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still works
# Aug 28 2017 at 2:37 PM Rating: Good
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Book still works as of 08/28/2017 went from 14 to 440/440.
As of 07-03-2018 Still Works
# Jul 03 2018 at 9:44 PM Rating: Decent
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Working still
Skilling Pick Lock faster?
# Jan 30 2015 at 10:46 PM Rating: Decent
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Seems a lot easier to skill up now. Went from 212 to 365 in no time (20-30 minutes) on the PoT book. Lvl 80 Bard with Steady Hands 3, now capped at 365/365.

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PoT skillups still working as of 10th Nov 2014
# Nov 10 2014 at 8:29 AM Rating: Decent
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PoT book still working, Nov 10th 2014. Leveled from 1-256 in about 10 mins! I also bought the lockpicks from the Iksar Samusk Hariij in PoT too. If you head out of the building where you zone in and follow its wall around to the left to the next doorway, he's inside there on the right.
picklock
# Dec 15 2013 at 8:17 AM Rating: Decent
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still works as of my post date, nice tip folks thanks.
Pick Lock update
# Jul 27 2012 at 12:44 AM Rating: Decent
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I took my level 90 bard from 124 skill to 335 (max) skill today in about 30 minutes spamming the u-key on the POT book. Thanks to those that posted this tip!
A quick guide to picking locks
# Jun 04 2012 at 11:07 AM Rating: Decent
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For those coming across this post years later, I can verify that as of 6/3/2012 you can still got to PoT and stand facing the rotating book for lock picking skill ups. It doesn't matter which direction you face as long as the lock pick set is on your cursor and you are facing the book. Then just spam your U key for easy skill improvements. I went from 24 to 224 (at level 46) in about 20 minutes while watching the season 2 finale of Game of Thrones!
A quick guide to picking locks
# Jun 04 2012 at 11:05 AM Rating: Decent
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For those coming across this post years later, I can verify that as of 6/3/2012 you can still got to PoT and stand facing the rotating book for lock pick skill ups. It doesn't matter which direction you face as long as the lock pick set is on your cursor and you are facing the book. Then just spam your U key for easy skill improvements. I went from 24 to 224 (at level 46) in about 20 minutes while watching the season 2 finale of Game of Thrones!
SPAM
# Feb 27 2012 at 1:48 AM Rating: Decent
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Handy tip clickin the book in Tranquility: Left click and spam "U" to interact with closest object. Pick up skills up as fast as you can spam both ;)
g15
# Aug 05 2011 at 1:32 PM Rating: Decent
set my g15 keyboard to spam it, got to 200 in like 5min!
PoT Book
# Dec 19 2009 at 4:06 PM Rating: Decent
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15 to 216 in about 15 min. nice.
Pick Lock Skill
# Oct 08 2009 at 4:45 PM Rating: Decent
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I just went from (0) to (205) in like 2 minutes. 60 Rog with all 255 stats
Max Less than 30 min
# Mar 16 2009 at 9:17 PM Rating: Decent
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Bard lvl 76 start picklock from 0 to 293 less than 30 min in Plane of Tranquility
Max Less than 30 min
# Mar 17 2009 at 6:50 AM Rating: Decent
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You missed having a great post by not posting needful information. For any who do not know there is a floating book that spins around over a counter very near the zone in point from the PoK. This book can be rapidly clicked, unlike an actual door, and your skill will go up very fast. You will have no interruptions from mobs or anything. It took my bard longer than thirty minutes but it certainly beats the speed of picking into the hole or paineel.
Max Less than 30 min
# May 11 2009 at 11:22 AM Rating: Decent
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EXCELLENT advice!! Thank you. Took my 29 rogue from 120 to 145 in about three minutes....no exageration!

Now, I have to get Tedum up to lvl 40 so he can open the damn Royal's up for me in the bottom of Chardok.

Thanks again! Very helpful!
Befallen is no more
# Jan 05 2009 at 3:12 AM Rating: Decent
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took my 18 roug to befallen and no dice. door opened all right but no skill
talked to a 85 in game and said something bout it being nerfed. WTF now where do i skill. i herd bout a place in POK but ant got a clue where to look any clues?
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# Oct 07 2007 at 4:03 AM Rating: Decent
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I got the Quest Behind Closed Doors from Kressrala in the area of the Guild Masters at lvl 10. The second door of th inn on the right in the city will get your skill up to 30. Ill keep coming back as I level and see if I can see if its progressive or not.
Sebilis
# Jun 06 2007 at 1:42 PM Rating: Decent
Does anyone know what the minimum is to open the Crypt door in Sebilis?
Pick Lock Update
# Jun 06 2006 at 2:47 PM Rating: Decent
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As of June 2006 many of the old places to pick locks don't work anymore or the doors are no longer locked. My baby rogue found a door on the second floor of Befallen however that was locked and she could gain skill in (started there at 170) It is on the second floor, loc is -566 +43 and is the door labeled "B" on the OLD eqatlas maps. (hee hee thank goodness for old paper maps!) This door requires the Charred Bone Key for those non-lock-picking types. As of this date also, the door to the Hole was not working for my rogue at all. (could not open it or pick it)
Pick Lock Update
# Aug 23 2006 at 12:16 PM Rating: Decent
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As of August 23, '06, the door to the Hole IS still pickable, just not with the hotkey for some reason. Hold your picks on your mouse and click on the rock. It will open.

