Ds3 hasn't had a continuation in the form of a sequel and therefore can't have a canon ending. Give the item to the Firekeeper 5. Usurp the flame? In 3 out of 4 endings, we see that eventually it appears that the cycles just continue.. with vast differences in potential temporal units. Posted by 1 year ago. There are four endings in the game and three trophies/achievements available to unlock. This is my preferred ending DARK SOULS III https://store.playstation.com/#!/en-gb/tid=CUSA03365_00 A community dedicated to everything about Dark Souls 3. If you are looking for a quick overview of the game's walkthrough , follow our recommended Game Progress Route. The only difference between them is if the "gods" or humans are in charge. The end of fire ending seems to put a nice cap on things. To me it seems like both are canon, because one, we still have bonfires and the like. There are two possible ending for Dark Souls: "To Link the Fire" and "The Dark Lord". I thought DS3 was the last of the series. Endings for Dark Souls 3 refer to the events that ocurr leading to and after the final boss battle, before initiation New Game Plus cycles. There is no canon ending for dark souls other than the fire is linked in ds 1&2. I don't want to see the ending of DS3 bastardized.. just expanding a tiny little bit. The age of dark is just as temporary as the age of fire. At some point, flames will flicker back into existence. The Age of Darkness was said to be an age of Man, where the Gods no longer rule. Am I missing something important (I am sure I probably am)? The next age, according to Aldrich's visions, is the 'age of the deep sea', with most of of the land submerged in this stagnating water. Instead, the Ashen One merely sits beside the flame, seemingly unable to prolong its life, as the sun remains a Darksign. The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. There are two possible ending for Dark Souls: "To Link the Fire" and "The Dark Lord". But I hate "multiverse" endings when a story doesn't need one (coughElder Scrollscough) :/. In the ending, the light goes out, signifying the permanent end of the Dark Souls series. It just leaves so much open, a whole new era. Now I don't know the plot of DS2, but I believe that its safe to assume that the canon ending is also kindling the bonfire again in the Kiln. So we can assume that by the end of dark souls 1 the lord vessel is fragmented, the lords souls are then found anew in DS2 then forgotten again afterwards leading to DS3. By the third game hundreds of ages of fire and dark have passed. I will say that the kingdom of Drangleic does lie between 1 and 3 which is perhaps why due … Check out my channel for more lore! Begin again from last sentence. Endings for Dark Souls and Dark Souls Remastered offers detailed guides on being able to acquire the various endings of the story. If you get the same thing in DkS3 though it’s perfectly canon. 1 Description 2 Location 3 Lore 4 Summons 5 Fight Overview 5.1 Phase 1 5.2 Phase 2 6 Strategy 7 Drops 8 Notes 9 Trivia 10 Gallery 11 Videos 12 Music 13 References Soul of Cinder appears to be a tall knight wearing badly worn and charred armor. My explanation of the ending and lore of Dark Souls 3 now that the last DLC, the Ringed City, is out! To Link the Fire and The Dark Lord are the two endings that can be chosen in Dark Souls. 1. I have never played Dark Souls 1 but read enough to get the gist of it. Dark Souls 3's final DLC, The Ringed City, ended up being a great place to farm souls during the end game thanks to a specific enemy that's found here: Ringed Knights.. From the Ringed City Streets bonfire, you can find four Ringed Knights that can be farmed for about 15,ooo souls each, even more when equipped with items that increase soul yield. Mine's Lord of Hollows. Moral is, your choice of ending in the first two games has never mattered. The Chosen Undead may choose to perpetuate the Age of Fire, or instead bring about the Age of Dark.There are no other requirements, aside from defeating the final boss, to access either ending. Not just past away the first bonefire. Canon endings. Miyazaki believes that having a choice of multiple endings is necessary for people to enjoy the story, and none of the games have a canon ending. sooo... if it the real end for you, ok. hehe I'm not saying i'm right and this is the real true ending, it's just my opinion :) #2. Regardless of which ending … In DS3 the ending that makes most sense for me is the one where you summon the Firekeeper so she extinguishes the First Flame, ending with that the cicle Gwyn begun, and allowing the natural curse to flow. That means Dark Souls 4 probably won't reference anything before). In the previous two entries of the series, we've always had the option to get one of two endings. Hey guys, since a lot of people are confused on how to