If looking for how to get Diablo 4 Whispering Keys then you've found a Silent Chest and want it open. These are very distinctive chests that are way bigger than the usual ones you find in Diablo 4. They also have a very obvious glowing golden padlock around them to keep what's inside locked away. Try to open one and you'll be told "You need a Whispering Key to open this locked chest."
But what does that actually mean, and where the these Shipsering Keys? Are they something you find as loot? Or do they have to be bought or obtained elsewhere? If you want to know how to open Silent Chests, then this is how to get Whispering Keys in Diablo 4.
How to get Whispering Keys in Diablo 4
To get Whispering Keys in Diablo 4, you need to find a vendor called the Purveyor of Curiosities. There should be one in each town, identified by their icon on the map - a coin bag with a question mark on it.
These vendors sell Whispering Keys for 20 Murmuring Obols – a special currency that only Purveyors of Curiosities trade in. You can earn Obols by completing open world Local Events, or cleansing cursed items within dungeons. However, be aware that there's a limit to how many Obols you can hold at once, so you can't stockpile them indefinitely. It's worth always having at least a couple of Diablo 4 Whispering Keys in your inventory in case you need them so trade in any Obols you have when you see a Purveyor of Curiosities to get keys and clear out Obols respectively.
How to find Silent Chests in Diablo 4
Finding Silent Chests in Diablo 4 is completely down to chance as they can simply replace a regular chest at random. They also reset between sessions so if don't open one you find it won't be there if you log off and come back.
This is why you should always try to make sure you have at least a couple of Diablo 4 Whispering Keys in your inventory to open any Silent Chests you come across immediately. Inside them you'll discover a selection of rare items, ready to be equipped, sold, or turned into Diablo 4 salvage depending on how they stack up against your current gear.
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