The Last of Us 2: All Safe Codes & Locations

The Last of Us 2 Safe Codes & locations guide showcases all code combinations that you should punch in to unlock the safe & get its rewards.

Scattered throughout levels are safes in Last of Us 2 containing valuable supplies that can give you an edge – if you can crack their codes. These codes are uncovered through close examination of notes, artifacts, and other clues in the area. Whether it’s a hint written on a whiteboard, a date meaningful to the area, or wisely inserted context clues, finding the safe code combinations in The Last of Us 2 tests both luck and logic.

Key Takeaways
  • There are 15 total safe codes & their locations scattered in The Last of Us 2.
  • All safe locations are entirely missable & players should know where to look in the first place to input the codes.
  • You can find clues to safe codes in their respective area, or learn about the code combination from this guide.
  • Cracking the code of most safes in The Last of Us 2 will give you common rewards such as:
    1. Scrap 
    2. Ammo
    3. Health Packs
    4. Crafting Supplies
  • Besides the common ones, you will also find rare rewards tucked inside these Safes such as:
    1. Trading Cards
    2. Supplements 
    3. Pump Shotgun
    4. Hunting Pistol
    5. Short Gun Holster
    6. Explosive Arrows
    7. Ammo Training Manual

All the safe codes and and locations summarized: 

Safe CodeChapter Combination Reward
Jackson Safe Code107-20-13Scrap and supplements
Courthouse Safe Code2860722Scrap and supplements
Bank Vault Safe Code260-23-06High-damage pump shotgun and a Clever Easter egg
Gate West 2 Safe Code204 and 51Scrap, supplements, health pack and a collectible trading card
Thrift Store Safe code255-01-33Ammunition and a health pack
Locker Room Safe Code215243Ammunition, supplements and essential crafting supplies
Auto Repair Safe Code In Hillcrest330-82-65Short gun holster, item that enables the dual wielding of pistols, scrap, ammo and crafting supplies
Apartment Bedroom Safe Code310-08-83Ammo and supplements
Pharmacy Backroom Safe Code338-55-23Ammo, supplements, a health kit, crafting supplies and an explosive arrow
Seattle Day 3 Safe Code370-12-64Scrap, supplements, ammo and crafting supplies
Big Win Lottery Safe Code617-38-07Hunting pistol and ammunition
Jasmine Bakery Safe Code668-96-89Supplements, ammo, crafting supplies and health bar
Boast Safe Code6 90-77-01Scrap, supplements, ammo and a training manual for the Ordnance Upgrades crafting skill branch in The Last of Us 2
Apartment Bedroom Safe Code7302304The scrap, ammo and crafting supplies
Gym Safe During After The Descent712-18-79Supplements and crafting supplies
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Chapter 1: Jackson Safe Code

Jackson - Patrol Safe Gameplay
Jackson – Patrol Gameplay [Image Credits: eXputer]
During the patrol with Dina in Chapter 1, you can find a safe hidden away inside the grocery store market that you access by climbing up a truck outside.

  1. After entering the market and wearing gas masks to protect from spores, you must move to a couple of rooms and pass through a fungus-laden space in the wall before arriving at the safe’s location.
  2. The safe in question is situated behind the first door on the right after clearing the fungal gap in the wall.
  3. To obtain the combination for this particular safe code in The Last of Us 2, you must search the spore-infested rear office of the grocery store
  4. This is where a posted hint reads “when my good boy was employee of the month.”
Jackson - Patrol Safe Note
Jackson – Patrol Note [Image Credits: eXputer]
Safe Code: The date on which the store owner’s prized “good boy” employee was named employee of the month – 07-20-13 – is also displayed on a notice board just outside the office, hinting at the safe code.
Jackson - Patrol Safe
Jackson – Patrol Safe [Image Credits: eXputer]
Thus, the combination 07-20-13 will grant you access to the safe’s contents – namely, some scrap and supplements that will prove useful on your journey.

Chapter 2: Seattle Day 1 Safe Codes

Important: There are 5 safe codes in Chapter 2 of Last of Us 2.

1. Courthouse Safe Code

Seattle Day 1 Courthouse Gameplay
Courthouse Gameplay [Image Credits: eXputer]
In Chapter 2, when you enter the courthouse in downtown Seattle, there is a safe that can be accessed to acquire useful scrap and supplements. However, to reach this safe that is hidden away in the basement office near the elevators, you must first eliminate some infected after climbing through a courthouse window to gain interior entry.

Courthouse Safe's Code
Courthouse Safe’s Code [Image Credits: eXputer]
Before descending via the elevator to the garage, be sure to break into the locked room by smashing the windows. Inside this room, inspect the whiteboard for the safe code hint.

