Location of Every Katz Chest - Tales of Berseria
Early on in Tales of Berseria you'll meet a creature named a Katz which will tell you about Katz Souls as well as Katz Chests. Throughout the world there are floating globes called Katz Souls that you'll need to collect in order to open the Katz Chests that you find. These Katz Chests are spread across the entire game and contain unique rewards.
All of the Katz Chests in Tales of Berseria can be returned to once you pass them; no Katz Chest are missable in this game. However, sometimes the game will put you on rails and won't let you do any side tracking until you complete a specific story event. During these times you will be unable to return to areas and collect Katz Chests that you missed.
Katz Chest #1 - Figahl Icecaps
This is the first Katz Chest that you come across in the game. It doesn't require any souls to open and when you open it you'll get an introduction to what Katz Chests are as well as Katz. Unlike every other Katz chest in the game, once opened this one disappears and there is no map location for it.
Katz Chest #2 - Hellawes
You can find this Katz Chest near the Shipping Guild in Hellawes.
Katz Chest #3 - Beardsley Village
On the raised platform in Beardsley Village is where you'll find this chest.
Katz Chest #4 - Hadlow Hollows
This Katz Chest is found in the Hadlow Hollows dungeon, use my map for a better idea of the location. You can return to this dungeon by using the Inoph Bottle and traveling to Hellawes. This dungeon is found near Beardsley, the second town you travel through which is right next to Hellawes.
Katz Chest #5 - West Laban Tunnel
You'll find this Katz Chest inside of the West Laban Tunnel. Use my screenshots for better directions.
Katz Chest #6 - Vortigern
After pressing the lever to open up the giant gate exit the door to find this Katz Chest. If you missed this Katz Chest, the best way to return to Vortigern is by using an Inoph Bottle and fast traveling to Reneed. From Reneed you need to go north through the Fens of Nog and through Burnack Plateau.
Katz Chest #7 - Port Zekson Docks
The Katz Chest is found on the dock in Port Zekson Docks.
Katz Chest #8 - Danann Highway
Pretty easy to locate, found in the central portion of Danann Highway. You'll be running through this zone multiple times so you'll have ample opportunity to grab this chest.
Katz Chest #9 - Loegras
Found in Loegras, you will have to climb up a ladder in the central portion of town to reach this Katz Chest.
Katz Chest #10 - Galles Lake Road
Found on the southern section of Galles Lake Road, you'll have to do some rock jumping to reach this Katz Chest.
Katz Chest #11 - Barona Catacombs
Found on B3 in the Barona Catacombs dungeon.
Katz Chest #12 - Loegras Villa
In Loegras Villa right after you defeat Eleanor (the crying Exorcist) you'll run right into this Katz Chest on your way to Daemon Gideon. You'll also pass this Katz Chest one other time during the story, if you miss it both times you can return to Loegras Villa at multiple points during the game outside of the story.
Katz Chest #13 - The Empyrean's Throne
Search the Outer Garden portion of The Empyrean's Throne; you'll find the chest by climbing up the northwestern most ladder nearby the switch.
Katz Chest #14 - Yvolg Ruins
Found in the Central Ruins of the Yvolg Ruins dungeon.
Katz Chest #15 - Brigid Ravine
On the eastern side of the Brigid Ravine map is where you'll find this Katz Chest. The fastest way to return to this area is to use an Inoph Bottle to travel to Port Cadnix, it'll put you inside the Vester Tunnels. Once in the Vester Tunnels use a Denore Bottle to travel to Brigid Ravine.
Katz Chest #16 - Vester Tunnels
Found in the central portion of the Vester Tunnels. The fastest way to return to this dungeon is to use the Inoph Bottle to fast travel to Port Cadnix, it'll put you inside of the Vester Tunnels.
Katz Chest #17 - Port Cadnix
Nearby the Vester Tunnels zone line is where you can find this Katz Chest.
