There are 25 golden bolts hidden in Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart. You only need to collect five for the Platinum trophy, but finding them all will unlock special bonuses like infinite ammo and big head mode. Most planets have three to find with the exception of Torren IV and Ardolis. Here's where to find all 25 Golden Bolts in Ratchet and Clank Rift Apart.
Boulon d'or Corson V # 1
The first Golden Bolt can be found by chasing Phantom in the opening level. Go through Club Nefarious, swing using the grappling hook tether, bounce off the pad, then drop down into the yard. From there, turn right and walk past the holographic tree. This will take you to a secret area. Use the Rift Tether to pull yourself forward onto the crate, then use it again to pull yourself to a rift to your right.
Corson V Or Boulon # 2
The second golden bolt is located in the first room of the factory. After using the crank key to open the door, keep going straight and do a wall jump to reach the heights. After the wall jump, turn around instead of going through the door. You should see the bolt on the other side of the room. Use the treadmill to get there, jumping over the crates as needed.
Corson V Or Boulon # 3
The third golden bolt is on a gazebo northeast of Mrs. Zurkon's shop. To reach it, you must first unlock the ability to wall run. Once you've learned how to wall run, return to the airstrip. Jump on the crate in front of the stairs, then climb onto the platform with the railing. You should see a treadmill on the left wall in front of you. Take it and you will find the bolt at the corner of the right.
Sargassum Golden Bolt #1
There, the first golden bolt is hidden behind the factory where the Dead work. This building is right next to the ship's landing site, so you can grab it immediately after landing on the Sargassum. If it's your first time on the planet, however, you won't be able to get it until you save the Dead from the Goons. Once you reach the factory, head behind it and use the Rift Tether to pull yourself towards the Bolt.
Sargassum Golden Bolt #2
The second Golt Bolt is located a short distance east of the landing pad. From the airstrip, head east and jump over the gap in the bridge with a Speedle. Then drop down from the Speedle and continue straight past the Grunthor. The Bolt is hidden behind the large green Gelatonium Harvester.
Sargassum Golden Bolt #3
The third golden bolt is in a hoop in the sky in the center of the area. You cannot reach it on your first visit to the planet. After completing all the main objectives, leave Sargasso and go somewhere else. You will eventually receive a Call from the Dead about a new optional mission involving Trudi. Trudi is a flying creature that loves Zurpstones, and you'll need to collect some for her. At first, you'll only need to collect a small amount in exchange for a piece of armor, but once you've delivered the first batch to the Dead, you can take Trudi flying over Sargasso to collect the rest. . When you unlock the ability to fly, you can also fly to the hoop and get the golden bolt.
Scarstu Debris Field Golden Bolt #1
The first Golden Bolt can be found by using the Magneboots to walk under the station. On the platform to the right of the landing pad, there are two purple aliens standing near a parked ship. To the left of the airstrip is a magnetic strip that you can walk on. Go down it and to the left until you reach a blockade with green lights on it. At the blockade, look up and left to find a pair of matching green lights and a second magnetic stripe. Use L2 to aim the tape and press the Circle button when you see a cursor to access it. The golden bolt will be waiting on the second magnetic strip.
Scarstu Debris Field Golden Bolt #2
The second gold bolt is a Battleplex challenge reward. Specifically, it's the Awesome Bugtrax Done Quick Time Trial challenge reward for the Bronze tier. Just complete the Time Trial with the Speedle and you'll have it. It's not a particularly difficult time trial, so you shouldn't have too many problems.
Scarstu Debris Field Golden Bolt #3
The third golden bolt is also a Battleplex challenge reward. This is the reward for the Silver level challenge called Pest Control. This challenge requires you to defeat 50 enemies before being killed by poison gas. Once you complete it, you will receive the bolt.
Golden Bolt Blizar Prime #1
The first golden bolt is located on the southernmost island of the map. You must be in the intact version of Blizar Prime to see it. It's easily visible once you reach the area, but it's on a ledge that you can't reach with a normal jump. To get the bolt, just follow the path to the left and it will take you there.
Golden Bolt Blizar Prime #2
The second Golden Bolt is located in the caverns in the northeast corner of Blizar Prime. This is the area you need to visit if you do the optional objective to find the missing leader. Once you enter the caverns, hit the Blizon Crystal to teleport to the destroyed version of the planet. Then use the Magneboots to fight your way to the next Blizon Crystal. Tap it to return to normal Blizar Prime. From there, take the ridge to the left to head towards the third Blizon Crystal. Hit it to go to the destroyed Blizar Prime and you'll see the Golden Bolt sitting there.
