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_________ ________ ___________ _________ | | / \ / | | \ |__ __| | __ | | _ _ | | __ | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |__| _| | | | | | | | | | | | | | __ |_ | | | |__| | | | | | | | | |__| | | | | | | | | | | | | | |___| \________/ |__| |__| |__| |_________/ ______ ______ _ _____ ______ ______ | __ \ / __ | | | | __ \ | ____| | __ \ | |__| | | | | | | | | | | | | |___ | |__| | | _/ | |__| | | | | | | | | ___| | _/ | |\ \ | __ | | | | | | | | | | |\ \ | | \ \ | | | | | | | |__| | | |____ | | \ \ |_| \_\ |_| |_| |_| |_____/ |______| |_| \_\ ____ _ _ ____ _____ _ _ _ ____ _ ____ ____ | __|| | | || _ \ | _ || \ | || || __|| | | __|| __| | | | |_| || |_| || | | || \| || || | | | | |_ | |__ | | | _ || / | | | || || || | | | | _| \__ \ | |__ | | | || |\ \ | |_| || |\ || || |__ | |__ | |__ __| | |____||_| |_||_| \_\|_____||_| \_||_||____||____||____||____| ******************************************************** Tomb Raider Chronicles Secrets Locations for Playstation ******************************************************** ------------------------------------ |By: Saturn | |E-Mail: email@example.com | |Created: 04/05/2001 | |Last update: 04/06/2001 | |Version: 2.1 | |Based in the European PAL version | |of the Playstation game | ------------------------------------ Disclaimer ======================================================== Copyright (c) Saturn 2000. This Faq is exclusively for personal and private use. It cannot be reproduced, modified, reedited, published or used for any promotional or comercial purposes. Only available at www.GameFaqs.com. I will not give you permission to use this Faq in your Web site. You may print this Faq if you wish so. Tomb Raider Chronicles (c) 2000 Core Design Limited Author's notes ======================================================== Hi! This is the first time I'm doing a Faq. I hope you like it! I tried to do it simple and clear, so feel free to E-mail me your opinion. Well, since this is my first experience, I will not allow you to put this Faq in your Web page. But I will reconsider this later. I will also include some questions in this Faq, so E-mail me if you can't find something, when you have a doubt or if you simply want to contribute with something (but be clear). I don't have much free time to answer all the E-mails, so it may take time. I'll do my best anyway. There are some E-mails that I will not reply: flaming, off-topic (this is only for secrets), questions already answered in the "Frequently Asked Questions" section and foreign languages (I only know English and Portuguese). One more thing: please, never send me pictures or any other things like that by E-mail. And thanks for reading my Faq! Note: My English is not very good, so please correct me if you find any error. What's new? ======================================================== Version 2.1 -Added some questions to the "Frequently asked questions" section -Added more information in most of the secrets locations Next Update I still want to add those cheats for both Dreamcast and PC versions, but I need to test them first. I'm also making a special section to the Beta version of the game, but I still need more information about it. This will have have to wait. No one E-mailed me yet, so I don't have credits to give (...). The questions in "Frequently asked questions" are thing my friends asked me and problems people usually have. Some of the secrets will be updated soon. No E-mails... How am I suppose to know if I'm doing a good job without your opinion? Don't you like this game? Or you don't like my faq? This is my first faq, and I'm starting to think that I'm not doing a good job... ======================================================== | Content | ======================================================== 1. About the Secrets 2. Rome levels A) Streets of Rome B) Trajan's Market C) The Colosseum 3. Russian Base levels D) The Base E) The Submarine F) Deapsea Dive G) Sinking Submarine 4. Black Isle levels H) Gallows Tree I) Labirynth J) Old Mill 5. Tower Block levels K) The 13th Floor L) Escape With The Iris M) Red Alert 6. Special Movements list 7. Cheats A) Playstation version B) Dreamcast version (to be updated) C) PC version (to be updated) 8. Frequently Asked Questions 9. Credits ======================================================== | 1. About the Secrets | ======================================================== If you played any of the previous games, then you must know what they are. A Secret usually consists in a hidden area/room with many useful items that will help you during the game. Whenever you find one, you hear a noise. In Tomb Raider I, III and The Last Revelation, Secrets were just areas with many items. In Tomb Raider II this is a bit different. Although they are also hidden in secret rooms, the secrets consist in small coloured dragon statues. Each level has three statues, and if you find the three statues in one level you receive many items as well. In some of the games, finding all secrets will unlock a better bonus... ...and that's exactly what happens in Tomb Raider Chronicles. But I don't want to spoil it. When you were playing Tomb Raider Chronicles, you might have found some golden roses. That's a secret. There are a total of 36 roses all over the game (each level has 3 roses). This guide tells you the locations of all the roses you will find in the game. ======================================================== | 2. Rome Levels | ======================================================== A) STREETS OF ROME -SECRET 1: At the beggining of the level, there is a training area at your left. There is a room in this training area where you have to tightrope walk. You have to walk a little before you get there. In that room there is another small room in the lowest area. Go there and find the shelter at the top right