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Mission Footprint Zero

Complete a single player mission without being detected during gameplay

Mission Footprint Zero0
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Achievement Guide for Mission Footprint Zero

  • BSquad56BSquad56187,753
    21 Aug 2013 21 Aug 2013 21 Aug 2013
    10 1 6
    This achievement is basically self-explanatory except for the fact that you CAN get detected but just make sure you die or hit pause and just reload last checkpoint before you make it to an auto-save. The game only auto-saves between major mission objectives and not at every blue marker you're trying to reach, so you can get detected all you want until you manage to find the perfect route through each area.

    I did this on the 2nd official mission without killing/subduing anyone and only using 2 sticky noisemakers and shooting out one light on Perfectionist difficulty.
  • PuritanSoulPuritanSoul713,183
    07 Nov 2013 15 Nov 2013
    3 0 0
    The key for this acheivement is to avoid being detected for such a period as the marker goes red and the enemy then start shouting/shooting.

    Obviously difficulty has a bearing on how quickly you are detected, so if you are just going for this acheivement, the lower the difficulty, the longer you get as "grace" before detection.

    Equally you do not need to play "ghost" style, albiet it makes most sense. That said, I used a mix of hand to hand take downs on single enemies to build my execute meter, and then used this, with the silenced pistol to clear areas with multiple enemies.

    If you do get detected, then you can reload, as the key here is the autosaving at checkpoints - as long as you were not detected in the current go (excluding reloads) you will be ok.

    Lastly, if you are still struggling, a good option is to progress the game and use funds to unlock gadgets/upgrades to make the job easier - good examples here are the crossbow with shocker/gas bolts, the gas grenade, and clothing for enhanced stealth/noice reduction.
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