Cleanrot Spear

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attack power elden ring wiki guide 18Attack
Phy 102
Mag 0
Fire 0
Ligt 0
Holy 66
Crit 100
guarded damage negation elden ring wiki guide 18Guard
Phy 49
Mag 25
Fire 25
Ligt 25
Holy 38
Boost 33
attribute scaling elden ring wiki guide 18Scaling
Str D
Dex D
Fai D
attributes required elden ring wiki guide 18Requires
Str 16
Dex 16
Fai 14
Spear Pierce
Sacred Phalanx FP 12
Wgt. 5.5 passive effects elden ring wiki guide 18Passive Raises Immunity by 50

Cleanrot Spear is a Spear in Elden Ring. The Cleanrot Spear scales primarily with Strength, Dexterity, and Faith and is a good Weapon for Faith based fighters. 

 

Spear of the Cleanrot Knights who fought alongside Malenia, Blade of Miquella.

The winged golden blade deals holy damage. The diminutive shield is blessed with an incantation that wards off rot.

 

Where to Find Cleanrot Spear in Elden Ring

The Cleanrot Spear weapon can be found at the following location:

 

Elden Ring Cleanrot Spear Notes & Tips

          cleanrot spear knights locations aeonian swamp

  • Sell Value:  er runes 13 200
  • Base drop rate is 1% (at 100 Discovery)
  • This weapon has a special R2, shared by the Short Spear.
  • Note: As of Patch 1.08, poise damage of all Spears has been reduced for PVP
  • Other notes and player tips go here

 

Moveset & Videos in Elden Ring for Cleanrot Spear

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Lightning Dragoon Written Guide

 

Cleanrot Spear Upgrades in Elden Ring

Please see the Upgrades page to understand the weapon bolstering process.

Requires regular reinforcement with Somber Smithing Stones

This upgrade can't be enchanted with Magic or boosted with Consumables.

  Attack Power Stat Scaling Passive Effects Damage Reduction (%)
Cleanrot Spear Phy Mag Fir Lit Hol Sta Str Dex Int Fai Arc Any Phy Mag Fir Lit Hol Bst Rst
Standard 102 - - - 66 40 D D - D - - 49 25 25 25 38 33 16
Standard +1 116 - - - 75 44 D D - D - - 49 25 25 25 38 33 16
Standard +2 131 - - - 85 48 D D - D - - 49 25 25 25 38 33 16
Standard +3 146 - - - 94 52 D D - D - - 49 25 25 25 38 33 16
Standard +4 161 - - - 104 56 D D - D - - 49 25 25 25 38 34 16
Standard +5 175 - - - 113 60 D D - D - - 49 25 25 25 38 34 16
Standard +6 190 - - - 123 64 D D - D - - 49 25 25 25 38 34 16
Standard +7 205 - - - 132 68 D D - D - - 49 25 25 25 38 35 16
Standard +8 220 - - - 142 72 D D - D - - 49 25 25 25 38 35 16
Standard +9 235 - - - 152 76 C C - D - - 49 25 25 25 38 35 16
Standard +10 249 - - - 161 80 C C - D - - 49 25 25 25 38 36 16

 

 

Elden Ring Spears
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    • Anonymous

      After 15 mins of farming i got the Sword, helm, gauntlets and spear at the same time..is this normal or.. lol

      • Anonymous

        It's very much worth getting the silver scarab talisman before attempting to farm for this. I spent hours trying with high arcane, pickled feet and no luck. After getting the scarab, it only took about 20 minutes. I tried to leave a message of joy and encouragement for others but got scarlet rot while choosing my words and died. But I died happy, clutching my spear!

        • Anonymous

          Almost 2 hours in... Still nothing, 324 discovery, 20+ of each armor piece yet still no spear

          I guess I used up my luck when I got the Noble's sword in 20 minutes lol

          • Anonymous

            I thought I would have to farm for 10 years but I got it on my first drop, hahah. I feel the pain of all of you farmers out there

            • Anonymous

              Finally! After 1,5 hours, 15 swords, 14 helms, 10 armors, 14 gauntlets, 8 greaves and a bunch of flowers. I got it at the prayer room. Thank you all for supporting me.

