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L.A. Noire – Trophy Guide

May 30, 2011 Written by Jeff Belote

Set in the 1940′s, L.A. Noire puts you in the shoes of Detective Cole Phelps, whose job it is to search for clues and interrogate witnesses while trying to solve cases ranging from Homicide to Arson. There are a total of 51 trophies to earn, consisting of 27 bronze, 10 silver, 3 gold and 1 platinum.

***PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS GUIDE DOES CONTAIN MAJOR SPOILERS.***

Platinum Trophy (Platinum) - Collect all other trophies to unlock.

Collect every other trophy in the game.

Police Academy (Bronze)Complete all cases on the Patrol desk.

There are a total of four cases on the Patrol desk.

  1. Upon Reflection
  2. Armed And Dangerous
  3. Warrants Outstanding
  4. Buyer Beware

* This is story related and can’t be missed.

Paved With Good Intentions (Bronze)Complete all cases on the Traffic desk.

There are a total of three cases on the Traffic desk.

  1. The Driver’s Seat
  2. A Marriage Made In Heaven
  3. Fallen Idol

* This is story related and can’t be missed.

The Simple Art Of Murder (Bronze)Complete all cases on the Homicide desk.

There are a total of six cases on the Homicide desk.

  1. The Red Lipstick Murder
  2. The Golden Butterfly
  3. The Silk Stocking Murder
  4. The White Shoe Slaying
  5. The Studio Secretary Murder
  6. The Quarter Moon Murders

* This is story related and can’t be missed.

No Rest For The Wicked (Bronze)Complete all cases on the Vice desk.

There are a total three of cases on the Vice desk.

  1. The Black Caesar
  2. The Set Up
  3. Manifest Destiny

* This is story related and can’t be missed.

Moth To A Flame (Gold)Complete all cases on the Arson desk.

There are a total of five cases on the Arson desk.

  1. The Gas Man
  2. A Walk In Elysian Fields
  3. House Of Sticks
  4. A Polite Invitation
  5. A Different Kind Of War

* This is story related and can’t be missed.

A Cop On Every Corner (Bronze) - Complete a single street crime case.

See The Long Arm Of The Law.

Johnny On The Spot (Silver) - Respond to 20 street crime cases.

See The Long Arm Of The Law.

The Long Arm Of The Law (Silver) - Complete all street crime cases.

There are a total of 40 street crimes that can be accessed by pressing the “X” button as the case comes across your police scanner. You will only get these if you are driving a “police” car. These cases will become available at certain times of the day and will be unlocked as you progress further in the main story. Currently active street cases will be displayed on your map with a yellow icon that looks like a person running. The icon will turn white when the case is completed. There will also be red icons indicating available cases that have yet to be completed. You can check which cases are available to you be pressing “Start” and then using “L1″ and “R1″ to cycle through the cases. Here is a list of the street cases, listed by name and what time of the day they are available for each desk:

Traffic Desk Street Cases

  1. Boxing Clever (21:00 – 4:00)
  2. Cosmic Rays (21:00 – 4:00)
  3. Masked Gunman (21:00 – 4:00)
  4. Shoo-Shoo Bandits (21:00 – 4:00)
  5. GangFight (21:00 – 4:00)
  6. Amateur Hour ( 20:00 – 4:00)
  7. Death From Above (20:00 – 4:00)
  8. Theater Robbery(19:15 – 21:00)
  9. Pawnshop Holdup (8:00 – 16:00)
  10. Hotel Bandits (8:00 – 16:00)
  11. Army Surplus (8:00 – 16:00) – The Consul’s Car DLC
  12. Hung Out To Dry (20:00 – 4:00)

Homicide Desk Street Cases

  1. Vengeful Ex (8:30 – 18:00)
  2. Death  Plunge (8:30 – 18:00)
  3. Canned Fish (19:00 – 6:30)
  4. Would Be Robber (8:30 – 18:00)
  5. Running Battle (8:00 – 19:00)
  6. Bank Job (8:00 – 16:00)
  7. Unsuccessful Holdup (8:00 – 16:00)
  8. Cop Killer Shot (8:00 – 16:00)
  9. Honey Boy (8:00 – 16:00)
  10. Misunderstanding (8:00 – 16:00)
  11. Thicker Than Water (7:00 – 19:00)
  12. Killer Bandit (8:00 – 16:00)
  13. Bowling Alley Robbery (8:00 – 16:00)

Vice Desk Street Cases

  1. Commies (8:00 – 16:00)
  2. Fatal Plunge (8:00 – 18:00)
  3. Against The Odds (8:00 – 16:00)
  4. Daylight Robbery (8:00 – 16:00)
  5. The Blue Line (8:00 – 16:00)
  6. Zoot Suit Riot (19:00 – 7:00)
  7. The Badger Game (19:00 – 7:00)
  8. Camera Obscura (19:00 – 7:00)
  9. Secret Keepers (8:30 – 17:40)
  10. Bad Date (21:00 – 5:00)

Arson Desk Street Cases

  1. Accident Prone (19:00 – 7:00)
  2. Paper Sack Holdup (19:00 – 7:00)
  3. Café Holdup (8:00 – 18:00)
  4. Bus Stop Shooting (8:00 – 16:00)
  5. Hot Property (8:00 – 16:00)

The City Of The Angels (Gold) - Reach 100% Game Complete.

For this trophy, you will need to complete all story cases and street crimes. You will also need to collect all vehicles, film reels, land marks and newspapers. Here is a breakdown of everything:

  • There are 21 Story Cases which make up 57%Click here for a complete guide to all the story cases.
  • There are 40 Street Crimes which make up 15% – See The Long Arm Of The Law.
  • There are 95 Vehicles which make up 15% – See Auto Fanatic.
  • There are 50 Film Reels which make up 7% – See Hollywoodland.
  • There are 30 Landmarks which make up 3% – See Star Map.
  • There are 13 Newspapers which make up 3% – Click here for a complete guide to all newspaper locations.

The Up And Up (Silver) - Complete a story case with a five star rating.

See Shamus To The Stars.

Shamus To The Stars (Gold) - Complete all story cases with a five star rating.

In order to get a  five star rating you will need to find all of the clues and get all of the questions correct. There is some room for error but to play it safe I would get everything. You can also lose stars by causing too much damage so I suggest letting your partner drive when going for five stars.

Click here for a complete guide to all the story cases.

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