The 1.2 update added some new locked chests to the dungeon. Where can I find their matching keys and what can I expect to find inside these chests? Are the rewards unique? Will I need to generate many worlds to get all significant rewards from these chests?
- Hallowed Chest
- Requires Hallowed Key to open
- Always contains the Rainbow Gun
- Jungle Chest
- Requires Jungle Key to open
- Contains the Piranha Gun
- Frozen Chest
- Requires Frozen Key to open
- Always contains the Staff of the Frost Hydra
- Crimson Chest
- Requires Crimson Key to open
- Always contains the Vampire Knives
- Corruption Chest
- Requires Corruption Key to open
- Contains the Scourge of the Corruptor
- Golden Chest
- Requires Golden Key to open (See below how to acquire)
- Contains either Magic Missile, Muramasa, Cobalt Shield, Aqua Scepter, Blue Moon, Handgun, Shadow Key or a new Golden Key
All of the rewards, except for those from Golden Chests, are unique to the dungeon.
All of the dungeon keys are acquired by combining a random drop from the respective hardmode biome with a Temple Key and 5 souls of Sight (Twins), Might (Destroyer) and Fright (Skeletron Prime).
In addition to these main rewards, all chests also contain some other items such as potions, explosives, materials, coins and lighting equipment.
Acquiring a Golden Key:
Finding one in an unlocked, normal Chest in the Dungeon
Finding one in an unlocked, Living Wood Chest inside a Living Tree.
Killing a Dungeon Slime
Killing another Dungeon monster (1/67 chance)
Breaking a pot in the Dungeon (1/40 chance)
My own dungeon delving
Source code of the game
hallowed key is acquired from another dungeon chest? I don't think so... wiki disagrees, but then I haven't found one yet.– MaslowOct 14, 2013 at 16:18
@Maslow I'm unsure where I found it, but I'm pretty sure it was a chest and not a drop.– 3venticOct 14, 2013 at 16:20
@Zibbobz that was my edit 55 minutes ago– 3venticOct 25, 2013 at 15:12
1It's worth noting that this information is for 1.2.1. In v1.2 the keys simply dropped from biome mobs instead of the molds. Oct 26, 2013 at 9:27
Wait, where did you get the source code? Is the game open source?– DoorknobOct 30, 2013 at 18:09
The key molds drop from mobs in that biome but in the ocean you can get any mold. I got the hallowed and Ice mold from beating lepus(the Easter boss) in those biomes after he spawned loads of disaster bunny's.after getting a mold you need 5 souls of fright,sight and might to craft a key.