Elden Ring: Golden Seeds Locations

Tarnished getting a Golden Seed from an Erdtree Branch in Elden Ring

Key Takeaway

You can get up to 2 Golden Seeds at every Erdtree Branch in the Lands Between.

Golden Seeds are essential for increasing your Flask charges. After all, you need to survive long enough to defeat Demigods and Gods in Elden Ring. Increasing your Flasks is a step towards conquering The Lands Between.

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    What is a Golden Seed?

    A Golden Seed is used to increase the charges of the Flasks, namely: Flask of Crimson Tears (HP) and Flask of Cerulean Tears (FP). As for the Flask of Wondrous Physick, it can’t be upgraded.

    To upgrade your Flasks with Golden Seeds, here’s what you need to do:

    1. Rest at any site of grace.
    2. Select ‘Flasks’ from the menu.
    3. Select ‘Add charge to Flask.’
    4. Choose ‘Yes.’

    How Many Golden Seeds are Needed to Upgrade Flasks?

    Out of the 44 Golden Seeds to be found throughout the Lands Between per playthrough, you will only need 30 to fully upgrade your Flasks.

    The following is a breakdown for increasing your Flask charges:

    Number of Golden Seeds requiredNumber of Flask Charges
    One Golden SeedUp to six Flasks
    Two Golden SeedsUp to eight Flasks
    Three Golden SeedsUp to 10 Flasks
    Four Golden SeedsUp to 12 Flasks
    Five Golden SeedsUp to 14 Flasks (Max)

    You can get your first Golden Seed by choosing it as your Keepsake during Character Creation.

    Golden Seeds in Limgrave

    Every Golden Seed Location in Limgrave

    There are eight Golden Seeds within the Limgrave region. Here are the locations by order:

     Golden Seed Location
    1From Gatefront grace site, make your way towards the Stormhill. Just after the last barricade is an Erdtree Branch with one Golden Seed at the right side of the path.
    2From the Fort Haight West grace site, make your way to Fort Haight. Beyond the spikey barricades is an Erdtree Branch with one Golden Seed growing in the front yard.
    3Talk with Kenneth Haight at the top of a coliseum ruin on your way to Mistwood. Kill the Godrick Knight in Fort Haight, then talk to Kenneth afterwards. To get one Golden Seed, you will need to kill him in his return to Fort Haight.
    4Weeping Peninsula: From the Castle Morne Rampart grace site, go straight ahead towards Castle Morne. You will find an Erdtree Branch with one Golden Seed on your left along the way.
    5Talk with Roderika at the Stormhill Shack. Exhaust her lines. To get the Golden Seed, you can do either one of the following:

    ‣ Rest at any grace site in Liurnia of the Lakes

    ‣ Give her the Chrysalids’ Memento

    Rest at the Stormhill Shack to find the Golden Seed replacing her spot.
    6Stormveil Castle: From the Liftside Chamber grace site, make an exit towards the courtyard. Seek the stairs on the left guarded by two Warhawks and one Godrick Soldier. Beyond the barricades is an Erdtree Branch with one Golden Seed.
    7Stormveil Castle: From the Liftside Chamber grace site, make a sharp right turn upon leaving the room. Go to the corpse sitting on the ledge. Carefully make your way down to the pit where the Giant Rats are.

    Run straight ahead towards the pit, where you can jump down to. The Lesser Ulcerated Tree Spirit will emerge from the ground. Defeat it to get one Golden Seed.
    8From the Stranded Graveyard grace site, use two Stonesword Keys to unlock the Imp-Sealed Fringefolk Hero's Grave. You need to defeat the Ulcerated Tree Spirit to get one Golden Seed.

