If you somehow can’t manage Runes in Dishonored to purchase upgrades, you should look for Bone Charms to boost your character stats. They are your secondary option when it comes to boosting your abilities to fight the enemies.
You can use your ‘Heart’ to locate these Bone Charms but some of them are completely random, so you might find it difficult to get them all in one play-through. You can equip only three bone charms at one time, and you can buy them at The Hound Pits.
You can use Bone Charms to increase your health, mana or increase item drop rates and much more. Following is the list of Bone Charms and what they do:
Dishonored Bone Charm Locations
Mission 2: High Overseer Campbell
Bone Charm #1
Location. At the start of the mission, from the bridge to the Distillery District, make your way to the blocked door. Jump off the side of the bridge on the pipes and sneak to the other side to find the charm on a sofa next to a body.
Bone Charm #2
Location. After finding Griff and getting rid of the guards in front of his building, take the doorway and blink to the second floor through the hole in the ceiling. Look for this bone charm on the table by the books.
Bone Charm #3
Location. After entering Distillery, make your way to the far end and go through the door to enter a storage room. Blink your way up the small barrels until you reach the rafter beam. Bone charm is on the rafter beam!
Bone Charm #4
Location. After entering the backyard to meet Samuel, go to the far left of the year and blink to the rooftops. You will find an open window with broken bars. Go through the window and blink down.
Stay above the ground though, if you want to avoid rats.
Look for this bone charm is the vice on the table on the edge of the room. Open the vice, get the bone charm and exit the room using the chains.
Bone Charm #5
Location. You will come across a note about needing a handle to open the door to the building in the far-right corner from where you enter. Take the handle from the workshop on the right side of the Backyard to get the bone charm inside.
Mission 3: House of Pleasure
Bone Charm #6
Location. Blink up to the rooftop across the Griff, in the Distillery District. Take out the assassins and blink up to the window above. Once you are inside, open the path by destroying the boards. Go through the doorway and Kill the Weeper inside to grab the bone charm off the table.
Bone Charm #7
Location. Look for a lower alley at the end of the street in the Distillery District. In the alley, look for a door leading to a corridor where Granny Rags is wandering around. Look for a table to the right of the barricade to find this bone charm.
Bone Charm #8
Location. Look for a barred room to the left of the entrance to the Distillery. You will need distillery key to open it. Get the key from the table to the right of the entrance to the Distillery and after opening the door, you should see bone charm on the couch, directly in front of you.
Bone Charm #9
Location. After talking to Slackjaw and you will go to Dr. Galvani’s lab to investigate a guy. Grab the card on the table by the corpse and take it back to Slackjaw. After you give him the card, he will give you a key to Captain’s Chair Hotel.
You can use that entrance to get to the Golden Cat by entering the door near the end of the main street and following the hallway to the stairs. While you are at it, look for this bone charm beside a mattress to the left.
Bone Charm #10
Location. After entering the Golden Cat, go to the second floor using the main stairs and turn around to find an opening archway to the top. Blink through and go down the stairs and enter the door to find a woman.
Take the key off her belt and head back up the stairs to go through the locked door to your left. Inside this room, look for this bone charm on the wall to the right.
Mission 4: The Royal Physician
Bone Charm #11
Location. You will find the first bone charm across the draw bridge in the house on the left side of the street.
Bone Charm #12
Location. From Midrow Substation, before exiting towards the North-End map, look for this charm in the basement of a large warehouse. You will find it beside a corpse on the left side.
Bone Charm #13
Location. At the start of North-end map, enter the building on the left through an open doorway on the second floor.
Go through the open door on the right and then blink up the balcony or AC Units above to enter another doorway. Enter the door and look for the bone charm on your right.
Mission 5: Lady Boyle’s Last Party
Bone Charm #14
Location. Enter the building across the Boyle Estate through the back door in the red wall. Follow the stairs up leading to the blue open door.
Go through the door and you will find a shrine in this room. Look for the bone charm on the floor in the adjacent room.
Bone Charm #15
Location. Enter the doorway in the building to the right of the Boyle Estate and go up the stairs. On the third floor of this building, take a right turn and enter a door. You will find this bone charm inside this room against the wall.
Mission 6: Return to the Tower
Bone Charm #16
Location. At the start of the mission, swim into the water locks and look for this bone charm on one of the side ducts. You can blink to the bone charm to get it.
Bone Charm #17
Location. After entering the tower, go to the second floor and look for the fireplace in the corner of the corridors. Use the light to the right of this fireplace to open a panel at the back. Get inside the fire place and look for this bone charm on top of the shelf.
Mission 7: The Flooded District
Bone Charm #18
Location. At the start of mission, when you escape, get back your gear and after that, look for a building surrounded by weepers on the left side of the building you get your gear back in. Blink up to the rear window and get this bone charm from the fire place.
Bone Charm #19
Location. You will find this bone charm in the Greaves Factory. After raising the stairs by filling a container with whale oil and getting to the top and side of the building. Drop off to get this charm off broken grating.
Bone Charm #20
Location. To get this bone charm, pickpocket Daud. You will get an opportunity just before getting his key in his hideout.
Bone Charm #21
Location. After entering Rudshore Central outside the Assassin’s hideout, follow the waterway to the right all the way to the end to find this bone charm next to a corpse in front of a gate.
Bone Charm #22
Location. After entering the Gateword Tunnel, take a right, and as you exit, look for this bone charm on top of the rock on the left side of the water.
Bone Charm #23
Location. On your way to the sewer entrance from Old Port District, take a right and make your way around the corner. On your left, look for a building with an open door. Follow the corridor up to the room with beams. Crawl under the beams to find this bone charm.
Bone Charm #24
Location. You will find this bone charm locked in a safe near the area you find the sewer key. Open the safe using the combination 528 to get this charm.
Bone Charm #25
Location. In the area where water fills the floor, look for this bone charm behind some bars to the right of the area under water.