LIFE UPGRADE LOCATIONS
This section is a list of all the life upgrade locations
found in the game. You will need to go through a series
of traps to gain each one. Most of the explanations
are taken from the walkthrough section.
Location: The Sewers
Description: This area is right after
the Dark Prince segment in the Sewers. The area with
the life upgrade is to the left after you roll under
the door that leads to the save fountain for "The
Tunnels". If you saved at "The Tunnels"
you will need to go back through the traps to get to
the life upgrade area.
The Details: After changing back to
normal Prince from Dark Prince, walk up to the wooden
walls in the back and jump to the ledge on the right
side. From the first ledge, hop up to the next two ledges
across from you. Move to the Prince's left and jump
behind him as the wall comes down and stab the dagger
into the plate on the wall. When the wall moves upward,
wall run to the left. Run down the lit up hall ahead
to find some sand creatures. Stay in the lit up areas
and they should go down quickly. In the third section
of the hall wall run up to the plate and stab it with
the dagger to open the door in the back. Quickly roll
through the door. The area for the first life upgrade
is to the left behind some curtains as you roll through
the door. You might want to reach the save fountain
on the other side of the saw blades and come back to
Look to the left to see some curtains covering an entrance.
Go past the curtains and wall run on the right wall
(or jump) to reach the platform ahead. Walk around the
corner and jump to the next platform with the pots in
the back. Walk out onto the beam and jump to the next
three beams and walk to the next platform. Walk out
onto another broken beam, then jump to the next one.
Walk to the left on the last beam and jump to the area
ahead. Drink from the fountain to gain the first life
Roll through the small break in the saw blades as they
retreat into the wall. Walk out onto the beam ahead
and wait for the arrows to shoot then quickly walk across
the beam and stop right before you get to the next set
of arrows. Wait once again for the arrows to shoot then
walk toward the saw blades. Stand at the edge of the
beam and jump through the break in the saw blades as
by. On the final beam walk to the very end just before
you get to the holes on the ground and jump ahead when
the saw blade goes under the floor.
Location: Lower City Rooftops
Description: After wall running and
stabbing the tall plate near the end of this area, run
to the door directly across from the tall plate to enter
the area that will lead to the life upgrade.
The Details: Run to the door across
from the tall plate and roll underneath it before it
closes. Hang off the side of the wall and fall to each
ledge below until you reach the third ledge. Move to
the right side and jump to the small ledge across from
you. Drop down each of the wooden floors and go down
the path ahead. Break open the chest for 10 sand credits
along the way. Run around the corner and run up each
of the caged walls. Drink from the fountain at the top.
Run through the traps when the spikes go under the
floor and walk out onto the beam. Wait for the arrows
to shoot out to the right of the beam below and jump
to it. Walk to the very center of the beam and the arrows
will not be able to hit you. When the arrows in front
of you shoot out walk to the tip of the beam as they
reload. Quickly jump to the next beam and pull yourself
up. Walk to the end of beam you're currently on and
wait for the bottom ledge to pop out then jump to it.
Immediately hop up each of the next two ledges and get
to the top. Tap that jump button fast! Walk toward the
light. After gaining the life upgrade, return to the
very beginning of the first area and stab your dagger
into the tall plate to get out.
Location: The Temple
Description: This life upgrade is
found in the room right after the Dark Prince segment
in The Temple area. In the room where the Prince has
to drain the water, the life upgrade is behind a hole
in the wall covered by a flag. Jump from the bottom
pole on the second set of poles to reach the hole.
The Details: Rotate the lever off
to the side to drain the water in the middle of the
room. Sand wraiths will attack you afterwards. Use Eye
of the Storm to slow down time and defeat them quickly.
Pick up one of their daggers after defeating them. Face
the area with the lever and look to the right. Wall
run up the right wall next to the area with the lever
and jump to the column above. Climb up the column and
jump to the next column. On the second column rotate
the camera to see a platform with a door behind you.
Jump to the platform and jump to the pole across from
the platform. Wall run on the wall to the left of the
door and jump to the pole that will be across from the
wall as you near the end of the wall run. Stand on top
of the pole and jump to the next pole. Swing toward
the next set of poles. You will land on the bottom pole
and will have a choice of where to go next.
From the bottom pole, line up with the entrance behind
the flag and swing on the pole then jump inside. Wall
run on the left wall and slide down the curtain. When
you near the bottom of the curtains jump to the next
curtain across from you and fall to the floor below.
Break the pots to the side for some sands if you need
them because you definitely will in a few minutes. Across
from the pots is the area to exit this room after you
get the life upgrade. Run down the hall and drink from
To start this portion, wall run on the right wall and
jump from shutter to shutter until you reach the column
at the end. Don't worry about the spike pillars that
pop up while jumping from shutter to shutter since they
cannot hit you and are only there to distract your timing.
