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Disambig.png This article is about Contraband. For a list of items marked as Contraband, see Category:Contraband.

Contraband items are items the Guards do not allow you to have. Their name in game is red to help identify them.

These items will trigger contraband detectors, causing your Guard Heat to immediately jump to 99%. Contraband detectors look like gates with a green light above them, the lights turn red if you walk through it with a contraband item.

Contraband can be smuggled safely through metal detectors by keeping a Contraband Pouch in the player's inventory.

Contraband outfits, such as the Guard Outfit.png Guard Outfit can be safely smuggled through metal detectors by temporarily equipping it before walking through them. This strategy also works for contraband weapons.