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Pitfall: The Lost Expedition

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Also on:GBA, GC
GF Rating
6.6

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Gameplay Controls

Pitfall: The Lost Expedition

BASIC CONTROLS
Left Thumbstick Move around. Push lightly to walk, push all the way to run.
Right Thumbstick (With nothing equipped) Reach out to activate levers or grab items.
A Button Jump (press a second time to perform a double jump). A + X = Spin kick.
X Button Standard attack
Y Button Crouch. Y Button + Left Thumbstick = Roll (Allows Harry to get through even the lowest underpass. It's also great for showing off at parties!) Hold Y + X = Sweep kick.
White Button (Tap) Snap camera to Harry's back. (Hold + Right Thumbstick) Look around mode (Tip: Sometimes you'll need to look around for a clue!)
Black Button (Hold + Left Thumbstick) Sneak (Tips: Some enemies can be avoided by sneaking past them!)
Left Trigger Control the camera view
Right Trigger Control the camera view
Start Pause/Harry's Heroic Handbook (Access the Options Menu, your inventory and much more!)

HARRY'S GEAR
Directional Pad Hold = Assign an item to the directional button. After you press and hold a directional button, a sub-menu with all of Harry's gear will be displayed. Highlight an item for Harry to use, and push the A button to select it. That item will be assigned to the directional button that was held down. Tap = Equip/Unequip an assigned item for Harry to use. Even when an item is in Harry's hands, he can automatically switch to another item by pressing any of the other three directional buttons.
Right Thumbstick Direct control over Harry's gear. When Harry needs the right tool for the job, he'll have direct control over what he's holding! For some of the items, you'll need to use the left thumbstick as well.

SLING
Left Thumbstick Move the aiming reticule
Right Thumbstick Up/Down = Fire shot
Left Trigger (while aiming) Evasive dodge left
Right Trigger (while aiming) Evasive dodge right

TNT
Left Thumbstick Move the aiming reticule (with the right thumbstick held down)
Right Thumbstick Hold Up then push Down = Aiming toss (aim with the left thumbstick). Tap Up = Fling TNT (Harry will toss the TNT in the direction he's facing).
Left Trigger (while aiming) Evasive dodge left
Right Trigger (while aiming) Evasive dodge right

CANTEEN
Right Thumbstick Hold Up = Drink from canteen (replenishes health). Hold Down = Fills canteen with water (when in a healing fountain).

TORCH
Right Thumbstick Moves torch around in any direction

SHIELD
Right Thumbstick Up = Harry raises the shield over his head (protects from overhead attacks).
X Button Charge attack with the shield

PICKAXES
Left Thumbstick Climb with the pickaxes (when on icy walls & crystal walls). Works going up, down, left or right. When climbing with the pickaxes, use both the left and right thumbsticks in succession.
Right Thumbstick Climb with the pickaxes (when on icy walls & crystal walls). Works going up, down, left or right. When climbing with the pickaxes, use both the left and right thumbsticks in succession. (360 Degrees on right thumbstick) Spin attack (when on the ground.) Spin attack for 5 or 6 seconds until dizzy.

RAFT
Left Thumbstick Paddle with the left hand. Up + Up with right thumbtick = Paddle forward. Down + Down with right thumbstick = Paddle backward. Paddling with one hand will rotate your raft. Experiment with the left thumbstick / right thumbstick in combination. You'll get the hang of it.
Right Thumbstick Paddle with the right hand

GAS MASK
Right Thumbstick Up = Harry protects face from poisonous dangers

VINE SWINGING
Left Thumbstick Left/Right = Similar to the Left/Right triggers and changes the direction of Harry's momentum. Up/Down = Increases/Decreases Harry's momentum as he swings on the vine. (Timing is important!)
Right Thumbstick Up/Down = Harry will climb up or down on the vine and stop his swinging momentum
Left Trigger Changes the direction Harry faces while on the vine.
Right Trigger Changes the direction Harry faces while on the vine.

HARRY'S HEROIC ACTIONS
A Button A, A + X = Smash Strike (A downward attack that'll squash even the biggest bug)
B Button Heroic Dash (A speed boost that allows Harry to zip past danger and prevents him from getting a hotfoot)
X Button X + A Button = Rising Strike (An upward attack that'll save Harry when he's backed into a corner)