Elden Ring Mage Build Guide: Mage, Sorceror, Crystal Mage, Elementalist

    Released on 25th February 2022, Elden Ring has already become a top game of this year. Developed by FromSoftware and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment, Elden Ring is an action role-playing game. The game is available on Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S. The game is written by Hidetaka Miyazaki and George R. R. Martin, the creator of Game of Thrones. You can find more Elden Ring content on Retrology as well as more gaming guides as well. Now let‚Äôs dive into the Elden Ring Mage build guide.

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    Build Guide


    This build will focus on attacking from range and avoiding melee combat.

    • Class: Astrologer
    • Flask Spread: Mostly FP, with 1 or 2 HP
    • Weapon: Any Staff, any melee weapon
    • Shield: Any 100% Physical Block
    • Armour: Any Light Armor
    • Primary Stats: Intelligence and Mind
    • Secondary Stats: Vigor and Endurance
    • Skills: Ash of War: Glintblade Phalanx
    • Spells: Glintstone Pebble, Glintstone Arc, Loretta‚Äôs Greatbow, Great Glintstone Shard, Carian Shard, Carian Slicer, Carian Piercer


    The build below will be used when you reach Level 50, it will be a caster-only type build.

    • Class:¬†Astrologer or Prisoner
    • Flask Spread: Mostly FP some HP
    • Weapon:¬†Meteorite Staff and Dagger
    • Shield: None
    • Armour:¬†Queen‚Äôs Crescent Crown and the heaviest Armor you can wear and still med roll
    • Primary Stats: Intelligence and Mind
    • Secondary Stats:¬†Vigor and Dexterity
    • Skills:¬†Determination
    • Spells: Glintstone Pebble, Glintstone Arc, Loretta‚Äôs Greatbow, Great Glintstone Shard, and Rock Sling

    Crystal Mage

    Crystal Mage will focus more on Intelligence and will be created at Level 100.

    • Class: Any
    • Flask Spread: Mostly¬†FP, some HP
    • Weapon:¬†Crystal Staff, Finger Seal or Clawmark Seal
    • Shield:¬†Jellyfish Shield
    • Armour: Any that still allows you to med roll
    • Talismans:¬†Magic Scorpion Charm, Ritual Sword Talisman, Dragoncrest Shield Talisman, Godfrey Icon
    • Primary Stats:¬†Intelligence
    • Secondary Stats:¬†Vigor and Mind
    • Skills:¬†Contagious Fury
    • Spells:¬†Crystal Torrent, Shattering Crystal, Glintstone Pebble, Great Glintstone Shard, Comet, Terra Magica, and Bestial Vitality


    • Class: Any
    • Flask Spread:¬†Split HP and FP
    • Weapon:¬†Prince of Death‚Äôs Staff &¬†Golden Order Seal
    • Shield: None
    • Armour: Any that still allows you to medium roll
    • Talismans:¬†Green Turtle Talisman, Marika‚Äôs Soreseal, Ritual Sword Talisman, and Primal Glintstone Blade
    • Primary Stats:¬†Intelligence and Faith
    • Secondary Stats:¬†Vigor and Mind
    • Skills: None
    • Spells:¬†Stone of Gurranq,¬†Lightning Spear,¬†Black Flame,¬†Catch Flame,¬†Great Glintstone Shard,¬†Triple Rings of Light, Golden Vow
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    Fateh Ali
    Fateh Ali
    Been in love with anime and manga since I was born. A massive One Piece fan. An ex-gamer who now loves to write about them. God of War and Metal Gear Solid are my favourite franchises. Have been content writing for almost five years in college magazines and online platforms.
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