In typical From Software fashion, Elden Ring has a variety of items that provide powerups to your struggling Tarnished. One such item in Elden Ring are Talismans. This guide will help you understand the use of Talismans in Elden Ring and will highlight each of their locations.
What are Talismans in Elden Ring?
Talismans are accessories in Elden Ring. When equipped, these Talismans provide different effects such as protection, damage increase, FP increase and much more.
Talisman are dropped by enemies and bosses in the game and found in chests around the Lands Between. A few Talismans are also sold by the Merchants in Elden Ring.
Talismans cannot be upgraded in Elden Ring. You can find a stronger version of the same Talisman as treasure or in New Game+. Stronger versions have a number nest to the name denoting their level such as Axe Talisman +1.
Elden Ring Talismans Pouch / Slots
To increase the total number of Talismans you can equip in Elden Ring, you need to find Talisman Pouches. These pouches are only dropped by Bosses in the game.
You can equip up to a total of four Talismans in Elden Ring, with the first one being available as default from the start. The details of where you can find the remaining 3 talisman pouches are given below:
- The very first Talisman pouch can be acquired by defeating Margit, the Fell Omen who is in Stormhill
- You can get another pouch by beating Godfrey, the first Elden Lord.
- After acquiring two Greater Runes, you can get this as a gift from Finger Reader Enia in Roundtable Hold.
Elden Ring Talismans Locations
Arrow’s Reach Talisman
Effect: Increases bow effective range.
In the southern area of Stormveil castle, ride down the path to get to the Gate front. Here, defeat the enemies and open the chest to get the talisman.
Arrow’s Sting Talisman
Effect: Raises attack power of arrows and bolts.
Look on the top floor of the tower next to the Site of grace to get the talisman.
Effect: Raises maximum equipment weight.
0: The talisman is found in Stormhill. Go to the wine cellar in Stromveil Castle. Here, the talisman is looted off a body in the room where you fight Many Armed Key Master.
+1: You can get it from a room guarded by an enemy in Altus Tunnel.
Assassin’s Cerulean Dagger
Effect: Restores critical hits FP.
This talisman is found in Black Knife Catacombs, which is in the Northeast of Liurnia of the Lakes area. You can collect this as body loot by killing Black Knife Assassin.
Assassin’s Crimson Dagger
Effect: Critical hits restore HP.
The Black Knife Assassin enemy drops the talisman in Deathtouched Catacombs.
Effect: Enhance charge attacks.
In Mistwood Ruins in Limgrave, go to the underground area in the middle of the ruins. The talisman is here, guarded by a giant bear.
Blessed Dew Talisman
Effect: It slowly restores HP.
This talisman is found in Divine Bridge, located in the Leyndell region. You can also get there from the Tower of Return in Weeping Peninsula by teleporting yourself from there.
Blue Danger Charm
Effect: It lowers attack power that has a lower equipment load.
You can get this talisman from the Highroad Cave by defeating the Guardian Golem boss and collecting this from body loot.
Effect: Boosts lightning damage negation.
0: Talisman is on a body on Limgrave tower, east of the Site of Grace.
+1: You can find this on the upper floor of the wooden building at Old Altus Tunnel.
+2: You can find this in a building Southeast of Dragon Temple Rooftop.
Effect: It raises poise by a third.
You can get this talisman from Dragonbarrow Cave. You can get this from a corpse while on the Giant’s Bear’s patrol route.
Carian Filigreed Crest
Effect: It lowers FP consumed by skills.
After killing Bloodhound Knight Darriwil, you can purchase this from War Counselor Lji.
Cerulean Amber Medallion
Effect: Raises maximum FP.
0: Dropped from the Bloodhound Knight boss at the bottom of Lakeside Crystal Cave.
+1: You can find this talisman on the dead body inside the castle at Castle Sol.
+2: You can find this in a treasure chest guarded by an Imp at Lunar Estate.
Cerulean Seed Talisman
Effect: It restores FP from Flask of Cerulean Tears by a fifth.
You can find this talisman close to the trusses of Carian Study Hall.
Clarifying Horn Charm
Effect: It enhances focus.
0: You can get this talisman from a dead body on the way to Deep Siofra Well.
+1: You can find this talisman on the lower floors of an abandoned building in Nokron Eternal City.
Effect: It amplifies jump attacks.
You can get this from a body situated on a lookout in Stormveil Castle, which is located close to the Rampart Tower site of grace.
Effect: It gets rid of all the sound produced by the wearer when it is moving.
After killing an enemy, you can get this talisman during the Volcano Manor questline.
Crimson Amber Medallion
Effect: Raises maximum HP.
