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

Mistaken Identity (Flashback) General Info

Mission Information

Mission Mistaken Identity (Flashback)
Type Priority Iconic Mission
Mission Power 123
Reward Guaranteed Reward
Hero Specific Gear
Description Someone claiming to be Thor has started a cult made up of former AIM scientists called the Woken. Thor must head to Scandinavia to uncover their true plot.

Mistaken Identity (Flashback) Walkthrough

Objectives
Optional Avengers Mistaken Identity (Flashback) 01.png
As you land, head to the northwest to find a special opponent that will be marked by JARVIS. Defeat it for some special gear.
1 Avengers Mistaken Identity (Flashback) 02.png
Head to the objective to find the Woken Altar. Examine it and battle the enemies that appear.
2 Exit the Altar Cave and head to the east to fight some enemies nearby an AIM building.
3 Back to the exit of the Altar Cave, go slightly west to battle some enemies in a bunker style building. Do the same to the other bunker building further west.
4 Head towards the second objective point and battle the enemies there.
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Head to the huge AIM building and battle the enemies there. Clear out the wave before hitting the switches to activate the elevator.
6 Avengers Mistaken Identity (Flashback) 04.png
Head inside and descend the elevator and head to the room beyond. Battle the enemies in the next room. Defeat the special Woken unit to end the mission.

Mistaken Identity (Flashback) Tips and Strategy

Dodge Attacks And Counter

Many of the enemies here have unblockable attacks, so dodging them will be your best bet. Massive waves of Stiletto Riotbots are common so make sure you have attacks that allow you to counter after you dodge.

How To Perfect Evade (Dodge)

Thin Out The Crowd

Make sure that you have attacks that are able to clear out huge crowds and take out enemies fast. Thor's Warrior's Fury as well as Hulk's Thunderclap will prove invaluable here, as well as Black Widow's Veil of Shadows as a way to prevent damage.

Solving The Puzzle: AIM Building

This is located northeast of the exit of the altar of the Woken. Here are their locations:

Wall Locks

These switches needs three melee hits to be activated.

Locations
Avengers Mistaken Identity (Flashback) Chest 06 Switch.png The first 2 switches are at the bottom floor of the building while the next 2 are at the second floor.

Mistaken Identity (Flashback) Enemies

Enemy Strategy
SynthoidSynthoid Basic enemy that can be easily dealt with by combos.
Proto-SynthoidProto-Synthoid Use combos to deal in damage then dodge when they execute their attacks.
RiotbotRiotbot Use charged attacks to break their shields or vault over their back to attack their weak spot.
Stilleto RiotbotStilleto Riotbot Use charged attacks to break their shields or vault over their back to attack their weak spot.
KeeperKeeper They have slow recharge times so get closer to them and beat them with melee attacks.
PeacekeeperPeacekeeper Be quick with your attacks since they teleport when you strike them from close range. When they charge their shots, time your dodges as it means they will unleash a wide-arcing multiple shots.
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.
AdaptoidAdaptoid Use support heroics whenever possible as these enemies are sturdy. Alternate between quick attacks and dodging whenever they strike back.
Cryo AdaptoidCryo Adaptoid Use support heroics whenever possible as these enemies are sturdy. Alternate between quick attacks and dodging whenever they strike back.
SPIN SynthoidSPIN Synthoid Dodge their projectiles to avoid losing heroic charges and take them out as soon as possible.
Adept KeeperAdept Keeper Close the gap in order to prevent them from using their homing attacks .
Adept SynthoidAdept Synthoid Interrupt them with quick attacks before they teleport out.
Blitz Proto-SynthoidBlitz Proto-Synthoid Before it explodes, it will stop for a few seconds. Destroy it quickly during this opening.
Phase RiotbotPhase Riotbot It is invulnerable while phasing so just parry its attacks to get an opening.

Mistaken Identity (Flashback) Chest Locations

Chest Locations
Avengers Mistaken Identity (Flashback) Chest 01.pngEnlarge This chest is found west from where you begin.
Avengers Mistaken Identity (Flashback) Chest 02.pngEnlarge From the 1st chest, hug the mountain well on your left. As you get closer to the northern most part of the map, you will see this chest at the corner.
Avengers Mistaken Identity (Flashback) Chest 03.pngEnlarge Head northeast from where the special AIM unit was and you can find this chest.
Avengers Mistaken Identity (Flashback) Chest 04.pngEnlarge This is found at the water-filled area just before the entrance to the altar of the Woken.
Avengers Mistaken Identity (Flashback) Chest 05.pngEnlarge You can find this chest on a vehicle just before you reach the AIM building to the northeast.
Avengers Mistaken Identity (Flashback) Chest 06.pngEnlarge Solve the puzzle at the building and enter the room to get this chest. See the Tips and Strategy section to know the location of the switches.
Avengers Mistaken Identity (Flashback) Chest 07 Location.pngEnlarge
Avengers Mistaken Identity (Flashback) Chest 07.pngEnlarge
Head far northeast after exiting the Woken Altar and go to the nearby building. This is behind a breakable wall at the back of the building.
Avengers Mistaken Identity (Flashback) Chest 08 Switch.pngEnlarge
Avengers Mistaken Identity (Flashback) Chest 08.pngEnlarge
Head back to the exit of the Woken Altar cave and go just slightly to the west to find a bunker with a door that can be opened with a switch. Inside is the chest.
Avengers Mistaken Identity (Flashback) Chest 09 Location.pngEnlarge
Avengers Mistaken Identity (Flashback) Chest 09.pngEnlarge
Head further west from the exit of the Woken Altar cave to find another bunker with a breakable wall this time. Inside is another chest.
Avengers Mistaken Identity (Flashback) Chest 10.pngEnlarge This is found on one of the platforms attached to a tree west of the first bunker..
Avengers Mistaken Identity (Flashback) Chest 12.pngEnlarge Head to the second objective marker. Inside one of the small rooms to the right after the gate, you can locate this chest.
Avengers Mistaken Identity (Flashback) Chest 11.pngEnlarge Just before you reach the huge AIM building, this chest is on a platform attached to a tree.
Avengers Mistaken Identity (Flashback) Chest 13.pngEnlarge This chest is on the upper ledge of the tower to the left of the elevator entrance at the 2nd objective marker.

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

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Mistaken Identity (Flashback)
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