Katz Chest #18 - Reneed
In the northeastern portion of the Reneed town you'll find this Katz Chest.
Katz Chest #19 - Warg Forest
You'll locate this chest in the southeastern portion of Warg Forest, use my map for further guidance.
Katz Chest #20 - Fens of Nog
After you complete the story events in the local area you'll gain access to this chest in the northern portion of the Fens of Nog, just south of the Burnack Plateau zone line.
Katz Chest #21 - Burnack Plateau
Just north of the Fens of Nog zone line you'll stumble across this chest. It's found in the same area with two large tents and some exorcist bodies where you witness and Eizen scene.
Katz Chest #22 - East Laban Tunnel
You can find this chest in an optional area by the name of East Laban Tunnel. To reach this location you will want to go to Burnack Plateau and take the route opposite of the Exorcist Tower of Lothringen.
Katz Chest #23 - Lothringen
You'll find this Katz Chest about midway up the tower, you run right past it and it's difficult to miss.
Katz Chest #24 - Yseult
This Katz chest is found right in the middle of town and very difficult to miss.
Katz Chest #25 - Maclir Beach
Search the northern beach of Maclir to find this Katz Chest. Ignore the spot it shows it on the map in my screenshot above, it's a but in the game that has never been fixed. The Katz Chest is actually where I am standing along the northern coast.
Katz Chest #26 - Haria Village
You'll find this Katz Chest right next to the Inn in southern Haria Village.
Katz Chest #27 - Manann Reef
This Katz Chest is found in the eastern portion of Manaan Reef near the Palamides Temple zone line.
Katz Chest #28 - Palamides Temple
In order to reach this chest you'll want to smash through the wall with the large crack in it behind the one of the goblets that you fill with water/drain. You have to enter the secret room that the Katz Chest is in to progress through the dungeon so it is difficult to miss.
Katz Chest #29 - Titania
You'll find this Katz Chest on B2 of Titania in a jail cell. During the game's story you will lose access to Titania at some point but you'll be able to return for Eizen's Side Quest towards the end of the game. You can get this Katz Chest at any point during the game when you have access to Titania.
Katz Chest #30 - Aldina Plains
This chest is found due easy of the Galles Lake Road zone line.
Katz Chest #31 - Stonebury
Found in the middle of town, hard to miss.
Katz Chest #32 - Faldies Ruins
Another easy to find Katz Chest, it's in one of the first rooms of Faldies Ruins.
Katz Chest #33 - Taliesin
Found nearby the path that leads to the docks.
Katz Chest #34 - Perniya Cliffside Path
Nearby the zone line to Morgana Woods is where you'll find this Katz Chest.
Katz Chest #35 - Morgana Woods
Due east of the Western Morgana Woods zone line you'll find this Katz Chest tucked away in an alcove.
Katz Chest #36 - Aball
You'll find this Katz Chest in the area around Velvet's House in the town of Aball. As far as I am aware it'll only be available once you dispell the illusions and see the 'real' version of town.
Katz Chest #37 - Tranquil Woods
Found on the northern side of the Tranquil Woods ruins where our story first began. This chest only appears after visiting Aball later in the game and dispelling the illusions.
Katz Chest #38 - Lionel Wharf
You'll find this Katz Chest in the center of the Lionel Wharf area.
Katz Chest #39 - Baird Marsh
This Katz Chest is found in the central portion of Baird Marsh, shown on my map above.
Katz Chest #40 - Meirchio
In the northern portion of Meirchio you'll find this chest near the docks behind some rope.
Katz Chest #41 - Gaiburk Ice Field
To reach this Katz Chest you'll need to go out of the Meirchio west entrance and south to the Gaiburk Ice Field zone line. You'll have to climb up a wall in order to reach the zone line, that's how you'll know you're going the right way. This pull put you on a raised platform in a new area with the Code Red hunt and the Katz Chest.
