Elden Ring Incantation Tier List [2023]

In This Article, We Will Be Tanking All Incantations In Elden Ring.

In this article, we will go through the ranking of all incantations of Elden Ring which will be called the Elden Ring Incantation Tier List. These are spells based on Faith, and their effectiveness depends on the player’s personal Faith stats and the Seal they use. The game features more than 90 Incantations for players to choose from.

Tier List Contents

Elden Ring features an expansive open-world environment that players must navigate to defeat challenging bosses and gather items. The bosses in the game can be difficult to defeat, often requiring more than just brute strength. Therefore, to enhance the combat experience, players can search for Incantations to add variety to battles. These can provide both offensive and support benefits to aid players in combat.

Key Points

  • Our list will rank the 95 incantations of Elden Ring.
  • The Rankings are based on their practicality, damage, and ability to provide support.
  • In the highest tiers, you will find incantations like Death Lightning, Fortissax Lightning Spear, Scarlet Aeonia, Agheel’s Flame, and Elden Stars.
  • Among the lowest ranks, you will see entries like Lannseax’s Glaive, Pest Threads, Bestial Vitality, Bestial Sling, and Rejection.


To summarize the entire rankings, kindly refer to the below table.

S RankA RankB RankC RankD Rank
• Death Lightning
• Fortissax Lightning Spear
• Scarlet Aeonia
• Agheel’s Flame
• Elden Stars
• Ekzykes’s Decay
• Placidusax’s Ruin
• Black Blade
• Borealis’s Mist
• Theodorix’s Magma
• Fire’s Deadly Sin
• Litany of Proper Death
• Ancient Dragons’ Lightning Spear
• Great Heal
• Giantsflame Take Thee
• Burn,o Flame
• Golden Vow
• Bloodboon
• Law of Causality
• Dragonice
• Dragonclaw
• Wrath of Gold
• Dragonfire
• Protection of The Erdtree
• Rotten Breath
• Smarag’s Glintstone Breath
• Blessing of The Erdtree
• Magic Fortification
• Whirl, O Flame!
• Black Flame Ritual
• Order’s Blade
• Flame, Protect Me
• Flame, Cleanse Me
• Glintstone Breath
• Radagon’s Rings of Light
• Electrify Aramament
• Assasin’s Approach
• Flame, Fall Upon Them
• Scouring Black Flame
• Barrier of Gold
• Vyke’s Dragonbolt
• Lord’s Aid
• Lord’s Heal
• Lord’s Divine Fortification
• Gurranq’s Beast Claw
• Bloodflame Blade
• Black Flame
• Bloodflame Talons
• Magma Breath
• Flame of the Fell God
• Dragonmaw
• Surge, O Flame!
• Aspect of The Crucible Tail
• Aspect of The Crucible Horns
• Ancient Dragons’ Lightning Strike
• Poison Armament, Frozen Lightning Spear
• Black Flame Blade
• Bestial Constitution
• Urgent Heal
• Law of Regression
• Flame Fortification
• Lightning Fortification
• Order Healing
• Flame of Frenzy
• Catch Flame
• Unendurable Frenzy
• Poison Mist
• Erdtree Heal
• Divine Fortification
• Golden Lightning Fortification
• Howl of Shabriri
• Cure Poison
• Lightning Strike Heal
• Beastial Sling
• Blessing’s Boon
• Triple Rings of Light
• Aspect of The Crucible Breath
• Flame Sling
• Dragonbolt Blessing
• Stone of Gurranq
• Frenzied Burst
• Greyoll’s Roar
• Immutable Shield
• Honed Bolt
• Black Flame’s Protection
• Inescapable Frenzy
• Shadow Bait
• Swarm of Flies
• Discus of Light
• Lightning Spear
• Lannseax’s Glaive
• Pest Threads
• Bestial Vitality
• Bestial Sling
• Rejection

Continue reading for more details about each incantation. 

S Tier

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S Tier.

