Update 1.03 Patch Notes – Elden Ring Wiki Guide


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This page contains a list of patch notes for Update 1.03 for Elden Ring, released on March 16, 2022. This patch applies to all platforms (PS4/PS5/XB1/XSX/PC), and players will not cannot play online until they have downloaded the latest patch. The full list can also be viewed on the Bandai Namco website here.

Major changes included in this patch: NPC Icons now appear on the map, a New NPC and Summons for certain situations, additional quest phases for some NPCs, and bundles weapon and spell fixes and adjustments.


  • Added a function to save an icon and name of an NPC to the map when you encounter that NPC.
  • Added NPC Jar-Bairn.
  • Added new quest phases for the following NPCs:
  • Added some summonable NPCs in several situations.
  • Increased the number of item models the player can mimic when using Mimic’s Veil.
  • Added nighttime background music for certain open field areas.

Bug fixed

  • Fixed a bug that prevented summoned NPCs from taking damage in some boss fights.
  • Fixed a bug that sometimes prevented the player from getting an item after a boss fight.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented dialogue from talking to NPCs and using custom key configurations.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the player to freeze while rolling.
  • Fixed a bug that caused incorrect arcane scaling for some weapons.
  • In a situation where the player cannot obtain more than 2 Talisman Pouches, a Talisman Pouch has been added to the Twin Maiden Husks shop line.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the user from warping to grace sites from the map when ending the game.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the player from moving to the next area after the battle with the Fire Giant.
  • Fixed a bug that caused some weapons to have incorrect scaling after boosting.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented some weapons from using stat scaling.
  • Fixed hangups on some occasions.
  • Fixed a bug that incorrectly displayed multiplayer area boundaries when playing online.
  • Fixed a bug that allowed the player to activate Erdtree Greatshield’s weapon skill without absorbing an attack by using a special combination of item and incantation.
  • Fixed a bug that caused Fire’s Deadly Sin cast to have a different effect.
  • Fixed a bug with Ash of War – Determination and Royal Knight’s Resolve where the damage buff will also apply to other weapons without this skill.
  • Adjusted the visual effect of the Invisible Form spell.
  • Removed the Ragged armor set from the game which could be obtained by mistake in the previous patch.
  • Fixed a bug that caused some hostile NPCs to drop Furlcalling Finger Remedy.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the incorrect sound effect to play in certain situations.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented visual animation and hitboxes from displaying correctly on some maps.
  • Fixed bugs that caused incorrect visuals and behavior for some enemies.
  • Fixed a bug that caused incorrect stats setting for some armors.
  • Text fixes.
  • Other performance improvements and bug fixes.

Balance Changes

  • Increased Smithing Stone drop rate for some enemies.
  • Added Smithing Stone to some early game stores.
  • Increased shield effectiveness.
  • Increased the damage of all offensive items in the Cracked Pot.
  • Increased damage of the following items:
    • Aromatic Sparkle
    • Poison mist.
  • Increased the effect duration of the following items:
    • Uplifting aromatic
    • Ironjar Aromatic.
  • Increased healing HP for Torrent when using the following items:
  • Reduced FP consumption and increased damage of the following sorceries:
    • Glitterstone Comet Shard
    • Comet
    • nocturnal comet
  • Increased the damage of the following sorceries:
    • Gravity well
    • collapsing stars
    • crystal dam
  • Decreased the FP consumption of the following sorceries:
    • Star shower
    • rock thrower
    • Hammer of Haima
    • Star Rain Foundation
    • Stars of Doom
    • Phalanx of the Great Blade
    • magic shower
    • Loretta’s Greatbow
    • Loretta’s Mastery
    • carian swordfish
    • carian borer
    • Shard Spiral
  • Increased Great Glintstone Shard projectile speed and range
  • Decreased Ash of War – Hoarfrost Stomp damage and increased cast time.
  • Increased self-inflicted damage of Ash of War, Bloody Slash while slightly reducing damage and increasing cast time.
  • Decreased weapon skill, nightsword and flame damage.
  • Increased FP consumption and reduced duration of Ash of War – Barricade Shield.
  • Changed the FP consumption schedule of Ash of War – Prelate’s Charge.
  • Decreased the damage of the summoned spirit when using the Mimic Tear Ash item and changed the behavior of the spirit.
  • Other Enemy and Weapon Balance Changes

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