There are certainly many choices when it comes to hurting your enemies in Elden Ring, you could use swords, hammers, sorcery, or even a bow to deal damage. However, for the would-be samurai, there is only one choice, and that is the katana. Even so, there are still several of these sharp-edged weapons that one can wield to become the Elden Lord, and if you are wondering about how to get the Rivers of Blood katana in Elden Ring, here’s what you need to know.
How to Get Rivers of Blood Katana in Elden Ring
The Rivers of Blood katana is not available early on in the game, and will require some progress towards the endgame before you can obtain it for your arsenal. Just make sure you have not yet defeated the Fire Giant.
- Head to the Mountaintops of the Giant region.
- Look for the Church of Repose.
This is to the far south of the region.
- Defeat the invader, Bloody Finger Okina.
Be sure to watch out for bleed damage, so keeping your distance might be the best option.
- Claim your rewards.
Defeating the invader will yield the Rivers of Blood Katana alongside the Okina Mask.
Rivers of Blood Katana
The Rivers of Blood Katana does have some stat requirements for effective use. You will need 12 Strength, 19 Dexterity, and 20 Arcane to use it well. It comes with a bleeding passive, and its skill, Corpse Piler, can be a devasting move if you can chain the strikes for more damage. This katana requires Somber Smithing Stones to upgrade.
That is all there is to it when it comes to learning about how to get the Rivers of Blood Katana in Elden Ring. Be sure to also check out our guide wiki to learn more important details about the game, including the details about weapon upgrades, all the stats explained, and how to beat Malenia, Blade of Miquella.
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