Lifehunt Scythe
Lifehunt Scythe

In-Game Description

Scythe born from the soul of Priscilla, the
stark white crossbreed trapped inside the
Painted World of Ariamis.
Even the Gods feared Priscilla's lifehunt
ability, and in the hands of a mortal, its
power will turn upon its wielder.


Created by the Giant Blacksmith in Anor Londo using:

General Information

50 Bleed to enemy for each successful hit
40 Bleed to wielder himself for each strike (self-inflicted bleed buildup)
Image Name Damage Critical Durability Weight Stats Needed
Stat Bonuses
Aux Effects Damage Reduction Stability Frampt Souls
lifehunt-scythe.png Lifehunt Scythe 180/0/0/0

100 100 6.0 16/14/0/0

500/0/-/- 40/10/30/30 22 14

Move Set


  • Like all Halberds, if your attack doesn't connect with an enemy, your character will stumble and seem to not be able to handle the weight. If the hit connects, the stumble animation does not come into play and you move as normal.
  • Because of the self-inflicted 40 bleed buildup for each strike, wield as much equipment with bleed resistance as possible (e.g., Bloodshield, Bloodbite Ring). Once the meter is close to filling up, swap weapons or consume a Bloodred Moss Clump.
  • One of the few weapons where the two-handed strong attack does more damage than the two-handed jump attack (forward + strong attack), same as the Great Scythe.


Requires Demon Titanite

Name Damage Stat Bonuses Demon Titanite Souls
Lifehunt Scythe +0 180/0/0/0 E/B/-/-
Lifehunt Scythe +1 198/0/0/0 E/B/-/- 1 5,000
Lifehunt Scythe +2 216/0/0/0 E/B/-/- 1 5,000
Lifehunt Scythe +3 233/0/0/0 E/B/-/- 2 5,000
Lifehunt Scythe +4 252/0/0/0 E/B/-/- 2 5,000
Lifehunt Scythe +5 270/0/0/0 E/B/-/- 4 5,000


Damage: The Damage stat dictates how much damage the weapon does. The Damage stats for a weapon are W / X / Y / Z:
  • W is Physical Damage
  • X is Magical Damage
  • Y is Fire Damage
  • Z is Lightning Damage

Each weapon has one or more physical damage types:

  • Normal
  • Striking
  • Slashing
  • Thrusting
Certain enemies are weak or strong against different types of damage types.
Critical: The damage bonus for backstabs and ripostes
Durability: The durability of the weapon. The effectiveness of the weapon will severely deteriorate when the durability falls below 30%.
Weight: The weight of the weapon. Note that carrying over 50% of your Equip Burden will reduce the speed of your rolls, while going over 100% will reduce your regular speed to walking and attempts to roll or backstep will leave you momentarily stunned.
StatsNeeded: The Stats Needed determines how high various Stats must be in order to wield the weapon effectively. The Requirement stats for a weapon are W / X / Y / Z:
  • W is the Strength required
  • X is the Dexterity required
  • Y is the Intelligence required
  • Z is the Faith required

Wielding a weapon without the required Strength and/or Dexterity will incur a penalty to the Physical damage of the weapon, while lower-than-required Magic and/or Faith will reduce the Magic damage of the weapon.

Also keep in mind that your character gains a 50% bonus to Strength by wielding a weapon with both hands, thus reducing the actual Strength required. For example, a character with 18 Strength can wield a Great Axe (Requires 26 Strength) properly if the weapon is held with both hands.
(18 x 1.5 = 27)
StatBonuses: The Stat Bonuses rating indicates the level of bonus damage you do with the weapon, based on the associated Stat. This rating can be S, A, B, C, D, or E (in order from most to least bonus for the associated skill).
FramptSouls: This is the amount of souls you will receive if you feed the item to Kingseeker Frampt
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