The S-tier incantations include the best and great incantations you can find in the Elden Ring. Below are the S-tier incantations of our Elden Ring Spells And Incantations Tier List.

Death Lightning

The Death Lightning creates a storm of death lightning that affects the surrounding area. It can be obtained by trading in the Remembrance of the Lichdragon at the Roundtable Hold. It is the best incantation in our article.

Scarlet Aeonia

Scarlet Aeonia produces a massive flower that erupts into a blast of scarlet decay. Every time the scarlet blossom blossoms, the rot of Malenia progresses. 

Elden Stars

The Elden Stars incantation summons a barrage of projectiles that wreak havoc on the surroundings. Moreover, it creates a flow of golden falling stars that attack the area.

Placidusax’s Ruin

The Placidusax’s Ruin incantation summons the head of Placidusax to release a destructive breath strengthened by primal energies. Additionally, this turns the caster into the Dragonlord, allowing them to breathe out golden breath from above.

Black blade

The Black Blade incantation launches a drilling attack that produces a wave of light. The Black Blade executes a rotating slash that releases a vertical wave that pierces through foes. Moreover, the subsequent spin and its wave are angled diagonally. 

Borealis’s Mist

The Borealis’s Mist incantation creates the head of Borealis to release a barrage of razorice from above. It changes the caster into a dragon that breathes out icy air from above.

Ekzykes’s Decay

The Ekzykes’s Decay incantation summons the head of Ekzykes to emit a cloud that causes decay from above. The caster transforms into a dragon and breathes out a breath of scarlet rot from above. Players must defeat Decaying Ekzykes to gain access to the incantation.

Agheel’s Flame

The Agheel’s flame creates the head of Agheel to release fire from above. The caster becomes a dragon that exhales a breath of fire from above. The incantation can be acquired by defeating Flying Dragon Agheel.

Fortissax Lightning Spear

The Fortissax lightning spear creates two red lightning spears that strike from above when cast. 

A Tier

A Tier.

Do not overlook these A-Tier incantations in the Elden Ring Incantations Tier list 1.04. They are highly effective in dealing significant damage in difficult battles or during exploration. Making an effort to acquire them will be worth it, as they are truly exceptional in the overall ranking of incantations in Elden Ring.

Theodorix’s Magma

Theodorix’s Magma incantation tops A-tier incantations in our article list. The Theodorix’s Magma creates the head of Theodorix to engulf enemies in lethal magma. In addition to that, the caster is transformed into a giant dragon to release a significant amount of magma breath. 

Litany of Proper Death

The Litany of Proper Death creates a patch of light that deals holy damage to enemies. It projects an image of Order that causes holy damage to nearby foes and is particularly effective against “Those Who Live in Death.” Most importantly, any enemies defeated by this incantation cannot be revived. 

Great Heal

The Great Heal restores a substantial amount of health for both the caster and their allies. It provides a significant healing effect for the caster and nearby allies. 

Burn,o Flame

The Burn O Flame! creates pillars of fire around the caster. It is one of the incantations that harnesses the power of the Fire Giants. 


The Bloodboon incantation spreads bloodflame pools in front of the caster to ignite the surrounding area.


The Dragonice incantation enables the caster to transform into a dragon and release a freezing icy breath. It is useful for triggering frostbite on builds that wouldn’t typically be able to do so. 


The Dragonclaw incantation summons a giant claw to overpower both groups of enemies and single opponents. It transforms the caster into a dragon and allows them to tear through foes using dragon claws, followed by another attack. 

Wrath of Gold

The incantation creates a gold shockwave that pushes away all nearby enemies. The effect of the spell can be increased by charging the incantation.


The Dragonfire calls forth a dragon head that breathes fire and transforms the caster into a dragon to exhale flames. After that, the length of the flame breath can be increased by charging the spell. 

Protection of the Erdtree

The Protection of the Erdtree incantation gives a beneficial effect to both the player and their allies that improves their resistance to all forms of damage except physical. 

