Key Items in Dark Souls 3 allow players to advance certain questlines, allow access to undiscoverd areas, and diversify the inventories of merchants.


Name & Icon Usage Location

Dark Sigil

 Enables Hollowing Given by Yoel of Londor

Tower Key

Opens the door to the Bell Tower in Firelink Shrine. Sold by the Shrine Handmaid
in Firelink Shrine
for 20,000 Souls

Small Lothric Banner

Bring to cliff in Vordt Boss room to take player to Undead Settlement Given by Emma at
High Wall of Lothric

Great Swamp Pyromancy Tome

Give to Cornyx to unlock Fire Orb, Bursting Fireball, Poison Mist, Profuse Sweat Road of Sacrifices, Halfway Fortress, alongside lake drop down ledges, near the large crab

Lift Chamber Key

Unlocks door in High Wall of Lothric (Tower on the Wall bonfire). You need to go downstairs, and drop two more floors down. There, where that door & elevator behind it, with Dark Wraith awaiting below. Leonhard, after talking to him with, while atleast one Pale Tongue lies in your inventory.

Braille Divine Tome of Carim

Unlocks Med Heal, Tears of Denial, Force Road of Sacrifices, drop down from bridge to ledge, in a nearby cave

Sage's Scroll

Unlocks Great Farron Dart, Farron Hail, Pestilent Mist Near the Keep Ruins bonfire
on the Road of Sacrifices

Cell Key

 Opens the cell to Greirat of the Undead Setlement, at the bottom of "The tower on the wall" bonfire. High Wall of Lothric

Fire Keeper SoulFire Keeper Soul

 Give to the Fire Keeper to enable healing of the Dark Sigil. Top of Bell Tower
after using Tower Key

Grave Key

 Opens a door in the sewer that leads to Irina of Carim. Sold by Shrine Handmaid
for 1500 souls

Londor Braille Divine Tome

Unlocks Vow of Silence, Dark Blade, Dead Again Sold by Yuria of Londor
for 50 souls

Deep Braille Divine Tome

Unlocks Deep Protection and Gnaw Mimic in Cathedral of the Deep

Small Doll

Used to break the seal which keeps players from passing the bridge which leads to Irithyll of the Boreal Valley.  Defeat Deacons of the Deep

Cinders of a Lord

Place upon the thrones of the Lords of Cinder in Firelink Shrine after defeating them.

Carthus Pyromancy Tome

Give to Cornyx to unlock Acid Surge, Carthus Beacon, Carthus Flame Arc Catacombs of Carthus, behind illusory wall

Izalith Pyromancy Tome

Give to Cornyx to unlock Chaos Storm, Great Chaos Fire Orb Smouldering Lake, in a room with a demon statue with the tome lying in front.

Loretta's Bone

Give to Greirat to complete his quest. Undead Settlement

Old Cell Key

Unlock cell in Irithyll Dungeon  Across the Mimic in Irithyll Dungeon

Grand Archives Key

Key to the main entrance to the Grand Archives of Lothric. On corpse outside Grand Archives

Quelana Pyromancy Tome

Give to Karla to unlock Fire WhipFirestorm, Rapport Catacombs of Carthus, behind illusory wall 

Grave Warden Pyromancy Tome

Give to Karla to unlock Black Flame, Black Fire Orb Catacombs of Carthus, High Lord Wolnir bonfire room

Golden Scroll

Unlocks Cast Light, Repair, Hidden Weapon, Hidden Body, Twisted Wall of Light Road of Sacrifices, Keep ruins, poison swamp, in a cave by the basilisks

Braille Divine Tome of Lothric

Unlocks Bountiful Light, Blessed Weapon, Magic Barrier Lothric Castle, courtyard by Dragonslayer Armour, through broken wall, drop down into lower room

Basin of Vows

Trigger the boss fight with Dancer of the Boreal Valley.  Dropped by Emma on the High Wall of Lothric.

Logan's Scroll

Unlocks Soul Spear, Homing Soulmass Irithyll Dungeon, poison swamp in Profaned Capital, building on roof, drops from NPC

Sword of Avowal

 Used to marry Anri of Astora, and thereby unlocking a different ending.  Given by the Pilgrim of Londor during Yuria's questline.

Eyes of a Fire Keeper

Give to the Fire Keeper to "remove fire from the world".

This changes the firelink shrine music, as well as providing 2 more ending options when interacting with the fire keeper summon sign instead of the bonfire at the end of the game.


 Behind an illusory wall in Untended Graves

Crystal Scroll

Unlocks Homing Crystal Soulmass, Crystal Soul Spear, Crystal Magic Weapon Grand Archives, Top of Crystal Sage room, behind bookcase and lever.

Jailbreaker's Key

Unlocks door dividing a hallway inside Irithyll Dungeon Irithyll Dungeon, in a cell on the right in the hallway you enter via the holes in adjacent cells.

Jailer's Key Ring

Unlocks cell in Irithyll Dungeon holding Karla, as well as 2 more cells in the dungeon containing items. Profaned Capital to Irithyll Dungeon, take the staircase from the toxic pool up and to the left, past the 2 jailers and left on a corpse at the end of the path.

Hawkwood's Swordgrass

Allows you to face Hawkwood at the Abyss Watchers bonfire in Farron Keep for a chance to acquire the Twinkling Dragon Head Stone. Blacksmith Andre, after finding the Twinkling Dragon Torso Stone.

Contraption Key

Allows you to gain access to the attic in the Painted World of Ariandel Dropped by Sir Vilhelm

Small Envoy Banner

Place after you clear The Dreg Heap to be transported to The Ringed City (Location) Corpse after defeating the Demon Prince

Young Grass Dew


Slightly increases absorption and stamina regeneration

Spears of the Church covenant reward for turning in 10 Filianore's Spear Ornament

Blood of the Dark Soul

Can be given to Painting Woman if you have completed Ashes of Ariandel for extra dialogue.

Dropped by Slave Knight Gael (boss)


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    • Anonymous

      This is probably a bug of some sort. I've recently lost Loretta's bone and the Tower key. I've checked if they're in their original places, but they're not. Anyone know of this bug?

      • Anonymous

        This is obtained from getting the Twinkling Dragon Torso Stone in Archdragon Peak, once you do you talk to Andre and Hawkwood wants to duel you for it, if you lose, you lose the stone, if you win you get the Twinkling Dragon Head Stone. It has nothing to do with the Soul of Cinder at all.

        • Anonymous

          that unlocks door in Undead settlement (going from second bonfire) down the ladder and not enemy passage but door close to that ladder, dark wraith there that drops solid red eye orb and about 2500souls

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