The Last of Us - Artifacts, It Was All Just Lying There

Looking for all of the Artifacts in The Last of Us? We've got the locations of every last one, so you can grab them all in a single playthrough.

If you can track down all of the hidden Artifacts in The Last of Us, you'll unlock the It Was All Just Lying There trophy for your collection. Here's where you'll find every last one of them.

Artifacts

The Quarantine Zone

  • Boston Q.Z Map - Found in Joel's backpack.
  • Military Pamphlet - Found in Joel's backpack.
  • Note to Brother - After the first infected encounter, look in the room to your left before exiting the building.
  • Drafting Notice - Underneath a table after passing though the bus.
  • Wanted Poster - A poster on the wall, just after Drafting Notice.
  • Warehouse Key - Take the key from the guard you kill during the stealth-kill tutorial.
  • Shipping Manifest - After Joel takes cover at the wharf, head right and take it from the railing.
  • Dock Notes - Attached to a skip, next to the suspended boat before Robert's office.

The Outskirts

  • Tess's List - Before the broken wall, on a nightstand in a side room.
  • Patrol Routes Map - Next to a boiler after you get off the lift.
  • Evacuation Leaflet - Beneath a traffic light, to the right of where you climbed the highway in the rain.
  • Field Ops Log - Next to the second dead soldier on the stairs in the Goldstone Building.
  • Firefly Map - After getting your first Molotov, climb the nearby stairs. It's on the corpse.
  • Note to Derek - During the Clicker subway section, head left from where you start, and look in the cash register of the convenience shop.
  • Medical Pamphlet - Look inside the truck you climb over using a desk.
  • Firefly Orders - After heading downstairs in the Capitol Building, look around to find this on a corpse.
  • Smuggler Note - Opposite the ladder in the flooded subway section is a ledge by Ellie you can crawl onto. Take it from the corpse.

Bill's Town

  • Pills Note - Just past the water tower, on the second floor of the first house.
  • Note to Bob - On the barbed wire by the barricade on the main road.
  • Perimeter Note - To the rear of the record shop.
  • Note to Rachel - On the second floor of the next building.
  • Fences Note - To the rear of Bill's safehouse.
  • Hunter's Note - On the second floor of the safehouse.
  • Bill's Map - On a table in the same safehouse.
  • Bombs Note - In a small room inside the church.
  • Boy's Diary - On the second floor of a house with a swimming pool.
  • Note From Frank - On a table in one of the houses.
  • Note From Frank (2) - By Bill after you've handed him the note.

Pittsburgh

  • Story Note - Received at the very beginning of the chapter.
  • Tourist Manifest - Go inside the garage over the road when the ambush is over.
  • Ambush Map - Just above the garage where the ambush was.
  • Lost Hill Note - Inside the checkpoint booth, beneath the counter.
  • Traitor's Flyer - Right outside the bookshop.
  • Applicant Checklist - Beneath the stairs in the bookshop.
  • Abandon Zone Note - Towards the rear of the bookshop's first floor.
  • Lost Areas Map - On the other side of the Shiv Door on the bookshop's second floor.
  • Mother's Letter - On the other side of the Shiv Door near the hotel.
  • Stash Note - Inside the cafe and up on the second floor.
  • Note To Staff - In the hotel lobby, across from the main staircase.
  • Hotel Keycard - Above the room where the generator is.
  • Fireflies Note - Inside the freezer of the Financial District sandwich shop.
  • Final Attack Note - Look behind a desk after the attack on the Financial District.
  • Mob Attack Note - Behind another desk, up on the second floor of a nearby building.
  • Truck Note - Inside the Savings and Load building, on a table.
  • Trial Note - On the floor of the conference room.

The Suburbs

  • Boat Note - Inside the cabin of the boat you see early on.
  • Sewer Note - Inside the locked section Ellie crawls into.
  • Trading Note - Inside the room where the pair of Clickers lurk.
  • Rain Catcher Note - On a desk in the room with the rain barrels.
  • Cornered Note - On the ground by a corpse behind the blue door.
  • Kid's Drawing - On a bookshelf, just after you get separated from Ellie and Henry.
  • Looting Note - On the second floor of the first house after the sewers.
  • Father's Note - Located in the second house after the sewers.
  • Survivor's Note - On a desk in the third lootable house.
  • Matchbook - In the attack of the above house.

Tommy's Dam

  • Powerplant Map - Look in the little building to the right of the dam.
  • Plant Schematics - On the control room table just after you're attacked.

The University

  • Sniper Nest Log - On the second floor of the building with a garage.
  • Wall Panel Note - Inside the building containing the generator you activate.
  • UEC Campus Map - On a table in the dorms.
  • Student's Journal - Inside the first dorm room, hidden in a drawer.
  • Newspaper Clipping - Attached to the little fridge in one of the dorm rooms.
  • Office Recorder - Up on the Science Building's second floor.
  • Fungal X-Rays - Inside a Science Building triage tent.
  • Lab Recorder - Just after the area with the lab monkeys.
  • Story Note - Granted automatically after finishing this chapter.

Lakeside Resort

  • Ellie's Backpack - Received automatically when you play Joel.
  • Meat Ledger - Right by Ellie's Backpack.
  • No Pun Intended - Received automatically when you play as Ellie.
  • No Pun Intended Vol. 2 - Received automatically when you play as Ellie.
  • To Get To The Other Side - Received automatically when you play as Ellie.
  • Riley's Pendant - Received automatically when you play as Ellie.
  • Sam's Robot - Received automatically when you play as Ellie.
  • Walkman - Received automatically when you play as Ellie.
  • Note From Mom - Received automatically when you play as Ellie.
  • Switchblade - Received automatically when you play as Ellie.
  • Joel And Sara Photo - Received automatically when you play as Ellie.
  • Map - On the other side of this area's Shiv Door, when playing as Joel.

Bus Depot

  • Family Picture - Look on the camper van at the start of this zone.
  • Note To Wife - On the first floor of the first building you enter.
  • Salt Lake Map - In one of the medical tents.

The Firefly Lab

  • Surgeon's Recorder - On the other side of the doors after heading upstairs.
  • Marlene's Recording 1 - In the room that's to the left of this area's Shiv Door.
  • Marlene's Journal - In one of the medical tents on the second floor of the building.
  • Marlene's Recording 2 - Look inside the first room on your right after barricading the second floor door.

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