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Elden Ring – How To Kick?

Here's our guide that explains how to kick in Elden Ring.

Elden Ring has a plethora of assigned skills and moves that you won’t run out of. There are many attacks with different status effects to the inflicted damage. As there is no specific keybind to kick your opponents, players are worried about whether they can kick or not. This ability is quite handy when you want to break the defenses of your shielded opponents. We can assure you all Tarnished, that there is an ability to kick. It’s not a hidden or easter mechanic but an ability pretty simple to use. So, here’s our guide on how to kick your opponents in Elden Ring.

How to Kick in Elden Ring?


  • Unlike the previous installments of Dark Souls which had an assigned keybind for kicking, Elden Ring works a different way.
  • You can use the ability to kick when you don’t wield any weapons.
  • If you want to kick your opponents, you have to switch to bare-handed combat.
  • Once you have unequipped all your weapons, hit the L2 or LT on your controller to kick.
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  • Using this ability will consume your stamina as well as focus points (FP).
  • It’s helpful to kick your opponents during difficult combats to break through their defenses.
  • Kicking can push back your opponents to a distance and when their defenses are down you can equip weapons.
  • You can also upgrade it as an Ashes of War skill and use it with weapons.
  • For that, you will have to purchase this skill from Knight Bernahl at Warmaster’s Shack in exchange for 800 Runes.


That’s all on how to kick in Elden Ring. If you liked this guide, make sure to check out our guides on how to use the smithing table, how to backstab enemies, and how to sell Ashes of War in Elden Ring right here on Gamer Tweak.