List of Characters and Merchants | Demon's Souls PS5

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This is a guide on Characters and Merchants found in the Demon's Souls Remake for PS5. Read on to know more about these characters where can they be found in the game, and what items they can sell you!

List of Characters

This is a list of all the characters found in the game. Interacting with them can change the course of your game. You can even kill some of these characters for some drops or as part of a quest.

Click on the links below to quickly access the desired character:

The Nexus

NPC Location(s)/Event
The Maiden in Black
The Maiden in Black
Nexus: Main Area
She is your main guide in the Nexus. Once the major demon Phalanx has been defeated, you can talk to her to increase your soul level.
Crestfallen WarriorCrestfallen Warrior Nexus: Upper Section
He provides information about the Nexus. He will grow more depressed throughout the course of the game and will eventually disappear and leave behind a collectible blue flame.
Patches the HyenaPatches, the Hyena Stonefang Tunnel 2-2: In the area with Bearbugs, Shrine of Storms 4-2, Nexus: Just by the Tower of Latria Archstone
Patches will try and trick you on multiple occasions, but ultimately he sells many things cheaper than anywhere else. He is also one of the targets Mephistopheles will ask you to assassinate, and you can kill him very early on but be warned - he is the only merchant that sells Heavy Arrows.
FrekeFreke's Apprentice Nexus: Magician's corner
He is located just behind the Valley of Defilement Archstone. He can teach and change magic spells you memorized but you need a minimum of 10 Intelligence and Magic to learn them. He is one of the characters that Mephistopheles will ask you to assassinate.
Stockpile ThomasStockpile Thomas Nexus: Main Area
Thomas is useful as he stores your items including ores (99 max) and ammunitions (999 max). Storing the ores is particularly useful since you don't need to bring them to the blacksmith when upgrading. To acquire the Ring of Herculean Strength, speak to him until all conversations run out then give him the Jade Hair Ornament to acquire the item.
Blacksmith BoldwinBlacksmith Boldwin Nexus: Main Area
He is the primary blacksmith before reaching Blacksmith Ed. He sells a few items, performs repairs, and applies basic upgrades.
MephistophelesMephistopheles Nexus: 2nd floor
To get her to appear in the Nexus, you have to rescue Yurt and attain Pure Black Character Tendency. Mephistopheles offer a list of targets for you to assassinate, each one with their own rewards. See our character page on Mephistopheles for more details. Once all targets are dead, speaking to her will cause Mephistopheles to attack you.

Boletarian Palace

NPC Location(s)/Event
Ostrava of BoletariaOstrava of Boletaria Boletarian Palace 1-1: Just by Dreglings, Boletarian Palace 1-2: Surrounded by Soldiers equipped with Crossbows, Boletarian Palace 1-3: Fighting two Red Eyes Knights, Boletarian Palace 1-4: Black Phantom form, on the way to the False King, Nexus: Sitting on a wooden beam
You need to rescue him several times and in the end, you will get the Mausoleum Key. He is one of the targets that Mephistopheles asks you to assassinate. However, if you want to kill him, do so before he gets himself killed.
Biorr of the Twin FangsBiorr of the Twin Fangs Boletarian Palace 1-2: In a cell, Boletarian Palace 1-3: Helps against the Penetrator, Boletarian Palace 1-4: Helps against the Blue Flying Dragon, Nexus: Just by the Valley of Defilement Archstone
In order to bring Biorr to the Nexus, you need to rescue him first. Look at our character page to find out how to rescue Biorr. Note that Biorr disappears from the game cycle upon defeating the Blue Flying Dragon at Boletarian Palace, Stage 1-4. If you want to kill him, do so before defeating the Blue Flying Dragon. He is one of the characters that Mephistopheles will ask you to assassinate.
Yuria the WitchYuria, The Witch Boletarian Palace 1-3: Guarded by a Fat Official, Nexus: Magician's corner
Yuria, The Witch can teach most advanced magic spells but will require Demon's Souls. To include her in the Nexus, you have to rescue her first. Look at our character page to find out how to rescue Yuria, The Witch. She is one of the characters that Mephistopheles will ask you to assassinate.
Executioner MiraldaExecutioner Miralda Boletarian Palace 1-1: Execution Grounds
She will only appear if your World Tendency is either Pure White or Pure Black, as a human in White and a Black Phantom in Black. This will open the route to the Execution Grounds. Depending on which World Tendency you encounter her, her drops will change.
Old King DoranOld King Doran Boletarian Palace 1-1: Mausoleum
To get access to this NPC, you will need to get the Mausoleum Key from Ostrava first. He will ask you to a duel after rescuing him, allowing you access to the Demonbrandt.
Dregling MerchantDregling Merchant 1-1: Just by Ostrava, 1-2: Just behind some dogs, 1-3: On the upper level of a building guarded by a Red Eyes Knight.
The Dregling Merchant moves to the next stage upon killing the major demons in 1-1 and 1-2.

