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Best Incantations & Seal (Ver. 1.04)

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Best Incantations Seal, Weapons, & Talismans for Elden Ring. Includes best early game incantations, seal, weapon, armor, ashes of war builds for PvP & bosses, location, & more!

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All Incantation Spells List

Best Incantations List

Recommended Offensive Incantation

NameDetails
Aspects of the Crucible: HornsAspect of the Crucible: Horns[FP Cost / Req. Stats / Slots]
20 FP / 27 Faith / 1 Slot
[ Features ]
While traveling long distances, it can unleash a powerful tackle that can frighten foes (especially effective against humanoid foes). It also has high performance in withstanding foe attacks, making it difficult to be interrupted even during an attack.
Catch FlameCatch Flame[FP Cost / Req. Stats / Slots]
10 FP / 8 Faith / 1 Slot
[ Features ]
The FP cost is low and the skill comes out quickly, making it easy to use. Spamming this move would produce sufficient damage.
Black FlameBlack Flame[ FP Cost / Req. Stats / Slots ]
18 FP / 20 Faith / 1 Slot
[ Features ]
A medium-range Incantation. After it hits a foe, it releases black flame that deals continuous damage, which is equivalent to 2-5% of the foe's maximum HP. This skill is especially effective against bosses.
Bestial SlingBestial Sling[ FP Cost / Req. Stats / Slots ]
12 FP / 10 Faith / 1 Slot
[ Features ]
Although less powerful, it has a low FP cost, fast skill release, and good attack range. It is especially useful in PvP as it easily frightens foes. It is also useful for shooting down flying foes such as birds and dragonflies.
Frenzied BurstFrenzied Burst[ FP Cost / Req. Stats / Slots ]
24 FP / 22 Faith / 1 Slot
[ Features ]
The range is very long, so it can be be used to snipe enemies, and has descent power. Although weakened in Ver. 1.04, it is still descent since it is able to accumulate madness on foes.
Rotten BreathRotten Breath[ FP Cost / Req. Stats / Slots ]
36 FP / 16 Faith, 12 Arcane / 1 Slot
[ Features ]
It can spit out a breath in a wide area in front of yourself and can inflict Scarlet Rot on the foe. Ekzykes's Decay is also excellent and a direct upgrade of this skill but at the cost of higher FP.
DragoniceDragonice[ FP Cost / Req. Stats / Slots ]
36 FP / 23 Faith, 15 Arcane / 1 Slot
[ Features ]
It can spit out a breath in a wide area in front of yourself and can inflict Frostbite on the foe. Borealis's Mist is also excellent and a direct upgrade of this skill but at the cost of higher FP.
DragonmawDragonmaw[ FP Cost / Req. Stats / Slots ]
46 FP / 24 Faith, 16 Arcane / 1 Slot
[ Features ]
It is very powerful and can easily frighten most foes. The skill comes out somewhat slow, but its ability to withstand foe attacks is high, making it difficult to be interrupted by attacks.
PlacidusaxPlacidusax's Ruin[ FP Cost / Req. Stats / Slots ]
62 FP / 36 Faith / 3 Slot
[ Features ]
It releases a beam almost 360 degrees around yourself. A shockwave is emitted around the yourself at the moment of attack, making it easy to use even if there are foes around you.
Pest ThreadsPest Threads[ FP Cost / Req. Stats / Slots ]
19 FP / 11 Faith / 1 Slot
[ Features ]
The skill that fires a large number of threads with powerful tracking capabilities. Since it hits large foes multiple times, it can do a lot of damage if used after getting in close contact with a dragon or other large foe.
Burn, O Flame!Burn, O Flame![ FP Cost / Req. Stats / Slots ]
30 FP / 27 Faith / 1 Slot
[ Features ]
It raises a series of flame pillars over a wide area. Foes hit by the fire pillar are launched into the air and are disabled for a short while, making it easy to deal additional damage.
Giantsflame Take TheeGiantsflame Take Thee[ FP Cost / Req. Stats / Slots ]
32 FP / 30 Faith / 2 Slot
[ Features ]
It throws a huge fireball, which explodes at the point of impact. It has high power and a good attack range. It has the effect of blowing away foes who are hit by it, and even larger foes can be easily blown away.
Lightning SpearLightning Spear[ FP Cost / Req. Stats / Slots ]
18 FP / 17 Faith / 1 Slot
[ Features ]
Excellent long-range incantation available early in the game. It is easy to use because the time from casting to activation is as fast as using a bow and arrow.
Wrath of GoldWrath of Gold[ FP Cost / Req. Stats / Slots ]
40 FP / 32 Faith / 1 Slot
[ Features ]
Produces golden shockwave that knocks back foes in an AoE. The skill releases quickly and has a wide attack range.
Unendurable FrenzyUnendurable Frenzy[ FP Cost / Req. Stats / Slots ]
42 FP / 31 Faith / 1 Slot
[ Features ]
As long as the button is held down, it continues to shoot frenzied flame that accumulates madness on the opponent in a wide area in front of yourself. In PvP, it is very powerful when used with Ironjar Aromatic.
Swarm of FliesSwarm of Flies[ FP Cost / Req. Stats / Slots ]
14 FP / 11 Faith, 16 Arcane / 1 Slot
[ Features ]
Highly trackable flies cling to the foe, accumulating Blood Loss and inflicting heavy damage. Weakened in ver. 1.04, but still powerful.

