Elden Ring: Which Keepsake starting item is best for you?

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5. Cracked Pot

The Cracked Pot is a great way to craft throwing pots and eventually firebombs. The idea of being able to throw around pots sounds like a fun idea, but once again there are better options at your disposal.

6. Stonesword Key

Stonesword Keys can get quite hefty in price and are a rare item to have. Each Stonesword Key only has a single use before it breaks. You will come into contact with many imp statues in Elden Ring. In order to break the imp statue seal, you need to have a Stonesword Key. Using the key on an imp statue grants you access to new items and areas in the game which usually has some sort of value to it.

7. Bewitching Branch

The Bewitching Branch is very similar to if you had the power to use mind control. The Bewitching Branch allows you to temporarily turn an enemy into an ally as almost if you have them brain washed. If you do not decide to choose this as your starting Keepsake you can purchase the Bewitching Branch from the Nomadic Merchant located in Liurnia of the Lakes. However, instead of this being free like it would be at the start it will cost you 1,600 Runes.

8. Boiled Prawn

Boiled Prawn might not be your food of choice in real life, but it may in Elden Ring. A delicious Boiled Prawn will grant you physical damage negation for a certain period of time. Eat one of these and no enemy will be able to reduce your physical damage for a certain amount of time. Now does Boiled Prawn sound delicious?

9. Shabriri’s Woe

The ninth and final Keepsake in Elden Ring is Shabriri’s Woe. If you want enemies to target you on a more constant basis, then this is the Keepsake for you. If you aren’t about getting into more physical encounters than what is needed, stay away from this Keepsake. Shabriri’s Woe is a great way to learn the combat system a bit better because enemies are always going to be aggressive towards you. If that is something that sounds like it would be up your alley, give Shabriri’s Woe a shot.