The Gates were build by the Ophidians, but the knowledge of how to use them was lost with the time, with only a few deciphering their secrets. Erstam managed to get a Jawbone, which he later gave the Avatar in Ultima VII Part Two. The Avatar used the Serpent Gates to travel throughout the Serpent Isle with ease.
- Wearing the Amulet of Balance, and using it while standing on a Serpent Gate, will allow transport to the past, into the time of the War of Imbalance.
- For a detailed map of the Dark Path, see Dark Path Help.