Elden Ring Heretical Rise Tower Puzzle Guide

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Updated January 14, 2024

Elden Ring Heretical Rise is one of the many towers found in the Lands Between, and you need to complete a riddle in order to break the entrance’s seal. Solving the tower puzzles, such as discovering all of the turtles, is usually relatively easy, but the one at Heretical Rise is likely the most challenging in the video game developed by FromSoftware.

Therefore, in this guide, we will show you where to find the Heretical Rise and how to solve the puzzle to enter the tower.

Where To Find the Heretical Rise Tower

The Heretical Rise can be found in the northeast part of the Mountaintops of the Giants region.

Elden Ring Heretical Rise Location Where To Find

Head south once you reach the frozen lake, hugging the west side cliffs until you reach a Spiritspring Jump point. Use your horse to jump on the top of the cliffs where you will reach the Lord Contender’s Evergoal.

Now, travel north until you find the Heretical Rise locked with a magical barrier and Imp Statue near the staircase.

Elden Ring Heretical Rise Location Imp Statue Seal

How To Solve the Heretical Rise Puzzle

If you interact with the Imp Statue holding a book near the staircase, a prompt will appear saying, “Falling snow marks something unseen.”

This message doesn’t help too much with what you need to do to break the seal. To solve this riddle, you must cross an invisible bridge from across the ravine behind the tower.

Elden Ring Heretical Rise Puzzle Invisible Bridge

To cross this bridge, go to the Frozen Lake Site of Grace and head west until you see some skeletons on the top of the rock. Climb to the top of the rock, and you will find the broken bridge to the south.

If you walk off the bridge’s edge, you’ll appear to be walking on air, but if you look closely, you’ll notice a faint fog (the ‘falling snow’ mentioned in the riddle) around the invisible bridge.

Continue straight until you’re approximately two-thirds of the way over the chasm — this is when things get complicated. Turn left following the white snow, and you’ll be able to enter Heretical Rise via an unseen curving staircase.

Elden Ring Heretical Rise Puzzle How To Cross Invisible Bridge

Also, if you play online, use the bloodstains and messages on the invisible path to make your way up. Finally, you’ll find yourself inside the Heretical Rise. Take the elevator to the top to open the chest containing the Founding Rain of Stars Sorcery.

Elden Ring Heretical Rise Puzzle Reward Founding Rain of Stars

Welcome to the Elden Ring hub, which covers everything you need to know about FromSoftware’s most ambitious project. From collectibles to maps, items, dungeons, and Elden Ring bosses your Tarnished has to defeat, everything you need to know is covered here. Ready to finish the treacherous Elden Ring dungeons?

Don’t know how to use the strange items you find? Stuck while talking to an NPC? All your questions are answered in the Elden Ring guides and walkthroughs below!

Misc Guides & How To’s:

Puzzle Solutions:

Sacred Tear Locations:

Golden Seed Locations:

Map Fragment Locations:

Quests & Questlines:

Items & Weapons:

Landmarks:

Dungeons:

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