Here Comes Niko! – How to Collect All the Things

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Ultimate Collection Guide

Introduction

This is a guide on how to collect all the things in Here Comes Niko! I left out the locations of most of the quest givers, as I think half the fun of the game is finding them.

Home

  • Coins: 1
  • Messages: 1
  • Cassettes: 0
  • Key(s): 0
  • Bugs: 0 (but it shows Shells when you bring up your inventory)

Coins

  • Low Frog (Take lunch box to High Frog).

Messages

  • On the rocks near the Crane (other side of the wall jump tutorial sign).

Hairball City

Note: Not all Coins/Cassettes can be gathered on your first trip.

  • Coins: 14
  • Messages: 2
  • Cassettes: 10
  • Keys: 0
  • Bugs: 30

Coins

  • Gunther (Talk to Gunther).
  • Travis (Big Volley – Knock the ball back 5 times).
  • Fischer (Catch all 5 fish).
  • Dustan (Get to the top of the Lighthouse).
  • Little Gabi (Plant Flowers in each of the plant beds).
  • Blessley (Collect 30 Butterflies).
  • Mitch (Requires Contact List from Tadpole HQ) Trade 5 cassettes for 1 coin)).
  • Moomy (Requires Contact List from Tadpole HQ) Collect seeds)).
  • Mai (Requires Contact List from Tadpole HQ) Trade 5 cassettes for 1 coin)).
  • Game Kid (Requires Contact List from Tadpole HQ) Jump from the top of the skyscraper to the ocean)).
  • Arcade Machine (Requires Contact List from Tadpole HQ) Get 5 dog bones)).
  • Arcade Machine (Requires Contact List from Tadpole HQ) Get to coin)).
  • Serschel/Louist (Requires Contact List from Tadpole HQ) Bring Louist back to Serschel)).
  • Nina (Requires Contact List from Tadpole HQ) Paint 5 symbols on the ground)).

Messages

  • On the other side of the train from where you start, at the bottom of the post that Train Frog is sitting on.
  • In the tree behind the frog dressed up like a scarecrow.

Cassettes

  • On a stone in between the whiteboard and the Big Volley court.
  • On top of a tree near the Big Volley court (Super Jump makes this easy, but you can also jump against the tree enough to get yourself on there).
  • On top of the crown of the Frog Statue.
  • In the sky above the Frog Statue (Requires Key).
  • Against the wall in the dark tunnel full of garbage.
  • Above the front door of the Lighthouse.
  • On the back side of the Lighthouse, at the top of the set of climbable rocks.
  • Under the ramp on the island that has the tutorial for breaking boxes.
  • Inside of a breakable box on the island that has the tutorial for breaking boxes.
  • On top of the red umbrella past the frog dressed up like a scarecrow.

Handsome Frog

  • Under the Dock on the back end of the building (Near Planter quest).

Turbine Town

Note: Not all Coins/Cassettes can be gathered on your first trip.

  • Coins: 11
  • Messages: 2
  • Cassettes: 10
  • Keys: 2
  • Bugs: 30

Coins

  • Pelly the Engineer (Get the Wind Turbine working. Go through all the red torii gates. Do not go through the white one or you will have to start over. Then talk to the Wind God)
  • Little Gabi (Plant Flowers in each of the plant beds).
  • Fischer (Catch all 5 fish).
  • Trixie (Air volley – Knock the ball back 5 times).
  • Blessley (Collect 30 Butterflies).
  • Dustan (Requires Key on Turbine) Get to the top of the Turbine)).
  • Mitch (Requires Contact List from Tadpole HQ) Trade 5 cassettes for 1 coin)).
  • Mai (Requires Contact List from Tadpole HQ) Trade 5 cassettes for 1 coin)).
  • Serschel/Louist (Requires Contact List from Tadpole HQ) Bring Louist back to Serschel)).
  • Arcade Machine (Requires Contact List from Tadpole HQ) Get 5 dog bones)).
  • Arcade Machine (Requires Contact List from Tadpole HQ) Get to coin)).

Messages

  • On a small rock on the back side of the rock where the Wind God and Space Frogs are located.
  • In the tree above the Surfer that is on top of a partially sunken shipping container.

Cassettes

  • On top of the first set of shipping containers.
  • Inside the ground-level shipping container that has a button in front of it.
  • Inside the second-level shipping container that has a fan blowing outwards. You can see the entrance if you stand on the side of the containers closest to the Turbine.
  • In the bushes on around the edge of the Turbine.
  • In the partially sunken shipping container that the surfer is sitting on.
  • On a cube shaped rock around the back side of the area where the planter/Little Gabi quest is located. There is a ladder and cube shaped rocks leading to it.
  • On a large cube shaped rock near the Air Volley arena. There are blue umbrellas leading to it.
  • In the air back by the shipping containers that Fischer puts the fish into. There are fans that will blow you up to it.
  • In the back of the shipping container that Blessley is set up in. Walk past her screen and jump around near the back.
  • In the water near the red torii gates near a partially sunken shipping container.

