Blood Code is a flexible Class system in Code Vein. Instead of having regular starting classes and locked abilities, Code Vein provides freedom by allowing players to level up different Blood Codes simultaneously, and swap them on the fly. Blood Codes affect the player character's actions, Gifts (Magic) available, and player Stats providing optional approaches for difficult areas or bosses and the capability to master multiple builds. At the start of the game, players will start off with three Blood Codes, Fighter, Ranger, and Caster - and as the game progresses you will be able to acquire other Blood Codes from NPCs or from exploration.

 

 

Using Blood Codes

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Blood codes in Code Vein are categorized as classes. As mentioned, players start off with three Blood Codes: Fighter, Caster, and Ranger - and as the game progresses you'll be able to acquire more Blood Codes. Code Vein introduces a unique mechanic on how Blood Codes work where players are able to swap and equip their desired code that fits their play style on the fly. This provides a versatile option which can turn the tides of a battle. Not only do Blood Codes allow the player to harness its unique Gifts, but swapping a Blood Code also changes the player's stats and the ability to wield different Weapons and Blood Veils.

 

Gifts and Blood Codes

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For each Blood Code, it contains various Gifts that benefit its code. Not only can a player change their Blood Codes, but players can also personalize and equip any desired active and passive Gifts that suits their play style. It is important to take note that some Gifts cannot be equipped with certain Blood Codes.

 

Code Vein Blood Codes

Revenants possess special powers known as "Blood Codes." Depending on the specific blood code, a revenant's stats will differ. To view these stats, select the currently equipped blood code on the menu screen.

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Fighter

Code Owner: Unknown

Boasts endurance for melee combat. Raises abilities based on strength and dexterity.

 

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Ranger

Code Owner: Unknown

This code excels at providing support and defense buffs with Gifts.

 

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Caster

Code Owner: Unknown

Specializes in powerful attack-type Gifts that can be used from a distance.

 

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Berserker

Code Owner: Oliver Collins

Features high strength and endurance. Its low ichor stock can be offset with heavy armor.

 

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Prometheus

Code Owner: Louis

Well-balanced for combat, but fragile. Its Gifts bolster dodging and parrying.

 

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Hunter

Code Owner: Kevin

Excels at ranged combat. Features Gifts that support ranged attacks with the bayonet.

 

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Artemis

Code Owner: Mia Karnstein

Features high stamina and attack-type Gifts,
but suffers from low endurance.

 

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Assassin

Code Owner: Riki

Optimal for melee combat. Features Gifts that are great for surprise attacks.

 

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Atlas

Code Owner: Yakumo Shinonome 

Allows for the use of heavy armor. Great for enduring close-quarters combat.

 

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Dark Knight

Code Owner: Miguel Garcia

Focuses on high endurance and strength,
and features Gifts useful with a Halberd.

 

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Demeter

Code Owner: Karen

Features Gift-based support with its high ichor stock,
or high strength-based damage.

 

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Eos

Code Owner: Io

Boasts support-type Gifts, high endurance,
and plenty of ichor.

 

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Fionn

Code Owner: Nicola Karnstein

Features high endurance and total weight, 
Its low Ichor Stock can be offset with tough armor.

 

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Hades

Code Owner: Gregorio Silva

Boasts high attack power based on strength and dexterity.
Ideal for using heavy gear.

 

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Harmonia

Code Owner: Eva Roux

Features excellent Dark Gifts.
Is weak to being staggered, but has a high ichor stock.

 

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Heimdall

Code Owner: Jack Rutherford

Specializes in highly aggressive melee combat,
but its weight allowance is extremely low.

 

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Hephaestus

Code Owner: Rin Murasame

Specializes in dexterity-based weapons,
and uses devious Gifts to toy with the enemy.

 

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Hermes

Code Owner: Davis

Strikes a fine balance between melee attacks
and a variety of useful Gifts.

 

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Ishtar

Code Owner: Cruz Silva

Features Gifts that aid attacking/defending,
including Gifts involving self-sacrifice.

 

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Isis

Code Owner: Aurora Valentino

Specializes in ranged combat
by overpowering enemies with various ichor attacks.

