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Wooden Scarecrow are enemies in Dark Souls, but are only found in the Artorias of the Abyss DLC.


They are the most common enemies in the Royal Wood, and are usually accompanied by other Scarecrows and a Guardian.


Wooden Scarecrows come in two variations, shirtless and those that wear tunics. They wield either a Four-Pronged Plow, or giant Scissors that inflict Bleed build up. They are quite fragile and have little to no Poise. Wooden Scarecrows are very vulnerable to fire damage.

Enemy InformationEdit


Respawn Yes
Backstab Yes
Damage Types Slash / Strike / Thrust / Bleed


Attack Damage Attack Type Status Effect Parryable Tracking Attack Speed
Trip Attack ??? Strike None No Neither Fast
Sweep ??? Slash None Yes Neither Fast
Long Stab ??? Thrust None Yes Neither Medium
Triple Stab ??? Thrust None Yes Neither Medium-Fast
Slam ??? Strike None Yes Neither Slow
Scissor Cut ??? Slash Bleed Yes Neither Medium-Fast


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


Item Bloodred Moss Clump
Bloodred Moss Clump
Item Purple Moss Clump
Purple Moss Clump
Item Blooming Purple Moss Clump
Blooming Purple Moss Clump
Wpn Four-Pronged Plow
Four-Pronged Plow
Drop Rate 8% 8% 2% 1%



  • If they haven't noticed the player and are close to trees, the scissor wielding variant will start to prune the tree like a gardener. While pruning, they take longer to notice the player.

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