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Hitman 3 - Chongqing - Important locations
Hitman 3 - Chongqing - Important locations
Data Core. Interact with the computer to complete an optional mission story called Hack Data Core.
Passage to the ventilation duct. An alternate entry point and main exit from the Data Core room. By scanning the lock or lifting the grate with some tool, you can proceed to the narrow footbridge leading to the ventilation duct.
Ventilation duct. This way you can get directly to the office of Imogen Royce - one of the two main targets of the mission in Chongqing.
Tier 3 Access Dongle. This item lies on one of the metal lockers. It allows you to scan ICA facility door locks that require the highest level of authorization, such as the entrance to Data Core.
Chloroform. The bottle is on the shelf on the left.
Ventilation shaft. This shaft connects all the main rooms in the ICA facility, so you can move around it without being noticed.
Side entrance to the laundry building. A metal staircase leads to the upper floor of the building.
Railway station. One of the escape routes from Chongqing (part of the Training Hard challenge).
Imogen Royce's Office. The office of one of the two main targets of the mission in Chongqing. Here you will find a passage to the ventilation shaft and a computer with which you can fire three employees. This can help you to get into the Data Core room. Windows and doors of the office can be tinted using the terminal.
Shortcut to street level. There is a ladder in the ventilation duct, which allows you to get to the alley next to the homeless shelter. There'll be two guards upstairs.
Tier 2 Access Dongle. This item lies on one of the metal lockers. It allows you to scan ICA facility door locks that require a medium level of authorization, such as access to lower levels of the facility.
Tier 2 Access Dongle. This item lies on one of the metal lockers. It allows you to scan ICA facility door locks that require a medium level of authorization, such as access to lower levels of the facility.
Tier 3 Access Dongle. This item lies on one of the metal lockers. It allows you to scan ICA facility door locks that require the highest level of authorization, such as the entrance to Data Core. You will also find a considerable amount of firearms, flash-bang grenades, explosives, and a suitcase.
Place for sabotaging the monitoring. Here you will find a device that records the image captured by the surveillance cameras. Once you destroy it, all the cameras in the ICA facility will stop working. The device is guarded by one guard, but you can lure him to the nearby toilet and incapacitate him.
Ventilation system. The system is connected to the nearby resting room. You can circulate the lethal poison here and then turn on the ventilation in the next room (the control panel is in the hallway) to poison Imogen Royce.
Resting room. This is where employees gather when they take a break. In the room, you will find an anti-voltage strip and a water dispenser, with which you can fatally electrocute Imogen Royce.
Tier 1 Access Dongle. This item lies on one of the metal lockers. It allows you to scan ICA facility door locks that require the lowest level of authorization. This room also has an elevator shaft you can climb to the street and unlock the Inner Courtyard shortcut.
Tier 1 Access Dongle. This item lies on one of the metal lockers. It allows you to scan ICA facility door locks that require the lowest level of authorization. You will also find a bottle of chloroform on the left.
Tier 2 Access Dongle. This item lies on one of the metal lockers. It allows you to scan ICA facility door locks that require a medium level of authorization, such as access to lower levels of the facility.
Locker room. Here you will find a Facility Analyst outfit.
Tier 1 Access Dongle. This item lies on one of the metal lockers. It allows you to scan ICA facility door locks that require the lowest level of authorization.
Evacuation exit. One of the escape routes from Chongqing. It is associated with the Super Special Door challenge. A Tier 3 Access Dongle is required (point 13 on the map, level -2).
Ventilation grate. The transition from the technical room to the security room.
Package. A small package on the waiting room seat. It is associated with the Going Postal challenge.
Entrance to the ICA Facility. There are two guards at the front and one near the container. If you want to get to the entrance unnoticed, jump down from the nearby pedestrian bridge. Door access code: 0118.
Inner Courtyard shortcut. This shortcut can only be unlocked from the inside. To unlock this passage you have to enter the ICA Facility and go through the security room at Level -1 (point 18 on the map) to the storage room. There you will find a ventilation shaft - you need to climb the pipe to the street level.
Sewer well. One of the escape routes from Chongqing (associated with the Down The Rabbit Hole challenge). You will need a crowbar to open the hatch (point 32 on the map).
Secret hatch. A shortcut that opens a passage to the ventilation duct in the ICA Facility (Quite A Hatch challenge). Access code is 2552.
