Achievement Guide and Roadmap
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Story Related Achievements
Covenant Related Achievements
Boss Related Achievements
Weapon Crafting Achievements
Embers and Resources Guide
Rare Weapons Guide
Spell Related Achievements
-Estimated achievement difficulty: 8.5/10
-Offline: 41 (1000http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...isc/g-icon.gif)
-Approximate amount of time to 1000http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f.../site/gp-g.jpg: 80+ hours
-Minimum number of playthroughs needed: 3 (required for item crafting)
-Number of missable achievements: 26 (optional bosses, item crafting, covenants)
-Do cheat codes disable achievements? No cheats
-Does difficulty affect achievements? No
-Glitchy achievements: No
-Unobtainable achievements: None
-Extra equipment needed? None
Prepare to die! That one short sentence sums up a lot about this game. This is FROM SOFTWARE's spiritual successor to the original Demons' Souls on PS3. This game is not for the the casual player, it requires lots of focus and attention to survive. Over the course of the game you will earn 41 achievements for a total of 1000http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...isc/g-icon.gif and cannot be completed in less than 3 playthroughs. This game almost identical to Demons' but with some changes, so if you have played Demons' then you shouldn't have too hard of a time.
Playthough 1: This will be the playthrough in which you will get most of your achievements if you do things in the right order. On this playthrough you should be able to find all of the covenant's but it is suggested not to complete the Gravelord Servant covenant and the Sunlight Warrior covenant until another playthough. You can also find and forge the majority of the rare weapons and spells, but in order to do so you must interact with certain NPCs and be invaded at specific points in the game. Please check the spells section and rare weapons section for further information on NPCs. In order to obtain all of the rare weapons, you must be living at the time you explore specific areas so that NPC phantoms will appear.
Playthrough 2: This playthrough you should have enough eye of deaths to get your rank high enough to get the remaining miracles and weapon forging related achievements, but not Knight's Honor, that will be unlocked on your third play. Easy enough to play the game again and head into NG++
Playthrough 3 & Clean Up: This should be your last playthrough. All you need to do is get a third soul from Great Wolf Sif and reach Anor Londo to craft the last rare weapon to unlock Knight's Honor. If you have missed any achievements, now is the time to work on them.
As stated above, this game is not for the casual gamer. It has quite a steep learning curve to it, but if you manage to adapt to it, this game is very rewarding and fun. If you enjoyed Demons' Souls on the PS3 then you will enjoy this. Don't forget to take time out of your busy dying schedule to dust yourself off and regain your humanity. Congratulations on another completion!
STORY RELATED ACHIEVEMENTS
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All achievements completed. Congratulations!
This achievement will unlock when you have unlocked all other achievements.
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Light bonfire flame.
In the tutorial area of the Undead Asylum you will eventually come across an unlit bonfire. Simply light the bonfire to earn this achievement.
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Acquire Estus Flask.
In the Undead Asylum, after grabbing your shield, you will come across a stairway with an iron ball at the top. Dodge it as it is rolling down the stairs and it will break the wall behind you. Go in the room and speak with the knight to acquire the flask.
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Arrive in Lordran.
You will earn this achievement after defeating the Asylum Demon and using the giant crow to take you away. When you arrive in Lordran the achievement will unlock.
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Ring Bell of Awakening at Undead Church.
The first area you go to is the Undead Burg, through there you will come to the Undead Parish. At the top of the church you will have to fight 2 Bell Gargoyles (with or without help). Once finished with the gargoyles, climb the ladders of the bell tower and ring the bell.
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Ring Bell of Awakening in Quelaag's domain.
During the course of the game you will come across Blighttown. At the very bottom of this area is a poisonous swamp you must travel through all the way to the giant spiked hill. Enter the hill and fight Quelaag. After defeating her, go up the stairs where she came from into the next area and ring the bell.
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Acquire the Rite of Kindling
While exploring the Catacombs, you will eventually come to the bottom of an open canyon. At the far side of this you will enter a large cave with an open tomb. Drop down into it to fight the boss Pinwheel. After defeating him you will earn the Rite of Kindling.
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Acquire the Art of Abysswalking.
In the Undead Parish you will find a smith by the name of Andrei. He will sell you a Crest of Artorias for 20,000 souls. You must purchase this to enter the sealed door in the Darkroot Garden. Once in the sealed area you must run to the far end and fight the Great Wolf Sif. After defeating him you will obtain the Ring of Abysswalking.
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Arrive in Anor Londo.
After ringing both bells you will have to travel back to the Undead Parish near Andrei the Smith. Locate the bonfire above him and take the long bridge out to Sen's Fortress. At the top of Sen's Fortress you will have to fight the Iron Golem. After defeating it, touch the Ring of Light and you will be taken to Anor Londo.
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Acquire the Lordvessel.
After reaching Anor Londo, you will need to find your way along the outside edges and on stone supports. This area may prove quite tricky. Once you make it to a room with 2 Large Tower Paladins and a Silver Knight, locate the fog for the boss room of Ornstein and Smough. After defeating them use a lift at either end of the room to go up a level an speak with the Princess. She will give you the Lordvessel.
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Reach "To Link the Fire" ending.
After collecting all four Lord Souls and placing them into the Lordvessel, the door behind it will open up so you may enter Gwyndolin's domain. Follow the path to him. Once defeated, light the bonfire in the center to end the game.
