You will then find a stopwatch at the start of the level. The earliest opportunity to earn this trophy is by collecting the Blue Gem from Turtle Woods (first Warp Room) which is obtained by not breaking any boxes, and using the Blue platform on Hang Eight (also in the first Warp Room). You'll notice this the skull & crossbones on it to signify it as a Death Route. Road to Ruin - You need to complete a Death Route. has a lot of health but is simple to beat. Without this upgrade it’s impossible to beat some of the target times. There are numerous locations to get this trophy but the easiest is on Bear Down, after the first checkpoint on the 2nd set of enemies, jump in to the blocks and fall in to the water right in front of them. You will notice parts of his machine will have highlighted areas which are vulnerable such as the missile launchers on his shoulders and the beam emitters on his arms. For this trophy you must obtain all 42 Gems in the game; this includes the 37 Clear Gems and 5 Coloured Gems. Green: The Eel Deal (Warp Room 2) – About 40 seconds into the level the path splits up. Quickly navigate these platforms before they fall and make your way to the biggest one at the back where you will again be teleported to the secret warp room, unlocking the level Totally Bear. Focusing on not dying is often better than going at full speed. Clear Gem #2: Break all the boxes. These paths will take you to a more difficult part of the level and must be completed for clear gems and, sometimes, extra hidden boxes. Buzz Off! Defeat 5 enemies with Coco's Double Leg Drop. Gem Paths are featured in several levels throughout the game and as the name implies, you need the Coloured Gem that corresponds to that platform. One of them is on a solitary platform to the left, so slam on this plant to kill it and you will then be teleported to the secret warp room. Be careful, the platforms will disappear after 2-3 seconds so you need to jump fast. Bees can be found in the level “Diggin’ It” (Warp Room 4). The time crates will freeze the clock for a few seconds. In this level you will be riding a polar bear. This trophy can only be obtained on either Diggin' It or Bee-Having. Story related and cannot be missed. It has to be through the portal in the basement, which only unlocks after you did the “Jumping the Jetboard” trophy. Moreover, you need to complete the whole section without losing a single life. Blue: Turtle Woods (Warp Room 1) – complete level without breaking any boxes (in the part with two boxes stacked together, jump on the one with the metal bars because it doesn’t break from a single jump)! Once the level is loaded, press the Options-Button to pause and select ‘Quit’. Jump on enemy plant that’s on the little platform in the middle of the pit. Once all of the Nitros explode he will be stunned for a few seconds and you can attack him, do this 3 times to defeat him. Get to this sign without dying and step on it. Your email address will not be published. Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy - All Death Routes - YouTube If a mission has two clear one it means one is from a death path or gem path, the other from breaking all boxes. They can only be activated if you haven’t lost a life during the level! Thankfully you only need Gold and even then some of the times are very strict with little room for error. Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped Trophy Guide & Roadmap, Hitman 3 Berlin (Germany) Silent Assassin, Suit Only, Hitman 3 Dartmoor (England) All Challenges Guide, Hitman 3 Dartmoor (England) Silent Assassin, Suit Only & Sniper Assassin, Hitman 3 Dubai (UAE) Silent Assassin, Suit Only & Sniper Assassin. Step 1 - Complete the game, defeating each boss So the difference with part 1 is that these time trials are more forgiving? Story related and cannot be missed. This will likely be one of the first trophies you obtain. What’s best is that they keep respawning infinitely every few seconds. You first have to wait until you gain access to Diggin' It in the fourth portal room (Alpine Warp Room). From here go through the portal to level “Snow Go” which contains the red gem. Step 2: In the first Warp Room start & quit any level 3 times in a row. The indoor portion of the level features different obstacles including falling icicles and log crushers. Then work through completing each level and defeating the warp room bosses. Step 2 - Replay each level for the Secret Exits if you missed any, Gems and Relics You must destroy all boxes in each mission to earn the Gems (for Colored Gems you must do this without dying). This will instantly complete the level and count as a secret exit. When he throws you off across the large gap, turn around and slide jump across the same gap and run all the way back to see Polar, approach him and you will be teleported to the secret warp room. When this happens many other platforms will flash red and fall so you will need to quickly to jump to a non-red platform to avoid death. By continuing past this page, you agree to abide by the Terms of Service. See Jumping the Jetboard for a video showing all secret exit locations. They’re called Wumpa Fruit. © 2008-2021 PowerPyx.com, all rights reserved. You must then avoid the swords that the middle komodo will throw around the arena in a circular motion, which gets faster each time you damage them. Can be