Abzû Trophy Guide

Overview

 

Abzû
Release:
August 02, 2016 | Developer: Giant Squid | Publisher: 505 Games

 

1 3 8

 

If this Guide for Abzû helped you out, you can say thank you by buying me a coffee.

 


►Roadmap ►Trophy Guide ►YouTube Playlist

Difficulty: 2/10 Time: 2 hours Playthroughs: 1

 

 

Online Trophies: 
Missable Trophies: 
Story Related:  Reflection
Collectible Related:  Ecosystem Zen Master Collector
Chapter Specific Kraken Connection Leviathan Arctic Explorer
Difficulty Specific: 
Buggy Trophies: 
Time Related: 

Roadmap

Step 1 – Play through the Game, find all 20 fish pools, 12 shark statues, 19 seashells

Play through this chill and relaxing game and enjoy the environment and music. Explore on your own and come back later with this guide or collecting everything in one go. Nothing is missable. You have access to chapter select after finishing the game once.

 

You can change the camera and movement from Inverted to normal in the menu, press Options Button Icon to get access.

 

Down below you will find a chapter overview. Open the spoiler to see what you have to collect in this chapter. I sorted the collectible once per type, so you can get a quick overview of how much you have to collect. Also, I sorted the collectibles per area, so you have a quick overview of where you have to collect what. Also, I show you which trophies you can or have to make in this certain chapter. See the linked trophies or the 100% Walkthrough Video for more information.

 

Chapter 1 – Green Seaweed

Collectibles sorted by type:

  • 4 Pools
    • 3 Pools in the seaweed area before opening the coral wall
    • 1 Pool in the last area before opening the metal door
  • 2 Statues
    • 1 Statue in the seaweed area before opening the coral wall
    • 1 Statue after activating the altar
  • 3 Shells
    • 1 Shell in the seaweed area before opening the coral wall
    • 1 Shell right after opening the coral wall
    • 1 Shell in the last area before opening the metal door

Collectibles sorted by area:

  • Seaweed Area:
    • 3 Fish Pools
    • 1 Shell
    • 1 Shark Statue
  • The corridor between Seaweed Area and Altar:
    • 1 Shell
  • Altar Area (lighted):
    • 1 Shark Statue
  • Metal Door Area:
    • 1 Fish Pool
    • 1 Shell

Achievable Trophies in this Chapter:

Chapter 2 – Coral Reef

Collectibles sorted by type:

  • 4 Pools
    • 3 Pools in the pink area after the first stream
    • 1 Pool in the last area before opening the metal door
  • 3 Statues
    • 1 Statue in the pink area after the first stream
    • 1 Statue after activating the altar
    • 1 Statue in the last area before opening the metal door
  • 3 Shells
    • 1 Shell in the pink area after the first stream
    • 1 Shell during the second stream
    • 1 Shell in the last area before opening the metal door

Collectibles sorted by area:

  • Pink Area after the first stream:
    • 3 Pools
    • 1 Statue
    • 1 Shell
  • During the second stream:
    • 1 shell
  • Altar Area (lighted):
    • 1 Statue
  • Metal Door Area:
    • 1 Statue
    • 1 Shell
    • 1 Fish Pool

Achievable Trophy in this Chapter:

Chapter 3 – Red Seaweed

Collectibles sorted by type:

  • 4 Pools
    • 3 Pools in the first area with the chains
    • 1 Pool in the corridor after the first opened door
  • 3 Statues
    • 1 Statue in the first area with the chains
    • 1 Statue after activating the altar
    • 1 Statue in the chamber between altar and metal door
  • 3 Shells
    • 1 Shell in the first area with the chains
    • 1 Shell in the corridor after the first opened door
    • 1 Shell after activating the altar

Collectibles sorted by area:

  • First Area with the chains:
    • 3 Pools
    • 1 Statue
    • 1 Shell
  • Corridor between first area and Altar:
    • 1 Pool
    • 1 Shell
  • Altar Area (lighted):
    • 1 Statue
    • 1 Shell
  • Chambers between Altar and Metal Door
    • 1 Statue

Achievable Trophies in this Chapter:

  • none
Chapter 4 – Deep Sea

Collectibles sorted by type:

