Master assassin plays out a perfect performance in Dishonored

One of the smoothest stealth runs we’ve ever seen.


Dennis Scimeca

Internet Culture

Published Jul 3, 2015   Updated May 28, 2021, 10:36 am CDT

Master assassins aren’t defined by brutality. It’s their impeccable style that counts.

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Dishonored is set in a steampunk world ruled by Victorian aristocracy, and the player is an assassin with supernatural powers that routinely takes out the royals. The game was praised for the open-ended way it presented missions, such that players have several different options to accomplish them. Stealth, as in many games, is usually the most challenging way to proceed.

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That makes the following 5-minute perfect-stealth run from YouTuber StealthGamerBR almost impossible to believe. The main powers he uses are a teleport, the ability to freeze time, and mind control. His main weapon is a knife, but watch what he does with the hand crossbow, particularly the shots he arcs way up into the air—so far that you can’t see them anymore—still land perfectly on target.

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If you’d like to see more fast and efficient performances in Dishonored, head over to’s Dishonored page.

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Screengrab via StealthGamerBR/YouTube

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*First Published: Jul 3, 2015, 1:09 pm CDT