done in level “Bear Down” (Warp Room 3). Eventually, he will take a lift that will lead him into the interior portion of the level. All death routes in Crash Bandicoot: Warped contain a colored gem, but not all Colored Gems are found on death routes (the Red Gem is down the alternate route in Deep Trouble and the Yellow Gem is obtained via the alternate entrance of Hang'em High) and no paths are required for the level's box gem (only Tomb Wader has breakable crates but they are all Nitros). Next up: Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped Trophy Guide & Roadmap, Filed Under: Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy, Trophy Guides. Piston It Away doesn't have as many checkpoints and the enemies are a lot harder to deal with, not to mention those freaking lasers. "Diggin' It" suffers from same problems and more when you're trying to get all boxes. Jump on the nitro boxes and they will warp you to a secret route. Repeat the above steps until the boss is defeated. This will instantly trigger the secret exit. See a video below of me doing this on Bear Down. 1 bonus round. After collecting a colored gem you can trigger a colored platform in some levels. Death Routes Occassionally you'll find a platform on the ground known as a Death Route. About half way through the level you will come across two projectile spitting plants. Hang Eight, Snow Biz, Ruination, Spaced Out) Hidden Secret Areas (e.g. Jump on the enemy … Purple: Bee-having (Warp Room 4) – About halfway through the level you see some nitro boxes stacked together that look like stairs. I’m deep into part 1 still, and although I’m getting the hang of it more and more I just read a comment where you’re saying a couple at the end are ridiculously hard. Along the way you should try to get as many gems as possible (especially the colored ones). Diggin’ It is a level in Warp Room 4. This can only be done in a new game before collecting your first crystal. After unlocking the blue gem start the third level “Hang Eight” (Warp Room 1). Luckily, you only need all gold relics and not the platinum ones. See Crash Bandicoot 2 Gems Guide for a more in-depth breakdown of each level’s collectibles. Those are the worst. One Man's Trash . Some speedruns are very challenging because you can’t die if you want to beat the target time. Get to the end of the area to be teleported to the secret warp room. You must reach them without dying or it will become unavailable, at which point you will have to exit and re-enter the level to make it reappear, you can die on the routes themselves just not leading up to them. To enter a Death Route, you must get to a skull platform without dying. 2 secret locations (Death Route and the secret area unlocked after you use the portal in Diggin' It). Cortex is very simple and easy to defeat. If you've haven't lost a life yet, the plate on you left will be active - step on it to begin the The gems are mission rewards rather than collectibles. Relics are essentially time trials divided in to in 3 Tiers: Sapphire, Gold and Platinum. I did this on the 2nd pair of ice block guys in this level. Turtle Woods, Unbearable, Bee Having) Secret Exits (e.g. They will drop a crash bandicoot icon that you can pick up for an extra life. You must quickly fire a few wumpa fruits at him before the beam fires to damage him and jump to another platform so you don't get hit. You may or not accumulate 99 lives naturally, but it depends entirely on your skill level. Defeating Ripper Roo is simple; he will jump around the arena planting TNT and Nitro squares everywhere but there will always be a gap you can safely stand in to easily avoid the explosions. With a lot of practice it’s all possible but get ready to replay the same missions many times. When the bees spawn, slide-attack (Circle + Square) into the hive to kill the bees instantly. You also earn a life when 100 apples have been collected. Overall it's not too difficult depending on your skill level and if you have any previous experience with the original game. Destroy all boxes you come across and pick up the apples. At the very end of the level you’ll be riding a polar bear while a bigger bear is chasing after you. In this step you want to infuriate Cortex first of all, as this is missable once you collect a Crystal (see Cortex N. Furiated). There are six death routes scattered across the game. Note that the Gem Path in Spaced Out requires all 5 Coloured Gems. The Double Leg Drop is Coco's equivalent of the Body Slam, simply defeat 5 enemies by jumping in to the air and pressing to slam down on them. Close to the end of the level when running away from the final bear, you will be riding on Polar. The small polar bear will be sitting on the ground. In addition, there is also icyterrain that Crash will skate across, making it harder for him to maneuver. For this trophy you need to find the Secret Exit in Unbearable. You must have 99 lives at the same time. It takes a little bit of practice to get the timing down. This opens the Death Route and unlocks the trophy. Stand in front of the hive. If you already platinumed the first Crash Bandicoot you’ll find this one to be a bit easier. The colored gems are much easier to obtain (you don’t have to destroy all boxes without dying), the levels are easier to complete and the speedruns a bit more forgiving. This is going to be the