Where Does Elden Ring Take Place: What You Need to Know

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Umer Cheema
Umer Cheema
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Elden Ring features a vast open world that is home to various areas each with its own unique atmosphere. Due to that, many new players have always wondered where Elden Ring takes place and what are all the areas called. That is why this guide will answer that question for you!

Elden Ring takes place in a massive area called the Lands Between. It is home to various smaller regions where you have to fight different bosses to progress.

If you want to know what each region is called and what the full map of Elden Ring looks like, continue reading to find out. With that said, let’s dive right in and get started.

Elden Ring: Where Does it Take Place?

Elden Ring full map

As aforementioned, Elden Ring takes place in a massive area called the Lands Between. However, this area is divided into smaller regions that have their own bosses, habitats, and enemies. Plus, each region has a separate difficulty curve as well.

So, you might be having the time of your life in one region but if you travel to another part of the map, you’ll face tons of strong foes. If you’re curious, here are all the regions in Elden Ring:

  • Limgrave
  • Weeping Peninsula
  • Caelid
  • Liurnia of the Lakes
  • Altus Plateau
  • Mt. Gelmir
  • Leyndell, Royal Capital
  • Mountaintops of the Giants
  • Crumbling Farum Azula
  • Consecrated Snowfield
  • Miquella’s Haligtree

When you begin your journey, you will start in Limgrave. Eventually, you will have to fight your way through the enemies and bosses until you reach the final area. The Lands Between is ruled by sovereign Queen Marika.

After the destruction of the Elden Ring – known as the Shattering, the Lands Between was divided into six major regions that are each ruled by a demigod. As you might have guessed, these are the main bosses that you are required to defeat in order to become the Elden Lord.


And there you have it; that’s everything you need to know about where does Elden Ring take place. The game is set in the Lands Between where you can travel through various areas each with its own difficulty curve and unique enemies.

Which area is your favorite in Elden Ring? We would love to know your answer in the comments below!

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By day, Umer loves writing about games and talking about them; by night, he is an avid gamer that loves playing League of Legends and RTS games. Being a massive fan of Metal Gear Solid, you'll find Umer always praising the legendary Hideo Kojima.
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