A complete guide for Spider-Man.
Spider-Man is probably the best game about the web-slinging superhero that we’ve ever been able to play. In fact, it’s also one of the greatest superhero video games out there, so it’s definitely worth playing. There’s a lot to learn in this game, and lots of different bosses to fight against. If you need any help regarding any aspect of the game, then this guide will be useful to you.
If you’re ready, then let’s get started!
BEST TIPS AND TRICKS
Use Your Environment
In this game, making use of the environment can help you deal with enemies in an easier way. You will be able to use various objects in the environment to deal some massive damage, so watch out for those button prompts and make sure you use what;s around you.
Swing Away When Needed
One of the great things about playing as Spidey is that you can just swing away to safety when things get too intense. This allows you to calm down a bit, and also gives you a chance to try out a new strategy to take out the enemies you are facing.
Different Strategies For Different Enemies
There are a number of different enemy types you will come across in the game, and they will all have to be dealt with in different ways. Heavy enemies, for example, will first have to be tied up with your webs before you can deal damage to them. On the other hand, the average thug can be disposed of without any difficulty at all. make sure you understand the different enemy types before you jump into combat.
Stealth is an important aspect of the game, and the key is to always stay above the enemies so that they don’t see you. You can take down enemies when directly above them, but be careful and make sure that there aren’t other enemies nearby. If there are, you can easily distract them by shooting your web at objects.
Improve Your Skill Trees
There are three skill trees in the game and each of them will improve different aspects of your abilities. Make sure you pay attention to these and experiment with the different skill tress until you get abilities that suit your playstyle.
Dodging Is Important
Dodging is an integral part of emerging the victor from combat. If you time your dodge just right, you will also be able to fill your focus bar faster. Always be ready to dodges as this is one of your main tools for survival in the game.
HOW TO DEFEAT ALL STORY BOSSES
There are a number of Bosses you will be going up against as Spidey and they all kind of follow a similar pattern. Defeating these Bosses is all about being patient and waiting for an opening so that you can deal damage to them. You can find below a list of all the Bosses along with information regarding how to defeat them.
This is the second boss you will fight in the game. At first, just focus on dodging his attacks and when you find an opening, go to him and deal as much damage as you can. After a while, Shocker will also start sending out Shockwaves and when he sends one out, get behind him and throw and object at him to make him vulnerable to your attacks.
Next, you will find Shocker trapped under a chandelier and when you get the chance, draw the chandelier until finally it is destroyed and ends up falling on Shocker. You can check out the video below to see exactly how the defeat this boss.
Electro and Vulture
For this fourth boss fight, you will have to go up against both Electro and Vulture. In the first part of the fight, just focus on shooting webs at Electro while also dodging his attacks. After a while, you will be able to get in close and attack him. Next ,Vulture will join in and you will have to dodge his attacks and shoot at him until you can get in some attacks.
After a while, Electro will return and you will have to take on both bosses at once, so keep dodging and also watch out for any environmental objects you can use to gain an advantage. You can check out the video to see how exactly you can win this fight.
By now, you know the drill. Just dodge Li’s attacks and then when you get the chance, get close and throw out those combos to deal some decent damage. He will throw out some fast attacks, so make sure you dodge in time and when he gets tired, you will be able to attack him until he recovers. There are multiple battles against Li, but you basically just have to stick to the same strategy to win the fight. You can check out the video below to see how exactly you can defeat this boss.
Kingpin is the first boss you will have to go up against and it’s pretty simple. In the beginning, just bring down the towers that you see. When fighting him, just keep shooting webs at him and then attack him when he is stunned. After a while, he will bring in some support so deal with his minions first before you go back to focusing on him. The video below will show you how exactly to defeat Kingpin.
The Final Boss
For the last boss fight in the game, you will go up against Dr. Octopus, and the pattern is pretty much the same. Just keep dodging, and then also keep shooting webs at him when possible. Make sure you use the environment around you to aid you in this fight. Once he is stunned, get close and attack him until he recovers. You can check out the video to see how to get through this entire fight.
Scorpion and Rhino
This is another boss fight where you will have to handle two bosses at once. To deal with Rhino, wait for him to charge and then dodge out of the way. His guard will be left open for a while, allowing you to get some hits in. Make sure you use the objects around you to deal damage to him. Once Scorpion joins in, you will have to focus on evading his projectiles as well. To take care of Scorpion, just shoot webs at him and when he is stunned, attack him. The video below will show you exactly how you can defeat these bosses.
