SIREN: Blood Curse - Archive Items Location Guide v1.0
by Dantes
August first, 2008
ma_chiavel@hotmail.com
Copyright 2008

Archive Items Location Guide
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1. Introduction and Legal
2. Story Archive
3. Weapon Archive


1. Introduction and Legal
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This guide is meant to help you find all the archive item in Siren. For story 
items only the location will be given. For the weapon, the name a one of the 
various locations where you can find the weapon will be given. There are other
places where each weapon can be found but the goal of this fact is not to draw 
an exhaustive list of those, only to find them once.

This may be not be reproduced under any circumstances except for personal, 
private use. It may not be placed on any web site or otherwise distributed 
publicly without advance written permission. Use of this guide on any other 
web site or as a part of any public display is strictly prohibited, and a 
violation of copyright.


2. Story Archive
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Item #1 - Storyline item. Note that this item will be updated a few times 
during the course of the game.
Item #2 - Storyline item.
Item #3 - Storyline item.
Item #4 - Episode 1 Chapter 2 - As you walk out of the police "station" the 
police car will stop near you. When you recover control of your character, 
run toward the end of the road to your left, close the flashlight and crouch. 
Walk back toward the car slowly,the policeman will go toward the bus stop. 
Once he is there and turn around, pick the sake bottle on the bench near him. 
Let him walk back to the car. His next movement will be toward the police 
station door. Strike him when he is in the door. He will drop his notepad. 
Pick it up and run uphill.
Item #5 - Storyline item.

Item #6 - Storyline item.
Item #7 - Storyline item.
Item #8 - Episode 2 Chapter 2 - After you dispatch the female shibito in the 
mine, look at the building with the siren control in it. Outside the building, 
to the side, there is a ladder you can climb. On top of the building, slightly 
to the right you can find a video tape of Melissa's show.
Item #9 - Episode 2 Chapter 4 - As the chapter start, follow Amana. 
When she detect the first shibito and go down the stairs on the right, ignore 
her. Stalk the shibito to the end of the trail. Maybe you can attack it with 
your fists and push him down the slope, but I was unable to. Instead I ran 
past him and climbed the stairs on the left. Once you are up, look to your 
left for 4 or 5 sake bottles. Use them to kill the shibito. Pick his mallet 
(new weapon) and climb on top of the observation tower. Archive item 9 is 
there, it's a tablet.
Item #10 - Episode 2 Chapter 6 - Once you get the .38 pistol, look 
behind you for a handle near the rail. Activate it to change the rails 
alignment. Once you backtracked to the other hand on the bridge, look for a 
mine cart. Push the cart, jump in it and enjoy the ride. Once you brake the 
metal door, look for a journal near some cardboard boxes.

Item #11 - Storyline item. Note that this is Bella's diary and will be updated 
a few time over the course of the game.
Item #12 - Episode 3 Chapter 2 - Go through the level as usual until you pick 
the key in the basement. Get out the incinerator room, turn right, climb the 
stairs for 2 levels and an half. Don't step on the third floor yet, crouch at 
the bottom of the last stair segment.

Use Sight Jack and locate the nurse on the third floor. Pay attention to her 
pattern:
#1 - Nurse Station
#2 - Patient Room
#3 - Outside

The archive item is in the nurse station but you can't open the door, it's 
locked. You will need to time yourself. When the nurse is outside, go in the 
patient room. When she sit at her table in the nurse station, press the button 
to call her in the patient room. Rush to the bottom of the first half of the 
stairs and wait for her to go to the patient room. Once she passes you, run to 
the nurse station. Pick the archive item on her desk, it's a letter from a 
patient, then run outside. There is a trap on the balcony. At first, Bella 
don't want to go down, but if you insist she will drop to the second floor and 
out of reach of the nurse. Go to the reception and continue the game story.
Item #13 - Storyline item.
Item #14 - Storyline item.
Item #15 - Episode 3 Chapter 4 - Once you are reunited with Miyako, head for 
the fuel storage. As soon as your path rejoin with the path over you to your 
left (very short distance) turn right. There is a small elevation you can 
climb (and 2 sections on your map; look like a small alcove). You will find a 
small table and a guide to the village written a long time ago.

