Black Hood
black hood

In-Game Description

A black hood.
Grants slight increase to spellcasting speed.
Belonged to Straid of Olaphis.

Straid was invited to the old kingdom of Olaphis
for his wisdom, but its depth was such that
people soon feared him, and in the end
Straid was led into a dreadful trap.

Effect: Improves casting speed

Availability

General Information

Name Physical Defense Elemental Defense Resistance Poise Durability Weight Attributes Required Physical DEF Bonus
Black Hood 23/25/22/22 25/17/17/17 10/9/13/12 0 55 0.9 -/-/16/- E

Upgrades

Requires Twinkling Titanite.

Name Physical Defense Elemental Defense Resistance Twinkling Titanite Souls
Black Hood +0 23/25/22/22 25/17/17/17 10/9/13/12 N/A N/A
Black Hood +1 25/27/24/24 27/18/18/18 11/10/14/13 1x Twinkling Titanite 480
Black Hood +2 27/29/26/26 30/20/20/20 12/11/15/14 1x Twinkling Titanite 590
Black Hood +3 30/32/28/28 32/21/21/21 13/12/17/15 2x Twinkling Titanite 710
Black Hood +4 32/34/30/30 35/23/23/23 14/13/18/16 2x Twinkling Titanite 950
Black Hood +5 35/37/33/33 38/25/25/25 16/14/20/18 3x Twinkling Titanite 1060

Key

Physical Defense: The Physical Defense attribute dictates how resilient the piece of armor is to a certain physical damage type.
The physical stats for a piece of armor are W / X / Y / Z:
  • W is base Physical DEF
  • X is defense vs. striking attacks
  • Y is defense vs. slashing attacks
  • Z is is defense vs. thrusting attacks
Elemental Defense: The Elemental Defense attribute dictates how resilient the piece of armor is to a certain elemental damage type.
The magical stats for a piece of armor are W / X / Y / Z:
  • W is defense vs. magic attacks
  • X is defense vs. fire attacks
  • Y is defense vs. lightning attacks
  • Z is defense vs. dark attacks
Resistance: The Resistance dictate how resilient the piece of armor is to status ailments.
The properties for a piece of armor are W / X / Y / Z:
Poise: Dictates how resilient the piece of armor is to hitstun. A higher poise gives a greater chance that the player will not be interrupted or staggered when hit.
Durability: The durability of the armor. The effectiveness of the armor will severely deteriorate when the durability falls below a certain threshold, and the armor will become unusable and need to be repaired by a blacksmith once it reaches 0. Durability deterioration that does not reach 0 will be automatically repaired upon resting at a bonfire.
Weight: The weight of the piece of armor. Note that equipping over certain amounts of your equip burden may alter movement and roll speed, as well as other factors when playing the game.
Attribute Requirements: Determines how high certain attributes must be in order to wear the armor effectively. Most pieces of armor do not have any such requirements.
The required attributes are W / X / Y / Z:
Physical DEF Bonus: The influence of the character's Physical DEF stat on the effectiveness of armor worn.
The possible ratings (from greatest bonus to least bonus) are: S, A, B, C, D, E.
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