              • Anonymous

                Someone dropped one of these randomly for me.

                I had to restart on a brand new account because my old one got permabanned . I'd platinumed the game & was level 300ish

                Now I'm a stank newbie , with nothing again. I had so many stacks of souls I'd give to people I was helping on my old account

                How good is this spear now? Post update? I was a str/faith build predominantly using lightning before

                • Anonymous

                  A dropped ball for This weapon, it’s unique appearance and that mob that drops it would indicate that it should have a block strong attack like the Carian Knight Sword has. Really bummed it doesn’t

                  • Anonymous

                    I know you gonna hate me for this, but i have around 20 of these because the farming dude is my test dummy for new builds and waiting for online content via far grace system. Embrace the farming

                    • Anonymous

                      Just got it on MY SECOND TRY at Prayer Room, good luck to everyone else, I’m out, have fun with your conniptions

                      • Anonymous

                        Everyone talking about the lack of powerstance. I'm wondering why the AoW doesn't work the same way the Death Poker's AoW does, one input for long ranged line, another for short range AoE. Feels like FS really dropped the ball on some of these weapons.

                        • Anonymous

                          I can confirm that the fella outside the prayer room does drop the Cleanrot Spear, but the chance appears to be much lower than for the other drops. I pillaged literally three full armor sets and five swords before I got the spear.

                          • Anonymous

                            193 discovery, got the clearot spear on my first try in Prayer Room... it felt like I won the lottery O_O
                            (Before that, I was farming the Celebran's Rib Rake in Windmill Village for about 2 hours before it dropped...)

                            • Anonymous

                              I sound like a bad person but I've had amazing drop rates with Cleanrot Knights in the past. I've used their armor for 3 different playthroughs and weapons for 2 different playthroughs, and to get the full Cleanrot Knight build, it took me less than 20 minutes each time. Swamp of Aeonia has a ton of these buggers, and once you learn the maximal efficiency path to kill as many in as little time as possible, it's amazing.

                              • Anonymous

                                Been looking for this for a lighting build I have in mind using all the different lighting spells. Just need this and the black lighting spells and I got it done

                                • Anonymous

                                  I just grinded by the swamp for a hour nd got everything wasn’t to bad got the sycthe in my left hand and the spear in my right looks cool as heck I’m the amor setbto

                                  • Anonymous

                                    Yeah sure the last 3 times I farmed for the spear it took at least 1 hour for one to drop, now I farm for the rapier and the spear drops on my second try. I'm still using it though because it's ****ing gorgeous.

                                    • Anonymous

                                      aow shouldve been the forward attack that the knights do rather than the defensive side to side wave, along with d faith scaling and no special interactions with the cleanrot sword, this weapon is really sadly disappointing

                                      • Anonymous

                                        if this spear could have a power stance with the cleanrot sword and/or have a special block counter/parry like the knights have i would love it to death seeing as i love spears and thrusting weapons but overall it’s not that good of a weapon and there are better spears if you’re looking for one

                                        • Anonymous

                                          Just got one from the knight outside the prayer room grace. The drop rate definitely feels bugged, I got 2 swords and 4 armor sets from the knight before a spear dropped. I did some farming for it in caelid a few days ago too but I don’t remember how many armor sets/swords I got before I gave up.

                                          • Anonymous

                                            So:
                                            -No powerstance with Cleanrot Sword
                                            -No special block with the buckler
                                            -Phalanx should’ve shot forward, as right now the range is abysmal
                                            -Scaling could’ve been way better

                                            • Anonymous

                                              south of the heart of aeonia grace you can find 3 clean rot knight scattered around this is probably the best method got one under 20 mins with this

                                              • Anonymous

                                                The only place worth farming for the cleanrot weapons I've seen is in the shaded castle heading up to the boss room theres 2 cleanrot knights wielding the scythe and spear with the spear wielding one being right below the elevator leading to the boss room i got multiple spears with little effort and the scythe only took 3 tries to get

                                                • Anonymous

                                                  After 2,6 million runes, multiple armor sets and swords I'm convinced that this weapon is a troll and doesn’t even exist.

