Of all of the necessary areas that one should traverse in Lordran to amass the 4 Lord Souls, the New Londo Ruins may be among the many most difficult because of the sheer quantity of hazards and harmful enemies that lurk on this partially sunken metropolis.
Even Dark Souls veterans dislike having to enterprise right here to slay the Four Kings, because the ghosts and darkwraiths make the already dank location much more troublesome. Due to the unpleasantness, most Chosen Undead select to solely accumulate the necessities earlier than heading down into The Abyss to face the spectral rulers of this damned and damp space. Because most do not linger right here, some helpful issues may be missed, so the subsequent time one travels to the New Londo Ruins, hold a watch out for these missable treasures.
10 Ingward’s Anti-Curse Services
Players want to satisfy this red-robed sorcerer to be able to purchase the Key to the Seal, which is likely one of the objects required to make one’s approach towards the Four Kings, nonetheless, that isn’t the one purpose to talk with Ingward.
In addition to promoting the sorcery spell Resist Curse that reduces curse standing build-up and Transient Curse consumables which permit one to hit ghosts, Ingward can also treatment one of many curse standing impact. This is just in any other case potential with the costly and uncommon Purging Stone objects, however good ol’ Ingward will solely cost a single liquid Humanity (tracked by the big quantity subsequent to 1’s HP bar) to take away one’s affliction.
9 Fire Keeper Soul
Out of the distinctive souls on this darkish recreation, these of fireplace keepers are far and few in between. Since they enhance the therapeutic energy of one’s Estus Flasks, they’re at all times price choosing up, even when the fee is demise. This could be very a lot the case for the one positioned within the New Londo Ruins.
Through a shattered collection of archways, there can be an illuminated merchandise throughout a skinny, partially submerged path. As if the specter of drowning is not sufficient, this glowing merchandise, the Fire Keeper Soul, can also be guarded by a pair of pesky ghosts who solely seem after one begins crossing the treacherous path.
8 Cursebite Ring
Since curse is arguably the worst out of all of the standing results that one may be with, gamers ought to positively decide up the Cursebite Ring whereas within the New Londo Ruins regardless of it being a bit awkward to acquire.
Down a hall lined with grabby-handed ghosts, there can be a ledge on the finish overlooking a steep drop the place there can be a lootable corpse. Upon this physique is the Cursebite Ring, nonetheless, be warned that on this ledge is one more annoying ghost who will instantly assault the Chosen Undead.
7 Very Large Ember
In order to improve one’s weapons to +15, the very best degree potential, gamers might want to discover the Very Large Ember and produce it to a blacksmith. Of course, since this merchandise is within the New Londo Ruins, it is going to be a bit tedious to seek out, nonetheless, the Chosen Undead will realize it once they see it as it’s positioned in a chest.
This chest is upon a ledge that’s close to to some stairs and may solely be accessed after reducing the water degree of this flooded location.
6 Mass Of Souls
A monstrosity that’s among the many most disgusting of all Dark Souls enemies, the Mass of Souls is a miniboss; a very powerful and distinctive enemy, that haunts the decrease areas of the New Londo Ruins. Following one’s draining of the decrease space, the participant will discover this horrid beast oozing about an open courtyard shut to three darkwraiths.
Most merely run by this sluggish fiend because it doesn’t drop something besides souls, making the time to combat it not well worth the effort for many, nonetheless, it drops 5,000 souls, that means it could possibly be a good goal for these needing to degree up.
5 Titanite Chunks
Most do not actually stick round to tangle with all the darkwraiths lurking on this deep, dank space, and for good purpose. These abyssal knights will take each alternative to try to suck out some humanity from the Chosen Undead, nonetheless, these enemies are arguably the very best to farm for Titanite Chunks.
At the bottom drop price, earlier than the consequences of any rings or armor, darkwraiths have about an 8.5% likelihood to drop one of many much-sought-after improve objects in addition to a tiny likelihood (0.32%) to drop 2 chunks directly.
4 Titanite Slab
In addition to dropping Titanite Chunks, darkwraiths have a really small likelihood (0.21%) of dropping the extremely uncommon Titanite Slabs, that are used to improve any given merchandise to their remaining degree. Since there are solely 4 assured slabs to be present in the complete recreation, these seeking to enhance their max-level weapon assortment might want to do a little bit of farming.
In order to make this harvesting (barely) much less tedious, it’s extremely really useful to extend one’s Item Discover stat (base 100) by equipping the Covetous Gold Serpent Ring (+200 Item Discovery) and having 10 humanities saved (+110 Item Discovery). The highest Item Discovery worth is 410, which quadruples the probabilities of a Titanite Slab dropping, although this nonetheless is not even sufficient to lift the drop price to above 1%, so good luck!
3 Dark Hand
The final of the vital drops that may be gained from felling darkwraiths is the Dark Hand. This sinister armament, categorised as a fist weapon, is short-range but possesses a robust distinctive means. While geared up in the appropriate hand, gamers can use a robust assault to provoke a seize transfer that may suck out a Humanity from an NPC or human participant.
This is equivalent to how the darkwraiths attempt to use the Dark Hand on the participant, and it may be very satisfying to drag off on different individuals. Furthermore, regardless of missing stability, this weapon can be utilized as a defend within the left hand. The drop price for buying a Dark Hand from a darkwraith is 1% earlier than Item Discovery boosts.
2 Jagged Ghost Blade
There are considerably higher strategies of coping with the ghosts and banshees of the New Londo Ruins than taking them out with their very own weapon, nonetheless, if one desires to combat fireplace with fireplace, the Chosen Undead can doubtlessly get the Jagged Ghost Blade as a drop from the fiendish spirits (1% likelihood earlier than boosts).
This curved sword is the one weapon within the recreation that may naturally hurt the spectral beings of the flooded ruins, which may also help one save on souls and alleviate having to buy Transient Curses from Ingward.
1 Darkstalker Kaathe
The extra sinister of the two primordial serpents that the participant can meet in Dark Souls, Darkstalker Kaathe is the chief of the Darkwraiths Covenant, a catalyst for the alternate ending of the sport, in addition to the one who tempted the Four Kings down the trail that led to the flooding of New Londo.
Kaathe seems in The Abyss after the Four Kings are defeated, however provided that one has not positioned the (*10*) and didn’t agree to assist Kingseeker Fraampt.