Achievement Guide

STORY ACHIEVEMENTS:

 

 

 

(This information is kept basic to avoid spoilers, read the appropriate sections of the guide for more specific detail).

 

 

 

This Is Dark Souls - 10G

 

Die for the first time

 

This will come naturally as the game progresses. If you want it early, let an enemy kill your character.

 


Self Recollection - 10G

 

Reclaim flesh and set out as an undead

 

Partway through the first area of the game (Things Betwixt) you will find a hut with three old firekeepers inside. After a cutscene they will allow you to choose your class, appearance and starting gift. After this process ends, the achievement will pop.

 


Last Giant - 10G

 

Defeated the last giant

 

The last giant can be found in the Forest of Fallen Giants. Read that section of the guide for location information and boss strategy.

 


Gulch Bonfire - 20G

 

Light the primal bonfire in the black gulch

 

The primal bonfire is located behind the rotten's boss room in Black Gulch. Light the fire in the room beyond to unlock the achievement. Read that section of the guide for location information and boss strategy.

 


Iron Keep Bonfire - 20G

 

Light the primal bonfire in the iron keep

 

The primal bonfire is located behind the old iron king's boss room in the Iron Keep. Light the fire in the room beyond to unlock the achievement. Read that section of the guide for location information and boss strategy.

 


Brightstone Bonfire - 20G

 

Light the primal bonfire in brightstone cove tseldora

 

The primal bonfire is located in a room next to the duke's private chambers which can only be accessed by defeating the duke's dear freja at the end of the brightstone cove tseldora area. The bonfire is guarded by the body of vengarl (a slightly more powerful than usual enemy). Read that section of the guide for location information and boss strategy.

 


Sinner's Bonfire - 20G

 

Light the primal bonfire in sinner's rise

 

The primal bonfire is located in the room behind the lost sinner's boss room in Sinner's Rise. Light the fire in the room beyond to unlock the achievement. Read that section of the guide for location information and boss strategy.

 


Looking Glass Knight - 20G

 

Defeat Looking Glass Knight

 

The looking glass knight can be found at the end of the King's Passage area after obtaining the king's passage key from drangleic castle. Read those sections of the guide for location information and boss strategy.

 


King's Ring - 20G

 

Acquire the king's ring

 

The king's ring can be found at the end of the Undead Crypt area after defeating the area boss Velstadt. It is at the back of the room beyond in a pile of corpses. Read that section of the guide for location information and boss strategy.

 


Ancient Dragon - 20G

 

Acquire ashen mist heart

 

Found by speaking to the ancient dragon at the Shrine of Dragons. If you initiate combat with the dragon it will be dropped upon it's death. Read that section of the guide for location information.

 


The Heir - 100G

 

See the ending

 

Defeat the final boss in the Throne of Want and finish the game. Read that section of the guide for location information and boss strategy.

 

 

 

OPTIONAL BOSS ACHIEVEMENTS:

 

 

 

Vendrick - 50G

 

Defeat Vendrick

 

Vendrick can be found in the Undead Crypt and is an optional boss best tackled after completing the story. Read up on him in the endgame content section.

 

 

 

COVENANT ACHIEVEMENTS:

 

 

 

Covenant Of The Meek - 10G

 

Discover the covenant of the meek

 

Location: Saulden in Majula

Talk to Saulden (at the base of the large obelisk on the cliff in Majula) and exhaust his dialogue. Once you do he offers you membership in the covenant.

 


Covenant Of The Fittest - 10G

 

Discover the covenant of the fittest

 

Location: Victor's Stone on a cliff at the rear of Majula

You can get this achievement without actually joining the covenant if you wish, just keep answering yes and waiting a few seconds. Just before the final join the achievement should pop.

 


Protector Covenant - 10G

 

Discover the covenant of the protectors

 

Location: Targray in Cathedral of Blue (Dragonslayer boss must be defeated first)

Targray can be found at the rear of the cathedral after defeating the old dragonslayer boss.

 


Clangorous Covenant - 10G

 

Discover the clangorous covenant

 

Location: Dwarf at entry to Belfry Luna and Belfry Sol

 


Sanguinary Covenant - 10G

 

Discover the covenant of the bloodthirsty

 

Location: Gren in Undead Purgatory (only available after Executioner's Chariot boss fight).

