Shadow Chests can spawn in underground houses very close to the underworld. (note: you can barely see the hell background.)
The 暗影箱 is a 收纳物品 found only in the 地狱, generally on top of or within 废墟建筑, and contains rare items. All Shadow Chests are initially locked, requiring a 暗影钥匙 to open. A single Shadow Key will open unlimited Shadow Chests (unlike 金钥匙s, which are consumed upon use). Each Shadow Chest contains one high-tier item of "Orange" rarity, along with other standard 地下 loot.
Like all other naturally-occurring Chests, Shadow Chests can be freed with a 镐 or 钻头 after being emptied, and picked up by the player for placement and use elsewhere.
The Shadow Chest always contain one primary item and a few common items.
- The 暗黑长戟, 火之花, 烈焰火鞭, 阳炎之怒 and 地狱之翼弓 can only be found in Shadow Chests.
- Can contain potions like Lifeforce, Heartreach and other hardmode potions that are accessible in pre-hardmode.
- Shadow Chest 宝箱怪s will appear as a locked Shadow Chest.
- 220.127.116.11：The Hellwing Bow is now found within shadow chests.
- 1.2.3：Placed storage items can now be renamed.
- 1.2： No longer requires a 锤 to pick up; it now needs a 镐 or 钻头 instead.
- 1.0.6：引入。 Contains some items previously dropped by 地狱 敌怪.