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Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart cheats and Gold Bolt locations guide

Find all 25 Gold Bolt collectibles to unlock cheats

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Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart’s 25 Gold Bolt collectibles are scattered across all nine levels. Each Gold Bolt unlocks a new cheats or mods like new skins for your weapons or even infinite health and ammo.

In this Rift Apart guide, we’ll show you where to find all 25 Gold Bolts. We’ve got maps and screenshots along with a short description for every one.


Table of contents


Corson V Nefarious City Gold Bolt locations

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There are three Gold Bolts to find in Corson V Nefarious City.

Corson V Nefarious City Gold Bolt 1

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In the first room of the factory, navigate past all the conveyor belts, and climb to the top. From the door leading out, turn right. There’s a pair of conveyor belts against the wall. Jump past the large boxes and work your way north to find this Gold Bolt that unlocks new wrench skins.

Corson V Nefarious City Gold Bolt 2

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From the bazaar, ride the elevator north and up — back toward the beginning of the level. Face east, and wall run along the panels. Follow the alley around to find the this Gold Bolt that unlocks new Gold Bolt skins.

Corson V Nefarious City Gold Bolt 3

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Head back to Club Nefarious and start retracing the route you followed while chasing Phantom/Skid. When you come to the park-like area with two glowing trees, look for an alley in the northeast. Use the two portals to reach the third Gold Bolt that unlocks an enhanced gallery.


Sargasso Outpost L51 Gold Bolt locations

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There are 2 Gold Bolts to find in Sargasso Outpost L51 on your first visit.

Sargasso Outpost L51 Gold Bolt 1

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On the same factory platform where you ship is docked, head to the northwest. Look for a portal to warp into to find the first Gold Bolt of this level. It unlocks new skins for Rivet’s hammer.

Sargasso Outpost L51 Gold Bolt 2

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From the same factory platform as Gold Bolt 1, grab a Sneedle and hop over to the factory platform to the southeast. Loop around to the back side along the southeast edge to find the second Gold Bolt. This one unlocks Photo Mode Pack 1.

Sargasso Outpost L51 “Help Trudi” Gold Bolt

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There is 1 Gold Bolt remaining on Sargasso Outpost L51 that you can collect as part of “Help Trudi.”

Sargasso Outpost L51 Gold Bolt 3

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From the factory, look to the southeast. The final Gold Bolt is high in the air inside a hoop on a pole. Hop on Trudi and fly up to it to unlock Ship Skins Pack 1.


Scarstu Debris Field Zurkie’s Gold Bolt locations

There is one Gold Bolt outside of Scarstu Debris Field Zurkie’s.

Scarstu Debris Field Zurkie’s Gold Bolt 1

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Scarstu’s first Gold Bolt is hovering under the landing pads. Start on the landing pad just to the east and hoverboot down to grab it. You’ll fall to your death afterward, but you’ll be able to grab this bolt and unlock Gold Weapons.

Scarstu Debris Field Zurkie’s Bronze Cup Gold Bolt

There is 1 Gold Bolt to earn as a reward in the Bronze Cup.

Scarstu Debris Field Zurkie’s Gold Bolt 2

Complete the third Bronze Cup stage, Awesome Bugtrax Done Quick to collect the RPG Gold Bolt.

Scarstu Debris Field Zurkie’s Silver Cup Gold Bolt

There is 1 Gold Bolt to earn as a reward in the Silver Cup.

Scarstu Debris Field Zurkie’s Gold Bolt 3

Complete the third stage, Pest Control, to a Gold Bolt that unlocks Photo Mode Pack 3.


Savali Urfdah Mesa Gold Bolt locations

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There are 2 Gold Bolts to find in Savali Urfdah Mesa on your first visit.

Savali Urfdah Mesa Gold Bolt 1

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This Gold Bolt takes a bit of work to get to. In the north, look for a tree — there is some Raritanium nearby. There is a series of switches along a natural tunnel starting there and leading east (clockwise). Hit all the switches and boosters, and you’ll activate a rift at the end that will lead you straight to the Gold Bolt back in the west. This one unlocks Music Pack 1 for the jukebox in Zurkie’s.

Savali Urfdah Mesa Gold Bolt 2

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You’ll find this Gold Bolt on one of the floating platforms to chase down. Watch for it in the southeast. When you catch it, you’ll unlock Rendering Modes Pack 1.

