- Can not be changed back like other paths.
- Durability is slashed to 1/10th of the original level.
- Can not be repaired, but upgrading will restore Durability.
The damage level of a Crystal weapon at +4 is higher than a matching Normal Ascension +15 weapon, but you must consider how much use you get from a weapon that can not be repaired.
The Giant Blacksmith, found in Anor Londo. Sells a number of high-end items and can do some real nice work on your weapons too.
Weapons ascended along the Crystal path are not the same as those sold by Domhnall of Zena. Think of the ones sold by Domhnall as simply weapons with crystal in their name, but they also can also not be repaired.