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Arachnophobia in Devil May Cry HD Collection

Arachnophobia6 (5)

DMC1:Survive an encounter with Phantom

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Nyllon
378,404 (212,220)
Nyllon
Achievement won on 30 Mar 12
TA Score for this game: 1,751
Posted on 30 March 12 at 03:13
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This achievement is for beating the first BOSS in chapter 3.

Tips for beating him.
-Collect as many blue orbs up to this point. Check my guide for completing the first blue orb. This will increase your health gauge.
-Jump and slam your sword often and buy the first sword technique where you can charge into enemies.
-He only has a few different attacks so just dodge when you can.
-If you want use devil trigger. Not required though.

The achievement will pop after you get to the mission screen.
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karterfone
224,345 (91,360)
karterfone
Achievement won on 26 May 12
TA Score for this game: 929
Posted on 08 June 12 at 17:58, Edited on 08 June 12 at 17:59
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This is for your first encounter with Phantom in Mission 3.

You'll only have Alastor at this point, and it is my recommended weapon against him in all encounters. Your guns are of little use against him.

Phantom can only be damaged by hitting his face or his abdomen. Attacking the face is not recommended, as he can easily counter with his pincers. Hitting his abdomen does the most damage.

As soon as the fight starts, try to jump towards the alter, and hike off the wall over him. Activate DT and use a helmbreaker aiming for his abdomen. This will do extreme damage to him, and may cause him to stagger. Immediately hike off the wall and do the same until he starts moving away. If you can chain the hits reliably, you can stunlock Phantom into running at the wall and will not be able to turn to face you.

If Phantom gets away, he will turn around and try to charge and shoot a fireball. You can try to jump over him to score another hit on his abdomen if you're quick. If you can't get above him and you're close, Stinger him in the face to cancel it, then immediately get behind him or jump back. If you're far away, you can either roll out of the way, or hit the fireball with a slash, reflecting it back at him for heavy damage.

Do not stay at medium range with Phantom. He will try to stab/smack you with his tail, which is difficult to avoid. If he plunges his head into the ground, lava pillars will appear where you were just standing. Simply keep moving to avoid them.

Phantom will sometimes stop and turn dark during the fight. He's an open target in this state, and attacks anywhere on his body will count. If you can land a hiked helmbreaker on his abdomen, it will do even more damage. He will always shoot a fireball when he recovers.

Phantom will turn red when his health gets below 25%. He'll move much faster and be riskier to engage head-on. Keep going for his abdomen and focus on fighting defensively, and you will prevail.
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