Hyetta

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Location

Liurnia of the LakesSubterranean Shunning-Grounds

Role Quest NPC
Voiced by Clare Corbett

Lightseeker Hyetta is an NPC in Elden Ring. Hyetta is mysterious blind woman who roams the Lands Between, following the guidance of the distant light within upon eating Shabriri Grapes. She seeks to become a Finger Maiden upon reaching this “distant light.”

 

 Hello? Is someone there? My name is Hyetta, and I'm journeying in search of the distant light. 

 

Hyetta Location in Elden Ring

Hyetta can be found in various locations as you progress her questline:

  1. Found near the Lake-Facing Cliffs site of grace, in Liurna of the Lakes. [Map link] (Requires receiving Irina's Letter from Irina in the Weeping Peninsula.)
  2. Found on the western side of the Purified Ruins, also in Liurnia of the Lakes. [Map link]
  3. Found to the north of the the Gate Town Bridge site of grace, in Liurnia. [Map link]
  4. Found in Bellum Church, northeastern Liurnia of the Lakes. [Map link]
  5. Found at Frenzied Flame Proscription, far below Leyndell, Royal Capital. [Map link]

 

  • This NPC moves as you progress her questline.
  • This NPC can be fought.
  • If defeated, drops: three Frenzyflame Stone (at location #3).

  

Hyetta Questline: How to complete Hyetta's Quest

 

Dialogue in Elden Ring: Hyetta

Introduction

  • "Hello? Is someone there? My name is Hyetta, and I'm journeying in search of the distant light. If I might be so bold as to ask... would you donate any Shabriri grapes in your possession to me? My eyesight has been weak since birth, you see. I can't tell which way I'm supposed to go next. But when I eat one of those grapes, I can feel a distant light in the back of my eyes. It will lead me, to my true duty, as a Finger Maiden".
  • (If offered a Shabriri Grape)
    "Oh, many thanks to you. Now I can feel the distant light once more. You are most kind, indeed. May the blessing of the Fingers be upon you".

After Given a Shabriri Grape at the Purified Ruins

  • You're not like the others who give me grapes, are you...They rest their trembling hands upon me. Howling wordlessly, they gently stroke my eyes. Their frail fingers, emaciated...Yet still, they give me the grapes. But you...seem somehow...firmer. You are most kind, indeed. May the blessings of the Fingers be upon you. 

After Given a Shabriri Grape at the Gate Town Bridge

  • I wonder, what are Shabiri Grapes? Delectably tender and sweet, yet searing... What sight they must behold. "

After telling her the grapes are actually human eyes

  • N-no... that's not possible. Not all of those people...their own...so those noises I heard were...-
    <brief pause, gags>
    Sorry, I'm alright now. I apologize. You only did what I asked. I'll be fine. Think no more of it. 
    [She begins to hurl as you walk away]

After reloading the same area and talking to her again

  • Ah, is that you over there? I have gleaned something very important indeed, thanks to you. The reason why it was eyes I had to eat. The distant light is far and frail. So faint it can't be seen by the naked eye. But with everyone's eyes together, it appears. Finally, it all makes sense. I am certain now, I will become a finger maiden.

Asking for a Fingerprint Grape at Bellum Church

  • Oh hello, is that you over there? Have you ever heard of fingerprint grapes? They're special grapes which only grow on those who've been clasped by the burnt Fingers. I would truly love to try one.... The distant light seems far closer than before. But I can't sense a thing from the usual grapes anymore... Please, could you donate a fingerprint grape to me? Without one I don't know, I feel like I might go mad.

After giving a Fingerprint Grape at Bellum Church

  • Oh, Oh! A fingerprint grape, tried and true, what a wondrous thing! A fingerprint grape!
    <chewing noises>
    Ohh, how sweet, yet, how it burns...
    <wordless joy>
    Thank you. I've composed myself again. May the blessings of the Fingers be upon you.
  • Thank you, from the bottom of my heart. I'm sure I'll be a Finger Maiden.

At Frenzied Flame Proscription

  • Ah, so you're here as well, are you? ...I realized as we've talked. I'll be a Maiden. And you... surely, a Lord. Go to the door ahead, after divesting yourself of your possessions. It will surely open, and the Three Fingers will welcome you. May the flame of chaos find purchase within you.

After the Tarnished is marked by the Three Fingers

  • Ahhh, the flame of chaos has nestled within you. Could you please rest your hand upon me? Burn me with the flame, to make me your Maiden...

