Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales is an action-adventure game based on the Marvel Comics superhero Miles Morales and is the sequel to Marvel's Spider-Man (2018). The story continues from where Marvel's Spider-Man and its downloadable content 'The City That Never Sleeps' left off, during which Miles Morales was bitten by a genetically-enhanced spider and gained powers similar to Peter Parker's. To fully integrate himself into the role of Spider-Man Morales becomes Peter Parker's understudy. Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales is available on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5. Take a look at our tips to get help in the game.
Regardless of whether you played Spider-Man (2018) or not it is recommended that you take the time to watch the recap to either catch up to speed or freshen your memory. You can access the recap at the main menu by selecting the 'Previously on...' option. The recap is a short video that basically runs down the events of the first game.
There will be occassions where there will be several enemies attacking you from different directions at once, when this happens and you feel you are being overwhelmed you should run away to make some space. Then pick them off individually as they arrive to continue the fight instead of trying to take on all ten assailants at once. Try to stay in the air during fights as you will be far more effective and use Venom abilities like jump and dash when fighting groups of bad guys.
It is recommended that you make completing the challenges your first priority in Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales. Peter Parker has set up a series of challenges for Miles around the city that involve combat, traversal, and stealth and each one you manage to complete will unlock a useful ability. Doing the challenges will also give you the opportunity to learn the basics of the game. Listed below are the challenges, their prerequisite, and what you will earn completing them.
Spin Cycle (Combat)
Prerequisite: Combat Challenge 1.0 completed.
When throwing an enemy, rapidly press Triangle during the throw to continue spinning them.
Prerequisite: Combat Challenge 1.0 and 2.0 completed.
Press Triangle after a Perfect..
The Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man (FNSM) app is a smartphone feature on Miles' phone that displays all available Crimes and Activities missions. They appear as 'Requests' which you can respond to and clear to earn XP and other rewards. These rewards include Activity Tokens which you can then use to unlock new suits and new gear items. When you use the FNSM the game will direct you toward the crime of your choosing. Unlike MarvelĂ˘Â?Â?s Spider-Man, you don't need to complete all the crimes in a district to finish that area.
There are 17 story missions in Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales and after completing most of them you will either be rewarded with a new piece of equipment or unlock a new side activity. Before scouring the city searching for people to help it is recommended that you first focus on completing the story missions as this will save you a lot of time in the long run as it will enable you grab everything in a district during one trip. You can keep track of the missions youĂ˘Â?Â?ve completed by checking the in-game mission list in the same menu as the map, gadgets, and skill tree. Listed below are the missions along with the reward you can expect to get when you complete them.
Hold Onto Your Web-Shooters
Reward: 3500 XP
You will not be able to take down enemies that are protected by shields or have giant robotic arms with a punch. In order to get to those types of foes you need to perform the Dodge Under and Air Launcher moves. To start this move set you need to press Square, Circle, and hold Square. Performing this combo will bypass any shielded enemy with ease and bring them into the air where they are helpless.
Mile's Venom blasts can be used offensively and defensively and you should take advantage of them as soon as you have the energy to use them. Miles can only hold three Venom bars so there is no sense saving them for later as combat is significantly harder without using your Venom abilities. Be sure to spend that energy and perform Venom attacks as it comes in.
In Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales you will earn Tech parts and Activity Tokens by completing side missions, challenges, and random criminal acts which can then be used to upgrade gadgets and suits. It is recommended that you use the Activity Tokens first to upgrade Mile's gadgets to ensure you have the advantage in the early stealth missions. You can unlock some of Miles' skills by completing challenges but in order to unlock the rest you will need to level up. Make sure everytime you level Miles up you use a Skill point. Once you have upgraded the gadgets and have all the skills you can begin buying the various suits with the Activity Tokens you earn.
Listed below are all the suits you can obtain in Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales and the requirement to unlock each of them.
- Suit Mod: None
How to Unlock: Available at the start of the game.
Great Responsibility Suit
- Suit Mod: None
How to Unlock: Clear the first Main Story Mission with Peter.
