Dead Space 2 Logs Location Guide

You will get The Librarian achievement after you have collected a hundred (100) logs in Dead Space 2. Some of these logs will be story related so you won’t miss them. You can follow this walk-through to know the locations of all the remaining logs.

Dead Space 2 Logs

There are three types of Logs in the game.

  • Text Logs – These are simply text files usually of emails.
  • Audio Logs – These are audio recordings of communications between various members of the crew and also messages that have been left behind by those who have been cornered.
  • Video Logs – These are usually security feeds and video diary entries.

Chapter 1

Text Log: Orderly TPS Report: 1411

After you leave the room with the dead soldier (where you hear a conversation between other soldiers), turn left at the intersection and check the nearby room. You will find the the log on the left table.

Text Log: Heisenberg

You will find this in the room where Isaac requires Stasis.

Text Log: Secrecy

You will find this behind the counter in the room with the balloons.

Text Log: Anxiety Spike

You will find this in Titan Memorial Medical Center, lower lobby at the reception desk.

Audio Log: Run Isaac

You will acquire this after Isaac manages to push Franco away.

Audio Log: Popsicle Sticks

You will find this in the Patient Rec Room.

Audio Log: Shotgun Wedding

This is acquired after Isaac falls into the room where he gets his Kinesis. 

Audio Log: Shit the bed

After acquiring the first plasma cutter, head forwards til the overhead fire extinguishers turn on and you are attacked by some necromorphs right after. There should be a hallway ahead which will be blocked by debris. On the other side of the debris is an item box and this audio log. Use your kinesis module to get it.

Audio Log: Cut off their Limbs

Given after Isaac acquires his Plasma Cutter.

Audio Log: Bulkhead Fight

Given after you encounter Patient Five and get stuck in the security lock-down.

Audio Log: Bulkhead Reconciliation

Acquired after defeating the Slashers are defeated in Titan Memorial Medical Center.

Audio Log: Final Report

You will find this in the Conduit Room on your left after leaving the elevator where Isaac had a vision of Nicole.

Audio Log: Kinesis Room Hint

Given if the player takes too long to use kinesis to break out of the room after acquiring the Kinesis Module.

Video Log: A Friend

Acquired before Isaac enters the elevator to the Patient Rec Room.

Chapter 2

Text Log: Quarterly Report

Inside the first node locked door which Isaac comes across.

Text Log: Titan Part 1

In the Titan Heights East Wing.

Audio Log: Get to the tram

You will get this after defeating the tripod.

Audio Log: Cut off their limbs

At the start of chapter 2, in the room first room which Isaac enters with a bench.

Audio Log: Why?

Gotten when Isaac is on the elevator of the Titan Heights East Wing.

Audio Log: Hampered

Found in the Conduit Room shortly after seeing a dropship explode.

Video Log: Get Excited!

Acquired after meeting Stross in Titan Heights.

Chapter 3

Text Log: Sally 3

Found in the Cassini Towers

Text Log: Recruiting

Found on the desk that is found in the entrance of the Unitology recruitment center.

Text Log: Altman’s Footsteps

Inside the entrance of Church of Unitology Recruitment Center right next to a corpse.

Text Log: Titan Part 2

Found in the Concourse, at the left of Bold Stylings’ entrance.

Audio Log: Government Attack

Acquired right before entering the Church of Unitology, after encountering the gunship again.

Audio Log: Spotted

Acquired after being seen by the gunship.

Audio Log: Too far gone

Acquired in the room after encountering the Pack, with the Lightspeed Boy Statue.

Audio Log: Another new route

Received at the beginning of Chapter 3, right after the “inverted fight” sequence.

Audio Log: Crap Route

Acquired after waiting a few minutes in the Zero G Garbage Compactor room.

Video Log: We Failed

Acquired after defeating the Pack near the beginning of the chapter.

