Welcome to our comprehensive Resident Evil 4 Remake guide, specifically focused on the Wayshrine Key Location and how to open Wayshrines. As a fan of the iconic horror series, you know each game has its own set of intricate puzzles and enigmatic locations to unravel. In the much-anticipated remake of Resident Evil 4, the Wayshrine Key is a critical item that you will need to progress through the game and uncover the hidden chilling secrets.

In this guide, we will take you step-by-step through the eerie world of Resident Evil 4 Remake, ensuring that you not only find the coveted Wayshrine Key, but also learn how to use it effectively to open the mysterious Wayshrines scattered throughout the game.

How to Unlock Wayshrines in Resident Evil 4 Remake – Wayshrine Key Location

Wayshrines are locked when you first enter the village and its surrounding areas. But come chapter 4, you will be able to access the Wayshrines if you manage to find the Wayshrine Key.

Play chapter 4 until you reach the Mural Cave, you will also need to tackle the Church Key puzzle. The ancient Wayshrine Key can be found in a chest located there. Here’s a video location and bird’s eye view of the map that helps you pinpoint the location.

Wayshrine Key Location

With the key in hand, you can unlock the Wayshrines in Resident Evil 4 Remake.

Where to Find Wayshrines in RE4 Remake (Locations and Items)

Location #1: Venture into the northeastern section of the farm, close to the gate that directs you to the northern structure. Within the shrine, you will discover an Antique Pipe.

Location #2: You can easily reach the northeastern area of the location by boat, as the harbor is located at the southern end of Lakeside Settlement. Once there, you can explore the shrine that contains the Pearl Bangle.

Location #3: To find the Butterfly Lamp, head north of the main quarry area (where you fight El Gigante) and west of the merchant and shooting range until you reach the Wayshrine.

Location #4: To reach the Wayshrine where the Splendid Badge is located, you’ll need to take a boat west from the main part of the lake. This area is underneath the footbridges that you crossed while traveling from the church.

Location #5: In order to reach the shrine containing the Elegant Headdress, you must first progress to chapter 6, as this is the point at which you will visit Checkpoint (after defending the house with Luis). Once there, make your way to the stairs that lead to the upper level and search the southwest corner of the area.

Pro Tip

Once you open all the Wayshrines you can sell the key to the merchant for 3,500 coins.

And that’s everything you need to know on how to find the Wayshrine Key in RE4 Remake. More content is in the works, so stay tuned to RespawnFirst.

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