Key Items

Key Items include all items listed in-game in the "Key Items" tab in the player's inventory.

List of Keys

Key Item Usage Availability
Cell Key
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Unlocks Greirat's cell in the High Wall of Lothric.

In a room in the building next to the Tower on the Wall Bonfire, with several Large Hollow Soldiers and Starved Hounds.

Contraption Key
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Unlocks the lever for lowering the staircase in the library behind the Corvian Settlement in the Painted World of Ariandel.

Reward for defeating Sir Vilhelm.

Grand Archives Key
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Unlocks the entrance to the Grand Archives.

Right in front of the entrance to the Grand Archives, once three Lords of Cinder are defeated.

Grave Key
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Opens the door in the sewer in Undead Settlement that leads to Irina of Carim.

Sold by the Shrine Handmaid for 1,500 Souls after giving her the Mortician's Ashes.

Jailbreaker's Key
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Used to open a shortcut in the Irithyll Dungeon, leading to the lower section of the area.

Inside the Irithyll Dungeon, in a cell in the hallway that is accessed by traveling through the holes in adjacent cell on the opposing side of the Irithyll Dungeon Bonfire.

Jailer's Key Ring
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Opens several cells in the Irithyll Dungeon, including Karla's.

In a secret passage in the Irithyll Dungeon that can be reached from the Profaned Capital.

Lift Chamber Key
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Unlocks the door to the elevator shaft below the Tower on the Wall Bonfire in the High Wall of Lothric.

Received from Ringfinger Leonhard after acquiring a Pale Tongue.

Old Cell Key
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Unlocks Siegward of Catarina's cell in the Irithyll Dungeon.

In a chest by a Mimic in the sewer section of the Irithyll Dungeon.

Tower Key
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Unlocks the door to the Bell Tower behind the Firelink Shrine.

Can be bought from the Shrine Handmaid for 20,000 Souls, or dropped by Irina of Carim on death.

List of Miscellaneous Key Items

Key Item Usage Availability
Basin of Vows
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Initiates the boss fight with the Dancer of the Boreal Valley.

Received after killing Emma, High Priestess of Lothric Castle.

Dropped after killing three Lords of Cinder and interacting with Emma.

Blood of the Dark Soul
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Can be returned to the Painter.

Reward for defeating Slave Knight Gael.

Champion's Bones
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Can be burned at the Firelink Shrine bonfire to unlock Undead Matches.

Reward for defeating the Champion's Gravetender & Gravetender Greatwolf.

Obtained by completing Amnesiac Lapp's questline or dropped upon his death.

Coiled Sword
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Creates the Firelink Shrine Bonfire.

Reward for defeating Iudex Gundyr.

Dark Sigil
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Increases the leveling of Hollowing upon death.

Up to five received when "drawing out true strength" with Yoel of Londor.

Three received upon marrying Anri of Astora.

Eyes of a Fire Keeper
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Can be given to the Fire Keeper in order to progress towards the End of Fire Ending.

Inside the dark Firelink Shrine in the Untended Graves, behind an Illusory Wall.

Fire Keeper Soul
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Allows the Fire Keeper to remove the players Hollowing.

In Firelink Shrine, at the top of the tower unlocked by the Tower Key.

Hawkwood's Swordgrass
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Informs the player to meet Hawkwood in the Farron mausoleum.

Received from Blacksmith Andre after acquiring the Twinkling Dragon Torso Stone.

Small Doll
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Grants passage to Irithyll of the Boreal Valley.

Reward for defeating the Deacons of the Deep.

Small Envoy Banner
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Used to access The Ringed City.

Immediately after the Demon Prince, in the building next to the bonfire.

Small Lothric Banner
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Used to access the Undead Settlement.

Received after talking to Emma, High Priestess of Lothric Castle.

Sword of Avowal
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Used during the Lord of Hollows questline to "marry" Anri of Astora and gain three Dark Sigils.

Given in the Darkmoon Tomb by the Old Woman of Londor in Irithyll of the Boreal Valley whilst progressing through the Lord of Hollows questline.

Transposing Kiln
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Can be given to Ludleth of Courland to enable transposition of the twisted souls of bosses.

Reward for defeating the Curse-rotted Greatwood.

List of Cinders of a Lord

Key Item Usage Availability
Cinders of a Lord (Abyss Watchers)
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Can be placed on their throne in the Firelink Shrine.

Reward for defeating the Abyss Watchers.

Cinders of a Lord (Aldrich, Devourer of Gods)
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Can be placed on their throne in the Firelink Shrine.

