Dark Souls 3 Materials Locations ‘Infusion Materials and Reinforcement Materials

By   /   Apr 14, 2016
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Aside from weapons, shields, and rings, there are plenty of Dark Souls 3 materials that can increase your efficiency in combat.

Dark Souls 3 materials include various types of gems and different variants of an element called Titanite. All these Dark Souls 3 materials can be used in order to acquire permanent boosts while using a weapon or a shield.

As for acquiring these materials, most of them are scattered around the in-game world inside chests or are dropped by enemies in some rare instances. However, some can be bought from different NPCs around the world.

For more help on Dark Souls 3, read out our How to Level Up Fast in Dark Souls 3, Weapons Infusions and Reinforcement Guide and Dark Souls 3 Character Builds Guide.

Dark Souls 3 Materials Locations Guide

This Dark Souls 3 materials guide details everything you need to know about these materials, each one’s use, and where to find it in the game.

Dark Souls 3 Infusion Material

Blessed Gem
Location: On a corpse in the Cathedral of the Deep rafters and the Grand Archives rafters

This is used to create blessed shields and weapons which adds Faith Scaling and HP regeneration over time at the cost of less base damage and scaling for other attributes.

Blood Gem
Location: Dropped by Irithyll Slaves and near the river entrance around Irithyll of the Boreal Valley

This is used to create Bleeding damage shields and weapons at the cost of less base damage and other reduced scaling.

Chaos Gem
Location: Acquired from Crystal Lizard in the Grand Archives and Demon Ruins in the Smouldering Lake

This is used to create Fire-damage shields and weapons at the cost of less base damage and other reduced scaling.

Crystal Gem
Location: Acquired from Crystal Lizard in the Grand Archives and ruins in the Road to Sacrifices

This is used to create Crystal shields and weapons at the cost of less base damage and other reduced scaling.

Dark Gem
Location: Found inside the Consumed King’s Garden, on the left side of the platform leading to the boss

This is used to create Dark-damage shields and weapons at the cost of less base damage and other reduced scaling.

Deep Gem
Location: Found behind an illusionary wall heading inside a tower from Irithyll of the Boreal Valley to Anor Londo.

This is used to create Deep shields and weapons at the cost of less base damage and other reduced scaling.

Fire Gem
Location: Dropped by demon above the Undead Settlement, Crystal Lizard in the Catacombs of Carthus, dropped by Village Workers, and Burial Gift

This is used to create Fire shields and weapons at the cost of less base damage and other reduced scaling.

Heavy Gem
Location: Dropped by Crystal Lizard on bridge over Farron Keep and inside the Grand Archives

This is used to create Heavy shields and weapons at the cost of less base damage and other reduced scaling.

Hollow Gem
Location: Found on rooftops of the Grand Archives near Corvians and near the Bonfire next to Abyss Watchers

This is used to create Hollow shields and weapons at the cost of less base damage and other reduced scaling.

Lightning Gem
Location: N/A

This is used to create Lightning-damage shields and weapons at the cost of less base damage and other reduced scaling.

Poison Gem
Location: N/A

This is used to create Poison-damage shields and weapons at the cost of less base damage and other reduced scaling.

Raw Gem
Location: N/A

This increases base damage at the cost of low scaling and base defense

Refined Gem
Location: N/A

This adds Strength and Dexterity at the cost of low base damage.

Simple Gem
Location: N/A

This adds magic damage, magic defense, intelligence scaling, and FP restoration at the cost of low defense and base damage.

Sharp Gem
Location: N/A

This adds Dexterity scaling at the cost of decreased base damage.

Shriving Stone
Location: N/A

This basically cancels a gem’s effect without altering the reinforcement level.

Dark Souls 3 Reinforcement Material

Titanite Shard
Location: Dropped by random enemies and purchasable from the Shrine Handmaid after returning Dreamcatcher’s Ashes

This reinforces the weapons in the game to +3.

Large Titanite Shard
Location: Dropped by random enemies and purchasable from the Shrine Handmaid after returning Easterner’s Ashes

This reinforces the weapons in the game to +6.

Titanite Chunk
Location: Dropped by random enemies in late game and purchasable from the Shrine Handmaid after returning Dragon Chaser’s Ashes

This reinforces the weapons in the game to +9.

Titanite Slab
Location: Purchasable from the Shrine Handmaid after traveling to Kiln of the First Flame, near Havel the Rock fight next to dragon’s body, defeat Golden Winged Knights in the Grand Archives

This reinforces the weapons in the game to +10 and of Magic weapons to +5.

Titanite Scale
Location: Dropped by large Crystal Lizards, purchasable from the Shrine Handmaid after returning Dragon Chaser’s Ashes, and from Greirat

This reinforces the soulbound weapons in the game to +4.

Twinkling Titanite
Location: Dropped by large Crystal Lizards, purchasable from the Shrine Handmaid after returning Dragon Chaser’s Ashes, and from Greirat

This reinforces the soulbound weapons in the game to +4.

This is all we have on Dark Souls 3 materials locations guide. If there is something else you would like to know, make sure to let us know in the comments section below!

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