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Limgrave Skill Locations List

Skill NameHow To Get / Effect
Stamp (Upward Cut)How To Get:
Purchasable from Knight Bernahl at Warmaster's Shack
Skill Effects:
Brace armament and step into a low stance that prevents recoil from most enemy attacks. Follow up with a strong attack for an upward strike.
Stamp (Sweep)How To Get:
Drops from the invisible scarab that roams around at the western coast of Limgrave
Skill Effects:
Brace armament and step into a low stance that prevents recoil from most enemy attacks. Follow up with a strong attack for a sweeping strike.
Wild StrikesHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab on the highway towards Stormveil Castle
Skill Effects:
Swing armament with wild abandon. Hold to continue swinging. Can be followed up with a normal or strong attack.
KickHow To Get:
Purchasable from Knight Bernahl at Warmaster's Shack
Skill Effects:
Push an enemy back with a high kick. Effective against enemies who are guarding, and can break a foe's stance. Sometimes a simple tool is the most effective.
Ground SlamHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab Scarabe west of Minor Erdtree at Mistwood in Limgrave
Skill Effects:
Jump high into the air and crash down on the ground ahead. The resulting pratfall sends a powerful shockwave in all directions.
War CryHow To Get:
Purchasable from Knight Bernahl at Warmaster's Shack
Skill Effects:
Give a war cry to tally the spirit and increase attack power. While active, strong attacks change to charging attacks.
EndureHow To Get:
Purchasable from Knight Bernahl at Warmaster's Shack
Skill Effects:
Assume an anchored stance to brace for incoming attacks, briefly boosting poise. Damage taken while using this skill is reduced.
Spinning SlashHow To Get:
Purchasable from Knight Bernahl at Warmaster's Shack
Skill Effects:
Skill favored by dexterous warriors. Slash foes as your body spins. Additional input allows for a follow-up attack.
Impaling ThrustHow To Get:
Purchasable from Knight Bernahl at Warmaster's Shack
Skill Effects:
Skill that lets piercing armaments overcome enemy shields. Build power, then lunge forward for a strong thrust that pierces an enemy's guard.
Repeating ThrustHow To Get:
Defeat the Night's Cavalry that only appears at night at the bridge south of Murkwater Cave
Skill Effects:
Twist to build power, then unleash a flurry of thrusts.
UnsheatheHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab near the Site of Grace (Agheel Lake South) in Limgrave
Skill Effects:
Skill of a swordsmen from the Land of Reeds. Sheathe blade, holding it at the hip in a composed stance. Follow up with a normal or strong attack to perform a swift slash attack.
QuickstepHow To Get:
Purchasable from Knight Bernahl at Warmaster's Shack
Skill Effects:
Skill prized by the crafty and fleet of foot. Perform a quickstep maneuver that allows for circling around lock-on targets.
Spinning StrikesHow To Get:
Extracted from the Banished Knight's Halberd +8 from defeating Edgar the Revenger at Revenger's Shack in Liurnia after completing Irina's quest
Skill Effects:
Polearm skill that performs continuous spinning attacks. Hold to continue the attack. Can be followed up with a normal or strong attack. Nullifies projectiles such as arrows while spinning.
Storm BladeHow To Get:
Purchasable from Knight Bernahl at Warmaster's Shack
Skill Effects:
Lost skill of Stormveil. Surround armament with shearing storm winds that can be fired forward. Can be fired in rapid succession.
StormcallerHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab northeast from the Site of Grace (Liftside Chamber) at Stormveil Castle
Skill Effects:
One of the skills that channel the temples of Stormveil. Spin armament to create surrounding storm winds. Repeated inputs allow for up to two follow-up attacks.
Storm AssaultHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab on the cliff north of Site of Grace (Rampart Tower) at Stormveil Castle
Skill Effects:
One of the skills that channel the tempest of Stormveil. Leap forward through surrounding stomr winds and thrust armament downward. The attack will produce more storm winds at the point of impact.
Storm StompHow To Get:
Treasure chest at Gatefront Ruins
Skill Effects:
One of the skills that channel the tempests of Stormveil. Stomp hard on the ground to kick up a momentary storm.
DeterminationHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab by the bridge south of Murkwater Cave
Skill Effects:
A knighty skill. Hold the flat of the armament to your face and pledge your resolve, powering up your next attack.
Sacred BladeHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab north of Third Church of Marika
Skill Effects:
Grants armament's attack holy essence and fires off a golden blade projectile. The armament retains its holy essence for a while.
Golden VowHow To Get:
Defeat the horseback-riding knight west of Deathtouched Catacombs
Skill Effects:
Skill passed down from antiquity among the knights of the capital. Raise armament aloft and pledge to honor the Endtree in battle, granting self and nearby allies increased attack power and defense.
GravitasHow To Get:
Defeat Slender Wayfarer patrolling the beach west of Site of Grace (Seaside Ruins) in Limgrave West
Skill Effects:
Skills originating from the Alabaster Lords, who had skin of stone. Thrust the armament into the ground to create a gravity well. In addition to dealing damage, this attack pulls enemies in.
Bloody SlashHow To Get:
Defeat Beast Crest Heater Knight at Fort Haight
Skill Effects:
Blood Oath skill granted by the Lord of Blood. From a low stance, coat the blade in your own blood to unleash a rending blood slash in wide arc.
Mighty ShotHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab near the Site of Grace (Castle Morne Rampart) at Weeping Peninsula
Skill Effects:
Archery skill performed from an oblique stance. Ready the bow, then pull the bowstring to its limit to enhance the power of the shot, penetrating the enemy's guard.
ParryHow To Get:
Purchasable from Knight Bernahl at Warmaster's Shack
Skill Effects:
Use this skill in time with a foe's melee attack to deflect it and break that foe's stance. This provides an opening to perform a critical hit.
Storm WallHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab on the side cliff near the broken bridge outside Stormveil Castle in Limgrave West
Skill Effects:
Swing the shield to create a wall of storm winds in front of you, deflecting arrows and other such physical properties. Can also be used in the same way as a regular parry.
Barricade ShieldHow To Get:
Defeat the Night's Cavalry that only appears at night near the Site of Grace (Castle Morne Rampart) at Weeping Peninsula
Skill Effects:
Skill made famous by Sir Neidhardt. Focus your energy into the shield, temporarily hardening it to deflect greater blows.
No SkillHow To Get:
Purchasable from Knight Bernahl at Warmaster's Shack
Skill Effects:
This armament has no skill. If the armament in the other hand has a skill, that skill will be used instead.

