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The Dark Knight System is a section of the WayneTech Menu, exclusive to Batman: Arkham Origins, containing optional challenges that Batman can complete, to gain extra XP and player upgrades.

Overview[]

The Dark Knight system can be found in the WayneTech Menu, alongside the Gotham Map, Gotham's Most Wanted, WayneTech Upgrades and the Database. The Dark Knight System itself contains 60 challenges that the player can complete, split into the following categories:

  • Shadow Vigilante: Challenges which test Batman's abilities and effectiveness in combat.
  • Gotham Protector: Challenges which test Batman's aerial traversal skills.
  • Worst Nightmare: Challenges which test Batman's creativity, versatility and ability to avoid detection in predator encounters.
  • World's Greatest Detective: Challenges which reward Batman for his investigative and data-collection prowess.

Each challenge rewards the player with:

  • A set amount of XP.
  • In some cases, upgrades to Batman's gadgets and abilities, in addition to the above.
  • Upon completing a branch, a corresponding trophy/achievement for the player.
  • Upon completing all branches:
    • The Legend of the Dark Knight trophy.
    • The Batman The Dark Knight suit.

Challenges[]

Shadow Vigilante[]

Rank Challenge Details Rewards
Rank 1 Perform 5 Counters. 2500XP
Rank 2 Use the Quickfire Batarang 3 Times while in Combat. 2500XP
Rank 3 Reach x8 Combo Multiplier. 2500XP
Free Flow Focus Unlocked
Rank 4 Perform 3 Special Combo Takedowns. 5000XP
Rank 5 Complete a Fight without leaving Focus Mode. 5000XP
Rank 6 Score a Combat Variation Bonus of 3 or more in One Fight. 5000XP
Rank 7 Knock down at least 3 Enemies with Explosive Gel. 5000XP
Rank 8 Knock down 2 Enemies with One Slide. 5000XP
Rank 9 Perform a Counter in the middle of a Beatdown. 5000XP
Rank 10 Get an A Grade in a Fight with at least a High Threat Level. 5000XP
Free Flow Power Gadgets Unlocked
Rank 11 Use the Power Gadget Ability 3 times. 15000XP
Rank 12 Perform 20 Critical Strikes in one Free Flow Combo. 15000XP
Rank 13 Reach x30 Multiplier and perform 7 Variations in a Single Fight. 15000XP
Rank 14 Take out 3 or more Enemies with one use of the Multi-Ground Takedown. 15000XP
Rank 15 Complete a Fight with a Medium or higher Threat Level without being hit, with a x50 Combo and at least 15 Variations. 15000XP
Shadow Vigilante Unlocked

Gotham Protector[]

Rank Challenge Details Rewards
Rank 1 Perform a Straight [75] Meter Glide (Grapnel Accelerator Not Allowed). 2500XP
Rank 2 Perform a Vertical Dive for over [25] Meters. 2500XP
Rank 3 Complete the Basic AR Glide Drills. 2500XP
Grapnel Accelerator Takedown Unlocked
Rank 4 Perform 1 Grapnel Accelerator Takedown. 5000XP
Rank 5 Stop a Crime In Progress. 5000XP
Rank 6 Use the Smoke Pellet to set up a Takedown opportunity. 5000XP
Rank 7 Perform a Straight [250] Meter Glide (Grapnel Accelerator Allowed). 5000XP
Rank 8 Reach the top of the Soder Cola Building in the Diamond District. 5000XP
Rank 9 Perform a Straight [150] Meter Glide (Grapnel Accelerator Not Allowed). 5000XP
Rank 10 Complete the Intermediate AR Glide Drills. 5000XP
Shockwave Attack Unlocked
Rank 11 Knock down 3 Enemies with a single Shockwave Attack. 15000XP
Rank 12 Perform a Vertical Dive for over [50] Meters. 15000XP
Rank 13 Complete the Advanced AR Glide Drills. 15000XP
Rank 14 Glide for [25] Meters while maintaining a height of Less Than 5 Meters. 15000XP
Rank 15 Stop a Crime In Progress in Each District. 15000XP
Gotham Protector Unlocked

Worst Nightmare[]

Rank Challenge Details Rewards
Rank 1 Perform an Inverted Takedown, a Vent Takedown and a Wall Takedown. 2500XP
Rank 2 Perform 3 Silent Takedowns in a single Predator Encounter. 2500XP
Rank 3 Finish a Predator Encounter without being seen. 2500XP
Sonic Batarang Unlocked
Rank 4 Use a Sonic Batarang to lure an enemy into a Takedown. 5000XP
Rank 5 Complete a Predator Room without using Detective Vision. 5000XP
Rank 6 Perform 4 Exotic Takedowns in one Predator Encounter: Vent Takedown, Explosive Gel Takedown, Corner Takedown and Hanging Ledge Takedown. 5000XP
Rank 7 Complete a Predator Encounter without doing any Takedowns. 5000XP
Rank 8 Complete a Predator Encounter without using Detective Vision - and without being seen. 5000XP
Rank 9 Perform 4 Loud Takedowns in one Predator Encounter: Grate Takedown, Inverted Takedown, Knock-Out Smash Takedown and Ledge Takedown. 5000XP
Rank 10 Complete a Predator Encounter with a High Threat Level or higher without being seen. 5000XP
Sonic Shock Batarang Unlocked
Rank 11 Take out an enemy with the Sonic Shock Batarang. 15000XP
Rank 12 Complete a Predator Encounter with a High Threat Level or above by performing at least 5 different Takedowns. 15000XP
Rank 13 Eliminate 3 Enemies within the duration of one Smoke Pellet. 15000XP
Rank 14 Eliminate 3 Enemies using a Propane Tank. 15000XP
Rank 15 Pull 2 Enemies over a railing at the same time using Advanced Gadget Techniques. 15000XP
Worst Nightmare Unlocked

World's Greatest Detective[]

Rank Challenge Details Rewards
Rank 1 Complete 10% of the Database. 2000XP
Rank 2 Complete 14% of the Database. 2000XP
Rank 3 Complete 18% of the Database. 2000XP
Rank 4 Complete 22% of the Database. 4000XP
Rank 5 Complete 26% of the Database. 4000XP
Rank 6 Complete 30% of the Database. 4000XP
Rank 7 Complete 34% of the Database. 4000XP
Rank 8 Complete 38% of the Database. 4000XP
Rank 9 Complete 42% of the Database. 4000XP
Rank 10 Complete 46% of the Database. 4000XP
Rank 11 Complete 50% of the Database. 8000XP
Rank 12 Complete 54% of the Database. 8000XP
Rank 13 Complete 58% of the Database. 8000XP
Rank 14 Complete 62% of the Database. 8000XP
Rank 15 Complete 66% of the Database. 8000XP
World's Greatest Detective Unlocked

Video Walkthroughs[]

World's Greatest Detective[]

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