GJ - Grab Jump(Action button + Direction)
SJ - Standing Jump(Jump + Direction)
SJG - Standing Jump Grab(Jump + Direction + Action button)
RJ - Running Jump(Direction/Jump + Direction)
RJG - Running Jump Grab(Direction/Jump + Action button)
When I mention Left or Right, they are in relation to Lara.
The first 2 levels are easy and therefor don't need a guide. If you're stuck on
Level 2, remember you can push things(use action button).
Level 3 - Lost Valley.
The Shotgun is located near the Cog Mechanism, which is near the source of the
To kill the Tyrannosaurus Rex find an entrance in the cliffs and shoot from
safety. To do it in style run to the place where the 2nd Cog is located(on the
broken bridge) and shoot it at leisure.
You now need 3 cogs. Here is where they are situated:
1st Cog - Go into the Temple entrance(at the end of the valley). Dive down to
the bottom of the waterfall, on the righthand side.
2nd Cog - Climb up to the entrance located to the left of the temple entrance.
Do a RJG to get to the other side of the broken bridge.
3rd Cog - Find the waterfall which has water at the base. Swim underneath and
then climb up to the highest platform.
Secret 1 - Find climbable rocks located to the right of the temple entrance.
Climb to the highest point and then jump onto the temple entrance
roof. To get down slide down the slopes on the lefthand side of the
Secret 2 - By the 3rd Cog, in the corner of the rocks.
Secret 3 - By the 3rd Cog, instead of swimming underneath the waterfall find
the climbable rocks on the lefthand side. Climb up and then shimmy
across the crack, you will be at the top of the waterfall.
Secret 4 - By the Cog Mechanism. Drop off the lefthand side of the bridge and
shimmy across the crack to the rivers source.
Secret 5 - Use the 3 cogs on the Mechanism and swim to the end of the redirected
water. Don't forget to collect the Shotgun.
The entrance to the Tomb is behind the Waterfall.
Level 4 - Tomb Of Qualopec.
Easy, just operate the switches and make the jumps. The switch next to the
collapsing platform cannot be switched. Look out for the boulder trap located
straight ahead as you enter the Tomb.
There are 3 secrets on this level but I haven't a clue where they are.
As you come out of the Waterfall entrance you will be shot at, if you carry on
and climb over the rocks as if you were going to the Lost Valley you will find
Level 5 - St Francis Folly.
To open the doors either side of the big room push the block onto the Ankh
Secret 1 - Door above block and switches. To reach the higher ledge position
Lara with her feet next to the bottom of the sloped block on her
immediate left as she walks through the door. Jump onto the slope and
she will backflip onto another sloped block, she will now jump
forwards towards the ledge, hold down the Action button to grab hold.
Watch out for the weak platform at the top.
Secret 2 - When you have opened the second locked door carefully walk around
the corner and slide down the slope. Just before you reach the
bottom jump so that Lara hits her head and falls onto the sloped
platform, wait for Lara to reach the bottom of the slope and JG to
the opposite door.
Secret 3 - Instead of operating the switch to drain the water(right after
Secret 2), fall into the water and find the other room in the
The next part has Lara climbing down a tall room, don't walk off any platforms
without looking first, it's a long drop to the bottom!.
Occassionally Bats will attack Lara, hold down the L button to prevent her from
walking of a ledge whilst shooting them. Flick all the switches on the way down
and they will open the doors to 4 sections. These are:
Damocles - As soon as you collect the key the Swords will be activated. Either
walk slowly through the columns or run and heal quickly any damage,
be careful though as 1 sword can take 3/4 of your health if it hits
you perfectly. Don't forget to collect the items above the Damocles
Thor - Run straight through the electricity. Stand on the switch until you
hear a click, and then MOVE. Push the blocks to reach the high door.
If you do these 2 first then Pierre will appear and try to shoot you. make your
way to the bottom again to shoot him.
Atlus - After killing the Gorilla walk through the gate. If you walk close to
the boulder it will roll towards you. Quickly turn around and drop
backwards(holding Action button) off the ledge at the bottom of the
slope. The boulder will roll over the top of you.
