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PRIMA’S OFFICIALSTRATEGY GUIDEThis game has received the following rating from the ESRBprimagames.com

Contents The Redeemer Story . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2Prima’s Official Strategy GuideMark CohenPrima GamesA Division of Random House, Inc.3000 Lava Ridge CourtRoseville, CA 956611-800-733-3000www.primagames.comCharacters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3Weapons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14Glyphs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18Cheats Codes and UnlockablesWarehouseThe Prima Games logo is a registered trademark of RandomHouse, Inc., registered in the United States and othercountries. Primagames.com is a registered trademark ofRandom House, Inc., registered in the United States. 2003-2004 by Prima Games. All rights reserved. No partof this book may be reproduced or transmitted in any formor by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage or retrievalsystem without written permission from Prima Games. PrimaGames is a division of Random House, Inc.Associate Product Manager: Jill HinckleyProject Editor: Teli HernandezHunter: The Reckoning Redeemer Xbox Game 2003-2004 VivendiUniversal Games, Inc. All rights reserved. AtlasTech Game Engine trademark2000 High Voltage Software, Inc. All rights reserved. Developed for VivendiUniversal Games, Inc., by High Voltage Software, Inc., under license fromWhite Wolf Publishing, Inc. Hunter: The Reckoning is a registered trademarkof White Wolf Publishing, Inc. Vivendi Universal Games and the VivendiUniversal Games logo are trademarks of Vivendi Universal Games, Inc. HighVoltage Software and the High Voltage logo are registered trademarks ofHigh Voltage Software, Inc. All other copyrights and trademarks are propertyof their respective owners. Dolby and the double-D symbol are trademarksof Dolby Laboratories. Microsoft, Xbox, and the Xbox Logos are eitherregistered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S.and/or other countries.Please be advised that the ESRB rating icons, “EC”, “K-A”, “E”, “T”, “M”,“AO” and “RP” are copyrighted works and certification marks owned by theEntertainment Software Association and the Entertainment Software RatingBoard and may only be used with their permission and authority. Under nocircumstances may the rating icons be self-applied or used in connectionwith any product that has not been rated by the ESRB. For informationregarding whether a product has been rated by the ESRB, please call theESRB at 1-800-771-3772 or visit www.esrb.org. For information regardinglicensing issues, please call the ESA at (212) 223-8936. Please note thatESRB ratings only apply to the content of the game itself and does NOTapply to the content of this book.Important:Prima Games has made every effort to determine that the informationcontained in this book is accurate. However, the publisher makes nowarranty, either expressed or implied, as to the accuracy, effectiveness, orcompleteness of the material in this book; nor does the publisher assumeliability for damages, either incidental or consequential, that may resultfrom using the information in this book. The publisher cannot provide information regarding game play, hints and strategies, or problems withhardware or software. Questions should be directed to the support numbersprovided by the game and device manufacturers in their documentation.Some game tricks require precise timing and may require repeatedattempts before the desired result is achieved.ISBN: 0-7615-4411-9Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: 2003110271The Wall. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26Members Only. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29Ripper's NightclubGenefex. . . . . . .20. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36Under Suspicion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39Science of Corruption . . . . . . . . . . . . . .45Abomination. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .50Ghosts of Christmas Past. . . . . . . . . . .52Burial Grounds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .55The Shadow Tower. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .58Poison Tunnels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .62Unholy Alliance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .66To Save a Monster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .69Dark Champion. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .72Old Town . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .74Courtyard MassacreScorched Earth. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .78. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .81Assault on Genefex . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .86Gauntlet. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .90The Betrayal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .92Fallen Hunter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .96

