This is going to be the most challenging part of the game! Jump on enemy plant that’s on the little platform in the middle of the pit. 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. This will likely be one of the first trophies you obtain. The level is located in Warp Room 4. During levels you will see platforms with a skull & bones sign. This is unlocked when you get stung by a bee. To beat the required times you must finish the mission as quickly as possible, which means you can’t die and must get time crates along the way. 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. You can, of course, check out the video at the end of this article. You will have to chase Cortex whilst wearing a jetpack like during the levels Rock-It and Pack Attack. The final boss drops the “speed shoes” which make you run much faster! This will instantly complete the level and count as a secret exit. But since it can be done in a new game within 5 minutes at any time it really doesn’t matter when you do it. See a video below of me demonstrating this. 2 x Clear Gem (Boxes + Death Route) *Must play Level 28 to break all boxes: Bonus 12. I did this on the 2nd pair of ice block guys in this level. You can slide/spin the swarms of bees to kill them all at once and get a life, and if you repeat this you can rack up 99 lives in no time. It’s important that you get all the colored gems first. Road to Ruin - You need to complete a Death Route. Turtle Woods, Unbearable, Bee Having) Secret Exits (e.g. Step 3 - Cleanup Some levels may have a Death Route with a gem at the end of it. Collect all other trophies for a shiny new platinum! Overall it's not too difficult depending on your skill level and if you have any previous experience with the original game. Coco is a new character in the PS4 version. I pressed Circle to boost, then X to jump. On the final phase only a single platform will flash red at a time but the strategy remains the same, repeat until Tiny is defeated. Komodo No Mo The indoor portion of the level features different obstacles including falling icicles and log crushers. See Jumping the Jetboard for a video showing all secret exit locations. Lives can be found from many boxes. In this step, replay all levels to find the Secret Exits if you have not done so already, and also focus on acquiring all of the Gems and the Gold Relics. They can only be activated if you haven’t lost a life during the level! To beat the required times you must finish the mission as quickly as possible, which means you can’t die and must get time crates along the way. Practice is key as the time trials are very trial and error, you will only meet the requirements when you know the levels inside and out and they will still take you multiple attemps in all likelihood. Thereby it’s not really ‘missable’. Death Routes are triggered by special platforms that have a skull and crossbones sign on them. The small polar bear will be sitting on the ground. You can unlock Coco after defeating Ripper Roo and ascending to the 2nd floor Warp Room. After the death route rejoins with the default path you’ll come to a pit with two plants firing projectiles at you. Cheated Death (For the Time Being) Discover a Death Route. Without them you can’t get some of the boxes. Along the way you should try to get as many gems as possible (especially the colored ones). 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. Discover a Gem Path after earning a Color Gem. About half way through the level you will come across two projectile spitting plants. The Flora Flop Below is a list of levels with Coloured Gems, how to obtain them and where the corresponding Gem Paths are located. In Level 3 a clear gem is obtained from beating the timer that triggers just before using the first surf board. Look for the colored gem platform in this level and step on it. Professor Pulverized Hold and chase him down whilst avoiding all of the obstacles in your way, spin once you get close which will damage him, and repeat this 2 more times to defeat him. They can only be activated if you haven’t lost a life during the level and you get to the platform and stepp on it. This trophy must be obtained on one of the bear riding levels, either Bear Down or Totally Bear, as there are no ice block lifters on Bear It. During Death Paths you’ll run into Clear Gems. If you already platinumed the first Crash Bandicoot you’ll find this one to be a bit easier. Turn around and go backwards to drop down further to a secret area of the level which involves most navigating ceiling grates and avoiding very fast moving, spiked robots. You need to press to fire fruit at these weakpoints several times to destroy them and inflict damage. Stand in front of the hive. They can only be activated if you haven’t lost a life during the level! However, if you do miss it you can start a new game and get it within a few minutes. Repeat the above steps until the boss is defeated. Technically, this trophy is missable. Walkthrough During the level you will drop down a second hole in to a large pool of water, the camera prompts you to move forward but ignore this. See Jumping the Jetboard for a video showing all secret exit locations. For this trophy you need to find the Secret Exit in Unbearable. Moreover, you need to complete the whole section without losing a single life. Jump on enemy plant that’s on the little platform in the middle of the pit. Un-Bearable is a level in Warp Room 3. 