Prince of Persia: Warrior Within HD: Life upgrade pedestal locations
Find the following life upgrade pedestals:
Upgrade Pedestal 1
Found right after you beat Shahdee. Walk up the stairs to see a tall altar. Pull it back to open a secret doorway behind it. Follow it throw avoiding the traps to obtain the first life upgrade.
Upgrade Pedestal 2 (Past)
Found in the area where you first fight the Crow Master. Make your way up the area to the stairway. You'll see a small metal grate. At the bottom of the stores to the left there are some barrels and a switch. Hit the switch, slow down time, and make your way to the grate. Roll under it. Go through avoiding traps to get the second life upgrade.
Upgrade Pedestal 3 When you reach the central hall after acquiring the serpent sword turn the turnstile lever so that it faces the doorway with the save point fountain. Facing the opposite doorway walk foreword and to the right, you'll see a ledge. Drop down and wall jump back and forth to make your way slowly down. Once you get down, drop down to the ledge below and wall run and jump off at the end and jump side to side to make your way up. Wall run again and, at the end wall, jump from side to side to make your way down to a ledge. Make your way to the doorway go through and avoid the traps for the third upgrade pedestal.
Upgrade Pedestal 4
In the Mechanical tower, you will eventually reach a Thrall who is throwing spike beasts. Get him to blow up the left wall (Your left when facing the Thrall), then walk throw and avoid traps to get the fourth upgrade pedestal
Upgrade Pedestal 5
When you get to the Garden, head up to where you fight Silhouettes and Keepers. Walk to the left to find a ledge where the fence doesn't continue. From there, drop down, move, drop down and wall run to make your way to the doorway across the gap. Walk in, make your way through avoiding traps to find the fifth upgrade pedestal.
Upgrade Pedestal 6 Once you turn on the water in Garden works via turnstile, wall run up the wall behind it.
Upgrade Pedestal 7 In the Prison area after you defeat Thrall, make your way up and reach the end of the left side. Break a wall to find a door. Head to the right side and midway throw you'll see another cracked wall. Break it, hit the switch, slow down time, and make your way to the first wall you broke.
Upgrade Pedestal 8
Inside the library you'll see a broken doorway and railings. You need to jump to the other one and, instead of heading to the ledge to the left, head to the opposing doorway (which is still intact) Jump to the ledge and make your way to the right side, jump up, and go through to find your way to the eight life upgrade pedestal.
Upgrade Pedestal 9
The ninth pedestal is located in the room in which you chase Shahdee and she shuts the door behind her. You must make your way up and jump on a bar to open the door. On your way you'll see a cracked grating. Come back here when you have the scorpion sword and break the grate to reveal a crate. Bring the crate out to the adjacent wall, climb up on it, wall run up, and jump off to reach a ledge above it. Follow the area throw to reach the ninth upgrade pedestal.
With all pedestals found you will be able to get the Water sword, which is located in the room before the throne room. It will be in the center. The Water Sword gives you an alternate ending as it is the only weapon capable of defeating the Dahaka.