Resetting chests and skeleton keys
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05/04/2019 10:01 AM EST

I think I opened all the koin chests in the Krypt except the hidden ones which I'll save for last and I barely touched souls chests because I was saving souls for Shinnok's amulet. Now there are still some doors I haven't opened but behind those doors is either a soul chest or a wall which means there's probably a hidden chest there. There are 7 doors left to open but I only have 1 skeleton key. My question is, can you get skeleton keys from souls chests or do I need to reset koin chests?

And also, how does resetting even work? Does it reset all the chests, just koin chests and how many? All of them or just the area close to you?

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05/04/2019 10:04 AM EST

What I do know is you can decide how many chests are reset. You pay around 2.000 koins per chest reset, with a max of 100.000 koins each time, so 50 chests max a time.

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05/04/2019 10:07 AM EST

I have unlocked most of the skeleton key doors without resetting any chests. I did not pay close enough attention to where I got those keys from.

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05/04/2019 12:04 PM EST
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What I do know is you can decide how many chests are reset. You pay around 2.000 koins per chest reset, with a max of 100.000 koins each time, so 50 chests max a time.

Where are they though. All around the map or closer to where you reset? For example if I reset them just outside the palace entrance, is it possible the ones in lower pit, which is the furthes place to travel, get reset but none on the courtyard? That would suck...don't want to search for them again. I just want to be done with this Krypt lol.

It's just about skeleton keys really so I can open all doors and all unopened chests. Cause after that it's all about Kollector and the Shrine.

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05/04/2019 02:35 PM EST
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What I do know is you can decide how many chests are reset. You pay around 2.000 koins per chest reset, with a max of 100.000 koins each time, so 50 chests max a time.

Where are they though. All around the map or closer to where you reset? For example if I reset them just outside the palace entrance, is it possible the ones in lower pit, which is the furthes place to travel, get reset but none on the courtyard? That would suck...don't want to search for them again. I just want to be done with this Krypt lol.

It's just about skeleton keys really so I can open all doors and all unopened chests. Cause after that it's all about Kollector and the Shrine.

Just tried it myself. When reset the chests can be anywhere in the entire krypt, even Goro's lair. I still got good stuff out of it like gear so I think it still acts as a random chest that you didn't open yet.

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Has anyone found Noob's Purgatorial Pursuer mask or Skarlet's Urchin Descendant skin yet in doing so?

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05/05/2019 03:46 AM EST
05/05/2019 03:50 AM EST

well I have every single chest opened by now (except the ones probably hidden behind the Shinoks amulet puzzle). And I can confirm if you opened every single chest you won't get any other skin, gear from them. Just tower consumables, some arts and that's it. Other gear/skins are still in the soul treasures which I haven't opened all yet so no, if you "refill" chest it won't refill with skins nd gear if you have opened them all.

And it's completely random which chests are going to refill, I used Kronika's rewind thingy on the Shang Tsung's island amd it randomly refilled chests in Goro's lair too. Sadly it reffiled also the soal chests so no I don't know which ones I haven't opened yet cause I was opening them pretty randomly, but that's ok since even the reffiled soulchest still give you gear/skins cause they're randomized until you get them all

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05/05/2019 04:55 AM EST
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well I have every single chest opened by now (except the ones probably hidden behind the Shinoks amulet puzzle). And I can confirm if you opened every single chest you won't get any other skin, gear from them. Just tower consumables, some arts and that's it. Other gear/skins are still in the soul treasures which I haven't opened all yet so no, if you "refill" chest it won't refill with skins nd gear if you have opened them all.

And it's completely random which chests are going to refill, I used Kronika's rewind thingy on the Shang Tsung's island amd it randomly refilled chests in Goro's lair too. Sadly it reffiled also the soal chests so no I don't know which ones I haven't opened yet cause I was opening them pretty randomly, but that's ok since even the reffiled soulchest still give you gear/skins cause they're randomized until you get them all

So what you are saying is, refilled soul chests can still contain skins but refilled koin chests can't? Since you haven't opened them all if you say you haven't done the Shinnok's puzzle yet...

