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Disco Elysium: Beginner's Guide Disco Elysium guide, walkthrough

On this page, you will find beginner's tips for Disco Elysium. We have prepared various hints and tips that are primarily for beginner players.

Highlight interactive objects

In Disco Elysium, as in other RPGs, players can highlight all interactive objects - Disco Elysium: Beginners tips - Basics - Disco Elysium game guide

In Disco Elysium, as in other RPGs, players can highlight all interactive objects. When you enter a new area, press Tab or RMB to see which items you can pick up or examine. Start doing this from the very beginning you will find some clothes in the first room.

Save your game often

In Disco Elysium, you can save without limits you should definitely take advantage of this. You can do manual, quick and auto saves. It is important to save:

  1. Before investigating an unknown device/item or talking with an important NPC. There is always a chance of getting important choices or unique behavioral options;
  2. Before trying to pass specific skills checks. If you fail, you will not be able to repeat it.

Get a plastic bag and collect bottles

The Yellow Plastic Bag is an extremely useful item, especially at the beginning of Disco Elysium  it will help you earn extra money - Disco Elysium: Beginners tips - Basics - Disco Elysium game guide

The Yellow Plastic Bag is an extremely useful item, especially at the beginning of Disco Elysium it will help you earn extra money. You can get the bag right at the beginning of the game leave the hotel, go past the bookstore and go to the place visible in the above picture. When your character holds the bag in his hand, he can start collecting bottles that can later be sold at the right point.

For more information on making money in Disco Elysium, check out the Money - how to earn? page.

The passage of time

Time passes a little differently in Disco Elysium - it stops during exploration, but moves on during conversations with the NPCs. You can also speed up the time by sitting on a bench or reading a book (purchased at the bookstore). This can be useful when you need to, e.g. wait until a certain hour to enter a currently locked room.

Run to save time

The main character of Disco Elysium moves quite sluggishly, but you can make Harrier run by pressing the LMB on the destination - Disco Elysium: Beginners tips - Basics - Disco Elysium game guide

The main character of Disco Elysium moves quite sluggishly, but you can make Harrier run by pressing the LMB on the destination. By holding down the LMB after double-clicking, you can freely control your character and run across the entire map without having to keep clicking.

Locked chests and containers

You can open locked chests and containers by using a prybar - Disco Elysium: Beginners tips - Basics - Disco Elysium game guide

You can open locked chests and containers by using a prybar. When you have it in your equipment and are near a chest or container, you will notice that the white outline has turned blue. Inside, you can find useful healing items, clothing, and money. If you want to find out how to get a prybar in Disco Elysium, check out the Prybar - how to get it? page.

The main character can die

In Disco Elysium, the main character, Harrier du Bois, can die in many different ways - even during the first few minutes - Disco Elysium: Beginners tips - Basics - Disco Elysium game guide

In Disco Elysium, the main character, Harrier du Bois, can die in many different ways - even during the first few minutes! You need to keep this in mind, especially when attempting to perform some dangerous activity. It is also worth noting that the main character can lose health and morale points during conversations.

Skill points are worth saving

In Disco Elysium, your character will have to perform many skill checks - passing them can make completing certain tasks much easier or let you explore previously inaccessible locations. Before making a dice roll, especially at crucial moments in the game, you can increase your chances by putting points in the appropriate skill.

Light up dark rooms with a flashlight

The flashlight is an extremely useful item that will help your character to explore dark rooms, find additional items or clues needed to complete certain tasks - Disco Elysium: Beginners tips - Basics - Disco Elysium game guide

The flashlight is an extremely useful item that will help your character to explore dark rooms, find additional items or clues needed to complete certain tasks. If you want to find out how to get a flashlight in Disco Elysium, check out the Flashlight - how to get it? page.

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