The Traps Cave (La Cavernea dei
Level by Asphalt (September, 2007)
Walkthrough by Harry Laudie
You start by dropping onto a slope. Just slide down to the bottom of the slope. Go to the south wall and stand jump up the slope to the east and land on a flat area. Pick up red shotgun shells for secret #1. There is no sound but you can check the statistics. Slide down the slope again and go north. Hop into the cave and shoot a scorpion. Pick up the revolver from the pedestal. Press the big button on the north column. Return to the entrance and climb the blocks to the west. At the top, go south into the open door.
Enter the tunnel and the door closes behind you. Go forward and drop into a dark room. At the west wall is a closed gate. In the north-west corner is an alcove with a receptacle. In the east wall is an alcove with a receptacle. Go to the south-west and pick up revolver ammo from the floor near the large opening. Go west into the next room and be careful of deadly floor tiles. Hop onto the block at the south wall and see another receptacle. Stand jump to grab the higher ladder to the west. Shimmy to the right and climb up. Back flip into the higher room.
Pick up revolver ammo and a small medipack from pedestals near the west wall. Press the big button on the south wall next to the ladder. You hear a gate open. Turn around and shoot four scorpions. Climb down the ladder and safety drop to the floor. Go north and enter the open gate in the west wall. Grab the ceiling and monkey swing over the deadly floor to the south ledge. Step on the tile with a design. Then monkey swing back to the north ledge and enter the open door. Pick up Canopic Jar 1 (Vasodi Canopo 1) and shoot three scorpions. Exit the room and go south to hop onto the block again. Place the Canopic Jar in the receptacle and the door opens in the south wall to your left.
Enter the door and go forward to a pit. Drop into the pit and pull up into a hard to see crawl space in the south wall. Drop into the hole on the other side. Pick up red shotgun shells and the shotgun. Crawl back out and hop onto the block in the north-west corner. Jump to grab the north ledge and shimmy to the right. Pull up into an alcove and run and jump to grab the column to the south. Pull up and run and jump to grab the ledge to the west. Pull up and run and jump to grab the ledge to the north. Go east and jump with grab to glide into the opening in the east wall.
You enter a room and see several items on dark tiles. There is an order to pick up the items correctly. Go north-east and pick up the red shotgun shells. Turn to the south tile and pick up Guardian Key #1 (Chiave del Guardiano). Go to the south-west and pick up Guardian Key #2. Finally go to the east wall for a small medipack. Any other order will set fires on the tiles and you may not be able to safely pick up the items. Exit the room and safety drop to the floor in the next room. Hop onto the north-west block and jump into the entrance door. Drop into the next room and go east to the room with the two alcoves.
Place one Guardian Key in the receptacle in the north-west corner alcove. Get down and enter the open first gate. The second gate is still closed Enter the alcove in the south wall for a small medipack and secret #2. Place the second Guardian Key in the receptacle in the east wall alcove. The second gate is now open. Go through the two open gates and follow the corridor to the north. Pick up a small medipack from the floor. Immediately turn to your right and see a crawl space in the lower east wall. At the end is a closed door. Remember where the crawl space is located and go north and enter a large room with three closed doors. Go north and dive into the water pool. You see another closed door in the north wall. Swim south and over a block. Swim down into a hole in the floor. Swim into a south alcove and pick up a Guardian Key. Quickly swim back out and get out of the water. Turn around and shoot two crocodiles.
Go to the south wall and use the left reach-in switch. Turn around and shoot three scorpions. Then use the right reach-in switch and hear a door open. Go to the open door in the west wall and place the Guardian Key. The left door opens in the north wall. Return to the crawl space that you saw next to the small medipack. Go through the crawl space and the open door to pick up a Guardian Key. Shoot a scorpion before you get back into the crawl space. Return to the north room and place the Guardian Key. The right door opens in the north wall. Enter the open door and use the reach-in switch. Dive into the water and swim through the open door in the north wall.
Follow the short underwater tunnel and pull up into a large room. Dive into a pool and swim north and pull up onto the north ledge. Numbers the reach-in switches as #1 to #4 from left to right.
Use the reach-in switch #1. Dive into the water and enter the open underwater door. Pick up Guardian Key #1 and swim back to the north ledge.
Use the reach-in switch #2. Turn around and shoot a crocodile in the water. Dive into the water and enter the open underwater door. Pick up Guardian Key #2 and swim back to the north ledge.
Use the reach-in switch #3. Turn around and shoot a crocodile in the water.
Use the reach-in switch #4. Turn around and shoot a crocodile in the water.
Dive into the water and swim to the south ledge. Pull up onto the grate at the east wall. Go to the north-west corner of the grate. Do a hard jump to land on the corner of the grate at the west wall. Hold down the jump key for more distance and it has to be exactly corner-to-corner at 45 degrees. Place one Guardian Key and the door opens below you. Run and jump to grab the grate at the north wall. Pull up and place the second Guardian Key and hear another door open. Dive into the water and pull up into the open doors in the west wall. Follow the tunnel and a ramp to the north.
Pull up through a hole in an outdoor area. On the east and west wall are receptacles. Approach the green section with two trees in the middle if the area. Run around the green section and fall through a hole into a room below. Notice the block at the west wall. Go to the north wall and use the reach-in switch. Hop onto the block and shoot two crocodiles. Enter the open gate in the south wall and pick up Golden Vraeus #1 (Vraeus d'oro) from the pedestal. Turn around and shoot a crocodile. Go to the south-west corner and pull up into an upper south wall crawl space. Drop on the other side and into a small room. Pick up flares from the south-west corner. Use the reach-in switch in the north-west corner. Then crawl back into the earlier room.
Go east and enter the open gate. Enter the next room and see a water pool. Go to the opening in the north wall. Slide down the slope and jump forward at the end to grab a slope. Pull up and back flip onto a grate. Stand jump into the north-east opening. Go east and grab a crevice in the south wall. Shimmy to the left and over the deadly floor. Drop onto a safe place and drop into another tunnel. Follow the tunnel up a ramp and drop into another tunnel. Follow the tunnel to a small room with an empty water pool. Use the reach-in switch at the north wall. The door opens in the south wall. Enter the door and follow the tunnel and another door opens for you. You are back in the first room with the water pool. Go west to exit the room. Go to the west wall and enter the open gate. Pick up Golden Vraeus #2 from the pedestal. Hop onto the block at the west wall. Stand jump to the east to grab the ledge and pull up.
Place the two Golden Vraeus in the receptacles on the east and west wall. Two cages rise to the north-east. Use the cages to get onto the upper north-east ledge. Follow the ledges to the west wall corner ledge. Then run and jump south to grab a ledge. Pull up and step onto the small east ledge. Turn around and notice a place for a receptacle. Use the rope to swing onto the far east ledge. Use the reach-in switch and swing back to the first ledge. A door has opened in the west wall to your left. Grab the crevice in the west wall and shimmy to the left. Drop onto another ledge. Follow the ledges to an opening in the south-east corner. Enter the opening and drop into the south room. Go west and stand on the only “standable” slope in the sandy hill. Jump west and forward to grab the grate above you. Pull up and go to the left to pick up a Guardian Key. Get down and exit the room by the north opening.
Safety drop to the ground and use the north-east cages again. Work your way around the ledges back to the receptacle. Place the Guardian Key and the other door opens in the west wall. Jump back to the north-west corner ledge. Jump into the open door. Safety drop on the other side onto a safe tile over a deadly floor. Jump the safe tiles and do another hard south-west corner-to-corner jump onto a safe tile. Then jump to the safe tile at the west wall. Use the reach-in switch and two cages rise in the room. Jump to the south cage and climb it. Run and jump to the north cage and climb it. Stand jump to grab the higher west ledge. Run and jump to the south wall ledge. Stand on the short block and jump up to grab the ceiling. Monkey swing east and drop onto another ledge. Run and jump to the north wall ledge.
Safety drop into the hole in the north wall. Follow the tunnel to the west and turn the corner to the north. Now you have to do a very hard run and jump over one slope onto the top of a second slope. There is a deadly tile between the slopes. Start about one and a third tile back from the bottom of the first slope. This is a jump where if you are one pixel too late, you stub your toes and cannot jump. If you are one pixel too soon, you jump onto the deadly tile between the slopes. Hold down the jump key for a longer jump. After several (hundred) tries you land on the top of the second slope. Slide down and jump forward to grab the edge of another grate. Pull up and save the game a few times.
Go north and climb the wall ladder. When Lara's hands are on the fourth bar from the ceiling, back flip onto a grate. Go south and turn to the right into another tunnel. Go to the end and jump over a hole. Pick up red shotgun shells and a shotgun. Safety drop into the hole and land in a water poll in a small cave. Swim down into a pool and into the south-east corner. Swim into the east wall tunnel for flares and secret #3. Swim back and pull up into the small cave. Shoot four crocodiles or evade them and run into the opening in the west wall. Run up the ramp towards the daylight and the level ends.