Dark Souls 3 Rings Locations Guide – Best Rings, Effects
So, you want the locations of all Dark Souls 3 Rings? You’ve come to the right place. In Dark Souls 3, you can equip up to four rings at a given time. Each Dark Souls 3 ring has a unique effect that it offers its wearer. It’s usually best to find the ring that suits your playstyle, your build, and your given situation.
There is a very large amount of Dark Souls 3 Rings. Thankfully, all of them can are listed here. Note that certain rings have +1, +2, and even +3 versions of themselves. Unless stated otherwise, +1 versions are available only in NG+, +2 in NG++, and so on.
Dark Souls 3 Rings Locations
Here is the list of all the rings in the game:
Recover HP from critical attacks
Location: Kill the giant beast in Anor Londo before the boss door.
Recovers FP from critical attacks
Location: On a corpse in Cathedral of the Deep where the giant spider mini-boss is.
Ashen Estus Ring
Increases FP restored with Ashen Estus Flask
Location: Located in the Untended Graves, left of the first bonfire.
Bellowing Dragoncrest Ring
Boosts Sorceries by 25%
Location: Located in one of the caged rooms in Irithyll Dungeon, straight into the large room from the bonfire and to the right till the end of the corridor.
Increases Bleed Resistance
Location: Found in Undead Settlement, dropped by the giant rat in the sewers. +1 version found in Smoldering Lake near the giant ballista.
Blue Tearstone Ring
Increases damage absorption when HP is low
Location: Given by Greirat.
Increases the damage you take
Location: Use the Path of Dragon gesture in the shrine with two stone statues in Archdragon Peak.
Boosts rolling invincibility, but lowers defense
Location: Found at Catacombs of Carthus, from the second bonfire past the bonewheel skeletons.
Slightly boosts Dexterity and obscures dodge animation
Location: In Catacombs of Carthus in the room with many vases.
Increase Stamina Recovery Speed
Location: Found in a tower in Undead Settlement after defeating the fire demon with Siegward. Accessed through the house on the left side. +1 version is found below the pedestal in Irithyll with Sun’s First Born Ring in NG+. +2 version is found left of the Corvian mage after Road of Sacrifices in NG++.
Covetous Gold Serpent Ring
Increases items discovery by +50
Location: Found in Irithyll Dungeon, where Siegward of Catarina is trapped. +1 version is up the ladder in the room with the ghost slaves in Irithyll. +2 version found in Archdragon Peak after defeating Nameless King.
Covetous Silver Serpent Ring
Fallen foes yield more souls
Location: In a chest behind illusionary wall at the top of Firelink Shrine. +1 version is in the elevator near the first bonfire in Irithyll Dungeon. +2 version is found on top of the building with fire in the Undead Settlement with Siegward.
Increase Curse Resistance
Location: Found in the Profaned Capital near Yhorm’s boss arena.
Dark Clutch Ring
Increases dark attack, but decreases dark defense
Location: Mimic Chest in Irithyll Dungeon in the area with the multiple jailers.
Dark Stoneplate Ring
Increases Dark Resistance
Location: Just before Anor Londo, after Pontiff Sulyvahn fight head left and below the Deacons, left of the dead giants. +1 version is in Lothric Castle next to the white wyvern. +2 version is in Farron Keep, near the first flame you interact with for the door.
Gives 2 extra attunement slots
Location: Rank 1 reward from the Darkmoon Covenant
Allow attunement of additional spells.
Location: Dropped by a deacon in a tower outside the Cathedral of Deep, on the way up to the rafters area.
Backstab damage done to you is reduced
Location: Found in Consumed King’s garden. Get off the elevator halfway during the shortcut to the priest enemy. The ring is next to him.
Dusk Crown Ring
Reduces consumption of FP, but lowers HP
Location: Found in Irithyll Dungeon in the room with six jailers, after the giant’s cell.
Increases HP restored with Estus Flask
Location: Located at the bottom of the Tower in Firelink Shrine, after you gain access with the Tower Key.