Emetic Rat Poison. After entering the laundry, turn left into a small service room. Emetic Rat Poison is on the shelf on the right.
Main entrance to the homeless shelter. This building is associated with the Impulse Control mission story.
Passage to the secret hatch. A staircase that takes you to street level where you can open a secret hatch (point 28 on the map, level 0).
Homeless. Here you will overhear the conversation of homeless people and get the first important information about the Impulse Control mission story. You will also find a crowbar and a leaflet related to the Last Resort challenge. The second leaflet is carried by one of the homeless - a hunched man, who after a while will move away from his friends.
Scaffold. Thanks to the scaffold, you can go to the 1st floor of the hostel for the homeless. That way you will avoid the guards at the main entrance.
Scooter. One of the escape routes from Chongqing (linked to the Scoot Over challenge).
Crowbar. There are two guards at the entrance to the alley. To get past them, you will need the right outfit: one of Imogen Royce's men stationing outside or on the roof of the laundry, or an ICA guard's uniform.
Sewer well. One of the escape routes from Chongqing (associated with the Down The rabbit Hole challenge). You will need a crowbar to open the hatch (point 32 on the map).
Side descent to the ICA Facility. These double doors in the alley can be opened with a crowbar (the nearest tool - point 36 on the map). If you go down, you will find yourself at level 0.
Entrance to the roof of the building. Take the metal stairs straight to the roof of the building and exit near Lotus Passage, where Hush and Imogen Royce can meet after completing the All-Seeing Eyes mission story.
Facility Elevator Shaft shortcut. The passage must be opened from the alley. The door leads to the pedestrian walkway (level 2).
Side descent to the ICA Facility. Here you can jump down to get right next to the secret passage to the ICA Facility (point 25 on the map, level 0).
Restaurant. This is where you'll meet Mr. Pritchard. You have to assume his identity during the Certainty Principle mission story.
Emetic Rat Poison. This poison is in the restaurant's bathroom.
Kitchen. Here you can prepare a poisoned meal for Mr. Pritchard. After that, you can take on his identity and start a tour around the ICA Facility.
Mr. Pritchard's room. Here you will find a Form P41 related to the Certainty Principle mission story. You can get to the room through the staircase (the password is 0118) or through the open window (you need to get on the building's rooftop and slide down the gutter).
Dumpling Cook disguise. The second floor can be reached by a staircase (the password is 0118) or by the side stairs.
Recruitment room. The room associated with the Impulse Control mission story. You can go through the open window to reach the balcony and then to the upper floor of the building. A leaflet related to the Last Resort challenge can be found in the waiting room.
Emetic Rat Poison. This poison is in the bathroom.
Closed passage to the upper floor. The stairs are blocked with a grate. The door can be opened with a lockpick or crowbar (point 32 on the map, level 1).
Crowbar. The tool is on the cardboxes.
Fuse. You need this item to trigger the mechanism in Hush's office and to perform the Deprivation challenge.
Safe room. One of the escape routes from Chongqing (linked to the Apartment Safe House challenge).
Test pod. Here you can sabotage the experiment to complete the Ease Of Pain challenge.
Lethal Poison Pill Jar. The poison is on the desk.
Bathroom. You can meet Hush's main experiments object in the small bathroom. You have to assume that person's identity to complete the Impulse Control mission story.
The Lotus Passage. Links Hush's and Imogen Royce's buildings. This is where you can lure them in the course of the All-Seeing Eyes mission story.
Sniper rifle. The gun's by the wall. There is one guard who can be easily incapacitated.
Broken drone. On the roof of the building, you will find a crashed drone belonging to Imogen Royce. After scanning the device, you will receive the first information about the All-Seeing Eyes mission story.
Ventilation system. The device is located on the balcony. You can add a lethal poison to the system (point 54 on the map, level 4) to complete the Deprivation challenge.
Entrance to Hush's office. External entrance with door requiring a password: the code is 2552.
Fuse box. There is a cabinet in Hush's office in which you need to install a fuse (point 50 on the map, level 3). You have to do this to be able to complete the Deprivation challenge.
Crowbar. The tool is on the TV box.
The Block Ladder shortcut. You'll need a crowbar to get down the ladder. The tool can be found, e.g. at point 32 on the map (level 1). The ladder will descend to level 0, near the secret hatch (point 28 on the map).
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Hitman 3: End of an Era, Chongqing - map, mission information Hitman 3 guide, walkthrough

