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============================================================================== Batman Arkham City ============================================================================== By: KOH13 Copyright KOH13 ============================================================================== Table Of Contents [TOC] ============================================================================== Version History [VH] 0. Introduction  I. Disclaimer  II. Controls  III. Guide Walkthrough  The Beginning [TB] Catwoman and Two-Face [CTF] Find the Shooter [FS] Find and talk to the Joker [JOKE] Finding Mr. Freeze [MRF] The Museum [TM] Ras Al Ghul [RAG] Find the Mayor [FM] Mr. Freeze Why? [MRF?] Find the Cure [FC] Mastercode Key [MK] The Conclusion [TC] Catwoman Episode 1 [CE1] Catwoman Episode 2 [CE2] Catwoman Episode 3 [CE3] Catwoman Episode 4 [CE4] IV. Side Missions  Acts of Violence [AV] AR/Advanced AR Training [ART] Cold Caller Killer [CCK] Enigma Conundrum [EC] Fragile Alliance [FA] Heart of Ice [ICE] Identity Thief [IDT] Mad Hatter [MH] Remote Hideaway [RH] Shot in the Dark [SHOT] Stolen Freeze Tech [SFT] Watcher in the Wings [WW] V. Achievements/Trophy Guide  VI. Contact  VII. Special Thanks  ============================================================================== Version History [VH] ============================================================================== October,26,2011 - Guide is created and posted on GameFAQS ============================================================================== 0. Introduction  ============================================================================== Hi there and welcome to my guide for Batman Arkham City, Iâll try my best to provide you with a detailed walkthrough for the main story and side missions. ============================================================================== I. Disclaimer  ============================================================================== This guide is written by KOH13. This may be not be reproduced under any circumstances except for personal, private use. It may not be placed on any website or otherwise distributed publicly without advance written permission. Use of this guide on any other web site or as a part of any public display is strictly prohibited, and a violation of copyright. ============================================================================== II. Controls  ============================================================================== My controls are based on the PS3, so if someone wants to give me the 360 version Iâll include it. ======== MOVEMENT ======== X: Action/Run and Glide (Hold) O: Drop down L1: Aim Gadgets L2: Detective Mode/ Environmental Analysis (Hold) L3: Center Camera R1: Grapple R2: Crouch (Hold) R3: Zoom Select: Bring up inventory ====== COMBAT ====== : Strike /\: Counter/ Use smoke pellet when prompted X: Evade/Roll O: Cape Stun L1: Aim Gadget L1 + : Quickfire Exlplosive Gel L1 + /\: Quickfire Batclaw L1 + O: Quickfire REC [When you have it] L1[TAP]: Quickfire Batarang R2 + R2: Quickfire Freeze Grenade [When you have it] X+: Bat Swarm [Upgrade needed] /\ + O: Special Takedown  + /\: Search and Destroy [Upgrade needed] X + O: Multi- Ground Takedown [Upgrade needed] R2 + /\: Ground Takedown D-PAD: Pick Gadgets ============================================================================== III. Guide Walkthrough  ============================================================================== Iâll try my best to give a very detailed guide for the game but donât hate since no guide is perfect. ============================================================================== The Beginning [TB] ============================================================================== So the game starts off with Hugo Strange interrogating Bruce Wayne and with the roll of the opening credits, we then flash back to Bruce Wayne making a public announcement about Arkham City but then Special Ops move in take the billionaire playboy man. You then flash forward to a room where Hugo Strange tells you he knows that your Batman, he then exits the room and you see your reflection in window, use the left stick left and right so the chair breaks and you fall down, a guard comes in and you counter him and grab something from his radio, a guard then comes in and attacks you then throws you outside, walk and go into Line A where you need to wait till both prisoners move out of the way before moving up, you then meet with 2 people. Exit and counter all the guys attacking you then help up Jack Ryder, then a guy attacks you from behind and your brought to Penguin, counter Penguin when heâs about to punch you in the face then keep attacking till you get free, finish off all bad guys then jump onto the dumpster and up the ladder, jump across and go up the ladder again and then you talk to Alfred. Jump across to the ACE Chemical plant [where the E is] and then move along the ledge, follow the tutorial until you reach the top of building, after that you don the suit of Batman and get the TROPHY: Iâm Batman. ============================================================================== Catwoman and Two-Face [CTF] ============================================================================== After becoming Batman you hear radio chatter which you have to decrypt first [put the locator on the flashing point to receive the frequency and hold the action button] about Two-Face having Catwoman in the courthouse, glide over and face 6 guys guarding the courthouse, after that go in. After coming in go up the stairs and go right, after coming to the balcony you have a cutscene, go up the ladder and silently takedown the guy up here, you then drop down and fight 5-7 guys, after thatâs done Two-Face shoots you and you see a cutscene and also get a TROPHY: Acid Bath ============================================================================== Find the Shooter [FS] ============================================================================== After the cutscene use Detective mode and scan the window then scan the floor to see the trajectory of the bullet, talk to Alfred then head out, the door is blocked so go up the stairs and go left to exit, after exiting drop down and fight 7-8 guys, then follow the marker to the church where 3 guys are guarding the entrance, immobilize them, then enter. After entering Harley Quinn attacks you so counter her or punch in the face, after that happens she talks to you and after sheâs done the guys start shooting so use the SMOK PELLET and then GRAPPLE up, you then use the Detective mode and Batman describes the situation and how to take care of them, take out the left and right