Evolve Mega Guide: Leveling Up Faster, Unlocking Monster, Hunter Perks, Weapons

A complete guide for Evolve.

Posted By | On 12th, Feb. 2015 Under Article, Video Game Tips | Follow This Author @GamingBoltTweet


Turtle Rock Studios’s Evolve was released earlier this week and in case you are stuck somewhere we have got you covered with this in-depth guide. Using this guide you will be able to unlock most trophies and achievements, level up faster, earn experience points (XP), unlock every hunter and monster in the game including the Behemoth. We also included every Perks/ Abilities/Skills/Buffs of each and every monster and hunter that you will find in the game along with class and weapons guide.

Furthermore we have miscellaneous tips and tricks on survival, fighting, monster feeding, sneaking and communication. Evolve  is now available for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. Let us know if you have any questions in the comments section below.

Unlocking All Hunters and Monsters:

Here is how you can unlock every hunter and monster in the game. In order to unlock Wraith you need to complete Tier 1 Character Mastery Requirement for Kraken and for Hyde you need to complete Complete Tier 1 Character Mastery Requirement for Markov. If you are interested in unlocking the Parnell, you would need to wrap up Tier 1 Character Mastery Requirement for Hyde.  You can get the Griffin by completing Tier 1 Character Mastery Requirement for Maggie and Abe by Tier 1 Character Mastery Requirement for Griffin.

Lazarus can be obtained by completing Tier 1 Character Mastery Requirement for Val and Caira can be obtained by completing Tier 1 Character Mastery Requirement for Lazarus. You can get Bucket by wrapping up Tier 1 Character Mastery Requirement for Hank and Cabot by completing Tier 1 Character Mastery Requirement for Bucket. Once you unlock them, you will receive the ‘Collect them all’ Achievement/Trophy.

You can unlock the Behemoth only through pre-order at the moment. But given that the game is already out, you can’t get it for now. You have wait till Spring as Behemoth will be available for purchase for $14.99 as part of the Monster Expansion Pack.

Levelling up and earning Experience points/ XP faster:

Try and play in offline mode and try to level up as much as you can against the bots. Everything from XP to character progression will get carried to the online component. The fastest way to level is to participate in the evacuation campaign where you will earn experience points for every match you will play. If you play the fifth match you will receive 600 experience points. For additional tips, check out the video below:

Monster and Hunter Perks/ Abilities/Skills/Buffs:

Hunters:

Damage Resistance:

Tier 1: Level 8: decreases the damage taken by 7%
Tier 2: Level 21: decreases the damage taken by 11%
Tier 3: Level 34: decreases the damage taken by 15%

Health Regeneration:

Tier 1: Level 13: provides 15 HP with every second
Tier 2: Level 26: provides 23 HP with every second
Tier 3: Level 39: provides 30 HP with every second

Jet Pack Resistance:

Tier 1: Level 4: the Jet Pack recharges 37% faster
Tier 2: Level 17: the Jet Pack recharges 55% faster
Tier 3: Level 30: the Jet Pack recharges 75% faster

Quick Switch:

Tier 1: Level 2: switch items 50% faster
Tier 2: Level 15: switch items 75% faster
Tier 3: Level 28: switch items 100% faster

Reload Speed:

Tier 1: Level 7: reduces cooldown time or increases reload speed by 15%
Tier 2: Level 20: reduces cooldown time or increases reload speed by 23%
Tier 3: Level 33: reduces cooldown time or increases reload speed by 30%

Jump Height:

Only Tier 3 is available.

