Gelmir Hero's Grave - Elden Ring Wiki Guide - IGN (2023)

Gelmir Hero's Grave is one of the Minor Dungeons found in the Mt. Gelmir Region in Elden Ring. It is an optional dungeon that is home to a few treasure items and a miniboss Foe. This page contains information on the location, walkthrough, and guide to traverse this dungeon, locate all of its treasure, and tips to defeat the enemies within.

EnemiesBossNotable Loot
Skeletons/Bloodhound KnightRed Wolf of the ChampionBloodhound Knight Helm, Bloodhound Knight Armor, Bloodhound Knight Gauntlets, Bloodhound Knight Greaves, Gelmir Knight Helm, Gelmir Knight Armor, Gelmir Knight Gauntlets, Gelmir Knight Greaves, Ringed Finger, Bloodhound Knight Floh, Deathroot, Stonesword Key


How to Get to Gelmir Hero's Grave

To the west of Volcano Manor, you can either loop around the side of the cliff and head south just west of the FIrst Mt. Gelmir Campsite Site of Grace, or head north from Hermit Village, and from the Primeval Sorcerer Azur Site of Grace, ramp off of the large stone column and drop down to reach the domed building housing this Dungeon.

Heading inside, ride the lift down, and proceed into the room ahead to find a Site of Grace.

Gelmir Hero's Grave Walkthrough

Beyond the Site of Grace, head down the stairs to the left and as you reach the bottom of the second flight, there will be a large sloping pathway lined with running lava. This is a similar setup to Fringefolk Hero's Grave, where a giant mechanical chariot runs along the center track, up and down, creating an insta-kill hazard for you to contend with.

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As you begin running down, the chariot at the very bottom will begin riding up. The first two alcoves hold Skeletons, and you'll need to duck into one of the alcoves to avoid the chariot. The next set of alcoves, which you can run to as the chariot rides above you, holds a Skeleton archer on the right along with a Grave Violet.

The third alcove holds a Skeleton on the left, and the fourth is an alcove on the right with another Skeleton. The final sprint you'll want to make is down the last bit of track, then performing a running jump across the lava to the debris-filled path on the left. Grab the Grave Glovewort (7) plant as soon as you jump across, then head into the room up the steps.

You'll be immediately ambushed by a Page, with another further down the corridor to the south. There are also a number of Undead Soldiers scavenging on the ground on either side of the room, but can be easily dealt with. Grab the two Grave Glovewort plants immediately to the left and right, then head to the sheltered portion of the room (to the right of the stairs), defeat the two Undead Soldiers scavenging there, and grab the other two Grave Glovewort plants.

Heading up the stairs, there is another Undead Soldier and Page staring at the corridor rhythmically spewing fire. You can sneak up to the swordsman and get a backstab in, often knocking them into the flames and defeating them instantly. On the opposite side of the room, you'll see a Ghost Glovewort (7) plant.

Timing it to avoid the fire, sprint through the corridor and strike the column producing the fire to lower it and stop the hazard. You can then either head into a room to the east, or to the south.

In the room to the south, there is an Undead Soldier to the immediate right, and tucked in the furthest back alcoves are two Pages. They guard a corpse against the back wall that holds a Golden Rune (6). Heading through the passageway to the south, you'll be on another track for a chariot, so be careful before stepping out. If you time it and run up the slope to the right, you'll find a corpse holding a Stonesword Key. Though this is a dead-end, you can stay in the corner of the dead-end to avoid getting hit by the chariot as it reaches you and turns around. This will likely kill you as you try to run back down (as the chariot won't go down the track far enough for you to sprint back down to an alcove), so weigh up your options.


Heading down the slope, there is a Skeleton warrior in the alcove to the left, and a Skeleton archer in the right alcove. The next section can prove difficult, as you will need to run to the section of the track with the drop-off either side, then drop down into the chasm, hugging the track wall, to land on a narrow ledge lower down. A corpse is on the eastern side holding a Smoldering Butterfly.

Head through the small tunnel in the center of this lower platform, and grab the Grave Violet in front of you. Round the back of the column is a Bloodhound Knight, who upon defeating it will give you the Bloodhound Knight Helm, Bloodhound Knight Armor, Bloodhound Knight Gauntlets, and Bloodhound Knight Greaves. The corpse that the Knight was resting in front of will give you another full set of armor; the Gelmir Knight Helm, Gelmir Knight Armor, Gelmir Knight Gauntlets, and Gelmir Knight Greaves.

