If you’ve only just begun your adventure in Shadow of the Tomb Raider, you may be surprised to know that you can change Lara’s outfit and appearance to suit your preferences and blend in with the locals. Not only are there tons of outfits available for Lara to wear, but many of these clothing items also offer additional gameplay benefits to help Lara survive her journey through the jungle. Below you’ll find charts explaining how to get all outfits for Lara in Shadow of the Tomb Raider, along with the bonus effects of each clothing item where applicable.

How to Get All Outfits in Shadow of the Tomb Raider

When you unlock a new outfit in Shadow of the Tomb Raider, the outfit will become available in the Outfit section of the Inventory menu at any Base Camp. While some outfits can be equipped instantly, certain outfits, such as Vestiges, must be crafted and restored first before they can be worn. For a full breakdown of each outfit’s crafting resource cost, visit our Shadow of the Tomb Raider eGuide.

Main Story / Default Outfits

Some outfits are available to Lara by default or through story progression. Outfits acquired through the main story missions do not need to be crafted or restored.

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Outfit Name How to Get Outfit  Gameplay Benefits
Tactical Adventurer (Torso + Legs) Default outfit for Lara Croft. None
Tactical Adventurer - Black (Full Body) Included in the Croft and Ultimate Editions. Craft additional ammo on the run. Receive bonus XP for stealth kills.
Robes of Puka Huk (Full Body) Included in the Deluxe, Croft, and Ultimate Editions. Health regenerates faster during breaks in combat. Receive additional hides and fat from animals.
Explorer Included in the Croft and Ultimate Editions. Receive additional plant and mineral crafting resources from each source. Receive bonus XP from hunting animals.
Vest of the Empress Jaguar (Torso) Defeat the empress jaguar. Enemies take longer to detect Lara.
Boots of the Empress Jaguar (Legs) Defeat the empress jaguar. Reduces noise when running, making Lara harder to detect.
Blue Heron Tunic (Full Body) Enter Paititi for the first time. Allows interaction with rebels.
Serpent Guard (Full Body) Return to Paititi after Cenotes. Allows interaction with cultists.

Side Mission & Crypt Reward Outfits

Many of Lara’s outfits in Shadow of the Tomb Raider are Vestige outfits that must be crafted at a Base Camp before they can be equipped. These outfits can be bought from various merchants or are rewarded for completing Crypts. 

Side Mission Outfits

Outfit Name How to Get Outfit  Benefits
Yaway's Battle Tunic (Torso)  Complete the "Wolf at the Door - Widow’s Tears" side mission. Increases Endurance plant effects (requires Heart of the Jaguar skill).
Ch’Amaka’s Greaves (Legs) Complete the “In the Midnight Hour - Freedom” side mission. Receive  bonus XP for non-stealth kills. 
Manko’s Tunic (Torso)  Complete the “Draw Weight Heavily - The Champion’s Bow” side mission. Animal prey take longer to detect Lara.

Crypt Reward Outfits

Outfit Name How to Get Outfit  Benefits
Eveningstar’s Cape (Torso) Peruvian Jungle Crypt: Rimak, the Storyteller Increases duration of Perception plant effects (requires Eye of the Eagle skill).
Eveningstar’s Boots (Legs) Peruvian Jungle Crypt: Urqu, the Scout Receive additional plant and mineral crafting resources from each source.
Condor Cowl of Urqu (Torso) Kuwaq Yaku Crypt: Unknown Time slowed for longer period while aiming (requires Scales of the Serpent skill).
Nine Strides’ Boots (Legs) Kuwaq Yaku Crypt: Wayta, The Tyrant Receive additional fat, salvage, and black powder resources from each source.
Manko’s Boots (Legs) Paititi Crypt: Chuki, The Weaver Animal predators take longer to detect Lara.
Greaves of Six Sky (Legs) Paititi Crypt: Ollanta, the Potter Health regenerates faster during breaks while in combat.
Yaway’s Wooden Greaves (Legs) Paititi Crypt: Qispi, the Merchant Resist fire damage and get knocked down less often in combat.
Ch’Amaka’s War Vest (Torso) Paititi Crypt: Uturunku, The Ferryman Take less damage from melee attacks.

Vestiges Sold by Merchants

Outfit Name How to Get Outfit  Benefits
Hide Boots of Urqu (Legs) Kuwaq Yaku Merchant - 4300g Receive bonus XP for stealth kills.
Nine Strides’ Harness (Torso) Kuwaq Yaku Merchant - 3200g Craft additional ammunition.
Mantle of Six Sky (Torso) Paititi Merchant - 5600g Take less damage from projectiles, such as bullets and arrows.
Kantu’s Boots (Legs) Paititi Merchant - 6900g Receive additional hides and fat from animals.
Crimson Huntress (Full Body) Paititi Outcast Merchant Moraekah - 7200g  Earn bonus XP from hunting animals. Time slowed for longer period while aiming (requires Scales of the Serpent skill).
Quenti Palla’s Mantle (Torso) Buy in Kuwaq Yaku or pick Eagle Path in New Game+ Chance of finding extra rare resources when looting enemies and animals.
Quenti Palla’s Greaves (Legs) Buy in Kuwaq Yaku or pick Eagle Path in New Game+ Chance of finding extra rare resources when looting enemies and animals.
Ozcollo’s Tunic (Torso) Buy in Kuwaq Yaku or pick Jaguar Path in New Game+ Inflict extra damage while at critical health.
Ozcollo’s Greaves (Legs) Buy in Kuwaq Yaku or pick Jaguar Path in New Game+ Receive bonus XP for non-stealth kills.
Three Fangs’ Tunic (Torso) Buy in Kuwaq Yaku or pick Serpent Path in New Game+ Greatly increases fire resistance granted by endurance (requires Heart of the Jaguar skill).
Three Fangs’ Greaves (Legs) Buy in Kuwaq Yaku or pick Serpent Path in New Game+ Greatly increases fire resistance granted by endurance (requires Heart of the Jaguar skill).

Lara Croft's Classic Skins and Outfits

There are also various outfits available for Tomb Raider fans who want to change into one of Lara Croft’s iconic former looks. These outfits don’t offer any additional benefits (other than a bit of nostalgia) and do not need to be crafted.

Classic Outfits - Lara's classic looks from all the way back to her first days as a Tomb Raider.

  • Tomb Raider 2
  • Bomber Jacket
  • Angel of Darkness

Tomb Raider & Rise of the Tomb Raider Outfits - Available to players who have a save game for either Tomb Raider or Rise of the Tomb Raider.

  • Survivor
  • Remnant Jacket 
  • Commando
  • Desert Tank
  • Infiltrator
  • Siberian Ranger
  • Shadow Runner
  • Wraithskin
  • Leather Jacket
  • Grey Henley
  • Blue Henley

Now that you know how to get every outfit in Shadow of the Tomb Raider, you should be able to dress Lara in some new duds for her journey ahead. For more tips and tutorials, head over to our Shadow of the Tomb Raider Guide Hub