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Elden Ring Legendary Talisman – Locations and effects

Players can obtain buffs and effects by acquiring Legendary Talismans across The Lands Between. Here's how to find them all in Elden Ring.
Elden Ring Legendary Talisman – Locations and effects
In Elden Ring, there are vast ways players can bolster their character build with some unique buffs, and stats will need to consider adding talismans to their build. In particular, Legendary Talismans are deemed one of the best equipment items to come by when exploring the Lands Between.

There are eight different Legendary Talismans for you to find across the game's vast open world. This guide details all eight Legendary Talismans, where to find them, and the effects granted when equipped in Elden Ring.

How to find the Legendary Talismans in Elden Ring?

As mentioned earlier, there are eight Legendary Talismans found somewhere within The Lands Between. We've detailed where to locate them and what powers you can acquire from them in Elden Ring.

Radagon Icon

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Travel to the Raya Lucaria Academy by way of the Debate Parlor Site of Grace to retrieve the Radagon Icon Talisman. (Picture: YouTube / 100% Guides)

Located inside the Raya Lucaria Academy in Lirunia of the Lakes, travel to the Debate Parlor Site of Grace and immediately head out of the building. Make a quick right and jump over the ledge before reaching a ladder and going upwards.

Once at the top, head up the flight of stairs and look for a broken window to your right, which you'll need to use to enter the building. Go right up the stairs, where you'll find a chest containing the Radagon Icon Talisman.

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Locate the chest and obtain the Radagon Icon Talisman. (Picture: YouTube / 100% Guides)

Equipping the talisman will reduce its time when casting sorceries and various incantations.

Radagon's Soreseal

The next talisman can be found at Fort Faroth, Caelid, after entering the fort's main entrance. Once inside, head left from the gate until you've reached a ladder in front of a wooden wall.

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Find the wooden wall and the ladder inside Fort Faroth to locate the Radagon's Soreseal. (Picture: YouTube / 100% Guides)

Taking this ladder going up, exit the building and make a right before jumping down into an area below. Find the last hole with a ladder to the side before turning to find two giant rats guarding the area.

Killing both rats will allow you to pass, dropping down once again to find the Radagon's Soreseal Talisman. This talisman will increase all attributes and all damage inflicted if players equip it.

Godfrey Icon

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Defeat Godefroy the Grafted for the boss to drop the Godfrey Icon Talisman. (Picture: YouTube / 100% Guides)

This talisman is pretty straightforward to collect as it requires you to defeat Godefroy the Grafted at the Golden Lineage Evergaol in the Altus Plateau peninsula. Once defeated, you can acquire this item alongside some Runes for the effort. This talisman will significantly strengthen charged spells and skills once equipped.

Moon of Nokstella

The Moon of Nokstella is located in the underground area of Nokstella, Eternal City, which is part of the progression to obtain one of the game's endings, the Age of the Stars.

By following Ranni's questline and eventually reaching Nokstella, you would have activated the Nokstella, Eternal City Site of Grace.

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Locate the staircase left of the Nokstella, Eternal City Site of Grace, to start locating the Moon of Nokstella Talisman. (Picture: YouTube / 100% Guides)

Locate a staircase left of the Site of Grace and follow it, passing by a handful of enemies until you've reached a bridge to the right. Cross the bridge until you find another staircase set, but do watch out for a large boulder that you'll need to evade.

Make your way through the building before exiting on your left and head upwards until you've reached the cathedral. There are more enemies found inside the cathedral, which you'll need to take care of before locating a treasure chest behind the bosses containing the Moon on Nokstella Talisman.

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Behind the enemies is a chest containing the Moon of Nokstella Talisman. (Picture: Youtube / 100% Guides)

This talisman will increase the number of memory slots by two once you've equipped it from your Inventory.

Marika's Soreseal

You can acquire this talisman once you have defeated Loretta, Knight of the Haligtree, after which you will be granted access to Elphael, Brace of the Haligtree, at Miquella's Haligtree. Once you've activated the Prayer Room Site of Grace, go right from this point, where you'll need to make your way down by locating a ladder.

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Travel to the Prayer Room Site of Grace at Miquella's Haligtree to obtain the Marika's Soreseal Talisman. (Picture: YouTube / 100% Guides)

Once at the bottom, take the pathway heading in a south-eastern direction but do be careful of multiple enemies that will spawn during your journey in this area. Eventually, you'll reach a sealed door that requires a Stonesward Key to unlock when entering the room; you can pick up Marika's Soreseal Talisman.

This talisman will increase all attributes and all damage inflicted if players equip this talisman.

Dragoncrest Greatshield Talisman

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Start locating the Dragoncrest Greatshield Talisman from the Drainage Channel Site of Grace. (Picture: YouTube / 100% Guides)

Located at Miquella's Haligtree, you'll start your pursuit for this talisman from the Drainage Channel Site of Grace. First, head outside and follow the tree roots to your left before dropping down and continuing left of the tree roots.

By following the roots and going upwards before dropping down onto a chapel rooftop, find a hole to gain access into the chapel. Be careful when dropping down, as you'll need to land atop the wooden beams crossing over the area.

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Carefully land on top of the wooden beams inside the chapel before accessing the chest to obtain the Dragoncrest Greatshield Talisman. (Picture: YouTube / 100% Guides)

There are a few enemies in the area below where you can spot a treasure chest containing the Dragoncrest Greatshield Talisman. Once equipped, this talisman will enhance all physical damage negation.

Old Lord's Talisman

This talisman can be found at Crumbling Farum Azula; however, getting there can be achieved by committing the "Cardinal Sin" once falling asleep and waking up at this location. The other option is by following the questline to reach the Three Fingers for the Lord of the Frenzied Flame ending.

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Begin the quest for the Old Lord's Talisman from the Beside the Great Bridge Site of grace. (Picture: YouTube / 100% Guides)

Regardless of what option you have chosen, you'll have reached this location from which you'll need to find the Beside the Great Bridge Site of Grace. Head outside and take the staircase to the left, going upwards before going left towards a ruined building.

Work your way throughout the building until you're back outside before locating a ladder. Head into the building west from the ladder, where you'll find another chest; however, it's guarded by two enemies.

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Defeat the enemies inside the building before opening the chest to get the Old Lord's Talisman. (Picture: YouTube / 100% Guides)

Once the enemies have been defeated, unlock the chest to acquire the Old Lord's Talisman. This particular talisman will boost the effects of all spells, sorceries, and enchantments once equipped.

Erdtree's Favor +2

This talisman is the last one that players will obtain, which can only be done after destroying the Erdtree at the Mountaintops of the Giants. This will change Leyndell into a desert city; however, you'll need to find the Forgotten lands Site of Grace amidst the sands.

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Take the lift behind the Forgotten Lands Site of Grace to reach the capital surface. (Picture: YouTube / 100% Guides)

Using the lift located in a building behind this Site of Grace takes you to the city surface at the Capital Outskirts. You encounter a handful of enemies as you'll follow a pathway to the next lift, which brings you to the sandy capital.

The talisman can be found atop one of the tree branches; however, a boss, the Ulcerated Tree Spirit, guards this area with a second one that will emerge from the sand. You can sneak around to reach the tree branch and retrieve the talisman without being detected.

This talisman, once equipped, will effectively increase your stamina, HP and Equip Load to its maximum capacity. You will unlock the Legendary Talisman's achievement once you have located all the talismans.

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