Use the weapon you are aiming.
Select a weapon to equip using the directional buttons. For those with multiple choices (such as support weapons), use the right stick while holding the directional buttons to select the one you want to use.
Headshots immediately neutralize enemies. With lethal weapons, enemies die instantly. With a tranquilizer gun, they immediately fall asleep.
Attack nearby enemies with hand-to-hand combat. A variety of actions are possible with different button combinations.
This enables you to neutralize enemies without the noise of gunshots.
To hold up enemies, approach them from behind or without them noticing and aim your weapon at them.
You can extract various kinds of information from the enemy.
|Spit it out||Obtain information that will help you in your mission.|
|Where are the rest?||Learn the positions of nearby enemies.|
|Get down||Make your opponent lay flat on the ground (only while in the Hold Up state).|
Picking Up a Weapon
If you touch a dropped weapon, any remaining ammo will be added to that of weapons in your possession that use the same ammo.
Hold the button near a weapon to pick it up.
Time in the game passes at a fixed rate.
At night, your visibility is reduced and enemy guard shifts change. The weather also changes along with the time of day.
Sounds are less audible when it is raining, and visibility is limited during a sandstorm.
Extracting soldiers from the area of operations is essential to expanding Diamond Dogs.
Approach an unresisting individual (either unconscious, asleep, or held up) and hold the button to Fulton extract them.
After developing better Fulton extraction devices, you will be able to extract objects as well, including vehicles, materials containers, and weapon emplacements such as machine guns and mortars.