The Lockpick Item Code Cheat for Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion on PC

Pick any lock with the player.additem cheat for Elder Scrolls IV on PC

Sentry standing outside a door in The Elder Scrolls: Oblivion

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The player.additem code is one of many cheats for The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion on PC. If you know the ID code for a specific item, you can instantly add it to your inventory. Use this trick to get infinite lockpicks so that you can unlock every door and chest in the Elder Scrolls IV game.

The player.additem cheat only works with the PC version of Elder Scrolls IV.

How to Use the Lockpick Cheat in Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion

The item ID code for the lockpick is as follows:


Press the tilde key (~) while playing to bring up the cheat console. Type player.additem followed by the item code and a quantity, then press Enter. For example, to add 99 lockpicks to your inventory, enter the following:

player.additem 0000000A 99

Include spaces between each part of the code.

How to Pick Locks in Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion

All locks have up to five tumblers that must be set in the "up" position. Move the lockpick with the mouse, click on a tumbler, then click the mouse button again before it reaches the top of the lock to latch it into place. The tumblers move at different speeds, so it'll probably take a few tries.

Improve the Security skill to make picking locks easier.