As stated by Miyazaki, Elden ring is truly an evolved version of the Soul series. Why? While there are many reasons, one of them is its action-based gameplay. Its versatile combat allows players to never run out of ways to defeat an enemy. And yet the game manages to be challenging for players to grind on. Status effects are the different impacts of inflicting damage to your opponents. But these effects can also be inflicted upon you. So, here’s our guide on all the status effects you can use or encounter in Elden Ring.
All Status Effects in Elden Ring
Mentioned below are all the status effects you can use or encounter:
- Instant Death
You will notice a meter as you inflict any of the status effects. This meter indicates the inflicted damage and when a status effect is triggered. Some different items and consumables can boost or resist the damage. Scroll till the end to find out about these status effects in detail.
How to Cure Status Effects?
- This status effect is also known as Red rot and Scarlet rot.
- It is a status effect that damages your opponents slowly as inflicted.
- It can be inflicted on other players through different skills and spells.
- You can boost this effect by increasing your Immunity stats.
- If an enemy is inflicting this effect, you can use preserving boluses and fire incantations to cure the effect.
- Alternatively, you can also rest at a Site of Grace to cure its effects.
- As the name already suggests, Frostbite is a status effect that inflicts frostbite damage to your opponents.
- You can inflict this damage onto your opponents with weapons, spells, and skills.
- You can mitigate its damage by increasing your Endurance attribute points.
- Once inflicted on an enemy, you will give increased damage to your opponents as you raise the meter.
- You can cure its effects by resting at the site of Grace.
- It is a status effect that damages relative to the maximum HP of your opponents.
- You can use weapons, skills, and spells to inflict damage.
- You can boost its effects by increasing your Endurance attribute points.
- It can be cured with stanching boluses or by resting at the site of Grace
- If you fill the meter by inflicting instant death, your opponents will die in that instance.
- It’s pretty much like the Curse from previous Dark Soul installments.
- You can increase the Arcane attributes to mitigate its effects on opponents.
- You can rest at the site of Grace to cure its effects.
- Madness is a status effect that lowers the Hit Points as well as Focus points of your opponents.
- You can use weapons, spells, and skills to inflict their effects on your opponents.
- Increase your mind attributes to mitigate and give a boost to its effects.
- You can rest at the site of Grace to cure it entirely.
- You can trigger the effects of Poison by filling the meter.
- Once the meter is full, it will damage your opponents until the meter depletes again.
- You can inflict this effect through weapons, skills, consumables, and spells.
- To boost its effects, you can use consumables like Cured immunizing meat and increase your Vigor attribute points.
- You can cure this effect by Neutralizing boluses and the Cure poison incantation.
- This is a status effect that sedates your enemies into sleep.
- You can inflict this damage with skills, spells, weapons, and consumables.
- Your opponent will fall asleep when the meter fills.
- You can use it against opponents to slow them down and then inflict more damage.
- While the weaker opponents can fall asleep in an instant as you inflict this damage.
- You can boost its effects by increasing your Mind attributes.
- This status effect can be cured by Stimulating boluses and resting at the site of Grace.
That’s all on all the status effects in Elden Ring. If you liked this guide, make sure to check out our other guides on the best dex weapons, how to use incantation, and how to get the glintstone key in Elden Ring right here on Gamer Tweak.