Beast Claw

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Spell Type Bestial Incantation
FP Cost 10 Slots Used 1
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Creates claws that tear through the land.

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Beast Claw is an Incantation in Elden Ring. Beast Claw spell conjures five offensive vertical waves that travel forward dealing damage.

 

Incantation taught by Gurranq, the Beast Clergyman.

Creates beast claws that rend the land with shockwaves.
Charging enhances potency.

This incantation represents the fury of Gurranq, his bestial nature returned, as much as it does his restless agitation.

 

Beast Claw Location in Elden Ring

Where to find Beast Claw:

 

 

Elden Ring Beast Claw Guide

  • Bestial Incantation
  • Stamina Cost: 27
  • Deals physical and slightly magic damage
  • Medium casting speed, can be charged to deal increased damage.
  • Waves travel in a wide cone area while moving forward and have gaps between them.
  • This spell will only hit its target once, regardless of how many waves pass through that enemy's hitbox.
  • Works well in low-Faith, high-Strength builds in conjunction with the Clawmark Seal as an efficient ranged attack option

 

 

Elden Ring Incantations
Agheel's Flame  ♦  Ancient Dragons' Lightning Spear  ♦  Ancient Dragons' Lightning Strike  ♦  Aspects of the Crucible: Breath  ♦  Aspects of the Crucible: Horns  ♦  Aspects of the Crucible: Tail  ♦  Barrier of Gold  ♦  Bestial Constitution  ♦  Bestial Sling  ♦  Bestial Vitality  ♦  Black Blade  ♦  Black Flame  ♦  Black Flame's Protection  ♦  Black Flame Blade  ♦  Black Flame Ritual  ♦  Blessing's Boon  ♦  Blessing of the Erdtree  ♦  Bloodboon  ♦  Bloodflame Blade  ♦  Bloodflame Talons  ♦  Borealis's Mist  ♦  Burn O Flame!  ♦  Catch Flame  ♦  Cure Poison  ♦  Darkness  ♦  Death Lightning  ♦  Discus of Light  ♦  Divine Fortification  ♦  Dragonbolt Blessing  ♦  Dragonclaw  ♦  Dragonfire  ♦  Dragonice  ♦  Dragonmaw  ♦  Ekzyke's Decay  ♦  Ekzykes's Decay  ♦  Elden Stars  ♦  Electrify Armament  ♦  Erdtree Heal  ♦  Ezykes's Decay  ♦  Fire's Deadly Sin  ♦  Flame Fall Upon Them  ♦  Flame Fortification  ♦  Flame of the Fell God  ♦  Flame Protect Me  ♦  Fortissax's Lightning Spear  ♦  Frenzied Burst  ♦  Frozen Lightning Spear  ♦  Giantsflame Take Thee  ♦  Glintstone Breath  ♦  Golden Lightning Fortification  ♦  Golden Vow (Spell)  ♦  Great Heal  ♦  Greyoll's Roar  ♦  Heal  ♦  Honed Bolt  ♦  Howl of Shabriri  ♦  Immutable Shield  ♦  Inescapable Frenzy  ♦  Lansseax's Glaive  ♦  Law of Causality  ♦  Law of Regression  ♦  Lightning Fortification  ♦  Lightning Spear  ♦  Lightning Strike  ♦  Litany of Proper Death  ♦  Lord's Aid  ♦  Lord's Divine Fortification  ♦  Lord's Heal  ♦  Magic Fortification  ♦  Magma Breath  ♦  Noble Presence  ♦  O Flame!  ♦  Order's Blade  ♦  Order Healing  ♦  Pest Threads  ♦  Placidusax's Ruin  ♦  Poison Armament  ♦  Poison Mist  ♦  Protection of the Erdtree  ♦  Radagon's Rings of Light  ♦  Rejection  ♦  Rotten Breath  ♦  Scarlet Aeonia  ♦  Scouring Black Flame  ♦  Shadow Bait  ♦  Smarag's Glintstone Breath  ♦  Stone of Gurranq  ♦  Surge O Flame!  ♦  Swarm of Flies  ♦  The Flame of Frenzy  ♦  Theodorix's Magma  ♦  Triple Rings of Light  ♦  Unendurable Frenzy  ♦  Urgent Heal  ♦  Vyke's Dragonbolt  ♦  Whirl O Flame!  ♦  Wrath of Gold

 




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    • Anonymous

      i'll never forgive them for nerfing this so hard. i rushed this on my first playthrough because i loved the prophet so much in the CNT only to find out that it's dogshit now. i don't understand why it had to be changed, there're way stronger spells than what this was.

