Abyss Watchers
Abyss Watchers
NG hp.png HP poise.png Poise souls.png Souls
0 1,548 0 18,000
1 3,250 0 72,000
2 3,575 0 79,200
3 3,738 0 81,000
4 3,901 0 86,400
5 4,226 0 88,200
6 4,388 0 90,000
7 4,551 0 91,800
Physical Absorption
physical-def.png Standard 15%
strike-def.png Strike 14%
slash-def.png Slash 18%
thrust-def.png Thrust 16%
Elemental Absorption
magic-def.png Magic 10%
fire-def.png Fire 8%
lightning-def.png Lightning -12%
dark-def.png Dark 35%
bleed.png Bleed Susceptible
poison.png Poison Immune
frost.png Frost Susceptible


"The Undead Legion of Farron is a caravan of Undead.
Sworn by the wolf's blood to contain the Abyss, the Legion will bury a kingdom at the first sign of exposure."

The blood was spread amongst the Abyss Watchers, and their souls are one with the soul of the wolf blood master.

— Description of the Soul of the Blood of the Wolf

These undead warriors vowed to partake of wolf blood. They acted in the dark, seeking out any sign of the Abyss, fighting a constant war with its abominations.

— Description of the Undead Legion Set

General Information

These fallen soldiers are Lords of Cinder that block the path to Aldrich, Devourer of Gods and Yhorm the Giant in their endless battle with each other.

This fight is mandatory.


Farron Keep


Item Drops

Undead Legion Set can be bought for 31,000 Souls from the Shrine Handmaid after their defeat.


After 20 seconds or <80% HP, a Non-Boss Abyss Watcher will rise from the ground and join the fight. After another 20 seconds or <60% HP, a Red-Eyed Non-Boss Abyss Watcher rises from the ground.

Red-Eyed Abyss Watcher can fight the Main Abyss Watcher and other Non-Boss Abyss Watcher, and every 20 seconds after their defeat they will rise once more.

  • Lunging Thrust: Lunges a long distance and thrusts.
  • Lunging Sweep: Lunges a long distance and sweeps in a circle.
  • Uppercut: Swings upwards, leaving a dust cloud.
  • Jump Slam: Jumps and stabs sword into the ground.

Phase Transition: After reaching 0 HP, the Main Abyss Watcher gains Fire damage, as well as trails and explosions.

  • Lunging Sweep Combo: Lunges and sweeps in a circle, followed by another circling sweep, and finished by a flip into slam that creates an explosion.
  • Uppercut: Swings upwards, creating a Fire trail.


Abyss Watchers Boss Guide



  • Rarely, an enemy may follow into the fight, or the Abyss Watchers may aggro on one outside.
  • The Weapon Buff from the Lothric War Banner's Skill will cause the watchers to almost exclusively use their rolling attack.






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