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Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain Complete Walkthrough Guide for PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One & PC

Here's a complete walkthrough guide from beginning until the ending episode of Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain for PS3, PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC.

Story History Explained
The Metal Gear Saga is a confusing one for both newcomers and long-time fans alike. Despite many years and many entries to the series, Big Boss’ full story remains a mystery to many. Time to explain the complete story in chronological order and bring you up to speed for Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain.


Episode 0: Awakening (Prologue Flashback)
Welcome to the Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain walkthrough done on S Rank difficulty level!

XCV will be your pro gamer guiding you through the toughest battles in the game.

Mission Objective: Escape the hospital. Mission tasks are to complete the mission without triggering Reflex Mode and without allowing the Man on Fire to attack even once after meeting up with Ocelot.


Tip: PAUSE the game, and view/configure the controls and a variety of settings. At the bottom of the screen you will find tips related to the current situation. – However, pressing the START button displays the iDROID data device screen and the game does not pause while you are using the iDROID.

Episode 1: Phantom Limbs
Brian will also be your voice-over commentator showing you around the game’s areas with key tips.

Mission Objective: Rescue Kazuhira Miller.


Weather and Time of Day Hints: Time in the game passes at a fixed rate. At night, your visibility is reduced and enemy guard shifts change. The weather also changes along with the time of day. – Sounds are less audible when it is raining, and visibility is limited during a sandstorm.

Episode 2: Mother Base
Mission Objective: Learn all about Mother Base. Also, you’ll receive the Fulton System from Ocelot.

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Fulton Extraction Tips: Extracting soldiers from the area of operations is essential to expanding Diamond Dogs. Approach a non-resisting individual (either unconscious, asleep, or held up) and hold the button to Fulton extract them. After developing better Fulton extraction devices, you will be able to extract objects as well, including vehicles, materials containers, and weapon emplacements such as machine guns and mortars. * The success rate of Fulton extractions depends on factors such as your Support Unit’s level, the weather, and the subject’s physical condition.
* You cannot perform a Fulton extraction when there is a ceiling above you.

Episode 3: A Hero’s Way
Mission Objective: Eliminate the Spetsnaz Detachment Commander.


Note: Attack nearby enemies with hand-to-hand combat. A variety of actions are possible with different button combinations. This enables you to neutralize enemies without the noise of gunshots.

Episode 4: C2W
Mission Objective: Disable the Soviets’ reinforcements system by putting a hole in their base-to-base communications network. Head for the eastern communications post, and destroy its comms equipment. – Use binoculars to locate the communications equipment at the facility.


Tip: To hold up enemies, approach them from behind or without them noticing and aim your weapon at them.

Episode 5: Over The Fence
Mission Objective: Hunt down a prisoner target inside a Soviet outpost.


Source: Guide by Konami, Eurogamer, PS4Trophies and XCVii007r1