Strike Damage

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Category Physical Damage

Strike Damage is one of the Damage Types in Elden Ring. It is one of the eight main Damage Types and belongs to the Physical Damage category. Damage Types are a major part of the calculation that determines how much damage is dealt in Combat and are affected by many factors including your equipment, skills, attacks and temporary buffs.

 

Elden Ring Strike Damage Guide

Strike Damage is a type of Physical Damage that is often associated with blunt weapons such as Hammers and Maces. Weapons that primarily deal the other damage types can also possess attacks that deal Strike Damage within their movesets. Strike damage is often (but not always) effective against heavily armored enemies as well as creatures made of rock or have a similar sturdy composition.

 

Strike Damage and Players

This section lists information pertaining to Strike Damage and its relation to Players.

 

Buffs

The following Skills, Spells and Items provide a boost to Strike Damage:

Defenses

The following Skills, Spells and Items improve player resistance to Strike Damage:

 

Strike Damage and Enemies

This section lists information pertaining to Strike Damage and its relation to Enemies and Bosses.

 

 

Weakness

The following Enemies and Bosses have a weakness to Strike Damage. Weakness indicates a target takes increased damage and/or increased Poise damage from a given Damage Type.

Resistance

The following Enemies and Bosses are resistant to Strike Damage. Resistance indicates that a target takes reduced damage from a given Damage Type, but is not completely immune.

Immunity

The following Enemies and Bosses are not susceptible to Strike Damage. Immunity indicates that a target is not affected by a given Damage Type.

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Elden Ring Strike Damage Notes & Tips

 




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    • Anonymous

      This list is crazy incomplete. Doesn't list the following...
      -Caestus
      -Most other whips, such as Magma Candlestick
      -Jawbone Axe (tested ingame, it deal Strike instead of Standard, as listed)
      -'Meteorite' spells
      -Rock Sling spell
      -Bestial incantations from Gurranq

      • Anonymous

        Please add TORCHES to the list! The Steel-Wite Torch does strike damage, plus it sets things on fire with one hit, and has a cool Firebreather ability for cheap FP!

        • I've found strike damage with a morningstar to be useful against the rocky looking enemies in the caves, when my slash weapon isn't working well against them.

          • Anonymous

            Might be smart to separate this list by weapon categories. I doubt anyone came to this page looking for a staff or seal to do their strike damage with

            • Anonymous

              Probably the best damage type in the game. Only a small handful of enemies are resistant to it but it really shines because a lot of the really difficult enemies in the game are weak to this such as heavily armored knights.

              • Anonymous

                Has anyone encountered anything resistant to strike damage yet? Strike weapons seem like the safest bet for a catch-all weapon right now.

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