Great Club Any% Kiln Skip

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This is an overview of the Great Club Dark Souls Any% Kiln Skip route. This route is possible on PC, Xbox 360, Xbox One and PS3 but only with the versions 2 and 3 of the Warp Glitch. Note, that this does not include any safety strategies for people learning the route.

Overview

Asylum Demon

  • Start as Hunter with 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 Large Leather Shield).
  • Kill Asylum Demon, fly to Firelink.

Chaos Witch Quelaag

  • Take the elevator to New Londo Ruins, drop the Shortsword.
  • Pick up the Estoc, turn around and make your way through the Valley of Drakes.
  • Pick up the Soul of a Proud Knight at the Undead Dragon.
  • Climb up the ladder near the drakes and grab the Red Tearstone Ring (RTSR).
  • Roll off and roll three times towards the bridge. Run accross the bridge to the elevator.
  • Pop the Soul of a Proud Knight, try to dupe it twice on the elevator
  • Rest at the bonfire before the Black Knight and
    • if you duped Soul of a Proud Knight once, level 19 Strength.
    • if you duped Soul of a Proud Knight twice, level 12 Endurance and 20 Strength.
  • Warp Glitch with the Dark Sign to the New Londo Ruins.
  • Use the Blighttown drop and the poison to get into RTSRRed Tearstone Ring range.
  • Pick up the Great Club in the swamp.
  • Equip the RTSRRed Tearstone Ring.
  • Kill Quelaag with moveswapped Great Club, ring the bell, use the Soul of Quelaag and dupe the Homeward Bone.

Belfry Gargoyles

  • Grab the Grass Crest Shield and Warp Glitch by duping the Homeward Bone.
  • Buy 9 Titanite Shards from Andre and upgrade the Great Club to +5.
  • Rest at the Undead Parish bonfire and level 20 Endurance.
  • Get in RTSRRed Tearstone Ring range by backstepping through the Berenike Knight's attack.
  • Kill Gargoyles with moveswapped Great Club, ring the bell and use the Homeward Bone.

Iron Golem

  • After the Gargoyles fight,
    • if you duped Soul of a Proud Knight once, level 20 Strength.
    • if you duped Soul of a Proud Knight twice, skip leveling up.
  • Walk out of Parish and Warp Glitch to the Sen's gate.
  • Head through Sen's Fortress, quit out on top of the stairs for the Boulder.
  • Kill Iron Golem with moveswapped Great Club. He will fall off with two running attacks.

Dragon Slayer Ornstein & Executioner Smough

  • Run through the rafters and past the Silver Knight archers.
  • Get RTSRRed Tearstone Ring range from the Silver Knight at the bottom of the stairs.
  • Jump over the railing of the stairs and moveswap the Great Club with the Estoc.
  • Kill Ornstein, then Super Smough with moveswapped Great Club.
  • Kill Gwynevere with the bow and use the Dark Sign.

Gwyn, Lord of Cinder

  • Warp to Firelink.
  • Enter Firelink Altar and do the Kiln Skip with the Dark Sign.
  • Get into RTSRRed Tearstone Ring range by Toggle Escaping a running backstab from the first Black Knight.
  • Kill Gwyn with moveswapped Great Club. Watch this video to see how (it uses BKGSBlack Knight Greatsword, but it's the same strategy).