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During expeditions there is a chance of encountering Curios. There is a chance of a good or bad event from touching a Curio. Supply items can be used on curios, such as a torch or a key, to favorably alter the chances of getting a good or bad event.

Location[edit | edit source]

Curios can be found either inside rooms or corridor segments. Different locations contain different kinds of curios, but some varieties of curio are found throughout all types of dungeon. Each room may only contain one curio, while corridor segments can contain more than one curio. Differently from obstacles, curios do not prevent passage when not activated, and it is thus possible to leave them be to minimise risk, especially if there is a lack of correct provision items to trigger their benign effects.

Interacting with Curios[edit | edit source]

Once the party enters the room or segment that contains the curio, it can be clicked to activate a prompt. Through the prompt, the curio can be activated directly or with the use of a provision item: curios will react differently to certain items. Normally, the use of the correct provision item will trigger a positive effect, removing the chance of negative effects occurring, but there are exceptions.

Some curios grant loot upon activation. There is a fixed pool of items that can be looted by specific curios, but additional loot due to a low light level will be calculated separately and can thus be dropped even by curios with very specific loot drops.

Many curio effects such as stress infliction or heal, damage, the application of buffs and debuffs or the gain or removal of a Quirk affect individual heroes. The affected hero is always the one currently selected at the moment of activation. It is advisable, upon activating risky curios, to select a hero with good resistances or one that could potentially be affected by the negative effects without endangering the expedition.

Update: currently, as diseases have been reclassified as something different from a quirk, curios no longer cure diseases (i.e. Eerie Coral with Medicinal Herbs did not cure anything on a character with no quirks with the runs disease).

Forced Interaction[edit | edit source]

Sometimes, because of a Quirk the hero may have, they will interact with a curio without the player's consent. This is determined through Curio Types, with certain quirks respond to i.e. a hero with Bloodthirsty may interact with a Dinner Cart or Mummified Remains automatically when approaching it because of their shared "Body" typing. This can be dangerous since they will never use an item on their own when doing this, so there is a very real chance they will cause permanent damage to themselves. In addition a few of these quirks will also compel your heroes to steal the items that are looted, preventing the player from ever getting them.

While usually the only way a forced interaction will occur is because of a negative quirk, the disease Tapeworm and some afflictions can also cause a forced interaction.

Below is the list of quirks that force interactions, along with their type, chance of interaction and whether or not the quirk will inspire theft.

Forced Interaction Quirks
Name Type Curio Type(s) Forced% Steals Items
Ablutomania
Quirkicon neg.png
Fountain 40%
Pass.png
Bloodthirsty
Quirkicon neg.png
Torture 35%
Pass.png
Corvid's Appetite
Quirkicon neg.png
Food 33%
Pass.png
Corvid's Curiosity
Quirkicon neg.png
All 27.5%
Pass.png
Compulsive
Quirkicon neg.png
All 20%
Pass.png
Crimson Curse - Craving
Poptext disease.png
CCrave 10%
Pass.png
Crimson Curse - Wasting
Poptext disease.png
CCrave 25%
Pass.png
Curious
Quirkicon neg.png
All 20%
Pass.png
Dacnomania
Quirkicon neg.png
Torture 40%
Pass.png
Dark Temptation
Quirkicon neg.png
Unholy 40%
Pass.png
Demonomania
Quirkicon neg.png
Unholy 40%
Pass.png
Dipsomania
Quirkicon neg.png
Drink 40%
Pass.png
Egomania
Quirkicon neg.png
Reflective 40%
Pilfer.png
Fearful
Tray afflicted.png
Worship 50%
Pass.png
Guilty Conscience
Quirkicon neg.png
Worship 35%
Pass.png
Hagiomania
Quirkicon neg.png
Worship 40%
Pass.png
Hieromania
Quirkicon neg.png
Worship 35%
Pass.png
Hylomania
Quirkicon neg.png
Treasure 40%
Pass.png
Irrational
Tray afflicted.png
All 7.5%
Pass.png
Kleptomaniac
Quirkicon neg.png
Treasure 35%
Pilfer.png
Masochistic
Tray afflicted.png
Torture 50%
Pass.png
Necromania
Quirkicon neg.png
Body 40%
Pass.png
Paranormania
Quirkicon neg.png
Haunted 40%
Pass.png
Plutomania
Quirkicon neg.png
Treasure 40%
Pass.png
Selfish
Tray afflicted.png
Treasure 50%
Pilfer.png
Sitiomania
Quirkicon neg.png
Food 40%
Pass.png
Tape Worm
Poptext disease.png
Food 60%
Pilfer.png

List of Curios[edit | edit source]

Curios Found within All Dungeons[edit | edit source]

Curios found within all dungeons
Curio & type Description Cleansing Without cleansing
Crate.png
Crate
Treasure.
No description.

(This curio can only appear along corridors.)

Pass.png


Currency.portrait.icon.png
75% HeirloomThe crate contains stashed heirlooms!
Nothing.curio tracker.png
25% NothingThe crate is empty.



Discarded Pack.png
Discarded Pack
Scrounging; Treasure.
No description.

(This curio can only appear along corridors.)

Pass.png


Loot.curio tracker.png
60% Supplies x1 + Gold/Gems x2 + Journal EntryThe pack contains loot!
Scout Ahead.png
20% ScoutingThe pack has a map inside it!
Nothing.curio tracker.png
20% NothingThe pack has already been looted.


Eldritch Altar.png
Eldritch Altar
Haunted; Unholy.
An altar dedicated to unholy abominations. Perhaps a great power lies within.

(This curio can only appear inside rooms.)

