Tomb Raider : Underworld
Date: December 5th, 2008
Name: Edward VAN WINKLE ---Xbox 360 Gamertag: E vee dub
----- Achievement Guide -----
Prologue -25 Gs
-This will be the first achievement you get. You get this
after you learn the controls in the introductory stage. (Story
Master Survivalist -100 Gs
-It's a good idea to play through the game twice. First, on
easy to get all collectibles, speed demons, swan dives,
grenadiers, etc. and familiarize your self with the puzzles.
-Then play the hard difficulty. Skip past some enemies and not
worry about the other achievements. You'll breeze through the
puzzles, too. Keep in mind, collecting the relics increase
your health bar.
Treasure Collector -30
-See "Master Treasure Collector".
Skilled Treasure Collector -40
-See "Master Treasure Collector".
Dedicated Treasure Collector -50
-See "Master Treasure Collector".
Master Treasure Collector -60
-See below for locations.
Relic Collector -30
-See "Master Relic Collector".
Dedicated Relic Collector -50
-See "Master Relic Collector".
Master Relic Collector -70
-There is one relic per area, for a total of 6 relics.
-See below for locations.
Swan Diver I -10
NOTE: In one adventure, swan dive off the three highest points over water in
-Press A --> B in quick succession to perform a swan dive. Can be done on
land or into water.
-#1 Mediterranean Sea - After pulling the lever to raise the spiked platform
above the kraken, wall jump up the gap where the chains were that you shot.
From this ledge above the switch (don't forget the treasure), swan dive into
the water where the kraken was.
Swan Diver II -10
-#2 Mediterranean Sea, On Natla's Cargo Ship - Jump from the cargo containers
to the next level of the ship. Go left and look for the white container in
the corner labeled "LIFE JACKETS". Jump from there.
Master Swan Diver -10 Gs
#3- At the beginning of Coastal Thailand, climb to the very top of the cliff.
Before you continue down the lush path away from the coast, turn around and
jump from the corner of the edge that you can grab.
-See "Master Climber".
Master Climber -10
-There are ample places throughout the game where you can wall jump 4 times.
I used a gap in the wall behind the kraken.
>To wall jump, jump towards a wall and press A.
>When Lara connects with the wall, quickly press A. Lara will jump back off
>Press A repeatedly to have Lara bounce upward between the walls.
Speed Demon I -5
-Drive into Xibalba <45 secs. --Southern Mexico
-Save your game before you align the second calendar.
-You attempt this as soon as you align the second calendar.
-Have your bike parked outside the hole in the wall that you jump through to
-Align the calendar, watch the cut scene, mount your bike, maneuver the
curves and turn Left at the intersection.
-This isn't too hard. Just don't bump too many walls, stall out, or fall in
-Press B or A for speed boost, best used at start up or while catching air.
Speed Demon II -5
-Descend Valgrind <50 secs. -- Jan Mayen Island
-A cut scene will show you the spiral path downward. Use the outside edge to
avoid the various sized holes. Ignore the viking thralls.
-I actually fell down one of the holes (on easy), survived and got there
faster than intended.
-Again, not too hard. Just don't let obstacles slow you down.
Speed Demon III -5
-Navigate Valhalla Maze <40 secs. --Jan Mayen Island
Open the door and get on your bike. Ignore all enemies and collectibles.
The directions are: Through the door -
Right - Left - Right - Left - Left - Right
-Should unlock when you reach the point between the two poles you pull down.
Master Speed Demon -10
-Complete "Speed Demon I, II, & III".
This doesn't unlock just because you have the other three Speed Demon
achievements unlocked. You have to get the three speed runs completed in
succession in one play through.
-i.e. Getting Speed Demon I & III, then reloading a save to get Speed Demon
II may not unlock the Master.
- You can run over a panther at the beginning of Southern Mexico.
Master Roadkiller -10
-Only have to kill five enemies. Run over anything you can. You can hit the
panthers and have this in no time.
-(RT + A) or (RT + B) and steering L or R makes Lara do a doughnut. While she
does this panthers, spiders, etc. will kill themselves running at you.
- See "Master Grenadier".
