Objective: Find a way out of the cell

When we regain control of Lara, we’ll be in a cell. Look on the wall opposite the door to find a pipe, move up and interact with this to break it loose. Head over to the right hand wall of the cell (when facing the door) and bash down the weak section.

Proceed through the gap that opens. In this room you’ll find the Recurve Bow and Rope on the table. This combination of items will allow us to pull down the objects/barriers wrapped in rope that you will have no doubt seen on your way through the game.

Use the pipe (left) to break down the wall. Grab the Bow inside and use the Rope Arrows to pull down the blockage (right).

Objective: Create an exit

Return back to the cell and use a Rope arrow on the roped section of the bars above the doorway to pull it down. Now climb up and through the opening that this creates for a scene.

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Rescue Jacob from the gulag

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Objective: Escape the prison with your new friend

After the scene, check out the desk across from the cell door for a Document [11/26]. Check out the dead end opposite the door Jacob went through to find a chest containing Relic [06/18 – Cigarette Case ].

before leaving the cell area, look for Relic 06 to the right of the doorway (left). In the room with the projector you’ll find Document 12 (right).

Head through the open doorway and down the stairs. In the open doorway at the bottom you’ll enter a storage room with lots to loot. There is a Document [12/26] on the desk in the center of the room beside a film reel you can interact with to watch a series of photos in a slideshow. Along the right hand wall is a Strongbox [05/14 - Weapon Part: Compound Bow Part 02] and a bin with some reagents.

When you are ready to continue, head over to the door in the far left corner from the entry and break it open with the pickaxe.

As you enter the door, grab the crate of Salvage on the left before proceeding up the stairs. Scale the ladder at the top before climbing through the open window on the left for a scene.


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Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Square Enix
  • Platforms
    PC, PS4, XB 360, XB One
  • Genre
    Action Adventure
  • Guide Release
    17 March 2016
  • Last Updated
    7 December 2020
  • Guide Author
    Paul Williams

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Rise of the Tomb Raider is a follow up to 2013’s Tomb Raider reboot and as a continuation of the story, players will once again enter the well-tread boots of Lara Croft. In an adventure spanning London, Syria and Siberia Rise of the Tomb Raider offers up a lengthy campaign filled with hordes of collectibles, numerous challenges, optional Challenge Tombs, deadly enemies and more than its fair share of puzzles.

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  • Complete walkthrough to the story from beginning to end.
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  • Locations to every collectible including: Coin Caches, Documents, Murals, Relics, Strongboxes and Survival Caches.
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