Ash of War: Spectral Lance is an Ash of War and Upgrade Material in Elden Ring. Ash of War: Spectral Lance provides Occult affinity and the Spectral Lance Skill. Ashes of War can be equipped on Weapons and Shields to modify the Skill or an equipment, or to apply affinities that modify scaling values.
This Ash of War grants an armament the Occult affinity and the following skill:
"Spectral Lance: Skill of the headless Mausoleum Knights. Hurl a phantasmic spear at foes."
Usable on polearms (reapers not included).
Ash of War: Spectral Lance Location in Elden Ring
Where to find Ash of War: Spectral Lance:
- Location: Raya Lucaria Academy
- Nearest Site of Grace: Church of the Cuckoo
- Dropped by a Teardrop Scarab in the large graveyard east of the Church of the Cuckoo site of grace. From the site of grace, exit east into the graveyard and head northeast to find a wooden bridge. Just past the bridge, head slightly southeast towards the cliff edge behind a cluster of gravestones. There should be a lower path you can jump down onto and the scarab should be in view at this point. [Elden Ring Map Link]
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Ash of War: Spectral Lance Elden Ring Guide
- Grants the skill Spectral Lance.
- Provides the Occult affinity, which adds Arcane scaling, decreases all other scaling types.
- Can be used with the following affinity Upgrades: Standard, Heavy, Keen, Quality, Poison, Blood, Occult
- Can be applied to the following weapon categories, so long as the weapon allows skill replacement: Spears, Great Spears, Halberds
- Does not include weapon scaling in its damage calculation, making it deal poor damage in general
- Deals exceptional Stance Damage and has very long range, with damage dropping off at longer ranges
- Is affected by the Arrow's Reach Talisman, but not the Arrow's Sting Talisman
- Tracking on this Skill is exceptional, making it very hard to miss, even at very long ranges.
- Does not apply weapon buffs when cast, but does apply the HP damage of Black Flame Blade if used before cast
Elden Ring Ash of War: Spectral Lance Notes & Tips
- This skill deals significant damage to an enemy’s stance, to the point of breaking the stance of many common enemies in a single hit.