Item #16 - Storyline item.
Item #17 - Storyline item.
Item #18 - Episode 4 Chapter 2 - Do not snipe. Go down the tower, run to the 
spot where Sam was being attacked, he's not there anymore. Quickly make your 
way to the noodle shop and examine the table to find a bowl of noddle and your 
item archive. If you are too slow, the policeman will eat them up and you will 
get nothing.
Item #19 - Episode 4 Chapter 4 - Once you start the chapter, beat down the 
shibito who spotted you in the previous movie. Inside the room you will find 
the closet key. Use that key to gain access to the storage closet and pick up 
half of a pair of wire cutter. The second half is on the second floor, the 
room on your right as your are done climbing the stairs. Once your wire cutter 
are complete, go to the room next to the storage closet and open the little 
shrine. The disposition of the items inside are your archive item.
Item #20 - Episode 5 Chapter 2 - After the cutscene with Seigo and Sam, make 
your way to the stairs "C". Go down a level, turn left and go to the research 
lab. Seigo notebook is on one of the table.

Item #21 - Storyline item.
Item #22 - Episode 5 Chapter 4 - It's the mana cross brooch. You have to pick 
it up from the base of the statue to progress in the game.
Item #23 - Episode 5 Chapter 4 - In the cemetery as you look for memory of the 
past. You will find the seal to break and the archive item inside a tomb at 
random. Use sight jacking to catch the ghost of someone, lock it, then move 
toward the grave and examine them.
Item #24 - Storyline item.
Item #25 - Episode 6 Chapter 2 - This one will require a lot of back tracking. 
Make note of where the pursuer (shibito Seigo) and the miner with the shovel 
near the siren key are. After you activate the siren, run to the elevator. Go 
kill the miner shibito in the lower level and pick his shovel. Go to where the 
pursuer was ambushing you on top of the ladder and check the wall of rock 
behind where he was. You will get the option to dig. Do it, watch the cutscene 
and you just bagged on more item.

Item #26 - Storyline item.
Item #27 - Episode 6 Chapter 4 - You were here once before. If at that time 
you did not use Howard to close the floodgate and drain the ditch, you won't 
have access to this item. If you did however, from the start of the level, go 
left, down the stairs, do not pass under the fallen tree. Look for a way to go 
down in the ditch. Run through it until you get to the stairs on your map, 
climb them and look for a small shrine to your left. Examine it for the item.
Item #28 - Episode 7 Chapter 2 - First, in episode 4 chapter 2, destroy the 
bowl of noodle before the policeman can eat them. Next, in episode 7 chapter 2,
do not kill the brain, you need the policeman, now a fly, to open the backdoor
of the lucky triangle for you so he can eat. Enter, kill him and get the item.
Item #29 - Episode 7 Chapter 4 - You will have to rush to get this one. You 
will also need the can opener that you should have picked off in Episode 2 
Chapter 6. After the cutscene when you first climb the smokestack, you will 
aim in front of you and wait. Do not shoot at Sam, you won't hit him. A spider 
will turn the corner, kill it. That will alert Sam and he will come at you 
from the front, a little to the left. Kill him and he will drop the can opener.
Now look down a little. You will see an open fridge. You must drop down from 
your roof to the fridge without alerting the giant brain and reach that fridge.
The item is the can inside.
Item #30 - Storyline item.

Item #31 - Episode 8 Chapter 2 - Remember the shibito that broke your first 
meeting with Sam ? You will have to stalk him until he open the gate on his 
patrol path. Once the door is open, kill him and pick the magazine on the 
table.
Item #32 - Episode 8 Chapter 4 - Before bringing Bella to the front 
door for the first time, make her hide in the incinerator.
Item #33 - Storyline item.
Item #34 - Episode 9 Chapter 2 - It is lying on the ground somewhere in the 
level and it is said it is random. I found mine near the iron gate. You are 
looking for a gray cellphone on the brown ground. Enjoy !
Item #35 - Storyline item.

Item #36 - Episode 9 Chapter 4 - After saving Bella, go to the Mitamura house. 
Easiest way is to let yourself fall through the roof like Howard did in the 
beginning of the game. Inspect the corners of the room to find a family 
pictures album.
Item #37 - Storyline item.
Item #38 - Episode 10 Chapter 2 - Once you are on the roof and see you got 
your checkpoint, press start and restart from the checkpoint. As it start, 
crouch, turn around. The daughter should leave her room. Enter, hide in the 
closet. When she comes back, sight jack her father. Wait for him to go down 
the stairs. Get out of the closet, aligne yourself to the left of the chair 
but still in range to hide by just turning around. Yell then hide. The 
daughter should leave the room, close the door behind her, then go examine 
the radio for your archive item.
Item #39 - Episode 10 Chapter 2 - Before leaving the Ito house, search the 
daughter room.
Item #40 - Episode 10 Chapter 2 -  This item and item #41 are linked. To get 
#41 you will need to get (or get again) this item first and not die/use 
continue until you pick up #41. Once you are out of the Ito house, go to the 
room and pick up the storage closet key. Go back to the house main door 
(not gate, door) and ring the doorbell. Hide to your right behind a fence. 
The "mother" shibito will open the kitchen door, investigate and eventually 
go toward the room. That's your cue to enter the house and get to the storage 
closet to pick up the item.

