In Risk of Rain 2, your power depends mostly on the items you’ve collected. Chests serve as the best source of those, but to open them, you’ll need some gold. But there is one type of chest that is you can open free of charge: the Rusted Lockbox.
Where to Find the Rusted Lockbox in Risk of Rain 2
Like every item in the game, Rusted Lockbox spawn randomly on the map, but for it to appear, you’ll first need to complete a specific challenge, called Keyed Up. It requires you to kill a teleporter boss in 15 seconds or less, which can be done with damage-boosting items and some skill.
After you’ll complete challenge, the rusted key will start spawning randomly in stages. It’s a common item, so you shouldn’t have trouble finding it. Once you’ll have it in your inventory, every stage you enter with it will have a Rusted Lockbox hidden somewhere.
Finding the Rusted Lockbox
For every key you possess, one Rusted Lockbox will spawn on the map and the key will disappear once you’ll open the lockbox. Also, since it’s technically not a chest, the Rusted Lockbox will still appear, even if you have the Artifact of Sacrifice enabled.
Still, they can be tricky to find, due to their dull appearance. But there’s a trick you can use – when the teleporter is charging up, every item on the map should have a bright aura around them, so you can use that time to look for the Lockbox.
It’s worth the trouble – each Lockbox has 80% of dropping an uncommon item and 20% of dropping a legendary item!
Genshin Impact: Sandglass Dendroculus Puzzle Guide
Get rewarded for clearing this new exploration-based mechanic.
Primal Sandglasses are a new mechanic for exploration that you’ll find in the Ruins of King Deshret. Flipping one will start a timed challenge where you’ll need to flip other Primal Sandglasses. Doing so within the time will grant you a reward.
In this guide we’ll teach you how to beat one of these challenges.
The Sandglass Location
To find the Primal Sandglass that rewards you with a Dendroculus and an Exquisite Chest you’ll want to go west of The Mausoleum of King Deshret.
Get to the red-circled area – there’s a Four-Leaf Sigil around to make the travel faster. You’ll end in an area with one of the squared-floor panels that you can activate by interacting with the book front of it. This will create an updraft that will get you to a Dendroculus waiting on top, plus a Forged Primal Light.
From that position you can look at the second area, the one we encircled in a blue circle in the first image. Take the Forged Primal Light to the panel there to create a Primal Sandglass.
The Sandglass Time Trial Challenge
Once you flip the Primal Sandglass you’ll have29 seconds to flip the other two. It may look simple, but there’s invisible walls that’ll make tricky getting to the others.
First you’ll want to do a straight-line run towards where the red arrow points: the part where you can see stone steps rather than sand.
From here turn to the right and keep going forward until you crash against the invisible wall. Then employ some wall-hugging: move while sticking close to the wall so that at the moment it stops being there, your character will get past it to the other side.
When you ‘see’ the door get past it and turn back in direction to the hourglass. This time the wall will be to the right-side of your character. Make your way to the Sandglass normally, and we’re on to the last one.
From that sandglass you’ll run straight to the second batch of stone-floor.
At that point, turn 90° degrees to the right until you see another invisible wall flare up blue. You’ll turn 90° degrees to your right again. Make sure to wall-hug a little so that you can see where the wall ends.
After you’ve cleared the wall do a full turn around, leaving it to left-side of your body and run in a straight line like you were trying to get the torch close to the last Sandglass. You’ll be clear off the wall in a matter of seconds and you can make a beeline for the last Sandglass. Flip it.
Now just walk forward in the direction of the Four-Leaf Sigil, but don’t use it. If you look down you’ll be able to see the Dendroculus and an Exquisite Chest to its right.