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DARK SOULS™: REMASTERED

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Dark Souls NPC Questlines in Order
By GoldSAW
This is a linear area-by-area guide for the major NPC questlines in Dark Souls
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NPC Questlines in Order


Note(s):

● If you're not familiar with the Souls games, when I state "speak" with an NPC. This means exhausting their dialogue, to 'exhaust' dialogue you need to cycle through all of their dialogue until they repeat the first sentence over again. They will not move from their location if the dialogue has not been concluded.

● This NPC-quest guide has been altered to how I play through Dark Souls 1. There are many different alterations or paths that one can choose when playing through this game. So if you see an area or direction that's askew to how you would progress, that's because this is how I do it.


Let's get started!

UNDEAD ASYLUM: Nothing.

FIRELINK SHRINE:
Speak with Crestfallen Warrior.
Speak with Petrus, join his covenant and exhaust his dialogue.

UNDEAD BURG:
Purchase the Residence Key from the Undead Merchant.

UNDEAD BURG - BRIDGE:
Speak with Solaire of Astora.

UNDEAD PARISH:
You can speak with Seigmeyer sitting next to the closed gate of Sen's Fortress. (This has no influence on his actions later on.)

Free Lautric of Carim from his cell on the 2nd floor of the Old Church.
*Be careful about picking up a three Firekeeper Souls with him alive, as he kills the Firekeeper.


DEPTHS:
Free Sorcerer Griggs in Lower Undead Burg with the Residence Key, he'll return to Firelink Shrine.

Speak with Griggs at Firelink Shrine. (Optional, you can still find Logan in Sen's Fortress regardless.)

Free Laurentius of the Great Swamp from a barrel in the upper region of the Depths. Exhaust his dialogue.

After Capra Demon is dead, Rhea of Thorolund will appear at Firelink Shrine.

If you speak to Petrus his group will depart for the Catacombs, they can also automatically depart after the death of Pinwheel.


BLIGHTTOWN:
If you have a +10 Pyromancy Flame, Quelana of Izalith will appear in the swamp sitting against a nearby pillar and sell you advanced pyromancies. She also has a small quest line that can be advanced later on. Purchase all of her pyromancies.


FIRELINK SHRINE (2):
Speak with Crestfallen Knight on your return after ringing the Second Bell.

Laurentius is at Firelink — exhaust his dialogue. He will ask about the pyromancies you obtained from Quelana and head for Blighttown. He will turn hollow there.

LAURENTIUS' QUEST LINE IS NOW COMPLETE.

The Firekeeper is now dead, obtain the Blackeye Orb from her corpse at Firelink Shrine.

(The Firekeeper is killed by Lautrec after the second bell has been rung, or if you obtain a third Firekeeper Soul before the second bell.)


SEN'S FORTRESS:
Rotate the boulder mechanism lever and speak with Siegmeyer below the dirt ramp.

Rotate the boulder mechanism lever and break the wall at the bottom of the long downward ramp; use the Master Key (if you have it) to free Big Hat from his cage from beyond that broken wall. Note: You can find the actual key for Big Hat's cage by jumping across the gap on the narrow bridge, follow the tower to the bottom, and you'll find it on a corpse across a small bridge.


ANOR LONDO:
Inside the Castle, rescue Siegmeyer of Catalina from the Silver Knights. (You can find him by ascending to the roof, and proceed into the opposite entrance on the same roof.)

Speak with Solaire of Astora. Exhaust his dialogue.

Use the Blackeye Orb in the Main Hall of Anor Londo castle to invade and kill Lautrec.
Do not use any Firekeeper Soul until you've return the Firekeeper's Soul!

LAUTREC'S QUESTLINE IS NOW COMPLETE.


CATACOMBS: Nothing


TOMB OF THE FALLEN GIANTS:
Say "No" to Patches, let him kick you off the cliff, then forgive him for it.
Note: If you choose not to forgive him he'll give you a Twin Humanity.

