TheHunter: Call of the Wild is a hunting game set in an open world full of animals and birds. Players can take on the role of a hunter and explore the beautiful landscapes of animal reserves on different continents. Spot animals in the wild and observe their peculiar behavior during the night and day before going to kill them.

RELATED: The Best Fishing Games Ever, RankedFans must learn about the lifestyles of wild beasts in their natural habitat and take the time to study the creatures under dynamic weather conditions in an ultra-realistic world. The hunting game offers a wide range of weapons which includes rifles, shotguns, handguns and crossbows. Here is an overview of some tips and tricks for theHunter: Call of the Wild more exciting.

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TheHunter: Call of the Wild is a game of patience. It may take well over fifteen minutes to hunt down the animals before delivering the final blow. Movement feels natural in the game, it takes several minutes to cover short distances like in real life.

Heavy footsteps and smells can scare animals away, causing people to be gentle with their movements in forests. Using a pair of binoculars can help players see their hunt from a distance and sharpen their target. Many animals such as mule deer can be seen sipping water on the banks of the river.


Strike in the right place

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There are over fifty animals to hunt and kill in the game. Being content with the trigger with a gun in the wild can lead to a dismissive experience. Players will lose points if they hit the animal in the wrong place. Hunters can shoot animals in the heart, lungs, spine, and head, among others.

Hitting an animal’s vital organs can earn players more money as a reward for their kills.. Which part of the body players touch determines how quickly the animal dies. Shooting animals in the head will result in less money as a reward as it hinders its ability to be displayed as a valuable asset.

Equip goggles on weapons

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Getting close to kills can be hard to do in theHunter: Call of the Wild. Animals can smell and hear hunters approaching from miles away. People can equip their guns with scopes to increase range and accuracy. There are over thirty telescopes that can be selected to equip under “Sights” in the cache.

A few of the telescopes such as Ascent and GenZero can be equipped for free and offer up to 1-4x zoom on their rifles. Litters such as the Helios and Hyperion are more expensive, costing up to 24,000 species. It provides up to 4-8x zoom on rifles. Players can practice aiming with these goggles at the mill before heading out into the wild.

Avoid getting mowed down

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People can meet a variety of animals in the jungle. These animals include harmless species such as wild and red deer that flee at the slightest sign of danger. However, players will also encounter aggressive beasts such as black bears and grizzly bears that can mow down hunters even after being downed.

RELATED: New World: Where To Find Grizzly BearsPlayers can take a few hits before they lose enough health. Taking four to five hits from these ferocious creatures can knock people out. Purchasing first aid kits at the outposts can help people heal from bleeding and wounds caused by moose, bears and wild boar.

Kill in style with guns

theHunter_ Call of the Wild - Player equips himself with a rifle

Guns can help hunters kill animals at long range. There are seventeen guns in the game to choose from. Each rifle is beautiful to look at and enhances the experience of hunting in the wild. These rifles have varying stats like accuracy, reload speed, and recoil.

The .270 Huntsman rifle costs 12,000 species and has a dark body with a gray barrel. The Warden is a color variant that comes with an exquisite pattern on the body and a gray barrel. The Stradivarius variant of the rifle has a matte brown body and a dark barrel.

Unlock skills to improve the hunt

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The game has many skills that can be unlocked to improve the hunting experience. These skills are classified under Stalker and Ambush. Stalker abilities are more passive and can help people track and locate their prey in the wild. The Track Knowledge skill provides access to the animal’s gender, weight and group size while studying its footprints.

Soft Feet is a tracker skill that allows players to move through grass and foliage with reduced sound. Shock Resistant is an ambush skill that reduces damage taken when falling from cliffs.

Explore the reserves for rear kills

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Game offers many wildlife reserves for hunting. The Layton Lake District and Hirschfelden Game Reserve are open to hunters with basic game and give them access to animals such as red fox, roe deer, white-tailed deer and moose. Players with the DLC available for the game can play on rich terrains to hunt exotic animals in the wild.

The Medved Taiga National Park DLC grants players rare animals such as the Eurasian lynx, brown bear, and reindeer to hunt. Silver Ridge Peaks Reserve DLC can be played to hunt down mountain lion, black bear, and mule deer.

Unlock weapon perks

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Players can unlock perks for their weapons in the game. There are exclusive perks for rifles, handguns, shotguns, and crossbows. Handgun perks include Sprint & Load, a passive ability that allows people to reload their guns while running. Survival instinct is a passive benefit that reduces damage from animal attacks after a shot.

The Ranger is an active perk that allows players to measure distance to an animal while aiming at any weapon. While unlocking these perks can cost a lot of money, they can be reset at any point in the game for other perks.

Hunt with a crossbow to kill at close range

theHunter_ Call of the Wild - The player hunts with a crossbow

The crossbow is a fun weapon to use in the reserve. Its speed and reduced noise with close range attacks can take out animals such as blue wildebeest and Cape buffalo in one hit. There are seven crossbows with which to hunt in the game. These crossbows can use three different types of arrows. These arrows vary in their ability to penetrate the skin of animals.

RELATED: Dark Souls 2: All Crossbows, RankedThe Houyi Recurve Bow is a legendary weapon available as part of the Silver Ridge Peaks DLC. It has low recoil per arrow shot and high accuracy.

Put the game and the guns on the screen

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Players proud of their victories can display it in the pavilions available throughout the game. Saseka Safari Lodge and Spring Creek Mansion are wonderful cabins built to showcase the most loving animals hunted in the forest.

People can mount their precious weapons with the heads of Axis Deer and Roosevelt Elk among other horned beasts. Majestic animals such as the mountain lion can be placed inside the lodge in all its glory. The lodge offers several poses to satisfy the senses and makes every hunt a treasure for hunters.

TheHunter: Call of the Wild is available on PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4.

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