Red Bug Pellets are consumable items in Dark Souls III.

In-Game Description

Medicinal pellet made from crushed insects. The red type temporarily boosts fire damage absorption.
Prepared in the Cathedral of the Deep by evangelists, who dole them out to followers to ease their suffering when they burn.



Boosts Fire damage absorption by 15% for 60 seconds, 10% in PvP.


  • Consuming this item will cancel the effect of any other pellet currently in use.
  • Using this item, along with many other forms of fire resistance, is nearly required to obtain the loot located in the lava pools found deep within the Smouldering Lake.
  • Can be used on ladders.