Golden Bolt #3 Blizar Prime
The third gold bolt is located in the central mining hub in the middle of the map, but in the destroyed dimension of Blizar Prime. To get there, hit the Blizon crystal in the mining center. Once you get to the Destroyed Dimension, you'll see the Golden Bolt sitting on a raised ledge. To reach it, continue forward into the tall structure on the left. Then use the Magneboots to jump onto the floating path. Follow the path to get the Golden Bolt.
Savali's Golden Bolt No. 1
The first Gold Bolt is located in the western part of Savali on a raised platform. To reach it, you actually have to visit a whole other part of the planet. In the northeast region of Savali, you'll find a series of boost pads that run along a very long wire. There are two press switches located at each end of the wire. If you use the Hoverboots at max speed and move along the boost pad path, pressing both switches along the way will open a dimensional tear at the end of the path and teleport you to the Gold Bolt .
Savali's Golden Bolt No. 2
The second Golden Bolt can be found in the southeast corner of the map, hidden in a cave. It's in an armored platform, though, and the platform will move away once you get close enough to it. To grab it, use your Hoverboots at max speed and press L1 to grab onto it when you get close. Just press the switch to keep it from moving and lower the shield to get the golden bolt.
Savali's Golden Bolt #3
The third golden bolt can only be obtained when you return to Savali a second time later in the story. When you revisit the planet later in the game, you can reach a new area called the Catacombs. This is an underground area that was previously inaccessible. Once you descend into the catacombs, there will be an infected terminal next to a locked door. Use Glitch to get rid of the terminal virus and the door will open, revealing the Bolt.
Torren IV Boulon d’or #1
The first golden bolt is located directly in front of the airstrip. There is a broken green bridge a short distance from the ship, and the golden bolt is at the other end. To access it, enter the cave on the right and follow the path. Use the Hoverboots to increase the tread of the wall, then use the grappling hook to reach the golden bolt.
Torren IV Boulon d’or #2
The second golden bolt is located on a grinding rail. You'll miss it when you first play the level. When you start the grinding section of the level to reach the smelting pit, you will eventually see a rift. Press L1 to grab onto it and you'll be placed on the rail with the Bolt.
Cordelion Gold Bolt #1
The first golden bolt is located behind a faulty door in the abandoned dimensional version of Cordelion. After hitting the first Blizon crystal in the level and going down the elevator, continue through the hallways as normal until you come across a door on your left that is on the fritz. He's still trying to open up, but something's wrong. When it opens slightly, you will be able to see a rift on the other side. Press L1 at the right time to pull yourself up into the room and you'll find the Golden Bolt waiting for you. To exit the room, simply shoot the explosive crates near the door to open it.
Cordelion Gold Bolt #2
The second golden bolt is in the underwater section of the level. Near the end of the path, just before reaching the Blizon Crystal through the airlock, there is an elevated path on the right side that you can jump to using your Magneboots. Just jump on the path and go up to the upper area to find it.
Cordelion Gold Bolt #3
The third Golden Bolt is located east of the main elevator on the outer platform of Kedaro Station. In the frozen abandoned version dimension, use your Hoverboots to jump, then use the Rift Tether to pull yourself to the platform. Then just hit the Blizon Crystal to get the Golden Bolt.
Boulon d’or Ardolis #1
The first golden bolt is located in the Speedle section of the level. You will be able to see it on your right when you first mount the Speedle. It's above some explosive crates that you can see right after jumping through the first hoop. To get it, continue along the Speedle route as normal and turn right at the fork.
Boulon d’or Ardolis #2
The second gold bolt can be found during the Pirate Trials part of the level in the northwest part of the area. After the first trial involving pirate karaoke, you'll encounter a Grunthor skeleton. The feeder to the left of the skeleton is broken and there is a golden bolt inside. To access it, use Glitch to repair the nearby terminal.
Boulon d’or Viceron #1
The first golden bolt is located near the start of the level. After passing Ms. Zurkon's store, turn right and go through the nearby gate. Continue along the path until you see a door with the number 119 painted on the wall next to it. The golden bolt will be waiting on a pirate ship inside the room.
Boulon d’or Viceron #2
The second Golden Bolt is located outside the Processing Center. After saving Clank and exiting, head to the back right corner of the area to find a crane holding a caged creature. Jump over the cage and you'll see the bolt on a platform on the other side.
Boulon d’or Viceron #3
The third golden bolt is located in the large circular area where all sorts of creatures are contained in holding cells. He is locked up behind bars with the Dead. To enter and get it, you must first visit the manager's office. After that you will be returned to the VIP section and the cell will be opened.
Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart is available now exclusively for PlayStation 5. Check out our review of the game here.
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