What about skeleton keys? Any idea how to get those? Are they in refilled chests? I still have 6 doors to open but have 0 skeleton keys.

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05/05/2019 06:38 AM EST
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yeah, that's what I'm trying to say. Chests are "empty" for me right now cause I don't use consumables that much in Towers -> and if I do I still have them enough and I always receive some after finishing a tower. There certainly can be some Skeleton keys! But I think I've opened every single closed door so far so they're not in my chests anymore I guess. I actually rewinded 150+ chests and I was opening them randomly on the map to check if I can get a skin or a gear item, and all I got were already mentioned stuffs so I didn't even pay much attention what these items were actually. Some items are definitely there for the Forge/recipes but I haven't use them yet.

But I still have a lot of gear/skins not unlocked yet and right now I don't know where to get all remaining items

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05/05/2019 07:00 AM EST

All the remaining items you probably get at Kollector's or at shrine. If you donate 100k at the shrine you are almost guaranteed a skin. Kollector has some as well, you just need to trade items for it so I guess that's why it's useful resetting those chests. And btw, if Kollector isn't there you can summon him with Kollector's koin if you have one. If you don't you can farm them. All you need to do is open 3k soul chest in the woods and then 250k chest that comes out. In there you'll find Soul Thurible Tower key which has Kollector's koin. And every time you komplete the tower you get another 5 so it's farmable. I guess that's how you get everyhting that's left.

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05/05/2019 06:08 PM EST
patakucera

well I have every single chest opened by now (except the ones probably hidden behind the Shinoks amulet puzzle). And I can confirm if you opened every single chest you won't get any other skin, gear from them. Just tower consumables, some arts and that's it. Other gear/skins are still in the soul treasures which I haven't opened all yet so no, if you "refill" chest it won't refill with skins nd gear if you have opened them all.

And it's completely random which chests are going to refill, I used Kronika's rewind thingy on the Shang Tsung's island amd it randomly refilled chests in Goro's lair too. Sadly it reffiled also the soal chests so no I don't know which ones I haven't opened yet cause I was opening them pretty randomly, but that's ok since even the reffiled soulchest still give you gear/skins cause they're randomized until you get them all

I've opened all the chests as well, even the ones behind the shinnok's puzzle. And I can confirm that you CAN still get gear and skins from them when you reset the chests. Also Derek from NRS confirmed that the krypt contains 600 chests. When looking at my stats I've opened 455 right now. So my guess is that it can still contain gear and skins as long as you're below that number.

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05/05/2019 10:17 PM EST
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patakucera

well I have every single chest opened by now (except the ones probably hidden behind the Shinoks amulet puzzle). And I can confirm if you opened every single chest you won't get any other skin, gear from them. Just tower consumables, some arts and that's it. Other gear/skins are still in the soul treasures which I haven't opened all yet so no, if you "refill" chest it won't refill with skins nd gear if you have opened them all.

And it's completely random which chests are going to refill, I used Kronika's rewind thingy on the Shang Tsung's island amd it randomly refilled chests in Goro's lair too. Sadly it reffiled also the soal chests so no I don't know which ones I haven't opened yet cause I was opening them pretty randomly, but that's ok since even the reffiled soulchest still give you gear/skins cause they're randomized until you get them all

I've opened all the chests as well, even the ones behind the shinnok's puzzle. And I can confirm that you CAN still get gear and skins from them when you reset the chests. Also Derek from NRS confirmed that the krypt contains 600 chests. When looking at my stats I've opened 455 right now. So my guess is that it can still contain gear and skins as long as you're below that number.

Or the other 145 are souls chests because if you haven't noticed, opening souls chests doesn't increase that counter.

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05/06/2019 12:19 AM EST

Okay, I've done this myself now just to see what I get. And it isn't so bad tbh, maybe even better for someone who hasn't opened everything yet.