get all 3 endings with the usb save trick, I will write a short roadmap on how to do it. So I like how fuzzy the story is in the game. I am not a series vet as I never played the first DS (or DeS before that) and started with BB, to DS3, then to partially now through DS2. The end of fire ending is canon, because once the fire comes back, DS2 takes place Dark 2 already took place before Dark 3. I mean... it's POSSIBLE Dark 2 happend before 3, but its not likely. Discussion. Or you can roleplay the rebel to push the world back on its natural cycle, ending the age of fire, and usher in the age of dark. Ds3 hasn't had a continuation in the form of a sequel and therefore can't have a canon ending. Iirc if there ever is a ds4, it wont be with miyazaki. I think that means that Linking the Flame is the canon vanilla ending. The painting is the future. You can roleplay as the chosen undead to link the fire. Most people from what I've read tend to agree that the linking of the fire ending is the "canon ending" for Dark Souls 2. Press J to jump to the feed. I'm fairly sure that whichever ending is canon, Dark Souls 2 is in the Age of Darkness. I look at the endings and see that, eventually, they all seem to point to the same result.. with just time (and we know this is a convoluted variable in the DS universe) as the factor. Timestamp 0:00 - Link the First Flame Ending 0:55 - The End of Fire Ending 3:19 - The End of Fire Alternative Ending 6:16 - Usurpation of Fire Ending Game: Dark Souls 3 … I actualy didn't realize it. level 2 It doesn’t matter. Until, at some point, the fire is unsuccessfully linked. Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. So what ending would you guys say is cannon? Cookies help us deliver our Services. Could be wrong but thats what I heard, I think at one point they announced that it is. Scratch that. Timestamp 0:00 - Link the First Flame Ending 0:55 - The End of Fire Ending 3:19 - The End of Fire Alternative Ending 6:16 - Usurpation of Fire Ending Game: Dark Souls 3 … As far as I'm aware, the Ringed City is the canon ending (and the end of the Dark Souls series, or at least the Gwyn era. Depending on how you play through the game and what you do at the end of the game will determine which of the four endings you see. DARK SOULS™ III. I have never played Dark Souls 1 but read enough to get the gist of it. Found concealed as a statue in one of the corners of the Church of Yorshka, only if the player is following Anri's/Yuria's questline. Only possibilities. Time and space also are a bit.. wonky (invasions/other worlds that are exact copies of each "host"). I'd say the one where you beat the game and the ending occurs. My point in all this is first to ask a simple question: what do you personally accept as the canon ending and why? Irithyll of the Boreal Valley 1. The Flames are truly dying this time, and Linking is becoming less and less effective. She is found dead on the way back, holding the Chameleon sorcery. Spoilers to those who have not played Dark Souls 1 and 2 and 3. Is there any guarantee that the age of fire endings are canon? In DS3 the ending that makes most sense for me is the one where you summon the Firekeeper so she extinguishes the First Flame, ending with that the cicle Gwyn begun, and allowing the natural curse to flow. If you are looking for a quick overview of the game's walkthrough , follow our recommended Game Progress Route.. It makes you work for it. Not a new game, mind you; nothing like that. A community dedicated to everything about Dark Souls 3. To get this ending follow the steps below: 1. So I like how fuzzy the story is in the game. Developer: From Software; Publisher: Namco Bandai Entertainment; Platforms: Playsation 4, Xbox One, PC Endings "2" and "3" listed belong are the same achievement/trophy, as they are simple variations of each other. But there is no one true canon ending to the game. After defeating Gwyn, Lord of Cinder, you exit the arena without lighting the bonfire. User account menu. Neme-ita requested i do this, so this is for you buddy. Link the fire? End of fire? Cookies help us deliver our Services. Move towards the Dark Firelink Shrine and look around for the Eyes of a Firekeeper key item (found behind the wall in the bottom area) 4. This ending is obtained by lighting the bonfire that appears after defeating the Soul of Cinder. The ending of a different souls game is the most cannon ending, but only if you have at least 30 STR when you beat the final boss. Also, the ending you got isn’t necessarily the bad ending, it’s just technically not canonical since Dark Souls 3 exists. But in the end, the Flame dies and Darkness settles in upon the endless plains of ash, until such time as a new Flame is born... or something else entirely happens. Doing so means that they will either sacrifice themselves to link the