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Aliens vs. Predator

Aliens vs. Predator Achievements

Magnificent, Isn't It?

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Complete Alien Campaign on Nightmare difficulty setting

General Information for Nightmare as Alien
If you haven't watched any Alien movie yet, do it quickly. Marines react to sound your claws make on metal surfaces. That's one reason why Aliens move very, very slowly until they are spotted. Target only marines who are separated from their squad mates, so that you have enough time to execute the Stealth kill because even if it is called stealth kill, the sound of the screams attract attention.
Use the rooms to your advantage, find dark corners to lure Marines with and dispatch them. Escape after a kill, preferably by climbing walls and/or ceiling. Remember that you can jump to any surface if your crosshair becomes highlighted. Pouncing Marines after they are aware of you will often be blocked on Nightmare and Marines may even spot you more often if you walk on the ceilings in the light. To trick marines who have motion trackers, just stand still. Even turning around is dangerous. After a while the marine will follow his routine again, just be patient.

Level 2 Colony:
The only challenge here is the last room with 5-6 Marines. Stay on the ceiling and destroy the lights in the middle and the proceed forward and position yourself above the walkway which is in the dark with one light. Destroy it and kill the marine. If you are lucky someone will investigate the mate's death and he could join him. Try to lure them there or separate them any way you see fit.

Level 3 Refinery:
You enter a large room. You have one walkway with 2 Marines on it. Next to the one near you on the lower level is a civilian and a marine. Kill the one on the walkway fast, since the part is dark already then jump back to the ceiling. Now kill the one on the lower level or wait until the second on the walkway has finished his investigation. Once the one on the lower level is dead, another one should check his disappearance and becomes the next prey. Now there should only one marine left near the exit. Jump behind him from the ceiling, which makes only little noise at all and kill him.

Mission 4 Jungle:
Once you are trapped, destroy the lights. Behind the crates on the right is a gas canister. Hit it and after it explodes you have a new exit in form of a vent. Now get out and kill the marines from behind instead of fighting head on.

Mission 5 Ruins:
Killing the synthetics should not pose much of a problem, just be careful to give them some extra hits when they are down on the floor as a immediate grab could be prevented. To kill the Predators, take your time. Never attack any of them if you have taken a bit damage. A successful counter and a grab from them can kill you.

Once they jump down either pounce them or give them a heavy hit. If you have the chance to perform a grab do it! Of course you can't kill them with it, but they take a good chunk of damage. If you want to pounce them NEVER do it from the front only from behind or you have a high chance of being countered. Good luck with it.

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User Comments
Comment #1 by Trombonafide
Thursday, February 10, 2011 @ 11:11:28 PM

Is it possible to just beat the final mission on Nightmare from "Mission Select"? I was going to try this, but the Elite Predator killed me on my first go. I may try again later to confirm.

Comment #2 by fezs
Friday, February 18, 2011 @ 06:34:37 AM

i have done it

Comment #3 by Trombonafide
Sunday, February 20, 2011 @ 03:07:58 PM

So its doable? Excellent. That's good news. I'll give it another go soon just to double confirm.

Comment #4 by daxtheripper
Sunday, February 27, 2011 @ 05:56:13 PM

how do you get it just play the hole game on nightmare difficulty or the last lvl

Comment #5 by Trombonafide
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 @ 01:49:51 PM

Apparently, you can just beat the last level on Nightmare. Its still not easy, but its better than the whole game.

I haven't gone back and retried yet, so I cannot confirm personally. If you can confirm too, that'd be super.

Comment #6 by Snix
Sunday, March 27, 2011 @ 12:32:08 AM

The last mission was terribly difficult. I must have tried 10 or 15 times before i was able to beat it

Comment #7 by Sarge 325
Thursday, April 14, 2011 @ 10:01:17 PM

For the last mission just take your time with the predators. Use your tail attck to knock them over it takes at least two hits. For the final predator keep your distance and use both your tail and heavy attack to deal heavy damage

Comment #8 by Mboone
Tuesday, June 07, 2011 @ 11:33:33 PM

I tried this and it did not work. Waited until I was back at the main menu and still did not get it. Going to say you have to do the entire campaign. Look at the bright side though, you have the last mission taken care of!

Comment #9 by Hydralisk 74
Thursday, December 22, 2011 @ 07:17:57 PM

You guys make it sound so hard I got it first try, now about the marine and predator campaigns....

Comment #10 by PsychicPsycho 0
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 @ 11:56:58 PM

Regarding the predators, what I've found most effective is staying on the ground and attacking with the heavy attack, but from a little distance so you can use the 'quick' heavy attack (the tail swipe, not the reared-up tail strike). Usually one swipe will stun it, and another one quickly after will knock it over, allowing you to do a grab attack. It'll break free (unless it's near death, its mask will be off in this situation) but the grab does good damage.

Sometimes it will run facing away from you while on the ground (you watch its legs), and you can lock on with focus mode and lunge with the light attack to knock it over for another grab.

The gas tank can also be detonated for heavy damage, if you can lure/lead one nearby. They're generally most useful against the Elite

Comment #11 by PhillyCheese28
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 @ 05:00:13 PM

I played the whole Alien campaign from the beginning,nightmare made me really act like an alien,drawing and stalking my prey,but it took me around 3 times to beat the last one

Comment #12 by KimikoAmaya
Monday, August 12, 2013 @ 09:53:01 PM

Keep jabbing the predators with your tail and hitting them with the heavy attack. This will inflict a good amount of damage and by you time to keep hitting them. If they do retaliate and your health goes down, run around for a bit and dodge them (especially the elite) until your health goes back up. Rinse and Repeat.


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Developer:
Rebellion
Publisher:
SEGA
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Release:

US February 16, 2010
Europe February 19, 2010

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