corner. Push it twice to reveal a secret room to the left and collect the secret from the shelter inside that room. -SECRET 2: After you reach the area with the big gate, go to the left. Before climbing up the stairs where you find the revolver, there is a room and a locked door to the left. The secret is inside the secret room behind that door. To open the door, you have to shoot the bell at the bell house first. After that, go back to that door and after killing the dog collect the secret from the shelter. -SECRET 3: When you get to the bell house, after shooting the bell, you have to jump to a room at your left and press a switch there. In this room there are two secret doors (one to the left, another one to the right) that will open after you move the two crystal birds inside the bell house. The secret is in one of them. You must go there before entering the last door you opened with the two crystal birds. B) TRAJAN'S MARKET -SECRET 4: In the room with the gears, there is a trapdoor near the room's entrance (in the opposite corner of the gears). This trapdoor will open after you move the big wheel that is blocking a room. Go there and collect the secret among other items. -SECRET 5: Kill the machine that shoots a laser from the eyes against you. Go to the next room, climb to the metal platform and jump to the top of the red machine. The secret is there. -SECRET 6: There is a closed gate to the right in the main area of this level (where you start the level). You can see the secret inside. This gate will open when you fight the Knight. After beating him, exit that room through the broken window and go get the secret. C) THE COLOSSEUM -SECRET 7: This one's tough to find. At the very beggining of the level (before the corridor where the ground falls), examine the rocks to the right along the way. There is a secret block with a ring you have to push to find the secret. -SECRET 8: After exiting the room with the timed puzzle (where you have a few seconds to get the item in the top), you'll see an opened gate, but you will fall before passing it. After the scene with Pierre, go back to the previous room using the entrance to the right (carefull not to slip in the rocks) and enter the opened gate you saw to get the secret. (to be updated) -SECRET 9: At the very end of the level, don't pick up the Philosopher's stone. Instead, save your game and jump to the closest platform. Keep jumping from platform to platform until you find the crawling space where the secret is. Then go back using the platforms one more time and pick up the Philosopher's stone to finish the level. ======================================================== | 3. Russian Base levels | ======================================================== D) THE BASE -SECRET 10: At the beggining of the game, in the boxes hall, get the key inside the locker. Use it to open one big door hidden behind some boxes. Climb the stairs and kill the guards at the top. Collect the Swipe card, the Uzis inside the locker and return to the boxes hall. Now go to the two big doors with the card reader in the boxes hall and use the Swipe card in the left door. Inside, kill the dogs and look for the broken ventilation shaft in the right wall. Shoot at it to reveal a secret opening with the secret inside. Then simply use the Swipe card in the right door to continue the level. -SECRET 11: When you first get out to the area with snow, use the hanged box in the middle of the area to jump to the top of the boxes at the left. The secret is there. -SECRET 12: Enter the shower room (the big room with water and many lockers). Examine the left area with shallow water to find a trapdoor in the right corner. Save your game here. Now you have to swim a lot until you find the secret room. Collect it and swim back to the shower room. You can also see the room with the secret near the submarine when you go outside to the area with the hanged box, but you cannot get the secret from there. E) THE SUBMARINE -SECRET 13: After escaping the prison, walk inside the air shaft until you find a hole with electricity in the bottom. You can go down the hole, since it has climbable walls. Go down the hole to find a secret passage to the left. Collect the secret and get out. Don't fall in the hole because the electricity will kill you. -SECRET 14: In the room where you find the Aqualung and the Shotgun there is a box at the right of the entrance that can be opened with the crowbar. The secret is inside. -SECRET 15: This one is a bit tricky to find out. I don't remember exactly where it is. There is a room where you have to climb to a box to get to the ventilation shaft once again. You can stand up over the second ventilator. Use a flare to find a secret platform where you have to climb to get the secret. (to be updated) F) DEEP SEA DIVE -SECRET 16: Go forward. After passing the rocks, swim to the right and you'll find the secret inside a small cave deep in the sea. (to be updated) G) SINKING SUBMARINE -SECRET 17: First, you have to turn the electricity off. After that, go back to the kitchen (which is near the dining room)and catch the secret from the ground. -SECRET 18: This is hard to find. It took me ages to find it. After collecting the green bottle, exit the room. Two guys will be waiting for you. Kill them. One of them has a key. Use the key to open the door in the same room where you turned the electricity off. (to be updated) ======================================================== | 4. Black Isle levels | ======================================================== H) GALLOWS TREE -SECRET 19: A bit hard to get. At the beggining, jump to the rocks in the other side of the abyss. Grab the ledge and go to the left. Release the ledge at the end and jump to the sliding rock to your right. Hold the edge of the rock before falling, and then release it. You'll land in a safe platform. But don't move too much, because you may slip