Stray badges are collectible items, which you can unlock by ticking off various assignments during the story, and while some of these can simply be picked up there are others that involve significantly more work to access. As you earn these adornments you'll actually see them appear on your kitty's backpack, to customize the look of your feline adventurer in a cute way. Be aware that these medals can only be obtained within The Slums, Antvillage, and Midtown sections of the game, so follow the details below in each of those locations to get the complete set of Stray Badges which you can then proudly wear.
The Slums: Music Badge
To unlock the Music Stray Badge, you need to find all eight Stray Sheet Music locations and return the collectibles you find there to Morusque so he can play them, including one that requires cracking the Stray safe's mysterious password to access and another that involves visiting Stray energy drink locations. These can be picked up in The Slums area on your first or second visit, and my separate guide has all of their locations.
The Slums Part 2: Outsider Badge
The Outsider Stray Badge is received automatically as part of the storyline, after helping Seamus to track his dad by providing the Stray Poncho to Elliot so he can fix the Broken Tracker. This happens on your second visit to The Slums, having already found all of the Stray Notebooks for Momo and taken a trip across the Rooftops.
Antvillage: Plant Badge
After arriving in Antville and B-12 making a startling discovery through one of the Stray Memories, you'll be free to explore this treehouse area where there are three flowers to find. To get the Red Plant, ride the bucket down behind the robots playing mahjong (after jumping on their table for the Cat-a-strophe Trophy or Achievement) then head out along the pipe and barrels to the tree.
From the sofa Isaac is sleeping on in front of the TV, where you can find one of the Stray Scratch locations for this chapter by sinking your claws into it, head out along the tree branch to take the Purple Plant.
Lastly, make your way up to the bar/kitchen, then hop along the pipe to the right of it to collect the Yellow Plant.
Return all three of these colored flowers to Malo in the gardening area to receive the Plant Stray Badge.
Midtown: Cat Badge
Find the electronics merchant in the first shopping walkway where Paoudre is complaining, then jump over the counter and get inside.
Behind the shelves you'll find the message "2458 :edoC" and above you is a safe, so reverse the instruction for this Midtown safe code then enter 8542 on the digicode pad to unlock it and receive the Cat Stray Badge.
Midtown: Police Badge
From the area with the big hologram, go down the steps and along the alleyway between the clothes shop and the security room.
At the end of the alleyway, climb up the AC units and roof sections until you reach this barred window, then jump inside.
You'll find yourself in a cell, then inspect the robot lying on the ground to receive the Police Stray Badge.
Midtown: Neco Badge
Talk to the worker who lost their keys while infiltrating the factory to steal the Stray Atomic Battery, then move further on through the section where you use shadows to hide from Sentinels until you reach a series of barrels. Instead of moving on to the next room, jump to side on the barrels to get the Worker Keys.
In the next area, go left behind the boxes and pull a lever to open the door, which allows you to double back to the previous area and meet the worker again. Give them the Worker Keys and you'll get the Neco Stray Badge in return.
Congratulations, you've found all of the Stray Badges and earned the originally-named Badges Trophy or Achievement. Of course, you can always customize your kitty in far more dramatic ways with these various Stray mods.
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