Hollow Slave


Enemy Type Hollow
Weakness Toxic
Resistances ??
Immune ??

Hollow Slaves are an Enemy in Dark Souls 3.


Hollow Slaves Enemy Description

  • They're fast and have a fast flurry attack as well as a heavy attack that can cover a large area.
  • They come in 3 variants, wielding either Thrall Axes, Warpicks or Flamberges.
  • The Hollow Slaves that wield axes and warpicks may switch their weapons to blowpipes and shoot darts if the player moves too far away from them (or the other way round).
  • Flamberge versions are less common and have more health, though this only applies to the two found in the Undead Settlement. The Flamberge wielding ones in the Cathedral of the Deep for instance have the same amount of health as their other counterparts. These variants' attacks are easily avoidable as the Hollow slaves struggle to lift the Flamberge before striking downwards.


Hollow Slaves Combat Information

  • Blocking their attacks with a regular shield or greatshield will stagger them leaving a big window for you to attack them.
  • Hollow Slaves hanging on the wall or the ceiling can drop on your head performing a deadly grapple attack.
  • Can be lured by Alluring Skulls.
  • Can be affected by Rapport.
  • A few of their attacks can be simply sidestepped to the right and punished with a backstab, but I would recommend you still block, as it can be hard to tell where their attack will go. Especially effective against the Flamberge variant.


Hollow Slaves Notes & Trivia


Hollow Slaves Variations

Axe Thrall

Warpick Thrall

Flamberge Thrall

Location Drops
 Undead Settlement  379  80

Thrall Hood

Flamberge (Rare)

Titanite Shard (Rare)



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    • Anonymous

      05 Jul 2021 19:15  

      okay i have a pet thrall i don't know where it came from i just remember getting drunk on estus with sigward and yhorm and I woke up and it was holding my sword

      • Anonymous

        01 Mar 2021 13:40  

        I can't be the only one who's noticed that the this exact article is posted twice under the enemies category as both the "Hollow Slave" and "Thrall", right?

        • Anonymous

          06 Jan 2021 02:47  

          Don't know how rare it is, but I killed a stationary Thrall in Zoey's corridor in the Earthen Peak Ruins and a it dropped a Poison Gem.

          • Anonymous

            25 Dec 2020 18:45  

            There are no words on this unforsaken, holy, blessed earth that are close to capable of describing how much i dislike these enemies.

            • Anonymous

              20 Jun 2020 01:10  

              i see people having a lot of problem fighting these guys, so here is a tip: use your shield, block them, and when they're staggered by trying to attack you, just stunlock them to death, ez pz, blocking was never so useful in the game before i met those midgets

              • Anonymous

                08 May 2020 20:06  

                Whenever I try to attack them, they dodge. Whenever I wait till they are done with their dodge, they dodge. Whenever I wait till they're done with their fukong dodging dodge, they dodge. And then... I get ganked because I try to hit one midget like 4 times but it refuses to attack me. These little douches... Sometimes I think from implemented input reads on these guys. I'm not Salty or anything but in my opinion these are the worst enemies and by far the most annoying. I'd rather take a prepatched Dregheap angle or the Skellywheel hell from DS1 than these Buggers.

                • Anonymous

                  06 May 2020 23:44  

                  No other enemy tilts me like these ones do. I hate them so much. If you have the misfortune of getting ambushed prepare to be stunlocked for half your health. I'd rather fight all 3 Cathedral Knights in and on the rafters than a pair of these *****heads.

                  • 02 Apr 2020 16:40  

                    These little fellas are like little deranged spongebob midgets who really want your blood. I hate them at times, they can really get on your nerves.

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