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Reach “Church Of The Bud” In Elden Ring DLC To Face Romina Boss

A boss awaits you at the Church!


  • The closest site of grace to Church of the Bud is located at Ancient Ruins of Ruah in Elden Ring DLC, Shadow of the Erdtree.
  • Players can find the Church of the Bud by exploring the vast woodland of the Ancient Ruins of Rauh.
  • The Church of Bud is guarded by Romina; you can find the boss once you Scarlet Rot and follow the stairs.

The 2022 action RPG Elden Ring finally launched its first DLC Shadow of the Erdtree on June 21, 2024.

This new game expansion has introduced many new bosses and locations to explore in the Shadowy Realm.

Romina, Saint of the Bud, is one of the main bosses of the expansion, which you can find in the Church of the Bud.

Explore The Ancient Ruins Of Rauh To Find Church Of Bud In Elden Ring DLC

The Church of the Bud is a location in Elden Ring DLC, guarded by the main boss, Romina, Saint of the Bud.

Players must explore a series of locations to get into the Church, starting from the Storehouse, First Floor in the Shadow Keep.

Head Towards The Ancient Ruins Of Rauh

Once you are in the area, enter from the main gate and follow the ladder path until you see the Elevator.

Take the Elevator and reach the Viaduct Minor Tower site of grace, which will reveal the Ancient Ruins of Rauh.

Ancient  Ruins of Rauh
Discover the Ancient Ruins Of Rauh to progress. (Source: Screen Plays Mag)

You should summon your companion from the Ruins of Rauh and follow the west road until you reach the Ruin filled with shadow enemies.

Discover Ancient Ruins Of Rauh, East Site of Grace

Enter the darkness of Ruins and pass through the giant Golden Gate. You will find several giant gates; you must pass through each one.

Golden gate in Elden ring
Pass through the giant golden gate and make your way out. (Source: Screen Plays Mag)

Passing straight from the doors, you will see a big hole with a spirit spring below. Drop down from the hole and move straight until you get outside.

Moving further, you will find a Miquella Cross, which will help you to activate the Ancient Ruins of Rauh, East Site of Grace.

site of grace in dlc
Discover the Site of Grace through Scadutree Fragment. (Source: Screen Plays Mag)

Once you discover the site of grace, you will see a long water bridge connecting another place. Go through it and reach the other end.

Discover Ancient Ruins Of Rauh, West Site of Grace

After reaching the end, jump down to the road below, which is filled with water, and you might discover Furnace Golem firing at you. Thus, be careful.

Passing through the waterfall and moving forward will lead you to the Scadutree Fragment. Grab it and activate the Ancient Ruins of Rauh, West Site of Grace.

Waterfall in elden ring
Pass through the waterfall to discover another Site of grace. (Source: Screen Plays Mag)

As you progress, you will discover the Ruin next to the site of Grace; just enter through the Ruin, follow the stairs, and find your way out.

Way To The Church Of Bud

You will see a big Gazebo-like structure once you leave the Ruin. Take a left from the structure and enter the dark building.

lever in Elden ring DLC
Pull up the lever to open the elevator. (Source: Screen Plays Mag)

Around the area, you will find the locked elevator. Grab the lever key attached to the ground to open the elevator.

Take the Elevator, and you will reach the Scarlet Rot. Follow the stairs upwards to discover the Church of the Bud.

Church of the Bud
Defeat the boss to enter into the Church. (Source: Screen Plays Mag)

Once you reach the Church of the Bud, you will encounter the main boss, Romina, Saint of the Bud, who guards the Church.

Furthermore, you must defeat Romina to progress forward in the Elden Ring: Shadow of the Erdtree.

Nishan Dahal
Nishan Dahal
Nishan Dahal is a passionate gamer who infuses his strategic insights and gaming skills into every piece he writes, providing helpful tips and guidance to his readers. From RPGs to action-packed adventures, Nishan's articles showcase his love for gaming and invite others to share in the excitement of virtual worlds.


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