GW2 Associate of Secrets World 2 achievement guide

A guide to getting all 11 hidden rooms for the GW2 Associate of Secrets World 2 achievement.

Tip: Do this on infantile mode to make it easy on yourself.

Note: If you are going after all the baubles in World 2 Zone 1 as well, do this with Associate of Baubles World 2 so you can hit two birds with one stone.

Video Guide (Also includes Associate of Baubles World 2 achievement)


Checkpoint 5 to 6   


Hidden Room 1: Right after the rafts phase with the assassins, turn left and you will see a shop.

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Checkpoint 7 to 8     


Hidden room 2: After getting past the water sprouts and hitting the checkpoint, go left immediately after the checkpoint and jump up the rocks.Once you are up there, you will need to follow the small rocks on the ledge.

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Finally, once you reach the ledge, throw a bomb at the wall and this should reveal a hidden room.

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Hidden room 3: Go back to the checkpoint and take a turn near the hillbillies into the forest area. Inside the forest you will find a yellow tree in the corner guarded by a bear. Kill that bear and then burn the yellow tree with your candle/torch. Then throw a bomb on the revealed area to open up a hidden room. Inside are a couple of baubles and lots of bears.

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Hidden room 4: Go back to the hillbillies and make a very hard jump down below the ledge.The follow the rocks up the river.

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At end of river you should see a mushroom jump pad. Jump on it to reach a yellow bauble.

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At the yellow bauble location, use the bomb to blow up an opening into the wall and you will find a room with lots of hillbillies.

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Hidden room 5: When you get to the river with the moving logs and crocodiles, don’t go across it yet. Instead, look to your left and you will see a water sprout at very end of it. Jump on a log nearest to the shore and then make your way there.

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Follow the rocks go around and then climb up the wall. You should then see a mushroom jump pad followed by a bunch of flower pads.If you fall off the flowers, use the the thingie near the hillbillie to jump back up to the mushroom pad.

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At the end of it is the hidden shop

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Hidden room 6: Don’t leave the shop yet! Throw a bomb at the fireplace and the ground should open up, revealing another hidden room!

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Hidden room 7: Exit the shop and immediately throw a bomb to the wall at your right. This will reveal a cave full of toads.

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Hidden room 8: Inside the toad cave, there are two rooms. Clear the toads and go to the room on the left. Throw a bomb at the wall not far from the intersection of the two rooms and you will reveal another hidden room.

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Inside is a shopkeeper and a green bauble.

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Hidden room 9:  Die or find your way back to the checkpoint and before you cross the river with the moving logs, jump to the rock here and then throw a bomb behind the waterfall. At the very bottom of the waterfall will be another hidden room with a red bauble.

Note: The hidden room is at the very bottom, if you just jump behind the waterfall you are actually 1 floor higher. You need to carefully drop off to the very bottom floor and take care to not get washed away by the water.

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Hidden room 10:The shop past the river with the moving logs counts as a hidden room.

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Checkpoint 8 to 9   


Hidden room 11: At the waterfall with the logs, there is a hidden room that you need to open with a bomb. It is slightly above the second mushroom pad. Just ride the log and turn your character so you can see the wall behind the waterfall. Throw bombs if you see the wall looks different.

Make sure you enter the right room! There is also another room at the bottom that doesn’t need a bomb to enter and that one doesn’t count! The correct room has a shopkeeper!

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  • TFMurphy

    Just a note: if you *do* fall down on the way to Hidden Room 5, you are definitely not stuck. The way back up to the mushroom is pretty straightforward, and starts right where the Hillbillies are.

    • http://dulfy.net/ Dulfy

      Thanks, made the correction :)

      • illendarcher

        hi dulfy, would you be my friend in-game plz… im such a noob in JP and i need extra help if i need :P tks if you want :)

  • Puzzles

    Hello Dulfy. How are you creating the rainbow pathways? Thank you.

    • http://dulfy.net/ Dulfy

      Infantile mode

      • Puzzles

        I thought all this time I was playing in that, haha. Okay. Thank you!

    • Xan

      thats Infantile Cloud mode

  • Sty

    Tyvm for the guide!

    Are you sure that the first hidden room is the cave in the waterfall and not the first shop in the same area (at the left of the checkpoint after the rafts phase)?

    I’m pretty sure that the shop counts as a hidden room, but this cave doesn’t.

    • http://dulfy.net/ Dulfy

      Ah you are right, the shop counted, ty for correction

  • riGGo

    Nice guide!