Rescue Rhea of Thorolund from her entourage which have recently turned hollow. They can all be found in the dark recesses that Patches' kicks you into.

Return to Firelink and kill Petrus, if you don't he will kill Rhea and the questline will end.
(The entire purpose of Petrus' character is that he's not faithful at all, rather a lying murderer.)

Speak with Rhea of Thorolund in the Old Church of Undead Parish.


FIRELINK SHRINE (3):
You can now purchase goodies from Patches in Firelink Shrine.

PATCHES' (SMALL) QUESTLINE IS NOW COMPLETE.

Exhaust Siegmeyer's dialogue.

Siegmeyer now needs your help in Lower Blighttown, he needs Poison Moss. You can purchase this from the female Undead Merchant. You can find Siegmeyer at the far end of Blighttown surrounded by giant leeches. He's poisoned, if you do not give him poison moss his quest line will end here.

Speak with the Quelana of Izalith (pyromancy merchant) you may have spoken with earlier, if you do, she'll ask you to free her mother and sisters by defeating the Bed of Chaos.


NEW LONDO:
Crestfallen has been Hollow after the ringing of the second bell, he'll attack you at the beginning of New Londo.


LOST IZALITH:
After summoning for the Centipede Demon, Solaire is now infected with a mind-rotting parasite.
Solaire will become stuck in a dark encampment behind a wall mechanism, to free him you'll need to spend a total of 30 Humanity to the Chaos Servant covenant.
or
If you proceed into Lost Izalith and defeat Bed of Chaos; Solaire will become hollow, and you'll be forced to kill him.

SOLAIRE'S QUESTLINE IS NOW COMPLETE.

Siegmeyer is found in the hidden lower collapsible room attempting to take on a herd of poisonous enemies; if you manage to kill all the enemies and Siegmeyer has over half-health his quest line will continue, but if his health drops down to below half he'll gift you a Speckled Stone Ring, then wearily succumb to his wounds.

Once Bed of Chaos is defeated, return to Quelana of Izalith whom you spoke with earlier. She will reward you with an advanced pyromancy.

QUELANA'S QUEST LINE IS NOW COMPLETE.


THE GRAND ARCHIVES:
If you killed Petrus earlier and Rhea lives, she'll be dead within the holding cells of the Archives.

PETRUS/RHEA'S QUEST LINE IS NOW COMPLETE.

Siegmeyer's daughter is seeking him in the Crystal Golum Garden, you need to free her from her trapped state inside a gold-colored Crystal Golum.

Big Hat Logan:
  • Is being held at the bottom of the Archive Tower Cell. You'll need the Archive Tower Giant Key, which is found in a chest within the collapsible staircase room on the bottom level of the main
    building just before the room with the Crystal Golem Garden.
  • After you've rescued him he'll be found behind the bookcase in the room leading to the Golem
    Garden.
  • You need to purchase all of his spells and exhaust his dialogue.
  • Once you've defeated Seathe exhaust his dialogue.
  • Big Hat is now completely hollow and maddened, found in the room where you original encountered Seathe in his invincible form. You can kill him to obtain his armor and the White Dragon Breath sorcery.

BIG HAT LOGAN'S QUEST LINE IS NOW COMPLETE.


FIRELINK SHRINE (4):
Sieglinde of Catarina is in Firelink Shrine inquiring about her father, answer her questions and she'll move on.


ASH LAKE:
(You can reach Ash Lake by proceeding to lower Blighttown, and on the eastern-side you'll find a large tree entrance that leads into the Great Hollow, this will in-turn lead to Ashen Lake at the bottom.)

Sieglinde of Catarina has found her father in a hollowed state, and ended his suffering. She'll thank you for your services and reward you with a Titanite Slab.

SIEGMEYER/SIEGLINDE'S QUEST LINE IS NOW COMPLETE.


That's all of the quest lines completed! If I missed any crucial information note it in the comments below.



But What Do They Look Like?
I know, I know, what use is an 'NPC Questlines in Order' guide if you need to Google what an NPC looks like every 2 minutes? That's what this section is for!




