Watch Dogs 2 Key Data Locations and Puzzle Solutions Guide

By   /   Nov 14, 2016
Watch Dogs 2 Key Data Locations

Watch Dogs 2 Key Data Locations and Puzzles Solutions Guide to help you unlock the Researcher Achievement/Trophy.

You need to have the Research App installed on your phone to find and solve the available key data. When it comes to the locations, all you need to do is to open up the Research App, hit a key data, and receive an in-game location.

For more help on Watch Dogs 2, read out our Unique Vehicles Locations Guide.

Watch Dogs 2 Key Data Locations and Puzzles Solutions Guide

The provided location is never 100% accurate, but you should have no difficulty finding the key data by simply roaming around the designated area. There is also this feature of finding nearby collectibles in the game.

Once you have one found a key data, you should be able to solve them with rather ease. These solutions sometimes involve using the RC Jumper or Quadcopter.

In our Watch Dogs 2 Key Data Locations and Puzzles Solutions Guide, we have discussed everything you need to know about finding/solving all 24 key data in the game.

Watch Dogs 2 Key Data Locations

Watch Dogs 2 Key Data #01 – Engine Override
This one is a part of the story and is unmissable.

Watch Dogs 2 Key Data #02 – Speed Boost
Location: Alcatraz
Once in the area, you need to head to the top-floor and find an open ventilation shaft inside the cell. Once in there, use the RC Jumper to head inside the shaft, jump up the small ledge, and find the key data.

Speed Boost

Watch Dogs 2 Key Data #03 – Enhanced Spring
Location: Palo Alto
You need to get to the area in the image, climb the box, and send in your RC jumper through space. Once in there, unlock the red BLUME box, and use your Quadcopter to follow the blue lines to hack and get the key data.

Palo Alto #1

Watch Dogs 2 Key Data #04 – Expert RC Engineering
Location: Sutro Tower
This one is pretty simple. You basically need to send in your RC Jumper through space on the right-hand side of the room to find the key data inside.

Sutro Tower

Watch Dogs 2 Key Data #05 – Remote Gadgets
Location: Ferry Building
This one is also very simple. You basically need to head to the top of the Ferry Building using your Quadcopter to receive the key data.

Ferry Building

Watch Dogs 2 Key Data #06 – Massive Vehicle Hack
Location: Chinatown
You basically need to climb the ladder and unlock the red BLUME box. Once done, take out your RC Jumper and use its Speed Boost to cross the gap from the ramp to the other side. Once you are on the other side, open up the ventilation duct, and receive the key data.

Chinatown

Watch Dogs 2 Key Data #07 – Botnet Savings: Vehicle Hacks
Location: Yerba Buena Island
This one is located inside the hostile area. The best way to receive the key data is to stand outside and send in your RC Jumper to find it on the side of a truck.

Yerba

Watch Dogs 2 Key Data #08 – Chopper Retreat Exploit
Location: SFMOMA
Once you are in the area, you need to throw the car out of the blue container, head inside, and collect the key data.

SOFMAM

Watch Dogs 2 Key Data #09 – Botnet Savings: Personal Devices
Location: Swan Leavitt Observatory
After heading to the area, you basically need to climb the platform with the massive structure and find the key data up there.

Observatory

Watch Dogs 2 Key Data #10 – Gang War
Location: Elmhurst
You basically need to send in your RC Jumper into the hostile territory and find the key data on top of the yellow/black barriers ahead.

Elm

Watch Dogs 2 Key Data #11 – Massive System Crash
Location: Gates Houseboats
You need to climb to the top of the Auto Repair building and use the RC Jumper to head inside the locked door. Once inside, hack the red BLUME box, and grab the key data right in front of the door.

Houseboats

Watch Dogs 2 Key Data #12 – System Crash Upgrade: Blackout
Location: Jack London Square
You basically need to go up the stairs and climb the yellow ladder at the top. Once you are up, hide someplace safe and use your RC Jumper to retrieve the key data from the inside of the central structure.

London Square

Watch Dogs 2 Key Data #13 – Security System Shutdown
Location: New Dawn Facility
You need to stay someplace safe and send in your RC Jumper inside the hostile area in order to find the key data right next to an enemy.

Dawn Facility

Watch Dogs 2 Key Data #14 – Botnet Savings: City Hacking
Location: Fort Point
This one is pretty lengthy hacking so make sure to see all the images for the solutions. Once you have found all the points, simply unlock the door and find the key data.

Fort Point #1

Watch Dogs 2 Key Data #15 – Expert Tinkering
Location: Vista Points
You need to use your RC Jumper to cross the gap and continue to follow the way. Drop down from the end in order to find the key data.

Vista

Watch Dogs 2 Key Data #16 – Electro Shock Optimization
Location: Crystal Spring Dam
For this key data, you need to use the crane to get to the top of the building and blow up the wooden planks on the floor. Once you have done it, drop down to find the key data.

Crystal

Watch Dogs 2 Key Data #17 – Tweaked Blast
Location: Lombard Street
You need to use your Quadcopter to reach the top of the blue/white building shown in the image and hack the device to find the key data.

Lombart

Watch Dogs 2 Key Data #18 – Explosive Optimization
Location: Galilei
For this, you need to head all the way to the backside of the building and climb the yellow ladder. Once you are up, unlock the red BLUME box, and use your Quadcopter to receive the key data. It is also recommended to eliminate all the enemies in the area before doing it.

Galilie

Watch Dogs 2 Key Data #19 – Steady Hands
Location: Kirby Cove
Since this is a hostile area, you need to send in your RC Jumper to collect the key data from the area.

Kirby Cove

Watch Dogs 2 Key Data #20 – Keen Eye
Location: Nudle Park
This is one located inside an open container which can easily be acquired using your RC Jumper.

Nudle

Watch Dogs 2 Key Data #21 – Strong Grip
Location: Coit Tower
This one is also inside a hostile area. So you need to use your reliable RC Jumper to head in and find the key data inside the bushes.

Coit Tower

Watch Dogs 2 Key Data #22 – Target Weakness
Location: Cliff House
You should try and eliminate all the enemies in the area before proceeding ahead. Once you have done it, go ahead and pick the key data in plain sight.

Cliff House

Watch Dogs 2 Key Data #23 – Fast Trigger Finger
Location: Prescott
This is in another hostile area which is why you need to send in your RC Jumper from a safe location and collect the key data.

Watch Dogs 2 Key Data #24 – Stun Amp Up
Location: Stanford University
You basically need to send in your RC Jumper to the right-hand side corner from where the character is in the image. Once there, climb up and head inside a ventilation shaft. From there, you should be able to trigger a lengthy hacking puzzle and receive the final key data of the game.

Standford

This is all we have on our Watch Dogs 2 Key Data Locations and Puzzles Solutions Guide. If there is anything else you would like to add, let us know in the comments section below!

Thanks, PS4Trophies.

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