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Secret Mission 6

Jarrod Garripoli


During Main Mission 09, you can break a wall down by summoning Nightmare, which will have a Gold Orb floating behind it. Not long after that, there will be an open area that involves a fight with a Proto Angelo, Pyrobats and a Baphomet. Defeat them all and look around the arena for a doorway that has some roots blocking it. While standing right next to this, look behind the roots to spot a blood clot on the other side. Summon Nightmare once again to have him destroy the blood clot, nabbing the Blue Orb Fragment in the open. There are some “stairs” behind this fragment, so climb to the top to find the red glow and look back at the entrance to start the Secret Mission.

(1 of 2) Summon Nightmare to destroy these roots

Summon Nightmare to destroy these roots (left), then hop to the highest part behind them to find the Secret Mission (right)


Twenty seconds might not sound like a lot of time to defeat all of the demons in this Secret Mission, and it really isn’t, but you only have to go through a single Qliphoth tentacle and two Hell Caina. This strategy involves using Nightmare for it, as his quick and heavy damage will make things a lot easier on your end. As you walk forward at the beginning of the mission, you only have the tentacle, but the Caina will spawn behind it. You will want to run forward and use Griffon or Shadow (the former’s Flank Attack will work wonders) to destroy the tentacle first. As soon as you do this, hit L1/LB to summon Nightmare to drop in on the Caina. From here on out, it’s just a matter of depleting the rest of their health to zero and finishing them off with your cane in time.


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  • Publisher
  • 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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