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Hatch Opening Twice

Somebody explain why the hatch is able to open automatically after a key has been used and it’s been closed. For context, one survivor used a key to escape leaving two others and I close the hatch. I chase one of them out through the gate and it opens a second time allowing the last to leave. So basically, two free escapes that I had no control over.


  • nicnc82nicnc82 Member Posts: 287

    Because a key can open it, just like if you shut a door and lock it but someone has a key it can be reopened. Its fair. They did the gens. Bet you're ok with moris, right?

  • TheMidnightRidrTheMidnightRidr Member Posts: 493

    The key opened it (which they found in game mind you, how would you like it if you could find moris). Then I closed it. Then it opened again on its own. 2 free escapes.

  • SunaIIanuSunaIIanu Member Posts: 540

    The hatch will reopen when there is only one survivor left even if it was open and closed before.

    It sucks in a situation like the one you described but that's just how it works.

  • FichteHiroFichteHiro Member Posts: 711

    Yeah, it is kinda frustrating, but the Hatch will always open on itself no matter what. The key is the main problem in this situation, and Keys are unfair in their own ways.

  • KingFrostKingFrost Member Posts: 3,014

    That's how the hatch works. It opens with a key, and then automatically opens when there's only one survivor left.

    I had two people bring keys into a match. I didn't recognize it. When there were three players left (but one gen left to do) one player straight off the hook went and opened the hatch. I closed it. The next survivor came by and opened it and the last two escaped through the hatch. Very frustrating. Keys should be reworked a bit.

  • HellDescentHellDescent Member Posts: 4,505

    Because survivors don't have enough second chances

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