Overkill’s The Walking Dead
Submitted by: David K
These tips are only for mission-based levels like Hell or High Water.
Managing your Noise Meter level is the most important stat to track as you
the level as indicated by the skull icon at the top center of your screen.
unsilenced shots (including enemies’ shots) will increase the meter.
Your ranged weapons (except the crossbow) should only be used on ambushing
Human enemies. The amount of silenced shots you have is limited throughout
and should be reserved for taking out humans as quietly as quickly as
Keep an eye on stamina spending and try to stick together to kill walker
melee as to not get swarmed. Early investment into melee stats is highly
Zombies cannot climb. Get on a car or similar object if you’re getting
swarmed to thin
out a horde or wait out help from your team.
Watch for traps. They will be highlighted if you have the setting enabled
Settings menu but its easy to go around or dismantle them. Some traps can
be meleed to
Avoid looting cars since the noise cost of having an alarm set off is not
Written by Alcyonaria
In this guide the lore items will be detailed and shown in each
All characters have the same order of lore items, one per story mission.
Normal lore items
can vary wildly. Lore items can give you lore to expand the games universe,
and new knives
to show your explorative talent. Level names will be shortened as such:
Hell or high water/Hohw.
-=General Lore Collections=-
#1, Hohw, Tournament Flyer
#2, LI, Burned CD, side path when forklift breaks on the far right
#3, OS, Tattoo Sketch
#1, LS, Toothbrush
#2, DO, Carved Bear
#3, JOD, Pair of Socks
#1, LS, The Art of War, in side path when the emergency exit opens.
#2, DO, Pocket Knife
#3, JOD, Matchbook, under computer to hack by couch.
#1, LS, Legal Notice
#2, DO, Pills
#3, JOD, Wedding Rings
#1, LI, Broken Guitar
#2, OS, Broken Harmonica
#3, DO, Broken Drumstick
Man’s best friend:
#1, LI, Collar
#2, LS, Bone
#3, DO, Dog Bowl, trash near Caleb’s car
#1, Hohw, Wig
#2, LS, Hearing Aid
#3, JOD, Dentures
#1, Hohw, Card Game
#2, LI, Board Game
#3, DO, Handheld
#1, LS, Microscope, Near medical area in end of mission.
#2, DO, Syringe
#3, JOD, Vials of Blood
#1, Hohw, Muddy Sash
#2, LI, Cracked Tiara
#3, OS, Wilted Bouquet
#1, Hohw, Compass
#2, LI, Water Gun
#3, OS, Magnifying Glass
#1, LI, Dr. Brody’s Tonic
#2, LS, Dr. Brody’s Cream
#3, JOD, Dr. Brody’s Bandages
#1, Hohw, Barbeque Sauce
#2, Hohw, Home Dental Kit
#3, LI, Cans on a String
#4, OS, Bullet Pendant
#5, LS, Mannequin Head, in side path when the emergency exit opens.
#6, LS, Finger Collection
#7, DO, Fencing Helmet, before forklift, past toy store into a room inside
#8, JOD, Quartz Crystal
#9, JOD, Communion Chalice
#10, JOD, Floppy Disk
#1, JOD, Bounty Hunters Payment
#2, Hohw, Calling Card
#3, LI, Calling Card
#4, DO, Calling Card
#5, BC, Bridgers Map
#6, LS, Kirk’s Goodbye
Art gallery pieces are found after gathering enough lore items for a
character or location.
-=Heather’s Lore Items=-
Reina can also pick up heathers items once you unlock her after home sweet
#1: Hohw, Keychain, on the rooftop over a sleeping bag bed on first Family
#4: LS, Cracked Mug, only accessible if the door worked after the sequence,
found over a
sleeping bag bed at the middle
train tracks near a locked fence door.
-=Aidan’s Lore Items=-
#1: Hohw, chewing tobacco, in first house on the right from spawn on a
-=Grant’s Lore Items=-
#1: Hohw, Berries Bushes and bites, on bench in second enemy camp
-=Maya’s Lore Items=-
#1: Hohw, Charm bracelet, inside right most building in last enemy camp,
upstairs in bedroom.
#2: LI, volunteer photo, in medical bed area in area to the right when you
#3: OS, Beeper, On rooftop where you fight the family, inside right gate
after ladder near a
#4: LS,Scalpel, in small medical area near end of mission.
#5: DO, Medical Textbook, in one of the mall stores on a table.
#6: JOD, Marathon number, behind shipping containers near two connected
sniper towers just
before computer hacking
-=Reina’s Lore Items=-
#1: Hohw, bugged and not obtainable
#2: LI, Behind desk in far right room after elevator.
-=Bridger’s Lore Items=-
Bridger is a secret character whose questline starts after collecting the
payment in join or die.
#1: Hohw, Pack of Cards, behind table in left building at last enemy
#2: LI, Class Ring, directly in view of elevator, locked room where theres
frequently a survivor.
#3: OS, Toy Soldier, in the helicopter at the very start of the
#4: LS, Get Well Soon Card.
#5: DO, Amusement Park Photo.
#6: JOD, American Flag, near Caleb’s car under the palet near the entrance
of the army tent.