Comet

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Spell Type Glintstone Sorceries
FP Cost 24 Slots Used 1
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Fires a great magic comet

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Comet is a Sorcery in Elden Ring. Comet spell casts a magical comet that you can fire at enemies. Updated to Patch 1.07.

 

One of the glintstone sorceries of the Academy of Raya Lucaria.
Fires a great magical comet.

This sorcery can be cast repeatedly and while in motion. Charging
enhances potency.

The greatest of the Karolos Conspectus's sorceries, that only a
very few sorcerers have ever mastered.

 

Where to find Comet

Where to find Comet:

 

Elden Ring Comet Guide

  • Glintstone Sorcery
  • Stamina Cost: 31
  • Deals magic damage
  • Can pierce through multiple enemies in a line.
  • Can be charged for up to approximately 20-22% increased damage.
  • Damage can be boosted by 10% by wearing Azur's Glintstone Crown. This comes at the cost of a 15% increase in ALL sorcery costs
  • Note: In Patch 1.07, FP cost was reduced from 26 to 24, damage was increased slightly, and stamina damage against guarding enemies was increased. In addition, while not mentioned in the patch notes, the stamina cost was reduced from 35 to 31. 
  • Compared to Glintstone Pebble, Comet costs about 230% more FP, travels a significant amount farther (20-25%), and deals about 95-105% more damage.
  • Compared to Glintstone Cometshard, Comet costs about 38% more FP, travels slightly farther, and deals about 12-15% more damage.

The Illusory Wall can be found between a candle stand and a table, here's a picture for better reference.

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Best Comet Buffs

Use these Buffs to maximize the performance of Comet. Note that increases in attack power are multiplicative unless stated otherwise.

Comet

Buff Description Notes
Azur's Glintstone Crown +10% Attack Power All spells cost 15% more FP to cast.
Graven-Mass Talisman +8% Attack Power Can be used with Graven-School Talisman, and stacks additively with it. 
Graven-School Talisman +4% Attack Power Can be used with Graven-Mass Talisman, and stacks additively with it.
Lord of Blood's Exultation +20% Attack Power Lasts 20 seconds when a nearby player or enemy is inflicted with blood loss.
Magic Scorpion Charm +12% Attack Power Increases physical damage taken by 10%. 
Magic-Shrouding Cracked Tear +20% Attack Power (+15% PvP) Lasts 3 minutes.
Rallying Standard +20% Attack Power Lasts 30 seconds.
Ritual Sword Talisman +10% Attack Power Must be at full health.
Terra Magica +35% Attack Power Lasts 30 seconds.
White Mask +10% Attack Power Lasts 20 seconds when a nearby player or enemy is inflicted with blood loss.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Crystal Mage Written Guide

 

 

Elden Ring Comet Notes and Tips

  • Updated to patch 1.07. See Patch Notes for details.
  • Other notes and player tips go here. 
 
Elden Ring Sorceries
Adula's Moonblade  ♦  Ambush Shard  ♦  Briars of Punishment  ♦  Briars of Sin  ♦  Cannon of Haima  ♦  Carian Greatsword  ♦  Carian Phalanx  ♦  Carian Piercer  ♦  Carian Retaliation  ♦  Carian Slicer  ♦  Collapsing Stars  ♦  Comet Azur  ♦  Crystal Barrage  ♦  Crystal Burst  ♦  Crystal Release  ♦  Crystal Torrent  ♦  Eternal Darkness  ♦  Explosive Ghostflame  ♦  Fia's Mist  ♦  Founding Rain of Stars  ♦  Freezing Mist  ♦  Frozen Armament  ♦  Gavel of Haima  ♦  Gelmir's Fury  ♦  Glintblade Phalanx  ♦  Glintstone Arc  ♦  Glintstone Cometshard  ♦  Glintstone Icecrag  ♦  Glintstone Pebble  ♦  Glintstone Stars  ♦  Gravity Well  ♦  Great Glintstone Shard  ♦  Great Oracular Bubble  ♦  Greatblade Phalanx  ♦  Loretta's Greatbow  ♦  Loretta's Mastery  ♦  Lucidity  ♦  Magic Downpour  ♦  Magic Glintblade  ♦  Magma Shot  ♦  Meteorite  ♦  Meteorite of Astel  ♦  Night Comet  ♦  Night Maiden's Mist  ♦  Night Shard  ♦  Oracle Bubbles  ♦  Rancorcall  ♦  Ranni's Dark Moon  ♦  Rennala's Full Moon  ♦  Rock Blaster  ♦  Rock Sling  ♦  Roiling Magma  ♦  Rykard's Rancor  ♦  Scholar's Armament  ♦  Scholar's Shield  ♦  Shard Spiral  ♦  Shatter Earth  ♦  Shattering Crystal  ♦  Star Shower  ♦  Starlight  ♦  Stars of Ruin  ♦  Swift Glintstone Shard  ♦  Terra Magica  ♦  Thop's Barrier  ♦  Thops's Barrier (Spell)  ♦  Tibia's Summons  ♦  Unseen Blade  ♦  Unseen Form  ♦  Zamor Ice Storm (Spell)



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    • Anonymous

      Mages should not be allowed to do over 2000 damage in pvp, this spell deosn't even require skill, all you gotta do is just sit in terra magica then pew, so boring lol

      • Anonymous

        This’s actually kinda gud if your pvp opponent can’t run left or right to VERY EASILY DODGE it… to bad it’s too hard to free aim though

        • Anonymous

          Not only does charging it increase damage, but it increases the projectile size, making it easier to hit multiple enemies.

