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Composite Bow +5

physical_damage_dark_souls.jpg 137 critical_dark_souls 100
magic_damage_dark_souls.jpg 102(112) stability_dark_souls.jpg -
fire_damage_dark_souls.jpg 192(192) durability_dark_souls 100
lightning_damage_dark_souls.jpg 181(181) weight_dark_souls 1.0
Requirements & Bonus
strength_dark_souls.jpg dexterity_dark_souls.jpg intelligence_dark_souls.jpg faith_dark_souls.jpg
11 12
Weapon Type Bows
Range 38
Enchantable Yes
Special No

*When infused with Magic: 102 physical dmg/112 magic dmg, with Fire: 181 physical dmg/181 Fire dmg, with Lightning: 181 physical dmg/203 Lightning dmg
 

Composite Bow is a Weapon in Dark Souls and Dark Souls Remastered.

 

 

 

Composite bow emphasizing power. Requires more strength than standard bows.
However, its range is shorter, making it unfit for sniping.

 

 

 

How to Get / Where to Find the Composite Bow

 

 

 

Notes

  • Give to Frampt to receive 50 souls.
  • This bow is classified as a short bow. It fires faster than Long bows.
  • This bow has the shortest range of all the other bows, with a total of 38 meters.

 

 

Composite Bow Upgrade Table

 

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Overview table for all Upgrades at regular, max and threshold levels. Click on the tabs to see individual upgrade paths in detail. Use this table to quickly compare performance

 

  Attack Values Parameter Bonus Auxiliary Effects
Composite Bow physical_damage_dark_souls.jpg magic_damage_dark_souls.jpg fire_damage_dark_souls.jpg lightning_damage_dark_souls.jpg strength_dark_souls.jpg dexterity_dark_souls.jpg intelligence_dark_souls.jpg faith_dark_souls.jpg divine_dark_souls.jpg occult_dark_souls.jpg
Regular 55 - - - C C - - - -
Regular +5 82 - - - C C - - - -
Regular +10 110 - - - C C - - - -
Regular +14 132 - - - C C - - - -
Regular +15 137 - - - C C - - - -
Crystal 121 - - - C C - - - -
Crystal +4 143 - - - C C - - - -
Crystal +5 148 - - - C C - - - -
Lightning 132 0 0 154 - - - - - -
Lightning +4 171 - - 193 - - - - - -
Lightning +5 181 - - 203 - - - - - -
Raw 94 - - - D D - - - -
Raw +5 126 - - - D D - - - -
Magic 61 67 - - E E B - - -
Magic +5 82 90 - - E E B - - -
Magic +9 98 108 - - E E A - - -
Magic +10 102 112 - - E E A - - -
Enchanted 82 88 - - E E B - - -
Enchanted +4 95 98 - - E E A - - -
Enchanted +5 98 102 - - E E A - - -
Divine 55 67 - - D D - B 110 -
Divine +5 74 90 - - D D - B 110 -
Divine +9 88 108 - - D D - A 110 -
Divine +10 92 112 - - D D - A 110 -
Occult 76 82 - - D D - A - 110
Occult +4 94 98 - - D D - A - 110
Occult +5 98 102 - - D D - A - 110
Fire 82 - 82 - - - - - - -
Fire +5 132 - 132 - - - - - - -
Fire +9 171 - 171 - - - - - - -
Fire +10 181 - 181 - - - - - - -
Chaos 91 - 117 - - - - - - -
Chaos +4
@10 Humanity
120
+67
- 160
+94
- - - - - - -
Chaos +5
@10 Humanity
127
+82
- 170
+35
- - - - - - -

 

 

 

Regular Upgrades are performed by Andre of Astora at the Undead Parish.
Regular +6 requires a regular +5 weapon and to hand in the Large Ember. Regular +11 requires a regular +10 weapon and to hand in the Very Large Ember.
Regular Reinforcement Scales 60% for strength_dark_souls.jpgStrength and 60% for dexterity_dark_souls.jpgDexterity to increase your AR.
To reach max, you need: 3,000 souls, 9 titanite shards to +5, 9 large titanite shards to +10, 7 titanite chunks to +14 and 1 titanite slab to +15

