Maneater is a straightforward recreation a couple of shark seeking to eat actually all the pieces it may well – nevertheless it’s additionally about vengeance, and overcoming unimaginable odds by way of aquatic fight.
Even with its easy premise and controls, there’s quite a bit to be taught if you wish to develop into a vicious killing machine, and we have compiled all the most effective ideas and tips that can assist you in your means.
- Bear in mind your ABC’s – All the time Be Chompin! As you progress from goal to goal, there’s virtually by no means a motive to continually be gobbling up any fish you encounter alongside the way in which. The extra vitamins you devour, the sooner you’ll evolve, degree up, and develop into stronger. This will even allow you to improve your mutations sooner as you discover them, plus heal up in between assaults by different creatures or hunters.
- There are 4 varieties of Vitamins – Fats (yellow) primarily present in most docile fish, Minerals (blue) primarily present in turtles, Protein (pink) primarily present in most aggressive sea creatures and people, and Mutagen (inexperienced) solely present in rarer albino creatures. Acquiring any kind will enable you to degree up, and every mutation requires a distinct kind to improve (although most all would require some mutagen to improve to their max tiers.
- Your Grotto is a secure area – and you’ll’t be attacked by man or sea creature whereas inside. You may really use this to your benefit, as any aggressive enemies that observe you into your grotto can nonetheless be attacked, however they gained’t struggle again. Free vitamins!
- Early on if you’re nonetheless a pup and teenage, you might encounter a number of hunted creatures in every area that simply outmatch you in energy. Whilst you may even the chances later utilizing mutations and evolution upgrades, you probably gained’t have many skills early within the recreation, so you should definitely keep away from these enemies in any respect prices till you’re feeling stronger. If a mission takes place of their neighborhood, be fast and stealthy to strive gobbling up extra docile fish round them earlier than they take discover.
- When you evolve into an grownup, you’ll be capable to use your tail to launch belongings you’ve latched onto. This may be extremely versatile – as you should utilize it to open sure gates, toss hunters into the ocean (or at one another), and toss fish at predators to stun them. When you’ve outgrown a selected aggressive fish, you’ll discover which you can latch onto the smaller creatures – and chuck them away in the event that they’re hassling you.
- People typically aren’t nice swimmers until they’ve diving gear on – and injured hunters or different people tossed into the water after getting smacked round, forcibly ejected from an exploding ship, or chewed on, will probably drown on their very own – and whereas they will not trigger you any extra issues, you should utilize them as a simple snack whereas preventing different nonetheless lively hunters.
- There are 3 primary mutation “units” – The Bone Set, Bio-Electrical Set, and Shadow Set, plus a number of organ mutations. The Bone Set is gained from defeating apex predators, and is usually greatest for boat fight. The Bio-Electrical Set is gained from defeating named bounty hunters as you enhance your infamy, and is usually nice for gorgeous a number of attacking sea predators. The Shadow Set is gained from getting Landmark collectibles, and works effectively towards both kind of enemy, as a result of its velocity enhance, poison blasts, and life-stealing assaults.
- When you begin discovering “Physique” Mutations, you possibly can activate particular powerups which might be charged by consuming sufficient meals. If you recognize you are about to go into battle with an Apex Predator or entice some bounty hunters, get your powerup prepared first to activate it when wanted.
- Utilizing completely different strikes will trigger sure elements of your physique to glow – relying on which of your evolution and mutations are affecting it: like fins glowing when dodging, head and physique glowing when dashing, and tail glowing when tail whipping.
- You’ll finally be capable to outrun any pursuing enemy – however you possibly can count on to be chased and attacked a number of occasions whereas attempting to flee. For that reason, it’s typically important that you simply flip your digital camera round to face behind you when fleeing so that you may be able to evade at a second’s discover. Profitable evading normally means your enemy will want a second to get better, providing you with extra time to flee.
- Fight towards different sea creatures is pretty easy, nevertheless it’s straightforward to miss sure methods. Enemies will typically alternate between fast lunging assaults, and slower cost ups earlier than dashing at you, or whipping their tail in case you get too shut. Many occasions, when an enemy costs up and after they sprint, their physique will glow – indicating they’re weak. If you happen to strike at these factors, you possibly can deal additional injury, interrupt them with tail swipes, and even latch onto enemies smaller than you and thrash them about.
- When preventing enemies at or above your degree – particularly apex predators – attempting to match them blow for blow probably gained’t assist. As an alternative, allow them to make the primary transfer, dodge and strike a number of occasions, then retreat a brief distance and be able to dodge once more.
- Throughout fights, extra docile fish are likely to scatter away, however they’ll nonetheless be discovered close by – wait till after you dodge or stun an opponent to search for a fast meal to regain well being in a tricky struggle.
- Do not forget that your lock-on isn’t a everlasting transfer – it solely helps you to flip to face your present attacker. This could take a variety of getting used to, as you’ll must get into the behavior of panning the digital camera to face your attacker, dodge their incoming assault, shortly lock-on to their new place, and strike shortly earlier than they get better or proceed to dart round. If going through a number of attackers, attempt to preserve as a lot of them in entrance of you as potential – otherwise you’ll threat getting hit from all sides.
- If you happen to’re in a position to launch a predator out of water (utilizing your tail whip assault), they gained’t be capable to struggle again till they attain the water once more – however you possibly can pursue them and preserve attacking.
- Holding down the button to toss stuff in your mouth will decelerate time, permitting you to rigorously choose your goal – which is very helpful within the midst of a number of hunter boats, so you possibly can incapacitate somebody taking pictures at you by chucking considered one of their associates proper at them.
- Hunters can overwhelm you in case you aren’t paying consideration and focus fully on one boat. Remember to dart between them, and use your tail whip or toss to shortly empty boats – as they’ll be typically helpless within the water and shortly drown if already injured. You may snack on them to regain well being through the struggle, however your focus must be disabling boats as shortly as potential.
- Bigger boats are likely to have hunters attacking from guarded areas – so that you’ll want to leap and land on the boat and thrash round to destroy the highest part and expose them.
- If you want to get away from hunters shortly, head to deeper water the place they’ll’t monitor your actions, or enter grates and sewers the place they’ll’t observe till they shortly neglect about you.
- Don’t underestimate your shark’s potential to hop onto dry land. You may final a surprisingly very long time above water, and when your O2 depletes you’ll begin to lose well being till you get again underwater. Nonetheless, not solely can you allow the water to seize a fast human snack – you may also use land to get away from different predators and provides them the slip if one other water supply is close by.
- Early on in Maneater, you will not be capable to progress till you have advanced into an even bigger teen or grownup wanted to interrupt down sure obstacles – however if you attain the Golden Shores, you are basically in a position to discover the remainder of the map if you want – simply take care to keep away from the stronger predators that stay out in direction of the open waters!
- After rising up from Teen to Grownup, or Grownup to Elder, you should definitely test again in earlier areas for any grates you could not open earlier than – as they might be hiding new collectibles or shortcuts to different areas.
- As you evolve, you’ll enhance the space you possibly can lunge out of the water – and also you’ll finally be capable to bounce a number of occasions. With this you possibly can both swim up out of the water or bounce from the floor (first bounce), after which both bounce or lunge two extra occasions!
- There are a lot of underwater caves and sewers in Maneater, and it may be straightforward to get misplaced and disoriented within the slim waterways. As a rule, word that any openings or tunnel passages will all the time have yellow lights round them.