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All Items and How to Use Them in Inside the Backrooms

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Inside the Backrooms is home to many dangers, but also many items. This game requires you to rely on these items, to save your life and also solve the many puzzles prohibiting your progress. If you have ever got confused at what an item does, or are struggling to find it, then you can use this as your ultimate index and guide on all the boost and puzzle items in the game.

Booster/assisting items

  • Almond water – heals one hit of health. All over the place.
  • Anxiety pills – reduces stress (reduces any screen blur / fuzz). All over the place.
  • Moth Jelly – boost for speed for a short time. A rare treat, spawns where it may be needed.
  • Flashlight – Lights up the way ahead (‘F’ to activate). In the first drawer you bump into in the actual backrooms.
  • Radio – Used to communicate between players not in external communication. Found in the room before the elevator puzzle on top of the left drawer.
almond water in inside the backrooms
Screenshot by GJ / MrFatCat

Backrooms items

  • Clock hands – Needed for the clock puzzle. Randomized spawn.
  • VHS tape – Needed for the VHS player atop the TV. Randomized spawn.
  • Screwdriver – Needed to close vents to hinder Entity #8. Found in the second drawer under the clock.
  • Hammer – Needed to break the vases. In the locker in the room with the 9 dead bodies.
  • Red key – Needed to unlock the Red Door. In a vase.
  • Fuses – Needed to restore power in the Office rooms. In the letter-lock safe behind the Red Door.
  • Body Parts – Needed for the 9 dead bodies puzzle. Only three are needed, see the VHS tape. Randomized spawn.
  • Bolt cutters – Needed to break the lock of the final door in the backrooms beyond the radioactive room. Found in the number-lock safe.
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Screenshot by GJ / MrFatCat
  • Geiger counter – Needed for the radioactive room puzzle. Detects radioactive level of objects. In the hazmat room beyond the switches puzzle.
  • Extinguisher – Needed for the radioactive room puzzle. Reduces the radioactive level of objects. In the hazmat room beyond the switches puzzle.
  • Hazmat suit – Protects the wearer from radioactive hazards. In the hazmat room beyond the switches puzzle.
  • Valve handle – Needed to stop the leaking pipes in the Parking level. Scattered throughout the room.

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Office rooms items

  • Motion tracker – Needed to detect Entity #5 in the pool section. Found in the rotary lock safe in the flipped room.
  • Abecedery Codex – Translates the symbols on the monitors to input the code into the terminal. Found in the rotary lock safe in the flipped room.
  • Garage access card – Lets you unlock the door in the Parking level. Found next to the dead body near to where you spawn in.
  • Party Hat – On the table of the ‘fun’ hazmat party guests. Lightens the mood…
  • Red access card – Lets you unlock the final red door of the game. Found after completing the Fun Level…

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