                                                  • Anonymous

                                                    Got one on 7th kill in Aeonia along with almost full set and scythe/2 swords. 184 disc. + silver foot. I also read another comment saying they used a spear and got one quicker... It also worked for me. Read a few more saying something similar.

                                                    • Stupid thought but here it is.
                                                      It would have been cool if at the end of Patches' questline, he sold you a rotten version of the Cleanrot spear that applied rot buildup, dealt magic damage, and had a gravitational knockup effect added to Sacred Phalanx. At the same time, I feel like this would be just too good. Likely scaling off four stats (Strength, Dex, Faith, and Intelligence), dealing three different types of damage (Physical, magic, and holy), rot buildup, and a posture breaker (Knockup skill) all in a 5.5 weight spear is insanely broken on paper.
                                                      It's a bummer that we don't have any weapons obtained from the beaches of Caelid that were influenced by Radahn's long-term persistent use of gravity magic, other than the Cleanrot spears you can buy from Enia and use as arrows.

                                                      • Anonymous

                                                        If you haven't defeated Niall yet, you can run SE from Inner Aeonia site of grace through his arena and over the roots in the back. It seems like the knights that normally wake up back there stay down if you're in the Niall fight. This made it a lot easier on my level 20 character, got it after about an hour of killing the five sleeping knights there.

                                                        • Anonymous

                                                          They did this weapon skill really dirty; it doesn't really feel utilized very well from the player compared to the Cleanrot Knights, they're able to launch a straight path of that skill but we only get to do it horizontally? The starting animation feels very slow and it leaves you wide open for attacks, they need to buff this skill

                                                          • Anonymous

                                                            I find it disappointing that you can't powerstance the cleanrot spear/halo scythe and the cleanrot sword; and I find this weapon's AoW really weird since it's such an awkward mix of both the cleanrot knights' long and short range phalanx attacks. plsman I just want the long range phalanx :(

                                                            • Anonymous

                                                              I'm so lucky xD I got it from the first cleanrot I killed in Castle in Shaded Castle where you get the Valkyrie prostesis on my new Dex Faith character, damn that weapon is perfectly suited for me

                                                              • Anonymous

                                                                There are 11 cleanrot knights easily found near heart of aeonia grace. Drag great sword until you hear contact, let go and watch them die. Great mid level xp too. You’re welcome.

                                                                • Anonymous

                                                                  I know you guys are farming hard for this because I keep getting message approvals for “knight ahead” on all their secret spawn locations in Aeonia. There’s two sleeping next to the one who seems alone but they don’t ever come out unless you hit them. There’s two in two different tiny puddles right next to another one who seems alone and they don’t come out unless you walk right on them literally. There’s like 7 or 8 spear knights there, maybe even more.

                                                                  • Anonymous

                                                                    It's literally a defensive spear with a buckler but it has some of the worst damage reduction in the game. That's strangely disappointing.

                                                                    • Anonymous

                                                                      TLDR: It's a nice weapon, but not worth grinding for unless you really want the skill.

                                                                      The skill looks dope and the 2-hit charge attack is fun. It shares the short spear moveset, so try that out instead if you like the moveset, but don't care for the skill.

                                                                      Scaling is a bit weird. The weapon itself benefits more from a quality build than faith. The skill hits twice with the 1st part scaling off your ar, and the 2nd part only using faith. I'm running it on my clawmark caster (45 str/22 dex/ 45 faith) with decent results.

