Brainteaser achievement in Batman: Arkham City (Xbox 360)


Rescue the fifth hostage from Riddler

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How to unlock the Brainteaser achievement

  • PrattalmightyPrattalmighty461,075
    24 Oct 2011 24 Oct 2011 24 Oct 2011
    37 4 2
    Iv ARK ANGEL vI's soulution is decent but he's missing one of the hallways so I put together one in a little more depth.

    320 Riddler challenges are required before the location of the fifth hostage room is available. It's in Amusement Mile across the bridge from the Gotham Casinos. On the roof behind the watertower you'll find the ? mark on the wall to press "A" on.

    Once inside the main room head right and slide under the projector get to the end of the hallway and see the next obstacle you'll need to slide under currently blocked by a crusher. Aim above it and fire a shot with RT from your REC to pull the crusher up. Time your slide to go under it, the next crusher behind it and finally another slide to go under the low gate to make it through.

    Next up is a hallway with four pads, a bunch of hanging ? marks and an electrified path in front of you blocking your progression. Stand on a pad and take aim, individually at the lit up marks, don't quick fire batarangs here. Each time you hit one the countdown timer will start again. Hit the required amount of ? before the timer runs out to proceed, hit the wrong ? mark or run the timer down and you get a shock.

    Enter the next hallway and hang a left up a ramp, three steel, stacked crates are inbetween a breakable wall and an electrified barrier, turn around and fire an RT REC shot at the generator to pull the crates back then fire an RB REC shot to send them through the breakable wall. Now you need to guide two remote batarang shots up and over the electrified barrier at the ? mark switches to shut down the barrier, proceed down the hall and up the ladder.

    Line launcher time, send a line across the gap of electrified floor pads, change direction midway to your right down the grinder tunnel and hack the Riddler panel at the end, it's a lvl. 2 hack and has a few incorect answers, the correct one is "Bamboozling". Line launch back through the grinder and head right. Grapple up to the next lvl.

    You face a corridor of electrified pads look up towards the end of the room where the projector screen is and grapple up, turn around and you'll see two generators on the ground, fire a RB REC shots at them to lift the crates in the cage above them and they'll crash through the breakble floor below. Glide back to the starting point, look up and fire a RT REC shot at the genny to get the crates in position, then look down at the original two gennys on the floor, on an angle and fire a RB REC to send the crates through the breakable wall at the end. Grapple back towards the end of the hallway and proceed to the final corridor.

    It's cake from here if you've got your line launching skills down. Launch a line down the hall and get ready to change direction to you left at the end, continue down this next hall and change direction to your left again midway this leads your to the hostage platform and a sweet, sweet 40g

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    I missed a Hallway? Which one?
    Posted on 26 Oct 11 at 19:19
    Prattalmightythe one after the first set of crushers with all the hanging ? marks
    Posted by Prattalmighty on 26 Oct 11 at 19:33
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  • marklynxmarklynx1,820,297
    11 Jan 2012 11 Jan 2012
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    First of all you need a minimum of 320 Riddler Trophies. This can be either Catwoman or Batmans trophies. Once you have this, simply follow this video that I found on Youtube to talk you through this puzzle and get the achivement.

    Thanks to Akradon360 for creating this Youtube video!
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    nlncNice find , thumbs up!
    Posted by nlnc on 27 Nov 12 at 16:32
    ZordnilVery straight forward, dont understand why someone would down vote?
    Thanks for posting!
    Posted by Zordnil on 16 Jun 14 at 12:50
    oakdale7Someone gave you negative huh WTH. This video display excellent!! Thanks thumb up
    Posted by oakdale7 on 09 Oct 14 at 17:01
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    After you Collect 320 Trophies You will unlock the 5th Riddler Hostage Rescue. This one is kinda long but not too bad. So Lets Start.

    First you will want to Slider under the wall on your right below the Riddler's Projection. Next you will see a Generator above you. Hit RT on that to open the gate then time your run and slide to get under the crusher.

    Now in the next Hallway you will see three crates in front of you and a generator behind you. Not sure if it makes a difference but use the Generator to Pull the crates toward you first then Push them away to clear the passage. Then use a Remote batarange to hit the Two Question Marks and then as soon as the the Force Field goes down run because the Question Mark also triggers an electrical floor under where you were standing. So be careful.

    Now just climb up and use the Line Launcher across the Hall and change direction to go through the tunnel on yoru Right. hack the terminal... (The answer is Bamboozling) and then back through the Grinder Tunnel and again change direction to your right.

    In the next Hallway Grapple up forward and turn around. Use RB on the Generator Twice and the crates will knock a hole in the wall

    Last Section... which requires some fancy Line Launcher technique but by this point you shouldn't have a problem with it. Just Shoot across but at the very end of the first hallway change to your left make sure not to land on the Red Pressure plates.. then halfway across change direction to your left again and land on the catwalk with the Hostage... and thats all... Hostage Rescued... 40g

    If I could make videos of this I would but unfortunately I don't have the capabilties.. Maybe on my next playthrough though.
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    Calex dEUSPro Tip: If like me you miss the final line launch to the platform at the end where you go left and left again , drop to the room with the hostage asap and RB to zip up to her!!!!!!! I made it without dying..... just about :)
    Posted by Calex dEUS on 29 Oct 11 at 18:53
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