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Titanite Slab is an Upgrade Material in Dark Souls 3.

Titanite Slab


Titanite slab for weapon reinforcement, said to once belong to the gods. Reinforces weapons to their highest level.

Titanite slabs are smithing materials of the gods, and weapons reinforced with slabs will be admired no less than their previous legendary weapons.

 

Titanite Slab Usage

  • Reinforces a weapon to its ultimate form:
    • +10 for regular weapons
    • +5 for special weapons

  

 

Titanite Slab Locations

  • 2x at Firelink Shrine:
  • 1x at Profaned Capital: received from Siegward of Catarina after releasing him from his cell.
  • 3x at Grand Archives
    • 1x can be found after pulling a lever which shifts one of the bookcases. Hidden behind the bookcase is a chest containing a Slab. The chest is on the floor with the giant wax basin, and the lever is on the floor below the second Crystal Sage spawn.
    • 1x is obtained after killing the three Golden Winged Knights at the very top of Lothric Castle. Start from the Grand Archives bonfire and use the elevator. Head outside towards the Lothric Princes boss area and immediately turn left onto a spiraling staircase. Make your way to the dome shaped roof to find the knights. 
    • 1x found after activate the elevator outside the Lothric Princes boss fight. Get the elevator to the lower floor, near the Dragonslayer Armour boss fight. Trigger the elevator to go up, and jump out immediately - a different elevator platform will rise in its place. Ride this platform down to find the Titanite Slab in a small niche. Video Location
  • 2x at Archdragon Peak
    • 1x next to Havel Knight.
    • 1x can be found after defeating the Nameless King. Walk ahead from the bonfire and loot the nearest corpse.
  • 3x at Painted World of Ariandel
    • 1x near the Depths of the Painting bonfire. Head left past the Giant Crabs and past several Tree Women, until you come to an icy enclosed area with a Smoldering Tree Woman guarding the Snap Freeze spell. After defeating her, head back and you will notice that a ladder has appeard on your left hand side. Climb the ladder, and then climb another ladder to find a body with a Titanite Slab on it. (Video Location)
    • 1x received after defeating Sister Friede's second phase. Note that she also has a third phase, which will start shortly after receiving the Slab. (only once per NG cycle)
    • 1x in the Corvian Settlement. Received by speaking to the Corvian Crow NPC after defeating Sister Friede. He will have moved from his previous spot, now standing outside the house, near the ladder leading down to the gulch. 
  • 4x at The Ringed City
    • Lapp will tell you there's treasure in a cavern in Earthen Peak, right at the the swamp before the third Angel. It's guarded by a Harald Knight in the left corner. If you die 3 times or miss it and come back to Lapp he will gift it to you and you'll find the Harald Knight slain. Video Location
    • Beating Halflight, Spear of the Church earns you a slab. (only once per NG cycle)
    • Shira will give you a slab for killing Darkeater Midir. You can also get it from her by killing her after the final boss in the chapel to the right of Filianore's Rest's bonfire.
    • Kill the Ringed Knight wandering in the final area alone to the left for one. (only once per NG cycle)

 

 

Notes

  • The maximum amount of Titanite Slabs the player can get in a single New Game cycle is 8 in the base game, 3 more in the Ashes of Arianderl DLC, and 4 more in the Ringed City DLC, for the total of 15.
  • It's worth checking the Farming page if you want to upgrade a lot of weapons before your NG+, to make max souls.

 

 

Trivia

The runes etched on the Titanite Slab have a possible translation, explained in this article. The translation is vague and uncertain, and it is as follows:

Line 1:
The meek sought God/the divine in the trees (archtrees). Yggdrasil, the tree of life (still archtrees) bestowed the gifts of plenty, joy and health.

Line 2:
They remained and hardship set in. They found a spark (Lord Souls in the first flame) which turned into a Sun, driving away the cold/ice.  Terrible trouble came (conflict with dragons).  The Sun (Gwyn and his allies/army) ended this conflict.

Line 3:
This age (gods in Anor Londo) continued and began an era of wealth and plenty. Man will (or has begun to) ascend.  Cold/ice will return.

 

 

Upgrade Materials
Blessed Gem  ♦  Blood Gem  ♦  Chaos Gem  ♦  Crystal Gem  ♦  Dark Gem  ♦  Deep Gem  ♦  Farron Coal  ♦  Fire Gem  ♦  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  ♦  Transposing Kiln

 




    • Anonymous

      17 Aug 2018 03:01  

      I think I may have just found a new slab, or not; in any case, I didn't see it listed above. It's under the elevator just outside the Twin Princes' room. Take it down one level, then send it back up, but stay where you are. Another elevator will come up from the bottom - take that down, and at the bottom you'll find a little alcove with a corpse and a lever; the slab is on that corpse.

      • Anonymous

        05 Jul 2018 02:07  

        There seems to be a glitch going on where you can duplicate the Slab the onion NPC gives you (YouTube it). Anyways... anyone know if picking up 30 slabs in one new game cycle will get you softbanned? I mean it's technically a glitch I'm not using cheat engine... Just don't know if Fromsoft has a system that automatically flags something impossible like obtaining 30 slabs in one new game cycle

        • Anonymous

          11 Apr 2018 00:56  

          I remember in DS2 SotFS you could farm slabs from the room in dranlic castle with the ruin sentinels in it, I got like 30 in the end.

          • Anonymous

            20 Jan 2018 23:23  

            I think the fastest way to obtain one of these (or rather the least painful) is if you have asses of ariandel dlc... the only two bosses you need to kill are vordt and the crystal sage for it to work.. fairly easy ones.. once inside the ariandel world completely ignore every enemy and run for the second bonfire then across the bridge is the chapel, you drop the bridge, climb down, reach the bottom of the painting and past the crabs is a tree guarding the snap freeze spell.. kill it and the ladder should fall for your slab... only threat are the wolves which are fast and can chase you and maybe if you are unlucky to get one shotted by a millwood knight great bow...it works for me, first try 9 out of 10 without having to fight dancer, oceiros and gundyr with a low lvl character.

            • Anonymous

              11 Oct 2017 23:57  

              Why can't FROM let us farm these already? Will help keep the community alive so people can try different*****...

              • Anonymous

                25 Jul 2017 04:36  

                You can also get the Lapp titanite slab twice. When initially starting The Ringed City, go along as you will and purposefully miss Lapp's first appearance and run down to the swamp and obtain the slab. Then, after you grab it, go trigger Lapp and move his questline all the way towards where he mentions the slab. You can then go down, die to the Harald Knight, and then he will gift you another slab.

                • Anonymous

                  03 Apr 2017 23:10  

                  There is no limit on the amount of slabs you can get because you get a slab by beating halflight again using the purging monument. there are unlimited slabs per game cycle. the page is wrong

                  • Anonymous

                    30 Mar 2017 09:36  

                    Yeah, this seems to be wrong information on the Ringed City DLC. 2 of the slabs listed are from the same two NPCs that you can get in one of two ways, not both times. I completed both questlines and only got 1 per, and ended with a total of 4.

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