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Hero

Clear all missions (including Side Ops and Extra Ops) with a S-rank

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Achievement Guide for Hero

  • Maka91Maka91988,122
    19 Mar 2014 19 Mar 2014 19 Mar 2014
    126 11 24
    For this achievement, you will need to complete the main mission, the 4 Side Ops and the 1 Extra Ops available in the game with the "S Rank".

    A FULL WALKTHROUGH of the game can be found HERE, as well as embedded below. Upon completing the final mission with the S Rank, the achievement will unlock.

    Ground Zeroes:

    Eliminate the Renegade Threat:

    Intel Operative Rescue:

    Classified Intel Acquisition:

    Destroy the Anti-Air Emplacements:

    Jamais Vu:
  • Zasta 360GameTVZasta 360GameTV138,551
    24 Mar 2014 24 Mar 2014 06 Aug 2015
    54 2 0
    Hi, here are my Videoguides for the 6 Mission in this Game. My Videos are All in One Videos, they are all inclusive Collectibles, the missionspecific Achievement and of course an S-Rank. I put all Videos in a Spoiler for better Overview.

    Ground Zeroes

    Time: 20:12:09
    Points: 69190

    Eliminate the Renegade Threat

    Time: 07:22:04
    Points: 59946

    Intel Operative Rescue

    Time: 09:37:08
    Points: 25078

    Classified Intel Acquisition

    Time: 05:31:01
    Points: 58035

    Destroy the Anti-Air Emplacements

    Time: 14:53:00
    Points: 68719

    Jamais Vu

    Time: 07:25:05
    Points: 26282

    If you have any Question to my Walkthrough then ask me!

    Regards
  • a Fi1thy Casuala Fi1thy Casual256,517
    25 Mar 2015 25 Mar 2015 29 Jun 2015
    22 0 0
    Both guides above are fantastic, but I just wanted to add as a general rule of thumb:

    If you complete all the missions required (Deja Vu is not necessary) 100% stealth with no kills (1 level being an exception), no reflex on, next to no checkpoint abuse in a relatively quick amount of time, then you will get the S rank.

    I know that may sound like a lot, but the fact is this game is one map that, once effectively learned, can be a breeze to run through no matter what the objective. So learn the map - complete a few runs on the mission, understand the enemy patrols, and steer clear of high guard concentrated areas, and you will be fine.

    The only one I had difficulty with was the Jamais Vu mission, and time was my enemy. I would take too long
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    and despite not having any alerts, kills, or reflex, the time would kill my S Rank and drop me down to an A.

    I found with that mission you need to no more than 12 mins - if you are taking longer than that, then no matter how amazing you did with the rest of it, you would not get the S Rank.

    For Ground Zeroes, I took a while just because I was trying to mark everyone. Ended up with an S Rank by accident. Just stayed stealth, rescued all 7 POW's, killed no one and kept it under 40 mins.

    The Classified Intel Acquisition was the easiest for me, and you can get it done with no kills and stealth in no time at all. You can follow the very simple guide for this achievement.

    The Intel Operative Rescue was much easier than I anticipated as well, as long as you go for the pacifist achievement, and do not abuse checkpoints.

    Eliminate the Enemy Threat was the only mission where I just straight up killed people (the two marks in question). If you go for the depth achievement, and do well enough to get (I believe) a A rank, then you will have a sniper rifle from the mission start. I picked that up, and made a B-line to the road that leads out of the camp on the right. There is a guard standing in a booth - tranq him. Stand on top of the booth and you have both targets well within your sniping range. Pick them off, and then continue to the road to the right out of the area. Should take you ~2 minutes, and give you an S rank (despite the kills).

    Destroy The Anti-Air Replacements I found to be a lot of fun. Take your time, remain unseen, kill no one, and go for the Rescue achievement, and you will be fine. I highly advise using the C4 for this mission, and remember: you only need to take out 3 of the guns, so focus on the ones that are not overly guarded. A lot of the enemies use the same patrol patterns as in the Ground Zeroes mission, so you should be familiar with what guards are stations where. I had a blast here, and kinda lost track of time, but even using an excessive amount netted me the S rank while saving all 4 POW's.

    Just remember: this is a stealth game. If you run-n-gun, then you going to have a bad time. Remain unseen, kill no one (with Palitz and Glaz being the exceptions wink), and (for most) try to make it snappy and you will get the S rank.

    Also, as an end note: When I say "Do not abuse checkpoints", I mean just that. Hitting checkpoints in the double digits is ABUSE, and you will pay for it with the nasty negative points modifyer that hits you endgame. Understaning where the checkpoints are is helpful, but every time you use one it is -300 points to your total score. No reflex (most of the time) will offset that and then some, but if you are hitting those checkpoints like crazy (i.e. ABUSING THE CRAP OUT OF THEM) and you end up with a -3,000+, then it doesn't matter how awesome you were everywhere else: you won't get the S Rank.
  • REDZERO UKREDZERO UK353,035
    30 Aug 2015 01 Nov 2017
    3 0 0
    Ground Zeroes | S Rank - Hard

    TIME 31:02.310 | 32690
    ENEMY COMBAT ALERTS 0 | 5250
    KILLS 0 | 3500
    PRISONERS RESCUED 6 | 21000
    HELICOPTERS LOST 0 | 0
    RETRIES 0 | 5250
    NO REFLEX | 5250
    -------------------------------------------------------
    SCORE | 72940




    Eliminate the Renegade Threat - S Rank - Hard

    TIME 2:52.705 | 34436
    ENEMY COMBAT ALERTS 0 | 7500
    KILLS 2 | -400
    PRISONERS RESCUED 0 | 0
    HELICOPTERS LOST 0 | 0
    RETRIES 0 | 3750
    NO REFLEX | 7500
    BOTH TARGETS RECOVERED | 0
    -------------------------------------------------------
    SCORE | 52786




    Destroy the Anti-Air Emplacements - S Rank - Hard

    TIME 4:10.667 | 33417
    ENEMY COMBAT ALERTS 0 | 8250
    KILLS 0 | 2750
    PRISONERS RESCUED 0 | 0
    HELICOPTERS LOST 0 | 0
    RETRIES 0 | 4125
    NO REFLEX | 8250
    MOTHERBASE AGENTS RECOVERED | 0
    -------------------------------------------------------
    SCORE | 56792




    Classified Intel Acquisition - S Rank - Hard

    TIME 4:59.983 | 38515
    ENEMY COMBAT ALERTS 0 | 6000
    KILLS 0 | 2000
    PRISONERS RESCUED 0 | 0
    HELICOPTERS LOST 0 | 0
    RETRIES 0 | 3000
    NO REFLEX | 6000
    CLASSIFIED INTEL RECOVERED | 0
    -------------------------------------------------------
    SCORE | 55515




    Intel Operative Rescue - S Rank - Hard

    TIME 10:57.173 | 23996
    ENEMY COMBAT ALERTS --- | ---
    KILLS 0 | 250
    PRISONERS RESCUED --- | ---
    HELICOPTERS LOST --- | ---
    RETRIES 0 | 375
    NO REFLEX | ---
    -------------------------------------------------------
    SCORE | 24621




    Jamais Vu - S Rank - Hard

    TIME 8:32.728 | 21889
    ENEMY COMBAT ALERTS 0 | 1200
    KILLS 0 | 1200
    PRISONERS RESCUED --- | ---
    HELICOPTERS LOST --- | ---
    RETRIES 0 | 400
    NO REFLEX | 1200
    ------------------------------
    SCORE | 25889

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