Estus Flask is a health recovery Item in Dark Souls 2.
Healing item. Upgraded with two separate items:
- Going to New Game+ does not increase the maximum limit.
Pressing the action button repeatedly whilst the bottle is at the mouth of the player allows multiple drinks to be taken without the bottle being put away. This can allow for rapid health regeneration.
You can also drink while on a ladder.
Each upgrade increase health restored by +50.
The exact amount that one estus flask recovers for each upgrade is as follows:
|Upgrade Level||Recovery Amount (in health points)|
|Estus Flask + 1||600|
|Estus Flask + 2||650|
|Estus Flask + 3||700|
|Estus Flask + 4||750|
|Estus Flask + 5||800|
(Estus flask may have been shattered into 12 pieces this may be why you must collect shards to restore it.)