Sorceries

Sorceries are one of the three available spell types in Dark Souls III, the other ones being Miracles and Pyromancies.
Casting sorceries requires a staff, as well as sufficient Intelligence.

Most sorceries can be learned from the sorcery trainers Orbeck of Vinheim and Karla.

List of Sorceries

Spell Int. Slots Used FP Cost Effect Type Effect Description Acquisition
Affinity
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32 1 40 Offensive, Ranged, Homing

Causes dark orbs to pursue an nearby enemy, exploding and dealing Dark damage upon contact.

Sold by Karla for 15,000 Souls.

Aural Decoy
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18 1 15 Utility

Distract foes with a distant sound.

Sold by Yoel of Londor / Orbeck of Vinheim for 2,000 souls.

Cast Light
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15 1 20 Utility

Produces a light source above the player's head, lasting for 60 seconds. (speculation).

Sold by Orbeck of Vinheim for 1,000 souls after giving him the Golden Scroll.

Chameleon
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12 1 20 Utility

Transforms the player into an object that blends into their surroundings.

Crystal Hail
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18 1 25 Offensive, AoE

Creates a cascade of crystal soulmasses at the targeted location.

Transposed from the Soul of a Crystal Sage for 1,500 souls.

Crystal Magic Weapon
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30 1 45 Offensive, Weapon Buff

Reinforces the player's right-hand weapon with Magic damage.
Adds Magic damage equal to Spell Buff × 0.95.
This effect lasts for 60 seconds.

Sold by Orbeck of Vinheim for 10,000 souls after returning the Crystal Scroll.

Crystal Soul Spear
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48 1 55 Offensive, Ranged

Fires a piercing crystal soul spear.

Sold by Orbeck of Vinheim for 15,000 souls after returning the Crystal Scroll.

Dark Edge
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30 1 33 Offensive, Melee

Creates a blade imbued with Dark energies in front of the player, striking any enemy directly in front.

Sold by Karla for 8,000 Souls.

Deep Soul
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12 1 6 Offensive, Ranged

Shoots soul dregs filled with Dark energy towards the target.

Transposed from the Soul of the Deacons of the Deep by Ludleth of Courland.

Farron Dart
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8 1 3 Offensive, Ranged

Fires a soul dart at the target, dealing Magic damage.

Sold by Orbeck of Vinheim for 1,000 souls.

Farron Flashsword
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23 1 5 Offensive, Melee

Casts a soul sword quickly in front of the player, dealing damage to anybody in the cone.
The moveset is similar to standard straight sword light attacks.

Sold by Orbeck of Vinheim for 5,000 souls.

Farron Hail
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28 1 2 Offensive, Ranged

Fires a cascade of soul darts at the target, dealing Magic damage.

The darts fire in about a 120 degree horizontal arc, with five clusters of soul darts at 0 degrees in front of the player with additional clusters at about 30 and 60 degrees to the left and right of the player.

Sold by Orbeck of Vinheim for 5,000 souls after retuning the Sage's Scroll.

Frozen Weapon
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15 1 30 Utility, Weapon Buff

Imbues right-hand weapon with frost.

Painted World of Ariandel. From the Rope Bridge Cave bonfire, exit the cave and turn left ascending the path back towards the beginning of the area, on the left past the first tree women is a bed of maggots with three flies and an item. Loot the item to receive the spell.

Great Deep Soul
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20 2 9 Offensive, Ranged

Fires powerful darkened soul dregs.

Reward from rank 1 of the Aldrich Faithful covenant. Requires 10 Human Dregs.

Great Farron Dart
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23 1 4 Offensive, Ranged

Fires a powerful soul dart at the target, dealing Magic damage.

Sold by Orbeck of Vinheim for 2,000 souls after retuning the Sage's Scroll.

Great Heavy Soul Arrow
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18 1 14 Offensive, Ranged

Fires a more powerful heavy soul arrow.

Sold by Orbeck of Vinheim for 4,000 souls.

Great Magic Shield
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18 1 45 Defensive, Weapon Buff

Greatly reinforces left shield with magic.

Greatly increases shield stability. This effect lasts 30 seconds.

Dropped by a Corpse-grub in a cell in Irithyll Dungeon. After you kill the first Jailer, drop down one floor and open the door to the creature.

Great Magic Weapon
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15 1 35 Offensive, Weapon Buff

Reinforces the player's right-hand weapon with strong Magic damage.

Adds Magic damage equal to Spell BuffCatalyst × 0.85.
This effect lasts for 60 seconds.

Found on the Road of Sacrifices, near the shortcut door to Farron Keep.

Great Soul Arrow
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15 1 11 Offensive, Ranged

Fires a more powerful soul arrow.

