Optimal Route Guide (Leon A)

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Notes

[SQUARE BRACKETS] = Recommended Split
CAPITALS = Other noteworthy Item, Action or Location
(Brackets) = Puzzle Solution

This guide assumes you have a reasonable knowledge of the map layouts. Linear and obvious sections have been left out to keep things short!

If you would like to suggest edits, please feel free to contact me via Discord.

Thanks to qDezeta, Bezuto, GhostRyan225 and peachun - these routes were based off their runs.

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Route

Head to the back of the petrol station to retrieve the [STORAGE KEY]. Exit using the key.
Walk to and [ENTER RPD].
Head right under the door and retrieve the notebook from the officer.
Go back through the MAIN HALL and head through RECEPTION.
Walk round to the OPERATIONS ROOM, climb through the WINDOW, use stairs to get to 3F.
Take the [SPADE KEY] from the 3F DESK.
Return to 1F, go WEST OFFICE → MAIN HALL → WAITING ROOM → HELICOPTER CRASH.
Go OUTSIDE, take BOLT CUTTERS, go inside to EAST OFFICE.
Take [VALVE HANDLE] from the desk. Take FUSE from the other desk.
Head back through RECEPTION → OPERATIONS ROOM.
Take the [DETONATOR (NO BATTERY)] and head to S.T.A.R.S OFFICE on 2F.
Take the [9V BATTERY] from the desk then head to the LOUNGE.
Solve the [UNICORN] (Fish, Scorpion, Jug) then go LIBRARY → WEST STORAGE.
Detonate, take the HIP POUCH. Solve the [MAIDEN] (Head, Bow, Snake).
Go back through LIBRARY to MAIN HALL. Solve the [LION] (Lion, Leaf, Bird).
Go to PARKING, use machine, follow Ada. Take [SQUARE CRANK].
Go through KENNELS, use CRANK on DOOR.
Take [ELECTRONIC A] from GENERATOR ROOM. Solve SWITCH PUZZLE (Off, Off, On, On).
Head back through OPENED DOOR and UP to BREAK ROOM. Take FUSE.
OUTSIDE → UPSTAIRS → CRANK DOOR → UP STAIRS → EAST STORAGE → [LARGE GEAR].
Head to BALCONY → DOWN LADDER and STAIRS. Take [CLUB KEY]. Flip WATER LEVER.
Go back UP, use second WATER LEVER.
Go WAITING ROOM → MAIN HALL → RECEPTION → RECORDS ROOM. Take [JACK].
Go MAIN HALL → LIBRARY → USE JACK → CLOCK TOWER PUZZLE. Take [ELECTRONIC B].
Fall through LIBRARY UPPER FLOOR. Go EAST OFFICE → BREAK ROOM → back to JAIL PUZZLE.
Take [KEY CARD]. Leave PARKING. [START ADA] → [FINISH ADA].
Use LIFT, go UPPER WATERWAY → Past ROOK LOCATION and down to LOWER WATERWAY.
Slide down, navigate to CONTROL ROOM → MONITOR ROOM → TREATMENT POOL ROOM.
Take [T-BAR HANDLE].
Take EXIT back to LOWER WATERWAY → WORKROOM LIFT. Take HIP POUCH. Take [ROOK].
Go back through WORKROOM LIFT → LOWER WATERWAY take stairs down to BOTTOM WATERWAY.
Take [QUEEN and [KING] from SUPPLIES STORAGE ROOM.
Head back through BOTTOM WATERWAY → TREATMENT POOL ROOM → MONITOR ROOM.
Solve CHESS PUZZLE (Clockwise from DOOR, Bishop, Rook, Knight, King, Queen, Pawn).
Solve MAIN POWER ROOM PUZZLE (On, On, Off, On). [SAVE ADA]. Go to CABLE CAR PLATFORM.
Go UP LADDER in CAFETERIA → KITCHEN → NAP ROOM. Take [GENERAL STAFF WRISTBAND].
Go through RECEPTION → MAIN SHAFT → EAST AREA TREATMENT ROOM → CONTROL ROOM.
Solve GREENHOUSE PUZZLE (2067,3123). Take [DISPERSAL CARTRIDGE (EMPTY)].
Solve SOLUTION PUZZLE (R,G,B,R,G,B,R,G). Take [DISPERSAL CARTRIDGE (SOLUTION)].
Head down through LOUNGE, take [SIGNAL MODULATOR]. Back to LOUNGE, use modulator (S,S,S,D).
Go to LOW-TEMP TESTING LAB, take [DISPERSAL CARTRIDGE (HERBICIDE)].
Head back through LOUNGE to GREENHOUSE CONTROL ROOM. Use herbicide.
Take [LEVEL 3 WRISTBAND]. Go back through LOBBY → MAIN SHAFT → WEST AREA.
Use modulator in BIOTESTING LAB (A,S). Retrieve G-VIRUS. [DEFEAT G3].
Use LIFT → MAIN SHAFT → LIFT.
RUN! Take [JOINT-PLUG], defeat TYRANT.
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