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Secret Mission 12

Jarrod Garripoli


During Main Mission 16, you will come to a point where you can either go straight ahead and down a giant hole. Opt for the giant hole and go all the way to the bottom to fight some Chaos and a Fury. After winning, there will be another giant hole, but you want to be careful not to fall to the bottom here. Jump down to the first ledge below you, then look for another ledge below that one that has some Red Orbs on it. From here, you should be able to spy a large Red Orbs Cluster across from you, which is where you want to go. Pass through the opening behind and drop down to the ledge below, then look for another just under that. This should have an alcove, which is where you’ll find the red glow and the Secret Mission.

(1 of 2) Drop down the hole behind the large Red Orbs Cluster

Drop down the hole behind the large Red Orbs Cluster (left), and the Secret Mission will be in a small alcove one or two ledges down (right)


Your goal is to somehow get 800 Red Orbs out of a single Empusa, all within 90 seconds. Naturally, the Empusa doesn’t cough up that many orbs, so you’ll have to find another way to do it. If you didn’t know, a normal Empusa can upgrade to a Red Empusa by sucking up some blood, and there are actually two small pools of blood in the Secret Mission. So, you’ll need to lure over the Empusa to some blood to make it turn into a Red Empusa, which is the first step.

After doing that, switch to the Faust weapon, as well as the Gunslinger style. Use the basic action here (where Dante spins around and throws the hat in a circle), but make sure you don’t trigger Hat Trick, should you happen to have that skill. Keep doing this skill until you eventually kill the Empusa and get the necessary Red Orbs, finishing the Secret Mission.


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  • Platforms,
    PC, PS4, XB One
  • Genre
    Action Adventure, Hack-n-slash
  • Guide Release
    15 March 2019
  • Last Updated
    7 December 2020
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  • Guide Author
    Jarrod Garripoli

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Devil May Cry has finally returned! The over-the-top action series from Capcom comes back with a brand new entry, where you will be able to control one of three characters, one entirely new to the franchise, to slay demons and look stylish while doing it. The demonic invasion has returned to the world of Devil May Cry, with a demonic tree taking root in Red Grave City. Armed with a robotic arm, made by a self-professed weapons expert named Nico, Nero plans on ridding the city of this demon tree.

This guide is intended to bring you through all of the main missions in the game, offering tips on the enemies you fight, how to get S-Ranks on the tougher missions and strategies for the boss fights. It will also list all of the locations for the collectibles, as well as where to find every single Secret Mission, as well as how to complete those. In addition, you will find a full trophy/achievement guide, as well as details on all of the skills and mechanics for each of the three characters you can control in the game.

  • Full walkthrough of all the main missions in the game, including changes across difficulties
  • Locations and strategies for every Secret Mission
  • Strategies on how to get S-Ranks on every mission
  • How to find every single collectible in the game
  • A list of all skills for all three characters, as well as strategies on how to use each character
  • A complete trophy/achievement guide

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