  • 4 Pools
    • 3 Pools in the Mine area at the start
    • 1 Pool in the Dark area with Giant Squids
  • 2 Statues
    • 1 Statue in the Mine area at the start
    • 1 Statue in the Dark area with Giant Squids
  • 3 Shells
    • 1 Shell in the Mine area at the start
    • 1 Shell in the Corridor after helping the Great White Shark
    • 1 Shell in the Dark area with Giant Squids

Collectibles sorted by area:

  • Mine area at the start:
    • 3 Pools
    • 1 Statue
    • 1 Shell
  • Corridor after helping the Great White Shark:
    • 1 Shell
  • Dark Area with Giant Squids:
    • 1 Pool
    • 1 Shell
    • 1 Statue

Chapter Specific Trophy:

Chapter 5 – The Pyramid
  • No Collectibles or Trophies in Chapter 5
Chapter 6 – Sunken City

Collectibles sorted by type:

  • 4 Pools
    • 2 Pools in the first big area with the 2 chains
    • 2 Pool in the second big area with the 3 altars
  • 2 Statues
    • 1 Statue in the first big area with the 2 chains
    • 1 Statue in the second big area with the 3 altars
  • 3 Shells
    • 2 Shells in the first big area with the 2 chains
    • 1 Shell in the second big area with the 3 altars

Collectibles sorted by area:

  • First big area with the 2 chains:
    • 2 Pools
    • 1 Statue
    • 2 Shells
  • Second big area with the 3 altars:
    • 2 Pools
    • 1 Statue
    • 1 Shell

Achievable Trophies in this Chapter:

  • none
Chapter 7 – Heaven

Collectibles sorted by type:

  • 3 Shells
    • 1 Shell in the rondel directly at the start
    • 2 Shells in the big open area with the final metal door

Collectibles sorted by area:

  • First rondel directly after the start:
    • 1 Shell
  • Big open area with the final metal door:
    • 2 Shells

Chapter Specific Trophy:

Chapter 8 – Credits

Collectibles:

  • 1 Shells
    • 1 Shell after a few second in the right bottom corner

Chapter Specific Trophy:

Automatically Unlocked Trophy:

Step 2 – Use Chapter-Select to clean up missing collectibles or trophies


Trophy Guide

All Collectibles & Trophies Guide Video

Breach Breach
Leap from the water.
Bronze Trophy Icon
► You can do this at any point in the game where you can reach the surface of the water. For example right at the start of the game. Click and hold R2 Button Icon to dive under the surface. Swim up and breach the surface and jump like in the trophy icon. You can use Cross Button Icon to boost and swim faster. It’s nearly impossible to play through the game with out doing this.
Ballet Ballet
Perform a flip while riding a creature.
Bronze Trophy Icon
Combinable
► You can do this at any point in the game with a bigger type of fish. For example, right at the start after facing the Goliath Grouper the game will explain to you that you can ride with a creature by pressing and holding L2 Button Icon. While doing this press Circle Button Icon to do a barrel roll and the trophy will unlock.

Note: You can combine this with Bronze Trophy Icon Kraken when you do this with the Giant Squids at the end of Chapter 4.

Jetstream Jetstream
Burst 15 fish schools in the jetstream.
Bronze Trophy Icon
► You can find 3 jetstreams in the game, containing 37 fish schools together. While swimming through these streams you will see big groups of fishes. You have to swim through 15 of these groups to unlock this trophy. None of the 3 streams contains 15 fish schools, so you have to swim through at least 2 different streams. You can find the 3 streams at the following locations:

 

  • Chapter 2 – 11 pink fish schools – at the start of the chapter
  • Chapter 2 – 13 pink fish schools – after opening the coral wall in the pink area
  • Chapter 6 – 14 grey fish schools – at the end of the chapter, after swimming up the building, jump from the end of the stairs

You can restart a jetstream. To do so you need to exit the game via the menu Options Button Icon and after that choose to continue. Do this before finishing a stream.

You will know if you have caught a fish school when the swarm turned white and an audio signal played.