Chapter 4

Text Log: Recruit Test Results

Unitology Indoctrination Room

Text Log: Two Tines

Church of Unitology, in the Reading Room.

Text Log: Tour Staff

Found in the booth on the left at the entrance of the Church.

Audio Log: Side Door Open

Acquired after Isaac defeats the Stalkers

Audio Log: Busy

Acquired while Isaac fights against his first group of Stalkers

Audio Log: Blocked Again

Acquired before Isaac fights a group of Stalkers in the Church.

Audio Log: Harsh Pressure

Found in the booth on the right at the entrance of the Church.

Audio Log: A Safe Place

Acquired after entering the Church of Unitology.

Audio Log: Suspicion

Found in the Conduit Room shortly after fighting the Stalkers.

Video Log: Watch Your Back

Acquired after leaving the Reading Room.

Chapter 5

Text Log: Thawed Bodies

Found in the third crypt room, right across from the entrance.

Text Log: Stuck Coffins

In the Unitology Crypt

Audio Log: Go Up

In Unitology Crypt, Coffin Processing

Audio Log: So Excited

In the Church of Unitology

Audio Log: Directions from Daina

Given if the player takes too long to exit through the revolving hatch in the Zero-Gravity room after slipping by the fan blades.

Video Log: Static

Can be found in Unitology Crypt, Coffin Processing

Video Log: Church Panic

In Unitology Crypt, Coffin Processing

Dead Space 2 Chapter 6

Text Log: Kids Gone Crazy

In Titan Elementary School.

Text Log: School Nurse Report 8022

In Titan Elementary School.

Audio Log: Getting Excited

Acquired in the room after the Stalkers.

Audio Log: First Clue, Part 2

Acquired in the elevator that has a Puker waiting in it.

Audio Log: Happy Hope

Floating around on one of the terrace in the Zero-G section where Isaac has to disable the oxygen supply to get pass a fire.

Video Log: A Desperate Plan

Acquired once Isaac enters the Transport Hub after the fight with the Brute.

Video Log: Lights Out 1

Acquired once Isaac enters the Transport Hub for the first time.

Video Log: Lights Out 2

Acquired once Isaac enters the Transport Hub for the first time.

Video Log: First Clue, Part 1

Acquired in the room after the first save point.

Video Log: Getting the Band Together

Acquired when Isaac enters the elevator to the Transport Hub from Titan Elementary School.

Video Log: Safety in Numbers

Acquired during Isaac’s first encounter with Ellie.

Video Log: We’re Off to End the Marker

Acquired after defeating the Tormentor.

Chapter 7

Text Log: Personal Log: Howard Phillips

Watchman’s Quarters; Solar Array Sigma Zero Five

Text Log: Personal Log: Howard Phillips (466)

Solar Array Sigma Zero Five

Text Log: Personal Log: Howard Phillips (497)

Power Node Room before entering Solar Array Elevator

Audio Log: Get Us Some Answers

Given at the start of Chapter 7

Audio Log: Progress Report

Given after reconnecting the elevator.

Audio Log: Snag

Given shortly after approaching Solar Array Elevator.

Audio Log: Arrays are out of Alignment

Solar Array

Audio Log: Solar Array Hint

Given if player takes too long with the Solar Array. Provided the player has not moved the dishes.

Audio Log: Having Problems

Given after aligning one of the Solar Array panels.

Audio Log:  Solar Array HALO Exit

Given in the Solar Array after aligning all of the panels.

Audio Log: Where are you?

Given after ejecting from the Solar Array.

Audio Log: Into the Fire 1/5

Transit Hub

Audio Log: Into the Fire 2/5

Transit Hub

Audio Log: Into the Fire 3/5

Transit Hub

Audio Log: Into the Fire 4/5

Transit Hub

Audio Log: Into the Fire 5/5

Given if the player doesn’t enter the CEC Facility immediately after Ellie open the door.

Audio Log: Howard Phillips Hint

Given if player takes too long to use Howard Phillips’ body to open the door.

