NieR Replicant Remaster Ver.1.22474487139 - Prologue Walkthrough

Main story walkthrough for the Prologue in Nier Replicant Remaster Ver. 1.22474487139. Included are areas visited in the remake, enemies, bosses, obtainable items, weapons, magic, materials, and strategy to clear it.

NieR Replicant Remaster - Prologue Walkthrough

Prologue Main Story Walkthrough

NieR Replicant Remaster - Prologue Walkthrough


Areas City Ruins
Enemies Shades
Bosses Giant Shade

Main Story Walkthroughs

Obtainable Items



City Ruins

1 Enter your player name (It is recommended to enter the name “Nier” for consistency with the game’s story).
2 Read the first tutorial on attacking and defending
3 Watch the cutscene.
4 Read the second tutorial on evading.
5 Watch the cutscene.
6 Read the third tutorial on using magic spells.
7 Defeat the boss.
8 Check Yonah’s condition.
9 Watch the cutscene.


Take out the lesser Shades first before focusing on the boss.

Use Dark Blast and Dark Spear to deal with the lesser Shades while keeping your camera on the boss during the fight. The boss will mostly attack with a projectile wave that is easy to avoid if you run or dodge to the side.

Defeating the Giant Shade boss.

When you have taken out all the lesser Shades, focus on the boss. Charge Dark Lance and attack the boss from afar while being ready to dodge when it throws out its projectile waves. You can also opt to attack the boss up close, though its melee attacks are harder to avoid than its ranged ones, so you will sustain a bit of damage this way.

Target the boss’ weak point when the attack gauge appears.

After depleting the boss’ health, it will go down on its knees and expose its weak point. Destroy it using Dark Spear before the attack gauge runs out to take out the boss. If you do not do so in time, the boss will recover a bit of its HP which you will need to deplete again.

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Other Walkthroughs

Nier Replicant Remaster - Walkthroughs

Main Story Part 1 (Act I) Walkthroughs

▼All Part 1 (First Route) Walkthroughs
Prologue The Village Lost Shrine
The Aerie The Seafront The Junk Heap
The Aerie (Revisit) Facade The Barren Temple
The Forest of Myth The Haunted Manor The Village (Epilogue 1)

Main Story Part 2 (Act II) Walkthroughs

▼All Part 2 (Second Route) Walkthroughs
The Haunted Manor (Second Route) Underground Facility (Second Route) The Lost Shrine (Second Route)
The Junk Heap (Second Route) Facade (Second Route) The Forest of Myth (Second Route)
The Junk Heap Revisited (Second Route) The Aerie (Second Route) The Shadowlord’s Castle (Second Route)

Extra Content Walkthroughs

▼All Extra Content Walkthroughs

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