          • Anonymous

            Look, you can strive for efficiency so you can allocate more crimson flasks, or you can spend the FP and melt the bosses before you even need a heal
            If you avoid this spell for the sake of efficiency, you're just making battles last longer than they need to

            • Anonymous

              This needs a nerf immediately honestly it’s almost always a 1 hit which is super OP for the speed and cost

              • Anonymous

                Fantastic thing for invasions. Get a cheeky angle on coopers, charge one up and launch it. If they didn't level vigor, they will die in just one cast. It doesn't even need much buffs - just Graven-mass talisman and physic flask should suffice. Much better than Great Glinstone Shard.

                • Anonymous

                  Chain casting shouldn’t be a thing for this, it’s almost impossible to fight against considering the high damage/low fp cost and access to pressure sorceries like stars

                  • Anonymous

                    It's a pretty nuanced matter, picking your projectile:

                    Determine one of these things:

                    "Am I fighting a PvE target that will die in one hit from a stronger spell, but not a weaker, and won't dodge or block." If so, go with the least expensive 'stronger' spell necessary to one-shot, to clean the enemy in question up quickly. Good example targets would include dogs, miners, or any un-alert guard/soldier type enemies, that might otherwise become adds in an unfair fight.

                    "Am I instead fighting a target that will only die in multiple hits, and won't dodge enough that I'm missing casts regularly." If so, ask, "A.) Do I have time and space to fire attacks unpunished, or B.) Will I need to dodge fairly regular attacks?" if A, go with the more economic fp to damage ratio unless you are certain you will have an overabundance of flasks and plenty of opportunity to rest afterward, and if so proceed to B instead, if B, go for the highest damage per cast sustainable by your flasks.

                    Lastly, and this is important:

                    "Am I fighting a player, and C.) are they paying attention to what I'm doing, or D.) will there be distractions, drawing their attention away from my casting?"

                    If C.) You want the cheapest spell that can be spammed a lot, and which will reach their location, at the current moment, or you want to throw crystal darts. If D.)Feel free to cast the hardest hitting spell that can connect before the player can react.

                    Also, as a final note, remember for scenarios where you're invaded, that you can continuously 'threaten' to fire Loretta's Greatbow, and then roll to cancel, and not expend any FP whatsoever. Sometimes just the threat of being shot is enough to create an opening.

                    Have fun with your magical pew-pewing.

                    • Anonymous

                      This spell is so simply strong for high Int and Mind builds. No BS, just a quick, straight bullet that demolishes everything in its path. Insanely high DPS for bosses too, and is much more flexible unlike Comet Azur.

                      • Anonymous

                        people who aren’t using these upgrades to the pebble are fundamentally misunderstanding the sorcerer playstyle at the high levels. FP efficiency needs to be squared against the wasted utility of unused fp. If you die after a tough fight with most of your fp in reserve then you are better off sacrificing some efficiency for more firepower.

                        • Anonymous

                          lvl 80 with 45 vigor and i just got one shot by this by a phantom.
                          ?????
                          never have i seen this do more than 1000 damage let alone anywhere near that

                          • Anonymous

                            people say its wayyy too inefficient but i wanna be a legendary wizard wielding a spell only a few have ever even brandished, and flex that i have over 52 intelligence

                            • Anonymous

                              Too much people here are focused on FP efficiency, when at 25 mind I can clear out an area from one grace to the other and I didn't chug half of my flasks.
                              The secret is to get a bit of faith to heal with spells, especially bestial vitality, it's very FP efficient.
                              Like that most of your flasks can be cerulean.
                              I also use a sword for mobs that are alone/weak.
                              Anyway, being able to one hit enemies is just awesome, and it comes at a cheap price

                              • Anonymous

                                Comet is comparable to Loretta's Greatbow. Both have similar damage and MP cost, but each has upsides over the other:
                                - Comet has much, much shorter windup speed than Loretta's Greatbow (especially if charged), and can be cast repeatedly until your MP bar empties.
                                - Loretta's Greatbow has half the intellgence requirement compared to Comet, and has the most extreme maximum range of any sorcery.
                                — Courh the Explorer

                                • Anonymous

                                  Want to know the best PVE clear for mid-late game? Get Godfreys and the Ritual Sword and you can one shot almost all mobs with a fully charged Comet with a +8 Carian Regal Staff. The range and how AI works (most enemies will not aggro on ranged spell kills) means you can just spam this to kill trash mobs quickly. Can substitute with Loretta's Bow for greater range (slightly lower damage)

                                  • Almost all comment section complain about this and compare it with glintstone pebble. This sorcery is for pvp , In pvp spam glintstone pebble is useless cause opponent is smart. Comet can chain cast from other fast bait spell and melt other player in 2 cast .
                                    PVP man!

