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Fast Travel is the method of travelling directly from one Area to another. As the player progresses through the game, they will encounter three methods of Fast Travel: Stagways, Trams, and Hidden Dreams Icon Dreamgate.

Stagways

Stag Station Map

The Stagways are an interconnected system of tunnels throughout Hallownest that link different areas together via Stag Stations. The player can traverse the Stagways with the help of the Last Stag, who will also give a bit of information about each location when listened to.

Most stations require activating a toll machine with Geo. Not every area has a Stag Station.

After unlocking a Stag Station, the nearby bell must be hit with the Nail to summon the Last Stag. This must also be done every time an open Stag Station is reached other than the one that was last used.

A Stag Station Pin may be purchased from Iselda for Geo100, which reveals the locations of every Stag Station in the area after that area's Map has been purchased.

Locations and Prices

Name Cost
City of Tears (City Storerooms)

"I remember this station well. A common trip it was. Goods from all over the kingdom were transported here."

Geo200
City of Tears (King's Station)

"Named of course for the King of Hallownest, he who ordered the building of the stagways and stations.
The King never rode the stagways himself, but I've heard he was a glorious bug to behold, bright and radiant in visage, so much so it hurt to look at him."

Geo300
Deepnest (Distant Village)

"I have never been to this station. It has a strange air of danger to it."

Geo250
Dirtmouth

"This place was once full of travellers coming and going. It seems much quieter now."

N/A*
Forgotten Crossroads

"It was a long time ago, but I remember when these highways and crossroads pulsed with life. These are the paths I first carried passengers through when I was young."

Geo50
Fungal Wastes (Queen's Station)

"This place was a bustling hub of travel, well-placed for travellers visiting the outer edges of the land."

Geo120
Greenpath

"My, this place much changed since I last saw it. The greenery grows so wild the station's like to be consumed by it."

Geo140
Howling Cliffs (Stag Nest)

"I've found it! the Stag Nest, where I was born and raised.
None may remain to welcome us, but the nest is still a sight to behold!"

N/A**
Queen's Gardens

"I'd almost forgotten this station existed. It was not often used by the common bugs, being a well-guarded retreat for our late Queen."

Geo200
Resting Grounds

"Passengers would come here to conduct rituals for those who had passed on..."

N/A***
Hidden Dreams Icon Palace Grounds (Hidden Station)

"What station is this, hidden all the way at the bottom of the world?
Until I heard the bell calling, I didn't even know the Stagways travelled so deep.
No matter how old I grow, the world still keeps surprises like this stowed away..."

Geo300

* Becomes available when any other Stag Station is unlocked. Can only be opened from the inside.
  ** Becomes available when all other Stag Stations are unlocked. The call bell is broken, with no option to pay a toll.
  *** Does not require geo, only to flip a large lever on the ground.

Trams

Tram Pass

A Tram is a transit vehicle that allows the player to fast travel using the tunnels deeper underground where Stag Stations may not reach. Requires acquiring the Tram Pass from Deepnest. If the Tram is approached before acquiring the pass, the description simply reads "A door with an open slot."

There are two tram tunnels: an upper tram that connects the southeast end of Forgotten Crossroads to the southwest end of the Resting Grounds, and a lower tram that connects the southeast part of Deepnest, the northernmost part of Ancient Basin and the southwest entrance of Kingdom's Edge.

After interacting with a Tram slot for the first time, a Tram Pin may be purchased from Iselda for Geo100, which reveals the location of the Tram in the area after that area's Map has been purchased.

Locations

Tram Connects Image
Upper Tram Forgotten Crossroads to Resting Grounds
UpperTram
Lower Tram Deepnest to Ancient Basin to Kingdom's Edge
LowerTram
Failed Tramway Non Functioning
Failed Tramway
Hidden Dreams Icon Hidden Dreams Content


Dreamgate

Icon HK Dreamgate Art

An ability granted by the Seer after acquiring 900 Essence. Allows the player to place a Dreamgate at almost any location in Hallownest, after which they can warp back to that location an indefinite amount of times, costing 1 Essence per warp. Only one Dreamgate can be placed at a time.

For more information, see Dreamgate.

Achievements

Achievement Connection Connection
Open half the Stag Stations
Achievement Hope Hope
Open all Stag Stations and discover the Stag Nest

Gallery

Trivia

  • It is hinted at by dialogue from The Last Stag that a rivalry existed between the trams and the Stagways. He mentions that it is foolish to consider that a machine could do the same as the stags.
  • If the player uses a Stag Station or Dreamgate while carrying the Delicate Flower, the flower will be destroyed. However, trams can be used without destroying the flower.
  • The Stagway for the Resting Grounds has a toll of Geo50 in the game files, however, this toll was removed from the game probably due to the possibility of the player getting soft-locked.
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