Keys

  • Inside the shipping container that has breakable blocks – along the back wall.
  • On the stone pillar along the backside of the Turbine. Use the 3 umbrellas to get to the top.

Handsome Frog

  • Unknown

Salmon Creek Forest

Note: Not all Coins/Cassettes can be gathered on your first trip

  • Coins: 16
  • Messages: 2
  • Cassettes: 11 (1 seems to be extra)
  • Keys: 3
  • Bugs: 30
  • List of Contacts: 1

Coins

  • Stijn (Talk to Melissa and bring them to the plateu).
  • Secret of the Forest (Jump through one of the waterfalls. Go to the end of the area to find a coin).
  • Treeman (Dive into the Treeman until a coin falls).
  • Little Gabi (Plant Flowers in each of the plant beds).
  • Trixie (Sportvival Volley – Knock the ball back 5 times).
  • Blessley (Collect 30 Dragonflies).
  • Nina (Paint 5 symbols on the ground).
  • Dustan (Get to the top of the Mountain).
  • Moomy (Collect seeds).
  • Mitch (Trade 5 cassettes for 1 coin).
  • Mai (Requires Key) Trade 5 cassettes for 1 coin)).
  • Fischer (Requires Contact List from Salmon Creek Forest) Catch all 5 fish)).
  • Game Kid (Requires Contact List from Tadpole HQ) Get to upper pond without touching land)).
  • Arcade Machine (Requires Contact List from Tadpole HQ) Get 5 dog bones)).
  • Arcade Machine (Requires Contact List from Tadpole HQ) Get to coin)).
  • Serschel/Louist (Requires Contact List from Tadpole HQ) Bring Louist back to Serschel)).
  • Location: Louist is in the area behind the waterfalls. Closer to the entrance at the river.

Messages

  • Behind a bush halfway through the cave where Mai is located.
  • Go to where you got the coin in the “Secret Forest”. You will find some lighter-gray rocks along one side of the edge that you can dive jump down to get the message.

Cassettes

  • On a rock behind the train.
  • On a slightly fallen tree that leans over the path a little past Treeman
  • On some rocks higher up in the air mid-way up the mountain. On the backside of the camp where Mitch and Moomy are.
  • On some rocks higher up in the air mid-way up the mountain. There is a ladder that leads to this one. On the backside of the camp where Mitch and Moomy are.
  • In the camp area where Mitch and Moomy are located. Just floating above some grass.
  • Along a plank that leads to a part of Little Gabi’s quest
  • On a platform at the top of a tree. Near where Nina is located. There is a Soda Can that will shoot up to the platform.
  • On the roof of a tree house where Lost Boys eventually are located.
  • On a rock just past the flower bed to the right of the level entrance.
  • Follow the right wall if entering the Forest Secret from the higher entrance. You will drop down a couple of levels before you find it.
  • In the Forest Secret. Hidden in one of the big breakable boxes.

Keys

  • In the smaller bush at the butt of the frog statue.
  • In the first pond along the path from the train. Jump high enough and you should dip down far enough to grab it.
  • On top of a large rock by a sunken skyscraper. Follow the path past Treeman and you will eventually see the sunken skyscraper in the water.

List of Contacts

Note: These open up more quests/friends at previous islands

  • On a the little bit of land in the middle of the lower pond. Just up the path from the train.

Handsome Frog

  • Opposite end of the cave where Mia is located.

Public Pool

Note: Not all Coins/Cassettes can be gathered on your first trip.

  • Coins: 10
  • Messages: 2
  • Cassettes: 10
  • Keys: 1
  • Bugs: 30

Coins

  • Frogtective (Solve the crime).
  • Far Away Island (To the right of the train will be a set of rocks with a soda can pointed out into the ocean. Get to the end of the area that it takes you).
  • Arcade Machine (Get all the dog bones).
  • Arcade Machine (Requires Golden Key) Get the coin at the end of the waterway)).
  • Fischer (Catch all 5 fish).
  • Mai (Trade 5 cassettes for 1 coin).
  • Trixie (Requires Contact List from Tadpole HQ) Sportvival Volley – Knock the ball back 5 times)).
  • Blessley (Requires Contact List from Tadpole HQ) Collect 30 Cicadas)).
  • Mitch (Requires Contact List from Tadpole HQ) Trade 5 cassettes for 1 coin)).
  • Little Gabi (Requires Contact List from Tadpole HQ) Plant Flowers in each of the plant beds)).

Messages

  • On the Far Away Island go to the far left.
  • On the Far Away Island go to the far right (past the Soda Can that takes you back to the main island).

Cassettes

  • At the end of the mid-height diving board
  • In front of the highest level diving board. Also where Fischer is.
  • In the corner of the pool that Fischer’s quest is at. Closest to the lowest level diving board.
  • On top of the Green King Frog statue.
  • In the middle of the ring of bouncy donuts behind the Green Frog Statue.
  • Hidden in the breakable boxes in front of the Green Frog Statue.
  • In a tree behind the Green Frog Statue.
  • In a bush behind Blessley’s backdrop (near the palm tree).
  • At the end of a line of donuts behind Blessley’s backdrop (outside of the fence).
  • In the pool with the lily pads.