Stonefang Tunnel

NPC Location(s)/Event
Blacksmith EdBlacksmith Ed Stonefang Tunnel 2-1: At the base of the moving platform
In order to reach Ed, you need to activate the moving platform in the aforementioned location. He can do all kinds of upgrades using any ore include special ones. But in order to do the special forging using Demon's Souls, you need to talk to him several times until he says something about the 'ultimate ore'. After that, give him the Searing Demon Soul from the Flamelurker to unlock the forging of special weapons.
Scirvir the WandererScirvir, the Wanderer Stonefang Tunnel 2-2: Past some Crystal Lizards and a blocked tunnel
He will only appear if your World Tendency is either Pure White or Pure Black. Depending on which World Tendency you encounter him, his drops will change.
Filthy ManFilthy Man 2-1: Near Archstone, 2-2: In the same area where you found Patches
He is a merchant who sells items that provide restoring properties, as well as basic materials used for upgrading equipment.

Tower of Latria

NPC Location(s)/Event
Sage Freke the VisionarySage Freke, The Visionary Tower of Latria 3-1: In a cell on the 3rd floor East section, Nexus: Magician's corner
Sage Freke, The Visionary can teach basic and intermediate magic spells but some require Demon's Souls. To find him in the Nexus, you have to rescue him first. Look at our character page to find out how to rescue Sage Freke. He is one of the characters that Mephistopheles will ask you to assassinate.
RydellRydell Tower of Latria 3-1: Inside a cell on the 2nd floor West section
Depending on the state of World Tendency, Rydell's form and location changes.
Yurt The Silent ChiefYurt, The Silent Chief Tower of Latria 3-2: In a cage, Nexus: 2nd floor
In order to bring Biorr to the Nexus, you need to rescue him first. Look at our walkthrough page to find out how to rescue Biorr. If you leave Yurt alone, he will begin assassinating the people on Mephistopheles' list. If you want to avoid this, kill him where you rescued him or once he appears in the Nexus.
Former NobleFormer Noble's Wife 3-1: Inside a room on the 4th floor
She is a merchant that sells healing and magical items along with rings.

Shrine of Storms

NPC Location(s)/Event
Saint UrbainSaint Urbain Shrine of Storms, Nexus: Disciples' corner
Saint Urbain can teach all miracles but some require Demon's Souls. To find him in the Nexus, you have to rescue him first. Look at our character page to find out how to rescue Saint Urbain. He is one of the characters that Mephistopheles will ask you to assassinate.
Master SatsukiMaster Satsuki Shrine of Storms 4-1
Upon meeting him, you will begin a quest to help him acquire the Magic Sword Makoto. Whether you give it to him or not, you will still get a chance to keep the sword (battling him or not showing him the sword at all). Depending on the state of the World Tendency, Satsuki may appear in his living body form or as a Black Phantom.
Graverobber BligeGraverobber Blige 4-1: In a cell unlockable with a Copper Key, 4-2: Just by the path as you go to the first Reaper (After defeating the major demon in 4-1)
He is one of the merchants in Demon's Souls. He has a variety of wares that players can choose from such as consumables, weapons, armor, and upgrade materials.

Valley of Defilement

NPC Location(s)/Event
Selen Vinland.jpgSelen Vinland Valley of Defilement 5-2: Just by the first Fog
Upon meeting her, you will begin a quest to help her look for her brother Garl Vinland. Defeating her will award the Blind.
Filthy Old Woman.jpgFilthy Old Woman 5-1: Near Giant Depraved One, Goes to 5-2 after defeating major demon in 5-1.
She is a merchant who sells items that provide restoring properties, as well as basic materials used for upgrading equipment.

List of Merchants

Merchants sell a variety of items and will relocate when the major demon in the stage you found them in is defeated. Some of the items they sell are limited in quantity and will only reset after a new game cycle.

Attacking merchants makes them hostile to you and will remain that way for the rest of the game cycle. Killing them shifts the Character Tendency to Black. Merchants respawn and return to their normal behavior at the beginning of a new game cycle.

Blacksmith Boldwin

Location Nexus

One of the first blacksmith you encounter and will offer some items including some weapons and ammunitions.

Sold Items

Item Cost Item Cost
Crescent Moon Grass 150 Fresh Spice 350
Ed's Sharpening Stone 2000 Dagger 700
Short Sword 1000 Battle Axe 1500
Heater Shield 2000 Arrow 20
Bolt 30 Cracked Stone Eye 2800

※1 Limited to 1

Patches, The Hyena

Location Nexus, near Tower of Latria Archstone after speaking with him in 2-2 or 4-2.

