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Prologue Darklands Training




Welcome to Lair's introductory segment. Choose the highlighted chapter. A cut scene will begin.

Prologue - Darklands Training



Press the Triangle button to mount your dragon.

Moving the Left Stick steers the dragon.

Press the X button will make the dragon fly faster. The L2 or R2 buttons will make the dragon brake. Flicking the controller up will make the dragon do a 180.

The last section is to fly through the rings. You must fly through 8 of the rings to complete the prologue.

When you fly through the last ring a cut scene will begin. This will bring you to the end of the Prologue Chapter.

Chapter 1 Day of Terror




Chapter 1 - Day of Terror



Press the Triangle button to mount your dragon.

Now follow the river towards the ocean.

A yellow arrow will appear on the screen. This will show you where you need to go. The arrow will be in the upper right corner of the screen.

A cut scene will play. After the scene, fly to the ocean.

Stay low to the water. Press the Square button to shoot Fireballs. Hold the Square button to breath flames.

Shoot the ships with fire balls. It should take two fireballs to take out each ship.

Your priority should be the ships that are firing on the city. You can take the other ships out for more carnage points. This will help you get better medals at the end of this mission.

After the ships are destroyed, dragons will attack the city.

Follow the arrow to the city. Press down on the D-Pad to activate Rage Vision. The red dragons are the enemy.

After you kill so many dragons Atta-Kai will attack.

To make Atta-Kai retreat you need to enter pursuit mode. Press the O button to start pursuit mode.

Now you need to steer your dragon to the same height level he is at. Once you’re at the same level, move your controller towards Atta-Kai to make your dragon ram his.

You must ram him twice to make Atta-Kai retreat. When he retreats, you will be at the end of Chapter 1.


Chapter 2 Blood River





Chapter 2 - Blood River



Fly towards the signal tower.

A cut scene will begin when you near the tower. Get close to the ground. Hold the L2 and R2 buttons to land.

You can either melee them with the O button. Or you can just shoot fireballs at them.

Clear the area of the Mokai ground troops. A cut scene will begin when you have killed enough troops. Take to the air by holding the L2 and R2 buttons.

Fly in the direction of the yellow arrow.

At the objective, you will need to kill dragons, catapults, and more ground troops.

Kill the dragons as fast as you can. If you lose the barges the mission is a failure.

After the barges are saved, you will need to destroy four Trebuchets.

Once the Trebuchets are gone, destroy the remaining Mokai ground troops.

Once the ground troops are killed this will end the chapter.

Chapter 3 Demon Pass




Chapter 3 - Demon Pass



Fly towards the fortress.

When you get close to the fortress a cut scene will begin. On the tower will be faces. Shoot the eyes of the faces.

When you destroy both eyes dragons will come out of the mouth.

Once the dragons are dead, fly in the mouth.

Inside the fortress, target the weight and grab a hold of it.

When the game tells you move the controller up and down to rip the weight from its moorings.

Repeat this for the next weight. Once the second weight is destroyed, the fog will lift and you can attack the Mokai ships.

Once the ships are destroyed time for the last weight. Fly back to the fortress. Enter the fortress and destroy the last generator.

The fortress should blow up after the last weight is destroyed. This will bring you to the end of Chapter 3.

Chapter 4 Crossing at Dawn




Chapter 4 - Crossing at Dawn



Mount your dragon. You need to fly in the direction of the arrow, while killing the dragons that get in your way.

Kill the dragons when they start strafing the bridge.

Once the guardians are safe fly in the direction of the arrow and attack the ground troops.

Once you have taken care of the amount you have to, more ice dragons appear.

Take back to the sky. After you kill so many dragons, the Mokai will drop Tauros on the bridge. Lock on to a Tauros. Your dragon will pick up the Tauros, press the Triangle button to drop the Tauros.

After the Tauros are dead, Dark Dragons will join the battle.

The Dark Dragons are fire immune. You have to take them down by either ramming them or getting in to melee combat with them.

Once the Dark Dragons are dead, the Mokai will drop rhinos on your troops.

Rhinos are immune to fire. Lock on to the Rhinos. Then Shake the controller up and down.

After the last Rhino is dead, the mission is over.

Chapter 5 Serpent Strait




Chapter 5 - Serpent Strait



The first part of this chapter you need to protect the four mantas.