Keys

  • On the outside edge of the map near the Green Frog Statue there will be a breakable box that uncovers a fan that will blow you up to the key.

Handsome Frog

  • Next to the Soda Can that takes you to the 2D Island.

The Bathhouse

Note: Not all Coins/Cassettes can be gathered on your first trip.

  • Coins: 14
  • Messages: 2
  • Cassettes: 10
  • Keys: 3
  • Bugs: 30

Coins

  • Poppy (Check on Paul (and then find Skippy).
  • Moomy (Collect Sunflower Seeds).
  • Mitch (Trade 5 cassettes for 1 coin).
  • Mai (Trade 5 cassettes for 1 coin).
  • Nina (Paint 5 symbols on the ground).
  • Game Kid (Get from a lamp post to the marked hot tub without touching snow).
  • Travis (Long volley – Knock the ball back 5 times).
  • Dustan (Get to the top of the Bathhouse).
  • Serschel/Louist (Bring Louist back to Serschel).
  • Fischer (Requires Contact List from Tadpole HQ) Catch all 5 fish)).
  • Blessley (Requires Contact List from Tadpole HQ) Collect 30 Fireflies)).
  • Little Gabi (Requires Contact List from Tadpole HQ) Plant Flowers in each of the plant beds)).
  • Arcade Machine (Requires Contact List from Tadpole HQ) Get all the dog bones)).
  • Arcade Machine (Requires Contact List from Tadpole HQ) Get the coin at the end of the waterway)).

Messages

  • On the other side of the wall where Game Kid is located. Jump up to the ledge.

Cassettes

  • In the secret frog hideout along the train tracks (Requires Key).
  • At the butt of the Golden Frog Statue.
  • Along a pipe below the entrace to the Bathhouse that Moomy is located in.
  • Behind a small waterfall outside of the Bathhouse that Moomy is located in.
  • On top of a large lamp post outside of the bathhouse that Moomy is located in.
  • There is a fan located near Mia that will blow you up. Use that to reach another fan that will get you to the cassette.
  • On top of the giant stone frog statue near Mia.
  • At the top of the tower that Game Kid is located in. Behind Blessley’s backdrop.
  • Under the sunken tower where Fischer is located.
  • On a rock off the ledge in front of Masked Kid and Elizabeth IV. In the area that Paul is at.

Keys

  • Under the floor of the bathhouse that Moomy is located in. Go around back to find the entrance above the “I want to leave” poster.
  • On the bottom floor of the bathhouse that the player-side of Long Volley is connected to. Jump up the ledges.
  • On top of one of the Red Torii gates leading to Paul.

Handsome Frog

  • At the top of the bathhouse that your end of Long Volley is connected to.

Tadpole HQ

  • Coins: 10
  • Messages: 1
  • Cassettes: 10
  • Keys: 0
  • Bugs: 30

Coins

  • Frog (Listen to¬† Frog).
  • Travis (Huge Volley – Knock the ball back 5 times).
  • Fischer (Catch all 5 fish).
  • Serschel/Louist (Bring Louist back to Serschel)
  • Arcade Machine (Get 5 dog bones).
  • Arcade Machine (Requires Key) Get to the coin)).
  • Mitch (Trade 5 cassettes for 1 coin).
  • Mai (Trade 5 cassettes for 1 coin).
  • Blessley (Collect 30 Bugs (any type)).
  • Little Gabi (Plant Flowers in each of the plant beds).

Messages

  • On the second highest ledge leading to Pepper. Either jump up the building or fix the soda can and then fall to the level that has an inspection point. Walk around the ledge and you should find it.

Cassettes

  • In a near near pond where frogs and tadpoles are hanging out. There is a soda can in the water that will shoot you to it.
  • On some rocks past Fischer. Next to frog with a inflatable tube.
  • In the air at the building where Serschel/Louist and Pepper are located. There are soda cans above Serchel that will shoot you right to this one.
  • In wall-jumpable area of building where Serchel/Lousit and Pepper are located. This area is in between the two large buildings. Large posters (Travel and Ribbit Gold) are on each side.
  • In breakable boxes in front of area where Travel and Ribbit Gold posters are located.
  • On top of Golden Frog Statue (not that you need more details, but it’s next to a frog with a trumpet).
  • Under the giant red umbrella near to where Blessley is located.
  • In the cross section between the buildings where Lil Gabi is located.
  • The second set of flowerbeds for Lil’ Gabi will be on a building that has climbable rocks on one side. That is where the cassette is located.

List of Contacts

Note: These open up more quests/friends at previous islands.

  • On the bench just after getting off the train.

Handsome Frog

  • Unknown

Other Collectables

Super Jump

  • In Tadpole HQ you can trade 250 apples for the ability to super jump. Super jump costs 10 apples to execute, and you do so by holding the jump button until Niko flattens out.

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