Katz Chest #42 - Mt. Killaraus
You'll find this Katz Chest in the 'Cauldron' area of Mount Killaraus. You enter this area after beating Shigure, it's one of the first areas with lots of lava towards the top of the mountain. There is a fast travel portal nearby which you can use if you missed this Katz Chest on your first run through.
Katz Chest #43 - Normin Island
In the center of Normin Island there is a large Normin-head shaped house; climb the ladder at the back of this house to the roof and you'll find the Katz Chest up here. There is an ! event marker up here for you to get too, speak with the two Normins on the roof to see it.
How do I get to Normin Island? In order to get to Normin Island you will need to begin the 'Terror Island' side quest, to unlock this side quest you'll need to keep running expeditions until you're level 18 (at least that's the level I was). You'll unlock a Terror Island skit for your characters, after which you'll get a side quest update/marker on your map that tells you to go to Yseult and speak with a man standing on the docks. Speak with him twice to sail to Terror Island aka Normin Island.
Katz Chest #44 - Zamahl Grotto
Zamahl Grotto is a location that you'll visit during the Magilou's Menagerie In Motion Side Quest. You can find the Katz Chest in the center of Zamahl Grotto, even without the side quest you can come here and grab the Katz Chest.
Katz Chest #45 - Davahl Forest
This is a dungeon which you will visit during Laphicet and the Ancient Remedy Side Quest. In order to reach the Katz Chest you'll need to have eaten a red fruit to pass through the smoke, the 'puzzle' of this dungeon is you have to each fruits in order to pass through the correct colored smoke.
Katz Chest #46 - Hexen Isle
On your first trip through Hexen Isle you will not be able to grab this Katz Chest.
How do I return to Hexen Isle? - You'll need to complete the Zavied Side Quest line. Below you will find each part of the Zavied quest line. There will be no quest marker for many of these events when you open your map, only event markers (The ! bubbles throughout the world).
- After completing Mount Killaraus speak with the family in Taliesin that knows Zavied (The ! by the fountain)
- Talk to a bloodwing in the town of Reneed on the docks about an Antique Collector in Port Cadnix
- Go to Port Cadnix to speak with the Antique Collector in the Storeroom; he'll tell you about a white dragon and give you a book. Zavied will show up after this conversation and you'll have a talk with him
- Over hear the conversation the Exorcists at the Hellawes docks are having about Whitehorn, the dragon Zavied is after.
- Head to the Gaiburk Ice Field by Meirchio and fight with Zavied
- Go to Reneed and speak with the bloodwing in town to learn about the Whitehorn dragon in Aldina Plains
- Head over to Aldina Plains and up to the mountain peak to fight the Whitehorn dragon and a cutscene
- Return to Taliesin and speak with the original family that kicked off this whole side quest
- Go to Stonebury and overhear the conversation between the two Exorcists here about the scout team on Hexen Isle being wiped out. You'll now have access to Hexen Isle.
Katz Chest #47 - Innominat's Domain
You can find the Katz Chest in this dungeon on the Sublime Ring - Lower Level. It's the first part of the dungeon where the floor is made out of purple rings instead of the white ones.
Innominat's Domain is the final dungeon in the Tales of Berseria story but not the final dungeon of the game. There is a bonus dungeon, The Heavenly Steppes (sometimes referred to as Stairway to Heaven) which comes after this one.
Katz Chest #48 - Aberrant Quarter
Aberrant Quarter is the first Class 4 Administrative Zone side quest that you get access to early on in the game. This one is very easy to locate, it's on the northeastern end of the Arena in the middle of the Aberrant Quarter.
How do you gain access to Aberrant Quarter? - After defeating Lothringen Tower return to Reneed and speak with a pirate here. To reach this Class 4 Administrative Zone and every other one you'll need to speak to NPCs with the "!" above their heads signifying an important story event. Keep an eye out for these guys in each town!
Katz Chest #49 - Beast Quarter
One of the easiest Katz Chests to find in a Class 4 Administration Zone. It's right next to the stairs leading up into the arena.
