Dark Souls by From Software is the spiritual successor to Demon's Souls. The game is a dungeon crawler with an emphasis on its high difficulty levels and punishing the careless player. It is well known for its taunting trailers, telling the player to "Prepare to Die". Published by Namco Bandai for ...

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Why do I randomly get more Estus Flasks?

I have noticed while playing that sometimes there is a loud cracking noise and my character glows white, after which I get an additional Estus Flask. Why is this happening? Is it related to being near ...
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Which gift should I choose for my first play-through of Dark Souls?

When creating a new character in Dark Souls, I am allowed to select a gift amongst: Goddess's Blessing Black Firebomb Twin Humanities Binoculars Pendant Master key Tiny Being's Ring Old Witch's Ring ...
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Are there any missable item in the Undead Asylum?

I finished the Undead Asylum tonight, but was unable to open the door behind the first Undead Soldier. It was locked and I didn't find the key, and I think there is an item behind this door, as I saw ...
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How do I kill the skeletons located in The Catacombs?

No matter how many times I kill the skeletons found in the catacombs, they always come back to life. To say the least it is very annoying. Is there anyway to prevent them from coming back to life?
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Making Dark Souls just a little bit easier?

I started Dark Souls the other evening and like most people (I imagine) I'm finding it rather difficult. Is there a particular character class that will make the game easier to learn? I can only ...
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How do I ascend a +10 normal weapon to a +11 normal weapon?

I know the Large Ember will ascend a +5 normal weapon to a +6 normal weapon, however I'm uncertain how to ascend a +10 normal weapon to a +11 normal weapon.
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Dark Souls weapon upgrade items availability

In Dark Souls, are there any weapon upgrade items (shards, chunks, etc) with limited supply, beside Boss Souls? For instance, a shard that drops only from Crystal Lizards with a random chance. So ...
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Characters/Avatars near my bonfire

Occasionally when I'm close to a bonfire, a character/avatar will appear. The character looks like an NPC, but I pass through it and am unable to interact with it. I suspect they are actually other ...
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What is the relationship between Dark Souls and Demon's Souls?

I just got a hold of Dark Souls but I have never played Demon's Souls before. I know the games are related and was just wondering to what degree in terms of storyline, characters, etc.
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Where can I find a second copy of Great Soul Arrow?

I'd like to get a second copy of Great Soul Arrow in order to assign it to two attunement slots, but Griggs, the first spell merchant in Firelink Shrine, only seems to have one copy. How do I find ...
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Can you kill the Drake in the Undead Burge?

I know if you cut off the Drake's tail you get the Drake Sword, but is it also possible to kill him? I know in Demon's Souls there were a couple dragons which couldn't be killed when you first met ...
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How can I gain humanity in Dark Souls?

Every so often I'll look up at my counter and notice I gained some humanity. If I was fighting bosses I wouldn't think much of it, but sometimes it will happen when I'm just farming enemies. I've ...
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In Dark Souls, can player from different platforms interact with each other?

My friends own the PS3 version of the game, while I am playing on the Xbox 360. Will we be able to join each others' games?
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Where is the Miracle trainer in Dark Souls?

Who do I talk to learn more Miracles, and where are they located?