Witchtree Branch
withctree branch

In-Game Description

Branch of a forest-wandering witchtree.
A catalyst for sorceries and hexes.

Now it is used as a weapon, but this was
originally a part of a witchtree.


Located in a chest down the Pit in Majula. The Forgotten Key is required to access the door where the item can be found in the middle chest alongside Witchtree Bellvine.

General Information

Image Damage Aux Effects Counter
Stats Needed
Stat Bonuses
Aux Effects
Stability Durability Weight
withctree-branch-lg.png 0/125/0/0/125

0/0 100 10 140 -/-/16/-

25/30/20/20/20 5/5/5/5 15 30 1.0


Standard upgrade path.
Requires Titanite.

Name Damage Stat Bonuses Materials Cost Souls Cost
Witchtree Branch +0 0/125/0/0/125 -/-/C/-/-/B - -
Witchtree Branch +1 0/137/0/0/137 -/-/C/-/-/B 1x Titanite Shard 500
Witchtree Branch +2 0/150/0/0/150 -/-/C/-/-/B 2x Titanite Shard 630
Witchtree Branch +3 0/162/0/0/162 -/-/C/-/-/B 3x Titanite Shard 750
Witchtree Branch +4 0/175/0/0/175 -/-/C/-/-/B 1x Large Titanite Shard 1,000
Witchtree Branch +5 0/187/0/0/187 -/-/C/-/-/B 2x Large Titanite Shard 1,130
Witchtree Branch +6 0/200/0/0/200 -/-/C/-/-/B 3x Large Titanite Shard 1,250
Witchtree Branch +7 0/212/0/0/212 -/-/C/-/-/B 1x Titanite Chunk 1,500
Witchtree Branch +8 0/225/0/0/225 -/-/C/-/-/B 2x Titanite Chunk 1,630
Witchtree Branch +9 0/237/0/0/237 -/-/C/-/-/B 3x Titanite Chunk 1,750
Witchtree Branch +10 0/250/0/0/250 -/-/B/-/-/A 1x Titanite Slab 2,000




Name Damage Stat Bonuses Damage
Aux Effects
Magic Witchtree Branch +0 0/143/0/0/106 -/-/C/-/-/B 24.3/35/19.3/19.3/19.3 4.3/4.3/4.3/4.3
Magic Witchtree Branch +1 0/158/0/0/116 -/-/C/-/-/B
Magic Witchtree Branch +2 0/172/0/0/127 -/-/C/-/-/B
Magic Witchtree Branch +3 0/186/0/0/138 -/-/C/-/-/B
Magic Witchtree Branch +4 0/201/0/0/148 -/-/C/-/-/B
Magic Witchtree Branch +5 0/215/0/0/159 -/-/C/-/-/B
Magic Witchtree Branch +6 0/230/0/0/170 -/-/C/-/-/B
Magic Witchtree Branch +7 0/244/0/0/180 -/-/C/-/-/B
Magic Witchtree Branch +8 0/258/0/0/191 -/-/C/-/-/B
Magic Witchtree Branch +9 0/273/0/0/201 -/-/C/-/-/B
Magic Witchtree Branch +10 0/287/0/0/212 -/-/B/-/-/A



Name Damage Stat Bonuses Damage
Aux Effects
Dark Witchtree Branch +0 0/106/0/0/143 -/-/C/-/-/B 24.3/29.3/19.3/19.3/25 4.3/4.3/4.3/4.3
Dark Witchtree Branch +1 0/116/0/0/158 -/-/C/-/-/B
Dark Witchtree Branch +2 0/127/0/0/172 -/-/C/-/-/B
Dark Witchtree Branch +3 0/138/0/0/186 -/-/C/-/-/B
Dark Witchtree Branch +4 0/148/0/0/201 -/-/C/-/-/B
Dark Witchtree Branch +5 0/159/0/0/215 -/-/C/-/-/B
Dark Witchtree Branch +6 0/170/0/0/230 -/-/C/-/-/B
Dark Witchtree Branch +7 0/180/0/0/244 -/-/C/-/-/B
Dark Witchtree Branch +8 0/191/0/0/258 -/-/C/-/-/B
Dark Witchtree Branch +9 0/201/0/0/273 -/-/C/-/-/B
Dark Witchtree Branch +10 0/212/0/0/287 -/-/B/-/-/A



The Damage stat dictates how much damage the weapon does. The Damage stats for a weapon are A / B / C / D / E:

  • A is Physical Damage
  • B is Magical Damage
  • C is Fire Damage
  • D is Lightning Damage
  • E is Dark Damage

Each weapon has one or more physical damage types:

  • Striking
  • Slashing
  • Thrusting

Certain enemies are weak or strong against different types of damage types.

Casting Speed: The speed at which this catalyst will cast a spell.
Counter Strength: Damage multiplier when hitting an enemy that is performing an action such as attacking. Value of 100 means no extra damage.
Poise Damage: The ability of the weapon to break the poise of an enemy.
Durability: The durability of the weapon. If durability hits zero, the weapon has to be repaired at a blacksmith.
Weight: The weight of the weapon. Note that carrying over 70% of your Equip Weight will reduce the speed of your rolls, while going
over 100% will reduce your regular speed to walking and attempts to roll or backstep will leave you momentarily stunned.
Stats Needed:

The Stats Needed determines how high various Stats must be in order to wield the weapon effectively.
The stats required are A / B / C / D:

  • A is the Strength required
  • B is the Dexterity required
  • C is the Intelligence required
  • D is the Faith required

Wielding a weapon without the required Strength and/or Dexterity will incur a penalty to the Physical damage of the weapon,
while lower-than-required Magic and/or Faith will reduce the Magic damage of the weapon.

Also keep in mind that your character gains a 50% bonus to Strength by wielding a weapon with both hands, thus reducing
the actual Strength required. For example, a character with 19 Strength can wield a Great Club (Requires 28 Strength)
properly if the weapon is held with both hands. (19 x 1.5 = 28.5)

Stat Bonuses: The Stat Bonuses rating indicates the level of bonus damage you do with the weapon, based on the associated Stat.
This rating can be S, A, B, C, D, or E (in order from most to least bonus for the associated skill).
Aux Effect:

The Aux Effect stat dictates how effective the weapon will be at causing the effect. The Aux Effect stats for a weapon are A / B:

  • A is Poison Effect
  • B is Bleed Effect
Aux Effect Reduction:

The Aux Effect Reduction % of the weapon. It dictates how much effect the weapon mitigates while blocking.
The Aux Effect Reduction % stats for a weapon are A / B / C / D:

  • A is Poison Effect
  • B is Bleed Effect
  • C is Petrify Effect
  • D is Curse Effect
Damage Reduction:

The Damage Reduction % of the weapon. It dictates how much damage the weapon mitigates while blocking.
The Damage Reduction % stats for weapons are A / B / C / D / E :

  • A is Physical Damage
  • B is Magical Damage
  • C is Fire Damage
  • D is Lightning Damage
  • E is Dark Damage
Stability: Determines the amount of stamina expended to block an incoming attack. A higher stability also allows you to block stronger
attacks without breaking guard and reduces the amount of stamina depleted from blocking attacks.
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