Invade other players in Elden Ring.

Elden Ring: How to Invade

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One of the things you can do in Elden Ring is invade other players. Online play is one of the many things that players look forward to with FromSoftware’s Souls games. And for good reason, too.

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    Invasion Items In Elden Ring

    All you’ll need to invade other players in Elden Ring are a stable internet connection, and certain multiplayer items. If you’re playing on a PlayStation, you’ll also need to have a PS Plus subscription. PC and Xbox players can are free to play online as long as their internet connections are stable.

    The Bloody Finger

    The first item in question here is called a Bloody Finger. This is the multiplayer item that allows you to invade other players. After which, your goal will be to defeat the host of that world.

    The Tarnished defeating the host of another world.

    To receive this item, head to the Rose Church in Liurnia after defeating Godrick the Grafted. You’ll then find White-Faced Varre here. Go along with his questline and he’ll eventually give you the Bloody Finger.

    Rose Church in Elden Ring.

    Simply use this item and wait for a couple of seconds. You’ll then be transported to another player’s world. With just those few steps, you can wreak havoc on another player’s world! Have fun with it.

    Duelist’s Furled Finger

    You can also use the Duelist’s Furled Finger item to invade other players in Elden Ring. However, this option is less straightforward. Instead of invading other players immediately, you’ll instead leave a sign on the ground that other players can see in their world. It is then up to other players to summon you.

    The Tarnished writing an Invade sign in Elden Ring.

    Once summoned, you’ll become a Duelist. You can then fight the host of that world.

    You can pick up this item in northern Limgrave, on a burnt corpse outside the inaccessible colosseum.

    The location of the Duelist's Furled Finger in Elden Ring.

    Phantom Bloody Finger

    You acquire this immediately after invading another player for the first time. With this item, you can return to the world you recently invaded.