Dark Souls Armor Locations Guide


Considering the fact that survival is a tough job in Dark Souls, Armor has its importance as it can absorb some damage and your character can fight for relatively longer period. There are different types of armor sets associated with different classes.

You will get some of them right from the start while for others, you will either have to search some sections or purchase them from merchants. Let us take an overview of the defensive equipment available in the game.

For more help on Dark Souls, read our Walkthrough, Weapons and Reinforcements, Class guide and Items guide.

Dark Souls Armor Set – Chainmail

Chainmail Helm
Location – You can have it from undead merchant for 500 souls

Stats
Physical Defense (Normal/Cut/Bleed/Pierce) = 12/12/14.4/11.6
Elemental Defense (Base/Magic/Fire/Thunder) = 8/8/3
Resistances (Strength/Bleed/Poison/Curse) = 2/10/6/0
Durability = 300
Weight = 3.0

Chainmail Armor
Location – You can purchase it from undead merchant for 800 souls.

Stats
Physical Defense (Normal/Cut/Bleed/Pierce) = 24/24/28.8/23.8
Elemental Defense (Base/Magic/Fire/Thunder) = 16/16/7
Resistances (Strength/Bleed/Poison/Curse) = 9/20/12/0
Durability = 300
Weight = 6.0

Leather Gloves
Location – From Undead merchant for 500 souls.

Stats
Physical Defense (Normal/Cut/Bleed/Pierce) = 14/14/16.8/13.6
Elemental Defense (Base/Magic/Fire/Thunder) = 10/10/4
Resistances (Strength/Bleed/Poison/Curse) = 9/20/12/0
Durability = 300
Weight = 3.6

Chainmail Leggins
Location – Purchase it from undead merchant for 500 souls.

Stats
Physical Defense (Normal/Cut/Bleed/Pierce) = 18/18/21.6/17.5
Elemental Defense (Base/Magic/Fire/Thunder) = 12/12/5
Resistances (Strength/Bleed/Poison/Curse) = 7/15/9/0
Durability = 300
Weight = 4.0

Overall Stats
Physical Defense (Normal/Cut/Bleed/Pierce) = 68/68/81.6/66.5
Elemental Defense (Base/Magic/Fire/Thunder) = 46/46/19
Resistances (Strength/Bleed/Poison/Curse) = 27/65/39/0
Durability = 300
Weight = 16.6

Dark Souls Armor Set – Channeler

Six-Eyed Helm of the Channelers
Location

Stats
Physical Defense (Normal/Cut/Bleed/Pierce) =
Elemental Defense (Base/Magic/Fire/Thunder)
Resistances (Strength/Bleed/Poison/Curse)
Durability
Weight

Robe of the Channelers
Location

Stats
Physical Defense (Normal/Cut/Bleed/Pierce) =
Elemental Defense (Base/Magic/Fire/Thunder)
Resistances (Strength/Bleed/Poison/Curse)
Durability
Weight

Gauntlets of the Channelers
Location

Stats
Physical Defense (Normal/Cut/Bleed/Pierce) =
Elemental Defense (Base/Magic/Fire/Thunder)
Resistances (Strength/Bleed/Poison/Curse)
Durability
Weight

Waistcloth of the Channelers
Location

Stats
Physical Defense (Normal/Cut/Bleed/Pierce) =
Elemental Defense (Base/Magic/Fire/Thunder)
Resistances (Strength/Bleed/Poison/Curse)
Durability
Weight

Dark Souls Armor Set – Knight

Knight Helm
Location – You will have it as the starting equipment.

Stats
Physical Defense (Normal/Cut/Bleed/Pierce) = 14/16.2/13.3/13.7
Elemental Defense (Base/Magic/Fire/Thunder) = 8/9/5
Resistances (Strength/Bleed/Poison/Curse) = 8/9/6/0
Durability = 400
Weight = 4.2

Knight Armor
Location – As the starting equipment

Stats
Physical Defense (Normal/Cut/Bleed/Pierce) = 37/42.9/33.1/36.3
Elemental Defense (Base/Magic/Fire/Thunder) = 22/25/13
Resistances (Strength/Bleed/Poison/Curse) = 20/23/16/0
Durability = 400
Weight = 10.9

Knight Gloves
Location – As starting equipment

Stats
Physical Defense (Normal/Cut/Bleed/Pierce) = 12/13.9/11.4/11.8
Elemental Defense (Base/Magic/Fire/Thunder) = 7/8/4
Resistances (Strength/Bleed/Poison/Curse) = 6/8/5/0
Durability = 400
Weight = 3.5

Knight Leggins
Location – As the starting equipment

Stats
Physical Defense (Normal/Cut/Bleed/Pierce) = 22/25.5/20.9/21.6
Elemental Defense (Base/Magic/Fire/Thunder) = 13/14/8
Resistances (Strength/Bleed/Poison/Curse) = 12/14/9/0
Durability = 400
Weight = 6.4

