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Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Legend

How do you get the crates in Bolivia up a level to cover the spaces?

Games Guru: This is not entirely easy. Notice that there are pressure plates on the floor. You are going to need to drag two of those crates over the plates, then have Lara step on the third plate. Why only two plates? Well, you are going to need to drag one of the crates up the ramp to the left and flip it onto one of the crates on the plates.

In the Bolivia level once I pass the room with the turnstile, you meet the man looking for the pieces of the sword. Lara is then blown off the swinging bridge and the game reloads and starts back in the hallway leading back to the turnstiles. Is that the end of Bolivia or am I missing something? Where do I go next?

Games Guru: I’m not sure I understand where you are. If Lara is on a bridge being chased by a helicopter, get her across the bridge and have her fight the mercenaries on the other side. Do this, and you will move on to the next part of the adventure, Peru.

How do I defeat the monster on the tesla experiment stage or do I need to get the sword fragment first? If so, how?

Games Guru: No, you want to get the fragment last. First activate the control panels, then use the gravity gun to shoot the hanging Tesla coils into the stream of electricity. Once they are all in the stream, use the grapple to grab the sword fragment and end this task. The monster will take care of itself at that point.

On the level Japan, after you get into the room with the huge TV, what do you do next?

Games Guru: You do what your parents have been telling you to do for years: Shut off that television … once and for all. Note that as you approach the TV, you can interact with it. I don’t mean change the channels. Grapple it, then pull it as far off the shelf as you can. It won’t come all the way off because there are cables holding it in place. Shoot the cables. The TV will fall and you will find your way out of this room.

Do you have any good secret codes? Like unlock all levels? Or ANYTHING that doesn’t involve beating the game?

Games Guru: Good news and bad news on this one. The good news is there are all kinds of codes that make Legend easier. The bad news is that to get them, you need to earn them legitimately.

For instance, as anyone who has dealt with Lara can tell you, giving her the ability to kill enemies with a single shot will help. The bad news: to get that ability, you need to beat the Bolivia Time Trial in 4:15. Once you do, you can give her one-shot kills by holding down the left trigger button and typing: Y A Y X LB B. Complete England in 27:00 and you can make Lara bulletproof by holding down the left trigger and typing: A RT Y RT X LB.

On the level England, when you finally get to the really big room with the really cool house, what do you do next? I’ve tried going in the house, but the only thing in there is a big statue with a chandelier above it, and outside the only things useful are the big graspable turny thingies. How do I get out of that place?

Games Guru: The trick is to make the chandelier swing, then jump on the rope to raise the bell (you called it a “statue”). You won’t complete this level by bringing the bell and the chandelier together, but your next task will be revealed.

How do you get the crates in Bolivia up a level to cover the spaces?

Games Guru: This is not entirely easy. Notice that there are pressure plates on the floor. You are going to need to drag two of those crates over the plates, then have Lara step on the third plate. Why only two plates? Well, you are going to need to drag one of the crates up the ramp to the left and flip it onto one of the crates on the plates.


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25 Comments on Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Legend

  1. How so you get past the level where the statue of the person with his arms chained is!! Some how you have to get something to press down the squares to realease the person from the chains!!

  2. please help me // January 21, 2008 at 10:43 pm // Reply

    how do you get the cages on top to be pressed ont he squares in bolivia for xbox 360?

  3. How do you pass the part with the lion and boxes. I can’t seem to get the box on the lever. Need help asap .

  4. PleaseHelpMe555 // December 28, 2007 at 10:30 am // Reply

    PLEASEEEE HELPPPPP!!!!!!!!!….Im stuck in peru- in the water part I don’t understand where im suppose to go when it will only let me swim back and forth i see places i can go but i cant figure out how to get in them? pleeeaseee this is driving me insane

  5. 45 the third rock is actually out in the hallway you can in on the right you have to grapple it and pull it down

  6. im stuck in peru stage on the 3 rock thing that you will put on the something…my problem is i cant get the last rock on the outer side of the stage….but the 2nd rock i got it easily….pls need support dude…

  7. im on the england part of the game im at a checkpoint 48% of the way through where there is a massive waterfall and pool… i am stuck what do i do next ?

  8. i am stuck in the first part, Bolivia. I am in the big room with all the mechanisms, and parts you step on which then start the mechanisms. And I have to go up, right?? BUT HOW??? I have no idea how to use the mechanisms, or how to get out of there.

  9. Games Guru, you are correct about where the reader is in bolivia. On hard mode, there is no time for error, and rolling constantly across the bridge is the only way.

  10. Hi there, I am stuck on the scene Bolivia, and am in the giant like tomb where there is stones in the ground which you can step on and they partly move parts of the mechanism on the walls etc.

    I have already got up onto the higher level but do not know where I go next? Do you know where I may have to go?

  11. This is a truly excellent game…

  12. english girl // October 29, 2007 at 9:48 am // Reply

    im on the england level with the bell thing and the chandelier, but how do i get passed this bit? please help me coz i have tried so hard but im not getting anywhere!

  13. hi in croft manor ive got all of the rewards but how do you uncover the secrets ive also got all the equipment eg)binoculors grapple guns and pls.

  14. how do you unlock all the rooms on the croft mannor

  15. I’m on the england level and I’ve swung the Chandelier but Lara doesn’t seem to jum on the rope of the chandelier. Is there a trick to it?

  16. to kill the sea monster shoot the black things then use the grabbleing hook to pull it down

  17. how do u get out of the house in croft mana really need to know iv spent hourse trying and iv gotten all the rewards

  18. i am on the level with the sea monster how in the world do i defeat it

  19. i am on a level in england…

    the level right after you are in the room with all the koffings

    where you are fighting that sea monster how do i defeat it??????

  20. Lara Croft // August 6, 2007 at 7:25 pm // Reply

    PLEASE HELP!!!! Level 3 Japan. I can’t get the tv down. HOW DO I USE ACCURATE AIM!!!!!!!!!

  21. kurdish gamer // July 18, 2007 at 5:36 pm // Reply

    I finished the game 94% but I don’t know the place of all gold rewards any one help?

  22. gamer tombs // July 18, 2007 at 5:31 pm // Reply

    please who can tell me the place of gold reward in first level (Bolivia)?

  23. I still do not understand how to kill the sea monster

  24. how do you kill the sea monster in england? im stuck

  25. i am your biggest fan!

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