Coal Tar

aka Darksucker

Coal Tar


Ambush predators living in the tar pits of Black Gulch.
These mysterious invertebrates wait for prey to pass within striking distance and then burst out to attack,
using fingerlike appendages to immobilize the victim while grinding it apart with hideous chewing mouthparts.

Bonfire Intensity HP Souls
1 475 300
2 700 600
8 1,600 1,200
  • The tar pools they reside in can be set on fire. This will kill them without pulling their attention and makes for easy titanite farming.
  • The tips of their fingers can be seen when they are still hiding in the tar.


Black Gulch
Found hiding in tar pools around Black Gulch.



Weakness Effectiveness
Strike ?
Thrust ?
Slash ?
Projectile 100%


Resistance Reduction
Fire 10%
Magic 30%
Lightning 30%
Dark 30%
Poison Susceptible
Bleed Susceptible


Attack Description
Grab When the player approaches a tar pool, the Coal Tar will attempt to grab the player for very high damage. Will also occasionally grab the player while in melee range.
Spinning Lash The Coal Tar spins around and lashes at the player with it's tail.
Lunge If the player is far away, the Coal Tar will lunge forward, head first.
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