Dexterity is an Attribute that governs the ability to wield Equipment, damage, the result of falls, and casting.

In-Game Description

Icon Description
Dexterity Icon Attribute required to wield advanced weapons.
Also improves attack strength, reduces spellcasting time and reduces damage taken when falling.


Equipment Requirements


Dexterity Equipment with Dexterity Requirement
9 Dagger, Morning Star, Pickaxe
10 Anri's Straight Sword, Astora Straight Sword, Bastard Sword, Broadsword, Cathedral Knight Greatsword, Firelink Greatsword, Fume Ultra Greatsword, Golden Ritual Spear, Great Machete, Greatsword, Harpe, Heysel Pick, Long Sword, Lorian's Greatsword, Millwood Battle Axe, Profaned Greatsword, Shortsword, Spear, Warpick, Yhorm's Great Machete
11 Barbed Straight Sword, Four-Pronged Plow, Glaive, Moonlight Greatsword, Murky Hand Scythe, Zweihander
12 Bandit's Knife, Cleric's Candlestick, Composite Bow, Crescent Axe, Estoc, Follower Javelin, Halberd, Mail Breaker, Millwood Greatbow, Onyx Blade, Partizan, Rapier, Rose of Ariandel, Rotten Ghru Spear, Saint Bident, Short Bow, Soldering Iron, Sunlight Straight Sword, Valorheart, Winged Knight Twinaxes
13 Blacksmith Hammer, Claymore, Executioner's Greatsword, Falchion, Gael's Greatsword, Lucerne, Man Serpent Hatchet, Rotten Ghru Curved Sword, Scimitar, Spiked Mace, Wolnir's Holy Sword
14 Aquamarine Dagger, Avelyn, Chaos Blade, Claw, Dragonslayer's Axe, Flamberge, Follower Sabre, Great Scythe, Irithyll Straight Sword, Longbow, Lothric War Banner, Parrying Dagger, Pike, Red Hilted Halberd, Shotel, Tailbone Short Sword, Twin Princes' Greatsword, Whip, Yorshka's Spear
15 Dark Sword, Dragonrider Bow, Greatsword of Judgment, Gundyr's Halberd, Ringed Knight Paired Greatswords, Ringed Knight Straight Sword, Tailbone Spear, Winged Spear
16 Corvian Greatknife, Crescent Moon Sword, Crow Quills, Darkmoon Longbow, Demon's Scar, Drakeblood Greatsword, Drang Hammers, Exile Greatsword, Friede's Great Scythe, Greatlance, Irithyll Rapier, Lothric Knight Greatsword, Sellsword Twinblades, Sniper Crossbow, Splitleaf Greatsword, Uchigatana, Winged Knight Halberd
17 Morion Blade, Ringed Knight Spear, Witch's Locks
18 Astora Greatsword, Black Blade, Black Bow of Pharis, Black Knight Glaive, Black Knight Greataxe, Black Knight Greatsword, Black Knight Sword, Brigand Twindaggers, Carthus Curved Sword, Crystal Sage's Rapier, Gargoyle Flame Spear, Gotthard Twinswords, Great Corvian Scythe, Harald Curved Greatsword, Hollowslayer Greatsword, Immolation Tinder, Lothric Knight Sword, Lothric's Holy Sword, Manikin Claws, Murakumo, Pontiff Knight Curved Sword, Warden Twinblades, Wolf Knight's Greatsword
19 Arstor's Spear, Carthus Shotel, Crow Talons, Notched Whip, Painting Guardian's Curved Sword, Pontiff Knight Great Scythe
20 Dancer's Enchanted Swords, Dragonslayer Greatbow, Dragonslayer Spear, Drang Twinspears, Farron Greatsword, Lothric Knight Long Spear, Repeating Crossbow, Ricard's Rapier, Spotted Whip, Storm Curved Sword, Washing Pole, White Birch Bow
22 Carthus Curved Greatsword, Dragonslayer Swordspear
24 Bloodlust, Onislayer Greatbow
25 Old Wolf Curved Sword, Onikiri and Ubadachi
28 Darkdrift
40 Frayed Blade


Dexterity Equipment with Dexterity Requirement
10 Bonewheel Shield
11 Target Shield
12 Pontiff Knight Shield, Spiked Shield
13 Buckler

Spell Tools

Dexterity Equipment with Dexterity Requirement
9 Heysel Pick
10 Golden Ritual Spear
12 Cleric's Candlestick
18 Immolation Tinder



Source Increase Other Effects
Carthus Milkring +3 Obscures Rolling
Hunter's Ring +5

Virtual Dexterity

Virtual Dexterity (or VDex) is a hidden modifier added by certain Catalysts and Rings that increases Casting Speed jointly with Dexterity without its other effects.
Source Increase
Witchtree Branch +99
Saint-tree Bellvine +99
Sage Ring +30 / +35 / +40

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