Injustice (Mobile) - Deathstroke Arkham Origins Challenge Mode

Arkham Origins Deathstroke arrives from Gotham City, just in time for a new Injustice Challenge Mode..

Players of Injustice: Gods Among Us love Deathstroke. Seriously. 

The Bronze version of Deathstroke is one of the strongest and easiest-to-level characters. His 2nd Full-Auto attack can take down Gold level enemies. The Silver level Deathstroke's first Point-Blank double-pistol attack does impressive damage, and it's quick to reload. Both of them gain power for each takedown as well - from his passive ability. The Red Son Deathstroke is also popular among the PvP crowd.

Now the latest member of the Slade Wilson family, is coming right out of Batman: Arkham Origins. The game itself may have not been a complete critical success but... let's be honest - Deathstroke is a badass no matter where he shows up. 

The character enjoyed a lot of popularity during his comic book run, appearing in the animated Teen Titans series (the good one), and Manu Bennet's vicious, growling version of him on the CW's Arrow.

So, I'm sure there were some girlish giggles out there when the latest Challenge Mode started last night.

Paid Mercenary

You will have 18 days to complete the challenge, and you start with 25 Challenge Credits to pay for each battle. You will need to buy more in the Shop, or earn them by playing regular battles to finish all five series of challenges.

For each set of battles completed, you get a part of Deathstroke's gear  (Grenade, Mask, Rifle, Boots, Pistol)Once you have won all five challenges, a Gold-Level Arkham Origins Deathstroke is added to your collection.

But, you don't need to complete them all to win something.

  • 2 Challenges Completed - Free Bronze Booster Pack (worth 8,000 credits)
  • 3 Challenges Completed - +15,000 Power Credits
  • 4 Challenges Completed - Free Silver Booster Pack (worth 35,000 credits)

Once the Standard Challenge is complete, players can then try the Expert level  and up to Nightmare level.

I'm Better at Breaking Things...

  • Challenge 1: Bronze Characters Only - Nightwing and Deathstroke are always good. Bronze Harley Quinn's first attack is actually strong.
  • Challenge 2: Green Lantern Must Be On Your Team - I lean toward John Stewart's Lantern due to his passive, but Regime is a good second choice.
  • Challenge 3: Bronze or Silver Characters Only - I always prefer characters with strong 2nd level attacks.
  • Challenge 4: Cyborg Must Be On  Your Team - I've not been a Cyborg fan, but Regime's 2nd attack is a killer and Regime or Teen Titan Cyborg (Gold) regenerate their health when they tag out.
  • Challenge 5: Green Arrow Must Be On Your Team - The Gold level Arrow version is the guy to have, but the Silver's Hurricane Bow attack is good.

Best of the BestThe ArkhamOrigins Deathstroke has some familiar abilities. First, is the Point Blank 1st attack, similar to the Silver level version. 

And his Eye for an Eye attack is familiar territory. Now, comes Identity Crisis. New, but nothing fancy at all. Slade just bashes someone's face in with his rifle butt. In other words, dental records will be needed. 

Then, there's his passive ability: Elite Soldier. Unlike previous Deathstrokes, this one does not escalate. Hitting 200% on Point Blank might take a keen eye, but to blast through an opponent's defenses AND get a Critical Bonus?

Very sweet indeed.

Contributor

Amazon, Pirate and Gator 'Rassler who terrorizes the seas aboard her frigate The Crimson Widow in the original Pirates Online and now in The Legend of Pirates Onlines (www.TLOPO.com). Also an administrator of the Pirates Online Wiki (https://piratesonline.fandom.com/wiki/). Have swung a hammer in Guild Wars 2, slung a S.A.W. in Defiance and winged across the galaxy in Star Wars: The Old Republic.

Published Aug. 9th 2014
  • Chirag Bhatia
    hey man, i wantedto ask whether is ther any way i can unlock ao deathstroke now in my store, cauze i did not unlock hime during the challange.. i wanthim very badly... i only wana unlock him and get him in thestore.. thanx
  • Andre_2861
    I missed this challenge .. Is he available in the challenge package?
  • Justin_5615
    What are last 3 buyouts on the level 5 deathstroke challenge? I'm not strong enough yet to win this, but I might just be able to buy my way out. I had to do the same with the last 2 red son batman battles, but this looks more expensive!
  • Capt. Eliza Creststeel
    Contributor
    - I will admit that I'm not on the Nightmare level right now. I've not been playing it much this past weekend, but they may have set the prices up to balance the number of players opting out.
  • Capt. Eliza Creststeel
    Contributor
    Another Tip: I always recommend BUYING the $1,000 fights if you can. Because that way you can stretch your 25 Challenge Credits and not only have enough to finish 2 Challenges, but have 9 left over for a third.

    Obviously, you can go back and crank out 9 regular battles or spent $30,000 to buy more - but for only $8,000, it's a bargain.

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