Enter the bunker to analyze Iraq's data, trace the hacker.
After the cutscene that opens the mission, you'll need to play the hacking minigame three times. As you do so, you'll occasionally be interrupted at random, which may cause your input to be missed, so pay close attention to what you're doing. Not only that, but during the second and third hotspots, some points will randomly become timed, and during the final hotspot some points may randomly turn on their own. You can easily tell where this has happened by looking for the only line that isn't blue when the puzzle should be complete.
Let's begin. For the first hotspot, start in the lower-left corner and turn the point three times. Move to the lower-right corner and turn it twice, then move over to the point in the upper-right corner and turn it once. Move to the point above and slightly to the left, then turn that one once. Now move to the left and slightly down to the next point and turn that one once, then move to the far left point and turn it once. Next more up and to the right and turn that point once, then finally move to the right and slightly down to turn that point three times and unlock the final point at the top in the middle.
For the second hotspot, start in the middle point near the bottom -- not the lowermost point -- and turn it twice. Move right one point and turn it twice, then move up one point and turn that one twice, too. Turn the point to the right once, then ignore the next point up and turn the point to the right of that once. Move left along the line and turn the next point once, then move left one point again and turn it twice. Move down to the lower-left point (left of the starting point) and turn it twice, then follow the line up and turn the next point twice as well. Move left once and turn this point once, then skip the point up and to the right. Move to the point on the left of that and turn it once, then follow the line to the right and turn that point once. This will unlock the point in the middle at the top, which will send you to the third and final hotspot.
For the third hotspot, you'll have to move quickly. Start at the point near the bottom again (not the point at the very bottom) and turn it once. Move to the right and turn that point twice, then move up along the line and turn the next point twice as well. Move right to the next point and turn it once, then ignore the point to the left and move right into the corner and turn that point once. Move up and to the left to turn that point once, too. Next move left one point and turn it twice, then move down to the point left of the starting point and turn it twice. Move up along the line and turn the next point twice as well, then head up and to the left and turn the next point once. Ignore the point to the right, then follow the line up and left to turn the next point once. Follow the line to the right and turn the adjacent point once, then turn the point to the right one time to unlock the final point to the right and complete the mission. Whew!
In Plain Sight
Take out the Fixer, escape the police.
Grab a fast car and park it at the bottom of the stairs beneath the waypoint where the mission starts. After the cutscene that opens the mission, get in your car quickly so you're not identified, then head to the waypoint. At the destination, you'll need to chase down a van and defeat the driver. Do this quickly as it won't be long before the police are called; once they show up and the driver is dealt with, escape them via the usual means to complete the mission.
The Rat's Lair
Use the Profiler to find an access point, connect to T-Bone.
When you arrive at the coffee shop, pull out your phone and look across the street to find a hacking option. Hack into the device to begin another hotspot minigame.
Start in the center and turn the point twice, then move to the lower-right corner and turn it once. Move to the far-right point (in the middle), unlock it then turn it three times, then move to the point just below and to the right of the starting point and turn it once. Move up to the top and unlock the point on the right, then turn it once. Move left and unlock that point, then turn it left once as well. Go back to the point on the right and turn it twice to unlock the point at the very top and gain access to the camera.
Lead T-Bone to safety.
Head up the stairs to the west of the hacking point, but stop before reaching the top. Access the camera just ahead and survey the ground above to find the location and vulnerabilities of the guards. Don't use anything that would make the guards search the area, though; they'll find T-Bone and attack.
Once all the practical hacking options have been exhausted, take down all the guards in the area with your weaponry. Stay in cover -- there's plenty of it -- and keep an eye on T-Bone, though he'll stay behind cover for the most part. As long as you quickly deal with any guards attacking him, he'll survive for long enough to take them all out.
Kill all the Fixers or escape.
When T-Bone leaves, you have two options: kill all the backup bearing down on you, or escape. If you want to take the former option, head back upstairs and find cover. If you plan to run, however, note that it will be much more difficult than usual. You won't be able to hack the environment as much as normal, plus to add insult to injury the environmental hacks will also be used against you. For once, your best bet is to stand and fight rather than immediately running. Either way, if you kill all the Fixers or outrun them, the mission is complete.
The Defalt Condition
Enter the Ambrose Theater discreetly, profile guests to get to Defalt, hack Defalt's server.
Walk up to the theater and hack the bouncer's phone to distract him. Inside, head to the dance floor and start profiling everyone you see. You'll need to hack several people before you can move on to the next objective; once you've cleared it, head up the stairs at the far end, then turn around and look up and to the right to spot a camera. Access it, then move it up and right to find another camera. Move this one up and to the left to find a third camera. Hack into this one and move up and to the right to find the hacking point. Access it for yet another hotspot minigame.