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fubar
# Jan 29 2006 at 8:00 AM Rating: Decent
The first door in befallen has been fubared for a while. It opens without a key.
pick lock
# Sep 16 2005 at 9:32 PM Rating: Decent
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doesnt anybody use the rock that opens the door to Paineel to skill up in pick lock it worked great for me
pick lock
# Aug 13 2006 at 4:52 PM Rating: Decent
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I used the Paineel stone to 185 then I stopped getting skill ups there. As of Aug 13 2006
pick lock
# Jan 29 2007 at 2:55 AM Rating: Decent
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Got 195 there, but has been very slow from 170 on. I got 21 skill ups in first 40min session, then 17 in 2nd one. Trying some other spots, if anyone knows of any, besides Tranquility, would love to hear them.

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RE: pick lock
# Oct 08 2005 at 2:46 PM Rating: Decent
This is where I went to do my lock picking since I am not level 46 yet. You can click on the right side of the rock to make it open and close faster and get your skill ups quicker.
picklock 0-210 in 15 minutes
# Jun 18 2005 at 4:09 AM Rating: Decent
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Go to Plane of Tranquility,
Loc 700,-1470

Put Mechanized Lockpicks in hand and spam click + key U in the book.
You will get from 0 to 210 pick lock in 15 minutes or less (depends on how fast you can spam click)
picklock 0-210 in 15 minutes
# Oct 23 2008 at 8:44 AM Rating: Decent
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Great post, thanks Superspy.
But... the post wasn't exactly clear to me so I wanted to add to it.
First, the large, floating, spinning book seems to do NOTHING. I kept clicking on this book after reading the post and was getting VERY frustrated. The books you want to click are the ones at the ENDS of the table laying flat. The table is the one in center of room PoT that you enter after using the stone to come up from PoK. Clicking the floating book, with or without lockpicks only sets it to spinning or stop spinning. Either flat book will work.
Was also confused by the instruction, "put lockpicks in your hand and spam click + U key into the book."
More simply put for you ppl as easily confused as me: Place the lockpicks on your cursor, then click one of the books on the end of the table. I don't know what the hell that Click + U key thing Superspy talks about is. Lockpicks in PRIMARY slot will NOT work.
Lastly, does picking this lock grant access to anything or is this simply there to skill up? Surprised that no one says anything about that.

Great info and procedure to follow tho, I went from 80 to 201 skill in about 20 min. FYI, it starts to take alotta attempts to skill up once you get around 175 skill, and it took me MANY attempts to go from 200 to 201.
picklock 0-210 in 15 minutes
# Sep 23 2006 at 6:24 PM Rating: Decent
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Good advice, this. Went from 210 to 261 on this date.
Befallen
# May 24 2005 at 9:40 AM Rating: Decent
Just two days ago i went from 11 to 200 in Befallen in a few hours(non stop picking)...

I will go to freeport today(so I can afk and not freakin get dead by the stupid named that almost keeled me in befallen the other day lol)..

But it works easy enough.. the POT probably works faster.. but lol.. i activated an old account for this rogue and havent gotten a copy of Platinum (which has PoP etc).
Pick Lock
# Dec 11 2004 at 4:09 PM Rating: Decent
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I just thought I would add it took me 15 minutes to go from 130 skill to 200. I used the floating book in Plane of Tranquility. I had mechanized lockpicks keld on my cursor and pressed U. Real fast and easy!
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# Aug 18 2004 at 3:27 AM Rating: Decent
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You must have a min of 11 to pick the lock at Befallen. So add some points then go down and max yourself out.

Simple tip. Keep clicking on the door. I waited like a dummy till the door closed before I hit pick lock again. You can open and close and in a matter of 30 minutes I went from 11 to 90.
not working
# Aug 15 2004 at 4:37 AM Rating: Decent
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I am a level 15 rogue.

When I had the ability to get picklock I trained it and then went to befallen (as that is where everyone says to go) and unlock the doors there.. well I got the message:

"you are not sufficiently skilled to pick this lock"

So I trained my picklock upto 10 and tried again.. once again same message. I went around to every locked door I knew and could find.. but they all say:

"you are not sufficiently skilled to pick this lock"

Anyone know why it does this?
Or where a skill:10 lockpick can lockpick?

Thanks.

Edited, Sun Aug 15 08:47:31 2004
bards lock picking
# Dec 09 2003 at 4:19 PM Rating: Decent
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is there a skill cap on this for bard? at 48 i seem to be stuck at a skill of 106
RE: bards lock picking
# Feb 09 2004 at 12:45 PM Rating: Decent
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Skillcap for bards is 125 ( my 35 bard have that)
In PoT neat PoK book is a book floating above a desk, klick above the book and u will fast train your skill to 125, Good luck.
the way it works
# Nov 28 2003 at 6:31 AM Rating: Decent
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ok with doors u pick up the lockpicks and click on the door. With a locked chest like in LDoN u click on the chest and have it targeted and click the pick lock hotkey (be sure the chest isnt traped) and there ya go.

Edited, Fri Nov 28 06:32:06 2003
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