guys first then take out the last two with a cool double takedown, rescue the hostages and get the TROPHY: Savior Go back to the entrance and enter the door to the left, go up the wall and look up for a RIDDLER TROPHY then grapple up to the top and up the ladder, scan the gun and then Joker starts talking you, after he says you have 5 seconds to get out jump out the window and watch the tower blow up, you then need to find the Joker, you also get 2 side missions: Distress Flare and AR Training. ============================================================================== Find and talk to the Joker [JOKE] ============================================================================== Follow the meter to Jokers complex which is the Steel Mill, follow the signal then talk to Alfred you tells you theres only one way in, grapple the chimney stack and get the TROPHY: Chimney Sweep. After gliding down you land on a wire [I donât know why thereâs a wire there in the first place]. This part is another tutorial lesson, slide under, use the batclaw on the to pipe to cool down the steam then drop down, drop to ledge then jump, explosive gel the floor then use the batarang on the switch on the top right corner, go through the tunnel follow the pipe till you come you are blocked and he tells you to follow the pipe back to the origin then go back then takeout 10 guys after coming out of the floor. Go through the big doors and batman tells you that the guys in the other room has guns so hit the switch and go left, go through then up then grapple to the statues, go to the guy by himself and silently take him down, then double takedown the other 2, jump through the window and go through the doors. Wait for the guy walking to get to the other guy so you can double takedown, then grapple up and silent takedown the next guy and then takedown the 2 guys in the room with the hostage. After you rescued the medic look behind you with the Detective Mode and shoot the door to make it go up, then again and up to the vent and take out 4-5 guys after dropping down, head back to where you beat up the 10 guys and use the crane to break open the door, grapple up then you get kicked down, fight like 9-10 guys plus a one armed freak, beat up all the small guys then take out the big guy, you get the TROPHY: One Armed Bandit. Go up and watch the cutscene, you need to find Mr. Freeze to help you. ============================================================================== Finding Mr. Freeze [MRF] ============================================================================== Head North to the GCPD building and see guards posted outside, take them out and look for the door with a motor above it, slide under and go down and break the wall to get the RIDDLER TROPHY, then head to the doors and get the chip from Penguins guy. Walk down and see that there are 5 armed guys here, make some noise and 1 guy will come out, make sure your above on the ceiling before taking him down, then Heartbeat Monitors tell when a guy goes down, another guy will check on him so take him out, go into the vent above and plan out how you want to takedown the other 3 guys, the last guy standing will drop his weapon so interrogate him to learn where Mr. Freeze is. After that go back to the exit where the gates close on you, open the grate and go into the next room and use the decrypter to get out, now head for the Museum. ============================================================================== The Museum [TM] ============================================================================== There are 5 guys waiting outside the door at the Museum, take them out then hack the terminal to get in, there are 2 guys with knives here, follow the lesson and take them out, jump left to get a RIDDLER TROPHY, then jump right and hack the terminal but get locked out since Penguin is using a military grade communication disruptor, head back outside to locate 3 of them before heading back inside.  Above you on the roof and is guarded by 5-6 guys, you need to destroy 3 sides before moving on  Head North for the next one, when your about 45-50M away turn on Detective Mode and see 4 guys with guns here, sneak attack the lonely one then proceed to take out the rest  The last one is in the subway tunnels, there are 3 armed guards protecting the entrance, then go down and see 2 guards so double takedown, hop over the gate follow the path, you eventually see 3 guys and a TITAN canister, go through the vent and grapple onto the ledge then takedown the guy on the bridge, grapple back up then takedown guy who checks on him, then take out the other 3 guards accordingly, then destroy the last disruptor [Communication Breakdown] and head back to the Museum where 6-8 guys are waiting for you. Go inside and disable the gate, head up and dinosaur will scare you but its nothing, go down and 3 guys are beating up someone, take them out and talk to the prisoner, go down and you need to use a RC Batarang, throw up to the hole then down to hit the switch [use brakes to help you out], go and enter the pit, you fight like 17-21 guys here which is no problem but then comes the second part where you fight like 10-12 guys and a TITAN freak, to beat him super stun which is 3 times then punch him to ride him, keep doing this till he goes down and you get the TROPHY: Gladiator. Use the RC Batarang and go left to hit the switch to open the gate a bit, slide under then hack the terminal to unlock the door, jump in and go up then gel the top then climb up and gel again then through the door where you gel 1 more time before a cutscene. Walk on the ice and free the officer but donât run on it as it will break and if you fall thereâs not a nice surprise waiting for you, after freeing the officer go back on the ice and look right and see 2 more officers, shoot down the raft hanging and use it to get the prisoner on the left first then go to the other side to get the other one. Go up and enter the next room. After entering you see 6 guys and 3 with thermal vision which detects you when hiding on a vantage point. [My suggestion is to blow up the wall to the right to get their attention and pick off one by one.] After saving them head back out and go to the room across from you to Mr. Freeze. After you reach the other side there is 3 people waiting at the door but canât get them since the gate comes up, hack the terminal and take them out, go in and slide under to reach Mr. Freeze, gel the wall to your right and a One Armed freak attacks you with 5-7 other guys, take them out and release Mr. Freeze. Blow up the TITAN Canister in the next room and hack the gate to get out faster, head back and see that all the ice is now water, head back to where you saved the 3 hostages earlier, use the rafts to make it across and donât fall off, after going back to the Armory Room, go to Mr. Freezeâs suit and get the chip, now head to the Iceberg Lounge, when your close enough the shark will attack, beat it down and proceed to penguin. After coming into the room go left or right it really doesnât matter, wait for Penguin to shoot before proceeding, make it to the ramp and when close enough use the jammer on his gun then uppercut him off the table, after that you fall into a pit and meet Solomon Grundy. This zombie is really easy, there are 3 parts to him though.  