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Reach "The Dark Lord" ending.
After collecting all four Lord Souls and placing them into the Lordvessel, the door behind it will open up so you may enter Gwyndolin's domain. Follow the path to him. Once defeated, leave the way you came to end the game.
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Discover Way of White covenant.
The Way of White will be the easiest covenant to join and is located at the Firelink Shrine.
How to Join: Speak with the rather large looking cleric at Firelink Shrine, near all the large pots a few times and he will ask you to join.http://www.xbox360achievements.org/i...0/UPir704=.jpgCovenant: Gravelord Servant - 25http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f.../site/gp-g.png
Discover Gravelord Servant covenant.
The Gravelord Covenant is a bit harder to find as it is in the Catacombs.
NOTE: If you defeat Nito, you cannot join the Gravelord Covenant until your next playthrough!
How to Join: You first need to get into the Catacombs and find your way into a long hallway with a Titanite Demon in it. Behind him you need to loot the body for the Eye of Death then look for a coffin that sticks out further than the rest. Get into the coffin and wait for a minute to be transported to Nito's room. Speak with him to join the covenant. If you join you will earn a Gravelord Sword and Gravelord Dance miracle.http://www.xbox360achievements.org/i...0/UPlLF90=.jpgCovenant: Chaos Servant - 25http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f.../site/gp-g.png
Discover Chaos Servant covenant.
The Chaos Servant Convenant is actually hidden quite well if you don't know where to look. Its located just past Quelaag's Domain underneath the second bell.
Joining: You need to get to Quelaag's Domain and defeat her to access the second bell. Go to the lower room using the stairs or the hole in the floor, and hit the false wall. You will see an egg man, but do not attack him. Talk with him, then he will let you talk with the White Spider. If you don't have the Witch's Ring, you don't know what she says. Either way, speak with her to join the covenant. Upon joining you will receive the Chaos Great Fireball spell.http://www.xbox360achievements.org/i...ts/1640/s3.jpgCovenant: Path of the Dragon - 25http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f.../site/gp-g.png
Discover Path of the Dragon covenant.
The Dragon Covenant is quite hard to get to as it requires traversing the Blighttown, Great Hollow, and Ash Lake.
Joining: In Blighttown go to the opposite end from Quelaag's Domain to a giant tree. Inside this tree keep hitting false walls and you will come into the Great Hollow. Make your way down to the bottom and outside into the Ash Lake. Next, dash across the sandbars all the way to the far end and speak with the Dragon to join. Upon joining you will receive a Dragon Eye, and Dragon Head Stone.http://www.xbox360achievements.org/i...ts/1640/s4.jpgCovenant: Darkwraith - 25http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f.../site/gp-g.png
Discover Darkwraith covenant.
The Darkwraith Covenant requires a bit of work to join them over the course of the game. There are two ways to join them, and are located in the Abyss.
NOTE: You are required to obtain the Covenant of Artorias Ring from defeating Sif in the Darkroot Garden sealed forest.
Joining A: Do not speak with Frampt at all after obtaining the Lordvessel. Then speak with Ingward in New Londo the gain the key to the Abyss. Defeat the Four Lords and speak with Kaathe to join.
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Discover Warrior of Sunlight covenant.
The Covenant of Sunlight is located in the Undead Burg upper section at the end of the bridge with the hellkite dragon.
Joining: You need a 50 Faith in order to join this covenant. You can lower this requirement by 5 each time you help a host defeat a boss while you are a white phantom. Next, if you think you have enough Faith, look for a broken statue near the bonfire and pray. If you have enough Faith, you may join. Upon joining you will obtain the Miracle Lightning Spear.http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ts/1640/s6.jpgCovenant: Forest Hunter - 25http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f.../site/gp-g.png
Discover Forest Hunter covenant.
The Forest Covenant will require you to spend a fair amount of souls out of your pocket in order to reach them.
NOTE: If players are defending the forest, you cannot join, so go as an undead to make things easier.http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ts/1640/s7.jpgCovenant: Princess's Guard - 25http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f.../site/gp-g.png
Discover Princess's Guard covenant.
The Princess Guard Covenant is rather small and not that hard to miss. You have to speak with its leader in order to obtain a story related item.
Joining: After defeating Ornstein and Smough in Anor Londo, use one of the lifts in the back of the room to reach the Princess. Talk with here and she will give you the Lordvessel (if you don't already have it). Next, speak with here again and she will ask you to join. Upon joining you will receive the Sun Princess Ring. You will also be able to purchase the Miracle Bountiful Sunlight and Miracle Soothing Sunlight from Piscaca.http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f...ts/1640/s8.jpgCovenant: Blade of the Darkmoon - 25http://www.xbox360achievements.org/f.../site/gp-g.png
Discover Blade of the Darkmoon covenant.
The Darkmoon Covenant will require a little bit of work in order to join them, and are located in Anor Londo. Use the giant rotating staircase to reach the room below Ornstein and Smough.
Joining: First thing you need to do is go to the Catacombs and obtain the Darkmoon Seance Ring. Then go to Anor Londo and use the giant staircase to reach the room below Ornstein and Smough. Equip the ring and the statue in this room will vanish. Follow this pathway to a fog door but do not enter it. Wait for a prompt to kneel to join. Upon joining you will receive a Blue Eye Orb and Blade of the Darkmoon.
