Important NPC's are the Blacksmith Andre of Astora, Oswald of Carim and Knight Lautrec of Carim. Start by reinforcing the Crystal Halberd to … After my first long and grueling run through the Burg and Parish I was beaten down and low on health. This NPC is located in the basement of the old church, a disused building that connects the Undead Parish with the Darkroot Garden. Starshine_M2A2. Head to the top of the church and run past the horde of enemies, and eventually, you’ll find the fog gate. He also sells Titanite Shards, Smithing Boxes for weapons and armor, a Repairbox for use at bonfires, and assorted weaponry. The Undead Parish is connected to the Darkroot Garden, Sen's Fortress, Undead Burg and Firelink Shrine. Anyway, the latest piece I finished is Andre’s shop located in the Undead Parish. The Undead Burg leads to quite a few important areas, but the main thing you need to do here is ring the first Bell of Awakening. The first blacksmith, Andre, in the Undead Parish is the NPC who does the Standard, Raw, Divine, and Occult upgrades. From the middle of Blighttown, alternately, backtrack to the Depths, which arguably isn't a very difficult area if you can avoid the rats. He can do standard upgrades until +5, to get to +6-10, you first must get access to the lower Undead Burg by getting the Basement Key fron the corpse at the gate behind the Armored Tusk (The giant boar in case you don't know its name). Take the aqueduct shortcut back to Firelink, then go to the Parish. In the distance I heard a rhythmic hammering sound. From Firelink, ride the shortcut elevator to the Parish, and Andre can fix you right up. It is also possible to summon Solaire of Astora before the Belfry Gargoyles encounter. - Andre of Astora in the Undead Parish - Vamos in the Catacombs - Rickert of Vinheim at the beginning of the New Londo Ruins - the giant blacksmith in Anor Londo. The Bell is at the top of the church, which you’ll find close to the bonfire where you find Blacksmith Andre. Once you have everything you need, head to Andre in the Undead Parish and give him the Very Large Ember. 8 years ago. Return to the blacksmith Andre of Astora in the Undead Parish. ". Undead Parish is an area in Dark Souls that carries over from the Undead Burg. If you … Being on edge, I cautiously made my way forward to find the source of the sound. ... and down the stairs again to meet Andre the Blacksmith. I usually go New Londo --> Valley of Drakes --> Darkroot Basin --> Andre --> Undead Parish --> Gargoyles. Keep going up to Undead Parish, light the bonfire above Andre the Blacksmith, and use the elevator shortcut back to the shrine; Pick up the Undead Asylum F2 West Key from the roof and take a quick return flight back to Undead Asylum to get the Rusted Iron Ring but online when I watch speedruns they often go through Undead Burg and fight the Taurus Demon. For Dark Souls on the Xbox 360, a GameFAQs message board topic titled "would it be worth it to give the undead parish blacksmith my large ember? He will repair and upgrade your weapons and armor for a fee of souls and materials.