The Last of Us 1: Science Building Walkthrough – All Collectibles: Artifacts, Firefly Pendants, Tutorials, Workbenches, Shiv Doors, Optional Conversations

You need Science building instruction for The Last of Us 1, incl all collectibles? In that The Last of Us 1 guidewe will show you how to achieve 100% complete in Science buildingwhich is part of The university head.

There is 4x Artifacts, 1x Firefly pendant, 1x Study Guide, 1x work table, 1x Shiv doorand 1x Optional conversation to find in Science buildingwhile Joel and Ellie search for evidence of the fireflies’ whereabouts.

The Last of Us 1: Science Building Guide

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With the university and Give me big hornsfinish it’s time to deal with Science building. First, loot all the supplies and then enter the room on the left.


Workbench #1

The Last of Us 1: Science Building Walkthrough - All Collectibles: Artifacts, Firefly Pendants, Tutorials, Workbenches, Shiv Doors, Optional Conversations
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There is worktable to the right of the door. Interact with this to upgrade your weapons. If you need any Weapon partsyou can find some in the locker opposite.

Neck stitch #1

The Last of Us 1: Science Building Walkthrough - All Collectibles: Artifacts, Firefly Pendants, Tutorials, Workbenches, Shiv Doors, Optional Conversations
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Follow the main corridor as far as you can and you’ll come across blue Shiv neck, marked as room 205 lecture hall. Unlock it and loot the supplies on the other side.

Training Guide #1: Molotov Deployment

Directly on the other side of the Shiv neckon the right, you will find a Training manual named Molotov deployment on the corner of the table.

Workbench Tools #1: Wrench

Again in Shiv neck room, across from where you found it Training manualyou will find a red toolbox with a Workbench tool named Wrench inside. This gives you Instrumentation level 4. Don’t forget to also take Supplements and Weapon parts in this area before you leave.

Optional conversation #1

After getting all the supplies, go out onto the balcony and follow it to a corridor with elevators and a staircase. You’ll come across a clipboard that actually triggers Conversation of choice possibility when interacting with.

Artifact #1: Office Recorder

Go up the stairs after the clipboard Conversation of choice and through the blue doors. Go immediately left to Room 301 Biology Lab and pick up Artifact named Office recorder from the surface of the table. Feel free to loot the entire upstairs area for Supplements, Weapon partsand supplies before proceeding.

Artifact #2: Fungal X-rays

On the second floor of Science building, continue through the tent-like door at the end of the corridor. In the next room, on the far counter next to the windows, you will find Artifact named Fungal X-rays.

Artifact #3: Lab Recorder

Open the door opposite where you found it Artifact named Fungal X-rays, and head to the monkey room. There is one more Artifact named Lab recorder on the table next to the whiteboard.

Firefly Pendant #1: Hickman’s Firefly Pendant

Just past where you found the artifact called the Lab Recorder in the back right corner of the room you will find Firefly pendant named Hickman’s Firefly Locket at the bottom of the rack.

Artifact #4: The Firefly Recorder

Loot the area where the monkeys were and then burst through the door with the broken glass. Joel will take Artifact named The Firefly recorder as part of a cutscene. You cannot miss this as it is necessary to progress the story.


Well, you finally know where to find the fireflies, but you’re under attack. Time to get out of here Science building, and unfortunately you’ll have to fight your way to the exit. Remember to stay low, use cover, and take out the bandits when they peek. If you’re not sure which way to go, follow the flares down the stairs. You’ll eventually come to a closed door, but be prepared when you open it because you’ll get into a fight. Tap the square button to hit back.

You’re not in good shape! During the cutscene, you’ll need to take out two thugs, then follow Ellie outside Science building as best as possible. When the thug finds you, wait for Eli to get around him, then headshot him. Keep moving until you pass out and reach the exit. It’s next The hunt.


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