Food Chain Food Chain
Witness predation while meditating.
Bronze Trophy Icon
► You can find 12 hidden stone shark statues in the game. To meditate on them you have to swim near them and press Square Button Icon to sit down on them. After that, you have to press Touchbar Button Icon . While meditating on a shark statue (see Silver Trophy Icon Zen Master for the locations) you can watch the fish doing there thing. You can use Left Stick Icon to switch between the fishes. Wait until you see how a fish eats another fish. You can do this on any statue you want. But it’s recommended to do this right at the first statue. Switch until you follow a predator like the Goliath Grouper, Black Sea Bass, Leopard Shark or Trumpetfish and wait until he catches another fish and the trophy will unlock.

 

After finding your first statue you can choose “Meditate” in the Main Menu. Here you can see which statues you are missing and of course, you can meditate on the ones you already found.

Kraken Kraken
Discover those that lurk in the abyss.
Bronze Trophy Icon
Chapter Specific Combinable
Chapter 4 – Deep Sea – At the end of the chapter you have to help the Great White Shark. After that, you will swim through a corridor (where you can find a shell) which leads you to a big, open, and dark area. Near the ground of this area, you will find some Giant Squids. Swim next to one and press and hold L2 Button Icon to ride with the squid and the trophy will unlock.

Note: You can combine this with Bronze Trophy Icon Ballet by pressing Circle Button Icon while the ride.

Connection Connection
Ride the Great White Shark.
Bronze Trophy Icon
Chapter Specific
Chapter 8 – Credits – You can only ride the Great White Shark in Chapter 8 / Credits. The shark will swim all the time next to you. Just press and hold L2 Button Icon to ride with it and the trophy will unlock.
Leviathan Leviathan
Breach the water on the back of a blue whale.
Bronze Trophy Icon
Chapter Specific
Chapter 7 – Heaven – You will see some blue whales before but you can only ride with them at the end of chapter 7. After destroying some pyramides you will come to a very big, open, and dark blue area with an orange metal door in the distance. Before swimming through this final door, swim next to one of the blue whales and press and hold L2 Button Icon to ride with it. Wait until the blue whale will breach the water. This will happen automatically after some time.

 

Note: You can unlock Bronze Trophy Icon Arctic Explorer in the same area.

Arctic Explorer Arctic Explorer
Discover the polar region.
Bronze Trophy Icon
Chapter Specific
Chapter 7 – Heaven – After destroying some pyramides you will come to a very big, open, and dark blue area with an orange metal door in the distance. Before swimming through this final door, head to the left side and you will see a small island in the distance. You have to climb on this island and wait some seconds and the trophy will unlock. You can also find one shell on this island.

 

Note: You can unlock Bronze Trophy Icon Leviathan in the same area.

Ecosystem Ecosystem
Release fish from all the hidden pools.
Silver Trophy Icon
Collectible
►You can find 20 hidden fish pools in the game. They are small, circle-shaped pools on the ground, with corals at the edge, also they are shimmering and sparkling a little bit. Swim near them and press Square Button Icon to interact with them and releasing the fish inside. Do this with all 20 of them and the trophy will unlock.

 

See the table below for more information or the 100% Walkthrough Video at the start of the ►Trophy Guide.

 

