New Player Help for Demon's Souls features information that will help a player understand the basics of the game's mechanics as well as recommended things to do before starting the game. The aim is to help the players to further understand the game and to know what it has to offer.


Demon's Souls New Player Help

Getting Started

Check our Classes wiki so that you can get some idea on what kind of classes Demon's Soul have, also the playstyle that you would like to have go for. For new player we would recommend the Knight Class, as its a well-rounded class and its starts with a decent Stats, Armor Set, Shield, Weapons and Items. Ideal for beginners who would like to get to know the game. Also, check our Stats wiki to get some idea on how to level you character.  If you have some question, why not check our FAQs page. We might have some answers that you're looking for.

Movement & Actions

See the controls page for full control configuration.


The game has a unique online multiplayer system that is integrated into the single-player experience, While playing the game, players will sometimes see the ghostly white transparent figures of other players who are currently playing the same location as you do but in a parallel world.

There are three ways to engage in online play: Cooperative (Co-op) Invasion (PvP) and Summon (PVP) Please check out Online page for the full info.


When you die, all the souls you possess will remain on the location where you died, and you'll respawn at the beginning location of the level.


When you die, you'll drop all of your possessed souls on the spot. The souls you drop will turn into a bloodstain and will remain in the area you died in. Return to the place where you died, and you'll be able to recover them. If you die again before you can reach the spot, the souls that you've lost will disappear.


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