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Questions tagged [dark-souls-2-sotfs]

Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin is a special edition of Dark Souls II, released on April 3rd in Europe and released in North America on April 7th, 2015 for the Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3, PS4. It was released specially on Steam on April 1st, 2015.

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Dark Souls II - Scholar of the first sin “Failed to save game”

I transfered my old save games to folder in appdata. All works great but when i click load my old character I see windows: 1. Loading save's data 2. Saving save's data 3. Failed to save game I know ...
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How do I dual-wield the Blue Knight's Halberd and the Murakumo weapons?

I am trying to find out how to dual wield the Blue Knight's Halberd and the Murakumo weapons. I have all of the necessary requirements and looked at dual wielding on YouTube and it says you can dual ...
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Easiest way from Undead Crypt to Majula (no bonfire)

I'm doing no bonfire run. So far at the end of each long path, after each Great Soul I had a Primal Bonfire, which tp-ed me back to Majula. The next long path would Undead Crypt and, as far as I know, ...
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Can you use Dark Sign and still get Illusory Ring of a Conqueror?

Can you use Dark Sign and still get Illusory Ring of a Conqueror?
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What bonfire corresponds to the Darknight Stone-dropping Crystal Lizard?

There is a crystal lizard on the wooden bridge on the way to the Gutter, which drops a Darknight stone. Which bonfire do I need to use an ascetic on to resurrect that lizard?
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Better DPS: Ultra Great Sword or Twinblades?

Ultra Great Sword require a lot of STR, Twinblades requires a lot of DEX. I've heard that DEX scaling is not as good as STR scaling, and am hesitating between leveling up to equip one or the other ...
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Where can I find other Heide Knights that can drop a Heide's Spear?

I am debuting a spear build, love the move set. However, since it is my first play-through, I am limited to the normal spear. Arriving at Heide's Tower of Fire, I was happy to see a Heide Knight, ...
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How do I get to the loot in Earthen Peak poison pool?

I have finished Earthen Peak (and drained the poison pool, of course). Now I was returning there on a whim and I noticed there is a pool of poison with loot and player messages. It's the pool where ...
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Does Dark Souls II SotFS have the patches built-in?

I don't understand if DS2 SOTFS for PS4 comes with the patches or not, especially the fix for weapons breaking because the game ran at 60fps.
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What Stats and Equipment increase damage from Hexes?

I current have INT 16, FTH 26, and am using Resonant Soul with an Idol's Chime +1. What do I need to level up, in order to increase the damage from Resonant Soul? Do I Level Up Intelligence, or Faith,...
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Small White Soapstone vs. White Soapstone

I managed to acquire both a Small White Sign Soapstone and a White Sign Soapstone. Before I sell the small version, I want to make sure that it's useless considering I have a normal soapstone. I ...
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Reinforcing Bows in Dark Souls 2

Does reinforcing a Bow in Dark Souls 2 increase the damage done while using the Bow with arrows or as a melee weapon?
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When does Cromwell pardon you for free?

I tried Moon Butterfly set and made an NPC angry on accident. So I went to Cromwell The Pardoner (for the first time). The wiki says he pardons you for 1000 souls per soul level. I was suprised to ...
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Has the “weapon durability bug” been fixed in both the original Dark Souls II and Scholar of the First Sin?

A bug in Dark Souls II caused weapons to degrade at double rate when played at 60fps and "durability was decreased drastically when attacking enemy corpses, friendly characters etc." (source, I'm not ...
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will I miss any content or options by buying dark souls 2 scholar instead of the base version?

I haven't played any Dark Souls 2 at all. And the difficulty of Dark Souls 1, while interesting was a bit much. I heard Dark Souls 2 Scholar raises the difficulty of DS2. So I was thinking I should ...
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What happens if you equip the Crown of the Sunken King at 99 strength?

Crown of the Sunken King gives you a +1 STR bonus. What happens when you wear it with 99 base STR? I mean will your STR be 100? Will your damage bonuses increase?
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What are options to increase difficulty?

What are all options to increase difficulty of Dark Souls 2? I mean game mechanics, not self-imposed limitations like "don't use a shield". I know about: Reach new game+7. Join Company of Champions ...
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Full list of item changes in new game+x of DS2

What are all the item changes you can see in second and following playthroughs in DS2? And which of them are present in the old "Dark Souls 2" game and which are at "Dark Souls 2 Scolar of the First ...
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Are DLCs and a Boss all that's added for Sotfs? (PS3)

I purchased DS2 Sotfs (PS3) but the DLCs and Aldia are the only things that have changed. Are the pursuers in Lost Bastille and the Heide Knights in Heide's Tower Of Flame only added for certain ...
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I have a DLC item in my inventory, but don't own the DLC?

I have a DLC item in my inventory even though I didn't buy the DLC. It's the Frozen Flower, which is part of the Crown of the Ivory King DLC. If anyone has an explanation on this, I would be happy to ...
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Forcing Invaders To Leave

Is there a way to banish an invader? If he's just running around not necessarily trying to kill me, can I somehow make him leave?
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How do you indenfity a trap chest?

How can you tell if a chest is a mimic?
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Friend Is Unable To Sync Up

My friend is unable to see our summon signs nor are we able to see his. We even got as far as getting the name-engraved ring and choosing a god to have a better chance of syncing up together. The ...
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Dark Souls 2 offensive miracles - Are they worth it?

I have Dark Souls 2: SofS for PS3 and I'm already at 120h+ I have started as Bandit, and I have given more importance to Dexterity, Faith and Adaptability, and some others, but these ones stand out, ...
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Is there a way to change displayed buttons?

Is there a way to make the displayed buttons keyboard keys instead of Xbox buttons? Here is what I mean. Like basicly, I mean the buttons used to guide you on what to press. I use keyboard controls, ...
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Is there a way to pan, and or change the zoom of the camera?

I like Super mario 64, and it's good camera controls, but can I pan/zoom in dark souls 2 too? Sometimes, I want to pan the camera away from a brutal grab/repost happening on me. Or zoom out if I want ...
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How long does roll take to end?

I mean The I-frames are based on how much ATT and ADP, but how long does it take (30 FPS frames) and (miliseconds) before you can act out (Do another roll, Attack, and other actions.) off a roll? I'...
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Dull Ember in Scholar of the First Sin

I'm looking for the Dull Ember, so that I can imbue my stuff. Everywhere I've read puts its location in the Lost Bastille, in the room the giant crow drops you off at after you beat the pursuer in the ...
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The case of the disappearing gargoyle

While on a routine clean-up mission on the ramparts of Drangleic Castle, I came across a ladder by a door leading to an Alonne knight captain. Having settled a disagreement with the captain I wanted ...
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Dark Souls 2 - NG+ - Does it overwrite old save?

I'm at the point where I can begin a new journey in Dark Souls 2, but I have some things I'd also like to clear up in this existing run through (get spells, etc). If I start a new journey, does that ...
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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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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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How can I tell if the DLC is active?

I bought Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin for the PS3 recently. I received a physical copy of the Dark Souls 2 game (with the SotFS sleeve), and a code that would download all three pieces of ...
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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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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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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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How do I access Looking Glass Knight?

How do I access the Looking Glass Knights door in Scholar of the First Sin? I've made my way around to unlock the other way and have beaten the annoying Gargoyle. The elevator is still up and I can't ...
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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 lose my copy of Dark Souls 2 if I upgraded to the DX11 version. Will Scholar of the First Sin also include DLCs, as ...