This walkthrough is meant as a general guide only. It may not include every pickup or secret. There may also be alternative ways of approaching situations within the game. Compass directions were not used in this walkthrough because there was no compass in the inventory.
WALKTHROUGH by Lizard Queen
The level begins with Lara inside a high security office building (VCi labs) with another very cool outfit (especially those boots). Proceed forward, turn left down the corridor through the lobby and down the green-lit corridor. Enter another lobby and to another corridor.
Secret #1: Proceed to the alcove with the fire extinguisher on the wall. Shoot at the extingisher and the wall shatters open. Enter the newly opened entrance and turn right when inside the room. Climb the ladder and pull up onto the ledge at the top. Approach the glass cabinet and take one step back from it. Press the "ctrl" key and watch Lara's animation as she opens the glass doors, searches the shelves and pickups up the Golden Rose which is Secret #1. Climb back down the ladder and exit.
Turn right and with weapons armed, head to the end of the hallway and turn right. Shoot the armed guard and proceed to the end of the hallway. Turn right and watch a cutscene showing what's up ahead. Head to the end of the corridor, turn left and shoot the armed guard. Head down the corridor and enter the 3rd door on the left. Pickup the small medipack on the shelf inside the room. Exit the room, turn right and head back down the corridor the way you came. At the end, turn right and left into the first alcove with an automatic door. Arm weapons and shoot the armed guard inside. Proceed around the block in the centre of the room and it will lower. Climb the block and pickup the newly revealed CD on top of the block. Exit the room and turn right. At the end of the hallway, turn right and place the CD in the PC terminal to the left of the beige door. Enter the room and pickup the VCi key (right) from atop the computer desk in the middle of the room. Exit the room and turn left, back down the previous hallway.
Turn right at the end and right at the first alcove. Enter the room and jump up and grab the ductwork on the left. Pull up and turn right. Shoot the glass, turn left and proceed partway through the ductwork. Before reaching the end, turn right and climb the ladder. At the top, shimmy to the right and drop into the upper duct. Turn right and head to the end. Turn right and stop just short of the "laser" beam. Crouch down to crawl and when the beam starts to head upward, crawl through tot he other side. Turn right and pickup the set of flares and small medipack. Reverse roll and head back the way you came through the ductwork to the ladder. Angle right and take a standing jump and grab the ladder. Climb down, turn right and follow the duct around to the exit. Jump down into the previous room and exit. Enter the room across the hallway slightly to the left and notice a pushable block with an "X". Pull the block out and head to the left side of it. Pickup the small medipack to the left of the block and turn right. Push the block once and head into the newly revealed crawlspace in the wall. Crawl into the crawlspace and push the button at the end of the wall. A cutscene shows a wooden door opening back in the corridor with the computer terminal. Reverse roll, crawl back out and exit the room. Turn right and at the end of the corridor, turn left. Head to the end of the corridor, back to the hallway with the computer terminal. Turn left and enter the newly opened door at the far end of the hallway.
Once through the door, head left around the furniture and into an alcove on the left with a colourful block inside. Climb the block, turn right and drop down the other side. Turn left and push the wall button opening another wooden door back in the previous area. Reverse roll, turn right and climb the two-tier block. Turn right to reverse, crouch and lower yourself back down the block. Reverse roll and before exiting, turn left and approach the glass cabinet in the room. Take a step back from the cabinet, press the "ctrl" key (action) and watch Lara step to the cabinet, open the glass doors and pick up the Revolver. Exit the room through the door on the opposite side.
At the end of the hallway, turn right and enter the newly opened wooden door at the far end of the corridor. Push the wall button on the left opening the glass door. Turn left and follow the corridor around to the washroom. Turn right and head to the last door on the end. Turn left and kick open the door. Take one step forward and jump up and grab the broken tile (trap door) above. Head forward and jump up and grab the crawlspace in the wall ahead. Pull up and crawl through the crawlspace to the end until you can stand up. Turn around, jump back and grab the edge of the ledge. Let go and quickly grab the next ledge down. Let go to drop to the bottom. Reverse roll and crawl through another crawlspace.
