Sanctified Whetblade

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Grants choice of affinity upgrade to weapon

Sanctified Whetblade is a Whetblade in Elden Ring. The Sanctified Whetblade grants choice of affinity upgrade to a weapon. Key Items in Elden Ring include a wide variety of items found in specific locations or are given by a related NPCs which are used to unlock areas, quests, and to further progress the game's story.

 

Sanctified whetblade with a cipher engraved. Can be used as a whetstone knife.

When applying an affinity using physical or golden-type ashes of war, an additional affinity of sacred or lightning can be chosen.

 

Where to find Sanctified Whetblade in Elden Ring

  • Fortified Manor, Leyndell
  • You can enter the manor by climbing up the dragon's wing to the north-west of the Avenue Balcony grace
  • At the manor's front doors facing inward, take a left, then a right past the dogs and climb up the wooden structure on the side of the manor on your right, enter through the small doorway past the broken wall. Continue inwards and it will be on your left on a corpse laying on a wall next to an anvil. Elden Ring Map Link.
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Elden Ring Sanctified Whetblade Use

Sanctified Whetblade adds the Lightning and Sacred Affinities to the menu when selecting compatible Ashes of War.

 

Elden Ring Sanctified Whetblade Notes & Tips

 

 

 




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    • Anonymous

      Oh how disappointing it is to have just respecced only to find out that I didn't have the Sanctified Whetblade already and that I can't obtain it now till I NG+. I was respeccing for Malenia.

      • Anonymous

        do I need this to actually do holy damage? I put a holy skill and affinity on a sword and it still did low damage to skeletons.

        • Anonymous

          If you're playing a Faith build, grab the Red Hot Whetblade from Redmane castle, it lets you use Flame Art affinity to get Faith scaling and fire damage, allowing you to not have to constantly deal Holy damage before you get this.

          • Anonymous

            Its my understanding that when the capital turns to ash, this item is no longer obtainable? Is there another way if you miss it before the capital turns to ash?

            • Anonymous

              Really wish they’d reassess their decision for its location…

              Holy is resisted by everything already, and before you get this you have like 2 choices.

              So you have to play through most of the game before you even get some variety for a damage type that’s underpowered against everything anyway.

              Oh yeah, and it’s missable too, so if you messed up enjoy playing through most of the game all over again in ng+ before you get some other options!

              • Anonymous

                If your going for holy infusion on faith build, its only useful against wyrms, Mohg, Fire giant, man-serpents and deathbirds, practically everything else has insane holy defense (beside skeletons that is..), especially royal revenants....

                • Anonymous

                  Just finished the game and setup the entire play-though with all the items in shop and unlocked all graces plus Merika statue and great runes for fun co-op. Took me a long time, now all I need is this item. Hope nothing goes wrong.

                  • Anonymous

                    From West Capital Rampart grace, do a 180 turn so you are facing south west and jump down through the little archway balcony.
                    You will see a large building in front of you with a lion symbol on the outside wall.

                    Go around to the left side of this building where you will see a large tree root with dog enemies.

                    Up against the large building is an old wooden shack with a dead body hanging off the roof, climb onto of this wooden shack to gain access to the side entrance to the big lion symbol building.

                    Just follow the path through the building and you will find the Sanctified Whetblade and a Hammer laying on the ground.

                    • Anonymous

                      Terrible instructions. Easiest way would be just to drop down from "West Capital Rampart" grace, take a right before the cracked wall and follow the room. Sanctified Whetblade will be on the left along with a hammer

                      • Anonymous

                        all scaling whetblades should have been in early game, this is why I was stuck with sacred blade for so long

                        • Anonymous

                          So Flame Art does more damage but because fire resistance scales with STR, for FTH builds using holy damage effectively does more damage? Otherwise, vs non STR builds, Flame Art does more damage, no?

                          • Anonymous

                            So I get how this works with the physical ash of wars but does this give faith builds faith scaling lightning ash of wars and dex builds dex acaling sacred ash of wars? Is that what it means by golden ashes of war or something else?

                            • Anonymous

                              Heavily punished for doing a blind play through huh. Not looking up guides and maps really hurts your first completion with these missable late game items. Sad.

                              • Anonymous

                                I put this on say a physical ash of war and add a sacred affinity to the weapon can you still buff that weapon resins and magic?

                                • Anonymous

                                  I might have to wait till NG+ to get it sadly because I've reached a point of no return at endgame.... Does anyone know an alternate way to get it at end game? I haven't beaten the final boss.

                                  • Anonymous

                                    Couldn't find it in late-late game, at final boss and have every other whetstone just couldn't get this one. Is there an alternate way to get it once Leyndell is buried?

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