The Screwdriver is a flat-head screwdriver with a blue and black hexagonal handle. The shank and the blade of the screwdriver both appear very weathered, implying that the screwdriver is somewhat old.
The Screwdriver is required to unlock a little compartment located on the Secret Area bottom floor, located inside of the stairway and relatively close to the Basement tunnel. An item useful for the player's escape will always be found inside.
It always spawns on a shelf near the ceiling of the second floor, just above the stairs and to the right of the Main Door. To knock it down, you need either the Crossbow and one of the Tranquilizer Darts, obtainable with the Weapon Key, or the Shotgun and ammo, obtainable by bringing all three shotgun pieces down into the Garage.
The Screwdriver has no other usage, but it is still important because it's one of the hardest items to obtain, along with the freeze trap.
- As of Version 1.5, the Gasoline Can sometimes can be found on the shelf next to the Screwdriver.
- There is a glitch where it can be obtained by throwing the Vase through the Bathroom wall in a very specific spot, which can clip through the wall, knocking the can down from the shelf with the Screwdriver inside. A video of this can be seen here.
- The Screwdriver isn't required on Item Preset 3 if the player wishes to escape with the Car, as: