Knight's Honor Trophy / Achievement Guide

Knight's Honor is a Trophy and Achievement in Dark Souls and Dark Souls Remastered. It is arguably the hardest achievement to unlock in the game. To get this achievement you must obtain certain hard-to-get weapons and shields on the same character. Sometimes a glitch allows for the achievement to trigger when collecting with different characters, but if you want to be sure to get the achievement aim to get them all on one character.

 

Weapons and Shields ascended from Boss Souls

This requires a certain type of regular weapon, upgraded to 10+, and the Soul of a defeated Boss. The Giant Blacksmith in Anor Londo will ascend the weapon and soul for 5000 souls. Any properties, stats or movesets of the previous weapon will be replaced when forged into a Boss Soul weapon, so it is usually a good idea to use something cheap or easily obtained when creating them. Most Boss souls are used to create two different weapons, but the Soul of Sif is used for three, so a minimum of NG+2 will be needed to acquire all Boss Soul weapons.

Chaos Blade

You must ascend a +10 Katana and the soul of Quelaag


Crystal Ring Shield 

Ascend a +10 shield or buckler, and the soul of The Moonlight Butterfly. Practically any shield can be used given that it's been upgraded to +10. 


Darkmoon Bow 

Ascend any +10 Bow, and the soul of Gwyndolin.


Dragon Bone Fist 

Ascend any +10 Cestus or Claw, and the core of the Iron Golem.


Dragonslayer Spear 

Ascend any +10 Spear or Rapier, and the soul of Ornstein


Golem Axe 

Ascend any +10 Axe, and the core of the Iron Golem.


Great Lord Greatsword 

Ascend a +10 dagger, sword or greatsword, and the soul of Gwyn, The Lord of Cinder (can only be done on NG+).


Greatshield of Artorias 

Ascend a +10 shield or buckler and the soul of Sif, The Great Grey Wolf


Greatsword of Artorias (Cursed) 

You must Ascend a +10 Dagger, Sword or Greatsword, with the soul of Sif, The Great Gray Wolf. Using these weapons for ascension will give you the cursed version of the Greatsword of Artorias. The name will not indicate any difference between the true and cursed variant, but the cursed version has a stat requirement of 18 for Faith and Intelligence.


Greatsword of Artorias (True)

You must ascend a +10 Broken sword, and the soul of Sif, The Great Gray Wolf. Basic Zombies or the Defiled in Blighttown will usually drop broken swords. The name will not indicate it is the true version of the greatsword, but it has higher stat requirements of 20 for faith and intelligence.


Lifehunt Scythe

Ascend any +10 Halberd, Scythe or Whip, and the soul of Priscilla. Unlike other Boss Souls, Priscilla's soul only ascends one weapon. 


Moonlight Butterfly Horn 

Ascend any +10 Spear or Rapier, and the soul of the Moonlight Butterfly.


Quelaag's Furysword

Ascend a +10 Curved Sword, and the soul of Quelaag. A scimatar is a good choice.


Smough's Hammer

Ascend a +10 Hammer or Great Hammer and the soul of Smough.


Tin Darkmoon Catalyst 

Ascend any Catalyst and the soul of Gwyndolin, The Darkmoon God. Ascension of the original catalyst is not needed, as it cannot be done. The sorcerer's catalyst is the best choice for ascension. 

 

Weapons and Shields dropped by enemies



Black Knight Greataxe

Random drop from Axe-wielding Black knights.


Black Knight Greatsword

Random drop from Greatsword-wielding Black Knights.


Black Knight Halberd

Random drop from Halberd-wielding Black Knights.


Black Knight Shield

Random drop from any Black Knight.


Black Knight Sword

Random drop from any Sword-Wielding Black Knight.


Channeler's Trident*

Rare random drop from Channelers. Three respawning channelers can be found in The Duke's Archives. (Thanks to Waggonforce for confirming * weapons)


Crest Shield

Found in the Undead Asylum (revisited). Acquired as drop from the now hollow Oscar who first gave you the Estus Flask.


Crescent Axe*

Acquired by killing Patches, or it can be purchased from him when he moves to Firelink Shrine.


Demon's Spear

Rare Random drop from the Bat Wing Demons in Anor Londo (whilst sunlit). Can also be purchased from Shiva of the East in Blighttown, if you are a member of the Forest Hunter's Covenant.


Giant's Halberd*

Rare random drop from the giant gold knights in Anor Londo (whilst sunlit). It can more easily be purchased from the Giant Blacksmith for 5000 souls.


Grant 

Acquired by killing NPC invader Paladin Leeroy. He will invade you in The Tomb of Giants just before Nito's domain, down near the area that overlooks the distant Ash Lake.


Sanctus 

Acquired by killing NPC invader Paladin Leeroy. He will invade you in The Tomb of Giants just before Nito's domain, down near the area that overlooks the distant Ash Lake.


Silver Knight Shield

Anor Londo. Random drop from any Silver Knight.


Silver Knight Spear

Anor Londo. Random drop from Spear-wielding Silver Knights.


Silver Knight Straight Sword

Anor Londo.Random drop from Sword-wielding Silver Knights.


Stone Greatshield

Darkroot Garden. Random drop from the Stone Knights.


Stone Greatsword

Darkroot Garden. Rare random drop from the Stone Knights. Can more easily be purchased from Shiva of the East, if you are a member of the Forest Covenant.



Weapons and Shields found as treasure



Astora's Straight Sword

Acquired from a corpse in Valley of Drakes, next to the Undead Dragon.



