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    Walkthrough by katastrophie

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      { | }_______________________ INTRODUCTIONS  __________________________{ | }
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      { | }   Introduction/Copyright.....|..........................(001)   { | }
      { | }   Controls/Movelist..........|..........................(002)   { | }
      { | }   Things That I Noticed......|..........................(003)   { | }
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      { | }________________________ WALKTHROUGH ____________________________{ | }
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      { | }   The Shores of Attica.......|..........................(004)   { | }
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    (001)
    
    This is my 3rd guide although it's a short one. I plan on making the full 
    walkthrough when the game comes out.  God of War is one of my favourite games 
    and on the PSP it is outstanding. Well let's get on with the destruction then 
    shall we.
    
    What's included in the demo, you ask. Well there really isn't much, theres only
    the gameplay, and a little attica walkthrough video. In the video there are a
    couple of animations and one move that are in it but you cannot execute them
    in the gameplay. Those were probably updated after the demo gameplay, so they
    will probably be in the full game.  
    
    
    Copyright
    This may be not be reproduced under any circumstances except for personal, 
    private use. It may not be placed on any web site or otherwise distributed 
    publicly without advance written permission. Use of this guide on any other 
    web site or as a part of any public display is strictly prohibited, and a 
    violation of copyright. 
    
    
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    Controls/Movelist ______________________________________________________________
    -----------------/
    Whenever you see something like X(x2) then it means press X 2 times, so if it's
    X(x3) what do you do?
                                           
    Legend:                              
    () = Circle           
    /\ = Triangle    
    [] = Square
    X  = X
        
       _________
      / BASICS  \
     /-------------------------------------------------------------------------\
    o==========================o   o============================================o
    { Walk around              } - { Move the analog nub in any direction       }
    {--------------------------}   {--------------------------------------------}
    { Jump                     } - { X                                          }
    {--------------------------}   {--------------------------------------------}
    { Icarus Lift              } - { X(x2)                                      }
    {--------------------------}   {--------------------------------------------}
    { Heavy Attack             } - { /\                                         }
    {--------------------------}   {--------------------------------------------}
    { Light Attack             } - { []                                         }
    {--------------------------}   {--------------------------------------------}
    { Grab                     } - { ()                                         }
    {--------------------------}   {--------------------------------------------}
    { Open menu                } - { Select                                     }
    {--------------------------}   {--------------------------------------------}
    { Open skills list         } - { Start (disabled in demo)                   }
    {--------------------------}   {--------------------------------------------}
    { Open Doors               } - { Tap ()                                     }
    {--------------------------}   {--------------------------------------------}
    { Open Chests              } - { Hold ()                                    }
    {--------------------------}   {--------------------------------------------}
    { Evade                    } - { Hold L and R and move with the analog nub  }
    o==========================o   o============================================o
    
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      / WHILE CLIMBING LADDERS \
     /-------------------------------------------------------------------------\
    o==========================o   o============================================o
    { Climb faster             } - { Hold X+Up                                  }
    {--------------------------}   {--------------------------------------------}
    { Slide Down               } - { Hold X+Down                                }
    {--------------------------}   {--------------------------------------------}
    { Jump Down                } - { X                                          }
    o==========================o   o============================================o
    
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     / WHILE IN WATER \
    /--------------------------------------------------------------------------\
    o==========================o   o============================================o 
    { Dive                     } - { Square (Hold to dive deeper)               }
    {--------------------------}   {--------------------------------------------}
    { Surface                  } - { X (Hold to surface higher)                 }
    {--------------------------}   {--------------------------------------------}
    { Charge Swim              } - { While in dive hold L then release          }
    o==========================o   o============================================o
    