Item #41 - Episode 10 Chapter 2 - Get item #40. Exit the house again. When 
you are back on ground level, look for a tree with a large base between the 
clothesline and the dog house. You will apply the bug catching kit molasses 
there. Wait for 2-3 minute of real time and look again. You just caught item 
#41.
Item #42 - Episode 10 Chapter 4 - After you closed the floodgate, go down in 
the ditch via the bridge by the dilapidated shack (take the hunting traps 
inside). Climb the high wall and then the stairs to get near where Bella found 
item #27 in episode 6. Look to the left of the shrine for a trap. Set a new 
trap at the same spot. Go to the side of the church, a bit right of the .38 
revolver in the green plant with white flowers. You will hear the rabbit run 
away. Next, go where you picked up the old guide to the village (there is also 
a seal to unlock there). You will hear the rabbit again. Now go to your trap, 
you will hear the rabbit get caught before you get there. Examine the blood 
trail and voila ! 
Item #43 - Episode 11 Chapter 2 - Did you drain the water out of the mine at 
the pumping station in episode 8 chapter 2 ? If you did, you still need to 
find a detonator. After you picked up the wooden stake, take the only elevator 
left. Once your up, do not move. Let the shibito open the gated door, take his 
bolt cutter and cut down the elevator door. Now kill it. Inside the gated room 
you will find the detonator. Go down via the ladder. Once down, go as if you 
were going to the main shaft but keep looking at the right wall. A narrow path 
is open there for you. The path goes down then up again and it's time to use 
the detonator. Go back to the wall you just cleared to pick up the item.
Item #44 - Storyline item.
Item #45 - Episode 11 Chapter 4 - You need to get item #39, #40 and #41 in the 
same go to prepare for those event (you will get a message if you do it right 
as always). When it's done, make your way to the lucky triangle the same way 
you did for item #28 except this time you do not want to knock the brain out. 
You have to let our hungry policeman open the door to eat noodles for you. 
Once you're there with Bella, look around the bathroom entrance for an 
"examine" prompt. Let Bella work her magic and bag the item.

Item #46 - Storyline item.
Item #47 - Episode 12 Chapter 2 - Earlier, in episode 8 chapter 4, you needed 
Bella to pick the keys in the ditch. To do that you needed Melissa to go to 
the roof of the hospital and play with the valve. If you did this, Bella will 
open a door to look at the monster her mother became as soon as Sam goes 
through the bus. Enter the room Bella opened for you and pick the item.
Item #48 - Episode 12 Chapter 4 - Headshot Seigo a few times during your duel. 
He should drop it eventually.
Item #49 - Storyline item.
Item #50 - Storyline item.


3. Weapon Archive
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Weapon #1  - Wrench                  - Episode 7 Chapter 4 - Start, go through 
the bus. After exiting the back of the bus but before exiting the structure, 
explore to your right.
Weapon #2  - Hand Rake               - Episode 3 Chapter 4 - Go to the 
equipment storage.
Weapon #3  - Iron Poker              - Episode 4 Chapter 4 - Start the chapter.
Weapon #4  - Ashtray                 - Episode 4 Chapter 4 - Front study.
Weapon #5  - Parking Sign            - Episode 9 Chapter 2 - Outside, blocking 
the automatic doors.

Weapon #6  - Frying Pan              - Episode 4 Chapter 4 - In the kitchen.
Weapon #7  - Alto Recorder           - Episode 4 Chapter 4 - Kill the shibito 
in the daughter room.
Weapon #8  - Mattress Beater         - Episode 4 Chapter 4 - On the second 
floor balcony before you walk on the actual roof.
Weapon #9  - Hot water pot           - Episode 4 Chapter 4 - In the TV room.
Weapon #10 - Nail Hammer             - Episode 11Chapter 2 - After you cut 
down your shotgun, look on the wall to the right, between the worktable and 
the lockers.

Weapon #11 - Firewood                - Episode 4 Chapter 4 - At the start of 
the level, outside the house, near the door to the bathroom.
Weapon #12 - Water Ladle             - Episode 10Chapter 4 - The flying shibito
near the church carry one.
Weapon #13 - Bowling Trophy          - Episode 4 Chapter 4 - Front study.
Weapon #14 - Umbrella                - Episode 3 Chapter 4 - Go to the 
equipment storage.
Weapon #15 - Hand sickle             - Episode 2 Chapter 2 - After picking up 
#24, continue forward and kill the shibito in front of you. Pick her weapon.

