Deus Ex: Human Revolution Walkthrough

Table of Contents

  • Launch Day Guide

    Main Quest Walkthrough

    Side Quest Walkthrough

    • Lesser Evils / Motherly Ties / Voices From the Dark
    • Cloak and Daggers
    • Shanghai Justice / Bar Tab / Rotten Business
    • Acquaintances Forgotten / Smash the State / Matter of Discretion / Talion A.D.
    • Hunting the Hacker

      1. From the Kuaigan District, follow the map marker to reach the apartment building. It will be guarded by security officers who won’t let anyone pass through, so you’ll need to find another way inside.
      2. From the blockade, turn around and back up the street you used to get here, then climb up the scaffolding ladders on your right. Jump across the air conditioning units and platforms to use the next ladder, then wait for the guards on the rooftop to your right to walk away before moving onto it.
      3. Turn right and roll between covers until you reach the last one, then wait for the guards to split up at a safe distance and move onto the next rooftop ahead. Take cover behind the nearest unit and roll over to the next one, then disable the nearby guard at the opportune moment.
      4. Move forward towards the map marker and enter the next door on your right, then go left down the stairs to access the elevator. At the next floor, move the vending machine in front of you out of the way to enter the air duct, then make your first right and exit through the grate into room ahead.
      5. Wait for the guard to your right to turn his back, then enter the burning hole in the wall and hack the computer. Scroll through the emails to get your next objective, then exit the apartment building and return to street level by following the same path you used to enter it.

      1. Follow your map marker to the night club and talk with the bouncer, then pay him the 1000 credits to enter the building. If don’t wish to pay this fee, walk down the alley next to the club and enter the building through the vent by the boxes around back.
      2. Continue towards the marker to talk with the bartender and ask for Tong. Follow the map marker to the upper level and speak with the manager behind the bar. Pinpoint his deceptive tactics and use pheromones to appease him if you can, then follow the marker to the basement office.
      3. Achievement/Trophy Unlocked: Darker Shades (Bronze): You convinced a fast-talking bartender to let you see Tong Si Hung.

      1. Speak with Tong, then exit the club and head towards the map marker to reach the Alice Garden Pods. Enter the building, then continue through the reception area and towards the map marker until the cut scene with Malik activates.
      2. Activate pheromones and get the truth from her by using pressure. Decline her request for the purposes of continuing this main quest walkthrough, then continue towards the map marker and meet the hacker on the third floor to complete the mission.

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    16 Comments on Deus Ex: Human Revolution Walkthrough

    Joseph

    On August 23, 2011 at 3:33 pm

    Great guide! Definitely getting this game. My type of game. Serious mature real world storyline. Not the convoluted rolling your eyes Final Fantasy or MGS4 Japanese storyline. A thinking man’s RPG. The guide is going to be very helpful in starting the game so you get the most out of playing it. Thanks!

    Its too bad they don’t let you keep your weapons and ammo in game+.

    After several playthroughs I would have like to just fool around in the gaming environment. Use bazookas for the lonely guard, npcs etc. Just push the boundaries of the game and fool around. There’s no multiplayer to keep bringing me back and after 3-4 playthroughs I would have been nice to go guns blazing. I had fun replaying Resident evil 5 with infinite bazooka and ammo. Putting this would have been another incentive to keep replaying to get a infinite ammo bonus or something. Maybe they’ll change it or a DLC

    dziemixx

    On September 1, 2011 at 7:17 pm

    Just one thing. You let Malik die didn’t Ya…not nice, it’s actually possible to save’er, very hard though…if Ur playing on give me deus ex dificulty…xD.

    Matt

    On September 5, 2011 at 5:42 am

    This was useful… But it depended on being able to hack things and when I try to look up the passcodes they don’t come up for the ‘TNNLHUB’ computer. As I have no hacking skill at all, this walkthrough became useless to me when it told me to hack something =’[

    It’s a great walkthrough, just not suited to everyone.

    bryan

    On September 5, 2011 at 7:13 am

    Looking for a helpful comment about typhoon ammo and how to use for x360? I have the augmentation and ammo and i’ll get within 8m or so and its never available to use?? Any info is welcomed. thanks!

    bryan

    On September 5, 2011 at 7:22 am

    Disregard post. sorry its dpad…duh :-)

    Aoex

    On September 7, 2011 at 8:26 pm

    I killed if I only absolutely had to, used tranq rifle and non-lethal take-downs most of the time, except for when malik was being attacked, and quests that required someone to die, like rotten business, and a few other times I used lethal force I probably forgot, I played the game realistically.

