Help
Help

Grave Warden

Enemy Type Hollow
Weakness Poison/Toxic
Resistances None
Immune None

Undead Clerics are an Enemy in Dark Souls 3.

 

Grave Warden

 

Grave Wardens are found in the game's beginning area, being the Cemetery of Ash, and therefore are rather weak. They wear dark blue gowns and hooded cloaks, appearing sluggish and seemingly disinterested in their surroundings. They come in different variants, such as ones wielding light crossbows armed with exploding bolts, others wielding broken straight swords, shortswords and even spears.

 

Some Grave Wardens appear docile, and will seem listless. They either sit down or lean against the mountainous walls adorning the graveyards and the arena. However, they will still attack the player once he/she is in their proximity, and therefore should be engaged nonetheless.

 

Combat Information

 

  • Grave Wardens wielding weapons such as spears or swords will promptly attack the player with the weapon's basic moveset. For instance, those armed with a shortsword will slash or lunge at the player, while light crossbow enemies will simply fire bolts.  Their attacks and behavior are identical to many of the enemies found in the next area, but they usually have lower health and defenses, making them a good warm-up for the High Wall of Lothric.
  • Grave Wardens are affected by the Rapport pyromancy.

 

Notes & Trivia

 

  • These enemies are part of the tutorial area. They are ideal targets for new players who are unfamiliar with the game's mechanics.
  • Judging by the fact that these enemies drop the Cleric's Sacred Chime, they were likely once clerics themselves before hollowing.
  • Not to be confused with the much stronger gravewardens in the Cathedral of the Deep and Catacombs of Carthus

 

Variations & Locations

Location Drops
Cemetery of Ash (broken sword, crossbow) 59 20 Cleric's Sacred Chime, Fading Soul
Cemetery of Ash (straight sword, spear) 88 20 Cleric's Sacred Chime, Fading Soul

 

 

 

Enemies
|  Ancient Wyvern (Mob)  | |  Angel  | |  Ascended Winged Knight  | |  Basilisk  | |  Black Knights  | |  Boreal Immolator  | |  Boreal Outrider Knight  | |  Burning Stake Witch  | |  Cage Spider  | |  Carthus Sandworm  | |  Carthus Swordsman Skeleton  | |  Cathedral Evangelist  | |  Cathedral Grave Warden  | |  Cathedral Knight  | |  Church Guardian  | |  Clawed Curse  | |  Consumed King's Knight  | |  Corpse-Grub  | |  Corvian  | |  Corvian Knight  | |  Corvian Settler (Enemy)  | |  Corvian Storyteller  | |  Crystal Sage (Mob)  | |  Dark Rotten Flesh  | |  Darkwraith  | |  Deacon  | |  Deacon of the Deep  | |  Deep Accursed  | |  Demon Cleric  | |  Demon Statue  | |  Desert Pyromancer Zoey  | |  Devout of the Deep  | |  Drakeblood Knight  | |  Elder Ghru  | |  Farron Follower  | |  Flame Demon  | |  Gargoyle  | |  Gargoyle Lancer  | |  Ghru Cleric  | |  Ghru Grunt  | |  Ghru Leaper  | |  Ghru Shaman  | |  Giant Avelyn  | |  Giant Fly  | |  Giant Serpent-Man  | |  Giant Slave  | |  Grand Archives Scholar  | |  Gravewarden Skeleton  | |  Great Crab  | |  Greater Crab  | |  Hand Ogre  | |  Harald Legion Knight  | |  Havel Knight  | |  Hollow  | |  Hollow Assassin  | |  Hollow Cage  | |  Hollow Cleric  | |  Hollow Manservant  | |  Hollow Priest  | |  Hollow Slave  | |  Hollow Soldier  | |  Hound-Rat  | |  Infested Corpse  | |  Irithyllian Slave  | |  Iron Dragonslayer  | |  Jailer Handmaid  | |  Jar Wielding Undead  | |  Judicator  | |  Large Hollow Soldier  | |  Lesser Crab  | |  Lothric Knight  | |  Lothric Wyvern  | |  Lycanthrope  | |  Lycanthrope Hunter  | |  Man-grub  | |  Man-Serpent Summoner  | |  Millwood Chieftain  | |  Millwood Knight  | |  Minor Skeleton  | |  Monstrosity of Sin  | |  Murkmen  | |  Peasant Hollow  | |  Poison Brumer  | |  Poisonhorn Bug  | |  Pus of Man  | |  Rapier Champion  | |  Ravenous Crystal Lizard  | |  Reanimated Corpse  | |  Ringed Knight  | |  Rock Lizard  | |  Root Skeleton  | |  Rotten Flesh of Aldrich  | |  Rotten Slug  | |  Serpent-man  | |  Sewer Centipede  | |  Silver Knight  | |  Skeleton Ball  | |  Skeleton Elites  | |  Skeleton Wheel  | |  Skeletons  | |  Smoldering Ghru  | |  Smoldering Rotten Flesh  | |  Starved Hound  | |  Sullyvahn's Beast  | |  Sulyvahns Beast  | |  Thrall  | |  Tree Woman  | |  Turtle Clerics  | |  Winged Knight  | |  Wolf  | |  Wretch  |

 




    • Anonymous

      31 Dec 2016 03:07  

      Actually, the first "Grave Wardens" before the first bonefire, those who are around the big crystal lizard, give 24 souls. Those after the first bonefire give 20 souls. I don't know why. Not that it makes a big difference.

      • Anonymous

        30 Oct 2016 12:42  

        They seem like the previous undead hollow firekeepers judging by the ones in the coffin room and "grave warden" wear the same robe.

        • Anonymous

          1 on cliff14 May 2016 17:25  

          If you manage to get the one on the cliff by firelink interested in you, it will just follow you around almost never attacking. I wonder if it can be lured to a certain spot like the pig.

          • Anonymous

            Page need to be edited and the name 'Grave Warden' removed.10 May 2016 06:00  

            These are not grave wardens. I do not know why Pvt_Booger decided to randomly call them such. There is already an enemy type who's confirmed name is grave warden. This page need to be seriously edited.

          Load more

          Chat