Yurt, the Silent Chief

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Yurt, the Silent Chief

General Information[edit]

Yurt, the Silent Chief is a deadly assassin whose only business in Boletaria is to aid in the misdeeds of his accomplice, the enigmatic Mephistopheles , and kill all those who have learned the ways of Soul Arts.


Tower of Latria

  • World 3-2 (initially)
  • Nexus, upper level in a niche to the far right side


Vitality Intelligence Endurance Strength Dexterity Magic Faith Luck
18 12 31 30 36 17 6 7

Note - This information was captured directly from the game data. Please note that the stat levels often to not correlate to actual health or performance levels as they would the player due to special effects applied in the background.



Right Hand 1 Right Hand 2 Left Hand 1 Left Hand 2
Mercury Shotel +5 - Parrying Dagger +5 -


Helmet Armor Gauntlets Leggings
Gloom Helmet Gloom Armor Gloom Gauntlets Gloom Leggings


Arrow Type Arrow Number Bolt Type Bolt Number
- 0 - 0

Ring and Spells[edit]

Ring 1 Ring of the Accursed
Spell 1 -
Spell 2 -
Spell 3 -
Spell 4 -
Spell 5 -


Item Slot Name Quantity
Slot 1 - 0
Slot 2 - 0
Slot 3 - 0

Special Effect Multipliers[edit]

Special Effect Multipliers are blanket multipliers that are applied to NPCs, including Black Phantoms. For example, if the HP multiplier is "x2", the NPC will have twice the health that the player would have if they had identical stats and equipment. The NPC's attack multipliers are applied before the damage is affected by the player's defenses and resistances. Damage received by the NPC is slightly more complicated. When the player does damage to the NPC, the raw damage is put into a formula and computed against the NPC's resistances. These resistances are multiplied by the values in the Physical/Magic/Fire Defense columns before calculation. After the remaining damage is reduced by resistances, it is then multiplied by the Damage reduction multipliers in the Physical/Magic/Fire Reduction columns. The output damage remaining is the dealt to the NPC.


HP MP Equip Load Stamina Recovery Stamina Damage
- - x2 - -


Physical Attack Magic Attack Fire Attack
- - -

Damage Reduction and Resistance[edit]

Physical Reduction Magic Reduction Fire Reduction Physical Defense Magic Defense Fire Defense
- - - - - -

Effect Resistance[edit]

Poison Resistance Plague Resistance Bleed Resistance
- - -

NG+ Multipliers[edit]

NG+ Multipliers are the factors by which an NPC's Stats are adjusted when entering NG+. These stack with Special Effect Multipliers.

  • In NG+, each NPC and stat has a unique adjustment. These values are shown below
  • In NG++, all stats are increased by 7% from the NG+ values.
  • In NG+++, all stats are increased by 10% from the NG+ values.
  • In NG++++, all stats are increased by 14% from the NG+ values.
  • In NG+++++, all stats are increased by 19% from the NG+ values.


HP MP Stamina Stamina Damage Souls
x1.95 x1.5 x1.82 x1.93 x4


Physical Damage Magic Damage Fire Damage
x1.85 x1.85 x1.85

Damage Reduction and Resistance[edit]

Physical Defense Magic Defense Fire Defense
x1.5 x1.5 x1.5

Tendency Events[edit]

If the Tower of Latria is in Pure Black World Tendency and all of the Bosses have been defeated, head back to the locked cage where Yurt would normally be, in front of his cage is a pile of his armor


Yurt must be rescued from a cage in World 3-2 to be available. He is near the first tower with the praying prisoners. Follow the colored Augites of Guidance, which you can see from the top of that tower, and you will find his cage.