0: It is found in the cellar in Limgrave. It can also be bought from the Nomadic Merchant, located on the eastern side of the Weeping Peninsula, from 300 Runes.
+1: You can get this talisman from a dead body close to Prison Town at Volcano Manor.
+2: You can get this after defeating Maliketh and inside Sewer Gate close to Capital Ash at Leyndell.
Crucible Knot Talisman
Effect: Reduces damage and impact of headshots taken.
Dropped from the Omenkiller boss at the upper level of Village of Albinaruics.
Crucible Scale Talisman
Effect: Reduces damage from critical hits.
The location of this Talisman is to be added.
Curved Sword Talisman
Effect: Enhances guard counters.
In Stormveil Castle, head to Stormveil Cliffside. Head up the cliffs and into the room on the top floor. As you head-on, you will be locked in a dark room. In this room is the chest containing the talisman.
Dragoncrest Shield Talisman
Effect: Boosts physical damage negation.
0: It can be found on the edge of Bestial Sanctum.
+1: You can get this inside room guarded by an imp in Sainted Hero’s Grave at Altus Plateau.
+2: You can get this from a dead body north of Crumbling Farum Azula.
Faithful Canvas Talisman
Effect: Raises potency of incantations.
In Sellia Crystal Tunnel, it is in a room just before the boss room and is guarded by two bug enemies.
Fire Scorpion Charm
Effect: It increases fire attack and also reduces damage negation.
You can find this talisman in an embankment west of Mt. Gelmir in Fort Laiedd.
Effect: Boosts fire damage negation.
0: Defeat the Beastman of Farum Azula in Limgrave to get this talisman.
+1: You can find it on the ground at Leyndell Royal Capital.
+2: You can get it after defeating Beastman of Farum Azula at Dragonbarrow Cave.
Godskin Swaddling Cloth
Effect: Successive attacks restore HP.
You can get it after defeating Spirit-Caller Snail at Spiritcaller’s Cave.
Effect: It elevates maximum equipment load by a fifth.
You can get this talisman in the North of Caelid at Siofra Deep River by defeating all three Great Jar Duelists.
Green Turtle Talisman
Effect: It elevates stamina recovery speed.
You can find this talisman in an area below ground east of Summonwater Village.
Effect: It enhances holy damage negation
0: You can get it from a dead body in Stranded Graveyard.
+1: You can find this talisman close to a body in Lesser Spirit-caller Snail, which is located in Leyndell Catacombs.
+2: You can get it from a dead body near Giant Crow at Mohgwyn Palace.
Effect: Enhances stamina-reducing attacks against blockers.
In Stormhill, it is dropped by the NPC in the north-eastern part.
Immunizing Horn Charm
Effect: It enhances immunity.
0: You can get it from a dead body in Ant Nest at Ainsel River.
+1: This talisman is found as body loot from Ancestral Follower situated in Lake of Rot.
Kindred of Rot’s Exultation
Effect: Enhances attack power.
This talisman is found as body loot from Kindred of Rot situated in Seethewater Cave.
Lightning Scorpion Charm
Effect: It enhances lightning attacks but drops damage negation.
You can get it from an Imp Statue found in Wyndham Catacombs.
Longtail Cat Talisman
Effect: It gives you immunity from fall damage but will not protect you from long falls.
You can get this as body loot found near the lift in Raya Lucaria Academy close to the Schoolhouse Classroom site of grace.
Lord of Blood Exultation
Effect: Blood lost in locality raises attack power.
This talisman is found as body loot from Esgar, Priest of Blood, found in Leyndell Catacombs.
Effect: Enhances attributes but also amplifies damage taken.
You can find this talisman from a dead body under a waterfall situated in the Siofra River.
Effect: Enhances Robustness, Immunity, and Focus
0: You can find it at the side of the bridge close to the Nokron, Eternal City.
+1: You can find this talisman from a dead body close to arches in Nokron, Eternal City.
Moon of Nokstella
Effect: It raises memory places by 2.
You can find this talisman in a chest found below a throne situated in Nokstella, Eternal City.
Old Lord’s Talisman
Effect: It expands the period of the spell effect.
You can find this talisman in a chest inside a dome on the Dragon Temple Rooftop, which is situated in Crumbling Farum Azula.
Primal Glintstone Blade
Effect: Spells utilize less FP when equipped, but peak HP is lowered.
You can find this talisman in a chest belowground in Stargazer’s Ruins situated in Mountaintop of the Giants. You can open the gate by summoning Spirit Jellyfish.
Effect: It enhances non-physical damage negation.
0: You can get this talisman by entering the first waygate situated in the Four Belfries.
+1: You can find this talisman in a chest guarded by an imp in Wyndham Ruins situated in the Mt. Gelmir area.