flame, or allow the flame to continue to fade and become the Dar… In Dark Souls, we could choose to Link the Flame or Let it Fade. Itl be a long while till we get ds4( if ever) so I doubt there will be a official answer. Prepare for massive spoilers.Dark Souls 3: how to get the best endingMany Dark Souls 3 players won’t … In this ending, the Ashen One attempts to do as all the other lords had done before them and link the fire. and secondly, its supposedly at least a century after Dark Souls, so it seems the flame has subsided, thus ushering in the Age of Dark. Or, conversely, Fire is stolen, to be stolen perhaps again, to be linked or stamped out, only to lead to eventual darkness and then flame again. I would say the hollow ending is the best and based on the theme of the game it's also the most likely. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. What are your thoughts on all of this? You decide! Actually the fire being linked in the first two isn't cannon either. You do realize that the Ringed City is not only the canon ending of Dark Souls 3, but the entire word of the Dark Souls series, right? Press J to jump to the feed. To me this is the real ending." I think it's supposed to be the Ending of Fire one. I've heard that if you do decided to cure the Dark Sigil, it takes away one of three possible game endings (not sure if true, just what I have heard). That means Dark Souls 4 probably won't reference anything before). Perhaps a short story outlining exactly what occurs following these endings. And the next one. Run away to a new painted world and leave the flame behind? log in sign up. Discussion. Dark Souls 3. Canon endings. Most people from what I've read tend to agree that the linking of the fire ending is the "canon ending" for Dark Souls 2. Read at your own risk. Become the Lord of Hollows and usher in the age of.. Man? Endings for Dark Souls and Dark Souls Remastered offers detailed guides on being able to acquire the various endings of the story. Close. I just got End of Fire ending, i just... wanna be with my firekeeper waifu. Read at your own risk. It really is a fantastic game. Awaits at the entrance of the Darkmoon Tomb if following Anri's/Yuria's questline and yields the player the Sword of Avowal to consummate the ritual. Multiple endings. I'm looking for the best ending in terms of morality. Dark? It is a very story driven ending to get that I don't want to spoil for you but rest assured it is only possible if DS2 was before DS3. Travel to the Untended Graves optional area 2. 1 year ago As the series goes on it seems inevitable that the Age of Fire comes again, so the fire age ending makes more sense but that could still be a possibility after the Age of Dark ending, just not by the Chosen Undead's hand. I just thout to myself " I don't care what about to the Devs made. Beat Champion Gundyr if you haven’t already 3. Defeat Soul of Cinder but DON’T access the bonfire 6. just for fun i decided to fight Gwyn with no armor and just iron flesh, this was the end of my NG++ run. The Soul of Cinder is the final boss of Dark Souls III. Look around and you’ll be able to summon the Firekeeper which prompts this ending There is also an alternate version of this ending whi… As for Usurpation of Fire, whatever happens after that cannot last forever, since it's at least partially built on the remains of the First Flame, which will die eventually. some of the in game text says on some items that they dont even know how old they are due to lack of knowledge. Dark age prevails and Midir dying symbolizes the end of Gwyn's reign. Side note: Following the Usurpation or Ending of fire, I'd love to have an epilogue of some sort. If you click on one and … The menu gives you the option to "heal the Dark Sigil." By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. Out of all the dark souls in the lore our character seems to be the most special, because in the end it's Gael and you that make it to the end of time while everything else is gone. Anyone can feel free to expound on this and school me a bit. So I think the Age of Dark does come. There is no canon ending for dark souls other than the fire is linked in ds 1&2. Argument over the canon endings soon erupted, only to be shot down by the developers decided both are canon. Dark Souls 3 Official Website Dark Sous 3 is an action RPG developed by FromSoftware and published internationally by Bandai Namco. The way I see it, Linking the Fire does very little in this game. Half of Dark Souls 3 was already consumed at the start of the game, because the previous champion, Gundyr (the tutorial boss) failed his quest, the fire was gone and the age of dark started. I've been trying to read a lot online, but I don't understand what kind of benefits it will have. Thanks for everyone's input. Dark Souls 3 launches for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on April 12. It has probably been discussed here before so I apologize but I am interested in discussion. Link the fire again or set the world to darkness? In part 25, we reach the end of the main game and fight the boss, Soul of Cinder, in an attempt to light the flame! Humans never got to be all powerful in the age of dark because all the dark souls went into the painting. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. 1) Make sure to get all 5 dark sigils from Yoel of Londor by leveling up for free from him. 1. It makes you work for it. The second thing I want to ask is: does it make a difference? DARK SOULS™ III. The other ending is just as minimalist in terms of story as the one you got so unless you care about the trophy you could just youtube it. I also acknowledge that, lore wise, light is not always "good" and dark is not always "evil". Fire goes to dark, turns into flame again. The Ashen One stretches out a hand and begins to burn, but unlike in the past, the fire is not reborn. What fate will you choose? I've looked at lore stuff and am clear about the linking of fire to extend the age of fire and prevent the coming of the age of darkness. So I understand the lore (somewhat) and get the whole cycles and reason for the Ashen One's journey. All Discussions ... For From Software the canon endings for the first two games are those where you link the fire. For me the best ending is the hollow, because this time the hollow stealed the first flame . Darkness falls and in the distant future, flames will flicker back into existence. I think the general phrasing was that he wouldnt do it, but if someone proposed a good idea he wouldnt stop it either, For a while it was, but a few months ago Miyazaki said hell go back to Soulsbourne but rn FROM is exploring other games and eventually theyll make it back around. Many people say usurpation is canon though. Dark souls ending's has always just being "how you want it to end" (barring the more complex endings that only appear in DS3). I think that means that Linking the Flame is the canon vanilla ending. Hollows? Ending is too abrupt for my liking though. It is a spoiler but there is an ending in Dark Souls 3 that ACTUALLY ends the age of fire and makes it so no random unkindled can wander the passages of time to kindle it after you. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts . All Discussions ... For From Software the canon endings for the first two games are those where you link the fire. Dark Souls 3: The Ringed City brings From Software’s RPG epic to an end. Steal the fire? if i learned just one thing in the souls series, it is that there is no just one canon ending. For other uses, see Ending (disambiguation). r/darksouls3: A community dedicated to everything about Dark Souls 3. The Age of Fire was basically an age of Gods, where humans were a lesser race. I don't know why people still think this. And in Dark Souls 2 we can see that the Gods hold next to no power over the world. Nothing beats the SoTFS ending … Dark Souls I's overarching theme is about the start of the cycle. This guide covers the four available endings and how to get the best ending in Dark Souls 3, Usurpation of Fire (what most people are calling the third ending, even though it's actually the fourth). Take the power of the flame for him/herself? Only dust and ash is left, nobody else is alive. Just some background for the community in case I get assumptions wrong ahead. I will admit I am at a loss for this one because I suppose I don't know what this truly means besides becoming the god of the undead or something. It isn't my favorite in the series, though. The age of dark seems like a cannon ending, New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. In this ending, the Bearer of the Curse will accept their part in the cycle of the world and take the throne. I looked a bit and saw discussion in other places online about what is the canon ending to DS3, and as expected there are subjective answers without any objective one. r/darksouls3. Eventually, someone beats your ass and takes it to restore the linking, end the fire, or take it as their own until someone takes it from then. Time continues another millennia until the next one. My PS4 has spent more time running DS3 than all my other games combined. It's like the whole storyline. After the player slays Nashandra (or Aldia, if his conditions are met), a cutscene will play showing the player walking atop the golems, who create a bridge for the player to cross, and into a throne room. Maybe there's some more struggles from Gwyn's followers to keep things burning and maybe Londor holds on a little while. Archived. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Many people say usurpation is canon though. 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