Elden Ring: How To Get Phantom Slash

Elden Ring offers a plethora of Ashes of War, including the Phantom Slash, that you can use on certain weapons and equipment to give them new skills and affinities. This helps the game create different experiences for each player. The Phantom Slash, in particular, is a great skill that comes in handy in both PvP and PvE situations. 

When you apply the Phantom Slash Ash of War on Polearms, Twinblades, Halberds, and Spears, you can use the skill to release an apparition in the forward direction. The apparition then unleashes an upward slash attack that can deal with enemies out of your attack range. 

So, if you want to get your hands on Phantom Slash Ash of War, keep reading our Elden Ring guide to know what exactly you need to do!

How To Get Phantom Slash In Elden Ring

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You can get the Phantom Slash Ash of War in Elden Ring by defeating the Night Cavalry optional boss who appears in the Forbidden Lands area of the Lands Between. 

In order to obtain this skill, you need to reach the Forbidden Lands via the Leyndell Royal Capital. Once you are there, you must defeat the Night Cavalry boss.

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If you have yet to explore the said area and are struggling with Elden Ring’s expansive map, here’s a handy map screenshot that shows the precise location of the Forbidden Lands and the Night Cavalry boss’s spawn point.

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NoteNight Cavalry spawns at night, so make sure to change the time from Day to Night. You can do this by locating the Site of Grace in Forbidden Lands.

That being said, it is time for you to get into a fight with the menacing boss, Night Cavalry. You can use the nearby terrain to hold the boss between trees and use long-range attacks to deal with him quickly or time your attacks and dodge at perfect times to defeat the boss. Once you defeat the boss, you will get the Phantom Slash as your reward.

That is all you need to know about how to get Phantom Slash in Elden Ring. If you are interested to learn more about Elden Ring, make sure to check GameLuster’s dedicated Elden Ring guides and articles.

Elden Ring is a role-playing game available on PlayStation, Xbox, and PC platforms. 


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