Ghosts ‘n Goblins Resurrection features a set of optional challenges that can be accessed via the Hell Holes. These are scattered in all of the game’s stages, and grant players not only some amazing bonuses like Umbral Bees and armor, but also Demon Orbs, which are required to fight the true final boss and unlock the True Ending.
Here’s how to find all Hell Holes in Ghosts ‘n Goblins Resurrection.
How To Find All Hell Holes In Ghosts ‘n Goblins Resurrection
To unlock any Hell Hole, you will first have to locate a special Black Chest inside the stage and kill the Alabaster mage inside. Locating this chest can be a little annoying, but there is a way to make this way less frustrating. With the Treasure Eye II spell, you will be able to uncover chests automatically, which is a rather big help.
All Black Chests and Hell Hole Locations
The Black Chest is located right after the battle against the Red Arremer. Look up when you head down the hill toward the river. The Hell Hole is located right on the stairs leading to the destroyed chapel: destroy a tombstone to reveal it.
The Black Chest is located in the waterfall section right before the boss. Look in the middle of the area after the sliding segment. The Hell Hole is found right after this sliding segment, it is difficult to miss.
The Black Chest is found in the last prison section, on the left side of the second to last floor. The Hell Hole is found near the Rebirth Banner before the final prison section: jump down the nearby ledge to reach it.
The Black Chest is located at the top of the room with the rotating platforms. The Hell Hole can be found in the same room, only at the bottom.
Caverns of the Occult
The Black Chest can be found near the staircase with the candles, the first one unlit. Stand on the platform before the staircase and check above you to find the chest. The Hell Hole is find behind a rock wall at the top of the auto scroller section, to the left.
The Black Chest is found after killing the big larva: make sure to check above while you jump on the rising platform. The Hell Hole is located right before the larva fight area, on the left side.
The Black Chest is found at the top of the segment with the disappearing platforms section, near the only ladder located to the right side. The Hell Hole is found near the end of this segment, on the left side.
The Black Chest is found near the end of the forest segment. Jump down from the branches to land on another with the chest. The Hell Hole is located in this same segment, on a branch guarded by piranha plants.
Shadow Execution Grounds
The Black Chest is located in the auto scrolling section with the guillotines, right above the two guillotines with the smallest gap between them. The Hell Hole is located in an area below the four consecutive guillotines.
Shadow Crystalline City
The Black Chest is located in the bottom right corner of the room with the ice platforms. The Hell Hole is located in the top right corner of the second are with the ice platforms, the one with the vines.
Shadow Hellfire Hamlet
The Blach Chest is located near the end of the Antlion Pit. Using Treasure Eye II here is extremely important, as you do not have much time to open the chest and fight the Alabaster mage. The Hell Hole is found at the bottom of the pit.
Shadow Caverns of the Occult
The Black Chest is located near the ledge found right before the boss. The Hell Hole is located right at the end of the autoscrolling section, it’s hard to miss.
Shadow Citadel Approach
The Black Chest is located right before the large larva section, near the flames right before the Rebirth Banner. The Hellhole is at top of this section, near the rising platform on the first floor.
Shadow Shadowlord’s Citadel
The Black Chest is located at the top of the section with the disappearing platforms, right before the battle against Astaroth. It is on the same platform as the final ladder. The Hell Hole is located in the same section, only at the bottom right side.