Master Grenadier -10
- Easy on a group of attacking spiders, since they die from one grenade
Let 3 or more chase you and throw your grenade.
Keep trying and you should get it.
Weapons Expert -5
-See "Weapons Master".
Weapons Master -10
- This will come with little practice and is similar (yet different) to the
adrenaline head shot in TR: Anniversary. General combat will gradually
increase the adrenaline level. It must reach the top before Lara can perform
an Adrenaline Head shot. At the beginning of some battles, the gauge will
already be full. Use this to your advantage to go ahead and take out an
>Fill the adrenaline gauge, (the smaller silhouette of Lara).
>Press X when the enemy draws close. Slo mo will engage and you must quickly
move your red reticle into the shaded gray area on an enemy's head.
>Then shoot, RT.
-----(Instruction manual, page 9)
Do this 10 times. Very cool, very fun.
[ ----- SECRET ACHIEVEMENTS ----- ]
Mediterranean Sea Expedition -50
Coastal Thailand Expedition - 75
Croft Manor Expedition -25
Southern Mexico Expedition -100
Jan Mayen Island Expedition -50
Andaman Sea Expedition -25
Arctic Sea Expedition -100
RELIC AND TREASURE LOCATIONS
(One per area, 6 total)
Note: The relics in the treasure guide are links to this thread.
-Retrieving the relics increases your health bar. It's recommended to get
these again when playing the hard difficulty for the Master Survivalist
#1 Mediterranean Sea - Continue right from treasure #25. Jump the gap, crawl
under the space and the relic is to the left in the little room.
#2 Coastal Thailand - Zoom behind the Thor statue once you have lined up the
walkway to your exit and you can see the relic. Drop to the left of the
walkway and hang from the ring. Swing left then pull/push the walkway up to
the statue. Make your way back up and claim the relic.
#3 Croft Manor - After treasure #6, take the brick down the hallway and place
it on the pressure plate. Grab another brick from the other room and carry it
to the pressure plate. The grate will stay open for you to claim the relic.
#4 Southern Mexico - Turn the screw in front of Thor back up so he'll close
his right hand. Since you now have the belt, move the pillar to the left
until it fixes in position. Make your way back to the 2nd floor to jump on
that pillar over to Thor's hammer. The relic is in his right eye.
#5 Jan Mayen Island (Valhalla Maze) - After treasure #21, move the boulder
under the empty socket for pole and place it. Pull down, get on your bike,
return to the dead ends at the beginning if you were to turn L.
-- Andaman Sea - none
#6 Arctic Sea - You must activate timed symbols throughout the blue water
room. The symbols are dispersed in the room. The asterisks in the treasure
guide indicate close proximity where these symbols can be found.
-Once activated, the middle waterfall will shut off. You must swing from the
ring (location also in treasure guide) to a revealed ledge that was hidden
behind the waterfall.
MEDITERRANEAN SEA (26 Treasures)
#1 Face the main cave, turn 180 degrees and swim into a cave in a cluster of
rocks. Turn right then left. In here you'll find a turn key and the treasure.
#2 Face the main cave again, turn right and swim to the cluster of rocks. The
entrance to the cave is on the other side. Swim in and find the treasure.
#3 Face the main cave again, turn left and swim in the door at the base of
that rock cluster. Door is covered by kelp. Enter the cave, swim down, turn
right, then left up over some rocks and the treasure is to the right of some
#4 Facing the main cave again, turn left and look at the kelp covered door of
the near rock cluster. Swim to the left of this cluster and find the cave on
the other side of the jutting rock a little farther away. Treasure inside.
#5 Face the main cave, swim up until you're about a 1/3 of the way from the
top. It's on a ledge to the left that blends in well.
#6 Go in the main cave and face the puzzle. Look right and up. Swim up the
hole and you'll find the treasure on a ledge.
#7 Enter the puzzle door. You'll swim straight, right, left, and before your
next right, look behind the fallen rocks on the left.
#8 Once out of the water, take your first right and bust the urn.
#9 & 10 In the next room, dive to the far left in the small pool of water. -
The other is in the top left on a ledge in an urn.
#11 You'll see a small hole on the left with 3 urns. It's directly across
from a torch with a ledge underneath.
