The open world of Elden Ring is a big maze that may seem like a straight path from one point to another but the locations are incredibly interconnected with each other. The amazing part of the game is that most of these locations have secret passages that you can reach only after acquiring required items, and Rold Lift is one of them. That is why we have curated this guide and entailed how to get to Rold route in Elden Ring and what are the secret locations you can access from this particular lift in the game.
How To Get To Rold Route Elden Ring
Similar to the Grand Lift of Dectus, the Grand Lift of Rold is an important location in Elden Ring. This particular location can be accessed after defeating a certain boss and reaching the far end of Leyndell Royal Capital. This guide provides a detailed description of the location of the Grand Lift of Rold route.
Reaching Leyndell Royal Capital
Firstly, to reach the Grand Lift of Rold in Elden Ring, players are required to reach Leyndell, Royal Capital. Reaching Leyndell will allow you to acquire the map fragments for this massive area and you will have tons of weapons to acquire, field bosses to beat, armor sets to obtain, and much more to do here in Elden Ring.
Moreover, the map fragment also will play a vital part in the location of the route to the Grand lift of Rold.
Once you get your hands on this particular map fragment, make your way to Leyndell’s main road that further takes you to Site of Grace located near the Avenue Balcony area in Leyndell Royal Capital. From there, continue your way towards the South to the main road.
After reaching the main road, move towards the East until a Large door. After that when you open the said door, you will now get access to the Eastern part of the Leyndell Royal Capital city in Elden Ring.
After opening the large door, you will spot a series of staircases on your front, and to your right will be enemies in groups. Just follow the straight path and be aware of enemies, and preferably ignore them and keep moving.
Climbing these stairs, you will come across an elevator lever at the far left end. Although this lever doesn’t belong to Grand Lift of Rold, it plays a vital role in your task to reach its routes in Elden Ring.
Reaching Forbidden Lands To Access Rold Lift
At the top of the elevator, you will witness a lengthy bridge that will connect you to another elevator. This elevator will take you down to Forbidden Lands.
The Player has to cross these lands to reach the Grand Lift of Rold. You have to defeat two enemies named Night’s Cavalry and the Black Blade Kindred following your way. Once you pass them, you will reach the Grand Lift of Rold.
Just beside the Black Blade Kindred, you will find a large building housing the Grand Lift of Rold inside it. Also, beating this field boss will get you an amazing weapon in the game. On the subject of weapons, consider reading our Elden Ring Best Weapons guide and learn about the top 50 weapons in the game.
Acquiring The Rold Medallion
Rold Medallion is needed to activate the lift, and you need to obtain it. Melina gives this particular Medallion after defeating Morgott, The Omen King.
Without acquiring the Rold Medallion player is unable to gain access to the further storyline of Elden Ring. So, in a way, the Grand Lift of Rold is the soft blockade that hinders your storyline progression. Our Elden Ring Wiki page will help you get 100% story progression and unlock all trophies.
If you want to see the game’s story past this point, you will have to fight Morgott, The Omen King, and then talk to Melina so that she can give you Rold Medallion. Also, consider reading our Elden Ring Bosses Tier List and learn the overall standing or ranking of Morgott in the game.
Secret Passage From Rold Medallion in Elden Ring
Assuming you have reached the Rold route or Grand Lift of Rold for that matter, now the straightforward way here will be to reach Mountaintops of The Giant by hoisting the Rold medallion. However, there is a secret passage here that requires a secret medallion.
If you have the Haligtree medallion in your possession, which you can’t have if you are visiting the Grand Lift of Rold for the first time, the Rold Lift will take you to Consecrated Snowfield. This unique and secret location is home to tons of secret locations and NPCs such as Latenna in Elden Ring. You can also continue Millicent’s questline after accessing this secret passage.
Also, this location can further take you to the most challenging boss in the game called Malenia. If you have reacher her but haven’t beaten her yet then consider reading our Elden Ring Malenia cheese method guide.
Acquiring Haligtree Medallions
Now that you have learned how to get to rold route in Elden Ring, and that there is a secret passage as well associated with this lift, you must know that you will require two halves of Haligtree medallions. Once you have both parts of Haligtree medallions, come back to the Grand Lift of Rold and hoist your medallion and the lift will take you to the secret passage that is only accessible via the route we have listed here.
Left Haligree Medallion: The left part of the medallion can be collected after reaching Castle Sol, which is located in Mountaintops of the Giants. You will need to beat Commander Niall, and if you haven’t still managed to beat this boss then consider reading our Elden Ring Commander Niall cheese method guide. Access the area located at the back of the boss and you will be able to collect the Left half of the Haligtree medallion
Right Haligtree Medallion: To collect the right half of this medallion, you will need to visit the Village of Albinaurics in Elden Ring. Once you are there, go to the top and before taking the left that leads to a bridge, you must go straight. At the far end, you will come across large-size pots. Just attack or roll into them and you will find a disguised NPC. He will give you the right Haligtree medallion.
Now that you have both halves of Haligtree medallions, you must return back to Grand Lift of Rold and continue your search of finding Malenia boss in Elden Ring.
That is pretty much everything you need to know about How to Get to the Rold Route in Elden Ring. Did you reach this location yet? Let us know more of your thoughts in the comments section below.
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