Cold Darkness Awakened

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Cold Darkness Awakened

Uncovering the Truth achievement in Rise of the Tomb Raider

Uncovering the Truth

Cold Darkness Challenge: Collect all 8 documents

Uncovering the Truth0
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How to unlock the Uncovering the Truth achievement

  • JayD101JayD1011,174,434
    29 Mar 2016 29 Mar 2016 27 Jun 2017
    54 17 12
    Where to find the map to display all 8 documents in Cold Darkness:

    Make sure you have this challenge selected when you are setting up the game or you won't get the achievement. I have tested this numerous times and the documents and the map are not random.

    Couple of notes before you read the next paragraph. The main objectives are not "guard towers". They are also not small squares right next to the large facility in the middle... so therefore, I am not talking about the towers that you have to shut down. Sorry I had to explain that!

    Looking at the map there is a 9-sided giant facility right in the middle. North are the trains and basically to the East, South and West in very close proximity are 3 guard towers, 3 small squares on the map. Go to the Eastern guard tower. It is south eastern, I say east because I am talking in relation to the other guard towers and the trains which are right next to the big facility in the middle. This gives you an idea of how close it is. So look at the 3 dots that are not north and right next to the big facility. They are all pretty much the same distance away from the big facility in the middle. The one on the right which is between the giant 9-sided facility and a decent sized area of black (off limits I guess), that is where your map is!

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    Where Lara is on the map is right next to the tower with the map. I made a better picture that circled the tower and the tree to climb up for one of the collectibles but I can't figure out how to get TA to let me upload or paste it so until then this will have to do!

    Omega Doom has mentioned that it is hard to get to. He found it was easiest to find coming from the west side. It is possible to get to from the east but some places you can only cross via fallen tree trunks.

    In revisiting myself I found that if you struggle to get there you can go from the Southern objective tower and head north, you will see 2 concrete walls sloping up towards the giant facility, Find the walls and climb up some boxes to the right and you should be pretty much right there.

    The collectible that is just to the north of the giant 9-sided facility in the middle may be a pain to figure out how to get to. It's very high up. The way I got up was to climb up some trees to the North-West (left) of the platform that the document is on. You should be able to see a rope going up from the tree to another platform that is right next to where you want to go. That is a fixed rope that is already there, not one you place yourself! When you climb up the trees and are sitting right beneath the rope you want to climb the game may trick you into thinking you can't climb it (I fell down a few times) but have another go you can climb the rope up to the large platform that the document is on.

    CR Trooper 014 added a link in the comments to a youtube video if you prefer that.

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    CRT JEDIMARKSo much fucking reading for just 8 dumb collectibles:
    Posted by CRT JEDIMARK on 26 Jun 17 at 07:58
    JayD101The only bit you really need to read is where the map is that reveals the collectibles and then you can get them yourself!

    I agree it's a bit long but I find it quicker to read than watch a video and essentially play the game twice. Thanks for linking the video!
    Posted by JayD101 on 27 Jun 17 at 02:13
    GerbasgamerThere was no rope in my run so no chance to get that document in the middle
    Posted by Gerbasgamer on 13 Apr 19 at 16:31
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  • ComanderDrizzleComanderDrizzle429,339
    26 Jun 2016 26 Jun 2016
    24 0 0
    I found this video which really helped out a lot! He starts out by pointing out where a map to all the docs are!

  • xGamBeaTxxGamBeaTx233,438
    08 Apr 2016 08 Apr 2016 08 Apr 2016
    24 2 2
    Remember: Before going for this achievement. Make sure you picked the challenge to get 8 documents, otherwise it won't pop.

    I don't know if this is random or not, but I've found a map that shows you the location of all the documents. The location of the guard tower I found it in. is shown on the screenshot below.

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    Maidwell 9Good find!! Was there for me to
    Posted by Maidwell 9 on 29 May 17 at 19:39
    Sometimes I wonder if I'm the only one with critical thinking skills. Because of the serpentine path of the map, why doesn't someone just put a picture up with the document locations, so you don't have to backtrack. Like I said, I guess this didn't occur to anyone.
    Posted on 10 Aug 18 at 12:31
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