1. Oscar, Knight of Astora - Undead Asylum, gifts the player items.
2. Snuggly the Crow - Undead Asylum, will trade items for other items.
3. Crestfallen Warrior - Firelink Shrine, gives advice/opinions.
4. Petrus of Thorolund - Firelink Shrine, covenant leader/miracle merchant.
5. Anastacia of Astora - Firelink Shrine, has a multi-step questline.
6. Undead Merchant Male - Undead Burg, small goods merchant.
7. Solaire of Astora - Undead Burg, covenant leader and reoccuring NPC summon.
8. Siegmeyer of Catarina - Undead Burg (at Sen's Fortress), has a multi-step questline.



9. Andre of Astora - Undead Parish, physical and magic weapon blacksmith.
10. Knight Lautrec of Carim - Undead Parish, has a multi-step questline.
11. Oswald of Carim - Undead Parish, merchant and will un-aggro NPCs for a cost.
12. Griggs of Vinheim - Lower Undead Burg, sorcery merchant.
13. Undead Merchant Female - Undead Burg, merchant of small goods.
14. Rhea of Thorolund - Firelink Shrine, has a multi-step questline/miracle merchant.
15. Vince of Thorolund - Firelink Shrine, guardian of Rhea in her pilgrimage.
16. Nico of Thorolund - Firelink Shrine, guardian of Rhea in her pilgrimage.



17. Laurentius of the Great Swamp - The Depths, pyromancy merchant.
18. Domhnall of Zena - The Depths, boss armor merchant.
19. Quelana of Izalith - Blighttown, chaos-pyromancy merchant/has a small questline.
20. Eingyi - Quelaag's Domain, pyromancy merchant/has a small questline.
21. Quelaag's Sister - Quelaag's Domain, covenant leader.
22. Big Hat Logan - Sen's Fortress, merchant/has a multi-step questline.
23. Crestfallen Merchant - Sen's Fortress, merchant.
24. Darkmoon Knightess - Anor Londo, firekeeper.



25. Gwynevere, Princess of Sunlight - Anor Londo, covenant leader.
26. Giant Blacksmith - Anor Londo, lightning/crystal/boss weapon blacksmith.
27. Dark Sun Gwyndolin - Darkmoon Tomb in Anor Londo, covenant leader and boss.
28. Kingseeker Frampt - Firelink Shrine, progression/will "buy" player items.
29. Stone Dragon - The Great Hollow Ash Lake, covenant leader.
30. Vamos - The Catacombs, fire and chaos weapon blacksmith.
31. Gravelord Nito - The Catacombs (later ToFG), covenant leader and mandatory boss.
32. Patches - The Catacombs, has a small questline/merchant.



33. Dusk of Oolacile - Darkroot Basin, sorcery merchant/has a multi-step questline.
34. Alvina - Darkroot Garden, covenant leader.
35. Shiva of the East - Darkroot Garden, weapon merchant.
36. Shiva's Bodyguard - Darkroot Garden, "..."
37. Rickert of Vinheim - New Londo Ruins, magic and enchanted weapon blacksmith.
38. Ingward - New Londo Ruins, small goods merchant/progression in New Londo.
39. Darkstalker Kaathe - The Abyss, covenant leader.
40. Sieglinde of Catarina - The Duke's Archives, has a multi-step questline.



NPC Quest Rewards Guide



  • Petrus/Rhea of Thorolund: Completing this questline allows you to purchase ADVANCED MIRACLES from Rhea, if Petrus kills her (ending 1) she'll drop the PENDANT which can be traded with the Crows. If she dies in the Duke's Archives you gain her ARMOR SET, 5 HUMANITY, plus the IVORY TALISMAN. If she dies anytime prior she'll drop 5 Humanity and the Ivory Talisman.
  • Anastasia/Lautrec: Reward is a SUNLIGHT MEDAL, DINGY ROBES, RING OF FAVOR & PROTECTION, 5 HUMANITY, FIRE KEEPER SOUL, 1 SOUVENIR OF REPRISAL, and LAUTREC'S ARMOR. If Lautrec is killed prior to killing the Firekeeper, he'll drop only the Ring of Favor & Protection.

