The Diamond Key (ダイヤのカギ daiya no kagi?) is a key item in Resident Evil 2. It appears as a large silver and pink key.


"It's in the shape of a diamond."
— Item examination - English

"トランプに使われる「ダイヤ」の形がかたどられている "
— Item examination - Japanese

This key allow the player to gain entry to the evidence room and interrogation room A. In both Leon's and Claire's "A" games, the key can be found on the crates in the art room. In Leon's "B" game the key can be found in the 2F lobby on the police department's west wing. It is also hidden in the S.T.A.R.S. office in Claire's "B" game.[1]




  1. Official Guide Book, p.268.