Buffs are temporary enhancements to your character's stats in Bloodborne. There are several items used to improve your performance in combat, and are listed below for ease of access.


bolt_paper.pngBolt Paper

Coarse rubbing paper that applies bolt to weapon

bone_marrow_ash.pngBone Marrow Ash

increases firearms' damage on their next shot

fire_paper.pngFire Paper

Coarse rubbing paper that applies fire to weapon

empty_phantasm_shell.pngEmpty Phantasm Shell

consumes 3 quicksilver bullets to temporarily enhance weapon with arcane damage

lead_elixir.pngLead Elixir

Increases poise (harder to be staggered by enemies) at the expense of decreased movement speed (also increases parry window?)

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    • Anonymous

      Icons next to the quick item square. So far I know: X-ray of a ribcage icon: Up arrow means you have health regen while down arrow means your health is draining. Right (?) Fist orange/brown icon: Up arrow means that damage is increased. Never seen a down arrow. Unkowns: Red icon, seems to have a circle on its bottom left. A grenade?

      • Shouldn't the Old Hunter Bone be on this list? It seems to count as a personal buff, similar to the Lead Elixir, but making you faster instead of tougher. Also the Blue Elixir and the Beast Blood Pellet.

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