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

Key ID Image Worth Additional Info Unlock Method Probability
Key 5.30.1 Key.png 1 Humbling Bundle Humbling Bundle and Added in Afterbirth †Equality! Equality! can replace this with a Key Ring. 96.08%
Golden Key 5.30.2 Golden Key.png 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. There is a 1/50 chance for any given key pickup to be a golden key.
Added in RepentanceSharp Key Sharp Key ignores the Golden Key and still subtracts keys from the key count upon use.
Key Ring 5.30.3 Key Ring.png 2 Removed in RepentanceDoesn't spawn naturally. Can only be found by using certain items or encountering certain rooms. 0.00%
Added in Afterbirth † Charged Key 5.30.4 Charged Key.gif 1 Acts as a Lil' Battery Lil' Battery when picked up.
Removed in RepentanceKey Bum Key Bum will pick this up, but will not give Isaac any active charge.
Added in Repentance Key Bum will drop a Lil' Battery Lil' Battery when picking the key up.
Charged Key Complete Pokey Mans (challenge #33) 1.96%


  • 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).



  • Added in Afterbirth † Booster Pack #5 added an electrical graphical effect to Charged Keys.
    • Added in Repentance Charged Keys start sparkling as soon as they spawn, helping players distinguish them from normal keys and prevent wasting charges.


Bug Bug! Added in Afterbirth † / Removed in Repentance Charged Keys do not increment Key Bum Key Bum's key count when picked up.