      • Anonymous

        Maybe it's so weak because it does slash damage? Just spit balling here but it seems like a lot of things are resistant to slash.

        • Anonymous

          The slight damage buff would be nice, but for some reason people forget that this incantation costs 10 fp... You get chargeable (Godfrey icon) physical-poise damage ground base mid range wide cone aoe with same fp cost as catch flame, if this thing dealt half as much damage as some hardest hitting incantations this thing would be absolutely busted, honestly if they make it multi hit it would be already scary...

          • Anonymous

            I have this spell for my cavewoman invasion build. It comes out slow and spreads wide. Good for getting a reaction out of the other player. Use it to set up traps and catch rolls.

            • Anonymous

              It appears that an enemy can only be hit by one claw (doesn't get better vs. big stuff). I could be wrong though. It deals 400-500 damage to the sewer omen witn 250 incant scaling with the Gravel Stone Seal. Yeah, this thing reeks. Looks cool though.

              • Anonymous

                The recovery in wich you can recast spells for this is really weird, it take 3-4s when recasting without moving but when blocking or starting walking after casting, it dosen't have the spell recast recovery.

                • Anonymous

                  This spell needs everything. More damage, more range, more speed. It's such a cool looking spell but that's all it has going for it, it's too easy to dodge.

                  • Anonymous

                    This spell needs everything. More damage, more range, more speed. It's such a cool looking spell but that's all it has going for it, it's too easy to dodge.

                    • Anonymous

                      Unfortunately, it got nerfed too hard and is inferior to casting 2-3 bestial slings that come out faster, can be used while moving and while jumping. From's lack of balance testing was too hard on faith and way too lenient towards sorcery. They must have a bias towards sorcery when making these games.

                      • Anonymous

                        man why are beast spells all so weak. This is suppose to be the bread and butter but does ridiculous low damage. 1/3 of what other category can do

                        • Anonymous

                          Can this really be chain-casted? I haven't been able to do it, if its not possible can we get that description removed?

                          • Anonymous

                            As a dedicated beast build this is currently the worst incantation. Uncharged you can out damage it with sling while charged is easily avoided and out preformed by get this... TWO slings for a fraction of the charge up.
                            They really gutted my boi here after the network test but gave him pretty worthless all terrain. Take a lesson from it as it was once pretty strong when it was one of the few things available from the network test but compare it to what all is available now, looking pretty balanced now isn't it.

                            • You know, you would think that the spells that you get for fighting 'those that live in death' would be more effective against them, and make it so they don't get back up, but doesn't look like that.

                              • You know, you would think that the spells that you get for fighting 'those that live in death' would be more effective against them, and make it so they don't get back up, but doesn't look like that.

                                • Anonymous

                                  Everything enar thr beast sactum does bleed damage...why does this do magic damage? Thats not very beastly. Its says Shockwave, so its the force of motion ripping through the air. If not bleed damage atleast slash and peirce.

                                  • Anonymous

                                    I see a lot of comments about it's strength being low, CHARGE the spell, I forgot about it being able to be charged and I took it off for a long while. I watch someone do like 800+ damage with it, he charged it and it didn't take much longer and damage went up exponentially.

                                    • Anonymous

                                      My only problem with this is that it doesn’t follow the same rules for npcs using it. Travels up and through stairs when npcs use it, which is a little frustrating, otherwise it’s a great low cost incant

                                      • Anonymous

                                        Beast Claw does NOT deal magic damage. It is not at all affected by any buff that enhances magic damage, including the crystal tear for the flask of wondrous physick. Beast claw is physical damage, probably slash damage.

                                        • Anonymous

                                          just don't use it on elites and bosses, it's good damage for its fp cost, i would typically use it if there are three or more enemies in front to soften them up enough for me to finish them off with a melee.

                                          • Anonymous

                                            Man, I’m pretty disappointed. Missed out on the test but saw footage of this spell and wanted it so much that I planned my play through for it. Now having just unlocked it, it’s just mediocre. WTF. Im bummed. It’s not terrible, but it’s not worth building around.