    Golden Seeds in Liurnia of the Lakes

    Every Golden Seed Location in Liurnia of the Lakes

    There are five to find within the Liurnia of the Lakes region. Here are the locations by order:

     Golden Seeds Location
    1From the Academy Gate Town grace site, head northwest with Torrent. There's an Erdtree Branch. with one Golden Seed, near the ruins of the Gate Town Bridge connecting to the south gate of the Raya Lucaria Academy.
    2Raya Lucaria Academy: From the Main Academy Gate grace site, go towards the Magic Seal of the East Gate Bridge that leads to the Bellum Highway. Instead of examining it, summon Torrent to explore the bridge. There's an Erdtree Branch with one Golden Seed at the edge of the ruins.
    3Raya Lucaria Academy: From the Debate Parlor grace site, go northwest of the water fountain in the courtyard. Seek an Erdtree Branch with one Golden Seed behind the pillars, where an Abductor Virgin patrols.
    4Caria Manor: From the Manor Upper Level grace site, go out to the courtyard guarded by two Direwolves. You can spot the Erdtree Branch with one Golden Seed near the edge of the cliff.
    5From the Bellum Church, take the downward path that leads to a nomadic merchant. Summon Torrent and ride northeast from here, down to the shallow waters. There's an Erdtree Branch with one Golden Seed, guarded by two Land Squirts close to the Ravine-Veiled Village.

    Golden Seeds in Caelid

    Every Golden Seed Location in Caelid

    There are four to find within the Caelid region. Here are the locations by order:

     Golden Seed Location
    1From the Bestial Sanctum grace site, make your way towards the Farum Greatbridge. There's an Erdtree Branch with one Golden Seed just before you reach another grace site.
    2From the Sellia Under-Stairs grace site, climb your way to a balcony northwest of the town, with a Magically-Sealed doorway. You can easily spot the Erdtree Branch with one Golden Seed by sticking to the left path.
    3From the Southern Aeonia Swamp Bank grace site, make your way to a southwest path that leads to the Redmane Castle. There's an Erdtree Branch with one Golden Seed along the way, but beware of the Giant Crows dwelling in the area.
    4You'll only get access to the War-Dead Catacombs upon defeating Starscourge Radahn on a barren land north of the Redmane Castle. It's located at the very north side of the coast. Defeating the Putrid Tree Spirit will get you one Golden Seed.

    Golden Seeds in Altus Plateau

    Every Golden Seed Location in the Altus Plateau and Mt Gelmir

    There are 12 to find within the Altus Plateau region. Here are the locations by order:

     Golden Seeds Location
    1At the west of the Erdtree-Gazing Hill grace site, there's an Erdtree Branch with one Golden Seed surrounded by several Sheeps.
    2From the Seethewater River grace site, summon Torrent as you explore the shallow waters in the outskirts. Beware of the small volcanic eruptions, so stick to the left side of the river. You'll soon see an Erdtree Branch with one Golden Seed.
    3From the Ninth Mt. Gelmir grace site, summon Torrent to jump on the Spirit Spring. There's a ledge east of the Fullgrown Fallingstar Beast, jump down to another ledge. Beware of the Marrionette Soldiers guarding the area. There's an Erdtree Branch with Golden Seed straight ahead.
    4There's a nearby Erdtree Branch with one Golden Seed north of the Altus Highway Junction, beside a pathway towards the Forest-Spanning Greatbridge.
    5From the Forest-Spanning Greatbridge, summon Torrent and jump down towards the Minor Erdtree. Go further north from here to find an Erdtree Branch with one Golden Seed.
    6From the Windmill Village, make your way to the Western Gate of the Capital Outskirts. Beware of the Rock Canons to be launched when you get spotted on your way there. Stick to the right side of the path, there's an Erdtree Branch with two Golden Seeds.
    7From the Altus Highway Junction grace site, summon Torrent go straight for the Capital Outskirts. Beward of the Leyndell Soldiers, Archers, and Tree Sentintels guarding the doorway. Upon arriving, you'll notice right away a Phantom Tree with two Golden Seeds and another grace site.
    8From the Outer Wall Phantom Tree grace site, go south to the cliffs. Take the right path towards a soldier camp. An Lesser Ulcerated Tree Spirit will emerge from the air, defeat it to get one Golden Seed.
    9Leyndell, Royal Capital: From the Avenue Balcony grace site, go down the stairs, then turn left towards the balcony rails. Jump down to the ruins, a Lesser Ulcerated Tree Spirit will emerge from the sand hill. Defeat it to get one Golden Seed.
    10Leyndell, Royal Capital: From the West Capital Rampart grace site, head out to the path that leads to the Leyndell Coliseum. You'll notice the Erdtree Branch with one Golden Seed right away. Beware of the Gargoyle and three Oracle Envoys.