    Idiot

    On September 9, 2011 at 12:33 am

    @Joseph:

    Why are you comparing this to MGS or FF? MGS is a similar-game but is more story driven, and FF is on the other end of the spectrum. The storylines in all the Deus Ex games have been very weak, and are great for people who like popcorn movies like yourself, instead of something that contains a rich narrative. This isn’t a ‘thinking’ game due to its design of being able to beat the game without using a single augmentation. Any idiot can do it, like yourself.

    Patrick

    On September 9, 2011 at 12:04 pm

    Actually go on the roof and look left jump ontop of the dryer vents and work you way to the buulding across from the roof you start on from there you can punch through a wall kill an enemy in the process and take out another down the hall you will find no were to go unless you have a landing upgrade which i dont so on the left is an old elivator shaft with a shotgun in it pick that up and jump down.

    Avenger7

    On September 12, 2011 at 1:47 pm

    How the heck do you know when you can punch thru a wall? I’ve got the augmentation, and so far after 90hrs., I’ve had no luck……And for killing Bill, I’ve started over a dozen times trying to stock up, and that big sob still gets me.

    cbed

    On September 13, 2011 at 10:46 am

    No mention of that mine though is there? You basterd.

    Tina

    On September 16, 2011 at 12:26 pm

    Great guide =] anyways…just thought I’d let you know I found a way to walk through the front doors of the hive everytime without having to pay. If you examine the rooms of the Hung Hua hotel you should find a hive membership card. The bouncer will let you in like you’re a regular…not that it is absolutely necessary…just another option =]

    Vos

    On September 19, 2011 at 10:35 am

    LOL MGS had a good storyline compared to this? If you say so…either way this game isnt really all that much of a prequel. It’s just a better made version of the first game. If you played this game without hacking then you probably missed out on about 50% of the content and upgrades. Stealing that MEPS gun from the police lockup was the best boost in the whole game for non-killers like myself. That gun was essential in keeping Malik alive by taking out both heavy gunners with one shot after sprinting up while invisible..then it was just take out the combat riflers with the stun gun, meps or just punch em. Between gas grenades and emp grenades i dont think i had a mech last longer than 5 sec after i cycled through my gear.

    M T Mabowels

    On November 20, 2011 at 3:38 pm

    Jenson’s voice, and sometimes his mannerisms, reminds me of Clint Eastwood.

    M T Mabowels

    On November 20, 2011 at 3:41 pm

    Has anyone registered this game with Square Enix?

    I haven’t. At least not yet. I read the legal stuff one had to sign up to first. Put me right off.

    Carn

    On March 22, 2012 at 6:06 am

    hi, i just started the game and it would be a noob question but, where can we see achievements in game? there isn’t any achivements page that we can see them.

    i’m not sure im getting achievements so i jsut wanted to see them because it doesnt appear on bottom of my screen when i supposed to get them for example after first takedown or after first ghost. (i get ghost exp at left of screen but no achievement)

    someone please explain me how it works. thanks

    Nick

    On April 23, 2012 at 2:04 pm

    This is the best walkthrough I have found yet for this game. Of course, as you mentioned, there are many desk drawers and hidden areas to search, and sometimes valuable information and items can be found this way. It is very time consuming, however.

    One of the most amazing things in the game that I discovered, was that I could take control of turrets, and carry them around with me from floor to floor, and even carry one down on the funicular to protect me in the lower level of Picus Communications. It even attacked the robot at the bottom of the stairs and destroyed it for me. No other game I have ever played has allowed me to do something like this.

    I now have played through the game three times. The first time, I used a combination of lethal and non lethal weapons. I then played it and was able (with much difficulty), to go completely non lethal Except for the boss fights, of course. The last time, I tried to hunt down and kill every enemy in the game, using only lethal weapons. The most difficult fight in the game for me was trying to save Malik in non lethal mode.

    This game has captured my attention as much as the original Doom and Quake games I played many years ago, and I consider it to be in the top 5 of all the hundreds of games I have ever played since I started many years ago. It has prompted me to buy the original Deus Ex, and now I am playing it to compare the two.