Great Magic Barrier

Spell Type



28 Faith

Attunement SlotsSlots Used

1 Slot

Spell Uses



Self Buff

Great Magic Barrier is a Miracle in Dark Souls 2. To cast a Miracle, you must use a chime or Special Weapons that can cast Miracle.



"Superior miracle to Magic Barrier.
Increases resistance to magic, lightning, fire, and dark.

The knights of Mirrah are expected to fight honorably, with reliance only upon swordsmanship.
They only resort to magic the only time they truly need it: to face the magic of an enemy."

Acquired From



  • 250 resistance to magic, lighting, fire, and dark. Is not AoE like the weaker version Magic Barrier. Lasts 90 seconds.
    After the 1.06 calibration patch, the duration of Great Magic Barrier is dependent upon the user's faith. At 10 FTH, even if lowered with Skeptic's Spice, the spell will last only 10 seconds. At 20 FTH it last about 30 seconds. At 30 FTH 60 seconds, at 50 FTH 90 seconds.
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    • Anonymous

      18 Jul 2017 11:35  

      Why the flying ***** did they make it useless for low faith character, I want to bring the req. Down to 18 but then it only lasts 10 seconds... *****ing pointless

      • Anonymous

        15 Apr 2017 22:06  

        that amazing feeling when i fool superbuffers with an elemental enchant spell on a pure physical weapon... mmm the smell of fear when they retreat in terror, you can see it, you can hear it; "HOW DID HE DAMAGE FOR 500 WITH AN ELEMENTAL WEAPON WHILE I HAVE MY SKILL BUFF ON?!?!?!?!"

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