The first part is you have to use the Explosive Gel on the conduits on the floor to hurt him [Quickfire] then punch him till another part happens.  After he will be pissed and you have to do the same thing but only this time the conduits have doors on them, wait for them to open to hit them, after this part finish him but heâs not done yet, press the action button and break free; TROPHY: Wrecking Ball.  You shoots shockwaves at you so all you have to do it jump it, its exactly the same thing, after you kill Grundy you head up and fight Penguin, dodge all his shots till you get to him and finish him off. ============================================================================== Ras Al Ghul [RAG] ============================================================================== After coming out from the Iceberg Lounge you talk to Freeze who tells you he needs a suitable enzyme to help his cure and a ninja in the glass near you escapes, scan her blood and follow the trail, after the trail ends you get hit from behind, follow the ninja till she attacks you and counter her where a cutscene occurs, after that you get the LineLauncher. Go to the Steel Mill, and see a hole leading underground, dive in or take out all 4 armed guards here, go down and face 3-4 guys after jumping across, then face 2 and 1 Armored guy when you drop down, move up and two paths. Left which you canât do yet as you need a certain gadget so go right, use the LineLauncher and then look right and shoot there for a RIDDLER TROPHY, then shoot across, move up and there are 8 guys and a RIDDLER INFORMAT under the breakable floor, hack the terminal [CARRIAGE]. Look for a door to the right of you then after entering go left and go in, you get sick but no worries, LineLauncher across and fight 2 Armed Guards, 1 Armored and 2 guys, look across for a RIDDLER TROPHY and go through the door. After entering you see a doctor and you need to save her, take out the guy to the right first then plan out what you want as the enemies always go a different way. After that go down and open the door, REC the generators at the bottom of the door, and after the second door, 3 ninjas appear, the next generator needs to be gelled before opening it, go to the door and see thatâs its locked, scan the robot next to you and he tells you that you need the recordings from them to see where they enter, use Detective mode to find them all and ninjas will attack you when scanning some of them, after you have it all go to the wall and you need a key, a ninja will drop down so counter her and then enter, keep going till you see a ladder where you then fall ill again and see your parents, get up and go to the big doors where you are confronted by Talia, who tells you need to pass some trails before talking to her father. You will enter a room with a chalice so drink from it and youâll start tripping out, talk to Ras who tells you that you need to follow him and not touch anything as you will die [you donât die you just restart] and follow the blue line to get to him, after reaching him youâll need to glide again to another blue crystal where you fight 2 sand ninjas, fly again into the circle where you go into another part. Glide through all the obstacles to the blue crystal, glide again to another blue crystal where you fight 5-6 sand ninjas, after that glide into the circle and your completely fine, follow Talia to meet her father. You start trippin again but this time its real, you right Ras Al Ghul, you first fight 5-6 sand ninjas while dodging his attacks after thatâs all done he will make a sand sculpture of himself with sand ninjas as his shields, shoot when there is gap [need to hit him 6 times] and dodge his sword and ninja star attacks, after you beat him heâll fall down where he jumps up at you and you need to press the counter button multiple times, after this you will have a little scene then 20 ninjas jump at you, you need to press the counter button till all the markers disappear to be successful, then fight them off while Ras attacks you [THIS CAN REPEAT ITSELF YOU DO NOT HIT RAS THAT MUCH] keep fighting till he makes himself big again, do the same thing but this time he swings his sword but its easy to dodge, after you beat him youâll need to counter him again where you stop trippin out. After this heâll use Talia as a shield where you use a Reverse Batarang to hit him then Superman Punch him to knock him out; TROPHY: Sandstorm. Head back to the subway where 5 guys are waiting for you, take out the Jammer first then proceed to taking them all out, head west to exit, after there are people with riot shield now, keep heading forward till you get to the exit, take out 11 guys and a RIDDLER INFORMANT, hack the terminal [COMPARTMENT] and get out of here. ============================================================================== Find the Mayor [FM] ============================================================================== After coming out you find out that Mayor Sharp is inside the city, follow the marker and fight off the thugs and then a cutscene, you also unlock a new gadget which you have to back to the Iceberg Lounge outside entrance to get in. ============================================================================== Mr. Freeze Why? [MRF?] ============================================================================== GO back to Mr. Freeze where a cutscene occurs, after that happens you have to fight him. You have to surprise attack him 5 times,  Silent Takedown at the very beginning to get first strike [NOTE: AFTER DOING A CERTAIN TAKEDOWN, FREEZE LEARNS AND COUNTERS THAT]  Use the puddle of water on the bottom, flip the switch when heâs on it,  Use the REC on a motor when he is near it,  Hide in under the floor to sneak attack him,  Drop down and smash in his helmet. You get the TROPHY: Hide and Seek ============================================================================== Find the Cure [FC] ============================================================================== After all that you 2 are friends again, use the freeze