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Old 11-19-2011, 07:56 PM   #151
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Between this and the fact that playing challenges on Easy allows multiple smoke pellets, it sounds to me like the answer to your question is yes, the challenges are harder on higher difficulties.
Thanks for the response. What I really would like to know is if there is any way to dial back the difficulty to normal and then immediately jump right into all the challenges. Otherwise, if I decide playing them on hard is impossible for my skill level, will I be forced to start up a brand new normal file, collect all the riddler trophies again, and then finally earn the ability to play the challenges on normal?

What really ticks me off is only having one smoke pellet on hard...

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Old 11-19-2011, 08:10 PM   #152
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Thanks for the response. What I really would like to know is if there is any way to dial back the difficulty to normal and then immediately jump right into all the challenges. Otherwise, if I decide playing them on hard is impossible for my skill level, will I be forced to start up a brand new normal file, collect all the riddler trophies again, and then finally earn the ability to play the challenges on normal?

What really ticks me off is only having one smoke pellet on hard...
Just like the last game when you choose the difficulty it is the set difficulty for that save slot. You would have to start a whole new save file to be able to play anything other than Hard.
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Old 11-20-2011, 11:36 AM   #153
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Thanks for the videos. Only watched Police Brutality (Extreme) to find out WTF a Reverse Ledge Takedown was, and the very first one to see if there was some Combat challenge trick I was missing.

Lo and behold, I no longer have to struggle to get 3 (or even 2) medals on the combat challenges. That Punch, Dodge, Punch, Dodge combo really does wonders for making sure there is always an enemy standing to take the next hit. Provided the same strategy worked, I feel like now I can go back and finally finish the challenges on Asylum.
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Old 11-20-2011, 07:23 PM   #154
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Lo and behold, I no longer have to struggle to get 3 (or even 2) medals on the combat challenges. That Punch, Dodge, Punch, Dodge combo really does wonders for making sure there is always an enemy standing to take the next hit. Provided the same strategy worked, I feel like now I can go back and finally finish the challenges on Asylum.
It works on Asylum. The strategy was born there.
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Old 12-02-2011, 10:52 PM   #155
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why has this thread not been sticky'd? Jesus these have been invaluable to me so far.
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Old 12-02-2011, 11:00 PM   #156
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why has this thread not been sticky'd? Jesus these have been invaluable to me so far.
All the challenge guides have been compiled into the Arkham City Encyclopedia thread to reduce stickies.
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Old 12-10-2011, 10:00 AM   #157
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Just completed all of batmans ranked maps man was that hard...but once i got the flow of things i seem to do way better now always a gurantee 3 medals....now time for campaign
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Old 12-12-2011, 04:25 AM   #158
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No. If that were the case, I would play on Easy, beat them all, then do a harder difficulty.
Ah, but the riddler challenges are easier when you beat the game on Easy, because of the regenerating smoke.
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Old 02-23-2012, 01:26 AM   #159
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Ah, but the riddler challenges are easier when you beat the game on Easy, because of the regenerating smoke.
I hear you, and I almost played through it a third time just to unlock smoke, but I finally decided that it wasn't worth it. I got pretty frustrated with Robin, but by the time I got to Nightwing and Catwoman, the challenges were so easy because you knew exactly where the enemies would spawn and how they reacted to things.
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Old 03-04-2012, 06:14 AM   #160
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If I have a save file on normal, but have also played the new game plus, does that mean all my challenges are going to be new game plus difficulty? Like one smoke pellet?
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Old 06-16-2012, 10:38 PM   #161
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These videos have been very helpful. thank you
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Old 06-29-2012, 04:59 PM   #162
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These videos have been very helpful. thank you

Agreed. I fail to understand why this never got stuck

So thanks from me too and a friendly bump as it was close to going off the 1st page
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Old 08-30-2012, 09:59 PM   #163
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This video guide has been amazing for the campaign half of the riddles so thanks a lot.
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Old 12-02-2012, 06:19 PM   #164
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Helpful videos. Don't know why you did them all on Easy, however. Nobody does these on Easy.
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I only have 9 medals left for the campaign as Batman - Ruthless Vengeance, my let down is Survival of the Fittest Extreme, I just cannot get the 60,000, I'm always about 3000 short, those damn titans, keep getting in my way building up a combo and not enough thugs. Watched the video, but sometimes keep messing up the ground take downs and beat downs. After 2 hours time to give up and play a new game. A day off from work and what I am doing!!!
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Old 12-06-2012, 04:53 PM   #166
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Thanks very helpful videos!
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Old 12-08-2012, 11:46 PM   #167
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This guide is a lifesaver. Thanks a ton!
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Old 02-03-2013, 10:40 PM   #168
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Don't know if it's patched or a difficulty setting but I only get 1 smoke pellet per challenge. Batman has been nerfed. Should change his name to Bitchman the inmates fuck him so much. Fuck Rocksteady.
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Old 02-09-2013, 09:34 PM   #169
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Old 04-02-2013, 04:40 AM   #171
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