Elden Ring

Elden Ring Controls Guide for PC, Xbox, and PlayStation

One of the most awaited open-world video games developed by FromSoftware has finally arrived. Along with Bandai Namco, the developer has officially launched Elden Ring, an action role-playing game. Just like any other open-world game out there, Elden Ring offers a lot of actions, which means players will be needing to memorize a lot of controls. If you’re one of the players who are just getting started in the game, worry no more as this guide will cover all the important Elden Ring controls keys that you need to know.

Elden Ring Controls

Elden Ring is currently available on PC and consoles. To start this guide, here are the default Elden Ring pc keyboard and mouse controls that you need to know.

FunctionKey
WalkAlt
Move ForwardW
Move BackwardS
Move LeftA
Move RightD
Backstep, Dodge Roll, DashSpacebar
JumpF
Crouch / Stand UpX
Move CameraMouse
Reset Camera, Lock-On / Remove TargetQ / Mouse Scroll Wheel
Switch Sorcery / IncantationUp Arrow
Switch ItemDown Arrow
Switch Right-Hand ArmamentRight Arrow / Shift + Mouse Wheel Up
Switch Left-Hand ArmamentLeft Arrow / Shift + Mouse Wheel Down
Attack (RH & Two-Handed Armament)Left Mouse Button
Strong Attack (RH & 2H Armament)Shift + Left Mouse Button
Guard (LF Armament)Right Mouse Button
SkillShift + Right Mouse Button
Use ItemR
Event Action (Examine, Open, etc)E
Two-Hand WeaponE + LMB or RMB
Open MapG
Open MenuEsc
Use Pouch ItemE + Arrow Keys
Elden Ring PC Controls

For the Xbox and PlayStation versions of the game, here are the buttons that you should remember:

FunctionXboxPlayStation
MovementLeft StickLeft Stick
Backstep, Dodge Roll, DashBCircle
JumpACross
Crouch / Stand UpL3L3
Move CameraRight StickRight Stick
Reset Camera, Lock-On / Remove TargetR3R3
Switch Sorcery / IncantationD-Pad UpD-Pad Up
Switch ItemD-Pad DownD-Pad Down
Switch Right-Hand ArmamentD-Pad RightD-Pad Right
Switch Left-Hand ArmamentD-Pad LeftD-Pad Left
Attack (RH and Two-Handed Armament)RBR1
Strong Attack (RH and 2H Armament)RTR2
Guard (LF Armament)LBL1
SkillLTL2
Use ItemXSquare
Event Action (Examine, Open, etc)YTriangle
Open MapView ButtonTouchpad
Open MenuMenu ButtonOptions Button
Use Pouch ItemY + D-PadTriangle + D-Pad
Elden Ring Controls for Xbox and PlayStation

And this is the complete list of Elden Ring keybindings and shortcuts. For those who are wondering how to change these default key bindings, simply go to the Settings section of Elden Ring. Make sure that the changes you have made have been saved before resuming your adventure. Also, check our Horizon Forbidden West controls guide.