“Could this be a hidden path?” “Be wary of liar.”
These glowing comments (and many others like them) were sitting right next to one another in a random cave on a random part of Elden Ring’s enormous map. This question—is there a hidden wall?—is, far and away, the question Elden Ring players struggle with the most. There are so many rooms to discover in FromSoftware’s sprawling open world, and so many opportunities to wonder if smacking it with a sword will prompt a wall to fade away, revealing a lovely secret.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/qjbm8p/be-wary-of-liar-the-weird-history-behind-elden-rings-illusory-walls