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Bonus Point Items[edit]

Bonus point items appear when monsters are destroyed, or they may be hidden inside certain blocks.

Arcade Item Value NES Item
Solomon's Key Bag 100.png Solomon's Key Jewel 100.png 100 points Solomon's Key NES Bag 100.png Solomon's Key NES Jewel 100.png
Solomon's Key Bag 200.png Solomon's Key Jewel 200.png 200 points Solomon's Key NES Bag 200.png Solomon's Key NES Jewel 200.png
Solomon's Key Bag 500.png Solomon's Key Jewel 500.png 500 points Solomon's Key NES Bag 500.png Solomon's Key NES Jewel 500.png
Solomon's Key Bag 1k.png Solomon's Key Jewel 1k.png 1000 points Solomon's Key NES Bag 1k.png Solomon's Key NES Jewel 1k.png
Solomon's Key Bag 2k.png Solomon's Key Jewel 2k.png 2000 points Solomon's Key NES Bag 2k.png Solomon's Key NES Jewel 2k.png
Solomon's Key Bag 5k.png Solomon's Key Jewel 5k.png 5000 points Solomon's Key NES Bag 5k.png Solomon's Key NES Jewel 5k.png
Solomon's Key Bag 10k.png Solomon's Key Jewel 10k.png 10,000 points Solomon's Key NES Bag 10k.png Solomon's Key NES Jewel 10k.png
Solomon's Key Bag 20k.png Solomon's Key Jewel 20k.png 20,000 points Solomon's Key NES Bag 20k.png Solomon's Key NES Jewel 20k.png
Solomon's Key Jewel 50k.png
50,000 points
Solomon's Key NES Jewel 50k.png

Magic Items[edit]

Like bonus items, magic items may appear when certain monsters are destroyed, or they may be hidden inside particular blocks. While they are worth a small amount of points, their true value lies in the powers they grant to Dana.

Arcade Item Value Description NES Item
Solomon's Key Change Jewel1.png 100 points Use your wand on the change jewel and it will transform into other items according to the following cycle: Solomon's Key Change Jewel1.pngSolomon's Key Fire Potion.pngSolomon's Key Extra Range2.pngSolomon's Key Jewel 2k.png and back to a change jewel again. You may collect whichever item you prefer. Solomon's Key NES Change Jewel1.png
Solomon's Key Change Jewel2.png 2000 points Use your wand on the change jewel and it will transform into other items according to the following cycle: Solomon's Key Change Jewel2.pngSolomon's Key Super Fire.pngSolomon's Key Bell1.pngSolomon's Key Scroll Extend1.png and back to a change jewel again. You may collect whichever item you prefer. Solomon's Key NES Change Jewel2.png
Solomon's Key Fire Potion.png 200 points Collect a fire potion to add one regular fireball spell to your spell scroll. It will only add a spell if room is available on your scroll. Solomon's Key NES Fire Potion.png
Solomon's Key Super Fire.png 500 points Collect the super fire potion to add a super fireball spell to your spell scroll. It will only add a spell if room is available on your scroll. Solomon's Key NES Super Fire.png
Solomon's Key Fire Growth.png 200 points Collect a fire growth potion to upgrade the leftmost regular fireball spell on your spell scroll into a super fireball. It will only upgrade an existing fireball spell, it will not add one to your scroll. Solomon's Key NES Fire Growth.png
Solomon's Key Scroll Extend1.png 200 points
Solomon's Key Scroll Extend2.png
Solomon's Key NES Scroll Extend2.png
Collect theses scroll parchment extensions to increase the amount of fireball spells you can store on your spell scroll. The scroll can only be extended to store up to 8 fireballs at maximum. When you earn a scroll by defeating a dragon, the scroll will be presented as laying flat on its side.
Solomon's Key NES Scroll Extend1.png
Solomon's Key Extra Range1.png 100 points Pick up this jewel to extend the range at which your fireballs will travel before dissipating. This jewel will extend that distance by one blocks length. Solomon's Key NES Extra Range1.png
Solomon's Key Extra Range2.png 200 points This jewel will also extend the range at which your fireballs can travel. The red version of this jewel will extend that distance by the length of two blocks. Solomon's Key NES Extra Range2.png
Solomon's Key Time Bonus2.png 100 points If you collect this bottle, the bonus that you receive for any left over time will be doubled. However, the rate at which your remaining time will decrease will also double! Be careful when deciding to collect this. Solomon's Key NES Timer Bonus2.png
Solomon's Key Time Bonus5.png 500 points As with the bottle above, this bottle will both multiply your remaining time bonus, and similarly increase the rate at which the timer counts down. Only this bottle multiplies your bonus and speeds up your timer by a factor of 5! The benefit to your score may not be worth the risk. Solomon's Key NES Timer Bonus5.png
Solomon's Key Hourglass Half.png 100 points Touching this hourglass will set the timer to exactly half of the original starting time. This can be helpful if you find it when you are running out of time, but it will hurt you if you collect it early on. Solomon's Key NES Hourglass Half.png
Solomon's Key Hourglass Full.png 500 points Touching this hourglass will restore the timer to its original starting time. This can be very helpful if you can collect the full green time bonus bottle later, but don't collect in reverse order. Solomon's Key NES Hourglass Full.png
Solomon's Key Destruction.png 500 points Collect this bottle to instantly destroy every generated enemy present on the screen. Destroyed enemies will turn into treasure. Solomon's Key NES Destruction.png
Solomon's Key Extra Life.png 1000 points Collect this bottle to earn one extra life. Solomon's Key NES Extra Life.png