Key points of Hitman 3 - Chongqing - Important locations

Important locations

On this page of the Hitman 3 guide, you will find a map of Chongqing and the most important information about the mission End Of An Era which takes place there. You will learn about the main areas on the map of Chongqing, what the objectives and unique features of this mission are, and what the rewards for reaching the next levels of Chongqing mastery will be.

Information about the End Of An Era mission

This mission is set in the city of Chongqing located in China - Hitman 3: End of an Era, Chongqing - map, mission information - End Of An Era - Chongqing - Hitman 3 Guide

This mission is set in the city of Chongqing located in China. Agent 47 visits this location at night. However, the streets of the metropolis are lit up by numerous neon lights attached to the surrounding buildings. There are numerous bars and public buildings in the examined district of Chongqing city. The place is bustling with life even after nightfall;

  1. The first main target of the mission in Chongqing is Hush, who is conducting experiments on the ability to control another person's body through the power of the mind. His facility is located in a homeless shelter building;
  2. The second main target of the mission in Chongqing is Imogen Royce, who is conducting her research in an extremely well-guarded ICA facility hidden underground;
  3. As you progress through the End Of An Era mission, you will have the opportunity to complete three main story quests: Impulse Control, Certainty Principle, and All-Seeing Eyes;
  4. After killing two targets (Hush and Imogen Royce), you will unlock access to the optional story quest Hack Data Core, which involves hacking the Data Core at a secret ICA facility;
  5. Chongqing is one of the larger maps of Hitman 3 and allows you to gain a maximum mastery level of 20 of this location. You gain XP needed to advance to the next mastery levels by doing the challenges associated with the Chongqing map.
Through the streets of Chongqing and around some buildings, Agent 47 can move freely, but to get into the official rooms and guarded areas of the map (ICA facility, homeless shelter), you'll have to work a bit harder - Hitman 3: End of an Era, Chongqing - map, mission information - End Of An Era - Chongqing - Hitman 3 Guide

Through the streets of Chongqing and around some buildings, Agent 47 can move freely, but to get into the official rooms and guarded areas of the map (ICA facility, homeless shelter), you'll have to work a bit harder.

  1. Sneaking: there are many nooks, crannies, pillars, alcoves, rooms, and other objects in the map area that will allow you to hide from the guards' sight;
  2. Disguises: in the course of the game, you can take on the role of a restaurant worker, a street security guard, a lab worker, an ICA facility guard - among others;
  3. Alternate routes: in the Chongqing area you will find some useful shortcuts that will allow you to get to the most important points on the map (ICA outpost, homeless shelter) without having to go through the first stages of each story quest.

Chongqing - Shortcuts

There are 3 shortcuts and one secret passage in the Chongqing (China) level, which will greatly speed up your movement around the map, making it easier to complete each challenge. Each of the shortcuts described below can be unlocked permanently, i.e. you can make them available during all subsequent mission reruns.

Shortcut 1: ICA Facility Elevator Shaft - Hitman 3: End of an Era, Chongqing - map, mission information - End Of An Era - Chongqing - Hitman 3 Guide

Shortcut 1: ICA Facility Elevator Shaft.

You can activate the shortcut right after starting the mission in Chongqing (Point 39 on the map). The door can only be unlocked from the other side, and you'll get there through the alley by the boardwalk - there are 2 guards standing in front of the entrance so it's worth getting a Street Guard disguise. A shortcut that takes you across the boardwalk (River-Side Walkway) to the side entrance door of the ICA facility, which will take you to Level 0.

Shortcut 2: Inner Courtyard - Hitman 3: End of an Era, Chongqing - map, mission information - End Of An Era - Chongqing - Hitman 3 Guide

Shortcut 2: Inner Courtyard.

The shortcut can only be unlocked from the inside, and you'll get there through an elevator shaft in the ICA security room (point 18 on the map). Open the elevator shaft, climb up the gutter to the upper floor, then move to the left, hack the shaft grate lock and open the barricaded door. This shortcut leads to an alley near the hidden entrance to the ICA facility (point 26 on the map).

Shortcut 3: The Ladder in the Homeless Shelter Building (The Block Ladder) - Hitman 3: End of an Era, Chongqing - map, mission information - End Of An Era - Chongqing - Hitman 3 Guide

Shortcut 3: The Ladder in the Homeless Shelter Building (The Block Ladder).

You'll find the shortcut on the balcony after you leave the recruitment room (point 49 on the map). Before you try to unlock this passage, it's a good idea to disguise yourself as a street guard, a security guard at this facility, or a homeless person. You will need a crowbar to lower the ladder (point 32 or 62 on the map). This shortcut leads to an alley between the Arcade and the hostel, right next to the secret passage (point 28 on the map).

