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This is a walkthrough for the Mission Agony And The Anthill (Flashback) in Marvel's Avengers (game). See all mission objectives, chest locations, and tips and strategy for beating the boss.

Agony And The Anthill (Flashback) General Info

Mission Information

Mission Agony And The Anthill (Flashback)
Type Villain Sector
Mission Power 145
Reward Performance Reward
Rare or Better Gear
Description AIM is on the brink of discovering the Ant Hill. Dr. Pym has a wild plan to complete an impossible weapon that will save them. If the Avengers can assist, Pym is willing to help get the Starboost suit running.

Agony And The Anthill (Flashback) Walkthrough

Objectives
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Go towards the first object marker but as you pass by a chasm to your left, look to the east to find an AIM depot with an agent inside and some special loot on the second floor.
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Head to the first objective marker and destroy the power source. Battle the enemies the appear after.
3 Head to the next destination via the hypercircuit train. Defeat the enemies that spawn near the exit of the next station.
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Head to the second objective marker but before reaching it, head west to find an AIM prisoner for you to set free.
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Battle through the enemies here until you reach the second objective marker. Gather the Pym particles at the northwestern corner of the room then defeat all enemies.
6 After, head to the next marker to be teleported into a secret Resistance room. Head outside and defeat the enemies.
7 Head to the next objective marker to defeat the boss of this stage, Warbot.

Agony And The Anthill (Flashback) Tips and Strategy

Balance Your Attack

With the combination of ranged enemies like Drones and heavy hitters like Stiletto Riotbots, it is quite easy to get damaged heavily in this mission. Swtich to ranged attacks to thin out the crowd and then attack when clear.

Have Moves With High Knockback

There is a high tendency here for enemies to swarm you. Use knockback attacks and focus on one enemy at a time. Power attacks work well here as well as your Assault Heroics.

Solving The Puzzle: AIM Depot

This puzzle is found at the AIM depot east of the first objective marker. This is where you rescue the AIM prisoner.

Here are their locations:

Circular Switch

These switches are found on the tower nearby the AIM depot. Hit each switch with a sinlge ranged attack to activate them.

Locations
Avengers Agony And The Anthill Flashback AIM Depot Switch 1.png The first one is at the lower part of the tower.
Avengers Agony And The Anthill Flashback AIM Depot Switch 2-3.png Climb the steps nearby the tower so that your back is facing it. Turn around and and look up to see the 2nd and 3rd switch.
Avengers Agony And The Anthill Flashback AIM Depot Switch 4.png Climb the roof of the AIM depot and jump to the highest platform of the tower. The fourth switch is there facing away from the building.

Agony And The Anthill (Flashback) Enemies

Enemy Strategy
SynthoidSynthoid Basic enemy that can be easily dealt with by combos.
Prime Adept SynthoidPrime Adept Synthoid They have uninterruptible attacks so time your dodge as they attack and counter back.
Elite SynthoidElite Synthoid They dodge and have uninterruptible laser attacks. Dodge and counter.
Proto-SynthoidProto-Synthoid Use combos to deal in damage then dodge when they execute their attacks.
Stilleto RiotbotStilleto Riotbot Use charged attacks to break their shields or vault over their back to attack their weak spot.
Aegis KeeperAegis Keeper Use charged attacks to break their shields or vault over their back to attack their weak spot.
Purge KeeperPurge Keeper They fire poisonous projectiles so dodge it quickly. Close the gap and strike with combos.
Elite PeacekeeperElite Peacekeeper Close the gap immediately to prevent them from using their attacks. They also have higher attack than most Keepers so time your dodge properly.
Blitz DreadbotBlitz Dreadbot Destroy the side turrets first and attack from behind to exploit its weakness.
Monotronic ExoMonotronic Exo Be careful of powerful attacks that may cause you to stagger. Dodge and counter its attacks.
Plague DronePlague Drone Dispose quickly by using ranged attacks.
Security DroneSecurity Drone Dispose quickly by using ranged attacks.
AdaptoidAdaptoid Use support heroics whenever possible as these enemies are sturdy. Alternate between quick attacks and dodging whenever they strike back.
WarbotWarbot Avoid projectiles and attack all targets as quickly as possible.

Agony And The Anthill (Flashback) Boss Guide

Warbot

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The Warbot battle will work in three stages here. It has turrets on its sides that can distract you from attacking its weak points. Destroy them first.

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During the first part, attack the vents on the legs of the Warbot. Be careful when attacking as it can randomly stomp to knock you back.

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After destroying all of them, hit the Warbot's eye to deal major damage. At this point, enemies may spawn to interrupt you. Dispose of them quickly.

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On the secodn stage, you have to destroy the next set of vents on the back of the legs as well as on the side of the Warbot. Then, attack its eye one more time.

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At the last stage, all vents will repair with additional battery-looking targets on the back of the Warbot. Destroy all of them and attack its eye one last time to defeat it.

Agony And The Anthill (Flashback) Chest Locations

Chest Locations
Avengers Agony And The Anthill Flashback Chest 01 Location.pngEnlarge
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This chest is found in the AIM depot east of the first objective marker. You will need Iron Man or Black Widow to access this chest.
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These next two chests are found to the west of the hypercircuit station in the first area.
Avengers Agony And The Anthill Flashback Chest 06.pngEnlarge The next chest is found to the east of the same hypercircuit station in the first area.
Avengers Agony And The Anthill Flashback Chest 04-05.pngEnlarge These chests are found just to the northeast of the hypercircuit station just above some containers.
Avengers Agony And The Anthill Flashback Chest 07.pngEnlarge The next chest is found in the area just beneath the hypercircuit station in the second area.
Avengers Agony And The Anthill Flashback Chest 08.pngEnlarge This one is found to the west of the hypercircuit station in the second area.
Avengers Agony And The Anthill Flashback Chest 09.pngEnlarge Head to the eastern end of the 2nd hypercircuit station. On one of the ledges as you go to it, you can find a chest.
Avengers Agony And The Anthill Flashback Chest 10.pngEnlarge The next chest is found at the eastern end of the 2nd hypercircuit station.

Note that dark brown / bronze colored chests may shift locations or not be present at all during a mission.

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