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I've come across a "locked path" marked with a red padlock. All the keys available in the store seem to be for opening chests. How do I unlock a locked path?

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As you progress through the game and defeat different bosses, you will earn the keys to unlock the padlocks.

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It's an answer, but it would be a lot better if you could elaborate a bit. –  Jeff Mercado Dec 2 '11 at 21:24
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From what I can tell, no actual keys are earned or required to open these paths. Instead, when you beat certain major bosses, you'll see a cutscene where your character shoves his hand in a glowy red magical hole (no, really). You then start a new bloodline and one or more locked paths will be opened. –  sjohnston Dec 7 '11 at 16:22
    
@sjohnston "glowy red magical hole" - nice! –  dmon Dec 28 '11 at 1:46
    
it's also worth noting that each time you defeat the God King and start over, paths that we're previously unlocked will need to be unlocked again in the new play through –  ninesided Dec 29 '11 at 21:33

The answer about defeating "different bosses" is incorrect. You just need to defeat Thane the first time to unlock all the locked paths. These locked paths take you to

  • Bog giant + Moss Golem (defeat them to get the Vile blade)
  • Dark Fiend (defeat it to get the Vile Shield). You also need the Infinity Blade to unlock the tomb.
  • Gargap (defeat it to get the Vile Armor). You'll have to go through a few bloodlines for the tree to grow.
  • The Blood sentinels (Archivist, Stone Demon and MX Goliath)

in addition to a host of smaller Titans. After unlocking, you'll also be able to get the Vile Helm (need Crown map) and the Holy band (need all other Vile equipment + Vile map).

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Beat the God king. After you beat him I think you unlock all paths.

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