Elden Ring Best Arcane Weapons Guide

In Elden Ring, depending on your preferred playstyle, you can select from a variety of weapon types. Weapons with Dexterity, Arcane, Intelligence, Faith, and Strength are available. This guide will go over the best Arcane Weapons available in Elden Ring.

Elden Ring Best Arcane Weapons

Arcane weapons have a variety of perks, such as improving your discovery abilities to increase your item drop rate, making your enemy bleed, and increasing your holy defense. Furthermore, Arcane Weapons can boost your character’s vitality.

Read on to learn about the best Arcane Weapons in Elden Ring that will help you create an effective Arcane build.

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Rivers of Blood Katana

Requirement: River of Blood requires 20 Arcane, 18 Dexterity, and 12 Strength to properly use the weapon.

Scaling: It primarily scales on Arcane and Dexterity so make sure to invest points in those to utilize the weapon properly.

Where to Find: Since it is a late-game weapon you will have to complete your questlines quite a bit to obtain this weapon. This katana is available at the Church of Repose at the Mountain Top of the Giants. To obtain the Rivers of Blood Katana, go there and defeat the boss.

It is renowned for dealing a lot of blood damage and being extremely effective in PvP mode. This also works well in PvE mode and can deal significant damage even if the boss is immune to bleed.

Eleonora’s Poleblade

Requirement: Eleonora’s Poleblade requires 19 Arcane, 12 Strength, and 21 Dexterity to use the weapon. It is a solid option to have in your arsenal because it provides a blood loss build-up of 78 while only requiring 11 Focus Points.

Scaling: It primarily scales on Arcane and Dexterity so make sure to invest in both of them to utilize the weapon properly.

Where to Find: It is a mid-game weapon so you will find it in Marika’s second church in the Altus Plateau region. Defeat Eleonora who lurks within the church in order to obtain Eleonora’s Poleblade.

Mohgwyn’s Sacred Spear

Requirement: Mohgwyn’s Sacred Spear requires 27 Arcane, 24 Strength, and 14 Dexterity to use it properly. Its attacks are insane in terms of both damage and visual appeal. It costs 20 FP and is a complete killer for AOE blood buildup.

Scaling: It primarily scales on Arcane and Strength, so make sure to invest in them to increase the potential of the weapon.

Where to Find: It can be early-game to mid-game depending on how you play your questlines. To get this weapon, you will have to start  Varre’s Questline which will then take you to Lord of Blood’s Domain where you will have to defeat Mohgwyn in Mohgwyn’s Palace.

Bloody Helice

Requirement: Bloody Helice requires 17 Arcane, 16 Strength, and 19 Dexterity to use the weapon properly.

Scaling: It scales on Arcane, Strength and Dexterity, so you will have to invest in all of them to unleash its full potential.

Where to Find: Bloody Helice is a mid-game weapon that can be obtained from the Writheblood Ruins in the Altas Plateau’s northern region

Marais Executioner Sword

Requirement: The Marais Executioner Sword requires 24 Strength, 23 Arcane, and 14 Dexterity.

Scaling: It primarily scales on both Arcane and Strength so make sure to invest in those to utilize its full potential.

Where to Find: Marais Executioner Sword is mid-game weapon that is dropped by Elemer of the Briar in The Shaded Castle at Altus Plateau.

Morgott’s Cursed Sword

Requirements: Morgott’s Cursed Sword requires 17 Arcane, 35 Dexterity, and 14 Strength to use the weapon properly.

Scaling: it primarily scales on Arcane and Dexterity, so make sure to invest in those to increase your weapon’s potential.

Where to Find: Morgott’s Cursed Sword is a mid to late-game weapon that can be obtained from Finger Reader Enia at the Roundtable Hold by giving her the Remembrance of the Omen King

Serpent Bow

Requirements: Serpent Bow requires 11 Arcane, 15 Dexterity, and 8 Strength to use the weapon properly.

Scaling: It scales on Arcane, Dexterity and strength. It is a long-ranged arcane weapon that can deal significant damage while also poisoning the enemy.

Where to Find: The Serpent bow is an early to mid-game weapon that can be found inside a cave in the Pool of Rot.

Dragon Communion Seal

Requirements:  Dragon Communion Seal requires 10 Arcane and 10 Faith to use the seal properly.

Scaling: It scales on both Arcane and Faith to unleash its full potential.

Where to Find: Dragon Communion Seal is an early-game seal that can be obtained from Fringefolk Hero’s Grave.

Varre’s Bouquet

Requirements: Varre’s Bouquet is a hammer in Elden Ring that requires 24 Arcane, 16 Dexterity, and 8 Strength

Scaling: It primarily scales on Arcane and Dexterity to unleash its full potential.

Where to Find: It is an early to mid-game weapon depending on your questlines. To obtain the Varre’s Bouquet, you must defeat White-Faced Varre in the Mohgwyn Dynasty Mausoleum.

Ripple Crescent

Requirements: Ripple Crescent is an excellent long-ranged halberd. It requires 20 Arcane, 12 Dexterity, and 12 Strength to wield.

Scaling: It scales on Arcane primarily to increase its damage.

Where to Find: It is early-game weapon that can be obtained by defeating the Albinaurics boss in Academy Gate Town.

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