Savali Urfdah Mesa “Get to the Archives” collectibles locations

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Near the end of the game, you’ll return to Savali (briefly) as part of the “Find the Dimensional Map Before the Emperor” objective. When you “Activate the Machinery” to drill a hole, you’ll be able to reach the final Gold Bolt on this planet.

Savali Urfdah Mesa Gold Bolt 3

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Down in the hole you drill into Savali, look on the west side for an infected console. Use Glitch to clear out the viruses, and the door will open. Grab this Gold Bolt to unlock Ship Skins 2.


Blizar Prime Blizon Mines Gold Bolt locations

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There are 2 Gold Bolts to find in Blizar Prime Blizon Mines on your first visit.

Blizar Prime Blizon Mines Gold Bolt 1

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Not far into the Blizar Prime Blizon Mines, you’ll come to a pool of lava. Take a left, and follow the the path to this Gold Bolt that unlocks Photo Mode Pack 2.

Blizar Prime Blizon Mines Gold Bolt 2

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To the northeast, you’ll cross the Wasp Caverns on your way to Find the Missing Chef. In the low-gravity dimension, watch for this Gold Bolt in the distance. You’ll need to use a couple of the blizon crystals to bounce back and forth between dimensions to reach it. This unlocks a Head Size mod.

Blizar Prime Blizon Mines Gold Bolt 3

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Use the Blizon Crystal in Blizar Prime’s Mining Hub to switch to the broken dimension. Use the magnetic paths there to reach the third Gold Bolt that unlocks Infinite Health.


Torren IV Molonoth Gulch Gold Bolt locations

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There are 2 Gold Bolts to find in Torren IV Molonoth Gulch.

Torren IV Molonoth Gulch Gold Bolt 1

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Right at the beginning of the level, watch for a cave on the right. Use your hoverboots and the wall run panels to reach this Gold Bolt. It unlocks Wrench Swap Pack 1.

Torren IV Molonoth Gulch Gold Bolt 2

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The second Gold Bolt is along a Grind Rail you’ll take as part of the main story — you can’t miss it. This one unlocks Hammer Swap Pack 1.


Cordelion Kedaro Station Gold Bolt locations

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There are 3 Gold Bolts to find in Cordelion Kedaro Station.

Cordelion Kedaro Station Gold Bolt 1

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Climb to the top of Cordelion’s main platform and switch to the Other Dimension. Look at the platform off to the east. Get a running (skating?) start with your hoverboots and jump across. Switch back to the prime dimension to collect this Gold Bolt and unlock Infinite Ammo.

Cordelion Kedaro Station Gold Bolt 2

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On the lower level of Kedaro Station, just as you spot your first Amoeboid, look for the malfunctioning doors along the left. Use the rift to get past, and you’ll find this Gold Bolt inside. Pick it to unlock the Home Run Hitter setting.

Cordelion Kedaro Station Gold Bolt 3

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You’ll walk right past the second Gold Bolt during your underwater escape. This unlocks the Confetti Craniums setting.


Ardolis Pirate Base Gold Bolt locations

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There are 2 Gold Bolts to find in Ardolis Pirate Base.

Ardolis Pirate Base Gold Bolt 1

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During the Pirate Trials in the northwest of Ardolis, you’ll find this Gold Bolt in the second trial’s room. Use Glitch to clear out the console, and you’ll unlock Music Pack 2.

Ardolis Pirate Base Gold Bolt 2

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In the middle of Ardolis, there’s a section where you’ll have to ride a Sneedle to progress (this is on the way to the Pirate Trials). When you pass through the flaming hoop, watch for this Gold Bolt along the right. Just watch out for the exploding barrels. This bolt unlocks Rendering Modes Pack 2.


Viceron Zordoom Prison Gold Bolt locations

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There are 3 Gold Bolts to find in Viceron Zordoom Prison.

Viceron Zordoom Prison Gold Bolt 1

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Inside the first building of the prison, head to the east to find this Gold Bolt. This one unlocks Mirror Mode.

Viceron Zordoom Prison Gold Bolt 2

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When you’re on the platforms above the ocean about halfway to the prison, you’ll find this Gold Bolt off to the northeast. This one unlock Wrench Swap Pack 2.

Viceron Zordoom Prison Gold Bolt 3

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After you’ve unlocked all the prison cells, you’ll find this Gold Bolt in one of the cells on the second floor. It unlocks Hammer Swap Pack 2.