Chapter Fish Type Location
01 Trumpetfish At the start of the game. After entering the first seaweed area, turn down left and you will find it on the ground.
01 Hawksbill Sea Turtle The same area as the previous pool but instead of turning left, turn right.
01 Leopard Shark From the previous pool swim a little bit further, you will see the shark statue on your right and the pool down on your left.
01 Leatherback Sea Turtle At the end of the chapter. After the Great White Shark destroyed one of your robots, swim down to the ground instead of up to the metal door. You will find it on the ground. You can also find a sea shell down there.
02 Grey Reefshark In the pink area after exiting the first stream, turn left, near a shark statue
02 Pufferfish The same area as the previous pool but instead of turning right, turn left.
02 Vaquita The same area as the previous pools. On top of the dark cave where you have to find the little robot.
02 Thresher Shark After activating the altar, swim through the door and the building. Once you reach the open area you will see a big fish swarm. Instead of swimming to the metal door, swim to the ground of this area. You can also find a sea shell down there and a shark statue on top of the big pillar.
03 Scalloped Hammerhead At the start of the chapter, the first big open area. Left side, above the small cave with the chain in it.
03 Eagle Ray The same area as the previous pool. Below the archways on the ground.
03 Zebra Shark The same area as the previous pools. On the right side of the door, you opened up by releasing the chains.
03 Lionfish After opening the door by releasing the chains, swim through the door and stay on the ground. You will find the pool in the corridor with the red seaweed.
04 Goblin Shark After the ride with the whales, you will reach the Mine Area. Directly behind the first mine at the ground. Don’t worry you can’t die from the explosions.
04 Tomopteris The same area as the previous pool. From the last pool, turn left and swim through the arc with the skeleton. After that, you will see another skeleton on the right, behind this skeleton you will find the pool (next to the cave with the left generator in it)
04 Anglerfish The same area as the previous pool. From the first pool turn right. You will find the pool near the cave with the right generator in it.
04 Opah After helping the Great White Shark you will come to a big, open, and dark area with whales and Giant Squids. You can find the pool on top of the big hole (with a lot of stalactites and stalagmites) which leads you to the altar.
06 Anomalocaris After getting on land and opening the door, you will come to a big, open area. Jump from the platform into the water and you will face a building with a big stair set. You can find the pool behind this building. There is a shark statue right above you.
06 Helicoprion From the previous pool, you will see on the left side another building with stairs and the chain on top of it. The pool is behind this structure.
06 Dakosaurus After the first open area with the chains, you will come to another big area with one main altar and one altar on each side, connected with canals. Head left from the point where you dived into the water at the beginning.
06 Dunkleosteus Same area as the previous pool, between the main altar and the small altar with the shark statue next to it (the altar on the right side when you facing the door)
Zen Master Zen Master
Find all the meditation statues.
Silver Trophy Icon
Collectible
► You can find 12 hidden stone shark statues in the game. To collect them you have to swim near them and press Square Button Icon to sit down on them. After that, you have to press Touchbar Button Icon  to meditate on them. So you have to sit down and meditate to collect them! Do this with all 12 of them and the trophy will unlock.

 

While meditating you can unlock Bronze Trophy Icon Food Chain.

 

After finding your first statue you can choose “Meditate” in the Main Menu. Here you can see which statues you are missing and of course, you can meditate on the ones you already found.

 

See the table below for more information or the 100% Walkthrough Video at the start of the ►Trophy Guide.

 

Chapter Location
01 At the start of the game, after entering the seaweed area turn right, behind the fish pond on a small hill
01 After activating the altar you will open up a door. Instead of swimming through this door, swim above the door and you will find it
02 In the pink area after exiting the first stream, turn left, near a fish pool
02 After activating the altar a door will open. Instead of swimming through this door, head to the left side of this area.
02 After activating the altar, swim through the door and the building. Once you reach the open area you will see a big fish swarm. Instead of swimming to the metal door, swim below this swarm and you will see a very big rock pillar. The statue is on top of this pillar. You can find a sea shell and a fish pond on the ground of this area.
03 At the start of the chapter, in the first big open area, swim to the left side and up. You will find it next to a well (where you can find a shell in it)
03 After activating the altar a door will open. Instead of swimming through this door, head to the upper right side of this area and you will find it on the edge of the cliff.
03 After activating the altar a door will open. Swim through it and you will reach some chambers where you need to activate altars to open doors. You will find the statue in the last room (where the river on the ground ends) on the right side as you enter.
04 After the ride with the whales, you will reach the Mine Area. You will see a pool in front of you, from the pool head left and you will find the statue on top of the arch.
04 After helping the Great White Shark you will come to a big, open, and dark area with whales and Giant Squids. You can find the statue in front of the big hole (with a lot of stalactites and stalagmites) which leads you to the altar. Not far away from the pool and the shell.
06 After getting on land and opening the door, you will come to a big, open area. Jump from the platform into the water and you will face a building with a big stair set. You can find the shark statue behind this building. There are two fish pools right under you, one left and one straight.
06 After the first open area with the chains, you will come to another big area with one main altar and one altar on each side, connected with canals. You can find the statue next to the right altar when you facing the door.
Reflection Reflection
Complete the adventure.
Silver Trophy Icon
Story Unmissable
► You will unlock this trophy automatically after finishing Chapter 7 and at the beginning of the credits.
Collector Collector
Add all secret shells to your collection.
Gold Trophy Icon
Collectible
► You can find 19 hidden seashells in the game. To collect them you have to swim near them and press Square Button Icon to interact with them.

