Any% No Teardrop Route

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This page shows the current route for the Any% No TearDrop category from Dark Souls III.

Sellsword Twinblades (Current Route)

This is an overview of the current Any% No TearDrop route.

Character Creation

  • Pick Assassin Class
  • Pick Black Firebomb as gift

Cemetary of Ash

  • Unequip head and chest armor
  • Grab Ashen Estus Remains

Iudex Gundyr

  • Hit him with 13 R1´s
  • Perform 2 two handed charged R2´s
  • Throw 3x Firebombs on the stagger

Firelink Shrine #1

  • Drop Estoc on the ground
  • Buy 4 Homeward Bones and 1 Shortsword
  • Light Bonfire, Equip Shortsword and Homeward bones during the animation
  • Warp to High Wall of Lothric

High Wall of Lothric

  • Grab 2x Gold Pine Resin
  • Spook quitout from the roof
  • Receive Small Banner from Emma, quit out to get teleported back outside
  • Equip Gold Pine Resin

Vordt of the Boreal Valley

  • Use 1x Gold Pine Resin
  • 15x R1 to stagger
  • Quit out at the door

Undead Settlement

  • Grab 2x Charcoal Pine Bundle in the house
  • Cast Spook and drop down, quit out at the door
  • Cast Spook and drop down to the elevator and plunge/roll to get out

Road of Sacrifices

  • Go to Farron Skip spot.
  • Do Farron Keep Skip , grab Grass Crest Shield and blossoms while in deathcam
  • Grab Sellsword Twinblades
  • Grab Farron Coal

Abyss Watchers

  • Equip Shortsword and Grass Crest Shield
  • Do Watchers Glitch
  • Use Gold Pine Resin and spam R1 (21 R1 per phase)
  • Pop Vordt's and Watchers' Souls when waiting for the grave to open

Catacombs of Carthus

  • Grab Sharp Gem
  • Do Fence Skip
  • Grab Gravewarden's Ashes

High Lord Wolnir

  • 1st bracelet: 9 R1´s or 3 R1´s + charged R2 + 4 R1´s if he gives you the slow opener
  • 2nd bracelet: Use bundle, 9 R1´s with bundle active + 1 without bundle or 8 R1´s + 1 charged R2 with bundle active
  • 3rd bracelet: Use bundle, 4 R1´s + charged R2 + 2 R1´s
  • Pop Wolnir's soul before cutscene
  • Do Doll Skip

Irithyll of the Boreal Valley

  • Light Distant Manor Bonfire
  • Make your way into Irithyll Dungeon

Irithyll Dungeon

  • Grab 2x Pale Pine Resin
  • Spook quit out down from Irithyll Dungeon to Profaned Capital
  • Spook quit out down from the tower to the large bridge.

Yhorm the Giant

  • Use Stormruler
  • Bone back to Firelink

Firelink Shrine #2

  • Give Ashes
  • Buy 11x Carthus Rouge and 12 xTitanite Shards
  • Give Coal
  • Upgrade Sellsword´s Twinblades to +3
  • Infuse Sellsword´s Twinblades with sharp gem
  • Allot Estus
  • Level 38 Dexterity
  • Warp to Distant Manor

Irithyll of the Boreal Valley

  • Make your way into the sewers.

Pontiff Sulyvahn

  • Use Carthus Rouge
  • Parry, Riposte upon opener
  • Hit him with 2x L1’s as he is getting up
  • Parry, Riposte again
  • Hit him with 4x L1’s and back off for the AoE
  • Spam L1 to finish him off

Anor Londo

  • Grab Easterner's Ashes
  • Pop Yhorm's soul on elevator
  • Light Anor Londo Bonfire
  • Bone to Firelink Shrine

Firelink Shrine #3

  • Give Ashes
  • Buy 12x Large Titanite Shards
  • Upgrade Sellsword Twinblades to +6
  • Warp to Anor Londo

Anor Londo

  • Get into the castle by jumping over the railing

Aldrich, Devourer of Gods

  • Use Carthus Rouge
  • Check Aldrich Devourer of Gods for strategies, but note this page was made for the old NTD route, which had more damage

Lothric Castle

Dancer of the Boreal Valley

  • Use 1x Carthus Rouge
  • 7x L1´s until transformations
  • 8x L1´s to stagger
  • Make your way through the castle to Dragonslayer
  • Quit out through the Dragon fire and Fall Damage Cancel before the Dragonslayer fight

Dragonslayer Armor

  • Use 1x Pale Pine Resin and blossom
  • 7 L1´s for phase change
  • 14 L1´s for stagger
  • Make your way into the archives

Grand Archives

  • Get all the way through the archives

Twin Princes, Lothric and Lorian

Firelink Shrine #4

  • Do Place Souls Skip
  • Level Vigor for Cinder
  • Bone to last bonfire in the cutscene to trickwarp to the Kiln.

Kiln of the First Flame

Soul of Cinder

  • Use 1x Carthus Rouge and 1x Blossom
  • Phase 1: L1
  • Phase 2: Reapply Carthus Rouge and Blossom, spam L1
  • Link the first flame
  • ALT+F4 on the NG+ select screen and check your In-game time by restarting your game.