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The Crystal Knight, also known as the Crystal General is a non-respawning enemy in Dark Souls.


Found in the tunnel leading to the first encounter with Seath the Scaleless in The Duke's Archives.


Wears the Crystalline Set.


Enemy Information[]


Respawn No
Backstab Yes
Damage Types Physical / Regular / Thrust / Bleed
Abilities Can use a bash attack with its Crystal Shield that causes Bleed buildup.


Attack Damage Attack Type Status Effect Parryable Tracking Attack Speed
Sword Smash 269 Regular None Yes Neither Slow
Double Slash 355 Regular None Yes Neither Medium
Leaping Smash 374 Regular None Yes Left Medium
Quick Barge 353 Regular None Yes Neither Fast
Shield Bash ??? Physical Bleed: 50% No No ???
Arrow Shot 379 Thrust None No Neither Medium


Physical Defenses Elemental Defenses Resistances
Regular Defense Strike Defense Slash Defense Thrust Defense Magic Defense Fire Defense Lightning Defense Poison Toxic Bleed
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These stats are sourced from FuturePress's Official Dark Souls Strategy Guide.



  • It is possible that the Crystal General is actually the mentioned character Eidas, spoken of in the Avelyn's description, seeing as the weapon has patterns with a striking resemblance to the Crystalline set, and their possible relation to the Nameless Blacksmith Deity.