CHRONO CROSS: THE RADICAL DREAMERS EDITION – Key Items Location

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This is a guide to all ‘Key Items’ found in Chrono Cross and includes info/descriptions, where they can be found, and their uses.

📖 Introduction | Notes

This guide describes items that must be found to complete the game, to complete side quests, or recruit certain characters into your party.

Images are from the game itself and the Official Guide (BradyGames) and were edited in Photoshop to Steam‘s standards. Branding images and several others created by me.

You can use the “CTRL+F” command to search for a specific item quickly.

⛔️ “Missable” Items

Any missable items are marked with a ‘⛔️’.

These can be extremely important for specific characters so be sure not to miss any of them.

Ancient Fruit

CHRONO CROSS: THE RADICAL DREAMERS EDITION - Key Items Location - Ancient Fruit - F8656A7
The fruit of an ancient plant that the Beeba tribe grow in order to tame Wingapedes.

Found: After rescuing Riddel from Viper Manor, return to the Hydra Marshes (Another World). Help Beeba, and he will give you the fruit and instruction on how to use it.

Use: Stand at the instructed position in Hydra Marshes, and use the Beeba Flute. A Wingapede will carry you to Gaea's Navel. The fruit is payment.

 

Angry Scapula

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These shoulder-blades obviously bore a lot of hatred. Perhaps the owner hated himself...while alive.

Found: Under the Waterfall in the Shadow Forest (Another World). Read the explorer's letter, and it drops out.

Use: Collect all the skeletal parts and take them to Skelly's grandma in Termina (Another World). Skelly will be reassembled.

 

Aroma Pouch

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When worn it has the power to make seeds and fruit cling to you upon examining plants.

Found: In a chest in the cave under the waterfall in Shadow Forest (Another World).

Use: As described in Shadow Forest (Another World). A seed will follow the party. Use the seed to lure similar-colored monster to large monster blocking the path.

 

Astral Amulet

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A small, star-colored talisman.

Found: Kid gives it to Serge if he decides to look for the Hydra Humour. If not, Harle gives it to Serge upon returning to his Home World.

Use: Find the wormhole at Opassa Beach, and travel between worlds at will.

 

Beeba Flute

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A mysterious flute handed down in the Beeba tribe. It enables you to tame the wildest of Wingapedes.

Found: In the Hydra Marshes, defeat the first Beeba(s) and it will apologize and give you the flute.

Use: Use the flute at certain spots to call upon a Wingapede. But you better have the right fruit to feed it.

 

Bellflower

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A blue blossom that only blooms in the Fossil Valley.

Found: Find at the highest point of Fossil Valley (Another World).

Use: Find Glenn and Riddel at the shrine area of Termina (Another World), Glenn will give you up to 70G for it without much problem.

 

Big Egg

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A huge egg found in the Fossil Valley. What kind of egg it is remains yet unknown.

Found: Steal it from the Dodo's nest in Fossil Valley (Another World).

Use: In Fort Dragonia (Home World), take the elevator down and use it in the center incubator.

 

Black Relic

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A special treasure received from 
the Black Dragon God at Marbule.

Found: Defeat the Black Dragon.

Use: Allows you to enter the Sea of Eden, when used in conjunction with the other Dragon Relics.

 

Blue Relic

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A special treasure received from the Blue Dragon God at Water Dragon Isle.

Found: Defeat the Blue Dragon.

Use: Allows you to enter the Sea of Eden when used in conjunction with the other Dragon Relics.

 

Boom of Poems

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Poems written by the waitress in Arni Village.

Found: Speak to the waitress in the restaurant at Arni Village in Home World. Then speak to the "other waitress" in Another World. Speak to the waitress in Home World again to receive the Book.

Use: Give to the waitress in Another World to receive an item.

 

Card Key

CHRONO CROSS: THE RADICAL DREAMERS EDITION - Key Items Location - Card Key - F443606A security pass built with futuristic technology that makes it impossible to duplicate.

Found: Level 4 of Chronopolis.

Use: Access to Level B1 of Chronopolis via the central elevator.

 

Chrono Cross

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The ultimate, long-lost Element of the seventh color attribute.

Found: Take the Tear of Love and the Tear of Hate to Divine Dragon Falls (Another World) after defeating the Seventh Dragon God. Place the items on the two pedestals.

Use: Multiple uses as an item and an Element. In New Game+ you can use it in the Dimensional Vortex to obtain characters from previous game saves.

 

Decor Shield

CHRONO CROSS: THE RADICAL DREAMERS EDITION - Key Items Location - Decor Shield - AF4DD9FA beautiful shied made for completely ornamental purposes.

Found: On the wall in the trap-filled room in Viper Manor.