    • Solaire of Astora: If he dies at the end of his questline the reward is 1,500 SOULS, 2 HUMANITY, SUNLIGHT STRAIGHT SWORD, SUNLIGHT TALISMAN, SUNLIGHT SHIELD, IRON & SUN ARMOR SET, and SUNLIGHT MAGGOT. If he lives you get him as a summon for the final boss at the cost of 30 Humanity to the Chaos Servant covenant. You can also supposedly use Toxic Mist and/or Poison Mist to cheese for the good ending.
    • Siegmeyer of Catarina: Reward is EMIT FORCE, TINY BEING'S RING, PIERCE SHIELD, SPECKLED STONEPLATE RING, and finally a TITANITE SLAB.
    • Griggs of Vinheim/Big Hat Logan: Reward is ADVANCED SORCERIES MERCHANT, BIG HAT ARMOR, WHITE DRAGON BREATH, TIN CRYSTALLIZATION CATALYST, and CRYSTAL SOUL SPEAR.

    Minor:
    Crestfallen Warrior: Reward is 1,000 Souls.
    Blacksmith(s): Reward is being able to create +5, +10, +15 weapons.
    Patches: Reward is being a weapons merchant at Firelink Shrine, he also sells the masks.


    Conclusion


    I hope this aided you in your pilgrimage, chosen undead!

    I've written multiple un-posted guides on my tenure of obtaining 12 FromSoft 100% completions thus far, 6 of which are Dark Souls platinum trophies on PS3/PS4. After much consideration I've begun compiling my knowledge into a series of Dark Souls guides.

    It's somewhat tasking attempting to accumulate this information into an simplistic, easy-to-understand guide — but I try. ;)

    If you found this guide useful please rate and give it an award! Thank you for your patronage!





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    13 Comments
    AA07 Mar 6 @ 4:22pm 
    Wow this was great! Although, if it sounds rude sorry, but there was 2 mistakes I found: In the Anor Londo section you put Catalina instead of Catarina, and the 2nd one was you got mixed up with The Forest of Fallen Giants from DS2 and called the Tomb of the Giants the Tomb of the Fallen Giants. Even if you don't fix them, this was super helpful! :praisesun::er_heart:
    GoldSAW  [author] Feb 10 @ 7:13pm 
    @KingXeno Fixed! I accidentally wrote 24 twice and the whole list to became mislabeled. Thanks!
    KingXeno Feb 10 @ 6:19pm 
    Nice guide, definitely gonna replay to try all the side quests! But i see some errors? Princess of Sunlight is picture #25 but the description says "#24", same thing with the Giant Blacksmith and so forth.
    JesusInSwag Aug 12, 2021 @ 9:54am 
    :praisesun:
    Aaron lol Jul 23, 2021 @ 6:00pm 
    mmm
    mmm mmm
    Nuts and balls
    Dick even
    GoldSAW  [author] Jul 11, 2021 @ 6:07am 
    Please be aware that comments noting misleading information have been used to fix the guide. Laurentius' questline, Patches' gift, Solaire's apperances, and Crestfallen's turning have all been altered. Thank you all for your contributions! :praisesun:
    simpson20782 Nov 25, 2020 @ 12:51pm 
    Solair appears at his given points no matter if you summon him for the fights or not.
    Whomst Aug 21, 2020 @ 3:28pm 
    Laurentius isnt just a merchant he has a small questline. Once you learn Chaos pyromancies from Quelana when you speak to him he will ask you where you learned them. Tell him where and he goes to Blighttown and becomes hollow. You can kill him there.
    Aaron lol Jun 30, 2020 @ 2:43am 
    mmm
    mmm mmm
    Nuts and balls
    Dick even
    HEX : soloq Jun 20, 2020 @ 9:37am 
    good work