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Best Sorcery Spells & Staff (Ver. 1.04)

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Check out this Best Sorcery Spells & Staff for Elden Ring. This includes the list of sorcery spells & staff, recommended weapons, talismans, equipment, and more!

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Ver. 1.04 Patch Note Changes

Adula's Moonblade Nerf

The damage of Adula's Moonblade dealt to humanoid boss is not much different from Carian Greatsword which costs 12 FP lesser. However, it is still strong for large bosses that can land multiple hits. Although it is not as strong as before, it is still included in the rankings.

Damage Comparison With Malenia

NameDetails
Adula's Moonblade 1,195 (Slash + Cold damage)
Carian Greatsword 1,044

Best Sorcery Spells List

Best Sorcery Spells Until Endgame

NameDetails
RennalaRennala's Full Moon [ FP Cost / Req. INT / Slots ]
55 FP / 70 INT / 2 Slots
[ Features ]
Temporarily decreases the enemy's magic damage negation thus increasing magic damage output. It is stronger and lesser FP cost than Ranni's Dark Moon
RanniRanni's Dark Moon [ FP Cost / Req. INT / Slots ]
62 FP / 68 INT / 2 Slots
[ Features ]
Temporarily decreases the enemy's magic damage negation thus increasing magic damage output. Unlike Rennala's Full Moon, this spell inflicts Frostbite buildup.
Stars of RuinStars of Ruin [ FP Cost / Req. INT / Slots ]
38 FP / 43 INT / 1 Slot
[ Features ]
The projectiles are homing making it difficult to dodge. It is a powerful spell.
Night CometNight Comet [ FP Cost / Req. INT / Slots ]
FP / INT / Slot
[ Features ]
It is useful when fighting against agile enemies as it is difficult to evade invisible sorcery. It is more powerful than Comet when paired with Staff of Loss.
Great Glintstone ShardGreat Glintstone Shard [ FP Cost / Req. INT / Slots ]
12 FP / 16 INT / 1 Slot
[ Features ]
Range and bullet speed increased with the patch. An easy-to-use spell like the Glintstone Pebble.
CometComet [ FP Cost / Req. INT / Slots ]
26 FP / 52 INT / 1 Slot
[ Features ]
Excellent spell in boss fights. With FP that can fire in rapid succession, you can reduce a boss's HP significantly in a short time.
Glintstone PebbleGlintstone Pebble [ FP Cost / Req. INT / Slots ]
7 FP / 10 INT / 1 Slot
[ Features ]
A versatile and efficient spell that has a low FP cost which can be useful from early game until endgame.
Comet AzurComet Azur [ FP Cost / Req. INT / Slots ]
40 FP / 60 INT / 3 Slots
[ Features ]
A spell that becomes really strong when paired with Cerulean Hidden Tear which removes FP consumption. Since its hits come in multiple stages, it's more effective on opponents that get stunned with every hit or those that can't move.
Rock SlingRock Sling [ FP Cost / Req. INT / Slots ]
18 FP / 18 INT / 1 Slot
[ Features ]
Powerful spell that is easy to use in boss battles because of its 3 big shots with tracking ability and short casting time. It operates well with the Meteorite Staff.
Meteorite of AstelMeteorite of Astel [ FP Cost / Req. INT / Slots ]
60 FP / 55 INT / 2 Slots
[ Features ]
Has the highest DPS against large opponents. You can continue the spell indefinitely at FP0 with the Cerulean Hidden Tear.
Carian SlicerCarian Slicer [ FP Cost /Req. INT / Slots ]
4 FP / 14 INT / 1 Slot
[ Features ]
Fast spell speed, low FP cost, and strongest magic in close range. It is capable to perform jump attacks as well as other attacks like melee weapons.
AdulaAdula's Moonblade [ FP Cost / Req. INT / Slots ]
26 FP / 32 INT / 1 Slot
[ Features ]
The cast time is fast, allowing for safe attacks from mid-range. Large targets can be hit multiple times for heavy damage and Frostbite. Its wide horizontal attack range is also useful for wiping out small foes.
Night MaidenNight Maiden's Mist [ FP Cost / Req. INT / Slots ]
20 FP / 14 INT / 1 Slot
[ Features ]
Powerful spell with a good FP cost that can damage a wide area. Note that you cannot deploy this spell in two locations at the same time.
All Sorcery Spells List Here

Two Most Powerful Sorcery Spells For DPS

Meteorite Of Astel Is The Strongest If Meteors Hit

Effect
One of the glintstone sorceries that manipulates gravitational forces. Summons a void that emits a hail of meteorites. Hold to continue the effect. A manifestation of the power with which Astel leveled the Eternal City.
Meteorite of Astel - Effects & Location

If FP0, Use The Sorcery Spell Comet Azur

Effect
Fires a tremendous comet in a torrent akin to the distant starry expanse, the place said to be the origin of glintstone. Hold to continue releasing the sorcery's power.
Comet Azur - Effects & Location

What Sorcery Spell Do You Recommend?

