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Deathloop guide, from walkthrough to tips and everything you need

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A Deathloop guide will help you break the loop as Colt, and coming up we've got just about every question you have, answered. Whether that's puzzle solutions, tips and pointers to help you with core concepts; or specific explanations for tricky missions and other challenges. Whatever you need we'll probably have in one of the Deathloop guides coming up, so see what's there and whether it can help you. 

General tips

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These Deathloop tips are a good basic grounding across the whole game and will get you set up with almost every aspect of Blackreef's adventure. From basic combat, to how the time loop works and how best to tackle your attempts to escape. If you want a general start to everything this is what you need. 

How to find and kill all the Visionaries

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There are eight Deathloop Visionaries in total that you need to find and kill. They have very specific schedules and locations that mean they're only vulnerable in very specific conditions. Working out when and where that is is 90% of the game, so read this to help you work it all out quicker. 

What are the best powers, and which ones you want

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There are multiple Deathloop powers you can collect and upgrade. However, while some are fun to mess about with, only three are really essential. You'll also have to grind a little to find the most crucial upgrades, so this Deathloop guide will help you get the best powers and upgrades with the minimum fuss. 

All the guns worth getting

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There are a wide range of Deathloop guns in the game for you to use and, like the powers, there are some clear, standout options you should prioritize getting and using. This guide will tell you what guns you want, why, and how to get them. A couple of the best weapons in the game are easy to miss but can make a huge difference to progression. 

All the codes for every door and safe

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The various Deathloop codes you need to find, to open doors and safes, do something interesting in this game - they're all randomly generated. So there's no list of numbers you can read from to save time, you'll have to find the specific combination you need in your game. To save you time, this Deathloop guide will tell you exactly where to go to find every number and combination you need. 

What Trinkets should you use?

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There are various Deathloop Trinkets you can find that will buff both you and your weapons' abilities. While some are randomly dropped, a few are unique, and getting the best loadout can really change how you deal with some enemies or situations. Use our list to find out what Trinkets you want, and then get them fast. 

The Queen of Riddles answers

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The Deathloop Queen of Riddles Yerhva answers will become important when you find this strange machine in Fristad Rock. Although ultimately you'll be disappointed - you'll need to answer eight questions correctly and the reward is… not great. Use our cheat sheet to save time and minimise disappointment. 

Walkthrough and endings explained 

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There are a few ways to finish the game, so this Deathloop walkthrough and endings guide will help you not only complete the game, but decide how you do it. It'll explain the steps you need to reach and trigger the conclusion, as well as the choices you can make that will effect the final outcome. Choose wisely with our help.  

How long is the game? 

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If you're wondering, how long is Deathloop? Then we'll answer that here. Depending on how you want to play, there's a little variation but overall not a huge amount. This is a compact little open world that will respect your time, but you'll still have to put the hours in to see the credits roll. 

The cassette puzzle explained

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You know when you need the Deathloop cassette puzzle solution because there's nothing else quite like this particular challenge. It'll see you trying to open a sealed door by working out what cassettes to press into a console, having previously found some secret pictograms somewhere else. It's a bit of a chore, so take the edge off with our guidance. 

How to open the Fristad Rock bunker

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You'll find the Deathloop Fristad Rock bunker behind some wood, and almost certainly drive yourself mad trying to work out how to get in. This Deathloop guide will walk you through how to get inside and what to do with the puzzle you find when you do. If you're still early game it's worth doing this as a priority as there's some really useful details and gear to be earned. 

Where to get the delivery booth codes

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You've probably seen all the delivery booths in every location and wondered about where the Deathloop delivery booth code actually is. Without it you can't use them, so it's a fairly big deal to get them running. This guide will show you where to find the code, and get specific items sent to you on demand. It's not only useful but a vital part of completing a few side missions. 

How to get the Reward Scheme gun

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The Deathloop Reward Scheme is a Charlie Montegue game, so obviously it's really annoying. However, the gun you can win at the end is one of the best in the game so it's worth getting through it. In this guide we'll show you how to find all the presents and complete the final challenges to earn your prize. 

Where to find the photo location

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At a certain point in the game, you'll want to know where to search the Fristad Shore in Deathloop. If that means nothing to you right now then keep on scrolling and come back later. Otherwise, this Deathloop guide will explain exactly what you need to do, and how to tick this objective off.  

Leon Hurley

I'm currently GamesRadar's guides coordinator, which means I've had a hand in producing or writing all of the guide and tips content on the site. I also write reviews, previews and features, and do video. Previously I worked for Kotaku, and the Official PlayStation Magazine and website.  I'm a big fan of open world games, horror, and narrative adventures.