Zero City: How to Beat Haunted Mountain / The Nutcracker?

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In Zero City: Zombie Shelter Survival, beating the Haunter Mountain mission with The Nutcracker boss is really difficult. I’d go as far as saying that he’s a really tough nut to crack – but worry not as I am here to help!

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In today’s article, I will tell you how to beat The Nutcracker and how to win the Haunted Mountain mission in order to quickly progress through the stages and grow your shelter further more.

The Nutcracker is the first real challenge in Zero City: Zombie Shelter Survival, and you will meet this boss in the Haunted Mountain mission. He is very difficult to beat because he deals a ton of damage in one strike, usually killing your units in one hit.

I personally had a lot of trouble beating this guy, but eventually I managed to do so and I am here to tell you how to do it.

First of all, I attacked with my three best units, using a classic team combination (1 tank / melee, 1 ranged and 1 chemical) as seen in the image below. The total power was close to 55k – when I tried previously at around 50k, I failed.

Both the Tank and the Chemical unit were at 20 Fighting power, with the ranged one at 18. I also had the basic supplies available at this level, one of each:

Use your best equipment available and focus on your Tank mostly. In my case, I grew him until he was able to survive after the first hit, which was a MAJOR advantage. So, as recommended in my Zero City guide, focus on health and regeneration for the Tank and on damage dealing for the other two.

Also, as soon as the battle begins, use the battle supplies: the Adrenaline Stimulant first (in order to increase damage dealt by all troops) and then the Mine, if needed. In my case, it wasn’t needed… but better be safe than sorry.

By following this strategy, I finally got what I thought was impossible: victory in the Haunted Mountain and defeating the Nutcracker.

And this would be all. You know now how to defeat the Nutcracker and carry on with the game, fighting against the zombies.

Did you manage to do it using a different squad setup? Let us all know by sharing your comments in the dedicated section below.

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Writing about computer and video games since 2008, Luciano started to develop a major interest in mobile gaming starting 2013, after his son was born and free hours for hardcore gaming became nothing but a sweet memory. As a result, Touch Tap Play was created (in 2013 also), so that he can share his love for mobile gaming, but especially write tips and tricks to help fellow gamers do better in their virtual adventures.

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Zero City: How to Beat Haunted Mountain / The Nutcracker?

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