Rotten Breath

Rotten Breath creates a cloud of decay and rot. The caster transforms into a dragon to exhale scarlet rot breath. 

Smarag’s Glintstone Breath

The Smarag’s Glintstone Breath incantation transforms the caster into a dragon that spews primordial magic from above, suffocating enemies. 

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Blessing of the Erdtree

The “Blessing of the Erdtree” incantation grants a blessing to the caster and nearby allies, which gradually restores a significant amount of health. It can be located in the Queen’s Bedchamber in the Leyndell Royal Capital.

Magic Fortification

The Magic Fortification temporarily increases the user’s resistance to Magic damage by creating a protective shield around them.

Law of Causality

The Law of Causality incantation allows the user to counterattack after being hit multiple times. It creates a ring of causality that enables the caster to automatically retaliate once a certain number of blows have been received. 

Golden Vow

Golden Vow incantation gives a boost to the attacker and defensive capabilities of the caster and nearby allies. The boost lasts for 80 seconds, enhancing attack power and defense. 

Giantsflame Take Thee

The Giantsflame takes Thee incantation and launches a large ball of ancient fire. It can be purchased from either Brother Corhyn or Miriel after giving them the Giant’s Prayerbook.

Ancient Dragons’ Lightning Spear

The Ancient Dragons’ Lightning Spear incantation calls forth a red lightning spear that descends from above to strike enemies. It creates a spear made of red lightning that is dropped from above and, upon impact, releases lightning trails in the surrounding area. 

Fire’s Deadly Sin

The Fire’s Deadly Sin spell is a powerful fire-based incantation for monks. It is obtained by finding the Flightless Bird painting in the Altus Plateau. The incantation originates from a dark prophecy and engulfs the caster and nearby area in blazing flames. 

B Tier

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B Tier.

You can find many average spells in the B rank of our Elden Ring Spells And Incantations Tier List. It’s easy to acquire many of them moreover, it’s beneficial to get a few, especially if you want to enhance your damage and inflict significant harm on opponents. 

Whirl, O Flame!

Whirl, O Flame! generates a fiery explosion in front of the caster, producing a spinning stream of flames that engulfs the surroundings. Moreover, by charging the spell, its power, and range are increased. Whirl, O Flame! tops our B-Tier.

Order’s Blade

The Order’s Blade spell imbues your weapon with holy power, making it particularly effective against undead creatures by preventing them from coming back to life after death. 

Flame Grant me Strength

Flame, Grant Me Strength increases both physical and fire-based attack power. It generates a fiery boost within the caster, enhancing their physical and fire-based attack capabilities. 

Electrify Aramament

The Electrify Armament incantation imbues a weapon with lightning damage and can be bought from Brother Corhyn or Miriel, the Vows’ Pastor, after presenting the Dragon Cult Prayerbook.

Assasin’s Approach

The Assassin’s Approach spell temporarily muffles the caster’s footsteps, boosting their stealth and preventing fall damage from non-deadly falls. 

Flame, Fall Upon Them

The Flame, Fall Upon Them shoots multiple fireballs. It launches several fireballs simultaneously. It can be purchased from either Brother Corhyn or Miriel for 10,000 Runes.

Scouring Black Flame

The Scouring Black Flame spell creates fire over a broad area in front of the user, which can be charged to extend its range. Moreover, it unleashes a sweeping wave of black flame before the caster. 

Barrier of Gold

The Barrier of Gold is a defensive Erdtree incantation in Elden Ring that can be obtained by defeating Teardrop Scarabs in the Royal Capital of Leyndell. It is one of the Erdtree Worship incantations and greatly improves magic damage reduction for the caster and their allies nearby. 

Vyke’s Dragonbolt

The spell buffs your right-hand weapon and body with red lightning. It is obtained by defeating the Roundtable Knight Vyke at Lord Contender’s Evergaol.