Tier 3: Level 1: increases jumping altitude by 200%

Movement Speed

Tier 1: Level 11: increases by 10%
Tier 2: Level 24: increases by 15%
Tier 3: Level 37: increases by 20%

Capacity Increase:

Tier 1: Level 10: increases ammo or battery life by 25%
Tier 2: Level 23: increases ammo or battery life by 38%
Tier 3: Level 36: increases ammo or battery life by 50%

Damage Bonus:

Tier 1: Level 5: increases the by 7%
Tier 2: Level 18: increases the by 11%
Tier 3: Level 31: increases the by 15%

Monster Perks:

Damage Bonus

Tier 1: Level 5: increases by 7%
Tier 2: Level 18: increases by 11%
Tier 3: Level 31: increases by 15%

Damage Resistance

Tier 1: Level 8: 7%
Tier 2: Level 21: 11%
Tier 3: Level 34: 15%

Armor Regeneration

Tier 1: Level 14: increases by 25%
Tier 2: Level 27: increases by 38%
Tier 3: Level 40: increases by 50%

Climb Speed

Tier 3: Level 1: increases climb speed by 30%

Cooldown Reduction

Tier 1: Level 9: abilities charge 15% faster
Tier 2: Level 22: abilities charge 23% faster
Tier 3: Level 35: abilities charge 30% faster

Stamina Increase

Tier 1: Level 12: increases 25% faster
Tier 2: Level 25: increases 38% faster
Tier 3: Level 38: increases 50% faster

Movement Speed

Tier 1: Level 11: increases by 10%
Tier 2: Level 24: increases by 15%
Tier 3: Level 37: increases by 20%

Smell Range

Tier 1: Level 6: increases by 37%
Tier 2: Level 19: increases by 55%
Tier 3: Level 32: increases by 75%

Feeding Speed

Tier 1: Level 3: increases by 37%
Tier 2: Level 16: increases by 55%
Tier 3: Level 29: increases by 75%

Buffs:

Armadon: 35% damage resistance

Reaver: 35% less fuel while flying.

Tyrant: Regenerate HP over time.
Canyon Strider: 35% increased movement speed.

Crowbill Sloth: 35% increased damage output.

Mammoth Bird: 50% reload speed.

Marsh Strider: 35% increased movement speed.

Venomhound: Adds Poison Damage.

Basking Cephaladon: 100% increased Feeding Speed

Blitzleopard:50% increased Climbing Speed.

Evolve Class And Weapon Guide:

The tricky thing about Evolve is to select the class which are Assault, Trapper, Medic and Support. In our opinion you should select Bucket for Nest mode, Griffin whenever you face against the Kraken, Abe in Defend mode, Caira during rescue mode and finally Hank against Lazarus. Each class comes with a specific specialization and it’s important to master them.

Hank: 

Laser Cutter: There are three tiers which will get unlocked at 6000, 20,000 and 5000 headshot damage.

Shield Projector: There are three tiers which will get unlocked at 20 times, 35,000 damage and 30 times.

Orbital Barrage: There are three tiers which will get unlocked at 6600, 24,000 damage to monster and damaging the monster 30 times at a distance of 50 meters.

Abe:

Custom Shotgun: There are three tiers which will get unlocked at 14,000, 29,000 damage to monster and 12,000 damage vis headshot.

Stasis Grenades: Three tiers – Slow down 130 times, 800 seconds and 3rd one at 3 seconds 160 times

Tracking Dart Pistol: Three tier – Dart the monster 15 times, then 3000 seconds and finally at a distance of 30 meters 60 times.

Bucket:

Guided Missile Launcher: Three tiers: 9,000 damage, 25,000 damage and then 390 direct hits.

UAV: Cover 3000 meters in Hunt or rescue mode, find the monster 30 times and lastly find the 25th Stage 1 Monster in either of the two modes.

Sentry Guns: 15,000 damage, 20,000 damage and lastly 3 Sentry Guns firing at the same time for 30 times.

Caira:

Napalm Grenade Launcher: 3,300 damage, 4,000 damage and finally get 170 direct hits on the Monster.

Healing Grenade Launcher: 32,000 damage, revive 15 teammates and finally heal 900 times.

Acceleration Field: Cover 2,200-meters, provide a boost to your teammates 74 times and finally cover 50-meters 100 times.

Cabot:

Damage Amplifier: Amplify 9,000 damage, 24,000 damage and finally amplify 54 damage during a single use 250 times.

Dust Tagging: Reveal 70 creatures, reveal the Monster 60 times and then finally reveal the Stage One Monster 25 times.

