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    Relic Location Guide by Ulysses83

    Version: 1.1 | Updated: 08/16/07 | Printable Version | Search Guide | Bookmark Guide

    Game Name       -  Lara Croft Tomb Raider Anniversary
    Developer       -  Crystal Dynamics
    Publisher       -  Eidos Interactive
    Platforms       -  Playstation 2, PSP and PC
    ESRB Rating     -  Teen
    PEGI Rating     -  16+
    Author          - Ulysses83
    E-Mail          - Ulysses0302 at (insert @ here *hates spam*) yahoo.de   
    Version         - 1.1 (some mistakes corrected)
    Upload          - 2007/06/06
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    Relic Location Guide
    Note: This is my very first guide to a game written in English. I hope I'm 
    not making too many mistakes and my language is not too poor ;)
    This guide shall help you find the well hidden relics in Tomb Raider 
    Anniversary to unlock the costumes for Lara. One costume is unlocked by 
    finding all relics.
    Table of Contents
    ---- Mountain Caves
    ---- The Lost Valley
    ---- The Palace of Midas
    ---- The Temple of Khamoon
    ---- The Sanctuary of the Scion 
    ---- Natla's Mines
    ---- The Great Pyramid
    1.	Mountain Caves
    Follow the level to the end and open the great door after the hallway with 
    the arrow traps. Then return to the right counterweight when facing the 
    door, the hall which had two wolves attacking you. Climb the two ledges on 
    the right and jump to the pole, just as if you would want to grab the 
    counterweight. Instead of that jump the minute you grab the pole, believe 
    me, it is possible. Lara leaps on and if timed correctly, grabs a ledge 
    next to the door. If timed not correctly she falls to her death. From this 
    ledge jump to a pole reaching out of the door and the way up is really 
    obvious. Jump from ledge to ledge until you reach the top of the column to 
    the right of the door. There you find the first relic KILLER WHALE BOTTLE (Thx
    to titan24 for telling me that I had switched the relics from Mountain Caves and
    Lost Valley!) which unlocks the LEGEND COSTUME from the game's predecessor.
    2.	The Lost Valley
    Play the level until you reach the broken mechanism at the great waterfall 
    where you find the secong cog. Instead of going back over the bridge, jump 
    to the pole rotating on the waterwheel on the left when facing the river. 
    From here jump to the dangerously narrow ledges in the middle of the 
    waterfall. Jump up and from here you can reach a hallway leading to a 
    switch, which opens a door somewhere under water. Now you actually have to 
    wait until you can lower the big mask at the end of the level, stopping the 
    waterfall. Climb up and drop into the river. Near the now stopped waterfall 
    you should find a cave which was locked before you pulled the switch back 
    then. In here lies the relic KERO MUG unlocking the CLASSIC COSTUME. Enjoy 
    Lara in all her 1996 glory!
    3.	The Palace of Midas
    First Relic: 
    In the room with the decending pillars and the spikes (the first door you 
    get to search after entering the Palace), make your way through the room as 
    if you want to reach the balcony with the lead bar. Instead of jumping 
    there, jump to the slide on the left when facing the balcony and quickly to 
    the ledge on the wall. You can make this much easier by tossing the crate 
    from the room with the stairs into the small alcove of the the last pillar
    you have to jump to, the one with the slide. By doing that you stop it from
    ever decending again. Shimmy to the right and obtain the relic ATHENIAN 
    OWL FIGURINE behind some rubble. It unlocks the CROFT MANOR SPORT dress 
    Lara wore back in 1996.
    Second Relic:
    After you have lifted the last column in the hell-like flames room of 
    Midas' Palace drop back into the water. Make your way back to the first 
    balcony and jump to the grappling hook to the left when facing the switch. 
    From there you can reach a ledge and make your way over a series of slides, 
    ledges and poles towards a secret alcove in one of the colums. Pull the 
    switch there and the pillar above you rises to reveal the relic. Now be 
    quick. Drop into the water, swim along the right wall when facing the 
    entrance, leave the water and make your way to the last pillar. Don't even 
    think of evading the flames, just run and jump as fast as you can and you 
    may reach the relic GRIFFIN-HEAD PROTOME in time unlocking the GOLDEN 
    COSTUME resembling Lara after dying on the Hand of Midas.
    4.	The Temple of Khamoon
    In the very last room of the level, the one with the four little obelisks, 
    use one of the crates you can pull out of the walls to reach a crack in one 
    of the columns to the right when facing the level's exit. From here it is 
    easy to navigate the cracks and jumping the obelisks to reach an alcove in 
    the wall to the left of the great door, finding the relic MUMMIFIED CAT and 
    unlocking the CAMOUFLAGE SUIT Lara wore in Tomb Raider AoD (Thx to Sam Vere 
    for telling me the outfit wasn't taken from TR 3 Area 51 Level!).
    5.	The Sanctuary of the Scion
    In the room with the two giant statues make the water sink to lowest level. 
    Then solve the first beetle riddle, make the water rise, open the door in 
    the Horus statue to the right and swim through it. Climb out of the water 
    and look for the crate between the legs of the statue. Toss it into the 
    water and jump in, too. Make the water level sink and pull the crate under 
    the fenced gate you opened a bit early, which is shut now. Make your way up 
    the left statue again but DON'T make the water level rise. Open the fenced 
    gate again, jump into the water and use the crate to climb up and get 
    through it before it closes again. Climb up inside the statue and then find 
    the ledge at its left leg, the one that touches the wall. Shimmy around to 
    find a switch and jump for it. A gate to the right of the Horus statue's 
    head opens. Climb up, solve the second beetle riddle and make the water 
    rise. Make your way up the left statue as needed to proceed, then make the 
    water rise to highest level and dive into the gate in the very right corner 
    of the room when facing the statues to find the HORUS IDOL and unlock the 
    CATSUIT from Tomb Raider Chronicles.
    6.	Natla's Mines
    Too easy when you think about it! After getting your guns back, return to 
    the first room of the level and shoot down the crates hanging from the 
    ceiling. One opens and reveals the relic CHALICE OF TORMENT which unlocks 
    the gross DOPPELGANGER COSTUME from the Great Pyramid riddle.
    7.	The Great Pyramid
    Play this gorgeous level up to the very end, opening the door and pulling 
    out the bridge leading to the confrontation with Natla. Instead of walking 
    through the hallway behind the bridge and ending the level, look up the 
    ceiling to find a switch. Shot it and part of the ceiling drops and crashes 
    the floor. Drop on the slide beneath, jump and swing on the grappling hook 
    over the hot pool of lava into an opening with a medikit. Find the ladder 
    there, climb up and obtain the relic TORC OF EMBITTERMENT unlocking the 
    WETSUIT from Tomb Raider 2, Lara wore it when diving to the sunken Maria Doria. 
    That's it! All relics found! And by that you unlocked the SCORCHED NATLA 
    costume. Play as the demonic queen of Atlantis  minus her wings.
    Thanks to Crystal Dynamics for making this gorgeous game and to everybody 
    reading this short guide!
    Also thanks to Sam Vere, Titan24 and Matthew Price for helping correct
    mistakes in the guide!