 

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Astrea

Code Owner: Mia Karnstein

Provides balance and stability in combat,
and features Gifts useful during exploration.

 

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Harbinger

Code Owner: Unknown

Boasts high power and unique Gifts that can only be used by those with determination

 

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Mercury

Code Owner: Coco

Allows for safe exploration with its balanced stats and gifts related to stamina and haze.

 

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Queenslayer

Code Owner: (Players Name)

Well-balanced for exploration and melee combat,
and features high HP and endurance.

 

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Survivor

Code Owner: Carmilla

Focuses on dexterity,
and boasts Gifts that are useful in battle.

 

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Scathach

Code Owner: Emily Su

Well-balanced for both Gifts and physical attacks. Specializes in fire-based Gifts.

 

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Darkseeker

Code Owner: Nameless Successor

Features many battle-ready Gifts, specializing in those that deal with venom.

 

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Queen's Ribcage

Code Owner: Queen

Specializes in ranged attacks and overwhelming enemies with attack-type Gifts

 

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Queen's Breath

Code Owner: Queen

This code specializes in battle styles that utilize enhanced gifts. It supplements its low stats with gifts.

 

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Queen's Claw

Code Owner: Queen

This code enables you to control the battlefield by overwhelming enemies with both gifts and physical attacks.

 

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Queen's Throat

Code Owner: Queen

This code excels at gift-based combat and features many support-type gifts.

 

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Warrior

Code Owner: Murasame's Assistant

This code is ideal for fighting styles focused on strength, and provides gifts that aid in survival.

 

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Scout

Code Owner: Naomi

This code excels at gift-based combat with great drain capabilities, and allows for the use of light armor enabling you to quickly maneuver the battlefield.

 

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Queen

Code Owner: Queen

This code specializes in Gifts and boasts a high ichor stock, enabling you to overwhelm the enemy.

 

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Asclepius

Code Owner: Valerio

Utilizes bountiful HP and stamina to aid partners with support Gifts.

 

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Achilles

Code Owner: Unknown

Allows for dynamic combat with high dexterity and stamina.

 

 

 

 

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Surt

Code Owner: Hellfire Knight

Features high stamina perfect for mobile combat. Low HP, but high strength and fortitude.

 

 
 

 




    • Anonymous

      10 Oct 2019 16:50  

      Important piece of information. If you collect and restore all the vestige fragments of a blood code core you didn't collect, then go to NG+, then go and get the vestige core, you won't need to get the vestige fragments for that blood code. This was nice for me since I got all the fragments for Scout, but forgot to get the core before going to NG+, so when I got the core in NG+ I didn't need to get any of the other vestige fragments to unlock all the gifts.

      • 08 Oct 2019 18:31  

        Let me guess. The DLCs will add the Zeus, Poseidon, Ares, Odin, Thor, Freya/Freyja, Baldur, Ra, Anubis, Osiris, etc. Blood Codes. Will there be a Kratos Blood Code?

        • Anonymous

          07 Oct 2019 03:18  

          Any1 know how to get Harbinger? I looked on X-Box store & it wasn't even mentioned & I didn't get it even tho I reserved the Deluxe Edition via Gamestop Also, how do I get Mia to give me Artemis?_? As I been past that part & no Artemis, so unless it's something that profs after u actually get to the Cathederal? Idk how dafuz to get it

          • Anonymous

            03 Oct 2019 00:43  

            i have all the codes listed here but dont have the achievement for all the codes, is there one missing from this list?

            • 01 Oct 2019 19:49  

              All balance calculations that are written have been done with an unknown Blood Veil which is bloating the number while also causing it to be inaccurate. Revising to show Base Balance of the Blood Code instead.

              • 01 Oct 2019 07:39  

                To Get all Blood Codes, you need two playthroughs, one with all memories returned to successors, and one with none at all: just go through the gate after defeating the bosses.

                • Anonymous

                  28 Sep 2019 10:34  

                  Also the Scout Code is missing (it belongs to Naomi). I dunno how to get it, it must be somewhere in the depths though

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