Elden Ring‘s first DLC, Shadow of the Erdtree, is speculated to return out someday later this 12 months, and followers have been ready with bated breath for it. The DLC was revealed in February final 12 months, revealing nothing a lot other than an paintings and a quote asking gamers to stay up for new adventures in The Lands Between.
As followers proceed to attend, they’ve been replaying Elden Ring a number of instances and have provide you with a number of theories as they attempt to speculate on what the DLC may very well be primarily based on. A type of theories revolves across the paintings that was launched when the DLC was introduced.
Character Seen in Elden Ring’s Shadow of the Erdtree Paintings
Elden Ring‘s upcoming DLC Shadow of the Erdtree‘s official paintings exhibits the Erdtree from afar, with a personality taking a look at it from a discipline, sitting on what appears to be like like Torrent, the Spirit Steed, or the same steed.
The paintings encompasses a unusual determine driving a steed, which is being argued by a number of followers as being Malenia’s twin brother, Miquella of the Haligtree. Miquella is a demigod and stays a background character in Elden Ring who will get cursed to stay younger without end.
Miquella is seen slumbering inside a cocoon after gamers slay the Lord of Blood, Moghwyn. Going by the theories, the DLC may very well be primarily based both on Miquella’s dreaming stasis or it may very well be that Miquella comes out of his nap within the DLC.
Followers have additionally theorized Queen Marika the Everlasting, the mom of the twins, as the opposite chance of the one seen driving the steed within the paintings, going simply by her appears to be like matching the character within the paintings.
Rotting Erdtree and Setting of the DLC
The Erdtree itself is one other matter of fan principle, which mentions the way it appears to be like to be rotting. One of many two potential endings of Elden Ring sees the gamers both burning down the Erdtree or leaving that process to another person.
Whereas the Erdtree appears to be like ethereal and glowing within the recreation, the one within the paintings appears to be like completely different. It may very well be that the one within the DLC is a special model of the Erdtree too. Trying on the Erdtree within the paintings, it’s extremely doubtless that the DLC takes place after the occasions of Elden Ring‘s story after The Tarnished has burned down the Erdtree, which might clarify the useless look of the tree.
One other chance from the identical principle is that the DLC may very well be a prequel that would give gamers a have a look at the origins of Erdtree and Marika, which stay a thriller to gamers.
As days go by, there may very well be extra fan theories till a correct trailer for the DLC clears the air about what to anticipate.