Prima’s Official Strategy GuideThe Redeemer StoryOnce a dark and dangerous prison complex, Ashcroft has been transformed bythe Genefex Corporation into a bustling, prosperous city. Citizens work in thebusy factories and support Genefex by buying many of its manufacturedproducts. The streets are clean and free of vampires and witches. But, afterfive years of calm, something evil is once again stirring in Ashcroft.Recent shipments at Genefex have come under attack by gangs ofWerewolves. The attacks have shut down Genefex operations, andwith the holidays approaching, CEO Xavier Lucien has come downfrom the corporate tower to oversee the main warehouse.Hoping to put a stop to the violence, Lucien enlists theaid of the Hunters. Avenger, Defender, Martyr, and Judgeare back from Hunter: The Reckoning, along with twonew recruits, Redeemer and Wayward. The warehouseattacks are easily turned back, but this war does not endquickly. You take your Hunter to the forests, back alleys,and steamy clubs of Ashcroft. And when you follow themonsters into the laboratories of Genefex, you realize thatthe line between friend and foe is not as clear as you thought.Someone or something is behind the evil that once again grips theinnocents of Ashcroft. It is up to you to make them pay. After all, youare Hunter: The Redeemer.2

CharactersIf this is your second round against the evil forces of Ashcroft, you'll welcome back four Hunters from TheReckoning and say hello to a pair of new recruits. Kill enough monsters, and you can unlock a new Hunter and ahost of playable monsters. In this section we profile all playable characters in the game, paying special attentionto each Hunter's weapons and Edges.Weapons and EdgesBasic Weapons: Every melee weapon progresses through three versions, each one larger and morepowerful than the last. Ranged weapons also progress through three levels of ammo loads.Edges: Every Hunter begins with a single Edge. When you reach Level 7 Conviction, you receivethe second Edge. This process repeats until you have all four Edges. From that point, all Edgeslevel up three times, simultaneously. Some Edges affect only the caster, but others affect allHunters (up to four players can control Hunters at the same time).HuntersRedeemer: Kaylie WinterTwo-Handed Buster SwordBlack Powder RevolverBASIC WEAPONSWeaponTypeAccuracyDamageSpeedKnockbackAmmo LoadsTwo-Handed Buster SwordMeleeHighHighMediumLowN/ABlack Powder r sends out a wave of shame against the monsters in thearea. This drives them into a frenzy of self-loathing, and they attackeach other, rather then the Hunter.3primagames.com

Prima’s Official Strategy GuideRespire AbjureWhen Redeemer invokes Respire, she calls upon themystical energy of all monsters in the area. Each chargeheals Redeemer equal to the amount of damage she inflicts.CleaveRedeemer glows with pure white lightas an angelic image appears behindher. The resulting blastcauses all monsters infront of her and withinher wingspan to burst intoflames.Cleave boosts Redeemer's Two-Handed Buster Sword,adding extra damage to melee attacks. When the Edgeis activated, Redeemer's sword glows red and flamessurround the weapon.Avenger: Spenser "Deuce" WyattAxe4Hunting Rifle

BASIC WEAPONSWeaponTypeAccuracyDamageSpeedKnockbackAmmo LoadsAxeMeleePoorHighSlowHighN/AHunting esWardCleaveCleave boosts Avenger's Axe, adding extra damage tomelee attacks. When the Edge is activated, Avenger'sAxe glows red and red flames surround the weapon.Avenger uses Ward to set up a circular barrier thatmonsters avoid. While active, this visible barrier moveswith Avenger. While avoiding Avenger, monsters do not usemelee attacks, but they still fire with ranged weapons.SmiteImpactSmite knocks back all monsters in a radius aroundAvenger, creating a ring of fire that expands fromAvenger.Impact boosts Avenger's ranged attack, and alsoincreases the weapon's knockback effect. The visualeffect adds red tracers to the ranged weapon. Impactcan only be used with the default weapon.5primagames.com

Prima’s Official Strategy Guide Defender: Samantha AlexanderKatanaMagnum RevolverBASIC WEAPONSWeaponTypeAccuracyDamageSpeedKnockbackAmmo LoadsKatanaMeleeExcellentMediumFastMediumN/AMagnum venateDefender uses Rejuvenate to send out a one-timehealing wave that restores the Hunter's health. Themaximum amount of restoration cannot exceedDefender's full, undamaged level of health. It can alsoheal other Hunters if they are within Defender's rangewhen Rejuvenate is cast.6Defender uses Ward to set up a circular barrier thatmonsters avoid. While active, this visible barrier moveswith Defender. While avoiding Defender, monsters do notuse melee attacks, but they still fire with rangedweapons.

