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Reflectors
Soul Reaver 2 items
SR2-Light-ReflectorShield
Raziel holding a Reflector Shield
Introduced in Wiki-Icon-SR2Soul Reaver 2 (2001)
Wielded by Greater thralls, Raziel
Obtained at Greater thralls, Light Forge
Parameters limits gameplay mechanics
Activates Light Forge
Used at large pillared room, Light Forge
Appearances Wiki-Icon-SR2

The Reflectors, also known as the Reflector Shields, were a pair of identical puzzle objects obtained and used by Raziel in the Light Forge in Soul Reaver 2.

RoleEdit

The Reflectors were a pair of items that were crucial to solving the puzzle of the Light Forge and imbuing the Wraith Blade with elemental Light in Soul Reaver 2.[SR2]

Raziel first encountered a Reflector in a side chamber of the Light Forge, shortly after passing the Light Forge key. Assailed by a shield-bearing Greater thrall and several Swordsmen thralls, Raziel was able to defeat the Thralls and recover the Reflector shield from the Greater Thrall.[SR2][SR2-C4][1]

The Reflector was a circular golden disk artifact with a Light symbol marked on the face of the disk. Once gained the Reflector significantly limited Raziel's abilities - preventing him from Climbing, Gliding, entering Combat, manipulating objects or Devouring Souls. If placed on the ground, the key would quickly return to its point of origin.[SR2][2]

Placing the Reflector in an empty holder in the 'large pillar room' of the forge Raziel was able to use the shield to reflect sunlight onto a light-activated door and open his way further through the forge. A second Reflector shield (once again held by a Greater thrall and gained by defeating it) would be encountered later in the same forge, with this also placed nearby to open light-activated doors and enable Raziel to pass through the forge unimpeded, so he could gain access to the Light Forge key.[SR2][SR2-C4][1]

  • Greater Thrall holding Reflector Shield
  • Greater Thrall holding Reflector Shield in SR2 bonus materials

NotesEdit

  • The Reflectors are not named in game, but are referred to as such in the Prima Guide[1].Game files refer to the object as "ltltkey"[SR2], whilst the game manual seems to refer to both these objects and the earlier Sun Disk as "Reflector disks".[2]
  • The Reflectors act similarly to the earlier Sun Disk seen in the Dark Forge - being placed to reflect Sunlight-rays through the forge. Despite their similarity in use and appearance, the markings on the two are different, with the Reflectors decorated with the Light Reaver symbol.[SR2]
  • The Reflector Shields also act like the Emblem keys seen in other forges as they are gained from 'Shield'-bearing Greater thralls and are ultimately used to open doorways within the forge.[SR2]
  • Though similarly named, the Reflector Shields are not to be confused with the large rotatable 'Reflectors' seen in the Light and Dark Forges - which although reflecting light within a forge, are defined as 'Rotatable objects' rather than 'Puzzle objects'.[2]

AppearancesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Icon-Prima Prima Games / Demian Linn and David Hodgson. Prima's Official Soul Reaver 2 Guide. (2001)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Wiki-Icon-SR2 Soul Reaver 2 manual. Crystal Dynamics. (Eidos Interactive). (October 31, 2001) Download.

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