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Secret Mission 7

Jarrod Garripoli


This Secret Mission can be found during Main Mission 10, during the part where you’re introduced to the Hellbat enemy. You are exposed to timed doors in this mission, which are doors that look like they have teeth or spikes on them, and they will close once enough time passes. Should they close before you pass through them, the contents on the other side are lost until you replay the mission from the beginning (or go back to the last checkpoint). Anyway, when you are first introduced to the Hellbat, you will have a choice of two of these timed doors. Defeat the two waves of enemies in a quick manner, then run through the doorway that doesn’t have Red Orbs immediately behind it. Go all the way to the end of this path and stand on the raised platform in the middle, then look upwards to find the markings to begin this mission.

(1 of 2) Head through this spiked doorway after finishing off the enemies

Head through this spiked doorway after finishing off the enemies (left), Stand on this raised area for the Secret Mission (right)


Depending on how you’ve done against the Death Scissors in the game thus far, this could be one of the easiest or hardest Secret Missions. You are required to defeat the Death Scissors in a single hit, which can be done by parrying their attack. Since the description says one shot, it might be wise to stick to your gun instead of chancing it with a melee weapon. Any normal damage done to the Death Scissor will result in you failing the mission. Back to the mission at hand, wait for the enemy to begin an attack animation (the forward cutting attack is the easiest one), swing your sword so it clashes with the scissors, then wait to see if some red mist comes out of its body. If it does, quickly fire your ranged weapon to instantly kill the Death Scissors.


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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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