99 Percent Perspiration You don’t have to make any progress in the game to do this. In case you are still missing any of the miscellaneous trophies you can do them now. There are a total of 27 Relics in the game. Below is a walkthrough on every death route in Crash Bandicoot 1, 2 … Red: Snow Go (Warp Room 1) – first you must find the secret exit in level “Air Crash” (see trophy “Jumping the Jetboard”). Jumping the Jetboard For this trophy you need to find the Secret Exit in Bear Down. To defeat Tiny you need to make him fall down to inflict damage, as you are jumping around the platforms you will notice some of them will randomly flash red and fall. The levels and Gems are the same but the game has gotten a complete visual overhaul. They are much easier to obtain. Without this upgrade it’s impossible to beat some of the target times. They are unlocked by doing the following tasks in these specific missions: One Clear Gem per level is always obtained from destroying all of the boxes! You can find all of the secret exits here as well if you want but it is not essential. The level is called Diggin’ It, and on top of that, players get a detailed, albeit short look at the Death Route found within the level, which are secret paths that grant extra items but are more challenging than normal. Relics are rewards from doing speedruns / time trials. Important: Never complete a level / never pick up a purple crystal! Death Routes are featured in several levels which are indicated by a platform with a Skull and Crossbones on it. Cold Hard Crash is split into three different parts: two outdoor and one indoor part. Press Circle to slide and X to jump. 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. Earn 42 Gems. Tiny will follow you as you jump around and you need to lure Tiny in to jumping on one of these flashing red platforms so that he plummets to the ground. See a video below from HarryNinetyFour showing the locations of each secret exit. You can access this boss fight once you have 20 crystals, on the 4th floor of the Warp Room. You can keep all existing save games, simply select the option “Disable Auto Save” and nothing will be lost. For the specific locations and requirements please refer to the Crash Bandicoot 2 Gem Locations Guide. These alternate entrances lead to more boxes that must be destroyed. I want to point out again that no progress is lost when starting a new game, so you can do this whenever you want. These routes have secondary Clear Gems and sometimes boxes neccesssary to get the first Clear Gem within the level. You can slow down and still earn a gold relic as long as you collect the time crates and stay alive. 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. So basically: keep going for a long time without dying too often. Get to the end of the area to be teleported to the secret warp room. When the bees spawn, slide-attack (Circle + Square) into the hive to kill the bees instantly. Focusing on not dying is often better than going at full speed. Step 1: From the title screen, start a new game. Try to unlock as many of these as possible when you first play through each level to save time, although they can easily be cleaned up afterwards regardless. He will get angrier each time. From here go through the portal to level “Snow Go” which contains the red gem. By the end of this step you will have unlocked: For example, one Death Route can be found in the level “Air Crash” (Warp Room 2). You can try and obtain Gems here if you want but don't worry too much as you will need all of the Coloured Gems to access them all regardless. Light the Fires! Bonus Paths are very obviously identified by the large "?" You can access this boss fight once you have 10 crystals, on the 2nd floor of the Warp Room. Below is a list of all Death Routes and how to get the gems specifically on routes that include boxes. There’s another hole n the ground. Air Crash, Bear Down, Unbearable, Hangin’ Out, Diggin’ It) Glitched Any% — Crash 2 Glitch Any% No Bear Left Behind . 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. Each level requires you to find a crystal for Cortex and once you do he no longer gets angry. Crash Cubed Of course, you can replay levels at any time and come back later to mop up the Gems. There are six death routes scattered across the game. Each time you do this Cortex will remind you of the crystals that you are must find for him. Death Route 2: 15 – Un-Bearable: Clear Gem: Bonus 13: 16 – Hangin’ Out: Clear Gem: Bonus 14: 17 – Diggin’ It: 2 x Clear Gem (Boxes + Death Route) Bonus 15. Level 17: Diggin' It (Warp Room 4): After the death route rejoins with the default path, you will reach a pit with two plants firing projectiles at you. You can access this boss fight once you have all 25 crystals, on the 5th floor of the Warp Room. Hangin’ Out is a level in Warp Room 4. The enemies were also easier to avoid. If a level has a bonus round it always contains boxes. Clear Gem #2: Break all the boxes. After defeating Ripper Roo you will gain access to the 2nd floor Warp Room. 