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Layers of Fear 2 Guide

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This page contains our trophy guide to Layers of Fear 2. It describes in detail all the achievements and trophies available in the game. Each trophy has been described in detail. We provide info about requirements of all achievements. Also, we have added a commentary to every achievement, where we discuss the easiest methods of obtaining them.

Trophy guide is under development. In the following days, we will be expanding the descriptions of individual achievements.

Important information about Layers of Fear 2 trophies

  1. You may earn a total of 33 trophies - 1 platinum (PS4 only), 5 gold, 10 silver and 17 bronze.
  2. To get all achievements you need to complete the game at least 3 times. During each completion of the game you must unlock one of the three endings.
  3. These trophies are related with game endings: Flame, Formless, Forever. Before starting the game, we recommend you to read their descriptions in our tutorial. This will allow you to learn about the requirements to unlock them and to make right decisions during your gameplay.
  4. Most of the trophies can be missed or skipped. This applies, in particular, to achievements obtained for performing certain actions during the game (like additional interactions with surrounding items) and detection of secret collectibles.
  5. Layers of Fear 2 does not allow you to make manual saves. If you play on a PC or PS4, you can back up the game regularly. We described this topic in more detail on the first page of our guide.
  6. Completing the game for the first time should take you about 8 hours. It takes such amount of item if you will carefully study all the places and find items related with the achievements. While going through the game for the second and the third time you can ignore all the extra activities and focus only on finding a locations where you have to make important decisions.

Final Cut

Trophy type: platinum

How to unlock: Collect all trophies.

Commentary: This trophy can only be unlocked in the PS4 version of the game.

Body of Work

Trophy type: silver - Trophy list of Layers of Fear 2 - Trophy guide - Layers of Fear 2 Guide

Trophy type: silver

How to unlock: Hang all posters in your cabin.

Commentary: Movie posters are one of the secrets in Layers of Fear 2. You can find them while playing the game - a sample movie poster shows the attached image.

Each torn poster will be moved to the heros cabin - Trophy list of Layers of Fear 2 - Trophy guide - Layers of Fear 2 Guide

Each torn poster will be "moved" to the hero's cabin. You may visit the cabin between the subsequent acts of the game. Film posters will be hung on the walls on the cabin floor (example shown in the picture). Checking the cabin is a great way to determine how many posters you're still missing to put together your entire collection.

Information about the locations of the posters is included in our walkthrough of the game.

Debut

Trophy type: bronze

How to unlock: Find the first poster.

Commentary: We have described the search for movie posters in the Body of Work achievement section. You can get it during the first act of the game.

A Beautiful Mind

Trophy type: silver - Trophy list of Layers of Fear 2 - Trophy guide - Layers of Fear 2 Guide

Trophy type: silver

How to unlock: Solve the riddle with a clock without making any mistakes.

Commentary: Riddle with the clock can be solved during the act 2 of the game (The Hunt) - it's complete solution can be found on the Riddle & puzzle solutions section of our guide.

Your task consists in stopping the dummy's hands in the following hours, which are later summed up. To solve the puzzle, you have to achieve the value shown on the left (8 in the case of the example from the picture). To win a trophy, you cannot make a mistake, i.e. exceed the displayed value.

  1. In the first part of the puzzle you need to reach the value of 8. Stop the hand, for example, at 3 and 5.
  2. In the second stage of the puzzle, you start with a value of 12 and you have to reach a value of 38. Stop the hand, for example, at 4, 5, 7 and 10.
  3. In the third stage of the puzzle, you start with a value of 24 and you have to reach a value of 70. Stop your hand, for example, on 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9 10.

Go Off Script

Trophy type: bronze - Trophy list of Layers of Fear 2 - Trophy guide - Layers of Fear 2 Guide

Trophy type: bronze

How to unlock: Ignore director's commands in the first key scene.

Commentary: The first key scene has to be completed during the first act of the game (The Unmooring). We have described it in our guide on the First choice page.

To unlock this achievement you have to act against the will of narrator/director, so you have to shoot the left (male) dummy.

Hit Your Mark

Trophy type: bronze - Trophy list of Layers of Fear 2 - Trophy guide - Layers of Fear 2 Guide

Trophy type: bronze

How to unlock: Follow the instructions in the first key scene.

Commentary: The first key scene has to be completed during the first act of the game (The Unmooring). We have described it in our guide on the First choice page.

To unlock this achievement you have to act according to the will of narrator/director, so you have to shoot the right (female) dummy.

Show Restraint

Trophy type: bronze - Trophy list of Layers of Fear 2 - Trophy guide - Layers of Fear 2 Guide

Trophy type: bronze

How to unlock: Ignore the commands in the second key scene.

Commentary: The second key sequence occurs during the act 2 of the game (The Hunt). We have described it in our guide on the Second choice page.

