Scarab Location Guide by Johanass

Version: 1.7 | Updated: 03/10/04 | Printable Version

Scarab FAQ


Version Listing:

1.0 - Preliminary listing that has rough directions to 47 of the scarabs.

1.5 - Listing of 49 of 50 scarabs, will go through and flesh out the
locations in a little bit.

1.7 - All scarabs listed, will flesh out the locations in next revision.

Scarab locations by Chapter:

No scarabs

1. Airship: "Captain's Quarters", Next to the window, fairly obvious

2. Airship: Go all the way to the back of the living quarters area
When you unlock all the doors, open the room in the far back, it's
Full of large steel containers, climb over the containers to the
Rear of the room, you will find the scarab between the chests.

3. Airship: After climbing the stairs to the 2 sentry guards at the
end of the level, do a wall climb up to the next level and kill the
three guards, you will see a large steel box to your left, jump on
top of it and look up, bird flip up to the next level through the
opening, you will find the scarab on that catwalk.

4. Tairon: When you enter "The Great Bridge" area, Check the map for
the exact place. it's the door with the green gems next to Murasma's,
right after you enter, look to the left and you'll see a fountain
with a scarab in it.

5. Tairon: Same area as above, on the way to the switch to unlock the
gemmed door, you'll find this scarab lying next to a downed ninja, I
believe his name was Sabu; you get his diary here also.

6. Tairon: In the Han's Bar area, you will find this scarab down the
alleyway you wall-run and jump to get to the windmill shuriken and the
giant Xbox symbol.

7. Tairon: After you leave the drawbridge area, walk through the Blue
Gemmed door, walk about halfway through till you see an opening on both
sides of you, on the left is a chest with the Pegasus key, on the right
you will be able to see a scarab in the left hand building. Do a wall
run on the right hand building and continue the run to the far wall
then jump into the alcove to claim the scarab.

8. Dworku: Once you've climbed up the area called "Drawbridge Hill" you
will find a save point directly in front of you, there is also a scarab
in the same alcove.

9. Dworku: Same area as above, looking at the save point turn right,
watch the left hand buildings as you walk down and there will be a small
alcove, inside is a scarab.

10. Monastery: The right hand room of the monastery, "The Archive" you
will find the second floor has a bunch of glass cases, break the glass
and claim the scarab hiding there.

11. Monastery: Same room as above, when you continue around the second
floor, you need to bird flip up to the next level, when you land, there
will be a scarab next to you.

12. Monastery: Head out of that room, you will be in the upper part of
the large cathedral. Walk over to the left side and jump to the balcony
on the left, there is a scarab on the floor of the balcony.

13. Underground Cemetery: After you put the Book of Eons in the altar,
climb down and look to the right, there is a scarab on the floor.

14. Underground Cemetery: After you run from the walk and go all the
way down the spiral ramp you enter a room with floating one-eyed fiends,
kill them and go to the far right corner, bird-flip into the alcove in
the corner and grab the next scarab on the floor there.

15. Underground Cemetery: After you climb down the spiral ramp to the
very bottom, where the giant plates are that the giant chains are
connected to, go into the next room at the base, look to your right in
that room, you will find a scarab
As you enter the tombs, there's a Scarab in a hole on the right.

16. Hidden Underground: After you kill the giant dragon and it falls to
it's death climb all the way down. When you drop into the chamber with
the dragon's bones, climb around to the back of the room, you will find
a scarab in one of the coffin chambers that are recessed in the wall.

17. Hidden Underground: Once you enter into the room with the large
suspension bridge, look to the right, and grab the scarab.

18. Hidden Underground: In the chamber that holds the blue eye you push
in you will find another scarab underneath the far platform.

19. Hidden Underground: After the entire place gets flooded, swim to the
elevator, just before you go in you should see another scarab that is on
the floor.

20. Tairon: Now that you have the Skull key you can go to the door, which
is next to the entrance to the Military Base and open the skull door and
grab the scarab on the other side of the fence. (If you can't find the
room, when in the Military Base entrance, look at the building and go into
the door on the left, after that, the door is on your right)

21. Tairon: Same room, Bird-flip up to the third story, (where you get the
strong bow) and jump to the wall opposite the third floor to wall run to
the left into another alcove with a scarab in it.

22. Military Supply Base: Just after you exit the tunnel look to the left
and to find a scarab just outside the exit.

23. Military Supply Base: When you first enter you will see a train to your
right, go to its rear left side and do a wall run up the side, at the top
press Y and the attack will drop you on top of the train next to a scarab.