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      / BASIC MOVES \
     /-------------------------------------------------------------------------\
    o==========================o   o============================================o
    { Gut Stab                 } - { Circle                                     }
    {--------------------------}   {--------------------------------------------}
    { Chain Combo              } - { [](x6)                                     }
    {--------------------------}   {--------------------------------------------}
    { Cyclone of Chaos         } - { Hold L+[]                                  }
    {--------------------------}   {--------------------------------------------}
    { Cyclone of Chaos (air)   } - { Jump then hold L+[]                        }
    {--------------------------}   {--------------------------------------------}
    { Spirit of Hercules       } - { /\ (x3)                                    }
    {--------------------------}   {--------------------------------------------}
    { Plume of Prometheus      } - { [][]/\                                     }
    {--------------------------}   {--------------------------------------------}
    { Apollo's ascension       } - { Hold L+X                                   }
    {--------------------------}   {--------------------------------------------}
    { Apollo's offensive (air) } - { Jump then Hold L+X                         }
    {--------------------------}   {--------------------------------------------}
    { Shoulder Charge          } - { Hole [] and when he starts to run press [] }
    {--------------------------}   {--------------------------------------------}
    { Olympic Ascension        } - { Hold /\                                    }
    {--------------------------}   {--------------------------------------------}
    { Orion's Harpoon          } - { (enemy in air) ()                          }
    {--------------------------}   {--------------------------------------------}
    { Athena's Reverse         } - { Press L right when the enemy attacks you   }
    o==========================o   o============================================o
    
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     / COMBOS \
    /-----------------------------------------------------------------------------\
     AIR COMBOS (AirC) : These are various comboss that can be done while airborne.
     For the full benefit do them while double jumping or in an ascension.
    
    o===========o
    { [][][]    }
    {-----------}
    { []/\      }
    {-----------}
    { /\[]      }
    {-----------}
    { /\/\      }
    {-----------}
    { L+X L+X   }
    {-----------}
    { L+[]      }
    {-----------}
    { /\L+[]    }
    {-----------}
    { [][]L+[]  }
    {-----------}
    { ()()()()..}
    o===========o
    
    IAF = Immiediateley After Flame
    
    Any combo that has the flame eruption can be followed up by: (IAF) HOLD [] 
    run [], or (IAF) HOLD /\ (AirC)
    
    o========================================o
    { []/\/\/\ (IAF) HOLD [] when running [] }
    {----------------------------------------}
    { []/\/\/\ (IAF) HOLD /\ (AirC)          }
    {----------------------------------------}
    { []/\/\[]L+[]                           }
    {----------------------------------------}
    { [][][]/\                               }
    {----------------------------------------}
    { [][][][]/\                             }
    {----------------------------------------}
    { [][][][][]/\                           }
    o========================================o
    
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    Chests _________________________________________________________________________
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    RED CHEST 
    ---------
    Contains red orbs which are used to upgrade you magic and weapons.
    Upgrades not available in demo.
    
    GREEN CHEST
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    Contains green orbs that recovers you're health.
    
    BLUE CHEST
    ----------
    Contains blue orbs that recovers you're magic.
    
    ALTERNATING CHEST
    -----------------
    These chests alternate between green,blue or red orbs.
    
    
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    1. When you beat the Persian King go to the centre of the room and high jump,
    (HOLD /\) and you'll see the Kings sword floating in the air.
    
    2. When you try to open the door at the last part if you look at the Basilisk
    you'll see his animation speed up so as to hit you with the fire ball to 
    prevent you from opening the door.
    
    3. When evading if you tap /\ Kratos will roll faster, this could come in handy.
    The difference is slight but you'll notice after a while.
    
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    (004)
    
    When it says "breakable objects" I mean the little breakable things that hold
    a small ammoun of red orbs. These things include wooden crates, barrels, tiny
    forts etc.
    
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    Shores of Attica _______________________________________________________________
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    Roof of a building
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    o----------------------------o
    {Enemies: 16 Persian Soldiers}
    {----------------------------}
    {Breakable                   }
    {objects: 3                  }
    o----------------------------o
     
    You start of on a roof of a building (which you'll soon enter) and 5 Persian
    soldiers will come at you thinking that they have a chance, you'll soon teach
    those scum. The game will tell you the basic fighting moves, the soldiers are
    nothing just experiment with the attacks and before you know it they'll be 
    killed. Once you've killed them a enemy ship will shoot it's cannons at your
    direction. A dying Spartan will say "must return fire" which you must do. But
    before that more enemies will come, 11 of them, dispatch of them and then
    go towards the shining part of the balista and shoot the ship. Now more 
    cannons will shoot at the building one will break the roof allowing you to 
    access the inside of the building.
    
    Inside the building
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    o------------------------------o
    {Enemies:  5 Persians Soldiers }
    {------------------------------}
    {Allies :  3 Spartans          }
    {------------------------------}
    {Breakable                     }
    {objects:  6                   }
    o------------------------------o
    
    Once inside you'll see some Persians fighting with some Spartans. The Spartans
    will not attack you but it's okay if you kill them by "accident" along with
    the those Persian scum. There will be a green orb chest in here, don't use it
    as yet. Once you kill off the Persians go towards the shining part of the door
    and open it by tapping O. Before you even get it half way off the ground
    a cyclops will come and try to smash you with a pillar. Tap O to defend 
    against it once you do another big baddy will come, the Basilsk, he makes mince
    meat out of the cyclops and is still hungry so get ready.
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                  __________________/Boss Battle\____________________ 
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          /     {                     BASILISK                        }
          | A   {-----------------------------------------------------}           
          | T C {  Fire Ball | Hydrogen mixes with various chemicals  }
          | T A {            | in the lungs, spitting the gas out,    }
          | A R {            | upon oxygen contact the fire ball is   }
          | C D {            | created.                               }
          | K   {-----------------------------------------------------}
          \_____{  Bite      | It's hungry, watch out for it's sharp  }
                {            | teeth.                                 }
                 \___________________________________________________/
    
    This guy is a piece of cake, just do the heavy combos on him (/\(x3)) and he'll
    be weakened in no time. Once you get him weak you have to initiate a mini game 
    (a GOW favourite). The buttons are X and X. Once your done that Kratos will spot
    the pillar (the one that the cyclops tried to smash you with, remember?). Go
    towards the shining part and press O. Kratos will smash it over the Basilisk's
    head causing it to run like a wimp. If you need the health go and get it. Exit
    thorugh the newly opened path and you'll be on the beach.
    
    The shores of Attica
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    o---------------------o 
    {Breakable objects: 12}
    o---------------------o
    
    The Basilisk is now invading the city, it's blood trail is a sign of injury.
    Those fence like objects and pathetic forts can be smashed to get some red 
    orbs. As you proceed in this are you will see that those Persian ships are 
    still attacking, shooting cannons in the air causing them to drop down on the
    sandy surface. Maneuver through the sand, trying not to get hit from the
    cannons and make your way to the battering ram (in front of it is a rams head
    heh heh). Go to the shining part and hold circle, use the analog up or down
    to push it. When you push it a little bit up a cannon ball will come flying 
    down so stop and then proceed until you make it to the gate. At the gate if
    you go to the right you will see a red orb chest at the left end there is
    a green orb chest. Now use the battering ram and bust that gate open.
    
    The city
    ~~~~~~~~
    o----------------------------o
    {Enemies: 14 Persian Soldiers}
    {         3 Persian Archers  }
    {----------------------------}
    {Breakable                   }
    {objects: 12                 }
    o----------------------------o
    
    As you enter you will see the Persians killing your fellow men, doesn't this
    piss you off, go ahead and release your rage on them. Continue the path and 
    you'll be faced with a new enemy, the Persian Archer. In this area there is 
    a short swimming tutorial, cool off a little then proceed on the rampage. 
    Once you kill of the first batch of enemies more will come out of the crack
    in the door (they're like rats arn't they), 10 of them to be precise. There
    is also a green orb chest here. You see that crank, you have to rotate that 
    to open the door. If the Persians are getting in the way what do you do? Kill
    them of course. Once you rotate the crank all the way quickly run towards the
    door and roll to get through.
    
    Battlegrounds
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    o---------------------------o
    {Enemies: 4 Persian Soldiers}
    {         4 Persian Archers }
    {---------------------------}
    {Breakable                  }
    {objects: 11                }
    o---------------------------o
    
    Jump down the cliff and kill off the enemies. It might lag here a bit but the
    lag actually adds more to the intensity of the fighting (in my opinion anyway)
    If you continue to walk to your right you'll see a wooden wall which can be
    destroyed and inside will be 2 red orb chests. Now go to the ladder and 
    destroy the wooden wall then proceed up the ladder. Half way up will be a 
    green orb chest, take it if you need it, other wise keep heading up. When you
    reach the top you will be prompted to kick the wall down by pressing circle.
    
