This page offers a guide on how to find and retrieve all Ancient Dragon Smithing Stones in Elden Ring.
What are Ancient Dragon Smithing Stones?
The Ancient Dragon Smithing Stone is a rare upgrade material that strengthens your armaments by +25. Below, you’ll find a list of where to find these smithing stones, which can be found out in the wild, dropped by enemies and can be bought as well.
Complete List of all Ancient Dragon Smithing Stones
|Godrick’s Throne Room - Stormveil Castle||A reward for completing Nepheli Loux’s questline.|
|Godrick’s Throne Room - Stormveil Castle||After Nepheli’s questline is complete, you can purchase one from Gatekeeper Gostoc (if he’s still alive) for 20,000 Runes.|
|Raya Lucaria Grand Library Site of Grace - Academy of Raya Lucaria||Given as a reward if you choose to side with Witch-Hunter Jerren against Sorceress Sellen.|
|Southeast of Church of Repose - Mountaintops of the Giants||Found on a corpse inside the mouth of a large skull southeast of Church of Repose site of grace.|
|Inner Consecrated Snowfield site of grace - Consecrated Snowfield||Dropped by the two lesser Night’s Cavalry enemies found guarding a caravan at night. This caravan can be found southwest of the Inner Consecrated Snowfield site of grace.|
|Yelough Anix Tunnel - Consecrated Snowfield||Head down into the tunnel and take the right-hand passage and continue heading all the way down. When you get to the bottom, face the wall to the north and loot the body sitting up to the right of the wooden wall.|
|West of Ancient Snow Valley Ruins - Consecrated Snowfield||Found on a ledge near the waterfall found west of the Ancient Snow Valley ruins site of grace.|
|North of Dragon Temple - Crumbling Farum Azula||This smithing stone is found on a corpse on a floating platform north of the temple. The corpse and the platform is also guarded by a Beastman enemy. To get onto the platform, you’ll need to parkour across the floating ruins and then get onto the floating pillar that’s attached to the floating platform.|
|Crumbling Farum Azula||Dropped by Farum Azula Dragon who’s found on the curved bridge that’s covered in a few items to bait you in.|
|Southeast of the Dragon Temple Rooftop site of grace - Crumbling Farum Azula||Dropped by the stationary Farum Azula Dragon, who’s found at the back of the plaza southeast of the Dragon Temple rooftop.|
|Prayer Room’s Site of Grace - Miquella’s Haligtree||You’ll find a chest atop the tower just before the Prayer Room’s Site of Grace in Miquella’s Haligtree is a chest that holds an Ancient Dragon Smithing Stone.|
|Haligtree Town Plaza - Miquella’s Haligtree||Found on a corpse below a hugging statue near the Haligtree Town Plaza site of grace - watch out for the Misbegotten nearby!|
|Bestial Sanctum - Caelid||Feed 10 Deathroots to Gurranq, the Beast Clergyman and he’ll reward you an Ancient Dragon Smithing Stone. You can also just kill Gurranq for the smithing stone and save yourself having to grab 9 more deathroots!|