Weapons, shields and spell tools can be enhanced through infusion, which adds elemental damage and/or modifies the stat scaling.

Infusions are conducted by Blacksmith Andre in the Firelink Shrine.

List of Coals

Before Blacksmith Andre will perform certain infusions, he must be given the correct coal to work with. There are four types of coal you need to unlock all infusions:

Coal Usage Acquisition
Farron Coal
Used to infuse with Heavy Gems, Sharp Gems and Poison Gems. Found on the Road of Sacrifices. Keep to right from the Halfway Fortress bonfire to reach the passage, containing a Black Knight.
Can also be accessed from the Farron Keep Perimeter bonfire in Farron Keep.
Sage's Coal
Used to infuse with Crystal Gems, Blessed Gems and Deep Gems. Found in Farron Keep. From the Farron Keep bonfire, keep to the left until you reach the tower guarded by a Darkwraith. The coal is found within the tower.
Profaned Coal
Used to infuse with Dark Gems, Blood Gems and Hollow Gems. Found in Irithyll Dungeon. Found in the cell containing multiple Wretches in the lower cell block.
Giant's Coal
Used to infuse with Lightning Gems, Simple Gems and Chaos Gems. Found in Anor Londo on the corpse of the Giant Blacksmith.

List of Gems

Each gem has a different effect upon the weapon being infused, as follows:


A gem of infused titanite.

Found in rare cases inside demons.

Fire weapons inflict fire damage, but lose scaling effects.


Infuses a weapon with Fire damage, but removes all scaling.



  • Fire can serve as a good way to stagger and stun certain weaker enemies.
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Maximum Held Max. Held 99
Maximum Stored Max. Stored 600
Sell Price Sell Price 200

If an infusion is not to your taste, you can remove the infusion by using a Shriving Stone on it at Blacksmith Andre.


The following categories cannot be infused:

  • Bows
  • Greatbows
  • Crossbows
  • Chimes
  • Talismans
  • Staves
  • Pyromancy Flames
  • Any weapon with the Unique or Boss reinforcement path

Buffs and Infusion

Weapons with certain infusions cannot be buffed, i.e. affected by spells like Magic Weapon or by consumables like Gold Pine Resin.

The following infusions work with buffs:

The following infusions do NOT work with buffs:

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