#12 Crouch through the small tunnel, climb up and it's in an urn in front of
the stairs on the right.
#13 In an urn on the right under a torch.
#14 Looking at the kraken at water level, it's to the right in a corner in an
#15 Looking at the kraken, go up the stairs on the right of the room, take
your first left, and it's in an urn behind a column.
#16 Looking at the kraken, jump in the water and it's just in front of the
kraken underwater in the middle right.
#17 Looking at the kraken, it's to the left just under the water on a stair
#18 Climb the stair case in the middle left of the room, take the first left
around to a dead end and it's in an urn.
#19 Kill the kraken, then wall jump where the chains were up to a small room.
(Master Climber) (Swan Diver I)
#20 After the Thor cut scene, go into the left room. It's on the left in an
#21 After the thug's bomb cut scene, it's in an urn to the left of the Thor
#22 To the left of the doorway to the room with broken poles.
#23 In the back left corner of the room with a bunch of broken poles.
#24 After you crawl through debris, the urn is just left of the exit.
#25 Back in the kraken room on the top ledges. Grapple straight across and
you'll see the urn.
#26 When you slide down a ramp, drop off that ledge and shimmy across to a
ledge on the right. Climb up and the urn is right in front of you. Stay for
COASTAL THAILAND (30 Treasures)
#1 Climb out of the water and stay on that ledge facing the small waterfall.
Dive under where the water is falling and swim left into a dark cave area. -
Credit: Little Templar
#2 Wall climb on the initial column out of the water. You'll see where you
can jump right and shimmy some ledges into a little cave. There's treasure,
health and spiders in here.
#3 You'll slide down a ramp and jump to a bar. Go up the first stairs then
take an immediate right and drop off and grab the ledge. A blue bird will fly
away from the edge as you approach. Drop, wall climb and jump back to find
the treasure on a ledge.-Credit to: mr wilkie
(Master Swan Diver)
#4 Just after the spot for Master diver, don't turn right down the lush path.
Look left and jump out to the top of the pillar. You can clearly see it
before you jump. -Credit to: sS Cronic
#5 As you get to the end of the lush path, it's up the stairs on the right in
#6 Drop down from the pillars and follow the little stream to a small L-
shaped wall on the right. Tigers will attack. The jar lays inside the corner
of the walls.
#7 Maneuver the next set of pillars. Go up to the right, instead of left.
#8 Navigate the pillars to the other side and the pot is on the right. Grab
the ledge to shimmy over.
#9 Three more tigers will attack, go up stairs and jump left. Use cross bar
to swing over. Run to the end and you can see the treasure across the way.
Drop, swing, and shimmy across to it.
#10 Spiders will attack again and you'll drop down a hole. Left is a ramp you
can't ascend. Right is the way to go. Climb up and the jar is in front of
#11 Run right and around and drop down. Crawl under the opening to the middle
where you'll see a ring to grapple across. The jar is right next to you
before you swing over.
#12 Once at the bottom with the 2 movable statues. Go either L or R and
descend the stairs until you reach a hole. Use the ring to grapple and rappel
down. The jar is in front of you when you drop.
#13,14,15,16,17&18 After the "architecture is different " cut scene, you'll
come to a new room.
-One is in a little area in the far back right corner.
-Wall climb above the last one and grab the food. Jump to the top of the
pillar. -Credit: sS Cronic
-Another is higher and directly across from where you enter, in the back
middle. Wall climb a lot to get to it.
-Turn around from the last one and drop/grab to the ledge below. -Credit: sS
-Another is in the back left corner. You can wall climb from the bottom-
middle left area to get to it.
-Across from the gem on the left side. Repel down from the gem, grab food and
jump diagonally across a gap. Wall climb and wall jump.
#19 Once you leave the last room, you'll come to a large gap you have to
rappel across. Standing where you see the ring, the treasure is above you.
Swing across, turn left, climb the vertical bar and double back above the gap
you swung across.
#20,21,22 -After another tiger, it's on ground level in the back right.
-Another is on the ledge up on the left.
-Another is on the ledge up on the right.
