Crysis 3 Intel Locations Guide (Text + Video)
Crysis 3 has a total of 64 CELL Intel items, separated into 3 catergories, as follows:
Upon collecting all of them you will unlock the following achievement:
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Single Player: Retrieve all CELL Intel
Datapad - Purple
Blackbox - Red
Propaganda Poster - Orange
Achievement - Green
Timelinks - Blue
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Mission 1: Post-Human
Propaganda Posters: 0
[0:06] - Blackbox #1
When the level begins, you will exit a containment device with a bunch of your teammates surrounding you. Once you exit, proceed down the ramp onto the next ship. At the base of the ramp, to the left is a fallen soldier. Next to him is a blackbox.
[0:27] - Datapad #1
A little later on, your teammate will breach a door and ask you to "go silent". You will enter a large room with plenty of enemies. Continue on the path you will enter a room that overlooks the cargo area with the datapad in clear sight, sitting on the desk.
[0:53] - Datapad #2
After a short cutscene, you will be given a predator bow. At the end of that hallway, you will find this intel sitting on the electronic console.
[VIDEO] - Achievement(s) - Arrow to the Knee! & Improviser
In the area after the acquiring the predator bow, you have some easy opportunities for these achievements.
[1:21] - Datapad #3
The next area will have a lot of stairs and metal catwalks, and you will clear out a bunch of enemies. You will progress through this section, and then have your teammate open a door for you once you get into an indoor area. To the right of this door is a datapad.
[1:41] - Datapad #4
Next, you will be asked to hack a door. After hacking it, go inside to find the datapad on the desk.
[1:41] - Datapad #5
Moving on shortly after the above mentioned collectible, follow your teammate Psycho, and he will begin hacking a computer in a room with an ammo crate. A datapad is lying next to him on the desk.
[VIDEO] - Achievement - Who Needs Rockets?
At this point, you will split up from Psycho, and if spotted you will be attacked by a helicopter. Take it out using the Predator bow explosive rounds.
[2:24] - Datapad #6
You will come to a come with what looks like a giant reactor in the middle. From where you enter the room, keep on the right hand side, inside a long hallway. There will be a room at the end of the hall with the next datapad, as well as some ammo crates. Open your visor and make your way around the room if you are having trouble.
[2:24] - Datapad #7
After the above mentioned room, you will enter a small office room, with moving chairs and computer monitors. The collectible is on the desk in the middle.
[3:28] - Blackbox #2
Near the end of the level, you will hack a turret, and continue through the door, and Psycho will say "Let's Go". Right in front of you as the door opens is a dead soldiers, lying next to him is a blackbox.
Mission 2: Welcome to the Jungle
Propaganda Posters: 1
[VIDEO] - Achievement - Bang For The Buck
After getting the Nanosuit upgrade, you will reach a door that opens to the outside. Equip an explosive round, and shoot the deer in front of you in the street. You can use cloak to approach it for a better shot.
[3:57] - Propaganda Poster #1
After getting the Nanosuit upgrade, the door will open to reveal Liberty Dome. Now, run to the end of the street, and the building on your right hand side will have a poster on it. Use your visor on it for it to count.
[4:25] - Datapad #1
You will then find a Bolt Sniper that you will use to destroy the tower. From the weapon location, go to the right side (away from the waypoint), up a hill towards a dead end. You will find the datapad here.
[5:00] - Datapad #2
You will continue through the mission a little bit on your way to Rendez-Vous with Psycho. You will clear out a marsh with enemies, and then come to a point where you'll see a large blue barn in front of you with a collapsed highway bridge to the left. Go under the bridge and follow to the end of the path where you'll find a pyramid shaped container. Next to it is the datapad, as well as a Nanosit upgrade.
[5:39] - Blackbox #1
You'll reach the subway with Psycho, and clear out the enemies. You'll have to jump over a large gap to proceed. After the jump, go through the door and the blackbox will be next to the dead soldier.
[VIDEO] - Achievement - Clever Girl!
You will reach a section where you are introduced to Ceph Stalkers. You'll want to drop down, make sure to camo, and sneak up behind on of them to preform a stealth kill.