 


Brilliant Covenant - 10G

 

Discover a most brilliant covenant

 

Location: Broken statue in Harvest Valley (teleport to the mines bonfire, take a right into the open area, right again to the poison mist area with two dark giants and a sledgehammer enemy. Cross the bridge with the sledgehammer enemy and travel along the low path to the left underneath the windmill blades. Kill the sickle giant within to reach the broken statue).

 


Gnawing Covenant - 10G

 

Discover the covenant of rodents

 

Location: The Rat King in Grave of Saints (after second bonfire) or Doors of Pharros

 


Abysmal Covenant - 10G

 

Discover the abysmal covenant

 

Location: Grandahl in three locations (must be talked to at all three to join), Secret room under path at black gulch, hidden room below pit fall in Shaded Woods, in third golem door on the left in Drangleic castle in room after first bonfire.

 


Covenant Of Ancients - 10G

 

Discover an ancient covenant

 

Location: Give the petrified egg from the Dragon Shrine to Magerold (merchant found in the early area of the iron keep, cross the bridge and head right inside from the first bonfire)

 


Selfless Giver - 50G

 

Max-out devotion to covenant

 

This can be obtained by reaching the max rank (3) of any covenant. Players who only play offline will most likely want to max out the Pilgrims of Dark covenant as it can be done without online interaction. Players who enjoy co-op will most likely want to max out the Heirs of the Sun covenant which rewards players for helping other players defeat bosses. Players who enjoy invading other players worlds will want to join the brotherhood of blood which allows you to invade and defeat players for rank ups. Read the covenants section of the guide for more info on the covenants.

 

 

 

COLLECTIBLES ACHIEVEMENTS:

 

 

 

Gesture Maestro - 50G

 

Learn all gestures

 

You start the game already knowing eight of the twenty total guestures. The others can be found by talking to the following NPCs.

Welcome - Majula - Saulden
Duel Bow - Cathedral of Blue - Targray (Defeating the Old Dragonslayer boss and token of fidelity from huntsman's copse required to talk to him)
Fist Pump - Huntsman's Copse - Creighton (found next to the undead lockup bonfire after unlocking it, last bonfire before the area boss)
Joy - Entrance to Shaded Woods - Benhart of Jugo (cure the nearby rosabeth of petrification and then talk to benhart to learn the guesture)
Warmup - Shaded Woods - Tark the Manscorpion (Wear the ring of Whispers available from sweet shalquoir in Majula to talk to him)
Hurrah! - Memory of Vammar - Captain Drummond (only available after obtaining the ashen mist heart key item)
This one's me - Castle Drangleic - Chancellor Wellager on the stairs at the castle entrance
Have Mercy! - Undead Crypt - Grave Warden Agdayne (approach him without a torch lit to talk to him)
Prostration - Earthen Peak - Laddersmith Gilligan (talk to him at Earthen Peak or Majula if he moves)
Decapitate - Shaded Woods - Head of Vengarl (right path section of shaded woods guide)
Mock - Lost Bastille - Staid of Olaphis (need to use a branch of yore to cure his petrification first)
Praise the sun - Harvest Valley - Altar of sunlight (look at the heirs of the sun covenant in the covenants section for directions)

Once you have all the gestures the achievement will pop.

 

 

Master Of Sorcery - 30G

 

Learn all sorceries

 

Buy or find all the sorceries in the list below to obtain this achievement

 

Soul Arrow - Sold by Merchant Hag Melentia, Carhillion of the Fold, Magerolf of Lanafir

Great Soul Arrow - Sold by Carhillion of the Fold, Magerolf of Lanafir and found in the Forest of Fallen Giants

Heavy Soul Arrow - Sold by Carhillion of the Fold, Magerolf of Lanafir

Great Heavy Soul Arrow - Sold by Carhillion of the Fold, Magerolf of Lanafir and found in Earthen Peak

Homing Soul Arrow - Sold by Straid of Olaphis, Weaponsmith Onifex

Heavy Homing Soul Arrow - Trade with Straid of Olaphis (Ruin sentinel soul)

Homing Soulmass - Sold by Weaponsmith Ornifex and found in Shaded Woods

Homing Crystal Soulmass - Found in Shrine of Amana

Soul Spear - Sold by Grave Warden Agdayne and found in Huntsman's Copse

Crystal Soul Spear - Trade with Straid of Olaphis (Old paledrake soul - dropped by Duke's Dear Freja in New Game Plus or with use of bonfire ascetics)

Shockwave - Sold by Carhillion of the Fold

Soul Spear Barrage - Sold by Carhillion of the Fold

Soul Shower - Trade with Staid of Olaphis (Scorpioness Nejka soul)

