Tomb Raider Starter Tips: Sneaking Tips

The new Tomb Raider game is quite different from the past entry of the series: the game requires a lot of skill to survive the harsh environments of the island and the tricky puzzles found in the temple. While the game is not overly difficult, there are some elements new to the series that players need to know if they want to play the game right and enjoy the game to the fullest. Tomb Raider clearly stresses out the survival aspect of the new Lara Croft adventure and we’ll be going over some basic tips to guide you in the wilderness of the jungle and survive all the dangers. Most of these tips will help you in reading the environment better, as well as improving your combat skills. As already stated, Tomb Raider requires quite a bit of skill during all moments of the game so knowing everything about your basic actions can make you go a long way. After we’re done with the basics of the game, we will be delving deeper withing the game, also covering in details all the skills that Lara can learn during the course of the game: managing these skills is fundamental in surviving the huge jungle and conquering the game.

  • Sneaking Tips

While Lara has all the right tools and skills at her disposal for a direct confrontation with enemies, some stealth plays actually works wonder in Tomb Raider. Sneaking behind enemies and taking them down unseen is safer and quicker and at times even more satisfying. If you approach an enemy unseen and get behind them, Lara will be able to perform a silent takedown. If getting close to enemies isn’t an option, you can use your bow to do it: make sure to headshot enemies since any other shot will alert enemies and not even kill your target. If you notice the target moving make sure you cancel the shot by releasing the aim button. When picking up targets for stealth takedowns it’s better to pick isolated enemies first: if an enemy is killed with another in the vicinity you will still end up alerting them. If you get close to a couple of close enemies you will have the chance to take them down both using stealth takedowns but you will have to be really quick about it.


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