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. Cortex is very simple and easy to defeat. Some speedruns are very challenging because you can’t die if you want to beat the target time. If you prefer a video I have linked one below from HarryNinetyFour. This involves a Death Route and so dying before reaching the platform forces you to back out and try again. PlayStation Trophies is not affiliated with Sony or PlayStation, it is owned and run by Resero Network Ltd. All other registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners. First you need a colored gem. But here it is not a sidescroller, so you'll have to run towards the camera at least on one occasion. If you've haven't lost a life yet, the plate on you left will be active - step on it to begin the If you have not yet earned the hidden death-related or life trophies during the above steps, now is the time to go for the rest of the trophies. General Tips: You can use the below video guide from HarryNinetyFour which shows off each levels time trial. 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. Focusing on not dying is often better than going at full speed. This can only be done in a new game before collecting your first crystal. 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. Then work through completing each level and defeating the warp room bosses. As many levels have 2 Gems, you will need to take all Death Routes and Gem Paths to find all boxes and the extra Gems found within them, for this you will also need all 5 Coloured Gems to unlock the routes (see A Diamond in the Rough). Shortly after the start of the level you are supposed to use a surfboard in a water section. It’s still going to be the hardest trophy in the game. Attack him and he will be knocked in to the other komodo. Wumpa-Burner Engaged! That’s also the earliest chance to get the trophy. Level 17: Diggin' It (Warp Room 4): After the death route rejoins with the default path, you will reach a pit with two plants firing projectiles at you. It can be a tricky jump to make. Worst case scenario I start with part 2 & 3 before finishing the last ones of part 1. For me she unlocked after finding the secret exit in Air Crash (Warp Room 2). Perform a body slam (press Circle mid-air) to kill it … In this step you want to infuriate Cortex first of all, as this is missable once you collect a Crystal (see Cortex N. Furiated). During levels you will see platforms with a skull & bones symbol. A Road Less Traveled N. Gin. So I’m kinda squeezing my asscheeks now. Kick the Tires! Next up: Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped Trophy Guide & Roadmap, Filed Under: Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy, Trophy Guides. Step 2: In the first Warp Room start & quit any level 3 times in a row. This is the hardest trophy in the game, don't even bother attempting these until after you defeat Cortex as you need the Crash Dash Power to make the required times in the vast majority of levels. Diggin' It - You need to complete a Death Route. You'll notice this the skull & crossbones on it to signify it as a Death Route. The trophies are fairly straight forward. 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. Jump on the enemy … For this trophy you need to find the Secret Exit in Diggin' It. Your email address will not be published. Crash Bandicoot 2 - Skull Route 4: Diggin' It Music - YouTube When you finish a mission in record time you earn a relic. You should wait with this until after the story! Unlocked the Secret Exit in Unbearable. 1 bonus round. Island Hopping A Diamond in the Rough The enemies were holding up their ice blocks and I was boost-jumping into it. In the bottom right it says how many lives you have. 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. 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. No Bear Left Behind For this trophy you need to find the Secret Exit in Hangin' Out. At the first checkpoint box, before an electric trap, you can find a bee-hive. Get to the platform without dying. 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)! 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. The time crates will freeze the clock for a few seconds. Story related and cannot be missed. The reason you need colored gems first is because they unlock otherwise inaccessible platforms in several of levels. 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. There are 3 possible ratings depending on how fast you are: sapphire (slow), gold (good), platinum (best). What’s best is that they keep respawning infinitely every few seconds. Bees can be found in the level “Diggin’ It” (Warp Room 4). Go to him, the secret exit triggers when touching the bear. Can be done in level “Bear Down” (Warp Room 3). Green: The Eel Deal (Warp Room 2) – About 40 seconds into the level the path splits up. Hang In There, Maybe! They will drop a crash bandicoot icon that you can pick up for an extra life. You will then find a stopwatch at the start of the level. It will immediately end the level without having to make any progress. This entry works similarly to the previous game where you are placed in a hub-like Warp Room where Crash must enter various levels to collect Crystals in order to fight the boss of each floor and progress. Crash can also access the second clear gem without completing the death route. You may or not accumulate 99 lives naturally, but it depends entirely on your skill level. In this level you will be riding a polar bear. Automatic story unlock, cannot be missed. Approach her time machine and you will be asked if you want her to join your adventure, you can then press in the Warp Room to switch to her whenever you want. The platforms will have a skull and cross bones engraved. 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