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You may be looking for this level's namesake from Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back.

Road to Ruin is the tenth level in Crash Bandicoot: On the Run!, as well as the second level of N. Sanity Island. It is unlocked after collecting 120 Power Gems and takes 5 hours to regenerate its items.


Looks like it's been a long time since anyone has explored these mysterious temples. Hope you're not afraid of the dark... although there are flame-shooting statues to proivde plenty of illumination for the unwary.

Official level description.[1]

Level Design[]

The level takes place in within a ruins of a temple with Rock Gorillas spitting fire and Mummies.


Gem Run[]

The gem run for Road to Ruin requires the player to reach the end of the level. The prize for this is a blue gem. After the gem has been earned, the challenge can be re-attempted once every 24 hours for two purple crystals.

Challenge Run[]

The challenge run for Road to Ruin requires the player to break all 70 crates in the level, with the reward being 10 Stinky Shrooms.

Names In Other Languages[]

Language Name
Traditional Chinese 毀滅之路
Huǐmiè zhī lù
Simplified Chinese 废墟之路
Fèixū zhī lù
French Route et Déroute
German Straße Ins Verderben
Japanese まよいの はいきょ
Ma yoi no wa iki ~yo
Korean 유적으로 가는 길
yujeog-eulo ganeun gil
Portuguese Estrada Da Ruína
Russian Дорога По Руинам
Doroga Po Ruinam
Latin-American Spanish Camino A La Ruina
European Spanish Rumbo A La Ruina
Thai ถนนสู่ซากปรัก
T̄hnn s̄ū̀ sāk prạk
Turkish Yıkıma Giden Yol
Vietnamese Đường Đến Tàn Tích



  • Prior to an update, this level was erroneously labelled as Upstream.