Failure will leave Raiden severely damaged (almost completely consumes a 100% health bar) so be very carefully. Died Metal Gear Solid: Rising Revengeance Walkthrough Boss Battle: Senator Armstrong Part 2. He also demonstrated a similar style of black humor to Sam, as evidenced when he extended his hand to Sam to help him up when successfully recruiting him, knowing full well the hand used was the wrong one to use since it was extended to Sam's injured hand, with Sam also seeing the humor in the action. After his nanotech infusion, Armstrong's already impressive physical abilities were amplified to powerful superhuman levels. Armstrong made his first physical appearance in a 2020 presidential poster promoting Metal Gear Rising, which was issued to various schools,[7] although his face is mostly obscured by graffiti. Senator Armstrong is the antagonist from Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance. Blade Wolf survived Armstrong's attack, and proceeded to live at Solis with Sunny and George in the aftermath of Operation Tecumseh. Likewise, Armstrong's ability to heal himself pulled in glowing particulate streams, probably metal, to patch and repair damage done to his body. the last part is one of those battles (old school style ;) ) where if u cant memorize and learn his pattern ur screwed anyways. This QTE requires some precision cutting. Armstrong hated cherry blossoms, expressing this distaste to Monsoon. Raiden then broke free via a reverse roundhouse kick and retrieved the Murasama. This is a reference to the second letter the serial killer Jack the Ripper (Raiden's namesake) sent to the British police stationed at the Scotland Yard during the time of investigation for the murders. Based in Denver, it also acted as the de facto government over Denver, even going as far as to control the police forces of the city in large part because of their being subcontracted out to them due to small government legislation passed by then-Colorado state se… As he died, Armstrong nonetheless accepted his defeat and declared Raiden his successor, stating that they are kindred spirits in the sense that Raiden fights for what he believes in, no matter what. When elaborating on his motives in the cutscene between the first and second phase of the battle, Armstrong says "I Have a Dream," which is a reference to the speech Martin Luther King, Jr. gave during the Civil Rights era. Sometime after th… Steven Armstrong's nanotech-infused heart. This was possibly due to Sam's initial raid at World Marshal headquarters, in which the two had fought as part of Sam's "interview". Raiden also started to slightly agree with Armstrong's claims about people fighting wars they don't believe in, and then decided to defect and go fight his own battles in his own ways, regardless if anybody agrees with his methods or not. Solid Snake Soul Sword R-07: Senator Armstrong One of the toughest (and longest) boss fights in recent gaming history, odds are you'll rage quit more than once. He does this by channeling stored energy into his limbs. He does, however, contact Sam via Codec prior to their battle in the Jetstream DLC. Metal Gear Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. During his battle with Raiden, after his HF Blade was destroyed, Raiden briefly overpowered Armstrong with his fists, and because the attack was so abrupt, Armstrong's nanomachines were unable to react in time and harden in order to keep Armstrong from taking any damage. In a Codec conversation with Kevin Washington, Raiden jokes that Armstrong would not have a problem dodging shoes from angry protesters. In this regard, he viewed those who were "strong" as the ones deserving of dictating the laws of society, and that the "weak" should be purged so as to create a perfect world. While fighting him, he eventually retreated to the top of one of the structures and utilized his abilities to hurl five Hammerhead choppers at Sam, before jumping down and beckoning for him to continue the fight. Trying to treat Metal Gear like it’s not a video game is to effectively ignore the reality of Metal Gear. Coincidentally, both used such terminology around the time Blade Wolf sabotaged their plans, with it ultimately resulting in their demise afterward. And it shows a character, Senator Armstrong from Metal Gear Solid Revengeance or Metal Gear Revengeance playing golf with the models or the character models from the first Last of Us.” He elaborates, “It was made in GTA V the whole thing is a meme. Armstrong is tough only because of the small arena you fight in. Armstrong then requested him to join forces so they could end war as a business. Defeating him on Hard or Revengeance difficulty without taking damage will unlock the trophy/achievement "The Politics of Silencing Foes.". Unshō Ishizuka He believed this could be achieved if he could turn everyone into a cyborg (much to Raiden's chagrin). Black