Recommended Support Incantation

NameDetails
DarknessDarkness[ FP Cost / Req. Stats / Slots ]
34 FP / 18 Faith / 1 Slot
[ Features ]
Generates black smoke, causing the enemy to lose sight of you. During this time, it is possible to get behind them and deal with a Critical damage
Flame, Cleanse MeFlame, Cleanse Me[ FP Cost / Req. Stats / Slots ]
14 FP / 12 Faith / 1 Slot
[ Features ]
Cures and alleviates build up of Poison and Scarlet Rot. Incantation that is especially useful in storyline strategies.
Flame, Grant me StrengthFlame, Grant me Strength[ FP Cost / Req. Stats / Slots ]
28 FP / 15 Faith / 1 Slot
[ Features ]
Increases Physical Attack Power and Fire Affinity Attack Power by 1.2x for 30 seconds, also increases Skill Power and can be stacked with other buffs.
Golden VowGolden Vow[ FP Cost / Req. Stats / Slots ]
47 FP / 25 Faith / 1 Slot
[ Features ]
Increases Attack Power and Defense by 1.15x for 70 seconds, including surrounding allies; also increases Skill Power and can be stacked with other buffs.
Erdtree HealErdtree Heal[ FP Cost / Req. Stats / Slots ]
65 FP / 42 Faith / 1 Slot
[ Features ]
Heal Incantation with the largest amount of Heal; the amount of Heal to surrounding allies is about 60-70% of one's own Heal; the higher the Faith Status, the greater the amount of Heal.
Dragonbolt BlessingDragonbolt Blessing[ FP Cost / Req. Stats / Slots ]
20 FP / 21 Faith / 1 Slot
[ Features ]
Lightning Guarded Damage Negation is reduced, but it also makes it easier to repel attacks on you and increases resistance to all abnormal conditions. It is useful in the storyline, but is also very useful in the battle against opponents.
Shadow BaitShadow Bait[ FP Cost / Req. Stats / Slots ]
15 FP / 13 Faith / 1 Slot
[ Features ]
Generates shadows that guide the enemy. If the enemy is humanoid, it can distract them even if they are in combat, and the enemy will attack at least once toward the shadow, creating an opening
Black FlameBlack Flame's Protection[ FP Cost / Req. Stats / Slots ]
30 FP / 30 Faith / 1 Slot
[ Features ]
It increases Physical Guarded Damage Negation by 35% instead of reducing HP by 20% for 70 seconds. Can also be stacked with Incantation "Golden Vow".
LordLord's Heal[ FP Cost / Req. Stats / Slots ]
55 FP / 20 Faith / 1 Slot
[ Features ]
Heal the HP of all allies, including those in the surrounding area. The amount of heals to surrounding allies is half of your own heals; the higher your Faith status, the greater the amount of heals.
Protection of the ErdtreeProtection of the Erdtree[ FP Cost / Req. Stats / Slots ]
30 FP / 35 Faith / 1 Slot
[ Features ]
It can increase Magic/Fire/Lightning/Holy Guarded Damage Negation by 30% for 70 seconds. It also works on surrounding allies.