Liurnia - Skill Locations List

NameHow To Get / Effect
Barbaric RoarHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab north of Ravine-Veiled Village in East Liurnia
Skill Effects:
Let loose a bestial roar to rally the spirit and increase attack power. While active, strong attacks change to save combo attacks.
Sword DanceHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab under the cliff northwest of the Minor Erdtree in West Liurnia
Skill Effects:
Quickly close in to perform a series of spinning upward slashes. Follow up with an additional input to finish with a downward slash.
Giant HuntHow To Get:
Defeat the Night's Cavalry that only appears at night northeast of Site of Grace (East Raya Lucaria Gate) in Liurnia
Skill Effects:
Skill developed for confronting gigantic foes. Step forward from a low stance, carrying the momentum into a sudden upward thrust.
Charge ForthHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab that is attached under the the arch of the bridge north of the Site of Grace (Fallen Ruins of the Lake) in Liurnia
Skill Effects:
Quickly charge forward with the armament at the hip, carrying the momentum into a thrust. Hold to cover a greater distance.
Vow of the IndomitableHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab on the swamp under the cliff of Manus Sellus
Skill Effects:
Skill of the ancient warrios of the Erdtree. Hold shield aloft to imbue yourself with golden power, granting momentary invincibility.
Loretta's SlashHow To Get:
Defeat Royal Knight Loretta boss at Caria Manor in Liurnia
Skill Effects:
Skill of Loretta the Royal Knight. Leap forrward, imbuing the blade with glintstone, then descend, accelerating into a sweeping slash.
Carian GrandeurHow To Get:
Obtain from a dead body at the central outdoor at Caria Manor in Liurnia
Skill Effects:
Carian royal prestige embodied in a skill. Transform blade into a magical greatsword and swing it down. Can be charged to increase its power by up to two levels.
Spectral LanceHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab at the northern part of the graveyard at Raya Lucaria Academy in Liurnia
Skill Effects:
Skill of the headless Mausoleum Knights. Hurl a phantasmic spear at foes.
Ice SpearHow To Get:
Defeat the Night's Cavalry that only appears at night along the highway east of Site of Grace (Gate Town Bridge)
Skill Effects:
Skill of the warriors who served Lunar Princess Ranni. Spin armament to release cold magic, then channel it into a piercing spear of ice.
Chilling MistHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab near Renna's Rise
Skill Effects:
Coat armament in frost, and then slash, spreading frigid mist forwards. The armament retains its frost for a while.
Thops's BarrierHow To Get:
Get Sorcerer Thops' quest at the Church of Irith. It also drops from the scarab on the northwest from Site of Grace (Temple Quarter)
Skill Effects:
Erect a magical forcefield while swinging the shield to deflect sorceries and incantations. Can also be used in the same way as a regular parry.
Carian RetaliationHow To Get:
Purchasable from Pidia, Carian Servant inside the Caria Manor
Skill Effects:
Swing the shield to dispel incoming sorceries and incantations, transforming the magic into retaliatory glintblades. Can also be used in the same way as a regular parry.
Shield BashHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab below the bridge northeast from the Site of Grace (East Gate Bridge Trestle) in Liurnia
Skill Effects:
Brace behind shield before using bodyweight to ram foes while maintaining guarding stance. Weaker enemies will be shoved backwards, and can even be staggered.
Hoarfrost StompHow To Get:
Drops from the invisible scarab that roams around the small body of water east of Caria Manor in Liurnia
Skill Effects:
Stomp hard to spread a trail of freezing mist on the ground. The mist applies the frost status effect.
Braggart's RoarHow To Get:
Extracted from the Blackguard Big Boggart's weapon or obtaining from the dead body when continuing Dung Eater's questline
Skill Effects:
Declare your presence with a boastful rear. Raises attack power, defense, and stamina recovery good.
Raptor of the MistsHow To Get:
Obtain from NPC Bloody Finger Hunter Yura after completing his questline
Skill Effects:
Duck into a low stance, momentarily vanishing. If an enemy attack connects, avian wings will allow for a quick escape into the air.

