The Elegant Key is an Item in Hollow Knight.


Opens the locked door that holds the Shade Soul spell in Soul Sanctum, City of Tears. Inside is a Soul Warrior that continuously spawns Folly enemies.

How to Acquire

Purchased from Sly in Dirtmouth for Geo800 after giving the Shopkeeper's Key.


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  • An early version of the Elegant Key was possibly the "Mysterious Key" seen in one of the early trailers, which had almost the same shop description as the Elegant Key. Its sprite can still be found in the game files.
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