Sam’s Story Diary Collectibles Locations – Metro Exodus DLC

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Metro Exodus received its second piece of DLC content in a chapter called Sam’s Story. This DLC pack has players take on the role of Sam as he travels from the Aurora to the USA. Like other levels in Metro Exodus the Sam’s Story DLC contains some collectibles for players to find throughout their journey. To find them all use our Sam’s Story collectibles guide below.

Sam’s Story Diary Collectibles Map & Locations

Map showing the Sam's Story Diary collectibles locations.

There two types of collectibles for you to acquire in the Sam’s Story DLC: Diaries and Sheet Music. There are a total of nine diary pages for you to collect. To help you find all these Diary collectibles in your playthrough I’ve listed them in chronological gathering order below. Use the map above to find the general areas to look for each diary.

If you miss any of the collectibles listed below the easiest way to acquire them is to simply reload earlier saves. This DLC seems to have a fairly forgiving auto saving feature.

Sam’s Story Diary 1 Location: Note to Korzh

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The first diary can be found in the after you get the boat and reach the first building you need to explore to find the Captain. The diary can be found next to corpse near an open window on the second floor. Hard to miss this collectible as you have to walk past the corpse to reach the room with the night vision in it.

Sam’s Story Diary 2 Location: Absence Note

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Head to the school marked on the map with 2 and make your way inside it. On the ground floor of the school you will find a music room next to the stairs. On a desk inside the music room there is the Absence Note. Also note the Music Sheet 1 on the wall next to the piano.

Sam’s Story Diary 3 Location: Survivor’s Note

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Inside the apartment building you need to search to find the Captain. Follow the stairs up to the top of the building. Walk along until you reach a room with a mutant with its back turned to you. Take a left and head into the kitchen to find this diary on the window sill in the kitchen (in same room as pole you need to climb down to reach Captain).

Sam’s Story Diary 4 Location: A note from Korzh

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Once you rescue Captain you will ride in his boat to a building to deal with a pesky sniper and some bandits. Inside the first building make your way to the ladder and go up it to reach the second floor. In the first room you enter on the second floor is this diary.

Sam’s Story Diary 5 Location: Company Charter

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The Company Charter can be found inside the safe at the Car Dealership. To open this safe you need to speak to the two Locals that are brothers. Both of these NPCs will tell you their portion of the safe code. Open the safe to get this collectible.

Sam’s Story Diary 6 Location: Engineer’s Note

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This diary can be found inside the bandit hideout on the way to the Fire Depot. Climb the ladder up into the window here and you will find it on the small fridge to your right.

Sam’s Story Diary 7 Location: A note from the Boss

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This diary can be found inside the T shaped building you ride the boat through along the way to the Fire Depot. Inside this T building there is a dock with a crate on it. On top of the crate is A note from the Boss. You need to dock your boat here to use the gas and electricity to kill the monsters in the water.

Sam’s Story Diary 8 Location: Tail’s Diary

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Once you have the boat from the bandit overlook make your way towards the Fire Depot along the river. As you travel you will see a medical building on your right. Go inside the building and make your way to the roof to find this diary by the guitar.

Sam’s Story Diary 9 Location: A Guard’s Journal

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When you land at the Fire Depot make your way up to the bus here to access the safe room. Here you will find the Diary 9 sitting inside the bus.

Sam’s Story Diary 10 Location: Boss’ Notice

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You will find this diary inside the Fire Depot. Grab the suits and make your way to the top portion of the Fire Depot before the roof. Opposite the stairway you will see the diary on a table.

Sam’s Story Diary 11 Location: Seryi’s note

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Along the way to find the Captain stop in the old abandoned building at 11 on the map to find this final Diary. The diary is sitting on a bench beside a work bench in the buildings back room.

This concludes our Sam’s Story collectibles guide. Note there is no Trophy or Achievement attached to collecting all the diaries this time around. Instead you can simply collect them if you are looking for more lore. Thanks for reading!

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