with traces of white He also plotted for Operation Tecumseh, which involved starting a war with Pakistan under false pretenses while President Hamilton is visiting the country with Pakistani President Farooq Salam for peace talks. By the time of 2018, Armstrong became a senator for the state of Colorado. The stabbing temporarily deterred him, but Armstrong then let out a feral roar and grappled with Raiden. We encourage you to read our updated PRIVACY POLICY and COOKIE POLICY. Doktor, when speculating on the evolution of transhumanism, explained that nanomachines were still largely unexplored as far as augmenting human potential. Masahiro Nagai. After he's bulked up on metal, the nanomachines moved it around, both on reflex and on his own conscious effort. Years later, he later joined the United States Navy, which sacrificed his chances … Occupation Similar to Sam, he held some enjoyment in conflict and battle, as demonstrated when fighting Raiden, where, after he emerged from the EXCELSUS rubble, he yelled, "This is the greatest fight of my life!". Armstrong refers to Raiden as "Saucy Jack" before their final battle. Aside from his evident superhuman physical abilities, Armstrong was also a skilled tactician and strategist. 5 pastes aint gonna help if u cant block when u need to. Senator Armstrong is awesome, arguably one the best boss fights in recent years but insanely difficult for those unaccustomed to his unique brand of Democracy. Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Game Guide & Walkthrough. This phrase had already been used in connection to Trump by his campaign adviser as early as 2011, and is a modification of a slogan used by Ronald Reagan in the 80s. [9] Similarly, when elaborating on his motives of ending war and having each individual fight for their own beliefs, one of the things he stated was that the reasons for war will not be for oil, referencing a common critique of the second war in Iraq, which claimed that the war was conceptualized due to oil companies' greed for the oil underneath Iraq. so save it for anything that has to do with flames, as well as when he charges while glowing yellow. While his first name is spelled as \"Steven\" in both the final version and the early … NEW Metal Gear Rising Revengeance Gameplay Walkthrough Part 21 includes Mission 8: Assassination Attempt of the Story for Xbox 360, Playstation 3 and PC. His so-called "Ripper" state increases his aggression, his attack power and speed. Direct involvement in Desperado activities, スティーヴン・アームストロング. This moment of understanding between the two proved to be false as Raiden was merely setting him up, quickly acting in defiance while throwing him on the ground afterwards. Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Senator Steven Armstrong Alastair Duncan is the voice of Senator Steven Armstrong in Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, and Unshō Ishizuka is the Japanese voice. Years later, he later joined the United States Navy, which sacrificed his chances of going pro. the gekkos during metal gear can heal u, and then during the last part, cutting the flying debris gives u paste. Online, he has appeared in several memes, including Nanomachines, Son and 200% Mad. Owing to the character's background, Duncan voiced the character with a Texan accent. Two years after the attempted investigation, he also personally inspected a Desperado research lab in Mexico alongside Sundowner, regarding the transportation of children's brains in cyborg head casings before delivering them to World Marshal for the Sears Program, replicating former President George Sears' training of child soldiers in Liberia. Armstrong also expressed a desire to actually remake America's position as the most powerful nation in the world and reclaim the American Dream, blithely stating that the Tea Party Movement was not going to succeed due to its unwillingness to make sacrifices, implying that he wanted to bring about another American Revolution, and compared himself to the true Sons of Liberty. Contrarily, Armstrong confronted Raiden at the air base with Metal Gear EXCELSUS. PC / Computer - Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance - The #1 source for video game sounds on the internet! Physical description Left with injured arms, Armstrong then attempted to charge Raiden, only for Raiden to slice his chest and then stab him in the abdomen. Big Bad: Of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance. After attaching his severed right arm onto his body with the help of the nanomachines, Armstrong proceeded to successfully recruit Sam, who is now reluctant of the decision. He is voiced in the English version by Scottish actor Alastair Duncan, while his motion capture actor is Masahiro Nagai, who also performed the motion capture for Sundowner and Boris Vyacheslavovich Popov. I don't know why. Affiliation(s) Armstrong telling