Emit Force is a Miracle in Dark Souls 3. To cast a Miracle you must use a Talisman/Chime or Special Weapons that can cast Miracles.

Emit Force

Spell Type


Focus ConsumptionFocus Cost 20
Attunement SlotsSlots Used 1
Requirements 18 Faith
Type Ranged AOE



Traditional miracle of Catarina. Releases a shockwave in front.

The people of lands known for festivity and drink are typically outspoken. One can be sure that they will not bottle their emotions, instead venting anger and the like with confidence.


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  • This miracle causes physical damage.
  • Sends most enemies flying. Also can break block or at least drain much stamina.
  • Can be used as a long-range alternative to Force, though its longer cast time and slow projectile speed compensates for the advantage in range.
  • Strategy & Use:  Emit Force is a miracle well-worth experimenting with for Faith based characters.  Using it on tough, shielded enemies will make your life easier.  Silver Knights in Anor Londo will block the first one, but it will drain their stamina to the point where your second cast will break their guard and knock them down.  At this point, you should move in and use a charged heavy attack for follow up damage, then retreat to casting range.  Repeat this process.  Also works well on heavy knights in Lotheric Castle.  PRO TIP:  If you're not sure about the time you have when an enemy is closing on you, remember to cast this with your Weapon Arts (left trigger, using a Talisman, NOT a chime).  That way you won't get interrupted if you misjudge the cast time.  
  • If you're playing with a partner, have him/her bait the enemy aggro so his shield is facing away from you, then cast for a sure knockdown.
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    • Anonymous

      19 Apr 2017 01:09  

      If you think about it this spell is Segward's bane, giving it to us is a sign of trust. I basically treat this as an anti-armor spell and pare it with Dorthy's Gnawing for anti-flesh.

      • 13 Apr 2017 06:21  

        Though it's damage pales in comparison to DS2's variant, this miracle now serves as a highly valuable utility spell for PvE.

        Try using it on the ringed knights. Two hits will stagger their shield and open them up for a critical. If they're not blocking, one hit will send them flying and then leave them vulnerable to a setup of your choosing.

        Made my life much easier running through that DLC in NG +6.

        • Anonymous

          29 Oct 2016 19:40  

          The projectile has a small AoE effect once it lands that deals 20% of the projectile's damage. For example, with 60/60 and a +5 Crystal Chime, the whole attack deals 133dmg. Hitting just with the projectile deals 111dmg. Hitting with the AoE deals 22dmg. Tested with NG+7 crossbow-wielding Grave Warden. Hit him for 133dmg. Left him with less than 10hp and hit again to kill him with the projectile without triggering the AoE on him for 111dmg. Hit the ground near him and damaged him with AoE only for 22dmg.

          • Anonymous

            Phantom killing made easy09 Oct 2016 01:09  

            Far and away the best anti-armor spell in the Miracle list. This spell makes killing Hodrick, Tsorig, Creighton, and Alva a breeze when Dorhy can't chew through their armor. Take your foe to a fatal ledge and blast em, or just keep em on their backs where you can strong shot your target to death.

            • Anonymous

              Never got to receive it06 Sep 2016 18:46  

              I couldn't get it and I was doing his quest line but he never got stuck in the well. Could there be something I missed?

              • Anonymous

                Emit Force, huh?31 Aug 2016 05:51  

                Compared to DS2's Emit Force, this spell is more like "Emit Wind." :)Seriously though, the DS2 Emit Force is leagues above this piece of garbage when it comes to speed and power. Haven't used it in a long time, but I'm sure it's still trash.

                • Anonymous

                  90 fth23 Jun 2016 13:38  

                  Doesnt pierce after update 1.08. And shackwave range lengthened.. I do over 400 on archfaithfil skeletons yosh chime.

                  • Anonymous

                    Questline31 May 2016 08:27  

                    In my experience (lots of playthroughs) if you do Seigward right you also wind up doing Greirat right which gives you LOTS of benefit. It's Dark Souls, figure it out.

                    • Anonymous

                      Stupid Questline23 Apr 2016 04:11  

                      Missed this spell because i didnt free him from the well, and didnt get to talk to him in the kitchen. Thanks FROM for making dumbass secrets within a questline.

                      • Neat spell17 Apr 2016 06:48  

                        Deals a lot more damage the closer you are to the target (maximum damage attained at point blank), with the satisfying feel of literally blowing away smaller enemies. Long cast time, but cheap enough to cast a few times in a row.

                        • Anonymous

                          Unable to obtain16 Apr 2016 16:14  

                          If you progress to the Irithyll Dungeon without talking to Siegward in the kitchen you will be unable to obtain this miracle, ensure that you rescue Siegward from the well in the Cathedral of the Deep to ensure that he spawns in the Kitchen.

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