    Golden Seeds in Mountaintops of the Giants

    Every Golden Seed Location in the Mountaintops of the Giants

    There are four to find within the Mountaintops of the Giants region. Here are the locations by order:

     Golden Seeds Location
    1From the Forbidden Lands grace site, summon Torrent and head towards the Grand Lift of Rold. You'll soon come across several Scarabs. The Erdtree Branch with one Golden Seed is just along the path, near a Giant Skull.
    2From the Zamor Ruins grace site, summon Torrent and make your way towards the long narrow bridge of the Mountaintops of the Giants. Instead of crossing the bridge, take the right path to reach the Giant's Mountaintop Catacombs. Defeat the Ulcerated Tree Spirit within it to get one Golden Seed.
    3From the Freezing Lake grace site, go back down to the river. Notice the valley where a Guardian Golden is walking out from. There's an Erdtree Branch with one Golden Seed there, near the edge of the cliff.
    4From the Foot of the Forge grace site, make your way towards the nearest northwestern cliff. On the map, there are three frozen giants crumpled in the area. The Erdtree Branch with one Golden Seed is behind the frozen giant at the center of the cliff.

    Golden Seeds in Consecrated Snowfield

    Map Locations in the Consecrated Snowfield

    There are three to find within the Consecrated Snowfield region. Here are the locations by order:

     Golden Seed Location
    1From the Consecrated Snowfield, seek the lights on your right side. Summon Torrent and follow the lights. You may come across a caravan, keep going straight ahead. The lights will lead you to an Erdtree Branch with one Golden Seed, on a ledge above two coffins.
    2From the Ordina, Liturgical Town grace site, go directly west towards the cliff. Notice the Erdtree Branch below. Make your way towards it safely with Torrent's double jump to get one Golden Seed.
    3Haligtree: From the Elphael Inner Wall, make your way to the scarlet swamps of the Haligtree. Defeat the Putrid Tree Spirit in a separate floating isle to get one Golden Seed.

    Golden Seeds in Ainsel River

    Every Golden Seed Location in the Ainsel River

    There are only two Golden Seeds within the Ainsel River region. Here are the locations by order:

     Golden Seed Location
    1From the Nokstella, Eternal City grace site, make your way to the northwestern temple where you can find two Nor Swordstress guarding a chest containing
    2Lake of Rot: From the Grand Cloister grace site, make your way to the southeastern corner. Defeat the Putrid Tree Spirit to get one Golden Seed.

    Golden Seeds in Siofra River

    Map Locations in the Siofra River

    There are three to find within the Siofra River region. Here are the locations by order:

     Golden Seed Location
    1From the Worshipper's Woods grace site, go north. Jump up on the cliff with a Flame Pillar. Seek the connecting bridge to the western side of the region. There's an Erdtree Branch with one Golden Seed straight ahead on the edge of the cliff.
    2Mohgwyn Palace: From the Palace Approach Ledge-Road, make your way to the central isle west from here. You'll find an Erdtree Branch there with one Golden See. But beware of the Rotten Giant Crows overseeing the red swamp.
    3From the Dynasty Mausoleum grace site, make your way towards the Golden Seed on corpse on the rocks behind a Sanguine Noble.

    Note: If you got the previous Golden Seed and reload the area, it will be gone. Avoid reloading to get both Golden Seeds within Mohgwyn Palace.

    Golden Seeds in Crumbling Farum Azula

    Map locations in the Crumbling Farum Azula

    There are only two Golden Seeds within the Crumbling Farum Azula region. Here are the locations by order:

     Golden Seed Location
    1From the Dragon Temple Lift grace site, make your way towards the courtyard. Beware of the Skeletal Militiamen guarding the area. Behind the altar-bowl dried fountain is a main path, take the right path. Head straight for you to see the Erdtree Branch with one Golden Seed.
    2From the Dragon Temple Rooftop, go southeast to where the Ancient Dragon Lansseax is. Notice the pillars to your left as you're nearing towards the ancient dragon. Make your way there to find an Erdtree Branch with one Golden Seed. Beware of the Warhawks dwelling in the area.