Archdeacon McDonnell

NPC
General Info
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Archdeacon McDonnell is a NPC in Dark Souls 3.

Archdeacon McDonnell Information

  • Cannot be killed for he is already dead.
  • Covenant Leader for Aldrich Faithful.

 

Location

  • In Irithyll of the Boreal Valley, from the Pontiff Sulyvahn bonfire, proceed straight through the door, go left up the stairs and straight through the courtyard of dead giants. Go through the door at the far end. The left hand corner of the room can be struck to reveal a ladder. Descend that ladder and get past the enemies to find Archdeacon McDonnell. With him, you can join the Aldrich Faithful Covenant. You may offer him Human Dregs to rank up in the covenant.

 

Notes & Trivia

  • The McDonnell surname is derived from the Gaelic name Domhnall which means "ruler of the world", composed of the old Celtic elements dumno "world" and val "rule", "Mc" prefix means "son of". 
  • Shortly after the game's release, it was believed that offering by 30 Human Dregs, the player could resurrect McDonnell, but he will shortly die after being revived. This is not true, as nothing you do in the game can revive him and he will remain dead throughout the entire game.
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    • Anonymous

      02 Apr 2020 06:19  

      Closing is the gift to the night shift And now you've got two minutes to go! Swept up the floors, locked all the doors, lights out! And now it's time to go You hear the bounce and the bounce in the parking lot And the night just got to a point where it's gonna blow You were doing your best 'Till you got punched in the chest And the leader said: "There's something you oughta know" He said: "My people need a place to Go!" (Go!) My people need a place to Go! (Go!) People need a place to go People need a place to go Now everybody down at McDonnellzzz They down with Ronnell McDonnell And now they hitting the bottle And everybody cool! Now everybody down at McDonnellzzz They down with Ronell McDonnell And now they hitting the bottle And everybody cool! You notice methods gretting crude Language is rude And you just wanna go! All you wanna do is make it stop So you call the cops, but the cops they never show The leader sees your fear So pulls you near Says "Son - there's something you ought to know" He said "Time ceases its marches at the golden archezzz And that's what we're here for." He said: "My people need a place to Go!" (Go!) My people need a place to Go! (Go!) People need a place to go People need a place to go Now everybody down at McDonnellzzz They down with Ronnell McDonnell And now they hitting the bottle And everybody cool! Now everybody down at McDonnellzzz They down with Ronnell McDonnell And now they hitting the bottle And everybody cool! Cool! The leader's gonna make you party Preventing you from departing The leader is the party The party is the leader's mind He said: "My people need a place to Go!" (Go!) My people need a place to Go! (Go!) People need a place to go People need a place to go Now everybody down at McDonnellzzz They down with Ronnell McDonnell And now they hitting the bottle And everybody cool! Now everybody down at McDonnellzzz They down with Ronnell McDonnell And now they hitting the bottle And everybody cool! He said: "My people need a place to Go!" (Go!) My people need a place to Go! (Go!) People need a place to go People need a place to go Now everybody down at McDonnellzzz They down with Ronnell McDonnell And now they hitting the bottle And everybody cool! Now everybody down at McDonnellzzz They down with Ronnell McDonnell And now they hitting the bottle And everybody cool! It's the leader's mind It's the leader's mind Yeah! (Go!) Oh! (Go!) (Go!) (Go!) (Go!) (Go!) Oh! Oh!

      • Anonymous

        29 Oct 2019 15:27  

        I'm guessing the fact he's in a glorified well surrounded by sulyvahn's monsters used to protect things from intruders, that the pontiff had him killed and hidden so he could take over irithyll?

        • Anonymous

          28 Mar 2019 19:56  

          So McDonnell is derived from the name Domhnall? As in Domhnall of Xena or whatever his suffix was? Deepest lore

          • Anonymous

            08 Jun 2017 23:40  

            Oh sheets! That guy is NOT dead? He has his eyes gouged out and is slumped on the corner there, in this big sewer arena.

            • Anonymous

              07 Dec 2016 03:36  

              Maybe he's Aldrich's morbidly obese son that was locked away in that room for eating all of Aldrichs human supply in one sitting... Js

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