The 20 Best Spirit Summons In 'Elden Ring' That Are Absolutely Needed

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Attention all tarnished, we are ranking the best spirit summons in Elden Ring! Featuring only the top spirit summons, from the strongest knights to wild beasts to even a poisonous jellyfish, this list has them all! No matter what kind of top character class in Elden Ring you picked, every player is going to face some of the hardest bosses ever seen in the Soulsborne series, however spirit summoning in Elden Ring allows players to even the score by summoning spirits during tough boss encounters.  

Some of the best Elden Ring summons distracts bosses and gives players time to recover from a devastatingly strong attack they just faced. Spirits like the Greatshield Soldier and Redmane Knight Ogha are great for taking hits from bosses with their armor and high defense stats. Meanwhile spirits like the Lone Wolves, Mausoleum Soldiers, and the Vulgar Militia are great for their numbers advantage giving player more allies to rely on during a tough encounter or even facing against a mob of enemies. Which Elden Ring spirit summons do you think is the best?

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  • Mimic Tear
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    Mimic Tear

    The Mimic Tear takes the form of the summoner to fight alongside them, copying everything from weapons, armor, and skills. Players who have spent time creating a powerful build will find Mimic Tear extremely useful, however the Mimic Tear requires health in order to be summoned and its movement and attack patterns are very random. 


    Location: Found in a chest locked behind an imp statue door in Night's Sacred Ground.

    Cost to summon: 660 HP

  • Nightmaiden & Swordstress Puppets
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    Nightmaiden & Swordstress Puppets

    Nightmaiden & Swordstress Puppets are sisters of a cold-blooded race who voluntarily became puppets for Preceptor Seluvis. Each having their own individual life bar, players will find these two flowing weapon-wielding sisters extremely useful, as when paired with the player, they can easily overwhelm enemies. 


    Location: Found in a chest behind an imp statue in Nokstella, Eternal City protected by two Swordstresses.

    Cost to summon: 97FP

  • 	Black Knife Tiche
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    Black Knife Tiche

    Black Knife Tiche is a former assassin and the murderer of Godwyn the Golden. She does remarkable damage, heals herself in combat, dodges attacks incredibly quickly, and can even apply bleed to enemies thanks to her titular black knife being imbued with the Rune of Death. The one and only downside to this spirit summon is the fact that she has one of the highest FP costs in the entire game.  


    Location: Dropped by Alecto, Black Knife Ringleader in southwestern Liurnia.

    Cost to summon: 132 FP


  • Lhutel the Headless
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    Lhutel the Headless

    Lhutel the Headless is a headless knight with a large greatshield and heavy armor making her a great tank when going up against bosses. She also teleports around the around, allowing the headless knight to last longer in boss encounters.


    Location: Dropped by the Cemetery Shade at the Tombsward Catacombs. 

    Cost to summon: 104 FP

  • Spirit Jellyfish
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    Spirit Jellyfish

    Spirit Jellyfish is a giant Jellyfish summon players acquire towards the beginning of the game. While the Jellyfish might be slow-moving and slow to attack, its large health bar and massive size make it a great distraction for bosses to wail on while players get damage in without being noticed.


    Location: Given to players by Roderika in Stormhill Shack.

    Cost to summon: 31 FP

  • Latenna the Albinauric
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    Latenna the Albinauric

    Latenna the Albinauric was a renowned archer who voluntarily became a spirit when her beloved wolf companion Lobo passed on. Dealing magic damage with her bow and possessing the ability to ride enemy Direwolves into battle, this master marksman is the ideal ranged support with one major flaw, she acts as a “turret” and will not move from the location she is summoned at.


    Location: Found at the end of Lakeside Crystal Cave upon defeating the boss.

    Cost to summon: 74 FP