Blaidd Questline in Elden Ring. See Blaidd questline walkthrough & location, nokron & after radahn location, hostile fight with half wolf, not appearing in mistwood & Siofra River!NPC Quest Guide
Blaidd Location & Questline Rewards
|First Appearance||Mistwood Ruins in Limgrave|
※There will only be drops at the battle during the end of event.
|Quest Reward||- Weapon: Royal Greatsword|
- Armor: Blaidd's Armor
- Armor: Blaidd's Gauntlets
- Armor: Blaidd's Greaves
- Somber Smithing Stone ×1
Can Only Get Blaidd's Armor By Progressing Through Ranni's Quest Line
|Steps To Get Blaidd's Equipment|
|① Choose to serve Ranni at Ranni's Rise in Liurnia|
|② Progress through Ranni's quest line until you get the Dark Moon Ring and give it to her|
▶ See Ranni's Questline Strategy
|③ Return to Ranni's Rise and defeat the hostile Blaidd in front of the tower|
The only way to get Blaidd's Weapon and Armor is by progressing through Ranni's quest and getting the Dark Moon Ring. When you return to Ranni's Rise, Blaidd can be found at the bottom of the tower as a hostile enemy that you can then defeat.
Blaidd Quest Walkthrough Chart
The only Quest Line required to get Blaidd's Equipment is to progress Ranni's Quest Line (Starting with serving her to acquiring the Dark Moon Ring).
- ▼ Go to Mistwood Ruins in Limgrave and listen to the howl of Wolves.
- Be careful not to wake up the large bear there
- ▼ Return to the Church of Elleh and ask the Merchant Kale about the howling and they will give you the Gesture Finger Snap
- ▼ Head back to the Mistwood Ruins and use the Gesture Finger Snap at the bottom of a tower there
- ▼Defeat Darriwil in Forlorn Hound Evergaol in Limgrave
- ▼ Converse with Blaidd outside of the Forlorn Hound Evargaol
- ▼ Choose to serve Ranni when asked by her at Ranni's Rise in Liurnia
- ▼ Go to Siofra River from the well in the Mistwood and talk with Blaidd there
- ▼ Ask Seluvis about Nokron at Seluvis's Rise
- ▼ Show the letter to Sorceress Sellen at Limgrave
- ▼ Head to Redmane Castle in Caelid and talk with Blaidd before and after battling with Radahn
- ▼ Return to the Forlorn Hound Evergaol in Limgrave & save Blaidd
- ▼ Progress further through Ranni's quest and defeat Astel
- ▼ Return to Ranni's Rise and defeat Blaidd since he's now mad and hostile
Quest Line Strategy Guide
- Go To Mistwood Ruins And Listen To The Wolf Howl
- Return To The Church Of Elleh And Ask The Merchant About The Howling
- Head Back To Mistwood Ruins & Use The Gesture "Finger Snap"
- Defeat Darriwil In Forlorn Hound Evergaol
- Talk To Blaidd Outside The Evergaol
- Choose To Serve Ranni
- Go To Siofra Tower & Talk To Blaidd
- Ask Seluvis About Nokron
- Show The Letter To Sorceress Sellen
- Talk to Blaidd In Redmane Castle In Caelid
- Return To The Forlorn Hound Evergaol
- Progress Through Ranni's Quest & Defeat Astel
- Return To Ranni's Rise & Defeat Blaidd
|Map||Directions From The Site Of Grace|
When you approach Mistwood Ruins in Limgrave, you will hear wolves howling. You can hear it more than once if you wait, but you only really need to hear it once.
|Map||Acquire Gesture "Finger Snap"|
Talk to Merchant Kale in the Church of Elleh after you hear the howls in Mistwood Ruins. Choose the option to talk about the Howling and he will give you the Gesture "Finger Snap". He will also tell you to use it when you hear the howling in the Church of Elleh.
|Blaidd Location||View From Mistwood Outskirts|
Return to Mistwood Ruins and use the Gesture "Finger Snap" below the tower where you hear the wolf howls. Blaidd will jump down and you can then talk to him. He will talk about his search for someone named "Darriwil".
|Evergaol Location||Gold Summon Sign|
Darriwil who Blaidd is looking for is the boss in the Florlorn Hound Evergaol located in Limgrave. When you enter the prison, there will be a gold summon sign for you to use to call for Blaidd there.