Dark Souls Armor – Wanderer Set

Location – It’s the Wanderer Class default equipment. You can also get it in Blight town or Queelag’s domain.
Wanderer Hood
Stats
Physical Defense (Normal/Cut/Bleed/Pierce) = 9/10/10/9
Elemental Defense (Base/Magic/Fire/Thunder) = 8/10/9
Resistances (Strength/Bleed/Poison/Curse) = 0/8/8/0
Durability = 400
Weight = 1.4

Wanderer Coat
Stats
Physical Defense (Normal/Cut/Bleed/Pierce) = 23/25/25/23
Elemental Defense (Base/Magic/Fire/Thunder) = 21/26/23
Resistances (Strength/Bleed/Poison/Curse) = 0/21/21/0
Durability = 400
Weight = 3.5

Wanderer Manchette
Stats
Physical Defense (Normal/Cut/Bleed/Pierce) = 14/15/15/14
Elemental Defense (Base/Magic/Fire/Thunder) = 12/15/13
Resistances (Strength/Bleed/Poison/Curse) = 0/13/13/0
Durability = 400
Weight = 2.1

Wanderer Boots
Stats
Physical Defense (Normal/Cut/Bleed/Pierce) = 14/15/15/14
Elemental Defense (Base/Magic/Fire/Thunder) = 12/15/13
Resistances (Strength/Bleed/Poison/Curse) = 0/13/13/0
Durability = 400
Weight = 2.1

Dark Souls Armor – Maiden Set

Maiden Hood
Location

Stats
Physical Defense (Normal/Cut/Bleed/Pierce) =
Elemental Defense (Base/Magic/Fire/Thunder)
Resistances (Strength/Bleed/Poison/Curse)
Durability
Weight

Maiden Robe
Location

Stats
Physical Defense (Normal/Cut/Bleed/Pierce) =
Elemental Defense (Base/Magic/Fire/Thunder)
Resistances (Strength/Bleed/Poison/Curse)
Durability
Weight

Maiden Gloves
Location

Stats
Physical Defense (Normal/Cut/Bleed/Pierce) =
Elemental Defense (Base/Magic/Fire/Thunder)
Resistances (Strength/Bleed/Poison/Curse)
Durability
Weight

Maiden Skirt
Location

Stats
Physical Defense (Normal/Cut/Bleed/Pierce) =
Elemental Defense (Base/Magic/Fire/Thunder)
Resistances (Strength/Bleed/Poison/Curse)
Durability
Weight

Dark Souls Armor – Thief Set

Location - It’s thief’s starting equipment. Or you can find it in Lower Undead Burg in a small one room building.
Thief Mask
Stats
Physical Defense (Normal/Cut/Bleed/Pierce) = 9/10/9/9
Elemental Defense (Base/Magic/Fire/Thunder) = 8/5/6
Resistances (Strength/Bleed/Poison/Curse) = 0/8/12/0
Durability = 250
Weight = 1.2

Black Leather Armor
Stats
Physical Defense (Normal/Cut/Bleed/Pierce) = 23/25/23/23
Elemental Defense (Base/Magic/Fire/Thunder) = 20/14/16
Resistances (Strength/Bleed/Poison/Curse) = 0/23/31/0
Durability = 250
Weight = 3.1

Black Leather Gloves
Stats
Physical Defense (Normal/Cut/Bleed/Pierce) = 13/14/13/13
Elemental Defense (Base/Magic/Fire/Thunder) = 12/8/9
Resistances (Strength/Bleed/Poison/Curse) = 0/14/18/0
Durability = 250
Weight = 1.8

Black Leather Boots
Stats
Physical Defense (Normal/Cut/Bleed/Pierce) = 22/24/22/22
Elemental Defense (Base/Magic/Fire/Thunder) = 19/13/15
Resistances (Strength/Bleed/Poison/Curse) = 0/23/31/0
Durability = 250
Weight = 1.8

Dark Souls Armor – Brigand

Brigand Hood
Location – It’s bandit’s default armor. Can be found in the valley of drakes.

Stats
Physical Defense (Normal/Cut/Bleed/Pierce) = 9/9.9/9/8.1
Elemental Defense (Base/Magic/Fire/Thunder) = 8/5/6
Resistances (Strength/Bleed/Poison/Curse) = 0/8/8/0
Durability = 200
Weight = 1.2

Brigand Armor
Location – It’s bandit’s default armor. Can be found in the valley of drakes.

Stats
Physical Defense (Normal/Cut/Bleed/Pierce) = 23/25.3/23/20.7
Elemental Defense (Base/Magic/Fire/Thunder) = 20/13/17
Resistances (Strength/Bleed/Poison/Curse) = 0/20/20/0
Durability = 200
Weight = 3.1

Brigand Gauntlets
Location – It’s bandit’s default armor. Can be found in the valley of drakes.

Stats
Physical Defense (Normal/Cut/Bleed/Pierce) = 14/15.4/14/12.6
Elemental Defense (Base/Magic/Fire/Thunder) = 12/8/10
Resistances (Strength/Bleed/Poison/Curse) = 0/12/12/0
Durability = 200
Weight = 1.8

Brigand Trousers
Location – It’s bandit’s default armor. Can be found in the valley of drakes.