Secret Hatch - Hitman 3: End of an Era, Chongqing - map, mission information - End Of An Era - Chongqing - Hitman 3 Guide

Secret Hatch

You'll find a secret passage in the alley between the Arcade and the homeless shelter building (point 28 on the map). You can get to the secret hatch just moments after the game starts, simply take the crowbar (point 32 on the map) and pass through the Arcade game room to the alley. It's a good idea to pick up a Street Guard disguise from the video arcade on the way so as not to attract the attention of the two guards standing outside. You will unlock the secret passage with code 2552. A shortcut leads to level -3 of the ICA facility.

Chongqing - Key Locations

Below, you will find a list of the most important locations, marked with points on our Chongqing map. References to these and other areas can be found on the following walkthrough pages of the mission in China.

1 - Data Core. Here, you will find a computer which you must interact with to complete the optional Hack Data Core story quest.

2 - The way to the ventilation shaft. An alternative entrance to and main exit from the Data Core room. By scanning the lock or prying the grate with a tool, you can get to a narrow catwalk leading to a ventilation shaft.

4 - Tier 3 Access Dongle. The Tier 3 Access Dongle lies on one of the metal cabinets - it will allow you to scan door locks in the ICA facility that require the highest level of authorization, such as the door to the Data Core.

6 - Ventilation Shaft. The shaft connects all the main rooms in the ICA facility, so you can move around the facility without being noticed.

10 - Imogen Royce's Office. This is the office of one of the two main targets in the Chongqing mission. Here you will find an entrance to the ventilation shaft and a computer - if you use it, you can fire three workers, which may make it easier to get to the Data Core. Office windows and doors can be tinted using a terminal.

11 - Tier 2 Access Dongle. The Tier 2 Access Dongle lies on one of the metal cabinets, and it will allow you to scan door locks in the ICA facility which require a medium authorization level, such as doors to the lower levels of the facility.

14 - Sabotaging the surveillance system. There is a device here that records footage from the surveillance cameras. Once you destroy it, all cameras at the ICA facility will stop working. The device is protected by one guard, but you can lure him out to a nearby restroom and subdue him.

19 - Tier 1 Access Dongle. The Tier 1 Access Dongle lies on one of the metal cabinets, and it will allow you to scan the door locks at the ICA facility which require the lowest authorization level.

25 - Entrance to the ICA facility. There are two guards standing at the front, and another one by the container. If you want to get to the entrance unnoticed, jump down from the nearby boardwalk. Door Access Code: 0118.

30 - Main entrance to the homeless shelter. A building associated with the Impulse Control Mission Story.

32 - The Homeless. Here you will eavesdrop on the conversation of homeless people and get the first important information about the Impulse Control Mission Story.

41 - The Restaurant. This is where you will meet Mr. Pritchard whom you need to pose as during the Certainty Principle Mission Story.

44 - The Room of Mr. Pritchard. In the room, you will find Form P41 related to the Certainty Principle Mission Story. You will get to the room through the stairwell (code 0118) or through an open window (you need to climb down the gutter from the roof of the building).

46 - Recruitment Room. A room associated with the Impulse Control Mission Story. You can go to the balcony and then to the upper floor of the building through the open window.

57 - The Bathroom. In a small bathroom, you will meet the main subject of Hush's experiment. This is the person you must pose as during the final stage of the Impulse Control Mission Story.

58 - The Lotus Passage. A walkway between the Hush and Imogen Royce buildings. You can lure them in here while completing the All-Seeing Eyes Mission Story.

56 - The Crashed Drone. On the roof of the building you will find a destroyed Drone which belongs to Imogen Royce. After scanning the device, you will receive the first pieces of information about the All-Seeing Eyes Mission Story.

Walkthrough - table of contents

The mission End Of An Era in Chongqing (China) is very complex, so we describe all of its elements in detail on separate pages of our guide.

