Gravelord Sword Dance

Gravelord Sword Dance
Spell Type Miracle
Requirements None
Slots Used 1
Spell Uses 40 (20 per use)

Gravelord Sword Dance is a Miracle in Dark Souls. To cast a miracle, you must use a Talismans or Special Weapons that can cast Miracles



Miracle known only by the servants of the first dead, Gravelord Nito. Giant Gravelord swords jut out in vicinity.
Nito sleeps deep within the Giant Catacombs, quietly overseeing all death, and waiting for his servants to usher in the Eye of Death.



  • Area of Effect
  • Deals magic damage for 2.5x the equipped talisman's magic adjust; this multiplier is increased by 0.1 for each rank-up of the Gravelord Servant covenant, and reduced by 0.1 while not in the Gravelord Servant covenant.
  • AoE miracle similar to Gravelord Nito's "scream sword" attack.
    • Several swords will pierce the ground impaling enemies in the area. Miracle is very effective when used in closed quarters such as hallways or bridges as several swords may impale the same enemy. Note that the swords pierce out on grounds that the player has line of sight to, meaning it can not be used to hit enemies behind walls or around corners.


Acquired From



  • Each Cast cost 20 uses, so it can be used twice to full effect.
  • This miracle has no faith requirements, and can be used to great effect by a faithless sorcerer with Velka's Talisman.
  • Members of the Gravelord Servant Covenant will receive a damage bonus of 10% per Covenant Rank, up to a maximum of 30% at Gravelord Servant +3. Nonmembers may still use the miracle, but will suffer a -10% damage penalty.




Bountiful Sunlight  ♦  Darkmoon Blade  ♦  Emit Force  ♦  Escape Death  ♦  Force  ♦  Gravelord Greatsword Dance  ♦  Great Heal  ♦  Great Heal Excerpt  ♦  Great Lightning Spear  ♦  Great Magic Barrier  ♦  Heal  ♦  Homeward  ♦  Karmic Justice  ♦  Lightning Spear  ♦  Replenishment  ♦  Seek Guidance  ♦  Soothing Sunlight  ♦  Sunlight Blade  ♦  Sunlight Spear  ♦  Tranquil Walk of Peace  ♦  Vow of Silence  ♦  Wrath of the Gods

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    • Anonymous

      It appears as your covenant allegiance increases sith the gravelord servants the cost of the sword dances does also , I'm +1 and it cost 13

      • Anonymous

        Can someone change the number of uses per cast from 20 to 13? I have video proof and can provide it if asked.

        • Anonymous

          Does the power of Gravelord Sword and Greatsword Dance scale off of your rank in the Gravelord Servant Covenant only, or does it also scale off of a talisman's Magic Adjust?

          • Anonymous

            How long has this page been unedited? The first word sentence says "Force is a Miracle in Dark Souls." omg, FORCE? LMAO

            • Anonymous

              i wasnt sure if the move scaled with faith of intelligence, ( i read many rumors online that the damage had been changed in a patch at one point) , i still wanted to test and with just about 13-14 dex, i dealt about 274-288 damage( NG+) to a regular hollow in undead burg , with that one extra point in faith i verified multiple time and the damage increased from 293-308 , so i can confirm that both spells( regular and greater sword dance) does scale with faith and not intelligence as some source online claimed.

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