To unlock this achievement you have to act against the will of director (against the screenplay), speak to reason and give up. This is the lower option of the behavior (Give Up). It must be selected several times to "confirm" this choice.

Trust Your Instincts

Trophy type: bronze - Trophy list of Layers of Fear 2 - Trophy guide - Layers of Fear 2 Guide

Trophy type: bronze

How to unlock: Follow the instructions in the other key scene.

Commentary: The second key sequence occurs during the act 2 of the game (The Hunt). We have described it in our guide on the Second choice page.

In order to unlock the achievement, you need to follow the "script" and in line with director's will, and therefore use your instincts. This is the top option (Take It). It must be selected several times to "confirm" this choice.

When you confirm this selection, the associated keys may change. Always check the information displayed on the screen and press the current key associated with the top option.

Let Go of Your Fear

Trophy type: bronze - Trophy list of Layers of Fear 2 - Trophy guide - Layers of Fear 2 Guide

Trophy type: bronze

How to unlock: Don't follow the instructions in the third key scene.

Commentary: The 3rd key scene occurs in act 3 of the game (Bloody Roots). We described it in our guide on the Third choice page.

To unlock an achievement, you must act against the "script" and the will of the director, and therefore shoot in the direction of the girl (Lily) standing on the pull-out board.

Find Your Inner Voice

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Trophy type: bronze - Trophy list of Layers of Fear 2 - Trophy guide - Layers of Fear 2 Guide

Trophy type: bronze

How to unlock: Follow the instructions of the third key scene.

Commentary: The 3rd key scene occurs in act 3 of the game (Bloody Roots). We described it in our guide on the Third choice page.

In order to unlock the achievement, you need to act in line with the "script" and according to the will of director, and therefore shoot characters who stand on the sides. Don't shoot the girl standing on the pull-out board!

Go Against the Grain

Trophy type: bronze - Trophy list of Layers of Fear 2 - Trophy guide - Layers of Fear 2 Guide

Trophy type: bronze

How to unlock: Ignore commands in the fourth key scene.

Commentary: The fourth key scene occurs during the act 4 of the game (Breathe). We described it in our guide on the Fourth choice page.

To unlock this achievement you need to confront the "scenario" and act against the will of the director, which means fighting the current and moving towards the red exit.

Go With the Flow

Trophy type: bronze - Trophy list of Layers of Fear 2 - Trophy guide - Layers of Fear 2 Guide

Trophy type: bronze

How to unlock: Follow the instructions in the fourth key scene.

Commentary: The fourth key scene occurs during the act 4 of the game (Breathe). We described it in our guide on the Fourth choice page.

To unlock this achievement you have to act according to the "scenario" and the preference of the director. So let the main hero flow with the current which will push him to the flames (that's the opposite end of the corridor, you have to turn around).

Closed Casket

Trophy type: bronze - Trophy list of Layers of Fear 2 - Trophy guide - Layers of Fear 2 Guide

Trophy type: bronze

How to unlock: Imprison the Formless in the coffin.

Commentary: The opportunity to obtain this trophy appears during the act 4 of the game (Breathe). Then the hero visits the upside down and rotated rooms and must participate in the escape from the Formless, which is a monster that destroys life throughout the game.

The attached image shows the exact location where the chase will start. After approaching the coffin, Formless will get out of it. You will have to start running in the opposite direction, so as not to get caught by the monster.

The chase ends when you reach the stairs - Trophy list of Layers of Fear 2 - Trophy guide - Layers of Fear 2 Guide

The chase ends when you reach the stairs. Don't go any further, go back to where you came from. Meanwhile, the area has changed its appearance. You can easily find an opened coffin (shown in the attached image). Close it and earn a trophy by doing so.

We Are Not Alone

Trophy type: silver - Trophy list of Layers of Fear 2 - Trophy guide - Layers of Fear 2 Guide

Trophy type: silver

How to unlock: Bring all mysterious items and collectibles to your cabin.

Commentary: Mysterious Items - this is one of the categories of secrets in Layers of Fear 2. They can be found in the game world - an example of an artifact item is shown in the attached image.

Each mysterious items that you find is moved to the exhibition in the heros cabin - Trophy list of Layers of Fear 2 - Trophy guide - Layers of Fear 2 Guide

Each mysterious items that you find is moved to the exhibition in the hero's cabin. You may visit the cabin when moving between the acts of the game. This is the upper level of the cabin next to the scope (image above). Checking the cabin is a great way to determine how many artifacts you still need to collect to gather the entire collection.

Information about the location of mysterious items is included in our detailed walkthrough of the game.

You Can't Handle the Truth

Trophy type: gold

How to unlock: Decrypt a mysterious item.