Safe Code: The whiteboard clearly states the safe code combination is 860722.
Courthouse Safe
Courthouse Safe [Image Credits: eXputer]
Therefore, after killing the infected blocking access to the basement, enter the office next to the elevators and crack the safe using code 860722 to obtain the scrap and supplements inside. With this vital code that you get from the whiteboard, you can securely unlock the safe in the basement of the Seattle courthouse hideaway.

2. Bank Vault Safe Code

Bank Vault Map
Bank Vault Map [Image Credits: eXputer]
In order to secure the valuable pump shotgun stashed away in the well-protected bank vault in The Last of Us 2, you must first obtain the vault’s combination. This can be accomplished by entering the partially collapsed bank situated in the downtown area and searching the dimly lit ruins for clues.

Bank Vault Note
Bank Vault Note [Image Credits: eXputer]
After squeezing through a small opening at the structure’s base and dispatching the infected roaming within, focus your search on the safe deposit room.

Safe Code: Here, carefully study the floor to discover a discarded bag containing the heist plans, which explicitly state the vault code is 60-23-06.
Bank Vault Safe
Bank Vault Safe [Image Credits: eXputer]
With this knowledge in hand, traverse to the rear section of the safety deposit box room and access the sturdy vault door. Input the learned combination of 60-23-06, then claim the high-damage pump shotgun waiting within, as well as a clever Easter egg hidden away in one of the deposit boxes lining the vault walls.

3. Gate West 2 Safe Code

Gate West 2 Gameplay
Gate West 2 Gameplay [Image Credits: eXputer]

The Gate West 2 safe is cleverly secreted away in the downtown area below the courthouse structure situated at Madison and 5th. To uncover its location, closely inspect the gate perimeter until you discover a small opening to squeeze through.

Gate West 2 Note
Gate West 2 Note [Image Credits: eXputer]

Inside this fenced-off nook, a rushed note on the wall basically begs you to utilize the gate code found within your collected notes. Dig through your documents to produce the specific gate Codes 04, and 51, then input it into the waiting keypad to unlock the safe.

Gate West 2 Safe
Gate West 2 Safe [Image Credits: eXputer]
Important: The gate code 04, 51, referenced as a nod to the seminal Deus Ex franchise, grants you access to the stash of useful supplies hidden inside the safe.

Full of scrap, supplements, a health pack, and even a collectible trading card, this hidden safe location in The Last of Us 2 offers rewards worth the effort of finding the correct gate code. 

4. Thrift Store Safe code 

Thrift Store Gameplay
Thrift Store Gameplay [Image Credits: eXputer]

In the booby trap-ridden region of Capitol Hill, a thrift store hides a safe containing valuable ammo and a health pack.

  1. To unlock this safe, head to the back room of the shop, situated past a martial arts gym and near a yellow taxi.
  2. Inside this rear area, inspect the corkboard on the right wall to find a note stating the safe code is the last six digits of “Staci’s number.”
  3. Seeking this number, search the nearby bathroom to discover Staci’s full phone number scrawled on the wall left of the sink.
Thrift Store Code
Thrift Store Code [Image Credits: eXputer]

Safe Code: The last six digits needed for the combination are 55-01-33.
 

Thrift Store Safe
Thrift Store Safe [Image Credits: eXputer]

With Staci’s number in hand, enter the adjacent room and use the code 55-01-33 to open the safe and claim your just rewards – ammunition and a health pack to aid you on your difficult journey through the enemies of Capitol Hill.

5. Locker Room Safe Code 

Locker Room Gameplay
Locker Room Gameplay [Image Credits: eXputer]
In the “Tunnels” section of The Last of Us 2, following an encounter with the shamblers in the dark and red-lit corridors, players will find a passageway that houses a few offshoot rooms.

  1. Among these rooms, they will discover a distinctive break room characterized by the presence of vending machines and a coffee pot.
  2. This room is crucial to those looking for resources as it is positioned right before a gate blocked by a barrel, with the exit visible on the opposite end.
  3. Within this break room lies a door secured with a combination lock. Just a short distance from this locked door, players will spot a table with a note. 
Locker Room Safe Code
Locker Room Safe Code [Image Credits: eXputer]
The note adds that players need to “figure out the rest” on their own.

Luckily, this task is simplified by the fact that the combination lock is designed with only five buttons. With a bit of logical guess, it becomes apparent that the numbers three and four must be placed correctly to complete the code.

Locker Room Safe
Locker Room Safe [Image Credits: eXputer]
Safe Code: After this puzzle, players will find that the complete combination to unlock the treasures within the locker room is “15243”.

Once opened, the locker generously offers valuable resources, including ammunition, supplements, and essential crafting supplies, all of which are useful for players’ survival and progression in The Last of Us 2.

Chapter 3: Seattle Day 1 Safe Codes

Important: There are 3 Safe Codes for you to find located at three distinct locations in Chapter 3: Seattle Day 1 of Last of Us 2.