BOSS ACHIEVEMENTS AND STRATEGIES
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Defeat Dark Sun Gwyndolin, the Darkmoon God.
BOSS STRATEGY: The fight has you running down an infinitely long hallway dodging her attacks. Zig zag from pillar to pillar. If she casts Homing Soulmass, hide behind a pillar or roll under them. Her bigger spell cannot be blocked and will go through cover so be very careful. Keep running towards her until you are 2 pillars away and wait for her to stand up and use her bow. This is your best chance to run in and smack her a few times before she teleports away. Repeat until defeated. After you can run to the end of the hallway and open a chest containing Miracle: Sunlight Blade and another chest containing the Brass Armor set.
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Defeat Crossbreed Priscilla, the Lifehunter
Priscilla is located in the Painted World of Aremias. First thing you must do is return to the Undead Asylum back to the cell where you started the game and acquire the Strange Doll. Next, return to Anor Londo and inside the large building on the left on the ground floor you can find the large black and white painting. Examine the painting to enter the world. Find your way to the end and defeat Priscilla.
BOSS STRATEGY: Priscilla will almost always be invisible. The thing you must do in this fight is watch the ground for her footsteps, then swing at her where you think she is. If you hit her a few times she will become visible again for a short period of time. Once defeated you will get her soul and you can leave the Painted World.
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Defeat Seath the Scaleless, inheritor of souls.
Story related achievement. Seathe is located inside the Duke's Archives in Anor Londo. From the bonfire near the starting of Anor Londo, go into the left building (not crossing the bridge to the stairs) and follow the path through the hallway and up the lift at the end. Once you find your way to Seath, you will not be able to fight him because you must be defeated (yes you lose everything as per normal). You will then appear in a cell. Fight your way through the archives and find the Crystal Caves. He will be located inside there.
BOSS STRATEGY: Once the fight starts with Seath, run behind him and look for a cystal to smash. This will negate his health regeneration and allow you to kill him. After that he isn't very difficult, just take your time, but watch out for his AoE crystals attack because it will curse you if you stay in them too long. Aside from this, Seath isn't that hard of a boss.
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Defeat the Soul Lord Bed of Chaos
Story related achievement. Located in the depths of the Demon's Ruins in the Lost Izalith, the Bed of Chaos is a multi-stage boss fight that will not reset. To get to the Lost Izalith you must go through Blighttown, Quelaag's Domain, Demon Ruins, into the Lost Izalith. You will require the Orange Charred Ring in order to survive down here because you must take long walks on lava. Without the ring you will die. You can obtain this ring from the Centipede Demon just before the Lost Izalith area.
BOSS STRATEGY: The Bed of Chaos is a 3 stage fight. When you first encounter it, you will notice glowing spots on either side and the center of him. Dodge his attacks and get into the glowing area and look for a small demon. Once struck it will move to the next stage and grow one large fire arm. Repeat this for the other side and another large arm will appear. The center is the hard part. The floor will start crumbling only leaving you specific areas to move on including right in front of it. But if you can spot it you need to jump straight at him to land below on a small pathway. Follow this up dodging his attacks to the end and strike the last demon to defeat it. Timing of the attacks at stage 3 is the key to your success.
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Defeat the Four Kings, inheritors of souls.
Story related achievement. The Four Kings are located in the New Londo Ruins. In order to even face them, you must defeat the Great Wolf Sif and obtain the Ring of Abysswalking. Next, you need to drain the water in New Londo ruins and obtain the key to uncover the boss area. You will know the boss area because it is a broken tower with a fog door. Inside this tower appears to be nothing but a staircase down. Before reaching the end of the stairs, equip the Ring of Abysswalking and jump into the Oblivion. After falling for a while you will reach the bottom and find the Four Kings.
BOSS STRATEGY: There are a few ways to defeat the four kings. The best way to defeat them appears to out damage them. Once you reach the abyss, you will have to wait a few seconds before they appear, then charge at them and give it all you got. Their attacks are very powerful but can be blocked. They also have a strong grapple attack that you need to watch out for.
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Defeat the Soul Lord Gravelord Nito.
Story related achievement. Gravelord Nito is located at the end of the Catacombs, and at the end of Tomb of Giants. It may be a hard process to get to him if you don't have the Dark Lantern. After defeating the Pinwheel boss in the catacombs, you will find a ladder that takes you into the Tomb of Giants and everything will go pitch black. Carefully follow the colored markers until you come across a man talking about treasure in a hole. Go up to the colored light and he will knock you in. Down here you will find the Dark Lantern. Equip it in a weapon slot, and hold the attack button it is equipped to and it will light up your surroundings. Now make your way lower into the Tomb until you come to a small walkway outside to another cave. Inside this cave will be full of pinhweels, but the door to Gravelord Nito is at the top.
BOSS STRATEGY: When you enter his room you will have to drop down a bit taking damage. Heal it up. He will begin the battle by summoning multiple small skeletons and giant skeletons. Kite them around and away from Nito, then rush in for a few hits. Back off when they start to come back or hold your guard button when you see him charging a dark attack and it's possible to be blocked. Rinse and repeat until Nito is defeated.
