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Dark Souls III
Strategy Guide

Author(s): Stephanie Barnes
First Published: 24-05-2016 / 00:00 GMT
Last Updated: 12-02-2019 / 19:25 GMT
Version: 1.0 (????) 22-09-2019 / 06:44 GMT

Dark Souls III Guide

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NPC Quests

Hawkwood the Deserter

Hawkwood can be found in Firelink Shrine when you first arrive, sitting on the steps near the bonfire, and you can speak with him to obtain information and the "Collapse" gesture.

After defeating the Curse-rotted Greatwood:

Speak to in Firelink Shrine to obtain a Heavy Gem .

After defeating the Abyss Watchers:

Speak to in Firelink Shrine to obtain the Farron Ring .

Defeat the Curse-rotted Greatwood, Crystal Sage, and Abyss Watchers:

Exhaust his dialogue in Firelink Shrine and then refresh the area to find Hawkwood’s Shield outside, near the Starved Hound, in front of a gravestone.

After reaching Archdragon Peak:

To reach Archdragon Peak you’ll need the "Path of a Dragon" gesture, found after beating Oceiros, the Consumed King.

Make your way to the Great Belfy bonfire in Archedragon Peak and head past the bonfire to a cliff peak and an altar, where you can use the Path of Dragon gesture again to obtain the Twinkling Dragon Torso Stone .

Return to Firelink Shrine and speak with Andre the Blacksmith to receive a message from Hawkwood and you can then head to the Abyss Watchers bonfire to duel Hawkwood to obtain the Twinkling Dragon Head Stone .


  • 1,000 Souls
  • Heavy Gem or Farron Ring (If not obtained already)

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Bandai Namco Entertainment
  • Platforms
    PC, PS4, XB1
  • Genre
    Action Role-playing
  • Guide Release
    24 May 2016
  • Last Updated
    12 February 2019
  • Guide Author
    Stephanie Barnes

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