Black Iron Greatshield

Acquired from a corpse in Anor Londo to the left of the entrance to the Painted World of Ariamis.



Bloodshield

Painted World. Found on the bridge after the Undead Dragon Fight.



Dragon Crest Shield

Acquired from a corpse in Valley of Drakes, next to the Undead Dragon.



Dragon Tooth

Anor Londo. Found in a treasure chest alongside other chests containing Havel's Equipment, located behind a hidden wall in a Fireplace.



Dragonslayer Greatbow

Anor Londo. When you reach the Giant Blacksmith, go back into the large main room ang go up the stairs. At the top of the stairs you'll find some big windows with one broken. Exit the window heading right, and you will see a corpse with the bow.



Effigy Shield

Tomb of Giants. Found on a corpse just before the second bonfire.



Havel's Greatshield

Anor Londo. Found in a treasure chest alongside other chests containing Havel's Equipment, located behind a hidden wall in a Fireplace.



Velka's Rapier

Can found on a corpse in the Painted World of Aramis after the door requiring the Annex Key.



Weapons acquired from covenants



Dark Hand

Given as a gift when joining Darkwraith Covenant. (Can also be obtained as a drop from the NPC Darkwraiths in New Londo Ruins)


Gravelord Sword

Given as a gift when joining Gravelord Servant Covenant. (confirmed by SilverKnightDragon)



Weapons acquired from cutting off tails

 


Dragon King Greataxe

The Depths. Cut off the tail of the Gaping Dragon.

 

Dragon Greatsword

Cut the tail off of the Ancient Dragon in Ash Lake. As long as you don't attack the body, this will not anger the dragon or break the covenant.

 

Drake Sword

Undead Burg. Use arrows to shoot the tail of the Red Drake, or Bridge Wyvern, from underneath the bridge. It can also be cut off from on top of the bridge, if the Bridge Wyvern has landed to attack you. 



Moonlight Greatsword

Crystal Cave. Cut off the tail of Seath The Scaleless, once the immortality crystal has been broken. (Seath's tail cannot be cut off in your first encounter)


Priscilla's Dagger

Painted World of Ariamis. Cut off the tail of Priscilla - this can be difficult to do considering her ability to turn invisible, so consider careful strikes or weak weapons. Tag her with a throwing knife so you can track her while invisible. use weak weapons or the Force spell to break her poise, then go for her

 

Gargoyle Tail Axe

Undead Parish. During the boss fight, cut off the tail of the first Bell Gargoyle. Easier if focused down before 2nd Gargoyle comes into the fight. It can also be obtained from the two gargoyles near the beginning of Anor Londo.

 


**The FuturePress guide is wrong when it says that you need the ghost blade and the titanite catch pole. You do not need either.** All weapons must be on the same character.




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    • Anonymous

      12 Apr 2021 16:29  

      F*** those chanelers, that trident took me 3 straight hours of grinding to get with max item discovery and a path which allowed me to kill 2 every 1and half minutes. finally got that plat trophie after 92 hours of playtime

      • Anonymous

        15 Mar 2021 18:40  

        It takes a lot of upgrade materials to make all those boss weapons. Easiest way to get them is to go to painted world, put on silver serpent ring and symbol of avarice, run from bonfire to the phalanx enemies (blob guys with shields and spears) and kill them all, run back to bonfire, repeat. You'll get over 20k souls each run on NG+, and you'll quickly have enough to just buy all the materials you need from the giant blacksmith.

        • Anonymous

          30 Jan 2021 19:20  

          Looks like the list is missing demons catalyst and izalith catalyst, potentially the obsidian great sword from the dlc

          • Anonymous

            28 Jan 2021 09:30  

            If you upgraded a boss weapon, Example; Great shield of Atroious +5 will that still count toward the achievement?

            • Anonymous

              25 Jan 2021 03:19  

              So it's not enough to simply have the boss soul to make their weapons, you first need a +10 weapon to make it. This requires 9 titanite shards and 9 large titanite shards. Multiply this by the number of weapons needed (14) and you get a whopping 126 regular and large titanite shards (252 combined total) needed for this trophy. Boy am I glad DS2/DS3 simplified this... not that you even need weapons for a trophy in those games but, anyway.

              • Anonymous

                12 Jan 2021 23:48  

                Can drop all weapons needed for this trophy as well as all rings in DS3, in exchange for help in Demon's Souls Remake (need PWCT).

                PSN: ITehJelleh

                • Anonymous

                  03 Jan 2021 08:14  

                  Well I just fd up AGAIN. Tried to cut off Priscilla tail when she was calm and all it did was aggro her. So I had to kill her. Didn't realize I need that fn weapon for the trophy. Only trophy I need. Now I got to finish this playthrough and move onto ng 5 just to cut that b**ch tail off. So ANNOYING !!

                  • Anonymous

                    14 Nov 2020 05:42  

                    Hi...
                    I've been trying to beat Gwyn in NG+ for like the 50th time today but I just can't... I ran through the whole game to get my missing weapons and now I can't beat him without Solaire, I'm so bad at parrying it looks like I'm actually asking for him to stab me in the chest.
                    I only need his Great Lord Greatsword, so if anyone's willing to help me... Jasonoko (PS4)

                    • 22 Oct 2020 04:14  

                      So I have every item on the list, and I personally acquired them and the Souls required to make them and it still will not give me the trophy. I was looking for the answer in these comments but everyone is just lazy AF looking for a shortcut.

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