Upgrade Material Farming

This page contains information on where to get all upgrade materials, as well as the types of upgrade paths, stat bonuses and special properties from them.

As with farming for weapons and armor, farming for upgrade materials relies on your Item Discovery. The maximum Item Discovery you can have is 410. Have 10 "loose" Humanity and equip either the Covetous Gold Serpent Ring or Symbol of Avarice.


Increases physical attack power of weapons. Scales with Strength and Dexterity stats. Required for +5 for all upgrades
Increased physical attack power. Reduced stat scaling. Weaker than standard upgrade
Increases physical attack power. Stronger than standard upgrades, cannot be repaired
Increases physical and lightning attack power, removes stat scaling

Titanite Shard

Large Titanite Shard

Titanite Chunk

Titanite Slab

Green Titanite

Upgrades and reinforces Magic, Divine or Fire weapons, up to +5
Deals additional magic damage. Reduced Strength and Dexterity scaling. Adds scaling with Intelligence
Deals additional magic damage. Reduced Strength and Dexterity scaling. Adds scaling with Faith. Deals Holy Damage
Deals additional fire damage. Removes stat scaling

Green Titanite Shard (Needed for +1 to +5 Magic, Fire, Divine)

  • Sold by Crestfallen Merchant for 5,000 souls
  • Sold by the Giant Blacksmith for 4,800 souls
  • Sold by Hawkeye Gough for 4,800 souls
  • Drops from Giant Leeches at ground level of Blighttown (5 per drop): rest at the bonfire in the swamp (or the The Great Hollow entrance), then run to the far left side of the map to reach the leeches and kill them, repeat
  • Drops from Slimes in the Depths: rest at the bonfire in the Depths, run into the hallway, kill all Slimes, loot, return to Bonfire, repeat

Blue Titanite

Reinforces Magic weapons, up to +10. Upgrades +5 Magic weapons to Enchanted, and reinforces up to +5.

Chunk of Blue Titanite (Needed for +6 to +9 Magic, +1 to +4 Enchanted)

Blue Titanite Slab (Needed for +10 Magic, +5 Enchanted)

  • Drops from Crystal Butterfly in Crystal Cave (very rare) (don't to worry about killing the butterfly over a chasm; the slab is automatically added to Inventory)

Red Titanite

Reinforces Fire weapons, up to +10. Upgrades +5 Fire weapons to Chaos, and reinforces up to +5.

Chunk of Red Titanite (Needed for +6 to +9 Fire, +1 to +4 Chaos)

Red Titanite Slab (Needed for +10 Fire, +5 Chaos)

White Titanite

Reinforces Divine weapons, up to +10. Upgrades +5 Divine weapons to Occult, and reinforces up to +5.

Chunk of White Titanite (Needed for +6 to +9 Divine, +1 to +4 Occult)

White Titanite Slab (Needed for +10 Divine, +5 Occult)

Twinkling Titanite

Upgrades weapons that cannot be regularly upgraded

Demon Titanite

Upgrades weapons forged from boss souls. Normal +10 and Boss Souls required

Dragon Scale

Upgrades dragon weapons

Also check Snuggly the Crow for rare Titanite trades

*Depending on your build, sometimes it's better to farm souls and buy shards from blacksmiths. See the soul farming page

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