Note that Patches, The Hyena is the only source of unlimited Heavy Arrows. Killing him when you use bows a lot may not be the best strategy.

Sold Items

Item Cost Item Cost
Half Moon Grass 300 Late Moon Grass 500
Full Moon Grass 1000 Fresh Spice 800
Archstone Shard 5000 Heavy Arrow 30
Heavy Bolt 40 Fragrant Ring※1 60000
Sticky White Slime 5000 Cat's Ring※1 40000
White Arrow※2 500 New Moon Grass 5000
Stone of Ephemeral Eyes※3 50000 Dark Moon Grass※4 10000

※1 Limited to 1 | ※2 Limited to 30 | ※3 Limited to 3 | ※4 Limited to 5

Dregling Merchant

Location 1-1, just by Ostrava
1-2, just behind some dogs
1-3, on the upper level of a building guarded by a Red Eyes Knight.

The Dregling Merchant moves to the next stage upon killing the major demons in 1-1 and 1-2.

Sold Items

Item Cost Item Cost
Crescent Moon Grass 100 Half Moon Grass 400
Firebomb 500 Soldier's Lotus 200
Club 500 Short Spear 1500
Long Sword 1500 Light Crossbow 2000
Wooden Shield 500 Soldier's Shield 1000
Slave's Shield 200 Wooden Bolt 10
Plate Helmet 1000 Coat of Plate 1500
Plate Gauntlets 1200 Plate Leggings 1200
Late Moon Grass 800 Pine Resin 500
Broadsword 2000 Claymore 6000
Bolt 20 Full Moon Grass 1600
Throwing Knife 100 Knight Sword 20000
Crescent Axe 10000 Knight's Shield 20000
Heavy Bolt 50 Large Brushwood Shield※1 50000
Brushwood Helmet※1 50000 Brushwood Armor※1 80000
Brushwood Gauntlets※1 60000 Brushwood Leggings※1 60000

※1 Limited to 1

Filthy Man

Location 2-1, near Archstone
2-2, in the same area where you found Patches

Sold Items

Item Cost Item Cost
Crescent Moon Grass 150 Ed's Sharpening Stone 2000
Hardstone Shard 500 Sharpstone Shard 500
Pickaxe 500 Large Hardstone Shard 1500
Large Sharpstone Shard 1500 Clearstone Shard 3000
Dragonstone Shard 3000 Dagger 1000

Former Noble's Wife

Location 3-1, 4th floor, inside a room

Sold Items

Item Cost Item Cost
Full Moon Grass 1300 Fresh Spice 200
Aged Spice 1000 Noble's Lotus 400
Widow's Lotus 1000 Augite of Guidance 50
Moonlightstone Shard 3000 Rapier 1500
Wooden Catalyst 1000 Buckler 1500
Black Bolt 100 Ring of Avarice※1 50000

※1 Limited to 1

Sparkly the Crow

Location 4-1

She will trade items with you but only with very specific items. Drop the items near her and once she takes it, go back to the Nexus and return to the same spot to find the item she traded for the item you dropped.

Tradable Items

Dropped Item Item In Exchange
Soul Remains 10x White Arrows
Augite of Guidance 10x White Arrows
Mercurystone Shard 10x Full Moon Grass
Chunk of Mercurystone 10x New Moon Grass
Pure Mercurystone 10x Dark Moon Grass
Moonlightstone Shard 20x White Arrows
Chunk of Moonlightstone 40x White Arrows
Pure Moonlightstone White Bow
Faintstone Shard 5x Shard of Archstone
Chunk of Faintstone 10x Sticky White Slime
Pure Faintstone 3x Stone of Ephemeral Eyes
Jade Hair Ornament Regenerator's Ring
Brass Telescope Fragrant Ring
Large Sword of Moonlight Ring of Devout Prayer
Phosphorescent Pole Ring of Magical Dullness
SIlver Coronet Storied Hero Soul
Silver Bracelets Storied Hero Soul
Talisman of God Colourless Demon Soul
Gold Mask Colourless Demon Soul

all items have a Limit of 1

Graverobber Blige

Location 4-1, in cell unlockable with a Copper Key
After defeating the major demon in 41, he goes to 4-2, just by the path as you go to the first Reaper

Sold Items

Item Cost Item Cost
Half Moon Grass 400 Late Moon Grass 800
Fresh Spice 300 Souls Remains 500
Sticky White Slime※1 5000 Cloudstone Shard 3000
Scimitar 1000 Falchion 1500
Short Bow 1500 Long Bow 3000
Leather Shield 1000 Arrows 10
Wooden Arrows 5 Leather Cap 500
Leather Armor 1500 Leather Gloves 800
Leather Boots 800 Kunai 200
Darkmoonstone Shard 3000 Light Arrows 50
Fire Arrows 50 Holy Arrows 200
Phosphorescent Grains 1000

※1 Limited to 2

Filthy Old Woman

Location 5-1, near Giant Depraved One
Goes to 5-2 after defeating major demon in 5-1.