You need at least one manta to live to complete this objective. Also your fireballs can hurt the mantas. Mokai Ice Dragons will start attacking at the beginning of the chapter.

Lock on and shoot fireballs at the dragons.

Once you save the mantas, the serpent will rise from the water.

Fly close and shoot the scales on the serpent with fireballs.

After you hit him the serpent will rear up out of the water and attack you.

Shoot fireballs at the serpent's head.

Dodge the serpent’s attacks by moving the controller left or right. If your fireball hits the serpent he will be stunned.

Press the O button to ram the serpent.

The serpent will try and bite your dragon. When prompted, move the controller left.

Move the Left Stick down when prompted.

Repeat this process until after you ram the serpent. The second time the serpent tries to bite your dragon, move the controller to the right.

Then move the Left Stick down.

Shoot the serpent to make it loose a scale. This time the serpent will attack you from behind.

Move the controller to the right or left when prompted. You will need to do this three times.

You will land on the serpent near the eye. Move the Left Stick down.

You will hit the eye and then fall off. Your dragon will pick you up. This will bring you to the end of chapter 5.

Chapter 6 Ravine of No Return




Chapter 6 - Ravine of No Return



Note about this chapter: this chapter is pretty linear.
Follow the arrow to your objective. Avoid the spotlights at all costs.

Try and fly low to the water. If you get spotted fly as fast as you can to try and avoid the damage.

When you make it the outpost, follow the arrow to the generator. Shoot the power cables to shut off the spotlights.

Lock on to the generator. The dragon will land on the generator. Shake the controller up and down to destroy the generator.

Ice Dragons will appear. Kill the dragons.

Follow the arrow to the next generator. Shoot the power lines to shut the spotlights off.

Lock on to the generator. Shake the controller to destroy the generator.

More Ice Dragons will appear. Kill the new dragons.

Follow the arrow to the last generator. Shoot the power lines to shut the spotlights off again. Lock on to the generator. Shake the controller to destroy the generator.

This will bring you to the end of Chapter 6.

Chapter 7 Firestorm




Chapter 7 Firestorm



You need to protect the manta bombers.

Go in the direction of the yellow arrow, you need to take out three cannon groups.

Near the cannons will be a generator. Lock on to the generator and shake the controller.

Proceed to the next generator, protecting the mantas.

Now it time to take care of the last generator. Once the last generator is down, fly above a manta and lock on to a bomb.

Fly in to the city. Drop your bombs on the buildings with the spotlights. You may need to hover to aim properly.

Once you have destroyed enough of the buildings, you will need to destroy the armory.

Once the armory is destroyed this will bring you to the end of Chapter 7.

Chapter 8 Out of the Ashes




Chapter 8 - Out of the Ashes



Once you’re in control of the dragon, fly straight ahead.

When you see the swarmers, follow the path to the left.

Follow the vegetation on the ground until you get to a stone arch.

Once you are at the arch, go to the left.

Stay to the left and keep following the vegetation until you reach water.

It is time to kill the Spiderwasp.

Fly towards the Spiderwasp shooting fireballs, dodging the Spiderwasps attacks. When the Spiderwasp comes in to attack press the D-Pad in the direction you are prompted.

You will be on the Spiderwasp's back. Shake the controller up and down.

You need to do this like three times. A cut scene will begin after the Spiderwasp is dead. After the scene Asylian Burners will attack the camp.

You will be in a chase. Follow the dragons, while shooting fireballs at the dragons.

You will come to an area with two large war beasts.

Lock on to the war beasts. Shoot at the weapons platforms.

Once the weapons platform is destroyed, fly low near the legs. Press the Triangle button to latch on and pull the war beast down.

Once both war beasts are dead, this will bring you to the end of Chapter 8.

Chapter 9 Breaking the Ice




Chapter 9 - Breaking the Ice



Fly in the direction the yellow arrow is pointing.

Kill some of the dragons on the way in to the prison. This should take some pressure of you at the ballista’s.

You can also take out some of the ships for some carnage points.

Once the dragons are cleared out a bit, close in on the towers around the prison.

On top of the towers should be the ballista. Be careful taking out the ballista, they can take you down fast.

Once the ballista are destroyed, fly in to the prison. Land on the ground inside and attack the soldiers.

When you kill the need amount of soldiers the chapter will come to an end.

