Castlevania Lords of Shadow 2 Mega Guide – Collectibles, Cheats, Skills, Weapons & More

A complete guide for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2.

Posted By | On 07th, Mar. 2014 Under Article, Video Game Tips | Follow This Author @GamingBoltTweet

Check out this mega guide Castlevania Lords of Shadow 2. for Using this guide you will be able to find all Pile of Sacrifice, Kleidos Runes, Relic Upgrades, Pain Boxes, Art Locations, Gemslocations [life gem, void gem and chaos gems], cheats, different skills, weapons and mastery tips, gaining more experience points, importance of Dodo Egg and unlocking trophies and achievements.

Castlevania Lords of Shadow 2 is bigger in scale compared to the original which was released back in 2010. Let us know if you have any questions in the comments section below.

Pile of Sacrifice Locations / Runes of Kleidos Locations /Relic Upgrades /Pain Boxes:

There are 17 of them, all located in five different locations. They may contain relic upgrades or Kleidos runes. These are located throughout the game and some of them are easy to find whereas some of them are hidden.

  • There are six Pile of of Sacrifice locations in Sciences District.
  • There is one Pile of Sacrifice in Downtown.
  • There are four in Arts District.
  • There are four in Victory plaza.
  • There are two in Overlook Tower.

Note: There are 2 upgrades for each relic. Talisman does not have an upgrade.

Art Locations:

There are 400 pieces of art work scattered across the game. Try destroying objects to fund them. Chupacabras also stock them in their shops. So make sure you buy a art icon from them as these consists of 7 different arts.

Gem Locations:

Gems are divided in to three type: Life, Chaos and Void.

Life Gem Locations:

There are 30 Life gems in Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2. Collect all of them using the video below. Please note that once you collect all of them you will also unlock the Life Collector Trophy/Achievement.

Void Gem Locations:

Just like Pile of Sacrifice, these too are located in different areas. They have been detailed below:

  • There are six void gems in Sciences District.
  • There are two void gems in Downtown.
  • There are two in Arts District.
  • There are four in Victory plaza.
  • There are four in Overlook Tower.

Chaos Gem Locations:

Once again, you will find them in the following areas:

  • There are five chaos gems in Sciences District.
  • There are three chaos gems in Downtown.
  • There are five in Arts District.
  • There are five in Victory plaza.
  • There are four in Overlook Tower. 

Cheats [May or may not work]:

This code worked in the first game, may or may not work in the sequel but worth a shot.

  • Enter the code on PS3: Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right, O, X.
  • Enter the code on Xbox 360 & PC: Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right, B, A.

Skills Guide:

Acquire all of the skills and upgrades. There are only 3 weapons in the game: Shadow Whip, Void Sword, and Chaos Claws. You need 120,000 experience points to unlock all of the skills. Note that some skills needs to be unlocked in a particular order.

Mastering all weapons guide:

As mentioned above, you have 3 weapons in the game and each of them have a skill tree indicated by circles. Depending on your combat style i.e. which of the weapons you use most,  each of the circles for that respective weapon will be filled red. Once they are completely filled, you can unlock them. Each of them have a mastery level of maximum three. So your best bet to each mastery is to take down each and every enemy that you come across and try farming once they respawn.

Gaining More Experience Points:

You can earn more experience points by engaging in combat, progressions of the story, quick time events, breaking and destroying objects. The best way to earn more experience points is to play the game at the highest difficult which is ‘Prince of Darkness’.

Why Dodo Egg Is An Important Relic:

  • It will help you find Piles of Sacrifices.
  • It will help you find pain boxes.
  • It will help you find Gems.

Achievements/Trophy Guide:

Prince of Darkness:

You need to Complete the game at “Prince of Darkness” difficulty.

Kleidos Champion I:

Complete all the Reminiscences of Sapphire challenges. You need to have four Kleidos pieces to unlock the sapphire challenges. Refer the Kleidos  guide above.

Kleidos Champion II:

Complete all the Recollections of Ruby challenges. You need to have 8 Kleidos pieces to unlock the ruby challenges. Refer the Kleidos  guide above.

Kleidos Champion III:

Complete all the Reminders of Amethyst challenges. You need to have 12 Kleidos pieces to unlock the Amethyst challenges. Refer the Kleidos  guide above.

Kleidos Champion IV:

Complete all the Memories of Emerald challenges. You need to have 16 Kleidos pieces to unlock the Emerald challenges. Refer the Kleidos  guide above.

Kleidos Hero:

Complete all of the four Kleidos challenges.

Kleidos Legend:

Complete all of the Kleidos challenges at “Prince of Darkness” difficulty.

Void Collector:

Recover 30 Void Gems. Use guide above.

Chaos Collector:

Recover 30 Chaos Gems. Use guide above.

Life Collector:

Recover 30 Life Gems. Use guide above.

Expert Silversmith:

Recover all the Void, Chaos and Life gems. Use guide above.

Multiple Pockets:

Recover all the upgrades for the Relics. See guide above.


Collect all of the art. Refer guide above.

Start the path:

Acquire a skill.

The path of the Whip, The path of the Sword, The path of the Claws, The path of the Warrior:

These four achievements/trophies can be unlocked using the skill guide above.

Good customer:

Buy an item at the Chupacabras’ shop

Customer of the month:

Spend a total of 20000 Experience Points at the Chupacabras’ shop.

Initiated in Mastery, Whip Master, Sword Master, Claw Master, Weapons Master 

Refer Mastering all weapons guide above.

Classic Flavor

You need kill Agreus boss’s giant bird using Chaos Bombs.


Gain a total of 10000 Experience Points [see experienced points guide above]


Gain a total of 50000 Experience Points [see experienced points guide above]


Gain a total of 100000 Experience Points [see experienced points guide above]

The Outer Limits:

Complete 110% of the game. For this you need to complete the game, find all collectibles, unlock skills and upgrades, achieve mastery in all weapons, complete Kleidos challenges on ‘Prince of Darkness’ difficulty.

Vampire kiss:

Accept Zobek’s gift

 Crushed rock:

Destroy the golem

Hunted hunter:

Capture Raisa Vólkova

A madman’s on the loose

Release the Chupacabras from his prison

Heart of stone:

Kill the Gorgon

Next stop: Castlevania:

Survive the train trip

Femme fatale:

Subdue Carmilla

Natural selection:

Defeat Agreus

Once upon a time…:

Sabotage the Toy Maker’s show

Family reunion:

Gain the trust of Victor

Inner Dracula:

Shed your darkest self

Death is not enough:

Get rid of Zobek forever

Note: This guide will be updated once we have more information about the game.

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