Key Items

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

List of Miscellaneous Key Items

Key Item Usage Acquisition
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.

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.

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.

Received when "drawing out true strength" with Yoel of Londor.

Eyes of a Fire Keeper
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Can be given to the Fire Keeper to progress towards an alternate ending.

Found in the dark Firelink Shrine inside the Untended Graves, behind an illusory wall.

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

One can be found at the Firelink Shrine, at the top of the tower that can be unlocked with 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.

Found shortly after the Demon Prince boss fight.

Small Lothric Banner
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Used to access the Undead Settlement.

Received from Emma, High Priestess of Lothric Castle.

Sword of Avowal
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Transposing Kiln
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Can be given to Ludleth of Courland to enable the transposition of Boss souls.

Reward for defeating the Curse-rotted Greatwood.

List of Keys

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

Found in a room in the building next to the Tower on the Wall bonfire.

Contraption Key
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Unlocks the lever 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.

Found right in front of the entrance to the Grand Archives.

Grave Key
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Opens a door in the sewer of the Undead Settlement.

Sold by the Shrine Handmaid for 1,500 souls after returning the Mortician's Ashes.

Jailbreaker's Key
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Opens a shortcut inside the Irithyll Dungeon.

Found in the Irithyll Dungeon, in a 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.

Found 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.

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.

Found in the sewer section of the Irithyll Dungeon.

Tower Key
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Unlocks the door to the small tower behind the Firelink Shrine.

Can be bought from the Shrine Handmaid for 20,000 souls.

List of Cinders of a Lord

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

Found 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.

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

Found on 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, as well as Gold Pine Resins (3), Gold Pine Bundles (6), Embers (3) and one Hidden Blessing.

Found 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

Found 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.

Found in the sewer entrance to Irithyll Dungeon.

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

Found 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's.

Dropped by Greirat. Found in Irithyll of the Boreal Valley in the sewer near the Distant Manor bonfire, if Greirat died on his second scavenging trip. Found on a roof outside the Grand Archives after Greirat departs for his third expedition.

Hollow's Ashes
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Unlocks Purging Stones and Poison Throwing Knifes.

Found in the Untended Graves, at Yoel of Londor's spot in the dark Firelink Shrine, if Yoel died of "natural causes".

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

Dropped by Irina.

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.

Found in the Undead Settlement, in the graveyard near the white birch.

Old Woman's Ashes
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Adds the Stone-humped Hag's inventory: Embers (5), Divine Blessing (1), Hidden Blessing (1), Rusted Coins, Rusted Gold Coins (3), Splitleaf Greatsword.

Dropped by the Stone-humped Hag.

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

Dropped by Orbeck.

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.

Found near 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 Patches.

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

Found in the Irithyll Dungeon, in a cell unlocked by the Jailer's Key Ring on the upper 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).

Found in the Irithyll Dungeon, in a cell 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.

List of Coals

Key Item Usage Acquisition
Farron Coal
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Unlocks infusion with Heavy Gems, Sharp Gems and Poison Gems.

Found 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.

Found 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.

Found in 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.

Found in Farron Keep, inside a small structure guarded by a Darkwraith.

List of Sorcery Scrolls

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

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.

Found in 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.

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, Farron Hail and Pestilent Mercury.

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

List of Braille Divine Tomes

Key Item Usage Acquisition
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.

Found 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.

Found in 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.

List of Pyromancy Tomes

Key Item Usage Acquisition
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.

Found 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.

Found 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.

Found 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.

Found 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.

Found behind an illusory wall in the Demon Ruins below the Smouldering Lake.

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