Vertebra Shackles are covenant items in Dark Souls III.

In-Game Description

A special bone collected by members of the covenant of Mound-makers, discovered in the corpses of their victims.
Only one such bone is found in the vertebrae, and the Mound-makers believe it to be a shackle of the gods. In their minds, each victim is another connection, an addition to the family.


Single player:

Online gameplay:

  • Fulfill duty while invading as a mad dark spirit. This can be done by defeating the Host of Embers, or by defeating enough phantoms of any affiliation.
  • Defeat an invading mad dark spirit as any affiliation.


Used to rank up in the Mound-makers covenant.


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