Elden Ring Dectus Medallion Left & Right Pieces Locations

Our guides entail how to use the grand lift of Dectus by finding left & right Dectus Medallion pieces in Elden Ring to arrive Altus Plateau.

Elden Ring is by far the best game FromSoftware has released since introducing the players to the Soulsborne series nearly a decade ago. Puzzles, item pieces scattered at far ends, and hidden maps that hint at valuables are the mantra of the Elden Ring. If you have made decent progress and have reached the grand lift of Dectus, then you’d be scratching your head for hours as to how the lift operates. It is because you will need a Dectus Medallion, which is broken into left and right Dectus Medallion pieces. 

Key Takeaways
  • Dectus Medallion Left Piece Location
    • Go to Fort Haight.
    • Take the stairs to the left and climb the ladder.
    • Open the chest at the top of the ladder to get the Dectus Medallion Left Piece.
  • Dectus Medallion Right Piece Location
    • Go towards Fort Faroth in the Caelid region of the Elden Ring.
    • Use map fragments or their loyal companion Torrent horse to reach this location.
    • Obtain the medallion piece by heading towards the ladder at Fort Faroth and opening the chest at the top.
  • Activating Grand Lift of Dectus
    • Activate the Grand Lift at the Site of Grace on the Elden Ring map using the medallion.
  • Arriving Altus Plateau In Elden Ring
    • You can reach Altus Plateau after defeating Rennala, Queen of the Moon, or by visiting Fort Faroth and collecting the Dectus Medallion piece.

Dectus Medallion Locations In Elden Ring

Most players have been searching the web for what to do after beating or killing Rennala, Queen of the Moon. While many veteran tarnished ones figure out where to go, in case you still don’t know, you should reach the grand lift of Dectus to make story progression. However, reaching this place is a struggle, but once you’re there, you’ll be amazed that you need two more pieces of the puzzle to make the grand lift Dectus operate.

Summary of the Medallion Locations: 

PieceLocation
Dectus Medallion Left PieceFound in the chest at the top of the ladder after taking the stairs to the left in Fort Haight
Dectus Medallion Right PieceFound in the chest at the top of the ladder after taking a left from Fort Faroth door

Dectus Medallion Left Piece Location

To begin the process of activating the grand lift of Dectus in Elden Ring, you need to visit a place called Fort Haight. This is an early game location; you probably have already visited this or the nearest Site of Grace.

Location of Fort Haight – Image Captured by us

After reaching Fort Haight’s door, ignore archers, brutes, and other enemies and head towards your left. Take the stairs, and you will reach a ladder that goes up. I advise that you watch out for a knight whose weapon deals bleed damage.

Chest which contains Left Dectus Medallion – Image by eXputer

Climb the ladder, and you will find a chest right in front of you. Then, open it and obtain the Elden Ring left piece of Dectus Medallion. You can clear the fort from enemies and loot a few valuables there before moving on to collecting the right piece of medallion. Or, you can just fast-travel and skip the trouble of killing enemies in Fort Haight. 

Image showing left Dectus Medallion – Screenshot Grab: eXputer

Dectus Medallion Right Piece Location

The right Dectus Medallion piece is located in the Caelid region of Elden Ring. 

Location of Fort Faroth – Screenshot Captured by eXputer

Once you’ve reached Fort Faroth’s door, take a left and head straight towards the ladder that takes you up. I suggest that you ignore the enemies for now, as they may be overpowered for you.

Chest containing Right Dectus Medallion – Image Credit Copyright: eXputer

After reaching the top, you’d find a chest. Open it and receive the right Dectus Medallion piece in Elden Ring.

Image showing Right Dectus Medallion – Image Captured by us

As always, you can clear the fort for valuables or just skip it all and move towards Grand Lift of Dectus to progress the storyline of Elden Ring.

Activating Grand Lift of Dectus

Location of Grand Lift of Dectus – Screenshot Grab: eXputer

Open up the open-world map of Elden Ring and look for the Site of Grace as shown in the image here. Fast travel to it, and you’d be ready to activate the Grand Lift of Dectus after hoisting the medallion.

Image showing Grand Lift – Image Credit Copyright: eXputer

Conclusion

In my experience, finding Dectus Medallion pieces can be a challenging task if you have no idea or hint where to find them. Luckily, my guide will solve this problem by pointing you in the exact direction to go and collecting both halves of the medallion. Before moving forward to Altus Plateau, you must beat a good number of bosses, acquire decent gear, and level up because the difficulty curve significantly increases as you progress this part of the Elden Ring.

That is pretty much everything you need to know about Dectus Medallion left and right locations. We found the left Medallion piece while roaming in the Elden Ring’s map during the early hours. However, finding the right Medallion piece in Caelid took a lot of effort and exploration. How has your experience been so far? Did you find our guide useful? Share your thoughts with us in the comments section below.

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Irfan Ansari is a Senior Editor and Guides Writer on eXputer. He has seven years of Video Game Journalism experience and has been gaming for more than 22 years. Over his editorial career, he has gained experience at multiple sites, including TheGamer and VeryAli Gaming. Irfan has also earned a degree in Writing and Editing from the University of Michigan. Learn some more about Irfan's gaming journey on his Steam, PSN, and Xbox profiles.

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