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This article is for the ability.
For the object, see vent (object).
Alternatively, for the task, see Clean Vent.

Vent is an ability in Among Us, only usable by living Impostors as a way to travel and hide around the map.


When An Impostor is in close proximity to a vent, the Sabotage button will be replaced with the vent button. If clicked, an animation shows the player jumping into the vent, an action visible to any other players who can see the vent in their vision. The vent opening and closing can be seen even outside of vision on The Skeld and MIRA HQ, but the player who vented cannot be seen. Once in the vents, arrows are displayed, pointing in the directions of connected vents. Hiding in the vents pauses The Impostor's kill cooldown until exited.


  • On MIRA HQ, all vents are interconnected. This makes it the only map where Impostors can travel to a vent that is not adjacent to another vent.
    • Some of these vents are different sizes. For example, the vent in Balcony on MIRA HQ is smaller than other vents.
  • On Polus, the vents appear as dug-out holes and are divided into four separate systems.
  • Vents are not in every location.
  • Outside on Polus has the highest number of vents out of any location; six in total.
  • Crewmates can see the animation of vents opening from other rooms or outside of their circle of vision; however, they cannot see The Impostor entering or exiting the vent.
    • This does not work on Polus, as there is no vent animation on the vent.
  • The back of An Impostor clips through the vent when using it.
  • When An Impostor is in a vent, they will still show up on Admin.
  • If An Impostor has a pet, their pet will disappear a few frames after they enter a vent. The pet will reappear, again a few frames before the The Impostor can be seen leaving the vent.
  • If an emergency meeting is called while An Impostor is inside a vent, The Impostor may briefly appear above the vent in a standing position before being moved to the meeting table. A Crewmate observing this will be able to expose The Impostor.
  • Impostors will be prevented from using or traveling to any vent that is in use by a Crewmate completing Clean Vent, and any Impostors that are currently in the vent will be forced out of it once a Crewmate begins the task. This could lead to Impostors being ejected from the game.


Description Audio
The sound played when An Impostor enters or exits a vent.
The sounds played when An Impostor crawls through a vent.
Dummied out sound originally intended to be played when An Impostor enters or exits a vent on Polus. Currently, vents on Polus are silent.
The sounds played when An Impostor crawls through a vent on Polus.
The sound that plays when An Impostor is forced out of a vent by a Crewmate performing the Clean Vent task.



All Players The Skeld Admin button.png Customize.png Doorlog.png Report.png Security button.png Use.png Vitals.png
Specific Roles
Kill.png Sabotage.png Vent.png

Impostors Only


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