Reward for defeating Aldrich, Devourer of Gods.

Cinders of a Lord (Prince Lothric)
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Can be placed on their throne in the Firelink Shrine.

Reward for defeating the Twin Princes.

Cinders of a Lord (Yhorm the Giant)
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Can be placed on their throne in the Firelink Shrine.

Reward for defeating Yhorm the Giant.

List of Umbral Ashes

Key Item Usage Availability
Captain's Ashes
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Unlocks the Millwood Knight Set, Millwood Greatarrows and Refined Gems (3).

In the Painted World of Ariandel, at the top of a tower guarded by Millwood Knights.

Cornyx's Ashes
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Extends the Shrine Handmaid's inventory to include Cornyx of the Great Swamp's.

Dropped by Cornyx of the Great Swamp.

Dragon Chaser's Ashes
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Unlocks unlimited Titanite Chunks, Twinkling Titanite, and Titanite Scales, as well as six Embers.

In Archdragon Peak, on the side of building near the Great Belfry Bonfire, guarded by several Serpent-men and Large Serpent-men.

Dreamchaser's Ashes
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Unlocks the Life Ring, the Leather Set, the Composite Bow, Feather Arrows, Titanite Shards, Green Blossoms, Black Bug Pellets, Rotten Pine Resins, Gold Pine Resins (3), Gold Pine Bundles (6), Embers (3) and potentially one Hidden Blessing.

In Farron Keep, behind an Illusory Wall near Old Wolf of Farron Bonfire.

Easterner's Ashes
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Unlocks Mossfruits, Large Titanite Shards, the Washing Pole, the Eastern Iron Shield, the Eastern Armor Set, Dark Arrows, Onislayer Greatarrows and the Wood Grain Ring

In Irithyll of the Boreal Valley, on a ledge below Anor Londo.

Excrement-covered Ashes
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Unlocks Dung Pies, Stalk Dung Pies, Blue Bug Pellets and Blooming Purple Moss Clumps.

In the sewer before the kitchen in Irithyll of the Boreal Valley, through the tunnel before the Distant Manor Bonfire.

Grave Warden's Ashes
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Unlocks Embers (3), Yellow Bug Pellets, Kukris, Carthus Rouges and Titanite Shards.

In the Catacombs of Carthus, on a broken walkway near the Catacombs of Carthus Bonfire.

Greirat's Ashes
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Extends the Shrine Handmaid's inventory to include Greirat of the Undead Settlement's.

If these are found in Lothric Castle, they'll also extend the Shrine Handmaid's inventory to include Embers (6), Lightning Urn, Splintering Bolt, and Exploding Bolt.

Dropped by Greirat.

Inside Irithyll of the Boreal Valley in the sewer near the Distant Manor.

On a roof outside the Grand Archives.

Hollow's Ashes
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Unlocks Rings of Sacrifice (x3), Purging Stones, Poison Throwing Knives.

Dropped by Yoel of Londor.

In Untended Graves, at Yoel's spot in the dark Firelink Shrine, if Yoel died from entering Catacombs of Carthus.

Irina's Ashes
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Extends the Shrine Handmaid's inventory to include Irina of Carim's.

Dropped by Irina of Carim.

Karla's Ashes
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Extends the Shrine Handmaid's inventory to include Karla's.

Dropped by Karla.

Mortician's Ashes
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Unlocks Embers (3), Charcoal Pine Resins, Charcoal Pine Bundles, Human Pine Resins (3), Alluring Skulls (6), and the Grave Key.

Inside the Undead Settlement, in the graveyard near the White Birch.

Old Woman's Ashes
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Extends the Shrine Handmaid's inventory to include the Hag's.

Dropped by the Stone-humped Hag.

In front of The Dreg Heap Bonfire once Slave Knight Gael is defeated.

Orbeck's Ashes
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Extends the Shrine Handmaid's inventory to include Orbeck of Vinheim's.

Dropped by Orbeck of Vinheim.

Paladin's Ashes
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Unlocks Blooming Purple Moss Clumps (4), Undead Hunter Charms, Duel Charms, the Morning Star, the Crescent Axe, the Canvas Talisman, and Lloyd's Shield Ring.

In Cathedral of the Deep by the Cathedral of the Deep Bonfire, guarded by the Unkindled Fallen Knight.

Patches' Ashes
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Extends the Shrine Handmaid's inventory to include Unbreakable Patches'.

Dropped by Unbreakable Patches.

Prisoner Chief's Ashes
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Unlocks Rime-blue Moss Clumps, Pale Pine Resins, and Karla's Set.

