Lara will always be equipped with her own light source that
can be turned on or off anytime by tapping D-PAD LEFT.
The light is kinetically charged so it will only last for
while, but will quickly recharge after being unequipped for
||Lara can manipulate objects
from a distance with the use of her magnetic grapple by
pressing the GRAPPLE button. Objects that can be
manipulated with the grapple will shimmer. When the grapple
latches onto an object, Lara can tug on the object by
pressing the ACTION button. Hold the ACTION
button to drag the object. She can also jump and use the
grapple to swing by jumping and pressing JUMP or
GRAPPLE. Make sure to look toward the object that
you want to grapple. If there are two objects, then adjust
the camera so that only the object that you want to grapple
is the only one in view.
||Lara can use
a Health Pack at any time by pressing D-PAD UP
and she can hold a maximum of three health packs at a
Lara can use her binoculars by pressing
D-PAD RIGHT to switch to a binocular view. Press
FIRE to zoom in and LOCK ON to zoom out
during binocular view. Press the ACTION button
to enter RAD mode, which will allow Lara to analyze
the object she is viewing. If the object flashes it
will be labeled as:
Chemically Unstable - Object will explode
Technical - Object is part of some machinery. A mechanism.
Movable - Object can be moved in some sort of way.
Physically Unstable - Object can be broken or knocked
Lara's faithful handguns can be used at any time by pressing
the FIRE button. They carry unlimited ammo so fire
away! The handguns are the only weapons that can be upgraded.
Press the ACTION button to pick up a secondary weapon
from an enemy or area. Unlike the handguns, Lara will eventually
run out of ammo for a secondary weapon unless she picks up
more ammo during the level. Press D-PAD DOWN to switch
to your secondary weapon.
The SMG has slightly greater range than the normal handguns
and is a bit more powerful with its constant spray of bullets.
It's usually hard to find ammo for it though.
This weapon has some excellent range, but its spread of bullets
will sometimes cause you to waste ammo. This is the most common
weapon that enemies will carry.
The shotgun is the most powerful gun that you will run across.
It usually only takes one hit to kill an enemy, but the distance
is not near as good as the other weapons.
A gun that shoots normal grenades. These are not very useful
since you'll hardly ever find ammo. The gun only holds three
Press the GRENADE/FLARE button to use a grenade or
flare at the appropriate time. Lara will find Grenades starting
on Level 2, and she will be able to use flares during one
segment. Flares are unlimited, but Grenades must be replenished
by picking up more. Lara can hold a maximum of four grenades.
Hold down the GRENADE/FLARE button to delay the throw
and throw the object further.