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Elden Ring: How To Use Ruin Fragments & Their Locations

Have a lot of Ruin Fragments in your inventory but are unaware of how to use them in Elden Ring? Check out this guide to learn about it.

While exploring the open world you will find a ton of Ruin Fragments in Elden ring, but their use isn’t exactly apparent. This is understandable as there are a lot of items in the game that you can craft. Hence you will also need resources to craft them so the number of resources is even more than the items. A Ruin Fragment is basically a resource that you can use to craft different materials. So in this guide let us take a look at how to use Ruin Fragments in Elden Ring and where to find their locations.

How to Use the Ruin Fragments in Elden Ring


how to use ruin fragments in elden ring

You can use the Ruin Fragments in Elden Ring to craft Rainbow Stone, Scriptstone, Glowstone, and Rainbow Stone Arrow. Below are the recipes and uses of these items.

  • Rainbow Stone: You can use this item to mark a place that other players can see for a short time. Rainbow Stone can be crafted if you have the following items.
    • Ruin Fragment x1
  • Scriptstone: Scriptstone is used to reveal new messages that any players leave around you. You can craft this item if you have:
    • Missionary’s Cookbook [2]
    • Human Bone Shard x1
    • Ruin Fragment x1
  • Glowstone: Use a Glowstone to mark a location, it will emit light that illuminate the surroundings for a limited time. You can craft it if you have the following items.
    • Nomadic Warrior’s Cookbook [2]
    • Dewkissed Herba x1
    • Ruin Fragment x1
  • Rainbow Stone Arrow: It works like your regular arrow just with a Rainbow Stone attached to it, and emits light where it lands. You can craft it if you have the below-mentioned items.
    • Nomadic Warrior’s Cookbook [7]
    • Thin Beast Bones x3
    • Ruin Fragment x3


Where to Find Ruin Fragments?

where to find ruin fragments in elden ring

While there are many locations throughout the open world where you can find them. The best way to stock up on ruin fragments is by slaying Abnormal Stone Cluster. And the best part is they respawn, so you can simply eliminate them, use any nearby site of grace, and repeat as many times as needed. The most common place to find Abnormal Stone Cluster is near ruins or Evergoal Structures. These enemies are easy to eliminate just look out for their explode attack. That attack won’t kill you but will take down some of your HP.


That sums up this guide on everything you should know about how to use Ruin Fragments in Elden Ring and where to find their locations. Since you like playing this game you should check our other guides on it in our Elden Ring section.