In Elden Ring, you’ll find a wide range of characters that will share their plight with you, most of these will have Quests that span multiple locations. This page will detail where you can find Iji and complete his Questline.
First Meeting - Road to the Manor
You will first encounter this friendly giant when you head towards for the first time. As you pass through the in western Liurnia, you’ll be able to strike a wall in the northwest to open the passage to the Road to the Manor Site of Grace. Sitting next to this, is (as he’s first known) Smithing Master Iji who will give you some words of warning about the manor up ahead. He’ll also offer Blacksmithing facilities along with a shop, speak with him about if you’ve already started that Quest and he’ll offer an additional Talisman for sale.
|Upgrades special weapons||Infinite|
|Somber Smithing Stone ||Upgrades special weapons||Infinite|
|Somber Smithing Stone ||Upgrades special weapons||3|
|Upgrades special weapons||3|
|Lowers FP consumed by skills||1|
Second Meeting - After Ranni’s Rise
Once you begin the Questline for Ranni the Witch, you will meet Iji, now known as War Counsellor, in where you can learn more about your new mistress and the Carian royals in general. Returning to Iji at Road to the Manor will open up a few more questions that you can ask him, such as about your task, reaching Nokron, or about .
Third Meeting - After freeing Blaidd
After you’ve progressed the Quest for beyond Nokron, and obtained the , you’ll be able to find trapped in the in , imprisoned. After choosing to release him, return to Iji and you can ask him why he placed him there and you’ll learn some invaluable knowledge about and the Carian Royals.
Final Meeting - After completing Blaidd’s Quest
Your final meeting with Iji will not take place until you have first completed Ranni’s Quest, followed by seeing the conclusion of Quest. Following the events there, return to Iji at Road to the Manor and speak with him and choose to press him about and you’ll learn that he too feels his time is up. Use the nearby Site of Grace to refresh the area and you’ll find the body of Iji on the main road, head over to the anvil and you’ll be able to collect and .