What Incantation Do You Recommend?

Best Weapons for Faith Build

Best Sacred Seal

NameDetails
Erdtree SealErdtree Seal [Stat Required]
40 Faith
・Incantation Scaling value is the highest
・Best at handling simple Incantation
・Also useful in the Sacred Seal two Katana style
GodslayerGodslayer's Seal [Stat Required]
27 Faith
・Can strengthen Godslaying Incantation
・Scaling value of Incantation is also high
・Enhanced Godslaying Incantation
・Enhanced Dragon Communion Incantations
Dragon Communion SealDragon Communion Seal [Stat Required]
10 Faith / 10 Arcane
・Optimal solution for using Incantation in Arcane builds
・Excellent with Swarm of Flies
・Not a burden because the weight is zero

If you specialize in Faith, choose "Erdtree Seal"; if you often use Godslaying Incantations, choose "Godslayer's Seal"; if you build Arcane, choose "Dragon Communion Seal"; and so on. It is recommended that you choose the one that best suits your style of play.

Recommended Weapon

NameDetails
Blasphemous BladeBlasphemous Blade [ Stats Required ]
22 Strength / 15 Dexterity / 21 Faith
・Scaling after enhancement is Strength C / Dexterity C / Faith B
・Strength Scaling is also included, making it ideal for strength based builds
・HP Heal when an enemy is defeated
・Long range attack & HP Heal using skills are possible.
GodslayerGodslayer's Greatsword [ Stats Required ]
20 Strength / 22 Dexterity / 20 Faith
・Scaling after enhancement is Strength D / Dexterity B / Faith C
・Very fast attack motion
・Recommended to be used one-handed and compatible with Incantation
Sacred Relic SwordSacred Relic Sword [ Stats Required ]
14 Strength / 24 Dexterity / 22 Faith
・Scaling after enhancement is Strength D / Dexterity B / Faith C
・High Physical and Holy Affinity attack
・Skill has a very wide range and is extremely powerful in eliminating monsters and fighting bosses.
Black KnifeBlack Knife [ Stast Required ]
12 Dexterity / 18 Faith
・Scaling after enhancement is Strength E / Dexterity B / Faith C
・Continuous damage from warfare techniques is strong
・Dagger, but this one makes boss fights easier
For Dexterity wielders, we recommend "Godslayer's Greatsword" with its high firepower normal attack and Skill, or "Sacred Relic Sword" with its excellent ranged attack in Skill.

Recommended Equipment

Recommended Armor

NameDetails
RulerRuler's Mask
(Part: Helm)
[ Effect ]
Increased Faith by +1
[ How To Obtain ]
Pick up at carriage west of Site of Grace "Erdtree-Gazing Hill" in Altus Plateau.
Imp Head (Corpse)Imp Head (Corpse)
(Part: Helm)
[ Effect ]
Increased Faith by +2
[ How To Obtain ]
From Site of Grace "Avenue Balcony" in Leyndell, Royal Capital, proceed to the large door leading to the church and take the side road to the south.
Haligtree Knight HelmHaligtree Knight Helm
(Part: Helm)
[ Effect ]
Increased Faith by +2
[ How To Obtain ]
The body in the room up the ladder at the Site of Grace "Elphael Inner Wall" in Miquella's Haligtree with +2 faith increase.
Incantation ScarabIncantation Scarab
(Part: Helm)
[ Effect ]
FP Cost of Incantation is slightly less, but the damage taken is increased.
[ How To Obtain ]
Rreward for Homing Instinct Painting
Radiant Gold MaskRadiant Gold Mask
(Part: Helm)
[ Effect ]
Strengthen the Incantation of the Golden Rule
[ How To Obtain ]
After proceeding through Brother Corhyn's Questline, you can pick it up at the collapsed bridge near the "Road of Iniquity Side Path" at Site of Grace.
Gilded Foot Soldier CapGilded Foot Soldier Cap
(Part: Helm)
[ Effect ]
Increased Faith by +1
[ How To Obtain ]
Drops from Spear's soldiers that appear around the "Prayer Room" at the Site of Grace in Miquella's Haligtree

