|Upper Cathedral Ward||Altar of Despair|
Hidden close to the foundation of the Choir, the Lumenflower Gardens serve as the location of the Celestial Emissary and the Celestial Minions. A stone walkway surrounds a garden of lumenflowers, where the celestial beings arise once the player enters the arena.
Located deep within the Upper Cathedral Ward, it is mandatory to enter this area should the player seek to kill Ebrietas, Daughter of the Cosmos. Otherwise, it is optional. The Lumenflower Gardens lamp becomes available after defeating the Celestial Emissary.
Behind the Lumenflower Gardens lamp is a window that can be broken, which leads to A Call Beyond and the elevator to the Altar of Despair.
- This lamp is extremely close to the Altar of Despair.
- Though this boss and area are optional, they are mandatory in order to fight Ebrietas or to obtain A Call Beyond.
- Lady Maria appeared to have an affinity for lumenflowers, as seen by the countless lumenflower petals that are scattered across the Astral Clocktower’s floor.
- There is an alternate version of the Lumenflower Gardens in the Hunter's Nightmare, outside of the Research Hall, though it is only accessible via the usage of the Balcony Key, which is obtained from Saint Adeline. Clocktower Patients are present here, seemingly tending to the lumenflowers, but will attack the player on sight. In this location, the Blacksky Eye can be found.