grenade on the steam to exit the building, after leaving a helicopter sees you then it gets shot down by the Joker, find the wreckage where Vicky Vale is pinned down by sniper fire. First find the 2 snipers on the same building but cannot do a double takedown, then move up and see 2 more snipers where you can do a double takedown, rescue her and get a new side mission âRetrieve sample cureâ. Go back to the steel mill back entrance but watch out for sniper fire when coming here, there are 2 snipers at the back entrance, take out the very top one then the guy by the ledge, take out the lower sniper then the last 2 on the catwalk, go to the door and double takedown the 2 guarding the door. Keep going and fight 3 guys, you then use the freeze grenade on the water, jump onto it and batclaw downstream, crouch till you get to the other side and then climb up and then do the same thing here, keep going and freeze grenade again, break the window and attack the 6 guards inside here. Go through the door where 2 guys are torturing another guy, take them down and free the guy but wait heâs a bad guy so take him out when he attacks you, gel the wall, go down and make an ice block, use it to get across then when you come to the part where you think you canât go anywhere, use the LineLauncher to get across, freeze the steam coming out then make an ice block and then go up. Use an RC Batarang to get some electricity on it then come back to hit the switch, look right and hack the terminal [ROMAN IONIS], go through the doors and back into the Steel Mill where you rescued the doctor After you come back here there are 7 people with guns and mines [HAVE THE MINE DISRUPTOR TO MAKE THIS EASIER FOR YOU], take out the guy closet to you right away then grapple up, blow up a mine on a guy then hit the fire extinguisher near the door to smoke takedown 2 people, then take your time to plan out everything. Use the REC to open the door and into the vent, after coming out grapple up to avoid being detected by the sniper to get to the assembly line, then use that to take down the sniper, go up and see Harley Quinn tied up who tells you about a side mission âStolen Frozen Techâ, go back to where you first met the Joker where 5 people are waiting for you, grapple up and do a double takedown on the snipers then come down and attack the people on the ground, go up and then left to face the Joker. Beat the Joker down with a some punches of justice then after 9-11 people show up to help him [TALK ABOUT A FAIR FIGHT], then a One Armed freak comes out with more people so take them out, the final part is 2 TITAN freaks that come out with more people so take out the big ones first before taking out the small ones. We then come down to the Joker where after enough is done a cutscene occurs. TROPHY: Ghost Train ============================================================================== Mastercode Key [MK] ============================================================================== After you get up a helicopter will find you so scan it then they start shooting you with their machine guns [YOU CAN GRAPPLE ONTO THE COPTER TO SCAN RATHER THAN GLIDING AND SCANNIN AT THE SAME TIME] the helicopter I found was near the Steel Mill but I donât know if thatâs for everyone so good luck with finding the code. Go to the marker where 2 snipers are looking for you, take them out then hack the door [MASTERMIND], go in and go to where there are 3 guards, after that happens a little scene which you have to listen to, then fight off like 5-7 guys, drop into the sewer after this. Get the RIDDLER TROPHY then drop down and go left, gel the floor and go through the door and talk to the doctor. Take out the guy directly below you then take out the sniper on the stairwell and other sniper near him, trigger some mines to get down 2 people left, after thatâs done go to the elevator door and hack it [OBESSIONS] then hack the button [MEDICATION] and wait to go up, grapple up so your on top of the elevator, takedown someone through the glass and fight, hack the gate [SAFEGUARDING, need to wait for the I to appear] then drop down and move across, get up and grapple up top, go left and walk on the railing, grapple across then look behind you to grapple again, go up the ladder then glide down and go right, go onto the railing then onto the tightrope, grapple up and hack the terminal [MAINTENANCE] then grapple up to where the door opened, go through the vent and take out the guy closet to you then wait for the guy to come look for him then take him out, down to 3 guys either takedown or fight, go up the stairs to Strange and hack the door [GOTHAM SAVIOR] and watch. TROPHY: Free Fall. ============================================================================== The Conclusion [TC] ============================================================================== After you come out the Joker is calling you out and you need to answer right away, go to the location either wise Talia dies, go to the marker where Joker will say something to you, take out all the snipers on the rooftops before heading on the ground for the last 2, enter the theatre and watch the cutscene. After all that you fell for the old Joker gag, [NOT A GOOD DETECTICE EH LOL] so you fight clayface, heâs really simple all you have to do is throw your freeze grenade till he freezes up then grab the sword and attack him with it, [he has 2 attacks, sweep and then rolling at you] the second part is the same thing but he shoots clay balls at you, after you kill him you fall down into the pit, where you need to fight him again, this time you have a sword which is really fast which you cut down all the clay people, you need to throw your grenade into his mouth after he shoots his projectiles at you, keep doing this till you finish him off. Watch the cutscene and you get to play as Catwoman and Batman, you can freely roam the city without TYGER soldiers, you can now complete all the things you didnât complete in the game, you also unlock New Game Plus. ============================================================================== Catwoman Episode 1 [CE1] ============================================================================== You watch the cutscene and then fight 5 guys which is really easy, after that go to the vault and grab your prize and watch the cutscene. ============================================================================== Catwoman Episode 2 [CE2] ============================================================================== Go back to your apartment and see 4 people waiting outside, take them out and go to the window and get your BOLAS and CALTROPS, then head to Ivyâs compound where 3 armed guards are, after