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Top Tips To Know In Early Game

Far Cry: New Dawn
Top Tips To Know In Early Game

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Check out this Far Cry: New Dawn guide on the top tips to know early in the game. Know which perk points to choose, which weapons to unlock, & Guns for Hire to recruit!

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Choose Perks Wisely

Choose Perks Wisely

With no respec in the game, it's essential for players to carefully choose which perks to unlock first as to not waste their Perk Points. We've listed out perks below that will help out greatly at the start of the game!

Check Out How To Earn Perk Points Fast!

Unlock Well-Armed To Carry More Weapons


The first few points you get should be used to unlock the Well-Armed & Heavily Armed perks. These increase the amount of guns you can carry, allowing you to have a versatile way of taking down foes fast.

Check Out All Recommended Perks Here!

Unlock Repair Torch For Treasure Hunts

Repair Torch

Treasure Hunts are a great way of gathering resources early on in the game. They have safes and lockers there so it's best to unlock the Repair Torch perk to open them.

Check Out How to Open Safes & Locks

Grapple to Hard to Reach Areas


There are areas in the game that are only accessible with the Grappling Hooks. These places contain valuable resources, including crafting materials and ammo, which are good things to have at the beginning of the game.

Carry More Medkits With "More Medkits" Perk

More Medkits

Unlock the "More Medkits" perk to be able to carry more medkits with you. This way, as long as you have the materials, you'll never run out of ways to heal yourself.

Unlock Powerful Weapons

Help Grace Armstrong To Get Powerful Saw Launcher

Buzz Kill - Story Mission Walkthrough

In the story mission "Buzz Kill", you can get a Rank 2 Saw Launcher by helping out Grace Armstrong. This is the weapon needed to complete the mission and you get to keep it after.

Check Out Buzz Kill Walkthrough Here!

Upgrade Work Bench To Get Makeshift M9 Pistol

Far Cry New Dawn Upgrade Work Bench To Get Makeshift M9

When you're able to upgrade Prosperity, upgrade your weapon work bench to get access to Rank 2 weapons. Unlock the Makeshift M9 Pistol as this is very powerful and can help you take down enemies fast.

Check Out All Weapon List Here!

Upgrade Prosperity Facilities

Improve Work Bench To Get High Ranked Weapons

Far Cry New Dawn Improve Work Bench To Get High Ranked Weapons

The first facility you should upgrade is your weapon work bench. This gives you access to more powerful weapons that can deal more damage to higher ranked enemies.

Check Out How To Upgrade Prosperity Here

Upgrade Expeditions For Fast Travel & Access To Circuit Boards

Far Cry New Dawn Upgrade Expeditions For Fast Travel & Access To Circuit Boards

Leveling up your expeditions will give you access to fast travel to many other points in the map. Going into expeditions will also give you access to the Circuit Board resource which allow you to craft higher tier items.

Improve Infirmary To Increase HP Bar

Far Cry New Dawn Improve Infirmary To Increase HP Bar

Upgrading the infirmary will increase your HP bar. If you have more HP, you can last longer in the fight and enemies will have a harder time to kill you.

Recruit & Utilize Guns For Hire

Recruit Timber To Mark Enemies & Resources In Map

Far Cry New Dawn Recruit Timber To Mark Enemies & Resources In Map

Timber is one of the best Guns for Hire to recruit early on in the game. He has the ability to scan your current area and mark resources and enemies. This makes him extremely useful early on in the game.

Check Out Guns For Hire List!

Recruit Horatio To Be Your Tank

Far Cry New Dawn Recruit Horatio To Be Your Tank

Horatio is a tanky Gun for Hire. If he unlocks his skill, he is able to revive himself so you don't have to worry about him in the midst of the battle.

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Mission Walkthrough & Guide

All Story Mission List & Walkthrough
1. Crawling from the Wreckage2. Find Hope
Part 1
1. Gear Up2. Breakout
3.Losing Streak4.Deep Dive
5.Upgrade Prosperity6. Under Siege
Part 2
1.New Eden's Secret2.The Prophecy
3.Eden's Fire4.Into The Bliss
5.Joseph's Secret6. Upgrade Prosperity 2
7.Buzz Kill8. The Great Escape
9. Adventures In Babysitting10. Homecoming
Part 3
1. Through The Wringer2. Now That's Entertainment
3.Inside Job4. Riding Derby
5. Problem Solver6. Ethan's Soul
All Side Mission List & Walkthrough

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