Vyke’s War Spear is one of the many weapons you can equip in Elden Ring. It has an impressive range and a powerful move set, and when paired with the right items can make for an extremely strong build.
In this guide, we’ll be looking at two different builds for this weapon namely PvP and PvE build. We’ll also go over items you can pair with this weapon to get the most out of it.
Vyke’s War Spear is located near Bellum Highway. To get it, make your way to the Church of Inhibition where you’ll be invaded by Festering Fingerprint Vyke. When you kill him, he’ll drop the spear.
Vyke’s War Spear scales primarily with Strength, Dexterity, and Faith. It is a weapon that deals Pierce damage and comes with the Frenzy Flame Thrust skill.
The skill allows you to cause an explosion when you strike the spear into the ground and inflict the Madness status effect on enemies and you. If you wish to make a Madness build in Elden Ring, Vyke’s Spear is the perfect weapon to use. The weapon excels in PvP mode due to the insane damage its unique skill does to enemies.
Below, we have included the best PvP and PvE Vyke’s War Spear build for you:
Armor: Blackflame Monk Armor, Warrior Gauntlets, Astrologer Boots
Spirit Ashes: Any spirit of your choice
Stats: Vigor, Dexterity (Primary) and Mind, Endurance (Secondary)
Armor: Royal Remains Helm, Crucible Axe Armor, Crucible Gauntlets, and Crucible Greaves
Skills: Ash of War: Frenzy Flame Thrust
Stats: Faith, Vigor, and Dexterity (Primary) and Mind, Endurance (Secondary)
Best Class For Vyke’s War Spear Builds
You should go with Prophet class while playing with Madness Overloaded Vyke’s Spear build and Best PvP Vyke’s Spear build. The reason for selecting this class is it comes with a spear.
Because this class starting weapon is a spear it will be effortless for this one to adjust to the Vyke’s War Spear quickly.
Best Stats For Vyke’s War Spear Builds
For Madness Overloaded Vyke’s Spear build stats investment, we will focus primarily on Vigor and Dexterity. We will invest 40 Points in Vigor and 20 in Dexterity.
You will need more Vigor for higher HP and some Dexterity so that you can wield the weapon. Invest as you like in other base stats or continue to add to your Dex and Vigor with more levels.
Just like the other build, the best PvP Vyke’s Spear build also focuses on stats like Vigor and Dexterity but its main primary stat is Faith. You will be investing most of your points into the faith. The stats distribution can be seen below as well.
- Vigor: 40
- Mind: 30
- Endurance: 30
- Dexterity: 40
- Faith: 67
Best Armor For Vyke’s War Spear Builds
The armor we’re using for Madness Overloaded Vyke’s Spear build is a combination of parts of other Armor Sets. Blackflame Monk Armor is a chest piece from the Blackflame Monk Armor Set. It increases the defense and resistance against enemies’ attacks.
Warrior Gauntlets is the starting equipment piece for the Warrior Class, which you can get from Isolated Merchant Raya Lucaria. It is part of the Blue Cloth Set and increases defensive abilities with little to no extra weight.
The last piece is the Astrologer Boots that increase Faith and Vitality, along with an increase in defense against Magic Attacks. It is a leg armor that is part of the Astrologer Set and comes with the Astrologer Class.
For Best PvP Vyke’s Spear build, we will be using a combination of two armor sets. One is a Royal Remains Armor Set and the other is a Crucible Armor Set.
To protect our head we will be using the helm of the Royal Remains armor set. All other parts which include gauntlets, armor, and greaves will be on the Crucible armor set.
Best Talismans For Vyke’s War Spear Builds in Elden Ring
For the Madness Overloaded Vyke’s Spear build Talismans, we have made the choice of selecting the three that provide more passive abilities and strength.
Spear Talisman increases the counterattack abilities of thrust weapons and Carian Filigreed Crest reduces the overall consumption of Focus Points (FP) for the skills.
The last Talisman is Warrior Jar Shard which increases the attack power of the skills. This will increase the overall damage of the Vyke’s War Spear Frenzyflame Thrust skill.
The final piece of this build is the Spirit Ash, which you can choose from any of the Spirit Ashes that you have unlocked. This is useful against bosses that are too difficult to take on solo.
For PvP Vyke’s Spear build you can go with talismans like Fire Scorpion Charm that will increase your fire damage, so you can use the Frenzyflmae Thrust skill more effectively.
The other talisman Shard of Alexander will boost the skill of power of your weapons. Combining it with the third talisman which is Ritual Sword Talisman will help you in increasing the attack power of your weapon when you have the max HP.
Best Skills For Vyke’s War Spear Builds
The Frenzyflame Thrust that we will be using in the best PvP Vyke’s Spear build has the ability to one-shot enemies. In this, you will jump into the air and then do the landing attack.
The only thing you will need to be careful of is the madness bar. Because every time you are going to use this skill, it will raise your madness bar. If the madness bar gets filled you wouldn’t be able to do anything other than watch your enemies hitting you.