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Short Bow +15

physical_damage_dark_souls.jpg 77 critical_dark_souls 100
magic_damage_dark_souls.jpg 57(62) stability_dark_souls.jpg 10
fire_damage_dark_souls.jpg 139(139) durability_dark_souls 200
lightning_damage_dark_souls.jpg 142(155) weight_dark_souls 1.0
Requirements & Bonus
strength_dark_souls.jpg dexterity_dark_souls.jpg intelligence_dark_souls.jpg faith_dark_souls.jpg
7 12
Weapon Type Bow
Range 50
Enchantable Yes
Special No

*When infused with Magic: 57 physical dmg/62 magic dmg, with Fire: 139 physical dmg/139 Fire dmg, with Lightning: 142 physical dmg/155 Lightning dmg
 

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

 

 

 

 Small bow. Standard projectile weapon."
Equip arrows to use. Hold bow and press L1 or LB to aim. Aim. for heads of humanoid foes. Press L2/R2 or LT/R/T to change type of arrows.


The Short Bow is the standard bow and very useful for luring things. This bow has both a lighter weight and a faster shooting speed than a longbow.

 

 

 

How to Get / Where to Find the Short Bow

 





Notes

  • Give to Frampt to receive 50 souls.
  • This bow is classified as a Short bow. It has faster fire rate than Long bows.
  • Demon's souls version: Different in apperance but has the same range.

 

 

Short 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
Short 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 31 - - - D A - - - -
Regular +5 46 - - - D S - - - -
Regular +10 62 - - - D S - - - -
Regular +14 74 - - - D S - - - -
Regular +15 77 - - - D S - - - -
Crystal 68 - - - D S - - - -
Crystal +4 80 - - - D S - - - -
Crystal +5 83 - - - D S - - - -
Lightning 114 - - 127 - - - - - -
Lightning +4 137 - - 149 - - - - - -
Lightning +5 142 - - 155 - - - - - -
Raw 54 - - - D A - - - -
Raw +5 72 - - - D A - - - -
Magic 34 37 - - E D A - - -
Magic +5 46 50 - - E D A - - -
Magic +9 55 60 - - E D S - - -
Magic +10 57 62 - - E D S - - -
Enchanted 46 50 - - E D A - - -
Enchanted +4 53 56 - - E D S - - -
Enchanted +5 55 58 - - E D S - - -
Divine 31 39 - - E C - A 110 -
Divine +5 42 52 - - E C - A 110 -
Divine +9 50 62 - - E C - S 110 -
Divine +10 52 65 - - E C - S 110 -
Occult 42 46 - - E C - S - 110
Occult +4 52 55 - - E C - S - 110
Occult +5 54 57 - - E C - S - 110
Fire 55 - 55 - - - - - - -
Fire +5 97 - 97 - - - - - - -
Fire +9 131 - 131 - - - - - - -
Fire +10 139 - 139 - - - - - - -
Chaos 67 - 83 - - - - - - -
Chaos +4
@10 Humanity
99
+75
- 125
+26
- - - - - - -
Chaos +5
@10 Humanity
108
+77
- 136
+28
- - - - - - -


 

 

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 38% for strength_dark_souls.jpgStrength and 140% 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
Short 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 31 - - - D A - - - -
Regular +1 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 34 - - - D S - - - -
Regular +2 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 37 - - - D S - - - -
Regular +3 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx2) 40 - - - D S - - - -
Regular +4 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx2) 43 - - - D S - - - -
Regular +5 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx3) 46 - - - D S - - - -
Regular +6 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 49 - - - D S - - - -
Regular +7 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 52 - - - D S - - - -
Regular +8 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx2) 55 - - - D S - - - -
Regular +9 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx2) 58 - - - D S - - - -
Regular +10 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx3) 62 - - - D S - - - -
Regular +11 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 65 - - - D S - - - -
Regular +12 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 68 - - - D S - - - -
Regular +13 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx2) 71 - - - D S - - - -
Regular +14 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx3) 74 - - - D S - - - -
Regular +15 (titanite_slab_dark_soulsx1) 77 - - - D S - - - -

 

 

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 38% for strength_dark_souls.jpgStrength and 140% 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
Short 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) 68 - - - D S - - - -
Crystal +1 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 71 - - - D S - - - -
Crystal +2 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 74 - - - D S - - - -
Crystal +3 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx2) 77 - - - D S - - - -
Crystal +4 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx3) 80 - - - D S - - - -
Crystal +5 (titanite_slab_dark_soulsx1) 83 - - - D S - - - -

 

 

