Sunken Valley Passage is a Location in Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. The depths of the Sunken Valley are home to the Great Serpent, that fiercely defends its territory from any and all intruders
- Previous: Sunken Valley, Senpou Temple, Mt. Kongo
- Next: Ashina Depths
- Bosses: Great Serpent, Guardian Ape
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NPCs in the area
- 2x Pellet
- 4x Snap Seed
- 2x Ako's Sugar
- 2x Ungo's Sugar
- 3x Fistful of Ash
- 7x Spirit Emblem
- 3x Divine Confetti
- 2x Pacifying Agent
- 1x Light Coin Purse
- 1x Antidote Powder
- 4x Contact Medicine
- 1x Heavy Coin Purse
- 1x Bundled Jizo Statue
- 4x Mibu Balloon of Soul
- 1x Dragon's Blood Droplet
Equipment & Upgrades
- Valley Monkey (Matchlock Rifle)
- Valley Monkey (Bare Hands)
- Nightjar Ninja
- Valley Monkey (Matchlock Rifle)
- Dual-wielding Monkeys
Full Sunken Valley Passage Walkthrough
There are two ways to arrive at the Sunken Valley. For the purposes of this walkthrough, we will assume players came from the Sunken Valley by using Kuro's Gun Fort Shrine Key.
Arriving at the valley reveals a hanging bridge and the Great Serpent to the left of it. As you attempt to cross the bridge, the serpent will charge at you.
This breaks the bridge and drops you so be ready to grapple! If you make it to the other side, there are items but don't worry about them as we'll assume you're picking them up when you return here later.
Once at the bottom, heal yourself and dash through the perilous attacks to swim to shore and into a cave to unlock the Riven Cave Idol.
First Adamantite Scrap
Grapple across the Buddha's hands and then drop down to the left side and grapple across to stealth kill a monkey and obtain 3x Snap Seed. From here you can grapple up and get rid of another monkey.
Drop down next to the fallen Buddha head to obtain 1x Pacifying Agent.
Path 1: Toward Bodhisattva Valley Idol
There are two more monkeys to kill before dropping down, so head across the stone bridge and defeat them.
Drop down from here until you see a large cluster of monkeys. Near them, there's 1x Pacifying Agent and 3x Scrap Iron. From the Pacifying Agent, you can grapple across the cliff to get 1x Ungo's Sugar. Back to the monkey platform, grapple onto the nearby Buddha arm and then jump onto the rock's rope. You can walk carefully around it.
If you kill all the monkeys, you'll receive 1x Monkey Booze. This can be attempted with firecrackers and sweep attacks, but is easiest with an (undirected) Finger Whistle – obtained after defeating the upcoming boss.
Grapple across to commune with Bodhisattva Valley Idol and talk to the Old Woman. Dropping down the nearby ledges gives 1x Mibu Balloon of Soul.
Boss Fight: Guardian Ape
Ahead is a boss fight, the Guardian Ape. Defeating the ape rewards you with: Slender Finger, 4000XP. You can find Lotus of the Palace in a cave by crouching behind the area after the Guardian Ape boss encounter
Path 2: Valley Floor Poison
From the Monkey gathering: Grapple to the 3 large Buddha statues and go around their feet to defeat 3 monkeys and collect 1x Contact Medicine. Behind one of the statues, there are 3 Nightjar Ninja enemies guarding 3x Contact Medicine.
Near the Buddha's feet, You can get 3x Spirit Emblem from a ledge that leads to a drop toward another item: 2x Ako's Sugar. From here, grapple onto the branches and make your way down to the valley floor.
Looting the Bottom Floor
The main island that had several monkeys needs to be cleaned up, and since they attack you with poison it's best to do so quickly. Use Firecracker to stun them and kill them, then you can begin looting. 1x Scrap Magnetite. On the poison, there's 1x Light Coin Purse and your first 1x Fulminated Mercury. A nearby ledge has 1x Mibu Balloon of Soul.
Toxic Memorial Mob
The toxic cave nearby has 1x Antidote Powder, but beware of sudden enemies that appear when you approach. Below that, there are 3 Gecko, and you can see the body of the Great Serpent ahead.
You can sneak under the snake and past more sudden enemies, then kill 2 lizards to pick up 2x Fistful of Ash. After this, you'll see a grapple point. Before taking the grapple, moving left leads to a jump across the rock wall to a Scrap Magnetite item. Falling down from the rocks leads to more geckos on the floor of the cave as well as a few ambush enemies if you get to close to the walls. Head back to the grapple point mentioned previously to continue.
Go to the opposite side of the snake to press on, and the head of the snake will finally see you. Go to the left of the pillar and drop down, then jump and grab to get to the 4x Spirit Emblem ahead.
Backstab the monkey and use the Puppeteer Ninjutsu on it and wait for it to distract the snake and grapple onto the snake location then run into the building.
Exiting the Serpent Cave
Since the exit is now locked, grapple up and then follow the path to a nearby ledge with 3x Divine Confetti.
Grapple up again and you will emerge at Ashina Depths. You can go forward and commune with the Poison Pool Sculptor's Idol.
Defeating the Snake
If you did the Kite Puzzle at Senpou Temple, Mt. Kongo, you can teleport to the Sunken Valley Cavern Idol (Unlocked after finishing the Puzzle) and walk forward to a beam. You'll be right on top of the Great Serpent and can drop onto it to deal damage.
This gives you 1x Fresh Serpent Viscera, unlocks the Great Serpent Trophy, and lands you on the other side of the hanging bridge that the serpent broke earlier.
Ashina Depths to continue the game.
From the Riven Cave Idol, go to the lake and dive to find
- 1x Treasure Carp Scale
- 2x Treasure Carp
- 1x Yashariku's Sugar
- 3x Gachiin's Sugar
- 1x Bulging Coin Purse
- 1x Adamantite Scrap
From the Bodhisattva Valley Idol, go to where you fought the ape and dive to find
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