Castlevania: Lords of Shadow gem, scroll and upgrade guide

CHAPTER 7: Balcony


Shadow Magic Gem #1

You'll probably spot this fallen knight as you work your way across the wooden beams. Once you reach the end of the beams, turn right and hop off the ledge.

Shimmy to your left and you'll be able to reach the corpse.


Scroll #1

On the roof, next to the locked gate.


Scroll #2

Where you hang from the roof with your chain, you'll see an open window below. Drop down and enter to find this dead knight.


Light Magic Gem

In the room next to the one where you just found the scroll, there is another corpse here containing a Light Magic Gem.


Shadow Magic Gem #2

Inside the room with the puzzle, you'll find this corpse hiding behind the wall of junk.


Hint Scroll

In the same room as the previous Shadow Magic Gem, there is a dead knight out in the open left of the puzzle.


CHAPTER 7: Electric Laboratory


Hint Scroll

In plain sight, right in front of you when the mission starts.


Light Magic Gem

When you enter the second electricity room, punch the closest switch, then go left. The corpse will be leaning against the wall.


Life Magic Gem

In the upper right hand corner of the third electricity room, obtainable after you defeat the Mechanical Monstrosity. Refer to the video for exact instructions on how to solve the puzzle and reach the gem.


CHAPTER 7: Chromatic Observatory


Hint Scroll

Use the red lens you picked up in the last level to open the red door. Inside you'll see this dead knight lying in the middle of the floor.


Scroll #1

Left side of the yellow room. The camera won't fully reveal the corpse, but you should be able to at least see the legs.


Life Magic Gem

Inside the green room, after you use the hook tip to swing across the gap, you'll see a dead knight on the right. The camera will switch over though, and the knight will now be hidden to the left. You can however still reach it, so grab the gem.


Light Magic Gem

Use the green and blue lenses to light up the cyan seal. This will awaken the Animated Armor, but once he moves his metal ass you can grab the Light Magic Gem from the poor sap that was underneath him.


Scroll #2

You'll need to use the red, green, and blue gems simultaneously to open the white door. Inside and to the right is a fallen knight holding this second scroll.


Shadow Magic Gem

Inside of the white room, you'll encounter a lock that requires a white key. If you have the white key from the green room, use it and grab the Shadow Gem from the corpse.


CHATPER 8: Outer Wall



Right next to you when the level first begins.


Shadow Magic Gem

After scaling the wall, pass the health fountain and turn left. The camera will change, revealing a corpse. Loot it for a Shadow Gem.


Hint Scroll

Continue running past where you found the Shadow Gem and you’ll see this corpse lying next to a Neutral Element Fountain.


Light Magic Gem

In the final room of the level with the tower key slot, there is a corpse hiding off to the left holding a Light Magic Gem.


CHAPTER 8: The Clockwork Tower


Light Magic Gem

From the beginning of the level, walk along the two straight beams connected in the middle. When you reach the platform on the opposite end, leap to the left, and you’ll land on another platform holding a knight’s corpse.


Life Magic Gem

Next to the Neutral Element Fountain there is an electrified wall. When you climb to the top, shimmy left, then drop down. Jump across to the platform on the right. It has a dead knight on it, and he’s got a Life Gem.


CHAPTER 8: Olrox


Shadow Magic Gem

There is the Brotherhood Knight’s corpse in one of the iron maidens, as you may have seen during the battle with Olrox.


CHAPTER 8: Throne Room


Light Magic Gem

About halfway up the stairs, on the right.


  • kristoffer-romestrand-juvik - December 14, 2014 2:48 a.m.

    actully there is missing a scroll in chapter 6 refectory when i exedently jumped down after obtaining the hint scroll i happend to come across another knight scroll... i cant seem to find that scroll here or anywhere else so i do not know what thats all about anyone know?
  • ranchnumber51 - July 5, 2011 8:38 a.m.

    Oops, my bad... to correct my comment above, the scroll is found right after the first corpse in the guide.
  • ranchnumber51 - July 2, 2011 10:34 p.m.

    The guide is missing a scroll in Sanctuary Entrance. After obtaining the first crystal shard, go to the right and drop off a narrow walkway (instead of heading down the broken stairs). The corpse with the scroll is right after the drop, and when you continue, you'll come across the shard by the wheel and ark. The shadow gem found above the red wall is right after this section.
  • calvinholland - January 20, 2011 8:56 a.m.

    i love how u guys take the time to do this thank u but can u edit the last dark dungeon entry i shimied then i jumped to the glowing ledge then scrolled down and saw dont jump to the ledge.
  • Camo335 - December 30, 2010 6:34 p.m.

    This is SOOOO Helpful! Thank you!
  • Tagboomer - October 19, 2010 2:46 p.m.

    This game is pure value for money, 2 discs and the ability to replay the levels to get the hiddem items and upgrades is amazing, I will be using this guide thoroughly now thanks.
  • elpurplemonkey - October 14, 2010 11 p.m.

    This is a great guide since while it's incredibly useful to have your health and magic upgraded, it's a total pain to find it yourself. Maybe it's the fixed camera, but I found finding stuff in this game harder than in most. Good job though, I don't think I've used any sort of guide this much since Mega Man 9.
  • cyclone306 - October 13, 2010 1:29 a.m.

  • TheDarkslyder - October 12, 2010 5:08 p.m.

    the missing upgrades have just been added
  • PaperLampHoles - October 10, 2010 8:55 a.m.

    Nice guide I will probly use it once I find the spare money to pick this game up
  • 8BitArtist - October 9, 2010 1:13 a.m.

    only it isnt complete. unless im blind, the enchanted forest is missing its dagger upgrade and the labyrinth entrance is missing its fairy upgrade.
  • TheDarkslyder - October 8, 2010 5:38 p.m.

    @cyclone Agharta's dagger upgrade is listed here on the second page. All of the backtracking upgrades should be listed
  • cyclone306 - October 8, 2010 7:09 a.m.

    ok, so I'm just going to go ahead and say it, This guide isn't complete, there are weapon upgrades missing. Mostly ones you need to backtrack in order to get. There are a few but there are some missing like in Argharta.
  • Crimsonkingx - October 6, 2010 6:31 a.m.

    Actually Chip...that guys name in the picture is PAN lol.
  • Crimsonkingx - October 6, 2010 5:37 a.m.

    Actually Chip...that guys name in the picture is PAN lol.
  • ChipTheExecutioner - October 6, 2010 2:14 a.m.

    That guy in the first pic looks exactly like Pan.
  • Cleanser247 - October 6, 2010 1:11 a.m.

    Thankyou! This is going to help a bunch : D Good guide Mr. Hughes!

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