Remember those Shivs that you have been crafting in The Last of Us? If you always keep one or two in your possession, you will be able to use them to open locked doors. For every locked door that you open, expect to find useful items inside like training manuals, supplements and more. Think of the Shivs as a lock pick that can open up any locked doors you see in the game.
Gamers who are looking to get the Platinum Trophy in The Last of Us, it’s important to open every Shiv doors to unlock the ‘Master of Unlocking’ Trophy. All you need is a keen eye to spot them and be able search every area. If you need help locating them or want to have at least an idea where they are, we got you covered.
Here are the brief locations of the locked doors that you can unlock with a Shiv:
Location: Outskirts – Downtown (Abandoned Building)
As you get past the bunch of clickers in the abandoned building, the locked room should be on the fifth floor. From the main hallway, exit through the door to the left wall and approach the door straight ahead.
Location: Outskirts – Museum (Second Floor)
After clearing out the clickers, runners, and infected (or at least getting past them), find the second Shiv door on top of the museum. Be careful as there are A LOT of infected around in the area.
Location: Bill’s Town – The Woods (First Floor)
The third Shiv door should be located in the small alley to your left. This is the area where you have to pull up the plank to get across the other building. Take down the two clickers first and find your way through the door. When you open it, you will find crafting supplies, parts, supplements and ammo.
Location: Bill’s Town – Main Street
After getting past through Bill’s trap, find the Shiv Door in one of the buildings. It should be on your left side through the alleys. If Ellie started talking about the traps, it means you’re nearby.
Location: Alone & Forsaken – Before the Back Alley
Following your escape from the hunters in the huge warehouse building, find the shiv door at the back alley. Get the door open first before you proceed to the next area.
Location: Alone & Forsaken – Before the Hotel
Before you cross the huge swamp to get to the hotel, find the shiv door to your left. Inside, you will find supplements, gear to upgrade your weapons, and ammo.
Location: Financial District – Streets
You see those vehicle with guns? Apparently, the shiv door is located on one of the restaurants in the middle of the city. Remember to stay down!
Location: Escape in the City – Apartments
Now that you meet up with Henry and Sam, find the locked Shiv door in one of the rooms in the apartment. You should find a training manual inside the locked shiv door.
Location: Tommy’s Dam – Hydroelectric Dam
The ninth shiv door should be located near the water bridge where you have to activate something to raise the platform up. This is not hard to miss.
Location: The University – Science Building (Second Floor)
It should be located on the second floor of the Science building. When you open the locked door with a shiv, you will find a training manual, ammo and supplements.
Location: Lakeside Resort – Cabin
Find the building across the gas station. Make your way inside and climb the broken bathroom window. The shiv door should be on your left.
Location:The Bus Depot – Underground Tunnel
After getting through the Clickers, Infected, and Bloaters, you can find the 11th Shiv Door in one of the rooms after helping Ellie opened up a room. Instead of following her, go right to find the door.
Location: The Firefly Lab – Hospital
On the 6th floor of the Hospital, look for a door behind the counter with a small window pane on it. The last shiv door should be there.
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