Caelid - Skill Locations List

NameHow To Get / Effect
Lion's ClawHow To Get:
Defeat Lion Guardian boss at Fort Gael in Caelid
Skill Effects:
Skill of the Redmanes, who fought alongside General Radahn. Somersault forwards, striking foes with armament.
CragbladeHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab west of Site of Grace (Impassable Greatbridge) in Caelid
Skill Effects:
Skill that manipulates gravity. Bury the armament in the ground, pulling rocks from the earth to reinforce it. Increases attack power and makes it easier to break enemy stance.
Double SlashHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab on the tree at Sellia, Town of Sorcery in Caelid
Skill Effects:
Skill of superior swordsmen. Perform a crossing slash attack from a low stance. Repeated inputs allow for up to two follow-up attacks.
Beast's RoarHow To Get:
Give 4 Deathroot to Gurranq, Beast Clergyman inside Bestial Sanctum
Skill Effects:
Unleash a beastly roar, rending the air as a forward-travelling projectile.
Bloodhound's StepHow To Get:
Defeat the Night's Cavalry that only appears at night on the bridge north of Lenne's Rise
Skill Effects:
Skill that allows the user to become temporarily invisible while dodging at high speed. Moves faster and tavels than a regular quickstep. This skill can be used to circle around lock-on targets.
Flame of the RedmaneHow To Get:
Drops from the invisible scarab that roams around at northeast of Site of Grace (Forth Gael North)
Skill Effects:
Skill of the Redmanes, who fought alongside General Radahn. Produce a powerful burst of flames in a wide frontward arc.
Flaming StrikeHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab south of Redmane Castle
Skill Effects:
Skill that emits flame in a wide frontward arc. Follow up with a strong attack to perform a lunging, sweeping strike. This will also coat the armament in fire.
Sacred Ring of Light How To Get:
Drops from the scarab in the eastern part of Swamp of Aeonia in Caelid
Skill Effects:
Skill used by the commanders of the Cleanrot Knights. Gather a sacred ring of light in the armament, then fire it forwards. Can be fired in rapid succession.
Lifesteal FistHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab near the Site of Grace (Astray from Caelid Highway North) in Caelid
Skill Effects:
Skill that demonstrates mastery of the art of controlling vital energies. A slow, controlled punch with an energy-infused fist that renders foes unconscious and steals their HP. Only effective against foes of human build.
Poisonous MistHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab at the southern part of Swamp of Aeonia in Caelid
Skill Effects:
Bathe armament in poison, and then slash, spreading toxic mist forwards. The armament retains its poison for a while.
Poison Moth FlightHow To Get:
Defeat the Night's Cavalry that only appears at night northeast of Cathedral of Dragon Communion in Caelid
Skill Effects:
Slash with a poison-infused blade. If the follow-up strike lands on a poisoned foe, it will deal significant damage.
Sky ShotHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab west of Isolated Merchant's Shack (Dragonbarrow)
Skill Effects:
Archery skill performed from a low stance. Ready the bow, then fire an arrow high up into the air, arcing so as to strike the enemy from above when it comes down.
Rain of ArrowsHow To Get:
Reward from Remane painting
Skill Effects:
Archery skill performed from a low stance. Ready the bow, then fire a burst of arrows into the sky to shower the enemy with projectiles.

Altus Plateau - Skill Locations List

NameHow To Get / Effect
BarrageHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab near the Site of Grace (Seethewater River) in Altus Plateau
Skill Effects:
Archery skill using a bow held horizontally. Ready the bow, then fire off a rapid succession of shots faster than the eye can see.
Through and ThroughHow To Get:
Drops from the invisible scarab that roams around the area where a Golden Seed can be obtained at the west of Site of Grace (Ninth Mt. Gelmir Campsite)
Skill Effects:
Powerful archery skill using a greatbow held in an oblique stance. Ready the greatbow, then twist the bowstring to fire a mighty greatarrow that can penetrate through enemies.
Sacred OrderHow To Get:
Site of Grace Abandoned Coffin
Skill Effects:
Skill of the Golden Order fundamentalist knights. Perform a salute and grant the armament holy essence. Highly effective against Those Who Live In Death.
ThunderboltHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab north of Site of Grace (Lower Capital Church) at Leyndell, Royal Capital
Skill Effects:
Skill used by the capital's ancient dragon cult. Raise armament aloft to call down a bolt of lightning. Can be fired in rapid succession.
Hoarah Loux's EarthshakerHow To Get:
Give the "Remembrance of Hoarah Loux" to Finger Reader Enia in Roundtable Hold after defeating Godfrey, First Elden Lord boss at Leyndell, Ashen Capital in Altus Plateau
Skill Effects:
Slam both hands onto the ground to violently shake the earth and unleash a shockwave. Follow up with an additional input to slam the ground again
Golden ParryHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab on the railings at Leyndell, Royal Capital in Altus Plateau
Skill Effects:
Perform an Erdtree incantation and swing the shield to deflect enemy attacks and break their stance. Effective even at a slight distance.
Shield CrashHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab at the Lux Ruins south of Site of Grace (Erdtree-Gazing Hill) in Altus Plateau
Skill Effects:
Two-hand the shield and charge forwards while maintaining guard. Weaker enemies will be shoved backwards and can even be staggered. Hold to extend the duration of the charge forwards.
Blood BladeHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab in the puddle of water east of Site of Grace (Erdtree-Gazing Hill) in Altus Plateau
Skill Effects:
Wound self to coat the armament with blood, then unleash an airborne blood blade that causes hemorrhaging. Can be fired in rapid succession.
Royal Knight's ResolveHow To Get:
Go to the upper row of the Prison Town Church and cross the hanging prison cages then go back inside the building and obtain it in front of the fireplace inside the Volcano Manor
Skill Effects:
Skill of the knights who once served the Elden Lord. Hold the flat of the armament to your face and pledge your resolve, greatly powering up your next attack.
Golden SlamHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab in the ruins northeast of Minor Erdtree in Altus Plateau
Skill Effects:
Skill of the avatars who protect Minor Erdtrees. Jump up high into the air and crash down on the ground ahead. The resulting pratfall sends golden shockwaves in all directions.
EruptionHow To Get:
Sold by Knight Bernahl in the Volcano Manor for 8000 Runes
Skill Effects:
Skill of the knights who serve at Volcano Manor. Slam armament into the ground, spawning roiling lava which spouts up upon release.
Assassin's GambitHow To Get:
Sold by Knight Bernahl in the Volcano Manor for 6500 Runes after completing the first contract.
Skill Effects:
Skill that masks the user's presence at the cost of a self-inflicted wound. Grants near-invisibility and silences footsteps.
Lightning SlashHow To Get:
Sold by Knight Bernahl in the Volcano Manor after completing the first contract
Skill Effects:
Skill that masks the user's presence at the cost of a self-inflicted wound. Grants near-invisibility and silences footsteps.
Holy GroundHow To Get:
Comes together with the Tree Sentinel Set in the Auriza Hero's Grave
Skill Effects:
Raise shield to create an Erdtree-consecrated area that continuously restores HP and boosts defense for self and allies inside it.
Lightning RamHow To Get:
Dropped by killing a Teardrop Scarab in the Sainted Hero's Grave at the Alteus Plateau
Skill Effects:
Skill inspired by tumbling rams. Let out a bleat, then tumble forwards, clad in lightning. Tumbles can be repeated in rapid succession.
EarthshakerHow To Get:
Obtained by killing the stationary invisible scarab on the road after the Grand Lift of Dectus.
Skill Effects:
Thrust armament into the ground, then gather strength to unleash an earth-shaking shockwave. Follow up with a strong attack to swing the armament in a sweeping strike.
Prayerful StrikeHow To Get:
Dropped by killing the invinsible mob that leaves paw prints on its path.
Skill Effects:
Raise armament aloft in prayer, then slam it into the ground. This inspired blow restores HP to the self and nearby allies if it successfully hits.
Shared OrderHow To Get:
Altus Highway Junction
Skill Effects:
Skill of the Golden Order fundamentalist knights. Grant the armament and those of nearby allies holy essence. Highly effective against Those Who Live in Death.

