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Dark Souls 3: Everything You Need to Know

All of our guides ranging from essential tips to how to collect the rarest weapons and armor sets.

The Dark Souls franchise is a punishing series of dungeon crawler RPGs, and its latest entry is no exception. Luckily, we've got a number of guides and tips to help you on your quest to defeat the Lords of Cinder. Whether you're a newcomer or a seasoned veteran, check out the guides below.

However, if you want to go into Dark Souls III fresh, we reccomend that you don't scroll down this page. Besides the first two guides, the rest contain potential spoilers for later parts of the game. Otherwise, for more on Dark Souls III, check out our recent news stories and features in the list below.

Which Dark Souls III Class is Right for You?

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We go through each of the game's 10 different classes, explaining their strengths, skills, and play styles. If you're not sure what class suits you, then this is the guide for you. -- [Which Dark Souls III Class is Right for You?]

9 Tips for Dark Souls III Beginners

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After you've chosen a class, there's still a dangerous journey awaiting you. We give you the essential tips needed to survive. For a condensed take on what you need to know, watch the video above. Otherwise, check out our comprehensive guide for the full details. -- [Dark Souls 3: 10 Essential Tips For Newcomers]

Coolest Armor Sets and Where to Find Them

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Dark Souls III is filled with an assortment of awesome-looking armor. Below you can click through a small handful of the coolest sets in the game. You can also check out the video above to see brief shots of each armor set. But for a more comprehensive look at each, check out our gallery showcasing the coolest armor sets and how you can find them. -- [Dark Souls 3: Coolest Armor Sets]

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Every Boss Weapon (So Far) and Where to Find Them

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If Dark Souls III's numerous armor sets weren't enough, the game also includes an arsenal of over-the-top boss weapons you can wield. Below you can look at a small handful at what the game has to offer. You can also check out the video above to see the weapons in action. But for a more comprehensive guide, check out our gallery highlighting all the boss weapons, their stats, and how to find them. -- [Dark Souls 3: Every Boss Weapon (So Far)]

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How to Become a Dragon

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Similar to the beast transformation from The Old Hunters expansion of Bloodborne and previous Dark Souls games in general, Dark Souls III lets you turn into a dragon. But the way to do it requires a specific set of steps. Luckily, we've got you covered. You can find a brief walkthrough in the video above, but for a more comprehensive guide, check out our gallery with the full details. -- [Dark Souls 3: How to Turn Into a Dragon]

Boss Guide

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Having trouble defeating a boss? We've got you covered. Check out our comprehensive guide filled with videos covering each boss in Dark Souls 3, and some possible strategies to defeat them. -- [Dark Souls 3 Boss Guide]

6 Biggest Secrets in Dark Souls 3

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There are plenty of secrets to find in the world of Dark Souls III. With so little in the way of guidance throughout your adventure, it's difficult to know where to look to for them. Check out our feature with three essential secrets that you should make sure to uncover during your quest to defeat the Lords of Cinder. -- [6 Biggest Secrets in Dark Souls 3]

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