Questions tagged [dark-souls-3]

A 2016 Fantasy Action RPG, developed by From Software for the PC, PS4, and Xbox One. It is the fourth game in the Souls series, following Demon's Souls, Dark Souls, and Dark Souls 2.

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Summons for Dragonslayer armour not appearing

The two summons that are available for the Dragonslayer Armour are not appearing. The fan site does not mention that any quest must be completed. One is supposed to be in the Shrine (physical - ...
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NPC killing, who can I kill without having to break questlines in Dark Souls 3?

I have seen this question Killing NPC's in Dark Souls but my problem is a bit different, I dont usually kill NPCs (I killed atleast 3 of them, morne, and 2 guys in the fire link shrine) then ...
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How do I kill the Abyss Watchers?

I have been trying so hard for a week and I can't figure out how to kill these guys. I can finish off the first phase but no matter how hard I try, I can't kill the fire dude! Does anyone know either ...
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PS4 – DLC installed on wrong version of game

There are two versions of Dark souls 3 on my PS4. The first disc version from when I borrowed it from my friend, and the second disc version that I bought for myself afterwards. I use the second ...
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Where is the key to the guarded door?

So there's a locked door in the Tower on the Wall location that I can't find the key to. Whenever you go down the stairs and past the three hooded undead guys, you go down a ladder (or hole in the ...
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How do I get to the other side of this bridge?

If you've been to the Undead settlement then you already know this. In the Undead Settlement at the Foot of the High Wall, there's a place with a bunch of dead pilgrims, except for that one sorcerer ...
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RT and LT buttons no longer work on Dark Souls 3

I'm using an XBOX ONE controller that works perfectly with any other game. When playing DS 3, everything works exept for the RT and LT buttons. I can do everything in DS 3 exept strong attacks and ...
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How to PvP in Dark Souls 3?

I just bought Dark Souls 3 for PS4 and played like 3 hours. But I cant seem to find PvP option in the menus. Do I have to finish the campaign first? Can someone tell me how to access PvP from scratch?...
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How is Online Matchmaking calculated in Dark Souls 3?

Question I remember in DS1 matchmaking was linked to the maximum upgraded weapon you have in your inventory, but the streamers I follow only mention Soul Levels while playing online. Does Soul Level (...
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Why do I sometimes regain an estus flask charge?

In Dark Souls 1 there was a similar mechanic where you would gain charges when someone "nearby" (as the game ruled) strengthed a bonfire. I don't see this mechanic yet in Dark Souls 3 and it seems to ...
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How am I supposed to put out fires?

Okay, so I finally made it to the Crucifixion Swamp and I found a writing that said if I put out three fires then I'll be able to reach Wolf Blood. How am I supposed to do that? I tried using slugs, I ...
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Is there any way that I can use non-class weapons as a Pyromancer?

If I were a certain class, and there was a piece of equipment that I wanted to use but I couldn't because I'm not the right class, is there any way I can use that equipment? I think that if I level up ...
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What attributes should I invest in for pyromancer build?

I'm a Pyromancer and I have Vigor 18, Attunement 13, Endurance 10, Vitality 9, Strength 18, Dexterity 14, Intelligence 14, Faith 14, and Luck 7. The farthest I've gotten is Vordt of Boreal Valley and ...
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Why is my second playthrough different and harder?

I was playing as a Thief. Everything was going fine, I had some pretty good items (even though I was only at the beginning at the game), and I had been getting pretty close to beating the second boss, ...
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What does Dark Souls 3's Season Pass do?

I'm fairly new to Season passes and how they work. Looking at Steam today, I noticed that there's a great sale on Dark Souls 3 and it's DLCs. There are two alternatives: The base game and a Season ...
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What does dipping my head in wax do?

So I'm in the Grand Archives, and I came across a pool of wax I can dunk my head into. When I do so, I get a nice fancy looking head covered in wax. So, that looks pretty fancy and all, but what ...
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What causes certain bosses to lose poise: to collapse for a brief moment allowing for critical hits / riposte?

