Chronicles along with Vistas and Scrolls make up the hidden collectibles that need finding in Ryse: Son of Rome. But unlike Vistas and Scrolls, these chronicles unlock various concept arts related to the single-player campaign of the game.
Ryse: Son of Rome Chronicles Locations
Chronicles are found inside wooden pails which glow green when you get closer to them. There are a total of 42 Chronicles in Ryse which can be found at the following locations:
Location. As soon as you enter the castle with Nero, you will come across a small alleyway. Turn left from the alleyway and behind the door right next to a vase will be the first Chronicle.
Location. After getting the previous collectible, turn to the stairs to your left and go all the way to the end of the path to find it to on your right.
Location. From where you collected the previous Chronicle, ascend the stairs on your right and head left to find the next Chronicle near the handrail.
Location. This one will also be located in the small courtyard where the mysterious woman will send you. Get to the Lion Fountain to your right; right next to it will be the Chronicle.
Location. You will have to cut a rope in order to cross a bridge. Once you are down, you will land in a small alleyway. Once inside, stick to the right side to find it in front of a door.
Location. This one can be found in the area where your path will be blocked by a large bridge. In order to reach the next Chronicle, you will have to jump on to a small platform and look to your right to find it right next to a wooden cask.
Trial by Fire
Location. When you get to the first destructed ship, drop down further below the ship and you will see the Chronicle towards your back.
Location. After you come out of the second destroyed ship; take a left and take out the Barbarians. Go further down the beach and take a left to find it near the rocks.
Location. After taking out the archers, you will come across two passageways; one of them will be on fire and the other one will be dark. Get inside the dark one and you will spot the Chronicle.
Location. Just before getting in line for formation near the beach, head to your right towards the beach and collect the Chronicle.
Location. After taking out the bowmen (soon after forming the formation), you will hop-over two platforms to take out some more bowmen. After killing the archers, drop down and head right to collect the Chronicle.
Location. After hopping over a small log, turn to your right and go all the way to the end to find it.
Location. At the very beginning of the level, you will have to drop down and take out a few Barbarians. Now, head towards your right to find a fallen tree. Go under it and take the only path leading to the water which will lead you to the Chronicle.
Location. While crossing the area with loads of large bowlders, head to your right and you will find the next Chronicle near the outgrowth of a tree.
Location. You will reach an area where you will have to shove away a yellow crate in order to take the lift. Before taking the lift, head towards your right and collect the Chronicle.
Location. After coming out a small cavern, you will get to an area where you will find a skeleton over a large bowlder. Go all the way to the back of this bowlder to get the Chronicle.
Location. Before meeting with the soldiers near the stone gate, head to the left of the gate and you will see the Chronicle near the torch.
Location. After taking the second elevator up, turn right and hop over the barrels and pick up the next chronicles near some crates.
Edge of the World
Location. Just as the game starts, get behind your troops and you will get the collectible in the grass.
Location. Just as you hear, ‘Movement ahead! He ran into the mist.’ Turn right and you will find it in the grass.
Location. After the small battle near the fire, head to your right and hop over the log and go all the way to the back to find the next collectible to your left.
Location. In the area with 2-3 campfire(s), head towards the torch near the waterfall and grab the collectible.
Location. When you get the objective, ‘Organize Defensive Formations’, go down to your left and then turn right. Keep on moving forward until the end of the area to grab the collectible.
Location. Once you are told to save your allies from burnt alive, go to your left and go to the back to find the collectible.
Location. Once the battle atop the castle is over, head down the first passageway and look for an open house. This accessible house will have the next Chronicle.
Location. This one can also be found inside an open house which can be accessed during the sequence where you push a cart down an incline. The house in which you need to go will be towards your left.
Location. Before crossing the canal with your troops, head back and go through a small path to your left; between buildings to get the next collectible.
Location. Once you are making your way through the market, move your way up the platform with white top and take two consecutive left turns to spot the Chronicle.
Location. When finding the courthouse, move up the ramp and instead of going left, turn right and collect the Chronicle.
Location. When you are given the objective of, ‘Getting to the Defensive Line’, turn left and you will find it near a crate.
The Wrath of Nemesis
Location. You will come across an area where you will see people praying. From this area, drop down the platform and turn right to grab the Chronicle.
Location. While you are walking down the courtyard where you will get attacked by Pretorians, move towards your right and hop over to a small area to collect the Chronicle. There will be written, ‘NERO EST EUNUCHUS’ in front of it.
Location. After you take out the enemies using the Scorpio, head towards the gate and after opening it, go to your right and find the next Chronicle behind the tree.
Location. Before entering into the Roman Arena, get to the area towards your right and go all the way back to collect the next Chronicle.
Location. Once you are in the arena, before getting the torch and lightening the flame, hop over a small white barricade to collect it.
Location. Once you get the, ‘Fight to Commodus’, instead of dropping down to end the mission, go straight and behind the tree will be a collectible.
Son of Rome
Location. Once you are asked to gather the reinforcements, ascend the stairs and go left and get the Chronicle.
Location. After coming down the ramp, go left and destroy the barricade to get the collectible inside.
Location. Just before getting to the Formation Flag, turn to your right and you will get the Chronicle near a few collapsed logs.
Location. While you are in the hall with the red draperies, stick to the left wall and turn left from the very end of this hall to get it.
Location. After collecting the last Vista of this chapter, turn to your right and keep on following the path to the Chronicle near a wheel.
Location. When you are asked to follow your soldier, drop down and head right to open a gate. Go through this gate and turn right again to destroy a barricade and collect the final Chronicle of the game.
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