Prince Of Persia

Strategy Guide/Walkthrough/FAQ



Play as Classic Prince and Princess

At the main menu, select the "Extras" option. Choose the "Skin Manager" selection, then enter "525858542" as a code to unlock the Classic Prince and Princess from Prince Of Persia: The Sands Of Time.

Play as Prince Altair

At the main menu, select the "Extras" option, and register the game to link your online profile to your existing account to unlock Altair from Assassin's Creed at the "Skin Manager" menu.

Play as Princess Jade

Successfully complete Story mode to unlock Jade from Beyond Good And Evil at the "Skin Manager" menu.

Play as Prototype Prince and Elika

Collect all 1001 Light Seeds to unlock the Prototype Prince and Elika at the "Skin Manager" menu. Note: The final Light Seed is only collectible after completing the game. Alternately, successfully complete "The Epilogue" bonus downloadable content.

Royal Palace puzzle solution

Windmill puzzle solution

Easy "Assassin View" trophy

Go halfway up the stairs that wrap around the Martyr's Tower and eventually lead to its fertile grounds. Put the prince and the Persian princess on the strange looking beam there to get the "Assassin View" trophy.

Easy "Combo Specialist" trophy

Perform the following combos during Boss fights during the early part of the game. Note: The combo will not count if you kill the Boss with it, if the Boss blocks part of it, or if the Boss is hit into a wall or off a ledge.

Normal combos

    Square, Triangle
    Square(2), Triangle
    Square(3), Triangle, Circle
    Square, Circle
    Square(2), Circle
    Square(3), Circle
    Square, X
    Square(2), X
    Square(3), X

Magic combos

    Triangle, Square(2)
    Triangle(2), Square
    Triangle, Square, Triangle, Square
    Triangle, Square, Triangle(2)
    Triangle, Circle
    Triangle(2), Circle
    Triangle, Square, Circle
    Triangle, Square, Triangle, Circle
    Triangle, X
    Triangle(2), X
    Triangle, Square, X
    Triangle, Square, Triangle, X

Gauntlet combos

    Circle, Square
    Circle, Triangle(2), Square
    Circle, Triangle, Square(2)
    Circle, Triangle, Square, Triangle, Square
    Circle, Triangle(3)
    Circle, Triangle, Square, Triangle(2)
    Circle, Triangle, Circle
    Circle, Triangle(2), Circle
    Circle, Triangle, Square, Circle
    Circle, Triangle, Square, Triangle, Circle
    Circle, X
    Circle, Triangle, X
    Circle, Triangle(2), X
    Circle, Triangle, Square, X
    Circle, Triangle, Square, Triangle, X

Acrobatic combos

    X, Square(3)
    X, Triangle(2), Square
    X, Triangle, Square(2)
    X, Triangle, Square, Triangle, Square
    X, Triangle(3)
    X, Triangle, Square, Triangle(2)
    X, Circle
    X, Triangle, Circle
    X, Triangle(2), Circle
    X, Triangle, Square, Circle
    X, Triangle, Square, Triangle, Circle

X, Circle combos

    X, Circle, X, Square
    X, Circle, X, Triangle, Square
    X, Circle, X, Triangle(2)
    X, Circle, X, Circle
    X, Circle, X, Triangle, Circle

Circle, X combos

    Circle, X, Square
    Circle, X, Triangle, Square
    Circle, X, Triangle(2)
    Circle, X, Circle
    Circle, X, Triangle, Circle

Easy "Climbing To New Heights" trophy

Defeat the Alchemist in his Observatory to get the "Climbing To New Heights" trophy.

Easy "Precious Time" trophy

Defeat Ahriman, then allow the game to idle for one minute before cutting any trees and proceeding to the ending credits.

Easy "Sinking to New Depths!" trophy

At the beginning of the game, after the last combat tutorial, the princess will tell you to follow her to the temple. As you follow her, instead of going up the steps, continue past them. Look at the perimeter of the tree shrine in the desert. There is a small room under the shrine's roots near the edge of the cliff. Stand inside it to get the "Sinking to New Depths!" trophy.

Easy "Sword Master" achivement

To get an easy fourteen hits in a single combo, execute the following sequence during a Boss fight during the early part of the game. Note: You do not have to kill the Boss.

    Triangle, Square, Triangle, X
    Triangle, Square, Triangle, Circle
    X, Triangle, Square

Easy "Titanic View" trophy

The fertile grounds for Machinery Grounds is on a giant airship. Put the prince and the Persian princess on the beam at the ship's prow to get the "Titanic View" trophy.