Mountaintops Of The Giants - Skill Locations List

NameHow To Get / Effect
Prelate's ChargeHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab that clings on a structure south of Site of Grace (Whiteridge Road) in Mountaintops of the Giants
Skill Effects:
Slam armament into the ground to create a surge of flames, then charge in. Hold to continue the charge.
Troll's RoarHow To Get:
Church of Ripose
Skill Effects:
Look into the distance and let out an intense roar, generating a powerful shockwave that blows back surrounding foes. Follow up with a strong attack to slam the armament down.
SeppukuHow To Get:
Drops from the invisible scarab that roams around the tree west of Site of Grace (Freezing Lake) in Mountaintops of the Giants
Skill Effects:
A forbidden technique used by swordsmen from the Land of Reeds. Plunge the blade into your stomach to stain it with blood. Increases attack power and improves ability to inflict blood loss.
White Shadow's LureHow To Get:
Inner Consecrated Snowfield
Skill Effects:
Hold armament in a brief, silent prayer to create a white shadow. The apparition lures in foes of human build who are not in combat, drawing their aggression. Effective on demi-humans even if they are already in a combat state.
Phantom SlashHow To Get:
Forbidden Lands
Skill Effects:
Skill inspired by the fond remembrances of the Night's Cavalry. Creates an apparition of the knights' former instructor who guides a joint lunging upward swing. Additional input allows for a follow-up attack.

Siofra River - Skill Locations List

NameHow To Get / Effect
Square OffHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab at the north of Worshippers' Woods in Siofra River
Skill Effects:
This skill starts with the sword held level. Follow up with a normal attack to slash upwards through enemy's guard, or a strong attack to perform a running thrust.
Enchanted ShotHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab near an obelisk with fire torch north of Site of Grace (Ancestral Woods) at Nokron, Eternal City in Siofra River
Skill Effects:
Archery skill that enlivens the arrow with spiritual essence. The resulting shot will fly faster than regular shots and change its trajectory to follow the target.

Ainsel River - Skill Locations List

NameHow To Get / Effect
Waves of DarknessHow To Get:
Give the "Remembrance of the Naturalborn" to Finger Reader Enia in Roundtable Hold after defeating Astel, Naturalborn of the Void in Ainsel River
Skill Effects:
Plunge armament into the ground to release three waves of darkness. Follow up with a strong attack to swing the armament in a sweeping strike.

Deeproot Depths - Skill Locations List

NameHow To Get / Effect
Vacuum SliceHow To Get:
Obtain from a dead body inside a building northeast of Site of Grace (Deeproot Depths)
Skill Effects:
Lost skill of ancient heroes. Hold the armament aloft to surround it with a shearing vacuum, then launch it forwards as a blade-like projectile.
Golden LandHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab south of Site of Grace (Great Waterfall Crest) in Deeproot Depths
Skill Effects:
Thrust armament into the ground, then gather strength to unleash a blast of sacred energy that coalesces into golden darts. Follow up with a strong attack to swing the armament in a sweeping stake.

Roundtable Hold - Skill Locations List

NameHow To Get / Effect
Spinning WeaponHow To Get:
Purchasable from Sorcerer Rogier in the Roundtable Hold
Skill Effects:
Defensive skill employed by Carian pricesses. Lifts armaments into mid-air, then makes its spin violently. Those it touches will suffer successive attacks.
Glintstone PebbleHow To Get:
Purchasable from Sorcerer Rogier in the Roundtable Hold
Skill Effects:
Skill that employs the glintstone sorcery of the same name. Follow up with a strong attack to chain this skill into a lunging thrust, performed while the armament is still imbued with glintsone.
Carian GreatswordHow To Get:
Purchasable from Sorcerer Rogier in the Roundtable Hold
Skill Effects:
Carian royal prestige embodied in a skill. Transform blade into a magical greatsword and swing it down. Can be charged to increase its power.

Unique Skill Locations List (Unique Weapons)

