As you level up and get stronger in Elden Ring, there’s going to be enemies that you have trouble with. Players need to put time and effort into gathering items to increase their power. Not only is finding good gear a core part of the game, but upgrades are important too. You will find many different items during your time with the game, both made weapons as well as a ton of different powerful crafting items.
As you’re chasing down stronger bosses and collecting cool loot, you might want to try out a new build or type of weapon. There are many classes of weapon in Elden Ring, each with their own strengths and weaknesses. You can get your hands on some very interesting combos if you put the work in. This guide will cover the flail in Elden Ring, and where to find one.
Where to find a Flail in Elden Ring
Of the many weapons found in Elden Ring, there are a few that stand out for the player after a more unique experience. Drawing on the classic Cleric archetype of D&D, players get to swing a big heavy mace with a twist around. That twist is that the weapon has surprising range, thanks to the attached chain. It’s a somewhat slow weapon, but it packs quite the punch. Players will be able to chew through many undead thanks to its bulky hitting power.
Below, you will find the major locations of each of the most common forms of Flail in Elden Ring. In total, you can find 5 different Flails during your time with this game. Keep reading to learn more.
- Flail: Likely the first Flail you will be able to obtain during your playthrough in Elden Ring. You will be able to get the weapon by opening a chest inside a wagon located northeast of Gatefront Ruins. You need 10 Strength and 10 Dexterity to use this
- Chainlink Flail: Drops from the menacing Pumpkinhead enemies found around the map. Farm them to get the drop. You need to have at least 18 Strength and 12 Dexterity to use this.
- Family Heads: Can be obtained by defeating the Necromancer Garris boss in the Sage’s Cave rea, located southwest of Wyndham Ruins. you require at least 8 Strength, 18 Dexterity, and 16 intelligence.
- Nightrider Flail: Can be obtained by defeating the Night’s Cavalry boss located o the Weeping Peninsula area. This boss can be kind of tough, but drops a nice bunch of Runes. You need 10 Strength and 24 Dexterity to use this.
- Bastard’s Stars: Can be obtained by exchanging the Remembrance of the Naturalborn item with Enia at the Roundtable Hold. You will need to defeat Astel, Naturalborn of the Void on the Lake of Rot region to obtain the item first. You need 8 Strength, 22 Dexterity, and 22 intelligence to use this
If you’re playing and enjoying the game, good for you! You might have questions though, so we have some guides to help you out. When making a character, picking the right class is important. Figure out how to level up your character once you’re in the game. From there, you might want to learn how to upgrade gear, or maybe how to find powerful weapons, like the Meteorite Staff. Or perhaps you’re a melee player and want that shiny new Rivers of Blood katana to hack away with? If you’re dealing with a lot of Undead, try grabbing the Golden Epitaph. Get the Mimic Tear Summon for a powerful ally.