WEAPON CRAFTING ACHIEVEMENTS
I will color code the resources required to forge the weapons needed. There are also Dragon Scales, Twinkling Titanite, and Demon Titanite in the game, but are not required for any achievement. Colors of titanite are:
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Acquire best weapon through standard reinforcement.
You need to forge a +15 weapon. You can make these with Andrei the Smith in the Undead Parish.
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Acquire best weapon through crystal reinforcement.
You need to forge a +5 crystal weapon. To make a crystal blade you must first make a regular +10 weapon. You can make Crystal weapons with Rickert of Vinheim in New Londo. Alternatively, if you want so save on resources, the Mimic near the Anor Londo Firekeeper will drop a Crystal Halberd.
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Acquire best weapon through lightning reinforcement.
You need to forge a +5 lightning weapon. To make a lightning weapon you must first make a regular +10 weapon. You can make lightning weapons with the Giant smith in Anor Londo. Alternatively, if you want to save on resources, the Mimic in Sen's Fortress drops a Lightning Spear
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Acquire best weapon through raw reinforcement.
You need to forge a +5 raw weapon. To make a raw weapon you must first make a regular +5 weapon and you make them with Andrei the Smith in Undead Parish.
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Acquire best weapon through magic reinforcement.
You must forge a +10 magic weapon. To make a magic weapon you must first make a regular +5 weapon. You can make magic weapons with Rickert of Vinheim at New Londo.
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Acquire best weapon through enchanted reinforcement.
You must forge a +5 enchanted weapon. To make a magic weapon you must first make a magic +5 weapon. You can make magic weapons with Rickert of Vinheim at New Londo. An enchanted falcion drop in Duke's Archives, Tower Library from the Mimic in the room on the bottom floor after being defeated by Seath
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Acquire best weapon through divine reinforcement.
You need to forge a +10 divine weapon. To make a divine weapon you must first make a +5 regular weapon. You can make these with Andrei the Smith in Undead Parish.
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Acquire best weapon through fire reinforcement.
You need to forge a +10 fire weapon. To make a fire weapon you need to first make a +5 regular weapon. You can make fire weapons with Vamos the skeletal smith in the Catacombs.
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Acquire the best weapon through chaos reinforcement.
You need to forge a +5 chaos weapon. To make a chaos weapon you need to first make a +5 fire weapon. You can make chaos weapons with Vamos the skeletal smith in the Catacombs.
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Acquire best weapon through occult reinforcement.
You need to forge a +5 occult weapon. To make an occult weapon you need to first make a +5 divine weapon. You can make occult weapons with Andrei the Smith in Undead Parish. In Anor Londo, there is a Mimic in the room with Havel's armor set which will drop an Occult Club.
CHAOS FLAME EMBER: After killing Ceaseless Discharge in the Demon's Ruins and the Tauros Demons, follow the path down to where Ceaseless Discharge would be and roll through the lava to grab the Ember. This is easier to obtain if you acquire the Orange Charred Ring from the Centipede Demon boss further into the ruins.
CRYSTAL EMBER: Located in Duke's Archives in the room with the stairs leading down to the courtyard and Crystal Caves.
DARK EMBER: Located in the Painted World of Ariamis. You need to make your way underground to a room full of wheel skeletons. There is a false wall opposite of the crank for the statue. Head inside and at the first intersection, take a right and follow to the end to get the Annex Key. Get above ground and use the key to access the Annex and find your way to a frozen smith holding the Ember.
DIVINE EMBER: After defeating the Moonlight Butterfly in Darkroot Gardens, follow the pathway up the tower to the top. A petrified smith will be holding it.
ENCHANTED EMBER: Located inside the sealed part of the Darkroot Gardens. You need to purchase the Seal of Artorias from Andrei to unlock the door. Go to the far end of the area where the mushroom men are. Attack a small mushroom man and he will lead you to a chest being guarded by large mushrooms.
LARGE DIVINE EMBER: Located in the Tomb of Giants on a corpse surrounded by large skeletons. After Patches knocks you into the pit, and you climb the ladder back up. Look around for another ladder into a giants coffin. Inside will be a room full of giant skeletons. The Ember is at the far end of the coffin.
LARGE EMBER: Located in the depths (sewers). When entering the depths follow the path until you come across a butcher and his dogs. The ember will be inside the chest beside the table.
LARGE FLAME EMBER: Located in the Demon's Ruins. You need to defeat Ceaseless Discharge in order to drain the lava. The easiest way to get this is to warp to the Daughter of Chaos bonfire and travel past the Capra Demons until you reach an area with 3 Tauros Demons. Follow the path to the one on the far left and into a stoned walkway. Be careful here as the Ember is guarded by 4 Centipedes that ambush you and spray acid everywhere.
LARGE MAGIC EMBER: Located in the Crystal Caves after defeating Seath the Scaleless. Return to the area where you first fought him and open the chest.
VERY LARGE EMBER: Located in the New Londo ruins after draining the water, return to where you had your third encounter with the ghosts, and use the lift to the left of the room. Follow the wall to the left and up the spiral staircase then go right and around until you come across stairs. Go up the stairs and on the left will be a chest with the ember in it.
TITANITE SHARD: These can be bought from Andrei the Smith in Undead Parish for 800 souls each.
