Death Blight is a Status Effect in Elden Ring. Status Effects are various buffs or ailments that apply either a beneficial or detrimental effect to the target. Status Effects can be typically be applied to both enemies and players alike, however Death Blight only affects other Tarnished. Status Effects are triggered after a buildup meter is filled by repeated application of attacks that cause the effect. Both players and enemies can have varying resistances to a given Status Effect.
Elden Ring Death Blight Guide
Death Blight is a status effect that builds up through repeated application of the effect. Once the meter is filled, the effect is triggered and the player dies instantly. Unlike other status effects, Death Blight is only capable of being inflicted on other Tarnished.
Vitality is the main defensive stat that determines your resistance to Death Blight.
- Leveling up increases your defensive stats including Vitality
- Leveling up Arcane increases your Vitality by a larger amount than any other attributes
Death Blight Effects in Elden Ring
- The Death Blight effect build up can be mitigated by raising your Vitality stat.
- When the buildup bar is full, the target suffers Instant Death. The Blight Status Effect mostly works on PCs; other enemies are immune (with the notable exception of NPC Invaders).
Elden Ring Instant Death Effect on Players
This section lists information pertaining to the Death Blight effect and its relation to Players:
Elden Ring Death Blight Effect on Enemies
Elden Ring Death Blight Notes & Tips
- Death Blight seems functionally identical to the Curse status effect from the Dark Souls series.
- Ignores the effects of the Sacrificial Twig talisman and the Twiggy Cracked Tear.