  Attack Values Parameter Bonus Auxiliary
Composite Bow physical_damage_dark_souls.jpg magic_damage_dark_souls.jpg fire_damage_dark_souls.jpg lightning_damage_dark_souls.jpg strength_dark_souls.jpg dexterity_dark_souls.jpg intelligence_dark_souls.jpg faith_dark_souls.jpg divine_dark_souls.jpg occult_dark_souls.jpg
Regular 55 - - - C C - - - -
Regular +1 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 60 - - - C C - - - -
Regular +2 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 66 - - - C C - - - -
Regular +3 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx2) 71 - - - C C - - - -
Regular +4 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx2) 77 - - - C C - - - -
Regular +5 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx3) 82 - - - C C - - - -
Regular +6 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 88 - - - C C - - - -
Regular +7 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 93 - - - C C - - - -
Regular +8 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx2) 99 - - - C C - - - -
Regular +9 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx2) 104 - - - C C - - - -
Regular +10 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx3) 110 - - - C C - - - -
Regular +11 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 115 - - - C C - - - -
Regular +12 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 121 - - - C C - - - -
Regular +13 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx2) 126 - - - C C - - - -
Regular +14 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx3) 132 - - - C C - - - -
Regular +15 (titanite_slab_dark_soulsx1) 137 - - - C C - - - -

 

 

Crystal Upgrades are performed by the Giant Blacksmith at Anor Londo.
Crystal Upgrades require a regular +10 weapon and to hand in the Crystal Ember.
Crystal Reinforcement reduces weapon Durability by 10, but increases base damage. It scales 60% for strength_dark_souls.jpgStrength and 60% for dexterity_dark_souls.jpgDexterity to increase your AR.
To reach max, you need: 1000 souls, 8 titanite chunks to +4 and 1 titanite slab to +5

  Attack Values Parameter Bonus Auxiliary
Composite Bow physical_damage_dark_souls.jpg magic_damage_dark_souls.jpg fire_damage_dark_souls.jpg lightning_damage_dark_souls.jpg strength_dark_souls.jpg dexterity_dark_souls.jpg intelligence_dark_souls.jpg faith_dark_souls.jpg divine_dark_souls.jpg occult_dark_souls.jpg
Crystal (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 121 - - - C C - - - -
Crystal +1 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 126 - - - C C - - - -
Crystal +2 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 132 - - - C C - - - -
Crystal +3 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx2) 137 - - - C C - - - -
Crystal +4 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx3) 143 - - - C C - - - -
Crystal +5 (titanite_slab_dark_soulsx1) 148 - - - C C - - - -

 

 

Lightning Upgrades are performed by the Giant Blacksmith at Anor Londo.
Lightning Upgrades require a regular +10 weapon, but no special Ember is required.
Lightning Reinforcement removes all scaling but adds Lightning Damage.
To reach max, you need: 1000 souls, 8 titanite chunks to +4 and 1 titanite slab to +5

  Attack Values Parameter Bonus Auxiliary
Composite Bow physical_damage_dark_souls.jpg magic_damage_dark_souls.jpg fire_damage_dark_souls.jpg lightning_damage_dark_souls.jpg strength_dark_souls.jpg dexterity_dark_souls.jpg intelligence_dark_souls.jpg faith_dark_souls.jpg divine_dark_souls.jpg occult_dark_souls.jpg
Lightning (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 132 - - 154 - - - - - -
Lightning +1 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 141 - - 163 - - - - - -
Lightning +2 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 151 - - 173 - - - - - -
Lightning +3 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx2) 161 - - 183 - - - - - -
Lightning +4 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx3) 171 - - 193 - - - - - -
Lightning +5 (titanite_slab_dark_soulsx1) 181 - - 203 - - - - - -

 

 

Raw Upgrades are performed by Andre of Astora at the Undead Parish.
Raw Upgrades require a regular +5 weapon and to hand in the Large Ember.
Raw Reinforcement increases base damage whilst reducing stat bonuses. Scales 45% for strength_dark_souls.jpgStrength and  45% for dexterity_dark_souls.jpgDexterity to increase your AR.
To reach max, you need: 1000 souls, 10 large titanite shards

  Attack Values Parameter Bonus Auxiliary
Composite Bow physical_damage_dark_souls.jpg magic_damage_dark_souls.jpg fire_damage_dark_souls.jpg lightning_damage_dark_souls.jpg strength_dark_souls.jpg dexterity_dark_souls.jpg intelligence_dark_souls.jpg faith_dark_souls.jpg divine_dark_souls.jpg occult_dark_souls.jpg
Raw (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 94 - - - D D - - - -
Raw +1 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 100 - - - D D - - - -
Raw +2 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 107 - - - D D - - - -
Raw +3 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx2) 113 - - - D D - - - -
Raw +4 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx2) 119 - - - D D - - - -
Raw +5 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx3) 126 - - - D D - - - -

 

 