and you'll have to climb to the top and do everything again. Now jump to a cave at your right. Before that, you may want to save the game ( because it's a hard jump). Collect the secret inside the cave and then fall down to the lower area and climb back to the top. -SECRET 20: After slipping to the tree where you find the strange creature, use the sliding rocks at the left of the entrance to get to the top of the column where the secret is. You have to jump from rock to rock and grab the column. -SECRET 21: Go to the area where there are a lot of crypts and find the entrance to the underground path. Be carefull here, there is a spot where the ground falls and there are spikes. Go to the lowest level of this area (go to the right inside this cave and you'll get to the place where the spikes are. Crawl across the spikes and collect the secret in the small crawling space. I) LABIRYNTH -SECRET 22: In the church where the skelletons attack you, open the door with the bone dust. Enter the door and climb to a hidden platform in the top. Press the switch to open a new passage. Examine the wall at the end of the passage to get the secret -SECRET 23: After falling in the water from a long fall, climb up and go through the first opening. There is a bridge here. At the beggining of the brige, check the left side. You'll see an opening in the wall. Do a running jump and hold the edge in the corner, then go right and climb up when you can. Now jump to the next platform and collect the secret inside the opening. Do the reverse way to get out. -SECRET 24: After collecting the Bestiary Book and exiting that area, you'll see a white thing (a spirit, maybe) that will guide you through the rest of the level. Ignore it for now. Climb to the first platform, then jump to the other one. From here, jump forward to the overhead frame (under the higher platform)and monkey swing to the crawling space where the secret is. Quickly release and hold the "Action" button to grab the crawling space's edge and climb up. Collect the secret at the end. Be careful with the spikes in the middle of the crawling space. J) OLD MILL -SECRET 25: Go to the area with the rope in the middle, where the imps are throwing stones against you. Jump to the rope, turn around and use the rope to jump to the left platform. Collect the torch and return to the cave you came from. At the end of the cave, you can light the torch. Go back and do a running jump to the area where the Imps are. Leave the torch near them and crawl through the small tunnel to the left to get the secret. -SECRET 26: At the entrance of the windmill area, there are two crawling caves to the left. Enter the second one. Collect the medipack and save your game here. The path is blocked with fire, so you'll have to dash through the fire and fall in the water before your energy bar is empty. Climb up to collect the secret, and don't forget to heal with the medipack you just found. Exit this area by using the other crawling space to the left. -SECRET 27: After stoppping the windmill, the water will slow down. Swim behind the house where the knight went and you'll find a small entrance that will take you to the secret. You can also get this secret while the water is still running , but it's harder to enter in the small entrance. Start swimming from the left side of the house and try not to pass the entrance because the stream is very strong. I recommend you to get this secret after stopping the stream. ======================================================== | 5. Block Tower levels | ======================================================== K) THE 13th FLOOR -SECRET 28: At the beggining, go to the left and shoot the air duct's grating. After that, crawl through the air duct until Zip contacts you. You can see the secret during the sequence with the guard. Now move forward and you have to pass the lasers (careful not to fall in the hole with more lasers). After passing the lasers, shoot another grating at the left. Follow the air duct and you'll have to pass another laser. After that, you will get inside the room. -SECRET 29: After getting the acess code disk, you have to go back to the floor where you started the level and operate the computer to open the air duct. Now you have to go down using the pole. Be carefull with the explosions (you should save your game before going down). At the middle of the pole, jump backwards and you should land in a secret entrance. Collect the secret and go down without using the pole (simply fall ito the ground). Use your medipacks if you lost some energy with the explosions. -SECRET 30: Later in the game, there is a U-shaped room where Zip tells you not to kill the scientist. You should save your game before entering this room. After you get rid of the guard, kill the scientist. Don't get too close to him, otherwise a sequence will start and you will not be able to get the secret. Use the rifle and sniper ammo to kill him. A new door will open near this room's entrance. You'll have to deal with several guards and the machine guns are activated, so heal whenever you need. Your energy will drop very quickly. Go to the new opened door and go to the left when you see the laser. The secret is at the end of the corridor. L) ESCAPE WITH THE IRIS -SECRET 31: After entering the elevator shaft for the first time, save your game and go down the climbable wall. Go down as much as you can, then release. You should land inside the secret entrance. It's a bit hard to do it, because most of the times you will land on a slipping ledge. Then collect the secret and get out by climbing the elevator chain. -SECRET 32: After exiting the elevator shaft once and for all, you'll have to run from an armed guard (you don't have weapons yet). You'll see a big aquarium there with the secret inside. If you stand between the guard and the aquarium, the guard will certainly hit the glass of the aquarium. Collect