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Dark Souls 3's premium guide includes Estus Flask replica

Special edition of the strategy guide includes "a green glass bottle of unknown make."

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Prima Games, the company behind the official Dark Souls 3 strategy guide, is going to release a special edition of its book that includes a replica Estus Flask.

For those not in the know, the Estus Flask is a refillable item in the Dark Souls universe that, when used, restores the player's health. It's usually filled with a fizzling orange liquid that we imagine is just boiled Fanta.

The Dark Souls 3 Estus Flash Edition includes the guide with a "Premium hardcover," a dust jacket featuring artwork from the game, a mobile-friendly download of the guide and, of course, the Estus Flask replica.

"This high-quality, resin replica of the emerald Estus Flask is sure to be 'an undead favorite' of any Dark Souls fan," Prima says on its official website.

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This bundle is limited edition bundle and will will only be printed once, the company added: "When they are sold out, they will be gone forever!"

It is currently available for preorder on Amazon's North American website for $124 or $162 in Canada. Alternatively, it can also be purchased from Barnes and Noble, as well as GameStop. It is not listed on Amazon's UK or European websites.

Dark Souls 3 releases on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on April 12. Microsoft has announced the original Dark Souls will be available to play on Xbox One through backwards compatibility to those that pre-order Dark Souls 3 digitally.

Series creator Hidetaka Miyazaki previously indicated he wants to wrap up the Souls saga with this game. Having been promoted to chief executive of From Software, Miyazaki said he believes the studio needs to aggressively pursue new ideas. You can read GameSpot's full Dark Souls 3 interview with Miyazaki here.

To see more of Dark Souls 3 you can check out these screenshots featuring a new boss, characters and armor sets. Those that are intending on picking up the game on PC can find out if their rig can run it by checking out its system requirements here.