Having a hard time finding Illusory walls and accessing the secret paths in Elden Ring? Well, not anymore! In this detailed guide for Elden Ring, we’ll be jumping into all the Illusory Walls locations and the treasures locked behind them. So without further ado, let’s begin!
What are Illusory Walls in Elden Ring?
Illusory Walls are hidden walls scattered throughout the lands of Elden Ring. Just as they sound, these are illusion walls that act as an artificial barrier between secret paths and rooms that lead to treasures, special weapons, and dangerous bosses.
What’s interesting about these walls is that it’s tough to tell which wall is Illusory and which is not. This is because they look identical to all the walls present in the room; hence it becomes easy to miss one.
One way to find them is to always check in crowded rooms. There are higher chances of them acting as a real wall in crowded rooms than appearing alone in an empty one.
The second way is to read player messages. I know what you’re thinking, there are dozens of player messages near walls that are often lies and just lead to you clunking a random wall with your weapon.
Most of the lies are obvious and you just never know when one of the more possible ones could be true, so whack away ye Tarnished!
How to Open Illusory Walls in Elden Ring
To open an Illusory Wall in Elden Ring, all you need to do is attack the wall with a weapon or spell. You can also simply roll into them. Doing so will force the illusion to dissipate. Hence, revealing a hidden path (or room) behind with probable items, weapons, and bosses lying in wait.
There is also a way to reveal an Illusory Wall by using the Law of Regression spell. When used, the spell dispels all illusions such as statues, messages, and walls.
Here are the locations of every Illusory Wall that have so far been discovered in Elden Ring.
Elden Ring Illusory Walls Locations
West Liurnia Illusory Walls
There are 6 Illusory Walls in West Liurnia.
Road’s End Catacombs 1 & 2
When you get to the summoning pool, descend the stairs to the first alcove close to the stairs. This is your first Illusory Wall.
After reaching the second alcove, hit it as this is your second Illusory wall.
Road’s End Catacombs 3 & 4
If you continue down the path from the second illusory wall, you will come to two additional illusory walls that are likewise dead ends. When you hit these, the door to an optional boss will open.
Face the Kingsrealm Ruins from the Road to the Manor Site of Grace. If you’re looking southwest, the doorway in front of you is an illusory wall.
A hidden stairway may be found northeast of Ranni’s Rise, which you can roll through to open. If you descend these steps, you’ll find yourself in a room full of dazed people.
To discover another illusory wall, proceed to the southern end of the room and strike the wall at the end.
Altus Plateau Illusory Wall
The Sealed Tunnel at the capital’s outskirts appears to be totally sealed when you first enter it. There is an illusory wall to the west of the area, near the summoning circle, that you may use to obtain entrance to the tunnel.
The Academy of Raya Lucaria Illusory Walls
Go up the steps and to the left from the Schoolhouse Classroom Site of Grace. Directly across from the entryway, hit the wall on the opposite side of the room.
Take the right from the Schoolhouse Classroom to reach the Debate Parlor. When you reach the room with the two staircases on either side, turn right at the first set of steps and right again. The wall to the left at the top of this stairway is an illusion wall.
Volcano Manor Illusory Wall
After talking with Tanith, proceed to the corridor to obtain the drawing-room key. Enter the first room on the right and look behind the dead body for access to a hidden hallway.
Take the gate to the southeast after going around to the left. Continue down this route until you come to the corpse. Then, on the left side of the body, hit the wall.
East Liurnia Illusory Wall
Black Knife Catacombs
Ride the second or third blade up to the alcove in the wall on the lefthand side of the room when you enter the area with three blades.
Continue straight along this path until you reach a dead end. Hit this wall to expose the mist that leads to the Black Knife Assassin, an optional boss.
Mountaintops of the Giant’s Illusory Wall
Giant-Conquering Hero’s Grave
On the right-hand side, by the window arch, there is an illusory wall when you descend the first set of steps into the cave.
Caelid Illusory Walls
Selia Hideaway 1, 2, 3
The Selia Hideaway’s entrance is hidden behind a fake rock. You can proceed farther into the hiding place by striking the northwest wall once inside. A third illusory wall, again to the northwest, exists there.
Caelid Catacombs 1
Follow the way from the Caelid Catacombs Site of Grace to the wide-area with the enormous flower right after the skeletons. On the left, there is a series of steps.
Go down there and then turn around to pass through the alcove and beneath the ledge. The illusory wall on the far right has a Miranda Sprout hidden behind it. Miranda Sprout Ashes are also available here.
Caelid Catacombs 2
Turn around when you reach the end of the catacombs and the closed door that leads to the boss room. Approach and strike the wall directly in front of you in the middle of the room.
This will reveal the lever that will allow you to enter the boss room. You’ll get the Kindred of Rot Ashes if you defeat the Cemetary Shade here.