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The Sword of Night and Flame is one of the best weapons in Elden Ring. It scales well with Strength, Dexterity, Faith, and Intelligence – and comes with a unique skill too which is very effective in combat.
It might come off as a surprise that a weapon that cannot be enchanted, boosted, or even infused with Ashes of War is considered one of the best weapons in the game. However, the Night-and-Flame Stance allows the user to hold the sword level and then follow up with an attack that casts the Comet Azur sorcery.
Not only that but the follow-up attack can be a sweep flame attack that causes fire damage too. With that in mind, it’s no surprise that this weapon is so useful even after Patch 1.03 nerfed its skills.
So, where do you find the Sword of Night and Flame in Elden Ring? What is the best Sword of Night and Flame build that you can start off with? Let’s take a look and find out!
Where is the Sword of Night and Flame in Elden Ring?
The Sword of Night and Flame can be found in a chest. But getting to that chest is not too easy because it’s located in Caria Manor.
Keep in mind that you need 12 Strengths, 12 Dexterity, 24 Intelligence, and 24 Faith to properly use this weapon. And having higher scaling on certain stats makes it even better.
Let’s begin the journey of finding this sword.
First of all, you need to go to the Manor Lower Level Site of Grace.
Once you’re at the Manor Lower Level Site of Grace, you need to exit through the front door in front of you.
Keep going forward until you reach the end. You might encounter some Spirit Soldiers, so be prepared for that.
Then, when you reach the end, take the first left. Keep going until you reach the end again, and then take a right.
Keep going forward until you find a broken side of the intersection on the left side. Jump down until you land on the roof below. Then jump down again from there onto the lower rooftop.
Finally, you’ll find a ladder that will take you downwards. Go down and eventually you’ll find the chest inside the room that you’re in.
Open the chest and the Sword of Night and Flame is yours. It’s a straightforward way to get the weapon and can be done early on in the game too.
Yet the weapon is very useful and easily one of the best in the game. FromSoftware nerfed this weapon, so that should give you an idea of how good it is. And even after the nerfs, it’s a fan favorite for the Elden Ring community.
Best Sword of Night and Flame Build
The Sword of Night and Flame is a great weapon in Elden Ring. Whether it’s PvP, PvE, or co-op, players have found it to be very useful.
When making a build for this weapon, you’re going to be mainly looking at strength and casting as the primary points.
And if you’re open to the idea, pairing it with a weapon like Moonveil will help you in keeping things fresh since it’s quick to draw out and you can utilize its weapon art in boss fights.
Recommended Class: Samurai
Use the stats and combo below for the best night and flame sword build.
- Core Stats: Dexterity (30), Vigor (40), Intelligence (38), Faith (38), Mind (33), Endurance (30)
- Recommended Talisman: Erdtree’s Favor, Carian Filigreed Crest, Magadon Soreseal
- Recommended Seal: Golden Order Seal.
From armor to wear to what to hold, here’s what makes the sword of night and flame come alive, for the best damage.
- Left Hand/Right Hand: Sword of Night and Flame (with Moonveil being optional)
- Armor: Raging Wolf Set, Bull-Goat Set (for players who like to play heavy).
Additional notes: As you can see, this build will set you off on the right path with what your Sword of Night and Flame setup should be. You can be a bit experimental with the armor, secondary weapon, and the recommended class too!
This is just what worked best for us, so we’re recommending it to you.
We hope that you found this guide useful and are already embarking on your adventure in the Lands Between! While you’re still here, don’t shy away from checking out some of our other helpful Elden Ring guides too which will guide you through every aspect of the game.