Holy Water.png
Holy WaterThe holy water purifies the altar!
Purge neg.curio tracker.png
Purge Negative Quirk
Stress.curio tracker.png
40% Stress +25A terrifying presence is felt nearby!
Quirk neg.curio tracker.png
10% Negative Quirk
Nothing.curio tracker.png
50% NothingThe altar's purpose is purely decorative.


Heirloom Chest.png
Heirloom Chest
Treasure.
A chest with your family's sigil.

(This curio can only appear inside rooms.)

Skeleton Key.png
Skeleton KeyThe key unlocks a hidden compartment!
Currency.portrait.icon.png
Heirloom x4
Currency.portrait.icon.png
75% Heirloom x2The contents are yours!
Poptext bleed.png
12.5% BleedIt's trapped!
Poptext poison.png
12.5% BlightIt's trapped!


Sack.png
Sack
Scrounging.
No description.

(This curio can only appear along corridors.)

Pass.png


Loot.curio tracker.png
75% GoldThe sack's contents are yours...
Nothing.curio tracker.png
25% NothingThe sack is empty.



Sconce.png
Sconce
Scrounging
No description.

(This curio can only appear along corridors.)

Pass.png


Torch.png
100% Torch x1You salvage the unburned torch.



Shambler's Altar.png
Shambler's Altar
None.
It says: "The sacrifice of fire is the gate to ruin! Place a torch if you crave the void!"

(This curio can only appear along corridors.)

Torch.png
TorchA terrifying figure emerges from the darkness!
Summon.curio tracker.png
Summon Shambler
Nothing.curio tracker.png
100% NothingTouching the altar has no effect.



Stack of Books.png
Stack of Books
Knowledge.
A stack of literary treasures in an unlikely location

(This curio can only appear along corridors.)

Torch.png
TorchThe hero destroyed knowledge, and now must bear the guilt of it!
Stress.curio tracker.png
Stress +100
Stress.curio tracker.png
22.2% Stress +25The hero reads a most unsettling passage.
Quirk pos.curio tracker.png
22.2% Random Positive Quirk (66.67%)Reading a few pages has a lasting effect on the hero...
Quirk neg.curio tracker.png
11.1% Random Negative Quirk (33.33%)Reading a few pages has a lasting effect on the hero...
Abandon Hope.png
11.1% Decrease Light Meter by 25The hero reads a most unsettling passage.
Inv journal page.png
16.7% Journal Entry
Nothing.curio tracker.png
16.7% NothingThe volumes are desiccated and unremarkable.
Unlocked Strongbox.png
Unlocked Strongbox
Treasure.
A long-forgotten strongbox sits on the cold stone floor, its contents unknown.

(This curio can only appear inside rooms.)

Pass.png


Loot.curio tracker.png
75% Any Loot x2The contents are yours!
Poptext poison.png
25% BlightIt's trapped!



Curios Exclusive to the Ruins[edit | edit source]

Curios found within the Ruins
Curio & type Description Cleansing Without cleansing
Alchemy Table.png
Alchemy Table
Knowledge.
A partially intact set of experimental equipment.

(This curio can only appear along corridors.)

Torch.png
TorchThe torch oil helps create a powerful blazing mixture!
Medicinal Herbs.png
Medicinal HerbsThe herbs disinfect the station, allowing for successful research.
Torch up.curio tracker.png
Increase Light Meter
to 100.
Loot.curio tracker.png
Gold/Gems x2
Poptext poison.png
50% BlightAn accident occurs during the experiment.
Loot.curio tracker.png
25% Gold/Gems x1New metals are synthesized.
Nothing.curio tracker.png
25% NothingThe experiments do not yield any findings.


Altar of Light.png
Altar of Light
Worship.
A small holy altar seems out of place against the backdrop of corruption.

(This curio can only appear along corridors.)

Holy Water.png
Holy WaterYou have curried favor from the gods!
Buff.curio tracker.png
Buff DMG +30% Until Camp
Buff.curio tracker.png
Buff DMG +20% Until Camp



Bookshelf.png
Bookshelf
Knowledge.
A bookshelf full of old, leather-bound books.

(This curio can only appear along corridors.)

Pass.png


Scout Ahead.png
20% ScoutingA map is found tucked between the volumes.
Stress.curio tracker.png
20% Stress +15The hero reads a most unsettling passage.
Quirk pos.curio tracker.png
13.3% Positive QuirkThe knowledge forever changes the hero.
Quirk neg.curio tracker.png
6.7% Negative QuirkThe knowledge forever changes the hero.
Inv journal page.png
20% Journal Entry
Nothing.curio tracker.png
20% NothingThe volumes are dull and uninteresting.
Confession Booth.png
Confession Booth
Worship; Reflective.
A forsaken confession booth. It hasn't been used in years.

(This curio can only appear along corridors.)

Holy Water.png
Holy WaterThe ritual relieves the hero.
Heal stress.curio tracker.png
Stress Heal 30
Stress.curio tracker.png
50% Stress +15The hero's history of sins is too much to bear.
Loot.curio tracker.png
25% Gold/Trinket x6 + Journal EntryThe booth contains hidden treasure...
Purge neg.curio tracker.png
25% Purge Negative QuirkThe hero is absolved of a sin.


Decorative Urn.png
Decorative Urn
Haunted; Scrounging.
An urn holds ashes of the departed.

(This curio can only appear along corridors.)

Holy Water.png
Holy WaterThe consecrated water dissolves the ashes. Valuables remain!
Shovel.png
ShovelWhat sort of person defiles the dead?
Loot.curio tracker.png
Gems/Trinket x2 + Gems x2
Quirk neg.curio tracker.png
Negative Quirk: Guilty Conscience
Loot.curio tracker.png
44.4% Gems/Trinket x1 + Gems x2Sentimental gifts are hidden inside.
Poptext poison.png
22.2% BlightThe hero becomes infected by the ashes.
Poptext disease.png
7.4% Disease: Creeping CoughThe ashes make the hero cough violently.
Poptext disease.png
3.7% Random DiseaseThe hero contracts a deadly disease.
Nothing.curio tracker.png
22.2% NothingThe urn's purpose is purely decorative.
Holy Fountain.png
Holy Fountain
Fountain; Worship.
An ornate fountain of holy purport.