  1. Story quest - Certainty Principle: We have described in detail the course of a quest, in which you have to take on the role of Mr. Pritchard. Passing this quest will allow you to enter the secret ICA facility and eliminate Imogen Royce in many interesting ways;
  2. Story quest - Impulse Control: on this page we have described the mission in which you have to impersonate a homeless person and get into the shelter under the pretext of wanting to participate in an experiment. By completing this task, you will have a chance to get closer to Hush - the other main mission objective in Chongqing;
  3. Story quest - All-Seeing Eyes: The third story quest allows you to lure the two targets (Hush and Imogen Royce) to one location so you can eliminate them in one go. This mission is described in detail on a separate page of our guide;
  4. Optional story quest - Hack Data Core: The mission in Chongqing allows Players to complete an optional quest related to hacking the Data Core. The course of this task, along with the escape from the ICA facility, is described on a separate page of this guide;
  5. Killing Hush: on this page, we have described some interesting and unconventional ways to eliminate Hush;
  6. Imogen Royce assassination: on this page, we have described some unique ways to eliminate Royce;
  7. Poison - how to get it? You can find three Emetic Rat Poison items and one Lethal Poison Pill Jar in the Chongqing area;
  8. Best disguises: on this page, we have presented some interesting disguises that will allow you to move freely around the map of Chongqing (China) and get closer to the main mission objectives;
  9. Monitoring - how to sabotage it? On a separate page we describe the process of disabling the monitoring, which will make it much easier for you to move around the Chongqing map, especially on higher difficulty levels;
  10. Map of Chonqing - how to leave?: On this page, we have described the main ways to leave the map after eliminating both mandatory objectives and/or completing a side quest;
  11. Camera - where and how to use it?: On this page, we have presented and described all the major uses of the camera during the End Of An Era mission in Chongqing (China).

Mastery levels and rewards

Chongqing is an expansive, multi-level map and allows for up to mastery level of 20 of this location. You gain XP needed to advance to the next mastery levels by doing the challenges associated with the Chongqing map. We've compiled the full list of rewards for advancing to the next championship levels in Hitman 3 on the map in China below.

LEVEL

REWARD AND COMMENT

2

Cache - Facility Server Supply Room. This is the server room on the lowest level of the ICA facility (level -3), next to the Data Core room.

2

Tool - Electronic Key Hacker MK III. A universal key that is used to open electronic locks.

3

Cache - Restaurant Back Stairwell. This is about the kitchen in the bar on the main street.

4

New starting location - River-side Walkway. Agent 47 can start the game on the boardwalk. From here you can quickly get to the most important spots on the map of Chongqing - the ICA facility and the homeless shelter

5

Poison - ICA Pen Syringe Emetic. Poison in pen form so you can carry it with you anywhere without raising suspicion.

6

Cache - Corridor. It's in a hallway in the homeless shelter on the 3rd floor.

7

New starting location - Restaurant Kitchen. Agent 47 can start the game disguised as a cook. This way you can quickly prepare a poisoned meal for Mr. Pritchard and continue with the Certainty Principle story quest.

7

Explosive charge - ICA Proximity Concussion Device MK III. Proximity stun mine. Instead of killing the target (or targets), it knocks opponents to the ground.

8

Cache - Facility Maintenance Tunnel. This refers to the service tunnel in the ICA facility, on level -2.

9

New starting location - Facility Rooftop. Agent 47 begins the game disguised as a security guard, on the roof of a building above the ICA facility. This allows you to move freely through the area and, for example, take a shortcut that leads to the ICA's underground headquarters.

10

Cache - Facility Rooftop. It's about the wooden crates, right next to the Facility Rooftop starting location.

10

Weapon - ICA Tactical Shotgun. A tactical shotgun with high firepower. This illegal item can be smuggled into the Chongqing map area in one of the suitcases.

11

Cache - Arcade. This is about the game room on the main street (level 0). You can get inside through an alley guarded by two guards or from the street by breaking down the door with a crowbar.

12

Cache - Side Alley. The items will be smuggled in a suitcase that you will find in the alley leading to the main entrance of the homeless shelter (level 1).

13

New starting location - The Block. Agent 47 begins the game disguised as one of Hush's lab worker. This allows you to move freely around the homeless shelter.

14

Cache - Facility Ventilation Room. This is about the small utility room in the ICA facility, right next to the break room (level -2).

15

Weapons - ICA SMG Raptor Covert. A rapid-fire machine gun that can be smuggled into the Chongqing area in one of the suitcases.

16

New starting location - Balcony. Agent 47 starts the game on the balcony of one of the buildings (level 3), right next to the laundry building.

17

Cache - The Laundry. Items are smuggled into the back of the laundry room. You will find them in the bookcase, behind the towels.

18

Cache - Apartment. It's a flat in one of the buildings on the main street.

19

New starting location - Facility Locker Room. Agent 47 begins the game disguised as an employee of the ICA facility. With a cover like this, you can freely move around almost the entire area of the underground complex.

20

Agent 47 Costume - Neon City Suit with Gloves. The costume does not have any unique properties. It simply allows you to change the appearance of Agent 47.

20

Sniper Weapon - Hackl Leviathan Sniper Rifle Covert. A high-performance sniper rifle with an attached silencer.

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