Collecting all the shadow gems in Castlevania: Lords of Shadow will earn you “Dark Collector” achievement, and if you are up for the challenge, read the Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Shadow Gems location guide below.
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Shadow Magic Gem #1. When you reach the stairs which lead into the area with a statue you’re too weak to move and a gap you’re too weak to leap across. Turn left and the camera will shift, revealing a corpse with your first shadow magic gem.
Shadow Magic Gem #2. You will find a corpse just before the broken bridge near a tree. Loot it for a shadow magic gem.
Shadow Magic Gem #3. Location from where you found the first stone rune key, there is a passage in the rocks just to the right of that corpse. There you will see a fallen knight holding a Shadow Magic Gem.
Shadow Magic Gem #4. After using the runes to complete the bridge, keep going til you reach a chain grip point. At the top of your climb, continue until you see a glowing ledge behind. Instead of leaping to that, leap to your left and drop down to find a corpse holding this gem.
Shadow Magic Gem #5. As you move along the red painted wall, climb up instead of dropping down on the left side to find a corpse of a dead knight holding this game.
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Shadow Magic Gem #6. When you face the titan, the camera is constantly locked on the titan making this gem very difficult to track down. Run to the direction Gabriel is facing, and turn to his right and run along the wall. There is a corpse lying around there; you may need to try again and again just for the camera view to change to get the this gem.
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Shadow Magic Gem #7. It is in your path when you enter through the temple doors.
Shadow Magic Gem #8. Use your Warg to climb up the vines and enter into a room with three exits. The one to the right leads to a balcony with a corpse holding a shadow gem. Now, You can kill your Warg and pick it up, and choose to restart from the last checkpoint. When you the checkpoint loads, you will be with your Warg and shadow magic gem still in your inventory.
Shadow Magic Gem #9. While climbing down the tower where you found your fairy, you’ll spot a broken wall. Grab the ledge and wave left, then climb into the room and you will find a corpse.
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Shadow Magic Gem #10. When you will cross the broken bridge you will see a small wall to your right. Break it, to grab the gem from the corpse lying on the other side of the wall.
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Shadow Magic Gem #11. When you get outside, climb the cliffs on your right, or drop down and jump to the left. Move on and you will find a cave with full of trolls, coffins a corpse, and bunch of other stuff. Loot that corpse to get the gem.
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Shadow Magic Gem #12. In the area of the forest where the path splits into three, take the right path, and keep moving.You come across a wall you can break through. Smash it and get the gem from the corpse on the other side.
Shadow Magic Gem #13. In the backside of the grave yard on the right corner. Another corpse with the gem, begging to be looted.
Shadow Magic Gem #14. Start of the third mirror puzzle room, you will find a dead knight hidden under small books just left to the beam of light.
Shadow Magic Gem #15. Go through the sewage instead of the first gate and you will find a corpse to the right carrying this gem.
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Shadow Magic Gem #16. From the start of the level, go right and you will find a broken bridge, you will need spider mount to spin a web across this gap, so come back later here when you have found one.
Shadow Magic Gem #17. Once you get into the passage way from where the Ghouls came, turn right and you will hit an intersection. You will find the another corpse carrying this gem.
Shadow Magic Gem #18. Go inside final puzzle room underneath the big statue between its legs, you will see some beams. Do your high wire thingy to get across all the beams until you get on the other side of the room, where you will find another dead knight.
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Shadow Magic Gem #19. At the end of the beams, turn right and drop off the ledge. To the left you will find another corpse carrying a shadow gem.
Shadow Magic Gem #20. You will find a corpse carrying a shadow gem behind the junk wall, near another corpse which is out in the open, inside the puzzle room.
Shadow Magic Gem #21. Open the lock inside the white room with the key you found in the green room and free the corpse out of its misery.
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Shadow Magic Gem #22. Pass the health fountain and turn left, the camera will change to reveal a corpse. You know what you need to do, so do it.
Shadow Magic Gem #23. There is a corpse in one of the iron maidens, loot it to get this gem.
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Shadow Magic Gem #24. Go left from the start of the level and move on till you spot a corpse, loot it to get this gem.
Shadow Magic Gem #25. Take the left path out of the first Headless Burrowers Camp and keep going till you come across a large gap. Now, make your way to the higher ledge and you will find a corpse carrying this game.
Shadow Magic Gem #26. When the level starts, go back to the way you came and you will find a corpse holding this gem.
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Shadow Magic Gem #27. You will find this gem held by a corpse in front of the fallen titan.
Shadow Magic Gem #28. You will find a corpse holding this gem on the upper part of the oven. Climb up and wave right to get this gem.
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Shadow Magic Gem #29. Solve the calender puzzle, run around to the left and drop down and you will find a corpse holding this gem.
Shadow Magic Gem #30. When you teleport next to health fountain, go left and down the steps and you will spot a corpse holding this final shadow gem.
When you have collected all of these shadow gems, you will be rewarded with “Dark Collector” achievement/trophy. If you liked this guide, check out our rest of Castlevania Lords of Shadow Guides.