Lord’s Aid

Lord’s Aid cures poison and reduces the accumulation of poison, blood loss, and sleep status effects. It can be bought after presenting the Two Fingers’ Prayerbook.

Lord’s Heal

The Lord’s Heal spell provides significant healing for the caster and their allies close by. It restores a large number of health to the caster and nearby allies. 

Lord’s Divine Fortification

The Lord’s Divine Fortification incantation provides a significant boost to the negation of holy damage for the caster and their nearby allies. 

Gurranq’s Beast Claw

Gurranq’s Beast Claw creates vertical waves that emanate from the caster and cause damage as they spread out. It incantation can be obtained as a reward from the Beast Clergyman after you provide him with the 8th Deathroot.

Bloodflame Blade

The Bloodflame Blade spell imbues your weapon with a festering Bloodflame, which causes a debuff to be applied to your enemy after the damage is dealt with. This debuff continues to build up until Hemorrhage occurs for a very short time. 

Black Flame

Allows you to launch a fireball made of Black Flame that can be charged to increase its damage and cause an explosion upon impact. It also does damage over time after hitting said target.

Bloodflame Talons

The Bloodflame Talons create lacerations in the air that result in Bloodflame bombs. These bombs explode after a brief delay. The spell can be obtained by defeating Mohg, the Omen. This is the perfect place for it in our Elden Ring Incantation Tier List 1.04

Magma Breath

The Magma Breath incantation creates a dragon head that shoots out explosive magma in front of the caster. The spell can be bought at the Dragon Communion Altar in the Cathedral of Dragon Communion in Caelid for 1 Dragon Heart. 

Flame of the Fell God

The Flame of the Fell God spell launches a ball of fire that, upon impact, explodes and leaves behind a burning area. The spell can be obtained by defeating Adan, the Thief of Fire.


Summons a dragon head that bites enemies in front of the caster. This spell can be bought at the Dragon Communion Altar in the Church of Dragon Communion in Limgrave for 1 Dragon Heart.

Surge, O Flame!

The Surge, O Flame! allows the user to emit a constant flow of fire, burning anything in front of the caster. The incantation can be purchased from Brother Corhyn or Miriel after giving them the Fire Monks’ Prayerbook.

Aspect of the Crucible Tail

The Aspects of the Crucible Tail cause the caster to grow a tail and sweep enemies in front of them. You can get it by defeating the Crucible Knight boss in the Stormhill Evergaol.

Aspect of the Crucible Horns

Manifest a large horn on the player’s shoulder that can then be used to impale enemies. By charging the spell, the caster can run into enemies before delivering a final attack.

Ancient Dragons’ Lightning Strike

The Ancient Dragons’ Lightning Strike spell creates red lightning that deals damage to a target and the surrounding area. 

Poison Armament

Buffs the weapon held in the right hand with poison. The incantation can be cast while moving, and it is dropped by an invisible Teardrop Scarab in the northeast section of Aeonia Swamp in eastern Caelid. 

Frozen Lightning Spear

The Incantation causes a spear to fall from the sky and move forward, dealing damage and leaving a trail of lightning in its wake. It is dropped by the Dragonkin Soldier of Nokstella.

Black Flame Blade

The Black Flame Blade spell temporarily covers the right-hand weapon in a black flame, increasing the damage dealt. It can be purchased after giving a Godskin Prayerbook to either Brother Corhyn or Miriel.

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Bestial Constitution

The Bestial Constitution removes the Hemorrhage and Frostbite effects from the caster and fills the body with bestial energy, preventing the buildup of frost and blood loss.

Urgent Heal

The Urgent Heal incantation allows for a quick restoration of a limited amount of health and is available for purchase via Brother Corhyn at Roundtable Hold.

Law of Regression

The Law of Regression spell removes various effects such as Sorcery, Incantations, Status Effects, unique effects, and more from nearby targets, both friendly and hostile. The spell also dispels illusions and has non-combat uses. 

Flame Fortification

The Flame Fortification spell temporarily increases the user’s resistance to fire damage by enveloping them in protective magic. 

