How to Pick Locks in Resident Evil Village

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As you explore the world of Resident Evil Village you will come across certain locked drawers. These locked doors can only be opened by using a lockpick. Lockpicks are special items you need to find. To learn more about this system here’s our how to pick locks in Resident Evil Village guide.

How to Open Locks with a Lockpick in Resident Evil Village

As you navigate through the various areas in Resident Evil Village, you will come across specific locks that require a lockpick for opening. Attempting to open these locks without one will display the message “an easy-to-pick lock,” indicating the need for a lockpick. You can obtain lockpicks through a couple of methods, such as purchasing them from Duke or uncovering them as hidden items in various levels.

Once you manage to acquire a lockpick picking a lock is fairly easy. All you need to do is approach the locked things you wish to open. Press the Examine button to open the menu. From the menu pick the lockpick. This action will initiate an animation in which you pick the lock, causing the object to open. You will typically find treasure or resources inside the locked things you picked.

That’s all you need to know to pick locks in Resident Evil Village. The system itself is simple, but finding the lockpicks to use is a bit more of a pain. Keep in mind a lockpick is one time use only, so you will need to acquire numerous picks to open all the locks in the game. Check out more guides like this one in our Resident Evil Village hub section.

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