NEO: The World Ends with You (NEO TWEWY)

Week 1, Day 1: The Reapers' Game Chapter Guide and Walkthrough

NEO TWEWY - The Reapers

This is a walkthrough for The Reapers' Game, Week 1, Day 1 of NEO: The World Ends with You. Learn more about the objectives of this chapter, puzzle solutions, tips for completion, as well as boss fight strategies!

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Prologue The Reapers' Game Get Twisted

The Reapers' Game Basic Information

Chapter Information

Week 1
Day 1
Boss Drum 'n' Stinger
Rindo and Fret now find themselves caught up in the so-called "Reaper's Game." One of their brutish rivals, Susukichi of the Ruinbringers, tells the duo they'll need to look alive and erase some Noise if they hope to stand a chance of survival.

Pins You Get in this Chapter

Event Reward
Before fighting Drum 'n' Stinger Boss in Shibuya Hikarie. NEO TWEWY Firestorm PinFirestorm

The Reapers' Game Main Objectives

Scan and erase the Noise

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NEO TWEWY - Quest Icon.pngScan your surroundings to look for the Noise.
Activate your scanner to look for enemies known as the Noise. Get near towards the red symbol to initiate combat.
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NEO TWEWY - Quest Icon.pngDefeat the Noise.
This will be your first battle against the Noise. Check out our Combat Tips and Techniques guide on how to successfully win your first battle.

Head to Hachiko/Scan the woman's thoughts

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NEO TWEWY - Quest Icon.pngHead to the Hachiko statue.
Follow the waypoint heading towards the Hachiko statue.
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NEO TWEWY - Quest Icon.pngListen to the woman's thoughts.
Along the way, Fret interrupts you and prompts you to scan the woman's thoughts. Activate your scanner once again and interact with the woman to listen in on her thoughts.
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NEO TWEWY - Quest Icon.pngContinue to the Hachiko statue.
After doing so, continue your way to the Hachiko statue to talk to the Reaper.

Find the four skulls hidden in the crossing/Talk to the Reaper at Hachiko

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NEO TWEWY - Quest Icon.pngCheck the traffic light for the yellow skull.
Head upwards and interact with the traffic light near the blocked path to the 104.
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NEO TWEWY - Quest Icon.pngLook up on the jumbotron for the blue skull.
From the yellow skull, walk to the right and look up on the jumbotron above the bookstore. You need to be in the middle of the street to interact with the blue skull.
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NEO TWEWY - Quest Icon.pngScan the thoughts of the man leaning on the traffic light for the purple skull.
Walk through the diagonal crossing and scan the thoughts of the man leaning on the traffic light.
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NEO TWEWY - Quest Icon.pngRemove the Noise on the manhole cover for the red skull.
Head to the final sidewalk and investigate the manhole cover. Scan and erase the Noise to find the red skull.
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NEO TWEWY - Quest Icon.pngReturn to the Reaper.
With all four skulls discovered, return to the Reaper to move forward with the story.

Take down the target in front of Shibuya Hikarie

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NEO TWEWY - Quest Icon.pngHead to Shibuya Hikarie.
Follow the waypoint to make your way to Shibuya Hikarie. Along the way, Fret suggests to fight some Noise.
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NEO TWEWY - Quest Icon.pngErase the Noise along the way.
As you near the waypoint, enemy Noise will ambush you. Erase the Noise with your newfound companion, Sho.
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NEO TWEWY - Quest Icon.pngFight the Drum 'n' Stinger
With the area cleared, you can now fight the boss. Check out our Boss Guide below on how to defeat it.

Boss Strategy: Drum 'n' Stinger

Use Fire Pins Against the Drum 'n' Stinger

NEO TWEWY - Drum N Stinger.png

The Drum 'n' Stinger is the first boss that you will encounter in the game, so expect the battle to go easy on you. However, if you want to make the fight fast and clean, it's recommended to equip the Firestorm pin, as the boss is weak against Fire affinity.

How to Beat Drum 'n' Stinger (Boss)

NEO: The World Ends with You Related Links

Story Guides

NEO TWEWY Story Walkthrough Partial Banner.jpgStory Walkthrough
NEO TWEWY Prologue WalkthroughPrologue
Week 1
NEO TWEWY - The ReapersThe Reapers' Game
(Day 1)
NEO TWEWY - Get Twisted Day 2.jpgGet Twisted
(Day 2)
NEO TWEWY - Deep Dive Day 3.jpgDeep Dive
(Day 3)
NEO TWEWY - Day 4 Real Eyes Realize Real Lies.jpgReal Eyes Realize Real Lies
(Day 4)
Day 5 Banner.pngHead to Head
(Day 5)
Day 6 Banner.pngInto the Crossing
(Day 6)
Day 7 Banner.pngGame Theory
(Day 7)
Week 2
NEO TWEWY - The ReapersNew Game
(Day 1)
NEO TWEWY - Get Twisted Day 2.jpgLiving Legend
(Day 2)
NEO TWEWY - Week 2 Day 3.jpgSound Surfer
(Day 3)
NEO TWEWY - Week 2 Day 4 Banner.jpgUrban Legends
(Day 4)
NEO TWEWY - Week 2 Day 5 Banner.jpgInversion
(Day 5)
NEO TWEWY - Week 2 Day 6 Banner.jpgDesire Destination
(Day 6)
NEO TWEWY - Week 2 Day 7 Banner.jpgCheckmate
(Day 7)
Week 3
NEO TWEWY - The ReapersSudden Death
(Day 1)
NEO TWEWY - Get Twisted Day 2.jpgDearly Beloved
(Day 2)
NEO TWEWY - Week 2 Day 3.jpgRestart
(Day 3)
NEO TWEWY - Week 2 Day 4 Banner.jpgComeback
(Day 4)
NEO TWEWY - Week 2 Day 5 Banner.jpgVision
(Day 5)
NEO TWEWY - Week 2 Day 5 Banner.jpgBackstabbed
(Day 6)
NEO TWEWY Partial Day 24.jpgSHIBUYA
(Day 7)

Mission Guides

Day Guide
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Sinful Ramen Puzzle Solution
Week 2, Day 1 How to Solve Vending Machine Puzzle
Week 3, Day 1 How to Beat Plague Noise

Optional Quests

All Optional Quests
All Side Quests Banner.pngSide Quests NEO TWEWY Secret Reports Banner.jpgSecret Reports
NEO TWEWY Partial Another Day.jpgAnother Day
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