Trails and Traces: The Tomb of Thomas Tew Trophy Guide

Game: Trails and Traces: The Tomb of Thomas Tew
Peripherals: –
Time to platinum: 25 minutes
Difficulty: 1/10
Missable trophies: None.
Trophies: 1 , 11 , 1 , 0
Author: The Trophy Platypus, edited by BloodDragooner

Welcome to the trophy guide for Trails and Traces: The Tomb of Thomas Tew. This can also be considered a walkthrough and may be used for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Steam. Achievements for Steam and Xbox are in almost all cases the same as the PlayStation 4 Trophies. A roadmap is provided in the stages below.

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Stage 1 – Platinum Walkthrough.

Get all other trophies.


Start a new case.

Story Related. After opening the door for the homeless man you will receive a phone call from Will Clements hiring you to find his son. The trophy will pop once Will Clements takes you to his son’s apartment.


Story related. Pick up the popcorn from the floor of Trend Bar.

Head to the shop on Main Street.

Put the popcorn in the microwave and turn the microwave on.

While the man is distracted open the door on the pet carrier.

The cat will run away and the trophy will pop.

Ready for business.

Story related. After answering the drunk person’s questions in the bar he will tell you abut the Record Store.

Head to the Record Store on the Main Street.

Shout at the window.

Make sure you have Hook in your inventory which is found in Wayan’s apartment.

Head to the Art Gallery look at the Megaphone.

Talk to the Gallery Owner

Select – Can I borrow your megaphone?

Select – Nevermind

In Inventory select Hook

Use hook on Gallery Owner to receive Crabb’s Megaphone

Exit Gallery

Select Crabb’s Megaphone in inventory and use it on the window of the record store

Found the missing man.

Story Related. After waking up the Record Store Owner.

Talk to the Record Store Owner

Select – I’m informed you know Wayan

After some dialogue you will enter the Art Gallery and then find yourself back on the Main Street.

Enter the Record Store

Use the Jukebox

Press Play on the song Police – Sirens

Another cutscene and you will meet Wayan in the art gallery and the trophy will unlock

All this trouble for a key.

Story related. After arriving at the mansion.

Use Front Door

Interact with the Statue on the left

Push the arm up

Interact with the statue on the right

Push the arm up

We have to match the ship on the table in the middle of the room to the one in the book in our inventory.

Interact with the top ring three times

Interact with the middle ring once

Interact with the bottom ring twice


Enter Fountain

Interact with Chain which is connecting the pirate to the pipe

Use Stairs

Interact with Toolbox to receive saw

Enter Fountain

Use Saw on Chain

Interact with Pirate Statue

Interact with Chest

He wasn’t busy anyway.

Story Related. Once you reach the Pirate Museum.

Interact with the backpack next to the boy to receive lavender

Look at stockade

Use Lavender on Stockade

Enter the museum

Talk to Pirate

Select – What sort of attractions do you have here?

Select – About the stocks..

Select – Could you pose in them so I can take a photo?

Back outside, lock the Stockade and the trophy will unlock

Ruin the boy’s fun.

Story related. After unlocking SLEEPING ON THE JOB.

Pick up pirate museum Keys

Enter the museum

Interact with the Rope in front of the door

Open the door

Pick up the Screwdriver on the grass tot he left on the cannon

Head back to outside the museum

Use pirate museum Keys on the white panel

Use Screwdriver on the Panel

Cause destruction in the pursuit of your adventure.

Story related. After unlocking A SHORT FUSE.

Interact with RC Pirate Ship to receive Fuse

Enter the Museum

Pick up the Cannonball to the left of the counter

Pick up the Rammer under the parrot

Enter through the door

Pick up Torch to the right of the door

Pick up Cloth from the pirate statue

Use pirate museum Keys on the Cabinet

Pick up Gunpowder from Cabinet

Use Gunpowder on Cannon

Use Rammer on Cannon

Use Cloth on Cannon

Use Rammer on Cannon

Use Cannonball on Cannon

Use Screwdriver on Cannon

Use Fuse on Cannon

Use Torch on Cannon

What could possibly go wrong?

Story Related. Will unlock during a cutscene after completing the Pirate Museum chapter.

Jog someone’s memory.

Story related. Once you meet the spirit of Thomas Tew.

Open your inventory and select Tew’s book

Use Tew’s book on Thomas Tew

Finish the game.

Story related. After A GOOD REMINDER and a few cutscenes later when you are back on Main Street.

Help the homeless man.

Interact with the cardboard box to receive a Small Key

Open your inventory, select the Small Key and use it on the red Locker on the wall

Pick up the Crowbar

Open the Steel Drawers on right of the room to receive cloth

Use Cloth on oily Crowbar in your inventory

Use Crowbar on the door