#23,24 Once back in the area with the statues of Shiva and Kali, there's one
to your right.
-The other is on the opposite side in the same location.
#25 In the new room that Kali opened for you, there's one behind the statue
with the ring on the right that you pull to make a hole. It's hidden in a
bush. (Try a grenade on the spiders here.)
#26,27,28 The room with a tree in the middle and a large statue.
-Use the ring just to the left of the entrance to rappel down on the ledge
-Climb down the center and move the walkway to your right. The treasure is
just behind where you grabbed the walkway.
-This one is on a ledge half way around to the exit. Stop and climb back up
before pushing the walkway to the exit. RELIC #2
#29 The next room with water and a ring on the right wall. It's at the far
right of the pool at the bottom.
#30 After you open the underwater gate, you'll be swimming downward. It's on
the bottom left before the floor makes you swim up.-Credit to: B1g Ez
CROFT MANOR (13 Treasures)
#1 & 2 -At the very start, kick the pot next to you.
-Near the bottom of the pole at the beginning of the stage in a pot.
#3, 4, 5 In the first big room.
-Jump to the left platform.
-Jump from the last treasure to a vertical pole and this one is on the ledge
you swing to.
-Drop to the bottom. Look at the statue with no arms or head, it's in a pot
to the right.
#6 Climb above the removable pole before you take it.
#7 Just beyond where you pull the pole from the wall. In a pot midway down
(Continue down, turn L, then right and you can see a brick. Look in the grate
to the right) RELIC #3
#8 Take the pole to the opposite side from where you removed it. There is
another hole for the pole. Use it and climb above it, too.
#9 After you swing through the timed doors, continue til you see the pot next
to a health pack.
#10 Look around the corner from the last one.
#11 After fighting Thralls, move the pillar to the right of the cage to reach
the second level.
#12 Move the pillar to the left of the cage. Jump back from the pillar that
you have to shimmy around over to a ledge against the wall.
#13 In a pot on the right as you run up the wooden steps in a mine shaft
before the lever.
SOUTHERN MEXICO (50 Treasures)
#1 Ride the bike to the gap. Do not jump the gap. It's in a pot in the small
tunnel just before the gap.
#2 Now jump the gap. Stop and get off the bike and it's in some bushes on the
right. It's in a pot just after the gap.
#3, 4 At the first building, it's in a pot at the front right.
-In the room with the statue head.
#5, 6 & 7 Drive past the temple and maneuver the sharp turns around stone
walls. Two are on the left by the walls. The other is to the right before the
opening of the tunnel.
#8 & 9 After the tunnel, you'll come to another building on the right with
dead bodies on the steps.
-One is in a pot on the left, in some broken walls.
-The other is in a pot just left of the doorway.
#10 Get back on the bike and pass the two pits. This one is in a pot at the
entrance to a small stone tunnel.
You come to a + intersection.
#11 Go left through a tunnel. Take the high path on the left. It's in a pot
on the right.
#12 On the same high path as 11, it's between a tree and wall on the left.-
#13, 14, 15, 16 You'll arrive at a building with men shooting panthers (where
you wrap the boulder with your grapple to make a hole to the skull headdress
for the other calendar).
-One is in a pot at the bottom left of the area.
-Another is up the stairs in a pot on the right.
-While on the right, climb the pillar for the pot on top.
-And as you approach the doors, another pot is to the left.
#17,18 Climb around to the right of the building.
-When you drop down, you'll see the pot.
-Another pot is located at the top of the column.
#19,20 After you drop behind the doors, look at the doors. Turn right, and
you'll see some stone blocks to climb, but look further right at the hole at
the bottom of a wall and you'll see a pot inside. Then climb the stone
blocks, and the other pot is in the corner.
#21 Climb down the hole on the side nearest the ring. You can see it on a
ledge. Don't miss or you have to navigate around the room again.
#22,23,24,25,26 Return to the intersection and go straight across to the area
you were overlooking when you aligned the dials for the calendar.
-Run around the perimeter and you'll find 4 more gems in vases.
-On the way back up, there's a vase on the left of the stairs.
#27 Now turn right at the intersection and you'll drive down some curves.