Start at the bottom in the lower-left corner. Turn this point three times, then follow the line diagonally up and right to the next point. Turn this point once, then move to the right and turn the next point once. Move to the right again and turn the next point once, then move to the upper-left point in the "S" shape and turn it once. Move to the right one point, unlock it, then turn it twice.
Move to the central formation of points and turn the top point once, then unlock the right point and turn it once, unlock the bottom point and turn it three times, then back to the top point for three turns. Next move to the left point to unlock it and turn it twice. Go back to the top for three more turns, then the right point for one turn, and finally the bottom point for one turn. This unlocks the final point in the middle, which advances you to another puzzle.
For the second hotspot, on the top half of the puzzle, start at the lower-left point -- not the timed point -- and turn it twice, then move to the point diagonally up and to the right and turn it three times. Follow the line up and to the left, then turn this point once. Next move down one point, unlock it and turn it twice. Move back up one point and turn it three more times, then move down two points and turn it three times. Follow the line to the left and up to the next point and turn it three times. Follow the line up and to the left again and unlock this point, then turn it once. Next go up and to the right, unlock this point and turn it three times. Go all the way down to the bottom row in the lower half of the puzzle and turn the point in the middle once. Move back to the upper half and unlock the point in the middle at the bottom, then turn it once. Move back to the lower half of the puzzle and turn the lower-right point three times. Go back to the upper half and unlock the point in the lower-right corner, then turn it once. Move to the point diagonally up and to the right and turn it once, then follow the line diagonally left and up and turn this point three times. Move up and to the right and unlock this point, then turn it once. Finally, move to the top row and unlock the point on the right, then turn it once to unlock the final point to the left and, at last, gain access to the camera. Access the camera directly ahead to watch a quick cutscene.
Chase Defalt, fight your way across the rooftop.
Head up the stairs as you chase Defalt. You'll need to climb over several boxes and up a few ladders until you reach the rooftop. Don't worry about the small explosions as you ascend; they won't hurt you enough to be life-threatening.
When you reach the rooftop, quickly take cover. Take out all the men on the rooftop as well as the snipers on the adjacent buildings -- there's one to the right and one straight ahead. Once they're down, make your way across the roof and down the stairs to the waypoint.
Chase Defalt and keep him in range, download the data, take down Defalt.
Drop down to street level and quickly jump in a car. Chase Defalt and stay close to him to keep the download going. Defalt will use environmental hacks to try and slow you down, and will often drive through parking garages and alleyways to try and lose you. Remember, you're not trying to take him down just yet -- simply stay in range. If you get right on his tail, don't worry about anything other than staying close, even if it means driving a little more cautiously than usual.
Once the download is complete, all bets are off; do anything you must in order to take him down. Once he's finished, the mission is over.
Hack the network to find Nicky.
Head over to the north-west corner of the building, close to the waypoint that marks where you need to hack. From the doorway, you can set off the hack without putting yourself at risk.
Take out Nicky's guard, hack the guard's phone, guide Nicky to a car.
Move the camera to the right, then switch to the next visible camera. Trigger the explosives next to the guard, then hack the guard's cellphone as prompted. After a cutscene, you'll need to guide Nicky to a car. The hacks you'll be able to use on the guards are random; try and only use explosives to deal with enemies if you have nothing better, because they attract a lot more attention.
Move the camera to the left and switch to the camera in the next room. Move the next camera up and switch to the camera on the wall above. There's a guard on the level above, off to the right, but you won't need to concern yourself too much with him. Even if he spots Nicky as she moves, she won't be visible long enough for him to be fully alerted.
Begin by distracting the guard directly in front of Nicky. Hack the forklift to get his attention, then move Nicky behind the pallets to the left and quickly move to the camera on the far left to move Nicky into the large red carrier container below. Switch to the camera above the yellow beam to the right near the middle of the room. When the guard on the far right and the guard in the middle are turned away, move Nicky behind the red carrier container on the right. Switch to the camera across the room so you're looking at things from the opposite angle.
When the guard closest to Nicky moves to the left, move her inside the orange carrier container to the left and switch to the camera above. Next move Nicky to the far right side of the carrier, but still hidden from the guard. Switch back to the camera you were just at and turn it so your view is to the left of the yellow beam. Wait for the guard to move away, then move Nicky behind the steel pipes below. She should be behind the wooden box, steel beams and pallets stacked together on the ground.
There's only one more guard to get past. Move the camera to the left so you can see the car you're aiming for. To the left of the stairs are some large cardboard boxes, and to the left of the car is a protector. Hack the protector to distract the guard, then quickly move Nicky to the cardboard boxes. Once she's in place, access the lift to the right of the guard -- perhaps a couple of times until he moves over to it. Once he's out of the way, move Nicky to the car; once she's close enough, she'll get in and drive off.
Kill all Fixers or escape.
