Crystal Sage
Crystal Sage
NG hp.png HP poise.png Poise souls.png Souls
0 2,723 0 8,000
1 6,413 0 40,000
2 7,054 0 44,000
3 7,375 0 45,000
4 7,696 0 48,000
5 8,337 0 49,000
6 8,658 0 50,000
7 8,978 0 51,000
Physical Absorption
physical-def.png Standard -20%
strike-def.png Strike -19%
slash-def.png Slash -22%
thrust-def.png Thrust -20%
Elemental Absorption
magic-def.png Magic 40%
fire-def.png Fire 0%
lightning-def.png Lightning 2%
dark-def.png Dark 0%
bleed.png Bleed Susceptible
poison.png Poison Susceptible
frost.png Frost Susceptible


The twin Crystal Sages once served as spiritual guides to the scholars of the Grand Archives, and one went on to ally with the Undead Legion.

— Description of the Soul of a Crystal Sage

The pair are said to be successors to the great sage Logan, and this big hat is a symbol of their pedigree.

— Description of the Sage's Big Hat

General Information

This boss must be killed in order to gain access to Cathedral of the Deep, which contains the Deacons of the Deep fight, which gives the Small Doll, used to gain access to Irithyll of the Boreal Valley.

This fight is mandatory.


Road of Sacrifices


Item Drops

Sage's Big Hat can be bought for 10,000 Souls from the Shrine Handmaid after their defeat.


  • Crystal Orb: Summons a slow, homing purple crystal projectile.
  • Crystal Hail: Fires a barrage of purple crystals into the air which rain down.
  • Crystal Homing Soulmass: Summons 5 purple crystal projectiles which fire off toward the target on sight after a delay.
  • White Dragon Breath: Burns a purple path along the ground.
  • Rapier: Swings right-to-left, followed by a left-to-right, and finished by either another right-to-left or a grab that raises the target up and slams them down if it connects.

Phase Transition: <60% HP, teleports away and summons three clones.

  • Crystal Soul Spear: Fires a blue Crystal Soul Spear.
  • Rapid Fire: Fires a succession of blue soul darts.
  • White Dragon Breath: Burns a blue path along the ground.



  • Susceptible to Vow of Silence.
  • While the boss has Homing Crystal Soulmass up, it cannot teleport away. This also means it cannot enter Phase 2.

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