Twinblades are a new weapon archetype in Elden Ring, and you’ll find variations on the theme throughout the game. Some of these weapons drop from bosses, others drop from invaders. However, the standard Twinblade is easier to find.

This Elden Ring guide will tell you how to find the location of this standard variant and start you on the path to becoming familiar with it. If you stumble upon the Twinblade Talisman in Castle Morne, it will enhance your abilities with these weapons. Of course, there will come a time when you need more Talisman Pouches, as well.

Where to Find the Twinblade in Elden Ring

You’ll find the standard Twinblade very early on in a playthrough of Elden Ring. Head east from the First Step Site of Grace into Agheel Lake. In the southwestern portion of the lake is the Dragon-Burnt Ruins.

In the southernmost part of the ruins is a short staircase leading down to a liftable door.

Behind the door is a treasure chest, and Inside is the standard Twinblade. You don’t need to fight Agheel to access the chest, and you can come back at any point, as this section of Limgrave will remain unchanged until the end of time.

Twinblade Passives and Abilities

As a relatively mundane weapon without any special abilities, how your Twinblade functions is largely up to you. You can equip it with most Ashes of War that go on melee weapons and buff it with sorceries or incantations. There are four other variations of this weapon in Elden Ring, so you can power stance the standard variant with something like Eleonora’s Poleblade for a powerful bleed build.

The Twinblade comes standard with the Spinning Slash Ash of War, which works well enough, but what you use with it is ultimately up to you. Bear in mind that the first swing of every part of the Twinblade’s four-attack combo deals a small amount of damage. Only the follow-up swing shows the weapon’s full power.

This doesn’t apply to Spinning Slash or any equippable Ash of War, but using the weapon on its own or when you’re out of FP demands consecutive hits to deal optimal damage.

Twinblade Stats

Here are the Twinblade’s base stats.

  • Damage type: Standard/Pierce
  • Ability: Spinning Slash (FP cost — 6, 12 for the full combo)
  • Weight: 7.0
  • Attack Power
    • Physical: 119
    • Magic: 0
    • Fire: 0
    • Lightning: 0
    • Holy: 0
    • Critical: 100
  • Guarded Damage Negation
    • Physical: 45
    • Magic: 30
    • Fire: 30
    • Lightning: 30
    • Holy: 30
    • Guard Boost: 30
  • Attribute Scaling
    • STR: D
    • DEX: D
  • Attributes Required
    • STR: 10
    • DEX: 18
  • Passive Effects
    • None

The Twinblade is an early pickup in Elden Ring, but it’s also an effective one, and now you know how to find its location. Other weapons like the Uchigatana and Moonveil are also easy to come across early in a playthrough and make a good combination. Our Elden Ring guides hub covers even more weapons, abilities, and equipment.