There’s a handy hack in Starfield that makes standing out locks a whole lot simpler, yet you’ll require remarkable lockpicking abilities if you wish to make use of it.
Lockpicking in Starfield functions in different ways from various other Bethesda games. Here, each lock has layers of rings with spaces that have to be filled up utilizing Digipicks. You require to be creative regarding the order in which you make use of these, however, or you might locate on your own with none that match the needed patterns of openings in a later layer, avoiding you from finishing the problem.
Thankfully, there’s a means to ensure you’re utilizing Digipicks at the correct time. Over on Twitter, Starfield gamer @TheMissAtomic has actually explained that “a digipick key will turn blue if it corresponds to that level,” whereas if it does not, it will certainly be white. “However, some keys will work on multiple levels,” the gamer includes, “so be mindful of where you put it, wouldn’t want to waste a digipick!”
As the aesthetic hint is so refined, it’s something that can be quickly go undetected, yet as another player points out in the comments, it will just take place if you have actually updated your lockpicking ability. This comes under Security, which belongs to Starfield’s Tech Skill Tree, and also have to go to the very least Rank 2 if you desire those rings to transform blue.
Hopefully, this hack indicates that you will not shed via your supply of Digipicks, yet if you do locate that you’re running reduced, they can be bought from suppliers for simply 35 Credits.
For extra on breaking locks and also Digipicks, inspect our Starfield lockpicking guide.