A 2014 action RPG, developed by From Software, for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. It is the third game in the Souls series following Demon's Souls and Dark Souls.

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Is Ornifix required to complete dark souls 2?

So I accidentally killed Ornifix in the shaded woods. I'm a sorceror so having a look at the things I can buy from her, it doesn't look like I've completely screwed up. How "game breaking" would my ...
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In terms of lore, how do Miracles work?

In the lore of Dark Souls, are Miracles you being granted power by the souls of gods/Lords? Or are they simply manifestations of the power of your own faith or soul? It seems to me to point to the ...
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Dark Souls 2 scholar of the first sin repetitive growling bug

In Dark Souls Scholar of the first sin. I have progressed to the shaded ruins when I reach the male scorpions den and went inside and fought the duo wielding swordsman I kept hearing this strange ...
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Dark Souls 2 Shutting Off Laptop on Low

Okay so this is a VERY strange issue. But I have a (very old, beaten, soon to be replaced) laptop with an AMD Radeon, 4GBs of RAM, and a 512 GB HDD. I tried running Dark Souls 2, and it SHUTS OFF my ...
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PS3 - Dark Souls II - Game Data Install Stuck

When installing game data for Dark Souls II from the disc to the system, the installation gets stuck, always at 64%. I even freed up over 16 GB of old game data. What do I do?
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Great Chaos Fireball from Chancellor Wellager

I'm going for the platinum trohpy hopefully prior to DS3 hitting the US next week and I think I'm down to just a handful of spells/hexes/miracles. One of the NPCs sells a spell or two that you would ...
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Is the Chosen Undead the same person in both Dark Souls and Dark Souls 2?

I have not finished playing through either, but I find myself wondering if the chosen undead is supposed to make it through all of Dark Souls, and be the main character in Dark Souls 2? And is the ...
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Can I start with Dark souls 2?

I have heard a lot about dark souls 2 and want to get in that game now. So can I start with Dark souls 2 straightaway or first I should complete Demon's Souls and Dark Souls. How important and ...
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Dark Souls 2 : The Scholar of the First Sin for PS3: DLC content on disc?

I was wondering if I could buy the Scholar of First Sin as preowned game. But before I do it, I want to make sure I have all the content, since these days the "one time use" policy is used by the ...
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Is the Furtive Pygmy dark souls 2 invasion a special event or a player character?

So, I was playing in the Iron Keep doing some pVp, and had decided to quit when I tried to log out and couldn't. I hadn't activated any invasion signs and got invaded by a dark spirit "Furtive Pygmy". ...
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The door to the room of the petrified woman is closed! How can I open it?

I play Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the Fist Sin and already was in that room with the petrified woman, but after some story progress I actually wanted to go to this area again.. ..but the door is ...
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Why do people hate “chuggers” in DkS2? [closed]

I have seen many times people who drink estus during PvP being called "chuggers", or being mocked or criticized. Why is that? Is it just because drinking estus tends to make the battle last longer?
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The Heide Knight in the Forest of Fallen Giants will not spawn

I have not seen the knight in the forest of fallen giants that i have read about.Does anyone know why the white knight is not spawning under the tree for me? Is there something i can do?
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Will just holding a catalyst help my spell damage?

I use hex magic and I have a staff and a chime but so far I only need to use a staff. Will merely holding the chime in the other hand make the spell damage from my staff stronger? I figure it might ...
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Licia of Lindelt dissapeared?

I've tried killing Licia without the eye orb, and she wasn't there by like the 3rd time I tried. I've tried walking back and forth from Heides to Majula and back, I've tried exiting the game and ...
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What is the point of Raw weapons?

I know that in Dark Souls 2, you can infuse weapons to make them do elemental damage, but what does Raw do? Does it just increase damage? If not, what else does it do? Also, would it be worth it to ...
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Two-Hand vs Power Stance in DkS2?

What's the difference between the stats/damage output when I two-hand a weapon, vs when I use a Power Stance? What effects does it have on; Damage output? Stamina drain? Stamina damage (stagger)? ...
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How do I build a good 'stagger lock' character?

I have started a stagger lock build on Dark Souls 2, and I am not doing so well. I am using two daggers and power stance. I want to be able to stagger lock anything that is not completely immune to ...
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Does spend points in STR and DEX improve Santier Spear damage?

I've been playing always making str and dex high for high damage but I heard It does't affect anything for Santier Spear, is that correct? I feel stupid it thats true please help.
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Does Dark Souls 2 allow random online mode?

I've been playing Dark Souls 2 on XBox 360 for over a year now and have logged over 150 hours. I do not play online and I do not have XBox Gold. Every time I start Dark Souls 2 I see a message, "You ...
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What causes damage (equipment wear) in Dark Souls?

Ok, I actually do know what causes equipment wear in Dark Souls. What I actually mean is a bit more specific. Note: Before I start, I don't know the actual figures, but I do know there is a ...
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Do covenant or items affect White Sign Soapstone match-making?

I've joined the Heirs of the Sun convenant and I very often use the White Sign Soapstone to get summoned. From the Dark Souls II wikidot, it mentions that using the White Sign Soapstone has a soul ...
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Why is my player stats agility higher than my upgraded agility level?

My agility when I talk to the Emerald Herald to look at my upgrades is 105. When I check my player stats my agility (AGL) is 109. At first I figured some piece of my equipment gave me boost but I ...
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Will attack rating of my sword decrease when leveling up?

I just got a new weapon (Watcher's Greatsword), upgraded it to +5 and infused it with magic. Now, I wanted to spend my souls on leveling but when I pull up the leveling screen and change the points ...
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Which “Standard arrows” (Wooden, Large etc) are the same “weight” as “Special arrows”?

