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Dishonored is a first person action adventure game with stealth mechanics, developed by Arkane studios and published by Bethesda.

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What's the best strategy to keep the chaos low?

I know that having a high chaos would cause the game to be more difficult. So I'm wondering how could I keep it low and avoid killing methods that would raise the chaos.
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What are the different endings in Dishonored?

In Dishonored the game as I am escaping the prison, I got a prompt that warned me: Using stealth and nonlethal approach has benefits. Fewer rats and weepers, some people react favorably, and the ...
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How do I prevent rats from eating a corpse that I left unattended? Also, is this a bad thing?

I was on my way to a mission objective, when I was suddenly jumped by assassins. Luckily, a couple of friendly thugs helped me kill them. After I killed them all, I dumped their bodies in the same, ...
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Do White Bolts NOT Count as Being Detected?

Can anyone confirm, for sure, that having an enemy get just the 'white bolts' over their head does NOT count as being detected (for the "Ghost" achievement)? I've read places where people say that, ...
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Does using Shadow Kill lower your chaos level?

I've read that killing more NPCs and leaving the bodies in plain sight increases your overall chaos level. Since Shadow kill leaves no bodies behind (at max level), does that lower your chaos score? ...
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Why shouldn't I murder all the things?

Playing through Dishonored, I sort of decided that my first go through of the game I would just murder every enemy in sight. Apparently, the game really wants me to NOT stab everyone in the face, and ...
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What are the consquences of poisoning the Bottle Street Gang's elixir for the Gentleman Callers quest?

The first mission of the game, High Overseer Campbell, has an optional side quest called Gentleman Callers. The second part of the quest is to poison the elixir the Bottle Street Gang. I'd like to ...
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Will Blink 2 (II) prevent me from getting the achievement Mostly Flesh and Steel?

Mostly Flesh and Steel Finish the game without purchasing any supernatural powers or enhancements, besides Blink I've just finished the game without purchasing anything besides Blink and didn't ...
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Do "Bodies Found" Count Against Ghosting?

Does anyone know if an enemy discovering the body of one of his sleeping comrades counts against you for a "Ghost" run? i.e. Not if they get any bolts in the 'detected' meter over their head, but if ...
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Which is a better early game choice for a Stealth/Nonlethal character, Agility or Possession?

My first time through Dishonored, I'm playing the way I played Deus Ex - silent and compassionate. I've got a couple runes and I've just met Granny Rags, so I'm not very far into the game at all. I'...
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Do unconcious people who fall in water die?

I have successfully performed a non-lethal take down, but the body fell into the water. If I am going for one of the no kills achievements, do I need to worry about them drowning?
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Do I need to stash unconscious Weeper bodies to save them from rats?

Related: How do I prevent rats from eating a corpse that I left unattended? Also, is this a bad thing? I have been playing compassionately and I know that when rats devour a body it counts as a kill ...
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Can you use the darkness to hide?

In many stealth games you can hide, and lay bodies in the shadows / dark places to remain undetected. Can you do this in Dishonored, or the only thing that counts is cover behind objects?
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Are there any side effects to drinking alcohol?

What's the effect of drinking alcohol? Does it refill the life gauge? Are there any side effects (such as troubled vision or troubled controls) by drinking a certain amount of it?
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Does choosing to complete optional missions affect the level of Chaos in the city?

I have just gotten a mission from Granny Rags to poison the Bottle Street Gang's black market elixir with the guts of a diseased rat, which will cause anyone who drinks the mixture to develop the ...
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Is Dishonored an open-world game?

I was considering whether or not to buy Dishonored, and watching gameplay of it on Youtube, when a thought popped into my head: is Dishonored free-roam? Can you go anywhere you want, similarly to ...
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Can I complete optional Tasks later?

In Dishonored, can you complete optional tasks after completing a mission? I've just killed the first assassination target and am about to climb in the boat, however there is an optional task for the ...
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Where are all of the Sokolov paintings for "Art Dealer"?

There is an achievement for collecting all of the Sokolov paintings. What are all of their locations, and what do they even look like? Art Dealer Collect all the Sokolov paintings
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