Elite Knight Set
Image Name Physical Defense Elemental Defense Resistance Poise Durability Weight Souls on selling
rPDT2eB.png Elite Knight Helm 40/39/44/40 11/12/8/11 9/13/0/0 6 85 4.5 220
avvwbPV.png Elite Knight Armor 104/101/114/104 29/32/21/29 24/34/0/0 15 85 11.7 400
D76qM7Y.png Elite Knight Gloves 33/32/36/33 9/10/7/9 8/11/0/0 4 85 3.7 250
Halwyol.png Elite Knight Leggings 61/59/67/61 17/19/13/17 14/20/0/0 9 85 6.9 290
Total 238/231/261/238 66/73/49/66 55/78/0/0 34 - 26.8 1160
Fully Upgraded Total 475/463/524/475 136/144/98/136 112/159/0/0 34 - 26.8 1160
Location Can be purchased from Maughlin the Armourer after spending 1,000 souls in his shop.
Dropped by Wall Watchmen in Frozen Eleum Loyce.
Dark Souls II only: Dropped by the Elite Knight Phantom at bonfire intensity 2+.


Requires Titanite.


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

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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