For the Dark Souls II variant, see Bleeding Serum.

The Carthus Rouge is a consumable item in Dark Souls III.

In-Game Description

Highly vicious scarlet plant secretions.
Temporarily applies bleeding effect to right-hand weapon.
Associated with the warriors of Carthus, whose blades take on the scarlet hues of both this sanguine substance and the spatters of their victims' blood.


Firelink Shrine

Catacombs of Carthus


Adds 20 Bleed build-up to right-hand weapon for 60 seconds.


  • The effect of this item stacks with weapons that have inherent Bleed, such as the Uchigatana, for even stronger results.