Key

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Keys can be used to open lock on doors, containers or other things.

Some objects function like keys without looking like one.

Be advised that some locks are trapped, using the key might or might not bypass the trap. You can probe the lock and try to disable traps.

If you don't have a key another option is to try to pick the lock using a lockpick or hire a traveling locksmith to do it for you.

Keyring

Keyrings are special containers that only accept keys and allow you to open the locked things that the keys inside open.

Some keyrings can also be worn, which prevents fumbling the keyring when holding too many objects or needing to take it out.

These both weigh the same at 100 grams (via the jeweller's balance at Master Weestone in the Academy of Artificers).

Twisted vine rings are special rings made by witches that can learn to mimic up to 6 keys each, saving on burden, and opening doors with up to 20 magic gp.

Locks and duplicate keys

Various shops around the Disc sell lock packages that can be installed on player house doors and some that can be installed on furniture.

Some of these shops can also duplicate some keys, limited to those they have sold, although some also duplicate the keys that come with lockable furniture when purchased.

The locks for doors in order of increasing difficulty:

The locks for furniture in order of increasing difficulty:

It's also possible to add traps to player locks:

There is more information about player locks in player housing.

Known keys

These are the known keys, where they come from and what they open.

Visible name Description Source Opens Weight
<chipped/dirty/grimy/...> key This is a small brass key. It looks highly corroded, as if it has been in use for quite some time.
It appears to have something written on it.
You read the dirty key:
Written in engraved characters:
12:00am, Friday 9th Offle Prime, UC 2029
Upon renting Room upstairs in Drum, AM. Date and time written on it is the time the rental expires.
brass key The non-descript brass key looks like it may fit a brass lock. House next to gigantic dog, Skund Hidden door in the big house &&&&+100 1/9
chunky iron key A key. Wonder where it fits? Enrico Persuica Corrola godfather's room +Expression error: Unrecognized word "g". 50g
distillery key This is the key to the McSweeney distillery. McSweeney conservatory McSweeney distillery in BP &&&&+100 1/9
engraved <mineral> key A large key carved out of heavy <mineral>. Engraved on it is the image of a snake wound around a mountaintop. Crates in Copperhead mines Doors in the mine instance it was found &&&&+300 3/9
golden Binky key This small golden key looks like it might fit in the back of a "My Little Binky" toy to drive its clockwork engine.
It appears to have something written on it.
Written in neat letters:
Binky Industries Inc.
Login 990 gift Used to wound up My Little Binky &&&&+100 1/9
heart-ended key This is a small brass key with an enamelled heart on the end you hold. It looks like it would fit the door to a romantic place.
It appears to have something written on it.
You read the heart-ended key:
Written in engraved characters:
8:04pm, Wednesday 15th Offle Prime, UC 2029
When renting the cottage Rose cottage in Milords & Miladies, AM. Written on the key is the date the rental expires.
heavy iron key The key is large and heavy, with an official air. For some reason, it is also very dusty. Maybe those recruits have been up to something again. Dormitory of a gatehouse Djelibeybi gatehouse armouries &&&&+200 2/9