                                                                      Alexander shard and some holy damage make the skill pretty good in pve, though a bit slow. It probably won't land in pvp unless you catch people off guard. The bright side is that this is a fairly uncommon weapon due to its mediocrity and difficulty to farm so that can happen more often than you think.

                                                                      If you're looking at just damage, it's outclassed by a sacred naginata, but that thing beats every spear on every build, so no surprises there.

                                                                      • Anonymous

                                                                        Cleanrot Knight's Sword, anyone? How about a dozen sets of Cleanrot Knight armor? BTW there are 9 CKs wielding spears in Aonia Swamp as far as I can tell. I didn't count the ones with scythes, there may be 3 or 4

                                                                        • Anonymous

                                                                          I literally got 2 and the cleanrot knight set under 20 minutes. Farmed the one near prayer room. Used starcaller cry with +10 starscourge greatsword, silver scarab talisman and the silver tear mask. I was probably just lucky though.

                                                                          • Anonymous

                                                                            From my own farming, im pretty sure there are 5 spear wielding knights in the heart of the swamp. 2 are lying down by the root where Millicent invades (in the open between two roots, the other behind the large root that the patrolling knight moves along), 1 in the u shaped rot obstacle (another patrolling knight circles it), and 2 more amongst the 5 knights lying down nearest to the rings of light ash of war (the spearmen are the first two that stand up when you approach).

                                                                            • Anonymous

                                                                              There are only TWO Cleanrot Knights in Aeonia swamp. They are located close to the Heart of Aeonia site of grace and both are in the rot fluid, so you have to trigger them. The first one is located Southeast of the SoG a little off the shore dead center between the trees. The second one is Southwest of the first knight, by a fallen branch/tree. I was grinding for about an hour clearing all of them until I noticed it was only those two with the spear at 200 discovery, but it took maybe 5-15 minutes once I started only killing those two and reset.

                                                                              • Anonymous

                                                                                Someone mentioned killing cleanrot knight(spear knight) with a spear to get it, I decided to try it out with Silurias Tree Spear +9 I got it. It was at the Prayer Room bonfire in Haligtree. I'm sure I killed him around 9 times or so, coincidence maybe but I swear it took less than 13 kills. Mind you I killed him like 50+ times yesterday in the same spot and got everything but the spear. I got a screenshot and everything, give it a try!

                                                                                • Anonymous

                                                                                  Godslayer Greatsword is great for farming cleanrot knights for this, it staggers the one at Prayer room and the combo kills the knight at 50 faith, 45 Dex, and 35 strength, the spear itself is really good and the R2 can rollcatch people in PVP

                                                                                  • Anonymous

                                                                                    If you kill O’Neil there are 5-7 knights around his area you can clear out pretty easily(The Aeonia Swamp area). In under an hour I got their sword, almost 2 full sets, 2 spears and one scythe from farming them. Not to mention they’re a pretty alright soul farm if you have the gold beetle talisman.

                                                                                    • Anonymous

                                                                                      10 of the knights spawn around the Heart of Aeonia grace and make for a pretty quick farming location, I finally got one after getting 4 scythes and 10 swords (203 discovery)

                                                                                      • Anonymous

                                                                                        At the Prayer Site grace you can just use rivers of blood skill through the wall. Easiest farming ever. Sadly enough, the drops are still horrible, as I spend hours to get the halo scythe, ending up with several full armor sets and 20+ swords, haven't seen a spear yet. Don't give up, skeleton!

                                                                                        • Anonymous

                                                                                          At the Prayer Site grace you can just use rivers of blood skill through the wall. Easiest farming ever. Sadly enough, the drops are still horrible, as I spend hours to get the halo scythe, ending up with several full armor sets and 20+ swords, haven't seen a spear yet. Don't give up, skeleton!

                                                                                          • Anonymous

                                                                                            I'm seeing mostly farming comments about this, no actual info about the weapon. Tried it out using a quality faith build. Weapon damage is mediocre, weapon art is flashy with mediocre damage with some AOE. But slow to cast and easily interrupted. The best thing about this weapon is the immunity boost. Far better choices when it comes to damage. A decent weapon if you're more focused on spell casting.