In DkS1 and DkS2, there are several types of arrows you can use; both "plain" (wooden, large, etc) and "special" (like Poison, or Fire for example). However, if you compare the flight of a Standard ...
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Does Bloodborne exist in the same universe as the Dark Souls games?

I have heard of small "easter eggs", such as the priest in bloodborne saying "Umbasa". There's not much online - anyone know for sure?
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Should I keep hold of 'useless' items? [duplicate]

I have lots of 'rubbish' from enemy drops, as my current equipment is better than anything I've found so far (only a few hours in). Is there any reason to keep hold of these items, from Dark Souls I ...
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How to play Dark Souls with keyboard/mouse

I was looking for some advice on how to play Dark Souls on PC with keyboard/mouse. I want to start the game(s) and I'm not comfortable using a Gamepad, so... Is it possible to finish the games without ...
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Dark Souls II on PC - Collector's Edition / Scholar Of The First Sin confusion

I haven't bought Dark Souls II so far because I wanted to beat the previous one first. Now that I'm pretty close to achieving that goal (phew!) I'm thinking about which edition to get. I'm playing on ...
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Dark Souls 2 Compatibility Question

I own a copy of the original release of Dark Souls 2 on Steam, but my friend was wondering of getting the Scholar of the First Sin edition on Steam. If I want to be able to summon him in my game, ...
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can't find Dark souls 2 DLC

i'm trying to buy dark souls 2 The Lost Crowns trilogy ( sunken crown ETC) from The PlayStation network store but i can't find it on the store. i have the normal edition of the game how do i find the ...
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Constant disconnects, playing online impossible

I've got a huge problem with my Dark Souls 2 SOTFS PC version. It is impossible for me to play online. I get disconnected quite often, but it's always different. Sometimes I get disconnected every 10 ...
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What are the major things one needs to know to start Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin?

I've recently gotten Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin for PS4, as I had heard good things about it and wanted a challenging game. It took a while for me to get my head around how it works, and ...
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How do I use the spell Affinity?

In Dark Souls 2/Scholar of the First Sin, how do I use the spell Affinity with an Xbox 360 controller? I can cast the spell, but how do I launch the projectiles?
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Where should I practice parrying/riposting, with what, and and optimal way (controls) to do it? [duplicate]

I am wanting to learn how to parry people/npcs/enemies. Is there a good location to practice? What are some good starting weapons or shields I should use for both Dark Souls 2 and Scholar of the First ...
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Great backstabbing (high damage) weapon?

I need a high damaging weapon to punish other plays on PvP with. I know there's that amazing greatsword that looks semi-deformed. Does anyone know what that is called?
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What are the Little Ones?

When you talk to the first Milfanito in the Shrine of Amana, she tells you that when they sing, the little ones dance, the little ones grant comfort to those who bear death and dark. She also tells ...
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Dark Souls 2: Xbox360 vs PlayStation 3 vs Xbox One vs PlayStation 4

Is there a graphical/framerate/draw distance/weapon change difference between these 4 versions (Xbox360 vs PlayStation 3 vs Xbox One vs PlayStation 4) of Dark Souls 2/Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the ...
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How do I spawn in weapons or items?

Is there a way in Dark Souls 1, Dark Souls 2, or Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin to spawn in weapons or items? I wanted to experiment with weapons that I didn't use on my first playthrough or ...
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Where can I find the Black Armor/Collector's Edition/April 2013 armor?

I want to find the armor that the guy is wearing in the Dark Souls 2 cover art, specifically the Collector's Edition. It looks really cool and like an endgame armor. I own Dark Souls 2 (and have ...
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I can't get in the door at the shrine of winter

I have killed all the four main bosses and lit all the primal bonfires and used them. I have over 2 million soul memory and 250,000+ in hand. I however only have two of the great souls on hand as I ...
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Dark Souls 2: What is the largest weapon?

Does anyone know what the largest weapon in the game is? By largest I mean physically largest, not highest damage or anything like that.
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How do I know if I'm in human form?

I played Dark Souls 1 and found it practical to see at one glance if I'm in human form or not. The humanity counter in the top left corner indicated human form by shining in a brighter white than ...
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Will I have Dark Souls 2 and Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin if I do the upgrade? Will it include the DLCs?

I was looking at Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin and I am curious if I would loose my copy of Dark Souls 2 if I upgraded to the DX11 version. Will Scholar of the First Sin also include DLCs, as ...
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Where is the Crestfallen Saulden's grave?

I killed the Crestfallen Saulden for his ring, and now I want to ressurect him , but I don't know where his grave lies. Where is his grave? I think I've checked all places in Majula, but not anywhere ...
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Pilgrim Bellclaire dead (Tombstone/Ressurection?)

He died during a boss battle because the Ruin Sentinels pushed me down to the bottom section and left him behind up top, where two of them killed him. Is there anyway to resurrect him, because I died ...
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Is it possible to get boss souls back?

I used a boss soul before knowing you get weapons by it, is there any chance to get the soul back, but i have'nt beat the game yet, so i cant go into NG+ (if a specific boss it's "Dragonrider") ...
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How to make Crestfallen Saulden not hostile towards me?

So i attacked him, and now he won't let me join his conventant, because hes attacking me every time any way to make him stop. he even attacked me while i was near the majula bonfire.
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Dark Souls II. HP not increased

I have acquired the Ring of Binding, but my HP is still capped at 50%. I tried using a Human Effigy as well, but my HP still goes down to 50% after just a few deaths. Is there anything I am missing? ...
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Is there a way to get Dark Gauntlets after the mimic chest dies but you die before you pick it in Dark Souls 2?

I just recently went on a scavenging hunt and found the dark leggings and chest piece and I went to the location of the gauntlets but it seems as if I already killed it, but I have no dark gauntlets. ...