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By Anonymous
#16456986
Do Great Runes carry over into NG+ or do you have to get them all again
By Anonymous
#16457456
They do not carry over.
By Anonymous
#16458126
No they don���t, u have to collect them again
By definer
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#16466587
No, you can���t enter the captial until you get them again
By Anonymous
#16457414
Has anyone beaten the game with every single one of these runes yet? I think that's the current idea of how to get the mysterious 'final' ending
By Anonymous
#16458448
I beat the game with all runes listed on this page for every possible ending variation and no difference or another choice was presented

If there is another ending we must find another mending rune I think
By Anonymous
#16472216
There are 4 endings
Rannis
Two mending ring (elden lord)
Frenzy flame

You don���t need all the great runes to get them all
By Anonymous
#16459927
I'm guessing there is one more rune you get for completing Nepheli's quest. All the extra runes were with the NPCs in the intro except Horah Loux, but he could have handed it down to his daughter.
By Anonymous
#16464808
gideon was also in the intro tho and he doesnt give you a rune tho there is definetely more to nephelis questline
By Anonymous
#16466293
Hora Loux is not the father of Nepheli Loux. Ofnir is her father.
By Anonymous
#16468590
Ofnir isn't her father. Ofnir merely "took her in" in his own words.
By Anonymous
#16472173
Hora Loux is Nepheli's BIRTH father, Gideon Ofnir is her ADOPTIVE father.
By Anonymous
#16472811
ofnir is her foster father, no genetic relation. she is genetically related to godfrey, being a descendant of him
By Anonymous
#16474309
Ofnir took her in and adopted her, but he is not her biological father.
By Anonymous
#16464622
Strange, I would expect there to be mending runes for Hoarah Loux and Gideon Ofnir as well. Maybe they didn't make the cut?
By Rathial
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#16466995
Nobody has cleared NEPHELI LOUX questline yet I'm assuming that would be the one that gives a rune as well
By Anonymous
#16471522
Hoarah Loux is only the name taken by the first tarnished after they lost their acknowledgement by the great will, meaning: no wanted connection to their previous rune.
By Anonymous
#16472580
potentially giving the potion of forgetfulness to her instead of Rya would finish it. i bricked it unfortunately so i cannot test
By Anonymous
#16472679
potentially giving the potion of forgetfulness to her instead of Rya would finish it. i bricked it unfortunately so i cannot test
By Anonymous
#16473268
i dont know, but they are tarnished tho ?
By Anonymous
#16475084
I don't think so, I just don't think they have any reason to mess with the elden ring. Hoarah Loux was already Elden Lord but robbed of his grace and became tarnished again. I think he just wanted to become Elden Lord again since the path is finally opened by the player, but he didn't really have a greater project in mind for the ring like the others. If you read Gideon's equipment it says he saw what would happen if a tarnished tried to become Elden Lord (followed Marika's will) and feared what would happen, so he tries to stop you from becoming Elden Lord. Dung Eater, Fia, and Goldmask are the only ones that want the order restored to their own ends.
By Anonymous
#16510193
sees like the only characters with shards/great runes are offspring of Marika in some sense (demi-gods). given that Hoarah Loux/Godfrey isn't an offspring of Marika, just a husband it follows that he isn't a shardbearer. Ofnir is just a normal tarnished, not much special about him relative to the demi-gods
By Ulric Daelasol
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#16467900
So theses runes cannot be used during invasions as the invader correct?
By Anonymous
#16468377
Only morghs.
By Anonymous
#16473931
Missing mohg’s great rune.
By Anonymous
#16475388
I'm... personally super-disappointed with the effects of Great Runes. I feel like they should've set up Great Runes as very powerful playstyle-defining buffs.

Godrick's is reliable and useful, but doesn't really stand out.
I feel like the Unborn rune should maybe be a Great Rune that provides FP Regeneration. (I don't think there's anything that does this in ER, sadly...)
Radahn's should amplify weapon arts in some way.
Malenia's is 'Bloodborne Rally Lite' but I've heard it's too limited to be at all useful.
Mogh's seems like a summoner/invader's thing?

