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Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Armor Pods and armor sets locations guide

Complete all eight armor sets

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart armor sets locations guide Image: Insomniac Games/Sony Interactive Entertainment

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart’s 24 Armor Pods collectibles — 8 armor sets with three pieces each — are scattered across all nine levels. Collecting all three pieces of armor in a set unlocks a bonus like reduced damage or extra bolts. You do not have to have armor equipped to get the bonus.

In this Rift Apart guide, we’ll show you where to find all 24 Armor Pods broken down by set. We’ve got maps and screenshots along with a short description for every one.


Table of contents


Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Galactic Ranger armor set locations

Collecting pieces of the Galactic Ranger armor set will increase your melee damage to a max of 20%.

Sargasso Outpost – Galactic Ranger Helmet

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart collectibles guide: Sargasso Outpost L51 Graphic: Jeffrey Parkin/Polygon | Source images: Insomniac Games/Sony Interactive Entertainment via Polygon

Sargasso Outpost L51’s first Pocket Dimension is right along the path you’ll be following. It’s also where you’ll learn to ride Sneedles. This Pocket Dimension’s Armor Pod is directly in front of you as you enter. You’ll pick up the Galactic Ranger Helmet inside.

Sargasso Outpost L51 – Galactic Ranger Boots

After leaving Sargasso the first time, you’ll be able to return later as part of the “Help Trudi” optional objective.

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart collectibles guide: Sargasso Outpost L51 Graphic: Jeffrey Parkin/Polygon | Source images: Insomniac Games/Sony Interactive Entertainment via Polygon

Collect a total of 30 Zurpstones for Mort and Trudi, and Mort’ll reward you with the Galactic Ranger Boots when you return to the factory.

Blizar Prime Blizon Mines – Galactic Ranger Chest

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart collectibles guide: Blizar Prime Blizon Mines Graphic: Jeffrey Parkin/Polygon | Source images: Insomniac Games/Sony Interactive Entertainment via Polygon

There is a Pocket Dimension in the northeast of Blizar Prime Blizon Mines near the Wasp Cavern. Inside, you’ll find the Armor Pod with the Galactic Ranger chest.


Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Robot Pirate armor set locations

Collecting pieces of the Robot Pirate armor set will decrease damage taken from Pirate enemies to a max of 20%.

Scarstu Debris Field Zurkie’s – Robot Pirate Boots

Complete the first stage of Zurkie’s Bronze Cup, Welcoming Committee: Defeat Pierre’s Crew to get the Robot Pirate Boots.

Savali Urfdah Mesa – Robot Pirate Chest

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart collectibles guide: Savali Urfdah Mesa Graphic: Jeffrey Parkin/Polygon | Source images: Insomniac Games/Sony Interactive Entertainment via Polygon

Over on the east side of Savali Urfdah Mesa, you’ll find this Armor Pod on one of the floating platforms you have to chase down. Capture this one to collect the Robot Pirate Chest.

Ardolis Pirate Base – Robot Pirate Helmet

When you complete all three Pirate Trials on Ardolis, you’ll receive the Robot Pirate Helmet as a reward.


Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Carbonox Advanced armor set locations

Collecting pieces of the Carbonox Advanced armor set will increase bolts you gather up to a max of 20%.

Scarstu Debris Field Zurkie’s – Carbonox Advanced Boots

Complete Zurkie’s fifth Bronze Cup stage, A Grunthor Named Sue, to get the Carbonox Advanced Boots.

Scarstu Debris Field Zurkie’s – Carbonox Advanced Chest

Complete Zurkie’s Silver Cup fifth stage, Revenge of the Seekerpede, to collect the Carbonox Advanced Chest.

Scarstu Debris Field Zurkie’s – Carbonox Advanced Helmet

Complete Zurkie’s fifth Gold Cup stage, Twice as Nice, to collect the Carbonox Advanced Helmet.


Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Robot Disguise armor set locations

Collecting pieces of the Robot Disguise armor set will decrease damage taken from Nefarious enemies to a max of 20%.

Corson V Nefarious City – Robot Disguise Helmet

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Corson V - Nefarious City collectible locations Graphic: Jeffrey Parkin/Polygon | Source images: Insomniac Games/Sony Interactive Entertainment via Polygon

Inside Nefarious City’s pocket dimension, you’ll bounce your way across the balloons from the parade. After following the path to the right and fighting past a few Goons-4-Less, you’ll find this Armor Pod with the Robot Disguise helmet.

Sargasso Outpost L51 – Robot Disguise Chest

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart collectibles guide: Sargasso Outpost L51 Graphic: Jeffrey Parkin/Polygon | Source images: Insomniac Games/Sony Interactive Entertainment via Polygon

There’s a second Pocket Dimension in the southwest corner of the Sargasso Outpost L51 map. You’ll have to shoot crates and exploding crates to create a path through. This dimension’s Armor Pod is along the path you’ll be taking, so it’s hard to miss. Inside, you’ll find the Robot Disguise Chest.

Sargasso Outpost L51 – Robot Disguise Boots

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart collectibles guide: Sargasso Outpost L51 Graphic: Jeffrey Parkin/Polygon | Source images: Insomniac Games/Sony Interactive Entertainment via Polygon

In Sargasso Outpost L51’s third Pocket Dimension, you’ll have to run along platforms of exploding crates. The Armor Pod is on the main path, just before you exit the Pocket Dimension. You’ll pick up the Robot Disguise Boots here.


Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Lombax Praetorian armor set locations

Collecting pieces of the Lombax Praetorian armor set will increase the Raritanium you gather up to a max of 20%.

Savali Urfdah Mesa – Lombax Praetorian Boots

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart collectibles guide: Savali Urfdah Mesa Graphic: Jeffrey Parkin/Polygon | Source images: Insomniac Games/Sony Interactive Entertainment via Polygon

Look for the Pocket Dimension on the east side of Savali Urfdah Mesa. Inside, you’ll have to navigate some platforms and wall run panels. At the end, you’ll pick up the Lombax Praetorian Boots.

Torren IV Molonoth Gulch – Lombax Praetorian Helmet

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart collectibles guide: Torren IV Molonoth Gulch Graphic: Jeffrey Parkin/Polygon | Source images: Insomniac Games/Sony Interactive Entertainment via Polygon

After you’ve picked up the Hurlshot on Torren IV Molonoth Gulch, you’ll pass by a Pocket Dimension — Rivet will actually point it out. Inside, navigate your Speedle along to pick up the Lombax Praetorian Helmet.

Viceron Zordoom Prison – Lombax Praetorian Chest

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart collectibles guide: Viceron Zordoom Prison Graphic: Jeffrey Parkin/Polygon | Source images: Insomniac Games/Sony Interactive Entertainment via Polygon

As you’re chasing Ratchet and Kit’s prison cell, you’ll end up in the middle of the Viceron Zordoom Prison map. There’s a Pocket Dimension just north of Ms. Zurkon. Inside, you’ll pick up the Lombax Praetorian Chest.


Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Q-Force armor set locations

Collecting pieces of the Q-Force armor set will decrease the damage you take from Goons-4-Less up to a max of 20%.

Scarstu Debris Field Zurkie’s – Q-Force Helmet

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart collectibles guide: Scarstu Debris Field Zurkie’s Graphic: Jeffrey Parkin/Polygon | Source images: Insomniac Games/Sony Interactive Entertainment via Polygon

Over on Scarstu Debris Field’s northeast landing pad, look for this Pocket Dimension. Hop along the malfunctioning pads to reach this Armor Pod and the Q-Force Helmet.

Blizar Prime Blizon Mines – Q-Force Boots

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart collectibles guide: Blizar Prime Blizon Mines Graphic: Jeffrey Parkin/Polygon | Source images: Insomniac Games/Sony Interactive Entertainment via Polygon

Follow the broken path to the northeast from the Old Mining Site on Blizar Prime. Use the Blizon Crystal to enter the low-gravity dimension. Hop up along the crates and floating islands to find this Armor Pod and the Q-Force Boots.

Viceron Zordoom Prison – Q-Force Chest

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart collectibles guide: Viceron Zordoom Prison Graphic: Jeffrey Parkin/Polygon | Source images: Insomniac Games/Sony Interactive Entertainment via Polygon

After you’ve opened the prison cells, you’ll find the second Armor Pod in the southeastern cell on the second floor. Pick it up to collect the Q-Force Chest.


Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Captain Starshield armor set locations

Collecting pieces of the Captain Starshield armor set will increase the XP you earn up to a max of 20%.

Savali Urfdah Mesa – Captain Starshield Helmet

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart collectibles guide: Savali Urfdah Mesa Graphic: Jeffrey Parkin/Polygon | Source images: Insomniac Games/Sony Interactive Entertainment via Polygon

Look for a Pocket Dimension in the southeast of Savali Urfdah Mesa. Inside, navigate another set of wall run panels through to the end. There, you’ll pick up the Captain Starshield Helmet.

Cordelion Kedaro Station – Captain Starshield Chest

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart collectibles guide: Codelion Kedaro Station Graphic: Jeffrey Parkin/Polygon | Source images: Insomniac Games/Sony Interactive Entertainment via Polygon

Look for a Pocket Dimension in the southwest of the Other Dimension on Cordelion. Use a Shatterblast to deploy the emergency rafts and create a path to follow to this Armor Pod and the Captain Starshield Chest inside.

Ardolis Pirate Base – Captain Starshield Boots

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart collectibles guide: Ardolis Pirate Base Graphic: Jeffrey Parkin/Polygon | Source images: Insomniac Games/Sony Interactive Entertainment via Polygon

Watch for a Pocket Dimension on the beach below Ardolis Pirate Base — you’ll probably fall down here accidentally anyway. Inside, use the Hookshots to reach this Armor Pod and the Captain Starshield Boots.


Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Wasteland Gear armor set locations

Collecting pieces of the Wasteland Gear armor set will decrease the damage you take from indigenous creatures up to a max of 20%.

You’ll find all three pieces of the Wasteland Gear set on Savali. They are all rewards for collecting Lorbs.

Savali Urfdah Mesa – Wasteland Gear Boots

When you collect your first three Lorbs, return them to the Monk Scholar to get the Wasteland Gear Boots.

Savali Urfdah Mesa – Wasteland Gear Chest

Collect seven Lorbs, and the same Monk Scholar will give you the Wasteland Gear Chest.

Savali Urfdah Mesa - Wasteland Gear Helmet

Finish collecting all 12 Lorbs, and the Monk Scholar will give you the Wastland Gear Helmet.