use the arrows in the comet
I read that somewhere and I think that helps alot
The paths will open up at some huge event for you to discover. I didn't know it the first time through and didn't look around. So if something big happens, take the time to check them out, and you'll see the change in the crystal structures. Good luck!
I looked at your screen shots. Sorry I can't help. It's too hard to see but the closest I could see might be behind the mountain in #19. FYI... I had the same question earlier. The only way to know what gems you have and what you've missed is to keep track from the very beginning. 21 gems on each island except for Volcano... only 20 there. I had to use the paint cheat to find 'em all. Also, did you open that chest in screen shot #15?
destroy that frost tower and build a worker hut there. Your workers will eventually wander over to the chest for you. :)
Thanks nov. I read that in the walkthrough but was wondering if there was a better way. Since I can't seem to keep any buildings up long enough it doesn't seem to matter. I'll keep trying and check back here for updates.
novten82 & 1mamabear --
Many people do swear by the arrow towers for the attacking stones. The thunder towers also work very well. What worked best for me was to cluster several around the places where the stones always pop up. They oftem get zapped to smithereens even before they get completely out of the ground. The other place to cluster towers is in the north. Attacks start there after you've encountered the idol, so be prepared. It helped me to also have at least one worker hut near each of those areas, so repairs can start sooner. Also put a hut near the path to the idol and build towers in the idol's lair. That will speed up its defeat.
The most important tactic to defeating the Scuzzbucket Squid is to take your scouts to find each of the six purple pylons, then click on them to destroy them. I hear that unless you do that - or *gag* feed your people to the toothy mouths by placing the battle flag over them - every time the Obnoxious Octopus dies, his lifeline returns to 50%. So it's pylons or people (about 50 per mouth, I've been told *shudder*). Just remember to keep the towers going in the lair. Someone told me by doing that, they were able to conquer the Calimari-in-Training in just a few minutes instead of hours. I'm almost ready to do battle for the second time, so I'll test it for myself - I forgot the towers last time, too. Good luck!
Well, thanks to all the hints, suggestions, and discussion on this web site, I have made it to the Guardian Moon and I'm stuck. Yes, it's the light puzzle (I have version 1.02, so I don't have extra goodies to solve, thank goodness). I have read the info above in the blue box and every post I can find on the puzzle, but I am getting nowhere. I've tried clicking on all the lights, on just the unlit lights, rows then columns, columns then rows, and random lights. What am I doing wrong?
Look under FAQs. The second to the last section is Guardian Moon. You'll find the solution to the light puzzle there.
can someone please help with the last energy ball on Guardian Moon?
ruins of dream::
i have 8 vibrating stones on the outskirts. nothing has happened to get the chest, but i am also fighting the last prince. do i have to wait to defeat him b4 i can get to the chest??
Thanks for the tips...Im redoing it all and at the shark island...I will be sure to use those when I get there.
I am looking for the 5th piece of coal. I got one from the crow, one from the fire, and two others. Where's my final one?? Can you tell me the location of all 5 pieces??
Thank you SO much!
You missed one. Should be 9.
There's one far south in the middle of the map. There's one just north of King Shade's hideout. There's also another one hiding in the white fog on the east side of the map.
I am having a nightmare trying to finish shark island - ive been stuck here forever! I think i might poke myself in the eye with a pencil - seriously it would be less painful!!!
I just cant find the last two blue shells. I tried doing the cheat thing that highlights items to make it easier to find but it wont let me save the image once I have amended it - its says for example:
Acess to c:\program files\totem tribe\data\texture\game\item\gem_blue.png denied
Any ideas guys? please please help!
ty ty ty ty ty!! :)
[Edit: Try downloading the already painted gems found in the Totem Tribe Cheats section above the comments, and then drag-dropping into the appropriate directory and replacing the one that's there. If that doesn't work, you may need to login to your computer as a user with administrator privileges. -Jay]
Since I don't have a regular mouse and just use a touch pad on a laptop I finally had to break down and try the cheat for the 5 purple pyramids on the Crash Site level (19). I followed the instructions but now the LEVEL IS COMPLETELY BLACK and nothing shows. I tried putting it back to default and it is still completely black. I have a Vista system. Please help me if you can. I don't know what to do now.
[Edit: You will have to delete the quest file for that island, quest-xxxx-19.dat as well as restoring the original .xml file for that level. Doing so will delete any saved progress you have for that island. -Jay]
i need some help i can't find a piece of ice in the lonley iceberg!
can anybody help me?
You can use the paint cheat or just slowly go through the scene inch by inch. They like to hide behind mountains and there is one way up in the upper right corner. Good Luck!
Last blue shells
The last two blue shells are hiding on the island in the middle with the treasure chest.
I had the same question/problem as Sammy. I tried copying and saving like you said. Is there a way that you can do the same with things like the whilte shells on the frozen vale or the shells on Shark? I can not save them when I try myself. Thanks :)
I think I may have answered the problem with coloring and saving the gems and such if you have vista.
Create a new folder on desktop by right clicking and selecting new
Open file/drive C
Open Program Files
Open Totem Tribe
Copy what you want EXAMPLE green shell. Right click to copy. Make sure you COPY not copy shortcut.
Paste one on your desk top
Drag the exsiting one to your folder one in the new folder.
Change the one on your deskto. Click on it and chose edit.
Color as you like
Save as the original
Drag and drop it back into where you copied/draged the oringional from.
This worked for me when I tried it...hope it helps you all.
novten82 ... thanks for the info but I have checked with all the spoilers and other info on 23 pages and have not come across what to do with the 2 tall purple things to use the dark totems on... :-( so any help at all would be greatly appreaciated...NL
NL...which level/island are you on?
I need a screenshot for all 30 shells on Frozen Vale Island. Will anyone help?
I am stuck and need some help please. I know that there are 9 pylons on the dream ruin, but I can not find the last one...any hints? I have the ones that Loco suggested in his/her post.
Please help i am on worship island and i cant find the last pineapple does anyone know where it is thanks
Need help! Cannot find last 3 shells on frozen vale. I even cheated and changed the color of the shells to bright pink.. but still can't find them in the game. I'm starting to think they really arent there... any suggestions?
If you are still looking for that last ice crystal...
Go to the top right NE corner (there is an unused totem holder) move the map/image so the totem holder is under the right side of the vitory/mission box. You will see a small stick tree there is one there.
I only found it when I painted them and then missed it for a while.
is there any particular way on Beetle Island to get rid of the Big flame with all the smaller ones around it? i have been doing it for about an hour now and its really started to annoy me..is there a particular order or something?
hey..juz wanna ask u guys..where's diz Guardian Moon dat u're talking bout?..
and at the Island of Worship, was the 3 temple really have nothing interesting in them?
and where can i find the treasure right above the tribal amulet in the treasury?..
I am at 99% for finding all of the gems. I tried painting them as suggested but cannot find the last few. Can you explain further how to use the spoiler to locate which island they are on? I downloaded this game from Gamehouse. I was able to open the .dat files but could not figure out where to see the specific file, it was all just code.
Please,can someone help i am on the shark arcipelago or something.i can find the sphere to ge scuba gear.Please can someone help?
Thanks, Novten82, but I did find that one. I'm still stumped. Maybe I just need to stop for a while or get some younger eyes in here. LOL (sigh)
I am stuck on Witch Mountian. I have 9 of the roots and know that the last one is behind the montain, but can not find a way to get behind it! I have tried to wait till the tides are low, can not swim accross, nor can I burn the ice bolder! If I try to put them accross they just turn red and show up at the same place I picked them up.
So what is the trick? What am I not doing right?
[Edit: It's not behind the big mountain you're thinking. It's behind one of the small mountains (hills). I think it's one of the ones near the bottom and toward the left side. -Pam]
Thanks, Loco. The solution in the FAQ is what I've been using to try to turn on all the lamps, but I guess I'm not understanding something because I can't get them all to turn on.
Pay attention to what happens when you turn one on or off...it controls others. That's the best way I can try and help you.
I think the mountain it refers to is in the southwest part of the island.
Hey I really need help on the shark island. I am missing 2 green shells and 1 blue shell I am guessing they are in the chest behind the gate with the water drop on it. But I cant find out how to open it. Can anyone help
Hi Jay and everyone,
I've been reading this site for the last few days. Your comments have been very helpful. However, I'm still stuck at the same place, on Mist Island. I printed a copy of the screenshot from this site. I've gotten the 1st and 2nd lightbulbs. I'm looking for the 3rd one next to the panel with the 4 globes. I've lit all 4 gold globes. I expected to receive the 3rd light...but nothing. Did I do it wrong? Is this a glitch? I haven't read anything about that! What's wrong? I'm almost about to quit. I've been going over and over this for three days!! Help Please!!!
Hello Jay, Thank You for your website and personal intrest you invest so generously. I am stuck on Worship Island and have seen your screen shots of the location of the fruits. I am missing a Carabola sp? I noticed your numbering only goes up to 11 on those unless I missed that too. Can you please HELP. Im stuck.
Oh my gosh............can anyone help or have I just gone blind from this game ( hehe I love it ) but I cannot find the last blue shell on Shark Arch and cannot advance w/o it :(.
Any suggestions ? I have done everything else and all islands are visible, Just cant find it. Been searching for hrs.
Thanks, missprncessann, for the bolts spoilers on Mist Island, but how do you get past the obelisk with the lightning bolt on it????? Your first screen shot is past this.
i am getting eye-aches looking fo my last green crystal on comet island lol. also, i blew up the purple totem in the middle. i hope this wasn't a mistake. i still have the coins left. oh, and i clicked on the cross bow, just to see what happens, and it opened a piece of land thats blocked by the crystals. no questions this time, just taking a break from searching
Hi. Please help if you can. I have version 1.02. I was stuck at 98%. I have enlarged gems and changed color and then found my quest files. Only two of the quests showed gems one on each(Red Rock and Mist) I found each of those and now am at 99% but I am at a loss for where or what I should look for. Any help or suggestions would be appreciated.
I am stuck on the ruin of dreams I am going to explain in a spoiler so I dont ruin it for others...
I am in the ruin of dreams. I have beaten the shades. I can not find the last rock to move the chest down (I even colored them) what I did find was a rock island in the upper left corner. How in the world do I get to it?
Any help would be great. THANKS
Love the game just a question on lonely iceberg, after I get victory is there anything else on the island to get I cant get my people to explore the outsides of the island is there a trick to it.
novten, after you get the 4 black blobs from the princes, put them in the gold holders by your tribe. that should do it for helping you get the last rock
Joanne - I had the same problem of missing two shells. I found them!
one was located in one of the snowmen and the other was in a shrub between the tribe's fire tower and penguin home.
Hope it helps!
Thats not the rock. The one I am stuck on is on the left side. I killed the King Shade, the level is done, I just cant get the gem I can see there or find the last slanted rock. Thanks for any help
I also had that version from GameHouse and unfortunately it may not be updated and you will not find all the gems. Check opening screen for version. 1.02 is the good version.
As far as the .dat files, once open, find the word 'gem' like in the cheat section above.
someone please tell me how to arrange the 3 ball puzzle on the second shark island? every comment i've read has been random clicking but that isn't working for me
I found what I was missing on Dream Ruin
I am at 98% of Rainbow Rd but I can not find any more gems, even colored. I am also missing the top left item in the treasure box. Can anyone tell me what it is and where I find it?
Thanks for all your help
would anyone have a screenshot of where the green crystals are?? spent last 2 days looking for 1 more
I found one hidden in the large crysals you cant get passed, and one hidden so that you have to go to the very edge of the land behind the idols (the crystal was on the other side)
Hope that helps
ty ty ty the 2nd spot was it!!
I found it by accident once and always looked back there again. Glad it was helpful
5 pyramids need to blink?
According to the game stats, it took me a total of 17 hours and 25 minutes to complete the game. However, it also told me that I only explored 68% of the "world", and only had 397 out of 440 gems.
Which doesn't matter to me right now, because i FINALLY finished a game!
BTW, I keep seeing comments that Volcano Island only has 20 gems on it. On my second game that I have going, I have finished thru Shark Archipelago & gone back to check for other gems, and I have 21 for each and every island up to that point. (Why, yes, I DID Paint all of my gems.)
I dont undersand what you are asking
sry. the small purple pyramids that need the smoke. are there 5?
on beetle island am i meant to have all the small fires around the big one lit or extinguished? i am still geting a bit crabby coz i cant understand it..yes i am dumb
Yes there are 5. You have to click them quickly or they go out...the best way to do this is use the small map to move fast. The 5 are located
2 next to the crystal, one near the idols, 1 near black/white ball game and the last one is ( I forget actually somewhere near where the large blue crystal was) I cant look bakc cuz I am in the comet....but its right around there somewhere
I turned them all off the first time and was so mad when I realized they all need to be turned ON.
is there a particular order? the only times i get them all on is just b4 the others turn off
never mind all my whinging paid off i FINALLY managed to get them turned on how i have no idea. but i want to thank you all for putting up with my persistent whinging. and of course for your help
Not that I know of. The next time though I was going to try and write one down. However they way I did it was pay attention to what each on does...it turns others on and off...that might help you.
ty novten, i have them, just have to practice getting quicker lol
Your welcome...the mini map in the corner helps.