    The rooftops
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    o---------------------------o
    {Enemies: 6 Persian Soldiers}
    {---------------------------}
    {Breakable                  }
    {objects: 8                 }
    o---------------------------o
    
    You will see the Basilisk having a fun time destroying the city. 6 soldiers
    will come after you but you know that they are no match. Head to the right
    side and walk across the high beam, the Basilisk will shoot a fire ball at you
    and you'll be hanging of the ledge. Just press X to get back up. When you are
    across there will be a green orb chest and a door for which you must open.
    
    (Cutscene)
    
    The gold room
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    o----------------------------o
    {Enemies: 11 Persian Soldiers}
    {         1  Persian King    }
    {----------------------------}
    {Breakable                   }
    {objects: 9                  }
    o----------------------------o
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              _____________________/Boss Battle\_________________________
       ______/-----------------------------------------------------------\
      /     {                      PERSIAN KING                          }
      | A   {------------------------------------------------------------}
      | T C { Efreet     | A giant monster comes out from the King and   }
      | T A {            | slams it's fist into the ground tossing       } 
      | A R {            | everything in it's radius aside like ragdolls } 
      | C D {------------------------------------------------------------}
      | K   { Fire Slash | The Falchion burns with flames and is fiercely}
      \_____{            | slashed downwards.                            }
            {------------------------------------------------------------}
            { Sword      | Two slashes with his massive sword.           }
            { Combo      |                                               }
             \__________________________________________________________/
                                                
    This guy isn't to hard, his attacks don't take up much but they can be 
    annoying. 11 soldiers will accompany him. 
    
    The strategy for him is simple. Just double jump and do 2 heavy attacks
    (/\(x2)) then run or jump away from him. Make sure that you only do 2 because if
    you go overboard you'll get hit by his Efreet. Keep doing that and he'll get 
    weak. When he does you have to initiate a mini game. The buttons are tap O, O, 
    then []. 
    
    (cutscene)
    
    o---------------------------o
    {Enemies: 6 Persian Soldiers}
    o---------------------------o
    
    Kratos will grab a box and with you help (tapping O) he will smash the King's
    face in leaving him in a bloody mess. Now you will get the Efreet magic. Now
    6 soldiers will come and they are basically guinea pigs for you to test out
    your newly aquired magic on. You won't lose any MP until you kill them all.
    Once you do the gate will open and there will be a green and blue orb chest
    waiting for you. Open the gate and you'll be confronted with the Basilisk 
    again.
    
    The rooftops continued
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    o-----------------------------o
    {Enemies: 100 Persian Soldiers}
    {-----------------------------}
    {Breakable                    }
    {Objects: 7                   }
    o-----------------------------o
    
    100 SOLDIERS!!!!! Yeah thats right, I counted them myself. They will keep
    climbing up the ladders, you can make them stop coming for a bit by knocking
    down the ladders which will give you time to shoot the balista at the Basilisk.
    Do you choose to fight or choose to finish the demo, it's up to you. If you 
    choose to shoot the Basilisk then the arrow will puncture the beast making
    it flinch while it's blood pours out of it's neck.
    
    It is possible to get past the door where you have to tap circle but it is
    also hard since the Basilisk shoots fire balls at you when you are trying to
    open the door making you stop. If you find your way in (I havn't) theres a 
    room which a involves putting moving a box to access the next part but when you
    do it the PSP freezes. There is a way to get past the freezing part also, but
    you need Custom Firmware and it requires hacks.
    
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    October 26
    Version 1.00: 
    -Completed Demo Walkthrough
    -Controls/moves
    -Intro/Cpyright
    
    October 27
    Version 1.01
    -Changed layout for controls/moves
    -Fixed some minor errors in the walkthrough
    -Changed names of moves
    
    December 21
    Version 1.10
    -Made a new Table of contents template
    -Made a new boss info template
    
    January 31
    Version 1.20
    -Changed some layouts
    -Added Combos
    -Added Things I Noticed
    
    Febuary 1
    Version 1.21
    -Edited some text
    
    
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    (005)
    
    Thanks to Gamefaqs for putting this up
    Thanks to the creators of GOW, may there sick minds continue to flourish.

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