Giant Leeches are enemies in Dark Souls.


They are found along the corners of Blighttown's Poison Swamp, opposite of Quelaag's Domain.


Giant Leeches are able to lunge at their opponent from a distance. They can also spray a short ranged projectile that causes poison buildup.

Enemy InformationEdit


Respawn Yes
Backstab No
Damage Types Regular / Poison
Abilities Poisonous projectile.


Attack Damage Attack Type Status Effect Parryable Tracking Attack Speed
Head Smash 232 Regular None No Neither Slow
Jumping Head Smash 284 Regular None No Neither Medium
Spit 180 Regular Poison No Neither Medium


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
128 128 128 128 90 101 97 A A D

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


Item Large Titanite Shard
Large Titanite Shard
Green Titanite Shard
Green Titanite Shard  ×5
Drop Rate 5.15% 2.06%