Chapter 10 Deadman's Basin




Chapter 10 - Deadman's Basin



A note on this chapter: you will be bouncing back and forth from objective to objective before they are met.

Once in control, kill the Asylian troops on the sloped path.

Once the way is clear, you need to protect the Mokai. A War beast will be coming up the hill behind the Mokai people.

When the Asylian Navy shows up, you will need to start destroying the ships.

As you are clearing the objectives, more War beasts will start up the hill from behind the Mokai.

Also a Manta will appear. Lock on to the Manta and shoot big fireballs.

After the Manta rams the dam, you will get an objective to finish destroying the dam. There are four points to destroy.

Lock on to a point on the dam and the dragon will land. Shake the controller up and down to break the dam.

When you break the dam, this will bring you to the end of chapter 10.

Chapter 11 Ruins of Mokai




Chapter 11 - Ruins of Mokai



Fly straight ahead. Land and kill the soldiers on the ground.

When you kill the 1000 soldiers you need, Three Rhinos and 1200 more soldiers will be next on the hit list.

Once this amount of soldiers is killed and the three Rhinos, seven more Rhinos and unknown amount of soldiers will come out of the gate.

When you get the command destroy the siege locks by locking on and then shaking the controller up and down.

After the gate is locked, fly to the bay to protect the ships.

On the walls will be some guns. Take these out to help protect the ships.

The last objective is to clear the sky of the Asylian dragons.

Once the dragons are killed this will bring you to the end of Chapter 11

Chapter 12 Bridge of the Ancients




Chapter 12 - Bridge of the Ancients



Note about the chapter: you cannot lose more than 1 ship or the mission is lost.
Fly to the outpost. Destroy the catapults and ballista on the towers. There are a total of five outposts.

On the left will be the second outpost, dragons will attack your Warbeasts. Kill some of the dragons after taking out the outpost.

Just past the second outpost will be the third outpost.

To the right a bit and on an island is the fourth outpost. Some more dragons will appear when you get close to the fourth outpost. Thin out the dragons.

To the left and on another island is the fifth outpost.

You will have two objectives at this point. The first is to protect the Mantas. Wind dragons will be attacking them. If you free up the Mantas, the Mantas will help with the ships.

The second is to destroy the Asylian Fleet.

After the boats are destroyed another set of double objectives. The first is to protect your fleet from the dragons. The big Bull dragons are immune to fire. The smaller Wind dragons are not so lucky.

Take out the smaller dragons first with fireballs. Then go melee the Bull dragons.

The second objective is to kill the Asylian War beasts on the bridge.

This should bring you to the end of Chapter 12.

Chapter 13 Maelstrom




Chapter 13 - Maelstrom



Your first objective is to take out the steam generators. Lock on to the generator and then shake the controller up and down.

There are three steam generators. To make your life easier you can take out the cannons first.

After the generators are destroyed, it will be time to take out the cannons.

The last objective will be to kill Loden.

Take out the boulders he throws at the prison.

Close in on Loden and enter fight mode.

Once he gets low on life, you must dodge the boulders as you fall towards him.

Then follow the onscreen prompts to finish Loden off.

This will bring you to the end of Chapter 13.

Chapter 14 Battle for Asylia




Chapter 14 - Battle for Asylia



For the beginning protect your ships and Mantas from the Asylian dragons and turrets.

When you get to the bridges fly above a Manta. Target the Manta and Your dragon will fly in and grab some bombs.

Fly to a bridge and drop the bombs on the bridge. Repeat this until both bridges are destroyed.

After the bridges are destroyed Asylian Mantas will come in to attack your army.

After you take care of the Mantas, take care of the soldiers and War beasts.

Lock on to a War beast. Shoot fireballs at the War beasts until you destroy the weapons platforms. Fly low and close to the War beasts. Press the Triangle button to latch on to the War beasts legs.

Once you kill the 2700 soldiers you will advance to the city proper. In fact you can just kill the 2700 soldiers ignoring the War beasts.

Next is to destroy four of those nasty cannons.

Once the cannons are destroyed, you need to get some bombs from a Manta. Then destroy the three lava vents.

For the last objective is to destroy the palace.

Grab some more bombs from a Manta. Then highlight the palace and drop the bombs on the palace.

When the palace falls this will bring you to the end of the game.