Bonus: -
Max Rank: 100 (Base Game)
150 (Only available with Peril on Gorgon DLC)

Lockpick in The Outer Worlds is a specialized skill found under the Core Skill: Stealth. Skills are abilities that provide both passive and active bonuses to the player that heavily affects their gameplay in combat and interactions with NPCs and Companions that affects the player's reputation.


Lockpick Information

  • Stealth Skill
  • The Lockpick skill reduces the unlock time and number of Mag-Picks needed for picking locks




Ways to Increase Lockpick

    • Indicate any items or ways that increase the rank of this skill.
    • The following Equipment increases your Lockpick Skill:


Lockpick Base Skill Unlocks

Lockpick Rank Unlocks Content Required
20 - NOVICE Doors and Containers requiring 1 Mag-Pick to unlock are free to open Base Game
40 - COMPETENT Find +25% more Bits in containers Base Game
60 - ADEPT Lockpick Preview: See what is inside locked containers Base Game
80 - EXPERT Lockpicking speed is increased to be nearly instant Base Game
100 - MASTER Find Pristine Item Chance: +100% Base Game
150 - VIRTUOSO The first item in every locked container which is free to open can be stolen without consequence Peril on Gorgon


Lockpick Notes and Trivia

  • Points are first placed into the core skill (e.g. Melee) of the specialized skill (e.g. 1-Handed Melee) which improves all of the specialized skills in that group up to Rank 50.
  • Once it reaches Rank 50, skill points can be directly added to the specialized skill to increase the effect up to Rank 100/ 150 (Only available whit Peril on Gorgon DLC).
  • Some armor, consumables and status effects can temporarily raise and lower the effects of your skills.



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    • Anonymous

      Ordinance control helmet gives you max lockpick + 2.5 meters extra lock pick distance. You can get it as soon as you fix the unreliable at a vending machine(aunti cleo) in a lab on a distress call mission Its got 16 armour lvl 10,medium

      • Anonymous

        The ordinance control helmet gives you max lock pick plus 2.5m + pick distance! You can obtain it at a vending machine in one of the labs at the distress call place. Its god tier for my theif playthrough

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