HOW TO UNLOCK NEW SKILLS ACROSS THE THREE TREES
There are a lot of cool skills and abilities that Spidey can learn during the course of this game. To be able to do so, you will first have to earn XP which will then lead to you gaining a skill point. You can use these to unlock new skills. There are three different skill trees and these are Webslinger, Innovator, and Defender. It would be best to invest some skill points in each of the tress according to your needs.
Once you’ve found some skill that you want to unlock, just select the skill and hold down X to unlock the skill. The description of the skill will provide the information regarding how exactly this skill can be used.
HOW TO UNLOCK TOMBSTONE OPTIONAL BOSS FIGHT
This is one of the two optional boss fights in the game and to engage in this fight, you will first have to complete some side quests. The first of these quests is called ‘One the Move’ and it can be found in the Greenwich region. Once you finish this quests, you will be able to do the follow-up quests as well which are ‘What he’s building in there’ and ‘Let’s get ready to.’
After finishing the side quests, you will finally be able to go up against Tombstone. Tombstone hits really hard, so focus on dodging and also shoot webs to stun him and then go in for some attacks. When he brings out some thugs, deal with them first before going back to the boss. Just make sure you use the environment to your surroundings, and you’ll be able to defeat him. The video below will show you how to get through this entire boss fight.
HOW TO FIND SCREWBALL
In the screwball side mission, you basically go from location to location to capture different QR codes with your camera. Some of these can be tricky, so make sure you pay attention to the tips. During the mission, you will also have to fight some thugs and get rid of bombs. To see exactly how to get through this side quest, check out the video below which will show you exactly how it’s done.
HOW TO UNLOCK TASKMASTER OPTIONAL BOSS FIGHT
This is another one of the optional boss fights in the game. To get to the fight, you will first have to complete 16 Taskmaster challenges throughout the game’s world. Just unlock the tower in a region and do the challenge there. Once you complete your first Taskmaster challenge, you will be able to see all of the others on your world map. As long as you pass these challenges, you will be able to get to the fight against the Taskmaster himself.
This boss can be quite fast, so you’ll have to be ready at all times to dodge out of harm’s way. Use objects around you to deal some extra damage, and get close when possible to unleash some combos. The video below will show you how exactly you can defeat this boss.
You can check out below a list of all the trophies you can earn in the game.
I Heart Manhattan: 100% complete all districts
All the King’s Men: Take down each Fisk Hideout
A Suit for all Seasons: Purchase all Suits
Ninja: Get Spectacular or better in a Taskmaster Stealth Challenge
The Six Assemble: Complete Act 2
Grounded: Defeat Electro and Vulture
King of Swing: Complete a level 1 Traversal Benchmark
Hug it Out: Knock together 10 pairs of enemies with Trip Mines
Overdrive: Complete 10 Vehicle Takedowns
Sticky and Tricky: Chain 4 unique tricks before landing
Lost and Found: Collect 5 Backpacks
Ace the Base: Complete all objectives in a base
Snappy Dresser: Wear 5 new Spider-Suits
Sightseeing: Photograph all Landmarks on the Map
Spider-Sensible: Perfect Dodge 10 attacks
Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man: Complete all Side Missions
And stay down!: Complete a level 1 Combat Benchmark
Shock and Awe: Defeat Shocker
Sting and Smash: Defeat Scorpion and Rhino
Knocking down Kingpin: Defeat Fisk
Demons Emerge: Complete Act 1
Challenge Finder: Complete every Taskmaster Challenge in the city once
Fists of Fury: Get Spectacular or better in a Taskmaster Combat Challenge
Schooled: Complete all of the Corrupted Student missions
Mercenary Tactics: Take down each Sable Outpost
Master of Masters: Defeat Taskmaster
Be Greater: Collect all Trophies
Inner Sanctuary: Take down each Demon Warehouse
Backpacker: Collect all Backpacks
Back in the Slammer: Take down each Prisoner Camp
Short Fuse: Get Spectacular or better in a Taskmaster Bomb Challenge
R&D: Complete all Research Stations
Amazing Coverage: All Surveillance Towers activated
Spy Hunter: Get Spectacular or better in a Taskmaster Drone Challenge
End Game: Complete Act 3
Tomstone Takedown: Defeat Tombstone
Staying Positive: Defeat Li
Science FTW: Craft 15 Upgrades
Hug it Out: Knock together 10 pairs of enemies with Trip Mines
Wing it: Traverse across the city rooftops
Overdrive: Complete 10 Vehicle Takedowns
Hero for Higher: Perch atop Avengers Tower
The Scientific Method: Craft your first Upgrade
Born to Ride: Ride the Subway 5 times
Arachnaphobia: Perform 75 Stealth Takedowns
A Bit of a Fixer-Upper: Complete all optional projects in the lab
Spider-Man About Town: Greet 10 citizens
With Great Power…: Pay respects at Ben Parker’s grave
Neighborhood Watch: Complete all Faction Crimes in a district
Superior Spider-Man: Unlock all Skills
HOW TO UNLOCK EVERY SUIT AND A LIST OF THEIR SPECIAL ABILITIES
You will first have to unlock certain suits in the game before you can craft it. Once you craft it, you will then be able to wear it to make use of its unique abilities and also to just, you know, look cool. You can find below a list of all of the different suits available in the game along with details regarding how to unlock them, and what these suits’ special abilities are.
