Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time - Puzzle Guide by YuGiOhFm2002 & YuGiOhAngel
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            Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
            For the Playstation 2
            Puzzle Guide
            Final Version
            Copyright 2003 YuGiOhFm2002 & YuGiOhAngel
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            First Created on : 11/15/03
            Last Updated on : 3/24/05
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 Table of Contents
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I. Legal info

II. Introduction

III. Puzzles

    1. Solution for the Moon/Axel Puzzle

    2. Solution for Library/Mirror Room

    3. Solution for Room with many doors

    4. Solution for the Mirror puzzle (after you lose your weapons).

IV. Tips

    1. Tips for when you can't see where to go next

    2. Tips for when you battle your demon/monster father and his minions

    3. Tips for when you battle birds at the waterfall

    4. Tip for when you battle birds at the big bridge

    5. Tips for getting Prince of Persia 1

    6. Tips for when you battle on the big elevator.

    7. Tips for when you battle the Last Boss

    8. Tips for Upwards/Downward Wall Jumping

    9. Extra Note/Tip

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============================I. Legal info=================================
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@ II. Introduction @
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We didn't thinking making a walkthrough for this would be worthwhile since
this game is pretty linear so we thought we would make a FAQ to help with
some of the puzzles in the games plus various tips for other parts of the
game. I think it is pretty self explanitory. It's to help those people
getting stuck in certain parts of the game. We tried to list as many places
as we thought people might get stuck at the most or have hard time with.
This one was a bit easier to explain then with Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy
Walkthrough. We hope this helps everyone and we hope you enjoy the game as
much as we did.

There probably won't be anymore updates unless there is a major error or
we forgot to mention something.

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@ III. Puzzles @
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# 1. Solution for the Moon/Axel Puzzle #
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1. Step on button to get First Axel.
2. Next Turn platform once clockwise.
3. Move platform up once.
4. Next Turn platform counterclock wise three times
5. Move platform down once.
6. Step on button to get Second Axel
7. Move platform up Once.
8. Turn platform clockwise twice.
9. Move platform up twice.
10. Step on button to get Third Axel.
11. Turn platform once clockwise.
12. Move platform down once.
13. Step on button for Final Axel.
14. Move platform up once.
15. Turn counter clockwise once.
16. Move platform up once

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# 2. Solution for Library/Mirror Room : #
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$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$
$ 1. First Floor $
$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

These are diagrams to show you where the mirrors need to go.

                                          Legend
                       /------\
                       |      |    S <-- Where the beam 
                       |      |          of l|ght starts
                       |      |          from.
                       |      |    B <-- Breakable wall.
                  Sy   |      |
                   |   |      |    Sy <-- Symbol for
                   \--B|------/           beam to h|t
                       |          / or \ <-- M|rrors
                       S          | or - <-- Beam of
                                             L|ght
$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$
$ 2. Second Floor $
$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$                         Legend

                              Sy
                               |
                               |         M <-- M|rror (move m|rror before
                               |               go|ng to Th|rd Floor) 
                               |        | <--- Beam of L|ght
                               |        Sy <--- Symbol for  
                               |                beam to h|t
                               M


$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$
$ 3. Third Floor $
$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$                            Legend
             /---------\GD
             |         |
             |         |              M <--- M|rror
             |         |              C <--- Crystal
             |         |              GD <-- Wall Run here to get down
             |         |                     After l|ght|ng up the crystal
             M         |
                       |
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                       C

$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$
$ 4. Third Floor (Second time) $
$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

                                          Legend
   /--L------\           GD
   |         |         
   |         |                       M <--- M|rror
   |         |                       C <--- Crystal
   |         |                       GD <-- Wall Run here to get down
   |         |                              After l|ght|ng up the crystal
   C         M                       L <-- Ladder

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# 3. Solution for Room with many doors #
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This is for after you go down the loooooooooooong spiral walkway when looking
for Farah.

The room that you come to at the end has many doors here. 

