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=== Chaos Witch Quelaag ===
 
=== Chaos Witch Quelaag ===
 
*Level '''22 Strength''' and '''18 Dexterity'''.
 
*Level '''22 Strength''' and '''18 Dexterity'''.
*Drop unused weapons on the elevator towards Firelink Shrine. Drop down to get in RTSR range.
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*Drop unused weapons on the elevator towards Firelink Shrine. Drop down to get in {{RTSR}} range.
 
*Kill Lautrec (2 normal attacks), pick up the FAP Ring and get the elevator to New Londo Ruins.
 
*Kill Lautrec (2 normal attacks), pick up the FAP Ring and get the elevator to New Londo Ruins.
 
*Equip the FAP ring and pop the Twin Humanity.
 
*Equip the FAP ring and pop the Twin Humanity.

Revision as of 20:26, 2 September 2014

This is an overview of the current Black Knight Halberd (BKH) Dark Souls Any% route. Note, that this does not include any safety strategies for people learning the route. Credit goes to Fhyber34 for his Pastebin notes.

Overview

Asylum Demon

  • Start as Hunter with the Master Key.
  • Unequip all weapons and armour, drop the Straight Sword Hilt as you open the Asylum door.
  • Pick up the Shortsword and the Shortbow (not the Leather Shield).
  • Kill Asylum Demon, fly to Firelink.

Belfry Gargoyles

  • Pick up the Firebombs.
  • Take the elevator to New Londo Ruins.
  • Pick up the Estoc.
  • Save quit at the top of the stairs. Kill Ingward with Firebombs and the Shortbow (dupe the last Firebomb if necessary).
  • Pick up the Large Soul of a Nameless Soldier on the way to the floodgate, push the lever, jump down, heal once.
  • Climb up the ladder near the drakes and grab the Red Tearstone Ring.
  • Roll off and roll three times towards the bridge. Run accross the bridge to the elevator.
  • Pop the Large Soul of a Nameless Soldier on the elevator and equip the Red Tearstone Ring.
  • Grab and equip the Grass Crest Shield and make the Black Knight fall off giving you the Black Knight Halberd.
  • Run towards the Undead Parish, kill the Crystal Lizard and buy a Battle Axe from Andre.
  • Level 18 Strength (19 if you duped the Soul of a Nameless Soldier).
  • Get in Red Tearstone Ring range by backstepping through the Berenike Knight's attack.
  • Kill Gargoyles, ring the bell, use one Estus Flask and drop down to Oswald of Carim for Red Tearstone Ring range.
  • Buy two Howeward Bones, then kill Oswald of Carim and use a Homeward Bone.

Chaos Witch Quelaag

  • Level 22 Strength and 18 Dexterity.
  • Drop unused weapons on the elevator towards Firelink Shrine. Drop down to get in Red Tearstone Ring (RTSR) range.
  • Kill Lautrec (2 normal attacks), pick up the FAP Ring and get the elevator to New Londo Ruins.
  • Equip the FAP ring and pop the Twin Humanity.
  • Use the Blighttown drop and the poison to get into RTSR range.
  • Equip the halberd as you go through the fog gate.
  • Kill Quelaag hitting her in the torso to stunlock her if possible.
  • Ring the second bell, pop Quelaag's Soul and Homeward Bone back to Undead Parish.

Great Grey Wolf Sif

  • Upgrade the halberd to +2, buy the Crest of Artorias and the Weapon Smithbox.
  • Use the Titanite Demon to get into RTSR Range.
  • Pick up the Stone Armor.
  • Unequip the Grass Crest Shield and equip the halberd as Sif's door opens, pick up the Hornet Ring.
  • Kill Sif then use the Darksign without waiting.

Iron Golem

  • Head through Sen's Fortress, don't pick anything up, get in RTSR range with boulder skip.
  • Buy 2 Black Firebombs and at least 7 Green Blossoms.
  • Kill Iron Golem by knocking him off the edge, two R1-R1 combos to his legs should do it.

Dragon Slayer Ornstein & Executioner Smough

  • Rest at Anor Londo Bonfire, level 27 Strength and the rest into Endurance.
  • Use the Iron Golem Soul on the elevator.
  • Run through the rafters and past the Silver Knight archers (you can kill the archer easily with the halberd).
  • Get RTSR range from the Silver Knight at the bottom of the stairs.
  • Jump over the railing of the stairs and moveswap the halberd and eat a Green Blossom.
  • Kill Ornstein, then Super Smough.
  • Kill Gwynevere with the bow, dupe a Homeward Bone and warp to Firelink Shrine.

Seath the Scaleless

  • Place the Lordvessel and warp to Anor Londo. Head to Duke's Archives.
  • Dupe Soul of Sif twice on each elevator.
  • Duke Skip.
  • Use falls to get in RTSR range, kill the three Crystal Lizards. Save-Quit if you miss any.
  • Try and avoid having clams in your Seath fight.
  • Shoot the crystal with your bow and kill Seath with R1s (don't combo them).
  • Pop Soul of Sif and Homeward Bone out.

Pinwheel & Gravelord Nito

  • Warp to Firelink Shrine, upgrade the halberd to +4, level Endurance to 29 and the rest into Vitality.
  • Head towards the Catacombs, moveswap before Pinwheel.
  • Kill Pinwheel.
  • Keep moveswap for Nito fight.
  • Kill the Crystal Lizard.
  • Equip Stone Armor as you go through the Nito foggate.
  • Use Green Blossom and Kill Nito, unequip armor, then Homeward Bone back to Firelink Shrine.

Demon Firesage & Centipede Demon & The Bed of Chaos

  • Level up your halberd and get 26 Vitality.
  • Go to the Demon Ruins and do Ceaseless Skip
  • Use the Ceaseless Skip and the drop to get into RTSR range (get hit by a Demonic Statue if necessary).
  • Moveswap before Firesage and eat a Green Blossom.
  • Kill Firesage.
  • Heal before Centipede Demon and use the lava to get into RTSR range.
  • Kill Centipede Demon.
  • Equip Orange Charred Ring and run to Bed of Chaos.
  • Kill Bed of Chaos with Tokhi Bombs and Homeward Bone back to Firelink Shrine.

Four Kings

  • Go towards Four Kings, make sure you have the Covenant of Artorias equipped instead of the FAP ring.
  • Moveswap and use fall damage to get into RTSR range, eat a blossom in The Abyss.
  • Kill Four Kings (2 kings: [1 running attack + 1 R1 (3 hits in total), then 1 running attack + 2 R1s on the death animation hitbox] x 2). Homeward Bone back.

Gwyn, Lord of Cinder

  • Enter the Kiln of the First Flame.
  • Get into RTSR range by Toggle Escaping a running backstab from the first Black Knight.
  • Equip the Hornet Ring as you go through the foggate.
  • Kill Gwyn (2 Ripostes will kill him).