At the end, reverse out and climb down the ladder to a slope below but do not let go of the ladder just yet. While still on the ladder, jump, reverse roll and grab the chain behind. Shift to the right to angle facing the corner with the ladder. Climb up the chain about 4 times and backflip to the block behind you. Turn around and head to the other side of the lift where there is a trap door in the floor. Open the door, angle right and take a standing jump to the top of the other lift. Jump back and grab the ladder and climb down. Reverse roll, turn left and push the button on the wall on the right. A cutscene shows a rope lowered near the top of the elevators. Turn right and climb back up the ladder. Angle right and take a standing jump to the top of the lift. Head to the corner and angle to face the chain suspended in the corner of the room. Take a standing jump and grab the chain. Climb up until you reach the ledge on the wall. Shift to the left, around the chain until Lara's back is to the ledge and backflip to the ledge. Turn right and take a running jump and grab the rope suspended ahead. Climb down to the bottom of the rope and swing and jump into the alcove ahead.
Jump back and grab the edge and shimmy to the left, around the corner until you reach another alcove in the wall. Pull up and follow the corridor around near to the end but stop just short as there is a large slope ahead. Angle left and drop down onto the slope. Near the end, jump and grab the rope suspended in the middle of the room. Climb down the rope and swing and jump to the ledge ahead. Turn right and jump up and grab the monkey swing and swing to the opening in the wall. Drop into the alcove, turn left and head to the ladders. Climb to the top and pull up into another room. Move the pushable block with the large "X" out of the corner and pickup a large medipack. Climb the block in the middle of the room and pull up into another upper area. Approach the green sloped corridor but keep to the right as flames shoot out from the left wall as you climb. After clearing the flames, turn left and pickup the small medipack. At the top of the slope, crawl into the crawlspace and follow it around to the end until you can stand up.
Head to the other side of the room where there is another crawlspace and crawl through to the end. Turn right and head around the outside of the glass enclosure to a computer terminal on the right. Head back into the righthand corner, reverse roll and shoot the armed guard entering the room. Pickup the ID-card on the computer terminal. Do not push the button on the wall just yet as this triggers an automatic gun behind. Instead, return to the crawlspace and climb the block near the wreckage. Turn to face the glass enclosure and jump up and grab the broken tile (trap door) above. Jump up and grab the edge and pull up. Head to the corner with the blocks marked "X". Pickup the Revolver ammo in the lefthand corner.
Secret #2: Head to the corner with the blocks marked "X" and pull out the leftmost block. Head to the right side and pull out the block once again. Enter the corridor behind the block, pickup the Golden Rose which is Secret #2 and exit.
Go back to the other side of the room and use the ID-card in the slot to open the door on the right. Open the trap door inside and drop down into the wrecked elevator. Push the button and watch a cutscene back in the previous area. Climb back out of the wrecked elevator and back down to the room with the lasers. Go back around the glass enclosure and push the button. Immediately run through the door to avoid taking too much damage from the automatic gun behind. Follow the corridor around until you reach a storage room with shelves. Enter the room and immediately reverse roll. Jump up and grab the ladder over the doorway and climb to the top. Pull up and head down the corridor, until you reach a long pit. Jump up and grab the monkey swing above and swing to the other side. Drop down and turn right down the corridor.
Arm weapons, move forward and shoot the armed guard and dog appearing on the stairs. Climb the stairs, head up the ramp, turn right and climb the ladder on the right wall. Shift right and drop to the ledge above. Head around the ledge to the other side and push the button, opening a wooden door below. Arm weapons and shoot at the fire extinguisher on the wall. Enter the small room and turn left. Crawl under the laser and pickup the VCi key (left) on the shelf. Crawl back under the laser and exit the room. Head back to the outer ledge and climb the ladder down to the lower level. Head down the ramp to the room below and veer left. Half way down the stairs and on the right is a door. Climb the block, enter the door and push the wall button, opening the first door in a previous area. Exit the alcove and turn left. Head up the ramp and turn left through the wooden door. Turn left and run to the back of the room. Reverse roll, arm weapons and shoot the armed guard.
