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The Horn Key on Wastelands

This page is about the keys found in Hexen. Each key is only used once in the game, but may be used to open multiple doors.


Hub 1: Seven Portals

There are 4 keys in this episode.

Emerald Key

This is the first key encountered in Hexen, and is found in Winnowing Hall. Its only use is opening the area the other side of the courtyard on the same map.

Silver Key

The Silver Key is also found and solely used on Winnowing Hall. It opens the bell tower, allowing the player to ring the bell.

Steel Key

The Steel Key is found on the Guardian of Ice. It is used to access the one lift on the Guardian of Steel, allowing the player to reach the puzzle switches.

Fire Key

The Fire Key is also found on the Guardian of Ice. It is used on the Guardian of Fire to gain access to the puzzle switch.


Hub 2: Shadow Wood

There are 4 keys in this episode.

Horn Key

The Horn Key is found on the Wastelands. It is necessary to obtain access to a puzzle switch on both Darkmere and the Caves of Circe.

Cave Key

The Cave Key is found on the Caves of Circe. It is necessary to obtain access to a puzzle switch on both Darkmere and the Wastelands.

Swamp Key

The Swamp Key is found on Darkmere. It is necessary to obtain access to a puzzle switch on both the Caves of Circe and the Wastelands.

Castle Key

The Castle Key is also found on Darkmere, and is only used once, to unlock a small room on the same map, in which the player needs to get to in order to obtain the Swamp Key.

Hub 3: Heresiarch's Seminary

There are no keys in this episode.


Hub 4: Castle of Grief

There are 3 keys in this episode.

Rusty Key

The Rusty Key is found and used on the Forsaken Outpost. It allows the player to reach the Daemon Codex. It is also required to get to the secret level of the Castle of Grief hub, the Desolate Garden. Note that the player also needs to have crossed the line at the mouth of the exit cave in Bright Crucible, and pulled the switch in the Sacred Grove secret level in the Shadow Wood episode, to gain entry to Desolate Garden.

Dungeon Key

The Dungeon Key is found in an outside area on the Effluvium. It allows the player to access the Dungeons from the Gibbet.

Axe Key

This is the final key collected in the game. It is made available in the Gibbet after all the other puzzles have been solved, and allows the player to enter the showdown with the Heresiarch (on the same map).

Hub 5: Necropolis

There are no keys in this episode.

Hexen items
Health Crystal Vial | Quartz Flask | Mystic Urn
Armor Amulet of Warding | Dragonskin Bracers | Falcon Shield | Mesh Armor | Platinum Helm
Artifacts Banishment Device | Boots of Speed | Chaos Device | Dark Servant | Disc of Repulsion | Dragonskin Bracers | Fléchette | Icon of the Defender | Krater of Might | Mystic Ambit Incant | Mystic Urn | Porkalator | Quartz Flask | Torch | Wings of Wrath
Others Ammo | Keys | Puzzle Artifacts

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