that go under the bridge to get to the other side. You then fight 4 people after watching the scene, then climb up and fight another 5-6 people, go up 1 more time and fight 6-7 people where Ivyâs plants shoot at you, after you finish go to her and watch. TROPHY: Arkham City Sirens ============================================================================== Catwoman Episode 3 [CE3] ============================================================================== Then you need to go to the sewers where 3 TYGER guards are, take them out and go into the sewer, go through the sewers till you reach the room with computers, you then need to pickpocket 3 guards for their keycards after that you need to go back to the computer and unlock the vault, you then need to take out all 5 guards which is simple, just silent takedown from the top then go into the vault when done. After your in you see Ivyâs plant and briefcases [Ivyâs plant you destroy] grab the briefcase but then 5 TGYER guards attack you, after that grab the briefcases and leave [TROPHY: Pickpocket], you end up having to make a choice, either ditch Batman or save him; if you ditch Batman you get to see what happens to Gotham [only audio in the credits] but then after its done you rewind and can go left to save batman. ============================================================================== Catwoman Episode 4 [CE4] ============================================================================== You need to go to your apartment, when you enter you get blown up, defeat all 4 guys here then head to the Museum. Where 4 guys are waiting outside for you, go inside after, go down and fight 5-6 guys then go down some more and through the door, follow the way to the pit where you fight like 17-21 guys, then slide under the gate and go up the elevator, keep moving and go through the door to where all the water is, climb down and youâll hang onto the ceiling, open the gate then jump onto the ceiling, keep going and go right till you see the entrance, move up and fight 2 armed guys and 1 more, after that go into the Amory Room. See Two-Face on the bridge with another guy, try to separate the guy next to Two-Face so you can takedown, try and take out the surrounding people as fast as you can then attack Two-Face after you attack him for the first time more people come out, this where it gets tricky, try and get Two-Face in a corner and then CALTROPS the way in to beat him down easier [Thatâs my way] then he tells you that he gave half of your stuff away. Now you need to find 16 pieces of loot from Two-Faces henchmen, there are 10 in around you and the other 6 is near the courthouse. TROPHY: Family Jewels ============================================================================== IV. Side Missions  ============================================================================== There are a total of 12 side missions in the game which each one takes like 1-3 hours to complete depending on how distracted you get with other things. ============================================================================== Acts of Violence [AV] ============================================================================== This side mission is started by helping a political prisoner out when he is either getting beat up or roughed up by the inmates, all you have to do is listen while travelling the city and take out guys to help progress the completion status of the side mission. ============================================================================== AR/Advanced AR Training [ART] ============================================================================== This is just a tutorial on how to glide and drop dive in the game, complete this to get a nice upgrade to your grappler, look for a red batman sign to start the tutorial. AR 1: This one is easy, just follow the markers. AR 2: This one you learn to drop dive AR 3: Now this one you drop dive then have to glide after AR 4: The final one is glide then drop dive then let go then drop dive then glide to the last one. After you done this Alfred will send the Grapnel Boost, use the marker on the map to get this as this is a useful upgrade. Advanced AR 1: At the Steel Mill, you need to glide then drop dive then level out to fly through the tunnel Advanced AR 2: Notably the hardest one out of the 4, you just glide to the first one then go down, when about half way to the second ring you drop dive then level out to get above the fence, then the next one has to be perfect as you need all the speed to reach the last one. Advanced AR 3: This one is easy one as there are only 3 targets to hit, you need to drop dive then glide through the tunnel. Advanced AR 4: The easiest one of them all, glide then drop dive then do a U-turn and go above the fence, then when your about to fall grapple then boost and then fly around to hit the last one. After you complete this you get the AR Knight Trophy. ============================================================================== Cold Caller Killer [CCK] ============================================================================== To start this side mission you need to answer a phone anywhere in the city where you get a TROPHY for that and youâll talk to Victor Zsasz who tells you that heâll kill a person if you donât reach another phone ringing in the city within the time limit. So after you reached the phone you need to get to heâll start talking to you about his life, you then will have to talk the call by hovering your circle over the circle that moves to trace the call and fill up the bar at the bottom, you will have to do this like 4-5 times as he hangs up after each call. [NOTE: IT BE WISE TO HAVE THE GRAPNEL BOOST WHEN TRAVELLING THE CITY AS IT SHAVES OFF A LOT OF TIME TO GET TO PLACES] After you have enough of the call traced you locate his hideout, go there where 3-4 inmates are outside. After going in, go through the vent and then out, jump across the gap after the water in low, then slide under and move across the ledge when the water is low, jump across the turbine and use the LineGrappler if you have it, use it to get across then wait for the water to go down, jump then grapple onto the ledge then silent takedown Zsasz and watch the cutscene. You get the trophy: Dial Z for Murder ============================================================================== Enigma Conundrum [EC] ============================================================================== To start this side mission is to either get âFind Mission Medical Teamâ or go back into the church [Going back is probably the church is the easiest thing to do]. After you enter the church you find that all the volunteers and officers