Hidden Bonus Items[edit]

In order to collect the hidden bonus items, you must never fail to collect any of the previous hidden bonus items of the same kind. If you miss one in an earlier stage, you will never find them again in a later stage. They will be replaced with a simple 100 point jewel. Some items have been repurposed in the NES version, and thus have been replaced with icons from Tecmo's Mighty Bomb Jack game.

Arcade Item Value NES Item
Solomon's Key Paper Crane.png 100,000 points Solomon's Key NES Paper Crane.png
Solomon's Key Solomon Seal.png 200,000 points Solomon's Key NES Mighty Coin.png
Solomon's Key Sphinx.png 500,000 points Solomon's Key NES Sphinx.png
Solomon's Key Tecmo Plate.png 1,000,000 points Solomon's Key NES Cleopatra.png

Key NES Items[edit]

There are some extra items in the NES (and SMS) version of the game that serve specific purposes towards gaining access to hidden and later rooms of the game, as well as determining which of the game's endings you get to see.

Description NES Item
There are 12 Zodiac Panels in the entire game. They can be found on every fourth stage, although the later ones will be hidden from sight, and must be discovered. The panel shown here is merely one example. They each bear the sign of a different zodiac constellation. Solomon's Key NES Zodiac Panel.png
There are 8 Solomon Seals hidden throughout the game. They are needed in order to collect the two lost pages of Solomon's Key and to rescue the Faerie Princess. Unless you find and collect all 8 of them, you will not be able to witness the best ending of the game. Solomon's Key NES Solomon Seal.png
The Page of Space is one of the lost pages of Solomon's Key. It has been stored in the Secret Room of Space, which requires the first four Solomon Seals to access. Solomon's Key NES Page of Space.png
The Page of Time is another lost page of Solomon's Key. It has been stored in the Secret Room of Time, which requires an additional two Solomon Seals (for a total of six) to access. Both pages are required in order to rescue the Faerie Princess. Solomon's Key NES Page of Time.png
Solomon's Key is the ultimate goal of the game. You can only reach it by rescuing the Faerie Princess. Once you gain access to it, you can restore the seal that blocks evil from entering the world. Solomon's Key NES Solomon's Key.png
Bomb Jack, the star of his own arcade game, as well as the NES/Famicom sequel Mighty Bomb Jack, makes a cameo in Solomon's Key. If you jump 11 times in the correct location on certain stages, Bomb Jack will appear and hop around, and all of the enemies on the stage will be turned into Faeries if you collect him! Solomon's Key NES Bomb Jack.png
The Tecmo Plate awards only half as many points as it did in the arcade, but it also provides Dana with an extra life. However, you must collect it properly. When it first appears, it will be gray. Use your wand on it to cover it in stone. Then headbutt the stone until it breaks. When it is revealed, it will be in color. Solomon's Key NES Tecmo Plate.png
The magic lamp is just like the Tecmo Plate; it awards you with 500,000 points and one extra life. However, you do not need to do anything special to collect it other than find it. There is only one in the game. Solomon's Key NES Magic Lamp.png
Golden Wings appear starting in stage 7 and every 8 stages thereafter. If you find and collect the Golden Wings, you will warp ahead 6 stages after you complete the current stage. While this is a nice way to get to the end faster, using them is not recommended if you want to receive the best ending, since you will miss many important items along the way. Solomon's Key NES Golden Wing.png