Successfully complete one of the following tasks to get a trophy:

    Wallrunner (Bronze): Completing the Canyon.
    Compass (Bronze): Use the Compass.
    Explorer (Bronze): Explore every part of every region.
    Block Master (Bronze): Block 50 attacks.
    Deflect Master (Bronze): Deflect 20 attacks.
    Sword Master (Bronze): Perform 14 hits in one combo.
    Improviser (Bronze): Use the environment against an enemy.
    Up against it (Bronze): Win a wall mini-game in combat.
    Ruined Citadel Runner (Bronze): Run from the Sun Temple's Fertile Ground to the Fertile Ground in Windmills in 5 minutes.
    Vale Runner (Bronze): Run between the Fertile Grounds in the Construction Yards and Heaven's Stair in 6 minutes.
    Warrior Special (Bronze): Dodge the Warrior's attacks 20 times in one battle.
    Hunter Special (Bronze): Deflect the Hunter's attacks 5 times in one battle.
    Alchemist Special (Bronze): Defeat the Alchemist without using the acrobatic attack.
    Concubine Special (Bronze): Defeat the Concubine without using grab.
    Light Seeds Finder (Bronze): Collect 100 Light Seeds.
    Light Seeds Collector (Bronze): Collect 200 Light Seeds.
    Light Seeds Provider (Bronze): Collect 300 Light Seeds.
    Light Seeds Locator (Bronze): Collect 400 Light Seeds.
    Light Seeds Harvester (Bronze): Collect 500 Light Seeds.
    Light Seeds Hoarder (Bronze): Collect 600 Light Seeds.
    Light Seeds Gatherer (Bronze): Collect 700 Light Seeds.
    Light Seeds Accumulator (Bronze): Collect 800 Light Seeds.
    Light Seeds Protector (Bronze): Collect 900 Light Seeds.
    Speed Kill (Bronze): Kill 10 generic enemies before they spawn.
    Throw Master (Bronze): Throw 10 Soldiers of Ahriman into pits.
    Assassin View (Bronze): Find the Assassin's view.
    Titanic view (Bronze): Find the Titanic View.
    In Harmony (Bronze): 500 coop jumps.
    Precious Time (Bronze): Take one minute to think.
    Where's that Temple? (Bronze): Talk to Elika.
    Getting to Know You (Bronze): Get to know Elika by talking to her.
    Good Company (Bronze): Learn about the world, and Elika's history.
    Climbing to New Heights! (Bronze): Find the highest point in the world.
    Sinking to New Depths! (Bronze): Find the lowest point in the world.
    Speed Demon (Bronze): Finish the game in under 12 hours.
    Combo Specialist (Bronze): Find every combo in the game.
    Heal the Land (Silver): First Healing.
    Royal Palace Runner (Silver): Run between the Fertile Grounds in the Royal Gardens and Coronation Halls in 4 minutes.
    City of Light Runner (Silver): Run between the Fertile Grounds in the Tower of Ahriman and City of Light in 7 minutes.
    Light Seeds Master (Silver): Collect 1001 Light Seeds.
    Saviour of the City of Light (Gold): Final Healing.
    Be gentle with her (Gold): Elika saves you fewer than 100 times in the whole game.
    Master (Platinum): Unlock all trophies.

Additionally, there are eight secret trophies:

    Into the Storm... (Bronze): Enter the Canyon.
    Saved! (Bronze): Unlock Elika's Saving Ability.
    Now who's the Hunter? (Bronze): Kill the Hunter in his Lair.
    Death of a Warrior King (Bronze): Kill the Warrior in his Fortress.
    Death of a Concubine (Bronze): Kill the Concubine in her Palace.
    Traitor's End (Bronze): Kill the Alchemist in his Observatory.
    From Darkness... Light! (Bronze): Reimprison Ahriman.
    To be continued... (Bronze): Successfully complete the game.

The following trophies require "The Epilogue" bonus downloadable content:

    All the Frescos (Bronze): Reach all Ormazd's Frescos in the Epilogue.
    A Fresco of Light (Bronze): Reach one Ormazd's Fresco in the Epilogue.
    Bouncing From Here to There (Bronze): Complete the puzzle with rebound in the Epilogue.
    Leaving the Storm (Bronze): Complete the Epilogue.
    The Best Offence is Good Defence (Bronze): Defeat any enemy of the Epilogue by only starting a combo with a Deflect and Counter-Attack.
    Change Once, Then Die (Bronze): In the Epilogue, defeat the Shapeshifter with only one shape change.
    Born Dead (Silver): Kill all the soldiers of the Epilogue before they spawn.

Additionally, there are three secret trophies with "The Epilogue" bonus downloadable content:

    What Once was There (Bronze): First use of Energize in the Epilogue.
    I Only Need a Hand or Twenty (Bronze): Elika saves you fewer than 20 times in the whole Epilogue.
    No Time to Waste (Bronze): Complete the Epilogue in less than 2 hours.
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