Radagon’s Rings of Light

The Radagon’s Rings of Light spell creates a golden ring of light that is fired across a wide area, causing damage to a large area of effect.

Glintstone Breath

The Glintstone Breath spell allows the caster to unleash a powerful magical breath attack. You can buy it from the Dragon Communion Altar for 1 Dragon Heart.

Flame, Cleanse Me

The Flame, Cleanse Me creates a flame that both damages the caster and purges poison and scarlet rot buildups. You can find it on a corpse at the Fire Monk camp southeast of the Church of Vows.

Flame, Protect Me

The Flame, Protect Me spell provides the player with protection against fire damage. 

Black Flame Ritual

The Black Flame Ritual is a spell that, when cast, creates a circle of black flame pillars around the caster. 

C Tier

C Tier.

C-Tier incantations may not be the strongest however they can provide damage bonuses depending on the character. For Instance, there are a few decent healing spells in this tier as well. While not the best, obtaining a few of these spells early in the game can still be valuable because they are easily obtainable. So these are the entries in the C rank of our Elden Ring Incantation Tier List 1.04.

Lightning Fortification

The Lightning Fortification incantation boosts your protection against lightning damage. You can purchase it from Brother Corhyn for 7,500 Runes after he relocates to the Altus Plateau.

Flame of Frenzy

The Flame of Frenzy incantation creates multiple fiery projectiles that move forward and deal damage. You can find it on a dead body near a pillar on the left side of a church.

Unendurable Frenzy

The Unendurable Frenzy spell involves a sudden release of a yellow flame of frenzy from the eyes. You can find it in a chest within an underground treasure room located in the central section of the ruins.

Erdtree Heal

The Erdtree Heal provides a powerful healing effect for both the caster and their allies. You can discover it in the Queen’s Bedchamber located in Leyndell, the Ashen Capital.

Immutable Shield

The Immutable Shield spell enhances your shield’s affinity and resistance to negative effects. You can buy it from Brother Corhyn, who is located west of the Erdtree Sanctuary at the Colosseum overlooking Leyndell, as part of a quest.

Greyoll’s Roar

The Greyoll’s Roar creates a powerful scream of Greyoll that weakens enemies by temporarily reducing their defense and attack strength. 

Frenzied Burst

The Frenzied Burst spell unleashes intense flames of frenzy in the form of concentrated blasts. If fully charged, the blast can penetrate the defenses of enemies with ease. 

Stone of Gurranq

The Stone of Gurranq spell creates a rock projectile that is launched in a slight arc. It can be acquired from the Beast Clergyman, after giving him the 6 Deathroots.

Dragonbolt Blessing

The Dragonbolt Blessing spell enhances the player’s ability to deflect enemy attacks and reduces their lightning damage negation. It also boosts resistance to all ailments. 

Flame Sling

The Flame Sling enables the creation and launching of fireballs at foes, causing Fire Damage. 

Aspect of the Crucible Breath

The Aspects of the Crucible Breath spell enables the player to exhale flames while moving. It creates a sac in the caster’s neck, enabling them to release fire while walking.

Triple Rings of Light

As the game suggests, it creates Triple Rings of Light that deal damage in a straight line. 

Blessing’s Boon

The Blessing’s Boon spell gives a boost to both the player and nearby allies that slowly regenerate their HP. It can be bought from Miriel at the Church of Vows for 4,000 Runes.

Beastial Sling

The Bestial Sling spell unleashes a fast shot of stones in a cone shape in front of the caster. It can be obtained as a reward from Gurranq, the Beast Clergyman, upon providing him with the second Deathroot.

Lightning Strike Heal

The Lightning Strike Heal spell enables the caster to call forth a bolt of lightning that spreads when it hits its target, affecting multiple enemies simultaneously. 

Cure Poison

It is used to remove the Poison status effect from the player. It can be purchased from Brother Corhyn for 1,000 Runes.