Classic Suit (Repaired): You will be able to unlock this suit once you get the White Spider Suit. Unlocking this suit costs 2 Backpack Tokens and 2 Crime Tokens. Its unique skill is Web Blossom which will make Spider-Man leap into the air and web everything around him.
Noir Suit: This suit is available to be crafted from the very start. It grants the ‘Sound of Silence’ skill which makes it so that enemies don’t call for backup once they see you.
Spider Armor MK II Suit: This suit becomes available at level 5 and costs 2 Research Tokens, 1 Landmark Token, and 1 Base token. This suit makes you bullet proof against armor.
Classic Suit (Damaged): The same as the other Classic suit but with a worn out look. This suit is available after the opening section of the game with no unlock cost.
Advanced Spider Suit: You get to unlock this suit as you progress through the main story of the game. This suit comes with the Battle Focus ability which allows you to rapidly regenerate Focus for a short duration.
Secret War Suit: This suit is available from level 7 and it costs 2 Research Tokens, 2 Backpack Tokens, and 1 Base Token to unlock. The suit’s special ability is Arms Race which discharges an amplified EMP which stuns enemies and also disables enemies’ weapons.
Scarlet Spider Suit: This suit becomes available from level 4. The suit’s ability is that it can generate decoys which will stun enemies when they attack.
Electrically Insulated Suit: This is available at level 13 after you first face off against Shocker. It costs 3 Crime Tokens, 1 Research Token, and 1 Base Token to unlock. The suit’s ability is Electric Punch which adds electricity to your melee punches.
Wrestler Suit: This suit is available at level 19 and costs 2 Backpack Tokens, 2 Base Tokens, and 2 Research Tokens to unlock. The suit’s ability is King of the Ring which allows you to throw enemies without having to first entangle them in webs.
Negative Suit: This suit is available at level 11 and costs 2 Landmark Tokens, 1 Research Token, and 1 Base Token to unlock. The suit’s ability is Negative Shockwave which allows you to send out a deadly wave against enemies.
Spider-Punk Suit: You can either get this suit as a pre-order bonus or at level 16. It costs 3 Crime Tokens, 2 Landmark Tokens, and 2 Backpack Tokens to unlock. The suit’s ability is Rock Out which sends blasts of sound at enemies.
Stark Suit: This suit is available at level 9 and costs 3 Crime Tokens, 1 Research Token, and 1 Base Token to unlock. The suit’s ability is Spider Bro which brings in a bot to aid you in battle.
Spider Armor – MK III Suit: This suit is available at level 26 and requires 4 Challenge Tokens, 4 Crime Tokens, and 2 Base Tokens to unlock. This suit’s special ability is Titanium Alloy Plates which reflects back all bullets except for sniper shots back to the enemy.
Iron Spider Suit: This suit is available either as a pre-order bonus or at level 31. The suit’s ability is Iron Arms, which grants you extra strength in combat.
Fear Itself: Available at level 21 and can be unlocked with 6 Challenge Tokens, 3 Research Tokens, and 2 Base Tokens. The suit’s ability is Quad Damage which greatly increases the damage you deal for a short duration.
Velocity Suit: This suit is available either as a pre-order bonus or at level 33 and can be unlocked with 4 Challenge Tokens, 2 Backpack Tokens, and 2 Landmark Tokens. The suit’s ability is Blitz which allows you to knock down enemies with ease and also allows you to sprint faster.
Stealth Suit: Available at level 23 and can be unlocked for 4 Challenge Tokens, 3 Landmark Tokens, and 2 Base Tokens. The suit’s ability is Blur Projector which basically obscures you from non-alerted enemies’ vision.
Spider-Armor MK IV Suit: Available at level 35 and can be unlocked with 4 Challenge Tokens, 4 Base Tokens, and 3 Landmark Tokens. The suit’s ability is Defense Shield which grants you invulnerability for a short duration.
Spider-Man 2099 Black Suit: It is available at level 28 and can be unlocked with 4 Crime Tokens, 4 Research Tokens, and 2 Base Tokens. The suit’s ability is Low Gravity which allows you to perform aerial acrobatics with greater ease.