+2: You can find this talisman from a dead body near a statue guarded by Misbegotten Warrior close to Haligtree Town’s site of Grace situated in Miguella’s Haligtree.
Prince of Death’s Pustule
Effect: Raises Vitality.
It can be looted off a body in Stormveil Castle’s crypt. The body is found near the giant face made of roots. You need to defeat the root monster to get to it.
Effect: It increases dexterity by 5.
You can get this talisman after completing the sidequest given by Gowry situated in Caelid. And collect it from Milicent.
Effect: It reduces spell casting time.
You can find this talisman in a chest located on the north side of the second floor of Debate Parlor site of grace, which is situated in Raya Lucaria Academy.
Effect: It increases attributes but also enhances damage taken.
You can get this talisman as a body loot after defeating the Ancient Hero of Zamor found in the Weeping Peninsula.
Effect: It increases attributes but also enhances damage taken.
You can find this talisman from a dead body in a passageway situated in Fort Faroth.
Effect: It increases roars and breath attacks.
You can get this talisman as a body loot after defeating the Stonedigger Troll situated in Limgrave Tunnels.
Sacred Scorpion Charm
Effect: Greatly raises holy attack but lowers negation.
You get this talisman by defeating the NPC that spawns near the church entrance.
Effect: It stops runes loss upon death but will lose itself in the process.
You can buy this from merchants and get it from the treasure chest across the Lands Between.
Effect: Constantly attracts enemies’ aggression.
It can be found in the center of the Frenzied Flame Village, on the steps of a building.
Effect: It enhances magical damage negation.
0: You can get this talisman as a body loot after defeating the Runebear situated in Earthbore Cave.
+1: You can find this talisman in a room in the north part of Selia, Town of Sorcery
+2: You can find this talisman from a dead body in the secret caves of Hidden Path of the Haligtree.
Effect: It increases intelligence by 5.
You can find this talisman from a dead body after getting the Carian Inverted Statue at the Divine Tower of Liurnia.
Effect: It brings back HP upon killing the enemies.
You can get this talisman after completing the side quest of Tanith at Volcano Manor.
Effect: It raises the final hit of chain attacks.
You can get this talisman from a chest on the west side of Castle Morne.
Two Fingers Heirloom
Effect: It increases faith by 5.
You can get this talisman from a chest on the lower level of Purified Ruins.
Winged Sword Insignia
Effect: It increases attack power with consecutive attacks.
You can get this talisman as a body loot after defeating the Cleanrot Knight at Stillwater Cave.
Effect: It increases peak HP, equip load, and stamina.
0: You can get this talisman from Grafted Scion after the bridge at Fringefolk Hero’s Grave.
+1: You can get this talisman from the room after defeating the Mohg, the Omen near the Forsaken Depths site of grace at Subterranean Shunning-Grounds.
+2: You can get this from the branch in the sand located at Leyndell, Capital of Ash guarded by three Erdtree Spirits.
Crimson Seed Talisman
Effect: It enhances HP regeneration from the Flask of Crimson Tears.
You can get it from an imp room in Sainted Hero’s Grave at Altus Plateau.
Effect: It boosts attacks on Horseback.
You can find this talisman northeast of Stormhill.
Effect: It increases the strength of Sorceries
You can get this from a secret room at the Academy of Raya Lucaria west of Debate Parlor, the site of grace.
Effect: It raises charged skills and spells.
You can get this talisman as a body loot after defeating the Godfrey the Grafted at the Golden Lineage Evergaol.
Ancestral Spirit’s Horn
Effect: It brings back FP after defeating enemies.
You can get it after killing Regal Ancestor Spirit and exchange it from Remembrance of the Regal Ancestor and additional 3000 runes at the Roundtable Hold.
Effect: It increases the strength of sorceries.
You can find this from a chest on the rooftop of the Albinauric Rise situated at the east of the Consecrated Snowfield.
Stalwart Horn Charm
Effect: It increases Robustness.
0: You can get it from a dead body southwest of Mausoleum Compound situated in Eastern Liurnia
+1: You can get it from the Yelough Anix Tunnel entrance southwest of Consecrated Snowfield.
Dragoncrest Greatshield Talisman
Effect: Greatly boost physical damage negation.
You can get this talisman from a chest in a building guarded by Pests situated in Elphael, Brace of the Haligtree.
Effect: It increases attributes but also increases damage taken.
You can get this talisman from the Holy Table inside a sealed room at the lower levels of Elphael, Brace of the Haligtree.
Crucible Feather Talisman
Effect: Upgrades dodge rolling but also raises damage taken.
You can find this talisman from a dead body situated in Auriza Hero’s Grave.
Effect: It raises runes gained after killing enemies.
