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Dying Light 2 Guide

Dying Light 2 Guide

500 hours of gameplay Dying Light 2 guide contains full walkthrough, Beginner's Guide and best tips for exploration, combat, character progression. We describe all secrets, types of monsters, best builds, trophies and system requirements.

Last update: 12 May 2022

Our Dying Light 2 guide contains a complete set of information about the game's basic gameplay mechanics, a complete walkthrough, the consequences of all decisions, a a full trophies/achievements guide.

In the Basics chapter, you can find basic tips and tricks related to, e.g. combat, stealth, exploration, crafting and character progression (combat and parkour skills, proficiency, upgrading equipment and more). In the FAQ chapter, we have answered to the frequently asked questions - is it possible to save the game, how to use fast travel, how to get a bow, can you repair weapons, are there romances, do important choices matter, how to get XP, or how to heal yourself.

One of the most important chapters of the guide is the walkthrough in which we have detailed all the main and side quests. You will learn about the course of the quests, what important choices appear in them, how to defeat the bosses, and what rewards you get for completing the quests. We also discussed the different endings on a separate page.

Another important chapter is the world atlas, which should help you explore Villedor in 100%. It contains maps of all city districts, as well as lists of all important additional activities, which include, among others, windmills, power plants, water towers, anomalies, GRE Quarantine, challenges, bandit camps and encounters.

Another important chapter in our guide is dedicated to secrets and collectibles. With its help, you will be able to use it to reach the main categories of secrets, which are inhibitors, notes, recordings and graffiti tags.

The main pages of the guide are complemented by a number of minor ones. Our guide could not be complete without a trophy guide that describes all the achievements and explains the difficulty of getting the platinum trophy. You will also find pages about the controls, system requirements, bugs and technical issues, as well as how long will it take to complete Dying Light 2.

Dying Light 2: Quick beginner's guide

  1. Don't just focus on doing the main missions. You should also explore the map and perform additional activities. This way, you will gain experience points faster, helping you develop your character more efficiently.
  2. Keep upgrading your inventory. Make sure your weapons are always repaired. You never know what's lurking around the corner. We have described the process of upgrading weapons so that you will know how to prepare well for battle.

You can find more starting tips on the Beginner's Guide page.

Dying Light 2: Basics

  1. User Interface
  2. Day and night cycle
  3. Monster types
  4. Microtransactions
  5. Combat and stealth
  6. World exploration
  7. Crafting
  8. Difficulty levels
  9. Farming Infected Trophies
  10. Character progression
  11. Factions and city alignment
  12. Dying and respawning
  13. Completing the game in 100%
  14. VNC Tower
  15. Best build
  16. Traders

Dying Light 2: All main quests

The main quests may have various choices and consequences. We have described one of the ways of doing them. Remember that all the quests from the list below are mandatory.

  1. Pilgrim's Path
  2. Getting Stronger
  3. Markers of Plague
  4. The Only Way Out
  5. Unruly Brother
  6. The Arrival
  7. The Raid
  8. Water Tower
  9. Revolution
  10. Let's Waltz!
  11. A Place to Call Home
  12. Orders
  13. Observatory
  14. Welcome On board
  15. Cathedral
  16. Broadcast
  17. The Shoe
  18. Nightrunners
  19. Veronika
  20. The Breakthrough
  21. Now Or Never
  22. X-13

Dying Light 2: All side quests

The optional quests in Dying Light 2 are not required to complete the main storyline but may have interesting content, give you a lot of XP, and valuable rewards. Below you will find a list of side quests and additional activities.

  1. The Spark of Invention
  2. All in the Family
  3. Diva
  4. The History Lesson
  5. Fish Monk
  6. The Rose Garden
  7. The Essence of Survival
  8. Cheers!
  9. The First Biomarker
  10. The Ball is in Your Court
  11. A Good Samaritan
  12. Snipers' Alley
  13. The Matchmaker
  14. The Breadwinner
  15. Foster family
  16. Aitor
  17. Birdwatching
  18. Crystal White
  19. An Exemplary Grandson
  20. Sister Act
  21. The Reddest Red
  22. Undying Affection
  23. Renegades

Book club tasks:

  1. Book club 1
  2. Book club 2
  3. Book club 3
  4. Book club 4
  5. Book club 5
  6. Book club 6
  7. Book club 7
  8. Book club 8

The Baba tasks:

  1. Baba 1
  2. Baba 2
  3. Baba 3

Dying Light 2: All secrets and collectibles

Our guide has descriptions of all secret regions and collectibles available in the game. We divided them into regions to make it easier to find them.