Reduces Skill FP Consumption
Location: Acquired from Hawkwood in Firelink Shrine.
Fire Clutch Ring
Increases fire attack, but decreases fire defense
Location: Found on a corpse in Undead Settlement, where you rescue Ornyx.
Flame Stoneplate Ring
Increases Fire Resistance
Location: Found on a corpse near entrance of the tower with the giant in Undead Settlement. +1 version found in Profaned Capital, on a ledge where you fight NPC with Logan’s Scroll. +2 version located in Demon Ruins behind the Black Knight.
Increase Poison, Bleed, Frost, and Curse Resistance
Location: Found in Smoldering Lake across the entrance, behind a destructible wall. +1 version found in High Wall of Lothric, left of the ladder on a roof near the first crystal lizard of the game.
Lowering equip load increases attack power.
Location: On a corpse on top of a roof in Undead Settlement where you fight the Fire Demon with Siegward.
Great Swamp Ring
Location: Starting equipment for Pyromancer.
Increases maximum equip load
Location: Acquired by transposing Soul of a Stray Demon
Extends range of arrows
Location: Dropped by Archer Giant on the tower in Undead Settlement.
Increases Critical Damage by 30%
Location: Outside the True Firelink Shrine, where the dog usually is.
Boosts kick effect
Location: Sold by Unbreakable Patches after he has killed Greirat. Also dropped by him if he is killed.
Increases Dexterity by 5
Location: At the tower with the Winged Knights before the stairs leading to Lothric and Lorian boss fight.
King Slayer’s Ring
Enemies lose more stamina when guarding attacks
Location: By killing Black Iron Tarkus.
Increases Strength by 5
Location: In the Sunlight Altar in Lothric Castle, near the Dragonslayer Armor boss fight arena.
Strengthens thrust weapon counter attacks
Location: Found in a chest on the second floor of the room with Gwynevere’s painting in Irithyll.
Increases HP by 7%.
Locations: Can be bought from the Shrine Handmaid for 1000 Souls. It is also a Starting Gift. +1 version is located in Undead Settlement, behind Siegward while he is sitting on the ledge in the tower in NG+. +2 version is in Lothric Castle in NG+. +3 version is in Dark Firelink Shrine behind a throne NG++.
Lightning Clutch Ring
Increases lightning attack, but decreases lightning defense
Location: On a corpse in Archdragon Peak, to the left of the gate that leads to Ancient Wyvern.
Lingering Dragoncrest Ring
Extends length of spell effects
Location: Located in Farron Keep.
Lloyd’s Shield Ring
Boosts damage absorption when HP is full
Location: Can be purchased from Shrine Handmaid after giving her the Paladin’s Ashes.
Lloyd’s Sword Ring
Boosts attack when HP is full
Location: Found on a corpse in Cathedral of the Deep near the White Tree outside the Cathedral.
Increases magic attack, but decreases magic defense
Location: In Irithyll, head back from the 3rd bonfire to the semi-circular hall. An illusory wall to the right holds the ring.
Magic Stoneplate Ring
Increases Magic Resistance by 10
Location: Dropped by second Greatsword-wielding knight in front of Oceiros’ boss room. +1 version found in Farron Keep where the Basilisks are. +2 version found in Profaned Capital.
Location: Located under the bridge between the first two Road of Sacrifices bonfires.
Harder to be detected by enemies
Location: Rank 1 reward for Rosaria’s Fingers covenant.
Increases Poison Resistance
Location: Found in the Cathedral of the Deep. +1 version found in Undead Settlement near the white birch tree.
Pontiff’s Left Eye
Restores HP with successive attacks
Location: Soul Transposition of Soul of Vordt of the Boreal Valley.
Pontiff’s Right Eye
Boosts attacks, as long as attacking persists
Location: Dropped by the giant Crocodile/Dog miniboss on the bridge to Irithyll.
Increases Faith by 5
Location: Sold by Shrine Handmaid in Dark Firelink Shrine.
