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Alan Wake Remastered collectibles guide – Episode 4: The Truth

Where to find every collectible in the fourth chapter

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

In this Alan Wake Remastered Episode 4: The Truth collectibles guide, we’ll show you where to find every coffee thermos, manuscript, TV show, radio show, sign, chest, and can pyramid in the game’s fourth episode, listed in the order you are likely to initially encounter them.


Table of contents


Sign (10/25)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

Once he comes to your room, follow Doctor Hartman to the elevator. Ride it downstairs and head outside. Walk with him until you reach a giant sundial, and pause to “read” it.

Coffee Thermos (52/100)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

Doctor Hartman leads you inside a large room, with a stone fireplace at its center. Check behind the fireplace to find a thermos on the counter.

Sign (11/25)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

Near the counter with the thermos, look on the wall to see a poster next to the door that reads “Creator’s Dilemma.”

Sign (12/25)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

Continue following Doctor Hartman as he leads you along a hallway. Check the plaque on your right, near the end of that hall.

Manuscript Page (55/91)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

You receive this automatically when it is handed to you in a cutscene.

TV Show (9/14)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

Leave the room where you received the manuscript and head back down the hall, then cross the lobby area to the far wall. Head up the stairs and start along the hallway toward your room. A TV mounted to the fireplace will automatically start broadcasting as you approach.

Coffee Thermos (53/100)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

Follow the hallway as it continues forward, then wraps left. Near the end, the thermos sits on a railing in front of a window.

Manuscript Page (56/91)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

Return to your room for a cutscene. Then head back out into the hallway and check at the head of the stairs, just left from your room.

Manuscript Page (57/91)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

Downstairs, grab the keys from the unconscious body and open the glass doors on the opposite side of the room. Head down the hallway to the immediate left and enter the room to find a manuscript page on a table in the corner, near some paintings.

Coffee Thermos (54/100)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

Return to the hallway and head to the next room on the right, which you unlock to find Barry. A thermos rests on a windowsill behind him.

Manuscript Page (58/91)

Enter the next room and you receive the manuscript page automatically as part of a cutscene.

Manuscript Page (59/91)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

On your way out of the clinic, you find a flare and must use it to clear bear statues out of a doorway. After doing so, head immediately left into a room with a TV and some couches. The manuscript page is on the arm of one of them.

Coffee Thermos (55/100)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

Once the floating sphere rams through the clinic’s front doors so you can exit into the courtyard, immediately head right along the stone walkway to find the thermos on a rail near an iron gate.

Sign (13/25)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

Head back along the stone walkway and descend the steps to the right, then circle around the statue in the courtyard square to find and read a plaque.

Manuscript Page (60/91)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

Head past the Safe Haven and through a gate to enter the hedge maze, then start through it. Veer right as possible until you reach an open square with a tree and a manuscript page resting on a rock at the tree’s base.

Manuscript Page (61/91)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

Continue past the tree and continue to reach another open square with benches. From there, wrap around to the left to find a bench at a dead end with a manuscript page resting on it.

Coffee Thermos (56/100)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

Finish your journey through the hedge maze to arrive at a Safe Haven, then descend along the walkway and through the gates to reach a gazebo. Defeat any enemies and then check in the gazebo for supplies and the thermos.

Manuscript Page (62/91)

Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake

Descend the path behind the gazebo and take out more enemies on your way to a Safe Haven. Near it, you will see a shed. Enter and grab the gun and ammo. Look to the right of the ammo to see a series of pale sacks with a manuscript page resting on them.

Manuscript Page (63/91)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

Pass through the double gate near the Safe Haven and follow a wide path where more enemies attack. Past them, use your flashlight to eliminate a wheelbarrow and gate, then continue through the opening. Near the top of some steps descending toward another Safe Haven, you’ll find the manuscript page.

Can Pyramid (7/12)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

After grabbing the manuscript, turn around and look at the low stone wall behind you to spot the can pyramid.

Chest (15/30)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

From the Safe Haven at the base of the stairs, continue straight ahead along the rock wall. Some enemies attack. Defeat them, then head through an opening near the end of the rock wall and follow a path through some boulders to find a hidden area with the chest.

Coffee Thermos (57/100)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

Return to the main pathway and head up the stairs to find a Safe Haven. Beyond it wait some tables with supplies and a thermos on the low stone wall beyond them.

Manuscript Page (64/91)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

At the same Safe Haven where you find the thermos, the path splits. If you look to the right, you can see Barry standing in the distance, while to the left there is a dead-end path. Head along that path and up some stairs to find the manuscript page resting on a wall.

Coffee Thermos (58/100)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

Following a cutscene depicting a crash, head along a trail descending to your left and cross some tracks, then continue left until you reach a wheelbarrow that comes to life to attack. Head right along some wooden planking and find the thermos resting on a box behind two barrels.

Manuscript Page (65/91)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

Go back the way you came and enter the mineshaft now directly ahead of you. Near its back, more objects attack. Find the manuscript page posted on some boards at the end of the shaft.

Manuscript Page (66/91)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

Exit the shaft and head left past a variety of additional sentient objects until you reach a valve you can’t turn. Just past it, climb the stairs, and head back the way you came on higher ground. Jump the gap and find a generator, with a manuscript page on the planking nearby.