After touching Hyetta

  • Oh, it burns... My eyes, my eyes, they're melting... Aaargh!
  • Thank... thank you... I have touched them. The words of the Three Fingers. As your maiden, allow me to divine them. All that there is came from the One Great. Then came fractures, and births, and souls. But the Greater Will made a mistake. Torment, despair, affliction... every sin, every curse. Every one, born of the mistake. And so, what was borrowed must be returned. Melt it all away, with the yellow chaos flame. Until all is One again.
  • Those who gave me grapes howled without words. Saying they wished they were never born. Become their lord. Take their torment, despair. Their affliction. Every sin, every curse. And melt it all away. As the Lord of Chaos. No more fractures...no more birth... (sighs)

Small Talk

  • At the Lake-Facing Cliffs site of grace : "You are most kind, indeed. May the blessing of the Fingers be upon you."

After attacking

  • What on earth? I do not wish to cause anyone harm...
  • (On player kill) Oh, bless the stars. You've chosen to reconsider.

Upon defeat

  • Ahh, the distant light...fades... I'm so sorry, my dears...

 

Hyetta Notes & Trivia

  • Hyetta can count as the maiden mentioned in the White Mask Varré's questline. While killing a maiden is not necessary, you can kill her to cover the Lord of Blood's Favor in blood.
  • When found at the Frenzied-Flame Proscription, her title is now Finger Maiden Hyetta, showing that she has successfully become a Finger Maiden, albeit one of the Three Fingers'.
  • Irina and Hyetta have the same face and clothing.
  • Her quest can still be completed after using Miquella's Needle or completing an ending.

 

HYETTA IMAGE GALLERY

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    • Anonymous

      Shabriri is encountered puppeteering Yura's corpse, which he openly admits. Given Hyetta's association with the Frenzied Flame, and the implication that Shabriri is an ancient embodiment of chaos itself who has inhabited many bodies to lure many would-be Lords to the Flame, it stands to reason that Hyetta is a similar situation and is using Irina's corpse as a vessel.

      Also, I went back to play DS3 after the servers came back up. Irina/Hyetta and the Fire Keeper look a lot alike. I mean a /lot/. And the nihilist ending of DS3 involves you finding eyes that resemble fruit (in that case, blueberries) and giving them to the Fire Keeper. Granted, that's for a world without flame, while Hyetta's ending is for a world very much with flame and little else. But the giving of forbidden fruit, in the form of eyes, to utterly annihilate the perpetual, cyclical status quo of the world is a parallel that can't be ignored.

      • Anonymous

        Killing Irina prevents Hyetta from spawning,
        Spoilers... even if you got her letter, delivered it, and got the sword to talk about with Edgar. Playing a Frenzy prophet, killed Irina after getting the letter because duh I'm Frenzy, then did the quest up to talking to Edgar after the sword, then killed him too. Had no idea Irina was related at all.
        Ironic that playing Frenzy themed run results in her quest dying on the vine like a rotten grape. I think you have to let Edgar find Irina's body to get Hyetta to spawn. Considering later he comes back as a Frenzied I wonder if he didn't pull some Pet Cemetery thing with Irina.

        • Anonymous

          Her cloak is more yellow than the normal traveling maiden cloak, probably because she's a maiden of the three fingers instead of the two

          • Anonymous

            Maybe she and Irina have the same condition as D and D? One soul in two bodies, one is only able to awaken and thus encounter the PC once the other one relinquishes control (dies)?

            • Anonymous

              While everyone keep comparing Hyetta with Irina, has anyone else notice she also looks like Fia without her hood?

              • Okay, bear with me on this one. *ahem* So the first thing that caught my attention when I saw Hyetta was her name which reminded me of the star cluster Hyades. This is mentioned in the poem "Cassilda's Song" that appears in Robert Chambers' short story compilation "The King in Yellow". The title refers to an in-world play by the same name which drives anyone who reads it to madness. Besides the play and the enigmatic Yellow King of whom little is spoken in the stories, there is also the Yellow Sign that, like so many other things Chambers introduces, is only spoken of in short. The first season of the HBO miniseries "True Detective" prominently features the King in Yellow and presents the Yellow Sign as a swirling symbol, not too unlike a fingerprint. And in both the original stories and True Detective, the Yellow Sign is used to mark victims. How big a coincidence would it be for all of this to only be linked unintentionally? With the Frenzied Flame, we have yellow-orange flame, a god of madness, and a spiral symbol marked upon the body. "Hyetta" is a species of butterfly, Hypophytala hyetta, and while it may seem like a stretch to connect the two names, the root of "Hyetta" is in fact "Hyades", Greek for "Rain bringers". I would not put it past Miyazaki to both reference TKIY and continue the butterfly motif.