(This curio can only appear inside rooms.)

Holy Water.png
Holy WaterDivine benefit!
Heal stress.curio tracker.png
Stress Heal 20, Cure Status Effects, Heal 12 HP
Heal stress.curio tracker.png
50% Stress Heal 10, Cure Status Effects, Heal 5 HP
Loot.curio tracker.png
50% Gold/Gems x2Propitiations are found at the bottom of the fountain.



Iron Maiden.png
Iron Maiden
Haunted; Torture.
A rusty iron maiden stands against the wall, clasped shut.

(This curio can only appear along corridors.)

Medicinal Herbs.png
Medicinal HerbsThe herbs cleanse the maiden, allowing a thorough search.
Loot.curio tracker.png
Any Loot x2
Loot.curio tracker.png
40% Any Loot x2A few treasures are hidden in the iron maiden.
Quirk neg.curio tracker.png
20% Negative Quirk: Claustrophobia
Poptext disease.png
13.3% Disease: TetanusThe hero inhales foul vapours.
Poptext disease.png
6.7% Random Disease
Nothing.curio tracker.png
20% Nothing
Locked Display Cabinet.png
Locked Display Cabinet
Treasure; Scrounging.
There could be valuables left inside, but this cabinet is locked.

(This curio can only appear along corridors.)

Skeleton Key.png
Skeleton KeyTreasures are stashed in the cabinet!
Shovel.png
ShovelSmashed the cabinet open...
Loot.curio tracker.png
Gold/Heirlooms x3 + Gold/Gems x2
Currency.portrait.icon.png
Gold/Heirlooms x2 + Gold/Gems x2
Poptext bleed.png
50% BleedIt's trapped!
Poptext poison.png
50% BlightIt's trapped!



Locked Sarcophagus.png
Locked Sarcophagus
Haunted; Reflective.
An ornate sarcophagus. It's locked.

(This curio can only appear inside rooms.)

Skeleton Key.png
Skeleton KeyThe Skeleton Key opens the sarcophagus to reveal its contents.
Shovel.png
ShovelBroke into the sarcophagus...
Loot.curio tracker.png
Gold/Heirlooms x2 + Gold/Trinket x1
Currency.portrait.icon.png
Gold/Heirlooms x1 + Gold/Trinket x1
Poptext bleed.png
50% BleedIt's trapped!
Poptext poison.png
50% BlightIt's trapped!



Sarcophagus.png
Sarcophagus
Haunted; Reflective; Body.
An ornate sarcophagus. It is slightly ajar.

(This curio can only appear inside rooms.)

Pass.png


Currency.portrait.icon.png
60% Gold/Heirlooms x2Hidden treasures!
Quirk neg.curio tracker.png
20% Negative Quirk: ThanatophobiaThe hero contemplates mortality...
Nothing.curio tracker.png
20% Nothing


Suit of Armor.png
Suit of Armor
Haunted; Reflective.
An antique suit of armor stands amidst the ruins.

(This curio can only appear inside rooms.)

Pass.png


Buff.curio tracker.png
75% Buff PROT +15% /DODGE +10 Until CampThe armor protects the hero with a knightly aura.
Quirk pos.curio tracker.png
12.5% Positive Quirk: Ruins Adventurer
Quirk pos.curio tracker.png
12.5% Positive Quirk: Ruins Tactician



Curios Exclusive to the Warrens[edit | edit source]

Curios found within the Warrens
Curio & type Description Cleansing Without cleansing
Bone Altar.png
Bone Altar
Unholy; Worship.
A dark altar with skulls prominently on display. A strange power can be felt in its presence.

(This curio can only appear inside rooms.)

Pass.png


Buff.curio tracker.png
100% Buff +15% DMG, +10 ACC, +5% CRT Until Camp, Cure Status EffectsThe altar infuses the hero with great power.



Dinner Cart.png
Dinner Cart
Body; Drink; Food.
A cart of human remains. It looks much like a feeding trough. Disgusting.

(This curio can only appear along corridors.)

Medicinal Herbs.png
Medicinal HerbsThe herbs cleanse the meat, making some of it edible.
Loot.curio tracker.png
Food x3 + Gold/Trinket x1
Loot.curio tracker.png
37.5% Food x1 + Gold/Trinket x1Some of this meat looks edible...
Poptext poison.png
25% BlightThe meat makes the hero violently ill.
Poptext disease.png
12.5% Disease: The Black PlagueThe swine are not cleanly folk...
Nothing.curio tracker.png
25% NothingNothing but rotting bodies.


Makeshift Dining Table.png
Makeshift Dining Table
Drink; Food.
An oddly assembled dining table. There might still be food scraps around.

(This curio can only appear inside rooms.)

Medicinal Herbs.png
Medicinal HerbsThe herbs kill any diseases harbored in the food.
Loot.curio tracker.png
Food x2 + Gold/Supplies x1
Loot.curio tracker.png
25% Food x1 + Gold/Supplies x1The table contains leftovers from a previous meal.
Poptext poison.png
25% Blight
Poptext disease.png
25% Disease: TapewormThe meat is not fully cooked...
Nothing.curio tracker.png
25% Nothing


Moonshine Barrel.png
Moonshine Barrel
Drink; Treasure.
A barrel that reeks of powerful liquors.

(This curio can only appear along corridors.)

