Achievlemage

From SpeedSouls

The is an overview of the sorcery route for Dark Souls All Achievements as of December 29, 2020.

Video

If you're learning this route, it's a good idea to use this video along with the following notes as reference.

Overview

Undead Asylum

  • Start as Thief with the Pendant.
  • Pick up Bandit's Knife.
  • Open the asylum shortcut door (we will use this shortcut later in the run).
  • Talk to Oscar.
  • Kill Asylum Demon with the Bandit's Knife.

Taurus Demon

  • When you arrive at Firelink, level 11 Strength.
  • Go down the elevator to Valley of Drakes.
  • Pick up Astora's Straight Sword, Dragon Crest Shield, and Soul of a Proud Knight.
  • Pick up Red Tearstone Ring (RTSR) then use the Darksign.
  • Head towards Taurus Demon.
  • Use the Soul of a Proud Knight as Hellkite Drake lands.
  • Buy from the Male Undead Merchant:
    • Rapier
    • Short Bow
    • 2 Wooden Arrows
    • At least 5 Firebombs (save 50 souls)
    • Prompt swap to buy the Bottomless Box
  • Kill the merchant by throwing 3 Firebombs at him.
  • Loot the Uchigatana.
  • Perform Lower Undead Burg Skip.
  • Free Griggs.
  • Pick up the Gold Pine Resin before Taurus Demon.
  • Kill Taurus Demon using Bandit's Knife + Gold Pine Resin.

Gargoyles

  • Use a Humanity on the bridge, then shoot Hellkite Drake with the bow.
  • Use Gold Pine Resin on the Bandit's Knife and cut the drake's tail to get the Drake Sword.
  • Pull the lever to open the gate and equip the Drake Sword.
  • Run up the tower towards the Black Knight.
  • Kill him with 1 riposte then 2 R1's.
    • Hopefully he will drop the Black Knight Greatsword or Black Knight Shield. If you don't either, that's okay. There's more chances to get them later.
  • Send down the shortcut elevator in the church then run to the Gargoyles.
  • Kill the Gargoyles using a moveswapped Drake Sword (you do not need the tail weapon).
  • Ring the bell.
  • Fall down to Oswald and buy:
    • 2 Rings of Sacrifice
    • 2 Homeward Bones
    • Prompt swap to buy Karmic Justice
  • Use a Homeward Bone.

Quelaag

  • Kick Lautrec off the edge then Save & Quit when you get his souls.
  • Loot the Humanity and Ring of Favor and Protection (FAP ring).
  • Go down the elevator and equip the FAP ring and RTSR.
  • Run down to Quelaag's Domain (you can use plunges to get down to the swamp quickly or ride down the waterwheel).
  • Punch one of the Egg Carriers and get hit by it's grab attack. This will infect you with a Parasite Egg.
  • Kill Quelaag using a moveswapped Drake Sword.
  • Ring the bell then dupe a Homeward Bone.

Iron Golem

  • Put Quelaag's Soul and Wooden Arrows in the Bottomless Box.
  • Using Quantity Storage, feed Frampt 99 Wooden Arrows then store 999 quantity by selecting them.
  • Feed Frampt 999 Quelaag Souls, then 98 Quelaag Souls, then select the Wooden Arrows to store 999 quantity.
  • Again, feed 999 then 98 Quelaag Souls and store 999 quantity.
  • Once again, feed 999 Quelaag souls, but then only feed 97 souls this time (you must keep 2 souls for Chaos Blade and Quelaag's Fury Sword).
  • You should now have around 32.9 million souls.
  • Buy from Griggs:
    • Great Soul Arrow (GSA)
    • Fall Control (FC)
    • Great Heavy Soul Arrow (GHSA)
    • Aural Decoy
    • Sorcerer's Catalyst
    • Bellowing Dragoncrest Ring (BDCR)
  • Go up the elevator towards Undead Parish.
  • Equip the Catalyst, Drake Sword, and BDCR (you can break the FAP ring).
  • Pick up the Fire Keeper Soul.

Note: From now on you can dupe the Fire Keeper Soul to gain 5 humanity. When there is downtime, dupe the Fire Keeper Soul so you have 10+ humanity when farming and 30+ humanity before you reach the Chaos Servant covenant.