Sold Items

Item Cost Item Cost
Late Moon Grass 1000 Full Moon Grass 2000
Noble's Lotus 800 Widow's Lotus 2000
Black Pine Resin 1500 Mace 3000
War Pick 4000 Halberd 5000
Talisman of God 5000 Rotten Arrow 400
Chain Helm 2000 Chain Mail 4000
Chain Greaves 3000 Hard Leather Boots 3000
Stone of Ephemeral Eyes ※1 50000 Dark Moon Grass ※2 10000
Faintstone Shard 10000 Mirdan Helmet 5000
Mirdan Scale Mail 15000 Mirdan Gauntlets 10000
Mirdan Leggings 10000 - -

※1Only sold while in Soul Form ※2 Limited to 3

List of NPC Black Phantoms

Black World Tendency Gives More Souls But Increases Difficulty

Shifting the World Tendency to black will cause enemies to give more souls. Shifting the world tendency to black is great if you wish to farm souls to level up your characters.

What is World Tendency and Character Tendency?

Boletarian Palace

NPC/Area Drop(s) Earned Souls
Executioner Miralda
1-1
Guillotine Axe 7550
Alfred, Knight of the Tower
1-4
Tower Shield 16800
Metas, Knight of the Lance
1-4
Penetrating Sword 13500
Long Bow Oolan
1-4
White Bow 10050
Ostrava of Boletaria
1-4
Rune Sword, Rune Shield 12300

Stonefang Tunnel

NPC/Area Drop(s) Earned Souls
Scirvir, the Wanderer
2-2
Talisman of Beasts 3880
Great Club Black Phantom (Male)
2-2
x3 Dragonstone Chunk, 970
Great Club Black Phantom (Female)
2-2
x3 Clearstone Chunk, Stone of Ephemeral Eyes, Black Eye Stone 1380

Tower of Latria

NPC/Area Drop(s) Earned Souls
Rydell
3-1
Phosphorescent Pole 3570
Baby's Nail Black Phantom
3-1
x3 Moonlightstone Chunk, x2 Stone of Ephemeral Eyes, Black Eye Stone 1120

Shrine of Storms

NPC/Area Drop(s) Earned Souls
Master Satsuki
4-1
Hiltless 4630
Uchigatana Black Phantom
4-2
x3 Moonshadestone Chunks, Stone of Ephemeral Eyes Effects and How to Get, Black Eye Stone 1670

Valley of Defilement

NPC/Area Drop(s) Earned Souls
Selen Vinland
5-2
Blind 6270
Meat Cleaver Black Phantom
5-2
x3 Faintstone Chunk, x2 Stone of Ephemeral Eyes, Black Eye Stone 4690

Hostility With NPCs

Do Not Attack NPCs

If you attack an NPC, they will be in hostile mode and will attack you. Be careful because you will not be able to talk to them or access their services.

Offer Souls to the Goddess Statue If An NPC Is Hostile

Goddess Statue.jpg

If an NPC is hostile towards you, offer 25,000 souls to the Goddess Statue in the Nexus and the hostility of NPCs will be removed. You can also unlock other new features such as re-customizing your character's appearance.

Demon's Souls Related Links

Tips and Tricks

Helpful Guides for Demon's Souls

Which Starting Gift Should You Choose? How to Upgrade Weapons
What Carries Over in New Game Plus? Best Way to Progress the Game
Trophy List and Guide Best Places to Farm Souls
Tips for Beginners How to Get Pre-Order and Digital Deluxe Bonuses
List of Unique Weapons Best Way to Use Demon's Souls
All Ring Locations All Spell and Miracle Locations
Can You Change Your Appearance? How to Level Up
How to Open the Secret Door Best Rings
How to Obtain An Additional Magic Slot Where to Find Upgrade Stones
Where to Find Crystal Lizards Where to Find Primeval Demons

Where to Find Characters

List of Characters and Merchants Where to Find Saint Urbain
Where to Find Yuria, the Witch Where to Find Sage Freke
Where to Find Sparkly the Crow Where to Find Biorr of the Twin Fangs
Where to Find Scirvir, the Wanderer Where to Find Yurt, the Silent Chief
Where to Find Mephistopheles

Demon's Souls Game Mechanics

What Does Soul Level Do? What Does Intelligence Do?
What Does Strength Do? What Does Endurance Do?
What Does Vitality Do? What Does Faith Do?
What Does Dexterity Do? What Does Luck Do?
What Does Magic Do? What is World Tendency?
What is Equipment Burden? Online Multiplayer Guide
Parry and Riposte Guide What is Fractured World?
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