Crystal Ascension in Dark Souls
|Each upgrade level will increase the base damage of Crystal Weapons, damage scaling (Strength/Dexterity) and stability of crystal shields. Crystal weapons durability cannot be repaired and is only restored through upgrading at a maximum +5. Once, it reached the limit of upgrade, it will break when durability runs out.|
Crystal Upgrades are a type of Upgrade in Dark Souls and Dark Souls Remastered. They enable players to "Ascend" weapons and shields in a specific path.
Crystal Upgrade path and Requirements:
Crystal weapon upgrades often deal more damage than their alternatives, however crystal weapons only be repaired by upgrading them further. Crystal weapons actually break, when their durability becomes 0.
The Repair spell cannot be used to repair crystal weapons and they cannot be reverted back to Regular +10 weapons at a blacksmith unlike other upgrade paths.
Note that each upgrade level requires a number of soul that varies depending on the weapon.
- From Regular +10 to Crystal +0 requires Crystal Ember and Titanite Chunk
- Crystal upgrade from +0 to +4 requires 7 Titanite Chunks to ascend.
- Regular upgrade from +4 to +5 requires a Titanite Slab.
From +0 to +4
From +4 to +5
- Crystal upgrade from +4 to +5 requires 1 Titanite Slab.