A guide to collecting the 9 Guardian Figurines, added with the Explorers Update.
Chapter VIII: The Journey of Understanding
The second one is just after you are introduced to the concept of the sporangia and tumor system. After you activate the tumors and walk across, you jump down to an area where you have to use Vorh’n to get through M’nags. After you get through the first set, look left, and you will see another pod. Like before, the figurine is inside.
The third figurine is shortly after the M’nags. After you pick up the star-shaped crystal, you walk on along a corridor and turn left. After the turn but BEFORE you drop down into the sporangia room, you should notice a small turn-off to your right. The figurine is just sitting on a shelf in the turnoff. Note: there is another turn off, far longer, right by the drop. The turn-off I’m talking about is before that.
Chapter XIII: The Chamber of Trinity
The second figurine (5th overall) is in the room with the sporangia. It is up high, amid the branches / tentacles. There are a couple of movable blocks in the room, but only one of them has a ladder. Simply position that one close to the figurine (does not need to be directly beneath for you to reach it), climb the ladder, and grab.
The third one (6th overall) is inside the Chamber of Trinity itself, just before you reach Amanda. Halfway along, look down and to the right. You will see a bridge of stone running under the way to Amanda. Just drop down onto it and run back left to collect the figurine.
Chapter XIV: The Mask of Ughro’ecna
The second one (8th overall) is located behind a pillar, just before the room where you have to place the three orbs to unlock the hatch in the floor.
The third figurine (9th overall) is after you have awakened the second set of tumours. After crossing them, you head into a tunnel where there is a Changed. After killing the Changed, the figurine should be sitting in the open in a small cave. It is BEFORE you jump down to the room where you summon the bridge.