The Hidden City – Combat at the Emperor's Tomb (part 1)

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Use a dose of Endurance herbs at the start of the fight. (Press F2 on the keyboard or hold L1/LB on the controller and press Circle/B, assuming you have unlocked the Heart of the Jaguar Skill.)

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Then, if you have the Viper's Lure Skill, select lure arrows by pressing 1 on the keyboard or D-pad Up until they are selected.

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Then shoot one into the ground ahead on the right.

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The flashing red light shows the lure is active.

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If there's time, shoot another lure arrow into the ground ahead on the left. These should knock out a few enemies as they approach. Don't wait around for them to work, though. As soon as you stand up to shoot arrows, the warrior on the platform will notice Lara, so take him out first. Either shoot him where he stands or wait for him to come to you...

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...and blast him with the shotgun...

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...or use the Puma's Feint/Dodge Kill. Keep your weapon drawn by holding Aim. Then, when the warrior lunges toward Lara, press C on the keyboard, Circle or B on the controller, to dodge.

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This triggers a QTE. As the white circle contracts inward toward the center of the colored ring, press Melee for an instant kill.

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Before the other enemies can close in, run to either of the back corners (northwest/northeast) and make a U-turn...

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...up the stairs. If necessary, heal and use another Endurance mixture as you go.

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Follow the wide ledge along the side of the room...

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...and down the stairs on the other end. There's a short vine-covered wall in each of the front corners (southeast/southwest). If nobody has eyes on Lara, she can conceal herself there.

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Heal and craft more ammo while hiding.

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Again, if you've unlocked lure arrows, you can shoot them into the path of approaching enemies...

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...to kill them with a toxic cloud before they get too close.

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Or, if Lara can manage to hide, wait for enemies to come looking for her. When you see the Melee prompt above an enemy's head, assuming there isn't a crowd of other enemies about...

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...press the button for a stealth kill. (If there's a second enemy close enough, and you have the Serpent's Fury skill, you'll see a second Melee icon indicating you can press the button again for a chained takedown. The previous screenshot shows the double melee icons.)

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If enemies are already closing in and Lara can't hide, just use the wall for cover as you circle around and pick off anyone who comes into range.

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