The Soul of the Rotten is a boss soul in Dark Souls II.

In-Game Description

Soul of the Rotten, who writhes deep within the Gutter.
The Rotten embraces all, in his sanctuary for all things rotten or tossed away.
Use the special soul of The Rotten to acquire numerous souls, or to create something of great worth.


Obtained after defeating The Rotten in the Black Gulch.


Consume for 25,000 souls or trade with Weaponsmith Ornifex along with 5,000 souls to acquire the Butcher's Knife.

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