How do you get to Beast Quarter? - Speak with the man in Yseult's Harbor after Haria Village succumbs to malevolence. You may also need to complete some side quests first, I believe for me I was able to travel here after defeating the Troll daemon in Haria village which was part of Eleanor's Side Quest.
Katz Chest #50 - Crustacean Quarter
Behind the daemon arena you'll find this chest near a rock.
How to Unlock Crustacean Quarter? - Speak with a Pirate on the front docks of Titania Prison after first claiming it as a hide out. If you miss the Class 4 zone at this time you can receive it at any future port town by speaking with your crew members that have an ! above their head.
Katz Chest #51 - Winged Quarter
On the northern most portion of the Winger Quarter map is where you will locate this Katz Chest.
How do I gain access to the Winged Quarter? - Once you complete the story events in Faldies Ruins, return to Titania and speak with a pirate on the docks, it'll be one of the two ! event markers.
Katz Chest #52 - Apodous Quarter
You'll find the Katz Chest on the northern end of the Apodous Quarter island.
How do I unlock Apodous Quarter? - After completing the story events in Aball, when you return to Taliesin speak with a pirate on the docks. He'll mention the Apodous Quarter Administrative Zone.
Katz Chest #53 - Demihuman Quarter
When you arrive on this island after docking your ship it is straight ahead of the wharf. You can actually see the Katz Chest right after you load into the area.
How do I unlock the Demihuman Quarter? - You can first pick up this Class 4 Administrative Zone at the Lionel Island Wharf after completing the events at Baird Marsh with Teresa and Oscar. I was unable to get it at this time and I had to complete multiple ! events throughout the game and then return here to receive the Class 4 zone.
Katz Chest #54 - Undead Quarter
On the southern most portion of this island you'll find the Katz Chest you're looking for.
How do I unlock the Undead Quarter? - Speak with your crew members after taking over the town of Meirchio to unlock this Class 4 Island. You may have to complete some side quests before it becomes available too, I personally picked this quest up at Lionel Island Wharf after completing Eleanor, Eizen and Magilou's Side Quests.
Katz Chest #55 - Fiend Quarter
This Katz Chest is on the western end of the Fiend Quarter, it's rather easy to locate - use my screenshot above.
How do I reach the Fiend Quarter? - To unlock this Class 4 Administrative Zone you'll need to progress the story up to the events prior to Mount Killaraus, when your pirate crew takes over Meirchio. If you've done the appropriate side quests you can allegedly get it in Meirchio at this time. I found it later once I completed some Side Quests at Lionel Island Wharf by speaking to my crew members.
Katz Chest #56 - Armored Quarter
Found on the northern end of the Armored Quarter Class 4 Administrative Zone.
How do I get to the Armored Quarter? - After completing the story events at Mount Killaraus this Class 4 Administrative Zone will become available to you.
Katz Chest #57 - Elite Quarter
Easiest Katz Chest in the world to find, it's on the same dock that you arrive at when you visit this Class 4 island.
How do I access the Elite Quarter? - This Class 4 Administrative Zone only becomes available after completing the game and reloading your completed save file. Speak with a Pirate in your crew at any port to unlock this Class 4 Zone.
Katz Chest #58 - The Heavenly Steppes
This Katz Chest is in the optional dungeon that's unlocked when you beat the game, The Heavenly Steppes. Sometimes this dungeon is also referred to as Stairway to Heaven. You'll find the Katz Chest we're after right after you enter the portal to the Earth Pulse that leads to this dungeon. While you're still in the Earth Pulse search the southern end for the Katz Chest (shown in my map above).
How do I access The Heavenly Steppes? - There is a Katz that you'll want to speak to in the northern portion of Danaan Highway, he'll give you a side quest that leads you to the peak of Mount Killaraus where there is an Earth Pulse point that opens up to The Heavenly Steppes.