Court Sorcerer's Staff

Lore

Catalyst used by the court sorcerers of the Profaned Capital. Very powerful when wielded by an exceptionally intelligent sorcerer.

The court sorcerers laid claim to the legacy of the renowned Big Hat Logan, going so far as to emulate him with copies of the staff he used.

Skill: Steady Chant
Boost the strength of sorceries for a very short period. Works while equipped in either hand.

Effect

Availability

  • Dropped by a Mimic in the Profaned Capital. To find the mimic, start from the Profaned Capital bonfire. Drop down to the lower part of the tower, and exit through the hole in the wall. Continue past the gargoyle and through the passageways into the toxic swamp. Once in the swamp, head to the ladder on the side of the chapel. Ascend and continue foward until you reach a hole that enters the chapel. Enter to find a Monstrosity of Sin and the Mimic behind the central pillar.

Moveset

Notes

Upgrades

Standard upgrade path.

Level Damage Aux Effects Stat Bonuses Spell Buff Cost Souls
+0 60/0/0/0/0 0/0/0 E/-/A/- 199 - -
+1 67/0/0/0/0 0/0/0 D/-/A/- 205 2 Titanite Shard 250
+2 75/0/0/0/0 0/0/0 D/-/A/- 212 4 Titanite Shard 300
+3 82/0/0/0/0 0/0/0 D/-/A/- 219 6 Titanite Shard 350
+4 90/0/0/0/0 0/0/0 D/-/S/- 227 2 Large Titanite Shard 400
+5 97/0/0/0/0 0/0/0 D/-/S/- 229 4 Large Titanite Shard 450
+6 105/0/0/0/0 0/0/0 D/-/S/- 231 6 Large Titanite Shard 500
+7 112/0/0/0/0 0/0/0 D/-/S/- 233 2 Titanite Chunk 550
+8 120/0/0/0/0 0/0/0 D/-/S/- 235 4 Titanite Chunk 600
+9 127/0/0/0/0 0/0/0 D/-/S/- 237 6 Titanite Chunk 650
+10 135/0/0/0/0 0/0/0 D/-/S/- 238 1 Titanite Slab 750

Damage:

The Damage stat dictates how much damage the weapon does. The Damage stats for a weapon are A / B / C / D / E:

  • A is Physical Damage
  • B is Magical Damage
  • C is Fire Damage
  • D is Lightning Damage
  • E is Dark Damage

Each weapon has one or more physical damage types:

  • Strike
  • Slash
  • Thrust

Certain enemies are weak or strong against different damage types.
See Weakness for physical reduction, Resistance for elemental reduction.

Aux Effect:

The Aux Effect stat dictates how effective the weapon will be at causing the effect. The Aux Effect stats for a weapon are A / B / C:

Critical

Damage multiplier when performing a backstab or riposte. Value of 100 means no extra damage.

Spell Buff:

Damage multiplier applied to the base value of a spell. This value scales depending on the primary stat of the weapon, i.e. a catalyst with Intelligence scaling will have it's Spell Buff rise as the player's Intelligence rises.

By default the value reflected in the infobox and the upgrades uses 60 Intelligence and/or Faith.

Stats Needed:

The Stats Needed determines how high various Stats must be in order to wield the weapon effectively. The stats required for a weapon are A / B / C / D:

  • A is the Strength required
  • B is the Dexterity required
  • C is the Intelligence required
  • D is the Faith required

Wielding a weapon without the required Strength and/or Dexterity will incur a penalty to the Physical damage of the weapon, while lower-than-required Magic and/or Faith will reduce the Magic damage of the weapon.

Stat Bonuses:

The Stat Bonuses rating indicates the level of bonus damage you do with the weapon, based on the associated Stat. This rating can be S, A, B, C, D, or E (in order from most to least bonus for the associated skill). See Scaling for more information.

The Bonus Stats for a weapon are A/B/C/D:

  • A is the Strength stat bonus that influences the physical attack of the weapon.
  • B is the Dexterity stat bonus that influences the physical attack of the weapon.
  • C is the Intelligence stat bonus that influences the Magical attack of the weapon.
  • D is the Faith stat bonus that influences the Lightning attack of the weapon.

Damage Reduction:

The Damage Reduction % of the weapon. It dictates how much damage the weapon mitigates while blocking. The Damage Reduction % stats for weapons are A / B / C / D / E :

  • A is Physical Damage
  • B is Magical Damage
  • C is Fire Damage
  • D is Lightning Damage
  • E is Dark Damage

Stability:

Determines the amount of stamina expended to block an incoming attack. A higher stability also allows you to block stronger
attacks without breaking guard and reduces the amount of stamina depleted from blocking attacks.

Durability:

The durability of the weapon.

Weight:

The weight of the weapon. Note that carrying over 70% of your Equip Weight will reduce the speed of your rolls, while going
over 100% will reduce your regular speed to walking and attempts to roll or backstep will leave you momentarily stunned.

Comments

Court Sorcerer's Staff
Court Sorcerer's Staff Image
General Aux Effects
Physical Damage Type Strike Bleed Damage 0
Sell Price / Soul Value 800 Poison Damage 0
Can this equipment be buffed? No Frost Damage 0
Combat
Skill Steady Chant Stability 10
Skill FP Cost 15 Durability 45
Spell Buff 199 Weight 2.0
Range N/A Critical Damage 100%
Damage Damage Reduction
Physical Damage 60 Physical Reduction 25%
Magic Damage 0 Magic Reduction 20%
Fire Damage 0 Fire Reduction 10%
Lightning Damage 0 Lightning Reduction 10%
Dark Damage 0 Dark Reduction 15%
Requirements Bonuses
Strength Requirement 6 Strength Bonus E
Dexterity Requirement 0 Dexterity Bonus -
Intelligence Requirement 14 Intelligence Bonus A
Faith Requirement 0 Faith Bonus -
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