  • Rest at the Undead Parish bonfire and level up:
    • 50 Attunement
    • 40 Endurance
    • 45 Dexterity
    • 99 Intelligence
  • Attune GSA, GHSA, and FC then take out the Wooden Arrows from the Bottomless Box.
  • Run towards Sen's Fortress.
  • Using the Drake Sword R2, break the wall and free Logan. Make sure to talk to him after opening the cage so he moves to Firelink.
  • Save & Quit near Siegmeyer so the enemies die, then talk to him.
  • Go though the nearby fog gate, run to wall at the bottom of the ramp that the boulders break, and stand next to it.
  • A boulder will hit you and the wall will break.
  • Pick up the Covetous Gold Serpent Ring.
  • Kill the nearby Mimic (2 GHSA) and loot the Lightning Spear.
  • Go up the elevator and turn the boulder trap so it faces away from Siegmeyer.
  • Make your way up Sen's and talk to the Crestfallen Merchant. Buy:
    • 99 Large Titanite Shards
    • 99 Green Titanite Shards
  • Kill Iron Golem by making him fall off. Use GHSA to make him stagger, then GSA to make him fall.

Princess's Guard

  • Rest at the Anor Londo bonfire.
  • Do a Fall Damage Cancel with FC down the elevator.
  • While running on the rafters, hit the chandelier so it falls down.
  • Use the spiral staircase elevator twice so it moves down to the bottom.
  • Then move the staircase up once, run to get off the staircase, and Save & Quit before the staircase is fully finished moving.
    • This will keep the staircase at the bottom position so it's in the right spot later in the run. A video of this trick and be found here.
  • Continue until you reach the interior bonfire and rest at it.
  • Set up RTSR by getting hit by the Silver Knight.
  • Kill Ornstein & Smough with sorcery. Kill Ornstein first.
  • Talk to Gwynevere to obtain the Lordvessel.
  • Talk to Gwynevere again and discover the Princess's Guard covenant.
    • You do not need to join covenants to get the achievements. Discovering them only requires getting to the Yes/No prompt for joining.
  • Use a Homeward Bone.

Silver Knights

  • Warp to Firelink (put on the Gold Serpent Ring as you warp).
  • Select the humanity in your inventory and choose Drop to store 8 quantity.
  • Use Quantity Storage to buy 8 Soul Spears (SS) from Logan, then buy Homing Soul Mass (HSM).
  • Close Logan's menu and listen to his dialogue so he leaves Firelink.
  • Kill Griggs and loot Hush, then dupe a Homeward Bone.
  • Attune HSM and 8 SS's.
  • From now on, kill and loot every Silver Knight you encounter. Make sure you're wearing the Gold Serpent Ring and have 10+ humanity.
  • Pick up the Sunlight Medals from the chest in the room across the hall.
  • Run halfway up the stairs, jump over the railing, and open the shortcut door.
  • Go to the basement and kill the Mimic.
  • Loot Havel's Greatshield, Dragon Tooth, and the Occult Club.
  • Dupe a Homewarp Bone.
  • Make your way to Siegmeyer and kill the 3 knights near him.
    • Tip: Open the door in that room if you haven't got the Silver Knight Straight Sword yet. This will allow you to get back to this room faster to farm for the straight sword.
  • Talk to Siegmeyer and bone out when he gives you the ring.
  • At this point, farm Silver Knights until you have all 3 weapons they drop. The weapons you need are:
    • Silver Knight Spear
    • Silver Knight Straight Sword
    • Silver Knight Shield
  • Once you have all three weapons, warp to Undead Parish.

Stone Greatshield

  • Talk to Andre and buy the Crest of Artorias and a Long Sword.
  • Rest at the bonfire behind the illusory wall.
  • Kill and loot Giant Stone Knights on the way to Moonlight Butterfly.
  • Kill Moonlight Butterfly and dupe a Homeward Bone.
  • If you didn't get a Stone Greatshield on the way to the boss, farm Giant Stone Knights until you get one.

Sif

  • Use the knight NPC in the forest for an RTSR setup.
  • Talk to Alvina and discover the Forest Hunter covenant.
    • If you got a Stone Greatsword drop while farming for the Stone Greatshield, just discover the covenant and run towards Sif.
    • If you don't have a Stone Greatsword, join the covenant and talk to Shiva before going to Sif.
  • While Sif's door opens, equip RTSR over the Gold Serpent Ring.
  • Kill Sif then dupe a Homeward Bone.

