Face your fears as you search for answers in the ancient city of Yharnam, now cursed with a strange endemic illness spreading through the streets like wildfire. Danger, death and madness lurk around every corner of this dark and horrific world, and you must discover its darkest secrets in order to survive.
Key items could be keys, badges or Emblems with which you can unlock some required areas in-game. This can include the ability to purchase more weapons and attire, or customize your character with added bonuses.
In you need some really deadly weapons for your character, you can have a look at our; All Weapons Location and Stats Guide. Also if you need help to clear the Chalice Dungeon’s bosses you can get it here: Chalice Dungeon All Bosses Fight Guide and Tips.
Key Items Locations:
Below we have the list of all the key items that you can find in Bloodborne.
Sword Hunter Badge
- Description: It will allow you to purchase Kirkhammer, Hunter Chief Emblem and other items from Merchant.
- Where to Get: Defeat Cleric Beast to get this item
Hunter Chief Emblem
- Description: It will allow to passage to Great Cathedral in Cathedral Ward.
- Where to Get: You can purchase it from merchant with Sword Hunter Badge.
Saw Hunter Badge
- Description: it will allow you to purchase starter weapons, Saw Spear and some other items from merchant
- Where to Get: You can find it behind the Giant Boar in Central Yharnham Aqueduct passage.
Oedon Tomb Key
- Description: It will allow you to passage Oedon’s Chapel in the Cathedral Ward
- Where to Get: Defeat Father Gascoigne to get this item.
Blood Gem Workshop Tool
- Description: Enables fortifcation of weapons using Blood Gems
- Where to Get: In chest after Father Gascoigne
Rune Workshop Tool
- Description: It will enables application of Runes on character
- Where to Get: You will find it on corpse after The Witch of Hemwick
Red Messenger Ribbon
- Description: Lets you customize appearance of Messengers
- Where to Get: ??
Black Messenger Hat
- Description: It will allow you to customize appearance of messengers
- Where to Get: On scaffolding in large chapel in Old Yharnam
Radiant Sword Badge
- Description: It will allow you to purchase Ludwig’s Holy Blade and Rifle and some other items from Merchant
- Where to Get: You will find it in a locked door in Oedon Chapel, but you need to defeat Blood-Starved Beast first.
Red Messenger Ribbon
Talk to the little girl in the window after getting the red brooch in the Gascoigne area. Direct here to Oeden chapel and she will get eaten by the giant pig. The Giant pig drops the ribbon. (Thanks: Kyle)
Note: If you find any other key item, you can share it in the comment section below.