A church in northwestern Caelid, near the border with Limgrave
Smoldering Church is a Location in Elden Ring. The Smoldering Church is found in Caelid, right at the border with Northern Limgrave. You'll find it by travelling down the main road to the east of Summonwater Village. A Site of Grace can be found inside the church.
Smoldering Church Map
All NPCs and Merchants in Smoldering Church
- No NPCs in this church
- No merchants in this church
All Items in Elden Ring's Smoldering Church
Gather & Farm Items
- No Gatherable items here
- No Upgrade Materials here
Equipment and Magic
Unique, Ashes and Keys
Elden Ring Smoldering Church Creatures, Enemies, and Bosses
Regular Creatures and Enemies
Field Bosses and Bosses
- Aside from Anastasia, there are no field bosses in this location
Smoldering Church Walkthrough
To claim the two cookbooks available in this area, loot the remains that are resting on the side of the church. You should find Missionary's Cookbook (3) and Nomadic Warrior's Cookbook (14),
Before entering the church, prepare for battle as the NPC invader Anastasia, Tarnished-Eater shows up for battle. She deals quick attacks with her greataxe and can dodge, so time your attacks well. You will gain Sacred Scorpion Charm and Furlcalling Finger Remedy.
After the fight, you can rest at the Site of Grace found in the far end of the Smoldering Church and loot the two corpses next to it for some cookbooks.
Elden Ring Smoldering Church Gallery and Notes
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I think the 1.3 patch may have moved the Grace slightly. It used to be closer to the entryway, now it's right beside the two corpses. Also, you can bypass dealing with Anastasia first if you enter the church from the side or the back - the approach to the church is what will summon her. That way you can safely fight her without having to trek all the way back.
Does visiting it prematurely progresses limgrave quests as if you beat stormveil or went to liurnia by skipping it?
What's going on with this place? The atmosphere around it is suddenly really creepy and yet there's very little here.