Dusk

  • Run towards the Hydra.
  • Equip Havel's Greatshield and jump onto the bridge for RTSR.
  • Use FC and plunge down the ladder before Hydra.
  • Kill Hydra using 3 Soul Spears.
  • Save & Quit to spawn the Golden Crystal Golem.
  • Kill the Golem and talk to Dusk. Say "Yes" during the dialogue.
  • Run to Dusk's summon sign and use it to summon her. Kill the two Crystal Golems while you wait for her to spawn.
  • Talk to her and buy every sorcery she sells.
  • Run back to where the Golden Crystal Golem was and loot the Crown of Dusk.
  • Dupe a Homeward Bone.

Gaping Dragon

  • Attune Hidden Body (HB) and warp to Firelink (equip Slumbering Dragoncrest Ring while warping).
  • Talk to Siegmeyer and say "Yes". He will give you Emit Force.
  • Use HB and perform Lower Undead Burg Skip.
  • Kill Capra then Save & Quit to reset enemies.
  • Go to the Depths.
  • Free Laurentius from the barrel by breaking it.
  • Loot the Large Ember.
  • Kill the rat before Gaping Dragon so it doesn't block you on the way back.
  • Kill Gaping Dragon. You must cut the tail to obtain the Dragon King Greataxe.
  • Run back and go through the door that leads to Blighttown.

Path of the Dragon

  • Do a Fall Damage Cancel with FC down to the Blighttown platforms.
  • Rest at the upper Blighttown bonfire.
  • Warp to Firelink (equip armour while warping).
  • From Laurentius:
    • Buy Iron Flesh
    • Buy Flash Sweat
    • Upgrade Pyromancy Flame to +15
  • Talk to Frampt to get sent to Firelink Altar.
  • Place the Lordvessel then dupe a Homeward Bone.
  • Do a Fall Damage Cancel with FC down to the left of the bonfire when you load back in.
  • Do another Fall Damage Cancel using a plunge or FC down to the swamp and enter The Great Hollow.
  • On the way through The Great Hollow and Ash Lake, kill Basilisks for an Eye of Death. You only need one. If you don't get one here, that's okay.
  • Use FC to get down The Great Hollow quickly (see 50:41 in video at top of this page).
  • Enter the tree just past the Hydra and pick up Great Magic Barrier.
  • Cut the dragon's tail, discover the covenant, then dupe a Homeward Bone.

Chaos Servants

  • Kill the Parasitic Wall Hugger and pick up Power Within (PW).
  • Perform the skip to the Remedy chest (see 56:49 in the video at the top of this page).
  • Pick up Remedy then use FC.
  • Do a Fall Damage Cancel to the bottom of Blighttown.
  • If you didn't get a Stone Greatsword from earlier, talk to Shiva now and buy one.
  • Talk to Quelana and buy all her pyromancies then ascend the Pyromancy Flame.
  • Kill and loot Quelana.
  • Run to Queelag's domain. Talk to Eingyi and say "Yes" so he lets you pass.
  • Talk to Eingyi again and buy Poison Mist and Toxic Mist.
  • Choose the Talk option with Eingyi, say "Yes", and he will give you another Pyromancy Flame.
  • Enter the Chaos Servent covenant and offer 30 humanities to get Chaos Storm.
  • Warp to Anor Londo.

Seath the Scaleless

  • Run towards The Duke's Archives and kill the two Sentinels guarding the chests.
  • Kill the Mimic and loot the Crystal Halberd.
  • On the first elevator in The Duke's Archives, dupe the Fire Keeper Soul twice so you have 10+ humanity.
  • Kill the first Channeler and hope for a Channeler's Trident.
  • On the second elevator, use the Egg Vermifuge, heal, and equip the Crown of Dusk.
  • Perform Duke Skip.
  • Run down the first staircase and stand at the bottom so it saves your position there.
  • Rotate the staircase and kill the Channeler at the top without stepping off the staircase.
  • If you have a Channeler's Trident at this point, pick up Strong Magic Shield from the nearby chest (you will have to step off the staircase and rotate it again).
  • If you don't have the Channeler's Trident, Save & Quit so you will be back at the bottom of the staircase.
  • Rest at the Duke's Archive bonfire.
  • Kill the Mimic and loot the Enchanted Falchion.
  • When going through the Crystal Caves, use fall damage to set up RTSR for Seath.
  • Pick up the Blue Titanite Slab in the Crystal Caves.
  • Save & Quit near Seath on the far right side before the boss room. This will cause him to turn around at the start of the fight.
  • Enter the boss fight on the right side, trigger the boss fight, then wait a couple seconds for Seath to turn around before breaking the crystal.
  • After breaking the crystal, wait a few seconds so he's vulnerable, then shoot his tail to get Moonlight Greatsword.
  • Kill Seath and dupe a Homeward Bone.

