Puppeteer Walkthrough

12 September 2013
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Puppeteer Walkthrough

Our Puppeteer walkthrough will show how to unlock all 100 Heads for Kutaro and guide you through the beginning to ending moments of gameplay with strategy tips for this platformer on the PS3.

A boy named Kutaro is carried away to a black castle by the Moon Bear King who transforms him into a wooden puppet, then devours his head. But Kutaro discovers a pair of magical scissors to help him on his harrowing adventure to find his head, and his way home.

Let’s start the Puppeteer walkthrough with the story introduction video!

Please note that viewers must be at least 10-12 to watch, in America-Europe respectively, so no harm comes to those with innocent eyes. This game includes Alcohol Reference, Fantasy Violence, Mild Language, Suggestive Themes.

Table of Contents

Index of Puppeteer Guides:

Puppeteer Walkthrough

One dark moonlit night, a young boy named Kutaro was carried away by the maleficent Moon Bear King to a black castle where the unlucky lad was transformed into a puppet.

Kutaro displeased the terrible tyrant, who devoured the boy’s wooden head and cast away his body. But the headless hero was not alone, for he had discovered a very special pair of scissors to help him on his harrowing adventure to find his head, and his way home.

Puppeteer is a brand new franchise developed exclusively for PlayStation 3 by SCE JAPAN Studio. Set in a magical puppeteer’s theatre, this title will introduce you to a strange and fantastic world, where the environment is constantly changing. Players will enjoy a rich, dark fairytale where surprises lurk around every corner.

Key Game Features:

  • Swappable Heads – Kutaro can change his head anytime he chooses. Lose your head and you lose a life, but use your head and you’ll discover that you have the ability to change the world.
  • Unique Platforming – Wielding a pair of magical scissors, Kutaro cuts and crops his way through the adventure.
  • Dynamic Interactive Backgrounds – A huge variety of backgrounds that are continually changing, taking you on a journey of discovery that will surprise and thrill.
  • Theatrical Storytelling – Audience, lights, sets, music and narration all combine to create a mesmerizing, unique storytelling experience.

Act 1: Stolen Away – Curtain 1

Welcome to the Puppeteer walkthrough! XCV will be your guide showing you around the game’s levels.

This Walkthrough of Puppeteer will show you how to unlock all 100 Heads (Head Hoarder Trophy), as well as the locations of all the Bonus stages in each level (or Curtain). Please check the description because that will have lots more info, including what Secret Head Actions can be found.

Heads found in this Scene / Level:
No. 1: Spider – automatic
No. 2: Skull – automatic
No. 3: Burger – ‘R2’ the fast food
No. 4: Ying Yang – bomb the pot (requires Ninja Bombs)
No. 5: Bat – ‘R2’ the suit of Knights Armor
No. 6: Banana – ‘R2’ all the pictures in the tower, and then the final landscape
No. 7: Lock – ‘R2’ the lock before cutting it with Calibrus
No. 8: Crown – after beating the boss
• ‘R2’ means to Investigate with Ying Yang or Princess Pikarina

Heads Secret Actions found in this Scene / Level:
Skull, Burger, Banana, Spider (bonus)

Bonus Stage unlocked with:
Spider, near the spider web in the tower
• You do not need to complete the Bonus stage during the level in order to unlock the Bonus Maximus Trophy. You can replay the Bonus Stages at the Title Menu and unlock the trophy that way.

Trophies unlocked:
The Tyrant’s Inner Tyrant (Bronze) – Open the nested Moon Bear King doll all the way.
• It requires the Hook ability, and you do this right after you get Calibrus to cut the purple webs. You’ll need to ‘R2’ the doll with Ying Yang 3 times.

Act 1: Stolen Away – Curtain 2

Heads found in this Scene / Level:
No. 9: Vile Vine, ‘R2’ the 3 bulbs
No. 10: Iron Ball, Defeat / ‘R2’ the boss (Weaver)

Secret Head Actions found in this Scene / Level:
Skull, Vile Vine, Snake (in Bonus Stage), Owl

Bonus Stage unlocked with:
Vile Vine

Act 1: Stolen Away – Curtain 3

Heads found in this Scene / Level:
No. 11: Wynken (during Guillotine scene)
No. 12: Guillotine (after beating Guillotine)
No. 13: Pikarina (free Princess Pikarina)
No. 14: Tiger, ‘R2’ Tiger 3 times

Secret Head Actions found in this Scene / Level:
Lock, Tiger, Guillotine, Princess (Boss)

Bonus Stage unlocked with:
Lock, after defeating laser eyes

Act 2: Who to Trust – Curtain 1

Heads found in this Scene / Level:
No. 15: Caterpillar – ‘R2’ the giant Caterpillar
No. 16: Koi-Nobori – ‘R2’ the Koi banners in the background
No. 17: Panda – ‘R2’ the Pandas in the background
No. 18: Cherry Tree – purge cherry tree of evil
No. 19: Jizo Statue – make 6 people in the crowd smile (use R2)
No. 20: Paper Lantern – use Hook ability on boss
No. 21: Taiko Drum – after beating boss

Secret Head Actions found in this Scene / Level:
Panda, Koi, Caterpillar, Dragon (during Bonus)

Bonus Stage unlocked with:
Koi-Nobori, during waterfall scene

Act 2: Who to Trust – Curtain 2

Heads found in this Scene / Level:
No. 22: Mushroom – R2 the giant mushroom
No. 23: Kappagaeru Sprog – automatic after meeting 3 frogs
No. 24: Acorn – ‘R2’ some leaves to be able to cut up to another area, then ‘R2’ the squirrels in the 3 holes
No. 25: Cedar Couple – use Cherry Tree head during boss battle
No. 26: Rat – after beating Rat, ‘R2’ the rat

Secret Head Actions found in this Scene / Level:
Jizo Statue, Paper Lantern, Kappagaeru Sprog, Acorn, Cherry Tree (Boss)

Bonus Stage unlocked with:
Taiko Drum

Trophies unlocked:
Every Squirrel Has Its Thorns (Bronze) – Anger the mother of all squirrels.
• Just ‘R2’ the giant squirrel in the hole with the utensils a couple of times.

Puppeteer Walkthrough continues on Page 2 with Act 2: Who to Trust – Curtain 3.


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