Unlock Requirement: Pick up an enemy from the ground and perform a critical beat down (3 times).
|3 Stars||16,000 Points|
|2 Stars||8,000 Points|
|1 Star||4,000 Points|
This is one of the more difficult of the AR Challenges, especially if you have made do throughout the story only using your standard melee and counters. To earn the high score on this challenge you are going to need to either complete the entire fight in a single combo, or get enough hits in play with variation bonuses to get a nice multiplier to boost the score.
The fight itself takes place over three waves, with the next wave appearing as the previous waves enemies are almost eliminated. In total, you’ll need to dispatch 15 Thugs (two of whom will carry knives and several others with melee objects) and a Brute.
Try to use as many of your different combat moves as possible whilst keeping your combo going. Again, it is incredibly important not to button bash, but to take your time and only use a quick-fire attack when you see an opening. I would also recommend using your jump over ability to attack the knife wielding assailants from behind (unless you are confident in your ability to counter them). It’s also a good idea to try and use the pickup critical beat down on one of the first wave enemies to build up some combo points quickly near the start.
Ultimately this challenge is about maintaining that combo and getting hit, shooting quick-fire gadgets into space, button mashing and attacking the Brute without stunning it first will all end your attempt. This is tough, but with a bit of practice most people should be able to knock it over.