Items are materials and tools that can be obtained in both games, Bayonetta and Bayonetta 2. Most of them can be bought from Rodin at The Gates of Hell, with points during the Angel Attack! mini-game at the end of each mission in the games, or after the versus mini-games in Story mode.
Despite their description stating that they are rare, Halos () are actually the most commonly obtained item in both of the Bayonetta games. They are dropped by Angels of all kinds, are rewarded based on combat performance and at the end of each verse depending on the player's rating. Halos are used to buy everything within the Gates of Hell from Rodin, and they're also in cheat codes to purchase unlockable weapons and characters. Their design seems based on the Rings found in the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise.
In the Wii U Version, when the player chooses the Link, Peach or Daisy costumes, the appearance of Halos changes to that of Rupees or Coins (together with their sound effects when collected) to reflect the currency used in those games (Zelda or Super Mario, respectively).
The demons fought in Bayonetta 2 drop their own form of currency that resembles crystallized demonic blood. While visually they appear to be distinct from Halos, the crystalline currency is added directly to your count, making them a cosmetic nod to the differences between the denizens of Inferno and their gilded counterparts.
Lollipops are consumable items that provide an immediate effect when used, they can be bound to the up, left, and right directions of the D-Pad to be used immediately without having to pause and go to the menu. They each come in two forms, normal and mega, with mega lollipops having double the effect or duration of their normal versions.
Green Herb Lollipop & Mega Green Herb Lollipop
An herb-shaped candy lollipop containing an extract with healing properties. It recovers Bayonetta's health when used, the Mega version recovers twice as much health.
Gates of Hell Purchase limit: 3 Green Herb Lollipops and 1 Mega Green Herb Lollipop.
Purple Magic Lollipop & Mega Purple Magic Lollipop
A butterfly-shaped candy lollipop that increases one's alertness, it restores magical power when used. The normal lollipop restores four orbs, while the Mega version restores eight.
Gates of Hell Purchase limit: 3 Purple Magic Lollipops and 1 Mega Purple Magic Lollipop.
Bloody Rose Lollipop & Mega Bloody Rose Lollipop
A rose-shaped candy lollipop with energy-increasing ability, it dramatically increases attack power temporarily. The Mega version lasts twice as long.
Gates of Hell Purchase limit: 3 Bloody Rose Lollipops and 1 Mega Bloody Rose Lollipop.
Yellow Moon Lollipop & Mega Yellow Moon Lollipop
A moon-shaped candy lollipop capable of producing a magical barrier, it temporarily makes Bayonetta invincible. The Mega version lasts twice as long.
Gates of Hell Purchase limit: 3 Yellow Moon Lollipops and 1 Mega Yellow Moon Lollipop.
Free Lollipop Effect
During a cutscene where Bayonetta will have a lollipop, pressing down the button corresponding with the lollipop's color the moment she removes it from her mouth will grant the effect of one of the lollipops immediately after the cutscene ends. This only gives the effect of the lollipop, it is not obtained in the player's inventory, and it only works on scenes that cut directly to a fight afterward. This bonus lollipop effect doesn't count as a used item and will not affect your final score on a mission.
A Magical Flute said to have been played by the mythical Sirens. Releases a wave of high-frequency spiritual energy that causes heavy damage to any nearby angels.
Red Hot Shot
A wondrous demonic medicine that can save a witch from the depths of mortality, it is automatically used when Bayonetta's vitality is depleted and acts as a second chance.
Gates of Hell Purchase limit: 1.
Broken Witch Heart
A magical stone made of rose heart-shaped crystals. Collecting four Broken Witch Hearts forms a completed Witch Heart, which will permanently increase Bayonetta's vitality. There are forty Broken Witch Hearts to find throughout the first game for ten extensions of the life bar, and five completed Witch Hearts can be bought at the Gates of Hell.
Blue Witch Heart
A mysterious blue stone in the shape of a heart, it extends the life bar by three Witch Hearts' worth, even when all normal Witch Hearts have been obtained. It can only be bought from the Angel Attack! mini-game for 40 points and lasts a single chapter.
Broken Moon Pearl
A magical pearl fragment, when two are obtained they are combined into a completed Moon Pearl and will permanently increase Bayonetta's magic gauge by one orb. There are sixteen Broken Moon Pearls to find throughout the first game for eight extensions to the magic gauge, as well as eight complete Pearls that can be bought at the Gates of Hell.
Gold Moon Pearl
A strange golden pearl that automatically recharges two orbs of the magic gauge when it is empty. When combined with Eternal Testimony accessory, their effect will stack and recharge up to four orbs whenever it empties. It can only be bought from the Angel Attack! mini-game for 40 points and lasts a single chapter.
It is said that whoever rings this bell will be blessed with unexpected wealth. Using this item will temporarily cause all angels and demons to glow while the bell is active, attacking enemies under the effect of this item will cause them to bleed out more halos/orbs than normal.
These are items that are dropped from angels or objects and are immediately picked up when near them. Some of them are collectible, while others have an immediate effect and unfortunately cannot be saved.
Laurel Leaf & Green Laurel
Green gems in the shape of laurel leaves that contain vital essence in crystallized form. The laurel leaf instantly restores half a bar's worth of vitality when picked up while a Green Laurel restores a full bar. If the health bar is full the Laurel Leaf is turned into 50 halos, while the Green Laurel is turned into 100 halos.
Purple Butterfly & Swallowtail Butterfly
Butterfly-shaped gems that contain magical power in crystallized form, the Purple Butterfly instantly restores four magic gauge orbs, while the Swallow Tail Butterfly restores eight. If the magic bar is full the Purple Butterfly is turned into 50 halos, while the Swallowtail Butterfly is turned into 100 halos.
A trio of crystallized compounds that Bayonetta can use in concocting to create various items with different effects, they are; Baked Gecko () which controls defense, Mandragora Root ()which controls vitality, and Unicorn Horn () which controls offense.
A single gold bullet. Each one collected gives Bayonetta three more shots during the Angel Attack! mini-game at the end of the Chapter. When replaying a Chapter, Arcade Bullets will replace any already-collected Broken Witch Hearts, Moon Pearls, and Umbran Tears of Blood.
By using the three different crystallized compounds Bayonetta can create some of the other items listed on this page for free. Below is a table listing the recipes for each item. Note that each figure in the right-hand column represents five individual items.
|Handguns • Scarborough Fair • Onyx Roses • Shuraba • Kulshedra • Durga • Odette • Lt. Col. Kilgore • Sai Fung • Bazillions • Pillow Talk • Rodin • All 4 One|
|Love Is Blue • Rakshasa • Alruna • Kafka • Chernobog • Undine • Takemikazuchi • Salamandra • Master Sword • Arwing Guns • Chain Chomp • Umbran Armor • Unforgiven • Holy Glaive|
|Colour My World|
|Affinity • Dear and Decorations • Enchant • Applaud • Ardor • Irenic • Beloved • Kinship • Fairness • Grace and Glory • Fearless • Harmony • Inspired • Braves • Gracious and Glorious • Joy|
|Acceptance • Belief • Accolade • Valiance • Cachet & Compassion • Urbane • Enrapture • Fidelity • Gravitas • Allegiance • Hideous • Hatred • Fury • Pain • Pride • Greed • Malicious • Resentment • Sloth|
|Contracted Demons • Gomorrah • Malphas • Hekatoncheir • Scolopendra • Phantasmaraneae • Little Devils • Madama Butterfly • Madama Styx • Queen Sheba|
|Labolas • Mictlantecuhtli • Baal • Hydra • Diomedes • Carnage • Madama Khepri • Omne • Fortitudo • Temperantia|