Audio Log: Thruster Hint

Given if player takes too long to shoot the red tips of the thrusters under the Elevator Pod.

Audio Log: Mainframe Fuses Hint

Given if player takes too long to solve the mainframe fuse puzzle.

Video Log: Step 1

Acquired in the room after disabling the security mainframe.

Video Log: Solar Array Aligned

Given after aligning all of the Solar Array panels.

Video Log: Arranging Rendezvous

Given after entering the CEC facility.

Dead Space 2 Chapter 8

Audio Log: Ellie’s Story 1

CEC Facility, in the first room with a Store.

Audio Log: Ellie’s Story 2

CEC Facility, break room. It’s where you encounter a Pregnant, it’s by the locked door.

Audio Log: Antiquated

Given shortly before the second closed hatch.

Audio Log: Death trap

Given if player does not pass through the trap after first Lurker in processing plant long time.

Audio Log: The Hatch

Given in the room with the closed valve hatches.

Audio Log: Valve Hatch Hint

Given if player takes too long to use a thruster to open the valve.

Video Log: Stross’ Episode

Given shortly after getting past the third valve hatch.

Video Log: Lockdown

Given shortly after getting through the first valve hatch.

Chapter 9

Audio Log: CEC Escape

Given after destroying the second Nitrogen Trichloride tank.

Audio Log: Tripod Hint

Given after killing one of the Tripods.

Audio Log: Tanks Two

Given after taking the cargo lift down to where the second Nitrogen Trichloride tank is.

Audio Log: Obstruction Gone

Given after destroying the first Nitrogen Trichloride tank.

Audio Log: Tanks Go Boom

Fuel Mega Storage room.

Audio Log: Ellie’s Story 3

Found in the room with the store, before encountering the Divider.

Audio Log: Ellie’s Story 4

Found in the room after the decompression window. Follow the path to the right (with the mines) and move the boxes out of the way to find it.

Audio Log: Ellie’s Story 5

Found in the left side of the room with the Stalkers and Guardian.

Audio Log: Come Meet Me

Given after placing all of the gears in the gearbox and calling the tram.

Audio Log: Activation

Found in the Conduit Room shortly after taking the first cargo lift up

Audio Log: Gear Puzzle 01

Given if you try to call the tram before putting all the gears in the gearbox.

Audio Log: Gear Puzzle 02

Given if player takes too long to put all the gears in the gearbox and start the tram.

Video Log: Severed (Dead Space 2)

Given on the tram ride after destroying the two Nitrogen Trichloride tanks.

Dead Space 2 Chapter 10

Text Log: The Clogger (Log)

Once in the Flight Lounge of the Ishimura go through the left door, that is blocked by cargo boxes. The log is right in front of the entrance to the bathroom.

Audio Log: Framing Cho

In the Ishimura’s Bridge Security Room near the Bench.

Audio Log: Tick Tock

Given on the tram ride after activating the centrifuge.

Audio Log: Stross Stress

Given on the way back to the tram after activating the centrifuge and leaving the decontamination room.

Audio Log: Make for the Bridge

Given on the way back to the decontamination room after activating the centrifuge.

Audio Log: Re-Animate

Found in the elevator from the room with the store and save station.

Audio Log: All Gone

Given while riding the cargo lift up from where you encountered the two Brutes.

Audio Log: Activating Centrifuge

Given shortly before entering the USG Ishimura.

Audio Log: Centrifuge Broken

Given after checking the ship’s status.

Audio Log: Here They Come

Given shortly after killing the second Brute.

Audio Log: No Transfer

In the Ishimura. After the save station. You’ll find yourself in a hallway, instead of following the locator. Go left, this log is right in front of the locked elevator.

Audio Log: Cursed Ship

Once in the Flight Lounge of the Ishimura go through the left door, that is blocked by cargo boxes. The log is inside the bathroom.