Unique Skills That Can't Be Replaced

NameHow To Get / Effect
Stamp (Upward Cut)How To Get:
Purchasable from Knight Bernahl at Warmaster's Shack
Skill Effects:
Brace armament and step into a low stance that prevents recoil from most enemy attacks. Follow up with a strong attack for an upward strike.
Stamp (Sweep)How To Get:
Drops from the invisible scarab that roams around at the western coast of Limgrave
Skill Effects:
Brace armament and step into a low stance that prevents recoil from most enemy attacks. Follow up with a strong attack for a sweeping strike.
Wild StrikesHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab on the highway towards Stormveil Castle
Skill Effects:
Swing armament with wild abandon. Hold to continue swinging. Can be followed up with a normal or strong attack.
Lion's ClawHow To Get:
Defeat Lion Guardian boss at Fort Gael in Caelid
Skill Effects:
Skill of the Redmanes, who fought alongside General Radahn. Somersault forwards, striking foes with armament.
KickHow To Get:
Purchasable from Knight Bernahl at Warmaster's Shack
Skill Effects:
Push an enemy back with a high kick. Effective against enemies who are guarding, and can break a foe's stance. Sometimes a simple tool is the most effective.
Ground SlamHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab Scarabe west of Minor Erdtree at Mistwood in Limgrave
Skill Effects:
Jump high into the air and crash down on the ground ahead. The resulting pratfall sends a powerful shockwave in all directions.
War CryHow To Get:
Purchasable from Knight Bernahl at Warmaster's Shack
Skill Effects:
Give a war cry to tally the spirit and increase attack power. While active, strong attacks change to charging attacks.
Barbaric RoarHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab north of Ravine-Veiled Village in East Liurnia
Skill Effects:
Let loose a bestial roar to rally the spirit and increase attack power. While active, strong attacks change to save combo attacks.
EndureHow To Get:
Purchasable from Knight Bernahl at Warmaster's Shack
Skill Effects:
Assume an anchored stance to brace for incoming attacks, briefly boosting poise. Damage taken while using this skill is reduced.
CragbladeHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab west of Site of Grace (Impassable Greatbridge) in Caelid
Skill Effects:
Skill that manipulates gravity. Bury the armament in the ground, pulling rocks from the earth to reinforce it. Increases attack power and makes it easier to break enemy stance.
Spinning SlashHow To Get:
Purchasable from Knight Bernahl at Warmaster's Shack
Skill Effects:
Skill favored by dexterous warriors. Slash foes as your body spins. Additional input allows for a follow-up attack.
Impaling ThrustHow To Get:
Purchasable from Knight Bernahl at Warmaster's Shack
Skill Effects:
Skill that lets piercing armaments overcome enemy shields. Build power, then lunge forward for a strong thrust that pierces an enemy's guard.
Repeating ThrustHow To Get:
Defeat the Night's Cavalry that only appears at night at the bridge south of Murkwater Cave
Skill Effects:
Twist to build power, then unleash a flurry of thrusts.
Double SlashHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab on the tree at Sellia, Town of Sorcery in Caelid
Skill Effects:
Skill of superior swordsmen. Perform a crossing slash attack from a low stance. Repeated inputs allow for up to two follow-up attacks.
Sword DanceHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab under the cliff northwest of the Minor Erdtree in West Liurnia
Skill Effects:
Quickly close in to perform a series of spinning upward slashes. Follow up with an additional input to finish with a downward slash.
UnsheatheHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab near the Site of Grace (Agheel Lake South) in Limgrave
Skill Effects:
Skill of a swordsmen from the Land of Reeds. Sheathe blade, holding it at the hip in a composed stance. Follow up with a normal or strong attack to perform a swift slash attack.
Beast's RoarHow To Get:
Give 4 Deathroot to Gurranq, Beast Clergyman inside Bestial Sanctum
Skill Effects:
Unleash a beastly roar, rending the air as a forward-travelling projectile.
QuickstepHow To Get:
Purchasable from Knight Bernahl at Warmaster's Shack
Skill Effects:
Skill prized by the crafty and fleet of foot. Perform a quickstep maneuver that allows for circling around lock-on targets.
Bloodhound's StepHow To Get:
Defeat the Night's Cavalry that only appears at night on the bridge north of Lenne's Rise
Skill Effects:
Skill that allows the user to become temporarily invisible while dodging at high speed. Moves faster and tavels than a regular quickstep. This skill can be used to circle around lock-on targets.
Giant HuntHow To Get:
Defeat the Night's Cavalry that only appears at night northeast of Site of Grace (East Raya Lucaria Gate) in Liurnia
Skill Effects:
Skill developed for confronting gigantic foes. Step forward from a low stance, carrying the momentum into a sudden upward thrust.
Spinning StrikesHow To Get:
Extracted from the Banished Knight's Halberd +8 from defeating Edgar the Revenger at Revenger's Shack in Liurnia after completing Irina's quest
Skill Effects:
Polearm skill that performs continuous spinning attacks. Hold to continue the attack. Can be followed up with a normal or strong attack. Nullifies projectiles such as arrows while spinning.
Charge ForthHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab that is attached under the the arch of the bridge north of the Site of Grace (Fallen Ruins of the Lake) in Liurnia
Skill Effects:
Quickly charge forward with the armament at the hip, carrying the momentum into a thrust. Hold to cover a greater distance.
Storm BladeHow To Get:
Purchasable from Knight Bernahl at Warmaster's Shack
Skill Effects:
Lost skill of Stormveil. Surround armament with shearing storm winds that can be fired forward. Can be fired in rapid succession.
StormcallerHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab northeast from the Site of Grace (Liftside Chamber) at Stormveil Castle
Skill Effects:
One of the skills that channel the temples of Stormveil. Spin armament to create surrounding storm winds. Repeated inputs allow for up to two follow-up attacks.
Storm AssaultHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab on the cliff north of Site of Grace (Rampart Tower) at Stormveil Castle
Skill Effects:
One of the skills that channel the tempest of Stormveil. Leap forward through surrounding stomr winds and thrust armament downward. The attack will produce more storm winds at the point of impact.
Storm StompHow To Get:
Treasure chest at Gatefront Ruins
Skill Effects:
One of the skills that channel the tempests of Stormveil. Stomp hard on the ground to kick up a momentary storm.
DeterminationHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab by the bridge south of Murkwater Cave
Skill Effects:
A knighty skill. Hold the flat of the armament to your face and pledge your resolve, powering up your next attack.
Flame of the RedmaneHow To Get:
Drops from the invisible scarab that roams around at northeast of Site of Grace (Forth Gael North)
Skill Effects:
Skill of the Redmanes, who fought alongside General Radahn. Produce a powerful burst of flames in a wide frontward arc.
Flaming StrikeHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab south of Redmane Castle
Skill Effects:
Skill that emits flame in a wide frontward arc. Follow up with a strong attack to perform a lunging, sweeping strike. This will also coat the armament in fire.
Sacred BladeHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab north of Third Church of Marika
Skill Effects:
Grants armament's attack holy essence and fires off a golden blade projectile. The armament retains its holy essence for a while.
Sacred Ring of Light How To Get:
Drops from the scarab in the eastern part of Swamp of Aeonia in Caelid
Skill Effects:
Skill used by the commanders of the Cleanrot Knights. Gather a sacred ring of light in the armament, then fire it forwards. Can be fired in rapid succession.
Vow of the IndomitableHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab on the swamp under the cliff of Manus Sellus
Skill Effects:
Skill of the ancient warrios of the Erdtree. Hold shield aloft to imbue yourself with golden power, granting momentary invincibility.
Golden VowHow To Get:
Defeat the horseback-riding knight west of Deathtouched Catacombs