Soul Greatsword - Found in Drangleic Castle

Soul Vortex - Sold by Grave Warden Agdayne and found in Brightstone Cove Tseldora

Soul Bolt - Found in Drangleic Castle

Soul Geyser - Found in Aldia's Keep

Magic Weapon - Sold by Carhillion of the Fold

Great Magic Weapon - Rank 1 covenant reward of company of champions, sold by Sorcerer Navlaan and found in Black Gulch

Crystal Magic Weapon - Found in Dragon Shrine

Strong Magic Shield - Sold by Straid of Olaphis, Sorcerer Navlaan and found in Drangleic Castle

Yearn - Sold by Carhillion of the Fold

Hush - Rank 2 covenant reward of way of blue and found in Lost Bastille

Fall Control - Sold by Magerold of Lanafir and Weaponsmith Ornifex

Hidden Weapon - Rank 2 covenant reward of bellkeeper covenant

Repair - Found in Shrine of Winter

Cast Light - Sold by Straid of Olaphis, Darkdiver Grandahl

Chameleon - Found in Harvest Valley

Unleash Magic - Reward for completing sidequest of Sorcerer Navlaan in Aldia's Keep (not releasing him)

 

 

Master Of Miracles - 30G

 

Learn all miracles

 

Buy or find all the miracles in the list below to obtain this achievement

 

Heal - Sold by Merchant Hag Melentia, Licia of Lindelt

Med Heal - Sold by Licia of Lindelt

Great Heal Excerpt - Sold by Licia of Lindelt

Great Heal - Sold by Cromwell the Pardoner and found in the Grave of Saints

Soothing Sunlight - Invade and defeat Licia of Lindelt (using cracked red eye orb)

Replenishment - Sold by Licia of Lindelt, Cromwell the Pardoner

Resplendent Life - Sold by Licia of Lindelt, Staid of Olaphis and found in Lost Bastille (new game plus)

Bountiful Sunlight - Rank 3 in blue sentinels covenant reward, Chancellor Wellegar (new game plus plus)

Caressing Prayer - Sold by Licia of Lindelt, Cromwell the Pardoner

Force - Sold by Licia of Lindelt, Cromwell the Pardoner

Wrath of the Gods - Rank 2 in blue sentinels covenant reward, Chancellor Wellegar (new game plus plus)

Emit Force - Sold by Cromwell the Pardoner, Blue Sentinel Targray and found in No-Man's Wharf

Heavenly Thunder - Sold by Cromwell the Pardoner, Blue Sentinel Targray

Lightning Spear - Sold by Licia of Lindelt and found in Earthen Peak

Great Lightning Spear - Sold by Staid of Olaphis and found in Undead Crypt

Sunlight Spear - Rank 3 in heirs of the sun covenant reward

Soul Appease - Sold by Stone Trader Chloanne, Grave Warden Agdayne

Blinding Bolt - Trade with Straid of Olaphis (Old King's Soul, new game plus only)

Magic Barrier - Sold by Head of Vengarl, Felkin the Outcast

Great Magic Barrier - Chancellor Wellegar and found in Aldia's Keep

Homeward - Sold by Licia of Lindelt

Guidance - Sold by Licia of Lindelt

Sacred Oath - Trade with Straid of Olaphis (Velstadt's Soul)

Unveil - Sold by Straid of Olaphis

Perserverance - Cromwell the Pardoner

Sunlight Blade - Sold by Straid of Olaphis and found in Shrine of Amana

 

 

Master Of Pyromancy - 30G

 

Learn all pyromancies

 

Buy or find all the pyromancies in the list below to obtain this achievement

 

Fireball - Sold by Rosabeth of Melfia and found in No-Man's Wharf

Fire Orb - Sold by Rosabeth of Melfia

Great Fireball - Found in Brightstone Cove Tseldora

Great Chaos Fireball - Rank 3 reward of brotherhood of blood covenant, sold by Chancellor Wellegar (new game plus plus)

Firestorm - Sold by Titchy Gren and found in Drangleic Castle

Fire Tempest - Found in Shrine of Amana

Chaos Storm - Found in Iron Keep

Combustion - Sold by Rosabeth of Melfia and found in Huntsman's Copse

Great Combustion - Sold by Titchy Gren and found in Drangleic Castle

Fire Whip - Sold by Titchy Gren

Poison Mist - Sold by Rosabeth of Melfia

Toxic Mist - Trade with Staid of Olaphis (Royal Rat Vanguard soul)

