Visit Majula Mansion for Special Dark Souls II Pre-DLC Gifts

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In the wake of The Lost Crowns add-on trilogy announcement, the Dark Souls II team is kicking off a pre-DLC celebration by giving away special gifts in the form of precious in-game items.

When you visit the mansion in Majula with the stone map on the floor in the basement, head down the stairs into the underground area where you once had to battle a skeleton, and then open the treasure chest to receive your prize. If you’ve already cleared this area and the chest remains open from the last time you left it, simply use the nearest bonfire to travel to a different location, and then come back. The chest should be closed and ready to open again for the new items. This worked for me in both the PC and PS3 versions. (The pictured screenshots were personally captured through Steam, FYI.)

This week, the gift is a set of three Petrified Somethings, which can be dropped in the nest of the squawky, disembodied birds in the Things Betwixt area to trade for random rare loot drops. You! You! Give them Smooth! Yes! You! Give them Silky!

This isn’t a one-time event either. More loot will be gifted next week and in the future leading up to the DLC launch. So remember to keep checking that chest (presuming the same loot receptacle will be used for all of the upcoming gift deliveries).

Source: Dark Souls [Facebook]

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