    For some reason, the hidden room 11 didn’t count for me and a guildie. Maybe a bug, but are u sure it counted for you? We tried it 2-3 times, always nothing.

    • http://dulfy.net/ Dulfy

      There are two hidden rooms in there, one of them is empty. The empty one don’t count. Was the room you entered empty or has a shopkeeper

      • riGGo

        Oh okay, it was empty. Thanks a lot, but still wonder why I got the bauble achievement, although I didn’t go in that hidden room.

      • riGGo

        Ah it’s a pot dealer :P

  • Home Fries

    Yeah, I dont know if some of these are hidden rooms. I am stuck on 9/11 found.

    • http://dulfy.net/ Dulfy

      Hidden room 1 was wrong but has being corrected, try that little shop. Also for #11 make sure you enter the correct hidden room. There is one at the bottom you don’t need a bomb to enter and it doesn’t count.

      • Home Fries

        That seems to have done the trick. Thanks for the change. (Never noticed that shop there o.O)

        • http://dulfy.net/ Dulfy

          Perfect, thanks for the confirmation. Some of the ones I wasn’t too sure because I was already at 3/11 when i started the guide so some parts I was a bit fuzzy

    • Home Fries

      OK, I apparently didn’t do hidden room 11 right, but that remains 1 to be counted for me. I have done the others correctly.

      • http://dulfy.net/ Dulfy

        did you try the corrected hidden room 1?

  • Kurim

    Thank you Dulfy <3
    Will check it out this evening.

  • Geloe

    I found a shop with a hidden room inside at the beginning of World 2/Zone 2: Hope my pictures will help a little bit :-) Inside the shop you have to burn the carpet and use a bomb afterwards.

    • Laixen

      its already part of hidden room 5 and 6 up there

  • henry
    • Suth

      Great guide, I just followed it and would like to point out that secret 6 part 2 is counted as a secret by itself.

  • Guest

    I found 8 out of 9 secrets in W2Z2. Here are the screens of what i found.

    http://imgur.com/a/fo7C6

    • Guest

      Pic 3: When you go behind the shopseller of the hidden shop there is another secret room.

      • Guest

        I mean the one behind the second piranha temple

    • ganesha

      i cant oben the door in the darkroom?
      what must i do, i have the fluit but not open

  • Filbo

    If you need hidden rooms for z2 and 3, i posted some pictures of them in your other guide Back to School coverage guide.

  • Latrotoxin

    I threw bombs at location no. 9 but no cave opened … i tried to play the 1,2,3 song with my flute but it didn’t reveal any secrets around that point. Is secret no. 9 confirmed?

    • Poringosa

      I tested it and it works just fine. Perhaps you throw your bombs too early/too late or in the wrong direction. it is a little bit in the left side of your log.

    • http://dulfy.net/ Dulfy

      Yes it is confirmed. The hidden room is at the very bottom of the waterfall. If you just jump behind the waterfall, you will be 1 floor higher than the hidden room, you then need to carefully drop down to the very bottom floor

    • Latrotoxin

      Got it – i threw all of them in the wrong direction.
      The picture above, especially the arrow lead me the wrong way. ^^
      Thx for help.

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  • ganesha

    who can i open the room by mysterius guy, i have the fluit and play teh song but dont work.
    or ply i the false song? pls help me

  • Slip Elessar

    Found a chest behind the waterfalls on the falling log obstacle [IMG]http://i42.tinypic.com/w6xcb6.jpg[/IMG] [IMG]http://i40.tinypic.com/15876me.jpg[/IMG] Hope this pic link works

    • http://dulfy.net/ Dulfy

      Yes that is the chest you need for the baubles achievement, i got it covered in my associates of baubles world 2 guide

      • skarpa

        The way to this chest seems to have changed, the rock is larger and target area smaller. Can still jump it with dodge jump.

  • Quar

    I Will Find You And Marry You

  • gemini sumner

    dulfy did u use a bomb for the end ?

    • http://dulfy.net/ Dulfy

      Room 11? yes. There is another hidden room that is already open without needing to throw bombs but it doesn’t count towards the achievment

  • Claire

    Does the shopkeeper in the toad room count as a shop for tough customer?

  • Xilef

    Has the chest near the end of W2Z1 been moved? I can’t do as you do in your video.

    • XIlef

      Nevermind! Got it!

  • Xenocide

    Hi, almost perfect guide! It would be great to add the known digging spots to the guide. Thanks for the work!

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