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Lock Picking
"Learn to pick locks faster and break less lock picks"
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Attribute Perception
Group General Perception
Max level 3
Experience to level
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Lock Picking is a General Perception Perk in the Perception Attribute.

"Learn to pick locks faster and break less lock picks."

Requirements and Effects[]

Skill Level Level Name Effect Description Perception Level Buy
1 Burglar Burglar. You are starting to make a name for yourself. You can pick locks 20% faster and have a 10% lower chance to break lockpicks. Unlocks Lockpick. 1 1 PT
2 Lock Smith You are now a lock smith and few locks will keep you out. You can pick locks 40% faster and have a 20% lower chance to break lockpicks. 4 1 PT
3 Safe Cracker You are now a world class safe cracker. Pick locks 60% faster and have a 30% lower chance to break lockpicks. 7 1 PT


The following recipes require Lock Picking

Item Required Materials Workstation Implement Time
Lockpick.png Lockpick ForgedIron.png Forged Iron *1, MechanicalParts.png Mechanical Parts *1 Workbench - 00′ 12"


Patch version Changes
Alpha 18 Added Lock Picking perk.
Alpha 19 Reworked Lock Picking Perk
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