are missing, you then see the riddler who tells you that he has them and you need to solve his riddles to find them. He starts off with his first one which is âIâm a instrument that plays straight from the Heartâ [Sorry canât remember what the riddle was but this is close to it], so head to the end of the church and use the Environmental Analysis on the ORGAN to solve his riddle and get a TROPHY, he then tells you to head to the Courthouse and a surprise is waiting for you outside. After you exit there are 3 guys but 1 of them is glowing green [Green means that he works for the Riddler] take out the 2 other guys then interrogate the green guy to give you clues about riddler trophies around the area. Head to the Courthouse where there are 11 guys and an Riddler informant here. Go in and fight 4 guys and 1 Riddler associate then free the hostage who then tells you some numbers 3-2-5, 2-7-5 which is a radio frequency where 325[Is the bottom numbers] and 275[Is the top numbers] after that the officer gives you a box which you need to solve the riddle âIf you know me, you want to share me, but if share me, Iâll be gone, what am I? and the answer is SECRET. ============= FIRST HOSTAGE ============= Head to the marker and drop down where you can help a political prisoner, look on the wall at the with the big ? on it so investigate and break the wall and head through the door, after that the Riddler will talk to you and after that look behind you and hit the big neon ? to open the door. There are 2 ways to do this  You can hit the switch in front of you which turns off t he power for a path, then hit the switch to your right which makes another path, then head to the elevator and hit the switch to the left to go up, then glide to the hostage and get the trophy (Conundrum).  Run across the floor to the elevator then hit the switch to go up. After this the guy gives you 6-2-5, 9-2-5 where you decode but need more Riddler trophies for the next hostage. You need to have 80 of Riddler Trophies. ============== SECOND HOSTAGE ============== Requirements: 80 Ridder Trophies After you have enough trophies answer the riddle; The more there is, the less you see. What am I? DARKNESS. Youâll play a game which is really simple just follow the hostage [NOTE: IF YOU FAIL THE FIRST TIME USE DETECTIVE VISION] then rescue the hostage and get the frequency 8-6-0, 1-2-0. TROPHY: Mastermind. ============= THIRD HOSTAGE ============= Requirements: 160 Ridder Trophies Solve the riddle; I have a head and tail but no legs, do youk now what am I? PENNY. Head to the location with the ? on it and enter the room. Use the freeze grenade on the water and tug yourself across to the other side, then grapple up and use your REC to block the waterfall to hit the ? on the left and right, after that use the LineLauncher through the blades [GO WHEN THE SMALL BLADES ARE UNDER] then LineLauncher to the right and drop. See the box behind the fence, use the REC to bring it up then you the REC on the left motor to bring it across, push it to the next motor and use the last one to push it onto the circle, thus releasing the hostage. Get the frequency 6-0-6, 1-2-0, TROPHY: Puzzler ============= FORTH HOSTAGE ============= Requirements: 240 Ridder Trophies The riddle; Iâll be right under your feet in the midday sun, you cannot lose me no matter how you run. What am I? SHADOW. Decrypt the lock behind you [CONUNDRUM] to make a path, run and watch out for the blades so crouch then hit the ? across from you to make another path, climb up and jump across, wait for the blades to pass before using the LineLauncher, gel the wall then use the REC to move the block out of the wall, then a RC batarang to hit the switch to turn off the lasers, LineLauncher across and look right to LineLauncher to the hostage to free him. Frequency 1-1-5, 7-8-0, TROPHY: Intellectual ============= FIFTH HOSTAGE ============= Requirements: 320 Ridder Trophies Riddle; Hit me hard and I will crack but Iâll youâll never stop me from looking back. What am I? MIRROR. Slide under the gate then use the REC to bring up the trap, then keep sliding under till you reach the other side, move up and wait for the ? to start glowing, hit them till the door opens, use the REC behind you to push the crates to break the wall, then use RC Batarang to hit the left one as the right one turns on the trap, up the ladder and LineLauncher across then look left and do it again, then LineLauncher through the blades, hack [BAMBOO YPOTY], LineLauncher back then go right and up the wall, use the REC to drop the boxes above you then shoot the where the boxes are to make them fly and break the wall, then LineLauncher and up the wall, LineLauncher across then go left, then left again till you see the hostage, save her but doesnât give you a frequency. TROPHY: Brainteaser ============ ALL HOSTAGES ============ Requirements: 400 Ridder Trophies You can only get this after you have all of the riddler trophies, after that a location will pop up, grapple up then dive bomb down then level out to glide across the fences, look left for a door to get in. Grapple up and go into the vent, keep moving till you get out, [DONâT GET SPOTTED BY THE HOSTAGES AS THEY WILL BLOW UP] go straight till you make a u-turn, then go left till you see another set of tracks, keep going left till you see a light coming down, go right till you can do a takedown [RIDDLER] after that you finish this insane side mission. TROPHY: Genius. ============================================================================== Fragile Alliance [FA] ============================================================================== After you go to the Distress Flare then drop down and beat up all the inmates here, then go to open the door. Youâll see a huge guy and its Bane, talk to him who tells you that there are 12 containers of TITAN formula around here and they need to be destroyed, he then tells you that you split up and destroy 6 each. 1. To the Steel Mill, it is located near the end of the complex guarded by like 3-5 guys. 2. The Steel Mill as well but need to use the back entrance to get in which is guarded by like 7-9 guys, enter then destroy it. 3. Before you go into the subway, use your Detective Mode to look for it down an alley to destroy it. 4. The Subway, when destroying Penguins communication disruptors [the last one], youâll go into the subway, travel through and youâll find see it. 5. Inside Penguinâs museum, after freeing Mr. Freeze, go around and destroy it. 6. Before you enter the door to Wonder City, when you fight the guys that are jamming your signal here look for it. After you finish that, go back to Bane to tell him the news, he will then tell you that