Imbued Sword Key
Unseals sending gate, but disappears upon use
Imbued Sword Key is a Key Item in Elden Ring. Imbued Sword Key can be used by the player to break the seal on the imp statue guarding the sending gates, but the item disappears upon use. Key Items in Elden Ring include a wide variety of items found in specific locations or are given by a related NPCs which are used to unlock areas, quests, and to further progress the game's story.
Stone key shaped like a sword.
A special item, imbued with rich blue magic.
Breaks the seal on the imp statues guarding the sending gates enshrined in each belfry, but remains embedded in the statue after use, meaning it can only be used once as an item.
Think well before using one.
Where to find Imbued Sword Key in Elden Ring
- One is found in a chest at The Four Belfries. The chest is located in front of the fourth belfry, at the very top of the hill. [Map Link]
- It can be looted off a corpse found on the east side of the Raya Lucaria Academy rooftops. [Map Link]
- One is found in Sellia, Town of Sorcery in a small building in the northeast section of town. The area the key is found in is initially blocked off by a light blue barrier, but climbing to the top of the 3 towers in town and lighting the flame when prompted will enable access to these locations. [Map Link]
Elden Ring Imbued Sword Key Use
- Imbued Sword Keys are used to activate Waygates at The Four Belfries, allowing users to teleport to various locations.
Elden Ring Imbued Sword Key Notes & Tips
- There appears to be a relatively common bug of some form that causes Imbued Sword Keys to disappear from a player's inventory after either quitting the game, dying while possessing one or multiple Imbued Sword Keys, or using an Imbued Sword Key while there is more than one in in player's inventory. There is presently no known cause for this issue. There is no known way to recover the lost key after it disappears.