When fighting various bosses I've noticed that by damaging(?) certain bosses can be poise-broken: they collapse for a brief moment allowing for a critical hit (like a riposte without parrying). It's ...
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Is it possible to parry all melee attacks in PvP?

I'm practicing my parrying and notice, in PvP, that it's harder to parry the heavier weapons when wielded in two hands. Especially Ultra Greatswords and Maces I haven't yet been able to parry in PvP. ...
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8 Souls of a Great Champion while invading. Did I just get lucky?

I invaded some world and got destroyed by the host + 2 friends they summoned. However, while the host was summoning friends, I picked up what looked like a small bag made out of fabric from the ...
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How many different types of enemies are in Dark Souls 3?

Don't ask why, but I want to count different types of enemies in Dark Souls 3. It is easy to use this wiki and count that there are 19 bosses and 4 minibosses. But usual enemies are present at ...
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Do I need upgraded rings for the achievement?

There is an achievement which can be completed by collecting all rings. Does this mean that I also need to collect the upgraded versions (+1, +2) of the rings which can only be found in NG+? Or is ...
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How do estus charges work?

Can anyone advise how Estus Charges work? I have an Estus Flask 10+7, but I'm not sure what the "+7" means. Does it mean I get 17 uses of it? Because after 10 uses I'm no longer able to drink the ...
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Titanite slab glitch near havel knight Archdragon Peak [closed]

So I rushed over to the slab that is guarded by the havel knight as I wanted to grab it and run but was killed when I grabbed it. I went to the item, picked it up and didn't press ok before I died. I ...
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Dark Souls 3 DLCs cannot be installed on my PS4

I bought 2 DLCs for Dark Souls 3 for PS4 from Playstation Store. I downloaded them but they cannot be installed. I did not buy Dark Souls 3 from that online market, but I have physical copy. Is it a ...
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How can I get Lord of Hollows ending?

I'm stuck at the end of the game. Beware, spoiler alert. I just defeated Soul of Cinders boss and when I went to the First flame, I saw a mark to summon the Fire keeper, so I did that, thinking she ...
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List of equipment you can parry with in Dark Souls 3?

New to the soulsborne series, only played a little Bloodborne and just started Dark Souls 3. What is a list of equipment you can parry with? I assume the parrying mechanic is similar to gunshots in ...
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Dark Souls 3 NPC'S summons

So, I heard/read about two summon signs in front of Vordt of the Boreal Valley. I already killed the boss, but, how do they appear? I´m very confused with how to summon or find Lion Knight Albert and ...
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Does stamina recovery speed stack by wearing a Chloranthy Ring and a Grass Crest Shield?

Often I wear the following items in Dark Souls 3: Chloranthy Ring Raises stamina recovery speed. Grass Crest Shield The grass crest is lightly imbued with magic, which slightly speeds stamina ...
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Death count in Dark Souls 3

Is there any way to know how many times have you died in game? (Well, I know that answer is "a lot", but I'm in search for exact number) I remember in DS2 there was monument in Majula with such info. ...
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Is there a max width to the health bar?

In Dark Souls 3, the health bar gets longer and longer the more HP you have. Is there a maximum width to the health bar? If you only leveled up Vigor, what would happen to your health bar? Is there ...
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Is the runic writing in the Dark Souls series based on anything?

I've seen in other game series that an in-game language corresponds to some real-life language, such as the various forms of Hylian in the Legend of Zelda series. I had never questioned that the runes ...
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How many Titantite Slabs are in Dark Souls 3?

The DS3 Wiki states there are 15 total slabs possible. On my new-game character I have 5 fully upgraded weapons and 10 slabs, but I haven't defeated Midir, so Shira couldn't have given her slab to ...
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Most expensive stackable item that can be traded, bought, and sold

Since I can't get summoned for Darkmoon I'm farming knights in anor londo like crazy, and I'm up to 2.5 million souls w/ like 5 concords (450ish item discovery) - this sucks. Anyway, on my other ...
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Is there a way to see how many covenant items I have turned in?

