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10 Best Incantations to Use in Elden Ring

10 Best Incantations to Use in Elden Ring

In Elden Ring, Incantations are a form of magic that uses the Faith stat primary.

These Incantations encompass spells that not only harm your enemies in multiple ways but boost your own character too.

These include healing, status ailment removal, dealing damage, and enchanting both players and weapons.

In order to cast Incantations, you need to find and equip a Sacred Seal. Here are further details on finding Sacred Seals in Elden Ring.

With that said, here are the top 10 Incantations to use in Elden Ring.

10. The Flame of Frenzy

Flame of Frenzy Incantation in action Elden Ring
  • Emits a burst of yellow flame of frenzy from the eyes
  • Ideal for inflicting the Madness status effect
  • Obtainable at Callu Baptismal Church in the Weeping Peninsula

The Flame of Frenzy is a remarkable Frenzied Flame Incantation.

This spell excels at causing widespread damage, making it effective against groups of enemies or dealing substantial damage to large targets.

Charging the spell unleashes bolts of yellow flame, dealing damage and causing the Madness status effect.

This means it increases the number of bolts, extends the range, and doesn’t consume additional Focus Points, showcasing its versatile combat capabilities.

9. Erdtree Heal

Erdtree Heal Incantation in action Elden Ring
  • Greatly heals HP for self and nearby allies
  • Best suited for support and healing purposes in all situations
  • Found in Queen’s Bedchamber in Leyndell, Ashen Capital

Erdtree Heal effectively restores HP for the player and nearby allies.

With a high Faith requirement of 42, it serves as an excellent support option in both single-player and multiplayer scenarios. However, its usage is constrained by the high FP cost of 65.

Erdtree Heal is particularly useful for challenging boss fights, especially when accompanied by summons.

The only drawback is that you obtain it late in the game limiting its usage before starting a New Game Plus.

8. Giantsflame Take Thee

Giantsflame Take Thee Incantation in action Elden Ring
  • Launch a massive ball of raging fire that does AOE damage
  • Best suited for pyromancy builds
  • Can be purchased from Brother Corhyn or Miriel, Pastor of Vows after obtaining the Giant’s Prayerbook

Giantsflame Take Thee is a powerful offensive Fire Giant Incantation.

With a faith requirement of 30, this spell unleashes a massive ball of raging fire that inflicts significant damage, has an area of effect, and can knock back enemies.

Additionally, you have the option to charge up the spell for increased damage and a wider area of effect.

This Incantation is highly sought after for Pyromancy builds.

7. Flame of the Fell God

Flame of the Fell God Incantation in action Elden Ring
  • Summons a raging fireball that explodes, engulfing the area in flames
  • Another good Incantation for pyromancy builds
  • Obtained by defeating Adan, Thief of Fire in Liurnia of the Lakes

Similar to Giantsflame Take Thee, Flame of the Fell God is another offensive Fire Giant Incantation.

It summons a destructive fireball, causing a fiery explosion within the surrounding area.

Ideally, this Incantation is specifically designed for Pyromancy build requiring a high Faith level of 41.

However, it’s worth noting that the spell needs two memory slots, which requires careful consideration in spell allocation.

6. Bloodflame Blade

Bloodflame Blade Incantation in action Elden Ring
  • Enchants the right-hand armament with bloodflame
  • Suitable for Bleed build
  • Dropped by a Teardrop Scarab northwest of the Rose Church

Bloodflame Blade is a powerful Blood Incantation that enhances the player’s weapon with festering bloodflame.

This enchantment adds fire damage to the weapon and inflicts the hemorrhage status effect on enemies.

It synergizes well with weapons, such as the Katana, that have bleed buildup, amplifying the existing hemorrhage effects.

This Incantation requires 12 Faith and 10 Arcane to cast, with the fire damage boost scaling with the player’s Faith stat.

5. Golden Vow

Golden Vow Incantation in action Elden Ring
  • Increases attack and defense for self and allies
  • Ideal for providing support in boss fights
  • Found in the Corpse-Stench Shack, located in Mt Gelmir

Golden Vow is a highly used buff, offering a significant boost to both attack and defense for the player and their allies.

This valuable buff has a duration of 80 seconds and requires a faith level of 25.

It is particularly effective when used to enhance summoned allies during boss fights, maximizing their potential and aiding in overcoming tough boss fights.

4. Honed Bolt

Honed Bolt Incantation in action Elden Ring
  • Strikes foes with a lightning bolt from above
  • Best suited for Faith builds, specializing in lightning damage
  • Can be purchased from Brother Corhyn or Miriel, Pastor of Vows after giving them the Dragon Cult Prayerbook

Honed Bolt is a powerful offensive Dragon Cult Incantation that enables the caster to summon a lightning bolt from above, striking foes with electrical fury.

With a faith requirement of 24, this spell is especially effective for Faith builds, focusing on inflicting lightning damage.

Honed Bolt’s unique advantage is its ability to hit enemies from cover, obstacles, or different elevations, making it ideal for targeting hard-to-reach foes.

3. Lightning Spear

Lightning Spear Incantation in action Elden Ring
  • Launch a lightning spear in front of the caster
  • Another excellent Incantation for Faith builds, specializing in lightning damage.
  • Can be purchased from Brother Corhyn or Miriel, Pastor of Vows after giving them the Dragon Cult Prayerbook.

Lightning Spear is a highly reliable and versatile offensive Dragon Cult Incantation.

With a low Faith requirement of only 17, it unleashes a powerful lightning spear that inflicts incredible damage.

This spell retains its effectiveness throughout various encounters, as it offers a balance between damage output and cost efficiency.

Additionally, it provides versatility and range, allowing you to charge the spell for maximum damage when needed.

2. Fortissax’s Lightning Spear

Fortissax's Lightning Spear Incantation in action Elden Ring
  • Stabs from above with two red lightning spears simultaneously
  • Excellent for pure Faith builds
  • Obtained by trading the Remembrance of the Lichdragon with Enia at Roundtable Hold

Fortissax’s Lightning Spear is another powerful offensive Dragon Cult Incantation, showcasing its power through the simultaneous thrusting of two red lightning spears from above.

With a high Faith requirement of 46, it serves as an exceptional choice for pure Faith builds, emphasizing its effectiveness in dealing with lightning damage.

The spell inflicts significant damage upon impact, and its AoE lightning wave can also strike enemies attempting to surround the caster.

Although the casting time is longer than average, the resulting damage is remarkably powerful.

1. Ekzykes’s Decay

Ekzykes's Decay Incantation in action Elden Ring
  • Emit scarlet rot breath of Ekzykes from above
  • Ideal for Scarlet Rot builds and dealing with bosses
  • Can be purchased at the Dragon Communion Altar in Caelid for 2 Dragon Hearts

Ezyke’s Decay stands as the ultimate Dragon Incantation that unleashes a devastating Scarlet Rot breath.

With stat requirements of 23 Faith and 15 Arcane, it may require a slight investment in Arcane for optimal use.

Ezyke’s Decay harnesses the brutal power of Scarlet Rot, an ailment unlike any other in the game.

It is specifically designed for a singular purpose: annihilating bosses, making it an invaluable asset for players focusing on boss encounters.