Rail Cannon: 12,000 damage, 34,000 damage and finally 26,000 headshot damage.

Griffin:

Harpoon Gun: Trap the Monster for one second 14 times, then 115 seconds and finally harpoon it 80 times.

Sound Spikes: Plant 15 spikes at least 50 meters apart then reveal the Monster 120 times and finally reveal Stage Number 1 Monster 20 times in the Hunt Mode.

Hyde:

Minigun: 4,500 damage followed by 15,000 damage and then 3,000 headshot damage to the Monster.

Toxic Grenades: 11,000 damage and then 32,000 damage to the Monster and for the last tier 100 damage to the Monster using a Toxic Grenade.

Flamethrower: You need to deal 20,000 damage then 50,000 damage then 50,000 residual burn damage.

Lazarus:

Lazarus Device: Use the device four times, use device on teammates 28 times lastly use the device on 3 teammates 25 times.

Personal Cloak: Cloak revive 7 creatures using the Lazarus Device.

Silenced Sniper Rifle: Place 200 targets on the Monster then deal 270 damage then take 150 headshot targets on the Monster.

Markov:

Assault Rifle: 4,000 damage then 18,000 damage and then 10,000 headshots.

Arc Mines: 8,000 damage.

Lightning Gun: 24,000 damage then 84,000 damage and finally 23,000 chained damage.

Maggie:

Harpoon Traps: Harpoon the Monster 40 times, then 8 times in 14 matches and catch the Monster in 2 traps 50 times.

Pet Trapjaw: Follow Daisy for 2,600 meters, then revive 10 downed teammates with Daisy then revive 2 people 30 times.

Machine Pistol: 8,000 damage then 21,000 damage to the Monster and finally 12,000 headshots.

Parnell:

Multifire Rocket Launcher: 32,000 damage, 64,000 damage and 900 direct hits.

Super Soldier: 17,000, 58,000 damage and 20,000 headshots.

Combat Shotgun: 19,000 damage, 75,000 damage and finally 31,000 headshots.

Val:

MedGun: 16,000 damage, revive 12 downed teammates and finally heal 40 teammates.

Tranquilizer Gun: Tranquilize the Monster 14 different times, tranquilize the Monster for 400 seconds and tranquilize the Monster from 100 meters or 60 times.

Armor-Piercing Sniper Rifle: Place 12 targets, 12,000 bonus damage to the Monster and place 30 headshot targets.

Monster Guide:

Wraith:

Decoy: 12,500 damage using Decoy, 32,000 damage using Decoy and stealth pounce 30 times.

Supernova: 34,500 damage using Supernova, 125,000 damage using Supernova and finally damage 70 times using Supernova.

Wrap Blast: 30,000 damage, damage multiple targets 90 times damage multiple Hunters 15 times.

Abduction: Abduct 35 targets, abduct 45 mid air Hunters and abduct Hunters from a team 225 times.

Kraken:

Lightning Strike: 20,000 damage, damage multiple targets 50 times and finally damage multiple Hunters 80 times.

Aftershock: 15,000 damage, damage multiple targets 40 times and finally damage Hunters 60 times.

Vortex: 30,000 damage, damage multiple targets 80 times and finally hunt 360 mid air Hunters.

Banshee Mines: 27,000 damage, 80,000 damage to the Hunters and finally damage Hunters 60 times.

Goliath

Leap Smash: 12,000 damage, damage multiple targets 50 times and hit the Hunters from 20 meters 50 times.

Fire Breath: 12,000 damage, damage multiple targets 175 times and hit Hunters for 80,000 damage.

Rock Throw: 12,000 damage, then damage multiple targets 35 times kill Hunters 150 times.

Charge: 8,000 damage, damage multiple targets 50 times and finally multiple Hunters 100 times

Miscellaneous Tips and Tricks:

General tips and tricks:

The best way to play is to never chase the monster. Form strategies with your team instead try to encircle the monster in a trap. Stop killing the wildlife as they are essentially a part of your team. Use them to your advantage. You don’t need to reload, guns will reload automatically for you.