Spider-Man 2099 White Suit: Available at level 39 and can be unlocked with 4 Challenge Tokens, 4 Crime Tokens, and 4 Base Tokens. The suit’s ability is Concussion Strike which sends enemies flying when hit as long as the skill is active.
Last Stand Suit: This suit is available at level 45 and costs 20 Crime Tokens to unlock. The suit’s ability is Unrelenting Fury which leaves enemies completely open to your attacks.
Spirit Spider Suit: Available at level 37 and costs 6 Challenge Tokens, 6 Crime Tokens, and 6 Base Tokens to unlock. The suit’s ability is Spirit Fire which sends out waves of fire that damage enemies.
Undies: You can unlock this suit by getting 100% district completion in the game. The suit’s ability is Equaliser that makes enemies go down in a single hit, and the same applies to you as well.
Anti-Ock Suit: You can unlock this suit by progressing in the main story. The suit’s ability is Resupply which quickly recharges all your gadgets.
Vintage Comic Book Suit: This is available at level 41 and requires 4 Challenge Tokens, 4 Crime Tokens, and 4 Backpack Tokens to unlock. The suit’s ability is Quips which basically makes Spidey bring out his classic witty quips.
Homemade Suit: This suit doesn’t have a special ability either and it can be unlocked by getting all of the Backpacks in the game.
To unlock many things in the game such as the many different suits, you will require certain numbers of particular tokens. You can find below the best ways to farm these different tokens in the game.
These tokens are particularly useful as they help you improve your web-slinging and combat abilities. You can earn these tokens by fighting criminals and rescuing civilians. You can make use of the police communications system o be alerted of nearby crimes! Always keep an eye out on the minimap for any activities that grant these tokens as these are usually marked with a red triangle. Later on in the game, once you get the scanning tech, you will have an easier time of finding nearby crimes so you’ll be able to earn these tokens with ease.
You can look for these collectible Backpacks throughout the game’s world. To find them, just follow the beeping sound that the tracker makes and you will soon come across a backpack. You can also hack into police communication systems and radio towers to add locations of these backpacks.
These tokens are required to upgrade and unlock suits and gadgets. Challenges are marked by orange icons and you will earn a number of token based on your performance in the challenge. Challenge Tokens are very valuable so try and get the best score possible in these challenges.
Sometimes, when you’re swinging around as Spidey, he will comment about some infrastructure or something. This means that there is some landmark nearby that you can photograph for Peter’s job as a reporter. Once you get the camera,just stop by these landmarks, point the camera, and when the frame turns green, capture the photograph. That’s all there is to it!
Research Tokens are used to unlock certain things, but research labs are also used as new waypoints you can fast travel to in the game. You can earn Research tokens by completing the side missions related to Harry, and by also performing tasks related to the labs.
Base tokens are used to upgrade and unlock suits and gadgets in the game. After you’ve helped Fisk in the opening missions of the game, just go to his hideouts and clear enemies to farm these tokens. You can also try going to other hideouts to farm more of these tokens. You can also earn Base tokens by completing Bonus Objectives.
HOW TO UNLOCK GADGETS AND UPGRADE THEM
There are a lot of gadgets at Spidey’s side in this game and you can upgrade each of these gadgets in a number of ways. You can find below a list of all of the gadgets along with details regarding how to upgrade each of them.
The impact web can be used to instantly web up any enemy, and it can make things a lot easier if used correctly. You can upgrade the Impact Web in the following ways.
The Electric Web can be used if you have a stun gun and it’s great for crowd control as well. This gadget can be used to stun enemies, and you can upgrade it in the following ways.
This gadget can be unlocked at level 25 at the cost of 2 Base Tokens and 4 Challenge Tokens. This gadget suspends enemies in mid air and allows you to unleash deadly combos, use it as a disable, and more. You can upgrade this gadget in the following ways.
You will first have to find the required blueprint in order to unlock this gadget. The gadget allows you to web all enemies in an area, and you upgrade the gadget in the following ways.
This gadget is available at level 8 and requires 3 Research Tokens and 1 Base Token to unlock. The gadget brings out a spider drone that finds nearby enemies and fires an energy blaster at them.
You get this gadget right at the beginning, and it can be used to shoot webs at enemies and can also be used to stick them to walls if it hits them. This gadget can be upgraded in the following ways.
This gadget is available at level 10 and costs 6 Crime Tokens and 2 Challenge Tokens 2 unlock. This gadget sends out sonic waves that causes enemies to disperse, so it’s a great tool for crowd control. You can upgrade it in the following ways.