DemandBlastCharactersDemand increases the damage and speed of Defender’sKatana attack, and also boosts her rate of movement.When it is in effect, a purple aura surrounds Defender.Blast releases a powerful electrical discharge that fansout from Defender. The effect is instantaneous againstall monsters within the area.Martyr: Kassandra CheyungTwin Hooked SwordsTwin 45sBASIC WEAPONSWeaponTypeAccuracyDamageSpeedKnockbackAmmo LoadsTwin Hooked SwordsMeleeExcellentLowFastLowN/ATwin d increases the damage and speed of Martyr's TwinHooked Swords attack, and also boosts her rate of movement.When it is in effect, a purple aura surrounds Martyr.7primagames.com

Prima’s Official Strategy GuideBurden RetributionBurden is a radius attack that holds monsters immobilefor the duration of the spell. While Burden is in effect, aglowing symbol appears beneath the affected monster.BlazeRetribution returns melee and ranged damage inflictedupon Martyr to the monster (Martyr still takes thedamage from the attack). When Retribution is activated,Martyr has a pink glow that flares up when she is struck.Martyr uses Blaze to release a focused area of light thatrains down upon monsters within its radius. Blaze is aninstant Edge that produces a crackling sound.Judge: Father Esteban CortezCrusader SwordCrossbow8

BASIC WEAPONSWeaponCrusader SwordCrossbowTypeAccuracyDamageSpeedKnockbackAmmo diumMediumLow12/18/24RejuvenateJudgeusesWord of PowerJudge uses Word of Power to shoot a blue-white cone ofenergy from the palm of his hand. Beginning as awhisper, the Word of Power builds to an inspirationalchorus as the energy reaches its target.Judge uses Rejuvenate to send out a one-time healingwave that restores the Hunter's health. The maximumamount of restoration cannot exceed Judge's full,undamaged level of health. It can also heal otherHunters if they are within Judge's range whenRejuvenate is cast.BurdenRallyBurden is a radius attack that holds monsters immobilefor the duration of the spell. While Burden is in effect, aglowing symbol appears beneath the affected monster.CharactersEdgesRally boosts the damage resistance of all Hunters withinits radius. Hunters receive less damage from all types ofattacks, both melee and ranged.9primagames.com

Prima’s Official Strategy Guide Wayward: Joshua Matthews (Unlockable Hunter)Scorpion Auto PistolOversized CrowbarNoteUnlock Wayward by allowing 250 Innocentsto be killed.BASIC WEAPONSWeaponTypeAccuracyDamageSpeedKnockbackAmmo LoadsOversized CrowbarMeleeExcellentMediumFastMediumN/AScorpion Auto ave boosts Wayward's Crowbar, adding extra damageto melee attacks. When the Edge is activated,Wayward's Crowbar glows red and flames surround theweapon.10Enrage adds to Wayward's strength and accuracyratings. Enrage surrounds Wayward in a flaming aura,and it emits a low growl when used.

How to unlock: Obtain Melee Level 99 with anycharacterPinpointRegular attacks: Dual Knives, Martial ArtsSpecial attacks: Dual Auto Pistols (48 shots)PhantomCharactersPowersPinpoint enhances Wayward's ability to attack byreducing the damage resistance of his enemies. WhenWayward uses Pinpoint, the ground underneath thetarget is marked in red. While the Edge is in effect,destroying the enemy is easier.SpiralPhantom sets up a circular barrier, like Ward,that enemies avoid. Higher levels of Phantomalso cause damage.PurifySpiral extracts damage from any monster in the radiusof the spell. The damage occurs in pulses for as long asthe monster remains within range. Spiral produces ahowl, and reveals itself as a swirling vortex of reddishenergy.Unlockable CharactersCarpenter uses Purify to increase the power ofhis ranged weapons. When active, Purifydisplays a purplish teardrop beneath Carpenter.CarpenterDual KnivesDual Auto Pistols11primagames.com

Prima’s Official Strategy GuideWerewolf (Black Spiral Dancer) CrescendoHow to unlock: Obtain Conviction Level 99 with anycharacterRegular attacks: Sword swipe (single or double), BiteSpecial attacks: N/AVincentCarpenter projects a powerful wave of blueenergy from his mouth.ImitateHow to unlock: Obtain Ranged Level 99 with anycharacterRegular attacks: Sword swipeImitate casts a purple au