Neptune - Dive down and operate the switch, you cannot return to the surface
without doing this. After operating the switch return to the
surface for more air, and then collect the key from the end of the
Put all the keys in the locks at the bottom of the main room.
Level 6 - Colosseum.
To get into the Main Colosseum, go to the back of the Entrance Building on the
right side and then climb up the 2 balconies.
Secret 1 - Instead of going through the entrance to the Crocodile Pit jump over
to the right of it(to the left of the water). The jumping is very
tricky and one wrong jump will send you right back to the beginning.
Shimmy across the crack above the Crocodiles to get past.
Secret 2 - Climb up in the middle of the crack above the Crocodile Pit.
Lions Den Puzzle - Timing is the key to this. The plate at the back opens the
2 gates. As soon as you walk over this RUN to the left gate
and quickly pull the switch, turn around and quickly run to
the next room. Timing is very tight so cut every corner. If
the door is closing then try and jam yourself in it, it will
reopen if you get caught in it.
Secret 3 - Instead of leaping across to the platform that leads to the Gorilla
Room, turn around and climb up the rocks behind.
To avoid the rolling boulder fall into the hole.
The KEY to the gates is hidden behind the moveable block, near the switch which
opens the door at the end of the Gorilla Room.
Level 7 - Palace Midas.
Don't step on Midas's hand, it will turn you to Gold(hint).
The doors by the 5 switches can be opened by matching the symbols above the
door to the switches. Y means ON(down) and the Ankh means OFF.
YOOOO - This room is VERY tricky. The objective is to jump across the platforms
and collect the Lead Bar at the end. The first 3 platforms can be made
easily by running and holding down the Jump button. The last platform
requires a RJG and this takes time to do. The flames will reignite
whilst you are on the last platform, setting you alight. Quickly grab
the Bar and then jump into the water, use a MedKit if your Health gets
YOOOY - Save point. This is where you must take the 3 GOLD bars to.
OOYYO - Pull block(with purple dots) and return to the room before. The roof
will have collapsed making a slope. Make your way across the slope to
the exit. Jump across to the T-Shaped water area.
Secret 1 - Below you now(see above).
Secret 2 - Swim down the centre of the T-shaped water area and swim under the
ledge. The item can be obtained by going down the right side of the
room. Position Lara at the bottom of the first V-shape(at the bottom
of the first steep block) and then jump forward twice. It takes a bit
After killing the 3 Gorillas in the arches you will have to do a RJG to the
opposite side. Look for the lowest point of the crack and aim for it. Look out
for the weak platforms ahead.
OOYOY - Pull back the block to find the switch. Carefully check every jump you
make. The last jump is tricky, take 2 STEPS backwards and then do a SJG.
Find MIDAS by going to the Garden Area and find the entrance above the Sundial.
Secret 3 - By entrance to MIDAS.
Level 8 - The Cistern.
1st Key - On the HIGHER platform in the corner of the main room(above the bit
where you have to shimmy across the crack).
2nd Key - In the room next to the Cistern(located off the Main room). Dive down
through the grill floor and climb up to the top of the next room.
Secret 1 - Look in the dark areas of the pool in the middle of the Main room.
Secret 2 - Climb up the to the top of the Cistern room.
Use the Cistern to change the height of the water. This will help you to get to
the room containing the Gold Key.
1st & 2nd Grey Key - Located in the rooms found by going through the entrance
the pool in the Main room.
Use the Switch to open the gate to the 2nd Key.
Secret 3 - After going through the Gold Key door push the moveable block through
the doorway(opened by operating the switch). Use this block to climb
up to the high ledge.
Exit by falling down the hole by the moveable block.
Level 9 - Tomb Of Tihocan.
Go through the LEFT door at the top of the second tall room, timing the Swinging
Find the way forward by pulling the switch(after shimmying across crack) and
then falling into the water and swimming right. Look out for the Crocodile.
Gold Key - Find the switch(behind the room with the spikes) and then go through
the door. Jump for the crack not the door, when exiting do a SJ.
The doors in the next section are opened by pushing the moveable block over the
floorplates. Climb onto the block after pushing it, as Gorillas and Rats are
Look out for the Double Boulder Trap in one of the rooms(look for the room with
a MediKit near the doorway). Collect the Key.
