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Dark Souls 3: Estus Shards locations

Upgrade your Estus Flask and health spam your way through the toughest encounters.


Dark Souls 3: Estus Shards locations

Estus Shards are one of the most important items in Dark Souls 3. Each one of these you return to Andre the Blacksmith at Firelink Shrine gives you the chance to reinforce your Estus Flask, giving you one more pop between bonfire rests.

Whether you allocate all your Estus to health or FP, having more on hand makes all the difference. You'll want to track Estus Shards down as soon as possible so you can recover from attacks and keep wearing down those bosses: sometimes, it's a war of attrition as much as a contest of timing, skill and preparation.

Many Estus Shards are available early on with a little bit of effort and searching, while some are out of your reach till much later in the game. On this page, we'll list every Estus Shard as we find them, and provide links to walkthrough pages to help you track them down precisely.

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