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Turning around 180-degrees, you'll see a ladder to climb. At the top, a corpse is hidden amongst the pots on the right that holds Root Resin x5. Carefully crouch out of the arched window openings and step onto the wooden beams. Below you will be another chariot track. Wait for the chariot to pass, then drop down and collect the Grave Violet, and in the alcove to the east, there is a Cemetery Shade who will drop the Mantis Blade.

At this point, you'll be just beyond the chasm where you previously dropped down. Backtrack to the first slope, and upon reaching the point where you jumped to the left onto the debris with the fire trap room beyond, counter to logic, begin non-stop rolling through the lava down the rest of the slope.

The chariot won't follow you, so don't worry about getting hit. Turn to the left and you'll enter a room with a Grave Violet plant and a chest containing the Ringed Finger weapon.

Go back out of the room and you'll note an alcove across the lava in the left corner that has a Grave Glovewort (7) plant.

Roll over there, collect the plant and you'll be able to drop down a gap along the back wall onto a platform, and then down again to land near a set of double doors. Grab the Grave Glovewort (7) plant on the western wall, then head east, and at the bottom of a small ladder is a corpse that holds Beast Blood x3. Head back up the ladder and open the doors to a larger room with a set of stairs leading down towards the boss fight.

Boss Fight - Red Wolf of the Champion

A large red wolf, this boss has a near-identical moveset to the Red Wolf of Radagon. The Red Wolf of the Champion is both quick and powerful, and continually switches up its attacks by using both ranged and close-quarters combat. His biting and swipe attacks are quick and usually part of multi-hit combos, so play conservatively before launching into an attack as the Wolf can very easily catch you out mid-animation.


The Wolf can summon a magic fiery sword that it swings with its mouth. Thankfully these attacks are much easier to see coming and easier to punish than his basic attacks. Block the swings or dodge towards the Wolf as it slashes and you should be able to hit back or guard counter.

Any time the Wolf retreats, it will summon homing missiles (which can either be individual or in groups of three) which hang in the air for a moment before flying toward you. These can be easily dodge-rolled, though keep an eye on the Wolf as it will often close the distance again and begin attacking before all of the missiles are gone.

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Upon defeating the Red Wolf of the Champion, you'll earn the Bloodhound Knight Floh Ashes, and there is a chest at the back of the arena that holds a Deathroot.

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What's at the end of Gelmir hero's grave? ›

The corpse that the Knight was resting in front of will give you another full set of armor; the Gelmir Knight Helm, Gelmir Knight Armor, Gelmir Knight Gauntlets, and Gelmir Knight Greaves.

How do you get through Gelmir hero's grave? ›

From that Site of Grace, follow the path to the west, and around a bend to the south where the Gelmir Hero's Grave structure sits at the dead end. There are a few wolves in the area to be mindful of, but it's otherwise a straight shot to the grave, through the doors, and down the lift.

Does Gelmir hero's grave Elden Ring have a boss? ›

This will take you to the last fog gate where you can fight the boss, Red Wolf of the Champion. Defeating this boss will reward you with Bloodhound Knight Floh Ashes. Loot the remaining chest in the boss chamber to obtain Deathroot.

What do you get from the hero's grave Elden Ring? ›

Auriza Hero's Grave is a location in Leyndell, Royal Capital in Elden Ring and the home of dual Crucible Knights. This grave is a smorgasbord that contains a unique armour set, a new weapon, a Stonesword Key, a Talisman, some Spirit Ashes, and weapon upgrade materials.

Can you destroy the chariots in Gelmir hero grave? ›

Destroying these Chariots requires you to also die. If you're stocking Runes, spend them beforehand, or equip a Sacrificial Twig talisman. There are three Chariots to demolish this time around.

Where do I get Gelmir Knight armor? ›

The Gelmir Knight Set is a complete set of Attire that's found in Gelmir Hero's Grave on Mt. Gelmir.

How do you open the giant conquering hero's grave boss? ›

Unlock The Boss Door

Activating a lever right next to the floor seal will unlock a large hallway with a Giant wreathed in shadow; the Tarnished will need to lead it to the golden seal to fight it. Once this giant is defeated, the door to the boss will open.

Is Auriza Hero's Grave worth it? ›

Auriza Hero's Grave is ‌on the borders of the Royal Capital, Leyndell. The catacomb is definitely worth exploring as players will get two heavy Elden Ring Armors, an Ash of War, a Spirit Summon, and many more useful items.

What is the strongest spirit ashes in Elden Ring? ›

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What are the hardest graves in Elden Ring? ›

Hero Graves are the toughest types of dungeons in Elden Ring. They are usually riddled with giant chariots that can instantly kill you and block your path forward. Each corner has a deadly challenge that you're sure to die to.

