Preacher's Right Arm

           100       10
           2.0       50
Requirements & Bonus
E - A -
12 0 14 0
Staves Strike/Thrust
Feasting Branch 5

Preacher's Right Arm is a Weapon in Dark Souls 3. It is part of The Ringed City DLC.

The dessicated right hand of a white-faced locust that rose from the abyssal swamp, that happens to perform as a catalyst for sorcery.

The white-faced locusts were meant to beckon men to the dark with sermons, but most of them are unable to think past their own stomachs, the unruly mob!

Skill: Feasting Branch
Use souls to weave a sharp branch to fillet prey. Can be used repeatedly.


Notes and Tips:

  • Cannot be Infused or Buffed.
  • Reinforced with Twinkling Titanite.
  • Has 229 spellbuff at 60 Intelligence.
  • Has the highest spellbuff of all staves when used with 29-34 or 44-52 Intelligence.
  • Has slightly lower spellbuff than the Court Sorcerer's Staff otherwise, and lacks Steady Chant. This potentially makes it a bad choice for mages whose playstyle depends on these two things. It is more suited for battle mages however due to its Weapon Art.
  • Works well with Farron Flashsword for expanding its melee movesets.


Location/Where to Find

  • The Ringed City: From the Ringed City Streets bonfire head into the swamp and head straight. Head past a few Locust men and head to the right of the huge Judicator enemy in the middle. There will be a corpse hanging from a structure here. Be careful as it is surrounded by hidden Locust Men.

Moveset and Videos:

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Preacher's Right Arm Upgrade Table

  Attack ValuesBonus Parameter Bonus Auxiliary Effects Damage Reduction (%)
Strength Bonus
Dexterity Bonus
Intelligence Bonus
Faith Bonus
Regular 109 - - - - E - A - - - - 25.0 20.0 10.0 10.0 15.0 10
Regular +1 121 - - - - D - A - - - - 25.0 20.0 10.0 10.0 15.0 10
Regular +2 130 - - - - D - A - - - - 25.0 20.0 10.0 10.0 15.0 10
Regular +3 152 - - - - D - A - - - - 25.0 20.0 10.0 10.0 15.0 10
Regular +4 171 - - - - D - A - - - - 25.0 20.0 10.0 10.0 15.0 10
Regular +5 190 - - - - D - S - - - - 25.0 20.0 10.0 10.0 15.0 10


Table Key


Requirement Parameter Bonus Attack Values Damage Reduction % Auxiliary Effects Others
icon-strength_22.png Strength
icon-strength_22.png Strength
icon-wp_physicalAttack.png Physical  Physical icon-wp_bleed.png Bleeding  Durability
icon-dexterity_22.png Dexterity
icon-dexterity_22.png Dexterity
icon-magicbonus.png Magic  Magic icon-wp_poisonbld.png Poison


icon-intelligence_22.png Intelligence
icon-intelligence_22.png Intelligence
icon-firebonus.png Fire  Fire Frost Frost  
icon-faith_22.png Faith
icon-faith_22.png Faith
icon-lightningbonus.png Lightning  Lightning  Curse  
    icon-darkbonus.png Dark  Dark    
    Critical Critical
    Spell Buff Spell Buff

Parameter Bonus: Strength, Dexterity,Magic, Fire, Lightning and Dark bonuses - The scaling multiplier applied to the [Attack: stat]. Scaling quality is from highest to lowest as follows: S/A/B/C/D/E.The higher the player's [Str, Dex, Mag, Fire, Light] stat, the higher the [Attack Bonus: Stat] is (found on the player status screen). The higher the scaling letter, the higher the percent multiplier applied to the [Attack: Stat].This resulting bonus damage is added to the base physical damage of the weapon and is shown in the equipment screen in blue numbers as a "+ X". 
Durability: The weapon's HP, when the durability hits 0, the effectiveness of its attacks become weakened to the point of almost uselessness. When an items durability is low, a message will come up saying "Weapon At Risk!" at this point the weapon does not perform at it's best.
Weight: How much the item weights when equipped. 
Stability: How well the player keeps stance after being hit
Attack Type: Defines what kind of swing set the weapon has: Regular(R), Thrust(T), Slash(Sl), Strike(St)



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    • Anonymous

      13 Oct 2020 17:36  

      I'm surprised this isn't mentioned here, but the WA is incredibly powerful both in DPS and FP efficiency. If the opponent is stunned by it, you can just unload your whole stamina bar for a few thousand dmg - in other cases it's still a very powerful and very quick attack.

      • Anonymous

        10 Oct 2020 06:36  

        My name is Yoshikage Kira. I'm 33 years old. My house is in the northeast section of Morioh, where all the villas are, and I am not married. I work as an employee for the Kame Yu department stores, and I get home every day by 8 PM at the latest. I don't smoke, but I occasionally drink.

        I'm in bed by 11 PM, and make sure I get eight hours of sleep, no matter what. After having a glass of warm milk and doing about twenty minutes of stretches before going to bed, I usually have no problems sleeping until morning. Just like a baby, I wake up without any fatigue or stress in the morning. I was told there were no issues at my last check-up.

        I'm trying to explain that I'm a person who wishes to live a very quiet life. I take care not to trouble myself with any enemies, like winning and losing, that would cause me to lose sleep at night. That is how I deal with society, and I know that is what brings me happiness. Although, if I were to fight I wouldn't lose to anyone.

        • Anonymous

          08 Nov 2019 08:44  

          Does less dmg than farron flash sword but can be used in combination with it. The fact that this has limitless stun guarantees it will deal eventually more dmg than farron flashsword. Can be used to remove farron flashsword if needed and save 1 spell slot. Has maybe the 2nd highest spell buff in the game. Making it easily the most optimal choice for pure int builds. Spell buff is 2nd to court staff and moveset is second to immolation tinder. My personal favorite.

          • Anonymous

            27 Oct 2019 03:05  

            Managed to embarrass myself trying to stunlock people in arena matches and died pathetically. Thanks limit breakers

            • Anonymous

              24 Feb 2018 08:49  

              I shall PARTAKE [clang]

              Those locust guys are annoying, and have*****loads of health at NG +5. Five or six hits with a weapon at 1100 AR required to kill them. Annoying glue farting attacks. The aforementioned grab attack.*****ty branch stabbing rush attacks. ***** 'em. Even more annoying than the spinning miracle turtles. Ringed City is a great location for torturing yourself, true Dark Souls experience. Every enemy will ***** your***** up and mercilessly punish the slightest mistake.

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