Medicinal Herbs.png
Medicinal HerbsMedicinal herbs purify the brew, and it is ever potent!
Buff.curio tracker.png
Buff +30% DMG (until camp)
Loot.curio tracker.png
33.3% Food x1 + Gold/Supplies x1The barrel contains stashed treasures.
Poptext poison.png
33.3%% BlightThe moonshine is kicked-off making the hero ill.
Quirk neg.curio tracker.png
11.1% Negative Quirk: TipplerThe hero acquires a taste for this magnificent sauce...
Nothing.curio tracker.png
22.2% NothingThe barrel is completely empty.


Occult Scrawlings.png
Occult Scrawlings
Unholy; Knowledge.
Scrawlings written on what looks like stretched and tanned human flesh...

(This curio can only appear along corridors.)

Holy Water.png
Holy WaterThe holy water hisses and the hero feels... wrong.
Debuff.curio tracker.png
Debuff -20% DODGE.
Quirk pos.curio tracker.png
33.3% Random Positive QuirkThe scrawling forever changes the hero.
Stress.curio tracker.png
25% Stress +25The sight is too much for the hero to bear.
Quirk neg.curio tracker.png
16.7% Random Negative QuirkThe scrawling forever changes the hero.
Nothing.curio tracker.png
25% NothingThe scrawlings are dull and uninteresting.


Pile of Bones.png
Pile of Bones
Body; Haunted; Unholy.
All that's left of a previous adventurer, perhaps.

(This curio can only appear along corridors.)

Holy Water.png
Holy WaterThe pile is purified, allowing a thorough search!
Loot.curio tracker.png
Any Loot x2
Loot.curio tracker.png
25% Any Loot x2The bones house some supplies.
Poptext disease.png
25% Random DiseaseThe hero is infected by the rotten pile.
Quirk neg.curio tracker.png
25% Negative Quirk: BloodthirstyThe hero becomes fascinated with the remains...
Nothing.curio tracker.png
25% Nothing
Pile of Scrolls.png
Pile of Scrolls
Knowledge.
A bunch of scrolls. The cursive is sloppy and difficult to read.

(This curio can only appear along corridors.)

Torch.png
TorchThe scrolls are full of evil writings. Burning them is a weight off the hero's shoulders...
Purge neg.curio tracker.png
Purge Negative Quirk
Scout Ahead.png
28.6% ScoutingThe scrolls are a well-rendered map of the road ahead...
Stress.curio tracker.png
14.3% Stress +15The scrolls contain hideous portents.
Quirk pos.curio tracker.png
9.5% Random Positive QuirkThe scrolls forever change the hero.
Quirk neg.curio tracker.png
4.8% Random Negative QuirkThe scrolls forever change the hero.
Nothing.curio tracker.png
28.6% NothingThe scrolls are merely records of dull transactions...
Rack of Blades.png
Rack of Blades
Scrounging.
A rack of dulled, rusty knives. They are covered in fresh blood.

(This curio can only appear along corridors.)

Bandage.png
BandageThe bandage protects the hero's hands during the search.
Loot.curio tracker.png
Gold/Gems x2 + Food x1
Loot.curio tracker.png
40% Gold/Gems x1 + Food x1Extra supplies are found amongst the knives.
Poptext bleed.png
40% BleedThe hero receives a nasty gash.
Nothing.curio tracker.png
20% NothingNothing useful here.


Sacrificial Stone.png
Sacrificial Stone
Unholy; Worship.
A stone used for ancient, barbaric rituals.

(This curio can only appear inside rooms.)

Pass.png


Stress.curio tracker.png
50% Stress +50The hero is deeply disturbed.
Purge neg.curio tracker.png
25% Purge Negative QuirkA sinful behaviour is vanquished
Quirk pos.curio tracker.png
12.5% Positive Quirk: Warrens ExplorerThe stone's carvings give great insight into these Warrens...
Quirk pos.curio tracker.png
12.5% Positive Quirk: Warrens ScroungerThe stone's carvings give great insight into these Warrens...



Curios Exclusive to the Weald[edit | edit source]

Curios found within the Weald
Curio & type Description Cleansing Without cleansing
Ancient Coffin.png
Ancient Coffin
Haunted; Body.
An old coffin. It is slightly ajar.

(This curio can only appear inside rooms.)

Pass.png


Currency.portrait.icon.png
50% Gold/Heirloom x2The coffin contains hidden treasures.
Quirk pos.curio tracker.png
8.3% Positive Quirk: Weald AdventurerFindings in the coffin give the hero insight into the nature of this world.
Quirk pos.curio tracker.png
8.3% Positive Quirk: Weald ExplorerFindings in the coffin give the hero insight into the nature of this world.
Nothing.curio tracker.png
33.3% NothingThere is nothing of value inside.


Beast Carcass.png
Beast Carcass
Body; Food.
Something has recently mutilated this creature...

(This curio can only appear along corridors.)

Medicinal Herbs.png
Medicinal HerbsThe medicinal herbs rid the carcass of any diseases.
Loot.curio tracker.png
Food x2
Loot.curio tracker.png
42.9% Food x1There is still some meat on these bones.
Poptext disease.png
9.5% Disease: RabiesExploring the carcass was not without risk of disease...
Poptext disease.png
19% Random DiseaseExploring the carcass was not without risk of disease...
Quirk neg.curio tracker.png
14.3% Negative Quirk: ZoophobiaThe hero is distraught by the sight of the carcass.
Nothing.curio tracker.png
14.3% NothingThe beast has nothing left to offer.
Eerie Spiderweb.png
Eerie Spiderweb
None.
A spiderweb with a strange glow to it. There might be something behind it.

(This curio can only appear along corridors.)

