Key Items designed to open doors, or grant passage to certain areas when they are held.
|Icon||Name||Found Location||Unlocks Location||MK|
|Master Key||Gotten by choosing it as a gift, or the thief class, at the start of the game.
Buy it for 5,000 souls from Domhnall of Zena after he moves under the bridge by Firelink Shrine.
|Unlocks many locks in the early areas.
See which locks it opens in the MK section to the right, or on the Master Key page.
|Dungeon Cell Key||Northern Undead Asylum. On corpse dropped into cell.||Northern Undead Asylum. Cell door.||No|
|Undead Asylum F2 East Key||Undead Asylum. Gift from half dead knight.||Undead Asylum. Door behind boulder trap.||No|
|Undead Asylum F2 West Key||Firelink Shrine. Roof of building flooded with water.
Accessible after unlocking lift to Undead Church.
|Undead Asylum. Open the door guarded by Elite Undead, leads to Rusted Iron Ring.||No|
|Big Pilgrim's Key||Dropped by Asylum Demon.||Undead Asylum. Exit Asylum.||No|
|Residence Key||Undead Burg. Bought from Undead Merchant.||Access 3x Gold Pine Resin in a residence in Undead Burg.||Yes|
|Frees Griggs of Vinheim in Lower Undead Burg.||No|
|Mystery Key||Found behind the first ladder (after armored boar) in Undead Parish.||Frees Lautrec. Behind a breakable door, on the second floor of the Undead Church.||Yes|
|Basement Key||Found on steps to Undead Church, right behind the big gate.||Unlocks small door at the start of the Hellkite bridge, leading to the Lower Undead Burg||No|
|Key to Depths||Lower Undead Burg. Dropped by Capra Demon.||Unlocks door to the Depths. Go down stairs by the Capra location, the door is at the bottom of the tower by two thiefs.||No|
|Sewer Chamber Key||Depths. On a corpse in the room with the giant rat. The key is also accessible from the other side of the iron bars.||Unlocks Bonfire room in the first slime-hallway in Depths.||Yes|
|Blighttown Key||Depths. Dropped by Gaping Dragon.||Unlocks Blighttown. Huge doors beside Domhnall of Zena (sewer merchant) in Depths.||No|
|Watchtower Basement Key||Darkroot Garden. On top of the tower, after crossing the Moonlight Butterfly bridge.||Unlock shortcut between Undead Burg and Darkroot Basin, guarded by Havel.||Yes|
|Key to New Londo Ruins||Blighttown. In Chest at the end of the cave, when entering from Valley of Drakes.||Unlocks shortcut between New Londo Ruins and Valley of Drakes.||Yes|
|Key to the Seal||New Londo Ruins. Gift from Ingward after getting the Lordvessel. He will also drop it if killed.||Access lower New Londo, Valley of Drakes (2nd entrance) and The Abyss.||No|
|Cage Key||Sen's Fortress. At the bottom of the tower with Crestfallen Merchant. Jump across the broken bridge to access tower.||Unlocks hidden cages in Sen's Fortress. Free Logan and a Hero Soul.||Yes|
|Unlocks cage elevator in Sen's Fortress.||No|
|Archive Tower Cell Key||The Duke's Archives. Dropped by sleeping snake-head guard.||Opens prison in Archive Tower. Opens third door down from bonfire.||No|
|Archive Prison Extra Key||The Duke's Archives. Found on corpse after dropping down from cell 3 to 4.||Opens the other cell doors in Archive Tower.
Also opens second door in the Bonfire cell, and shortcut to gramophone.
|Archive Tower Giant Door Key||The Duke's Archives. Found in chest behind gramophone.||Exit Archive Tower.||No|
|Archive Tower Giant Cell Key||The Duke's Archives. Found in chest at bottom of Archives, by the exit to the Crystal Cave.||Opens cell behind octopuses. Free Big Hat Logan.||No|
|Annex Key||Found in dungeon in Painted World of Ariamis.||Opens Annex in Painted World. Get Dark Ember.||No|
|Crest of Artorias||Bought from Blacksmith Andrei for 20,000 souls.
Dropped by Blacksmith Andrei
|Opens the sealed gate within Darkroot Garden.||No|
|Peculiar Doll||Found inside jail cell, in the Undead Asylum, when returning.||Access Painted World of Ariamis.||No|
|Broken Pendant||Dropped by the Crystal Golem at the entrance to the Duke's Archives. Dusk of Oolacile must have been rescued for the Crystal Golem to appear.
|Access Lost Oolacile from the Darkroot Basin.||No|
|Crest Key||Found inside a chest in Oolacile Township, near a lit fireplace.
|Access Hawkeye Gough.||No|