the secret and run. You may lose some energy here, so be carefull. -SECRET 33: After collecting the previous secret, a sniper will shoot against you. Run to the other side and climb up the wall at the left of the door. Run to the other side once again. There's a small fire estinguisher there. The sniper must shoot it, so run around it until that happens. The explosion will reveal a secret entrance with the secret inside. M) RED ALERT -SECRET 34: At the begginig of the level, kill the guard and keep going upstairs. The choper will destroy some of the stairs and you'll have to jump. After a running jump, the next stairs will fall below your feet, so make sure you jump before you fall with them. After that, climb down the stairs that just felt to get to the secret entrace at the left side. Collect the secret and get out. -SECRET 35: The hardest secret to get. It took me a few tries, and you may have to practice before doing it. After using the elevator (inside the building), kill the guard. There is a large corridor to the left and two doors in front of you. Enter the left door, equip your rifle with sniper ammo and save the game. Press the button to start the shooting game. Try to shoot all the targets before they pass the middle line. If that happens, reset and try again. If you did it fine, the lamp will light up and the other door will be opened. Save your game. You have to shoot all the targets again, but this time is harder. After pressing the button, the room will be filled with gas and the exit door will only open if you shoot all targets before they pass the middle line. Then heal yourself from the gas and go up the corridor to collect the secret in the opened room to the left. -SECRET 36: The last secret, and very easy to get. At the end of the level , you have to go inside the gas chamber. Save your game before that. The secret is near the first switch, in a crawling space to the right. Congratulations! You have found all the secrets in the game. Now go to the last door and save your game there. After the final credits, don't turn the console off yet. A new option will be available in the main menu. Enjoy your reward! ========================================================= | 6. Special movements list | ========================================================= I'll list some moves that are not listed in the game's manual or explained during the trainig level. Some of them are useless, but great-looking, and most of them also exist in the previous games. -Diving Jump: press "Walk" button while performing a forward jump. -Diving Jump with rotation: Only works when jumping from very high places. Perform a Diving jump, then press and hold the "Roll" button. -Upside-down: While holding a climbable edge, press "Up" to climb up and hold the "Walk" button. ========================================================= | 7. Cheats | ========================================================= A)PLAYSTATION VERSION -Unlimited medipacks and ammo: While playing, go to the inventory screen (by pressing Select) and highlight the "Timex". Press R1+R2+L1+L2+Down+Circle and then press Triangle. Check the inventory screen to confirm. -Unlock "Special Features" option: After entering the "Unlimited medipacks and ammo" cheat, quit the game. "Special Features" option should be available in the main menu. -Unlimited health, ammo and weapons: While playing, go to the inventory screen and highlight the "Timex". Press R1+L1+L2+UP+Circle and then press Triangle. Check the inventory screen to confirm. -Unlock all items in current level: While playing, go to the inventory screen and highlight the "Timex". Press R1+R2+L1+L2+Down then press Triangle. Check the inventory screen to confirm. -Adventure selection: In the main menu, highlight "New Game" and press the following buttons to play in any adventure. >Russian base (second adventure): L1+Up >Black Isle (third adventure): L2+Up >Tower Block (fourth adventure): R1+Up Then simply press "X" while holding the two buttons. B) DREAMCAST VERSION (To be updated) C) PC VERSION (To be Updated) ========================================================= | 8. Frequently Asked Question | ========================================================= Q: I have the game for Playstation and I can't find secret number 29. A: There is a different PAL version of the game which isn't exactly the final Pal version. I'll call it the Beta version. There are some small differences there, and this secret is one of them. After opening a door by shooting the lock, you'll slide down and face a guard. Kill him and climb up to the air shaft. Avoid the explosions and get the secret at the end. I saw this somewhere, and I still don't have much information about this "Beta" version. I'll update it as soon as possible. Q: I cannot get the secret 11 in the Russian base. Every time I try to jump to the boxes from the hanged box, I always fall in the ground. A: The same happened to me, and I still don't know why. Do a diving jump (press the walk button when performing a running jump) to get there easily. Q: Your cheats don't work. What's wrong? A: Again, the cheats for the Beta version are different from those in the final version. I'll list them as soon as possible. This cheats work fine in the final version. Q: I'm stuck. I don't know what to do. Could you help me? A: This Faq is only for secrets. There are other Faqs with the walkthrough that will certainly solve your problem. If you don't want to get bored to find an item or what you're looking for, then use the cheats you find here. You should try to find out by yourself, though. ========================================================= | 9. Credits | ========================================================= (To be updated) ********************************************************* Tomb Raider Chronicles (c) 2000 Core Design Limited *********************************************************