24. Military Supply Base: Once you get to the third tier of the warehouse,
wall jump up the small room and on top of it there is another scarab. (the
room is the one with the shutter key and map in it)

25. Military Supply Base: After you take down the Helicopter you proceed
along the catwalks to the area that you need to bird-flip all the way to
the top of the building, at the top you will see a scarab at your feet.

26. Aqueduct: After you get the Inazuma Ninpo scroll from the dead electric
eel, turn around and look up, you will see the wall does not go all the way
to the top of the room, wall-run up it to find another scarab.

27. Aqueduct: From the above room, once you exit the room and you will be in the
upper tier of the "Hall of Balance," on the opposite side, the back right
from where you start, you will find yet another scarab

28. Aqueduct 1: In the "Red Water Reservoir" you will see a chest on your
left and on your right is a scarab.

29. Aqueduct: After you open the door with the water spirit and go down the
shaft, walk in and around the corner on your left will be a tunnel leading
to a boss fight with the two electric eels, on the left will be a scarab.

30. Aqueduct: After you defeat the two eels the one on the left was hiding a
scarab in his alcove.

31. Aqueduct: In the "Blue Water Reservoir" you will find a scarab at the
bottom of the pool.

32. Peristyle Passage: Once you enter the room turn right, and look up to the
top of the pillars on the right, One of them doesn't go all the way to the top.
Wall-jump between the two pillars and you will find a scarab on top of that one.

33. Underground Sanctuary: When you first enter the "Underground Sanctuary"
enter the room on the left, you will find a room full of debris, with a dead
Ninja and a scarab on the floor.

34. Underground Sanctuary: On the top tier of the "Underground Sanctuary"
room you find the Brand of Valor, left of that you will see a column, walk
around the column for another scarab.

35. Moat of Zarkhan: Dive into the moat and swim to the right, swim under
the grate into the opening and you will be rewarded with another scarab.

36. Moat of Zarkhan: After you see Murasma swim into the next pool, and swim
to the surface, there is a scarab on the platform in front of you.

37. Moat of Zarkhan: Once you exit into the large chamber with the silver
medallion and the large sunken boat, you will find this fairly obvious scarab
next to the entrance you came in from, and it's also the only way out of here.
You should be able to see it once youíre leaving.

38. Moat of Zarkhan: After you use the hand crank and swim back into the
bottom of the ship you will find a scarab to the direct right of the oxygen

39. Hidden Underground: Back in the room with the sarcophagus where you got
the statue of the Wolf Deity and the Skull key, swim up to the top of the
room and you will see a scarab is on the wall above the sarcophagus.

40. The Stadium: In the Stadium, after you defeat Doku, go into the room
opposite the one you entered through, on the immediate left you will find
a scarab.

41. The Stadium: Above the entrance you came into the stadium to fight Doku,
go all the way around, running on each wall to each new platform until you get
a platform to lower beside the entrance, then wall jump up the wall and grab
the scarab.

42. The Stadium: Once you get to the top of the Stadium (there are many ways to,
choose whichever way works best for you) you will find a scarab on the far left
of the upper tier.

43. Stairway to the Imperial Palace: Past the stairway, you find a save point
with three large stone heads next to it, smash the three heads with the hammer
and you will be rewarded with a scarab and a life of the gods.

44. Stairway to the Imperial Palace: Further down you will find a small lake,
swim to the bottom for another scarab.

45. Ice Cavern: After grabbing the Cog of Vigoor and proceeding down the ice
corridor, you will find a save point and a scarab right near it.

46. Fire Cavern: Once you come to a large chamber with a platform that moves like
a see-saw, look to the right and you will see a scarab on a long platform.

47. Fire Cavern: Once you come to the Fire Path with the Tower Flamethrowers, at
the second set of them, (the set that has two of them going of in 2 directions at
you) go to the left alcove from at their intersection for another scarab.

No scarabs

48. The Labyrinth: After opening the door of the Lion, take a left and you will
follow the corridor down to another scarab.

49. The Labyrinth: once you move past the corridor with fish, the path will twist
to the right and gently starts to slope downwards, at the bottom of it take a left
and then another quick left for another scarab.

50. The Core: After exiting out of the 4rth chamber you can walk off the ledge to
the left, do that, and continue around to find another scarab, turn around and walk
off the other side and you'll find yourself on the outside of the third chamber
with the large skulls.

This Document is Copyright 2003 by Johanass (Chris Lefevre)

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This FAQ was created by me Johanass and has been put together from information I
have found myself from playing the game. I can be contacted if you have any
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Thanks to Team Ninja for an Awesome game,and to MethoD_X for telling
me how to get scarab #26, and HorseCalledWar for scarab # 32

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