The Heart Key (ハートのカギ hāto no kagi?) is a key item in Resident Evil 2. It appears as a large, silver and red key.


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

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

This key is used to unlock a single door in the east office; the door leads to a hallway used to access the basement and night-duty room. In the Leon A scenario, it is on the desk beside where you meet Marvin for the second time. In the Claire A scenario, you will find this key at the desk of Chief Brian Irons after finding Sherry in the other room.