LARGE TITANITE SHARD: These can be bought from the vendor in Sen's Fortress on the rooftops.
TITANITE CHUNK: These can be obtained by killing a specific knight in the Kiln of First Flame area (Gwyndolin's domain) after obtaining all four Lord Souls. These can also be rare drops from Wraithknights in New Londo Ruins.
TITANITE SLAB: Obtained from killing the Stray Demon when you revisit the Undead Asylum. Also an extremely rare drop from the Wraithknights in New Londo Ruins.
GREEN TITANITE SHARD: These can be bought from the vendor in Sen's Fortress on the rooftops.
BLUE TITANITE CHUNK: These can be obtained by killing a specific knight in the Kiln of First Flame area after obtaining all four Lord Souls. Also rare drop from the Crystal Golems outside the Crystal Caves
BLUE TITANITE SLAB: This can only be found in the Crystal Caves area near the crystal lizards. Also an extremely rare drop from Crystal Butterflies in the Crystal Caves area.
RED TITANITE CHUNK: These can be obtained by killing a specific knight in the Kiln of First Flame area after obtaining all four Lord Souls. Also dropped from the Chaos Eaters in Lost Izalith.
RED TITANITE SLAB: This can only by found in the Lost Izalith. It is hidden deep in poisonous waters guarded by Chaos Eaters in the pits. Also extremely rare drop from Chaos Eaters in the pit.
WHITE TITANITE CHUNK: These can be obtained by killing a specific knight in the Kiln of First Flame area after obtaining all four Lord Souls. Also a rare drop from the Bone Towers in Tomb of the Giants.
WHITE TITANITE SLAB: In the room just before fighting Nito, with all of the Pinwheel enemies, look for a tunnel opposite of the fog door.
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Acquire all rare weapons
To obtain all of the rare weapons, you must do a minimum 3 playthroughs for boss souls as well as cut the tails off applicable bosses and scour the world for all of the weapons. Once you have a boss soul, you need to get a specific weapon and talk with the Giant Smith in Anor Londo next to Ornstein and Smough's room.
BOSS SOUL WEAPONS
NOTE!: If you use a unique item, for example a Grass Shield +10 and turn it into the Crystal Ring Shield, it WILL NOT retain its previous Stamina Recovery bonus.Soul of the Moonlight Butterfly & +10 Spear = Moonlight Butterfly Horn
Soul of the Moonlight Butterfly & +10 Shield = Crystal Ring Shield
Soul of Quelaag & +10 Curved Sword = Quelaag's Furysword
Soul of Quelaag & +10 Katana = Chaos Blade
Core of an Iron Golem & +10 Fist Weapon = Dragonbone Fist
Core of an Iron Golem & +10 Axe = Golem Axe
Soul of Gwendolyn & +10 Bow = Dark Moon Bow
Soul of Gwendolyn & Catalyst = Tin Dark Moon Catalyst
Soul of Ornstein & +10 Spear = Dragonslayer Spear
Soul of Smough & +10 Greathammer = Smough's Hammer
Soul of Sif & +10 Great Sword = "Cursed" Great Sword of Artorias
Soul of Sif & +10 Hilt/Broken Sword = "True" Great Sword of Artorias (B/B/B/B stats)
Soul of Sif & +10 Great Shield = Great Shield of Artorias
Soul of Priscilla & +10 Whip/Halberd = Lifehunt Scythe
Soul of Gywn, Lord of Cinder & +10 Greatsword = Great Lord Greatsword
TAIL CUT WEAPONS
Priscilla (Priscillas Dagger) - Painted World of Ariamis
Hellkite Dragon (Drake Sword) - Undead Burg, Upper
Bell Gargoyle (Gargoyle Tail Axe) - Church Bell Tower or Anor Londo
Seath (Moonlight Greatsword) - Crystal Caves, Duke's Archives
Ancient Dragon (Dragon Greatsword) - Ash Lake, Leader of Dragon Covenant
Gaping Dragon(Dragon king greataxe) - The Depths
OTHER RARE WEAPONS
Astora's Sword - Valley of Drakes on corpse next to Undead Dragon
*Avelyn* - Duke's Archives. In the front room of the library, use the swinging stairs to drop onto the bookcase.
