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Key Items

Vincent Lau

Key Items are important items that you can acquire throughout the course of the game. Ironically, you can’t actually “use” these items yourself, but just carrying them with provide you with benefits. Some Key Items allow you to progress through a scenario or sub-scenario, while others give you new jobs.

Item Special Effect
D’s Journal Allows you to access D’s Journal in the map menu
Strange Hourglass Lets you acquire SP and trigger Bravely Second in battle
Agnes’s Pendant Lets you update and use Friend Summons in battle
Vestal Garb Required to perform the Rite of Awakening
Merchantry Orders Required to expose the Merchant’s scheme
Mysterious Note Required to expose the Time Mage’s plans
Bravo Bikini Required to lure the Red Mage
Legendary Baton Required to shut out the Performer’s song
[Secret!] Allows you to access a sub-section of D’s Journal
[Element] Keystone Required to access Vampire Castle; six in total
Chest Key Lets you open the blue locked chests
[Job] Asterisk Bestows a new job; twenty-three in total
Adventurer’s Mark Proof you bested the secret boss


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    Square Enix
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  • Guide Release
    14 February 2014
  • Last Updated
    23 January 2021
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  • Guide Author
    Vincent Lau

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