1. Auto Repair Safe Code In Hillcrest

Auto Repair Hillcrest Gameplay
Auto Repair Hillcrest Gameplay [Image Credits: eXputer]

In the Hillcrest area, you can locate a useful safe hidden away in the auto repair shop.

  1. To access this shop, cut through the tattoo parlor to get behind the row of businesses that include a bike store and a liquor store.
  2. Once in the back alley area, you will need to move the large green dumpster to unlock the garage entrance.
  3. Inside the auto shop awaits infected enemies along with the locked safe.
  4. However, the combination is not inside the garage itself.
  5. You must move to the closed-up bar across the main street, accessible through a pet store entrance.
Auto Repair Hillcrest Note
Auto Repair Hillcrest Note [Image Credits: eXputer]
Safe Code: Beware of a formidable shambler lurking here. Search the bar’s kitchen wall to discover the safe code – 30-82-65.
Auto Repair Hillcrest Safe
Auto Repair Hillcrest Safe [Image Credits: eXputer]

Use this hard-earned code to open the Hillcrest auto shop safe and claim the short gun holster within, a valuable item that enables the dual wielding of pistols. Along with scrap, ammo, and crafting supplies, the efforts taken to uncover this safe code offer worthwhile rewards.

2. Apartment Bedroom Safe Code

Apartment Bedroom Safe Code
Apartment Bedroom Safe Code [Image Credits: eXputer]

After leaving the theater leading to the hospital, you will come across an apartment block with the main door locked.

  1. There are two ways to get inside.
  2. Either through the basement laundry room window to the right of the entrance or by climbing the truck outside to reach the balcony.
  3. Once inside the upper floor apartment on the right (accessible by breaking the balcony window since the door is locked externally.
  4. Check the table for a note mentioning the safe code is set to the couple’s wedding anniversary.
Apartment Bedroom Safe
Apartment Bedroom Safe [Image Credits: eXputer]
Safe Code: In the nearby bedroom is both a calendar marking the 30th anniversary on 10/08/13, and the safe itself. To guess the code, subtract 30 years from the anniversary date given, arriving at 10-08-83.

Input this data into the safe code combination in The Last of Us 2 keypad to unlock it and claim the ammo and supplements stored within. By piecing together clues from notes and deductive reasoning, the apartment’s bedroom safe gives up its combination.

3. Pharmacy Backroom Safe Code

Pharmacy Gameplay
Pharmacy Gameplay [Image Credits: eXputer]

After swimming to reach a new area of the city dominated by the Seraphite faction, you will come across Weston’s Pharmacy.

Safe Code: Behind the cash register is a letter that outright states The Last of us 2 safe code is 38-55-23.

To actually access the safe itself, you need to locate a small hole in the wall between shelving units in the backroom.

Pharmacy Backroom Safe Code Note
Pharmacy Backroom Safe Code Note [Image Credits: eXputer]

Crawl through this opening to enter the sealed off pharmacy back area. Now that you have obtained the code 38-55-23 from the note by the cash register, input it into the keypad on the safe back here to unlock it.

Inside awaits rewards like ammo, supplements, a health kit, crafting supplies, and even an explosive arrow – making obtaining this safe code well worth the effort. Thanks to the direct clue provided by the pharmacy letter.

Pharmacy Backroom Safe
Pharmacy Backroom Safe [Image Credits: eXputer]

Chapter 4: Seattle Day 3 Safe Codes

Seattle Day 3 Gameplay
Seattle Day 3 Gameplay [Image Credits: eXputer]

While exploring the flooded city by boat in The Last of Us 2, you will reach a point where you need to manually open a warehouse door to proceed further.

  1. Before leaving this area, head upstairs where debris blocks the path.
  2. Move the pallet on wheels aside to crawl through the tiny gap and reach the far end.
  3. Drop down through a window that leads to the caged section housing the safe next to your boat.
  4. To actually get the code for this safe, investigate the body in the room at the top of the nearby stairs.
Seattle Day 3 Note
Seattle Day 3 Note [Image Credits: eXputer]
Safe Code: A note here reveals the combination is 70-12-64. Now that you have the code, crawl through the opening created by shifting the pallet to access the caged room.

Input 70-12-64 into the safe to claim the useful items within – scrap, supplements, ammo, and crafting supplies

Seattle Day 3 Safe
Seattle Day 3 Safe [Image Credits: eXputer]

Chapter 6 Safe Codes

Important: Players will need to find 3 Safe Codes located in 3 unique locations of Chapter 6 of Last of Us 2.

1. Big Win Lottery Safe Code

Big Win Lottery Gameplay
Big Win Lottery Gameplay [Image Credits: eXputer]

After exiting the flooded city by boat through a warehouse, check the nearby trailer for a note explaining the safe code is “the big win!” By investigating clues in the environment like the lottery ticket and notes, you can piece together the safe combo needed to unlock the stash of weapons inside.