Magic Upgrades are performed by Rickert of Vinheim, found in New Londo Ruins.
Magic Upgrade +1 requires a regular +5 weapon. Magic +6 requires a Magic +5 and to hand in the Large Magic Ember
Magic Reinforcement adds Magic Damage and an Intelligence bonus. The weapon can no longer be buffed with Magic Weapon. Scales 17% for strength_dark_souls.jpgStrength, 17% for dexterity_dark_souls.jpgDexterity and 86% faith_dark_souls.jpg Intelligence to increase your AR.
To reach max, you need: 2,000 souls, 10 Green Titanite Shards to +5, 7 Blue Titanite Chunks to +14 and 1 Blue Titanite Slab to +15

  Attack Values Parameter Bonus Auxiliary
Composite Bow physical_damage_dark_souls.jpg magic_damage_dark_souls.jpg fire_damage_dark_souls.jpg lightning_damage_dark_souls.jpg strength_dark_souls.jpg dexterity_dark_souls.jpg intelligence_dark_souls.jpg faith_dark_souls.jpg divine_dark_souls.jpg occult_dark_souls.jpg
Magic (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 61 67 - - E E B - - -
Magic +1 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 65 72 - - E E B - - -
Magic +2 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 69 76 - - E E B - - -
Magic +3 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx2) 73 81 - - E E B - - -
Magic +4 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx2) 77 85 - - E E B - - -
Magic +5 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx3) 82 90 - - E E B - - -
Magic +6 (blue_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 86 94 - - E E B - - -
Magic +7 (blue_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 90 99 - - E E B - - -
Magic +8 (blue_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx2) 94 103 - - E E B - - -
Magic +9 (blue_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx3) 98 108 - - E E A - - -
Magic +10 (blue_titanite_slab_dark_soulsx1) 102 112 - - E E A - - -

 

 

Enchanted Upgrades are performed by Rickert of Vinheim, found in New Londo Ruins.
Enchanted Upgrade +1 requires a regular +5 weapon. Enchanted +6 requires a Enchanted +5 and to hand in the Large Magic Ember
Enchanted Reinforcement increases the Intelligence bonus at the cost of base magic damage. The weapon can no longer be buffed with Magic Weapon. Scales 12% for strength_dark_souls.jpgStrength, 12% for dexterity_dark_souls.jpgDexterity and 84% faith_dark_souls.jpg Intelligence to increase your AR.
To reach max, you need: 1000 souls, 8 Blue Titanite Chunks to +4 and 1 Blue Titanite Slab to +5

  Attack Values Parameter Bonus Auxiliary
Composite Bow physical_damage_dark_souls.jpg magic_damage_dark_souls.jpg fire_damage_dark_souls.jpg lightning_damage_dark_souls.jpg strength_dark_souls.jpg dexterity_dark_souls.jpg intelligence_dark_souls.jpg faith_dark_souls.jpg divine_dark_souls.jpg occult_dark_souls.jpg
Enchanted (blue_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 82 88 - - E E B - - -
Enchanted +1 (blue_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 85 90 - - E E B - - -
Enchanted +2 (blue_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 88 93 - - E E B - - -
Enchanted +3 (blue_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx2) 91 95 - - E E A - - -
Enchanted +4 (blue_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx3) 95 98 - - E E A - - -
Enchanted +5 (blue_titanite_slab_dark_soulsx1) 98 102 - - E E A - - -

 

 

Divine Upgrades are performed by Andre of Astora at the Undead Parish.
Divine Upgrades require a regular +5 weapon and to hand in the Divine Ember. Divine +6 upgrades require a Divine Weapon +5 and to hand in the Large Divine Ember.
Divine Reinforcement adds Magic Damage and Faith scaling. Scales 23% for strength_dark_souls.jpgStrength, 23% for dexterity_dark_souls.jpgDexterity and 86% faith_dark_souls.jpgFaith to increase your AR.
To reach max, you need: 2000 souls, 10 Green Titanite Shards, 7 White Titanite Chunks and 1 White Titanite Slab

  Attack Values Parameter Bonus Auxiliary
Composite Bow physical_damage_dark_souls.jpg magic_damage_dark_souls.jpg fire_damage_dark_souls.jpg lightning_damage_dark_souls.jpg strength_dark_souls.jpg dexterity_dark_souls.jpg intelligence_dark_souls.jpg faith_dark_souls.jpg divine_dark_souls.jpg occult_dark_souls.jpg
Divine (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 55 67 - - D D - B 110 -
Divine +1 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 59 72 - - D D - B 110 -
Divine +2 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 62 76 - - D D - B 110 -
Divine +3 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx2) 66 81 - - D D - B 110 -
Divine +4 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx2) 70 85 - - D D - B 110 -
Divine +5 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx3) 74 90 - - D D - B 110 -
Divine +6 (white_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 77 94 - - D D - B 110 -
Divine +7 (white_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 81 99 - - D D - B 110 -
Divine +8 (white_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx2) 85 103 - - D D - B 110 -
Divine +9 (white_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx3) 88 108 - - D D - A 110- -
Divine +10 (white_titanite_slab_dark_soulsx1) 92 112 - - D D - A 110 -

