Elden Ring players discover new Erdtree location was already in the game’s lore

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Elden Ring followers have made a new discovery that reveals an Erdtree location may already be seen in the game’s lore.

With final week’s launch of the Shadow of the Erdtree trailer, the Elden Ring neighborhood is on the lookout for something and the whole lot to trace at what the DLC may have in retailer for them.

Many followers have even begun combing again by way of the content material in the base recreation to see if there have been any references hiding in plain sight.

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It turns on the market was, as some Elden Ring players have found a reference to a location in the DLC is in the recreation.

Elden Ring followers discover DLC location was already in the lore

The connection was shared on the Elden Ring subreddit, in a put up titled: “NEW DISCOVERY! Candletree as the sigil of a faction in the land of shadow? Seriously how a lot of this was deliberate from the begin!?”

The put up reveals a picture of the Candletree Wooden Shield, an merchandise that may be discovered in the base recreation and whose lore incorporates an attention-grabbing sentence:

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“Thought to signify a surreptitious prophecy of cardinal sin, the lit candle-tree design was forbidden.”

The significance of that is that the design on the defend – that of the Candletree – might be seen in a few locations in the Shadow of the Erdtree trailer.

The Elden Ring neighborhood is just not shocked to see this being the case, as they might count on nothing much less from FromSoftware and Hidetaka Miyazaki.

“Miyazaki mentioned Shadow of the Erdtree contains lore George R.R. Martin created for the authentic recreation. So I’m fairly assured it’s extra like Miyazaki determined to not embrace the whole lot in the principal recreation and reserve a few of it for the DLC, as a substitute of Miyazaki creating aditional lore for it.”

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One person even has made a connection between this new discovery and a boss from the trailer that had caught the consideration of players.

“Oh wow, this makes me assume now that the previous dude pulling his head off is pulling out a candle. The little candle that man is holding appears virtually precisely prefer it shade and all.”

Many Elden Ring followers are taking the time to theorize what this image may signify for the story of the DLC, and the game’s lore as an entire.

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One person believes it performs into the story of Messmer, a personality set to look in Shadow of the Erdtree, that many theorize is a personality related to Miquella, who was hidden away from the world.

Of course, all of that is nonetheless guessing, and there was no affirmation if these theories have any floor to face on. Knowing FromSoftware, there additionally might by no means be an official affirmation even after the DLC releases.

Regardless, the Elden Ring neighborhood is worked up to search out one other thread they’ll comply with to attempt to discover as many clues as they’ll.

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