Best Weapons For Magic Users

Best Sorcery Staff

NameDetails
LusatLusat's Glintstone Staff [ Features ]
Enhances power of all sorceries
└ After the patch fix, it is still one of the best magic staffs to use in terms of its substantial influence on sorceries.
・FP Consumption is increased.
・Great when in need of immediate firepower
・Upgrade to +5 to exceed the Meteorite Staff
AzurAzur's Glintstone Staff [ Features ]
・Increases casting speed of all sorceries
・FP Consumption is increased.
・Upgrade to +7 to exceed the Meteorite Staff
Crystal StaffCrystal Staff [ Features ]
・Strengthen Crystalian Sorceries
・Upgrade to +6 to exceed the Meteorite Staff
Carian Regal ScepterCarian Regal Scepter [ Features ]
・Enhances full moon sorceries
・Upgrade to +7 to exceed the Meteorite Staff
Meteorite StaffMeteorite Staff [ Features ]
・Enhances gravity sorceries
・Intelligence scaling is S from the start

The best staff varies greatly in terms of firepower, chanting speed, and specialization in the type of magic, depending on your playstyle and the spells you use. We use Azur's Glintstone Staff, which consumes more FP but reduces the casting time of all sorceries.

Best Magic Sword

NameDetails
MoonveilMoonveil [ Stat Required ]
Strength 12 / Dexterity 18 / Intelligence 23
[ Features ]
・The best among all melee magic weapon
・Powerful and has access to the Vertical Slash (Katana Skill)
・High intelligence scaling that causes Hemorrhage Status
Wing of AstelWing of Astel [ Stat Required ]
Strength 7 / Dexterity 17 / Intelligence 20
[ Features ]
・Intelligence B scaling at +10
・Powerful wide-range skill with multiple attacks
・Easy to use
Best Weapon Tier List (Ver. 1.04)

Best Equipment For Magic Users

Recommended Armor

NamePart
Details
Queen Queen's Crescent Crown
[ Helm ]
[ Effect ]
Increases intelligence by +3.
[ How to Obtain ]
Purchasable from Finger Reader Enia in the Roundtable Hold after defeating Rennala.
Snow Witch HatSnow Witch Hat
[ Helm ]
[ Effect ]
Increases cold magic damage by 10%
[ How to Obtain ]
From a chest in Renna's Rise, which becomes accessible as you progress with Ranni's questline.
LusatLusat's Glintstone Crown
[ Helm ]
[ Effect ]
Increases the potency of Lusat's sorcery spells in exchange for increased FP consumption.
[ How to Obtain ]
After completing Sorceress Sellen's questline when you side with her, head back to where you had an encounter with Primeval Sorecerer Lusat in Sellia Hideaway.
Azur Azur's Glintstone Crown
[ Helm ]
[ Effect ]
Increases the potency of Azur's sorcery spells in exchange for increased FP consumption.
[ How to Obtain ]
After completing Sorceress Sellen's questline when you side with her, head back to where you had an encounter with Primeval Sorecerer Azur at Mt. Gelmir near Hermit Village.

Other armor (excluding helms) does not have any effect of strengthening magic. Therefore, it is recommended to choose by appearance. In the game, most of the helm armor that enhances magic are glintstone crowns.

Recommended Talisman

NameEffect
Description
MarikaMarika's Soreseal
(Weight 0.8)
[ Effect ]
Raises mind, intelligence, faith, and arcane by +5, but also increases damage taken.
[ How to Obtain ]
In a sealed room that requires Stonesword Key in Miquella's Haligtree
Radagon IconRadagon Icon
(Weight 0.7)
[ Effect ]
Shortens the casting time of sorceries and incantations.
[ How to Obtain ]
From a chest at the second floor where the Site of Grace (Debate Parlor) is located after defeating Red Wolf of Radagon inside Raya Lucaria Academy in Liurnia.
Ritual Sword TalismanRitual Sword Talisman
(Weight 0.9)
[ Effect ]
Raises attack power when HP is at maximum
[ How to Obtain ]
From a chest in an undeground cellar at Lux Ruins in Altus Plateau.
Stargazer HeirloomStargazer Heirloom
(Weight 0.6)
[ Effect ]
Increases Intelligence by +5
[ How to Obtain ]
On a corpse atop the Divine Tower of Liurnia that can only be reached once you obtained the Carian Inverted Statue from Ranni's questline.
Magic Scorpion CharmMagic Scorpion Charm
(Weight 0.8)
[ Effect ]
Raises magic attack, but lowers damage negation
[ How to Obtain ]
Give Preceptor Seluvis the Amber Starlight at the end of his questline.
Graven-Mass TalismanGraven-Mass Talisman
(Weight 1.0)
[ Effect ]
Increases potency of sorceries by 8%.
[ How to Obtain ]
From a chest atop the Albinauric Rise in Mountaintops of the Giants.
Graven-School TalismanGraven-School Talisman
(Weight 0.7)
[ Effect ]
Increases potency of sorceries by 4%.
[ How to Obtain ]
From a chest inside a room sealed by an empty bookshelf which turns out to be an illusory wall near the Site of Grace (Debate Parlor) inside Raya Lucaria Academy in Liurnia.

Best Wondrous Physick Combinations

NameEffect
Description
Magic-Shrouding Cracked Tears Magic-Shrouding Cracked Tears [ Effect ]
Temporarily boosts the power of one's magic attacks.
[ Description ]
If you combine it with the Cerulean Hidden Tear, you can practically obliterate the opponent at once.
青色の秘雫 Cerulean Hidden Tear [ Effect ]
FP Consumptions becomes zero.
[ Description ]
You can use this with magic that can be casted as long as you have FP like Comet Azur infinitely.

Best Ash Of War For Magic Users

Recommended Ash Of War

NameEffect
Description
BloodhoundBloodhound's Step[ Effect ]
Speed is increased and enables longer steps for faster movement. It can also be used to circle around lock-on targets.
[ Description ]
The combination of high movement speed and the long Vow of the Indomitable time gives the player a tremendous range of battle strategy options. At just FP5 to use, its good cost-performance is also one of its strengths
Best Ashes Of War & Skills

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