Dark Damage is a Damage Type in Dark Souls 3. It is one of eight damage types presented in the original game and one of the four Elemental-type damages.


Weapons, Items & Spells that cause Dark Damage



Items & Spells that increase Dark resistance

 Items & Spells that increase Dark damage


Dark Sources


Enemies susceptible to Dark 


Enemies resistant to Dark


Enemies immune to Dark 

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  • Dark Damage seems to be effective against "ancient" foes like Black Knight and enemies, that were deformed without an influence of the Abyss. 
  • Dark Damage seems to be ineffective against enemies corrupted by Abyss, giants, undead and most enemies using dark magic.
  • The only dark damage weapon available before Vordt of the Boreal Valley boss fight is the Deep Battle Axe
  • Top 3 armor sets that provide an outstanding Dark resistance are Havel's set [30,7], Karla's set [30,2], and Winged Knight set [33,7].


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