Fire Knight’s Sword Location – Where to get it? Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree

The Shadow of Erdtree DLC introduces various new items and weapons in the game including the Fire Knight’s Greatsword. This colossal type of weapon can easily be one of the most-liked weapons in the game for those who like a fire build.

However, acquiring it is not easy because it’s a chance drop. Additionally, you first have to defeat its actual owner to get your hands on it.

1. How to get Fire Knight’s Greatsword in Elden Ring DLC?

The Fire Knight’s Sword can be acquired as a luck drop by defeating and farming Fire Knight near the ‘Storehouse, First Floor site of grace in Shadow Keep in Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree DLC.

Specimen Storehouse Map Location
Specimen Storehouse, First Floor Map Location in Shadoe of the Erdtree | Source: In-Game Screenshot

As mentioned, there is no confirmation that the Fire Knight will drop the sword the first time you beat him. Hence, you will have to farm this enemy and hope they drop what you need.

2. Where to find Fire Knights in Elden Ring Shadow of Erdtree?

The Fire Knight can be found roaming on the floor below the ‘Storehouse, First Floor’ site of grace in the Shadow Keep of Church District. This area is located in the northern region of the Shadow Realm.

From the aforementioned site of grace, backtrack and take the elevator to the floor below.

Take the Elevator to the Floor Below
Take the Elevator to the Floor Below | Source: In-Game Screenshot

As soon as the elevator stops, you will encounter a Fire Knight strolling in the corridor. Defeat him, and if you are lucky, you will get the Fire Knight’s Greatsword!

Defeat Fire Knight in Elden Ring
Defeat Fire Knight in Elden Ring | Source: In-Game Screenshot

Pro Tip: Equip items like Silver Tear Mask and Silver Scarab and consume Silver-Pickled Fowl Foot to boost your item discovery/drop chances.

Silver Scarab in Elden Ring
Silver Scarab in Elden Ring | Source: In-Game Screenshot

3. Is Fire Knight’s Greatsword any good?

Fire Knight’s Greatsword is one of the best weapons in Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree DLC because of its high physical and Fire damage. This weapon also has an open ash of war slot.

Fire Knigh's Greatsword Stats in Elden Ring
Fire Knigh’s Greatsword Stats in Elden Ring | Source: In-Game Screenshot

Adding a flame ash of war like Flame Spear or Flame Skewer to this weapon makes it extremely overpowered. The light slash and charged poke attacks make it an easy-to-handle weapon that anyone can use.

So, if you are searching for a cool-looking, powerful, and adaptable weapon then go for Fire Knight’s Greatsword.

4. About Elden Ring

Elden Ring is a major title released by FromSoftware in 2022, the developers of Demon’s Souls, Bloodborne, and the Dark Souls franchise. Set in the ‘Lands Between’,  players are on a quest to repair the Elden Ring and become the new Elden Lord.

Shadow of the Erdtree is a full-fledged expansion for Elden Ring added in June 2024. It is a whole new map with new Weapons, Sorceries, Ashes, and Craftables. It is a challenging DLC and as players continue to explore the map, they find surprises and easter eggs left by the developers every day.



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