Sif Is Cute In Dark Souls, Is Even Cuter In Animation

Image: From Software (Dark Souls Wiki)

Dark Souls players know to respect Sif. After all, he carries a massive sword in his mouth and the mournful tale of his friend Artorias in his heart. But he’s also a big furry wolf who is extremely heckin’ cute.

Anna Piwońska’s short, but incredible, hand-drawn animation of Sif’s initial appearance in Dark Souls really hammers home how excellent Sif is as a creature. He’s loyal! He howls! He’s a giant (tiny) wolf with a sword! What’s not to love?


Sif doesn’t want to have to kick the player’s ass, but once you show up in the sword garden, there’s just not a lot of options available for everyone. I love that the animation captures everything excellent and cute about Sif in five seconds, and I hope that we get to see some other cute-ified Dark Souls creatures.

And, of course, if you haven’t seen it and you’re not afraid of spoilers, here’s Sif’s introduction in the Dark Souls game.

I've played all of the Baldur's Gate games. Weekend Editor.

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