Normal upgrade
large ember
Large Ember
very large ember
Very Large Ember

General Information

Standard weapons and shields can be ascended to +15 by Andre of Astora using Titanite. The Large Ember and Very Large Ember are required to fully upgrade.

  • Base damage of Normal weapons and the stability of standard Shields is increased with each upgrade level
  • Damage scaling from Dexterity and/or Strength stats is also increased with each upgrade level

Upgrade Path

Normal +0
to
Normal +5
Upgrade to Normal +5 using nine Titanite Shards at any Blacksmith or with a Weapon Smithbox
v
Normal +5
to
Normal +6
1. Give the Large Ember to Andre of Astora in order to ascend Normal +5 Weapons or Shields to Normal +6

2. Ascend a Normal +5 Weapon or Shield to Normal +6 by giving one Large Titanite Shard to Andre of Astora
v
Normal +6
to
Normal +10
Upgrade from Normal +6 to Normal +10 using eight Large Titanite Shards at any Blacksmith or with a Weapon Smithbox
v
Normal +10
to
Normal +11
1. Give the Very Large Ember to Andre of Astora in order to ascend Normal +10 Weapons or Shields to Normal +11

2. Ascend a Normal +10 Weapon or Shield to Normal +11 by giving one Titanite Chunk to Andre of Astora
v
Normal +11
to
Normal +14
Upgrade from Normal +11 to Normal +14 by using six Titanite Chunks at any Blacksmith or with a Weapon Smithbox
v
Normal +14
to
Normal +15
Upgrade from Normal +14 to Normal +15 by using one Titanite Slab at any Blacksmith or with a Weapon Smithbox

Required Materials

  • The Large Ember is required to ascend Normal weapons above +5
  • Most Normal Weapons and Shields cost 200 souls per level to upgrade. The cost can vary however between 100 and 800 souls, depending on weapon size.
Upgrade level Titanite Shard Large Titanite Shard Titanite Chunk Titanite Slab
Normal +1 1 - - -
Normal +2 1 - - -
Normal +3 2 - - -
Normal +4 2 - - -
Normal +5 3 - - -
Normal +6 - 1 - -
Normal +7 - 1 - -
Normal +8 - 2 - -
Normal +9 - 2 - -
Normal +10 - 3 - -
Normal +11 - - 1 -
Normal +12 - - 1 -
Normal +13 - - 2 -
Normal +14 - - 3 -
Normal +15 - - - 1
Total 9 9 7 1
Titanite Shard Large Titanite Shard Titanite Chunk Titanite Slab

Notes

  • Upgrade any standard weapon to +5 without the need for an Ember
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