How to Get to Abyssal Woods in Elden Ring: Shadow of the Erdtree


The Abyssal Forests With Ring of FireDLC, Shadow of Erdtreeis a land of horror and madness. Followers of the Rage Flame inhabit the forests, and nightmarish creatures lurk around. Reaching it can be quite arduous, as you will have to experiment a bit, but if you find its entrance, you will be warned to go back the way you came.

Should you heed their warnings and back off? Or should you continue to face the madness? Read on to find out. how to get to the Abyssal Forest IN Ring of Fire.

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How to get to the Abyssal Forest in Elden Ring: Shadow of the Erdtree

To find the Abyssal Forest, you must first reach the Ruins of Unte, which are hidden behind an illusory wall in Shadowkeep.

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Starting with Warehouse, First Floor Place of GraceHead down the elevator behind you, which will take you back to the main gate of Shadowkeep.

Defeat or run past the Fire Knight and turn left towards the golden boats. On the left side of the path you will find a ladder leading to the lower level of the Shadow Keep. Go down the ladder and enter the waterfall to reveal a hidden area.

A ladder leading to a hidden wall in the Shadow Keep in the Shadow of the Erd Tree.

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Climb down the ladder in front of you and follow the path to find a room with a “Domain of Dragons” painting. On the southwest wall you’ll notice two torches and a seemingly ordinary wall between them. Hit the space between the two torches to reveal an illusory wall.

A hidden passage in the Shadowkeep in Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree.

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Follow the path to find a stone coffin that will take you to Watering Hole Castle Place of Grace.

From the Castle Watering Hole Site of Grace go southeast find a path along the rock wall that has A place of grace on the upper reaches of the Recluses RiverFollow the path and jump over the gaps until you can cross over to the path on the right.

Path from Watering Hole Castle, Places of Grace to Abyssal Forest in the Elden Ring, Shadow of the Erdtree DLC.

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Continue along the path and go down the southern end to find A place of grace in the lower reaches of the Recluses River. Look at the eastern edge of the cliff to find gravestones leading to the bottom of the waterfall. Jump down and head southeast to find another set of gravestones at the edge of the cliff.

The path along the Hermit River that leads to the Abyssal Forest in the Elden Ring DLC, Shadow of the Erdtree.

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Head to the bottom of the cliff and cut through the forest to the east to find the entrance to the cliff. Catacombs of Dark Light. Go through the Catacombs of Dark Light and defeat Jori, Senior Inquisitor reach to Abyssal Forests.

Entrance to the Catacombs of Darklight and the boss Jori, the Elder Inquisitor in the Elden Ring expansion, Shadow of the Erdtree.

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