Coffee Thermos (59/100)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

After you turn the valve and swing a light around to destroy some gates, avoid enemies to reach the next Safe Haven. Continue left along the rocky trail to reach a campsite where you will find supplies and a thermos in plain sight.

Manuscript Page (67/91)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

Continue along the path from the campsite and you will encounter the familiar light from near the beginning of the game, which talks about manuscript pages and then drops another one on some stones so you can add it to your collection.

Manuscript Page (68/91)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

Proceed through the forest, along a path littered with bear traps, and head for some light near the remnants of a stone building. Near the generator, you’ll find a manuscript page on the ground.

Coffee Thermos (60/100)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

From the Safe Haven, collect a gun and some ammo from just inside the building’s doorway, then head around the building’s exterior to the left to climb some stairs. An upper room, open to the elements, has a thermos resting on its windowsill.

Coffee Thermos (61/100)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

Travel onward from the Safe Haven, along a trail with bear traps and enemies, to reach a Safe Haven in front of a house. Enter the building and go left into the kitchen to find a thermos on the far counter.

TV Show (10/14)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

Climb the stairs to the second floor and break into the room on your right to meet with someone and grab supplies. Then head across the hallway to the other room and a TV will start broadcasting as you enter.

Manuscript Page (69/91)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

Return downstairs, where you face a surprise attack in close quarters. Defeat that enemy, then hop out the window and head left around the building to climb stairs onto the porch. There, find a manuscript page on the rug.

Chest (16/30)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

Return to where you jumped out of the window and now head just past that point to find a cellar. Inside the cellar is a chest with supplies.

Coffee Thermos (62/100)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

Drive the pickup truck down the road, watching for a tractor on your right. Get out of your truck and grab the thermos from the ground, near the tractor’s front wheel.

Coffee Thermos (63/100)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

Continue along the road in the pickup truck once again, until you reach a branching path. Get out of your truck just ahead of that intersection and run through the brush to the right to find a thermos sitting on a stump near a tractor.

Chest (17/30)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

Return to your truck and proceed through the intersection, then uphill. A short way up that hill, there is a cabin to your left. Enter it and find the chest in the room’s back left corner, behind a staircase.

Radio Show (10/11)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

Continue uphill until you see a car parked and facing the road. Just ahead of the car, stop your vehicle and get out, then run upstairs to the tower to find a gun, ammo, and a radio.

Chest (18/30)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake, Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

Drive along the road leading past the tower until you witness a structure falling. Head right across a field of hay barrels and eliminate enemies using your vehicle. Then follow a hillside trail left past some construction equipment to a Safe Haven. Drop through the opening in the barbed wire fence and run left past the windmill to reach a barn that contains the chest.

Coffee Thermos (64/100)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

Exit the barn and head along the main trail leading forward between bleachers. Check the bleachers on your left for a thermos.

Coffee Thermos (65/100)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

Proceed until you trigger a cutscene. Once it concludes, look for a thermos near where Barry stands on the stage.

Manuscript Page (70/91)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

After you defeat the waves of the Taken, stand near the right edge of the stage (the side opposite the one where Barry had been working) and look under the sign to spot a glowing manuscript page posted against some boards.

Manuscript Page (71/91)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

Follow Barry through a gap in a fence to reach some vehicles parked in front of a barn. To the right of the barn is a field. Head along the field toward its back corner to find a tractor and a cart with a manuscript page.

TV Show (11/14)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

Once you enter the barn with Barry, start forward and watch the shelves ahead and to the right for a TV that you can turn on for a broadcast.

Coffee Thermos (66/100)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

Just after you pass the TV and the base of a staircase, look to the right to spot a thermos on a shelf.

Manuscript Page (72/91)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

Near where Barry is standing, a staircase leads to the barn’s second floor. Climb the stairs, then head right along the upper level toward the far wall, where a manuscript page waits.

Sign (14/25)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

Head right from where you found the manuscript, and then head along the next area, past a boat and a post with a flashing green light. Against the back wall, past baled hay, there is a sign you should read.

Can Pyramid (8/12)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

After pressing the button to move the boat, return to the barn’s lower floor and proceed through the new opening, then look ahead. Sparking wires dangle ahead of you. Pass them and then look left, at a wooden object, which has cans stacked in a pyramid.

Coffee Thermos (67/100)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

Continue to the next building with Barry and enter it, then climb to the third floor. The thermos is waiting for you on some shelving directly ahead of you.

Radio Show (11/11)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

Climb more stairs and then a ladder. Directly ahead of you is a radio near a window.

Coffee Thermos (68/100)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

Continue upstairs and activate a generator, then use the lift to ride to the lowest floor. Once you unlock the silo door for Barry, head outside and across the field to the Anderson house. Inside, look immediately to the right to find the bathroom, which holds a thermos.

Coffee Thermos (69/100)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

Check through the rooms to the left of the entry to reach the kitchen, where a thermos rests on the counter.

Manuscript Page (73/91)

A hidden collectible location in Alan Wake Image: Remedy Entertainment/Epic Games via Polygon

Head upstairs and you will find the episode’s final manuscript page in plain sight along the hallway floor leading left from the head of the stairs.