Elden Ring

Blasphemous Claw

The Blasphemous Claw is a reusable consumable tool in ER that aids the player in fighting Maliketh by parrying specific attacks. It can be obtained by defeating Bernahl in Crumbling Farum Azula after completing his Volcano Manor questline and killing Praetor Rykard. The Blasphemous Claw is a slab of rock engraved with traces of the Rune of Death and can deflect the power of the Black Blade. On the night of the dire plot, Ranni the Witch rewarded Praetor Rykard with the Blasphemous Claw traces, allowing him to challenge Maliketh the Black Blade. It is similar to other items like Margit's Shackle, Mohg's Shackle, and Purifying Crystal Tear.

How can I obtain the Blasphemous Claw?

The Blasphemous Claw can be obtained by defeating Bernahl in Crumbling Farum Azula after completing his Volcano Manor questline and killing Praetor Rykard.

What is the purpose of the Blasphemous Claw?

The Blasphemous Claw is a reusable consumable tool that aids the player in fighting Maliketh by parrying specific attacks.

What can the Blasphemous Claw deflect?

The Blasphemous Claw can deflect the power of the Black Blade.

What is the story behind the Blasphemous Claw?

On the night of the dire plot, Ranni the Witch rewarded Praetor Rykard with the Blasphemous Claw traces. These traces serve as a last-resort foil, allowing Rykard to challenge Maliketh the Black Blade, the black beast of Destined Death.

How is the Blasphemous Claw similar to other items?

The Blasphemous Claw is similar to Margit's Shackle, Mohg's Shackle, and Purifying Crystal Tear in that it exists only to make a difficult boss more manageable.