Channeler's Trident

  • Select the humanity in your inventory and choose Drop to store 9 quantity.
  • Use Quantity Storage to buy 9 Crystal Soul Spears from Logan.
  • Buy the rest of Logan's spells, then kill and loot him.
  • Dupe a Homeward Bone.
  • Attune Homing Crystal Soulmass, Cystal Soul Spears, and Power Within.
  • Loot Strong Magic Shield if you didn't pick it up earlier. Kill Channeler's on the way there.
  • If you do not have a Channeler's Trident yet, farm the two nearby Channeler's until you get one.

Duke's Archives Prison

  • Put on the Dusk Crown Ring for half health and make your way to the elevator that leads to Seath's first encounter room.
  • On the way to the elevator, get hit by an arrow.
  • On the elevator, equip the Tin Crystallization Catalyst (TCC), the regular Pyromancy Flame, and a Ring of Sacrifice.
  • Pick up the Large Magic Ember and die using PW so you spawn in the prison.
  • Light the bonfire, kill the snake guard, and open the cell door.
  • Go up the ladder, equip Ring of Sacrifice, and use FC to get down to the bottom of the prison.
  • Kill the Pisacas and loot Soothing Sunlight and Bountiful Sunlight.
  • Dupe a Homeward Bone.
  • Walk out of the cell and warp to the Daughter of Chaos bonfire.

Chaos Flame and Large Flame Embers

  • Level up 48 Vitality and attune Flash Sweat over PW.
  • Using Flash Sweat, pick up the Chaos Flame Ember (see 1:17:46 in the video at the top of this page).
  • Do the Firesage Elevator Clip and kill Firesage Demon.
  • Pick up the Large Flame Ember.
  • Dupe a Homeward Bone.

Bed of Chaos

  • Make your way to the Chaos Servant shortcut, go through it, and run to Bed of Chaos.
  • Pick up Chaos Fire Whip from the chest before Bed of Chaos.
  • Kill Bed of Chaos using Tokhi Bombs.
  • Kill the bug and dupe a Homeward Bone.

Undead Asylum #2

  • Attune PW again and warp to Firelink.
  • Rest at the Firelink bonfire and go the nest to get back to the Undead Aslyum.
  • At Snuggly the Crow, trade the Pendant and ascended Pyromancy Flame to get a Souvenier of Reprisal and a Red Titanite Slab.
  • Kill Oscar and loot the Crest Shield.
  • Kill Stray Demon and loot the Titanite Slab.
  • Kill the Black Knight, pick up the Peculiar Doll, then dupe a Homeward Bone.

Gravelord Servants

  • Put in the Bottomless Box:
    • Sunlight Medals
    • Souveniers of Reprisal
    • Eyes of Death (if you have one)
    • All your titanite except Twinkling Titanite and Dragon Scales
  • Using Quantity Storage and Frampt, dupe 99 of the items you just put in the Bottomless Box (covenant items and titanite).
    • Tip: You do not need to dupe Large or Green Titanite Shards since you already have 99 of those.
  • Make you way to the Catacombs.
  • Kill the first Necromancer and push the lever.
  • Rest at the bonfire and take out all of the 3 covenant items from the Bottomless Box.
  • If you don't have an Eye of Death, pick up the three behind the Prowling Demon near the coffin which takes you to the covenent area. Then put them in the Bottomless Box, go to Firelink, and dupe them.
  • Go to the Gravelord Servant covenant via the coffin.
  • Join the Gravelord Servants and offer 10 Eyes of Death.

Pinwheel

  • Exit back to the Catacombs.
  • Pick up Tranquil Walk of Peace.
  • Rotate the bridge that has the Necromancer and two skeletons at the end of it.
  • From the bridge, drop down to the left and pick up the Great Scythe.
  • Drop down to Vamos and give him both embers.
  • Buy 99 Homeward Bones and 99 Titanite Shards.
  • Upgrade Longsword to +5 and Enchanted Falchion to +5.
  • Make a Fire Longsword and upgrade it to +10.
  • Revert the Longsword to Fire Longsword+5 and the Falchion to Magic Falchion+5.
  • Make a Chaos Longsword.
  • Kill Pinwheel.

