Black Iron Set
Image Name Physical Defense Elemental Defense Resistance Poise Durability Weight Frampt Souls
black-iron-helm.png Black Iron Helm 27/25.7/31.1/27 11/19/8 17/10/5 12 600 6.0 100
black-iron-armor.png Black Iron Armor 68/64.6/78.2/68 30/51/21 43/25/13 31 600 15.6 100
black-iron-gauntlets.png Black Iron Gauntlets 40/38/46/40 17/30/13 25/14/8 18 600 9.2 100
black-iron-leggings.png Black Iron Leggings 40/38/46/40 17/30/13 25/14/8 18 600 9.2 100
Total 175/166.3/201.3/175 75/130/55 110/63/34 79 - 40 400
Fully Upgraded Total 271.3/257.7/311.9/271.9 116.3/201.5/85.3 139.6/80/43.2 79 - 40 400
Location This armor set is located in the same room as the Painted World of Ariamis entrance (i.e. the huge painting) in Anor Londo, specifically, while facing the painting, it is to the left of the painting in the corner of the room, guarded by a Painting Guardian.
Black Iron Set

Descriptions

Black Iron Helm

Helm of Black Iron Tarkus, a knight known
for his great strength.

Built of a special black iron and
providing strong defense, notably
against fire, but so terrible heavy to be
unwieldy to all but Tarkus himself.

Black Iron Armor

Armor of Black Iron Tarkus, a knight
known for his great strength.

Built of a special black iron and
providing strong defense, notably
against fire, but so terrible heavy to be
unwieldy to all but Tarkus himself.

Black Iron Gauntlets

Gauntlets of Black Iron Tarkus, a knight
known for his great strength.

Built of a special black iron and
providing strong defense, notably
against fire, but so terrible heavy to be
unwieldy to all but Tarkus himself.

Black Iron Leggings

Leggings of Black Iron Tarkus, a knight
known for his great strength.

Built of a special black iron and
providing strong defense, notably
against fire, but so terrible heavy to be
unwieldy to all but Tarkus himself.

Upgrades

Twinkling Titanite


Key

Physical Defense:

The Physical Defense attribute dictates how resilient the piece of armor is to a certain physical damage type. Each 100 seems to approximate to 10%, alongside some magic numbers. The physical stats for a piece of armor are W / X / Y / Z:

  • W is Normal Damage
  • X is Striking Damage
  • Y is Slashing Damage
  • Z is Thrusting Damage
Elemental Defense:

The Elemental Defense attribute dictates how resilient the piece of armor is to a certain elemental damage type. The magical stats for a piece of armor are X / Y / Z:

  • X is Magical Damage
  • Y is Fire Damage
  • Z is Lightning Damage
Resistance:

The Resistance dictate how resilient the piece of armor is to status ailments. The properties for a piece of armor are X / Y / Z:

  • X is Bleed Resistance
  • Y is Poison Resistance
  • Z is Curse Resistance
Poise: The Poise dictate how resilient the piece of armor is to hitstun. A higher poise gives a greater chance that the player will not be interrupted or staggered when hit.
Durability: The durability of the armor. The effectiveness of the armor will severely deteriorate when the durability falls below 30%, and the armor itself will disappear once it reaches 0%.
Weight: The weight of the piece of armor. Note that equipping over certain amounts of equip burden may alter movement and roll speed, as well as other factors when playing the game.
FramptSouls: This is the amount of souls players will receive if they feed the item to Kingseeker Frampt
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