In Shenmue 3, as you progress and advance through the main story, you will eventually have to find and stumble across Key Items. These Key Items are necessary to unlock and complete certain quests. These Key Items can be found placed in specific locations and some of these are obtained from the NPCs. These locations are not complicated and the MC would notify while searching whether all the clue is found or not. In this guide, we have mentioned all the locations where you can find the Key Items, though few of them are irrelevant to the main story.
Key Items List For Shenmue 3
Amulet: The amulet i.e. “prayer fulfillment” which was obtained from Nozomi Harazaki.
Bailu Herb Map 1: The first part of the map which shows all the important medicinal herbs that can be found in the Bailu. This can be found outside the nearby shop where first Shenhua mentions Uncle Tao and herbs i.e. Shiren’s shop.
Bailu Herb Map 2: The second part of the map which shows all the important medicinal herbs that can be found in the Bailu. This can be found outside the nearby shop beside the First part of the map where Shenhua mentions Uncle Tao and herbs i.e. Shiren’s shop.
Bailu Herb Map 3: Outside the shop of Granny, where there are many vendors. You will be able to collect the third part of the map.
Bailu Herb Map 4: Outside the shop of Granny, where there are many vendors. You will be able to collect the fourth part of the map.
Chawan Sing Paper: Once you reach the library i.e. situated behind the Man Mo Temple, you can locate the paper that contains secret code inside the copy of “Wulinshu”.
Ema: An ema Iwao dedicated to Man Yuan Temple. It contains a message intended for Ryo’s mother.
Forklift: A capsule toy that was found at Xu’s house along with other different items.
Map to Ternary Spring: A map drawn by Shenhua showing the way to Ternary Spring.
Magatama: A comma-shaped bead received from Xiuying Hong, the other half is in her brother’s possession.
Name List: After playing hide and seek, you search Xu’s house to locate the item under the screen i.e. beside the cupboard.
Picture: After playing hide and seek, you search Xu’s house to locate the item in one of the left drawers of the shelf i.e. beside the table that contains fruit.
Picture of the Verdant Bridge: Inside the room of the temple in Bailu Village where all the antiques were stored, you will find the picture hanging on the wall near the picture of a boar.
Photo of Joy: A photo of Joy taken at Pigeon Park
Photo of Iwa: A photo of Ryo’s father, Iwao Hazuki.
Photo of Xun: A photo with Fangmei Xun taken by Shiguan Fu.
Photo of Hazuki Househol: A photograph with two Hazuki Household residents: live-in student Masayuki Fukahara and the housekeeper, Ine Hayata.
Photo of Harasaki: A Polaroid was taken with Nozomi Harasaki.
Photo of Xiuying: A rare picture showing Xiuying along whit the others working at Man Mo Temple.
Photo of Friends: A photo taken of Ryo, Nozomi Harasaki, and other friends.
Phoenix Mirror: One of the two mirrors Iwoa brought back with him from China. It was made from a precious stone called Phantom river stone that can be found in China.
Ryo’s Watch: It features a black light that allows the wearer to check the time in the dark.
Secret Poetry Scroll: A secret poetry scroll hidden behind the “Principles of Yin and Yan” scroll in the Hazuki Dojo.
Sword Handguard: It is a sword modeled after the Hazuki family crest: a sword ring, two stars, and a sword.
Tails Coin: A fake coin with tails on both sides.
Heads Coin: A fake coin with heads on both sides.
Heavens Lighter: The lighter with Heaven’s emblem engraved on it i.e. obtained from Wong.
White Leaf: A dry white leaf which is located in the basement of Hazuki Dojo.
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