Search FAQ

Login | Register


All times are UTC [ DST ]


It is currently 23 Oct 2017




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 23 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1, 2
Author Message

Historical Society Historian
 Post subject: Re:
     
         
  User avatar  
     
     

Missing since: 27 Jul 2009
Notes left: 3531
heavensnightsh wrote:
After some stuff gets written up, do you mind if we add it to the SH Wiki? With proper crediting of course ;) It would be very helpful. Thanks!


Silent Hill HEAVEN Wiki. Not Silent Hill Wikia ;)

Raw Shocks: Shaking the Wii Remote in quick, short, bursts (NOT letting your hands fly around) is much more effective.


Top
   
 

Just Passing Through
 Post subject: Re: Combat Thread: Tips on Fighting SH monsters (Tips needed
     
         
  User avatar  
     
     

Missing since: 10 Jun 2009
Notes left: 94
Last seen at: Rottawa, Ontario
quick 2 cents, whenever I fight a monster, to save bullets/ time, when its squirming on the ground, stomp, they die. no coming back...

_________________
Image


Top
   
 

Just Passing Through
 Post subject: Re: Combat Thread: Tips on Fighting SH monsters (Tips needed
     
         
  User avatar  
     
     

Missing since: 08 Feb 2016
Notes left: 11
Last seen at: Hesse, Germany
Here's an important tip on fighting monsters with melee weapons in SH:0:

One-hit-surprise-attacks in the dark:
This works for Faceless Nurses, Straight-Jackets, Carrions and Remnants: If you enter a room with those enemies when you have your flashlight turned off, you'll notice that most of the time your enemies either walk in fixed patterns or stand still.
Get used to it and approach from behind or the side (the former is safer); if you manage to get close enough BEFORE they spot you (each enemy will make his unique noise when that happens), either attack them by holding and releasing X (recommended types: long-range like Drip Stand or medium-range like Jagged Wood) or by Forward+X (recommended types: medium-range like Hammer). If you manage to hit them, they will go down or - in case of the Remnants - die instantly.
The only requirement for this to work is, that they may not spot you before they get hit (as soon as they make a noise, even a split-second before you hit them, it won't work). Therefore, the safest way is to approach from behind - NEVER from the front - only from the side if distance is as big as possible for a hit.
From my personal experience, this always works against Faceless Nurses (sometimes even a regular Hammer swing suffices), Straight-Jackets and Carrions (at least always by attacking with Forward+X), almost always against Remnants (by attacking with Holding and Releasing X).
Against Ariels it's nearly impossible because they'll always spot you when you are within a certain distance. Against Twobacks it works, but unfortunately not with one hit. Against Big Carrions and myself ( :lol: ) I haven't tried it yet - too much respect because of their size...

Fighting Remnants safely:
Use the Drip Stand (it can also be done with a Jagged Wood or Baton, but timing must be more exact) and memorize its attack range for holding and releasing X. Let the Remnant approach until it's only one step away from your attack range, or at least until it enters it - then attack - and immediately release R1, turn and walk away to build up some distance again - his swing will always miss you if your timing has been correct. Repeat this two or three times and the Remnant will go down.
If you should attack too early (when it's two or more steps away from your attack range), you'll miss and you're exposed to its swing. If you should attack too late (when it has already done one or two steps within your attack range), you may hit it, but unfortunately you'll be too close then for evading its swing.

Tips for meleeing the other monsters will follow, when I'll have time again! :wink:

_________________
I have it in my cave.


Top
   
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 23 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1, 2

All times are UTC [ DST ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum

Search for:
Jump to: