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The Lord of the Rings: Gollum – All Chapter 1 Collectibles

My precious... Whetstone.

I love hidden objects and search games just as much as the next person, and believe it or not, The Lord of the Rings: Gollum is not just a stealth game but includes some scavenger hunt elements as well. Apparently, Gollum has a bit of a sentimental side, or perhaps his more docile half, Smeagol, because he can find various little bits and bobs from his journey to add to his collection. One collectible in the first chapter can be pretty easy to miss, so here's some help tracking it down.

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The Lord of the Rings: Gollum Chapter 1 Collectible Location

The first chapter is quick to get through and is mainly to help teach the player how to climb and jump different obstacles so it becomes second nature. However, there is a collectible to grab as you make your way through, and it is straightforward to miss. I played through the level three times before noticing the branching path. So here's how to find it more easily:

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Very soon after learning how to Far Jump, you'll have to make a wild jump across the gap and climb up some vines into another cavern area. You'll know you're getting close when Smeagol comments on having to make another Far Jump, and Gollum replies that they've done it so many times. In this cavern area, there is an underpass where you can continue forward for the story; however, you'll want to look upwards at the rocks forming a branching slope to a hidden entrance.

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You'll want to climb up these rocks, jump across each one, and walk across the makeshift bridge until you see the wall opening. I fell a couple of times trying to make it across, but it can help to utilize your Far Jump. To get through the entrance, you'll need to crawl. You can make Gollum crawl by holding RB on your controller.

Once through the gap, you'll find the Whetstone on the ground. You can pick it up with Y, which will automatically be added to your collection. If this isn't your first time playing through the chapter, you can return to the Main Menu and look at it in your Collectibles menu.

Keep your eyes peeled for more shiny little tokens as you continue your journey. It helps to look out for any climbing spaces branching away from the mission; they are usually hiding in plain sight.

If you need help finding all the collectibles in Chapter 2, we've got you covered.

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Abby Smith is a super nerd and video game fanatic who grew up playing games on a variety of platforms. She likes to spend her free time binge-watching Netflix, reading all genres of novels, and playing all the best new video games. She is currently a full-time Staff Writer for Pro Game Guides, and as an alumni from Full Sail University, also enjoys dabbling in creative writing such as short stories, scripts, and comics on the side.

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