Use: Place upon the suit of armor that is missing a shield to reveal a hidden room.

 

Dragon Emblem

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A traditional crest passed down the generations at the Dragon Shrine. The design looks familiar..

Found: Show Direa the Tear of Hate in the Dragon Shrine at Guldove (Another World).

Use: Gain entrance to the Dragon Shrine in Guldove (Home World).

 

Dragon Tear

CHRONO CROSS: THE RADICAL DREAMERS EDITION - Key Items Location - Dragon Tear - 218E558A legendary treasure that enables its possessor to switch bodies with someone else. By combining the Tear of Love and the Tear of Hate it 'awakens' the Chrono Cross.


Found: N/A


Use: N/A

 

Einlanzer

CHRONO CROSS: THE RADICAL DREAMERS EDITION - Key Items Location - Einlanzer - 846E74D
The legendary dragon sword Garai once wielded. It is the only sword able to beat the Masamune's evil power.

Found: The grave of Garai on the Isle of the Damned (Home World).

Use: Allows you to enter the Dead Sea. Equip on Glenn to take the other Einlanzer from the shrine area of Termina (Another World).

 

Explosive

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An explosive device used by excavation teams. Handle with care!

Found: Talk to the guy standing near the underground entrance on Earth Dragon Isle (Home World).

Use: Blast the large creatures on Earth Dragon Isle who are blocking the way.

 

Fiddler Crab

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A sculpture of a fiddler crab with a claw that shines like a blue jewel. Said to have the ability to control the tides.

Found: Defeat the Sage on board the S.S. Zelbess.

Use: Opens access to the Dead Sea.

 

Garai Keepsake

CHRONO CROSS: THE RADICAL DREAMERS EDITION - Key Items Location - Garai Keepsake - 684FA1AJust an old mirror. Why it is said to be a memento of Garai will never be known.

Found: Follow Radius back to Hermit's Hideout (Home World), where he will produce this.

Use: Enables you to pass through the mirror doorways on the Isle of the Damned.

 

Good Backbone

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A spine with good posture that must have come from a grandma's loving training in its former life.

Found: Inside a cave close to where the Hydra might have been in the Hydra Marshes (Another World).

Use: Collect all the skeletal parts and take them to Skelly's grandma in Termina (Another World). Skelly will be reassembled.

 

Green Relic

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A special treasure received from the Green Dragon God at Gaea's Navel.

Found: Defeat the Green Dragon.

Use: Allows you to enter the Sea of Eden when used in conjunction with the other Dragon Relics.

 

Green Tinkler

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Marsh plants react to the sound of this belt bending to open the way without you having to touch them.

Found: Talk to the dwarf that appears in Orlha's bar after speaking to the Shrine Maidens in Guldove (Another World).

Use: As described.

 

Handle

CHRONO CROSS: THE RADICAL DREAMERS EDITION - Key Items Location - Handle - 8B631B1A detachable crank-handle that serves as proof that the casino table is rigged.

Found: Secret machine room above the Inn on board the S.S. Zelbess.

Use: Taking it prevents Fargo and the crew from cheating passengers.

 

Heavy Skull

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A human skull painted with clown's make-up. It says it is searching for its body and lost memories.

Found: Approach the skull of the dragon skeleton in Fossil Valley (Another World).

Use: Collect all the skeletal parts and take them to Skelly's grandma in Termina (Another World). Skelly will be reassembled.

 

Heckran Bone

CHRONO CROSS: THE RADICAL DREAMERS EDITION - Key Items Location - Heckran Bone - 770B3B0The leg bone of a wild Heckran. Perfect for making stock to be used in soups and stews.

Found: Under bed in room above restaurant in Arni Village (Home World).

Use: Offer it to Poshul in Arni Village (Home World) to recruit her early in the game.

 

Hero’s Medal

CHRONO CROSS: THE RADICAL DREAMERS EDITION - Key Items Location - Hero's Medal - A8757DDOne piece of the three-piece hero's collection. Said to prove the wearer is a true hero.

Found: Speak to Pierre in the room he's rented inside Zappa's Smithy, then go out the back door. Chase down the little boy running in circles behind Zappa's Smithy in Termina (Another World). He hands this over like a good little boy. You must have spoken to the man polishing General Viper's statue near Termina's entrance.

Use: Present to Pierre inside Zappa's Smithy. Then speak to him again to recruit him. The medal can be equipped as an accessory on Pierre to increase his evade rate %.

 

Hydra Humour

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Refined from the body fluids of a hydra, this liquid is the only known antidote for hydra poison.

Found: Defeat the Hydra in the Hydra Marshes, and then touch its remains to obtain ft (Home World).

