Rosary Beads in Blasphemous are items that add perks to The Penitent One's stats. Rosary Beads are perks that improve various stats of The Penitent One such as an increase of defense, health, Fervor, and many more. At the start of the game, The Penitent One can only equip two rosary beads, but as the game progresses, players can find Knots to unlock more slots allowing you to equip more rosary beads. Rosary Beads, as well as Knots can be obtained as loot found at specified areas of a location, given by NPCs, as quest rewards, boss drops, and can also be purchased from Merchants. Players can find a full list of all rosary beads that can be found throughout the game on this page.
- Acquiring all Rosary Beads unlocks the Trophy/Achievement: Mysteria Lucis
- Maximizing the slots of Rosary Beads unlocks the Trophy/Achievement: Engracia
How to Equip Rosary Beads in Blasphemous
To equip a Rosary Bead in Blasphemous, simply open your inventory and switch to the Rosary Beads tab. From here, you will be able to change the active Rosary Beads in your arsenal. Rosary Beads are found across Cvstodia waiting to be found, and there are also Beads that are part of a reward for doing a quest.
We gathered below the full list of Rosary Beads available in Blasphemous, including their types, effect, and where to find them. Rosary Beads can greatly alter your gameplay experience, and make sure to check them out here.
Types of Rosary Beads
Each of the Rosary Beads all have a different effect on The Penitent One, but they can be categorized into 3 types:
The Rosary Beads provide Offensive, Defensive, and Utility effects to The Penitent One. Offensive types will modify the strength of The Penitent One's attacks, while the Defensive types will increase his protection against damage, and lastly, any of the Rosary Beads that do not fall under the 2 categories will go to Utility which covers vital effects such as for flasks, navigation, Fervor, and more.
Unlocking Slots of Rosary Beads
To unlock additional slots for Rosary Beads in Blasphemous, you need to locate a Knot of Rosary Rope. At the beginning of the game, The Penitent One can equip only 2 rosary beads. With the additional slots, you can get a total of 8 Rosary Beads equipped for your character. Knots of Rosary Rope are oftentimes found as you explore the game, it is part of rewarding players for exploring hidden rooms and such.
Once you have collected at least one of the knots, look for an NPC named Engracia hidden inside a room beneath Brotherhood of the Silent Sorrow. You can access this hidden room after navigating Jondo and Mountains of the Endless Dusk. Give her the Knot of Rosary Rope that you have found and she will unlock new slots of Rosary Beads for The Penitent One.
Where to Get Knot of Rosary Ropes in Blasphemous
- Jondo - Obtained after solving the bell puzzle.
- Grievance Ascends - You'll find this in the section that has poisonous gas and collapsible floors.
- Albero - Given by Tirso after giving him the last item he needs.
- Graveyard of the Peaks - Jump on top of the lift that takes you from Albero to Graveyard of Peaks
- The Holy Line - Found below a breakable floor, but must have Blood Perpetuated in Sand and Nail Uprooted from Dirt equipped in order to reach it.
- Mother of Mothers - Given by Redento once he reaches the end of his pilgrimage.
Check out Knot of Rosary Rope for more information.
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Quick Search of All Rosary Beads
|Offensive||Provides protection against electrical attacks.||Library of the Negated Words|
|Utility||Slightly strengthens the wearer's fervour.||Convent of Our Lady of the Charred Visage|
|Utility||Speeds up Bile Flask usage time.||Graveyard of the Peaks|
|Defensive||Slightly strengthen the vitality of the wearer.||Mercy Dreams|
|Utility||Adds extra thrust while in the air.||Patio of the Silent Steps|
|Utility||Reveals the vital essence of enemies.||Graveyard of the Peaks|
|Offensive||Adds 3 ranged projectiles to Mea Culpa attacks||Convent of Our Lady of the Charred Visage|
|Offensive||Adds 5 ranged projectiles to Mea Culpa attacks.||Donate 50,000 to the Church in Albero|
|Defensive||Gives the wearer great protection against magical attacks.||Mother of Mothers|
|Offensive||Increases attack speed by 80% while health is below 20%.||Hidden behind a wall in Knot of the Three Words|
|Utility||Increases fervour gain after an attack by 50%.||Brotherhood of the Silent Sorrow|
|Defensive||Strengthens The Penitent One's defenses.||Albero|
|Offensive||Increases the power of Prayers.||Library of the Negated Words|
|Defensive||Increases the defenses of the wearer.||Graveyard of the Peaks|
|Utility||It increases the Fervour generated with attacks.||Reward from completing a trial of a Confessor Dungeon.|
|Utility||Reduces dodging cooldown.||Jondo|
|Utility||Reduces prayer casting time.||Echoes of Salt|
|Defensive||Increases the wearer's defense when their health is low.||Where Olive Trees Wither|
|Utility||It creates fervour when destroying surrounding objects.||Mercy Dreams|
|Utility||Gains access into the portals left by a destroyed Confessor Statue. It is also used to obtain the true ending||Graveyard of the Peaks|
|Offensive||Increases the wearer's strength.||Grievance Ascends|
|Defensive||~20%* resist against all attacks provided that all Bile Flasks are empty.||Echoes of Salt|
|Utility||Increases dodging distance.||Wasteland of the Buried Churches|
|Defensive||Grants some protection against toxins.||Mercy Dreams|
|Defensive||Slightly protects its wearer from attacks of magical nature.||Graveyard of the Peaks|
|Utility||It recovers health when destroying surrounding objects.||The Holy Line|
|Utility||Protects the wearer from all harm while they drink from the bile flask.||Jondo|
|Defensive||Offers protection against lighting attacks.||Acquired as a reward after defeating Perpetva|
|Defensive||Grants some protection against flames.||Convent of Our Lady of the Charred Visage|
|Utility||The fragment confers resistance to falls, eliminating recovery time.||Graveyard of the Peaks|
|Defensive||It gives great protection against fire.||Wall of the Holy Prohibitions|
|Utility||Provides constant Fervor regeneration over time. Stacks with penitence regeneration.||[New Game + only] Rewarded for completing the game with the Unwavering Faith penitence.|
|Utility||Makes Bile Flasks recover Fervor instead of health.||[New Game + only] Rewarded for completing the game with the True Guilt penitence.|
|Utility||Regenerates health over time, after using Bile Flasks.||[New Game + only] Rewarded for completing the game with the Bleeding Heart penitence.|
|Utility||Increases the number of Tears of Atonement harvested with each attack.||Mother of Mothers|
|Defensive||Allows the Penitent One to block attacks from behind||Echoes of Salt|
|Defensive||Provides some protection against all elemental damage.||Reward from completing a trial of a Confessor Dungeon.|
|Defensive||It enhances the wearer's defenses considerably.||Desecrated Cistern|
|Utility||Its miraculous influence fills the bile flasks after some attacks, but the Miracle is capricious, and this does not happen often.||Wall of the Holy Prohibitions|
|Utility||Slightly increases the movement speed.||Complete a quest from Diosdado|
|Defensive||It protects its wearer from damage through contact.||Patio of the Silent Steps|
|Offensive||Provides a 15% damage bonus if all Bile Flasks are depleted.||Donate 5,000 to the Church in Albero.|
|Utility||Chance of earning Tears of Atonement when destroying an object.||Wasteland of the Buried Churches|
|Defensive||Provides protection from toxic damage.||The Sleeping Canvases|