*Barbed Straight Sword* - drop from Kirk in the Depths
*Black Bow of Pharis* - drops from Pharis, Darkroot Garden
Black Knight Greataxe - drops from black knight with greataxe, Catacombs, Kiln of First Flame
Black Knight Greatsword - drops from black knight with greatsword, Upper Undead Burg, , Kiln of First Flame
Black Knight Halberd - drops from black knight with halberd, Darkroot Basin, , Kiln of First Flame
Black Knight Shield - drops from black knight in Undead Asylum, Kiln of First Flame
Black Knight Sword - drops from black knight in Undead Asylum, Kiln of First Flame
Black Iron Greatshield - looted from a corpse beside the painting in Anor Londo
Bloodshield - drops from the Undead Dragon in Painted World
Channeler's Trident - drops from Mages in Duke's Archives
Crescent Axe - sold by Patches
Crest Shield - drops from Hollow Astora Knight in Undead Asylum revisited
*Dark Blade* - rank 2 Dark Wraith Covenant reward
Dark Hand - rank 0 Dark Wraith Covenant reward
Demon Spear - drop from Winged Demons in Anor Londo
Dragon Crest Shield - Valley of Drakes on corpse next to Undead Dragon
Dragon Tooth - Anor Londo, room where you obtain Havel's Armor set
Dragonslayer Greatbow - Anor Londo, go out the upper window in the room before Orn and Smough
Effigy Shield - Tomb of the Giants guarded by a Black Knight
*Ghost Blade* - drops from female ghost in New Londo Ruins (screaming ghosts)
Giant's Halberd - sold by Giant Blacksmith in Anor Londo
Grant - drops from the invader Paladin Leroy at the end of Tomb of the Giants
Gravelord Sword - obtained from joining the Gravelord Covenant
Havel's Greatshield - obtained in Anor Londo hidden behind a false fireplace near third bonfire
*Jagged Ghost Blade* - drops from Ghosts in New Londo Ruins
*Notched Whip* - drop from Xanthous King Jeremiah in Painted World of Ariamis
*Pierce Shield* - reward from "Onion Knight" in Blighttown
*Ricard's Rapier* - drops from Rictar, Sen's Fortress Rooftops
Sanctus - dropped from invader Paladin Leroy in Tomb of the Giants
Silver Knight Shield - drops from silver knight in Anor Londo
Silver Knight Spear - drops from silver spear knight in Anor Londo
Silver Knight Straight Sword - drops from silver sword knight in Anor Londo
Stone Greatshield - rare drop from the stone guardians in Darkroot Gardens near the Moonlight Butterfly
Stone Greatsword - rare drop from the stone guardians in Darkroot Gardens near the Moonlight Butterfly
*Titanite Catch Pole* - rare drop from Titanite Demons
Velka's Rapier - found on a corpse behind a wooden barricade after using the annex key in Painted World.
NOTE: Weapons with an asterix beside them are not required for the achievment.
PHARIS: Loacted in the sealed forest area of Darkroot Garden, Pharis will be the concealed enemy with the bow. Look to the edges right of Alivina and you should come across a knight and archer.
RICARD: Located at Sen's Fortress on the Rooftops, no requirement to find him
PALADIN LEROY: Located in the Tomb of Giants, you must be living for him to invade you. He will invade in the room full of Pinwheel enemies and mini skeletons (just before Nito's fogdoor) AFTER placing the Lordvessel.
KNIGHT OF THORNS, KIRK: Located in a few locations of the game, you must be living for him to invade. First, he invades in the sewers at the lowest level. Next time he invades will be in the Demon's Ruins AFTER placing the Lordvessel. Third time he invades is in Lost Izalith just before the fogdoor to Bed of Chaos.
XANTHOUS KING, JEREMIAH: Located in the Painted World of Ariamis, you must be living for him to invade. Look for a semi open field with broken crates, and just wander around.
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Acquire all sorceries.
You need to obtain all the sorceries in the game. This will require you to free NPCs that have been captured around the world. Once they are freed, they will appear at Firelink Shrine after you rest at a bonfire.
Aural Decoy - sold by Griggs
Cast Light - sold by Dusk
Chameleon - sold by Dusk
Crystal Magic Weapon - sold by Logan in Duke's Archives
Crystal Soul Spear - sold by Logan in Duke's Archives
Fall Control - sold by Griggs
Great Heavy Soul Arrow - sold by Griggs, Logan
Great Magic Weapon - Duke's Archives
Great Soul Arrow - sold by Griggs, Logan
Heavy Soul Arrow - sold by Griggs, Logan
Hidden Body - sold by Dusk
Hidden Weapon - sold by Dusk
Homing Soulmass - sold by Big Hat Logan
Homing Crystal Soulmass - sold by Logan in Duke's Archives
Hush - Sen's Fortress
Magic Shield - Griggs
Magic Weapon - sold by Griggs
Soul Arrow - sold by Griggs, Logan, Rickert
Soul Spear - sold by Logan
Strong Magic Shield - Duke's Archives. Located in a chest in the back room on the highest ledge
Repair - sold by Dusk
Resist Curse - sold by Ingward in New Londo Ruins
Remedy - Blighttown. Use the large branch near the waterwheel lift to reach an upper area.
White Dragon Breath - drop by Logan in Duke's Archives
RICKERT OF VINHEIM: Rickert can be accessed at any point in the game since he is trapped behind some bars in New Londo at the end of a staircase that leads to nowhere.
GRIGGS OF VINHEIM: First, you need to purchase the Burg Key from the male undead merchant in the Undead Burg. Next, you need to go to the lower Undead Burg where the thieves and dogs are, and find a locked door. Griggs will have been locked inside, and you must let him out. Once you do he will return to Firelink Shrine. You are required to have a minimum 10 Intelligence to purchase sorcery spells from him.
BIG HAT LOGAN (SEN'S FORTRESS): While adventuring in Sen's Fortress, you need to find the cell key, located underneath of the vendor on the rooftops. Once you have the key, go back to the room where you can direct the boulders, so that it will hit the sleeping guard and break the wall behind him. After, turn the boulder to a save position and look for Logan in one of the locked cages. He will return to Firelink Shrine after you visit your next bonfire. You are required to have a minimum of 15 Intelligence to purchase sorcery spells from him.