[6:10] - Blackbox #2
You'll continue to the mission until you ascend up some stairs to the surface of the train station. Once you reach outside, drop down one floor, and into the room under the entrance to this area to collect a blackbox.
[6:46] - Datapad #3
This collectible is located close to the above listed one. In the very middle of the surface train station area, there will be a datapad located underneath the center, only accessible using the small tunnels.
Achievement - Can You Hear Me Now?
You will go outside and notice that your HUD and Nanosuit become distorted. Disable the Nanosuit Jammer near the middle of this area to unlock the achievement. It is a secondary objective, and not necessary, so keep that in mind.
Mission 3: The Root of All Evil
Propaganda Posters: 1
[7:11] - Datapad #1
Once you reach the top of the dam, there will be a small building to the left attached by a pathway. Go to this building, hack the doors, and the datapad will be inside.
[7:38] - Propaganda Poster #1
Once you destroy the dam, proceed towards the secondary objective. It will be on the wall of the building to your left hand side, one story above water level.
[8:01] - Blackbox #1
From the above collectible, drop down to the water, and proceed a few metres, until the water opens up a little bit to your left side, where you will see a dead soldier as well as a blackbox.
[8:28] - Blackbox #2
You will proceed down river, until you are about 200-250m from the main objective. You will see the donut to your left hand side. To the right hand side of this, there is a dead end path with a blackbox in it.
[VIDEO] - Achievement - White Rider
Return to the donut, and ride it for 20 seconds to gain this achievement.
[8:51] - Blackbox #3
If you completed the secondary objective, you should be able to enter the CELL System-X Harvesting Facility through the front gate, but instead work your way to the left, and use the pipe/tunnel. In the tunnel, you'll find a blackbox.
[9:21] - Datapad #2
After you use the jackhammer lift (elevator) to get to the top of the facility, look on the catwalk to your left for the datapad.
[9:21] - Datapad #3
From the above collectible, follow the same path until you come across the next datapad sitting on a computer system.
[9:43] - Datapad #4
Once you use the elevator to reach the top of the facility, you'll walk out, and look to your left finding the datapad on a computer console, under the staircase.
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Mission 4: Safeties Off
Propaganda Posters: 1
[0:06] - Datapad #1
You continue until you are told about the secondary objective in regards to collecting intel. You will come to a point where you find a crashed helicopter, find a datapad inside the helicopter.
[0:06] - Datapad #2
In front of the same helicopter as above.
[0:06] - Datapad #3
Next to the same helicopter as above.
[0:23] - Datapad #4
From here, you can use your visor to spot the remaining 3 in the same area. You'll climb up a ledge and come to a table with 4 datapads, 3 of which will count as collectibles.
[0:23] - Datapad #5
See Datapad #4
[0:23] - Datapad #6
See Datapad #4
[0:40] - Propaganda Poster #1
After the helicopter, proceed to your primary objective, and you will pass under a large arch. Just past the arch there is a building to the right with a post on the 2nd story. Use your visor to find it.
[0:53] - Datapad #7
Continuing on from the poster, proceed to the objective marker, where there will be a datapad and nanosuit module in a room on the highest story of a building. This is in the room next to the zipline.
[1:36] - Blackbox #1
You'll use a zipline, then pass by a billiard table, and break through a door triggering a cutscene. After the cutscene walk forward, to find the soldier sitting on the toilet, next to his blackbox.
[2:08] - Datapad #8
You'll now cross the park and make your way to the Ceph Mindcarrier (big glowing blue reactor). Jump up it, and you will see a building connected to this platform by a billboard. Cross to the building, and you will see the Datapad on a desk inside a small room.
[2:31] - Datapad #9
Next you'll see some people burning, and make your way towards the main objective, until you reach a section where you pass in between two damaged buildings with a nearby pyramid shaped tent/cache. Head inside the left building where you can easily find a datapad.
[2:31] - Blackbox #2
From the above collectible, turn 90 degrees to your right, to find a soldier in the streets in between the two buildings, next to a blackbox.
[2:56] - Blackbox #3
After you lower the gate, and get into the facility area, and Psycho tells you that he lowered the elevator, you'll want to meet up with him. Right in front of elevator door, you'll see a solider along with his blackbox.