Stats
Physical Defense (Normal/Cut/Bleed/Pierce) = 14/15.4/14/12.6
Elemental Defense (Base/Magic/Fire/Thunder) = 12/8/10
Resistances (Strength/Bleed/Poison/Curse) = 0/12/12/0
Durability = 200
Weight = 1.8

Dark Souls Armor – Hunter Set

Location – It’s the hunter’s default equipment or it can be found in Darkroot Garden.

Pharis’s Hat
Stats
Physical Defense (Normal/Cut/Bleed/Pierce) = 7/7/7/7
Elemental Defense (Base/Magic/Fire/Thunder) = 5/7/6
Resistances (Strength/Bleed/Poison/Curse) = 0/6/5/0
Durability = 250
Weight = 1.2

Leather Armor
Stats
Physical Defense (Normal/Cut/Bleed/Pierce) = 27/29/27/27
Elemental Defense (Base/Magic/Fire/Thunder) = 20/27/23
Resistances (Strength/Bleed/Poison/Curse) = 0/21/20/0
Durability = 250
Weight = 4.7

Leather Gloves
Stats
Physical Defense (Normal/Cut/Bleed/Pierce) = 16/17/16/16
Elemental Defense (Base/Magic/Fire/Thunder) = 12/16/13
Resistances (Strength/Bleed/Poison/Curse) = 0/13/12/0
Durability = 250
Weight = 2.8

Leather Boots
Stats
Physical Defense (Normal/Cut/Bleed/Pierce) = 16/17/16/16
Elemental Defense (Base/Magic/Fire/Thunder) = 12/16/13
Resistances (Strength/Bleed/Poison/Curse) = 0/13/12/0
Durability = 250
Weight = 2.8

Dark Souls Armor – Sorcerer Set

Location - It’s the default sorcerer class armor. Or you can have it in the same room where griggs is trapped in Lower Undead Burg.
Sorcerer Hat
Stats
Physical Defense (Normal/Cut/Bleed/Pierce) = 8/9/8/8
Elemental Defense (Base/Magic/Fire/Thunder) = 10/5/6
Resistances (Strength/Bleed/Poison/Curse) = 0/6/5/0
Durability = 200
Weight = 0.9

Sorcerer Cloak
Stats
Physical Defense (Normal/Cut/Bleed/Pierce) = 20/22/21/20
Elemental Defense (Base/Magic/Fire/Thunder) = 27/13/17
Resistances (Strength/Bleed/Poison/Curse) = 0/16/12/0
Durability = 200
Weight = 2.3

Sorcerer Gauntlets
Stats
Physical Defense (Normal/Cut/Bleed/Pierce) = 12/13/13/12
Elemental Defense (Base/Magic/Fire/Thunder) = 16/8/10
Resistances (Strength/Bleed/Poison/Curse) = 0/9/7/0
Durability = 200
Weight = 1.4

Sorcerer Boots
Stats
Physical Defense (Normal/Cut/Bleed/Pierce) = 12/13/13/12
Elemental Defense (Base/Magic/Fire/Thunder) = 16/8/10
Resistances (Strength/Bleed/Poison/Curse) = 0/9/7
Durability = 200
Weight = 1.4

Dark Souls Armor- Warrior Set

Standard Helm
Location – It is Warrior’s default armor

Stats
Physical Defense (Normal/Cut/Bleed/Pierce) = 14/8/16/14
Elemental Defense (Base/Magic/Fire/Thunder) = 8/8/3
Resistances (Strength/Bleed/Poison/Curse) = 5/9/8/0
Durability = 250
Weight = 3.5

Hard Leather Armor
Location – Warriors have it by default.

Stats
Physical Defense (Normal/Cut/Bleed/Pierce) = 28/30/28/28
Elemental Defense (Base/Magic/Fire/Thunder) = 20/27/23
Resistances (Strength/Bleed/Poison/Curse) = 0/23/20/0
Durability = 250
Weight = 5.9

Hard Leather Gauntlets
Location – Warriors have this armor by default.

Stats
Physical Defense (Normal/Cut/Bleed/Pierce) = 17/18/17/17
Elemental Defense (Base/Magic/Fire/Thunder) = 12/16/13
Resistances (Strength/Bleed/Poison/Curse) = 0/14/12/0
Durability = 250
Weight = 3.5

Hard Leather Boots
Location – Warriors have this armor by default.

Stats
Physical Defense (Normal/Cut/Bleed/Pierce) = 17/18/17/17
Elemental Defense (Base/Magic/Fire/Thunder) = 12/16/13
Resistances (Strength/Bleed/Poison/Curse) = 0/14/12/0
Durability = 250
Weight = 3.5

Dark Souls Armor – Pyromancer Set

Location – It’s Pyromancer’s default equipment. Also found in Blight town/Queelag’s domain.

Tattered Cloth Hood
Stats
Physical Defense (Normal/Cut/Bleed/Pierce) = 8/9/8/8
Elemental Defense (Base/Magic/Fire/Thunder) = 9/12/6
Resistances (Strength/Bleed/Poison/Curse) = 0/9/23/1
Durability = 400
Weight = 1.1

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    • Chad

      Hard leather armor set can be found on a body in the gaping dragons den.