Use: Give it to Doc in Guldove (Another World). This only occurs if you chose to help Kid.

 

Ice Breath

CHRONO CROSS: THE RADICAL DREAMERS EDITION - Key Items Location - Ice Breath - 19C95A4The cold breath of the Water Dragon has the power to freeze even piping-hot magma.

Found: Speak to the Water Dragon at Water Dragon Isle (Home World).

Use: Allows you to travel through Mount Pyre, prevents HP draining by magma.

 

Ice Gun

CHRONO CROSS: THE RADICAL DREAMERS EDITION - Key Items Location - Ice Gun - 37179B6A quick-freeze gun Lucca made so babysitters could fight fires. Keep out of reach of children!

Found: In Lucca's room in her burning house on the back wall.

Use: Put out fires, cool the hot spot on the ground at Hermit's Hideout (Another World).

 

Komodo Scale

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The color scale of a large lizard used to make the necklaces that are all the rage in Arni Village.

Found: Speak to the fisherman under the sawfish in Arni Village (Home World) and tell him - "You're probably right".

Use: Give freely to the kid standing between the huts on the right side of the village and get an Uplift in return.

 

Life Sparkle

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A botanical energy that will give life to the NeoFio — a man-made half-human, half-plant lifeform.

Found: At the back of Hydra Marshes (Another World), defeat the goblins and open the chest.

Use: Take it to the balcony of Viper Manor (Another World) and sprinkle it on the flower growing in the pond.

 

Manor Key

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The key to the front door of Viper Manor borrowed from the old stableman. Bears Viper's insignia.

Found: Cupboard In dragon stables behind Viper Manor (Another World).

Use: Opens the front door of Viper Manor.

 

Medical Book

CHRONO CROSS: THE RADICAL DREAMERS EDITION - Key Items Location - Medical Book - B6B90CC⛔️ Missable item.

The book, Cray's Anatomy, reveals the wonders of the human body.

Found: Use the Station Pass to get through the turnstiles in the Tower of Gheddon. Find this in a Treasure Chest on the balcony beyond.

Use: Recruit Doc in Guldove (Another World). Give this to Doc in Guldove (Home World) to get Lv.7 Technique HangTen.

 

Memento Pendant

CHRONO CROSS: THE RADICAL DREAMERS EDITION - Key Items Location - Memento Pendant - 6ABD0D0A beautiful, intricately-made pendant that once belonged to Dario's mother.


Found: Defeat Soil and Peppor on the Isle of the Damned (Another World).

Use: Reminds Dario of who he is.

 

Mixed Bones

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It is impossible to tell which bone is which. You'll just have to try putting them in some kind of order.

Found: Inside the cave on the top left of the first area on the Isle of the Damned (Another World).

Use: Collect all the skeletal parts and take them to Skelly's grandma in Termina (Another World). Skelly will be reassembled.

 

Mushroom

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An expensive delicacy found only in the Guardia region. It's sort of Like truffles without the chocolate.

Found: In the cave that runs between Shadow Forest and Viper Manor in Another World. Save the man who's scared to come out of the hole, and he gives it to you as a reward.

Use: Use it to recruit Funguy.

 

Parlor Key

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A key to the parlor of Viper Manor that was found in the manor prison. Probably hidden by a lazy guard.

Found: Return to Viper Manor (Another World) after the Dragoons have left for Fort Dragonia. Find the key in a bucket directly under the stairs near the prison area.

Use: Opens the locked parlor door on the first floor of the manor.

 

Pelvic Bone

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Even from the pelvis, you can see this person had good posture. It is important to have good posture!

Found: Talk to the material trader outside Doc's hut in Guldove (Another World), Whether you trade anything or not, she offers this to you.

Use: Collect all the skeletal parts and take them to Skelly's grandma in Termina (Another World). Skelly will be reassembled.

 

Prison Key

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A key that opens the dungeon-like prison beneath Viper Manor.

Found: While rescuing Riddel at Viper Manor (Another World), find Norris in the parlor on the first floor and he'll give it to you.

Use: Unlocks any door in the prison area of Viper Manor.

 

Prop Sword

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⛔️ Missable Item.

A sword stage-prop found in the ruins of a theater.

Found: The stage area inside the Tower of Gheddon in the Dead Sea.

Use: Give to Pierre in Termina (Another World). Becomes the Hero's Sword, part of a 3-piece Hero's set.

 

Red Relic

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A special treasure received from the Red Dragon God at Mount Pyre.

Found: Defeat the Red Dragon.

Use: Allows you to enter the Sea of Eden when used in conjunction with the other Dragon Relics.

 

Relief Charm

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No need to participate in battles when friends can fight for you!

