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Elden Ring: How to Fix Invisible Enemies Glitch

Come across some invisible enemies in Elden Ring? Here’s how you can fix this extremely frustrating glitch!

Even if the Opencritic has labeled Elden Ring as one of the best games of all time, it is still a little bit off-perfect. Although, this is mostly due to a few performance issues and minor glitches.

In addition to the performance issues and crashing in Elden Ring, some players on PC are coming across invisible enemies. Even for FromSoftware, making enemies invisible on purpose would be cruel.

Luckily, we’ve got a fix for this invisible enemies glitch in Elden Ring, so you can explore the Lands Between with one less thing to worry about!

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How to Fix Invisible Enemies Bug in Elden Ring

Firstly, if you encounter invisible enemies, the best thing to do is save and quit. Once you reload the game, the enemies should be visible again. This is the quickest fix for the invisible enemies bug in Elden Ring.

While this isn’t a permanent fix, it will definitely remove all of the invisible enemies from your game. However, there are also a few things you can do to hopefully fix this problem for good.

Best Methods to Fix Invisible Enemy Bug

  1. Setting the Graphics Options to High Performance within the game’s files:
    • Tap the Windows key on your keyboard and type “Settings”
    • Click on “Settings” and select “System” from the options available
    • From here, click on “Display,” then “Graphic Settings” or “Graphics” depending on your version of Windows.
    • From the “Custom options for apps” dropdown, select Desktop app.
    • Click on “Browse.”
    • Search for eldenring.exe in your Steam Apps using the following paths as reference:
      • Default Path: “C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\ELDENRING\Game”
      • Custom Installation Path: “Disc:\SteamLibrary\steamapps\common\ELDEN RING\Game”
    • Click on “Add.”
    • Elden Ring should now be added to the list of apps. Search for it below and click on “Options.”
    • Select “High performance” and click “Save”

Our guide on how to boost Elden Ring FPS tells you how to enable the High-Performance setting.

  1. Use the best performance settings for Elden Ring on PC. Sometimes, higher graphics settings are the cause of invisible enemies, so lowering them could make them visible again.
  2. Make sure your graphics drivers are up to date. This is another fix that has been helping many players and is easy to do by heading to the NVIDIA or AMD website.
    • If you are using an NVIDIA Graphics Card:
      • The easiest way to update your drivers is by using the GeForce Experience program. If you already have it installed on your PC, follow these steps; else, you can download the app from the NVIDIA website:
        • Launch the GeForce Experience program on your PC
        • If you are not logged in to your account, the program will ask you to log in
        • Once this process is completed, click on the “Drivers” button in the upper left corner
        • Now click on “Check for Updates” on the right side of the screen
        • Finally, if there is a newer version of your drivers, the download button will show up
        • Click on “Download”
        • Once the download is finished, click on “Express Installation” for the regular update (recommended); if you need a customized installation for any reason, click on “Custom Installation”
        • Be aware that your screen can flicker during the installation process
        • Let the installation finish, and now your drivers should be updated to the most recent version
    • If you are using an AMD Graphics Card:
      • The easiest route to update your drivers with AMD is installing the AMD Software Utility, which you can download from the AMD website, once installed follow these steps:
        • Launch the AMD Software
        • Once the program loads, on the “Home” tab, you will see a “Driver & Software” section on the right side
        • Click on “Check for Updates”
        • If there is a new update, click “Download”
        • Once the download is complete, click on “Install” this will open another installer window
        • Go through the installer instructions by clicking “Install”
        • Be aware that your screen can flicker during the installation process
        • Click on “Restart” if the installer prompts this option once the drivers are installed
  3. Verify the integrity of Elden Ring’s files on Steam. Here is how you can do this:
    • Launch Steam on your PC
    • Click on the Library tab in the upper section of the program
    • On the left menu bar, find Elden Ring and right-click it
    • Select ‘Properties…’ and click on “Local Files” on the left menu bar
    • From here, you can select ‘Verify integrity of game files…’

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We hope these fixes work for you and you don’t encounter any more invisible enemies in Elden Ring. Hopefully, FromSoftware will release an update that removes this bug for good!

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EldenBugs

Friday 4th of March 2022

Best game of all time? OMFG please! If being no fun at all and then not rendering mobs becuase the dev team sucks, then yes the title is well earned indeed!

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