                                            • Anonymous

                                              Faith users love to complain. This incant is really strong for 10 fp. Its meant for quality builds, not pure casters.

                                              • Anonymous

                                                Why are (almost) all bestial incantation so useless? Apart from bestial vitality (which is a nice low cost heal between fights) I havent found any of them useful... even with high faith and the dedicated seal, damage and stun potential are very low (and casting time abysmal)

                                                • Anonymous

                                                  No idea what the point of this spell is after the nerf. Takes forever to stagger anything and deals no damage. It's projectiles are very nice, and can definitely catch opponents in roll recovery but yea. As it stands right now they get hit by it and just laugh it off.

                                                  Played a match against a guy with the ram armor, guy literally stood still in a disrespect play getting hit by it 4 times. Dealt around 300 damage to him and no poise break. It was funny but also pathetic. It is such a good and fair PvP spell but they blasted it into oblivion win the nerfs.

                                                  • Anonymous

                                                    I can say after a lot of playtime with it it's definitely not as strong as it was. But in pvp it's a good catch option when people roll away to heal or cast, this is coming for a sl160 (40str
                                                    + 50 faith) character invasions

                                                    • Anonymous

                                                      so he went hostile on me after the 4th deathroot, but there was never an option to "beat him back to his senses". i slowly took down his health but he never stopped attacking. eventually he died. only thing that dropped was an ancient dragon smithing stone.

                                                      • Anonymous

                                                        What a shame, nerfed and only obtainable after 4th item given, its basically useless at the point you obtain it.

                                                        • Anonymous

                                                          I finally got Beast Claw but its a bit ****. I'll be handy for killing large groups of deer or sweeping a bunch of weak mobs. I find Stone of Gurranq to be a better spell over all as it does the same job as the fireballs or lightning spears but hits harder than their standard or black forms, so it only really comes down to elemental rock paper scissors for superiority

                                                          • Anonymous

                                                            Was looking forward to getting this since it was apparently good in the network nest, seems it was nerfed. Doesn't do that much damage and even an NPC invader will know they can just jump over it when you cast it

                                                            • Anonymous

                                                              Did they nerf the skill hard compared to the cnt or is that just me

                                                              Still. Hits like a truck if npcs are using it

                                                              • Anonymous

                                                                i killed gurranq, i regret it because i would like to test beast claw, today i am a sad man, i only believe in ng+

                                                                • Anonymous

                                                                  I want the one the Vulgar guys have, that one at least does some damage. This spell is so damn weak that you would be better off using a weapon art which costs 10fp and does 7 times the damage. Its so freaking weak. Even when charged. For me this is doing 160dmg on non-charge and 180 on charge. Maybe its the enemies I'm using it on but that makes no sense if so.

                                                                  • Anonymous

                                                                    There still seems to be confusion here. Some people are saying you have to give him 5 death roots, some are saying you just have to beat him back to his senses after he turns hostile and he gives it to you. He attacked me after giving him just 4. It's got to be one or the other right?

                                                                    • Anonymous

                                                                      After bringing him his deathroots he starts to attack me. After a few deads he (looks kind of) ate me. He then turned friendly again and as an excuse he gave me the spell.

                                                                      • I managed to get this incantation in game and edited the page. You need to have given Gurranq 5 death root for him to give this to you. The spell now works in water and the fp cost was changed from 8 to 10 in final game from the closed network test. I hope this helps anyone who find this page.

                                                                        • Anonymous

                                                                          To let people know: after 4 deathroots he gets angry, I dealt about 1/5th of his health bar and then he calmed down. Be careful with using spirit summons though; one that I summoned was still trying to attack him after he yielded.

                                                                          • Anonymous

                                                                            I’ve fed him 4 death roots and he’s killed me a hundred times and won’t calm down. And I have another one for him as well. But he’s being a cranky butt.

                                                                            • Anonymous

                                                                              Is this in the prophet starting class in full game or only in network test? Because nobody has said the spells that each starting class starts with

                                                                              • Anonymous

                                                                                Uh, it deals "magic" damage?
                                                                                That seems rather odd. I can understand the distinction of not making it do Holy Damage, but it should be like DS3 where there were miracles that did Lightning or Phys damage.
                                                                                Should set it to Physical damage.

                                                                                • Anonymous

                                                                                  Has issues with terrain, when fighting some enemies it travels 1 foot and stops, others the full distance.

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