FromSoftware has a habit of hiding cool loot behind confusing puzzles, with Elden Ring being no different. Here’s where you can find the three Wise Beasts and crack the seal on Oridys’s Rise!
Travel South once you’re let loose in the Lands Between, and you’ll find yourself in the Weeping Peninsula. The showpiece of this region is Castle Morne, down at the southern tip of Elden Ring’s map.
But, atop a cliff just across the Bridge of Sacrifice stands Oridys’s Rise, a tower locked with Impish magic. Here’s how you can break the spell and claim to reward inside!
Just be sure you’ve experienced the best battles and learned the secrets that Limgrave has to offer first!
Where to Find Oridys’s Rise
Oridys’s Rise is situated on the Eastern side of the Weeping Peninsula, but you should use your trusty steed Torrent to reach it.
Hug the left side of the path and, once you’ve passed through the enemy encampment ahead, look out for the Merchant.
Activate the Site of Grace beside him and rest if needed. Check out our Site of Grace map if you’re looking to initiate them all and make fast travel a breeze!
A moment later you’ll see a Spirit Spring, capable of launching your horse up to the clifftop.
Use the Spirit Spring to launch yourself into the adjacent tower, which is otherwise inaccessible. On top of this tower, collect the Great Turtle Shell, a medium shield with the Barricade Shield skill.
Now, drop down and proceed north towards Oridys’s Rise. Activate the ‘Beside the Crater-Pocked Glade,’ slightly beyond the tower.
Looking for a more challenging puzzle once you’re done here? Here’s how to complete the Albinauric Rise puzzle and claim one of the most powerful talismans in Elden Ring!
Three Wise Beasts Locations
Now it’s time to hunt. First off, clear out the nearby wolves to make your search safer. Once they’re dealt with, approach the Imp statue at the base of the tower stairs.
Interact with the statue and your character will read the book it’s holding: “Seek three wise beasts” is the command.
The “beasts” in this instance are merely spectral turtles and must be slain to unlock Odirys’s Rise. They’re well hidden, so here’s where you can find all three of them!
Once you’re done on this clifftop, check out some other scenic locations. Here’s how you can solve the Painting Puzzles left around the Lands Between!
Wise Beast 1
This one is easy. If you’re still facing south after reading the Imp’s book, turn around and face north. Right ahead of you, on the path, is the first Wise Beast. Kill it and move on.
Wise Beast 2
Next, turn back around to the Imp statue once more. Now, head around to the left of the stairs – east of the tower. Look through the bushes, and you’ll spot the glowing shell of a Turtle in hiding.
A quick slash will do the job.
Wise Beast 3
The third and final Wise Beast is a little more tricky to locate. Return to the Imp statue to orient yourself.
Now, head around the tower’s western side, to the right of the steps. Continue around the structure until you reach a pool of water. Time to get your feet wet…
Don’t worry if you can’t immediately see the Turtle. Wait a few seconds until the surface of the water ripples.
This Wise Beast is in fact invisible, so attack in the general area of the water ripples until you slay the beast.
And here are all three Wise Beasts on a numbered map, for those who’d prefer a visual explanation.
Oridys’s Rise Puzzle Reward
With the Wise Beasts destroyed, the magical seal will be broken, and you’ll be able to ascend the tower. A chest waits at the top, containing your prize.
Inside is a Memory Stone, which allows you to equip one extra Sorcery or Incantation. A crucial piece of gear for anyone running a Magic build!
Got a taste for Turtle blood? Here’s where you can slay more Wise Beasts to access another tower, Testu’s Rise!
Or maybe you’re struggling to keep the magic flowing? Here’s how the Mind attribute directly affects your spell-casting abilities!