Black Skeleton Location, Drops, and Stats | Demon's Souls PS5

This is a guide to Black Skeleton, an enemy in Demon's Souls for the PS5. Read on to learn about Black Skeleton including its HP, Souls obtained, drops, locations, defenses, resistances, guard abilities, and its variants.

Black Skeleton Stats Overview

Black Skeleton Stats and Drops

HP 255
Souls 1227
Drops Weapon
Soul Remains

Black Skeleton Defenses

Physical Defense Slash Defense Blunt Defense
478 478 239
Pierce Defense Magic Defense Fire Defense
598 241 148

Black Skeleton Status Resistances

Poison Plague Bleed
No effect No effect No effect

Black Skeleton Block Rate

Physical Guard Magic Guard Fire Damage Cut
No effect No effect No effect

Black Skeleton Locations

Shrine of Storms 4-1

4-1: Shrine of Storms

The island shrine of the Shadowmen, who worship storms & mourn the dead. Here, the Storm Beasts fly above and the souls of the dead inhabit empty skeletons to move about freely.

4-1: Shrine of Storms

Shrine of Storms 4-2

4-2: Adjudicator Archstone

Archstone of the Demon Adjudicator.
The dead, given seals of the hero by the Adjudicator, are taken to the Shadowmen's shrine to be purified and mourned in the storm.

4-2: Adjudicator Archstone

How to Beat Black Skeleton

Blocking Causes Them to Stagger

Equipping a shield with 100% damage reduction can easily allow you to turtle against the Black Skeleton. Once it gets staggered, you can make a quick hit or two, rinse and repeat.

Lure it With Soul Remains

Using a Soul Remains can allow you to manipulate its actions. This can present a great moment for a backstab.

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Shrine of Storms

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