Acid Surge - Trade with Staid of Olaphis (Royal Rat Authority soul)

Lingering Flame - Sold by Straid of Olaphis

Flame Swathe - Sold by Striad of Olaphis

Forbidden Sun - Recieved from Sorcerer Navlaan as reward for sidequest (don't release him)

Flame Weapon - Trade with Straid of Olaphis (Old Witch Soul, new game plus only)

Flash Sweat - Sold by Rosabeth of Melfia

Iron Flesh - Sold by Rosabeth of Melfia

Warmth - Sold by Grave Warden Agdayne

Immolation - Found in Iron Keep

 

 

Master Of Hexes - 30G

 

Learn all hexes

 

Buy or find all the hexes in the list below to obtain this achievement

 

Dark Orb - Sold by Felkin the Outcast, Straid of Olaphis, Darkdiver Grandahl

Dark Hail - Sold by Straid of Olaphis, Darkdiver Grandahl, Magerold of Lanafir

Dark Fog - Sold by Straid of Olaphis and found in The Gutter

Affinity - Sold by Straid of Olaphis

Dead Again - Sold by Stone Trader Chloanne

Dark Weapon - Sold by Felkin the Outcast

Whisper of Despair - Found in Grave of Saints

Repel - Trade with Straid of Olaphis (Giant Lord Soul)

Twisted Barricade - Found in Doors of Pharros

Numbness - Trade with Straid of Olaphis (Old Dead One soul, new game plus only)

Scraps of Life - Sold by Cromwell the Pardoner and found in Black Gulch

Darkstorm - Sold by Darkdiver Grandahl, Magerold of Lanafir

Resonant Soul - Rank 1 reward in pilgrims of the dark covenant, sold by Felkin the Outcast

Great Resonant Soul - Rank 2 reward in pilgrims of the dark covenant, sold by Felkin the Outcast

Climax - Rank 3 reward in pilgrims of the dark covenant

Resonant Flesh - Sold by Felkin the Outcast

Resonant Weapon - Sold by Felkin the Outcast

Lifedrain Patch - Trade with Straid of Olaphis (Darklurker soul)

Profound Still - Sold by Darkdiver Grandahl

 

 

 

MISC ACHIEVEMENTS:

 

 

 

Supreme Weapon - 50G

 

Reinforce a weapon to its limit

 

Use a blacksmith to upgrade any weapon to +10. This will require 6 titanite shards, 6 large titanite shards, 6 titanite chunks and a titanite slab to fully upgrade as well as a various amount of souls depending on the item. Once the weapon reaches +10 the achievement will pop. The first blacksmith is located in Majula.

 


Change Of Clothes - 30G

 

Give rosabeth of melfia something to wear

 

When heading for the entrance to Shaded Woods, you will meet a petrified statue blocking a switch. This is rosabeth. Use a fragrant branch of yore to cure her and she will ask you for a change of clothing. Give her any piece of clothing (you won't get it back, so make sure you can afford to lose it) and the achievement will pop.

 


Gathering Of Exiles - 30G

 

Increase the population of majula

 

During the course of the game you have to locate and exhaust the dialogue of the following NPCs:

Merchant Hag Melentia - Found at the Cardinal Tower bonfire in the Forest of Fallen Giants

Cartographer Cale - Found in a side area near the Cardinal Tower bonfire in the Forest of Fallen Giants (read the section for more specific location details)

Licia of Lindelt - Found in the area beyond the Dragonrider boss in Heide's Tower of Flame next to the bonfire.

Carhillion of the Fold - Found in No-Man's Wharf on a pier next to the ghost ship, you must have at least 8 intelligence to talk to him (read the section for more detailed location information)

Rosabeth of Melfia - Found at the entrance to Shaded Woods. Use a fragrant branch of yore to break her petrification and give her a clothing item.

Stone Trader Chloanne - Found shortly past the entrance to Harvest Valley, just past the first bonfire of the area.

Laddersmith Gilligan - Found in Earthen Peak (read the section for more detailed location information).

Once all of them have arrived in Majula talk to Saulden at the obelisk to pop the achievement.

 


Reflections of Disembodiment - 30G

 

Inherit equipment from the head of Vengarl

 

Vengarl's head can be found in the Shaded Woods section containint mist and invisible ghost enemies. Talk to the head and exhaust his dialogue and he will give you his equipment. For more detailed location information look at the Shaded Woods Section of the guide "right path."