house key This is a small, dull looking house key. It's entirely unremarkable in every single way. Really. Jolly woman Small cottage in Mad Stoat &&&&+100 1/9
house key The key is small and made from a strange metal that looks a bit like iron. It has the words 'Isabel's House' engraved on it. Front porch Isabel's house in Nowhere &&&&+100 1/9
intricate key This is a small intricate key, finely carved from a light metal. The lock it opens can't be all that large. Goodwife Muckloe The Muckloe cupboard, Slice &&&&+500 5/9
iron key The key is wrought from iron, and has a small label on it that reads "mansion, floor one". Stavic Door in Mansion in AM &&&&+100 1/9
iron key The key is wrought from iron, and has a small label on it that reads "mansion, crypt". Dwarf corpse in hidden cellar Door in Mansion in AM &&&&+200 2/9
iron sun key Crafted from wrought iron, the end of this key has been made to resemble a glorious sun, complete with rays. On the face of the sun is an etching of two hammers crossing a staff.
It appears to have something written on it.
You read the iron sun key:
May the Brothers of the Anvil remain forever unknown.
Garden of the Academy of Artificers Hidden room in the Academy of Artificers &&&&+100 1/9
junkyard key This key looks old and somewhat rusted, apparently fitting some sort of heavy lock.
It appears to have something written on it.
Searching in the junkyard on Carrefour Crescent, Genua Junkyard?
key This is a small iron key. Wizard's magic laboratory in Hillshire The door to it in the Wizard's house &&&&+100 1/9
large iron key This is a large iron key with a strange bird carved on it. Igor's room Crypt vault in castle Magpyr &&&&+400 4/9
large rusty key The key is large and rusty. It must have been lost years ago. Bench in Djelibeybi's park Secret garden &&&+1200 1 3/9
large steel key This is a large steel key with the letters 'OC' engraved into it. It looks too heavy-duty to be a normal house key. Prison guard OC jail cell doors &&&&+100 1/9
large steel key This is a large steel key. It has the graven image of a skull on the end of it. Organ in Magpyr Castle Igor's room in castle Magpyr &&&&+100 1/9
massive skeleton key This is a very large skeleton key. Igor in Magpyr Castle ? in castle Magpyr &&&+1500 1 6/9
old brass key This is a rather large brass key that looks as if it would fit in a chest or cabinet. Some furniture? &&&&+100 1/9
old weather-beaten key The key is old and rusty. It must have been left in the open for many years. Roof of block of flats Front door of the Mansion in AM &&&&+100 1/9
ornate key This is a very large iron key. Although it is covered in rust, much of the ornate detail can be seen. It is undoubtedly of dwarfish design. Roof of a tiny cottage in Mad Stoat ? &&&&+500 5/9
ornate key This is a ornate key, with fretwork covering as much of it as possible. Receptionist or Lady Timatis Escort Agency office, Isle of Gods, AM &&&&+100 1/9
privy key This is a small and finely crafted key.
It appears to have something written on it.
You read the privy key:
Thys here Key is NOT to be lorst.
Granny's privy Granny's cottage &&&&+200 2/9
rusty iron key This is a rusty iron key that must have slipped out of some bloke's pocket. Scrogden Attic trapdoor in Hughoc's cottage &&&&+100 1/9
rusty key This is a large, rusty key. Brigand leader Chest found in a cave in giant land &&&&+100 1/9
schoolmaster key A key. Wonder where it fits? Arwin Schneider Genua academy staff section &&&&+100 1/9
silver key This is a small silver key, with the handle shaped into a top hat atop a grinning skull.

