Boss Guide/FAQ - Guide for Ratchet And Clank
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Ratchet and Clank Boss Guide/FAQ Table of Contents 1. Intro 2. Weapons 3. Layout 4. Bosses 4.1 Alien Lizard Queen 4.2 Blargian Snagglbeast 4.3 Cpt. Qwark ( in Star Fighter) 4.4 Ultimate Supreme Executive Chairman Drek 5. Legal 6. Contact/Contributions 1. Intro This is my 2nd FAQ, the first was a Boss FAQ for Going Commando (R&C 2). Not much to say, hope this FAQ helps in some way shape or form. 2. Weapons OK. You may be wondering what a weapons list would be doing in a Boss FAQ. Ill tell you why . So you will know what the heck Im talking about when I mention a weapon you dont have. If you dont want to know the weapons before you get them, skip this and be prepared to be slightly confused at some points if you dont check the vendor every time you see one. Youll never know when a cool new weapon will come out for sale. >Omni-wrench= a standard ammo-less melee weapon. Start out with it. >Bomb glove= First in Gadetrons line of glove weapons. Lobs explosive rounds a short distance. Start out with it. Nice back-up weapon. >Pyrocitor= A flame thrower. Good for swarmers. Nuff said. >Blaster= Basically a must have. Sweet sub-machine gun. Good all around, except long-range. Get it as soon as you see it. >Glove of Doom= Launches 4 mini explosive body-guards to destroy anything near you. Can only have 8 out at any one time. >Suck Cannon= Sucks up small enemies and shoots em back out as a rocket. OK back-up. Found, not bought. >Taunter= Useless unless used with the Mine glove.Activates mines to seek enemies to attack. Or makes people angry. >Mine glove= 3rd glove weapon. Launches mines out. Ta-Da! >Devastator= Unguided rocket launcher. Big Bada Boom! >Visibomb Gun= Remote controlled missile launcher. Big Bada Boom! >Walloper= Big punching glove. Cool, but not useful in my opinion. >Decoy glove= Yet another glove. Distracts enemies so you can take them out. >Drone Device= Creates a protective barrier of drones around Ratchet who will explode on contact with enemies. >Tesla-Claw= Creates a steady stream of electricity to attack. Blah blah blah. >Morpho-ray= A ray that manipulates the enemys DNA to reconstruct them into a chicken. Takes longer for larger enemies. >R.Y.N.O.= A 9-barreled rocket launcher. Does an awesome amount of damage to anything it hits. Also costs $150,000 on the black market. 3. Layout How the bosses section will be set up. #, Name Planet youll encounter them on. Difficulty (1 to 5) Description on how to beat. Easy, right? 4. Bosses Heres where youll get all the help youll need. 4.1, Alien Lizard Queen Blarg Tactical Research Station (BTS) 1.5/5 First off, if you already got the Sonic Helmet from Skids Agent, use it (the Sand Mouse House is in the room with the vendor and all the frogs and 2 lizards. Jump onto the ridge on the right [when facing the room with the force fields]). Now, step into the arena and pull out the Blaster. Run away from her and hold down the fire button. When she loses 1/3 of her health, some mutated frogs drop down. Dispatch them with either the Pyrocitor or the Suck Cannon (which you unload on the Queenie). Until all the frogs are dead, the Queen backs away, so dont worry about her. After the frogs, its Blaster time! After another 1/3 of her health is gone, 2 little lizards drop down. Use 2 bombs per lizard, then attack the Queen again. NOTE: You shouldnt run out of Blaster ammo, but if you do, use the bomb glove. NOTE #2: The Glove of Doom is very useful in this battle, but not required. 4.2, Blargian Snagglebeast Qwarks Hideout, Umbris 2/5 Fall in, whip out the blaster.Jump over shockwaves, and simply move out of the way of the fire-laser thingy. When hes down 1 unit of health, he generates a shield. Walk across a bridge when hes following you to let him break it and lose 1 more unit of health. To avoid the fire-balls he shoots, run in the opposite direction. Collect Blaster ammo until youve got around 180-200, then repeat. Shoot, then bridge. As an alternative to the Blaster, you could use the bomb glove or mine glove. However, for bombs you must be uncomfortably close, and mines are extremely unreliable. The Blaster is youre best bet. Other than that, shoot him, stroll over to the last bridge, and wave buh-bye. 4.3, Cpt. Qwark in Star fighter Gemlick Moon Base, Oltanis Orbit 2/5 Very first thing, DO NOT WASTE MISSILES!!! Wait until youre close with a lock. Second thing, enemy missiles are 1st priority. I want them shot down yesterday! ( That means ASAP.) When he pulls you in with a tractor-beam shoot him with the machine guns and lean towards each missile. If that isnt working for you just focus on the missiles. When you shoot down 3 engines hell generate a shield and a whole crap-load of fighters will appear. Try and conserve missile ammo but if youre havin trouble, use them as needed. After you down all the fighters, Qwark will launch mines out the back of his ship. Stay toward the side of the mine field, and shoot Qwark down. EXTREMELY IMPORTANT NOTE: After the fight, try and find the gold weapons vendor. You need to wall jump up somewhere near the new ship. Make a mental note of its location and come back when you can afford the Gold Blaster. Its $20,000, and 4 gold bolts. Hopefully you can find that many [Gold Bolts]. 