BIG HAT LOGAN (DUKE'S ARCHIVES): You will encounter Logan again in Duke`s Archives after being defeated by Seath. You will find him locked in a giant cell behind the tentacle enemies. To free him you must find the Giant Cell Key in the Library. The key can be found in the room where you have to drop the stairs to reach Crystal Caves.
DUSK OF OOLACILE: First thing you need to do to find this NPC is go to the Darkroot Basin. Once there you need to defeat the Hydra in the lake. Next, return to your bonfire and rest there. After, run back to the lake and hug the left wall where the waterfall is all the way around into a cave. You should spot a yellow crystal golem. Defeat the golem to free her. Next, return to where you defeated the hydra and look for a summoning script behind a large rock near the water. Summon her to purchase spells.
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Acquire all pyromancies.
You need to obtain all the pyromancies in the game. This will require you to free NPCs that have been captured around the world. Once they are freed, they will appear at Firelink Shrine after you rest at a bonfire.
Acid Surge - Painted World of Ariamis. Locate the uneven snow field near the courtyard and look behind a low wall opposite of the annex.
Chaos Fire Whip - chest before Bed of Chaos in Lost Izalith
Chaos Storm - rank 2 Chaos Covenant reward
Combustion - sold by Laurentis, Quelana
Fireball - sold by Laurentis, Quelana
Firestorm - sold by Quelana
Fire Whip - sold by Quelana
Fire Orb - sold by Laurentis, Quelana
Fire Surge - Painted World of Ariamis. Locate the hidden passage underneath the courtyard and look for a set of stairs leading up. Kill the Engorged Zombie and it will drop.
Fire Tempest - drop by Quelana in Blighttown
Flash Sweat - sold by Laurentis
Great Chaos Fireball - rank 0 Chaos Covenant reward
Great Combustion - sold by Quelana
Great Fireball - sold by Quelana
Iron Flesh - sold by Laurentis
Poison Mist - sold by Enygi
Power Within - Blighttown, underneath the Parasitic Wall Hugger along the upper pathways
Toxic Mist - sold by Enygi
Undead Rapport - sold by Quelana
LAURENTIS OF THE GREAT SWAMP: You will encounter Laurentis trapped in a barrel about to be served for dinner to the Giant Rat of the Depths. In order to find him you have to travel past the first butcher into the water, and up the other side into the left room. Do not strike the barrels to free him, simply roll through them to avoid causing undue damage. He will return to Firelink when freed.
QUELANA OF IZALITH: This must be done BEFORE defeating the Bed of Chaos. In order for Quelana to appear in Blighttown you need to upgrade your Pyromancy Flame to +15 by Laurentis in Firelink. After you have done so, go to the Blighttown and check beside a large pillar closest to Quelaag's Domain.
EINYGI, CHAOS SERVANT: This NPC is the egg burdened man that you speak with to let you in and talk to the White Spider about joining the Chaos Covenant. He will sell you spells once you have been infected with an egg and have hatched it. To get infected with an egg find an egg burdened man close by and let him use his grapple attack a few times on you then wait a few minutes for the egg to hatch. You will know you are infected when your character scratches his head.
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Acquire all miracles.
You need to obtain all the miracles in the game. This will require you to free NPCs that have been captured around the world. Once they are freed, they will appear at Firelink Shrine after you rest at a bonfire.
Bountiful Sunlight - drop from tentacle enemy in Dukes Archives after being defeated by Seath
Darkmoon Blade - rank 2 Darkmoon Covenant reward
Emit Force - After helping Onion Knight in Anor Londo he will appear at Firelink Shrine. Tell him you were the one who opened up the gate to Sen's Fortress.
Force - sold by Petrus, Rhea
Gravelord Sword Dance - rank 0 Gravelord Covenant reward
Gravelord Great Sword Dance - rank 3 Gravelord Covenant reward
Great Heal - sold by Rhea
Great Heal Excerpt - sold by Petrus, Rhea, Patches
Great Lightning Spear - rank 1 Sunlight Convenant reward
Great Magic Barrier - In Ash Lake you will come across a large tree with a branch going around the back of it. Walk up and part way around, and look below for a break in a large log. Drop into it and follow the path up.
Heal - sold by Petrus, Rhea
Homeward - sold by Petrus, Rhea
Karmic Justice - sold by Oswald
Lightning Spear - rank 0 Sunlight Covenant reward
Magic Barrier - sold by Rhea
Replenishment - reward from Rhea for rescuing her in Tomb of the Giants
Seek Guidance - sold by Petrus, Rhea
Soothing Sunlight - drop from tentacle enemy in Dukes Archives after being defeated by Seath
Sunlight Blade - in chest at end of hallway after defeating Dark Sun Gwyndolin
Sunlight Spear - rank 1 Sunlight Covenant required, and offer Lord Gwyn's soul at altar beneath hellkite dragon.
Tranquil Walk of Peace - Catacombs. On your way out from getting the Darkmoon Seance ring, there will be a ladder near the Necromancer.
Vow of Silence - Painted World of Ariamis. Locked behind the annex door on the highest rooftop
Wrath of Gods - sold by Rhea
PETRUS OF THOROLUND: Petrus is the rather large looking cleric at Firelink Shrine near the large pots. Talk to him a few times about joining the Way of White Covenant so he can teach you some miracles.
