|Strategy||Use a shotgun/explosive to tear them down.|
The Impact Barrier (in detail the Shotgun Barrier or Explosives Barrier) is an obstacle found in all three of the reboot games. To tear these down Lara has to use either a Shotgun or Explosives, depending on the type.
The first time Lara actually encounters one of these barriers is in the Gameboy Color adventure Nightmare Stone. Here she has to collect a stick of Dynamite and then place it at the barrier to detonate it.
- Temple A
- The first time Lara has to get past such a barrier is in the very first level Temple A, shortly after passing the first Save Crystal.
Tomb Raider (2013)
These barriers return in Tomb Raider (2013).
- Another Fine Mess
- The first time Lara encounters one of these barriers in the game is during the level Another Fine Mess, immediately after finding the Trench Shotgun.
Rise of the Tomb Raider
There are several shootable barriers, those where you need a shotgun and those where you need explosives in Rise of the Tomb Raider.
- Echoes of the Past
- The first of these barriers, a shotgun barrier can be found as early as Echoes of the Past, unfortunately at this point of the story does not own a shotgun yet.
- There are several impact barriers within the Cold Darkness DLC.
Shadow of the Tomb Raider
- Kuwaq Yaku region