Nito

  • Rest at the first Tomb of the Giants bonfire.
  • Reverse hollowing so that Leeroy invades you later.
  • Pick up the Large Divine Ember and use a Homeward Bone.
  • Kill Patches and drop down to Rhea.
  • Kill the two NPCs near Rhea then talk to her to recieve Replenishment.
  • Once you get the miracle, use a Homeward Bone.
  • Loot the Crescent Axe from Patches.
  • Kill the Black Knight and pick up the Effigy Shield.
  • Run to the spot where Leeroy invades, then kill him and loot the Sanctus and Grant.
  • Pick up the White Titanite Slab near Nito.
  • Put on Dusk Crown Ring then take it off to get to half health.
  • Use HB then drop into the fight.
  • Kill Nito then use a Homeward Bone.

Way of White

  • Warp to Firelink.
  • Go up the elevator to Undead Parish.
  • Buy a Divine Blessing and all miracles from Rhea.
  • Discover the Way of White covenant then use a Homeward Bone.

Priscilla

  • Warp to Anor Londo.
  • Use FC to skip down to the painting and enter the Painted World.
  • Rest at the bonfire.
  • Jump down to the courtyard and pick up Acid Surge.
  • Go into the tunnels, up the stairs, and kill the enemy that drops Fire Surge.
  • Kill the enemy, pick up Fire Surge, then use a Homeward Bone.
  • Perform the Annex Key Skip and pick up Velkas Rapier.
  • Pick up Vow of Silence.
  • Pick up the Bloodshield, Save & Quit, then kill the undead dragon.
  • Drop down and enter the boss room.
  • Cut Priscilla's tail with a CSS then kill her.
  • Use HB and exit the painting.

Gwyndolin

  • Pick up the Black Iron Greatshield right outside the painting.
  • Pick up Great Magic Weapon.
  • Go down the staircase and rest at the Darkmoon Tomb bonfire.
  • Jump into the wall then Save & Quit so it disappears when you load in (see 1:49:26 in the video at the top of this page).
  • Become a Blade of the Darkmoon and offer 10 Souveniers of Reprisal.
  • Kill Gwyndolin.
  • Pick up Sunlight Blade then use a Homeward Bone.

Rickert

  • Warp to Firelink.
  • Put in Bottomless Box:
    • Soul of Gwyndolin
    • Soul of Sif
    • Soul of the Moonlight Butterfly
    • Titanite Shards
    • White Titanite (chunks and slab)
  • Go down to Rickert and give him the Large Magic Ember.
  • Upgrade Magic Falchion to +6, then use a Homeward Bone.

Andre

  • Store 999 quantity using your Wooden Arrows.
  • Use Quantity Storage and Frampt to dupe:
    • 999 Soul of Gwyndolin
    • 99 Soul of Sif
    • 99 Soul of the Moonlight Butterfly
    • 99 White Titanite Chunks
    • 99 White Titanite Slabs
  • Drop down and rest at the Lordvessel.
  • Level up 25 Faith.
  • Attune Fireball and Homeward.
  • Warp to Undead Parish.
  • Give both embers to Andre and buy:
    • 99 Titanite Shards
    • Broadsword
    • Bastard Sword
    • Battle Axe
    • Warpick
    • Caestus
    • Pike
    • Large Leather Shield
    • Tower Kite Shield
  • Upgrade:
    • Chaos Longsword +5
    • Broadsword +5
    • Straight Sword Hilt +5
    • Bastard Sword +5
    • Magic Falchion +5
    • Uchigatana +5
    • Battle Axe +5
    • Occult Club +5
    • Warpick +5
    • Lightning Spear +5
    • Pike +5
    • Crystal Halberd +5
    • Great Scythe +5
    • Caestus +5
    • Short Bow +5
    • Large Leather Shield +5
    • Tower Kite Shield +5
  • Revert:
    • Chaos Longsword +5 → Longsword +5
    • Magic Falchion +5 → Falchion +5
    • Occult Club +5 → Divine Club +5
    • Lightning Spear +5 → Spear +10
  • Upgrade Divine Club to +6.
  • Make a Raw Broadsword.
  • Upgrade all +5 weapons to +6.
  • Store 999 using your Wooden Arrows.
  • Use Quantity Storage to buy 999 Pikes.
  • Using Equip Slot Manipulation, equip the Covenant of Artorias into your hair slot.
  • Homeward Wrong Warp using the Undead Parish Bonfire.

