The player will meet several NPCs (Non-player Characters) while traveling through the kingdom of Lothric.
Some of them will offer their assistance in some form or another, and others will be hostile.

See also: Wikipedia: Non-player character

Major NPCs

Name Location(s) Role
Anri of Astora Road of Sacrifices, Catacombs of Carthus, Irithyll of the Boreal Valley, Anor Londo Provides a questline where you explore Anri's and Horace's companionship and later assist Anri in redemption.
Blacksmith Andre Firelink Shrine Gives the player the ability to infuse and reinforce weapons and shields, Estus Flask allotment and reinforcement, as well as the ability to repair broken equipment.
Company Captain Yorshka Anor Londo She is the Blade of the Darkmoon covenant leader.
Cornyx of the Great Swamp Undead Settlement, Firelink Shrine A Pyromancy trainer who can accept Pyromancy Tomes to teach new spells to the player.
Eygon of Carim Undead Settlement, Firelink Shrine The protector of Irina of Carim, somewhat begrudgingly.
Fire Keeper Firelink Shrine Allows the player to level up and can cure their hollowing.
Greirat of the Undead Settlement High Wall of Lothric, Firelink Shrine Acts as a merchant, with his stock expanding as he takes scavenging runs.
Hawkwood the Deserter Firelink Shrine, Farron Keep The Crestfallen Warrior of this game, he gives the player information about the world, in a dispirited manner.
High Priestess Emma High Wall of Lothric Assists the player by providing them with the Small Lothric Banner, and acts as the covenant leader for the Way of Blue.
Horace the Hushed Road of Sacrifices, Catacombs of Carthus, Smouldering Lake The companion of Anri of Astora.
Irina of Carim Firelink Shrine A Miracle trainer who will accept Divine Tomes to teach new spells to the player.
Karla Irithyll Dungeon, Firelink Shrine A child of the Abyss, Karla teaches dark-related pyromancies, sorceries and miracles.
Ludleth of Courland Firelink Shrine A dutiful Lord of Cinder, Ludleth will transpose Boss Souls into equipment for use.
Nestling Firelink Shrine This crow provides rare items in exchange for specific items.
Orbeck of Vinheim Road of Sacrifices, Firelink Shrine A Sorcery trainer who will accept Scrolls to teach new spells to the player.
Ringfinger Leonhard Firelink Shrine, Cathedral of the Deep, Anor Londo A Finger of Rosaria, he will appear in Firelink Shrine and suggests the player invades other worlds and pillage souls.
Rosaria, Mother of Rebirth Cathedral of the Deep She is the Rosaria's Fingers covenant leader and can be used to reallocate stats and change appearance.
Shrine Handmaid Firelink Shrine, Untended Graves She sells wares to the player, with her stock expanding as the player gives her Umbral Ashes.
Siegward of Catarina Undead Settlement, Cathedral of the Deep, Irithyll of the Boreal Valley, Irithyll Dungeon, Profaned Capital A joyful knight of Catarina, Siegward will meet the player many times through the game.
Sirris of the Sunless Realms Firelink Shrine, Irithyll of the Boreal Valley, Undead Settlement A knight of the Sunless Realms strictly opposed to Rosaria's Fingers.
Unbreakable Patches Cathedral of the Deep, Firelink Shrine Once again, Patches appears as a trickster merchant.
Yoel of Londor Undead Settlement, Firelink Shrine He acts as a merchant for Sorceries, and allows the player to draw out their 'true strength'.
Yuria of Londor Firelink Shrine An associate of Yoel of Londor, she will appear in Firelink Shrine after he is gone.

