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Skeleton Key
Skeleton Key
An ornate key that fits any number of chests
Type Material
Base Weight Information.png 0.01
ID 11073


The chest forged in unholy fires among the flaming mountains of Khrosha; the metal no chisel can cut. How many treasures has it borne, across the width and the breadth of the world! But no such treasure as it now holds.
~ The Hour of the Dragon

This key is designed to fit a series of chests that are hidden across the breadth of the Exiled Lands. Rumor holds that they hold legendary treasures stolen from across the lands.


  • There is a 50% chance of gaining a Skeleton Key whenever the player harvests the corpse of a Legendary Creature.[citation needed]
  • There is a 100% chance of gaining a Skeleton Key if the player is level 60 when harvesting the corpse of a legendary creature.
  • It does not matter which tool the player uses to gather a skeleton key from the corpse.
  • The only use for the skeleton key is to open a locked Icon chest.png Legendary Chest, which can be found nearby certain legendary creatures.
    • The skeleton key is consumed when it is used to open a legendary chest.