Where to Find Preserving Boluses in Elden Ring

Get rid of Scarlet Rot by using this item!

Umer Cheema
Umer Cheema
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Elden Ring has tons of useful items that can help you on your journey. One such item is called the Preserving Boluses which will allow players to remove the Scarlet Rot from their character. That is why this guide will show you where to find Preserving Boluses in Elden Ring.

While you can get an abundance of this item, it can be a bit difficult to find if you don’t know where to look for it. However, worry not because that is where this guide comes in. With that said, let’s dive right in and get started.

What Are Preserving Boluses?

Preserving Boluses item description

Preserving Boluses is a consumable item in Elden Ring that can be used to cure rot ailment and alleviates the scarlet rot buildup as well. While you can find this item with various merchants, it is better if you craft it. You will face tons of enemies and areas where you will have to avoid Scarlet Rot.

This is especially true if you want to fight Malenia or are going through the Lake of Rot. To get through this area safely, you will have to use this item or you’ll get inflicted by Scarlet Rot and take tons of damage.

Elden Ring: Where to Find Preserving Boluses

The merchant in Elden Ring.

There are multiple places where you can find the Preserving Boluses. If you are near these areas, make sure that you stock up on this item so that you can protect yourself from Scarlet Rot.

  • In Caelid, Highway North, you can buy three Perserving Boluses from the Nomadic Merchant.
  • In Siofra River Well, you will find this item on a corpse.
  • In Leyndell, Royal Capital you will find this item inside the room next to the lift.
  • In North Caelid you can find this inside the Shack of the Rotting.

These are the four areas where you can get this item without any issues. However, as you might have already seen, the quantity is limited and you have to go out of your way to get this item. So, that is why you need to learn how to craft the Preserving Boluses.

How to Craft the Preserving Boluses in Elden Ring?

Since you can only find a limited amount of Preserving Boluses from merchants and the world, it is better if you craft them yourself. Crafting is a great mechanic that allows you to get items on the go by using the ingredients that you collect while traveling. This not only saves a lot of time but also is quite convenient.

To craft something in Elden Ring, you need to first find its recipe book. After you know what is required to craft it, gather the required items and craft the thing that you want. This can be quite a hassle if you do not know where to look since the Lands Between are extremely massive.

Recipe

Armorer’s Cookbook [6] location.

Before you start collecting the required ingredients, you need to get Armorer’s Cookbook [6] to craft the Preserving Boluses. Throughout your journey, you’ll come across various cookbooks that will help you craft more items. However, for this, you need a specific one.

To get this cookbook, you need to head to Siofra River Well in Mistwood. Once in this area, head east until you reach the edge of the river bank. Here, you’ll see a few corpses with loot in them. Loot these corpses and you’ll get the Armorer’s Cookbook [6].

After getting the cookbook, you can now craft this item.

Ingredients

Crafting Kit

Now that you have the crafting book, you need to collect the required ingredients to craft this item. The good thing is that you don’t need to collect rare resources for this. Out of all the materials, only one ingredient is a bit difficult to find. However, if you know where to look for it, it shouldn’t be a problem.

  • Dewkissed Herba (x2): This is a common item that you can find near the Siofra River bank. You can find this item all across the map as well. 
  • Crystal Cave Moss (x1): This item can be found in the Crystal Cave Academy
  • Sacramental Bud (x1): This item is the rarest out of the three and can be found in the church of the plague

After gathering the required resources, you can easily craft this item by going to the crafting menu. It should be highlighted; allowing you to click on it and craft Preserving Boluses.

Conclusion

And there you have it; that’s everything you need to know about where to find Preserving Boluses in Elden Ring. This is an extremely useful item that can help you avoid Scarlet Rot and take less damage in certain areas and against various enemies.

Did you manage to find all the ingredients and recipe for this item? Let us know your thoughts 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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