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The Quick and the Dead in The Evil Within

The Quick and the Dead197 (45)

Finish the game with a clear time of under 5:00:00.

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Achievement Guide for The Quick and the Dead

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Achievement won on 20 Oct 14
TA Score for this game: 1,900
Posted on 20 October 14 at 15:28, Edited on 22 October 14 at 09:26
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My speedrun time was 3:57:05.
Here are my times after each chapter:
Ch 1 - 12:50
Ch 2 - 20:35
Ch 3 - 26:10
Ch 4 - 36:14
Ch 5 - 55:55
Ch 6 - 1:21:51
Ch 7 - 1:37:42
Ch 8 - 1:42:49
Ch 9 - 2:01:14
Ch 10 - 2:26:06
Ch 11 - 2:48:47
Ch 12 - 3:01:19
Ch 13 - 3:11:51
Ch 14 - 3:28:27
Ch 15 - 3:57:05

On my casual speedrun i was fully upgraded. This was my 3rd run = knew what to do and were to go. Before starting I replayed few levels to have max ammo for almost all my weapons, to not waste time searching for it. I skipped all cutscenes.

*Much easier on your NG+ or 2nd NG+. You wll have loads of upgrades (if not all) that will help you out and you will not have temptation to pick up/search for green gel.
*Know the game and were you have to go/do. There is no time for wondering around.
*Dont use Mirrors to hospital!!! There is no need to waste time or save in hospital in your speedrun. Chapters are short and if you mess up badly you can always reload your save.
*Always make a new save on new slot after chapters so you can check if you are doing alright or if not you will have a choice to reload from anywere.
*Forget about searching collectables and green gel.
*Always pick up ammo that you can see or is close to you but dont go searching if not needed.
*Fully upgraded MAGNUM is a beast! Much quicker than Rocket Launcher. You can find ammo for Magnum in Ch11 in a suitcase just before "fake" guy, right side of the road and in Ch13 on your way in ruined part of the building.
*Sometimes you cant control Seb (cutscene, talking etc) but you can rotate your camera, its a good chance to scan the area for ammo.
*Use your Rocket Launcher and Magnum only on bosses and try not to miss!
*For fake Ruvik dont use anything special, 2 fully upgraded shotgun shots are enough.

Chapter tips:
Ch 2 - When you come to the part with 5-6 enemies, follow the left side of the area till you pass burning house, turn right and disarm trap, burn two enemies on a main road and open the gate.
Ch 3 - After pulling the lever run to the gate, you need to kill 5-6 guys near gate, then you can investigate chain and go after chainsaw.
Ch 4 - You can skip doctor’s brother.
After meeting with Laura dont fight with her, turn around and door will open on left side.
Ch 5 - For the second part of fighting with Laura - she will spawn in a middle of platforms, be ready with your rocket launcher and shoot 2 times, job done.
Ch 6 - When this chapter starts look at the pictures in front of you on a desk!
For chainsaw guy and giant brothers i used my magnum because rocket launcher is too slow on quick enemies, both fights took me 3 seconds.
Ch 7 - You need 2 explosive bolts to down a Safehead.
Freeze or shock Safehead before replacing and turning final valve.
Ch 10 - Dont waste any time and ammo on Laura, the only time you need to do something with her is before final switch, i shot a shock bolt on her to be able to disarm a trap and hit a switch.
Ch 13 - Before you meet Safehead, shoot two explosive bear traps near acid trap and then enter the room with Safehead, shoot a freeze or shock bolt on him and run to disarm the acid trap.
In meat cold storage i used 2 explosive bolts on Safehead and run to the chute.
Ch 14 - Fight with 2 Safeheads - when they spawn run back were you can lower the gate, but before that wait till they start climbing to higher platform and then shoot a freeze/shock bolt. Lower the gate and start shooting with everything you have. If not dead they will go in to the long room/coridor so you can set few explosive bolt traps before fight. Fully upgraded Magnum will take 1 down with 4 bullets. So if you have that dont waste time doing what i just wrote.

Good luck with your speedruns! wave
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