Elden Ring Crumbling Farum Azula Walkthrough

This walkthrough will give you complete details about the Crumbling Farum Azula in Elden Ring. Read to learn more.

The Crumbling Farum Azula in Elden Ring is a legacy dungeon (in the late game), earning you the Elden Lord title. To enter the area, you need to talk to Melina, burn the Erdtree, and earn the Lord of Frenzy ending, and you will teleport to Farum Azula.

Once you enter the area, make yourself to the crumbling bridge; on the northwest side, you will find Smithing Stones, and on the northeast side, head down to broken rubble to collect Golden Runes; you will find yourself standing on a balcony, which will take you to Crumbling Farum Azula.

Crumbling Farum Azula is a tricky dungeon, and you will come across many powerful enemies and paths; this guide covers everything you need to know about the area.

How to Get to Crumbling Farum Azula in Elden Ring?

Defeat Fire Giant in the Mountain tops of Giants and make way toward the Forge of Giants. Talk to Melina at the site of grace, this will take you to Crumbling Farum Azula.

Crumbling Beast Grave Site of Grace

Drop down to the Beast Grave area; you will have to fight the Beastmen here. These beasts give much damage, so when you hit them, make sure they bounce off the weapon first which stuns them.

In the first hallway, proceed towards the second where you will find Lightingproof Dried Liver. While making your way toward the third hallway, you will find a site of grace on your left.

Farum Azula Dragon

Head out of the tunnel into an open area to encounter the dragon. If you wish to take down the dragon, make sure your character is at a high level and has good equipment. Use Freezing Grease with Bloodhound Fang to take him down. For help, summon the Black Knife Tiche.

Once the dragon lands, he will be fast and has deadly attacks, including fire breath and physical attacks. Start attacking its foot and stay mobile to dodge the attacks.

You can use spells like Dragon’s Lightning Spear and Ancient Dragon’s Lightning Strike to give massive damage. You can also position yourself around the ledges and pillars to restrict the dragon’s movement. Defeating the dragon will give you Ancient Dragon Smithing Stone.

You can also cross the dragon without fighting him. All you have to do is dodge his attacks and speed through the bridge toward the Crumbling Beast Grave Depths Site of Grace.

Dragon Temple Site of Grace

From the site of grace head northwest toward the doorway into a big room with three coffins on table, kill the beastmen in the room and collect smithing stones, now jump on the roof in the northwest and enter the building. Here, you will find Gravel Stone and Great Grave Glovewort.

Loot the upper portion and drop down to the lower ledge from the northern end. Head inside the pathway and turn to the right room and get Lightning Greatbolt. Now, you need to go downwards and clear up the hallway; here, you will find the Ancient Dragon Prayerbook. Pick it up and head outside to the site of grace and Somberstone Miner’s Bell Bearing.

Defeat Godskin Duo

Head back inside the temple and head Southwest to the elevator which will take you to the Godskin Duo.

Once you defeat them, you will get the Smithing Stone Miner’s Bell Bearing and Ash of War: Black Flame Tornado.

After that, rest at the Dragon Temple Altar site of grace here. Rest at the site of grace, level up if you need to, and get ready to move forward.

Dragon Temple Transept Site of Grace

Get out the door at the southeastern side, and you will find the Dragon Temple Transept Site of Grace. Move forward from the northern door there and jump to a platform below.

From there, follow the stairs on the left side to go down till you reach the end.  When you get outside, you have to go through the window on your left side.

Jump down and go toward the north side, and take note of the doorway that you can see at the end of the hallway there. After that, go outside again and, this time, look behind the pillar there to find the Smithing Stone.

After that, you can take the stairs going up. At the top, take a left, and you will see a floating column. Jump on it and go up to collect the Ancient Dragon Smithing Stone. An enemy is guarding it, so be careful!

Now, return to the top of the stairs and move west this time. Moving forward, you will find an Imp Statue and Somber Smithing Stone.

