Merchants are NPCs in Dark Souls 2. Merchants can be encountered throughout the different Locations and usually offer a set of Items for sale. Players can interact with them to bring up their specific menu and ask to view their wares. Depending on the type of merchant they are, they could sell a stock of various General good or a stock of specific types of items, or Weapons. Certain merchants award players for their interaction and may provide a gift upon spending a minimum amount with them. If players choose to, they may also be fought and killed for specific for their loot that can be found in each of their individual pages.