Binding of Isaac: Rebirth Wiki
This article is about the pickup. For other uses, see Key (Disambiguation).

Keys are used to gain entry to many of the game's rooms, as well as open Locked ChestLocked Chests and Key Blocks.

Key ID Image Worth Additional Info Unlock Method Probability
Key 5.30.1 Key 1 Collectible Humbleing Bundle iconHumbleing Bundle and (in Afterbirth † and Repentance)Equality!Equality! can replace this with a Key Ring. 96.08%
Golden Key 5.30.2 Golden Key 0 Will not add to the player's key count, but when picked up, it will allow the player to use keys on anything that requires them without subtracting from their total for the duration of the current floor, even if the current number of keys is 0.
(in Repentance)Collectible Sharp Key iconSharp Key and Key MasterKey Masters ignore the Golden Key and still subtract keys from the key count.
Key Ring 5.30.3 Key Ring 2 (except in Repentance)Doesn't spawn naturally. Can only be found by using certain items or encountering certain rooms. 0.00%
(in Afterbirth † and Repentance) Charged Key 5.30.4 Charged Key 1 Acts as a Lil' BatteryLil' Battery when picked up.
(except in Repentance)Collectible Key Bum iconKey Bum will pick this up, but will not give Isaac any active charge.
(in Repentance) Key Bum will drop a Lil' BatteryLil' Battery when picking the key up.
Charged Key Complete Pokey Mans (challenge #33) 1.96%

Notes[ | ]

  • The probabilities in the table refer to the kind of key that is generated by the game when a key is spawned with a sub-type of 0 (i.e. a random key).

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Trivia[ | ]

  • (in Afterbirth † and Repentance) Booster Pack #5 added an electrical graphical effect to Charged Keys.
    • (in Repentance) Charged Keys start sparkling as soon as they spawn, helping players distinguish them from normal keys and prevent wasting charges.
  • Charged Keys may be based off of the story of Benjamin Franklin discovering electricity via tying a key to a kite during a lighting storm, thus drawing an electrical charge from it.

Bugs[ | ]

Bug Bug! (in Afterbirth †) Charged Keys do not increment Collectible Key Bum iconKey Bum's key count when picked up.