Dark Souls 3 Ending Walkthrough: All 4 Endings with Souls of Cinder Boss Fight

Dark Souls 3 Ending

Dark Souls 3 Ending all depends on how you have managed to survive and deal with the NPCs. There are 4 Possible Endings we have come across and this guide will show you how to get all the Endings. If you have any doubts regarding the game then do visit our Dark Souls 3 Wiki Guide to know more about the hidden locations, collectibles, walkthrough and much more.

Dark Souls 3 Ending

Dark Souls 3 Ending

Ending 1 - The Link of the First Flame

This is the base Ending where you need to Defeat the Soul of Cinder and then simply Lit the Bonfire. Confirm to Lit the Bonfire and the Cutscene will begin and thus end of the Game.

Ending 2 - The End of Fire

This Ending also has 2 Part, firstly you need to obtain the "Soul of the Firekeeper" from the top of the tower next to the Firelink Shrine. Head to the Dark Firelink Shrine(Untended Graves) to obtain the "Eyes of the Firekeeper". Once you have both of them Give it to the Firekeeper and finish her dialogues. Here are your Options for the Ending -

Part 1:

Kill the Soul of Cinder, and summon the firekeeper via the summoning sign.

Part 2:

Attack the firekeeper in the final moments which will result in different ending without any achievement.

Ending 3 - The Usurpation of Fire

This Ending includes an NPC where you need to Marry Her/Him.

Step 1:

Find Yoel of Londor, Recruit him and talk to him at the Firelink. Request him to Level up your strength and repeat it five times(One level per two deaths). Must be done before killing the Abyss Watchers.

Step 2:

Find Anri of Astora, after killing the Deacons of the Deep and before killing the Abyss Watchers.

Step 3:

Find them in the Catacombs of Carthus in a hallway before the first rolling skeleton ball. Select the option 'No' and 'Nothing to Do'. Do not inform Anri about Horace's whereabouts. Meet then again at the wooden bridge before the High Lord Wolnir boss.

Step 4:

In Smoldering Lake kill Horace in the Cave below, but do not inform Anri that you Killed him. Find Anri at the Church of Yorksha fire and Finish her dialogues. After killing Pontiff Sulyvahn, speak to Yuria at the Firelink Shrine and exhaust all dialog options with her.

Note: If she won't mention about the wedding then try warping to the pontiff's bonfire and using that to warp back to Firelink Shrine. This will unlock the dialogue.

Step 5:

Perform the "wedding" ceremony at the tomb(located behind a false statue in the room before the rotating tower to Anor Londo). Talk to the Pilgrim NPC and accept the sword. Use the sword on your spouse and receive the dark sigils.  

Step 6:

Talk to Yuria for the last time at the Firelink Shrine, where she will congratulate you on your ceremony and tell you to link the fire.

Step 7:

Kill the Soul of Cinder and touch the fire. This will give you a Different ending with you becoming the Lord.

Souls of Cinder Boss Fight

Soul of Cinder is the Final Boss of Dark Souls 3. As he is the Final Boss he can be staggered/poise-broken but with no opening for a critical attack, only counterattacks. He is also Highly resistant to bleed so you must prepare to dodge first and wait for the Go and then attack him.

As the fight starts you will see him through 4 various move sets which consist of standard melee sword swings and thrusts. Once you manage to Damage him about 25 to 30 %then he will start using the soul Sorceries such as Crystal Soul Mass and Crystal Soul Spear, its third move set involves the use of Pyromancy such as Power Within and Great Fireball in addition to the use of a curved sword style and acrobatic dodges.

The Second Phase after you done Killing him once will be more aggressive and he will start using his Greatsword and adopting Gwyn's move set which is 5 hit slash attack with air juggle. If you try using the range attacks then he will start throwing the Sunlight Spear attacks. Simply wait for him to attack, dodge and then attack him. Once you take him Down you can select one of the above endings.

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