The Last of Us 2 Strange Relic Location Guide - Where To Find The Collectible

Another collectible hidden in The Last of Us Part 2 references Naughty Dog's past for fans of its other games--here's where to find it.


Note: We've gone out of our way not to include spoilers for anything that happens in The Last of Us Part 2, but looking at any photos or reading any descriptions might give away plot details you'd rather now know. If you're hoping to remain completely unspoiled, we recommend playing through the game first. You may at least want to hold off reading this guide until you've completed "Seattle Day 3."

The Last of Us Part 2 is full of references to the real world and pop culture, and it also includes a few nods to developer Naughty Dog's past games. Among the many collectibles in the game are two special items you can find that unlock Trophies: the Antique Ring and the Strange Relic. Both are fun callbacks to Naughty Dog's games of the past--but they're also both easy to miss. Here's what you need to know to locate the Strange Relic, which can be found on Seattle Day 1.

There's tons of more guides coverage of The Last of Us Part 2 for your enjoyment now that the game is out. You can keep up with the latest suite guides in our huge The Last of Us Part II walkthrough and guide roundup--which also includes some essential tips you should know. But if you're curious about how the game stacks up, check out our The Last of Us Part II review.

Seattle Day 1 - Hostile Territory (Dusk)

When you start off for the aquarium, keep going until you hit an alley lined with connected storefronts, including a bakery, a pharmacy, and a bar. You can explore a couple of the stores by breaking windows, but you'll find the ones on the other side of the street are locked. To get into them, you'll need to cross between the two buildings on the second floor.

Enter the Red Dragon bar and look for a staircase to reach the second story. Jump across the alley to get into the far building. You should see stairs that go up to the roof, and a room you can enter nearby with a hole in the floor. Don't drop down; instead, look to the right of the door to find the Strange Relic artifact on a desk.

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The relic is a Precursor Orb, a reference to Naughty Dog's Jak and Daxter series. Nabbing it unlocks the Relic of the Sages Trophy.

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