Fire Gem is an Upgrade Material in Dark Souls 3.

Fire Gem

A gem of infused titanite.

Found in rare cases inside demons.

Fire weapons inflict fire damage, but lose scaling effects.


Fire Gem Usage

  • Infuses a Weapon with Fire damage, but removes the stat scaling.



Fire Gem Locations







  • The burial gift description states that it is used for upgrading fire weapons when it is actually used only for the initial infusion.


Upgrade Materials
Blessed Gem  ♦  Blood Gem  ♦  Chaos Gem  ♦  Crystal Gem  ♦  Dark Gem  ♦  Deep Gem  ♦  Farron Coal  ♦  Giant's Coal  ♦  Heavy Gem  ♦  Hollow Gem  ♦  Lightning Gem  ♦  Player Trade  ♦  Poison Gem  ♦  Profaned Coal  ♦  Raw Gem  ♦  Refined Gem  ♦  Sage's Coal  ♦  Sharp Gem  ♦  Shriving Stone  ♦  Simple Gem  ♦  Titanite Chunk  ♦  Titanite Scale  ♦  Titanite Shard  ♦  Titanite Slab  ♦  Transposing Kiln

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    • Anonymous

      17 Jan 2021 20:48  

      I vaguely recall getting a fire gem to drop from one of the first 2 undead settlement workers from the second bonfire.

      • Anonymous

        07 Jan 2021 06:49  

        The workers right beside the cliff underside bonfire drop fire gems; went farming for them thinking it'd be the ones with fire bombs but after a quick retreat to reset after a fall killing the regular worker on the way to the bonfire yeilded the gem.

        • Anonymous

          29 May 2020 16:44  

          >Start as thief - firegem burial gift >run to gundyr >run to firelink >buy arrows - need about 40 >tree jump to roof >get silver serpent ring - equip ring >tree jump to roof (again) >cheese katana master with bow >upgrade - 16 dex / 11 str >infuse fire gem on katana Conclusion : pyro farmer

          • Anonymous

            07 May 2020 19:44  

            "rare drop from undead settlement" Can anybody explain to me what that means? I'm sure they mean an enemy found in the undead settlement but who? Or is it just a typo?

            • Anonymous

              21 Mar 2020 18:23  

              There is a fire gem location not listed on this page; from the Crystal Lizard wiki page: "In a passageway before reaching the bridge that leads to High Lord Wolnir. ---> From the Catacombs of Carthus bonfire, take a left on the path the Boulder o' Bones rolls on, and take another left after reaching the bottom of the staircase. Mind the Hound-Rats and Carthus Swordman as you make your way down the hallway, then turn right into the cavernous passageway. The crystal lizard is halfway down this path."

              • Anonymous

                25 Jan 2020 10:38  

                To those that keep saying it, you don’t need a shriveling gem in order to infuse a weapon/shield with another gem, you can do that just by infusing the infused weapon as the new gem overrides the old gem. the shriveling gems Only purpose is to revert your weapon/shield back to normal.

                • Anonymous

                  06 Dec 2018 14:07  

                  The burial goofy description says "... used to upgrade *to* fire weapons..." Which is accurate. It's confusing for people unfamiliar with the mechanic but it is not incorrect (as this page makes it seem).

                  • Anonymous

                    15 Nov 2018 22:00  

                    A little tip. Dont upgrade your weapon until you infuse the fire gem, then start upgrading the weapon. Lets say you have a weapon the does base 100 damage, then you infuse it. So its might be around 80 physical and 80 fire. Then upgrading it might give you a plus 10 per upgrade. So a plus 10 weapon with fire would have 180 physical and 180 fire.

                    • Anonymous

                      26 Feb 2018 11:34  

                      How it works? my weapon will decrease physical from 166 to 108 but increase fire from 0 to 108 so i will have 216dmg instead of 166? and what about robes? like the fire set from tower.. i see it has rly bad stats.. so it has any power for fire? or just what i see? someone contact me pleeeease i need a lot of anwers Facebook: Martin Maar Please or anwer here

                      • Anonymous

                        17 Dec 2017 14:07  

                        It might be specified that they drop from the Undead Workers that throw fire bombs on the building where you find Cornyx. I've not had them drop from other workers.

                        • Anonymous

                          17 Apr 2017 16:15  

                          Does upgrading a weapon down the standard path and THEN infusing it stack the damage? Or does infusing a Long Sword do the same thing as infusing a Long Sword +3?

                          • Anonymous

                            04 May 2016 17:38  

                            What are the best weapons to infuse with fire gems? (Or really any gem that removes scaling but boosts base damage)

                            • 25 Apr 2016 11:36  

                              It removes scaling... so what? you don't have stats at the start of the game anyways, as a caster you don't want to have str/dex stats for a long long time.You can change item's infusion anytime is no hassle.You'll find many more gems then before.People posting here have not tried this item I suppose. It offers superior damage until upgrade level +4 and stats like dex/str well over 20 points. So it's the best starting gift as early on you should really work on your health bar to have decent life expectancy. It's better than a raw gem until you can buff your weapon with great spells.

                              • 22 Apr 2016 23:44  

                                Does the fire damage scale off stats like faith/int like pyromancy? I know the fire clutch ring will increase the damage from fire infused weapons, just hoping I can increase it further...

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