Howl of Shabriri

The Howl of Shabriri causes madness to build up in enemies close by. It can be found in a chest hidden on the second floor of the Frenzy-Flaming Tower.

Golden Lightning Fortification

Golden Lightning Fortification spell offers a powerful buff that increases lightning resistance for both your character and allies.

Divine Fortification

Divine Fortification spell envelops the caster in strong protective magic, temporarily raising their resistance to Holy Damage. 

Poison Mist

Poison Mist spell creates a poisonous cloud in front of the caster, causing the Poison effect to susceptible enemies. It can be acquired by defeating a teleporting Teardrop Scarab southeast of the Castle Morne Rampart site of grace.

Catch Flame

Catch Flame causes a burst of fire to damage enemies within range during battle. It can be purchased from Brother Corhyn at the Roundtable Hold for 600 Runes.

Order Healing

Order Healing spell reduces the accumulation of Death Blight. It can be obtained by defeating a Teardrop Scarab located in the Siofra Aqueduct.

D Tier

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D Tier.

These spells are not effective due to their low damage output as compared to other Incantations in Elden Ring.  Moreover, they provide limited support and healing. Following are the incantations in the D rank of our Elden Ring incantation tier list 2023.

Honed Bolt

The Honed Bolt tops the D tier. It creates bolts of lightning that strike nearby enemies. 

Inescapable Frenzy

Inescapable Frenzy targets an enemy and spreads madness to nearby enemies. The spell causes a yellow flame of frenzy to ignite from the caster’s eyes and attaches to the foes, propagating the madness.

Discus of Light

Discus of Light causes Holy damage to a wide area of enemies. It can be purchased from Brother Corhyn for 11,000 runes after he has relocated to Goldmask’s location at the Altus Plateau.

Lightning Spear

Lightning Spear generates a lightning projectile and launches it forward. The “Gravel Stone Seal” enhances its damage. 

Lannseax’s Glaive

Lannseax’s Glaive allows the user to make a sweeping lightning attack. It can be obtained by defeating the Ancient Dragon Lansseax.

Pest Threads

Pest Threads create damaging, sticky threads to attack enemies. It can be purchased from Gowry after advancing Millicent’s questline.

O, Flame!

O, Flame! gives lets the user shoot flames from their palms. The spell can be bought from either Brother Corhyn or Miriel after they receive the Fire Monks’ Prayerbook.

Bestial Vitality

Bestial Vitality is a healing incantation that gradually replenishes the caster’s hit points. It can be obtained as a reward from the Beast Clergyman, after presenting him with the third Deathroot.

Bestial Sling

Bestial Sling rapidly launches a cone of stones in front of the caster. It can be earned as a reward from the Beast Clergyman, after giving him the second Deathroot.


Rejection incantation creates a shockwave that repels enemies. It can be purchased from Brother Corhyn at the Roundtable Hold for 1,500 Runes.

Swarm of Flies

The Swarm of Flies unleashes a horde of frenzied bloodflies that pursue their target and cause Hemorrhage. It can be found on a corpse in a shallow cave north of the Palace Approach Ledge-Road Site of Grace.

Shadow Bait

The Incantation creates a shadow to distract enemies and draw attention away from you. It can be found on a corpse in the Subterranean Shunning Grounds. 

Black Flame’s Protection

The Black Flame’s Protection spell enhances resistance to physical damage, but it is the weakest among the article. It is available for purchase at the Twin Maiden Husks after defeating Sir Gideon Ofnir.


In conclusion, all the spells in our Elden Ring Incantation Tier List 2023 have their uses in different situations, if used correctly. Moreover, it’s important to know what type of magic the boss is vulnerable to have an advantage in combat, and Incantations are so varied that they can be used against a wide variety of foes. So having some on hand is always good.

Not you might not agree with a lot of our placements, and that’s okay. If you belive that we have placed an entry in a spot you think is inaccurate, please let us know about it in the comments below.