[3:30] - Blackbox #4
After taking the elevator with Psycho, you will enter the big area facility. If you go up to the window, and use your visor, you should be able to mark all remaining 3 intel items. You'll want to make your way down the hall, through the curtains to find a blackbox next to a dead person.
[3:30] - Datapad #10
Continue through the halls with Psycho, and you should find the next datapad before heading down the stairs, behind some curtains.
[3:30] - Datapad #11
Continuing on, after heading down some stairs, you should be able to find the last collectible in the glass protected room.
Mission 5: Red Star Rising
Propaganda Posters: 1
[4:28] - Datapad #1
From the beginning of the mission, you'll want to use the hanging metal in between buildings to cross the rooftops. Once you reach the end of the 2nd metal connecting beam, the datapad will be sitting in front of you.
[4:49] - Blackbox #1
After you interact with the Ceph Mindcarrier, and kill all the enemies, you'll be roughly 2000m from the next objective. From the mindcarrier area, you'll want to take and follow the right hand side pathway until you stumble upon a solider with a blackbox, roughly 1915m from the next objective.
[5:10] - Datapad #2
Continue on from the above collectible until you come to a big open area where you first see the large tower in front of you. From here, head to the building to your left hand side to collect the datapad on the 2nd story.
[5:10] - Propaganda Poster #1
The propaganda poster is in the same room as the collectible above, just off to the side a little bit.
[5:52] - Datapad #3
Continue on until your orimary objective changes to protecting Claire. At this point, continue
[6:14] - Blackbox #2
After descending down a large amount of stairs, and triggering a cutscene, you will come to a rocky area with a buggy at the bottom. Next to the buggy is a blackbox.
Achievement - Roadkill
You'll want to take out 5 enemy soldiers using the buggy, which can be a little difficult, as most of them aren't on ground level. After getting in the buggy, head up the ramp in the middle of the area in front of you to find up to 4 enemies, on this roof. Make sure to run the rocket guy over first. Continue on with the mission, and you will hopefully be able to find more people along the way.
[6:58] - Blackbox #3
Progress through the level, until you reach a huge gate protecting the command center, and encounter a bunch of large enemies. To the left of the gate, use your visor to find the blackbox located next to a freight container.
[6:58] - Datapad #4
Close by to the previous collectible, you can find a datapad. It will also be to the left of the gate, and easily found using your visor from the previous location.
[7:21] - Datapad #5
At the very end of the mission, your objective will be to "head to the control room", just after destroying the Area Denial System. In this area, directly across from where you blew up the objective, you can find a datapad. Make sure to grab it before head to the control room.
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Mission 6: Only Human
Propaganda Posters: 1
[0:06] - Propaganda Poster #1
You will zipline, and then proceed to clear a large amount of enemies on a rooftop, next to a Air Defense turret. When you come up the stairs (there's only one way up here), head to the right of the turret, and climb up the rubble two stories. Turn to examine the walls on the highest point in this area (about 40m away from the objective) and scan the poster.
[0:30] - Datapad #1
From this point, you will now have 2 objectives, Bravo & Charlie. The next collectible is in between both of them, in the open space, about 310m from Charlie (right) and 540m from Bravo (left).
[0:54] - Blackbox #1
From the last collectible, start heading towards to closer objective, in a straight line. On your way, you will notice crashed ship, inside you can find a blackbox.
[1:20] - Datapad #2
Head towards the secondary objective where you must disarm the mines to save some teammates. Once disabling the mines, and completing this objective, head to the end of this area to collect a datapad, inside the vehicle.
[1:56] - Datapad #3
This collectible is located next to the mortar team that you can save as part of a secondary objective, not too far from Air Defense Bravo.
[2:29] - Datapad #4
From the above collectible, move downhill (away from Bravo), and then turn left. You should see the Statue of Liberty's head in the distance, and the datapad is located inside.
Achievement - Ping Pong!
There are 3 Pingers (mech robots) that roam this area that you will have to eliminate to get this achievement. Doing the secondary objective where you save the mortar team will makes this easier, but it is not necessary. Just make sure all 3 blow up, and the achievement will unlock.