Behemoth:

Lava Bomb: This allows it to throw large molten rocks.

Rock Wall: This is useful if the Behemoth wants to escape.

Tongue Grab: Useful for grabbing a distant target.

Fissure: On impact, this develops a powerful shockwave.

Survival Guide:

Fighting Tips:

Monster Sneaking:

Monster Communication:

Achievements and Trophies Guide:

Most of the trophies and achievements can be unlocked by playing through the game’s online and offline modes.

Collect Them All!

Unlock All The Hunters And Monsters. Refer the guide above.

Wildlife Genocidist

Kill 1,390 wildlife outside of the Tutorials

Massacre

Kill an entire Hunter team as a Stage 1 Monster

Death From Above

Kill the Monster while in mid-air outside of the Tutorials

Squerly

Achieve 95% or higher accuracy against predators in a match outside of the tutorials.

Bone Jockey

Win a match while having spent most of the time in the air outside of the Tutorials

Ninja Time!

Kill a Hunter without taking any damage outside of the Tutorials

Death to Tyranny

Rescue a teammate from a Tyrant outside of the Tutorials

Inconceivable

Kill the Monster without taking any damage outside of the Tutorials

Helping Hand

Revive 25 incapacitated Hunters outside of the Tutorials

Mano A Monster

Kill a Stage 3 Monster while being the only Hunter alive outside of the Tutorial

Vegan Police

Win a match as a Hunter without killing any creatures. Refer the Squerly guide.

Invincible

Win a match in under 2:05 minutes.

Cockroach

Kill the Monster while incapacitated outside of the Tutorials

The Monster

Reach Elite status for a Monster

The Hunter

Reach Elite status for a Hunter

If It Bleeds

Win 25 matches in Hunt

Knock-Knock

Win 25 matches in Defend

We’re Not Assassins

Win 25 matches in Rescue

Payback Time

Win 25 matches in Nest

Basic Training

Complete the Hunter’s Tutorial

Cardboard Tier

Complete the Monster’s Tutorial

12-Sided Die

Reach Elite status on all Hunters

Three of a Kind 

Reach Elite status on all Monsters

Premade

Win a round of Hunt while in a party of 4 players

Classless

Win a match without using your Class Ability. Refer the Hotswapaholic guide.

Taste of Shear

Kill one of each creature on Shear outside of the Tutorials

Thank You

Watch the credits all the way through the end. Refer the Instant Play guide.

Left For Dead

Incapacitate a Hunter and leave them to bleed out outside of the Tutorials. Refer the Gotcha guide.

Hotswapaholic

Do damage to the Monster with every class in a match.

Mud Monster

Win a match having spent most of your time in Sneak outside of the Tutorials.

Evolution Mania!

Evolve to Stage 3 as a Monster 25 times outside of the Tutorials.

Natural Selection

Complete an entire Evacuation campaign without dying.

Gotcha!

Sneak pounce the final living Hunter to end a match outside of the Tutorials

Unbeatable

Win a match as a Monster without doing damage to the Hunters until Stage 3 outside of the Tutorials.

Darwinism

Win a match without losing any health as a Monster outside of the Tutorials. Refer guide for Massacre achievement/trophy.

Counter Strike

Attack a Hunter within 15 seconds of them deploying in Hunt outside of the Tutorials. Refer the Invincible guide.

Beat Them All

Win a match in all online game modes

Award Addiction

Obtain 25 unique Awards

Apex Predator

Achieve rank

I Live…Redux

Incapacitate, hotswap, and revive yourself

Equal Opportunity Hunters

Win a match with half of the team as the opposite sex outside of the Tutorial

#shearproblems

Destroy 100 objects outside of the Tutorials

With Our Powers Combined.

Win Evacuation as a Hunter

Get Off My Planet

Win Evacuation as a Monster

Teacher’s Pet

Earn Gold in the Monster Tutorial.

Strategist

Watch all Tutorial Videos

Instant Artist

Create a Badge in the Profile Badge creator

Got A Gold Star

Earn Gold in the Hunter Tutorial

This guide will be updated once we have new information about the game.


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