                                    • Anonymous

                                      This spell gets pretty good at high mind levels, mind scaling is backloaded so you actually get the biggest returns from lvl 50-55. I see a lot of mages running something like 80 int / 30 mind, but 55 int / 55 mind will give you twice as much mana and around 25% lower incant scaling (astrologer vs carian regal) or 30% lower for lusat's.

                                      If you're at 80 int 30 mind, casting glintstone pebble with lusat's staff (11 mana per cast, 160 mana = 14 casts, 413 incant) I think you would be better off going 55/55 and casting this with astrologers staff instead (26 mana per cast, 321 mana = 12 casts, 286 incant but 90% higher damage scaling).

                                      If the 90% higher scaling is correct you'd be doing 286 / 413 * 1.9 =~ 30% more damage per hit, but with the downside that blue flask would only get you ~2/3 of your mana bar back.

                                      • Anonymous

                                        Definite pick as of now.... Comet became soo much useful. As of my Testing. ( At 80 INT using Lusat's Staff +10 for 413 Sorc Scaling , 1 Fully charged Comet deals 2122 damage against a Troll giant , with Carian Regal +10 at 373 Sorc Scaling , 1 Full Comet 1803 damage )..... That's approx 15% difference in damage between the 2 , Lusat's Staff gives all my Spells a 2K damage compared to Carian Regal as of 80 INT and above... As for the FP Cost i suggest having 45-50 Mind atleast to play with Lusat's penalty ( Currently i can chain cast Comet with Lusat's Staff for 7 casts without FP Flask , with a total of 280fp ). Lusat definitely outshines Carian Regal imo only case would be Full Moon Spells... Otherwise at 80 INT the 15% difference is abit handy specialy against Bosses i'd say and tough enemies.

                                        • Anonymous

                                          I think people miss the application of this spell. This is for when something needs to die fast, and for when you're willing to accept the FP cost of that.

                                          • I ran this spell a lot even before the buff. I could cast it 4 times an FP bar and I had 8 cerulean flasks which meant I could cast this 36 times (8 flasks + 1 natural bar) and that was enough to pummel Astel.

                                            In scenarios where you have FP to burn and need to nuke a boss down faster than it will two shot your sorcerer ass, this is your gun.

                                            • Anonymous

                                              Four times the amount of FP of pebble for ~80% damage increase, in my own testing following the patch. Definitely better than it was, and pretty good for burst damage, but still a terrible FP use ratio.

                                              • Anonymous

                                                This is actually pretty good in PVP since you can fire it amidst quicker glintstones and throw off your opponent, otherwise it's just inferior to pebble.

                                                • Anonymous

                                                  Feels very weak when you get it, but late game it becomes much better. Radagon Icon reduces its cast speed, and can buffed by Godfrey Icon and Azur's Glitstone Crown (it will also increase fp cost of all spells). With all this it deals around 3x the damage of a Glinstone Pebble.

                                                  Right now at Consecrated Snowfields its much better than pebble for dealing with high HP enemies (it also easily staggers them). Pebble will always be more FP efficient, but Comet just kills stuff faster. I'm also carrying 10 FP flasks + Primal Glintstone Blade + 40 mind, so FP is not really an issue, even while using Lusat's staff.

                                                  • Anonymous

                                                    I really like this spell at higher levels. Similar to Comet Azur, a good way to use it is with the Cerulean and Magic-Shrouding tears (no FP consumption and boosted magic damage). You can start with a charged shot and then keep firing follow-ups until you run out of stamina. I can usually get at least six casted in total before the Cerulean tear runs out, which does massive damage.

                                                    • Anonymous

                                                      What a waste of a spell, so much FP for the same as 3 pebbles or 2.5 bigger pebbles It's amazing how many cool looking spells there are that are completely terrible.

                                                      • Anonymous

                                                        To everyone saying this spell is too slow, try casting it after casting a faster spell, like pebble or dart. They animation chain off of each other, so you can fire a dart & then a faster comet.

                                                        • Anonymous

                                                          This ability is overall not worth the investment for int, or FP cost. In the time to channel one Comet you can cast 2-3 pebbles for signigicantly cheaper and achieve higher DPS

                                                          • Anonymous

                                                            May I introduce you to worse crystal soul spear. I don’t know why it doesn’t do that much damage for me, but it may be worth trying if you have high int.

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