[3:02] - Blackbox #2
Inside the Bravo base, very close to the air defense turret. The collectible is located just outside the the room where the objective is located, one story below in, next to some ammo. Just use your visor from the objective to search for it, if you are having trouble.
[3:18] - Datapad #5
After the flight, you will have to crash land to repair the ship. You will face a ton of enemies here, so it is suggested that you clear them out. From the ship's location, the collectible is in the back left corner of the area, next to some ammo.
Mission 7: Gods and Monsters
Propaganda Posters: 1
[3:35] - Blackbox #1
As you start the level, it will be located on the ground directly in front of you.
[3:35] - Propaganda Poster #1
From the above item, take a few steps and scan the poster that is on the ground and part of the path.
[3:35] - Datapad #1
From the poster, look directly above it to find a datapad.
[3:35] - Blackbox #2
From the above item, move forward through the level, and take about 20 steps until you see a broken down subway car, inside is a blackbox.
[3:35] - Blackbox #3
From the above item, move forward through the level, and take about 30-40 steps, using your visor, until you find another blackbox located in the middle of the pathway as you progress through the mission.
[4:32] - Datapad #2
Once you make it outside of the first section you will see a large amount of moving "tentacles" lining the cave walls in the distance. From this point, continue to the objective, and you will find a well lit "room" inside the cave system with a ton of weapons and ammo. Next to some of the ammo is a datapad.
[4:59] - Blackbox #4
After your first time going through the Ceph Mindcarrier, your objective will tell you to go deeper into the caves. Follow the marker, and you will shortly come to a small "room", with some predator bows as well as a blackbox.
[4:59] - Datapad #3
From the above location, you'll want to follow the cave to the right hand side towards a secondary objective. (Note: The objective might not show up right away). Just keep going until you the tunnel ends, and you come to an open area. To your right, you'll want to drop down and find the last item in the game.
Achievement - Post-Human Warrior
Near the end of the game, after using all 3 ceph mindcarriers, you will be told to close the warmhole, and automatically be supercharged. On the way to the warmhole, try to kill as many enemies as possible, making sure to get at least 10 to get the achievement.
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Nice work on adding text too, I will probably use the video as always when I finally do this.
Great Guide, Maka. I'll use this on the weekend when I go for the collectibles.
Just a small suggestion - to remove your signature from the posts, except for the last post. That way the Guide flows better.
Hello Maka again. Lovely to read your guide for this. I will using your for Crysis 3's collectibles guide for get achievements out of way. I still waiting for my copy it is should between Today (Wednesday) or Thursday. :)
You're getting this info posted fast! Thanks for the hard work.
All text + videos are now complete for the entire game. Times have been added but do not link anywhere yet, that will be added tomorrow, as well as annotations within the videos to skip to the next one, and better looking thumbnails.
After that, I can hopefully get the achievement guide posted!
the videos where a great help. that was fast getting them uploaded
I want to 100% this game so I will be going for it, but 10g? Too much thing for just 10g....
Another great guide mate, well done! Will be using this when I get around to playing the game. It's at home but I want to finish Dead Space 3 first :p
Ok, so I think this guide is 100% complete now.
Can you quit out of levels early after you pick up everything for that level?
this is an awesome guide i love the achievment prompts, its all u need to get everything in a playthrough. Do this for every game that comes out worth playing plz.
I LOVE THE WAY YOU DID THIS GUIDE MAKA!!!! two thumbs way up. like other people i love the cheevo promts!!! very detailed. thanks man!!!
Thanks for all the positive feedback guys! Went through and did a quick proofread, hopefully everything makes sense. If anyone finds any errors while using it, would love for you to let me know.
I found a datapad not listed in chapter 3 it is right next to the second objective.
There are sometimes extra that dont count.
This guide is absolutely fantastic. Usually I'll have lots of tabs open and have to keep track of loads of stuff. With this guide I just have this thread, the checklist and a YT tab open. So much nicer than the last couple of games I was playing.
Integrating the level specific cheevos is win! Adding links to YT in the text based guide is also win.
As awesome as this guide is i cant help but wonder why the nano suit upgrades are not here as well as they are collectables and im wondering if ive missed any :( but i know as stated this took a lot of work so thx for what we do have its a great guide.
Is it possible to check in game which intels I already collected?
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