                • Anonymous

                  Where is she in Bellum Church? I've looked all over for her. I gave her all shabriri grapes, but i can't find her.

                  • I finished the game with the "Lord of the Frenzied Flame ending".
                    Never did one part of Hyetta's questline.
                    Then I realized I wanted to have the "Frenzied Flame seal".
                    Went back and did her whole questline.

                    So that's possible too.

                    • Anonymous

                      NOTE: You can also get the Seal after beating the game, but before starting NG+. Make your way to Frenzied Flame Proscription, unlock the site of grace, and then fast travel out of there without opening the door. Beat the game, decline NG+, then fast travel back, and complete the quest.

                      • Anonymous

                        There are many questions in life without an answer. Is God real? What is after death? How the heck did Hyetta, a blind girl, get past the Leyndell shunning grounds, imp sewers, Mohg the Omen, and the Madness Parkour?!

                        • Anonymous

                          Guys guys you're being silly, the most likely answer is that fromsoft just copy pasted an npc knowing full well we'd pigeon hole anything they did into some theory we'd just take to be canon, all they had to do is use two models that have just a trigger connection and we'd fill in the blanks and praise the devs as geniuses

                          • Anonymous

                            Unless this is a glitch, I want it brought to attention that if you do irinas quest line up to the point of meeting her father, then kill the warrior, then go straight to Godrick, you can meet Hyetta after… and go back to WP to find Irina’s body still there.

                            • Anonymous

                              She's your maiden when Melina leaves you.
                              Just remember to use Mike's needle before you become elden lord though. We don't want pesky outer gods controlling us now, do we?

                              • Anonymous

                                Lol you can actually acquire the frenzied flame after beating the game, but before starting NG+. So you can still get the frenzied flame seal

                                • Anonymous

                                  If I reverse the frenzied flame ending I can still touch Hyetta after using the needle. Will that lock me back to the Frenzied Flame ending?

                                  • Anonymous

                                    What's the best course of action if you want to avoid the three fingers? Is it still possible to finish her questline or should you kill her?

                                    • Anonymous

                                      What's the best course of action if you want to avoid the three fingers? Is it still possible to finish her questline or should you kill her?

                                      • Anonymous

                                        Interestingly if you kill her, she drops 3 frenzyflame stones even before you give her any grapes, and thus before she even has any association with the Frenzied Flame bar the reference to Shabriri

                                        She’s definitely Irina revived by the Frenzied Flame somehow. Same voice actor, same model, hell one of the grapes you get is from irina’s dad.

                                        • Anonymous

                                          Yes Irina's body remains, but the fact that the quests are connected at all hints that there is something interesting going on. Given that puppeteering/remote control is such a dominant theme in the game, it'd be weirder if it were merely a coincidence or something.

                                          A couple things I find interesting are the weird description of the "others" who give her grapes: "They rest their trembling hands upon me. Howling wordlessly, they gently stroke my eyes. Their frail fingers, emaciated"

                                          and the fact that she's losing her memory/mind halfway through the quest line

                                          • Anonymous

                                            If you did enything else, including meeting the three fingers, you can still do her Quest to the end and get the flame. just did it

                                            • Anonymous

                                              I didn't rly do her questline properly, maybe gave her 1 grape yet still managed to get the frenzied flame ending

                                              • Anonymous

                                                this entry is incorrect, i skipped over irina and edgar's questline and still got invaded by edgar, even dropping a grape when he died.

                                                • Anonymous

                                                  Important. Hyetta is way of west from the ruins where the enemies spawn, she is by the one where no enemies spawn

                                                  • Anonymous

                                                    I have started a new game did Irinas quest and given hyeta the first grape, why wot she spawn at the ruins, this will be the third time I failed this quest

                                                    • Anonymous

                                                      what is the mistake that the Greater Will did that led to the curse and needing to "return what was borrowed"? anyone?

                                                      • Anonymous

                                                        Please mention alongside the warning that you will get locked out of the other endings that you will also get locked out of Melina's quest.