You'll come to the building with the second calendar. Park your bike by the
large hole in the wall (this is where you'll exit). Go around to the other
side and the vase is in the corner by the door.
#28 Enter the door and walk to the back right corner. It's in a vase.
(Speed Demon I)
#29 After your motorcycle ride into Xibalba, there's a vase on the left
before the 2nd stairs down.
#30,31 Walk down the steps, turn around and look at your bike.
-It's just to the right of the door in a jar.
-The other is on a ledge above the door.
#32 Turn the four statues to open the four doors. Go in the door with a
staircase. The wall room. Cross to the other side and get the Rattling House
Key. Turn around and use your grapple to pull the block down and pull it to
the middle. When you stand on this for protection, wall jump to the top when
the walls close-in and grab the treasure that was hidden by the block.
#33,34 Coming out the last room, go left and maneuver the walls to the next
-They're both in a pot in front of the door.
#35,36 Enter the door to the fire room.
-One is in a pot on the left before all the fire.
-Use the first bar, then jump back on another bar to an alcove above the
#37,38,39,40 Back to the statue room. Use the ring to grapple and climb up to
the ledge in the large room.
-Jump to the left and slide to get to the ledge of the next door. The jar is
in front of the door.
-Walk into the dark room and crawl through the debris, then look to your
-A jar is to the left of the blue Jaguar House Key.
-Climb the debris, then run (LB) and jump to the alcove.
#41 Back in the large room, wall jump and wall climb where there are four
poles with skeletons on them. The gem is up top by the first pole.
#42 In the spears and blades room, make your way back on top of the blades to
reach the alcove above the entrance.
#43 Open the floor to descend. Look on the right in a jar, before you take
the first stairs that go up.
#44 Make the first jump with your bike. Stop. Get off and run back and the
jar is up the stairs on the right.
#45 Once you crawl through the gap over a crushed skeleton, a jar is to the
#46 Descend the steps for a cut scene. The jar is at the bottom of the steps.
#47 Swing behind Thor, then pull his left arm out to shimmy on his shield.
Jump back on the column to make your way to the walkway to the Fight off some
thralls. It's next to one of the columns on the walkway.
#48 Stand next to the corkscrew facing Thor and walk straight/left to the
corner. Jump out to the jagged column.
Land of the Dead
#49 & 50 When you make it back to the top, use the power of Thor's belt to
move the rock in the corner. They're both underneath.
Jan Mayen Island (30 Treasures)
(Speed Demon II)
#1 After the cut scene shows you the spiral road downward, look right up the
#2 & 3 At the bottom of the corkscrew road.
-One is under the road.
-The other is left of the door.
#4, 5 & 6 Along the way up the center column, there's one where you align the
-And there's two where you align the 4th symbol.
#7, 8 & 9 -Just inside the large door to the right in a vase.
-Just left of the ramp next to two vases.
-Just down the ramp and to the left in a vase.
[Now you're in the maze. (Speed Demon III)]
TO THE LEFT (All dead ends):
#10 It's just to the right after the ramp down.
#11 There's one in the dead end on the left. (Relic #5 is behind that wall)
#12 Check the other dead end, under the debris archway, just to the right in
#13 Other is at the very end on the right. Now go back to the beginning.
TO THE RIGHT:
#14 It's just behind the debris on the right.
#15 Continue, turn L, go down the ramp and look to the left.
#16 Continue straight over a barrier, turn L, go under a debris archway and
the vase is at the left. This is a dead end.
#17 Go back to the barrier, take a L, then right and crawl under the debris.
#18 Now go straight from #17 until there's a dead end on the right (#21 is
over there). Straight ahead there's a vase.
#19 Now take the left. After your first jump, turn around and look in the
right corner of the barrier you just cleared. It's before that tilted
#20 Continue straight and crawl under more debris.
#21 Place the boulder next to the pole already in the wall. Park your bike
lined up toward the tilted archway. Pull the lever down, press B to skip the
cut scene, and get on your bike and head into the raised door.
Return back to the poles.
#22 Wall climb up and walk into the big room. Look to your left as soon as
#23 Make your way to the lower right (from where you enter). You have to do a
lot of navigating around the large columns. It's in a vase to the left before
the room of blue water.
