Here's a trick to get easy souls in Dark Souls by Anonymous.
This trick requires a bow (can be purchased from the merchant in the Undead Burg) and arrows. Once you reach the point where you are underneath the bridge where the Red Dragon is resting, you will be able to see its tail sticking out just over the right side. If you shoot the base of the tail, the dragon will swoop over the bridge and spray fire, killing all enemies on top, includes the skeletons. You will be awarded 300 souls for their deaths. Then, jump off the side of the underpass, climb back up the ladder from where you respawn below, and grab the souls. Repeat this process as many times as desired. You can get 300 souls in approximately 30 seconds each time. Note: You must jump off the side or die before shooting the Red Dragon again to get it to do its flaming attack on the bridge again.
You can easily kill the Black Knight in the Undead Burg with three or four strikes when you are not a very strong character. First, stock up on large arrows and throwing knives. You will be using the bridge you previously crossed while being targeted by firebombers. Run to the Black Knight, and shoot him with an arrow to get his attention. As soon as he starts chasing you, go back to the room that previously had two axe users and the Undead Knight. Turn around and close the door. Then, go out on the bridge, and start shooting him with the bow and arrow. When you run out of arrows, change to throwing knives. The Black Knight should fall, and you will gain 600 souls. Next, sit at a bonfire, and then repeat the process as many times as desired.
Note: This trick requires you are not part of the Forest Hunters covenant. Spend 20,000 souls to purchase the Astoria Crest from the Undead Parish blacksmith that opens the Astoria (glowing) door in Darkroot Forest. Then, go to the door in Darkroot Forest, and break the false wall to the left of it to find a hidden bonfire. Open the door, and kill the enemies to get 7,000 souls. You can easily kill the enemies by running around and getting them to chase you. Then, hide in the corner on the small ledge below the staircase next to the cliff (near the ghost knight with the two-handed sword and shield on the back), and wait for the enemies to run up the staircase and off the ledge and die. Once all enemies are dead, rest at the bonfire, then repeat the process as many times as desired.
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