How to Get Dane’s Footwork in Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree

In Short
  • Dane's Footwork is one of the late game weapons in the Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree DLC.
  • This weapon drops from defeating Dryleaf Dane in the Followers of Miquella boss fight in Enir-Ilim.
  • Dane's Footwork comes with the Palm Blast Ash of War, but it can be changed to any supported Ashes of War.

Elden Ring Shadow of Erdtree DLC introduced 8 new weapon types in the game, one of which was the completely unexpected Hand-To-Hand arts. This weapon type fulfilled the possibility of viable monk builds, including the few oddball boxing and sumo builds. Among the Hand-to-Hand art weapons, Dane’s Footwork is among the best. If you’re someone who wants to get this handy weapon, keep reading on how to get Dane’s footwork in Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree.

Dane’s Footwork Location in Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree


Dane’s Footwork can be obtained by defeating Dryleaf Dane in the fight against Miquella’s Followers in Enir-Ilim. Follow the steps below to get Dane’s Footwork in Elden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree:

  • First, you need to burn the Sealing Tree to enter Enir-Ilim.
  • Now make your way to the Miquella’s Followers boss fight and defeat them all.
  • After you return to your own world, look for Dryleaf Dane’s body left of the eastern doorway.
  • You can pick up the Dane’s Footwork here from Dryleaf Dane’s body.

And that’s it! You have the Dane’s Footwork hand-to-hand weapon in the Elden Ring DLC. Put it to good use!

Dane’s Footwork Stats and Requirements

Dane’s Footwork is a versatile weapon scaling to C for both Strength and Dexterity at +25 upgrade. It has a very low attribute requirement allowing all classes to wield it at level 1.

Here is the Dane’s Footwork item description – “A technique for hand-to-hand combat without the aid of a weapon. This martial art focuses on kicking techniques. This kick-based martial art is unique to Dane, a dryleaf and sworn ally of Leda. He acquired these skills by training with the aid of a waterfall; letting the water beat his body, and throwing himself into its basin.”

Here are the attribute requirements for the Dane’s Footwork:

  • Strength: 8
  • Dexterity: 8

Dane’s Footwork doesn’t have any additional effects, like bleed, poison, or rot build-up. But the weapon’s Ash of War is changeable, allowing you to add any desired effect. This weapon can be dual-wielded when two handing it and it changes hand-to-hand attack pattern.

Dane’s Footwork Ash of War and Move Set


Dane’s Footwork is an extremely quick and stagger-inducing weapon, making it perfect for aggressive playstyles. The weapon is versatile, scaling on both Strength and Dexterity normally, and has a very short range. However, the short range is made up of flashing leaping attacks, which also deal a lot of stagger damage.

Dane’s Footwork One-Handed attack combos:

  • Normal Attack Combo: Does a six-attack combo, ending with a backkick.
  • Heavy Attack: One lunging spin kick.
  • Crouch Attack: Sidekick.
  • Jumping Attack: Single Palm strike.
  • Sprinting Attack: Single Palm strike.
  • Backstep Attack: Lunging roundhouse kick.

Dane’s Footwork Dual-Handed attack combos:

  • Normal Attack Combo: Does an eleven-attack combo, ending with a spin kick.
  • Heavy Attack: Two-attack combo with quick punch and side kick.
  • Crouch Attack: Side kick and palm strike.
  • Jumping Attack: Triple Palm strike.
  • Sprinting Attack: Triple Palm strike.
  • Backstep Attack: Lunging roundhouse kick and palm thrust.

Ash of War Palm Blast: Imbues hand with energy before using a palm strike to unleash an explosive blast. Attacks can be charged to increase power.

So, that’s it. Now you know where to find Dane’s Footwork in the Realm of Shadows in Elden Ring. Still lost on its location? Let us know in the comments below!

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