Any% Dragon Tooth

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This is an overview of the current Dark Souls Any% route that uses the Dragon Tooth. Note, that this does not include any safety strategies for people learning the route.

Overview

Asylum Demon

  • Start as Thief with Black Firebombs
  • Kill Asylum Demon with 5 firebombs
  • Pick up the Bandit Knife
  • Obtain the Estus Flask from Oscar
  • Fly to Firelink Shrine

Iron Golem

  • Buy the Rapier, the East-West Shield, the Shortbow and as many Wooden Arrows as you can from the Undead Merchant
  • Pick up the Gold Pine Resins
  • Kill Taurus Demon with resined bandit knife
  • Shoot the Hellkite Drake with the shortbow
  • Cut the drake's tail with resined bandit knife and obtain the Drake Sword
  • Perform Sen's Gate Skip and level up 13 STRStrength at the parish bonfire during the skip
  • Proceed through Sen's Fortress
  • Kill Iron Golem with moveswapped Drake Sword
  • Fly to Anor Londo

Ornstein and Smough

  • Rest and level up 12 END and 27 STRStrength at the Anor Londo bonfire
  • Use Core of an Iron Golem on the elevator
  • Proceed through Anor Londo
  • Pick up the Dragon Tooth
  • Kill Ornstein and Smough with moveswapped Dragon Tooth
  • Shoot Gwynevere with an arrow, get the Lord Vessel and dupe a Homeward Bone

Gargoyles and Quelaag

  • Warp to Firelink Shrine then Undead Parish
  • Kill Gargoyles
  • Ring the bell and dupe the Homeward Bone
  • Kill Lautrec by knocking him off the ledge and quitout when you receive the souls
  • Pick up the Ring of Favor and Protection
  • Dupe Soul of Smough twice on the elevator to New Londo Ruins
  • Equip the ring
  • Perform the Blighttown Fall Damage Cancel plunges
  • Kill Quelaag
  • Ring the bell and use a homeward bone

Hydra

  • Go to Firelink Altar and place the Lord Vessel
  • Warp to Undead Parish
  • Buy the Crest of Artorias, the Weapon Smithbox and the Caduceus Shield from Andre
  • Open the sealed door
  • Rest at the hidden bonfire and level up 25 END
  • Hydra arena Fall Damage Cancel
  • Kill Hydra with 5 bombs and 4 jump attacks with the Dragon Tooth
  • Moveswap the Dragon Tooth and quitout
  • Kill the Golden Golem, kill Dusk and use a Homeward Bone
  • Upgrade the Dragon Tooth to +1
  • Warp to Anor Londo and equip Darksign during the warp

DLCDownloadable Content

  • Go to Duke's Archives
  • Moveswap the Dragon Tooth on the elevator
  • Kill the Golem to obtain the Broken Pendant and Darksign
  • Enter the DLCDownloadable Content
  • Kill Sanctuary Guardian
  • Rest at the Oolacile Sanctuary bonfire
  • Perform Royal Wood Skip
  • Kill Knight Artorias
  • Enter the Battle of Stoicism and obtain the Purple Coward's Crystal
  • Darksign

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