There are round about 30 relics of three different types in the game, and seeing the massive scale of its main story-line, finding all of them is a super-difficult task by yourself.
In this guide we’ll go over where and how to find the various Relics. Relics are of 3 types: Etu-Goth, Khagoth, and Renagoth.
Darksiders 2 – Relics of Etu-Goth
Etu-Goth Relic #1
Location. This can be found in Leviathan’s Gorge. Before crossing the long bridge leading south, check the eastern cliff for the relic.
Etu-Goth Relic #2
Location. This relic is found in the Lair of the Deposed King, in the level 2 basement. While descending down the entrance steps, you will have to do some witty jumps to reach a final door down another set of broken stairs. Once you’ve done so, turn around and look into the stair ruins to find the relic.
Etu-Goth Relic #3
Location. This relic can be found in the Gilded Arena. This is in the basement level 2, after solving the statue and lantern puzzle.
You’ll gain access to the western stairwell, which has a few steps missing. Simply drop through the first gap and turn around to find the relic on the third step platform.
Etu-Goth Relic #4
Location. This one is found in the Eternal Throne. Look behind the giant throne to find the relic.
Etu-Goth Relic #5
Location. This is found in the Sentinel’s Gaze. From the gaze, climb a Shadowbomb pod. At the top, there is a green torch. Check behind it to find the relic.
Etu-Goth Relic #6
Location. This one is found in the third floor of Phariseer’s Tomb. After getting the skeleton key, you’ll make your way to a large chamber, where you fight the Undead General. After finishing the battle, check the northwestern corner and smash the crates to find the relic.
Etu-Goth Relic #7
Location. This relic can be found in The Spine. Go up to the entrance of the Soul Arbiter’s Maze and then turn around. You should notice the relic on the eastern cliff’s edge.
Etu-Goth Relic #8
The eighth relic can be found in Judicator’s Tomb. On the second floor, northeast section, after you defeat the Tormentor, you’ll enter a room with lots platforms to use to get through.
On the east side, you need to pull a switch and then climb the wall to the right. These handholds will lead to a chest. Drop to the ledge below the chest to find the relic.
Etu-Goth Relic #9
Location. This relic is found in Psychameron, first floor. From the Stone of Mystics, go south across the bridge. When the bridge ends, look west and you should find the relic.
Etu-Goth Relic #10
Location. This relic is found in The City of the Dead. After climbing up to floor 2, you’ll reach a room filled with gates and guarded by Wraiths.
After defeating them, you’ll need to solve the rotating bridge puzzle. Use Soul Splitter to make on stand on the red lever, and one go to the lever on the ground. The relic should not be far away from the floor lever.
Etu-Goth Relic #11
This one is found in Lostlight, during your journey to the Crystal Spire. The relic is located behind the tree next to Vulgrim.
Etu-Goth Relic #12
This relic is found in Earth. After encountering the Noss, you’ll pass through the 3rd floor building. Turn around after looting the chest and you should see the relic in some rubble of a collapsed wall.
Etu-Goth Relic #13
This relic is found in the Ivory Citadel. After cleansing the corruption from the aqueducts behind the skeleton door, jump into the aqueduct and go north. Turn around and run through the water pouring from the aqueduct you were on to find a relic.
Etu-Goth Relic #14
This relic is also found in the Ivory Citadel, when you make your way back up. After entering the central room of the first floor, head through the north door. In the next room is a statue to your left. Check behind it to find the relic.
Etu-Goth Relic $15
This final Etu-Goth relic can be found in The Black Stone. After taking the eastern portal back to the past, you will be ambushed and will have to fight a set of new enemies called the Maelstrom.
After defeating them, you need to search in the northern area for a room with a Shadowbomb pod. Look in the southeastern corner in the past there to find the relic.
Relics of Khagoth
Khagoth Relic #1
Location. This first Khagoth relic is found in The Maw. Go to the southernmost point of the area, past your objective marker. Push the switch you find there to enable some temporary handholds on the wall. Climb them and you should reach the relic.
Khagoth Relic #2
Location. This relic is found in the Judicator’s Tomb. In the northernmost room of the second floor, there will be some water. Dive into it and swim about, and you should find the relic.
Khagoth Relic #3
The third relic is found in The Ivory Citadel. After solving the Holy Fire Node and rotating wall puzzle on the northern part of the second floor, check behind the corruption in a circular room which also contains the second node.
Khagoth Relic #4
Location. This relic is found in the Shadow’s Edge. Before you go into the open and meet Ostegoth, you should see some handholds on the right wall.
Use them and you will find yourself in a spot with a pressure plate. Use Soul Splitter to keep the weight on the plate, and then go around to the south, past the Serpent Tome. The door to the east is now open; go past it, and the relic should be there.
Khagoth Relic #5
Location. The final Relic of Khagoth is also found Shadow’s Edge. However, this one is hidden in a Death Tomb (the fourth in the game till this point). You’ll need to collect 40 pages of the Book of the Dead to access the Death Tomb. Refer to our Book of the Dead Pages guide to do so.
Relics of Renagoth
Renagoth Relic #1
Location. The first Renagoth relic is found in the Gilded Arena. Inside the arena, first floor, search for a wall to climb to the east. From there, you can reach a high ledge. On the ledge, you can use the Deathgrip ability to grapple onto a hook, and you will ultimately reach the relic.
Renagoth Relic #2
Location. This relic is found in Leviathan’s Gorge. At the end of the western cliffs of the gorge, you should spot the relic behind some foliage and stone.
Renagoth Relic #3
Location. This one is found in The Spine. There is a cliff located south of The Spine’s southeastern tower. Check the cliff’s edge to find the relic.
Renagoth Relic #4
Location. This relic is found in Psychameron. After obtaining the skeleton key, you’ll have to climb a column to get back to your original area. Once you jump off this column, look up and you should see a Deathgip hook. Use it, and it should lead you to the relic.
Renagoth Relic #5
Location. This relic is found in the City of the Dead. On the first floor, in the third room that has a pit, walk around the northeast corner and down the stairs. There is a steam gate there, on which the relic should be present.
Renagoth Relic #6
Location. This one is found in the Lostlight, exterior of the Crystal Spire. You need to ride to the southeastern most point of the outside of the Crystal Spire. There, you should spot the relic.
Renagoth Relic #7
This relic is found in Earth. This is located in the basement first floor (a type of subway), in the northwestern corner behind a red corruption crystal.
Renagoth Relic #8
Location. This relic is also found in Earth. After leaving the subway and returning to the surface, look behind a car in the northwest regions of the street.
Renagoth Relic #9
Location. This relic is found in the Ivory Citadel. It is found on the third floor, eastern side.
When you have reached the eastern tower and have purified the water, use the aqueducts to continue onwards. Drop once, and then again, and finally turn around to find the relic behind the flowing water.
Renagoth Relic #10
Location. The final Renagoth relic is also located in the Ivory Citadel. This is on the third floor, located east of a portal and a lever.
Congratulations! You have found all the relics in Darksiders 2. Now, go to Ostegoth and collect your rewards!