Where to Find the Dragon Greatclaw in Elden Ring

Elden Ring, FromSoftware's latest fantasy action RPG, was released on Feb. 24, 2022.
Elden Ring, FromSoftware's latest fantasy action RPG, was released on Feb. 24, 2022. / Image courtesy of FromSoftware/Screenshot: Noam Radcliffe

Elden Ring's Dragon Greatclaw is something that many players are wondering how to find at the moment, especially considering that the title continues to be one of the most popular and well-regarded out there.

The Dragon Greatclaw is a colossal weapon that is an especially great get for those looking to go against dragon-like creatures and enemies. Here's a breakdown of how to find the Dragon Greatclaw and add it to your arsenal in Elden Ring.

Dragon Greatclaw Location

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Dragon Greatclaw is located in the Capital Outskirts sub-region and is acquired by defeating an optional boss called the Draconic Tree Sentinel, which also drops 50,000 Runes and the Dragonclaw Shield when completed.

Although players don't have to defeat the Draconic Tree Sentinel to advance to the Legacy Dungeon, the feat is required in order to enter the Leyndell, Royal Capital region.

Ultimately, some tips to fell the Draconic Tree Sentinel include equipping the Boltdrake Talisman to reduce its lightning damage, staying on your Torrent mount as much as possible and attacking in bursts while avoiding its quick mace attack.

The Dragon Greatclaw scales primarily with Strength and Dexterity and does Lightning Damage, which can be especially effective against specific enemies.

It also comes with the unique Weapon Skill, Endure, which is good for builds that rely on blocking and tanking hits as it reduces damage taken while activated.

For more on Elden Ring, feel free to check out some of our other weapon guides, such as where to find the Ruins Greatsword or the Winged Scythe.