Elden Ring Malenia Great Rune, How to Get & Activate

Malenia, Blade of Miquella is one of the most powerful bosses you can face in Elden Ring. Since she is a Demi-God and one of the central characters of the setting, this is no surprise. Like all the other Demi-God bosses in the game, managing to defeat Malenia will get you an equally powerful prize – Malenia’s Great Rune. Of course, once you do acquire this Rune, you will need to find a way to activate it. Our Elden Ring Malenia Great Rune, How to Get & Activate guide is here to help you with both of these questions.

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Elden Ring Malenia Great Rune, How to Get & Activate

How to Get Malenia Great Rune Elden Ring

To be able to get Malenia’s Great Rune in Elden Ring, you will need to defeat her first. She can be found in Elphael, Brace of the Haligtree. Besting her will get you her Great Rune, as well as Remembrance of the Rot Goddess. You can either sell this for 50,000 Runes, or give it to Enia at the Roundtable Hold. If you hand it over to Finger Reader Enia, you can get the Hand of Malenia (a Str E and Dex B scaling Katana that requires Str 16 and Dex 48 and comes with passive blood loss buildup and bestows the Waterfowl Dance skill) or the Scarlet Aeonia Incantation (requires 35 Faith to cast).

Elden Ring Malenia Great Rune Activation

To activate Malenia’s Great Rune, first make your way to the Tower of Return. It can be found on the Weeping Peninsula region. Climb it and at the top, you will find a chest. Open it and you will be teleported to Leyndell, Royal Capital. Once there, go to the Divine Bridge. There is another teleporter there. Use it and you will get transported to the Isolated Divine Tower. At the very top of this tower, you will be able to activate Malenia’s Great Rune and restore it.

Very early in your exploration of Elden Ring world you will find out that you need to prepare your character for different tasks. You'll need to learn how to use Ashes of War, how to two-hand weapons, or use magic spells during the course of your adventures. Many secrets are also waiting for you, such as, a hostile NPC Sellen that doesn't let you see her shop, an invisible man in a bush, or a huge turtle with a bell that lets you duplicate some very important items.

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