Batman: Arkham City is the sequel to Batman: Arkham Asylum, both by Rocksteady games. In it, a section of Gotham City has been quarantined as an expansion of Arkham Asylum, hence the name of the game. Batman goes in to deal with the nefarious plans of his rogue's gallery, including Two-Face, Penguin ...

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Why is there a helicopter flying over Arkham City?

There is a helicopter flying over Arkham City. What is the purpose of it? It is also possible to grapple on it. Will I ever need this helicopter in my missions in the game?
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How to deal with riddler trophies

There are numerous riddler challenges in Batman: Arkham City. Some of the riddler trophies are caged and you have to open the cage by activating the related mechanism. For example, there are ...
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Do Side Missions ever affect Main Objective in Batman: Arkham City?

There are loads of side missions in Batman: Arkham City. One may come across any of them at any time while trying to achieve the main objective. Does any of the side missions ever affect the main ...
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Does it matter whether Catwoman chooses to save Batman or not?

I'm at what I assume is the end of the 3rd Catwoman mission. I've beaten down the guards, I have two suitcases full of loot, and I'm apparently having a moral dilemma regarding whether I should leave ...
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Is there a Batcave in Arkham City?

In Batman: Arkham Asylum there was a small, but functional, Batcave. Is there any Batcave or other Bat-place in Arkham City?
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Will any copy of Arkham City activate on steam?

With the holidays coming up and games likely to go on sale, I'm interested in picking up a copy of the PC version of Arkham City. I've had good experiences with Steam as a way to keep my (very few) ...
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How to change skin to Batman Beyond?

I've finished Batman Arkham City (now with 63% complete yet), and I still don't have any option to change the skin. How can I change my default Batman skin to Batman Beyond (or other skins) ?
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What are all the moves required for Perfect Freeflow 2.0?

In Batman: Arkham City, there is an achievement/trophy called Perfect Freeflow 2.0, described as Perform a perfect combo including all of Batman's combat moves (any play mode). What are all the moves ...
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How do I get the elevator in the Wonder Tower Foundations to work?

I've now defeated and on my way out of Wonder City, I noticed that the elevator in the Wonder Tower Foundations has now appeared. There is a panel with a green power symbol on the elevator that is ...
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What do Demon Seals look like and how do I destroy them?

I'm in Wonder City now, and the destructible items in this area are Demon Seals. After interrogating a Riddler Informant, I have the location of one of these items marked on my map. Unfortunately, ...
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How do I destroy structurally weak areas above my head?

I know how to break through plywood off the ground but how do I get through the structural weakness when it's above my head/on the ceiling? Any attempt to use the Explosive Gel while pointing the ...
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Do Riddler Trophies carry over into New Game Plus on Batman: Arkham City?

I'm a bit unclear if the Riddler trophies I've found so far will roll over into a New Game Plus. The menu option to start New Game Plus only states that gadgets and upgrades will go with you. I'm ...
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Which sidequests need to be started before the end of the main storyline?

It's recently come to my attention that some of the sidequests become locked and you can't start them at all if you don't start them by the time you finish the main campaign. As I'm likely not going ...
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Fuse box disabling

How can I disable the fuse boxes on Arkham City ? There are some (just like the one on GCPD and Justice Court) guarding some Riddler's marks. Which gadget should I use ?
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How to find your way in Batman: Arkham City?

Is there a way to set waypoints so that you can see which direction you should go towards? I know for some challenges / objectives you get directions, but when I set a custom waypoint on the map or ...
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How do I get the Remote Electrical Charge Gadget Challenges?

I'm having some trouble with 2 of the Remote Electrical Charge Gadget Challenges (not the Combat Challenges), namely: Use the Remote Electrical Charge to force an enemy to hit another enemy (3 ...
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Is it possible to fail Cold Call Killer?

I'm getting pretty close to being able to trace the call for the sidequest Cold Call Killer. However, I was wondering if it was possible to fail the trace? It seems like there is ample opportunity to ...
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How do I destroy the Harley Heads?

I'm talking about the Harley Heads in the Steel Mill where if you press the button, you hear Harley talking through the intercom. I know I have to do something to them, because there's a count for ...
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How does the countdown to Protocol 10 advance?

Hugo Strange announced over the intercoms in Arkham City that there were 10 hours left until Protocol 10 would be initiated. I'm currently in the Steel Mill heading to Joker right now, and while I was ...
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How can I break plywood off of the ground?

There seems to be a lot of plywood walls off of the ground with Riddler Trophies behind them, and the Batclaw seems to have lost it's multi-line extension from Arkham Asylum. I've had limited success ...
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Which achievements are missable in Batman: Arkham City?

Before I get started with games, I always like to know beforehand if there are missable achievements, especially regarding the storyline. For example, in Arkham Asylum, there was the Party Pooper ...
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Do the Riddler interrogations ever end?

In Batman: Arkham City, you eventually acquire the ability to spot informants for Riddler trophies (they're highlighted in green while in detective mode). I've noticed that these informants keep ...
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Are there any easter eggs related to the Calendar Man?

Does the Calendar Man say or do anything special on certain holidays?
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Can any of Batman's gadgets knock enemies unconscious?

While Batman is not actively engaged in combat with enemies (Predator mode, Stealth, etc.), do any of the gadgets alone or possibly a combination of gadgets allow Batman to knock an ememy unconcious? ...
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What is the meaning of this broadcast?

In Batman: Arkham City, you can use the Cryptographic Sequencer to decode various broadcasts. At the approximate position of 637 on the x-axis, and 472 on the y-axis is a person reading off a series ...
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Where are the Joker Balloons in Amusement Row?

I've been up and down Amusement Row in Batman: Arkham City and I have only found 3 or so Joker Balloons. Do I need to progress further in the story for them to spawn or are they just waiting inside a ...
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What are benefits of the pre-order playable characters, Catwoman and Robin?

In Batman: Arkham City, there are different playable characters that are available with pre-orders. It appears they are either Catwoman, or Robin. I've seen mention of Nightwing, but I think that's ...
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Where is the ringing telephone in Arkham City?

In Batman: Arkham City I've overheard several prisoners in the Bowery talking about a ringing telephone, saying that whoever answers it will die. Where can I find the phone in question?
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How do I scan riddler question marks?

I've played through all of Arkham Asylum and I still don't remember how to do this - I see question marks all over the place in detective mode, but holding down "L2" doesn't seem to scan them no ...
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Where in Arkham Asylum are the plans for Arkham City?

I was just reading on Wikipedia about the forthcoming Batman: Arkham City, and it seems the developers were planning the sequel before the original was even released. There is a secret room somewhere ...