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
Short 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) 114 - - 127 - - - - - -
Lightning +1 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 120 - - 132 - - - - - -
Lightning +2 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 125 - - 138 - - - - - -
Lightning +3 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx2) 131 - - 143 - - - - - -
Lightning +4 (titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx3) 137 - - 149 - - - - - -
Lightning +5 (titanite_slab_dark_soulsx1) 142 - - 155 - - - - - -

 

 

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 29% for strength_dark_souls.jpgStrength and  105% 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
Short 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) 54 - - - D A - - - -
Raw +1 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 57 - - - D A - - - -
Raw +2 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 61 - - - D A - - - -
Raw +3 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx2) 64 - - - D A - - - -
Raw +4 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx2) 68 - - - D A - - - -
Raw +5 (titanite_shard_dark_soulsx3) 72 - - - D A - - - -

 

 

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 11% for strength_dark_souls.jpgStrength, 39% for dexterity_dark_souls.jpgDexterity and 128% 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
Short 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) 34 37 - - E D A - - -
Magic +1 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 36 40 - - E D A - - -
Magic +2 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 39 42 - - E D A - - -
Magic +3 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx2) 41 45 - - E D A - - -
Magic +4 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx2) 43 47 - - E D A - - -
Magic +5 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx3) 46 50 - - E D A - - -
Magic +6 (blue_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 48 52 - - E D S - - -
Magic +7 (blue_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 50 55 - - E D S - - -
Magic +8 (blue_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx2) 52 57 - - E D S - - -
Magic +9 (blue_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx3) 55 60 - - E D S - - -
Magic +10 (blue_titanite_slab_dark_soulsx1) 57 62 - - E D S - - -

 

 

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 8% for strength_dark_souls.jpgStrength, 28% for dexterity_dark_souls.jpgDexterity and 125% 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
Short 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) 46 50 - - E D A - - -
Enchanted +1 (blue_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 47 51 - - E D A - - -
Enchanted +2 (blue_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 49 52 - - E D S - - -
Enchanted +3 (blue_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx2) 51 54 - - E D S - - -
Enchanted +4 (blue_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx3) 53 56 - - E D S - - -
Enchanted +5 (blue_titanite_slab_dark_soulsx1) 55 58 - - E D S - - -

 

 

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 15% for strength_dark_souls.jpgStrength, 54% for dexterity_dark_souls.jpgDexterity and 127% 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
Short 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) 31 39 - - E C - A 110 -
Divine +1 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 33 41 - - E C - A 110 -
Divine +2 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 35 44 - - E C - A 110 -
Divine +3 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx2) 37 46 - - E C - A 110 -
Divine +4 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx2) 39 49 - - E C - A 110 -
Divine +5 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx3) 42 52 - - E C - A 110 -
Divine +6 (white_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 44 54 - - E C - S 110 -
Divine +7 (white_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 46 57 - - E C - S 110 -
Divine +8 (white_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx2) 48 59 - - E C - S 110 -
Divine +9 (white_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx3) 50 62 - - E C - S 110- -
Divine +10 (white_titanite_slab_dark_soulsx1) 52 65 - - E C - S 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 14% for strength_dark_souls.jpgStrength, 50% for dexterity_dark_souls.jpgDexterity and 150% 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
Short 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) 42 46 - - E C - S - 110
Occult +1 (white_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 44 48 - - E C - S - 110
Occult +2 (white_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 47 50 - - E C - S - 110
Occult +3 (white_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx2) 49 52 - - E C - S - 110
Occult +4 (white_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx3) 52 55 - - E C - S - 110
Occult +5 (white_titanite_slab_dark_soulsx1) 54 57 - - E C - S - 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
Short 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) 55 - 55 - - - - - - -
Fire +1 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 64 - 64 - - - - - - -
Fire +2 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx1) 72 - 72 - - - - - - -
Fire +3 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx2) 80 - 80 - - - - - - -
Fire +4 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx2) 89 - 89 - - - - - - -
Fire +5 (green_titanite_shard_dark_soulsx3) 97 - 97 - - - - - - -
Fire +6 (red_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 106 - 106 - - - - - - -
Fire +7 (red_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 114 - 114 - - - - - - -
Fire +8 (red_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx2) 122 - 122 - - - - - - -
Fire +9 (red_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx3) 131 - 131 - - - - - - -
Fire +10 (red_titanite_slab_dark_soulsx1) 139 - 139 - - - - - - -

 

 

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
Short 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) 67 - 83 - - - - - - -
Chaos +1 (red_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 75 - 94 - - - - - - -
Chaos +2 (red_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx1) 83 - 104 - - - - - - -
Chaos +3 (red_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx2) 91 - 115 - - - - - - -
Chaos +4 (red_titanite_chunk_dark_soulsx3) 99 - 125 - - - - - - -
Chaos +5 (red_titanite_slab_dark_soulsx1) 108 - 136 - - - - - - -

 

 

 




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