he has his side done but then TYGER operatives come in, there are 17 of them and are quite easy but the only problem is Bane hitting you while attacking, after thatâs done Bane attacks you but you lock him up, destroy the rest of the canisters and receive the TROPHY: Broken Toys ============================================================================== Heart of Ice [ICE] ============================================================================== You get this side mission after you beat up freeze, go to the Steel Mill, but you want to be near the water and on a ship, use the freeze grenade then tug your wall to the wall and gel it, enter the room, go into the vent and fight the guards, go unlock the door and go back to Mr. Freeze to tell him about his wife. TROPHY: Bargaining Chip ============================================================================== Identity Thief [IDT] ============================================================================== To start this side mission you need to investigate a murder victim. After reaching the victim you scan the THROAT and then look near the body for a BLOOD TRAIL, follow that in detective mode, youâll hop a fence and talk to a man who tells you that it might be BRUCE WAYNE, so you need to clear your name. The second victim is located near the ACE Chemical plant [look on the map for a thing that looks like a pistol], go down and scan the body then the knife. The third victim is south of victim number 2, look for a big grey area [ALLEY] on the map that gets cut off by the red line, scan the victim then the bleach to find the killer, you see a prisoner so interrogate him to reveal the location of the real killer. Now go to the marker and enter, walk in and pick up the journal where a little scene explains what heâs done to himself, after that hack the gate then leave, you also get the TROPHY: Serial Killer ============================================================================== Mad Hatter [MH] ============================================================================== After you rescue Vicky Vale, Alfred tells you about a sample cure Mr. Fox has worked on, go to the location and beat the 3 guards here, after that you fall to the ground. After you wake up you are in the Mad Hatterâs house and you get sent into a dream world, you fight an infinite amount of enemies, the only way is to hit the Mad Hatter which teleports in and is usually at the end, after you do enough damage to Mad Hatter. You escape the dream and get the TROPHY: Stop the Clock. ============================================================================== Remote Hideaway [RH] ============================================================================== After you save Quincy Sharp you get a call from the undercover cops, go back to the Iceberg Lounge [outside entrance] and beat up all the guards before knocking on the door. Go in and he gives you the Disruptor: Mine Detonator. ============================================================================== Shot in the Dark [SHOT] ============================================================================== Start this side mission by flying to the Radio Station in the city, talk to him where he starts talking then gets sniped, scan the bullet hole then follow the trajectory to the Steel Mill and look for the shell casing, you then need to find more evidence to find DEADSHOT. The second victim can be found after coming area the area of the dead body which is near the church, look on the bridge to find him and scan the bullet in the wall near him, follow the trajectory and find the bipod on a ledge. The third victim can be found left of where the marker is located by a fence with 4 guys around the body, scan the bullet then follow the trajectory and look for melted snow, you then have enough evidence to find Deadshot, you get the TROPHY: Forensic Expert. You then need to search the power substations to find his equipment, [My location was near the GCPD] but I donât know if thatâs where yours will be, hack his PDA [HEADSHOT] then follow the marker to save Jack Ryder, after that you need to takedown Deadshot, when heâs looking away, run to the small hole then take him down. TROPHY: Contract Terminated ============================================================================== Stolen Freeze Tech [SFT] ============================================================================== To start this side mission you need to talk to Harley Quinn after returning to the Steel Mill, after you take out the snipers and the 3 guards in the room look for the door to your right [NOT SURE IF YOU HAVE TO BE JOKER FIRST BEFORE DOING THIS], hack the fence then drop down into the elevator and take out all 3 guards, then use the REC to lower it to get onto the other side, climb up then double takedown the guards here, enter the room and fight like 6-7 guys, after look for a briefcase for the upgraded version of the freeze grenade which is the FREEZE CLUSTER GRENADE, head back out, push up the elevator and look up for something to come down so you can grapple onto it. ============================================================================== Watcher in the Wings [WW] ============================================================================== To start this side mission all you have to do is find him randomly at any of the 4 spots in the city. Always use Detective vision to locate him 1. On the Ferris Wheel at the Steel Mill 2. West of the GCPD building 3. South of the courthouse, first building to your left 4. Subway closest to the Museum, building to the NE of it After each encounter you need to scab each emblem, then after you have all 4 you need to match the locations with the circle then get another location which is at the church where you meet him for the last time. TROPHY: Mystery Stalker ============================================================================== V. Achievement/Trophy Guide  ============================================================================== Here are all the achievements/trophies in the game, Iâll try my best to tell you how to get them if you donât already know. 50x Combo: Complete a combo of 50 moves (any play mode, any character) How to Get: Just do a 50x combo Acid Bath: Save the damsel, but is she in distress? How to Get: After saving Catwoman from Two-Face you get this. Aggravated Assault: Stop all assaults in Arkham City How to Get: Complete the side mission âActs of Violenceâ AR Knight: Complete all augmented reality training exercises How to Get: Complete the side missions âAR Training and Advanced AR Trainingâ Bargaining Chip: Reunite the separated couple How to Get: Complete the side mission âHeart of