Skill Effects:
Skill passed down from antiquity among the knights of the capital. Raise armament aloft and pledge to honor the Endtree in battle, granting self and nearby allies increased attack power and defense.
Spinning WeaponHow To Get:
Purchasable from Sorcerer Rogier in the Roundtable Hold
Skill Effects:
Defensive skill employed by Carian pricesses. Lifts armaments into mid-air, then makes its spin violently. Those it touches will suffer successive attacks.
Glintstone PebbleHow To Get:
Purchasable from Sorcerer Rogier in the Roundtable Hold
Skill Effects:
Skill that employs the glintstone sorcery of the same name. Follow up with a strong attack to chain this skill into a lunging thrust, performed while the armament is still imbued with glintsone.
Glintblade PhalanxHow To Get:
Purchasable from Sorcerer Rogier in the Roundtable Hold
Skill Effects:
Skill used by the enchanted knights who served the Carian royal family. Form an arch of magic glintblades overhead, which will attack foes automatically. Follow up with a strong attack to chain this skill into a lunging thrust.
Carian GreatswordHow To Get:
Purchasable from Sorcerer Rogier in the Roundtable Hold
Skill Effects:
Carian royal prestige embodied in a skill. Transform blade into a magical greatsword and swing it down. Can be charged to increase its power.
Loretta's SlashHow To Get:
Defeat Royal Knight Loretta boss at Caria Manor in Liurnia
Skill Effects:
Skill of Loretta the Royal Knight. Leap forrward, imbuing the blade with glintstone, then descend, accelerating into a sweeping slash.
Carian GrandeurHow To Get:
Obtain from a dead body at the central outdoor at Caria Manor in Liurnia
Skill Effects:
Carian royal prestige embodied in a skill. Transform blade into a magical greatsword and swing it down. Can be charged to increase its power by up to two levels.
GravitasHow To Get:
Defeat Slender Wayfarer patrolling the beach west of Site of Grace (Seaside Ruins) in Limgrave West
Skill Effects:
Skills originating from the Alabaster Lords, who had skin of stone. Thrust the armament into the ground to create a gravity well. In addition to dealing damage, this attack pulls enemies in.
Spectral LanceHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab at the northern part of the graveyard at Raya Lucaria Academy in Liurnia
Skill Effects:
Skill of the headless Mausoleum Knights. Hurl a phantasmic spear at foes.
Lifesteal FistHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab near the Site of Grace (Astray from Caelid Highway North) in Caelid
Skill Effects:
Skill that demonstrates mastery of the art of controlling vital energies. A slow, controlled punch with an energy-infused fist that renders foes unconscious and steals their HP. Only effective against foes of human build.
Ice SpearHow To Get:
Defeat the Night's Cavalry that only appears at night along the highway east of Site of Grace (Gate Town Bridge)
Skill Effects:
Skill of the warriors who served Lunar Princess Ranni. Spin armament to release cold magic, then channel it into a piercing spear of ice.
Chilling MistHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab near Renna's Rise
Skill Effects:
Coat armament in frost, and then slash, spreading frigid mist forwards. The armament retains its frost for a while.
-How To Get:
TBD
Skill Effects:
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Poisonous MistHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab at the southern part of Swamp of Aeonia in Caelid
Skill Effects:
Bathe armament in poison, and then slash, spreading toxic mist forwards. The armament retains its poison for a while.
Poison Moth FlightHow To Get:
Defeat the Night's Cavalry that only appears at night northeast of Cathedral of Dragon Communion in Caelid
Skill Effects:
Slash with a poison-infused blade. If the follow-up strike lands on a poisoned foe, it will deal significant damage.
Bloody SlashHow To Get:
Defeat Beast Crest Heater Knight at Fort Haight
Skill Effects:
Blood Oath skill granted by the Lord of Blood. From a low stance, coat the blade in your own blood to unleash a rending blood slash in wide arc.
Mighty ShotHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab near the Site of Grace (Castle Morne Rampart) at Weeping Peninsula
Skill Effects:
Archery skill performed from an oblique stance. Ready the bow, then pull the bowstring to its limit to enhance the power of the shot, penetrating the enemy's guard.
Sky ShotHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab west of Isolated Merchant's Shack (Dragonbarrow)
Skill Effects:
Archery skill performed from a low stance. Ready the bow, then fire an arrow high up into the air, arcing so as to strike the enemy from above when it comes down.
ParryHow To Get:
Purchasable from Knight Bernahl at Warmaster's Shack
Skill Effects:
Use this skill in time with a foe's melee attack to deflect it and break that foe's stance. This provides an opening to perform a critical hit.
Storm WallHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab on the side cliff near the broken bridge outside Stormveil Castle in Limgrave West
Skill Effects:
Swing the shield to create a wall of storm winds in front of you, deflecting arrows and other such physical properties. Can also be used in the same way as a regular parry.
Thops's BarrierHow To Get:
Get Sorcerer Thops' quest at the Church of Irith. It also drops from the scarab on the northwest from Site of Grace (Temple Quarter)
Skill Effects:
Erect a magical forcefield while swinging the shield to deflect sorceries and incantations. Can also be used in the same way as a regular parry.
Carian RetaliationHow To Get:
Purchasable from Pidia, Carian Servant inside the Caria Manor
Skill Effects:
Swing the shield to dispel incoming sorceries and incantations, transforming the magic into retaliatory glintblades. Can also be used in the same way as a regular parry.
Barricade ShieldHow To Get:
Defeat the Night's Cavalry that only appears at night near the Site of Grace (Castle Morne Rampart) at Weeping Peninsula
Skill Effects:
Skill made famous by Sir Neidhardt. Focus your energy into the shield, temporarily hardening it to deflect greater blows.
Shield BashHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab below the bridge northeast from the Site of Grace (East Gate Bridge Trestle) in Liurnia
Skill Effects:
Brace behind shield before using bodyweight to ram foes while maintaining guarding stance. Weaker enemies will be shoved backwards, and can even be staggered.
No SkillHow To Get:
Purchasable from Knight Bernahl at Warmaster's Shack
Skill Effects:
This armament has no skill. If the armament in the other hand has a skill, that skill will be used instead.
Square OffHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab at the north of Worshippers' Woods in Siofra River
Skill Effects:
This skill starts with the sword held level. Follow up with a normal attack to slash upwards through enemy's guard, or a strong attack to perform a running thrust.
BarrageHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab near the Site of Grace (Seethewater River) in Altus Plateau
Skill Effects:
Archery skill using a bow held horizontally. Ready the bow, then fire off a rapid succession of shots faster than the eye can see.
Hoarfrost StompHow To Get:
Drops from the invisible scarab that roams around the small body of water east of Caria Manor in Liurnia
Skill Effects:
Stomp hard to spread a trail of freezing mist on the ground. The mist applies the frost status effect.
Through and ThroughHow To Get:
Drops from the invisible scarab that roams around the area where a Golden Seed can be obtained at the west of Site of Grace (Ninth Mt. Gelmir Campsite)
Skill Effects:
Powerful archery skill using a greatbow held in an oblique stance. Ready the greatbow, then twist the bowstring to fire a mighty greatarrow that can penetrate through enemies.
Sacred OrderHow To Get:
Site of Grace Abandoned Coffin
Skill Effects:
Skill of the Golden Order fundamentalist knights. Perform a salute and grant the armament holy essence. Highly effective against Those Who Live In Death.
Prelate's ChargeHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab that clings on a structure south of Site of Grace (Whiteridge Road) in Mountaintops of the Giants
Skill Effects:
Slam armament into the ground to create a surge of flames, then charge in. Hold to continue the charge.