 

You are able to check in-game the progression towards these collectibles by looking at some walls that are found after reactivating one of the altars. They are near the altars and you can find some other hieroglyphics next to them. You can tell the chapter and the number of shells you have collected.

 

See the table below for more information or the 100% Walkthrough Video at the start of the ►Trophy Guide.

 

Chapter Location
01 At the start of the game, after entering the seaweed area turn right to the shark statue. You can find the shell underneath the rock this statue stands on.
01 After using one robot to open the coral wall, you will face the Great White Shark, follow him a little bit and you will see the pool on the left side on the ground before you need to swim up
01 At the end of the chapter. After the Great White Shark destroyed one of your robots, swim down to the ground instead of up to the metal door. You will find it on the ground behind the last stone pillar. You can also find a fish pool down there.
02 In the pink area after exiting the first stream, you will see two big stone pillars. On top of the right one.
02 Easy to miss. During the second jetstream, after swimming through an arc, on the left side on top of a cliff. If you missed it, exit the game immediately and continue. Doing this will restart the stream.
02 After activating the altar, swim through the door and the building. Once you reach the open area you will see a big fish swarm. Instead of swimming to the metal door, swim to the ground of this area. It’s on the left side, next to some rocks and bottles. You can also find a fish pool nearby and a shark statue on top of the big pillar.
03 At the start of the chapter, in the first big open area, swim to the left side and up. You will find a shark statue on a cliff and next to it a well. You can find the shell on the ground of this well.
03 After opening the first door you will swim through a corridor until you see the Great White Shark and a Shark Statue (you can’t meditate here). You will find the shell behind the yellow seaweed and the rock formation on the right side.
03 After activating the altar a door will open. Instead of swimming through this door, head to the area above the door. You will find the shell behind a wall with two windows.
04 After the ride with the whales, you will reach the Mine Area. You will see a pool in front of you, from the pool head left, and swim through the arch (on top of it you can find a shark statue). After that, swim up and you will find a big cliff with another skeleton on it. The shell is between the bones of the skeleton.
04 After helping the Great White Shark, swim through the door and you will see directly after it the shell on the top right corner of the screen.
04 After the previous shell, you will come to a big, open, and dark area with whales and Giant Squids. You can find the shell in front of the big hole (with a lot of stalactites and stalagmites) which leads you to the altar. Not far away from the pool and the shark statue.
06 After getting on land and opening the door, you will come to a big, open area. Jump from the platform into the water and you will face a building with a big stair set. Behind this building, you will find on the left side a big stone arch that will pass the water surface. Climb on top of this arch and go up the stairs and you will find the shell. (you have to leave the water)
06 From the previous shell, you will see a waterfall on the right side of this area. Jump back in the water and swim behind this waterfall. You will find a platform you have to climb. After that jump back in the water and follow the path until you find the shell.
06 After the first open area with the chains, you will come to another big area with one main altar and one altar on each side, connected with canals. Head right from the point where you dived into the water at the beginning until you reach a big platform with fish symbols on it. Climb on this platform and you will find the shell.
07 Directly at the beginning of the chapter after facing your friend the Great White Shark. Look above the water surface on the right side. You don’t have to climb the cliff. Just press Square Button Icon near it.
07 After destroying some pyramides you will come to a very big, open, and dark blue area with an orange metal door in the distance. Before swimming through this final door, head to the left side and you will see a small island in the distance. Climb on this island and you will find the shell next to a sleeping polar bear. You will also unlock Bronze Trophy Icon Arctic Explorer on this island.
07 In the same area as the previous shell but now swim to the left side of the start. You will see some pink trees on the ground. In front of this not reachable area, you will see a ledge on the right side. You have to Cross Button Icon Boost out of the water to reach it. At least now you will also unlock Bronze Trophy Icon Breach
08 / Credits While the credits roll over your screen you will be able to control your character. Wait a few seconds until the camera turns far enough to reveal the shell on the right bottom corner of the screen.

Leave a Comment