Crystal Golems are enemies in Dark Souls.



They are large masses of faceless and vaguely humanoid crystal, animated by unknown means.


Due to their slow speed, it is fairly easy to stay behind them. This will cause them to attempt to turn to face the player most of the time.

Crystal Golems are phenomenally resistant to magic damage. Trying to bring them down with sorceries, or weapons that do primarily magical damage (such as the Moonlight Butterfly Horn) is incredibly inefficient.

Enemy informationEdit

Health and soulsEdit

Location Health Souls
Darkroot Basin 408 934 200 800
The Duke's Archives and Crystal Cave 680 1,067 1,200 2,400


Respawn Yes
Backstab No
Damage Types Physical / Magic
Abilities AoE attack.


Attack Damage Attack Type Status Effect Parryable Tracking Attack Speed
Punch 270 Physical None No Neither Medium
Right Uppercut 330 Physical None No Neither Medium
Crystal Eruption 278 Magic
Curse No Both Slow
Double Punch 311 Physical None No Neither Medium
Crystal Punch 282 Physical None No Left Medium
Leaping Punch 365 Physical None No Neither Medium


Location Physical Defenses Elemental Defenses Resistances
Def atk phy Def atk strike Def atk slash Def atk thrust Def sorc mag Def sorc fire Def sorc lght Def res poi Def res toxic Def res bleed
Darkroot Basin 243 182 243 243 486 194 158 S S S
The Duke's Archives and Crystal Cave 405 304 405 405 810 324 264 S S S

These stats are sourced from FuturePress's Official Dark Souls Strategy Guide.


Item Blue Titanite Chunk
Blue Titanite Chunk
Broken Pendant
Broken Pendant
Drop Rate 8% Guaranteed
(from first Golem in The Duke's Archives)


  • The large crystal structures on the back of the Crystal Golem and Golden Crystal Golem are actually not part of the hitbox for either creatures.


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  • it wont drop the broken pendant

    24 messages
    • That is ''not'' the Prepare to Die edition. It's possible you don't have AotA, or that it's not installed.
    • Just re-download the DLC. Worked for me.
  • crystal golem

    • There is no way the drop chance on the blue titanite is 8%, i have killed about 300 golems and have gottem 5 drops with 5 humanity active ...