Walkthrough with Commentary – Dark Souls

Starting class: Warrior
Gift: Master Key

Leveling up: Get Strength to 16 and Dexterity to 10 early to be able to equip the Drake Sword, then up to you.

There are diminishing returns for additional points in each stat, and after level 40 in a stat, the returns drop off significantly. Your goal should be to get to lvl 30 vitality and endurance.

Big thanks to pelykulax for feeding me a TON of advice & tips throughout the recording process.

Undead Asylum Tutorial, Asylum Demon Boss and Basics of the Controls

The Basics of Melee Combat

The Basics of Souls, Bonfires, Humanity, and Dying

Before the Final Boss – Things to Know About New Game+

  • Bonfires remain kindled, so max kindle (20 estus flasks) the important bonfires.
  • Kill all NPCs and merchants to get any humanity they drop.
  • Kill all firekeepers for the firekeeper souls they drop (Anor Londo & Quelaag’s Domain)
  • Enemies in New Game+ is 3x as hard as your first time through, and they drop 3x the souls as well.


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