Sheathe blade, holding it at the hip in a composed stance.
Follow up with either a normal or a strong attack to draw the blade at great speed for an instant slash attack. Both attacks fire off a wave of light.
Transient Moonlight is the unique Skill found on Moonveil, a Katana in Elden Ring. This skill allows the wielder of the Katana to assume a sheathed Iaido-style stance which is then followed up by two unique slashing attacks. The Light Attack triggers a wide horizontal slash (roughly 75º-90º directly in front of the player), releasing an arc-shaped magic projectile attack. The Heavy Attack triggers a vertical downward slash, also releasing a similar projectile attack.
The projectiles take the form of a medium range (approx. half the range of a standard throwing knife) blue arc. They can be aimed freely, including up and down vertical control, a useful tool when dealing with large enemies with weak points above standard striking level, such as the heads of dragons. While Moonveil deals split physical (slashing) and magical damage, the beam released from this skill deals strictly magical damage. Hitting a target with the physical blade whilst using this skill unleashes the full damage potential of the weapon, stacking the katana's physical damage, magical damage, and the magical damage of the projectile in one swift strike.
How to get Transient Moonlight in Elden Ring
- Default skill on Moonveil.
Elden Ring Transient Moonlight Guide, Notes & Tips
- This is a Unique Skill
- FP Cost: - (15 20)
- This Skill is not Chargeable
- Wearing Spellblade Set increases the damage
- This Skill can be cancelled without expending FP by releasing the skill button before unleashing the light or heavy attack.
- The Light Attack is excellent for crowd control against hoards of low-poise enemies.
- This Skill deals 12.5 Poise damage with the magic projectile using either variant. A direct hit from the Moonveil used to fire it will do an additional 15 using the Light Attack variant for a total of 27.5 Poise damage. The Heavy Attack variant deals an additional 17.5 with the Katana itself for a total of 30 Poise damage on a direct strike.
- The heavy attack's projectile can be aimed upward or downward by using camera free aim.
- The projectiles can be parried using Golden Retaliation, Ash of War: Carian Retaliation and the Carian Retaliation sorcery.
- NOTE: As of Patch 1.08 the poise damage of the weapon slash part has been increased, and the poise damage of the magic wave has been reduced.
Builds with Transient Moonlight
Unsheathe costs less fp, deals more damage and has the same poise-break potential. Why do people still hate on this weapon art? Sure the projectile gives it more range but you really don't need that for the crazy range Unsheathe has already, especially when using the Nagakiba
Pro tip: Search on youtube how to do the moonveil animation cancel.
Enjoy being undefeated in PVP.
I cast barrier of gold & then ignore you.
transient snoozelight. pressing 1 button for an entire playthrough must get boring eventually, right?
Enjoying the nerf casuls?
anybody know how much poise damage it does now? it doesn't feel that much lower
Jesus christ, where is the challenge in the game of you are going to make weapons like that?
Mist Finer in 3D jumpscare.
wish there was a faith/flame version of this
For when you need more power
12 poise damage my ass. I have 80 poise and still get full staggered by this bs
THEY CANT KEEP GETTING AWAY WITH THIS
If you're using the horizontal slash for its AoE in PvE, you might want to either unlock the camera beforehand or target a more distant enemy; if you're too close to the enemy you're aiming at, the height difference between you and them can cause the projectile to angle into the sky or ground, missing the rest of the enemies entirely.
Where can I find an edgy white/red mask?
Dose it work with rotten winged sword insignia
Dose it work with rotten winged sword insignia
Transient Moonlight is considered a glintstone sorcery skill in regards to the Spellblade set bonus damage effect
I have a carian retaliation shield with your name on it baby!
dont do this bois. moonveil is a pathway to greed. use the path itself for buisness but never take it.
This weapon art is not affected by magic damage negation in PVP
Does this get boosted by the spellblade skill boosting gloves? I know its technically not a spellblade sorcery base but maybe?
anyone know if the scaling on transient moonlight is affected by the softcap? i've been avoiding going over 50 int because it only adds one damage on the status screen but hadn't considered the cap might affect this weapon art differently
The fact that the sideways slash doesn't work on keyboard was a massive oversight.
This katana absolutely tears through health like a hot knife through butter. At 34 Dex and Int and +10, I'm dealing 600-700 on R1 and close to 1k on a charged R2. If I land both the physical and magical parts of the WA, I'm smacking things for between 1,600 and 1,800 damage a pop. A perfect weapon for spellblades, it's fast and gives great crowd control and single target damage between its horizontal and vertical WA variants, and even on huge bosses it breaks stance after only two or three uses.
Only real problem is its deceptively short reach, but if you're running this you're running sorcery, so.
I have some issues in terms of using skills between vertical and horizontal slash, I'm using keyboard and I cant figure out!
pls help me out.
How does the scaling for this work? Does it scale off of Int, or dex? Or both? I see a +10 Moonveil has both a B scaling for Int and Dex. Would like someone to clarify if a high dex build could achieve the same damage output as a high int build.
Anyone tested if this gets bonus from carian regal scepter's full moon bonus?
"Hesitation is defeat"
-lmao glock saint