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A key

Keys are important items in Ghost of a Tale, and are required to open many locked doors, lockers, chests, and cupboards throughout Dwindling Heights Keep.

List of keys[edit | edit source]

Keys are listed in alphabetical order.

  • Armoury Key: The key to the old armoury.
    • The Armoury Key is carried by the guard that patrols the long staircase within the armoury itself.
  • Armoury Magazine Key: The key to the storage room in the old armoury.
  • Barrel Room Key: The key to the jail's barrel room.
    • The Barrel Room Key is found in the distillery, in the sewers of Dwindling Heights Keep.
  • "Begging Door" Key: The key to the "Begging Door".
  • Catacombs Key: The key to the catacomb gates.
  • Cell Key: The key to your cell.
    • The Cell Key is hidden underneath a loaf of bread in Tilo's cell when he wakes up.
  • Cupboard Key: The key to the cupboard in the jail across the hall from the rat sleeping in a cell
  • Distillery Key: The key to the secret distillery.
    • The Distillery Key is found in Faustus' laboratory, in the sewers of Dwindling Heights Keep.
  • Elevator Gate Key: The key granting access to the elevator.
    • The Elevator Gate Key is given to Tilo by Silas after completing Gearing Up.
  • Flooded Cell Key: The key to the Mouse thieves' old cell.
    • The Flooded Cell Key is obtained from Gusto in the courtyard of Dwindling Heights Keep.
  • Footlocker Keys: There are multiple footlocker keys found on random rats throughout Dwindling Heights Keep and nearby locations. The footlockers are mainly in the sleeping area inside the keep.
    • The guard in the dining hall/kitchen area has a footlocker key.
  • Gallery Chest Key: The key to the gallery chest.
    • The Gallery Chest key is found on the belt of the guard standing near the gallery chest itself, outside the commander's room.
  • Great Hall Key: The key to the gates of the great hall.
  • Jail Master Key: The master key to the jail.
  • Key To Silas' Footlocker: The key to the Signal Rat's footlocker.
    • The Key To Silas' Footlocker can be found hanging near Silas' bed.
  • Key To The Pirate Chest: The key to a chest buried somewhere on the Bone Shore.
  • Kitchen Key: The key to the kitchen pantry.
    • The Kitchen Key is given to Tilo by Rezzia during Short Order.
  • "Screaming Door" Key: The key to the "Screaming Door".
  • Sewer Key: The key to the sewer gate.
  • "Silent Door" Key: The key to the "Silent Door".
  • Strongbox Key: A key that bears the mark of the smugglers' ring.
  • War Room Chest Key: The key to a chest in the war room.
  • Well Key: The key to the courtyard well.
    • The Well Key can be found in the kitchen of the courtyard at Dwindling Heights Keep, near Rezzia.

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