Waves of DarknessHow To Get:
Give the "Remembrance of the Naturalborn" to Finger Reader Enia in Roundtable Hold after defeating Astel, Naturalborn of the Void in Ainsel River
Skill Effects:
Plunge armament into the ground to release three waves of darkness. Follow up with a strong attack to swing the armament in a sweeping strike.
Black Flame TornadoHow To Get:
Dragon Temple Altar
Skill Effects:
Spin armament overhead and then plunge it into the ground to summon a raging vortex of black flames. Hold to create an initial flame tornado while spinning the armament.
ThunderboltHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab north of Site of Grace (Lower Capital Church) at Leyndell, Royal Capital
Skill Effects:
Skill used by the capital's ancient dragon cult. Raise armament aloft to call down a bolt of lightning. Can be fired in rapid succession.
Piercing FangHow To Get:
Extracted from the Nagakiba that can be acquired from NPC Bloody Finger Hunter Yura while doing his questline
Skill Effects:
A Skill used by the Bloody Finger hunter Yura. Starting with your blade held horizontally, you make a powerful thrust that cannot be blocked.
Blood TaxHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab on a corner of the road between the cliff that leads to the Mohgwyn Dynasty Mausoleum north of Site of Grace (Palace Approach Ledge-Road)
Skill Effects:
Blood Oath skill granted by Lord of Blood. Twist to build power, then unleash a flurry of thrusts that rob the target of both their blood and their HP.
Vacuum SliceHow To Get:
Obtain from a dead body inside a building northeast of Site of Grace (Deeproot Depths)
Skill Effects:
Lost skill of ancient heroes. Hold the armament aloft to surround it with a shearing vacuum, then launch it forwards as a blade-like projectile.
Troll's RoarHow To Get:
Church of Ripose
Skill Effects:
Look into the distance and let out an intense roar, generating a powerful shockwave that blows back surrounding foes. Follow up with a strong attack to slam the armament down.
Braggart's RoarHow To Get:
Extracted from the Blackguard Big Boggart's weapon or obtaining from the dead body when continuing Dung Eater's questline
Skill Effects:
Declare your presence with a boastful rear. Raises attack power, defense, and stamina recovery good.
Golden LandHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab south of Site of Grace (Great Waterfall Crest) in Deeproot Depths
Skill Effects:
Thrust armament into the ground, then gather strength to unleash a blast of sacred energy that coalesces into golden darts. Follow up with a strong attack to swing the armament in a sweeping stake.
Hoarah Loux's EarthshakerHow To Get:
Give the "Remembrance of Hoarah Loux" to Finger Reader Enia in Roundtable Hold after defeating Godfrey, First Elden Lord boss at Leyndell, Ashen Capital in Altus Plateau
Skill Effects:
Slam both hands onto the ground to violently shake the earth and unleash a shockwave. Follow up with an additional input to slam the ground again
Raptor of the MistsHow To Get:
Obtain from NPC Bloody Finger Hunter Yura after completing his questline
Skill Effects:
Duck into a low stance, momentarily vanishing. If an enemy attack connects, avian wings will allow for a quick escape into the air.
Rain of ArrowsHow To Get:
Reward from Remane painting
Skill Effects:
Archery skill performed from a low stance. Ready the bow, then fire a burst of arrows into the sky to shower the enemy with projectiles.
Golden ParryHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab on the railings at Leyndell, Royal Capital in Altus Plateau
Skill Effects:
Perform an Erdtree incantation and swing the shield to deflect enemy attacks and break their stance. Effective even at a slight distance.
SeppukuHow To Get:
Drops from the invisible scarab that roams around the tree west of Site of Grace (Freezing Lake) in Mountaintops of the Giants
Skill Effects:
A forbidden technique used by swordsmen from the Land of Reeds. Plunge the blade into your stomach to stain it with blood. Increases attack power and improves ability to inflict blood loss.
Shield CrashHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab at the Lux Ruins south of Site of Grace (Erdtree-Gazing Hill) in Altus Plateau
Skill Effects:
Two-hand the shield and charge forwards while maintaining guard. Weaker enemies will be shoved backwards and can even be staggered. Hold to extend the duration of the charge forwards.
Blood BladeHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab in the puddle of water east of Site of Grace (Erdtree-Gazing Hill) in Altus Plateau
Skill Effects:
Wound self to coat the armament with blood, then unleash an airborne blood blade that causes hemorrhaging. Can be fired in rapid succession.
Royal Knight's ResolveHow To Get:
Go to the upper row of the Prison Town Church and cross the hanging prison cages then go back inside the building and obtain it in front of the fireplace inside the Volcano Manor
Skill Effects:
Skill of the knights who once served the Elden Lord. Hold the flat of the armament to your face and pledge your resolve, greatly powering up your next attack.
Golden SlamHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab in the ruins northeast of Minor Erdtree in Altus Plateau
Skill Effects:
Skill of the avatars who protect Minor Erdtrees. Jump up high into the air and crash down on the ground ahead. The resulting pratfall sends golden shockwaves in all directions.
Enchanted ShotHow To Get:
Drops from the scarab near an obelisk with fire torch north of Site of Grace (Ancestral Woods) at Nokron, Eternal City in Siofra River
Skill Effects:
Archery skill that enlivens the arrow with spiritual essence. The resulting shot will fly faster than regular shots and change its trajectory to follow the target.
EruptionHow To Get:
Sold by Knight Bernahl in the Volcano Manor for 8000 Runes
Skill Effects:
Skill of the knights who serve at Volcano Manor. Slam armament into the ground, spawning roiling lava which spouts up upon release.
Assassin's GambitHow To Get:
Sold by Knight Bernahl in the Volcano Manor for 6500 Runes after completing the first contract.
Skill Effects:
Skill that masks the user's presence at the cost of a self-inflicted wound. Grants near-invisibility and silences footsteps.
Lightning SlashHow To Get:
Sold by Knight Bernahl in the Volcano Manor after completing the first contract
Skill Effects:
Skill that masks the user's presence at the cost of a self-inflicted wound. Grants near-invisibility and silences footsteps.
Holy GroundHow To Get:
Comes together with the Tree Sentinel Set in the Auriza Hero's Grave
Skill Effects:
Raise shield to create an Erdtree-consecrated area that continuously restores HP and boosts defense for self and allies inside it.
Lightning RamHow To Get:
Dropped by killing a Teardrop Scarab in the Sainted Hero's Grave at the Alteus Plateau
Skill Effects:
Skill inspired by tumbling rams. Let out a bleat, then tumble forwards, clad in lightning. Tumbles can be repeated in rapid succession.
EarthshakerHow To Get:
Obtained by killing the stationary invisible scarab on the road after the Grand Lift of Dectus.
Skill Effects:
Thrust armament into the ground, then gather strength to unleash an earth-shaking shockwave. Follow up with a strong attack to swing the armament in a sweeping strike.
Prayerful StrikeHow To Get:
Dropped by killing the invinsible mob that leaves paw prints on its path.
Skill Effects:
Raise armament aloft in prayer, then slam it into the ground. This inspired blow restores HP to the self and nearby allies if it successfully hits.
White Shadow's LureHow To Get:
Inner Consecrated Snowfield
Skill Effects:
Hold armament in a brief, silent prayer to create a white shadow. The apparition lures in foes of human build who are not in combat, drawing their aggression. Effective on demi-humans even if they are already in a combat state.
Shared OrderHow To Get:
Altus Highway Junction
Skill Effects:
Skill of the Golden Order fundamentalist knights. Grant the armament and those of nearby allies holy essence. Highly effective against Those Who Live in Death.
Phantom SlashHow To Get:
Forbidden Lands
Skill Effects:
Skill inspired by the fond remembrances of the Night's Cavalry. Creates an apparition of the knights' former instructor who guides a joint lunging upward swing. Additional input allows for a follow-up attack.