 


Holder Of The Fort - 30G

 

Inherit captain Drummond's equipment

 

Captain Drummond can be found in the Memory of Vammar after obtaining the ashen mist heart from the ancient dragon. To receive his equipment you must defeat the giant lord boss fount in the memory of Jeigh and then talk to drummond. When you do he will give you his equipment. For more info on these locations, look in the Memories of Ancients section of the guide.

 


Garrulous Miser - 30G

 

Inherit Laddersmith Gilligan's equipment

 

Laddersmith Gilligan can be met at the Earthen Peak (see section for location information), to obtain his equipment you must buy all of his ladders including the one at Earthen Peak and then talk to him to receive his equipment.

 


Smith for Life - 30G

 

Inherit steady hand mcduff's equipment

 

Steady Hand McDuff can be found in the Lost Bastille section at the second bonfire of the area (read the section for details). Before he will talk to you, you will need to obtain the Dull Ember from the Iron Keep and give it to him. Once you can talk to him, you need to spend 10,000 souls on infusing weapons and another 40,000+ souls on items or upgrading equipment. After that, talk to him and he will give you his equipment.

 

 

Lucatiel - 30G

 

Inherit equipment from lucatiel of mirrah

 

Lucatiel can be met in several bonfire locations in the following order. Exhausting her dialogue will move her to the next location.

 

Lost Bastille or No-Man's Wharf (interchangable, depending on which the player reaches first)

Earthen Keep

Black Gulch (hidden passage underneath first open area)

Aldia's Keep (after talking to her here she will dissappear from the game, ensure you have defeated three of the required bosses with her summoned and her surviving the fight).

 

To recieve her equipment you must summon her to three boss fights (the same bosses can be refought with bonfire ascetics as well) and she must survive. The bosses are:

 

Vexile Sentry - No-Man's Wharf

The Rotten - Black Gulch

Smelter Demon - Iron Keep

Old Sinner - Sinner's Rise

 

After defeating three bosses from the list with her summoned and her surviving the battle, talk to her at Aldia's Keep (or talk to her at earlier locations to advance her to the keep) and she will give you her equipment. If you talk to her at the keep before beating three bosses, you will have to wait until new game plus to try again.

 

 

Moonlight Greatsword - 30G

 

Inherit benhart of jugo's equipment

 

Similar to Lucatiel, Benhart can be found in several locations as the player moves through the game and talks to him. Unlike Lucatiel however, he does not leave the game after talking to him in his last location. Making this achievement technically unmissable. You can find Benhart in the following locations:

 

Shaded Woods Entrance (near petrified rosabeth)

Castle Drangleic (central castle bonfire after removing petrification from rosabeth)

Forest of Fallen Giants (bird nest past pursuer boss fight area)

Memory of Orro (Near the start of the memory)

 

To recieve his equipment you must summon him to three boss fights (the same bosses can be refought with bonfire ascetics as well) and he must survive. The bosses are:

 

Prowling Magus - Brightstone Cove Tseldora (sign near bonfire in royal army camp at start of area in one of the tents)

Looking Glass Knight - King's Passage (right before boss fight mist door)

Giant Lord - Memory of Jeigh (near mist door to boss fight)

Nashandra - Throne of Want (next to boss fight mist door)

 

After defeating three bosses from the list with him summoned and him surviving the battle, talk to him in the Memory of Orro (or talk to him at earlier locations to advance him to the memory) and he will give you his equipment. After that the achievement should pop.

 


Curious Map - 30G

 

Light all the flames on the map in Majula

 

The map the achievement talks about is located inside the mansion in Majula. To get inside, find Cale the Cartographer in the Forest of Fallen Giants and exhaust his dialogue to obtain the key.

The fires on the map will light up when you accomplish preset story events:

Defeat the Last Giant
Defeat the Lost Sinner
Defeat the Old Iron King
Defeat the Rotten
Defeat the Duke's Dear Freja
Obtain the King's Ring
Obtain the Ashen Mist Heart
Defeat Nashandra

The final event will be obtained from beating the final boss of the story, so head back once the final boss is defeated and the credits have rolled to find Cale in the basement of the mansion next to the map. Exhaust his dialogue and the achievement will unlock.

 

 

The Dark Soul - 50G

 

Earn all achievements

 

After obtaining all other achievements, this achievement will unlock

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