Blue Lady Curios

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Blue Lady Curios
The exterior of the Blue Lady Curios shop
Introduced in Wiki-Icon-BO2.png Blood Omen 2 (2002)
Architects Human?
Ownership the Cabal
Status intact (as of post-Blood Omen era)
Features secret location of Sanctuary, (Cabal headquarters)
Inhabitants the Cabal; Vorador, Umah
Appearances Wiki-Icon-BO2.png

Blue Lady Curios was a shop featured in Blood Omen 2, in Meridian's Lower City. It was significant because in its basement it housed the headquarters of the Cabal.

Seeking Sanctuary throughout Chapter 3: The Lower City, Kain was told by the Cabal Contact news vendor that Sanctuary was hidden underneath the Blue Lady Curios shop in the Eastern part of the district.[1]

Kain could see the Blue Lady Curios shop shortly after he passed the City Reformatory, but was unable to reach it due to high fences. After encountering (and briefly pursuing) Sebastian, Kain was able to approach the shop, but had to retreat to the sewers to deactivate a set of Ward gates to allow him to enter the shop.[BO2]

Inside the shop was typical of many of Meridian's businesses - few products are seen and there is only a fenced in counter for a shop assistant. (The name of the shop suggests it sold "bric-a-brac" type items.[2] Kain could pass by unmanned counter and proceed to the basement, Sanctuary.[BO2][3]

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The large Blue Lady Curios sign
  • The presence of Sanctuary behind several Ward Gates and in streets patrolled by Sarafan Guard seems unusual; this may be a 'double bluff' to fool the Sarafan, or evidence that vampires teleported or had another secret entrance.[2]
  • Blue Lady Curious features several large signs to the shop, only one has any text, the others depict a lady in a Blue (and white) dress.
  • Just before he enters the shop, Kain can activate his first blue Lore Coffer, from behind a deactivated Ward Gate.

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wiki-Icon-BO2.png Vendor: "You’re looking for Sanctuary, then?"//Kain: "Correct."//Vendor: "It’s hidden under the Blue Lady shop in the eastern part of the district. The guards have blocked most of the streets tonight, so it won’t be easy getting there. The rooftops, back allies, and even the sewers are friends to those who wish to avoid attention. However, those that inhabit them may not be friends to you. First thing you’ll have to do is to get past the gate man down that ally. Give him the password, “evernight”. He’ll let ya through"//Kain: "My thanks" Crystal Dynamics. Blood Omen 2. (Eidos Interactive). PlayStation 2. (March 19, 2002) Transcript.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Wiki-Icon-DC.png Blue Lady Curios at Dark Chronicle (by Marie Tryhorn).
  3. Icon-Prima.png" Open the door to the Blue Lady Curios shop and head to the basement. At long last, you've found sanctuary!" Prima Games. Prima's Official Strategy Guide to Blood Omen 2(2002). Page 31. ISBN 0-7615-3774-0

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