Increases Vigor, Endurance, and Vitality by 5, but you take more damage
Location: Souls Transposition of Soul of Champion Gundyr
Red Tearstone Ring
Increases attack when HP is low
Location: Lothric Castle, in the balcony near the elevator preceding the Dragonslayer Armor boss fight
Ring of Favor
Increases HP, Stamina, and Equip Load
Location: Found after Pontiff Sulyvahn boss fight in the area with Archdeacon McDonell. +1 version found in Pontiff Sulyvahn boss fight on the second floor in NG+. +2 version found in Cathedral of Deep, behind the hollow with a giant axe near praying hollows (NG++).
Ring of Sacrifice
Wearer loses nothing upon death, but ring will break.
Location: In Irithyll at the edge of the large water area. Can also be purchased from Yuria of Londor for 3000 each (3 times).
Ring of Steel Protection
Increases physical defense
Location: To the right of the Ancient Wyvern in Archdragon Peak. +1 version found in Untended Graves in NG+ behind the tower unlocked by Tower Key. +2 version found in NG++ in Catacombs of Carthus, below the starting bridge.
Ring of the Evil Eye
Absorb HP from each defeated enemy.
Location: Rewarded by Anri of Astora after following her/his quest. +1 version can be found just before Deacons of the Deep fight, behind the altar. +2 version is found in High Wall of Lothric from the second bonfire.
Ring of the Sun’s First Born
Greatly Boosts Miracles
Location: On the platform with the three Pontiff Knights, left of the Church of Yorshka bonfire entrance in Irithyll.
Shortens spell casting time
Location: In the swamp area of the Road of Sacrifices. +1 version found in the rafters above the Grand Archives. +2 version found in Consumed King’s garden, dropping down halfway while going down the elevator on a set of broken stairs.
Allow attunement of additional spells
Location: Sold by Irina of Carim for 300 souls
Increases Intelligence by 5
Location: Grand Archies, at the wooded in the middle of the room where the Crystal Sage retreats after you attack it in the base room.
Removes fall damage
Location: Givn by Sirris after you help her defeat Creighton in Irithyll.
Easier to be detected by enemies
Location: Dropped by Ludleth of Courland (including at the end of the game)
Slumbering Dragoncrest Ring
Masks the sounds of the wearer
Location: Given by Orbeck of Vinheim after you give him every scroll and have purchased all his sorceries.
Speckled Stoneplate Ring
Increases Magic, Fire, Lightning, and Dark Resistance
Location: Found in Smoldering Lake, behind a destructible wall on the left side. +1 version found next to the first Giant Crystal Lizard.
Gradually Restore HP (2 per second)
Location: In Gwynevere’s chamer in Anor Londo, after Aldrich boss fight.
Thunder Stoneplate Ring
Increases Lightning Resistance
Location: Found in Archdragon Peak after second bonfire, outside on the scaffolds. +1 version found in the pots area in Catacombs of Carthus. +2 version found before Dragonslayer Armor boss, by dropping down a hole in the railing.
Untrue Dark Ring
Retain human appearance even when hollow
Location: Purchased from Yuria of Londor.
Untrue White Ring
Take the appearance of a phantom
Location: Purchased from Yuria of Londor.
Greatly boosts Pyromancies
Location: Found in Catacombs of Carthus after destroying the rope bridge. Climb down and continue to the left of the bonfire to find it on a body at the end of the hall.
Location: Rank 2 covenant reward for Watchdogs of Farron. +1 version found near the second Farron Keep bonfire. +3 found in the area after Iudex Gundyr boss fight.
Slows equipment degradation.
Location: Purchased from Shrine Handmaid after giving her Easterner’s Ashes. +1 version found behind the elevator in Consumed King’s Garden. +2 found in Irithyll in an alcove.
Young Dragon Ring
Boosts Sorceries by 15%
Location: Starting equipment for Sorcerer. Can also be acquired from Orbeck of Vinheim after purchasing several spells.