Flask of Crimson Tears

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Flask of Crimson Tears is a Consumable Item in Elden Ring. Flask of Crimson Tears restores HP upon use and can be replenished by visiting any of the Sites of Grace.

 

A sacred flask modelled after a golden holy chalice that was once graced by a tear of life.

Filled with crimson tears, this flask restores HP with use.
Rest at a site of grace to replenish.

It is said that a Finger Maiden will bestow two such chalices upon the chosen Tarnished when they meet. 

 

Flask of Crimson Tears Location in Elden Ring

Where to find Flask of Crimson Tears:

 

Elden Ring Flask of Crimson Tears Upgrade Guide

Users are able to upgrade Flask of Crimson Tears by using Golden Seeds and Sacred Tears.
The maximum uses of a particular flask is 14, assuming no charges are allocated to its counterpart.
The highest potency of the restorative effect is +12.

Golden Seeds are used to increase Flask of Crimson Tears' and Flask of Cerulean Tears number of uses:

  • You need 1 Seed for upgrades increasing to 6 total Flasks.
  • You need 2 Seeds for upgrades increasing to 8 total Flasks.
  • You need 3 Seeds for upgrades increasing to 10 total Flasks.
  • You need 4 Seeds for upgrades increasing to 12 total Flasks.
  • You need 5 Seeds for upgrades increasing to 14 total Flasks.

Sacred Tears can be used to increase the potency of Flask of Crimson Tears:

  • You need 1 Sacred Tear for each upgrade.

 

Total Amount of Restoration

Upgrade Level 0 +1 +2 +3 +4 +5 +6 +7 +8 +9 +10 +11 +12
HP Restored 250 345 430 505 570 625 670 700 730 755 780 795 810
Min. Vigor to accept all HP from 1 flask 1 6 11 15 17 19 21 22 23 24 25 25 26
Vigor to heal 3/4 HP with 1 flask: 5 13 17 21 24 26 28 29 30 31 32 33 33
Vigor to fill HP with 2 flasks: 15 22 27 31 34 36 38 39 40 43 45 46 47

 

Elden Ring Crimson Tears Notes & Tips

  • Whether your character is a mage or not, even at low Faith (such as 12 for Bestial Vitality), Cerulean flasks are significantly more efficient at healing HP than Crimson are. However, Crimson flasks are much faster at healing. With this in mind, a Faith dip is worth considering for any build as a way to stretch flask usage.
  • Also known as Red Flask. Blue Flask is for FP.

 

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    • Anonymous

      How many charges do you start the game with? Was it 3 or 4? I'm trying to reverse engineer which seeds I've found based on my 11 total flasks. I want that even number for better coop.

      • Anonymous

        Around here, we call the little circle that appears in the menu to let you know that you can upgrade them while resting at a grace a “flaskterisk”.

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        • Anonymous

          Is the description wrong? My flask of crimson tears says:

          "A sacred flask modelled after a golden holy chalice that was once graced by a tear of blessing.

          Filled with crimson tears, this flask restores HP with use.
          Rest as site of grace to replenish.

          The one washed up on the gravesite was sure to die, until this flask offered it's gift of rejuvenation. To seek the Elden Ring."

          Is this a translation error? I don't know if the one on the wiki is the original or the one that's in now. I guess once they realized that your maiden is kind of dead at the start that the flask description didn't make sense and changed it. Unless the description on the wiki was never right?

          Also I went through the trouble of killing the grafted scion without dying just to see if it gave a different description and it doesn't.

          This is as of version 1.04.1

          • Anonymous

            why isn't there a ****ing cancel animation for this **** man. I love that I walk less than 1mph when a big ass bloke is coming for me on their horse and I can't do **** to avoid the attack.

            • Anonymous

              "You obtain x3 Flask of Crimson Tears if you are defeated by Grafted Scion during the game's tutorial."
              I mean, you also obtain them if you beat the Grafted Scion. It's not like Bloodborne where you can find a lamppost if you get past the starting area - the only way out of that place is death. The game gives you a helping hand by putting a falling trap at the end of the path.