In reset chests you get a lot of lock picks which is good for more expensive chests you reset but I'm not even sure those are worth opening. If you have some unopened Shao Kahn/Scorpion chests though, this is great. Speaking of heart chests, to me hearts are useless now but it seems you get a lot of hearts in reset chests. I went from like 10 to over 200 hearts in 10 minutes, just by opening reset chests. You even get koins like 50k or 5, 10k in them and even souls. What you don't get, is gear. You guys are right, you don't get gear in reset koin chests but you do get it in reset soul chests.

You also get a lot of necromantic runestones in reset chests. If you don't know what that is, combined with 2 lost soul essences, it gives you 250 souls at the forge. Lost souls essences you can get in these reset chests as well but they are rare. You can also get them in Soul Thurible Towers. If you open the 3k soul chest in the river in the dead woods and then 250k koin chest that pops out, you get 5x Soul Thurible Tower Keys which can have lost soul essence as a reward, it also has guaranteed Kollector's Koin so it's good to grind those towers. Speaking of Kollector, he has a ton of gear and skins so he is very important for end game. You can get Kollector's Koins in reset chests as well but more importantly, you get items which you trade with him so you can get his stuff. And there's also shrine of course.

So souls chests, Kollector's Koins(and items to trade with him) and koins for shrine is what is most important for end game to get all the gear that is left.

Now, skeleton keys. This is a problem because it seems there are only 2 or 3 chests that have them. So if you haven't opened all the doors yet like me, you'll need to keep resetting chests till you get those specific chests reset. There's one right outside the palace entrance, first one on the right and I think there's another in Goro's dining hall. Not sure.

So yeah, resetting chests isn't that bad. You will get gear in reset souls chests and not in koin chests but you'll get stuff that will help you get it. Like more souls, items to get souls, item to trade etc.

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05/06/2019 05:43 AM EST

Not a 100% sure but i could be that I got those gear pieces and skins from reset soul chests. Do you know if you can use lockpicks on heart chests?

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05/07/2019 03:22 AM EST

Another thing I found out today. You still get gear in reset hidden chests. I'm not sure if that's because I haven't opened them all (I'm just guessing I haven't) or it might just be a thing like with soul chests.

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05/07/2019 03:52 AM EST

I've just counted how many skins I still have to get from the Krypt. I opened all the koin chests, not all but many soul chests and hidden chests(some were reset too), I've probably spent 3 or 4 mil at the shrine so far and I visited/summoned Kollector a few times as well.

I still have to unlock 386 skins. That's just skins. It's probably double or triple of that with gear. Insane...

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05/07/2019 04:42 AM EST
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I still have to unlock 386 skins. That's just skins. It's probably double or triple of that with gear. Insane...

The soul "chests" are the way to go for skins. I've spent around 14K souls on them in total, and around 1M+ koins resetting them, and have gotten over 50+ skins. If I were to give an estimate of how many souls/koins you need to spend in total to unlock all the skins in the game after unlocking all the chests for the first time, I'd say you'd need to spend around 60K+ souls, and for koins through the shrine since 100K is a skin, I'd say around 50M+ as there's a chance for double skins in the shrine. And as for gear, the easiest way I've seen is spending 75K koins at the shrine. It rewards you with guaranteed gear. It's just very time consuming though, and very expensive.

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05/07/2019 05:28 AM EST
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I still have to unlock 386 skins. That's just skins. It's probably double or triple of that with gear. Insane...

The soul "chests" are the way to go for skins. I've spent around 14K souls on them in total, and around 1M+ koins resetting them, and have gotten over 50+ skins. If I were to give an estimate of how many souls/koins you need to spend in total to unlock all the skins in the game after unlocking all the chests for the first time, I'd say you'd need to spend around 60K+ souls, and for koins through the shrine since 100K is a skin, I'd say around 50M+ as there's a chance for double skins in the shrine. And as for gear, the easiest way I've seen is spending 75K koins at the shrine. It rewards you with guaranteed gear. It's just very time consuming though, and very expensive.