I do really like the idea of Great Runes, but I wish they had been more willing to be more 'out there' with how strong they are.
By Anonymous
#16485621
They are really powerful, just not playstyle-defining. Godrick's Rune gets you between 25 and 40 effective free levels depending on your build which is incredible up to level 120 or so. Then you swap it to Morgott (if you're melee with 60 Vig) or Radahn (if you leveled plenty of Mind). Mohg's effect is crucial to win invasions.

Rykard's and Malenia's are quite bad, unfortunately.
By Anonymous
#16486518
Great runes don't for when you're summoned, only when you're the host
By Anonymous
#16489274
Agreed. There was such a vaguely meh/generalist approach to the first few I picked up, that I found myself wondering where the "mage/sorcerer" "cleric" (or even just caster) or "stealth" greater runes might be. But they're all so... blah.

Rykard's is basically an early-game ring in Dark Souls, nothing "Greater Rune" about it. I don't know that'd want to activate a Greater Rune for that, or for a rally-effect, or for a Favor-ring effect, or for a HP-boost alone.

It feels borked.
By Anonymous
#16490991
There is one item I've found that restores FP, it's called something like star shards. they're rare or an enemy drop. I found them in the academy.
By Anonymous
#16492318
Rykards is not bad out in the field because you can save yourself flasks by just killing trash mobs easily. Its only ineffective vs bosses
By Anonymous
#16559764
If you think about it soulsborne has always been about that you can play what you want and feel good with. If the great runes would define playstyle all builds would be centered around them and greatly narrow the actual freedom of build making. I believe that is why they decided to make the runes not that strong.
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By AlatarXarxes
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#16590705
Starlight Shards regen FP. Limited amount per playthrough. Found at Stone astrolabes
By Anonymous
#16601567
There are several items/talismans/pieces of gear that will regen FP on kill. Nothing major or infinitely self-sustaining but it will definitely help with open world PvE flask consumption especially if you use a spell/skill that isn't too rough on the FP consumption.
By Anonymous
#16722633
OMG starlight shards rePLENISH YOUR FP RBH GERUYFBGYBF BGR BJKV FGHE BGGV BVFDB VUDFJSVHJDFIS
By Anonymous
#16475894
Can't use these in PvP. Took me a bit to realize what the heck was going on with my stats every time I got summoned.
By Anonymous
#16485661
You can if you are the host
By Anonymous
#16489069
Host gets to keep the Rune's effect, as does every invader with Mohg's rune.
By Anonymous
#16476532
do these change your eye color my eyes have been turned gold by sometihing?
By Anonymous
#16479583
Your eyes turn gold if you bought the dragon incantations at one of the alters.
By Anedime
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#16479656
There are three ways I know of that your eyes can turn gold. Weakly tinged gold is from buying dragon powers at the dragon communion. Bright glowing yellow eyes from wearing the elden lord set you obtain after beating Godfrey. Or bright glowing eyes from embracing three-fingers and obtaining the chaos flame.
By Anonymous
#16479672
Your eyes are gold from buying dragon spells. It's like 5 of them to make your eyes change. You can turn that effect off in the mirror under the eyes setting.
By Anonymous
#16476656
I didnt get RADAHN'S GREAT RUNE but i killed him. I thought these are 100% drop and I have Unborn but cant use it.
By Anonymous
#16479557
Unborn let you reskill in the academy
By Anonymous
#16479635
You probably got Radahn's incomplete rune (not the exact name). It's a few rows lower in your inventory than the great ones. You'll need to revitalize it at its respective tower.
By Anonymous
#16479642
For Radahn you have to get it from the divine tower in his area. The Unborn one is by default always active. It gives you the ability to change your stats in Rennallas boss room
By Anonymous
#16479691
you need to activate his rune at the divine tower of caelid. until you do so, his rune will show up in key items by all your keys
By Anonymous
#16480544
Radahn's great rune is located at the Divine Tower of Caelid
By Anonymous
#16480573
Unborn isn't something you use. You need larval tears at rennala to "utilize" it
By Anonymous
#16528856
Maybe you got hit with the glitch? There was a recent update, today I think. Though my internet it out for my ps5 - it is supposed to address an issue where "certain bosses do not give items when you beat them" so maybe that is what happened to you? That would SUCK
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