  • Assassinations:
  • If the player rescues Yurt, the next time entering the Nexus after defeating a boss there will be two unnamed corpses on the ground. One is on the outer stairs visible from near Blacksmith Boldwin, and the other is at the second level near the top of the stairs. However, Yurt will roam on the platform where you freed him until a demon is actually killed, so you can safely come back to kill him even after leaving the 3-2 stage with the nearby Shard of Archstone or via Evacuate.
  • If he is left alone from this point, Yurt will begin killing other named NPCs around Nexus in the following order.
  • Two non-NPC bodies are first discovered (one on steps near Boldwin, the other one level up)
  • After killing these NPCs, Yurt's bloodlust seems quenched and he will not kill any more NPCs. If you go talk to him after at least two NPC's are dead, he will explain that he is 'Yurt, The Silent Chief' and say "My work in Boletaria is almost done. I have murdered every human left, except for one…" Then he will turn hostile.
  • Yurt will only make one kill after a boss is defeated. He will not have made a kill if you return to the Nexus without having defeated a boss.
  • These NPCs will not respawn until the player begins a NG+
  • In order to prevent this, kill him immediately upon releasing him from the cage in World 3-2 or immediately after finding the two unnamed corpses in the Nexus. He is found on the second floor near the unnamed corpse. Killing him as soon as you release him has no effect on character or world tendencies.
  • Drops:

Note - If Yurt falls for any reason, you can quit and reload your game to find his Gloom Armor set next to his cage.



An easy melee exploiting the fact Yurt isn't initially hostile upon freeing him. He'll allow you to back stab him with impunity up to 3 times before turning hostile, so you can use this either to use the backstab knock away animation to push him off the tower or to kill him outright if your damage output is high enough. Note. If Yurt falls from backstabbing, you can quit and reload your game to find his Gloom Armor set next to his cage.


This is a bit tricky as it requires you to backtrack up to the tower above him. Once you get back up however Yurt does not have enough range to shoot back, and if you're a good enough shot you can take him down in a hundred arrows or a few dozen spells. Alternatively, let him out of his cage and then cast Evacuate. On return to the Nexus, he will not be there. Return to his area and he will still be walking around. Without dropping down to his level, shoot him with a Bow. He will charge at you, and fall off the edge.


The Poison Cloud spell can kill most NPCs in one hit if you wait out the duration and Yurt is no exception. After releasing Yurt one needs only to cast the spell and step into the the cage he once occupied to find a safe place to wait for the spell's effect to kill him. A short jaunt back up the elevator after Yurt has died will allow you to pick up your Gloom Armor. Also, you can cast Firestorm and kill him outright (tested with 24 Magic, Ring of Magical Sharpness, Monk's Head Collar and Kris Blade). Soulsucker will also kill Yurt in one hit.

Hyper Mode Range[edit]

  • Equip the Morion Blade and the Clever Rat's Ring
  • Get your health below 30% by using the Magic Sword "Makoto", the Cursed Weapon spell, or by falling
  • Equip the Lava Bow and go find Yurt. Stand directly in front of him and as far away from him as possible (against the wall).
  • Go into sniper mode and just shoot him. He's got heavy armor so he won't run.


All dialogue text is © Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

Tower of Latria (3-2)
Are you here to fight the Demons?
If so, then help me escape this place.
I am on your side. I have come to face the Demons.
Come back here! You will one day regret this.
I do not forget those who do me wrong.
Thank you. I will remember this. I am certain we will meet again.
Nexus, after defeating a boss
I'm indebted to you, for your help in Latria.
Without it, I would not have made it back to the Nexus.
Now I can go on with my work, and for that I must thank you.
What is it, I have no business with you. Not yet.
Do not be concerned, life is hardly as precious as one might think…
Nexus, after defeating more bosses
Hm, hello brave one.
I was looking for you just now.
I am Yurt the Silent Chief, I am an assassin.
My work, in Boletaria, is almost complete.
I have murdered every surviving human… except for one.
If attacked
Well, what have we here? Do you wish to die so soon?
When killed (in 3-2)
Why, you…!
When killed (in nexus)
Why, you…! Mephistopheles was right about you.
Killing the player (in nexus)
Meddling souls never last for long…


  1. Yurt's hitlist is only based upon a single playthrough