Hitman Absolution Purist Difficulty Mission Guide: Mission 04: Run For Your Life, Pigeon Coop
This is the third part of the Run For Your Life Mission. In it you evade a police helicopter chasing you and sneak past some guards. This guide explains how to complete this mission on the hardest difficulty, purist. It does not explain how to complete all the challenges in this area.
At the end of this guide is a YouTube video with a visual version of this guide.
As soon as you jump down start sprinting into the pigeon area. If you don’t the police helicopter will detect you:
Once you are inside keep in cover all the way to the other end. Sometimes you may have to change cover as you go ahead, but most of the time you can just move in cover. The helicopter has a fairly long notice time, so you can change cover even when it is looking at where you are changing cover through.
After the pigeon coop area you get into a shed. Stay in cover near the place you entered:
Wait for the police officer to walk around. Eventually he will start to come over to the side of the cover you are in. Just before he does go around the right side of the cover towards the entrance of an air shaft:
Here you will have to wait until the two guards in the right section of the roof go further to the right, the other guard goes further to the left and the helicopter is shining his beam onto the right section of the roof. Then advance to the next air conditioning unit:
Be sure to take cover on the air conditioning unit, not the sandbags. Now you have to wait until all the police officers are to your right and the helicopter isn’t looking at you. Then you can go towards the door leading to the next section: