NG hp.png HP souls.png Souls
0 692 2,500
1 10,000
2 11,000
3 11,250
4 12,000
5 12,250
6 12,500
7 12,750
Physical weaknesses
physical-def.png Standard
strike-def.png Strike
slash-def.png Slash
thrust-def.png Thrust
Elemental weaknesses
magic-def.png Magic
fire-def.png Fire
lightning-def.png Lightning
dark-def.png Dark
bleed.png Bleed Unknown
poison.png Poison Unknown
frost.png Frost Unknown


The Darkwraiths were the first red orb invaders, and originators of a unique sword technique inspired by their thick, broad blades.

— Description of the Dark Sword

… Darkwraiths, relics of a small country that fell to the dark long ago. Look as if they may crumble to dust at any moment.

The Darkwraiths were the oldest of the Red Eye Invaders, and rumored to have served a Primordial Serpent.

— Description of the Dark armor pieces


Found in High Wall of Lothric. On the lowest floor under the second bonfire there is a door that requires the Lift Chamber Key. This leads to an elevator that takes you to him.

Another can be found in Farron Keep, guarding a ruined tower containing the Sage's Coal.
Two more are found just before the Abyss Watchers. They will charge and kill the Ghrus on the road to the Watchers' arena.

Item drops


  • Two slashes, a kick and a two-handed slash.
  • Two two-handed slashes.
  • Shoulder ram and a two-handed upward slash.
  • Left slash, right slash, upward slash, downward slash, sometimes instead of the downward slash, they will try to Lifedrain.

Ground Stab.
Forward Thrust.


  • Resistant to Dark, Bleed, and Frost.
  • Very Aggressive, but not as much as a Black Knight.


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