Collect the other Key by going through the high door. Walk slowly until the
Metal Teeth start, walk as close as you can(1 STEP away is enough) and run when
the teeth are withdrawing.
Use the Keys on the 2 locks and slide down the slope(look to the right through
the door to see an unused switch).
Kill the Crocodile by climbing onto the nearest platform. Continue forward from
this platform to find an important Switch.
To find the door opened by this Switch swim directly underneath the Main
Entrance to the Tomb(look for the lit area).
As soon as the Main Door to the Tomb is opened a Stone Statue will come to life
and attack you with Fireballs. Run into the Tomb to protect yourself, try and
shoot it from inside the Tomb.
Shoot Pierre to get the Scion and a Gold Key.
Secret 1 & 2 - ?
Level 10 - City Of Khamoon.
Use the lower moveable block as a bridge to drag the other across.
Find Key behind Sphinx Head.
Look out for the Boulder Trap, by the Crocodile and the Cat Statue.
The way forward is through the underwater corridor, in the pool by the Cat
SECRET 1 - Long fall(by the switch that operates the floor under the Cat
Statue). Back off and grab the ledge to lessen the fall.
Look out for the Spike Trap underneath the Cat Statue(CERTAIN DEATH!).
SECRET 2 - By the 6(!) Panthers in the pit. Do a RJG to the opposite side.
SECRET 3 - ?.
Use the Switch to operate a Trapdoor which lets grain through a hole revealing
Level 11 - Obelisk Of Khamoon.
Quite easy this one. There are lots of surprise attacks, so tread carefully.
As you come through the doorway, by the Keyhole, there will be 2 doorways(behind
blocks) on Lara's left. The left door holds a Key and the right is a red
herring. The doors straight ahead as you come through the door are both dead
ends. The one on the right holds a Panther and a MediKit.
The Key opens both the door next to the Keyhole and the high doorway.
The objective of this level is to find 4 switches which operate the bridges in
the Central room. These bridges enable you to collect 4 artifacts(Eye Of Horus,
Scarab, Seal Of Anubis and an Ankh), these artifacts are to be taken to the
Obelisk(reached by swimming down the long tunnel under the bridges), which is
next to the Sphinx(seen on the previous level).
The best weapon to use is the Shotgun or Magnums.
Use switches to change the slopes to steps.
Secrets 1, 2 & 3 - Go back to the previous level(by falling down by the switch
that lets the sand through the hole)?.
Level 12 - Santuary Of The Scion.
Find the 2 Ankhs and put them into the slots in the Sphinx's head.
Look out for Winged Demons whilst finding the important switches located up the
sides of the rocks. Take care when jumping, it's a long way down.
To enter the Underwater Statues, go to the statue on the right and swim between
the feet, and operate the switch which will suck you in.
Level 13 - Natlas Mines.
The switch to operate the door behind the moveable block is located behind the
A secret entrance is located on top of one of the cabins. Push the moveable
block directly underneath the hole in the ceiling to be able to jump to the roof
of the cabin.
After operating the switch to move the boat, use the boat to jump over to a new
area. Find the moveable NATLA blocks.
Find the batteries to operate the crane which lowers the cabin which contains a
Battery 1 - On the conveyor belt. Find switch to open the door which leads to
the switch which turns on the conveyor belt.
Battery 2 - By the "it ain't nothin' personal" boss.
Battery 3 - In the boulder trap area, by the cabin with the secret entrance.
Drag the TNT block to the next room and then operate the switch beyond to blow
it up. revealing a new area.
Look out for the Triple Boulder Trap after the Skateboard boss. 1 comes down the
middle, the other comes down the right and the other comes from the left at the
Move the sandstone blocks to make room to push other blocks around.
Climb up the Pyramid entrance to find the switch which operates the door to the
Level 14 - Atlantis.
The rounds objects smash open revealing monsters in the first area.
You have to go right next to the first door(left of the middle door) for it to
Look out for the Steel Jaws Trap by the jump in the very tall room, with the
Demon Bat in.
Use the crack to find the switch which operates the door after the long jump.