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Old 03-12-2013, 09:29 PM   #1
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Which DLC to buy?

So I'm planning on downloading and playing through Citadel soon. I have enough points left over to get one of the other DLC missions as well. Any consensus on what one is most worth it? From Ashes, Omega, or Leviathon?
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Old 03-12-2013, 11:22 PM   #2
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It's hard to say. From Ashes is worth buying since Javik is one of the best characters in the game, but the DLC is awfully expensive for just one character and a half hour long mission. Leviathan is mostly good, and Omega is rather mediocre.
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Old 03-12-2013, 11:45 PM   #3
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It's hard to say. From Ashes is worth buying since Javik is one of the best characters in the game, but the DLC is awfully expensive for just one character and a half hour long mission. Leviathan is mostly good, and Omega is rather mediocre.
That's about the best answer to your question. I don't know which to recommend. Javik's story is great but as Jedi said it's too short for the money next to the other choices. Money/length-wise I'd say Omega is the best bang for your buck but story-wise I found Leviathan superior. Whatever you decide play Citadel last because no matter what your other choice is, it's going to pale in comparison.
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If I only ever got the chance to play one of those options, it would have been Leviathan. That's purely for the Reaper backstory. If that's the kind of thing that you're happy to just read about on the wiki, then From Ashes offers more value, especially when coupled with Citadel.

All three are worthwhile, but if I had to retrospectively ignore 1 of the 3, it would have been Omega.
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Leviathan i think its really important to story
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Old 03-13-2013, 05:16 PM   #6
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I'll think I'll be going with Leviathon. I'm not doing a full playthrough again just yet, so I'll probably pick up From Ashes next time I plan on doing a full three-game playthrough. The extra character wouldn't really add much at the moment, and it sounds like a pretty short mission.

It seems pretty obvious from what I've read here and elsewhere that Omega is probably the least worth it for the available DLC.
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So I'm planning on downloading and playing through Citadel soon. I have enough points left over to get one of the other DLC missions as well. Any consensus on what one is most worth it? From Ashes, Omega, or Leviathon?
I'd recommend Leviathan. I thought Leviathan was really great. The backstory was very informative and adds depth to the overall plot. The DLC itself is about two or so hours long which is good in comparison to From Ashes.

EDIT: Didn't see your post. Good choice!

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Old 03-14-2013, 02:42 AM   #8
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Either leviathan or From ashes, leviathan offers a lot in backstory and offers maybe 2 to 3 hours of content, from ashes is worth it for Javik, the small amount of backstory on the protheans, and the fact you get a rile with unlimited ammo (i forget the name), i think you also get some alternate costumes included as well.
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or just wait for the DLC to go on sale like me

i'm done paying full price just to be ripped off. I bought javik's DLC and it is worth $5 at best.
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Old 03-17-2013, 03:55 AM   #10
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I liked Ashes and Citadel the best. Omega is a rip off that no one should spend their hard earned cash on, ever.
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Old 03-20-2013, 05:57 PM   #11
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It would be a toss up between From Ashes and Leviathan. The former because Javik is an interesting character, and the latter because it explains the Reapers' motives in better detail. Omega doesn't change the plot at all, and is purely for gameplays sake. You do learn the ability 'flare' though, which is mega powerful.
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my vote is for leviathan because of what it brings to the story. the ending dialogue portion of that is arguably more important than the ending dialogue for the actual game.
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my vote is for leviathan because of what it brings to the story. the ending dialogue portion of that is arguably more important than the ending dialogue for the actual game.
I would second this. It informs you of some really important and interesting info regarding the history of the universe.

I did enjoy the Citdel DLC. It served as a great goodbye to the crew and Shepard but if you we're to go for one make it Leviathan IMO.
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