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Far Cry 3
Strategy Guide

Author(s): Jarrod Garripoli
Editor(s): Jarrod Garripoli
First Published: 09-09-2014 / 00:00 GMT
Last Updated: 31-10-2019 / 18:46 GMT
Version: 1.0 (????) 15-12-2019 / 13:44 GMT

Far Cry 3 Guide

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Skill Tattoos

The Heron

The Heron skill tree focuses on long range takedowns and mobility, such as how fast you move and a number of different takedown skills.

Name Description
Cook Grenades Hold R2/RB to cook a grenade, and let go to throw. Don't let it explode in your hand!
Death From Above Press the jump button to jump onto an enemy below and kill him. x5 XP per kill.
Deep Breath Stay underwater longer before needing to surface for air.
Death From Below Press the right analog stick in to kill an enemy above on a climbable ledge. x5 XP per kill. **Requires 2 Standard Takedown Kills.**
Breath Control Click the left analog stick in to steady the crosshair 4x longer when looking through a scope.
Marathon Man Sprint faster with the sprint button indefinitely. **Requires you to collect 5 Relics.**
Gunslinger Takedown Steal an enemy's pistol and use it to kill nearby enemies. x5 XP per pistol kill. **Requires 10 Handgun Kills.**
Dual Death From Above Press the jump button to jump onto two enemies below and kill them. x7.5 XP per kill. **Requires one Death From Above Takedown kill.**
Dual Death From Below Click the right analog stick in to kill two enemies above on a climbable ledge. x7.5 XP per kill. **Requires one Death From Below Takedown kill.**

Death From Above (left) and Death From Below (right) are two important skills to have from The Heron skill tree.

Name Description
Steady Aim Hit the sprint button to steady the crosshair 2x longer when looking through a scope.
Hip Shooter Improved hip-fire accuracy when using pistols, SMGs, and shotguns.
Syringe Potency Crafted syringe effects will last 25% longer.
Aimed Reload Press the reload button to quickly reload any pistol or sniper rifle while using the aiming button.
Line Gunner Shoot with one-handed weapons while using ziplines.
Soft Landing Reduce damage taken from falls by 25%.
Enhanced Syringe Potency Crafted syringe effects will last 50% longer.
Long Gun Expert Improved hip-fire accuracy when using assault rifles, sniper rifles, and LMGs.
Cool Gunner Allows a mounted gun to be fired longer before it overheats. **Requires 10 Mounted Kills.**

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Ubisoft
  • Platforms
    PC, PS3, 360
  • Genre
    Action-adventure, First Person Shooter
  • Guide Release
    9 September 2014
  • Last Updated
    31 October 2019
  • Guide Author
    Jarrod Garripoli

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