                                                        • Anonymous

                                                          Irina's body is still there after Burning Hyetta. So No body snatching. Doppleganger or something like growry maybe but hyetta is ashes and irina is still a dead body.

                                                          • Anonymous

                                                            So 3 grapes needed to progress her questline, but one is locked behind a +8 weapon. Neat design. Low level pvp character in shambles

                                                            • Anonymous

                                                              Kinda odd that every ending involving maidens always makes them die, Melina dies, Hyetta dies, Ranni already died, Fia dies.

                                                              • Anonymous

                                                                I fed her 3 grapes, talked to her twice after the 3rd and even have vykes fingerprint grape. but she isnt at the gate town bridge and not bellum church. are there any known solutions :(

                                                                • Anonymous

                                                                  Bro she will not show up, three grapes and vykes in my inventory, I killed Irina and I'm about to go check out absolution hope that works

                                                                  • Anonymous

                                                                    What happen if you cure the curse with Miquella's needle before talk to her in the moment when she ask you to touch her eyes?

                                                                    • Anonymous

                                                                      This suggests she might have taken over Irina’s body but I met Hyetta before going to the Weeping Peninsula and meeting Irina.

                                                                      • Anonymous

                                                                        progress her quest until she is standing at the door before the three fingers and leave her there. get back to finishing the game with your preferred ending and then get back to hyetta. you can still get marked by the fingers and enjoy the cool eyes and the frenzy warming stones

                                                                        • Anonymous

                                                                          Just finished her quest line after having used miquellas needle to remove the frenzied flame and choosing a different ending (duskborn). Still was able to finish as if I still had frenzied flame. Almost ready for Ng+ to melt away the suffering of all these poor unfortunate souls.

                                                                          • Anonymous

                                                                            So killing Irina prevents Hyetta from spawning.

                                                                            I guess that more or less proves that they are the same person and someone or something is using her body.

                                                                            She does die as well shortly after when the Tarnished touches her with the Frenzied Flame.

                                                                            Or I can just be looking into it too much and it's more reused assets lol.

                                                                            • Anonymous

                                                                              Is anyone else on pc having an issue where the game crashes once the cutscene for opening the door starts?

                                                                              • Anonymous

                                                                                In my NG+ games, I never went to meet Irina and once I had defeated Godrick and reached the Lake Facing Cliffs, she was nowhere to be found.

                                                                                • Anonymous

                                                                                  I accidentally hit her with a spell while trying to kill a dog at Purified Ruins. Now she won't let me talk to her and she won't go to the next place at Gate Town Bridge. Anyone else get this / know how to fix this?

                                                                                  • Anonymous

                                                                                    "When hostile, her title is Lightseeker Hyetta."
                                                                                    Actually this is always her correct title as shown on the NPC map icon, being hostile/non-hostile towards the player doesn't change this

                                                                                    • Anonymous

                                                                                      If you kill Irina yourself Hyetta does not seem to spawn at Lake Facing Cliffs, even when you get the Letter from Irinas body.

                                                                                      • Anonymous

                                                                                        I finished her quest post game, after already becoming a Lord, did her quest up to the point where she's outside the Three Fingers door, finished the game and decided to wrap everything up by getting anything I missed. Found her still at the spot so got naked, got Fingered, and then finished her quest :)

                                                                                        • Anonymous

                                                                                          You can do her entire quest line after choosing an ending, and before resting at the roundtable hold. Provided you have the fingerprint grapes. Which will allow you to get the FF seal.

                                                                                          • Anonymous

                                                                                            Maybe a change in 1.04, but one my recent newgame I met Irina and got her message, but didn't do any more of Castle Morne except collect the Claymore. Still got the Revenger invasion at the shack.

                                                                                            • So I have a question.
                                                                                              I picked up the grape and forgot to give it to her, I didnt even speak with her.
                                                                                              I went on and killed radhan but now I cant find her anymore where you met her at first. Where can I find her now?

                                                                                              • Anonymous

                                                                                                Anyone run into an issue where they killed edgar in the invasion, and got the grapes from the castle and the ruins, but don't seem to have a third grape to give her? Is it possible she took two out of my inventory at once?

                                                                                                • Anonymous

                                                                                                  fyi I was able to fully progress Hyetta from her second location and get the seal even after I had reversed the frenzied flame with miquella's needle and done one of the other endings.

                                                                                                  • Anonymous

                                                                                                    I have a question.
                                                                                                    I got the first grape but forgot to give it to her. I beat radhan and wanted to go back where you first meet her but she isnt there?
                                                                                                    Hoe do I start the quest and find her?