most challenging part of the game! Worst case scenario I start with part 2 & 3 before finishing the last ones of part 1. During some Death Paths you’ll run into Gems. The trophies are fairly straight forward, you will likely unlock most of them naturally if you actively go for Gems and keep an eye on the miscellaneous trophies as you play through each level. In the Warp Rooms you can see how many gems there are per mission. Afterward I fell into the icy water and the trophy popped. If it has 2 gems that means there’s one from destroying all boxes + one from the death path or colored gem path (level 3 is special, it has a clear gem from beating a timer that triggers automatically). The rest you will unlock by finding all secret exits and acquiring all Gold Relics which are considerably easier than in the first game. After quitting 3 levels (can be the same level each time) the trophy will unlock! on the platform, and they feature in almost every level in the game and will always be in your direct path. The enemies were holding up their ice blocks and I was boost-jumping into it. For this trophy you need to find the Secret Exit in Diggin' It. Crash Cubed Missable! Kill 5 enemies in one level with this move. That’s also the earliest chance to get the trophy. There are 3 possible ratings depending on how fast you are: sapphire (slow), gold (good), platinum (best). For this trophy you need to find the Secret Exit in Hangin' Out. About halfway through the first level “Turtle Woods” you find a platform with a “?” question mark on it. Lives can be found from many boxes. He will get angrier each time. Perform a body slam (press Circle mid-air) to kill it … However, if you do miss it you can start a new game and get it within a few minutes. This can be done by going down the left split path when the two rejoin, and jumping along … Ignoring the Jetboard, you need to jump and bounce on the boxes to land on the platform where you will be teleported to the secret warp room. Take the right path into the room with lots of Nitro Boxes. 99 Percent Perspiration Story related and cannot be missed. After the death route rejoins with the default path you’ll come to a pit with two plants firing projectiles at you. Get past the drones and you’ll automatically land in the secret exit. Hang In There, Maybe! For example, one Death Route can be found in the level “Air Crash” (Warp Room 2). Light the Fires! The rest of the trophies will come naturally along the way. For the specific locations and requirements please refer to the Crash Bandicoot 2 Gem Locations Guide. Welcome to the Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back Trophy Guide & Roadmap. The bonus levels are triggered by standing on the “?” platforms which are in plain sight. You can access this boss fight once you have all 25 crystals, on the 5th floor of the Warp Room. You have to take the death path first, then backtrack through the normal path, then take the normal path again to the end of the level. Boom Shakalaka! Diggin' It ----- Clear Gem #1: Make it to the death path and about halfway through you'll find a nice shiny clear gem just for you. Thanks to HarryNinetyFour and myself for the videos in the guide. Cold Hard Crash - Like with Diggin' It, you will have to backtrack the route after getting all boxes and then proceed through the normal path to get the box Gem. Complete the entire level without breaking any boxes to unlock the Blue Gem as a mission reward! Komodo No Mo Drop through it and you’ll be in a room with lava and drones. Jump on his head 10 times to get 10 lives — this unlocks the trophy. Cold Hard Crash - Like with Diggin' It, you will have to backtrack the route after getting all boxes and then proceed through the normal path to get the box Gem. In terms of difficulty first game is the hardest, third the easiest. To give myself some slack. If it has only one gem then it’s just from breaking every box. Mech Wrecked So I’m kinda squeezing my asscheeks now. Attack him and he will be knocked in to the other komodo. There are a total of 42 Gems in Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back, divided into two types of Gems: Obtained by doing certain actions in the following missions: Some levels contain more than one Clear Gem due to the combination of all boxes + death path gems / colored gem paths. There is also a skull platform that the player can rid… Professor Pulverized Go to the level Air Crashand take the secret warp route. A key difference from the first game is that normal Clear Gems can also be found from so called “Death Paths”. There are 5 colors in total. ... Unlocked the Secret Exit in Diggin' It. You can find all of the secret exits here as well if you want but it is not essential. It’s not an easy platinum to get. You must also destroy the boxes in bonus levels! When you do it teleports you to the warp room in the basement. Cheated Death (For the Time Being) Discover a Death Route. Diggin it had a lot of checkpoints, so once I reached the death platform, I didn't have to worry about not dying. Gold relics are earned from getting record times in time trial speedruns. Diggin' It - This route has boxes and a Clear Gem, in order to get the rest of the level's boxes you will have to backtrack down the right path after coming off the platform at the end. 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