Can Still Progress Without Summoning Blaidd
You can still progress through Blaidd's quest line even if you do not summon him during the fight or if you've defeated Darriwil before you talk to Blaidd.
Make Sure To Unlock Site Of Grace: Agheel Lake South
Since you may return to this Evergaol in the future during Blaidd's quest line, make sure to unlock the Site of Grace: Agheel Lake South. This will make it easier to return there.Limgrave - Map & Strategy Guide
When you return from defeating Darriwil, you will find Blaidd standing there. Talk to him and he will give you a Somber Smithing Stone  x 1 as a reward for defeating Darriwil. Talk to him again and he will tell you to talk to him again when you see a big old blacksmith in Raya Lucaria.
Talk to Iji About Blaidd
|Map Location||Carian Filigreed Crest|
Iji is the blacksmith in Raya Lucaria that Blaidd was talking about. You can find him near the Site of Grace: Road to the Manor in Liurnia. If you tell Iji that you were introduced by Blaidd, you can get the Carian Filgreed Crest.
|Map Location||Blaidd Is Downstairs|
If you choose to serve Ranni at Ranni's Rise, you will find out that Blaidd is also serving Ranni. You will then be asked by her to investigate Nokron, Eternal City with Blaidd.Ranni Quest Line & Location Guide
|Siofra River Well Location||Blaidd Location|
Head to Siofra River Well through the elevator in Mistwood in Limgrave. You will find Blaidd in Siofra River Bank standing near the Spiritspring.
|Map Location||Seluvis's Location|
Talk to Seluvis, the Intelligence Master from Nokron, and he will ask you to meet Sellen. You will receive Seluvis's Introduction from him to give to the sorceress.
|Map Location||Boss Before Sellen|
To be able to talk to Sellen, you need to first defeat the boss "Mad Pumpkin Head" found within her location. Be prepared for a fight if you haven't defeated the boss beforehand. Her location is in Waypoint Ruins in Limgrave.Sorceress Sellen Questline & Location
|Map Location||Talk To Him After Beating Radahn|
Head to Redmane Castle in Caelid to participate in the Radahn Festival. Blaidd will be in the square with the other NPCs who have gathered to fight Starscourge Radahn. After beating Radahn, Balidd will be near the Site of Grace in the dunes.Caelid - Map & Dungeon Locations
|Map Location||Rescue Blaidd|
After the Radahn Festival, you will hear wolves howling as you approach the Forlorn Hound Evergaol in Limgrave. Examine the sealed prison and you will be able to talk to Blaidd. Continue talking to them and then rescue Blaidd.
Talk to Iji About Blaidd After The Rescue
|About Blaidd||Map Location|
After rescuing Blaidd from the Evergaol, you can talk to Iji about Blaidd. You don't have to talk to him to progress through the whole Quest Line, but it is an important story that relates to Blaidd's future.
Progress further through Ranni's Quest Line until you've met and defeated Astel, Natural Born of the Void. Even if you do not proceed to the end of Ranni's quest, Blaidd's quest will continue after this.
Obtain Dark Moon Ring Through Ranni's Quest
Defeating Astel without obtaining the Dark Moon Ring will not trigger Blaidd's final quest. If you completed Ranni's Quest, you should have already obtained it, but if you have not, get it.
Upon returning after arriving to the Moonlight Altar, Blaidd will appear in front of the tower. After saying a line, he will immediately become hostile and attack you. Defeat him to get his equipment.
|Royal Greatsword||Blaidd's Armor|
|Blaidd's Gauntlets||Blaidd's Greave|
Iji Will Die After You Defeat Blaidd
|Iji Drop||Iji's Death|
After defeating Blaidd, you can go to Iji and talk to him about Blaidd's final days. After that, if you take a break at a Site of Grace and come back, you will find Iji dead. You can get Iji's Bell Bearing and the Iji Mirror Helm from his corpse.
Will Blaidd Survive?
Blaidd Will Die If You Progress Through Ranni's Quest Line
Unfortunately, there are no routes wherein Blaidd will survive if you push through with Ranni's quest line. Multiple verifications were done during the quest line, but there was none wherein Blaidd survive. If you find a way for Blaidd to survive, post it in the comments.