 

 

Occult Upgrades are performed by Andre of Astora at the Undead Parish.
Occult Upgrades require a Divine+5 weapon and to hand in the Dark Ember.
Occult Reinforcement reduces the base damage but increases Faith scaling. Scales 22% for strength_dark_souls.jpgStrength, 22% for dexterity_dark_souls.jpgDexterity and 101% faith_dark_souls.jpgFaith to increase your AR.
To reach max, you need: 1000 souls, 7 White Titanite Chunks and 1 White Titanite Slab

  Attack Values Parameter Bonus Auxiliary
Composite Bow physical_damage_dark_souls.jpg magic_damage_dark_souls.jpg fire_damage_dark_souls.jpg lightning_damage_dark_souls.jpg strength_dark_souls.jpg dexterity_dark_souls.jpg intelligence_dark_souls.jpg faith_dark_souls.jpg divine_dark_souls.jpg occult_dark_souls.jpg
Occult (white_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 76 82 - - D D - A - 110
Occult +1 (white_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 80 86 - - D D - A - 110
Occult +2 (white_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 85 90 - - D D - A - 110
Occult +3 (white_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx2) 89 94 - - D D - A - 110
Occult +4 (white_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx3) 94 98 - - D D - A - 110
Occult +5 (white_titanite_slab_dark_soulsx1) 98 102 - - D D - A - 110

 

 

Fire Upgrades are performed by Blacksmith Vamos in The Catacombs.
Fire Upgrades require a regular +5 weapon. Fire+6 requires a Fire+5 weapon and to hand in the Large Flame Ember.
Fire Reinforcement adds Fire Damage but removes all scaling bonuses from the weapon.
To reach max, you need: 2000 souls, 10 Green Titanite Shards, 7 Red Titanite Chunks and 1 Red Titanite Slab

  Attack Values Parameter Bonus Auxiliary
Composite Bow physical_damage_dark_souls.jpg magic_damage_dark_souls.jpg fire_damage_dark_souls.jpg lightning_damage_dark_souls.jpg strength_dark_souls.jpg dexterity_dark_souls.jpg intelligence_dark_souls.jpg faith_dark_souls.jpg divine_dark_souls.jpg occult_dark_souls.jpg
Fire (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 82 - 82 - - - - - - -
Fire +1 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 92 - 92 - - - - - - -
Fire +2 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 102 - 102 - - - - - - -
Fire +3 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx2) 112 - 112 - - - - - - -
Fire +4 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx2) 122 - 122 - - - - - - -
Fire +5 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx3) 132 - 132 - - - - - - -
Fire +6 (red_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 141 - 141 - - - - - - -
Fire +7 (red_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 151 - 151 - - - - - - -
Fire +8 (red_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx2) 161 - 161 - - - - - - -
Fire +9 (red_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx3) 171 - 171 - - - - - - -
Fire +10 (red_titanite_slab_dark_soulsx1) 181 - 181 - - - - - - -

 

 

Chaos Upgrades are performed by Blacksmith Vamos in The Catacombs.
Chaos Upgrades require a Fire+5 weapon and to hand in the Chaos Flame Ember
Fire Reinforcement reduces Fire Damage but adds a bonus based on the Humanity you hold.
To reach max, you need: 1000 souls, 7 Red Titanite Chunks and 1 Red Titanite Slab

  Attack Values Parameter Bonus Auxiliary
Composite Bow physical_damage_dark_souls.jpg magic_damage_dark_souls.jpg fire_damage_dark_souls.jpg lightning_damage_dark_souls.jpg strength_dark_souls.jpg dexterity_dark_souls.jpg intelligence_dark_souls.jpg faith_dark_souls.jpg divine_dark_souls.jpg occult_dark_souls.jpg
Chaos (red_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 91 - 117 - - - - - - -
Chaos +1 (red_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 98 - 128 - - - - - - -
Chaos +2 (red_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 105 - 138 - - - - - - -
Chaos +3 (red_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx2) 112 - 149 - - - - - - -
Chaos +4 (red_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx3) 120 - 160 - - - - - - -
Chaos +5 (red_titanite_slab_dark_soulsx1) 127 - 170 - - - - - - -

 

  

 

 

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