Safe Code: This refers to the winning lottery ticket numbers shown on the cork board inside the trailer – 17-38-07.
Big Win Lottery Safe Code
Big Win Lottery Safe Code [Image Credits: eXputer]

To find the safe itself, go to the building directly across from the trailer and locate a hole on the left side blocked by pallets.

  1. Crawl through here to enter the interior.
  2. Now that you have the lottery ticket numbers from the trailer, input the code 17-38-07 into this safe to open it up.

Inside this safe code in The Last of Us 2, you will find rewards like a hunting pistol and ammunition.

Big Win Lottery Safe
Big Win Lottery Safe [Image Credits: eXputer]

2. Jasmine Bakery Safe Code

Jasmine Bakery Gameplay
Jasmine Bakery Gameplay [Image Credits: eXputer]

When you reach the narrow street in Seattle’s Chinatown district during the Hostile Territory chapter, there is a safe located inside the Jasmine Bakery shop on the left, identifiable by its purple sign.

However, the combination is not inside the bakery itself. To find the code, exit the bakery and enter the second door on the left, leading upstairs into a red-themed restaurant. 

Jasmine Bakery Note
Jasmine Bakery Note [Image Credits: eXputer]
Safe Code: Deal with the clickers visible through a floor opening before jumping over to the other side of the street. In the room to the left containing a pool table is a letter with the safe combo – 68-96-89 – on a cardboard box inside.
Jasmine Bakery Safe
Jasmine Bakery Safe [Image Credits: eXputer]

With this code in hand, return to the Jasmine Bakery shop and input 68-96-89 into the safe behind the register. Doing so will grant you access to the supplements, ammo, crafting supplies, and health bar hidden within the safe code location in The Last of Us 2.

3. Boast Safe Code

Boast Gameplay
Boast Gameplay [Image Credits: eXputer]

During the Coast level, you will enter a beached boat overrun by infected enemies. By thoroughly searching the environment and dispatched enemies, you can uncover clues like the note that reveals the boat’s safe code.

Safe Code: After acquiring the crossbow and passing through the narrow upstairs corridor, check the camp bed at the end for a note with the safe code – 90-77-01.
Boast Safe Code Note
Boast Safe Code Note [Image Credits: eXputer]

With this code in hand, fight through the boat’s interior, dealing with any remaining infected. Eventually, you will reach the bridge where the safe is situated.

Input the discovered combination 90-77-01 to open the safe and claim the useful items within – scrap, supplements, ammo, and a training manual for the Ordnance Upgrades crafting skill branch in The Last of Us 2.

Boast Safe
Boast Safe [Image Credits: eXputer]

Chapter 7 Safe Codes

Important: There are 2 safe codes located at two different locations in Chapter 7 of The Last of Us 2. You will come to these locations naturally but if you don’t keep an eye, you will miss out on finding safe codes and the location itself to open them for rewards.

1. Apartment Bedroom Safe Code

Apartment Bedroom Gameplay
Apartment Bedroom Gameplay [Image Credits: eXputer]

During Chapter 7 of The Last of Us 2, you pass through some apartments reached by jumping from a partially collapsed freeway.

  1. In the first room, a letter conversation between neighbors mentions supplies stashed in a safe, with the code being “our apartment number and then your apartment number”.
  2. Looking outside reveals you are in apartment 302.
  3. The neighbors are in 304 based on the letter.
Note Found in Apartment
Note Found in Apartment [Image Credits: eXputer]

Safe Code: Therefore, the full safe code is 302304, combining your apartment and neighbors’ numbers as hinted.
Apartment Bedroom Safe
Apartment Bedroom Safe [Image Credits: eXputer]

Enter the apartment bedroom to find the safe. Input the code 302304 to unlock it and claim the scrap, ammo, and crafting supplies stored inside the safe code location in The Last of Us 2.

2. Gym Safe During After The Descent

Gym Gameplay
Gym Gameplay [Image Credits: eXputer]
After falling into a pool from the sky bridge, Abby will end up in a gym area.

  1. Across from the gym entrance and left of the stairs is a closet with a safe inside.
  2. Check the noticeboard in the nearby coffee shop kitchen to find a note explicitly stating the WiFi password, and therefore safe code is 121879.
Safe Code: The code for this safe is the same as the WiFi password located in the gym’s weights room – 12-18-79.
Gym Safe Code
Gym Safe Code [Image Credits: eXputer]
With this code in hand, head to the closet across from the gym and input 12-18-79 into the safe. Doing so will unlock it, granting you access to the supplements and crafting supplies stashed within.

Gym Safe
Gym Safe [Image Credits: eXputer]
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