                                                                                                    • Anonymous

                                                                                                      Beware, if you kill Irina (from Castle Morne quest) before Hyetta shows up for the 1st time (at Lake-Facing Cliffs site of grace), then she will not spawn at all.
                                                                                                      For anyone wondering, this was noticed when killing Irina after she gave away her letter (the purpose was to obtain Lord of Blood's Favor for Varré's quest - which did work).

                                                                                                      • Anonymous

                                                                                                        Killing Vyke in his gaol will not stop him from spawning here, thankfully. Unlike if you kill the Dung Eater in the sewers then he's gone for the rest of the game.

                                                                                                        • You can become the lord of frenzy after another ending, then do her quest (including the final step to reward you with the seal) - patch 1.04 has fixed the 2 NPC invaders not invading in liurnia

                                                                                                          • Anonymous

                                                                                                            I've done 3 playthroughs and finally doing a faith playthrough and someone had never seen this NPC once even though I'd completed Irina's quest each time. Surprised there's still NPCs that I haven't even seen once.

                                                                                                            • Anonymous

                                                                                                              She's clearly possessing Irinas body. She looks the same and only appears after Irina dies during her Questline.

                                                                                                              • Anonymous

                                                                                                                God I really hate how if you kill Irina Hyetta doesn't spawn. Irina dies anyway right? Why would it matter if you killed her? Hate that so much...

                                                                                                                • Anonymous

                                                                                                                  As of Patch 1.04:

                                                                                                                  "Fixed a bug that prevented "Edgar the Revenger" and "Festering Fingerprint Vyke" from invading after defeating all the bosses in Liurnia of the Lake."

                                                                                                                  • Anonymous

                                                                                                                    I think if you ignore her quest for some time, she is disappear.

                                                                                                                    Two things I think could have caused this:
                                                                                                                    1. I killed Festering Fingerprint Vyke before giving her any grapes.
                                                                                                                    2. I talked to her BEFORE doing Irina and Edgar's quest. Killed Edgar AFTER Vyke.
                                                                                                                    This all happened before 1.03, after the patched I checked again before and after the fire giant, couldn't find her in any location. Went to Three Fingers, she isn't there. Light the tree up using madness, she never appeared.

                                                                                                                    • Anonymous

                                                                                                                      why do people "confirm" vyke still invading after killing an erdtree avatar? its not even the area boss ffs........

                                                                                                                      • Anonymous

                                                                                                                        Theory: Irina's father Edgar made a deal with the Frenzied Flame/3-Fingers or Shabriri to bring back his daughter, but in turn he was afflicted with madness and hence why he becomes the "Revenger" in Liurnia, and why you meet Hyetta at the start of the region as well. This would explain why Irina's body is still where she originally died, as her corpse wasn't possessed by someone like Shabriri, but was literally reborn as a new being. Which is why she has no memories of being Irina, and has a identically appearance/voice-actor/blindness. However this is also kind of alarming, because it means that the 3-fingers have some means of rebirthing souls into new bodies/beings in the same manner as the Erdtree and/or Rennala. Making the connections/lore of both the 2-fingers and 3-fingers (2+3=5, a full hand) being Outer-Gods with a shared origin as being more plausible.

                                                                                                                        • Anonymous

                                                                                                                          Is it bad that I'm kinda enjoying the fact that this lady and Shabriri are clearly crazy and yet people are blindly following their instructions and then getting upset that they get locked into a bad ending?

                                                                                                                          • Anonymous

                                                                                                                            It seems like if you kill Irina for the Lord of Blood's favor, Hyetta will never spawn at all. Someone can try and independently verify this.

                                                                                                                            • Anonymous

                                                                                                                              if you lit the forge with melina, Hyetta will be gone on that room(FRENZIED FLAME PROSCRIPTION
                                                                                                                              site of grace) after?

                                                                                                                              • If Hyetta does NOT spawn at the Bellum Church, go back to the last location she was at (gate site of grace) and exhaust her dialogue. She has some extra things to say after you refresh the area

                                                                                                                                • Anonymous

                                                                                                                                  I wish you could take her as your Maiden after taking on the Three Fingers' Flame. She could have her own level up dialogue, chitchat dialogue, etc.

                                                                                                                                  I feel like the whole "maiden system" of the game is completely barebones in its relation to the player character

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