What level should you fight fire giant? ›

Be at least level 110: Even though the Fire Giant can be conquered at a lower level than 110, it'll be considerably difficult.

Is there a boss in Giant Conquering Hero's Grave? ›

Boss Fight

The Ancient Hero of Zamor is the boss of the dungeon. He is susceptible to bleed, and is slow moving. A spirit summon is allowed in this boss fight. Defeating him yields the Zamor Curved Sword and the entire Zamor Armor Set.

What is the most overpowered weapon in Elden Ring? ›

1 Blasphemous Blade

The Taker's Flames ash of war is easily one of the strongest available to players. The ash of war coats the sword in flames before it is slammed into the ground, sending a wave of flames in front of the player.

What is the number 1 hardest boss in Elden Ring? ›

1 Malenia, Blade of Miquella / Malenia, Goddess of Rot

The rest of the fight has a beautiful and deadly rhythm to it, one worthy of the hardest boss in Elden Ring. The satisfaction that comes from finally defeating this seemingly impossible (and optional) boss is perhaps unmatched throughout all FromSoftware titles.

What happens in the flame of frenzy ending? ›

At the end of Hyetta's questline, she finds her way to the Three Fingers in the Frenzied Flame Proscription. Talking to her after inheriting the Flame of Frenzy, and exhausting her dialogue, rewards players with this powerful Incantation-boosting Seal and completes her questline.

Where is the boss in Gelmir hero's grave? ›

Ride the chariot all the way to the end. Once it turns around, jump off and roll onto the small alcove to the right. There will be a ladder. This leads you to the door leading to the boss fog gate.

Can you destroy the chariot in Fringefolk hero's grave? ›

Now this is tricky, but you have to time shooting the chain on a pot so it drops onto the chariot. When it's right below you and about to head down that track is a good time to do it. The pot will explode, destroying the chariot, and giving you the Erdtree Greatbow.

How do you get the rune of death ending? ›

Towards the end of Fia's Quest, you will need to defeat Lichdragon Fortissax. Defeating this boss lets you pick up the Mending Rune of Death Prince next to Fia's body. Once the quest has been complete, you are able to continue on your journey as you normally would.

Can you fight Melina after Frenzied Flame? ›

Can you fight Melina after Frenzied Flame ending? There is a bonus cutscene featuring Melina for this ending, but you'll need to find the Flame of Frenzy before Melina sacrifices herself at the Forge of Giants. If you acquire the Flame before then, Melina will leave you.

Does the Frenzied Flame ending save Melina? ›

If you are asking yourself: “Can you save Melina in Elden Ring?”, you've probably played the game for a while and have grown fond of this fan-favorite character. Thankfully, there is a way of preventing Melina's sad fate by getting the Frenzied Flame from the Three Fingers NPC, an act that makes her an enemy to you.

Is Hyetta necessary for the Frenzied Flame ending? ›

There seems to be no effect on the Lord of Frenzied Flame ending whether you complete Hyetta's quest or not, though. Accepting the flame locks you into the Frenzied Flame ending unless you complete Millicent's quest, battle Malenia, and obtain and use Miquella's Needle.

What do you get for killing Ancient Hero of Zamor? ›

Upon defeat, the Ancient Hero of Zamor from Sainted Hero's Grave drops legendary Spirit Ash Ancient Dragon Knight Kristoff.

What do you get for beating Ancient Hero of Zamor? ›

The fight with the Ancient Hero of Zamor is not mandatory, so you can progress in the story without fighting him. However, defeating him can earn you Runes and a unique Talisman. His attacks do not do much damage, but he can apply Frostbite to them, making you more careful of your dodges and blocks.

What is the boss in Fringe Folk Hero's Grave? ›

The boss of the Fringefolk Hero's Grave is the Ulcerated Tree Spirit. This boss can move around rapidly, attacking with feet, tail, and head. It can also grab and use fire. However, it is weak to fire itself.

What happens if Melina dies? ›

Can you save Melina Elden Ring? Melina can be saved in Elden Ring, but only if the player makes an enemy of her. Melina cannot be resurrected after she dies. The player winds up at odds with Melina if they are embraced by the Three Fingers.

Is Melina Destined Death? ›

Melina will appear without this mark, perhaps suggesting that it was her Destined Death to be sacrificed in this ending, and promise to deliver “Destined Death” to the player—suggesting that the Tarnished's destiny is to now die to her hands.

Is the age of Duskborn ending good? ›

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