There are a total of nine shutters. Tapping the jump
button while jumping from shutter to shutter seems to
work rather well, but be sure to stop tapping it when
you reach the column at the end. From the column at
the end, jump to the next pillar when the saw blade
goes into the floor. Do the same thing for the next
saw blade. The columns will fall so you must not stop
long. The final two columns seem to give you more time
to jump because of the increase in saw blade speed.
On the other side, walk toward the light to gain the
Location: The Canal
Description: This one is found right
after the boss fight with the big boss in the City Garden.
When you come across the save fountain for "The
Canal" area, look to the right of the save fountain
for a hole in the wall that you can roll through.
The Details: Roll through the hole
by the baskets to the right of the save fountain. Move
to the left on the first ledge then drop down to the
second ledge below and continue moving left. Walk to
the very end of the next ledge further down and hop
onto the ladder across from it. Slide all the way down
the ladder and jump to the floor below. Drink from the
fountain to start the life upgrade trial.
Walk to the left. For the first set of traps, run through
them on the right side when the first spike pillar starts
to move to the left. Be sure to roll just as the second
spike pillar comes downward. Use Eye of the Storm and
wall run on the left wall to get past the saw blades
easily. If you don't have any sands then run the moment
right before the first saw blade goes into the wall.
For next set of spike pillars, run through the right
side when the first spike pillar touches the left wall.
When you reach the lone saw blade, stand on the right
side and study the movements then roll through the second
you see an open spot. Walk toward the light to claim
the life upgrade. Leave the area afterwards and roll
back through the hole.
Location: The Palace Entrance
Description: The entrance for this
one will be right next to the second lever in "The
Palace Entrance" area. Look for the three plates
off on the side wall of the elevator shaft. This is
in the same area where you fight the female sand creatures
for the first time with the normal Prince.
The details: Look off the side of
the railing and you will see a group of three plates
on the elevator shaft wall. Hang off the railing and
jump to the first plate and stab it, then jump up the
plates until you reach the third plate. From the third
plate, jump to the wall across from you then wall jump
to the switch on the wall above (3 jumps). Immediately
activate Eye of the Storm while falling and stab the
plate below. Drop and stab the second plate then jump
back to the railing. Run through the newly opened door
and drink from the fountain at the end of the twisting
hall to start the challenge for the fifth life upgrade.
Stay on one side and wait for the slow saw blade to
move to the other side and wait until right before the
rotating spiked floor is about to rotate inward then
jump across to the platform with the slow saw blade.
Jump up the first three ledges as they come out of the
wall then hop across to the next two ledges and jump
across to the floor above from the second ledge. Move
fast along these ledges! The area above has three spiked
rotators and two saw blades on the floor. Wait for the
spiked rotator on the left wall to rotate inward then
dash across on the left. Make sure that the left most
saw blade and the spiked wall are not going to meet
at the left end when dashing. Eye of the Storm will
help here as usual. Run up to the light in the back
to get the upgrade.
Location: The Middle Tower
Description: This is found after moving
the first block to the small lift. After going through
some obstacles after that, you will run into a stone
platform that you will need to leap to from a wooden
platform. While on the wooden platform, above the entrance,
you can press the landscape view button to see the entrance
below you. Leap to the stone platform from the wooden
platform and drop to the beams below it to find the
entrance to this life upgrade.
The Details: Leap to the stone platform
and continue to hang off. Drop to the beam below then
drop to the next beam. On the second beam jump to the
wooden beam leading to the hole in the wall. Walk to
the back of the room and fall down to the floor below
then fall down another floor. Run to the back and climb
the stone block then wall run up to the small ledge
on the wall in front of you. Jump to the ledge across
from you and pull yourself up along the next few ledges
above. Jump to the floor across from you on the top
ledge and drink from the fountain.
Stand on the right and wait until the rotating floor
spikes are about to move inward then roll under the
rotating blades and run over the rotator (which should
be turned by now). You can stand on the area after the
rotator without getting hit. Wait until the saw blade
is fully out and the back wall rotators are about to
go inward then wall run on the left wall and jump to
the platform wall across from the wall then wall jump
up the rotators to land on the platform. For the next
trap, wait until the first saw blade is halfway out
(going inward) then wall run on the left wall and jump
to the beam across from the wall all the way at the
end. The beam is pretty difficult to make it to. You
must time your jump and jump over to it at the extreme
end of the wall run. You have to jump much later then
you think you do. Jump to the set of beams and drop
down to the bottom beam, then jump to the next trap.
For this one, stand on the right and wait for the first
rotator to go into the floor then wall run on the right
wall to pass over all the traps. Head to the light to
claim the life upgrade. Return back to where you were
before. Go up the wooden beams and jump to the wooden
platform to make it back to the stone platform.