You can get this talisman as a body loot after defeating the Cleanrot Knight in Abandoned Cave.
Ritual Sword Talisman
Effect: It increases attack power when your HP is highest.
You can get this talisman from a chest after defeating the Demi-Human Queen Gilika situated in Lux Ruins.
Ritual Shield Talisman
Effect: It increases defense when your HP is highest.
You can get this talisman at the top of the hill close to the door of the Colosseum in Leyndell.
Magic Scorpion Charm
Effect: It increases magic attack but reduces damage negation.
You can get this after completing Seluvis’s side quest.
Effect: It increases the strength of perfume item.
You can get this from a chest below ground in the Perfumer’s Ruins.
Effect: It increases defense when HP is low.
You can get this talisman from a chest after defeating the Deathbird east of Warmaster’s Shack situated in limgrave, Stormhill.
Effect: It increases item discovery.
You can get this talisman from a chest ahead of Illusory Wall at Hidden Path to the Haligtree.
Prince of Death’s Cyst
Effect: It increases vitality.
You can get this talisman after defeating the big Runebear in a cave at Deeprot Depths.
Effect: It increases guarding ability.
You can get this talisman from a coffin chest east of Erdtree Gazing Hill.
Warrior jar Shard
Effect: It increases the attack power of skills.
You can get this talisman after defeating the Iron Fist Alexander.
Shard of Alexander
Effect: It increases the attack power of skills.
After defeating the Iron Fist Alexander and finishing his questline, you can get this talisman.
Effect: It increases attack power with consecutive attacks and increases dexterity by 5.
You can get this talisman after defeating Millicent in her questline.
Effect: It increases attack power when HP is low.
You can get this talisman after defeating the Deathbird at Liurnia of the Lakes.
Effect: It increases counterattacks distinctive to thrusting weapons.
You can get this talisman from a chest close to the demi-human campfire at Lakeside Crystal Cave.
Rotten Winged Sword Insignia
Effect: It increases attack power with consecutive attacks
You can get this talisman after assisting Millicent in killing her sisters.
Effect: It intensifies critical hits.
You can get this talisman on a wooden ledge close to the Volcano Manor site of grace.
Effect: It increases the strength of throwing pots.
You can get this talisman after completing the questline of Jar Bairn.
Flock’s Canvas Talisman
Effect: It increases the strength of incantations.
You can get this by finishing Millicent Questline and then defeating Gowry.
Effect: It hides your clothing when you crouch away from your enemies.
After defeating Black Knife Assassin situated in Sage’s Cave, you can get this.
Effect: It enhances damage taken.
You can get this after finishing Rya’s Sidequest.
Furled Finger Trick-Mirror
Effect: Take on presentation of a Host of Fingers.
You can get this from Twin Maiden Husks at Roundtable Hold for 5000 Runes.
Effect: Take on the presentation of an accomplice.
You can get it from Twin Maiden Husks at the Roundtable Hold for 5000 Runes.
Viridian Amber Medallion
Effect: It increases max stamina
0: You can get this after defeating Miranda, the Blighted Bloom, in a dungeon in Weeping Peninsula at Fourth Church of Marika.
+1: You can get this after defeating Margit, the fell omen at the Outer Wall Battleground.
+2: You can get this from a chest protected by shroomers in Haligtree Town Plaza at Miquella’s Haligtree.
How to Equip Talismans in Elden Ring
Equipping a Talisman is easy and straightforward. You need to go to the “Menu,” Select “Equipment” and go down to the fourth row which will be your Talisman Row.
Select the first empty box, and it will let you to your talisman inventory. Check the Talisman from that menu that you want to equip. And that Talisman is equipped.
Best Elden Ring Talismans
Erdtree’s Favor +2
Erdtree’s Favor is the best talisman because it increases the peak HP, Stamina, and Equip load by 4%, 9.6%, and 8%, respectively.
It also increases the weight of the gear that you can carry on yourself, meaning that you can be more mobile and faster on top of all the stats increase after equipping this.
Carian Filigreed Crest
Weapon cost is beneficial in this game, and the Carian Filigreed Crest talisman reduces the FP cost consumed by weapon cost. In one MP bar, this talisman increased the skills from 9 to 12.
Crimson Amber Medallion
This talisman increases max Health, and the highest +2 version increases Health by 8%. This talisman is best for players with low stats as it gives you a good boost of HP.
Green Turtle Talisman
The Green Turtle talisman is a must-have when you are fighting a significant boss because it increases the recovery speed of the stamina. More specifically, it increases the recovery speed by 8 points per second. You can fight longer before you have to wait for stamina recovery.
The defensive benefits itself of the attributes that it raises will about even out the increased damage taken, meaning that it gives you free offensive power all around.