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[v·e] 1062 Portal Lock Small door closed.gif
A somewhat old-fashioned device which stops the gates being opened during the 20 minutes immediately before the attack. The gates still have to be closed manually.
Category Buildings
Sub Category Portal Lock
Small pa.gif Action Points cost Small pa.gif 16
Tag 2.gif Resource cost Item metal.gifItem metal.gifWrought Iron×2
Item lock.gif Unlocks Small parent.gif See list

" *Whirr* *Clink* *Clank* "

These are the sounds of the Small door closed.gifSmall door closed.gifPortal Lock Portal Lock. Invented to keep idiots from drunkenly walking out and inadvertently killing everyone, this complex chunk of metal stops the gates from opening! Guaranteed to keep the zombies out as you sleep safe and snug in your hovels.


  • Locks the gate so it cannot be opened after 23:40 game time.
  • The gates still must be shut manually for the lock to take effect.



  • In Season 3, the Portal Lock no longer provides 2 Small def.gif.
  • Building the Portal Lock is sometimes frowned upon by citizens as a waste of materials, especially in the first two or three days. However it is handy against idiots and griefers, but make sure that everyone gets inside before you close the gate, since you can't open the gates for them after 23:40 game time.