Random question as I was looking back...did you find the ninth slanted rock on the Dream Ruin Island? I finally found it today...let me know if you need help with it.
Did some body know about light bulbs on volcano island ?how can I defeat the skeleton in the middle of mountain.
Beetle Island--the spoiler and FAQ's say to go east and solve the fire puzzle. As soon as you find a place to go east the beetles are there. Then we are supposed to build towers around one of the beetle caves. As if the beetles will let you. And as far as putting the units there, they will drift away to fight the beetles so if the big beetle comes out, they ignore him. I've been at this for more than 2 hours and I simply cannot find a way to kill the big beetle. Any clues?
Pat - killing the big beetle is done slowly since he is only visible for short periods of time.
You need to build up your strength, all the upgrades you have available first. Then start by putting your attack flag just inside the 'gate', the narrow opening to where the beetles are.
Once they are there, then start to build a couple of towers to help your attackers. You may need to click on the repair icon as the beetles will want to attack the tower.
Keep at it and eventually the big beetle will go down.
how do you kill the shade on the Cradle of the North.
I can not find all the coins.
Where are all the gears? I have 4, but i'm stuck on the 5th. Is it in the chest?
ok ... here's my problem its about the end of the game and fighting the squid. Ive battled it down till its power line was to the end. Then ... My qq will be in a spoiler because I'm not sure if it is one.
I had a pop up screan with Guro ... it seemed to be messed up it didnt read clear at all ... but did it say something about ... use the tear? Nothing has come up on the right telling me I could usse it. I have no idea what to do or use. I did qq this so I have been rebuilding and reattacking the squid and it just builds power again every time I take it down to nothing
I got 100% gems and went to the Guardian Moon. Was there something more there that I missed or something on the Comet Crash Site?
I did put the crystal in the water on the moon
When Guru speaks it comes up jumbled on my computer too, However the purified tear should appear at the RHS so that you can drop it on the nasty squid thing. That finally kills it off and triggers end game. However, if it had not appeared for you, then I would suggest it is a glitch in the game - sorry
Having battled my way through this game three times now, my latest offering was 89% of the world explored and 79% rank. How on earth can you ever explore 100% as there are some islands where it is impossible to go - or is it????? Also, 79% rank seems quite low: any ideas? I wonder how the game calculates your rank?
The blurb says that there are three endings. I have had two different endings, one quite good and two very good. Can only imagine that the third ending is if you somehow lose the game and the baddies dominate the world. Hmmmmm?
Would love to hear from anyone who has explored 100% of the world.
Jayar .. ty I have all my backup files and about 6 different saved games for 20 so I'll go back 1 more time and start from my 1st time battling the squid ... if I doesnt happen then it must be a glitch. I'll post it if anyone else out there has the same problem.
i need help for this:
i can't reach the thunder rune!
how i enter to the mountain on worship island?
and exactly what i have to do to activate the temple?
sorry lot of question :P
Help Please! Will Somebody Please Help Me?!?!
I'm still stuck at the same place, on Mist Island. I printed a copy of the screenshot from this site. I've gotten the 1st and 2nd lightbulbs. I'm looking for the 3rd one next to the panel with the 4 globes. I've lit all 4 gold globes. I expected to receive the 3rd light...but nothing. Did I do it wrong? Is this a glitch? I'm getting very discouraged. I've been going over and over this trying to find that lightbulb for four days!! Help Please!!!
Mandy, there are other hints her on the bulbs. I got stuck too. As for the middle , once u get the shaman upgrade to frost spells use them to kill the fire wall to get to center.
Pat. here is my strategy for killing the big beetle.
I placed my battle flag right by the lower right hole and built towers as fast as possible , lol I had about 8 going, fire, ice, mud and thunder. mostly fire. Yes troops will wander off killing beetles but most come back. Have lots of shamans and healers,you can also build some DECOY towers as beetles will attack them first it seems. Keep main towers repaired and eventually Biggie takes enough tower dmg he dies. It takes awhile. Good luck
Donna ,my shaman doesn't get the frost spells.where can I get that?I only have thunder and masks.pls help me.thanks.
has anyone with a laptop with a pad been able to light the little purple towers/pyramids in time?