Monsoon about his disgust to cherry blossoms. May 2018, Shabhazabad Air Base, Pakistan http://exophase.com/game/metal-gear-rising-revengeance-xbox/achievements/, Bush Dodges Shoes Thrown by Iraqi Journalist, https://metalgear.fandom.com/wiki/Steven_Armstrong?oldid=276398. An extremely nationalistic, patriotic and libertarian individual, Armstrong often expressed the desire to "reclaim the American dream" by instigating another American Revolution after Liquid Ocelot's insurrection and the Patriots' actions that weakened America. Despite this, he was still considered a presidential nominee for the 2020 elections, and was even considered to be a "shoo-in.". Armstrong secretly headed for Pakistan in order to assassinate President Hamilton and frame Desperado. In 2016, a national Grand Jury investigated Senator Armstrong for his connection with the PMC. Gray (sometimes glowed red in 2018 due to nanomachines) He claimed that they made him sick, and that they were too short-lived to bear any true significance. Politician In addition, one of Armstrong's most prominent attributes was that his entire body was composed of nanomachines. By the time of 2016, he maintained his physique and even managed to enhance it further via nanomachines in order to put his strength beyond a cyborg soldier. Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance However, Blade Wolf saved him by bringing to him Samuel Rodrigues' sword. War is a cruel parent, but an effective teacher. The speech writer warned him that he would appear before a grand jury if his connection to Desperado PMSC was revealed, which Armstrong refuted, given his belief that ordinary citizens could not care less due to believing that money was the only thing that truly mattered. Cho ultimately agreed that the final design corresponded well with his [Armstrong's] vocal style and personal philosophy, although he personally felt that his initial design was still better. Armstrong is also one of only two talking bosses who do not contact Raiden via Codec upon being defeated, the only other character being Sam. Unfortunately for Armstrong, while his nanotech infusion left him a very powerful individual, he still possessed a few weaknesses that limited his power. Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance. Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Game Guide & Walkthrough. Created by There’s a scene in MGS2 where Snake reassures Raiden that he has infinite ammo because of his headband , for instance. Depending on whether one goes by release order or chronologically, Armstrong is either the first or second character to angrily refer to Blade Wolf as a "little fuck", with Khamsin doing so after the final battle with him in the Blade Wolf DLC. Armstrong was shown to be rather welcoming and somewhat gullible, quickly changing his mind and accepting Raiden when the two seemingly came to an understanding during their battle. The lyrics contain a message to the unenlightened masses to give up their free will forever and let the country control their souls. For one, while they're very powerful indeed, Armstrong's nanomachines seemed to be incapable of reacting to sudden or rapid forms of damage. These quick time events are the ones that do the most damage on Armstrong so try to do them right each time you get them. This allowed him to almost effortlessly overpower other individuals who are already very strong to begin with (Sam and Raiden). Subscribe for more pro Rising gameplay! Free iOS App iPhone & iPpad. Free iOS App iPhone & iPpad. In addition, although his initial plan was to assassinate the president, he decided instead to have the American base personnel appear to be killed by Pakistani extremists, feeling that would have accomplished things all the same. Use the Defensive Offense skill to back off when you see him preparing to do something then contunue doing combos when it ends Although Ninja Run can be used to avoid his short-ranged attacks, moving back in wastes what little time you have to land combos especially if you ran far. In the closing of the battle, Armstrong proceeded to block Sam's sword strike with his right forearm, with Sam overpowering Armstrong. However, he ended up accidentally causing a huge mess from raising his head up suddenly from being alerted, after Sunny accidentally stepped on his tail. Stream Metal Gear Rising- Revengeance - OST - It Has To Be This Way (Senator Armstrong) - (LEGENDADO PT,BR) by Jugadores Furiosos from desktop or your mobile device Chuckling, Armstrong proceeded to ask Sam if that was the best he has to offer, though Sam knocks him back. He is voiced in the English version by Scottish actor Alastair Duncan, while his motion capture actor is Masahiro Nagai, who also performed the motion capture for Sundowner and Boris Vyacheslavovich Popov. [2] He was also the benefactor for World Marshal Inc., its de facto CEO, and its most