Minor NPCs

NPC Location(s) Role
Alva, Seeker of the Spurned Irithyll of the Boreal Valley Invades embered players right before the entrance to the Irithyll Dungeon.
Archdeacon McDonnell Irithyll of the Boreal Valley Leader of the Aldrich Faithful.
Black Hand Gotthard Farron Keep, Anor Londo Assists the player as a summonable spirit.
Black Hand Kamui Grand Archives Guards the top of the Grand Archives.
Cage Madman Undead Settlement Provides some minor dialogue.
Court Sorcerer Profaned Capital Drops Logan's Scroll when defeated.
Creighton the Wanderer Irithyll of the Boreal Valley An adversary in Sirris of the Sunless Realm's questline.
Daughter of Crystal Kriemhild Untended Graves, Grand Archives Invades the player (in the Untended Graves) and guard the top of the Grand Archives.
Drang Knight Irithyll of the Boreal Valley An enemy in the area past Pontiff Sulyvahn's cathedral.
Drakeblood Knight Archdragon Peak An enemy who gets summoned by Serpent-Man Summoners.
Fallen Knight Cathedral of the Deep Enemy that guards the Paladin's Ashes
Great Swamp Cuculus Smouldering Lake Assists the player as a summonable spirit.
Havel the Rock Archdragon Peak His weapon, shield and armor set can be gained by defeating him.
Holy Knight Hodrick Undead Settlement, Road of Sacrifices Member of the Mound Makers; Invades as a mad spirit; Part of Sirris' questline.
Knight Slayer Tsorig Catcombs of Carthus, Smouldering Lake Invades in the Catacombs of Carthus; Regular enemy in the Demon Ruins below the Smouldering Lake.
Lion Knight Albert High Wall of Lothric, Grand Archives Can be summoned on the High Wall of Lothric; Guards the top of the Grand Archives as an enemy.
Londor Pale Shade Farron Keep, Irithyll of the Boreal Valley, Kiln of the First Flame Invades or assists the player depending on the progress of Yuria of Londor's questline.
Longfinger Kirk Cathedral of the Deep Hostile invader.
Old Woman of Londor Irithyll of the Boreal Valley Part of Yuria's questline/the Lord of Hollows questline.
Sword Master Cemetery of Ash, High Wall of Lothric, Untended Graves Can be summoned for several boss fights after defeating him.
Undead Settlement Giant Undead Settlement Shots arrows at the White Birches in Lothric.
Unkindled Brigand Cathedral of the Deep Guards the road to the Cathedral of the Deep as a regular enemy.
Unkindled Butcher Road of Sacrifices Regular enemy.
Unkindled Watchdog Road of Sacrifices Guards the entrance to Farron Keep as a regular enemy.
Yellowfinger Heysel Road of Sacrifices, Farron Keep Invader and summonable spirit.

Ashes of Ariandel NPCs

Name Location(s) Role
Drowsy Forlorn The Painted World of Ariandel A Corvian that greets you after you enter the Painted World of Ariandel.
Forlorn Corvian Settler The Painted World of Ariandel A Corvian that rewards the player with a Titanite Slab after killing the Painted World of Ariandel's final boss.
The Painter The Painted World of Ariandel A white-haired woman hidden away in an attic.
Sister Friede The Painted World of Ariandel A woman who resides in Ariandel Chapel. Gives the player the Chillbite Ring.
Sir Vilhelm The Painted World of Ariandel A hollow knight who serves Sister Friede.
Slave Knight Gael Cathedral of the Deep Grants access to The Painted World of Ariandel.
Livid Pyromancer Dunnel The Painted World of Ariandel A mad spirit, that invades in the Painted World of Ariandel.

The Ringed City NPCs

Name Location(s) Role
Amnesiac Lapp The Dreg Heap, The Ringed City An amnesiac knight in quest of his lost memories.
Pygmy King The Ringed City A king of the Ringed City.
Ringed City Hollow The Ringed City Greets the player after he reaches the Ringed City and provides some dialogue.
Shira, Knight of Filianore The Ringed City A knight in service to Filianore.
Stone-humped Hag The Dreg Heap An old woman who sells items and provides some dialogue.
White-faced Locust The Ringed City Strange bug-like creatures that rose from an abyssal swamp.
Seeker of the Spurned The Ringed City A hostile invader. Bears resemblance to the wayfarer Alva.
Silver Knight Ledo The Ringed City A hostile invader.
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