Mandy you have to get all the scrolls from the light puzzles and then shamans get upgraded
Jay, thanks for the tips about Beetle Island. Interestingly, I had already done exactly what you suggested--must have repaired those darned towers 100 times! So, I guess it really DOES take a looooong time to kill the big beetle. I just wanted to be sure I wasn't missing something. Thanks again and I'll keep at it.
Thanks, Donna. I will try it, but I don't have any ice or thunder towers, only fire mud and arrow. Did I miss getting the upgrades on some other island?
i'm in the comet, and can't figure out where to go through to the other side. i've built up, so i'm ready lol
Have you gotten the block aliens coming at you?
How to go beyond the center of the comet
what looks like its solid are really tunels you just go under to the path on the other side. (right side about center) And once you defete the Idle then other passages open so your scouts can wander.
I still cant find the 13th pinapple on worship island. I love this game and would hate to give it up over a peice of fruit. Please help me anyone!!!!!!
hi guys, me again!
Am loving this game! getting somewhere now! wohooo!
I question before i move on:
i about to enter into the crash site but want to go to guardian moon but only have 97% gems are there anymore once inside the comet crash site or do i have to get them all from the other islands before you go in?
Any ideas where i could have missed some i been looking back over the islands all evening!
i read about worship island and clicking near the pyramids that say 'nothing of interest here' i have clicked on the actual pyramids a million times each but no gems appeared - am i doing it wrong?
waits excitidly for answer!
thanks guys you lovely people!!! :)
ty for the info.been fighting over an hour. is that normal? i know i'm suppose to use some of the shields to help them, but by the time i repair 1 set of towers, i have to go to another spot, and never get the chance
There are only 12 of each fruit
Sorry I ment to say I cant find the 12th pineapple
It took/ is taking me forever to beat the final island. I tried using the shields, but I don't think they are worth it...at least once you get to the second guy (after the idol/statue).
Help!!!Im really really stuck on finding the 12th pinapple on worship island, Ive been trying to find it for days.I cant move on with the game until I find it Please Help
pitabean: this really helped me a lot:
How I got past the final level
Someone had recommended lots of temples, so I tried that, but it didn't work for me. Since you can't repair buildings and charge spells at the same time, I wound up repairing my towers all the time and not being able to use any spells. So I demolished all but two of my temples, and used those for Battle Fury & Shield, and replaced the others with lots of Shaman Tents & Hunter Camps.
It took me about 6 or 7 hours to get past the Stone Idol the first (and so far, the only) time, but after replacing my temples with shamen, only an hour & a half before I was able to "kill" the giant octopus with the Tear of Heaven.
BTW, I did have to feed my people to one of the sarlac mouths - the one in the northwest corner - in order to get to the last purple crystal and shatter it. Poor tribesmen! At least it was for a good cause.
thanks for the help, ive been through the map a few times and found everyone highlighted on the map. On it it even says they couldnt seem to find the last one and thats the one im missing... I really hate to but I think im going to start the island over and see if I get diffrent results.. Thanks again.
for Frost & Thunder towers - for Frost, you must have gotten the map to Lonely Iceberg from the hermit on Frozen Vale Island. And for Thunder, you must have solved the sudoku-type column puzzle on Island of Worship.
For Beetle Island - it took me forever the first time thru, but the second time I played it, I had a lot of Shaman Tents up, and it went very quickly.
For whoever was asking where the fire puzzle is -
Follow the shoreline to the right/east, and you'll find a sandbar you can take your scouts across to another little island. The puzzle is there.
On the Island of Worship, for the gems
click the TOP of the center of the three pyramids several times & it will give you a few gems.
Can anyone please help me!!!!!
I cant find the damn energy ball!?!?!?!?
PLEASE HELP TOTALLY STUCK!!!!!!!
Island of Worship: Pyramid Question
I have tried clicking the pyramid then clicking the "ok" on the message to make it go away...repeatedly. Then just clicking the pyramid repeatedly reguardless if the message is up or not. Then just the pyramid-wait for message to disappear-the the pyramid again..repeatedly. What am I doing wrong? Roughly how many times do you have to click it? Would I definately know if I'd already gotten it without really trying like a message or special sound comes up? HELP!I have a less then 10 gems to find elsewhere and then I'm stuck.
I beat the alien!!! Missed some missions and gems so I will have to start again...Good Luck all