Commentary: This is a very complicated achievement which has been described and explained on a separate page of our guide.

Flame

Trophy type: gold

How to unlock: Obey the Director.

Commentary: This trophy/achievement is related to one of the three endings. The type of ending you get is influenced by four choices made during the course of the game. All the choices have been described in our guide. Here's how you should behave:

  1. The first choice (act 1) - Shoot the right (female) mannequin.
  2. The second choice (act 2) - Rely on instinct (the upper option behavior).
  3. The third choice (act 3) - Shoot two figures standing on the sides.
  4. The fourth choice (act 4) - Don't fight with the current and get closer to the flame.

Formless

Trophy type: silver - Trophy list of Layers of Fear 2 - Trophy guide - Layers of Fear 2 Guide

Trophy type: silver

How to unlock: Succumb to madness.

Commentary: This trophy/achievement is related to one of the three endings. The type of ending you get is influenced by four choices made during the course of the game. We have described all the choices in our walkthrough (one choice for each of the first four acts).

To get this trophy/achievement, you need to make various decisions - those that are following the Director's will as well as those that are contrary to the "script". After the end of the game, you should see an additional cut-scene with a mysterious figure turned back to the hero (see the picture above).

Forever

Trophy type: gold

How to unlock: Disobey the Director.

Commentary: This trophy/achievement is related to one of the three endings. The type of ending you get is influenced by four choices made during the course of the game. All the choices have been described in our guide. Here's how you should behave:

  1. The first choice (act 1) - Shoot the left (male) mannequin.
  2. The second choice (act 2) - Give up (bottom option).
  3. The third choice (act 3) - Kill the girl standing on the board.
  4. The fourth choice (act 4) - Fight the current and get to the red exit.

A Slice of Life

Trophy type: bronze

How to unlock: Find your first photo slide.

Commentary: Check the description for A Mosaic of Misery trophy/achievement to learn more about this topic. You can get it during the first act of the game.

Full Scoop

Trophy type: silver - Trophy list of Layers of Fear 2 - Trophy guide - Layers of Fear 2 Guide

Trophy type: silver

How to unlock: Listen to all the phonograph interviews.

Commentary: Phonograph interviews are one of the secrets in Layers of Fear 2. They can be found on various levels - the picture above shows a sample record.

Each found tape is transferred to the heros cabin - you visit it in-between the acts - Trophy list of Layers of Fear 2 - Trophy guide - Layers of Fear 2 Guide

Each found tape is "transferred" to the hero's cabin - you visit it in-between the acts. You need to get to the table with the phonograph and tapes (the picture above). Click on tape to place it in the phonograph and pull the handle to listen to the recording.

Check our walkthrough to learn about their locations.

Sound Bite

Trophy type: bronze

How to unlock: Use the phonograph.

Commentary: Check the description for Full Scoop trophy/achievement to learn how to use the phonograph. The first tape is available right from the beginning. This means that this can be one of your first few trophies/achievements.

In One Take

Trophy type: bronze - Trophy list of Layers of Fear 2 - Trophy guide - Layers of Fear 2 Guide

Trophy type: bronze

How to unlock: Get through the set without getting caught in the lights.

Commentary: The section in which you have to avoid the lights appears in act 1 (The Unmooring). You have to avoid detection from the moment you reach the area shown in the picture above.

To avoid the moving light sources, run to new safe places which always remains unlit. Take your time and always try to determine in advance another hideout that will allow you to avoid the lights. More information about this part on Model of the ship and further exploration page.

If you get spotted, pause the game and return to the main menu. Then, load the last checkpoint and try again. You have to do this before the game creates a new checkpoint.

Lights, Camera, Action!

Trophy type: bronze

How to unlock: Begin shooting your movie.

Commentary: You receive this trophy/achievement shortly after starting the game. You can't miss it.

The Perfect Storm

Trophy type: silver - Trophy list of Layers of Fear 2 - Trophy guide - Layers of Fear 2 Guide

Trophy type: silver

How to unlock: Send out an SOS.

Commentary: You can get this trophy during act 1 (The Unmooring). Soon after the start of the game, you will reach the telegraphist room presented in the picture above.

Interact with the telegraph on the left to tap out the SOS signal. The correct combination to send SOS signal is dot, dot, dot, dash, dash, dash, dot, dot, dot (hold the button for a little bit longer to enter a dash instead of a dot).

You revisit the telegraph office in act 5. This is your second chance to get this trophy/achievement if you have missed it the first time.

Repair, Restore, Rebuild

Trophy type: bronze

How to unlock: Rebuild what was once broken. At least try.

Commentary: You get the trophy/achievement automatically during act 5. You can't miss it.

Rocket Science

Trophy type: gold - Trophy list of Layers of Fear 2 - Trophy guide - Layers of Fear 2 Guide

Trophy type: gold

How to unlock: Journey through space without hitting a single obstacle.

