How to find the Cable Guy's Van key in Dead Island 2

How to find the Cable Guy's Van key in Dead Island 2
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Written by 

Tarran Stockton

Published 

4th May 2023 10:10

You may want to know the Dead Island 2 Cable Guy's Van key location, so you grab the powerful weapon found within the Cable Van Trunk. Dead Island 2 is an action role-playing game that revolves around killing the undead with all the weapons you can get your hands on.

While you'll naturally come across a tonne of different weapons during your playthrough, you can also find special containers that require keys to open, such as the Cable Guy Van in Dead Island 2. Hidden inside these are some of the best weapons in the game, so you check out the Dead Island 2 Cable Guy's Van key location.

Where is the Cable Guy's Van key?

map showing the Cable Guy's Van key locations and the Cable Guy Van in Dead Island 2
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To find the location of the Cable Guy's Van key in Dead Island 2, you will need to make your way back to Bel-Air at night.

Before finding out the Dead Island 2 Cable Guy's Van key location, you will need to locate the Cable Guy Van in Dead Island 2, which is located outside the main gate of the Goat Pen house in Bel-Air (shown on the map above).

When you first encounter the Cable Van Trunk, you won't be able to get the keys.

How to get Cable Guy's Van key

Dead Island 2 Cable Guy's Van key location
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  • You'll first need to follow the main story by traveling to the Halperin Hotel, and then come back to Bel-Air when it's nighttime. 
  • After arriving back during the night, head over to the Cable Van Trunk again.
  • Face the back of the van and turn around, then follow the road until you come to a shocker zombie called The Cable Guy.
  • Killing The Cable Guy will earn you the Dead Island 2 Cable Guy's Van key, allowing you to open the Cable Van Trunk.

Once The Cable Guy is dead and you've gained the keys, head back to the Cable Guy Van again to open it and grab a powerful weapon with a shock effect. 

That's all for our walkthrough of how to find the Dead Island 2 Cable Guy's Van key, and now you know exactly how to get the key and unlock the container.  

If you want to track down more keys in Bel-Air, check out how to find Coach's Car Trunk key location in Dead Island 2.

For more Dead Island 2 guides, keep reading GGRecon.

Tarran is a Senior Guides Writer at GGRecon. He previously wrote reviews for his college newspaper before studying Media and Communication at university. His favourite genres include role-playing games, strategy games, and boomer shooters - along with anything indie. You can also find him in the pit at local hardcore shows.

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