Shadow Complex 100% guide

Here it is, our totally complete 100% guide to every item and powerup in Shadow Complex. We have a collection of lovely detail maps for you to download, as well as an online guide with screenshots and video for those hard-to-find items.

First, grab these maps and the key. You may want to print them out and keep them on hand while you play. Then consult our items and upgrades compendium for screens and video.

Full Map (opens in new tab)

Key (opens in new tab)

Section A - Gennesseret (opens in new tab)

Section B - Junction (opens in new tab)

Section C - Power Core (opens in new tab)

Section D - Shipping Hub (opens in new tab)

Section E - Factory Operations (opens in new tab)

Section F - Lower Mines (opens in new tab)

Section G - Omega Vault (opens in new tab)

Section H - Barracks (opens in new tab)

The Vault

Items and Upgrades

-Armor Upgrades (opens in new tab)

-Equipment (opens in new tab)

-Foam Packs (opens in new tab)

-Gold Bars (opens in new tab)

-Grenade Packs (opens in new tab)

-Health Upgrades (opens in new tab)

-Missile Packs (opens in new tab)

-Passkey Components (opens in new tab)

This guide is meant to be used in conjunction with the in-game directives and the maps we've created. Items are numbered in the order we found them; by cross-referencing with the map you should be able to collect them more efficiently. We’ve included video for the most difficult items.

Armor Upgrades - A [1-10]

A1: Requires double jump, up and to the right then drop down to it

A2: Requires double jump, grenades. From front door jump up and to the right, then use grenades

A3: Requires foam to open vent

A4: Crawl left into the tunnel, then shoot up to clear the rocks

A5: Requires double-jump, look for small cave on ridge

A6: On the left, hidden behind a fallen beam

A7: Requires missiles. Shoot out red panel from elevator, then crawl right and up

A8: Requires triple jump, hook shot. See video

A9: Requires missiles. Save room in barracks area, center of floor

A10: Requires foam. Vent on left side, halfway up elevator shaft. See video