How to Rescue Sellen the Witchbane Ruins NPC in Elden Ring?

Elden Ring is one of the most popular NPC games. Players have to complete the task given by NPCs to become the Elden Lord.

The Elden ring has a good storyline. Where every quest will teach you skills and gives you the experience to defeat the final boss. The NPC will help you to become the next Elden Lord by completing your quest.

You have to complete the quest to reach the next level and explore further journeys. Here we will discuss witchbane ruins NPC. Where you have to free the Sorceress Sellen’s body.

Witchbane Ruins NPC, Sorceress Sellen is one of the most important parts of the journey. She will help you with the magic. But, she is imprisoned at Witchbane Ruins. To complete the quest, you have to free her body.

Sorceress Sellen Questline Witchbane Ruins NPC

It’s all about the storyline. You will find Sorceress Sellen after defeating the pumpkin head boss, waypoint ruins in Limgrave. she is waiting for you in the backdoor.

When you reach there she will introduce you to her magic. She will offer you to learn the magic under her. You have to select yes, to reach further in the Elden Ring.

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As you click on the yes, she will introduce the quest. To continue your journey in the Elden Ring you have to complete the quest. The quest will lead you to Witchbane Ruins NPC, where you aim to free sellen.

Sellen, the witchbane ruins NPC in Elden Ring

Before you the main quest. You have to defeat the other bosses. After slaying two bosses you can continue to witchbane ruins NPC.

First of all, you have to complete the other quest before reaching witchbane ruins. You need to defeat the Raya Lucaria Academy, Rennala. After that, you need to kill the starscourge Radahn at Redmane castle.

After defeating the Radahn, Sorceress Sellen’s soul will appear on the screen and she will guide you to Witchbane Ruins. Witchbane Ruins is located at Weeping Peninsula, where her body is captured.

Now you have to find her chained body. You will find her body in the Walking Mausoleum, take the staircase, and head down, you will find a cellar there.

As you enter in celler you will notice Sorceress Sellen’s body is chained to the wall. Go talk to her and free her, as a reward she will give you Primal Glinstone.

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The quest is not complete yet, you haven’t completely free-sellen yet. You have to take the primal Glinstone to the other Sellen that is different from the Limgrave and Witchbane Ruins.

Now, follow your journey between ranni’s rise and Renna’s rise. You will find out there is a secret floor between rows of archways. To get your way on the floor, jump twice or attack twice downward.

After you broke the floor, you will be able to see the staircase there. Follow the staircase and it will lead you to inauspicious messages which you have to ignore.

There is a hidden wall behind that message. As you go there you will find the real Sellen and freed the witchbane ruins NPC. You have to give her primal Glinstone back.

Witchhunter Jerren

There is one other task, you have to reach Redmane Castle. In Redmane castle you will find the Witchhunter. Now talk with Witchhnuter Jerren and come back to Witchbane Ruins.

As you reach back to Witchbane Ruins cellar where you rescued sellen, you will again find the Witchhunter Jerren, you have to again talk to Jerren. After that, reach back to Raya Lucaria, where you defeated Rennala.

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Pick between Sellen and Jerren

As you enter Raya Lucaria, head to the boss room door. There you have to make a choice between which one you want to select, jerren or Sellen. We have listed the difference between Jerren and Sellen.

If your choice is Sellen and you kill Jerren, you will get the following:

  1. Eccentric Armour set
  2. Glintstone Kris Dagger
  3. Shard spiral sorcery
  4. Witch’s Glintstone crown

If your choice is Jerren and you kill Sellen, you will get the following:

  1. Ancient dragon-smithing stone
  2. Rune Arc
  3. Furlcalling Finger Ready
  4. Witch’s Glintstone crown

You can choose any of the options as per your skills. Your reward will be in a library,

Wrapping up

This is the kind of lengthiest quest of the Elden Ring. You have to go back and forth to complete the very hectic quest and many other small tasks to reach the destination and after that making choices between two is kind of hard.

We will suggest that you save Sellen. Sellen has magical powers that will benefit you in further journeys. Still, both ways have their adventure.

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