The Imp statue has locked a large optional area here, and it depends on you whether you want to discover it or not.

If you decide to open it, you can explore this area to collect loot items like Golden Seed, Golden Lightning Fortification, Rune Arc, and Ancient Dragon Apostle’s Cookbook.

After that, you can use the lift to get back to the Dragon Temple Lift site of grace. Once done here, return to the doorway you took note of.

Now, you have to continue through that doorway and jump down into the ruins to collect the Dragoncrest Shield Talisman hidden in the ruins.

Defeat the Crucible Knight

Continue to move forward on that path and you will reach an open area. Here you will encounter the Crucible Knight. Once you have defeated it you can move forward.

After that, you can head southwest, and you will see two ways that will lead you to a site of grace that you can see from a distance. You can use the path you want to reach the Dragon Temple Rooftop Site of Grace.

After resting at the site of grace, jump down the roof to find the Smithing Stone. There, you will see a ladder going down as well.

Go down using it, and look toward the left, where you will see a floating platform that you can jump to. If you follow this path, you will get the Drake-Knight Set; after that, you can return to the rooftop site of grace.

Again, use the ladder to get down and, this time, head south in the direction of the Farum Azula Dragon. This time, you will find the Somber Ancient Dragon Smithing Stone.

When you look towards the left side of the gazebo, you will see a platform below that will lead you towards the east. Follow this path and collect the Dragon Towershield and Boltdrake Talisman from there.

Head forward on this path, taking you back to the rooftop. Go right to the dragon’s position, and from there, follow the path going southwest.

Defeat the two Azula Beastmen

When you reach the slope there turn right. You will enter the ruin. Head forward in the north direction and you will find an area with Somberstone Miner’s Bell Bearing.

Inside the Temple, you will be attacked by two Azula Beastmen. Take them out and follow the path on the Temple’s south side.

Here, you will find a path and an elevator that will take you back to Beside the Great Bridge site of grace and one step closer to clearing the crumbling farum azula in Elden Ring.

How to Defeat Dragonlord Placidusax

From Beside the Bridge site of Grace, turn back and use the lift to get down. Get out of the temple and continue to head straight towards the cliff edge. From there, you will see the small floating platform.

Use them to get down to Ruin. Here, get to the Arch and select “lie down.” Once done, A cutscene will be played, and you will enter the boss arena. Check our guide here on how to defeat Placidusax!

You will get Remembrance of the Dragonlord and 200,000 Runes to defeat this boss. After that, you can interact with the Dragonlord Placidusax Site of Grace to complete this area.

Now you can teleport back to the Beside the Great Bridge site of grace and follow the stairs going up. This will take you to a crumbling bridge. You can head down through the bridge on the north side to get even more loot.

Get into the building, and then you turn left to find the Somber Smithing Stone. Look towards the right, find a ladder, and take it.

In case you have completed Bernahl’s quest line and defeated Rykard, Knight Bernahl will attack you when you are halfway through the bridge.

Defeat that boss and get the Blasphemous Claw and Beast Champion Set. Head forward inside the building, and you will find a chest with Old Lord’s Talisman guarded by Azula Beastmen.

After that, again, you can teleport back to the Beside the Great Bridge site of grace. Head south, and you will encounter a Draconic Tree Sentinel. You can either take out this enemy, or you can just run past him. If you decide to fight him, you will be rewarded with the Malformed Dragon Set.

How to defeat Maliketh, The Black Blade

After draining half of Beast Clergyman’s health, he will transform into Maliketh, The Black Blade.

He has some strong attacks, but you can defeat him without much trouble if you are using ranged attacks and dodging his attacks properly.

Once you have defeated that boss, you will be transported to Leyndell, the Capital of Ash, the site of grace. After activating the site of Grace there, you can fast travel back to Beside the Great Bridge site of Grace and clear the Crumbling Farum Azula in Elden Ring.

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