The Skeleton Keys
Skeleton Keys are used to open locked doors around the Skyways that have challenging bosses inside them. They are special Housing Items, that can be found in your backpack under the Wall Hangings section. Once you use a key to open a locked door, the key is removed from your backpack.
Introduced to the Pirate Spiral in August 2018, the Obsidian Skeleton Keys are needed to open the doors inside the World of Dreams. Occasionally the Royals at KingsIsle will also provide Skeleton dungeons for special events or occasions.
For instance, on November 30th, we were introduced to the Krampus Skeleton dungeon for the 2018 Yuletide holiday season. And three new Skeleton Keys were introduced to unlock content in the Krampus Lobby, using a Wooden Skeleton Key, Stone Skeleton Key, and a Gold Skeleton Key.
When the Obsidian keys were initially introduced, they were simply called an “Obsidian Key” (like the one pictured here). The new 2018 Yuletide keys, define a level of difficulty for the dungeon they are to be used in. These keys will drop from level appropriate enemies throughout the Yuletide season or promotional event. Additionally, all the Skeleton Keys will only drop from Battle Board combat, not from sinking ships.
The Levels Of Skeleton Keys
- Wooden Skeleton Keys –
The lowest level keys, these are used to fight Skeleton Bosses that can be found in the lower level areas of the Pirate Spiral.
- Stone Skeleton Keys –
The mid-range Skeleton keys, used to fight level 50+ Skeleton Bosses.
- Gold Skeleton Keys –
High range keys, used to fight level 70+ Skeleton Bosses.
- Obsidian Keys –
These are still used in the dungeons located in the World of Dreams. The Bosses and enemies there, are level 70+.
Skeleton Key Locations
There are many places around the spiral to find enemies who will drop these special keys. I’ll do my best to keep the list updated, but you can always find information about these keys on Pirate101 Central’s Housing Item page for Obsidian Skeleton Key.
You’ll find enemies in specific locations that you must defeat for a chance to pick up a dropped key. Or you’ll find a specific enemy who may be in different locations, where they will drop a key.
For instance, you can defeat any Armada Marine in the three locations listed in Marleybone for a chance at a dropped key.
Or, you can defeated any of the enemies listed, within the Tower of Moo Manchu, for a chance at a dropped key.
I’ve tried to make this distinction in the list below. So enemies are listed either by their location, or by the enemy to defeat and where you might find them.
|Skull Island||Scrimshaw Docks The World of Dreams
Flotsam – Ratfink’s Hideout
Defeat any Haywire Marine at:
|Mooshu||Kita Dock – Sujimura Village
– Sato’s Audience Chamber
Windy Dock – Lake of the Rising Sun – Lake Floor – Heshen’s Dojo
Path of Penance – Tower of Mooshu
Defeat any Radical Fox at:
Isle of Dogs’ Sewers
– Defeat any Crokatator at:
– Secret Tunnel
– Robin Oig’s Lair
Isle of Fetch – Airedale Pier – Walkie’s Hotel
Defeat any Armada Marine at:
Defeat Bishop at:
– House of Brutus Maximus
Defeat any Manticore at:
Defeat any Stymphalian Bird at:
– Defeat Any Ettin at:
– Defeat any Ophidian Flame Dancer at:
– Temple of the Fire Cult
Defeat any Leastrygonean Breakstuff at:
Achaean Way – The Ship Kerberos
– Palace of Ulysses
|Florenza||Defeat any Crab Thugs at:
– The Machine Docks
– The Machine Control Room
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