Audio Log: Post Puzzle Completion

Given in the centrifuge antechamber (the semi-circular area between the centrifuge airlock and the decontamination chamber) if Isaac waits around a few minutes after activating the centrifuge and informing Ellie.

Video Log: Captain’s Nest

Given while riding the cargo lift down to the Captain’s nest.

Video Log: Tethers Engaged

Given after activating the gravity tethers.

Chapter 11

Audio Log: Personal Log, RIG 438642, 1

Found on the other side of the room with the large yellow cargo lift, near a body and a power node.

Audio Log: Personal Log, RIG 438642, 5

Right at the beginning of the chapter, look to the right and you’ll see the log floating a bit from off the edge, next to a body.

Audio Log: I’m Back

Given after returning to the inside of the mines.

Audio Log: Chased Away

Given after being dragged out into the zero gravity area.

Audio Log: I Could Never Hurt You

On Stross’ corpse

Chapter 12

Audio Log: Drill Room Ambient 1

Given after getting the second Power Cell for the drill.

Audio Log: Drill Room Ambient 2

Given after finding the circuit junction.

Audio Log: Drill Room Ambient 3

Given after bringing the circuit junction back to the drill.

Audio Log: Refueling the Drill

Given after rewiring the drill.

Audio Log: Cockpit

Given after taking the lift up to the top of the drill.

Audio Log: Drill Banter 1

Given during the drill segment.

Audio Log: Drill Banter 2

Given during the drill segment.

Audio Log: Drill Banter 3

Given during the drill segment.

Audio Log: Drill Banter 4

Given during the drill segment.

Audio Log: Drill Banter 5

Given during the drill segment.

Audio Log: Drill Banter 6

Given during the drill segment.

Audio Log: Drill Banter 7

Go on the drill to GovSec.

Audio Log: Drill Power Cell Hint

Given if Isaac takes too long to find the second power cell for the drill.

Audio Log: Circuit Junction Hint

Given if Isaac takes too long to find the circuit junction for the drill.

Audio Log: Drill Hack Hint

Given if Isaac takes too long to rewire the drill after installing the circuit junction.

Dead Space 2 Chapter 13

Text Log: Dire

In Project Inner Core, on the yellow table to the right of the Store.

Video Log: The Gunship

Given shortly after passing the first save station.

Video Log: Patient Four

After you use the corpse to get past the security checkpoint, continue straight before turning right to find this audio log.

Video Log: Shield Questions

On the floor behind this counter in the room the room after the mineral baths where a large blue glowing thing is.

Video Log: Same Signal

In Core Sample Storage and Analyzation, the same room where you fight against Enhanced Stalkers.

Video Log: Marker Success!

In Data Monitoring Room

Video Log: Tiny Marker

In Thermal Conduit Access, 1st floor. The same room where you have to fight against an enhanced Brute.

Video Log: It’s Making Us Make It!

In Project Inner Core, on the gray table to the left of the Store. Maybe be difficult to spot as it is hidden behind some things.

Audio Log: Not This Time

Given after approaching the Gunship Launch Control panel.

Audio Log: You Can’t Survive

Given after proceeding a bit past the Gunship Launch Control panel.

Audio Log: You Bastard

Given after removing the power cell and and allowing the Necromorphs to rush into the facility.

Audio Log: Convergence (Log)

Given when you first see the Site 12 Marker.

Chapter 14

Audio Log: Illegal Evacuation

After in the Hallway after the room with the NoonTech Diagnostic Machine.

Audio Log: Evacuation Snafu

Found in the Marker Thermal Vent Conduits room, in front of the corpse you need to use to access the door.

Chapter 15

Text Log: Tiedemann’s Last Hope

Found in front of the cargo lift leading up to the final save station.

Video Log: A New Hope

Acquired at the end of Dead Space 2.

After Credits

Audio Log: Marker Site 12

After the copyright information fades away.

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