Undead Prince Ricard

Undead Prince Ricard is a minor character in Dark Souls.


Prince Ricard is a hollowed enemy found towards the top of a tower in the latter half of Sen's Fortress, beyond the Berenike Knight.


Even though his armor implies that Ricard was probably from Astora.[1], he is likely from Balder, and a member of the royal family. Ricard had been journeying through different lands for a long time until he eventually ended up Hollowing in Lordran.[2]


Ricard wields his Rapier and Buckler for close-range combat and a Longbow for more distant targets. He can parry and riposte attacks. His attacks deal fairly low damage, giving a lot of room for error.

Character InformationEdit

Health and SoulsEdit

Health Souls
719 1,315 4,000 12,000


Physical Defenses Elemental Defenses Resistances
Def atk phy Def atk strike Def atk slash Def atk thrust Def sorc mag Def sorc fire Def sorc lght Def res poi Def res toxic Def res bleed
285 280 314 285 202 218 179 C C B

These stats are sourced from FuturePress's Official Dark Souls Strategy Guide.


Right Hand Left Hand
Wpn Ricard's Rapier
Ricard's Rapier +10
Wpn Longbow
Longbow +10
Buckler +10


Item Wpn Ricard's Rapier
Ricard's Rapier
Drop Rate Guaranteed

Trivia Edit

- Since Ricard's Rapier says that he has "wandered the lands in a fateful ill-conceived journey ", and is praised for (unknown) exploits that are singed in monomyth, it is possible that Ricard left his kingdom to become an adventurer.

- Ricard could have been supposed to be the son of Undead King Jar-Eel, due to the very similarity between their titles, which would probably track Ricard's origins back to the four kingdoms. However, that wouldn't make any sense in the actual game.

- Ricard is considerably implied to be the son of Knight King Rendal.


  1. Elite Knight Set descriptions.
  2. Ricard's Rapier description.
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