This Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time clue bottle and safe locations guide is the easiest way to find all 150 bottles. Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time brings back something Sly 3: Band of Thieves was sorely missing - Clue Bottles. Find all 30 in a world, and you'll be able to access the world's Safe and unlock a special treasure.
These babies can be tricky to track down, but this guide will help you collect them all. Follow the maps, or follow the screenshots - you'll find all 150 of the game's Clue Bottles in no time.
Note: Though you have to purchase it during the story anyway, Sly's Paraglider makes collecting Clue Bottles much easier. It is also required for some.
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Turning Japanese [Part 1]
Above: The green boxes represent Clue Bottles. The black box represents the Safe.
CLUE BOTTLE #1
Just south of the hideout, you'll find your first Clue Bottle atop a light pole.
CLUE BOTTLE #2
Head to the hideout roof and walk the rope that heads southwest. You'll find a Clue Bottle at the end.
CLUE BOTTLE #3
Return to the hideout roof and head north to spot another bottle.
CLUE BOTTLE #4
Cross the rope at the northern end of the roof for another.
CLUE BOTTLE #5
Look east from the end of the rope to spot a springy pole where another Clue Bottle awaits.
CLUE BOTTLE #6
Drop to the ground and follow the street as it heads north. You'll spot a bottle bobbing on a springy branch.
CLUE BOTTLE #7
South of the branch, some poles jut out of the water. A Clue Bottle bobs above one.
CLUE BOTTLE #8
Head into the nearby tunnel and make a left at the fork. Another bottle awaits on a pole in the water.
CLUE BOTTLE #9
Near Clue Bottle #7 is a series of bamboo shoots and rocks you can use to reach a high ledge. Do so and cross the rope up here to find another bottle.
CLUE BOTTLE #10
Follow the ledge to find another hovering on a springy branch.
CLUE BOTTLE #11
South of the branch, another Clue Bottle bobs on a rooftop spire.
CLUE BOTTLE #12
Drop to ground level and head northwest. A Clue Bottle sits on a pole in the stream here.
CLUE BOTTLE #13
Follow the street south the geisha house. Another bottle rests on the fountain in front of the bright building.
CLUE BOTTLE #14
Another Clue Bottle hides behind the geisha house.
CLUE BOTTLE #15
East of the geisha house is a springy branch that extends toward a bridge. A Clue Bottle bobs on it.
CLUE BOTTLE #16
Cross that bridge and hop onto the roof to the north. A Clue Bottle floats above an awning up here.
CLUE BOTTLE #17
Cross the rope at the northwest end of the roof to find another bottle.
CLUE BOTTLE #18
To the northeast is a bridge lined by ropes. Hop onto the southernmost rope to find another Clue Bottle.
Turning Japanese [Part 2]
CLUE BOTTLE #19
South Riochi's sushi shop is a small body of water. You'll find another bottle hovering on a pole there.
CLUE BOTTLE #20
Follow the street back here as it heads east, and you'll spot another Clue Bottle on an awning.
CLUE BOTTLE #21
In front of the sushi shop is a statue. Scale it to collect another Clue Bottle.
CLUE BOTTLE #22
A rope runs northeast from a rooftop near the statue to the massive dragon gate. Head up there to find a Clue Bottle right by the sealed entrance.
CLUE BOTTLE #23
West of the gate is a covered bridge way. Atop it rests another bottle.
CLUE BOTTLE #24
Far below, but just south of the covered bridge way is a series of rocks. Drop down there to find another Clue Bottle.
CLUE BOTTLE #25
Return to the dragon gate and cross the northern rope to find the next bottle.
CLUE BOTTLE #26
To the northeast is a river with protruding poles. One of them sports a Clue Bottle.
CLUE BOTTLE #27
The large building in this area has a path that cuts through it. You'll find a Clue Bottle in here.
CLUE BOTTLE #28
Follow the path north to pass under the bridge and find a walkway. There's another bottle along the boardwalk.
CLUE BOTTLE #29
As the path wraps around, you'll see building with an attached waterwheel. On its roof is another Clue Bottle.
CLUE BOTTLE #30
Just north of here is a super long rope. Cross it to find the final Clue Bottle.
Now you can unlock the Safe - found near Clue Bottle #6 - to get Coopergiwa's Gold Magnet, which attracts coins.