Church Giant

Enemy Type Neither Beast nor Kin
Health 705 ~ 1023
Drops Blood Stone Shard, Blood Vial, Blue Elixir (rare)
718 ~2711 Blood Echoes
Weak Physical (all) & Blood
Strong Bolt, Arcane, Fire

Church Giants are an enemy in Bloodborne.

Church Giants (also known as Chapel Giants) in Bloodborne are large enemies that tower above the Hunter. The church controls the ministration of healing blood, aided by this large servant. Terrifying Giants, its expression is vacant and lacking intelligence, its skin pallid, its huge form oddly thin. It screams as it swings its silver weapon. A bell hangs from its neck, possibly warning nearby citizens of Yharnam to stay indoors or to keep track of this giant that does not seem capable of speech. Possible experiments of the church.

Church Giant Information

These enemies come in several variations

  • Wielding an axe
  • Wielding a ball and chain
  • Unarmed with flaming fists
  • Unarmed (Forbidden Woods)



  • Stand close to the back of these enemies and dodge when they're about to swing.
  • When they use their heavy slam attacks, one of their bones will protrude from their arm/leg (varies with their weapon type). The bone has a small hit-box, but hitting it before the giant can stand up will provide an opening for a Visceral Attack.
  • Giants are clumsy, as well as being slow. If you stick to their fronts, some attacks will miss as the giant is too tall. Sticking to the side or back of the giant is still a recommended strategy.



Cathedral Ward 705 718 2 (1 to 2) ?? 1
Lecture building ?? ?? ?? (drops 1 chunk, rare) 1 ??
Forbidden Woods ?? ?? ?? ?? ?? ??
Upper Cathedral Ward(needs confirmation) ?? ?? ?? ?? ?? ??


Notes & Trivia

  • If you have beaten Vicar Amelia and interacted with the skull of Lawrence, causing the moon cycle to progress, they will rest on one spot asleep, rather than patrol.
  • Though slow, they have lots of life. Dont be greedy with combos and save enough stamina for a dodge. Dodging to the side or forward is better than backwards


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  2. Beast Claw Hunter
  3. Beast Cutter Hunter
  4. Beast-possessed Soul
  5. Beast-possessed Soul (Mob)
  6. Bell Holder
  7. Black Widow
  8. Blood Dobermann
  9. Blood Gel
  10. Blood-Starved Beast
  11. Bloodletting Beast
  12. Bloodsucking Beast
  13. Bloody Crow of Cainhurst
  14. Bone Ash Hunter
  15. Boom Hammer Hunter
  16. Bosses
  17. Brador
  18. Brain of Mensis
  19. Brain Trust
  20. Brainsucker
  21. Brick Troll
  22. Cainhurst Hunter
  23. Carrion Crow
  24. Celestial Centipede
  25. Celestial Emissary
  26. Chapel Giant
  27. Chime Maiden
  28. Church Doctor
  29. Cleric Beast
  30. Crawler
  31. Darkbeast Paarl
  32. Deep Sea Hound
  33. Djura
  34. Ebrietas, Daughter of the Cosmos
  35. Enlarged Head Giant
  36. Enlarged Head Patients
  37. Ethereal Walker
  38. Executioner
  39. Eye Collector
  40. Father Gascoigne
  41. Fishwitch
  42. Gel
  43. Gravekeeper Scorpion
  44. Graveyard Hags
  45. Greater Viper Pit
  46. Hamlet Fishmen
  47. Henryk
  48. Hostile Choir Hunter
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  50. Hunter Mob
  51. Hunting Dog
  52. Keeper of the Old Lords
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  54. Labyrinth Mole
  55. Labyrinth Rat
  56. Large Huntsman
  57. Lightning Summoner
  58. Loran Cleric
  59. Mad One
  60. Madman
  61. Maneater Boar (Mob)
  62. Mannequin
  63. Martyr Logarius
  64. Merciless Watcher
  65. Merciless Watcher (Mob)
  66. Mergo's Attendant
  67. Mergo's Wet Nurse
  68. Mi-Go Zombie
  69. Micolash, Host of the Nightmare
  70. Moon Presence
  71. Nightmare Huntsman
  72. Old Yharnam Beast
  73. Old Yharnam Hunter (Mob)
  74. One Reborn
  75. Piercing Rifle Hunter
  76. Pthumerian Descendant
  77. Pthumerian Undead
  78. Rat
  79. Reaper
  80. Ritual Master
  81. Rom, the Vacuous Spider
  82. Saif Hunter
  83. Shadow of Yharnam
  84. Shadow of Yharnam (Mob)
  85. Shark-Giant
  86. Silver Lady
  87. Silverbeast
  88. Slime Scholar
  89. Slug
  90. Snail Woman
  91. Snatcher
  92. Sorrowful Emissary
  93. Tomb Guardian
  94. Tomb Inspector Hunter
  95. Tormented Nanny
  96. Undead Amalgam
  97. Undead Giant
  98. Undead Giant (Mob)
  99. Vengeful Specter
  100. Vermin Host

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    • Anonymous

      - they have white church hunter's attire, meaning they where church hunters - possible a experiment of the church to kill beasts - they look much like pthumerians. so do the other npcs with white garbs and cane in cathedral ward. (possibly meaning they experimented with pthumerian blood or even hybrids between humans and pthumerians taken from the labyrinths, white skin, black deep eyes, hairless, they did not turn into beasts.)

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