DeathSpank: Thongs Of Virtue continues the action role playing goodness that started with DeathSpank on Xbox Live Arcade and Playstation Network. This sequel focuses on the humorous story of how DeathSpank continues to try and save the world from the evils that is attacking it. While much of the same DeathSpank mechanics remain there are quite a few new features in Thongs of Virtue. Here are some tips and hints for using the new mechanics successfully.
DeathSpank: Thongs Of Virtue Tips – Bazookas
Bazookas in DeathSpank: Thongs Of Virtue are the most easily accessible power weapon in the game. You can only carry ten shots per bazooka type at a time but buying more ammo is fairly cheap. When going to face larger enemies like Pips, Bearelopes or bosses try to keep a full stock of ammo on hand. Different enemies are more susceptible to different types of attacks so carry the Fire, Ice, Nature and Undead bazookas as well as the standard one. When firing the bazookas be sure to use the Left Trigger to target first so you don’t waste ammo accidentally shooting barrels or weaker enemies. Also, keep your distance because the splash damage has a large range and can easily kill you at the same time.
DeathSpank: Thongs Of Virtue Tips – Grenades
Like the bazookas, the grenades in DeathSpank: Thongs Of Virtue can be quite useful in clearing out enemies. They also can be quite difficult to use effectively because of the 4 second fuse. Always use the Left trigger to target enemies before throwing a grenade because if the grenade hits an enemy it will explode on contact. However, if the grenade does not hit an enemy it will sit on the ground for four seconds before exploding giving enemies time to get out of the way. The amount of damage a grenade does is not as high as the bazookas but they are still useful for taking out groups of weaker enemies.
DeathSpank: Thongs Of Virtue Tips – Side Quests
There are over 150 different quests in DeathSpank: Thongs Of Virtue. The main quests are impossible to miss but many of the side quests are easily overlooked. Be sure to talk to every character in a city or area before venturing into new parts of the map. That way you can have all of the possible side quests active at once. Otherwise you will find yourself going back to the same areas to complete a lot of small quests that could easily have been done at the same time. If you are a fan of getting all the achievements in a game be sure to look through the list of achievements before you start the game. There are some minor spoilers in them, but if you do not you will miss two or three achievements that you can’t go back to get later in some of the side quests.
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