Weapon #16 - Brush Hatchet           - Episode 3 Chapter 4 - Go to the 
equipment storage.
Weapon #17 - Hacksaw                 - Episode 3 Chapter 4 - Go to the 
equipment storage.
Weapon #18 - Froe Axe                - Episode 3 Chapter 4 - Go to the 
equipment storage.
Weapon #19 - Noodle Cleaver          - Episode 5 Chapter 4 - Go to the Karibna 
Noodle Shop where they prepared the food.
Weapon #20 - Scalpel                 - Episode 8 Chapter 4 - At the start of 
the chapter, the shibito nurse waiting to ambush you in the stairs between 
the second and third floor.

Weapon #21 - Kitchen Knife           - Episode 4 Chapter 4 - Kill the mother.
Weapon #22 - Dagger                  - Episode 7 Chapter 4 - Inside the room 
with the TV on after you climbed for the first time. The dagger is stuck in a 
tatami on the ground.
Weapon #23 - Mining Pick             - Episode 2 Chapter 2 - After picking up 
#24, turn around and kill the miner shibito. Pick his weapon.
Weapon #24 - Metal Pipe              - Episode 2 Chapter 2 - In the first mine 
tunel entrance at the very start, past the first shibito.
Weapon #25 - Shovel                  - Episode 3 Chapter 4 - The shibito by the
door when you reunite with Miyako.

Weapon #26 - Garden Hoe              - Episode 3 Chapter 4 - Go to the 
equipment storage.
Weapon #27 - Garden Fork             - Episode 3 Chapter 4 - Go to the 
equipment storage.
Weapon #28 - Crowbar                 - Episode 4 Chapter 2 - As the chapter 
start Sam is being attacked. Kill the attacking shibito and pick his weapon.
Weapon #29 - Sledgehammer            - Episode 4 Chapter 4 - Kill the shibito 
who wake you up.
Weapon #30 - Video Camera            - Episode 8 Chapter 2 - As Sol, after you 
lured the shibito with light switch, on the stairs leading to the look-out.

Weapon #31 - Mallet                  - Episode 4 Chapter 4 - The shibito in the
Karibna Noodle Shop carry one.
Weapon #32 - Walking Crutch          - Episode 7 Chapter 2 - Let the fourth 
shibito jump the gap in the rooftops to reach you. Kill him.
Weapon #33 - Bolt Cutters            - Episode 11Chapter 2 - After you picked 
up the wooden stake, let the shibito on top of the elevator fetch the bolt 
cutter and open the elevator when he saw you. Kill him just after that.
Weapon #34 - White Guitar            - Episode 4 Chapter 4 - Daughter room.
Weapon #35 - Scythe                  - Episode 9 Chapter 4 - Kill Sol and the 
other shibito ambushing Bella at the start of the level. Sol should have 
picked up the weapon when he wake up after that.

Weapon #36 - Homuranagi              - Storyline.
Weapon #37 - Splitting Axe           - Episode 7 Chapter 2 - Kill the first 
shibito on the ground near the Lucky Triangle.
Weapon #38 - Broadaxe                - Episode 9 Chapter 4 - One of the shibito
in the main street carry one.
Weapon #39 - Sake Bottle             - Episode 4 Chapter 2 - Go to the Karibna 
Noodle Shop second floor.
Weapon #40 - Beer Bottle             - Episode 4 Chapter 2 - Go to the Karibna 
Noodle Shop second floor.

Weapon #41 - Chamber Pot             - Episode 8 Chapter 4 - The shibito 
nurse inside the pharmacy.
Weapon #42 - Fluorescent Bulb        - Episode 8 Chapter 4 - Second floor
female restroom.
Weapon #43 - Whisky Bottle           - Episode 8 Chapter 4 - First floor male 
restroom.
Weapon #44 - .38 Caliber Handgun     - Episode 4 Chapter 4 - Eliminater the 
father by the alarm clock. Pick his gun.
Weapon #45 - Double-barreled Shotgun - Episode 4 Chapter 2 - Start the chapter.

Weapon #46 - Sawed-off Shotgun       - Episode 7 Chapter 2 - Start the chapter. 
Weapon #47 - Hunting Rifle           - Episode 7 Chapter 2 - Kill the second 
shibito on the roof of the Lucky Triangle.
Weapon #48 - Hunting Trap            - Episode 7 Chapter 2 - Start the chapter.
Weapon #49 - Signal Flare            - Episode 4 Chapter 2 - Go to the Karibna 
Noodle Shop second floor.
Weapon #50 - Uryen                   - Storyline.