, and if you apply a frostbite status on the enemy, the resistance will be further lowered to 30%.

Ranni's Dark Moon is a very good PvE spell, especially at the beginning of a boss fight. Landing a hit with the spell is rather easy, and there is a very good chance of lowering magic resistance and dealing much more damage for a minute.

To use this spell, you need to have a staff equipped, at least 68 Intelligence, and two memorize spell slots.

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