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Skeleton Key is an Ultra Rare Item IconHelp items.png.

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Icon Description Cost
Skeleton Key A tarnished and crooked Key, vibrating with ominous power.

The Skeleton Key's power cannot be triggered by itself.
Various objects can be attached to its jump ring, which channels the Skeleton Key's power into various effects:

  • Must be equipped with Add-ons IconHelp addons.png to unlock its Aura-reading abilities.
  • Can be consumed to open a closed Hatch IconHelp hatch.png, if not depleted of Charges.

The Skeleton Key's Aura-reading abilities can be used for 30 seconds.

7,000

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History

Version 1.0.0

Icon Durability Description
FulliconItems skeletonKey.png
A tarnished and crooked Key, vibrating with ominous power.

The Skeleton Key's power cannot be triggered by itself. Various objects can be attached to its jump ring, which channels the Skeleton Key's power into various effects:

  • Must be equipped with Add-ons to unlock its Aura-reading abilities.
  • Can be consumed to open a closed Hatch.

The Skeleton Key's Aura-reading abilities can be used for 30 seconds.

Version 5.1.0

Icon Durability Description
FulliconItems skeletonKey.png
A tarnished and crooked Key, vibrating with ominous power.

The Skeleton Key's power cannot be triggered by itself. Various objects can be attached to its jump ring, which channels the Skeleton Key's power into various effects:

  • Must be equipped with Add-ons to unlock its Aura-reading abilities.
  • Can be consumed to open a closed Hatch, if not depleted of Charges.

The Skeleton Key's Aura-reading abilities can be used for 30 seconds.


Change Log

Patch 5.1.0

  • Nerf: a depleted Key can no longer open the Hatch IconHelp hatch.png.
    • This is a minor nerf as it only really affects Keys brought into a Trial, rather than those found in Chests, as the latter lack any Aura-reading Add-ons, unless one uses Ace in the Hole IconPerks aceInTheHole.png.


Trivia

  • The Skeleton Key was the only Key in the game up to Patch 1.1.2.