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Alpha Vs. Omega

Have Denyce attack and damage Sgt Boykin.

Alpha Vs. Omega0
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LBCeroyLBCeroy229,836
14 Oct 2011 14 Oct 2011
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CONTAINS SPOILERS

JUST FOR QUICK REFERENCE:

Save the game often and use all your save slots.

Keep saving over your oldest one if you are satisfied with the way things are going in your game. If your not go back to one of the others and try again.

You can also load last checkpoint. theres usually one everytime you go into a new area.

Use Y it calls your survivors to follow you. When you use Left Trigger then Y you can tell your survivors where to go and they will stay there as long as you don't press Y again.

Grab the leadership book in Rags Mags it helps alot.

Give her a good weapon

I found it better to stay ahead of her and let her catch up because when she is moving the zombies don't mess with her as much. Just watch the little picture of her that shows up if she gets into trouble.

Heal her often(after safe room visits, attacked by too many zombies, or psychos, or you by accident)

Be carefull when she is surrounded if you do to much damage to her she will defect and you will have failed.

Leave her behind every time you go to the safe room.

Try to be quick in the safe room so you dont do to much damage to Denyce.

During the case where T.K.s robbing casinos put her in the bathroom or maintenence room and save it if you can.

When the snipers show up stay away from the Strips, use the short cut.

There will be a case to stop T.K.s helicopter, make sure that you leave Denyce in the Royal Flush Plaza somewhere safe. Do not bring her with you because you fast travel to the safe room when the fight is done and she goes with you. You will need do this part quick so she does'nt die.

Once the army shows up and fails you can go straight to fight Sgt Boykin if you want and think your prepared. Just get her to attack him once and the cheeve is yours.


MORE IN DEPTH STRATEGIES:

First thing you want to do is go to the bookstore (Rags Mags) on the second floor of the Royal Flush Plaza. Grab the leadership book, its in the entrance of the store to the left on the ground. This book will make the survivors more effective while in your party making them smarter and the crippled ones can run on there own. While your on the second floor near the book store there will be an advertisement sign you can climb on and there will be a broad sword.

Next get Denyce from Roy's Mart during the case to get the Zombrex. I don't remember the name of it but it's the first thing you do once your in the plaza. Give her the broad sword or any strong basic weapon (sledgehammer worked pretty good for me too) so she can defend herself well.

Now from here you can choose to do only the main story cases if you dont want to deal with other survivors making it more difficult, (but that way is kind of boring to me) or play through normally trying to do as much of the side missions as you can.You may want to do the Wilted Flower case to open the shortcut, it will make it easier when the sniper guys show up to not even go out to the Silver Strip, Platinum Strip, or Fortune Park. The snipers do alot of damage and can take survivors down in a few shots.

If you need to go back to the safe house for any reason always make sure you leave Denyce either in the maintenence room or the room across from it in the hall to the vent leading to the safe house. If you have survivors with you then you will need to try and seperate Denyce from them so she is alone in one of those rooms. Use the left Trigger and Y to seperaet them into different rooms to get Denyce alone then leave her there in a room.

After safe room visits she will have taken damage depending on how long you were there. There will always be 3 creamers in The Dark Bean right out side the hall leading to the vent. They should heal her quite a bit but if you need more there's an orange juice in Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow which is nearby.

When your fighting bosses leave her in a maintenence room or other room where she will be safe. Most of the time she wont spawn right next to you after the cut scene. When i fought the clown on stilts she did spawn next to me so be carefull if she does put her in a room quickly.

There will be a case to stop T.K.s helicopter, make sure that you leave Denyce in the Royal Flush Plaza somewhere safe. Do not bring her with you because you fast travel to the safe room when the fight is done and she goes with you. You will need do this part quick so she does'nt die. Roll a lot, time them so you roll under the crane arm then press B on the winch and throw the guard rails at the helicopter they do alot of damage.

Once the army shows up and fails you can go straight to fight Sgt Boykin if you want and think your prepared. She only needs to damage him once then it will pop. You might want to try it with a gun but for me she hit him with a sledge hammer while he was shooting me on the ground.
Robster80You have got to be kidding me. Your strategy sounds good, but this will definitely take a LOT of saves, a LOT of patience, and a LOT of skills.

Dunno if I wanna do this one now...
Posted by Robster80 on 15 Oct 11 at 01:05
ultimatedraI got this the other day - and it seriously is not that hard. Got it at level 25ish AND doing EVERY mission (Saving everybody & Killing every psycho).

I gave her a Katana, and just ran. Survivors will shove zombies out of the way and continue running as long as you keep moving. Doing this i never had any survivor die or have to reload any saves.

I found a safe room (Maintenance room normally) to keep her in while fighting/talking - but it was fairly easy.
Posted by ultimatedra on 18 Oct 11 at 00:17
DirtySouthSOHKWouldn't I be able to get the achievement from joining someone's game and proceeding to the fight if they saved just before fighting Sgt Boykin? If anyone wants to test it out or has confirmed it and won't mind letting me get it, please send me a message! Good work on the strategy by the way!
Posted by DirtySouthSOHK on 18 Oct 11 at 08:30
count023I took Denyce into battle using the leadership magazine against the sniper/patrios, psychopaths, everything. She was a mean bitch, got pics of bloody Denyce too (And she barely needed any healing). Denyce got the killing blow on two snipers, Chuck, Slappy and Snowflake.

She is a bitchin' wingman!
Posted by count023 on 26 Oct 11 at 04:58
BulletproofRyuI have a save for this for the next few days if anyone wants it. Might have purewall too but I'm not sure.
Posted by BulletproofRyu on 03 Jan 12 at 11:08
chalon9It helps if you get Denyce plus 7 other survivors then arm them all with six-shooters. psychopaths get gunned down in seconds...in fact, the first time I fought Boykin, he died before Denyce even got a shot off so I had to load my save.
Posted by chalon9 on 05 Feb 12 at 02:31
Hexa FoxCan this be done in co-op?
Posted by Hexa Fox on 22 Oct 12 at 05:04
Uber Silk Roadi have saves for this for the next few days only
Posted by Uber Silk Road on 01 Feb 13 at 11:35
King ParzIf anyone has a save for this please message me!
Posted by King Parz on 12 Apr 13 at 10:50
Durango55Worked great! Thumbs up!
Posted by Durango55 on 09 Dec 13 at 23:11
LBCeroyWhen i made this strategy it was on my first play through so i had to take extra precautions.
Posted by LBCeroy on 28 Feb 14 at 13:02
AaronWi60Fuck! I just made it all the way to the TK helicopter fight and brought her with me, I completely forget that it takes you back to the safe house. I wish I read this sooner! :(

My last save is 10pm Day 2, so it's not too bad but still really annoying after all my hard work.

I didn't look at solutions, I just got the leadership magazine, gave her a Battleaxe and kept her health in check.

For saving survivors, I had to tell them to run down the ramp outside the safe room (by the maintenance room) and keep exchanging weapons with her so she wouldn't run off, then close the door to keep her trapped in that corridor, it worked pretty effectively. :)

Anyway, time to load up that Day 2 save.
Posted by AaronWi60 on 16 Sep 14 at 20:40