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Elden Ring: Should You Use Golden Runes?

Elden Ring: Should You Use Golden Runes?

Golden Runes are considered the most useful items that you can find in Elden Ring.

They are consumable items that grant a specific number of Runes upon use.

Given that Runes are the primary currency in Elden Ring, they can be used to level up, buy items from merchants or upgrade your equipment.

Golden Rune Inventory
Golden Rune in your inventory

Use or Sell Golden Runes?

You shouldn’t use or sell your Golden Runes, the best strategy is to save them.

Whether you use or sell Golden Runes, the end result is the same: you will receive the same amount of Runes.

Using a Golden Rune will give you as many Runes as you’d get from selling to a Merchant.

Unlike the Runes obtained by killing enemies, Golden Runes are preserved within your items and will not be lost if you die.

If you want to use these Golden Runes, simply go to your inventory and scroll down till you see your Golden Runes under the tool section. Then, click on it and choose “Use” to acquire your Runes.

Read More: What Are the Best Stats to Level up in Elden Ring?

Alternatively, If you want to sell your Golden Runes, you must find a merchant who has the “Sell” option.

When you reach an NPC merchant, go to the Sell Menu and scroll down to the section with Golden Runes.

Once there, you’ll notice that the price you would sell a Golden Rune for is the exact same amount of Runes you’ll get from using them.

However, it is strongly advised to save the Golden Runes as the last resort to use if you do not have enough Runes to level up, purchase an item, or upgrade your equipment.

Golden Rune List

There are various tiers of Golden Runes, and each tier offers different Runes numbers.

Below is a list of all Golden Runes in Elden Ring and how many Runes you can get from each of them:

ItemValue
Golden Rune (1)200
Golden Rune (2)400
Golden Rune (3)800
Golden Rune (4)1,200
Golden Rune (5)1,600
Golden Rune (6)2,000
Golden Rune (7)2,500
Golden Rune (8)3,000
Golden Rune (9)3,800
Golden Rune (10)5,000
Golden Rune (11)6,250
Golden Rune (12)7,500
Golden Rune (13)10,000
Numen’s Rune12,500
Hero’s Rune (1)15,000
Hero’s Rune (2)20,000
Hero’s Rune (3)25,000
Hero’s Rune (4)30,000
Hero’s Rune (5)35,000
Lord’s Rune50,000