Elden Ring: How to Use Ashes of War

Ashes of War are powerful enhancements that can be applied to your weapons in Elden Ring, granting them unique abilities and boosting their effectiveness in combat. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to use Ashes of War:

Acquire Ashes of War:

Ashes of War can be found throughout the world as loot, bought from vendors, or received as rewards from defeating bosses.

Equip Ashes of War:

Go to a Site of Grace.

Select the “Ash of War” option from the menu.

Choose the weapon you want to enhance and select the Ash of War you wish to apply.
Note that some weapons come with pre-installed skills that might need to be overwritten.

Using Ashes of War in Combat:

Once equipped, you can activate the Ash of War’s Weapon Art skill by pressing L2 on PlayStation, LT on Xbox, or the equivalent key on PC.

Each Ash of War has a different effect, so experiment with various ones to find the best fit for your playstyle.

Switching and Removing Ashes of War:

You can change or remove Ashes of War at any Site of Grace. Simply repeat the process of selecting the “Ash of War” option and choose a new enhancement or remove the current one.

Understanding and utilizing Ashes of War effectively can greatly enhance your combat capabilities and tailor your weapon to suit your preferred combat style.