Desert Pyromancer Zoey

Enemy Type Pyromancer
Weakness Vow of Silence, Fire, Strike
Resistances Frost
Immune Poison/Toxic

Desert Pyromancer Zoey is an enemy in Dark Souls 3 The Ringed City DLC


Enemy Description

  • Zoey is a descendant of the desert pyromancers. She uses the Flame Fan, a pyromancy which conjures and brushes a fan left and right. She possessed true beauty, as did all the desert pyromancers, but hers did not poison, and so she became the unassuming queen of the feeble ones.

  • She is accompanied by two Hollow slaves.


Combat Information

  • Wields Whip (RH) and Pyromancy Flame (LH).
  • Casts: Fire Orb and Flame Fan
  • Her whip at melee distance does significant damage. Melee fighters should approach with caution and block and dodge a lot and equip high protective armor.
  • Vulnerable to Vow of Silence, which prevents her from casting spells.
  • Uses 2 Estus flasks during the fight.
  • Drops Flame Fan.


Notes & Trivia

  • She wears the Desert Pyromancer Set.
  • Can be killed by Harald Legion Knight.
  • Identically-dressed humans, also called Desert Sorceresses, appeared in Dark Souls II.
  • Players can eliminate her by pushing her off the cliff, at least up to NG+3, even if she has full health.
  • She is immune to swamps's poison, but at least her two companions will die of it.





Variation Name

Location Drops
The Dreg Heap  ??  ?? Flame Flan



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    • Anonymous

      18 Oct 2019 10:58  

      Strangely enough, Zoey CAN die to poison in the swamp. I knocked her of the path into the swamp below just now, but I saw her health bar ticking down BELOW the swamp. Clearly she'd glitched through the floor. I was using Demon Fists so there's no chance I dealt the poison damage, and she was ticking down in increments of 6 or so so it was definitely poison. She took a good few minutes to finally die down there, but when I reloaded the area, her Flame Fan had dropped on the slope, next to where she spawns. Her Thralls had somehow respawned too, but she was dead for sure. My guess is a.) She's not immune, just super resistant, or b.) Her immunity is only tied to the swamp's physical ground level. I've knocked her off plenty in order to get some cheap plunging attacks, but I've never seen her get poisoned before. Brand new discovery!

      • Anonymous

        08 Oct 2019 06:01  

        to those having problems with her, wait until thze thralls rush at you, kill them, use a fast weapon like hollowslayer greatsword, two hand it and chain stagger her to death, was easy even with angel alive

        • Anonymous

          26 Sep 2019 17:37  

          The worst thing this cheating thot does is trick you into thinking whips do anything resembling decent damage.

          • Anonymous

            21 Jul 2019 18:11  

            Maybe I just don't remember DS2 that well, but seriously, did the Desert Pyromancers in that game do such insane damage? I was properly leveled, had decent middleweight armor, and equipped the Ring of Steel Protection +3 from earlier in the DLC, Flame Stoneplate Ring, and Speckled Stoneplate Ring, and this thot STILL raped over a third of my life bar with every single attack that connected. Why such ridiculous damage?

            • Anonymous

              04 Mar 2019 15:06  

              I cheesed her by forcing her to waste estus and then fired arrows at her as she was casting fireballs. You have to roll out of the way before she hits you. Took me a couple tries but I got there in the end.

              • Anonymous

                23 Feb 2019 19:21  

                During my SL10 run I noticed the best way to kill her was to go all sneaky beaky like and use Hidden Body & Slumbering Dragoncrest to assassinate her goons, wait for her to be near the edge of the cliff while staying hidden and then just bash her over the edge (using Dark Hand in my case). Would probably work even better if you actually had a lot of FP and could also use spells that push enemies. Anyway, yay for exploitable NPC behaviour!

                • 24 Jan 2019 17:14  

                  For those of you wondering how to cheese her with the Harald legion knight: When you cause her to fall down, they wont gain aggro on her, so you will have to also jump down and gain the harald knights aggro. From here just keep Zoey in between you and the knight and she will get caught in the crossfire of his attacks.

                  • Anonymous

                    23 Jan 2019 22:18  

                    she fell down the ledge to the harald legion knight,didnt get aggro from it,didnt get falldamage,plunge attack when guided to the vine doing 20-30 damage who made this thing

                    • Anonymous

                      22 Jan 2019 11:20  

                      The page mentions she's immune to both Poison and Toxic. Whilst she is indeed immune to poison (able to completely ignore the effects of the swamp below), I've seen a number of reports that she is NOT immune to Toxic and can even be killed via Toxic Mist cheese if you avoid aggro-ing her ... can anyone confirm?

                      • Anonymous

                        30 Nov 2018 11:04  

                        She's not immune to poison, but has a very high build up. I knocked her into the swamp below via a ledge leading up to her, I went down to check on her, not dead. All right, fine. I ran up to her, her health hadn't gown down from the fall (thanks to her estus) but I'd opened up my equipment to look at something, I heard something die and she was gone. If anyone else wants to confirm this, feel free to.

                        • Anonymous

                          30 Nov 2018 07:05  

                          A Blood-infused Barbed Straight Sword +10 makes such easy work for the fleshies like her. Y’all should consider taking the Barbed Straight Sword up to 10 then infuse with bleed. I’m loving it. LOW AR, but that bleed-pop/stun-lock rekks

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