OSWALD OF CARIM: Oswald appears in the Undead Parish Belltower after ringing the first bell. He is part of the Darkmoon Covenant, but will still sell you some useful items.
RHEA OF THOROLUND: Rhea will appear in the Tomb of Giants in the pit where you find the Skull Lantern. She will ask you to get rid of her escorts that turned hollow. Once you have defeated them return to her for your reward. She will then appear at the Undead Parish Church where you found your first Fire Keeper Soul. If you fail to speak with Rhea in the church immediately after you rescue her, Petrus will kill her.
PATCHES: Located in the Tomb of the Giants. In order to get in in Firelink you will need to tell him you are -not- a cleric and when you talk to him again after he pushes you into the pit you need to say that he is forgiven. Next, defeat Gravelord Nito and Patches will relocate himself to Firelink Shrine near Frampt.
Thanks for the guide! I plan on putting a lot of effort into getting 1000g on this game
Pretty good guide considering what game it is and how long it's been out! Even then it's still good. Congrats, and I know I'll be using this!
Good to see couple of guides out to help out the new comers =)
Strategy for Gwyndolin:
HP: 2011 (on normal)
The battle starts in a long hall, you on one side, and Gwyndolin part of the way down the other. You need to make your way to Gwyndolin while dodging her magical attacks. They hit hard, but are easy to dodge. As soon as you reach Gwyndolin, you want to focus on dealing as much damage as possible, because she'll teleport away after a couple of seconds, and you'll have to chase her down again. You don't need to worry about defense, as Gwyndolin has no close-range attacks.
Itīs the same way to get Blade of the Darkmoon covenant, but instead of joining just go through the fog gate
Don't you have to get the tail weapons for the rare weapons achievement? If so, you should indicate on the boss parts.
Silver Knight Straight Sword
Greatsword of Artorias
True Greatsword of Artorias
Great Lord Greatsword
Black Knight Sword
Black Knight Greatsword
Jagged Ghost Blade
Black Knight Greataxe
Dragon King Greataxe
Silver Knight Spear
Moonlight Butterfly Horn
Titanite Catch Pole
Black Knight Halberd
Dragon Bone Fist
Tin Darkmoon Catalyst
Crystal Ring Shield
Dragon Crest Shield
Silver Knight Shield
Black Knight Shield
Greatshield of Artorias
If you need a list of who drops what and what area, I'll post it when I get home. I'm on my phone atm.
PS: Yes, this did suck to type.
thanks again Zaft... ill put them up.
Nice job, was going to start one myself but just haven't had the time. If you ascend a +10 shield with the Soul of Moonlight Butterfly you get the Crystal Ring Shield and you can supposedly find a White Titanite Slab in the Tomb of the Giants but I haven't collected it myself yet.
For Gwyndolin, if you are a pyromancer I find the only real solution to beating him is to constantly zig zag toward him, rolling under the multiple magic projectiles and dodging the rest of his attacks completely. When you reach him you should use Combustion or Greater Combustion as it has a very short cast time and you can sometimes get off 2-3 before he manages to teleport again. Repeat until he is dead.
Please let me know if you require any help. I'm going to be playing my next game as deprived so that I may work out strategies for the bosses and areas. Starting... now.
cool, that helps out. But again, don't be afraid to help with any missing information or added info.
Thanks for the help so far everyone.
Now if i could only find that blasted Darkmoon Seance Ring...
Great guide. The resource list will come in handy.
It's in catacombs, Divine weapon is recommend for the place.
To get the Dark Ember, you must head to the basement with all the wheel skeletons. To the left of the ray of light thats shining in, is a fake wall. Bash it down and turn right and follow that path to get a key. When you head into the courtyard from the bonfire, the door to use the key on is on the right. Open the door, head up until you can take a left, kill some Engorged Zombies and get your ember.
Souvenirs of Reprisals can also be farmed off the Harpys in the Painting world.
Very large ember is in Demon Ruins. As you reach the first bonfire pass the Capra demons and begin heading down the stairs that has snakes on it, their is a path to the left blocked by 2 taurus demons. Head that way and kill them, the chest that contains that ember is down that path and guarded by 4 of those caterpillars.
White Titanite Slab is found in the tomb of the giants. Hard to describe this one...its past all the pinwheel servants and skeleton babies though.
Bosses/dragons where tails need to be removed for rare weapons - Priscilla(Priscillas Dagger), Hellkite(Drake Sword), Seath(Moonlight Greatsword), Ancient Dragon(Dragon Greatsword), gaping dragon(Dragon king greataxe)
Plus I'm pretty sure all slabs are dropped by enemies...just really rare. I know for a fact the blues one can be dropped by the crystal butterflies so even if you miss a slab it should be possible in 2 1/2 playthroughs.
thanks for the information, ill add it to the guide.
You don't have to purchase the Crest of Artorias in order to get "Covenant: Forest Hunter". I just walked through the area with the mushrooms until I found the ruined building, and spoke to the cat there.
What is the best way to go about the covenants over the 3 playthroughs to get the rare items?
thanks for the guide, i will put it to good use.. this game is tough, i almost gave up at the beginning but i held out now im so glad i kept it up.. so rewarding to finally kill a boss and conquer an area lol
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