A complete guide for Watch Dogs 2.
Watch Dogs 2 is a massive game- that’s because it is, like most Ubisoft games, an open world one. This means that there is a lot here to distract you, side activities, collectibles, unlockables, and more. We’ve already covered the single player main story in the game in our walkthrough, so you know what to do if you want to just rush through the story and get to the end. But for those of you who want to see everything that Watch Dogs 2 has to offer, this guide is for you.
We cover everything here- from collectibles and locations for key data, unique vehicles, hidden gnome, research points, and ScoutX. Furthermore we have also included video guides for earning unlimited/infinite money, skills, weapons and clothing.
And lastly we have included video guides for some of the trophies and achievements. Let’s get straight down to it, then. Watch Dogs 2 is now available for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and later on PC. For more on the game, check out our review here.
It wouldn’t be a Ubisoft game if there weren’t all sorts of inane, meaningless collectibles to go hunt down (okay, some of them, like the Key Data, are actually useful). Watch Dogs 2 honors this tradition and this memory with multiple kinds of collectibles to appeal to the OCD player. Here, we tell you how to get all of them.
ALL KEY DATA LOCATIONS
There are 24 key data solutions that you need to find in Watch Dogs 2. And this video below walks you through all of them- you get an Achievement/Trophy for getting them all, too.
ALL UNIQUE VEHICLES
There are seven unique vehicles in the game, some of which need some basic hacks. These vehicles are the fastest, best ones available in the game, so getting them will probably make your life easier, in addition to netting you a Trophy/Achievement.
ALL HIDDEN GNOME LOCATIONS
An easter egg hunt, where upon finding all gnome locations, you end up unlocking a gnome outfit for yourself. There are ten gnome locations in the game, and this video shows you how to get all of them.
ALL RESEARCH POINTS LOCATIONS
There are 10 Research Points to find in the Marin Area, and the video below will show you where they all are.
ALL ScoutX Locations:
There are 57 landmarks your ScoutX app can find in Watch Dogs 2, but the game doesn’t make it easy for you to find them. That’s where we come in with this video.
EARN MONEY FASTER AND UNLIMITED/INFINITE MONEY CHEAT:
Watch Dogs 2 features an extensive in game economy that is balanced by you never quite having enough money to get everything you want. You being a hacker and all, you’d think you could have infinite money on your hands, but that would break the game balance, so here we are.
Still, the one thing you can do in the game is earn money faster- and if you earn it faster, then you’re going to earn more of it in the same period of time. The two videos below share some tricks to earn money faster without cheating. The second trick appears to be particularly powerful towards this end to me.
There is also the video below, which seems to utilize a glitch to earn you an obscene amount of money very fast. You can check it out, but bear in mind that Ubisoft could patch this glitch out at any time:
Playing through the game, earning research points and followers, unlocks a whole number of skills for Marcus. Some of the skills are too specific to be of much use- but there are some that are incredibly useful, or so fundamental in their functionality, that they are practically mandatory. Here, we walk you through all the skills in the game:
OUTFITS AND CHARACTER CUSTOMIZATION
You don’t have to look drab in Watch Dogs 2– you can outfit Marcus to have him reflect your own personal sense of style. Well, at least as much as the game will let you do that, anyway. The video below walks you through character customization:
You can buy weapons, and you can make weapons, in Watch Dogs 2. The video below shows you how to buy and make all of the ones in the game.
ACHIEVEMENTS AND TROPHIES
Who Am I
Erase your past identity in the Blume servers
Put Your Damn Pants On
Buy some pants after the party
Buy a two handed weapon at the 3D printer
Buy the Gatorfeet Whine Country footwear
Ride a cable car
Only God Can Judge Me
Buy a shirt in the Nudle vending machine
Pet 10 dogs
Get photobombed in a selfie
A Ride to Remember
Drive one of the Unique Vehicles
Hijack a boat
Something To Ride
Hijack a bus
Collect all the Key Data hidden in the world
Escape a Level 5 felony
Drive 4 km in the world while driving the Merengue from Elek Motors
Knock You Out
Do a stealth takedown on 30 enemies
Do a 140 meters long jump while driving a vehicle
Earn your Sea Legs
Do a sailboat race
Hack a robot
Third Time’s the Charm
Make 3 jumps in a row aboard a vehicle
Hold My Hair
Take a picture of someone vomiting
Let Me Ride
Travel 200 meters on top of a car by hacking it
One of the Gang
Complete 5 DedSec Events
Natural Born Killer
Neutralize 1 Hunter in Bounty Hunter mode
Please Marcus, Don’t Hurt Them
Successfully neutralize 5 fugitives in Bounty Hunter
Hold My Hand
Successfully complete an online Co-op Operation
Use the “Call the cops” hack on the donut-disguised man in Haight-Ashbury
Successfully invade another hacker
Got The Shutterbug
Take 25 ScoutX location pictures
Buy 25 cars in car dealerships
Pimp My eKart
Get all the eKart upgrades
Buy all the apps in the App Shop
I Get Around
Do a drone race
Ain’t No Stopping
Do a bike race
Joined the Mile High Club
Finish Operation: Hack teh World
Baby, I Got Your Money
Finish Operation: False Profits
Finish Operation: Cyber Driver
No Place Like Haum
Finish Operation: Haum Sweet Haum
Finish Operation: Limp Nudle
Finish Operation: $911
Finish Operation: W4tched
Old School Justice
Finish Operation: Eye for An Eye
Finish Operation: Hacker War
Make Every Voice Count
Finish Operation: Power to the Sheeple
The Itsy Bitsy Spider
Finish Operation: Robot Wars
You’re On A Boat!
Finish Operation: Shanghaied
Finish Operation: Shadow
Picking Up the Pieces
Finish Operation: Looking Glass
Leaks and Leaks
Finish Operation: Ubistolen
Hack the World
Trigger the hack of the century