                                                                                            • Anonymous

                                                                                              Can anyone confirm this drops off the 2 Cleanrot Knights wielding the spear and sword in Caelod still? There are 5 knights total, 3 with the halo scythe and 2 with the spear. I’m at 340 kills and haven’t seen the spear. Have 10+ of the sword, 2 of the Halo Scythe (just when the halo patrol gets in the way) and more armor than I know what to do with.

                                                                                              • Anonymous

                                                                                                Prayer room with silver fowl runback as the comments suggested is the easiest, to make it even easier equip Fallingstar Beast Jaw and just spam Gravity Bolt to stunlock the knight

                                                                                                • Anonymous

                                                                                                  oh god it took me so long to get it. final results level 198 to 205; 28 head; 21 armor; 30 gauntlets; 34 greaves; 33 swords almost 2 hours farming outside prayer room with 202 discovery, i don't think it's worth it.

                                                                                                  • Anonymous

                                                                                                    farmed the two knights the spawn out of the lake near Heart of Aeonia for about 15 minutes with 240 discovery before getting my first one

                                                                                                    • Anonymous

                                                                                                      It really frustrates me how many weapons that could have good faith scaling have poor faith scaling. Why is this a C in Str/Dex and not Dex/Fth? I just want weapons suitable for dedicated faith builds that aren't infused or coded sword/cipher pata.

                                                                                                      • Anonymous

                                                                                                        I farmed TWO of these in the Haligtree, from the Prayer Room site of grace.
                                                                                                        My one suggestion? Don’t farm it there. Choose the rot lake in Caelid, somewhere where you can farm multiples at once. Farming at the Haligtree was a pain, especially with extremely rough endgame damage and health which didn’t help it go any faster. If you’re near the end of the game, make it easier on yourself and just farm it from enemies that don’t take more than three hits to go down.

                                                                                                        • Anonymous

                                                                                                          This weapon needs a damage buff, it is way to slow to justify this horrifically low damage. In pvp with 50 dex and 42 faith it only deals 342 per hit at +9, god damn.

                                                                                                          • Anonymous

                                                                                                            This spear is dope, I definitely like it for my faith/dex guy, fun to use. Very frustrating to farm though, guess I got lucky on my first play through because when I came back to farm it again it took over an hour to find one.
                                                                                                            At first I was riding around the swamp fighting the knights from up on my horse, but a lot of those guys have the Halo Scythe and that’s not what I was looking for. Finally figured out that if you start from the Aeonia Swamp Shore grace, go directly NE from there and there’s a knight with the spear (you’ll pass under a low branch about halfway btw the grace and the guy), and then directly E from him there’s another one (you’ll pass over an island covered in barnacles or whatever). Both have the spear, and you should be able to beat them both up as they’re getting up out of the mud.
                                                                                                            I wound up with 150k+ runes, 5 full sets of the armor, and 6 of the swords before I got the spear, but it did drop from one of those two dudes.
                                                                                                            Good luck!

                                                                                                            • Anonymous

                                                                                                              I got one from the War Torn Catacombs in Caelid. You can just sit there down the bottom of the first room (out of the rot) & wait for it to drop as the the Cleanrot knights & Radahn knights battle it out.

                                                                                                              • Anonymous

                                                                                                                Solid spear for pvp even without proper stats (20/20) and 32 fth. The double hit throws people off in pvp and the weapon art is good if you’re casting and people are playing aggressively. I imagine with 40/40 str dex it would hit way harder

                                                                                                                • Anonymous

                                                                                                                  Got the spear after 12 tries at the aeonia grace. Just kill every single knight everytime and use cursewords when killing them, trust me it helps

                                                                                                                  • Anonymous

                                                                                                                    Someone on here said to kill a spear knight with a spear of your own and I got it first try. I did kill the knight 2 times before trying that. It worked!

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