powerful warrior. After Sam managed to defeat a Metal Gear RAY UMG unit, he then proceeded to invite Sam to the roof via the PA for a "final interview." His skin, as a result of the hardening, would become highly resistant to physical damage, and combined with his increased healing speeds, rendered Armstrong virtually indestructible to nearly any form of blunt force. His plans involved governing the current USA and then reforming it so that people could fight for their own decisions, in accordance with more individualistic ideals. He was also in supreme physical condition, which he attributes to playing college ball during his tenure at the University of Texas. He also mentioned that his initial designs emphasized intelligence and made him look sharper, but it was changed because some members felt that the face was not impressive enough. Using the people's desire for war as his justification, Armstrong planned to initiate the revival of the "War on Terror" in hopes of using war as a business to get elected as the next U.S. President, thereby granting him enough power so that he would be able to end war as a business in its entirety. Armstrong smokes a cigar during Operation Tecumseh. 200 cm[1] Armstrong believed in the notion that "might makes right." Plus you'll also get to replenish your supply of Repair Nanopastes. Motion capture To cope, I recently played 2013's Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance and fought a power-crazed politician using my cyborg ninja powers. He later implemented a crimson aura. At some point, he moved to Colorado. Raiden then deduced that he was not merely a "greedy politician" as he initially thought, but completely insane due to his reference to culling the weak and having the strong be free. He also demonstrated the ability to emit a red aura similar to Raiden's Jack the Ripper state during his fight with Sam. The poster's date as well as his leaked conversation being on the Make It Right Viral Marketing Site implied that the events of Metal Gear Rising would take place around 2020. Finish Armstrong off as you did the other bosses and YOU WIN. Similarly, despite Armstrong bracing himself and hardening for Sam's final blow during their fight at World Marshal, he was still stunned by his rapid slice attack, indicating that even hardening his body had its limits. Coincidentally, while beating up Raiden and divulging his motives, Armstrong briefly yells "Make America great again!" Games. This was most likely because Armstrong was not a cyborg (his nanomachine base notwithstanding). Steven Armstrong (スティーヴン・アームストロング, SutÄ«vun Āmusutorongu?) Armstrong also acted as the final boss of the Jetstream DLC, which elaborated on how Sam got recruited into World Marshal/Desperado. Armstrong then tried to land a right punch on Raiden, only for Raiden to successfully parry the blow away, also injuring his right hand in the process. This showed that his nanomachines seemed to work best when an attack is slower or when Armstrong was prepared for and aware of the attack. Samuel Rodrigues (サムエル・ホドリゲスSamueru Hodorigesu) first appeared in the 2011 Spike Video Game Awards trailer regarding Metal Gear Solid: Rising becoming Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance. Steven Armstrong He held some disgust to Japanese horticulture, in particular cherry blossoms, which is made especially evident when he and Monsoon proceeded to observe the newly renovated reception area immediately prior to Samuel Rodrigues's raid at the World Marshall headquarters, and implied that he intended to fire the man responsible for the renovation, Johnson, for this at the very least. Armstrong was a cigar smoker, smoking twice while on top of EXCELSUS, and was shown to be extremely coarse in his language, both traits being especially evident before, and during, the initial fight between Raiden and Armstrong on top of EXCELSUS. Height He was also very skilled in hand-to-hand combat, though it would seem that he preferred a much more brawl-like style of fighting; his fighting style was more along the lines of both wrestling and incorporating different college ball based moves (e.g. In part, due to his background from the state of Texas, Armstrong sometimes utilized lingo from the area, such as referring to his opponents as "son." Evade the boss but stay close so you don't need to cover so much distance to get in your licks. The clip served as part of a viral marketing campaign for Metal Gear Rising, later appearing on the game's teaser site. At the end of their final battle, he likened himself to Raiden, claiming that they both live their lives in accordance with their own free will; even going so far as to claim that they were "kindred spirits" as well as declaring Raiden as a worthy successor of his philosophy. United States NavyDesperado Enforcement LLC.World Marshal Inc. 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