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Dorhys' Gnawing is a miracle in Dark Souls III.

In-Game Description

Miracle of Dorhys the deranged evangelist.
Summons great insect swarm to feast on foes.
Those who linger too long on the brink of the Deep will often slip. Dorhys is sure to have wallowed in this darkness, intoxicated by its peril.


Guaranteed drop from the Evangelist in Irithyll of the Boreal Valley.

From the Central Irithyll bonfire, players must make their way past the plaza guarded by Irithyllian Slaves and Fire Witches. After veering to the left past the second Fire Witch and the pair of Pontiff Knights, a small terrace with a Crystal Lizard can be found. The banister closest to the building on the right-hand side is illusory, and will reveal a staircase once hit.

Heading down these stairs will bring the player to a smaller terrace guarded by another Pontiff Knight, and taking the next set of stairs leads to a ledge overlooking a courtyard. The Evangelist can be fought upon dropping down into this area.


A stronger variant of Gnaw. Fires a swarm of insects at the target, inflicting 1.2 times the Spell Buff of the catalyst as Dark damage and dealing 210 Bleed build-up. As a Dark Miracle, it is subject to augmentation from being cast using a Dark catalyst like Sunless Talisman.

See also[]

AtonementBlessed WeaponBountiful LightBountiful SunlightCaressing TearsDark Blade
Darkmoon BladeDead AgainDeep ProtectionDivine Pillars of LightDorhys' Gnawing
Emit ForceForceGnawGreat HealGreat Lightning SpearGreat Magic BarrierHeal
Heal AidHomewardLifehunt ScytheLightning BladeLightning SpearLightning Stake
Lightning StormMagic Barrier • Med HealReplenishmentSacred OathSeek Guidance
Soothing SunlightSunlight SpearTears of DenialVow of SilenceWrath of the Gods
Ashes of Ariandel
Way of White Corona
The Ringed City
Lightning ArrowProjected Heal