Elden Ring Deathtouched Catacombs

March 11, 2022 | Posted in Elden Ring | By

This post shares information about a dungeon in Elden Ring with a highly desireable early game weapon known as the Uchigatana. I actually went back for this weapon after reading about the gear’s highly desirable attributes for boss fights especially for Astrologer Mages.

Dungeons are great for collecting runes (xp)

Runes = xp. xp=levels. One levels at sites of grace. Deathtouched Catacombs feature skeleton mobs respawning if you do not attack the bones in time. You have to make your way to a lever opening the door near the site of grace for the dungeon then make your way back to the door now open and fight the Black Knife Assassin who will drop the Assassin’s Crimson Dagger.

Black Knife Assassin

After several tries on the boss, I finally realized keeping my distance and pwning him with Glinting Pebble. I only have pro tips on playing Astrologer as this boss was easy mode once I figured out the range. You can forward through the video below to see when I actually defeated the Black Knife Assassin and was awarded the Assassin’s Crimson Dagger.

Players die a lot in Elden Ring

I’ve died so many times I’ve lost count. Watch below for some epic failz in Deathtouched Catacombs especially against the boss, Black Knife Assassin.

Returning to the dungeon for the Uchigatana

I learned, through research, this weapon is one of the best in the game and highly desirable for the class I’m playing. Returning to the dungeon after so much time and realizing how easily this loot is missed because the good loot is hiding. Returning to places I’ve already been are a thing for me when I need something like a Somber Smithing Stone (5) to upgrade a weapon to level seven because I have stones level (6) and stones level (7).

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