Bandage.png
BandageThe bandages protect the hero's hands during the search.
Loot.curio tracker.png
Gold/Gems x2 + Gems/Trinket x1
Loot.curio tracker.png
40% Gold/Gems x1 + Gems/Trinket x1
Quirk neg.curio tracker.png
10% Negative Quirk: Slow ReflexesThe hero is covered in a sticky goo.
Quirk neg.curio tracker.png
10% Negative Quirk: SlowdrawThe hero is covered in a sticky goo.
Nothing.curio tracker.png
40% Nothing


Left Luggage.png
Left Luggage
Treasure; Scrounging.
Someone dropped this recently. Probably on the run. It has a lock on it.

(This curio can only appear along corridors.)

Skeleton Key.png
Skeleton KeyThe Skeleton Key unlocks a hidden compartment.
Antivenom.png
AntivenomThe antivenom neutralizes a poison trap in a hidden compartment!
Loot.curio tracker.png
Any Loot x3
Loot.curio tracker.png
Any Loot x3
Loot.curio tracker.png
50% Any Loot x4 + Journal EntryThe luggage clearly shouldn't have been abandoned. Valuables inside!
Poptext poison.png
50% BlightIt's trapped!



Mummified Remains.png
Mummified Remains
Body; Haunted; Unholy.
Ancient remains. The body looks well preserved.

(This curio can only appear along corridors.)

Bandage.png
BandageA bandage provides protection for a thorough search!
Loot.curio tracker.png
Gold/Trinkets x2
Loot.curio tracker.png
40% Gold/Trinkets x1Treasures are encased within the remains.
Poptext poison.png
40% Blight
Nothing.curio tracker.png
20% Nothing


Old Tree.png
Old Tree
Scrounging.
This tree has a huge hole in the trunk. Perhaps there's something inside...

(This curio can only appear along corridors.)

Antivenom.png
AntivenomThe antivenom protects against the poisonous sap, allowing a thorough search...
Loot.curio tracker.png
Any Loot x3
Loot.curio tracker.png
50% Any Loot x2Someone couldn't resist stashing treasures inside.
Poptext poison.png
25% BlightThe hero is covered in poisonous sap.
Nothing.curio tracker.png
25% NothingSometimes a tree is just a tree.


Pristine Fountain.png
Pristine Fountain
Fountain.
A beautiful fountain. It looks unaffected by the surrounding chaos.

(This curio can only appear inside rooms.)

Holy Water.png
Holy Water
Heal stress.curio tracker.png
Stress Heal 30
Heal stress.curio tracker.png
100% Stress Heal 20The fountain reinvigorates the hero.



Shallow Grave.png
Shallow Grave
Body; Haunted; Scrounging.
A grave, dug in haste.

(This curio can only appear along corridors.)

Shovel.png
ShovelSometimes grave robbing pays off!
Currency.portrait.icon.png
Gems/Heirlooms x3
Poptext poison.png
50% BlightGravedigging is not the healthiest of professions...
Poptext disease.png
50% Random DiseaseGrave digging is not the healthiest of professions...



Traveler's Tent.png
Traveler's Tent
Scrounging.
Someone has camped here recently.

(This curio can only appear inside rooms.)

Pass.png


Currency.portrait.icon.png
37.5% Gold/Supplies x4 + Gold/Heirlooms x4 + Journal EntrySomeone left valuables inside the tent.
Scout Ahead.png
37.5% ScoutingA map of the area is found inside the tent.
Stress.curio tracker.png
12.5% Stress +25The fate of the tent's occupant is found inside...
Nothing.curio tracker.png
12.5% NothingNothing is left inside the tent.


Troubling Effigy.png
Troubling Effigy
Unholy; Worship.
An unsettling effigy erected in service to a mysterious god.

(This curio can only appear along corridors.)

Holy Water.png
Holy WaterThe holy water has a powerful effect!
Quirk pos.curio tracker.png
Random Positive Quirk
Quirk pos.curio tracker.png
18.8% Random Positive QuirkThe effigy imbues the hero with energy...
Quirk neg.curio tracker.png
18.8% Random Negative QuirkThe effigy imbues the hero with energy...
Poptext bleed.png
18.8% BleedThe effigy lashes out, rejecting the hero!
Poptext poison.png
9.4% BlightThe effigy lashes out, rejecting the hero!
Stress.curio tracker.png
9.4% Stress +15The effigy lashes out, rejecting the hero!
Nothing.curio tracker.png
25% NothingAny power the effigy once had is now lost.


Curios Exclusive to the Cove[edit | edit source]

Curios found within the Cove
Curio & type Description Cleansing Without cleansing
Barnacle Crusted Chest.png
Barnacle Crusted Chest
Treasure.
A treasure chest blanketed in barnacles.

(This curio can only appear along corridors.)

Shovel.png
ShovelThe shovel makes easy work of the barnacles.
Loot.curio tracker.png
Any Loot x3
Loot.curio tracker.png
50% Any loot x2There's still booty inside!
Poptext bleed.png
25% Bleed.The hero received a nasty gash.
Nothing.curio tracker.png
25% Nothing.Nothing inside.


Bas-Relief.png
Bas-Relief
Knowledge; Worship.
A puzzingly ancient sculpture of dizzying implication...

(This curio can only appear along corridors.)

Shovel.png
ShovelThe bas-relief is crushed with the shovel. Doesn't feel right...
Stress.curio tracker.png
Stress +100
Quirk pos.curio tracker.png
66.7% Positive Quirk.The message has a lasting impact on the hero...
Quirk neg.curio tracker.png
22.2% Negative Quirk.The message has a lasting impact on the hero...
Poptext disease.png
11.1% Disease chanceThe message has a lasting impact on the hero...


Brackish Tide Pool.png
Brackish Tide Pool
Drink; Fountain.
A pool of water cupped in smooth stone. Its color looks sightly off...

(This curio can only appear along corridors.)

