This is a list of all the special items I’ve found in Deus Ex: Human Revolution: weapon mods, Praxis kits, XP e-books, etc. I made this list so I can remember to find them again, keep track of what I’ve found, and maybe help you find them too.
Sarif Manufacturing Plant
- Damage mod in a crate in Storage Room 3 of the Sarif manufacturing plant.
- XP E-book in the security room just before the live turret blocks your path. Look under the small box. Map
- XP E-book on the desk just outside of Josie Thorpe’s office. Map
Detroit – Sarif HQ
- XP E-book on Pritchard’s desk. Map
- XP E-book in office 27 of Sarif HQ. Map
- XP E-book in office 25 of Sarif HQ.
- Ammo capacity mod in the storage room near/below the Sarif HQ helipad
- XP E-book on a cart in the surgery hall at the LIMB clinic. Map
- XP E-book on the night stand in the bedroom of Josie and Greg Thorpe’s apartment. Map
- XP E-book in Seurat’s (the arms dealer) bedroom. Map
- Reload mod in a locker in the police station basement. Map
- XP E-book on the desk in the police station morgue.
- XP E-book in Jensen’s apartment bedroom.
- XP E-book on the desk in the “chop shop” apartment. It’s in the same building as Tindall, but requires either level 5 hacking or finding the code (tall fence near police station). Map
- Praxis kit in the same room as the previous.
- Reload Speed Mod found above the fire escape just inside DRB territory. Jump aug required.
- XP E-book on the ground level of DRB territory. Map
- Praxis Kit found behind a weak wall near the sewer exit into the DRB territory. Map
- Ammo mod in a storage unit near Sarif HQ. Same place where Zeke Sanders asks you to meet him (if you let him live). Map
- Reload Speed mod behind some boxes in a security office just beyond the interrogation area.
- XP E-book in a locked room adjacent to the cafeteria.
Hengsha – Kuaigan & Daigong Districts
- There’s a Hive membership card in a guest room on the third floor of the Hung Hua Hotel.
- Reload Speed mod in a storage unit near the Hung Hua Hotel. Map
- Praxis Kit hidden in a breakable wall in the sewers near the Hung Hua Hotel. Map
- Targeting mod in a storage unit just west of The Hive. Map
- Rate of Fire mod in a room in the basement on The Hive.
- XP E-book in the security room near the entrance to The Hive. Map
- XP E-book in Tong’s office in The Hive. (Beware: It is possible to make this E-book unobtainable by using the nearby vent to listen in on Tong’s conversation.)
- Rate of Fire mod behind a breakable wall on the second floor of Alice Pods–just above the arms dealer in the supply room.
- Armor-piercing mod behind some boxes next to the stairs on the ground floor of Alice Pods. Map
- XP E-book in pod 143 of Alice Pods. Map
Hengsha – Youzhao District
- Ammo Capacity mod in a storage unit near the Harvester parking garage. Map
- Ammo Capacity mod behind a fence on a catwalk. Map
- XP E-book on the second floor of the southernmost apartment building in the Youzhao District. Map
- XP E-book in one of the apartments near to the central Youzhao entrance. It’s the one that’s not Lee Hong’s apartment. Map
- Praxis Kit at the bottom of the elevator shaft of Hengsha Court Gardens apartments.
- XP E-book in the apartment to the left of the main entrance from the courtyard of Hengsha Court Gardens. Map
Tai Yong Medical
- Ammo Capacity mod in a locker above the Cryo-Storage area of Tai Yong Medical. Use the catwalk path.
- Reload Speed mod in a large shaft in the pangu section of Tai Yong Medical. Can only get there through a vent. Icarus augmentation is helpful.
- XP E-book in the same location as previous.
- XP E-book laying on some boxes in the large room just beyond the security checkpoint into the labs proper. Map
- Praxis Kit found in a desk drawer in the Tai Yong Medical labs. Map
- XP E-book in the left hangar control room. Map
- Ammo Capacity mod on the Picus roof.
- Praxis Kit found in one of the desk drawers in the Picus newsroom. Map
- Rate of Fire mod in the mensroom near the Picus newsroom. Map
- XP E-book in the Picus studio control room. Map
- Silencer in a drawer concealed by boxes in the Picus studio.
- XP E-book in an office just before the lowest level of Picus (boss floor). Map
- Reload speed mod in an office on the lowest level of Picus. Map
- XP E-book backstage at the convention center just outside of Taggert’s dressing room. It’s next to the coffee maker in the room where the two guards are watching TV. Map
- A quite obvious Praxis Kit on the floor of Sandoval’s apartment. Beware: It’s a trap!
- XP E-Book on Sandoval’s desk in his underground liar.
- Ammo capacity mod in a wall cavity in the sewers just after the Sandoval encounter. Map
- Damage mod in a cell on the lowest level of the Harvester garage.
- XP E-Book on a desk in the operating room of the Harvester parking garage. Map
- Ammo capacity mod in a safe next to Tracer Tong’s computer on the lowest level of the Harvester garage.
- Cooling mod in another safe on the middle level of the Harvester garage.
- Target Leading mod in a shipping container at the Hengsha Docks. It’s near the entrance gate and on top of other containers. Map
- Rate of Fire mod in a storage unit on the west side of the Hengsha docks area.
- Damage mod in a storage unit on the west side of the Hengsha docks area. Map
- Reload speed mod on the south side of the upper level of the Hengsha docks warehouse; near the sniper walkway. Map
- Ammo capacity mod inside a supply closet at the start of Omega Ranch. Map
- Reload speed mod in the locked dormitory of the Omega Ranch barracks.Map
- Damage mod in the armory of the Omega Ranch barracks. Map
- XP E-book in storage room G-23 on the second floor of the main facility. Map
- Target seeking mod in a supply closet just before the elevator to the restricted area of Omega Ranch. Map
- XP E-Book in Doctor Reed’s safe at Omega Ranch. Requires Level 5 Hacking.
- Cooling mod in the hidden room in Hanger 18 of Omega Ranch. A crate is blocking an open vent. Map