Sold by Orbeck of Vinheim for 2,000 souls.

Great Soul Dregs
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40 1 30 Offensive, Ranged

Fires a great soul dreg towards the target.

Found in The Dreg Heap. From the Dreg Heap bonfire, proceed through the level until you reach the two Overgrown Lothric Knights. Proceed through the door on the right, and follow the uphill path to find a keep filled with Murkmen. Proceed through the rooms until you reach the Murky Longstaff; in that room there will be an illusory wall. Continue up the stairs and the spell will be on a corpse by some tables near the balcony.

Heavy Soul Arrow
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13 1 11 Offensive, Ranged

Fires a heavy soul arrow, dealing Magic damage to the target.

Sold by Orbeck of Vinheim for 2,000 souls.

Hidden Body
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15 1 25 Utility

Turns the player invisible, apart from their weapons. Lasts 15 seconds.

Sold by Orbeck of Vinheim for 3,000 souls after returning the Golden Scroll.

Hidden Weapon
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12 1 25 Utility, Weapon Buff

Turns the player's right-hand weapon invisible.

Sold by Orbeck of Vinheim for 1,500 souls after returning the Golden Scroll.

Homing Crystal Soulmass
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30 1 53 Offensive, Ranged

Release homing crystal soulmass.

Sold by Orbeck of Vinheim after returning the Crystal Scroll.

Homing Soulmass
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20 1 20 Offensive, Ranged

Creates a homing soulmass that will home on nearby enemies.

Sold by Orbeck of Vinheim for 6,000 souls after returning Logan's Scroll.

Magic Shield
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10 1 30 Defensive, Weapon Buff

Reinforces the player's left-hand shield with Magic. Lasts 60 seconds.

Sold by Yoel of Londor / Orbeck of Vinheim for 4,500 souls.

Magic Weapon
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10 1 25 Offensive, Weapon Buff

Reinforces the player's right-hand weapon with Magic damage.

Adds Magic damage equal to Spell BuffCatalyst × 0.75.
This effect lasts for 90 seconds.

Sold by Yoel of Londor / Orbeck of Vinheim for 4,500 souls.

Old Moonlight
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25 1 23 Offensive, Melee

Creates a moonlight sword in front of you, like Soul Greatsword.

Tranposed from the Soul of Darkeater Midir by Ludleth of Courland.

Pestilent Mercury
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30 1 17 Offensive, Area of Effect

Creates a pool of mercury that deals Magic damage to any enemy within it.
The player is not immune to this damage.

Sold by Orbeck of Vinheim for 1,000 souls after returning the Sage's Scroll.

Repair
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15 1 20 Utility

Repairs the player's equipped weapons and armor, even if broken.

Sold by Orbeck of Vinheim for 2,000 souls after returning the Golden Scroll.

Snap Freeze
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18 1 18 Offensive, Area of Effect

Creates a cloud of near freezing mist.

Painted World of Ariandel. From the Ariandel Chapel bonfire, cut the bridge and wait for it to become a ladder. Walk down the giant roots until you get all the way down to where are Icy Great Crabs and another bonfire. Walk past the first Icy Great Crab and take the left path. Follow it to the very end and you'll find a stronger version of Tree Women. She's standing on top of the spell. Killing her is not required.

Soul Arrow
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10 1 7 Offensive, Ranged

Fires a soul arrow at the target, dealing Magic damage.

Sold by Shrine Handmaid / Orbeck of Vinheim for 1,000 souls.

Soul Greatsword
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22 1 28 Offensive, Melee

Creates a soul greatsword in front of the player, dealing Magic damage to any enemy within the cone of attack.

Sold by Yoel of Londor / Orbeck of Vinheim for 5,000 souls.

Soul Spear
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32 1 32 Offensive, Ranged

Fires a soul spear at the target, dealing heavy Magic damage.

Sold by Orbeck of Vinheim got 5,000 souls after returning Logan's Scroll.

Soul Stream
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45 2 60 Offensive, Ranged

Fires a torrential volley of souls dealing Magic damage to any enemy within it.

Found behind an illusory wall on the upper levels of the Grand Archives.

Spook
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10 1 15 Utility, Self Buff

Prevents non-lethal fall damage and silences the player's footsteps and rolls.

Twisted Wall of Light
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27 1 10 Defensive

Deflects any magic attacks by surrounding the player with light particles for 3 seconds.

Sold by Orbeck of Vinheim for 6,000 souls after returning the Golden Scroll.

White Dragon Breath
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50 1 30 Offensive, Ground

Emits crystal breath of Seath the Scaleless. Crystal breath has piercing qualities.

Transposed from the Soul of Consumed Oceiros by Ludleth of Courland.

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