Elden Ring Artist’s Shack Homing Instinct Painting Location Guide

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Updated January 9, 2024

Elden Ring Homing Instinct Painting is a key item you can find in the Artist’s Shack while exploring the Limgrave region in the video game developed by FromSoftware for PlayStation, Xbox, and PC. The Elden Ring Artist’s Shack Homing Instinct Painting can be retrieved early in the game, and if you found it, you may wonder how to use it properly.

Well, if this is the case, throughout the guide below, we’ll cover the Homing Instinct Painting in Elden Ring, and I’ll tell you everything you need to know about it.

Where To Find the Homing Instinct Painting in Artist’s Shack

Let’s start with the Artist’s Shack location in Elden Ring because that’s where you can find the Homing Instinct Painting key item. As you can see on my map, the Artist’s Shack is on the northeastern side of the Limgrave region and can be visited when you unlock Torrent or your mount unless you want to walk.

Elden Ring Artist Shack Location

Since there are no notable enemies nearby, simply head to that spot and activate the Artist’s Shack Site of Grace. Now, you’ll want to explore this small hut because there are several items you don’t want to miss:

  • By the small fence in front of the hut, get the Gold-Tinged Excrement crafting material
  • Next, head left around the shack to get Smithing Stone on the ground by a corpse
  • Finally, head inside the shack and look at the large painting in my screenshot below
Elden Ring Artist Shack Homing Instinct Painting Location

Now, if you examine the painting, you may recognize a familiar area, and this painting is actually a puzzle you have to figure out. Long story short, you want to find the location in the Homing Instinct Painting. Here is what you have to do next.

Where To Find the Location in the Homing Instinct Painting

After you get the Homing Instinct Painting, open your map and travel to the spot on my map below.

Elden Ring Homing Instinct Painting Location

As you can notice, it is southeast of The First Step and Stranded Graveyard Sites of Grace and southwest of Dragon-Burnt Ruins. Here, on the cliffs overseeing the beach, you’ll find the ghost of a painter looking at the ruins above.

If you pay close attention to your surroundings, you’ll actually see that the ghost is looking at the exact archway that appears in the Homing Instinct Painting.

Elden Ring Homing Instinct Painting How To Use

Now, approach the ghost, and it vanishes; however, the NPC leaves a small reward behind. Specifically, an Incantation Scarab you can retrieve. Did you manage to solve the Elden Ring Artist’s Shack Homing Instinct Painting quest? Let us know in the comments section below, and don’t forget to check the Redmane Painting location guide, too.

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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