Iceâ Brainteaser: Rescue the fifth hostage from Riddler How to Get: After collecting 320 Riddler Trophies can you get this trophy. Broken Toys: Destroy it all How to Get: Complete the side mission âFragile Allianceâ Bronze Revenge: Obtain 24 medals on the original Arkham City ranked maps (as Batman) How to Get: Must be online in Riddlerâs Revenge to achieve this. Campaign Bronze: Obtain 24 medals on the original Arkham City campaigns (as Batman) How to Get: Do Riddlerâs Revenge campaign Campaign Gold: Obtain all 108 medals on the original Arkham City campaigns (as Batman) How to Get: Do Riddlerâs Revenge campaign Campaign Silver: Obtain 72 medals on the original Arkham City campaigns (as Batman) How to Get: Do Riddlerâs Revenge campaign Catch: Find someone to play remote Batarang catch with How to Get: Throw it to mysterious stalker while doing âWatcher in the Wingsâ [NOTE: This is missable if you complete the side mission] Chimney Sweep: There is only one way in How to Get: After getting to the Steel Mill and you talk to Alfred who tells you that thereâs only one way into the Joker complex. Communication Breakdown: Clear the airwaves How to Get: Destroy all 3 of Penguins communication disruptors Contract Terminated: Stop the contract operative How to Get: Complete the side mission âShot in the Darkâ Conundrum: Rescue the first hostage from Riddler How to Get: After saving the hostage from the electrified floor Dial Z For Murder: Stop the phone booth killer How to Get: Complete the side Mission âCold Call Killerâ Distress Flare: Answer the call for help How to Get: When you get the side mission Distress Flare, go to the flare and receive your prize. Exit Stage Right: All the world is a stage How to Get: Beat the game Flawless Freeflow Fighter 2.0: Complete one combat challenge without taking damage (any character) How to Get: While doing Riddlerâs Revenge missions, complete all rounds without being hit. Forensic Expert: Collect enough evidence to locate the gun for hire How to Get: After finding the third victim in âShot in the Darkâ and scanning all the evidence. Freefall: Don't look down How to Get: After finding out what Protocol 10 Fully Loaded: Collect all of Batman's gadgets and upgrades How to Get: Must have 27/27 items to receive it Gadget Attack: Use 5 different Quickfire gadgets in one fight (any play mode) How to Get: Use Batclaw, REC, Freeze Grenade, Batarang, Explosive Gel in 1 fight to get this. Genius: Rescue all the hostages from Riddler How to Get: After collecting 400 Riddler Trophies and taking down the Riddler can you get this trophy. Ghost Train: Fight for survival How to Get: Beat the Joker and this people after returning to the Steel Mill the second time. Gladiator: Last man standing How to Get: After talking to Penguin in the Museum, you fight a lot of guys in a pit, there are 2 rounds, get it after the second round. Gold Revenge: Obtain all 72 medals on the original Arkham City ranked maps (as Batman) How to Get: Must be online in Riddlerâs Revenge to achieve this. Gotham Base Jumper: Jump off the tallest building in Arkham City and glide for 1 minute without touching the ground How to Get: Hide And Seek: A deadly game of hide and seek How to Get: Beat Mr. Freeze when he backstabs you I'm Batman: Become the Bat How to Get: Plain and simple, become Batman Intellectual: Rescue the fourth hostage from Riddler How to Get: After collecting 240 Riddler Trophies can you get this trophy. IQ Test: Solve the first riddle How to Get: When you either get the Side Mission âFind Mission Medical Teamâ or you can go back into the church, after that the Riddler will tell you that everyone is gone and you need to solve his riddles, solve the one he gives you to achieve this. Lost And Found: Uncover the secret of Arkham City How to Get: Enter Wonder City Mastermind: Rescue the second hostage from Riddle How to Get: After saving the second hostage from the find the hostage game. Mystery Stalker: Reveal the mystery watcher How to Get: Complete the side mission âWatcher in the Wingsâ One Armed Bandit: Hammer the point home How to Get: Defeat the One Armed Joker guy when you are about to meet the Joker. Pay Your Respects: A moment of remembrance How to Get: Go behind the theatre where the Joker is in the final battle, see an outline of people, you must stay there till the music ends before getting this trophy. Perfect Freeflow 2.0: Perform a perfect combo including all of Batman's combat moves (any play mode) How to Get: Perfect Knight - Day 2: Main Story, Side Missions, Upgrades, Collectables, New Game Plus and Riddlers Revenge (as Batman) How to Get: Puzzler: Rescue the third hostage from Riddler How to Get: After collecting 160 Riddler Trophies can you get this trophy. Ring Ring: Answer a ringing phone How to Get: Answer the first phone to get this Sand Storm: We are legion How to Get: Beat Ras Al Gul Savior: Save the medical volunteers How to Get: After entering the church for the first time, knock out all 4 Joker clowns and untie the volunteers to get this. Serial Killer: Track down the serial killer How to Get: Complete the side mission âIdentity Theifâ Silver Revenge: Obtain 48 medals on the original Arkham City ranked maps (as Batman) How to Get: Must be online in Riddlerâs Revenge to achieve this. Stop the Clock: Time is running out How to Get: Beat Mad Hatter and his guys on the clock after taking the Cure from the batwing. Story Teller: Have 12 murderous dates with Calendar Man How to Get: Go to the back of the courthouse to find a door, enter and go to the basement where a man is in a cell, look at the wall and see 12 dates, you then need to switch your system to the corresponding dates for him to tell you a story. Twice Nightly: Complete New Game Plus How to Get: Beat the game on New Game Plus to get it Wrecking Ball: Stop the unstoppable How to Get: Defeat Solomon Grundy ============================================================================== VI. Contact  ============================================================================== If you got any tips or information that is useful for the FAQ, please email me @ [email protected], you get credited for sharing this info with me but make sure you check the FAQ before emailing me, it might be covered in the FAQ. ============================================================================== VII. Special Thanks  ============================================================================== I would like to thank some people but I did this FAQ all by myself, so I will be waiting for people to me make this guide so I can credit them for the work as well, c ya people ;P ==============================================================================