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Elden Ring Best Dex Build

Check out our guide on the best Dexterity build in Elden Ring.

Dexterity is one of the eight attribute points that deal with advanced weapons in Elden Ring. Boosting dex can help you soften the fall damage and harder to fall off your horse. It is more focused on mobility rather than defense or offense. With high dex attributes, you can evade and dodge enemies more swiftly. You can also cast incantations and spells more quicker. Nevertheless of your starting class, with the right weapons and armor, you can make a buffed dexterity build to crush your opponents. So, here’s our guide on the best Dex build in Elden Ring.


Best Dex Build in Elden Ring

  • In my opinion, the best Dex build will be the Hand of Malenia weapon and the White reed Armor set.
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  • You can also add talismans like Dexterity-knot crystal tear found on top of a small island at the Luirnia of Lakes. It can boost your dexterity points by +10 for 3 minutes.
  • Alternatively, you can also add the shard of Alexander to boost the attack power of your skills.
  • You can obtain the Hand of Malenia katana by defeating the Blade of Miquella, Malenia.
  • As it will consume a lot of Dexterity (48) and Strength (16) points, you can respec your character to upgrade your attribute points.
  • To obtain the White Reed armor, you can defeat the Bloody Finger Okina at the Mountaintops of the Giants.

Mentioned below are some of the alternative weapons, armor sets, and talismans you can use to create your own Dex build.


  • Bloodhound’s Fang
  • Moonveil Katana
  • Uchigatana Katana
  • Scavenger’s Keen Curved sword
  • Nagakiba


  • Raging Wolf Set
    • Strike damage negation: 25.8
    • Slash damage negation: 29.3
    • Pierce damage negation: 28.1
  • Black Knife Armor set
    • Strike damage negation: 23.4
    • Slash damage negation: 26.8
    • Pierce damage negation: 26.8
  • Briar Set
    • Strike damage negation: 23.2
    • Slash damage negation: 25.3
    • Pierce damage negation: 24.6


  • Millicent’s Prosthesis
  • Radagon’s Scarseal
  • Flask of Wondrous Physick

That’s all on the best Dex build guide in Elden Ring. If you liked this guide, you can also check out our other guides on the best bleed build, best PVP build, and the best Faith build in Elden Ring right here on Gamer Tweak.