Think of it like a biblical tale that talks in the present or past tense about something that will at some point happen (or has already happened) either in the past or future. This ending is obtained by lighting the bonfire that appears after defeating the Soul of Cinder. Without further ado, enjoy! An undead contain within themselves a fragment of dark soul and their own human soul, this mixture is often called "humanity". It just begins the Age of Dark half of the cycle. Healing the dark sigil via the fire keeper cancels you out of this ending. The throne will certainly receive you. If we take the descriptions of Gundyrs Armor literally then it makes much more sense that most of the game, except Light Firelink and the Kiln, is in the past than that we somehow discovered timetravel at the bottom of Lothric Castle. An unkindler contain within themselves a balance mixture of dark soul and lord soul (together with the his/her human soul). In this ending the Firekeeper has taken the Flame from its mantle, but the player character kills her so that he can take the First Flame for himself. Link the Flame or Let it Fade with the Firekeeper (or absorb it yourself like the greedy Giant Dad you are). I MAY someday try to write versions for Usurpation of Fire and The End of Fire, but as I've never even played the game, it is uncertain. Copy Link Reach "To Link the First Flame" ending. Ending 1: To Link The First Flame. "), came to find itself in a rather weird position, was it canonical or not? can you hold off on getting married until just before the end? After this ending, the unkindled one is finally kindled. I actually think that The End of Fire is the one that makes the most sense, since trying to break the cycle either way (by kindling or usurping), there isn't any guarantee that there won't be any event that desperately tries to bring the cycles back. you let yourself believe the lies, that world of Flame is necessary, as did most of the NPCs you encounter. To conclude, Gwyn, in a desperate attempt to hide the mess he made for destabilizing the First Flame, created an illusion of purpose and assign Firekeepers to guide multiple players on every cycle. Reach "The Usurpation of Fire" ending. Or something else entirely... That is the choice we made in the usurpation ending. The only thing to notice is that unlike the Linking we witnessed in Dark Souls 1 there is no great explosion of white or anything, our character merely burns and sits at the Bonfire of the First Flame just like the Soul of Cinder was doing before we fought him and took his place. This is the ending that Aldia asked us to choose in the second game. This is a very lengthy quest, and involves 3 NPC questlines. You can easily miss things, and this ending is very missable. I answer no, but see no option to usurp the flame. Last updated: December 13, 2020 by December 13, 2020 by Is this trophy really for the Hollowing ending? To get the best ending in Dark Souls 3, known as the Lord or Hollows or Usurpation of Fire ending, you need to defeat the Soul of Cinder final boss with eight Dark Sigils. The Usurpation of Fire | Gold |Reach "The Usurpation of Fire" ending. To get this ending, you need to kindle the bonfire after defeating the Soul of Cinder. Defeat the Soul of Cinder and interact with the bonfire at the end of the game. (Eyes of the First Firekeeper) It makes sense now why the abandoned dark Firelink Shrine were guarded by the Black Knight. Make sure to select "yes" when prompted. 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