When you are ready to approach the boss, take the stairs up near the elevator and get ready to take on an army of undead minions and their sorcerer leader once killed the sorcerer does not respawn. As well as a series of Dark Souls guides to help answer any questions outside of the main quest, we have a handful of Dark Souls tips that are worth reading, whether you are playing for the very first time or are coming to the adventure for the first time since previous generation systems. Go to the upper platform and use sorcery and the heavy soul arrow sorcery to target and destroy this rabid dog using one bolt of the spell. If you want the loot placed in the center, be aware that when you pick it up, three bush monsters will appear and start assaulting you, so I recommend picking it up then running to the bottleneck at the start of this small area to fight. Indeed, for most of the fight I recommend staying really really close to him.
You can actually do this right now if you want, by taking the elevator opposite the doorway you came in through to Firelink. Making it back is more difficult than making it here. Climb up and kill the two hollows up there. Do this and attack when you can. Once done, head back and take the other fork. Now equip your strongest weapon and position yourself over the rat.
As soon as you do, turn left and enter a room full of barrels. In dark souls, to enter the depths, proceed from the lair of the capra demon down the stairs and past the two rogue assassins that were lying in wait for the hero. The jumping attack is pretty mean, but can be blocked, and he will occasionally two-hand his swords to preform a stronger swing. Say Media We partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. Strategy 1 - Difficulty: Easy Alrighty.
Go through the door and head down the stairs into some water. Resting at a bonfire will always heal you, replenish your flasks, refill you spells, and respawn all minor enemies. For a melee character keep rolling around behind him and hitting him with 2H swings. You can get more by continually progressing through the game, or using a Humanity item. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature.
I'll assume you did choice one. A few hollows should run towards you, while a hollow with a crossbow shoots arrows at you from up above. If you can make the jump to the underside of the bridge past the shield knight, then theres a ring of sacrifice see items at the end. Go back up the stairs to where you reached a fork in the road, turn left and cross the thin walkway to the door. Anyway, if you go up the stairs, be wary of the barrel the hollow will send down at you.
When he is at the chopping block or some other suitable locations, use the heavy soul arrow sorcery to take him out. To that extent, the items that are of real importance are these: the winged spear, the zweihander, and the binoculars. If you're a beginner to the game I'd recommend reading each of the messages you pass written on the floor, these contain valuable tips to help you get used to the game. Climb up the two sets of ladders here, and then prepare yourself for the boss fight that will commence as soon as you go through the fog wall. If you have trouble with toxin, the Spider Shield from could be helpful, since it offers high poison resistance. Strategy 1 - Difficulty: Easy If you die in this fight do not worry. For how much time is the boss vulnerable after an attack? It's possible to snipe him with a longbow from the top of the ladder; this guy is a bit easier to see than the other snipers.
Doing so should put you on the other side of him to continue the same strategy moving the other way. When you're ready, return to the bottom and head toward the large door at the opposite end. When all are vanquished in the depths, it's time to face the Gaping Dragon. You will find this is a very handy upgrade to have so early. Anyway, once dispatched, head out the other door not the one you came in through , to find two pieces of loot. When done, continue forward until you are ambushed yet again, and once more, use your uber-manly or womanly, should that be the case skills to slay them. When you see him reach back with an attack, you want to dodge to the side as soon as you see his weapon about half way toward hitting you.
From where the basilisk stood, take the nearby stairs up. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. This is another relatively easy boss coming off of the Gaping Dragon, mages will find it a cakewalk simply waiting for the right opportunity between its slow attacks to fire off a Soul Arrow or ranged pyromancy. Ignore the rat, and head straight through the tunnel. Be sure to take a peek at these to see where people died, and to be sure to avoid their fate.
Now there are some simple enemies here, but you shouldn't have too much trouble, just be wary of the hollow up on the top, as he will throw firebombs down at you when you're close enough. Roll through the barrels and if you're lucky you may free a crystal lizard, which you must catch and kill quickly before it disappears. This is the door that can only be unlocked with the Residence Key I told you to buy earlier, the Master Key won't do it. Introduce them all to your sword, then you can head around the small wall on the left of this area to find some loot. This will open up a shortcut right back to the bonfire, and is a good opportunity to rest before the boss.
Before you go any farther, turn to the right and note the ladder. You can drop down causes minor falling damage and collect the Whip weapon instead. If you don't get it don't worry, you'll fight gargoyles as regular enemy spawn later in the game and have the chance again. Climb the stairs to the next fog wall, then prepare yourself for the boss of this area. Once you've figured out how not to die. To lose their pursuit simply run left and follow the path through the ruins toward the bonfire. An undead will push a boulder down at you once you pass a certain height, so be ready to roll off tap B to the right.