Shiny door in the Darkroot Garden, how do I open it? (spoiler)

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User Info: -Damien-

-Damien-
5 years ago#1
so there's this shiney door, next to the hidden bonfire, how do I open it? I already killed the giant butterfly lady up in the sky, but still can't open the door

User Info: bkteer

bkteer
5 years ago#2
You buy the key from the blacksmith for 20k.

User Info: SeikenZ

SeikenZ
5 years ago#3
You buy an emblem from the Blacksmith for 20k souls. Then you can open it.

User Info: empbowser

empbowser
5 years ago#4
Dont buy the key there is a way around that just requires you to beat a boss. It's a waste of 20000 souls if it's your first playthrough.

User Info: -Damien-

-Damien-
5 years ago#5
oh ok, thanks guys, I'm gonna keep looking for this boss then, if all fail, then I'd buy the ember.

I love the non-linearity of this game, it has mystery like this

User Info: BlueMoonDragon1

BlueMoonDragon1
5 years ago#6
-Damien- posted...
so there's this shiney door, next to the hidden bonfire, how do I open it? I already killed the giant butterfly lady up in the sky, but still can't open the door

There is a bonfire near that door? O_O
Where exactly? ; _ ;
Of all the things I lost
I miss my mind the most

User Info: -Damien-

-Damien-
5 years ago#7
BlueMoonDragon1 posted...
-Damien- posted...
so there's this shiney door, next to the hidden bonfire, how do I open it? I already killed the giant butterfly lady up in the sky, but still can't open the door

There is a bonfire near that door? O_O
Where exactly? ; _ ;


it's hidden behind an illusionary wall, just hit all the walls around the door

User Info: bkteer

bkteer
5 years ago#8
actually you don't need to find the boss nor kill him....the 'boss' in question is a hydra in a lake at the bottom of darkroot forest. When you first come out of the castle into darkroot, turn right at your first intersection to see this glowing flower thing. Follow the path all the way down and you will find a lake on your extreme left. The boss doesn't drop anything to unlock the door. In fact if you're lucky, you can run past him to get to the ladder on the right of the water fall and climb all the way up to reach the area behind the shiny door.
However.....do take note the enemies in the forest are extremely dangerous, more so than the hydra boss. So taking time to farm up 20k souls just to open the door may actually be more worth it, since by doing so, you unlock a farming method that gives you 5000 souls in approximately half a minute.

User Info: -Damien-

-Damien-
5 years ago#9
bkteer posted...
actually you don't need to find the boss nor kill him....the 'boss' in question is a hydra in a lake at the bottom of darkroot forest. When you first come out of the castle into darkroot, turn right at your first intersection to see this glowing flower thing. Follow the path all the way down and you will find a lake on your extreme left. The boss doesn't drop anything to unlock the door. In fact if you're lucky, you can run past him to get to the ladder on the right of the water fall and climb all the way up to reach the area behind the shiny door.
However.....do take note the enemies in the forest are extremely dangerous, more so than the hydra boss. So taking time to farm up 20k souls just to open the door may actually be more worth it, since by doing so, you unlock a farming method that gives you 5000 souls in approximately half a minute.


ah ok thanks, I have a feeling it's the hydra boss, since he's around that area. I'm gonna kill him now, I have a score to settle with him. He killed me once. Now it's payback time
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