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Horizon: Zero Dawn
Strategy Guide

Author(s): Nathan Garvin, Jarrod Garripoli
First Published: 16-02-2017 / 00:00 GMT
Last Updated: 12-06-2020 / 06:11 GMT
Version: 1.2 (????) 15-07-2020 / 23:10 GMT

At the Snowchants Hunting Ground you can test your skills in two different trials: Control and Onslaught. You won’t get access to these trials until around mid-way through the DLC, but the idea is to complete the trial within a set time-limit.

Snowchants Hunting Ground Speak to the Keeper to start the trial

For Control you need to be using the Stormslinger that you should have received from Ourea at the end of ‘The Shaman’s Path’ quest. To complete the trial in the fastest time, you should aim to make as many consecutive shots as possible on the Watchers and Scrappers. This will increase your damage output when it’s time to take on the Ravager. You have to take out 6 machines first, and the Ravager last.

Switch to the Blast Sling when fighting the Ravager, then finish it off with Stormslinger. Make sure to have some good Handling modifications attached to the Stormslinger to make it charge and fire much faster than usual.

Complete the trials in a set time limit and earn rewards.

This technique should help you to complete the trial in anywhere under 3 minutes. If you fail, or if you don’t get a time that you like, you can continue to go back and try again.

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Sony Interactive Entertainment
  • Platforms
    PS4
  • Genre
    Action Role-playing
  • Guide Release
    16 February 2017
  • Last Updated
    12 June 2020
  • Guide Author
    Nathan Garvin, Jarrod Garripoli

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Taking place one-thousand years in the future, colossal machines have overrun and dominated the land, forcing humans to regress to tribal societies who have to survive off the land. Where did these behemoths come from? With a love for technology, it is up to Aloy, an outcast of her Nora tribe, to uncover the mysteries of her world. Take to the open world to explore, fight the metal monstrosities and learn all about the wonderful world of Horizon: Zero Dawn.

Version 1.2

  • Basic mechanics, including exploring, gathering, fighting and crafting.
  • Completion of every single side mission and errand in the game.
  • Collectibles and locations section updated (Banuk Figures, Vantage Points, Bandit Camps etc).
  • A thorough walkthrough of the main story missions.
  • A complete walkthrough of every single side mission in the game.
  • Strategies on how to defeat each of the enemies.
  • A full trophy guide.
  • Full Frozen Wilds DLC guide.

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