As usual, you have a choice at the end of the mission: make a stand and kill everyone, or hop in the car you arrived in and escape. The easiest approach here is simply to run.
Ghosts of the Past
Leave town. Avoid the police.
This is different from a usual police chase in that if you get spotted, the mission fails. That means there's no room for error and no chance to escape. You go undetected, or you start over.
There isn't a specific route that always works, unfortunately, since the route the police takes varies. Avoid taking the highway, however, and don't remain stationary at all. You'll need to keep moving north, but you can also head east or west to avoid other police activity.
Keep your eyes on the minimap so you know where you're going and where the police are, but don't rely on GPS to navigate. As a general tip, head north to avoid the chopper as the mission begins, then head to the far west side of the city. You don't have to get all the way to the waypoint to beat the mission, just far enough to make the white circle appear, then move beyond it. Once you escape, the mission is complete.
No Turning Back
Reach the Merlaut Hotel, eavesdrop on Quinn's party and find him, follow Quinn and the Mayor.
Head towards the Merlaut Hotel, then hack the panel at the waypoint. Switch to the camera up above, then wait for Quinn to move. When he does so, switch to the camera on the far right, then the next camera over. Hack the device on the table, then wait for the conversation to end.
Access the hotel's network and disable security.
Move the camera to the right and switch to the camera in the next room. Hack the panel inside to begin another hotspot minigame.
Turn the point at the bottom three times, then move up along the line and turn the next point three times. Move to the bottom-right point, unlock it and turn it once. Move back to the point you were just at and turn it once, then move to the point at the top, unlock it and turn it three times. Finally, move down one point and turn it three times to unlock the final point to the left. Now hack the control panel in the next room.
Infiltrate the hotel, reach Quinn's office.
Pick your approach: force or finesse. If you choose the stealthy approach, head around to the southern side of the hotel to find an access point that can be hacked. Hack the panel to unlock the door, then head inside. Nudge the door to open it, then take cover and hack the camera in the hallway. There's a guard down the hallway on the right -- wait until he is visible, then hack the soda machine to draw him over. When he gets close, take him down.
Move from camera to camera to spot all the guards. Move around the corner and hide in the next hallway. You'll need to move into the room on the right, then immediately into the next room on the right. With the right timing, you can wait until the guards in the next room are not looking in your direction, then move all the way into the room you need to be in.
Depending on the patrol pattern of the guard near the room you need to be in, you might need to take him out when he approaches the elevator, or perhaps move into the adjacent security room to avoid him. Sometimes he remains in the main room with the other guards, sometimes he patrols around the elevator.
Hack the elevator, then move to the side. There's a guard in the elevator who attacks on sight, so wait by the elevator and jump him as soon as the doors open, then hack the elevator to head to Quinn's office. During the cutscene, perform a takedown when prompted -- this happens right after Quinn turns his back on you. Immediately after the takedown, shoot the guard on the other side of the room.
Fight your way across the rooftop.
Have some explosives ready and make your way to the door that leads out to the rooftop. The heavy armored enforcer will need to be taken out with explosives, but it's easy to lure him back into the room you were just in. This allows you to deal with him by himself rather than alongside other guards.
With the enforcer down, open the door to the rooftop and hack the camera to the left. Use the cameras on the roof to take down as many guards as you can with environmental hacks. If you have the tech available, also disable their ability to call in reinforcements. If a helicopter gets called in, use explosives to take down the guards, then make a break for the waypoint once the path is clear. If there's no helicopter, defeat the rest of the guards in a shootout and head to the waypoint.
Find Quinn, profile Lucky Quinn, download the video, escape the hotel, escape the police.
Head into Quinn's office and around to the other side of his desk for a hacking point. Hack in to open the shutters and pull out your cellphone. Hack Quinn's pacemaker, then again during the next cutscene to take him down. Hack the point in Quinn's office to download the video, then run as fast as you can out of his office and to the left, through the exit door.
In the following chase, it's best to have a a Blackout available along with the ability to disable helicopters. When you get outside, wait for the helicopter to appear in the skies to your left and disable it as soon as you can. Run to the left and climb into the left. Hack the lift to lower yourself to the ground, then use a Blackout if you have one. Run to the left and make your way to the southern side of the hotel where the boats are located. Hop in a boat and getting away is easy.
If you can't disable helicopters, you'll need to sneak around to the left to find a vehicle, then make a break for it. It's harder to lose the cops on the streets, but it is possible -- make use of underpasses to escape the helicopter, and switch vehicles if you take too much damage.
Race to save Clara, eliminate the hitmen, reach Clara.
Hop in a car if you don't have one already, then head to the next waypoint. As you approach there'll be a cutscene followed by a showdown with some hitmen. Defeat them as quickly as you can, then move over to Clara to complete the mission.
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