Safe codes



  1. Mementos


  1. Recordings
  2. Inhibitors
  3. Graffiti Tags
  4. Mementos


  1. Recordings
  2. Inhibitors
  3. Graffiti Tags
  4. Mementos


  1. Recordings
  2. Inhibitors
  3. Graffiti Tags
  4. Mementos

Quarry End

  1. Recordings
  2. Inhibitors
  3. Graffiti Tags
  4. Mementos


  1. Mementos
  2. Inhibitors
  3. Recordings


  1. Inhibitors
  2. Recordings
  3. Mementos
  4. Graffiti Tags


  1. Recordings
  2. Inhibitors
  3. Graffiti Tags
  4. Mementos

New Dawn Park

  1. Inhibitors
  2. Mementos
  3. Graffiti Tags
  4. Recordings

The Wharf

  1. Inhibitors
  2. Graffiti Tags
  3. Recordings

Lower Dam Ayre

  1. Inhibitors
  2. Graffiti Tags
  3. Mementos
  4. Recordings

Muddy Grounds

  1. Recordings
  2. Inhibitors
  3. Graffiti Tags
  4. Mementos

Newfound Land:

  1. Recordings
  2. Inhibitors
  3. Mementos

Newfound Lost Lands:

  1. Inhibitors
  2. Recordings
  3. Mementos

Saint Paul Island:

  1. Recordings
  2. Graffiti Tags
  3. Inhibitors
  4. Mementos

Dying Light 2: World atlas

In our guide, you will find a description of all regions along with their secrets and activities.

  1. GRE anomalies
  2. GRE Quarantine Buildings
  3. GRE detectors - antennas and towers
  4. Combat challenges
  5. Parkour challenges


  1. Houndfield
  2. Trinity
  3. Horseshoe
  4. Quarry End
  5. Downtown
  6. Garrison
  7. Muddy Grounds
  8. The Wharf
  9. Saint Paul Island


  1. Horseshoe
  2. Trinity
  3. Quarry End
  4. Houndfield
  5. Downtown
  6. Garrison
  7. New Dawn Park
  8. The Wharf
  9. Muddy Grounds
  10. Saint Paul Island
  11. Lower Dam Ayre
  12. Newfound Lost Lands
  13. Newfound Land

Dying Light 2: FAQ

World and game info:

  1. Knowing the series - is it required?
  2. Choices - are they in the game?
  3. Crossplay - is it available?
  4. Game world - is it big?
  5. Romances - are they available?
  6. Saving - how to save?
  7. Money - how to earn and spend it?
  8. Endgame - is it in the game?
  9. The Only Way Out - when will Hakon call?
  10. Aborting a quest - is it possible?
  11. Dogs and cats - are there any?


  1. Enemy health bars - how to turn off?
  2. Infected Trophies - what to do with them?
  3. First bow - how to get?
  4. Chase - how to end?
  5. Repairing weapons - is it possible?
  6. Stab - how to unlock and use?
  7. Red gas cylinder - how to use?
  8. Zombie mode - how to activate? (spoilers)
  9. Bow arrows - how to change?
  10. Firearms - are they in the game?


  1. Fast travel - how to use?
  2. Time of day - how to change?
  3. Lockpicks - how to get and use?
  4. Traveling at night - is it profitable?
  5. Chamomile - where to find in the prologue?
  6. Easy inhibitors - where to find?
  7. Dying Light 2: Valuables - are they useful?
  8. Windmill - how to activate?
  9. Rope climbing - is it possible?
  10. Military Tech - how to get it easily?
  11. Vehicles - are they in the game?
  12. Honey - how to obtain it?

Character and stats:

  1. Immunity - how does it work?
  2. Healing - how to restore health?
  3. Stamina - how to replenish?
  4. Inventory Capacity Reached - how to empty?
  5. Experience - how to amass quickly?
  6. Tools - how to upgrade?

Dying Light 2: Trophies and platinum

Our trophy guide can be found on a separate page, Trophies/Achievements.Dying Light 2 has 58 trophies, including the platinum trophy on PS4 and PS5.

Dying Light 2: Game's length

Dying Light 2 is an open-world game where you can complete both main and side missions. If you focus only on the story cases, you should be able to complete the game in about 20 hours.

For more information about the game's length, check out Game's length page.

Dying Light 2: Minimum system requirements

  1. Operating system: Windows 7 64-bits
  2. Processor: Intel Core i3-9100F 3.6 GHz/AMD Ryzen 3 2300X 3.5 GHz
  3. RAM: 8 GB
  4. Graphics card: GeForce GTX 1050 Ti/Radeon RX 560
  5. Disk space: 60 GB
  6. GPU memory: 4 GB

More information about the requirements can be found on the page: System requirements.

About Dying Light 2 Guide

Author : Natalia "N.Tenn" Fras for

Translator : Mateusz "Ictius" Sawka

Use the comments below to submit your updates and corrections to this guide.

Dying Light 2 Video Game

  • genre: Action

  • developer: Techland
  • publisher: Techland
  • platform: PC, PS4, XONE, Switch, PS5, XSX

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