- Power Pitcher Suit Mod: Increase damage done using thrown objects.
How to Unlock: Level 5 Crafting
- Untrackable Visor Mod: Decrease damage taken from ranged attacks by 25%.
How to Unlock: Pre-order bonus. Can also be unlocked by reaching Level 6 Crafting.
- Stronger Webs Suit Mod: Enemies take..
In Marvel's Spider Man you will be able able to get an advantage against your enemies by performing a 'perfect dodge'. Mile's Spider-Sense (attack indicator) will turn red a second before an attack, in order to trigger a 'perfect dodge' which will disable the assailant with a web shot to the face you need to dodge immediately it turns red. This skill can be upgraded to open up most opponents to an instant KO following a 'perfect dodge'.
Every available suit in Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Moran can have mods equipped that have a specific function that will help you in specific areas of the game. The mods you equip to customize your suit will likely be the ones that best compliment your play style. If you are unsure as what to choose equip the following four mods to get a little bit of everything.
Decrease damage from ranged attacks by 25%.
Cost: T.R.A.C.K Suit.
Slows down the rate that Camouflage depletes when Miles is not moving.
Cost: The End Suit.
Decrease melee attacks by 25%.
Cost: 3 Activity Tokens.
Increases the window for perfect dodging.
Cost: 14 A..
In order to unlock the Bodega Cat Suit which lets you fight crime with the aid of a feline companion in your backback certain requirements need to be met. This first is to complete the 'Cat Pajamas' side mission that becomes available halfway through the game and sees you travel to Teo's Bodega after being notified of his missing cat and then tracking down the lost cat and bringing him home. The main story must be completed, this includes defeating the bosses. Once you have met these conditins you will be notified by Teo that his cat has taken a liking to you and you should visit. When you go to Teo's and interact with the cat you will give him a mask and he will ride in your backpack.
In Marvel's Spider-Man there are some collectible items hidden behind walls or crates which gives you random opportunites to get Tech Tokens mid-mission if you find them. If you press R3 during a mission you will send out a pulse that will highlight anything you can interact with. Make sure while you are exploring the city you regularly hit the scan button.
To get the Memory Lane trophy you need to collect all the Postcards which only become available after you have finished the story. In order to start the side mission 'Memory Lane' and unlock the first Postcard you need to return to Miles home after you have finished the story. The 'Memory Lane' side mission is basically a scavenger hunt where each postcard you unlock will give you a clue as to where to find the next one. Postcard icons will get marked on the map when you get near to them by a purple search radius. You can mark a Postcard with a yellow outline when you are near it by pressing R3 on your controller.
To get the Deep Cuts trophy you need to collect all Sound Samples and recreate the Davis Brothers Mix. In total there are 10 Sound Sample Locations in Marvel's Spider-Man Miles Morales, the first of which is unlocked late in the game during the 'Breaking Through the Noise' mission. Once you have unlocked the first Sound Sample the rest will then become automatically marked on your map. To collect a Sound Sample you simply have to stand at a certain distance and scan a specific object.
To get the Competitive Spirit Trophy you must beat Phin at the rocket launch mini-game. You will be given the opportunity to get this trophy in the 'Like Real Scientists' mission which is one of the last missions in the game. During the 'Like Real Scientists' mission there will be a flashback with Miles and Phin at Oscorp Science Center where they were teenagers. There is a rocket launch mini-game in the 2nd exhibition hall after the aquarium and in order to beat Phin and earn the tropy you need to hit the Square button faster than him. You can retry it as many times as you want.
Miles Morales has abilities that are similar to Peter Parker's except Miles also has Venom skills. These Venom powers are without doubt the best moves in the game and as such you should focus on leveling up the Venom skill tree at every opportunity. Listed below are the various Venom skills, how to use them, and what they do.
Venom Dash Launcher
After a Venom dash, press X for a venom jump that launches nearby enemies sky-high.
Pressing L1, Square and X has Miles perform a smashing attack for Area-of-effect damage and stun. Available at Level 1
Pressing L1 and X has Miies launch enemies into the air to disarm and Venom stun them.
Attacks that land off a wall..