I'm farming for covenant items in order to get the rank rewards (spells & items). Is there a way to see how many I've turned in already to the covenant vendor/master so I know how many more I ...
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How to exit the estus soup room as a phantom?

I thought I'd be nice and show the host of embers the Undead Settlement estus soup room (the one you fall down into in the mid-area room with lots of hanging bodies). But I can't open the door, even ...
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Dodge goes in random directions

I'm playing Dark souls 3 on PC (using a a Dualshock 4 controller with DS4Windows) every time I try to “dodge” it goes in a random direction! Is this supposed to be happening, or is my controller ...
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What are the pros/cons of the Dark Sigil and Hollowing?

Yoel of Londor is at Firelink Shrine now, and offering me free levels. Some basic research indicates to me that if I accept them, I'll get a Dark Sigil, which causes me to Hollow on death. And ...
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DS3 weapon with all base effects

I have Chaos Drakeblood Greatsword and it has all but Dark effect. Is it possible to get to a weapon that would have all the effects?
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How do I maximize my chances of being summoned in Blades of the Darkmoon/Blue Sentinels?

I've seen the subject of covenant auto-summons being discussed on multiple different forums. From the threads that I've read, I gathered that the community has agreed upon an ideal location, maximum ...
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Do the new DLC items count towards the collection achievements?

Some months ago, Ashes of Ariandel released as DLC for Dark Souls 3 adding in many items including 4 new spells and 1 new ring. However, DS3 already had achievements for collecting all spells and all ...
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DS3 Day One Edition Confusion

I bought Dark Souls 3 Day One Edition, and saw that it came with Dark Souls "full game". I'm asking from anyone that knows for certain that this DS3 Day One Edition comes with the Artorias of the ...
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Can I increase chances of coop with friends in Dark Souls 3?

I am able to play with my friend - we both enabled matchmaking by password, we are both using Warriors of Sunlight covenant (so our cooperation could be jolly), our soul levels are in range, host has ...
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Why can't I be summoned in Dark Souls 3?

There was server maintenance done to the game about 2 days ago. I gave my girlfriend my copy of Dark Souls 3 because I also had a digital version and I planned on helping her through the beginning ...
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Who were the original Spears of the Church?

In the Ringed City DLC, you will come across the Spears of the Church, protecting their Lady Filianore. A small boss fight ensues, in which you kill the guardian Halflight and a player NPC. However, ...
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How can I use the “frog jump” forward of Gael's Greatsword on PC?

Gael's Great Sword has two attacks: 1) Weapon Art + light attack (Left button of mouse) = The rolling attack 2) Weapon art + heavy attack (shift + left button of mouse) = The Frog Jump The problem ...
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Is there a way to rid of “Notifications and announcements” message?

Every time I quit to the main menu to load another character there is "Notifications and announcements" message appears. Since I do it a lot this is very annoying. Is there a way to never see it again?...
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Is there any way of playing Dark Souls 3 LAN Multiplayer in PC?

I Play Dark Souls 1 in LAN with a friend used a steam emulator. Is any similar mode that can be done with dark souls 3?
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Can't Find Logan's Scroll?

Here's what happened: I'm fighting the guy who carries Logan's Scroll. The enemy has only a little health left but so do I - I run off to heal. While I'm healing I hear the death sound. I run back ...
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What is the best weapon to fight the Dancer of Boreal Valley? [closed]

I have triggered the fight early, and am currently using the Grass Crest Shield, Astora Straight Sword and the Assassin armour set. I feel that the range of my sword is less. After dodging her attack, ...
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How start NG++ after completion of both DLC's

I have completed the game on new game plus and both dlc. I want to start a NG++ but how can I do that? I don't see the NG+ option no more at the bonfire.