The Dark Lord

  • Drop the 999 Pikes. You need to do this to be able to pick up items.
    • Note: In your inventory, you'll have Pike and Pike +6. Drop the one named Pike.
  • As you make your way to Gwyn, kill the Black Knights for their weapons. They have 5 weapons you need:
    • Black Knight Sword
    • Black Knight Greatsword
    • Black Knight Greataxe
    • Black Knight Halberd
    • Black Knight Shield
  • Kill Gwyn.
  • Equip the Covenant of Atorias into a ring slot.
  • Leave the boss arena to get the Dark Lord ending.

Darkwraiths

  • Drop an item that doesn't weigh much then pick it up again. This will prevent the Demon's Great Hammer from being equipped to your hair slot.
  • Kill Asylum Demon on the first encounter.
  • Talk to Oscar then use a Homward Bone and leave the Undead Asylum.
  • Go down to New Londo Ruins.
  • Go up the ladder to Ingward (you might need to bait some ghosts away so they don't kill you on the ladder).
  • Buy Resist Curse from Ingward.
  • Using FC, skip to the Very Large Ember and pick it up (see 2:05:01 in the video at the top of this page).
  • Using FC and Seal Skip, go to Four Kings.
  • Kill Four Kings and join the Darkwaith covenant to get the Dark Hand.
  • Warp to Firelink.

Iron Golem

  • Run towards Taurus Demon.
  • Kill the Black Knight if you still need a Black Knight Sword or Shield.
  • Kill Taurus Demon.
  • Shoot the Hellkite Drake and rest at the Sunlight Altar bonfire.
  • Kill the Black Knight at the top of the tower if you still need a Black Knight Greatsword or Shield.
  • Perform Sen's Gate Skip and rest at the Undead Parish bonfire during it.
  • In the first Sen's Fortress fog gate, equip the Dusk Crown Ring.
  • Use Power Within after the set of traps near the boulder trap mechanism.
  • In the fog gate leading to the boss, equip RTSR over the Dusk Crown Ring.
  • Kill Iron Golem, use the Divine Blessing, then go to Anor Londo.

Ornstein and Smough

  • Run through Anor Londo and rest at the interior bonfire.
  • Use PW before the boss.
  • Kill Ornstein and Smough. Kill Smough first this time.
  • Shoot Gwynevere then use a Homeward Bone.

Giant Blacksmith

  • Pick up the Dragonslayer Greatbow.
  • Talk to the Giant Blacksmith and buy:
    • 99 Large Titanite Shards
    • Giant's Halberd
  • Upgrade:
    • Longsword +10
    • Raw Broadsword +5
    • Straight Sword Hilt +10
    • Bastard Sword +10
    • Falchion +10
    • Uchigatana +10
    • Battle Axe +10
    • Divine Club +10
    • Warpick +10
    • Pike +10
    • Great Scythe +10
    • Caestus +10
    • Short Bow +10
    • Large Leather Shield +10
    • Tower Kite Shield +10
  • Make boss weapons:
    • Longsword +10 → Greatsword of Artorias
    • Straight Sword Hilt +10 → Greatsword of Artorias
    • Falchion +10 → Quelaag's Furysword
    • Uchigatana +10 → Chaos Blade
    • Battle Axe +10 → Golem Axe
    • Warpick +10 → Smough's Hammer
    • Spear +10 → Moonlight Butterfly Horn
    • Pike +10 → Dragonslayer Spear
    • Great Scythe + 10 → Lifehunt Scythe
    • Caestus +10 → Dragon Bone Fist
    • Short Bow +10 → Darkmoon Bow
    • Sorcerer's Catalyst → Tin Darkmoon Catalyst
    • Large Leather Shield +10 → Crystal Ring Shield
    • Tower Kite Shield +10 → Greatshield of Artorias
  • With the Bastard Sword +10 selected, Prompt Swap to the right and select "Yes" to make the Great Lord Greatsword without consuming the Soul of Gwyn.
  • Use a Homeward Bone.

Warriors of Sunlight

  • Warp to The Abyss.
  • Using Kaathe, place the Lordvessel.
  • Warp to the Undead Parish.
  • Give Andre the Very Large Ember.
  • Upgrade the Bastard Sword to +15.
  • Use a Homeward Bone.
  • Warp to the Sunlight Altar.
  • Become a Warrior of Sunlight.
  • Offer 10 Sunlight Medals and the Soul of Gwyn.
  • Homeward Wrong Warp using the nearby bonfire.

Link the Fire

  • If you still need Black Knight weapons, kill the Black Knights on the way to Gwyn.
  • If you get to Gwyn and don't have all the Black Knight weapons still, use a Homeward Bone and wrong warp back to the Kiln to farm some more.
  • Kill Gwyn and Link the Fire.