Channeler's Trident +5

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172 stability_dark_souls.jpg 26
- durability_dark_souls.jpg 240
- weight_dark_souls.jpg 6.0
Requirements & Bonus
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16 16 24
Weapon Type Spears
Attack Type Thrust
Enchantable No
Special Yes

Channeler's Trident is a Weapon in Dark Souls and Dark Souls Remastered.


Trident of the Six-eyed Channelers, sorcerers who serve Seath the Scaleless in collecting human specimens. Thrusted in circular motions in a unique martial arts dance that stirs nearby allies into a bloodthirsty frenzy.

How to Get / Where to Find the Channeler's Trident

Drops from the Channeler (1% Chance - Undead Parish, Depths and The Duke's Archives)


  • Give to Frampt to receive 1 soul.
  • Special: The two-handed heavy attack of the trident increases the attack power of allies by 20% this is a useful weapon before a boss fight when you have summoned Phantoms into your world or to give yourself some breathing room during an invasion.
  • The duration of the 'channelers dance' buff lasts for 30 seconds.
  • The durability also deteriorates fast (80 points per use) when using the special attack, and after three uses the weapon breaks.
  • Boosts AR by 20% to all allies within area of effect. Buff power does not increase as weapon is upgraded.
  • Once the weapon's durability has reached zero, you can still use the R2 to get the "dance" animation but you won't receive the buff.


Warp to the Duke's Archives bonfire, and make sure the stairs are turned so that you can reach the second Channeler (on the top level in the bonfire room). There are 2 ways, both are equally viable :

  • From the bonfire, go to the central stairway and take the left turn, then take the wooden stairs to the 2nd floor (You'll have to kill on the wooden stairs to get past him faster). Go left, kill the 1st channeler, then take the moving stairs and kill the 2nd channeler. Homeward Bone and repeat. (50 seconds per run)
  • Start from to the prison cell bonfire. Run to the ladder, across the balcony and into the Archives. Kill the 1st channeler, then take the moving stairs and kill the 2nd channeler. Homeward Bone and repeat..(55 seconds per run)

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Channeler's Trident Upgrade Table

Unique Upgrades are performed by any Blacksmith or by using the Weapon Smithbox.
Regular Reinforcement Scales 11% for strength_dark_souls.jpg Strength and 55% for dexterity_dark_souls.jpg Dexterity and 88% for intelligence_dark_souls.jpg Intelligence to increase your AR.
To reach max, you need: 10,000 souls and 10 twinkling_titanite_dark_souls Twinkling Titanite.

  Attack Values Parameter Bonuses Auxiliary Effects Damage Reduction (%) Other
Channeler's Trident physical_damage_dark_souls.jpg magic_damage_dark_souls.jpg fire_damage_dark_souls.jpg lightning_damage_dark_souls.jpg critical_dark_souls.jpg strength_dark_souls.jpg dexterity_dark_souls.jpg intelligence_dark_souls.jpg faith_dark_souls.jpg bleed_dark_souls.jpg poison_dark_souls.jpg divine_dark_souls.jpg occult_dark_souls.jpg physical_defense_dark_souls.jpg magic_defense_dark_souls.jpg fire_defense_dark_souls.jpg lightning_defense_dark_souls.jpg stability_dark_souls.jpg
Channeler's Trident 70 115 0 0 100 E C B - 0 0 - - 40 10 30 30 26
Channeler's Trident +1 (twinkling_titanite_dark_soulsx1) 77 126 0 0 100 E C B - 0 0 - - 40 10 30 30 26
Channeler's Trident +2 (twinkling_titanite_dark_soulsx1) 84 138 0 0 100 E C B - 0 0 - - 40 10 30 30 26
Channeler's Trident +3 (twinkling_titanite_dark_soulsx2) 91 149 0 0 100 E C B - 0 0 - - 40 10 30 30 26
Channeler's Trident +4 (twinkling_titanite_dark_soulsx2) 98 161 0 0 100 E C B - 0 0 - - 40 10 30 30 26
Channeler's Trident +5 (twinkling_titanite_dark_soulsx4) 105 172 0 0 100 E C B - 0 0 - - 40 10 30 30 26 


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    • 18 Sep 2021 11:51  

      Estou a 2 horas no farm deste tridente eu acredito que a melhor corrida é sempre
      saindo da Fogueira da Biblioteca do Duque subir as escadas Matar o Primeiro Canalizador
      e logo em seguida matar o segundo que fica acima das escadas, já platinei este game 3x e mesmo
      assim esta arma sempre da trabalho.

      • Anonymous

        16 Aug 2021 02:22  

        Posting for luck. I’ve been farming for 24 hours now, let’s round to 1.5 min run with 2 kills. So, 40 kills/hours. Let’s remove 4 hours for breaks. That would mean 800 kills. So i’m under 0,125% drop rate with 410ID.

        • Anonymous

          14 Aug 2021 12:01  

          This is just unbearable at this point I'm trying to get knight's honor and this and Priscilla's dagger are the only 2 none boss weapons I need

          • 01 Aug 2021 14:41  

            Is bad for PVE and bad for PVP too, is more like a joke weapon. I think I've seen the design for this weapon and the channeler in the Sorcery! books by Jackson. (Miyazaki and the gang were huge fans of all these old phantasy role playing books)

            • Anonymous

              14 Apr 2021 16:36  

              this is the most painfull farm of dark souls!!! I farmed it during 3 FU****** HOURS to get it! 100+ runs with 410 item discovery!

              • Anonymous

                02 Apr 2021 12:00  

                Got mine after about 20 farming runs. Very fun at SL22 btw. As mentioned previously, align the staircases so that you just run up the flights of stairs to the first channeler and then the second is right up the rotating staircase above. Hidden body or ring of fog will allow you to run past all enemies en route. Pyro +10 with crown of dusk and bellowing dragoncrest ring using black flame two shots and breaks their poise so they don't teleport. You think this farming item is bad? Try farming red titanite slabs.

                • Anonymous

                  31 Mar 2021 14:36  

                  This item has one of the longest comment sections I've seen on this site lol. I've gotten it without farming on a few playthroughs now let's see how long it takes me to get it on a character that can actually use it! Got plans for a lvl 35-60 co-op/invasion build; Magic Mike's the name and dancing and pew pew's the game.

                  • Anonymous

                    30 Mar 2021 15:29  

                    Ok so I've got 410 item discovery, and I've repeated the crystal archive run 40 times - so that's 120 channelers killed with s 4.1% chance of the trident dropping each time

                    According to my dumbass calculations, the probability of the trident NOT dropping within those 120 kills is 0.66%

                    Going hollow here

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