Cast Light is a Sorcery in Dark Souls 3. To cast a sorcery, you must use a Staff or Special Weapons that can cast Sorceries.

Cast Light

Spell Type


Focus Cost
Slots UsedSlots Used
Requirements 15 Intelligence



Lost Sorcery from Oolacile, land of ancient golden Sorceries. Casts a light to illuminate surroundings. 

This light producing magic is elementary, but nonetheless demonstrates the pure nature of golden sorceries; 
the likes of which have not been developed even at the Dragon School.

Acquired From



  • The spell is the Sorcery equivalent of the skill Guiding Light and the Torch. However, the Torch has the advantage of burning off leeches and Guiding Light provides additional messages left by the developers. Due to Cast Light having no real hidden or obvious advantages of its own, it can be considered a worse version of these two.
  • Lasts for 1 minute.
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    • Anonymous

      24 Jul 2020 18:34  

      Rest in peace gael and midir. Strongest most broken spell in the game please swing that nerf bat Fromsoft.

      • Anonymous

        04 Jul 2020 03:02  

        Reflective objects, like some windows will glow absurdly brightly when you use this, no matter how far away you are from them. Not practical in any way, just a little visual bug. About as interesting as this spell can get.

        • Cast Light [DKS3 Wiki]21 Jul 2019 18:40  

          มาเล่นกันเยอะๆ ครับ
          สมัครวันนี้ ได้เพิ่มอีกครับ
          มาเลยๆ เล่นกันๆ สนุกแน่นอน

          • Anonymous

            15 Oct 2018 04:44  

            Does this spell have a use for an extended story is it to be used with that gender walk ring for fashion souls runway addition? But why yo....why the actual *****? Why so much usually***** why are some armors that have more metal weigh less than ones with less and then still have more defenses. Like***** it's fun and all but disappointing when half way through they said ***** it. Bloodborne was better imo, nothing was useless to my knowledge, not even the doll should you use her.

            • Anonymous

              27 Feb 2018 09:44  

              There is a limited use to this spell in PvP, albeit undoubtedly unintentional. The orb of light is barely ahead of the player, which can be used as a sort of yard stick, if you will, for spacing and also to assist in free aiming spells or weapon arts.

              • Cast Light [DKS3 Wiki]06 Feb 2018 05:37  

                In Dark Souls 1 Cast Light lasts FIVE minutes and now in dark souls 3 it lasts ONE minute? lol. I don't think there are a lot of places (if at all) in dark souls 3 where you would need cast light but for when you do it's stupid that you would have to cast it every 60 seconds.

                • Anonymous

                  01 Jun 2017 12:14  

                  So whenever I jolly cooperate (f**k you guys that invade) others use a spell (?) that places a magic orb into their bodies, is this it?

                  • Anonymous

                    29 Apr 2017 19:38  

                    When your just screwing around and you cause a host to roll off a cliff expecting the CSS or something XD

                    • Anonymous

                      Maybe Tomorrow21 Sep 2016 20:28  

                      I've never actually cast this spell before... maybe I'll do it tomorrow... or not, we'll see...

                      • Anonymous

                        I Cast you, golden light!22 May 2016 06:24  

                        For when you want PVP players to spot you from a mile away, while wasting an attunement slot. Just shoot a soul stream in the air or drop a bunch of prism stones and loot. Even in the "Only Dark Area" of the game, you could just walk pass everything with hidden body, with sounds masked. It just makes you look cool. Like Crystal Hail.

                        • Anonymous

                          Why?!07 May 2016 12:10  

                          1 minute duration? 20 FP? I can just buy the Torch for 300 souls and have something that will remove leeches and ***** too.Another garbage garbage utility Sorcery.

                          • Anonymous

                            Location?14 Apr 2016 20:44  

                            If anyone can help out with the location that'd be great. This seems better than lugging a torch around, even if it isn't neccessary like the torch as well.

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