Painting Guardians are alabaster-robed undead humans that wield dual Painting Guardian Swords, which they use in a circular dancing motion. They use throwing knives as their ranged attack and sometimes switch their off-hand weapon to a Target Shield.
- They can Backstab for heavy damage.
- This enemy is found in quantity and can quickly overwhelm the player.
- Their armor can be found in the Painted World of Ariamis.
- They will still appear even if Anor Londo went dark. They are one of the respawnable enemies as well as the Silver Knights.
|Damage Types||Regular / Thrust / Bleed|
|Abilities||Can use Estus Flasks if health is low; and Backstab the player.|
|Attack||Damage||Attack Type||Status Effect||Parryable||Tracking||Attack Speed|
|Slash Attack||220||Regular||Bleed: 30||Yes||Neither||Fast|
|Jump Slash||358||Regular||Bleed: 30||Yes||Neither||Medium|
|Agile Attack||346||Regular||Bleed: 30||Yes||Neither||Fast|
|Twirl Combo||340||Regular||Bleed: 30||Yes||Neither||Fast|
|Physical Defenses||Elemental Defenses||Resistances|
These stats are sourced from FuturePress's Official Dark Souls Strategy Guide.
Throwing Knife ×2
Throwing Knife ×5
Painting Guardian Sword