Inside Irithyll Dungeon, in a cell unlocked by the Jailer's Key Ring on the lower level shortly after the Irithyll Dungeon Bonfire.

Xanthous Ashes
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Unlocks Gold Pine Resins, Gold Pine Bundles, Young White Branches, and the Xanthous Set (excluding the Xanthous Crown).

Within a cell inside the Irithyll Dungeon, on the lower levels where six Jailers are patrolling.

Yuria's Ashes
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Extends the Shrine Handmaid's inventory to include Yuria of Londor's, as well as the Black Set.

Dropped by Yuria of Londor.

List of Coals

Key Item Usage Availability
Farron Coal
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Unlocks Infusion with Heavy Gems, Sharp Gems and Poison Gems.

On the Road of Sacrifices, in the building right above the Farron Keep Bonfire, guarded by a Black Knight.

Giant's Coal
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Unlocks Infusion with Lightning Gems, Simple Gems and Chaos Gems.

In Anor Londo, on the corpse of the Giant Blacksmith.

Profaned Coal
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Unlocks Infusion with Dark Gems, Blood Gems and Hollow Gems.

Inside the Irithyll Dungeon, in a cell on the lower levels, guarded by several Wretches.

Sage's Coal
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Unlocks Infusion with Crystal Gems, Blessed Gems and Deep Gems.

In Farron Keep, inside a small structure guarded by a Darkwraith.

List of Pyromancy Tomes

Key Item Usage Availability
Carthus Pyromancy Tome
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Can be given to Cornyx to add Acid Surge, Carthus Beacon and Carthus Flame Arc to his inventory.

In the Catacombs of Carthus, on a platform near the stair bridge.

Grave Warden Pyromancy Tome
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Can be given to Karla to add Black Flame and Black Fire Orb to her inventory.

In the Catacombs of Carthus, in High Lord Wolnir's arena.

Great Swamp Pyromancy Tome
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Can be given to Cornyx to add Fire Orb, Bursting Fireball, Poison Mist and Profuse Sweat to his inventory.

On the Road of Sacrifices in the swamp near the Crucifixion Woods Bonfire.

Izalith Pyromancy Tome
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Can be given to Cornyx to add Chaos Storm and Great Chaos Fire Orb to his inventory.

In the Demon Ruins below the Smouldering Lake.

Quelana Pyromancy Tome
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Can be given to Karla to add Fire Whip, Firestorm and Rapport to her inventory.

Behind an Illusory Wall in the Demon Ruins below the Smouldering Lake.

List of Sorcery Scrolls

Key Item Usage Availability
Crystal Scroll
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Can be given to Orbeck to unlock Homing Crystal Soulmass, Crystal Soul Spear and Crystal Magic Weapon.

May additionally unlock Pestilent Mist and prevent Orbeck from leaving.

Reward for defeating the Crystal Sage in the Grand Archives.

Golden Scroll
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Can be given to Orbeck to unlock Twisted Wall of Light, Cast Light, Repair, Hidden Body and Hidden Weapon.

May additionally unlock Pestilent Mist and prevent Orbeck from leaving.

Inside Farron Keep, in a small cave near the area with infested with Basilisks.

Logan's Scroll
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Can be given to Orbeck to unlock Soul Spear and Homing Soulmass.

May additionally unlock Pestilent Mist and prevent Orbeck from leaving.

Dropped from the Court Sorcerer in the Profaned Capital.

Sage's Scroll
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Can be given to Orbeck to unlock Great Farron Dart and Farron Hail.

May additionally unlock Pestilent Mist and prevent Orbeck from leaving.

Near the outer wall of Farron Keep by a group of dead Mushroom Parents.

List of Braille Divine Tomes

Key Item Usage Availability
Braille Divine Tome of Carim
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Can be given to Irina to add Med Heal, Tears of Denial and Force to her inventory.

On the Road of Sacrifices, below the bridge to the Halfway Fortress Bonfire.

Braille Divine Tome of Lothric
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Can be given to Irina to add Bountiful Light, Blessed Weapon and Magic Barrier to her inventory.

Inside Lothric Castle, in a room on the top of a building near the Dragon Barracks Bonfire.

Deep Braille Divine Tome
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Can be given to Irina or Karla to add Deep Protection and Gnaw to their inventory.

Dropped from a Mimic inside the Cathedral of the Deep.

Londor Braille Divine Tome
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Can be given to Irina or Karla to add Vow of Silence, Dark Blade and Dead Again to their inventory.

Can be bought from Yuria of Londor for 50 Souls.

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