Kollector has some as well. Both gear and skins. And apparently, spending 99k koins at shrine gives you a higher chance at more rare gear such as maskless Kitana, Skarlet, Kabal etc. That's what I'm trying to get right now. Only tried it twice and got Kabal. I'm grinding koins now because I really want maskless Kitana.

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05/08/2019 12:45 PM EST
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I've been using the shrine a lot because the chests give you a lot of junk such as art concepts and I'm not a big fan of those. So I decided that I would spend it all on the shrine. If you spend 75k at the shrine than you get a random piece of gear and if you spend 100k than you get a random costume every time. So I just save up to a certain amount before I visit the shrine again and than spend all of it. Maybe like save up to 3 - 4 million gold and than go crazy at the shrine. I don't know if anyone else does that or if it's just me. I actually learned of this on youtube.

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05/08/2019 01:09 PM EST

It's such a pain this Krypt. I mean, I love the grind but not RNG. That, I hate.

Right now there's only 1 thing I want and that's Poise and Power(maskless Kitana). I spent over 3mil of koins today at the shrine and didn't get it (that's like 40 tries offering 99k or 75k). I also opened around 75 soul chests and only got 15 skins. That is 7.5k worth of souls and only 15 skins. I still need to get 371 skins from The Krypt and god knows how many gear items. It looks like I'll get every piece of gear before I get the one I want the most. Yesterday I spent all day grinding for those 3mil. Literally all day. And same thing today. It's nothing but a waste of time if I get shit all the time.

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05/09/2019 12:11 AM EST

Today I had enough to open every single soul chest in The Krypt. I don't know how many that was but I started with 11.2k souls, I got many chests for free because some of them contained souls as well like 75 or 100. And I also needed to forge another 2k souls so I could finish. So probably around 150 soul chests. I only got 4 skins. I'm not sure if those were the souls I haven't opened yet because until then I was getting only augments, forge items and currency but suddenly I was getting kombat kards, some gear, taunts, even a brutality and of course those 4 skins. And from there it was only augments and forge items again.

So I don't know if I'm done with soul chests or not. How could we possibly know this? I still have 366 skins to get from The Krypt and even the skins at Kollector's are now repeating themselves if I saw it correctly. I can't get them yet though because I don't have the items. So I don't know. Are the rest of 350 or something skins all at the shrine or what...

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05/09/2019 07:25 AM EST

Once you figure out how the krypt works it aint too bad. The first time you open all the chests you get all the same rewards as everyone else. I think you got about half of the gear and skins by then for every character. Then you'll enter the endgame where you have 3 options. Spent coins at the shrine, trade with the collector or refill chests.

But when you refill chests you'll only get good stuff from soul chests and hidden chests. So you could decide not to open the refilled coin chests so that you keep refilling the soul chests. The shrine is basically a slot machine. Finally the remaining gear and skins will be acuired through the Towers of Time. I think the most rare stuff you get from the character specific towers.

I still wish they add an option to purchase specific gear pieces and skins with ingame coins. Maybe with a very expensive cost. But this way you can at least get the piece you really want without praying to the RNGsus.

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05/09/2019 05:58 PM EST
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I still wish they add an option to purchase specific gear pieces and skins with ingame coins. Maybe with a very expensive cost. But this way you can at least get the piece you really want without praying to the RNGsus.

But you can? With Time Krystals (though you still have to be lucky it is for sale on that moment).

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05/11/2019 06:50 PM EST

I agree with this RNG/ terrible reward system. I've wanted three items from day 1: Noob's Purgatorial Pursuer

2: Skarlet's Urchin Descendant and maskless variation.

Got Noob's from ToT. Both of Skarlet's items are in Krypt. Days of grinding, opened all chests, and over 7 million at shrine(5 million for maskless, 2 for skin) and still have neither. I'm about burnout on this game.