If you want to make the best out of Dark Souls, you should level up each character and play with all the best weapons, armor and magic spells that you can acquire but all that comes at a price.
Souls are the currency of Dark Souls and you will need a lot of souls for the aforementioned tasks. Scared ? you can take the easy route by Soul Farming and using Infinite Soul Exploit.
But if you would rather collect these souls and level up your character normally, refer to the guide below that describes all the locations where you should collect these souls.
Dark Souls Consumable Souls
These are the souls that you gain by consumption.
Soul of a Lost Undead – 200 Locations. Infested Ghouls, Undead Asylum, Undead Burg, Undead Parish, Firelink Shrine.
Large Soul of a Lost Undead – 400 Locations. Undead Burg, Infested Ghouls, Undead Parish, Firelink Shrine.
Soul of a Nameless Soldier – 800 Locations. Undead Parish, Undead Burg, Depts, Valley of the Drakes, New Londo Ruins, Infested Ghouls.
Large Soul of a Nameless Soldier – 1000 Locations. Catacombs, Undead Burg, Undead Parish, New Londo Ruins, Blighttown, Depths, Quelaag Domain, Darkroot Garden, Darkroot Basin, Great Hollow, Ash Lake, Valley of the Drakes.
Soul of a Proud Knight – 2000 Locations. Demon Ruins, Lost Izalith, Blighttown, Quelaags Domain, Valley of the Drakes, Darkroot Garden, Darkroot Basin, New Londo Ruins, Painted World of Ariamis.
Soul of a Brave Warrior – 5000 Locations. Tom of the Giants, Lost Izalith, Demon Ruins, Duke Archives, Darkroot Basin, New Londo Ruins, Valley of Drakes, Painted World of Ariamis, Sens Fortress, Darkroot Garden.
Large Soul of a Brave Warrior – 8000 Locations. Lost Izalith, Darkroot Garden, Darkroot Basin, Duke’s Archives, Crystal Cave, Demon Ruines.
Soul of a Hero – 10000 Locations. Demon Ruins, Lost Izalith, Tomb of the Giants, Crystal Cave, Dukes Archives, Anor Londo, Sen’s Fortress
Soul of a Great Hero – 20000 Locations. Demons Ruins, Lost Izalith, Crystal Cave, Duke’s Archives.
Most of these souls can be collected from bosses; you can use many of these to convert into special items. The items which have +10 stats are only converted from these boss souls.
Fire Keeper Soul Locations. Duke’s Archives, New Londo Ruins, Blighttown, Knight Lautrex of Carim, Lady of the Darkling, Daughter of Chaos, undead Burg. You can consume it to Increase effectiveness of Estus Flasks.
Bequeathed Lord Soul Shard Locations. Seath the Scaleless (Crystal Cave), The Four Kigns (Abyss). You will need it to give it to Lordvessel.
Locations: Gravelord Nito (Tomb of the Giants), Bed of Chaos (Lost Izalith). You will need it to give it to Lordvessel.
Souls Conversion – Boss Soul Weapons
# Souls for Consumption
Soul of the Moonlight Butterfly
Horn of the moonlight Butterfly
Crystal Ring Shield
Soul of Quelagg
+10 Curved Sword
Iron Golems Core
Dragon Bone Fist
+10 Fist Weapon
Soul of Sif
Cursed Greatsword of Artorias
Greatsword of Artorias
Greatshield of Artorias
+10 Broken Straight Sword/ Straight Sword hilt
+10 Dagger/Straight Sword/Great Sword
Tin Darkmoon Catalyst
Soul of Gwyn
Great Lord Greatsword
+10 Dagger/GreatSword and Straight Sword
Find the bosses difficult to fight ? know what you need to do in our Dark Souls Boss Strategy Guide to defeat them.