#24 Leave the blue water room and enter the other room with large cogs. Look
to your left in a vase.
#25 When you make it to the 2nd cog room (cogs are not moving), it's on your
#26 Move the boulder from the cog over to the door so you can jump up the
barrier. Run to the end. -Credit to: Jizmonkeee
#27 Ride you next hammer over to another blue water room where you have to
use the grapple (do NOT drop from the grapple, use the wall run). The gem is
across the room on a lower level.
#28 Go into a blue water room where you have to grapple and rappel up. Then
walk through a tunnel to another blue room. You'll see the gem to your right
on a platform. Return the way you came.
#29 & 30 Both are at the bottom of the cog room with the "yeti like
Arctic Sea (30 Treasures)
#1 On the third statue on the left that is missing its top half.
#2,3,4 Swim past all the tall statues. Between the six statues and the
building is a trench to dive deeper. You'll see large rib cage (whale) bones.
-Facing the bones, swim left along the bottom and it's on your right.
-Facing the bones, there's a small cave behind you.
-Facing the bones, swim right along the bottom and it's on your left.
#5 To the right of the right tower at about chain level.
#6 Swim to the right of the center turn key and it's behind the two fixtures
for the power stones.
#7 Swim up between the right tower and center building. There's a hole in the
center building across from the top of the right tower. Treasure is inside on
the left. -Credit: dronthego
# 8,9,10 Swim through the door of the right tower and emerge from the water.
-One is as soon as you emerge.
-Another is at the top next to the power stone.
-Look across from the power stone and jump to a ledge in the corner.
#11 Between the base of the left staircase and the whale bones on the left
corner of the building.
#12,13,14,15,16 Now swim to the left tower.
-Immediately swim/climb up to the very top to claim the treasure next to the
-As you swim into the tower, turn right instead of swimming up. You'll come
to an intersection. Treasure is in the dead end on the right.
-Now take the left and follow the path to the other power stone. The treasure
is to your immediate left as you enter.
-As you swim away from the room with the power stone, swim up (instead of
swimming back down) and it's to your right in some rocks.
-Check in the other room up here and there's one to the right.
After you lower the bridge...
#17 Swim until you come to an intersection. One is straight ahead through the
#18 After you swim over the 1st staircase (with the bottom half fallen
apart), swim over the debris on the right.
#19 After you swim over the next staircase, swim left through a hole in
debris to find a treasure in another dead end.
#20 After the same 2nd staircase, swim right and look right once you pass the
#21 At the next intersection, swim straight over the rocks for a treasure at
a dead end.
#22 From the same intersection, swim right over broken stairs to another
intersection. Grab the treasure through the debris on the right.
Now out of the water.
#23,24 After the cut scene, there is one to your right* (symbol for relic)
and one to your left.
#25 Drop straight off to the ledge (with a pole) below you. Bust the vase.
#26 Now walk on the pole laying diagonally to another vase*. (symbol for
#27 Return to the platform that had #25, then shimmy the walls to a pole.
Perch to the top and jump over to the middle platform* (grapple ring for
#28 Drop straight down to a lower area that is water level. Bust the vase.
#29 Jump to the next platform* (symbol for relic) and to the next for another
#30 After the cut scene and you're under the red light, look for the vase*
(symbol for relic) to the left of the doorway before you enter.
OTHER SITES: I wrote this guide originally for www.xbox360achievements.org
website. I offer all of this free. The best updated and final draft is
found here... http://www.xbox360achievements.org/forum/showthread.php?t=106877
It includes photos, bold type, colors and other links that aid in unlocking
FINAL NOTE: Finally!! This is my first guide. It's now complete. I did my
best to make the list appealing, and easy to read, follow and navigate.
I did this as I played the game myself with a few helpers who are credited. I
wrote this as I would want a guide to be if I used it to play through a game.
This whole task has been quite taxing. So get your 1000 Gs, and my work will
not have been in vain.
Your faithful gamer,
--- Edward VAN WINKLE
Xbox 360 Gamertag: "E vee dub" (my initials)
GO NC STATE WOLFPACK !!!
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