Antivenom.png
AntivenomThe water is purified and cleanses the hero.
Antivenom.png
AntivenomThe water is purified and cleanses the hero.
Heal gen.curio tracker.png
Heal 5 HP and Cure (50%)
Heal stress.curio tracker.png
Stress Heal 5 (50%)
Debuff.curio tracker.png
75% Buff 33% Resist Blight, Bleed, Disease, and Debuff until CampThe hero's resilience is heightened!
Poptext disease.png
25% Random DiseaseThe water is contaminated...



Eerie Coral.png
Eerie Coral
Knowledge.
There is something odd about this coral.

(This curio can only appear along corridors.)

Medicinal Herbs.png
Medicinal HerbsCleansing the coral brings out its profound healing qualities.
Purge neg.curio tracker.png
Purge Negative Quirk
Heal stress.curio tracker.png
50% Stress Heal 10This coral is soothing to the mind.
Stress.curio tracker.png
25% Stress +25
Nothing.curio tracker.png
25% NothingNothing here after all.


Fish Idol.png
Fish Idol
Unholy; Worship
A strange presence is felt near this statue of worship.

(This curio can only appear inside rooms.)

Holy Water.png
Holy WaterAn aura of strength engulfs the hero!
Buff.curio tracker.png
Buff +18% DMG until Camp (50%)
Debuff.curio tracker.png
50% Debuff -25% DMG, -10 ACC until CampAn evil force strength engulfs the hero!
Debuff.curio tracker.png
50% Debuff -12 DODGE until CampAn evil force strength engulfs the hero!



Fish Carcass.png
Fish Carcass
Food.
A stuffed sea creature has washed ashore. Wonder what it ate...

(This curio can only appear along corridors.)

Medicinal Herbs.png
Medicinal HerbsThe gut is cleansed, allowing a safe search of its contents.
Loot.curio tracker.png
Gem/Trinkets x2 + Gem/Gold x1 + Supplies x2
Loot.curio tracker.png
16.7% Gem/Trinkets x1 Gold/Gem x1 + Supply x1The fish ate more than its fair share.
Poptext disease.png
16.7% Disease: The Red PlagueThe creature is harbouring a dangerous infection.
Poptext poison.png
11.1% BlightIt's a trap!
Poptext bleed.png
5.6% BleedIt's a trap!
Nothing.curio tracker.png
50% NothingOnly digested fish inside.
Giant Oyster.png
Giant Oyster
Treasure; Scrounging.
A live oyster. Who knows what value it hides...

(This curio can only appear inside rooms.)

Shovel.png
ShovelThe shovel prevents the oyster from closing.
Dog Treats.png
Dog TreatsThe oyster seems to like these...
Loot.curio tracker.png
Gold/Trinkets x3
Buff.curio tracker.png
Buff +25 DODGE
Loot.curio tracker.png
40% Gold/Trinkets x2There are treasures hidden inside!
Poptext bleed.png
40% BleedThe oyster slams shut!
Nothing.curio tracker.png
20% NothingSomeone has already cleaned house.


Ship's Figurehead.png
Ship's Figurehead
Reflective.
The figurehead emits a marvelous aura.

(This curio can only appear inside rooms.)

Pass.png


Heal stress.curio tracker.png
66.7% Stress Heal 25The great artifact inspires the hero!
Buff.curio tracker.png
33.3% Buff +20% DMG, +4 SPD until CampThe great artifact inspires the hero!




Curios Exclusive to the Courtyard[edit | edit source]

Curios found within the Courtyard
Curio & type Description Cleansing Without cleansing
Bloodflowers.png
Bloodflowers
Scrounging; Knowledge.
The soil is soaked through with half-clotted blood which seemingly feeds these vital blooms.
The Blood.png
The Blood
Holy Water.png
Holy WaterThe wilting gives off a noxious odour!
Shovel.png
Shovel
Nothing.curio tracker.png
Nothing
Stress.curio tracker.png
Stress +15
Currency.portrait.icon.png
Gems/Heirlooms x2 66.7% OR Any Loot x1 33.3%
Stress.curio tracker.png
38.5% Stress +15The blossoms reek of death, pestilence and unfathomable nightmares!
Scout Ahead.png
23.1% ScoutingA map is nestled between the thorns and blossoms!
Loot.curio tracker.png
15.3% Any Loot x2 + 16.7% The BloodThe potting soil reveals its treasure!
Poptext disease.png
5.1% Disease: TetanusThorns hook into the flesh, a cloying sap seeps into the hero's blood!
Poptext disease.png
2.5% Random Disease
Nothing.curio tracker.png
15.3% NothingApparently these ghoulish flowers are harmless.
Damned Fountain.png
Damned Fountain
Drink; Fountain; CCrave; Unholy; Haunted.
A bubbling fountain spews crimson ichor from some damnable source.
Holy Water.png
Holy WaterThe purified liquid offers a surprising boon!
Torch.png
TorchBurning the blood stings the nostrils and turns the stomach.
Heal stress.curio tracker.png
Stress Heal 30
Stress.curio tracker.png
Stress +5
Poptext bleed.png
60% BleedThe hero's scars weep open when bathed in the crimson fluid!
Poptext disease.png
20% Disease: Crimson CurseThis bloody artifact invites ailment!
Loot.curio tracker.png
20% Any Loot x2 + 16.7% BleedTreasure lies in the gore-filled basin!


