Metal Gear Solid 5 Guide - Complete Mission Walkthrough and Guide, How to S Rank Every Mission

Metal Gear Solid 5 Guide - Complete Mission Walkthrough and Guide, How to S Rank Every Mission

Complete every mission and primary objective to get S Ranks with this Metal Gear Solid Guide and Mission Walkthrough.

Here you will find the Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain Walkthrough and Guide. In it we will cover all of the main story missions, as well as the mandatory and optional objectives in each one. We’ll help you to infiltrate enemy territory, plan the best possible approach, and then execute your missions with precision. Each mission walkthrough will describe how you can earn your S Rank, requiring 130,000 points.

The Phantom Pain is a game that allows you to approach each situation as you see fit. Because of this, there is no right or wrong way to proceed. Having spent considerable time with this game, however, we have come up with some tips that will help you in any situation.

Metal Gear Solid 5 Walkthrough - Tips and Tricks Guide

  • Take advantage of your iDROID, marking enemies and planning your next move. The more time you spend learning about your adversary, the better off you’ll be.
  • Should you find yourself running short on weapons and ammunition, don’t hesitate to call in a Supply Drop. Just make sure to call it in somewhere safe.
  • Use interrogations to your advantage. Questioning an enemy combatant can reveal troop positions or even objectives. Sometimes non-lethal is the way to go.
  • Collect as many materials as you can. These can be used to expand your Mother Base, allowing you to develop new weapons and gadgets for the battlefield.
  • Consider launching missions at 18:00 hours. This will give you the cover of darkness as you try to sneak in and out of enemy installations. Just be aware, morning will come.

Metal Gear Solid 5 Walkthrough

Metal Gear Solid 5: Awakening guide

As you might expect from a Metal Gear Solid game, the prologue is full of cut scenes, but it also gives you a chance to learn the ins and outs of movement and combat.

Metal Gear Solid 5: Phantom Limbs guide

Your first taste of unscripted combat will be at Da Wialo Kallai village. We’ll help you locate and extract Miller, taking him back to Mother Base safely.

Metal Gear Solid 5: How to Upgrade and Expand Mother Base guide

Consider this a tutorial to help you understand the function of Mother Base. It will also give you a chance to practice some of your CQC techniques on your staff.

Metal Gear Solid 5: A Hero’s Way guide

Although the game tells you to kill the commander, we have a better plan. Follow our lead to take this man alive and add him to your staff back at Mother Base.

Metal Gear Solid 5: C2W guide

Your objective is to locate and destroy three communication antennas. We’ll show you a direct route to each one, as well as a way out while remaining undetected.

Metal Gear solid 5: Over the Fence guide

We made some wrong moves here, but adjusted our strategy to help you locate and extract the prisoner without getting caught. This one can be quite easy.

Metal Gear Solid 5: Where Do the Bees Sleep? guide

In one of the longer missions so far, players will have to infiltrate a heavily guarded base, and then steal a secret weapon code named Honey Bee.

Metal Gear Solid 5: Red Brass guide

An S Rank walkthrough to finding, neutralizing and extracting all three of the commanders in Red Brass.

Metal Gear Solid 5: Occupation Forces guide

This mission is much easier than you might think, and we'll have you through it in under 10 minutes. Another S Rank walkthrough.

Metal Gear Solid 5: Backup, Back Down guide

This mission will test your arsenal of weapons, so an S Rank play through is best later in the game. If you want it done now, however, we can help you.

Metal Gear Solid 5: An Angel With Broken Wings guide

We can show you exactly where the prisoner is, helping you extract him in less than five minutes for your S Rank.

Metal Gear Solid 5: Cloaked in Silence guide

This walkthrough will help you complete every objective, earn your S Rank, and add Quiet to your Diamond Dogs crew at Mother Base.

Metal Gear Solid 5: Hellbound guide

This mission is going to take you at least 15 minutes, but that is short enough to snag Dr. Emmerich, and your S Rank in the process.

Metal Gear Solid 5: Pitch Dark guide

It won't be the easiest S Rank that you get, but this mission can be done in about 10 minutes (or less). Try our sneaky short cut.

Metal Gear Solid 5: Lingua Franca guide

This is probably the fastest S Rank that you can get in the game. We'll show you how to complete your mandatory objective in about three minutes.

Metal Gear Solid 5: Footprints of Phantoms guide

It's another short one, but the danger factor is high with the Walker Gear in the area. Here is how to take it back to Mother Base.

Metal Gear Solid 5: Traitor's Caravan guide

We'll show you the location of the truck you see, as well as an easy way to extract it and escape from the Skulls.

Metal Gear Solid 5: Rescue the Intel Agents guide

Our walkthrough gives you a direct path to both Intel agents, allowing you to be done this mission in about five minutes.

Metal Gear Solid 5: Blood Runs Deep guide

It's a longer mission, but our unique approach should help you to zip right through the heavily populated enemy outposts for your S Rank.

Metal Gear Solid 5: On the Trail guide

Not only will we help you extract the Major and his crew, we'll show you where to find a prison with the Missile Guidance Specialist skill.

Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain Tips, Collectibles

Metal Gear Solid 5: How to Earn More GMP

Having trouble earning the GMP required to build more weapons and expand your Mother Base? We can help you fill your pockets with cash.

Metal Gear Solid 5 Blueprints Location guide

A complete guide to all 27 blueprints found in Metal Gear Solid 5. Ensure that Snake is outfitted with the best weapons available.

Metal Gear Solid 5 Momento Photos Location guide

Collect all 10 Momento photos found in Metal Gear Solid 5 and bring them to Paz at Mother Base.

Metal Gear Solid 5 Secrets and Easter Eggs guide

Learn about all the secrets and Easter eggs that you can find in Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain. Some of these you won't find on your own.

Metal Gear Solid 5 Story guide

In this special guide for players that have finished the story of Metal Gear Solid 5, we'll be outlining all the major events of the plot of the game, as well as highlighting how The Phantom Pain connects to the rest of the historic series.

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