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Vagrants

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Vagrant is a unique and extremely rare type of Enemy in Dark Souls. These crab-like monsters often confuse players with their strange appearance and seemingly random spawns.

 

Vagrants Description

Vagrants are monsters which spawn in response to bloodstains being lost or items being dropped and abandoned. When a player dies and leaves a bloodstain with considerable humanity (5 or more) and fails to collect it before dying again, or the player leaves certain items and reloads the area without picking them up, there's a chance these will travel to another player's world and become a Vagrant. Vagrants appear in two different forms (named "Good" and "Evil").

The "Good" form of vagrant looks like an egg with crab legs and will flee and vanish upon being discovered, whereas the "Evil" form has a claw and a ranged attack and attacks the player on sight. The ranged attack will cause very high damage, and can knock through shields very easily. Good Vagrants can drop items useful to the player if killed before they escape, and Evil Vagrants will drop valuable Humanity or Twin Humanity.

If a Vagrant is not killed by a player, it will be sent out again to another player's world. This will continue until the Vagrant is finally slain. If the Vagrant is sent out enough times, it will eventually upgrade into a more powerful black phantom version that drops more valuable loot when killed.

Good Vagrants have an initial phase known as Drift Items, which are item bags that appear exactly where the original item was left except the item within is significantly downgraded and often nearly useless. Possible Drift Items include things like a Lloyd's Talisman, Rubbish, Prism Stone, or Titanite Shard. The Drift Item will continue to be sent out to other worlds if it isn't picked up, and after a while will eventually become a Good Vagrant. As a Good Vagrant, the item inside is more valuable and becomes even more so if it can manage to survive and travel to other worlds until it becomes a black phantom Good Vagrant.

 

Drops

  • Evil Vagrant - Humanity (x1)
  • Red Evil Vagrant - Twin Humanity (x1)
  • Good Vagrant - Consumable Items (including, but not limited to, Purple Moss Clump, Repair Powder, Transient Curse, etc.)
  • Red Good Vagrant - Valuable Consumable Items (including, but not limited to, Blooming Purple Moss Clump, Divine Blessing, Dragon Scale, etc.)
  • All vagrant types only drop 100 souls in regular NG. Overkill bonus nets 120 souls.

 

 

Locations

Depths
Inside the room with many barrels where you will find Laurentius of the Great Swamp
Behind the iron bars where the Basilisk run through
Narrow corridor before checkpoint fog gate
Two levels higher from the Gaping Dragon, on the Terrace
Undead Burg and Undead Parish
After entering Firelink Shrine, inside one of the buildings
Wooden roof that has three Firebomb Zombies
Just before first fog gate
Corridor that leads from the Undead Parish to the blacksmith and the bonfire
Just after the first fog gate
On top of tower before you fight Taurus Demon (with two Skeletons)
Before Capra Demon, in one of the Assassin's rooms
Terrace near the sunlight alter
In the Parish, near the Heavy Knight
Painted World of Ariamis
North-East building, jump down from a platform with a bow-wielding enemy
In the courtyard near the well
Leave the north-east building, jump down before the tower to the right, again jump down to the right
Sewer, in the corner of the hall
Darkroot Garden and Basin
On the slope near a corpse treasure
Near the cliff edge where the Frog Rays ambush you
Bridge past Alvina
Near the waterfall
Opposite the cliff populated by Ents
Before Sif
The Catacombs
Near where you first find Patches
Near Blacksmith Vamos
In the pit with the crystal lizards
In the Pinwheels room
Behind the Titanite Demon
Tomb of the Giants
On the cliff near the start of area
Before Nito in the Pinwheel's Servants area
Pit that Patches knocks you into
Jump down from the area with the Silver Covetous Serpent ring
The Great Hollow and Ash Lake
Inside the large tree
Near the driftwood in Ash Lake
In the mushroom area just before Ash Lake
Just before the Ancient Dragon

 

Blighttown
After jumping down from a group of infested barbarians (large club wielding enemies)
Opposite the area that you first land when you reach the swamp
Before the highest sewer entrance
Opposite the area of the drainpipe in the swamp that houses a bonfire
Demon Ruins and Lost lzalith
Near the Large Flame Ember
Near the hidden elevator to Quelaag's Domain
In the lava of Lost lzalith that houses the Bounding Demons (Large dinosaur-looking enemies)
Bottom of a ledge of lava where it begins to cool
Just Before the Red Fog Gate
Before the Fog Gate leading to the Centipede Demon
Corridor of the Prowling Demon in Lost lzalith
Sen's Fortress
On the roof that you reach using the secret ladder where the Giant is
The second boulder slope, near where the Serpent Mage is
Bottom of the tower with the Crestfallen Merchant
Near the bottom where the Prowling Demons are
Second rolling slope in the hidden room with iron balls
Behind the Elite Undead Guard in the ramparts
Anor Londo
Left when you leave the spiral elevator
Turn right at the main palace gate, go through the gate, it's on the left buttress
Room with Silver Knight
Building which leads to the Painted World of Ariamis. Near the stone statue where you get by jumping down from the joist
On the walkway with the Silver Knight Archer
Just before the first broken Window (the building which leads to the Painted World of Ariamis)
New Londo Ruins
After the first landing bridge, in the small room of the annex
In the small room of the annex, on the side of the ghost house
After the first Fog Wall of the lower area after draining
In the shadow of the stairs in the first shallow area
On the roof of the ghost house
Just before the Fog Gate leading to the Abyss, spawn's at the same place as Witch Beatrice
Near the second jarred body holding two transient curses
The Duke's Archives and Crystal Cave
In the shadow of the central stairs in the first main room
On a transparent platform in the Crystal Cave
On a bookshelf in the main room of Duke's Archives
On a transparent platform in the Crystal Cave
Northern Undead Asylum
Just before the Rusted Iron Ring
On the high platform you jump down to the Asylum Demon
Kiln of the First Flame
In the wasteland by the Black Knights
On the narrow walkways
Royal Woods
On the edge of the cliff where the Crystal Lizard is located, near where the Soul of the Proud Knight is located behind the elevator

 

Enemies
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    • Vagrants [DKS Wiki]16 Jan 2017 23:30  

      Oh wow, this page is missing a ton of information. Vagrants haven't been a mystery for quite some time now. I'll have to locate all the info again and update the page with it.

      • Save Solaire27 May 2016 03:32  

        Daughters of Chaos rank 2 go right at demon firesage, open the door and kill all the bugs until you get to Demon,( note if Solaire isn't where you killed the bugs kill the centipedeDemon then go back and kill bugs if not Solaire will go hollow and try and kill you..... meaning he won't help you fight Lord Gwen..... e_ Londis rules

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