Secret #3: Turn around and shoot the glass case at the back of the room. Pickup the Golden Rose in the water which is Secret #3, reverse roll and exit.
Turn left through the door, left again and climb down the ladder at the end of the corridor. Reverse roll, open the broken tile (trap door) and drop down back into a previous area.
Turn right and head straight, back to the glass corridor with the 3 wooden doors. Turn left, enter the first door on the left and approach the cabinet. Take a step back from the cabinet, press the "ctrl" button and watch as Lara steps to the cabinet, opens the glass doors and picks up the second CD. Turn left and pickup the two sets of Revolver ammo. Exit the room and pickup more Revolver ammo left behind by the armed guard earlier. Turn right and exit this corridor, into the previous corridor on the right. Go to the end of the corridor and turn right. Go to the end of this corridor and turn left. Head into the first alcove on the left and combine the two VCi pieces and place into the wall receptacle. Head through the newly opened door and turn right at the end of the corridor. Push the button and watch a cutscene of a door opening into the next level. Reverse roll and exit the alcove. Turn left and left again down the previous corridor to the end. Enter the newly opened door at the end as the level loads.
Arm weapons and take out the lab worker and armed guard in the next room below. Safety drop down to the floor and enter the alcove at the back of the room. Turn left and push the wall button. Exit the small corridor and drop into the newly opened hole in the floor. Head through the corridor, down the ramp and place the CD into the computer terminal at the back of the room. Head through the newly opened door on the left.
At the end of the corridor is a room with two suspended tiles on fire. Facing the first fire tile, take two steps from the edge (see screenshot) and when the flame subsides, take a standing jump aiming for the right hand side of the tile. Immediately press the up arrow key and take a running jump to land on the safe ledge at the end. Enter the next room on the left and when the laser is near the top, run through the door. Push the wall button by the door ahead and enter. Turn left and arm weapons. Take out the lab worker and armed guard in the next room. Head behind the two shelves to the back of the room and find the wall button in the lefthand corner. Press the button and get ready for a timed run. Reverse roll, head past the shelves and turn right to exit the room. Dash straight and turn right at the end of the corridor. Dash through the door before it closes. Jump up and grab the ledge on the left. Pull up and head to the end. Turn right and jump up and grab the next ledge on the right. Pull up and walk to the middle. Turn right and take a running jump and grab across the room to the ledge on the other side. Push the wall button on the left and turn left. Take a running jump and grab back to the ledge on the other side. Pull up, turn left and drop to the lower ledge. Turn left and drop to the floor. Turn right and exit the room. Follow the corridor back to the main area and turn right. Head up the metal stairs to the top. Crawl through the crawlspace until you can stand again.
Head forward to the end of the corridor and turn right to a window outside. Turn around, jump back and grab the edge of the window. The wall is climbable, so shift left around the corner to the next wall and around again until you reach the wall with a window. Shift left to position underneath the window, then pull up into the building into another room. Pickup the Blue Rose and a door opens back in the previous area. Head back to the window, turn around, jump back and grab the edge.
Secret #4: Shift to the right, then climb up to the top of the building and pull up. Take a few steps forward, angle left and do a standing jump to the top of the block. Pickup the Golden Rose which is Secret #4. Take a few moments to look around as there is a full moon out tonight and the view is beautiful. :) Turn around and take a standing jump back down to the lower block. Jump back and grab the edge of the hole in the roof and drop down.
Head forward and enter the newly opened door. Approach the open window at the back of the room and the level ends.