Recommended Talisman

NameDetails
Godfrey IconGodfrey Icon
(Weight 0.8)
[ Effect ]
Increases the power of Intelligence/Incantation/Skill by about 15% when using Tame
[ How To Obtain ]
Defeating the boss of Golden Lineage Evergaol in Altus Plateau
MarikaMarika's Soreseal
(Weight 0.8)
[ Effect ]
Mind, Intelligence, Faith, and Arcane +5 but increased damage taken.
[ How To Obtain ]
Inside the room that opens with the Stonesword Key in Miquella's Haligtree
Two Fingers HeirloomTwo Fingers Heirloom
(Weight 0.6)
[ Effect ]
Faith increased by +5
[ How To Obtain ]
Basement in Purified Ruins, Liurnia
FaithfulFaithful's Canvas Talisman
(Weight 0.7)
[ Effect ]
Incantation power increased by 4
[ How To Obtain ]
Body broken by insects near boss room in Sellia Crystal Tunnel
Primal Glintstone BladePrimal Glintstone Blade
(Weight 0.6)
[ Effect ]
FP Cost for Intelligence and Incantation is reduced and max HP is reduced by -17
[ How To Obtain ]
Treasure chest in Mountaintops of the Giants "Stargazer's Ruins"
Roar MedallionRoar Medallion
(Weight 0.7)
[ Effect ]
Increases the power of roars and breaths by about 15
[ How To Obtain ]
Stonedigger Troll drop
Great-JarGreat-Jar's Arsenal
(Weight 1.5)
[ Effect ]
Increases the maximum Equip Load by +19%
[ How To Obtain ]
Use the Stonesword Key at Siofra River, take the Lift to Caelid, kill 3 red Summon Signs near the jar in the back, and talk to the jar to get it
FlockFlock's Canvas Talisman
(Weight 1.0)
[ Effect ]
Incantation power increased by 8
[ How To Obtain ]
Obtained from Gowry's corpse after Millicent Questline
ErdtreeErdtree's Favor +2
(Weight 1.5)
[ Effect ]
Increases max HP +4%, Stamina +10%, max Equip Load +8
[ How To Obtain ]
Remains on debris at the location of Ulcerated Tree Spirit at Ashen Capital, Leyndell, Altus Plateau

Recommended Flask of Wondrous Physick Combination

NameDetails
Cerulean Hidden TearCerulean Hidden Tear [ Effect ]
All FP consumption will be zero.
[ Description ]
FP consumption is eliminated so Incantation can be performed repeatedly.
Flame-Shrouding Cracked TearFlame-Shrouding Cracked Tear[ Effect ]
Combined with Flask of Wondrous Physick to temporarily increase Fire Attack Power.
[ Description ]
Adopted for heavy use of Fire-based Incantation.
Lightning-Shrouding Cracked TearLightning-Shrouding Cracked Tear[ Effect ]

Compounded in Flask of Wondrous Physick to temporarily increase Lightning Attack Power.[ Description ]
Adopted for heavy use of Lightning-type Incantation

Recommended Ash Of War

NameDetails
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.
[ How To Obtain ]
The combination of high speed movement and the long Vow of the Indomitable time gives the player a tremendous range of standing options. 5 FP Cost is also a great advantage.

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