How to keep loot in Dark and Darker

You can keep it if you live.

Dungeon diving and death go hand-in-hand in Dark and Darker. This applies to the Undead you face within its dungeon maps and other players. Once killed, you will leave behind any loot you collected throughout the round. This may leave you wondering how to escape and keep your loot in Dark and Darker.

How to escape with loot in Dark and Darker

To escape with your collected loot in Dark and Darker, you will need to find an escape portal. These appear randomly, typically closer toward the end of the round. Keep an eye out for stones with blue cracks running through them. Once you find one, press F to interact with it and activate the portal. When the portal appears, walk into it to escape and return with the loot you have found.

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Additionally, other players can enter portals that you activate and vice versa. Activating an escape portal takes a few seconds, which leaves you vulnerable. Make sure no other players are around before you activate one, or you may find yourself dying. You can also activate portals or watch them before they are activated to take out unsuspecting players.

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Do you lose gear in Dark and Darker when you die?

When you die in Dark and Darker, you will lose all the loot you have collected. However, the starting gear on your character will persist. This means you do not lose everything and can quickly jump back into another dungeon to seek out more loot.

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Dark and Darker requires a balance of pressing onward and knowing when to escape. Getting greedy can lead to a quick death. Make sure you are ready to escape when activating a portal. Other players can come out of nowhere and steal your portal or kill you before you can escape, causing you to lose all your loot.

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