Unconfirmed Ashes Of War - Skill List

Listed here are skills that we haven't confirmed the Ashes Of War. If you have gotten one, please comment at bottom of this article.

Unconfirmed Skill List

NameHow To Get / Effect
Sacred OrderHow To Get:
TBD
Skill Effects:
Skill of the Golden Order fundamentalist knights. Perform a salute and grant the armament holy essence. Highly effective against Those Who Live In Death.
Black Flame TornadoHow To Get:
TBD
Skill Effects:
Spin armament overhead and then plunge it into the ground to summon a raging vortex of black flames. Hold to create an initial flame tornado while spinning the armament.
Piercing FangHow To Get:
Extracted from the Nagakiba that can be acquired from NPC Bloody Finger Hunter Yura while doing his questline
Skill Effects:
A Skill used by the Bloody Finger hunter Yura. Starting with your blade held horizontally, you make a powerful thrust that cannot be blocked.
FirebreatherHow To Get:
TBD
Skill Effects:
Blow into torch flame, spreading flames in a wide frontward arc. The flames on the ground will continue to burn for a short time.
Torch AttackHow To Get:
TBD
Skill Effects:
Thrust your torch forward to set foes ablaze. This Skill is especially effective against foes who are weak to fire.
Troll's RoarHow To Get:
TBD
Skill Effects:
Look into the distance and let out an intense roar, generating a powerful shockwave that blows back surrounding foes. Follow up with a strong attack to slam the armament down.
Corpse Wax CutterHow To Get:
TBD
Skill Effects:
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