              • Anonymous

                (sorry if swearing was against rules) it drives me crazy that the idiot character drinks the flasks so nonchalantly like he is in a picnic

                • Anonymous

                  I will never get over how in the series you are fighting giant beasts and when you need to heal the ****ing idiot drinks it nonchalantly like he's on a picnic

                  • Anonymous

                    If you crouch and use an HP flask then drink from an FP flask, you will drink from one flask and immediately go to the other one without the "delay" you get from standing, useful for mages who have to heal and refill their magic very quickly.

                    • Anonymous

                      Why max 14 flask when there's still more Golden Seeds sit there useless in the inventory? make almost no sense, 14 is such an weird/awkward number to be max amount, you already lazy enough when reused shjt from DS3 why not go to 15 like it too, bah. And Golden Seeds become useless after that, why not make it sellable/consumable. This seem like an unfinished feature, like with NPCs quest unfinished before update 1.03, unfinished game.

                      • Anonymous

                        They really found have used a clearer icon for this and it's cerulean counterpart. In Dark Souls 3, you were easily able to tell apart your Sunny D and Blue Gatorade from one another at a mere glimpse. Call me a stupid idiot but I have mis-chugged quite a lot in my time playing Elden Ring.

                        • What's the name of the item that blocks flask usage, if there even is one? I know the Angel's Wings weapon art can do it, but I have yet to find the consumable item.

                          • What's the name of the item that blocks flask usage, if there even is one? I know the Angel's Wings weapon art can do it, but I have yet to find the consumable item.

                            • Anonymous

                              how does the refill system work exactly? sometimes i can clear every single enemy in a certain area and i dont get a single refill. for example ive never once gotten a single refill in stormveil castle before, not one single time, maybe you only get them if you do the areas in the intended order?

                              • Anonymous

                                the inconsistency of the flask refill when you kill enemies is a problem. a brilliant system that should be a lifesaver and extremely fun to exploit by encouraging players to keep going forwards without stopping becomes unreliable seemingly at random. and then there's it's effects on pvp. why don't helpers get flasks back after killing groups? why don't you get flasks back after killing invaders/duelists? it's just stupid, and a huge disappointment.

                                • Anonymous

                                  With 20 HP (1742 max) one max level flask brings me to 830, so unless it scales with HP it looks like youre getting 810 HP per max level flask.

                                  • Anonymous

                                    I just realized... there's an enemy in this game called Silver Tears that are slime monsters. And lots of the restorative stuff you get is "tears." Does that mean every time you heal you're drinking a slime monster?

                                    • Anonymous

                                      For the health flask, +6= 670, +7 = 700 and +8 = 730hp. Would appreciate any replies with values on the lower and higher end so I can better asses the diminishing rate of returns.

                                      • Anonymous

                                        14 charges at max use, +12 max upgrade. If you take the Golden Seed gift, you can skip 1 of the golden seeds. I already had a maxed out flask when fighting the lizard in Millicent's quest.

                                        • Anonymous

                                          The maximum you can have is 14, and you need five golden seeds por this upgrade. Other thing I noticed is that the game gives you more seeds than you need to maximize, after i reached 14 estus I found two more Golden Seeds

                                          • Anonymous

                                            How to use the Flask of crimson tears in a fight, it's in the down tab but only flashes and doesnt heal hp ?

                                            • Anonymous

                                              Do you think they're going to have a way to make more of these like how you could get more estus in dark souls or is the "kill enemies to replenish the flasks" going to make a "getting more flasks" mechanic unnecessary?

                                              • Anonymous

                                                Anyone else think these have stupid names? 'Estus Flask' was catchy. Es-tus. Estus! Estus Flask. A clean, simple, three syllables.
                                                "Flask of Crimson/Cerulean Tears' just doesn't roll off the tongue nearly as well.

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