In this Dante's Inferno walkthrough, continue the detailed exploration of the Abominable Sands and Fraud through to the Politicians sections of the game.
Dante’s Inferno Walkthrough – Francesco
At this point in the game, you should have made part of the way through the Abominable Sands area and retrieved the Memory of Acre relic. If not, review Dante’s Inferno Walkthrough – Continuing through Heresy.
From the save point, climb down the vine rope on the left side. At the bottom of this is a boss fight with Dante’s brother Francesco. Watch out for his attacks and the additional enemies he sends to attack you. You will need to do a lot of dodging. Use magic and Holy Cross attacks to damage and stun him. At the end of the battle a brief dialog occurs between Dante and Francesco. Dante absolves his soul. You are then given the Francesco’s Forgiveness relic.
From here the platform beneath you will move downward. Fight off the magic using demons and flying creatures that appear until you reach the bottom. Save your game at the Beatrice statue nearby. Collect the mana and health fountains if needed. Shortly after this you will have an encounter with a demon version of Beatrice. After this dialog you will fight with a large fiery demon. Beyond this down a pathway is a lost soul on a ledge and a door to the left. Absolve or punish the poor wretch and then open the door. Here you will find a lever. Pull it to go down to a lower level. From here, pick up a health and mana fountain. Continue forward to another door.
Panderers and Seducers
Open the door and move to the ledge. From here you will see a moving platform. Time your jump to move across to another ledge. Once there a bonus challenge occurs. You will need to kill all enemies using only magic to earn bonus souls. Use any of your magic abilities or the Holy Cross to kill your opponents. When successful, a large wall will fall, which clears a path for you. Go back to this area to reach a climbable wall. Go up and across this wall until you can go down and reach another area. Down this hallway is a health and mana fountain. Save your game at the Beatrice statue. Open the door nearby.
Beyond this door you will need to get across to another ledge. If you have reached this point in the Dante’s Inferno walkthrough, the jump point is in the middle. However, it closes after a short time. Get across quickly by timing your jump to the midpoint right when it opens. Once across, another bonus round begins. This time you will need to get a 100 combo score to earn the bonus. Use any combination of scythe attacks to win this round. Once completed, the wall drops and opens a pathway for you to go through. Walk over and pull the lever you see. This cause the platform you are standing on to drop quickly. Jump up to avoid damage and land safely on platform below. From here, pick up the mana and health fountains. Save your game at the Beatrice statue.
Dante’s Inferno Walk through – Simonists
Open the door nearby the saving point. When you reach the ledge inside, notice that the platforms in front of you are moving up and down. Carefully time your jumps to get across. Now you will need to complete a bonus challenge. Kill five creatures while you are in the air. To do this, hold down the (Y) button to cause the enemies and yourself to get thrown into the air. Use scythe attacks on them while they are airborne. Once you have completed this task, go to the back of the room to jump onto a rope crossway. Make your way across to reach a vine rope. Jump to this rope and climb down to reach another rope crossway. Cross this rope to reach a platform. Here you will see a lost soul that you can absolve or punish and a couple of mana/health fountains. Save your game at the Beatrice statue.
Go through the door near the saving point. You will notice that the platforms in this area move up and down. Carefully time and jump across to the other side. Another challenge awaits you. This time you will need to stay up in the air for five seconds and kill an enemy. To do this, press and hold the Y button to get you and the enemy airborne. Then use the RT button to grab onto them. Press Y again to slow down your fall to the ground. When you are successful, go back to the back of the room to reach an elevator. Chop through the gear you see there. The elevator will drop fast. Quickly jump to the left side to reach a platform. Grab the mana and health fountains if needed. Save your game at the Beatrice statue.
Go through the door near the Beatrice statue. Again you will need to cross to a platform on the other side. This time a lever sits in the middle of the room. Pull it to turn the platform close to the ledge. When you release the lever it moves quickly. Use Dodge (RS) to move faster and jump across.
In this bonus challenge, you will need to protect all of the innocent humans. Kill off all of the enemies that try to attack them. When the round ends, go back of the room to jump onto a rope crossway. From here there are three more rope crossways you will need to jump down and cross. Once you reach the bottom, save your game at the Beatrice statue. Use the mana and health fountains if needed. Take a breath. You have completed this section Dante’s Inferno walk through.
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