A neatly lettered label has been attached to it. It appears to have something written on it. You read the silver key: Written in neat lettering on the label: 1:21pm, Friday 17th Offle Prime, UC 2042

From the receptionist on renting a room Tacticus suite of the hotel Le Palace D'Aramis &&&&+100 1/9
small brass key This is a simple brass key. It looks like it hasn't seen much use. Bedroom in Crow-legged cottage Chest downstairs (sometimes) &&&&+100 1/9
small brass key This typical small brass key looks quite new. It has a loop at one end on which is stamped a number and there is something engraved on the top of the shaft.
It appears to have something written on it.
You read the small brass key:
<number>
Property of the Apex Club
When renting an Apex Club room Rented room's door &&&&+100 1/9
small brass key A small key made from brass. The grip is the shape of a vulture's head. Buying a large battered suitcase The container it came with &&&&+100 1/9
small brass key A small key made from brass. The grip is the shape of a thimble. Buying a stylish walnut wardrobe The container it came with &&&&+100 1/9
small brass key A small brass key. It has a serial number <number> engraved on it. With door lock packages The player house door where it is installed &&&&+100 1/9
small brass key A small brass key. No. 1 Son in Woo Hun Ling's Auriental Exotica and Martial Aids Hidden door, the key disappears when going through it &&&&+100 1/9
small brass key This is a small brass key with a engraved 'one' on it. Vlad in Magpyr Castle 1st door to mausoleum in castle Magpyr &&&&+100 1/9
small bronze key This is a small key, far too small to fit in a door. It looks like one of those keys that little kids have for their diaries and secret boxes. Knocking over a hat stand in a house, Fast Lane, AM Pandora's Box &&&&+100 1/9
small copper key This is a small copper key with a engraved 'two' on it. Lacrimosa in Magpyr Castle 2nd door to the mausoleum in castle Magpyr &&&&+100 1/9
small copper key A small copper key. Officer in Djelibeybi barracks Officers' dormitories &&&&+100 1/9
small furniture key A small key, it looks like it would be suitable for a piece of furniture. With furniture lock packages The player house furniture where it is installed &&&&+100 1/9
small iron key This is a small iron key. It appears to have been broken off something. Store room of the castle Magpyr Store room in castle Magpyr &&&&+100 1/9
small iron key This small, yet sturdy, key looks like it is for a safe. Inside small mahogany chest bought or found in Endless Halls maze The container it came with &&&&+100 1/9
small key This is a small steel key. Inside the door Flat on first floor (up from entry) of Salt Shaker &&&&+100 1/9
small key This small key looks like it will fit the lock of a small piece of furniture. Buying a bedside cabinet The container it came with
small key This is a small brass key. Judging from its distinctively simple shape it is intended for winding up a clockwork mechanism. Furniture in Copperhead mines rusty music box &&&&+200 2/9
small metal key The small simply styled pewter key has a heart-shaped handle engraved with the words: Teramel Inc. Talula's Titillating Toys in Genua Handcuffs from the same shop &&&&+200 2/9
small old key This is a old key which looks well used. Fur shop flat, Isle of Gods, AM A hidden door in the fur shop &&&&+100 1/9
small silver key This is a small, sparkling silver key. Aside from that, it's rather unremarkable... concerned more with functionality than decoration. It's just the kind of key that a well-to-do business person might keep about their person. Decidedly black bedroom of the large house in Mad Stoat Burnt down store &&&&+100 1/9
small silver key A small silver key with one end shaped like a daisy. Buying an ebony writing bureau The container it came with &&&&+100 1/9
small silver key This is a dull silver key. Maid or servant in Magpyr Castle Great hall in castle Magpyr &&&&+100 1/9
small skeleton key This is a small iron key. It is made to look like a skull with a bony hand making up the key. Cess pit below the garderobe in Magpyr Castle Great hall in castle Magpyr &&&&+100 1/9
small steel key A small steel key to the Cobra dormitory. Stippler Cobra dormitory &&&&+100 1/9
small steel key A small steel key to the Black Widow dormitory. Stippler Black Widow dormitory &&&&+100 1/9
small steel key A small steel key to the Raven dormitory. Stippler Raven dormitory &&&&+100 1/9
small steel key A small steel key to the Scorpion dormitory. Stippler Scorpion dormitory &&&&+100 1/9
small steel key A small steel key to the Tree Frog dormitory. Stippler Tree Frog dormitory &&&&+100 1/9
small steel key A small steel key to the Viper dormitory. Stippler Viper dormitory &&&&+100 1/9
tarnished key This small and highly tarnished key has no marks or writing on it, but it looks like a door key. Lucky dip in the Dwarf Bread Museum Curator's bedroom &&&&+100 1/9
tiny bronze key The tiny bronze key is specked with flour. A shack on Pigsty Hill, AM Bakery's back room &&&&+100 1/9
twisted silver key A key. Wonder where it fits? Charles Marchella Gumboni godfather's suite +Expression error: Unrecognized word "g". 50g
warehouse key This looks like it could open a large door. Sizeable man near or in a warehouse Warehouses at the northern end of Gleam Street in AM &&&&+100 1/9
worn key A key. Wonder where it fits? Carried by the public bathhouse attendant Fairytale chest in foyer of the public baths of Genua &&&&+100 1/9
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Unknown keys

These are keys that might or might not exist, please enter any information you can about them.

See also