Now it's time for a tutorial in hand-to-hand combat.
We begin this level with a few silent takedowns - but in rest of the game you won't need those.
In the whole beginning we close in to the adept walking in front of us and press the special attack button to choke him. We run along the cave in the end there will be a hatch on the floor. We jump down and without wasting our time we run along the corridor. First we choke the guy patrolling the area and then the guy standing next to few crates.
We run along cave further inside. We will find there a room where we will learn to fight (screen 1). There are waiting four waves - each one with two enemies. On the screen pop up a window with some simple moves we can use. After defeating all of them Tank will open us passage deeper inside the cave (if we got seriously hurt during these fights we can find two pots with health in two crates - one on the left side of the room, one on the right side).
We run along the recently open corridor and a while later we found ourselves near the control room (screen 2). If we can kill those guards without rising alarm we will get a wooden stick which will help us in a tournament later on. We sneak near the windows as close as possible. We go inside and kill the closest guard (he's the one who rise the alarm). When we're done with him we turn to his friend (those don't have to be silent takedowns - you must only save the order of killing).
We run along the cave and some time later we get to the production hall (screen 1). Inside there are three adepts. We've got to eliminate every single one with silent takedown thanks of which we will get a bonus material - "Staff combos".
We continue our run along the cave. We jump over two ditches on the floor, kill one adept and jump onto a ladder. In the next corridor we get the promised stick and in the end of the cave is a hall where the tournament takes place.
There are five rounds, each with three enemies (except for the last one):
- Three white adepts,
- Two white adepts and a red one,
- One white adept and two red ones,
- Three red adepts,
- The master of this dojo (screen 2)
After we hear Morpheus saying "Good but you're faster than that" we get the ability to focus.