One of the Biggest Elden Ring DLC Shadow of the Erdtree Theories May Well Have Just Been Proven Correct

A mystery about the mystery unfolds.

One of the Biggest Elden Ring DLC Shadow of the Erdtree Theories May Well Have Just Been Proven Correct

SUMMARY

  • Shadow of the Erdtree lore is likely to introduce the story of Miquella.
  • Fans believe the DLC will also follow the journey of Melina across the Lands Between.
  • Elden Ring is currently FromSoftware's bestselling IP with 20 Million copies sold.
Show More
Featured Video

Fans have waited with bated breath for the Elden Ring DLC Shadow of the Erdtree and now it is over. The game’s official account took to social media platform X (formerly Twitter) to announce the reveal date of the trailer which is just hours away at the time of writing. Apparently, many speculations that were initially buried during the delay have been dug open again.

Advertisement

The community was buzzing with the rumors that British-American-Irish voice actress and comedian, Naomi McDonald, would be the voice behind Miquella, a demigod in the game. Miquella is the brother of Malenia, an optional boss who does not require players to defeat her to advance in the story.

Miquella Will Be a Pivotal Character in The Elden Ring DLC

The Elden Ring DLC was initially announced in 2022.
The Elden Ring DLC was initially announced in 2022.

Previously, users were not certain about the actor Naomi McDonald given the details registered her as a “Young Voiced Protagonist, Type B.” Now the technical details appear to mean Miquella according to an Elden Ring data miner called Sekiro Dubi. The user shared a screenshot of credits that clearly shows the actress beside the character’s name in the network test credits.

Advertisement

She is currently based in London, England, and kickstarted her career at the tender age of 9. With over 20 years of experience, she is best known for Go JettersKiss of Death, and Elliot From Earth. Users are already excited about her being the voice behind one of the pivotal characters in the game. One of them dubbed Jetstream520 commented, “If we hear her during the trailer I will be so hype.”

The game also featured voices of actors like William Vanderpuye who voiced Patches, the in-game merchant, and Clare Corbett who was the voice behind another non-playable character Hyetta.

One of The Fan Theories May Be Proven Right

Fans on the internet have some fascinating theories about Shadow of the Erdtree.
Fans on the internet have some fascinating theories about Shadow of the Erdtree.

Although the exact date for Shadow of the Erdtree hasn’t been provided yet, the trailer will likely reveal that too. However, a gaming sleuth called billbil-kun highlights that the DLC will be coming in June 2024. Since its announcement, this is the first time players can now speculate the release date with some certainty.

Advertisement

There are a multiple fan theories circling around the new DLC lore with Melina’s journey across the Lands Between being one of the most popular ones. Given the history of FromSoftware’s Dark Souls series, time travel and afterlife exploration could be real possibilities.

As far as details from the upcoming trailer are concerned, it will be a three minute footage. This will be the second update after Colosseum which was a free DLC released in December 2022. With the game’s anniversary around the corner, it is to be hoped the extension will add more magic to Elden Ring‘s narrative.

How do you think Shadow of the Erdtree narrative will unfold? Tell us in the comments.

Advertisement
Avatar

Written by Anurag Batham

Articles Published: 154

Anurag Batham is a Gaming Writer at FandomWire. He aspires to become a proper Writer and a Journalist in the days to come. With an experience of over two years in writing for different industries, his past works show his passion towards the metaverse and awareness towards environment.

A gaming enthusiast who can prove when you have a round of Call of Duty (COD) with him. And it may take more than a coffee with him if you are to talk to him about Marvel. One can find a reader in him who's always keen to perfect what he already knows and to learn everything new.