(Note: You can either follow my diagram or listen carefully when you are near
the correct door you will hear water dripping/spilling on the floor. If you
go into the incorrect door it will make you start over.)


     4  5  
   3       6
   
   2       7
     1 S 8
                                          S = Starting point where
                                                      you first entered from

1. 4th door

2. 8th door

3. 3rd door

4. 1st door

Next floor

        5 6
      4    7
     3      8
      2    9
       1 S

5. 4th door

6. 9th door

7. 5th door

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# 4. Solution for the Mirror puzzle (after you lose your weapons). #
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       4---------5
       |         |                      | and - <--------- L|ght beams path
    3  \---\     |    6                |=| <---------- Center where the
           |     |                                     sword |s located.
          |=|    |                     / or \<----- M|rrors |n the room
                 |                       A  <----- Where you enter th|s
                 |                                 room from
    2        /---/    7                  1-8 <---- reflect|ve p|llars
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       1     |    8
             A

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# 1. Tips for when you can't see where to go next: #
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1. Pay close attention to what the camera shows you.

2. Pay close attention to the path the camera takes at times.

3. Pay close attention to your visions they give you clues of what to do
next.

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# 2. Tips for when you battle your demon/monster father and his minions: #
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1. For red monsters use a vaulting attack on them.

2. For blue monsters use anything to rebound off of to attack them.

(Note: If a monster is bent over you can either attack or vault over them to
knock them down on the ground so you can use your dagger on them.)

3. They respawn a lot just keep killing them they eventually stop
respawning.

4. Defeat all other monsters before attempting to kill your father.

5. Use Vaulting attacks on your father.

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# 3. Tips for when you battle birds at the waterfall #
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                     ------        ------ <---  Waterfall
                        U I             U = Where you should stand when you
                                            are at the waterfall with the
                                            birds.
                                        I = Cliff

1. Stay as close to the corner as you can when they swoop in they have a
harder time backing up when they are next to the cliff.

2. When the lunge at you if you time it just right you can slash them.

3. Block their attack and then slash them.

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# 4. Tip for when you battle birds at the big bridge #
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1. Just run past them and go where Farah is instead of trying to fight them.

2. Use the collapsed part of bridge to get down after you find out the gate
is broken. To get you started drop down from the edge then shimmy to the
right and jump to pipe. The floor will collapse at the lower part of your
climb somewhat of a bad camera view go to your left and run up the box/crate
looking thing and jump to the pole.

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# 5. Tips for getting Prince of Persia 1 : #
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1. After you get your first new sword and cross the giant cavern. There is
a lever you must move in front of a silver/white symbolled gate. Before
moving that lever break the wall that is to the right of the symbolled door
between the two pillars. You have revealed a gate move the lever to point at
this gate to open it and go through it. You can now play Prince of Persia 1.


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# 6. Tips for when you battle on the big elevator. #
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1. Protect Farah at all cost.

2. Heal when possible if needed from the two water sources on the sides of
it.

3. For brown monsters use a vaulting attack on them it work best for me.

4. For blue monsters monsters use anything to rebound off of to attack them.

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# 7. Tips for when you battle the Last Boss : #
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1. Not much strategy needed he's pretty simple use alot of vaulting attacks
on his clones.


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# 8. Tips for Upwards/Downward Wall Jumping : #
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The Main tip is practice makes perfect and the second tip is you need to
push Jump (X) when you feel the Prince touch the wall. When the Prince
touches the wall the controller will very slightly vibrate from it. When you
feel that you need to push the Jump (X) button. When you are doing a downward
wall jump the same applies the only difference is the timing of the jump due
to the farther gap between the walls.

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# 9. Extra Note/Tip : #
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Most amusing/annoying part of the game for me was:

Farah : I'll cover you.
Prince: Please don't you might hit me.
<Prince gets hit in the back with an arrow>
Prince: Owww!
Farah : Oops, sorry!

Tip: To avoid this even though this is not always possible but when you have
less enemies around you listen for Farah pulling back the bow string and
move out of the way of any nearby enemies that she might be aiming for.

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