Disturbing Diversion.png
Disturbing Diversion
Unholy; Haunted; Scrounging; Torture; Reflective.
Mouldering evidence of a society's depravity.
Shovel.png
ShovelWhat sadist put treasure in its skull?
Currency.portrait.icon.png
Heirlooms x3
Stress.curio tracker.png
40% Stress +25
Quirk pos.curio tracker.png
15% Random Positive Quirk
Quirk neg.curio tracker.png
15% Random Negative Quirk
Loot.curio tracker.png
10% Any Loot x2 + 16.7% The Blood x2
Nothing.curio tracker.png
20% NothingThe remains yield nothing.
Forgotten Delicacies.png
Forgotten Delicacies
Body; Food; Haunted; Unholy; CCrave.
An anachronistic mixture of both rotted and fresh victuals adorn the cart.
Medicinal Herbs.png
Medicinal HerbsPrecise use of herbs purifies the tainted remains.
Loot.curio tracker.png
Food x2 + Gold/Supplies x1
Loot.curio tracker.png
20% Gold/Supplies x4 + Supplies x1 + 25% The BloodThere are valuables scattered about the repast.
Quirk neg.curio tracker.png
20% Negative Quirk: Stress EaterWhat a peculiar flavour...
Poptext poison.png
20% BlightIt is tainted!
Poptext disease.png
13.3% Disease: Crimson CurseThere is nothing but rot inside the seemingly fresh morsels!
Poptext disease.png
6.7% Random DiseaseThere is nothing but rot inside the seemingly fresh morsels!
Nothing.curio tracker.png
20% NothingThere remains nothing worthy of your time.
Hooded Shrew.png
Hooded Shrew
Haunted; Unholy.
A mysterious figure, not fully human, not fully insect, kneels here on the ground.
The Blood.png
The BloodBlood for treasure!
Loot.curio tracker.png
Trinket x2
Stress.curio tracker.png
42.8% Stress +15The urchin's arcane mutterings stir deep terror within!
Loot.curio tracker.png
28.5% Any Loot x1The shrew seems oblivious to the hero's pilfering.
Poptext disease.png
7.6% Random DiseaseThe shrew's filthy grasp is like iron and its nails rake the hero!
Nothing.curio tracker.png
14.2% NothingThe supplicant does not seem to notice the hero.


Wizened Shrew
Haunted; Unholy.
This appears to be an elderly but shunned member of this damned court.
The Blood.png
The BloodFrom a hidden fold, the shrew offers up a rare treasure!
Loot.curio tracker.png
Any Loot x3
Poptext disease.png
7.6% Random DiseaseThe shrew's filthy grasp is like iron and its nails rake the hero!
Scout Ahead.png
50% ScoutingA greasy vellum is proferred to the hero.
Quirk pos.curio tracker.png
33.3% Positive Quirk: Eldritch SlayerThe shrew performs a strange ritual, but the results seem positive!
Nothing.curio tracker.png
25% NothingThe supplicant is incoherent and penniless. Harmless.


Pile of Strange Bones.png
Pile of Strange Bones
Unholy; Scrounging; Haunted; Knowledge.
A heap of peculiar bones and dusty sinew litters the floor

(This curio can only appear along corridors.)

Bandage.png
BandageThese bones hold riches!
Bandage.png
BandageThese bones hold riches!
The Blood.png
The BloodThese bones hold riches!
Loot.curio tracker.png
Any Loot x1 (50%)
The Blood.png
The Blood 16.7% (50%)
Summon.curio tracker.png
Summon a Supplicant, Sycophant & Esquire
Poptext bleed.png
50% BleedAn insectoid mandible pierces the hero's skin!
Loot.curio tracker.png
20% Any Loot x2 + 16.7% The BloodBaubles and other items of value are found in the grisly remains!
Poptext disease.png
10% Disease: Crimson CurseYour blood is tainted with a strange infection!
Nothing.curio tracker.png
20% NothingThese remains hold no danger nor anything of value either.


Throbbing Coccoons.png
Throbbing Coccoons
Knowledge; Scrounging; CCrave.
Shifting and bulging organisms hide behind translucent walls.
Torch.png
TorchSweet relief as the eggs turn to ash.
Heal stress.curio tracker.png
Stress Heal 30
Summon.curio tracker.png
75% Summon a Supplicant, Sycophant & EsquireGestating creatures burst forth from the eggs!
Loot.curio tracker.png
12.5% Any Loot x3 + 16.7% The BloodValuables found beneath the eggs!
Nothing.curio tracker.png
12.5% NothingDisgusting viscera... and not much else.


Thronging Hive.png
Thronging Hive
Knowledge; Scrounging; CCrave.
The hive is twisted and unnatural - the work of cursed vermin.
Torch.png
TorchThe vermin sizzle and pop as the hive burns to ash.
Loot.curio tracker.png
Any Loot x3 + 16.7% Blood
Loot.curio tracker.png
75% Any Loot x2 + 20% BloodThe hive holds valuables!
Poptext bleed.png
25% BleedThe hive's inhabitants sting and bite the hero's exposed flesh!



Wine Crate.png
Wine Crate
Drink; CCrave; Treasure.
You can see that some of the bottles are still intact.
Antivenom.png
Antivenom
Shovel.png
Shovel
Heal stress.curio tracker.png
Stress Heal 30
Firewood.png
Firewood
Loot.curio tracker.png
41.7% The Blood (33.3%) x2 + Any Loot x1 + Gold/Supplies x4There is loot in the broken glass!
Quirk neg.curio tracker.png
16.7% Negative Quirk: TipplerA sip uncorks a disturbing new habit!
Poptext disease.png
16.7% Disease: Crimson CurseWhat terrible fortune!
Scout Ahead.png
8.3% ScoutingYou find a map in an empty bottle!
Poptext bleed.png
8.3% BleedTake more care sorting through broken glass!
Nothing.curio tracker.png
8.3% NothingNothing but broken glass and wood splinters.