4.4, Ultimate Supreme Executive Chairman Drek Kyzil Plateau, Veldin 0/5 with a RYNO, 4/5 with the Blaster, 3.5/5 with a Gold Blaster PRE-BATTLE: Youve got 2 choices: 1. go pay a ridiculous amount of money ($150,000) to get the RYNO and make this fight ridiculously easy, or pay around $30,000 to get the Ultra Nanotech, PDA, and the Blaster. As another thing to get in Option 2, is the Gold Blaster (another $20,000, still only a 1/3 of option 1 [total of $50,000]). Option 1 goers dont need my help. Another note for Option 2 goers- Have at least $10,000 in spare change (for ammo). Once youve got all that straight, go for Drek. BATTLE: For the Giant Clank portion, start out with a Atomic Energy Blast (press triangle), then follow up with a flurry of punches. After 1 unit of health is gone, Drek shrinks you and runs. Load up all your guns, and put you r Quick Select like this: [Gold] Blaster Glove of Doom Suck Cannon Swingshot Devastator Your Choice Pyrocitor PDA Now swing in and dont take too long on the platforms (they tend to fall down). At the next arena, get out the Devastator. Dont use L1 or anything To aim, just face him jump and shoot and most shots should hit. When hes launching missiles stay out of the aiming beacons, and run any which way. When he starts launching bombs, stay in one spot, double jump and shoot once in the air. Dont get antsy and shoot twice youll miss and waste ammo (also known as MONEY). After the Devastator ammo is gone, switch to the Blaster, and use the same method, with minor differences= make sure the green O is on Drek when you fire, and fire a couple of shots each time you jump over the shockwave from the bomb. If you happen to run out of Blaster ammo, thats what the PDA is for. If you got tons of money, you could also buy Devastator ammo too. When you get him down one more unit of health, he blows the arena and runs away again. Run to the platform in front of you, then to the 3rd one then break for the swing targets and floating platforms. Use the same strategy on the 2nd platform in terms of shooting Drek, but use the Pyrocitor to destroy overcrowding mines (only if necessary, as the bombs shockwave will destroy the mines too). When getting to the 3rd platform, watch out for the very last floating platform .. Itll fall before you step on it, so be ready for it. On the final arena, Drek presses a switch. You race to the center of the arena to press another switch to cancel his switch out. Then you run for the grind rail along the edge of the arena. Rinse and repeat, rinse and repeat. Each total filling of the Blaster is $2,000, so be stingy on ammo. When he launches evil agents of doom, suck em up, and spit em out! (Suck Cannon). Also, use your own agents for protection. As soon as he moves to the side of the arena, get to the center and get ready to power slam a button super freaky fast. When he flies outside the arena, activate the strafe mode (use thruster pack= double tap R1= hold L2 or R2= analog stick left/right) and maybe use the Devastator. Just run around to avoid the green missile swarm. If you keep dying and have money problems I recommend going to a hover-board race. As I said before, youre gonna need $10,000 to kill Drek. When he goes down, pound the last switch, and enjoy the satisfaction of beating the game (not to mention beating Drek the hard way!). 5. Legal Its a lot easier for me, you, and a bunch of lawyers if you dont copy my guide (whole or partially), or distribute it for profit, or put this on another site. Just ask in cases 1 and 3, never EVER do case 2. 6. Contact/Contributions Contact me at .. [email protected] Put R&C: 1 FAQ in the subject area or I will delete the e-mail prematurely. Allow me a couple of days to respond, I dont check my e-mail every-day. E-mail with questions, alternatives, spelling corrections (I appreciate it, its one of my pet peeves too). Questions List: Listed as they come. Contributions List: Entered as they come in, make sure to put who to credit in the e-mail (but stray from using last names, even if you do, I wont put it here, but its just good policy).