Walkthrough – Metroid Dread Wiki Guide


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IGN’s Complete Metroid Dread Strategy Guide and step-by-step procedure Walk you through each step of Metroid Dread from the title screen to the final credits, including each collection slot, boss strategy, and more.

Continuing the 2D saga of Metroid, Metroid 2, Super Metroid, and Metroid Fusion, Metroid Dread is the next chapter in Samus Aran’s story. After surviving an encounter with the parasites known as “X”, and getting his DNA-infused Metroid costume and body, Samus Aran sets out on his final bounty quest to respond to the disappearance of Federation robots. EMMI on the mysterious planet ZDR, where the X Parasite is said to have been spotted.


Like other 2D Metroid adventures, Metroid Dread features a vast, explorable underground world of twisting passages, deadly enemies, and puzzles to be solved by obtaining numerous suit and weapon upgrades from Samus. Start with the essential tips and tricks, then use our step-by-step guide and guide to help you through every zone, upgrade, and boss fight you come across – as well as where to find upgrades and collectibles in the form of energy tanks and missiles Tanks. If you just want to educate yourself on a boss, we’ve also put together a comprehensive list of Metroid Dread bosses along with tips and videos on how to beat them.

IGN’s Metroid Dread Walkthrough is presented by region and objective. While you are given a global mission when exploring ZDR, a big part of your adventure will be exploring the different regions and finding the next upgrade for your suit, which will expand your exploration abilities and of fight. With that in mind, the walkthrough sections below are divided by the region name and the immediate goal – usually the next upgrade to be found.

When a new objective calls for visiting a previously explored area, our walkthrough will also feature captions for finding hidden upgrades using newly learned abilities.

To learn more, select a section below:

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End bonus

Defeating Metroid Dread at different speeds (depending on your endgame clock) and different collectible completion rates can change your ending unlockable bonus. There are 275 total missiles (285 with amiibo scans), 12 E tanks in total (13 with amiibo scans), and 15 Power Bombs in total.

  • Metroid: Zero Mission Art – Successfully complete the game on any mode, any completion
  • Chozo Archives – Complete the game 100%

Use these checklists and cards to help you track down each collectible and level up in the game:


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