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'''Dark Souls II''' is a 3D Action RPG developed by FROM Software and was released in 2014. Two DLCs ('''Crown of the Sunken King''' & '''Crown of the Iron King''') were released in July and August 2014 respectively, with one more DLC to come. The game is available for PC, Playstation 3 and Xbox 360.
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Dark Souls II is a 3D Action RPG developed by FromSoftware Inc. and was released in March 2014. Three DLC episodes (Crown of the Sunken King, Crown of the Iron King & Crown of the Ivory King) were released in July, August and September 2014 respectively. A re-release for Current-Gen consoles and PC called '''[//speedsouls.com/Dark_Souls_II:_Scholar_of_the_First_Sin Scholar of the First Sin]''' was released on April 3rd 2015.
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The game is available for PC, Playstation 3 and Xbox 360, and is the sequel to Dark Souls.  
  
== Tricks ==
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== Leaderboard ==
*[[Binoboost]]: this glitch allows the player to run at higher speeds than normally attainable. Fixed in Patch 1.04.
 
*[[Parrywalk]]: this glitch allows the player to go OOB at almost any place and circumvent many obstacles in the game. Fixed in Patch 1.04.
 
*ItemWalk: A far more limited version of parrywalking in its applications due to not being able to change your height once achieved. Fixed in Patch 1.07.
 
*[[Item dupe (Dark Souls II)|Item dupe]]: This glitch allows the infinite use of items that do not have a confirmation box. (Fixed in Patch 1.04?)
 
  
== External ressources ==
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<code>'''[//speedsouls.com/darksouls2:Leaderboard Dark Souls II Leaderboard]'''</code>
*[//www.reddit.com/r/DarkSouls2/comments/213ilo/speedruns_compilation/ Speedruns Compilation], a list of records for all categorie, collected by KantiDono on Reddit (not updated anymore)
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== Getting Started ==  
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*Visit the '''[[:Category:Glitch_(Dark_Souls_II)|Glitches and Skips]]''' page to find a list of Glitches and Skips in '''[[Dark Souls II]]'''
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== Categories ==
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*'''[[darksouls2:Any%25]]''': Defeating the end boss and triggering the ending cutscene. Done on Patch Version 1.02.
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*'''[[darksouls2:Any% Current Patch]]''': Same as Any%, but without abusing methods to go OoB or using Binoboost.
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*'''[[darksouls2:Any%25_Old_Souls_(Current_Patch)]]''': Triggering the end credits after obtaining the 4 Great Souls, no OoB/BB.
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*'''[[darksouls2:All Bosses]]''': Finishing the game and defeating every enemy that is considered a boss (health bar at the bottom of the screen), including all three DLC episodes.
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*'''[[darksouls2:All Bosses No DLC]]''': Finishing the game and defeating every enemy that is considered a boss (health bar at the bottom of the screen), excluding all three DLC episodes. Done on Patch Version 1.02.
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== Timing Rules ==
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Because of significant discrepancies in load times on all the platforms, the official run time is counted using '''RTA no load''' which is displayed at all times during any Dark Souls II speedrun. This timing method only counts loading screens and strictly loading screens unlike the other games, be very aware of that.
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*The timer '''starts''' the during the loading screen right after hitting New Game, and before the first cutscene in Things Betwixt.
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*The timer '''stops''' on the first frame of the screen being completely black after killing either Nashandra or Aldia, Scholar of the First Sin, depending on the category being ran.
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== World Records ==
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*'''Any%''': {{DS2AnyWR}} by '''{{DS2AnyWRHolder}}''' ({{DS2AnyWRURL}})
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*'''Any% Current Patch''': {{DS2AnyGLWR}} by '''{{DS2AnyGLWRHolder}}''' ({{DS2AnyGLWRURL}})
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*'''Any% Old Souls Current Patch''': {{DS2AnyOSCPWR}} by '''{{DS2AnyOSCPWRHolder}}''' ({{DS2AnyOSCPWRURL}})
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*'''All Bosses''': {{DS2ABWR}} by '''{{DS2ABWRHolder}}''' ({{DS2ABWRURL}})
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*'''All Bosses No DLC''': {{DS2ABNoDLCWR}} by '''{{DS2ABNoDLCWRHolder}}''' ({{DS2ABNoDLCWRURL}})
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== Utilities and Resources ==
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*'''[[darksouls2:Downpatching]]'''
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*'''[[SpeedSouls - Save Organizer]]'''
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*'''[//speedsouls.com/File:No_Babyjump_Mod.zip No Babyjump Mod]'''
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== External Resources ==
 
*[//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dark_Souls_II Dark Souls II] at Wikipedia
 
*[//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dark_Souls_II Dark Souls II] at Wikipedia
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*[//www.speedrun.com/darksouls2 Dark Souls II Leaderboards] at speedrun.com
  
 
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Latest revision as of 17:31, 7 January 2019

Dark Souls II is a 3D Action RPG developed by FromSoftware Inc. and was released in March 2014. Three DLC episodes (Crown of the Sunken King, Crown of the Iron King & Crown of the Ivory King) were released in July, August and September 2014 respectively. A re-release for Current-Gen consoles and PC called Scholar of the First Sin was released on April 3rd 2015. The game is available for PC, Playstation 3 and Xbox 360, and is the sequel to Dark Souls.

Leaderboard

Dark Souls II Leaderboard

Getting Started

Categories

  • Any%: Defeating the end boss and triggering the ending cutscene. Done on Patch Version 1.02.
  • Any% Current Patch: Same as Any%, but without abusing methods to go OoB or using Binoboost.
  • Any% Old Souls (Current Patch): Triggering the end credits after obtaining the 4 Great Souls, no OoB/BB.
  • All Bosses: Finishing the game and defeating every enemy that is considered a boss (health bar at the bottom of the screen), including all three DLC episodes.
  • All Bosses No DLC: Finishing the game and defeating every enemy that is considered a boss (health bar at the bottom of the screen), excluding all three DLC episodes. Done on Patch Version 1.02.

Timing Rules

Because of significant discrepancies in load times on all the platforms, the official run time is counted using RTA no load which is displayed at all times during any Dark Souls II speedrun. This timing method only counts loading screens and strictly loading screens unlike the other games, be very aware of that.


  • The timer starts the during the loading screen right after hitting New Game, and before the first cutscene in Things Betwixt.
  • The timer stops on the first frame of the screen being completely black after killing either Nashandra or Aldia, Scholar of the First Sin, depending on the category being ran.

World Records

Utilities and Resources

External Resources