Commentary: The space rocket "journey" happens during act 3 (Bloody Roots). Keep visiting the rooms of the house until you get to the office. The first thing you need to do here is to build your own rocket - more details on Puzzle with the rocket page in Riddles and Puzzles solutions chapter.

The flight through space will begin after you approach the finished rocket - interact with its viewfinder - Trophy list of Layers of Fear 2 - Trophy guide - Layers of Fear 2 Guide

The flight through space will begin after you approach the finished rocket - interact with its viewfinder. During the flight, use the side arrow keys to avoid collisions with obstacles. Some of them are hard to notice once the horizon gets lit up. You have to react quickly.

If you hit an object, stop the game and return to the main menu. Then, load the last checkpoint and try again. You have to do this before the game creates a new checkpoint.

Se7en Seas

Trophy type: silver - Trophy list of Layers of Fear 2 - Trophy guide - Layers of Fear 2 Guide

Trophy type: silver

How to unlock: Save all the lost souls.

Commentary: You can get this trophy during act 4 (Breathe). The lost souls related to this trophy/achievement are the rats kept in cages. You have to release a total of 5 rats.

To free each rat, you need to perform a specific interaction or solve a simple puzzle in the room with that cage. Check Release of rats from cages page to learn more about this topic.

Rule of Three

Trophy type: gold

How to unlock: Witness all three endings.

Commentary: You need to complete the game three times and make different decisions during each of the playthroughs.

Information about the requirements of individual endings can be found in the descriptions of Flame, Formless, and Forever trophies/achievements.

Fisher King

Trophy type: silver - Trophy list of Layers of Fear 2 - Trophy guide - Layers of Fear 2 Guide

Trophy type: silver

How to unlock: Spot everything through the spyglass.

Commentary: The spyglass is on the upper level of the main character's cabin - see the picture above.

Use the spyglass and look around - Trophy list of Layers of Fear 2 - Trophy guide - Layers of Fear 2 Guide

Use the spyglass and look around. There is a chance to see an object in the water. Every time you complete the next act, a new item that can be "caught" will appear. You can do this by zooming the camera in (hold the specified button), and wait for a few seconds.

Fisherman

Trophy type: bronze

How to unlock: Spot something through the spyglass.

Commentary: This is a simpler version of Fisher King trophy/achievement. In this case, you must catch only one object.

A Mosaic of Misery

Trophy type: silver - Trophy list of Layers of Fear 2 - Trophy guide - Layers of Fear 2 Guide

Trophy type: silver

How to unlock: View all the photo slides in your cabin.

Commentary: Slides are one of the secrets in Layers of Fear 2. They can be found in the course of the game - the picture above shows one of them.

Each found photo slide is transferred to the heros cabin - you visit it in-between the acts - Trophy list of Layers of Fear 2 - Trophy guide - Layers of Fear 2 Guide

Each found photo slide is "transferred" to the hero's cabin - you visit it in-between the acts. They are in the projector on the lower level of the cabin (see the picture above). You have to interact with the projector and watch each slide in zoom. Check the slide container to determine how many of these secrets you are missing.

Our walkthrough contains information about their locations.

Choice and Consequence

Trophy type: bronze - Trophy list of Layers of Fear 2 - Trophy guide - Layers of Fear 2 Guide

Trophy type: bronze

How to unlock: Take your first look behind the mysterious door.

Commentary: The mysterious door appears in the main character's cabin after completing the fourth act of the game (Breathe) - see the picture above. Look inside BEFORE you go to the second floor to watch a movie and make your way to act 5. Open the door and the game will show you a short cut-scene.

We Don't Talk About It

Trophy type: silver - Trophy list of Layers of Fear 2 - Trophy guide - Layers of Fear 2 Guide

Trophy type: silver

How to unlock: Destroy something beautiful.

Notes: you can get this achievement at the end of act 2 (The Hunt). You will reach the TV shown on the image, in front of which sits a mannequin. Interaction with the dial of the TV will lead to the appearance of a monster, and the escape scene will begin, during which you need to run through the metal balconies.

To unlock the trophy, you need to leave the main route during your escape - Trophy list of Layers of Fear 2 - Trophy guide - Layers of Fear 2 Guide

To unlock the trophy, you need to leave the main route during your escape. Having reached the metal door from the picture, do not open them, but instead jump into the hole to the right of the door.

Youll get to the secret room with a launch vehicle - Trophy list of Layers of Fear 2 - Trophy guide - Layers of Fear 2 Guide

You'll get to the secret room with a launch vehicle. Pressing the detonator would lead to the destruction of the buildings visible in the distance and unlocking an achievement.

A complete description of the completion of this entire section is available in the section entitled Second film roll.

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