Special Curios[edit | edit source]

Special curios
Curio Description Cleansing Without cleansing
Ancestor's Knapsack.png
Ancestor's Knapsack
Treasure; Scrounging; Haunted.
(Can only be found in the Darkest Dungeon or in Wolves at the Door.)
A chest untouched for centuries. There's a locked compartment on the side of it.
Pass.png


Loot.curio tracker.png
100% Gold/Gems x5, Ancestral trinket x1



Trinket Chest.png
Trinket Chest
Treasure;
(Can only be found during a Boss' quest in the Courtyard.)
Pass.png


Loot.curio tracker.png
100% Trinket Set x1



Ancient Artifact.png
Ancient Artifact
Treasure.
(Can only be found inside Secret rooms.)
A chest untouched for centuries. There's a locked compartment on the side of it.
Skeleton Key.png
Skeleton KeyThe secret compartment contains great treasures!
Loot.curio tracker.png
Collector Trinket/Puzzling Trapezohedron x3
Loot.curio tracker.png
100% Gold/Gems x3Someone left behind quite a stash.



Bandit's Trapped Chest.png
Bandit's Trapped Chest
(Can only be found on the Old Road)
Something is not quite right with this one...
Skeleton Key.png
Skeleton KeyThe key is used to safely open the chest.
Loot.curio tracker.png
Trinket x2
Poptext poison.png
100% BlightIt's trapped!



Brigand's Tent
Scrounging.
(Can only be found on the Old Road when not in Stygian mode)
Clearly where the ambushers camp.
Pass.png


Loot.curio tracker.png
Any Loot x2The brigands left valuables!



Transcendent Terror.png
Transcendent Terror
(Can only be found on the Old Road in Stygian mode)
Surely nothing good can come of a dialogue with the dead...?
Pass.png


Stress.curio tracker.png
100% Stress +100Time-an endless cycle!Ia Iaaaa!



Quest Curios[edit | edit source]

Some quests require the player to activate curios with special items given at the start of the quest or retrieve special items from these curios. Unlike other curios, these curios can be found in either corridors or rooms (unless otherwise mentioned).

Curios found during Activate/Gather or plot expeditions
Curio & Type Description Cleansing Without cleansing
Animalistic Shrine.png
Animalistic Shrine
None.
The object of beast-man worship.
(This curio only appears inside the Warrens.)
Pick-Axe.png
Pick-AxeThe shrine has been decimated!
Ability none.png
Quest progress: 1/3
Ability none.png
Cannot interact without quest item



Corrupted Altar.png
Corrupted Altar
None.
A defaced, blasphemous altar. [QUEST]
(This curio only appears inside the Ruins.)
Consecrated Essence.png
Consecrated EssenceThe altar has been purified!
Ability none.png
Quest progress: 1/3
Ability none.png
Cannot interact without quest item



Chirurgeon's Satchel.png
Chirurgeon's Satchel
None.
A doctor's toolkit.
(This curio only appears inside the Weald.)
Pass.png


Ability none.png
Quest Item: 1 MedicineA vial of powerful medicines - the object of your search!



Foodstuff Crate.png
Foodstuff Crate
None.
The crate still bears the faded sigil of your family.
(This curio only appears inside the Warrens.)
Pass.png


Ability none.png
Quest Item: 1 Grain SackA sack of uneaten grain - the object of your search!



Infected Corpse.png
Infected Corpse
None.
A blighted, fattened corpse. [QUEST]
(This curio only appears inside the Weald.)
Potent Salve.png
Potent SalveThe infected corpse has been cleansed!
Ability none.png
Quest progress: 1/3
Ability none.png
Cannot interact without quest item



Iron Crown.png
Iron Crown
None.
We can light this with a Hand of Glory.
(This curio only appears inside the Darkest Dungeon, quest 2.)
Hand of Glory.png
Hand of GloryA cry is heard ! The creature squirms !
Ability none.png
Quest progress: 1/3
Ability none.png
Cannot interact without quest item



Locus Beacon.png
Locus Beacon
None.
This must be it - the beginning of the end.
(This curio only appears inside the Darkest Dungeon, quest 3.)
Pass.png


Ability none.png
Completes quest



Protective Ward.png
Protective Ward
None.
A stanchion against the spreading corruption. [QUEST]
(This curio only appears inside the Cove.)
Pineal Gland.png
Pineal GlandThe ward is now lit!
Ability none.png
Quest progress: 1/3
Ability none.png
Cannot interact without quest item



Reliquary.png
Reliquary
None.
An ancient looking dusty idol of the Light.
(This curio only appears inside the Ruins.)
Pass.png


Ability none.png
Quest Item: 1 Holy RelicA Holy Relic - the object of the search!



Shipment Crate.png
Shipment Crate
None.
A massive crate containing some terrible relic from a forgotten corner of the world.
(This curio only appears inside the Cove.)
Pass.png


Ability none.png
Quest Item: 1 Ancestor's RelicThe object of your search!



Winemaker's Reserve.png
Winemaker's Reserve
None.
Bottles of The Blood disguised as wine.
(This curio only appears inside the Courtyard.)
Pass.png


The Blood.png
The Blood x3-5The object of your search!



Retired Curios[edit | edit source]

These curios were once part of the game, but are currently unused.

Retired curios
Curio Description Cleansing Without cleansing
Locked Strongbox.png
Locked Strongbox
Treasure.
A long-forgotten strongbox sits on the cold stone floor, its contents unknown.
Skeleton Key.png
Skeleton Key
Shovel.png
Shovel
Loot.curio tracker.png
Any loot x3
Loot.curio tracker.png
66.6% Any loot x2
33.3% Nothing
Loot.curio tracker.png
50% Any loot x2
Poptext poison.png
25% Blight
Poptext bleed.png
25% Bleed


Large Strongbox.png
Large Strongbox
Treasure.
An impressive, gilded chest sits proudly before you.
Pass.png


Loot.curio tracker.png
100% Gold/Gems x2