Found: Beginning of a New Game+.

Use: Replace Serge in the fighting trio. He still leads the group on the World and Area Maps, but in combat he will be replaced by whomever you choose, prior to battle.

 

Safety Gear

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Poison-resistant clothing that an exploration party had can tend to amateur adventurers.

Found: In the Hydra Marshes (Another World), go up the fungal stalks all the way to the open clearing, and speak to the man nearby.

Use: Prevents HP drain while exploring the Hydra Marshes in Another World.

 

Sapphire Brooch

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A brooch that has a blue stone that appears to have been broken in two sets inside of it.

Found: After rescuing Riddel, defeat Orlha at Guldove (Another World). She gives it to you afterward.

Use: Show it to Orlha after Serge is reborn, and she joins the party.

 

Shark Tooth

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An amulet Kiki's father made from a lion shark tooth ten years ago when he decided to be a fisherman.

Found: In Arni Village (Home World). Speak to the fisherman in his basement before setting out for Lizard Rock.

Use: Show it to the same fisherman in Another World to recruit the voodoo doll Mojo.

 

Smith Spirit

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Wherever there's a customer, a blacksmith will be there! Just summon the master smith's spirit...

Found: Recruit Zappa at his Smithy in Termina (Home World). He will give this to you.

Use: Forge weapons anywhere on the World Map or at a Record of Fate.

 

Star Fragment

CHRONO CROSS: THE RADICAL DREAMERS EDITION - Key Items Location - Star Fragment - 0855C64It looks just like an ordinary starfish, but is said to have a secret power.

Found:Chest in center of El Nido Triangle (Home World).

Use: When you equip the Star Fragment onto a character, it will protect them from - Poison, Flu, Sprain and Burn. It is also needed to recruit Starky.

 

Station Pass

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Without this pass it is impossible to proceed through the station's turnstiles.

Found: Wait for the ghost to drop it at the train station area of the Tower of Gheddon in the Dead Sea.

Use: Go through the turnstiles to find rare treasures.

 

Sturdy Ribs

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The owner must have done various gymnastics and aerobatics in order to build a body this solid.

Found: On Water Dragon Isle (Another World), talk to the person wearing green who's standing near the rear exit of the first area.

Use: Collect all the skeletal parts and take them to Skelly's grandma in Termina (Another World). Skelly will be reassembled.

 

Tear of Hate

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A shard of the shattered Dragon Tear.

Found: After the Dead Sea, return to Termina (Another) and go into the back room. Karsh entrusts it to Serge.

Use: After defeating FATE at Chronopolis, return to the Divine Dragon Falls (Another) and use the Tear of Love and Tear of Hate to make the Chrono Cross.

 

Tear of Love

CHRONO CROSS: THE RADICAL DREAMERS EDITION - Key Items Location - Tear of Love - F9D636D
A shard of the shattered Dragon Tear.

Found: After the Dead Sea, return to Termina(Another) and go into the back room. Karsh entrusts it to Serge.

Use: After defeating FATE at Chronopolis, return to the Divine Dragon Falls (Another World). Use the Tear of Love and Tear of Hate to make the Chrono Cross.

 

Tele-Porter

CHRONO CROSS: THE RADICAL DREAMERS EDITION - Key Items Location - Tele-Porter - 659ED63

Lets you change party members on the World Map or when standing in reach of Records of Fate.

Found: Given to Serge by Kid, either when she joins the party or at Termina (Another World).

Use: As described.

 

Time Egg

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A legendary item that is a complete enigma. It is believed to break the bonds of time.

Found: Defeat the Time Devourer at the top of the Terra Tower. Belthasar gives this to you.

Use: Travel to the darkness at the end of time to unite two worlds.

 

Time Shifter

CHRONO CROSS: THE RADICAL DREAMERS EDITION - Key Items Location - Time Shifter - 5765D92

Controls the flow of time.

Found: Automatically earned.

Use: Changes the speed of the game, on the World and Area Maps, as well as during combat.

 

White Relic

CHRONO CROSS: THE RADICAL DREAMERS EDITION - Key Items Location - White Relic - EBF8507

A special treasure received from the White Dragon God at Sky Dragon Isle.

Found: Defeat the Sky Dragon.

Use: Allows you to enter the Sea of Eden when used in conjunction with the other Dragon Relics.

 

Yellow Relic

CHRONO CROSS: THE RADICAL DREAMERS EDITION - Key Items Location - Yellow Relic - 4BCB2BD

A special treasure received from the Yellow Dragon God at Earth Dragon Isle.

Found: Defeat the Yellow Dragon.

Use: Allows you to enter the Sea of Eden when used in conjunction with the other Dragon Relics.

 

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