Elden Ring: Where to Get the Academy Glintstone Key

Elden Ring is a new open world action RPG from FromSoftware and Bandai Namco, featuring a rich world with a complex story written by George RR Martin. There are quite a few important places to visit in this game, though some of them will be locked until you’ve gotten a key item or two. Here’s where to get the Academy Glintstone key in Elden Ring.

When you reach Liurnia of the Lake, which is the second main region of The Lands Between, you will be tasked with making your way to Raya Lucaria’s Academy to get your next Great Rune. However, you will need a Glintstone Key to enter.

Getting the Academy Glintstone key in Elden Ring

  • You can first access Raya Lucaria’s Academy through a portal in the center of the Laskyar Ruins.Go to the gazebo in the center of the Ruins and interact with the Portal to get to the Academy quickly.
  • After you get there, head towards Academy Gate Town Site of Grace.
  • From here, head north past Temple Square and you’ll see a huge black dragon sleeping under a giant rock.This will trigger an optional boss fight with Glintstone Dragon Smarag, but you don’t have to fight if you don’t want to. Check the screenshot below to see the location of the dragon, where our cursor and beacon marker is.
  • Get on the Torrent and ride to the spot right behind the dragon to find the key to Glintstone Academy on the corpse.Once you’ve looted it, you can escape the area and return to the Academy to break the seal or fight the dragon.


This will grant you access to Raya Lucaria’s Academy, giving you a whole new location to explore and a couple of story bosses to fight. There are also quite a few Sorcery spells to pick up here, along with some pieces of gear you can farm from enemies that should prove quite useful for Intelligence builds.

That’s everything you need to know about where to get the Academy Glintstone key in Elden Ring. Be sure to search for dlprivateserver or check out our guide wiki for more tips and information on the game.