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Boss FAQ by HHamid

Version: 1.5 | Updated: 04/12/02


Version 1.5
Date created: January 15, 2002
Last updated: April 12th, 2002
Written by Haja Maideen Abdul Hamid aka disket
E-mail: evil_kairi@yahoo.com
DALnet nick: disket

Table of Contents

1. Updates
2. Introduction
3. Boss Guide
     i.  Helga von Bulow
    ii.  Uber Soldat
   iii.  Heinrich I
4. Reader Tips
     i. Helga von Bulow
    ii. Uber Soldat
   iii. Heinrich I
5. Credits
6. Legal Stuff



Version 1.0 - January 15th, 2002
---> Started writing the boss guide. 
     The shortest of all the versions. 
     Was not submitted to any site.

Version 1.1 - January 16th, 2002
---> Added some more details on Uber Soldat. 
     Was not posted on any site too.

Version 1.2 - January 19th, 2002
---> Added some more details on Heinrich I and Uber Soldat. 
     Minor update on Helga. 
     Posted on GameFAQs.

Version 1.3 - February 7th, 2002
---> Major revamp on writing style, now easier to read.
     Added Reader's Tips section.
     Added Introduction section.
     Added Updates section.

Version 1.33 - February 26th, 2002
---> Updated Reader's Tips section.
     Updated site list.
     Minor updates in some sections.

Version 1.4 - March 25th, 2002
---> Updated Reader's Tips section.

Version 1.4 - April 12th, 2002
---> Updated Reader's Tips section.



Return to Castle Wolfenstein is the long-awaited sequel to the game 
that was widely recognized as the grand-daddy of all FPS (First Person 
Shooter) games, Wolfenstein 3D. In the game, you play as agent B.J. 
Blazkowicz and you get the chance to blow up everything from Nazis and 
zombies to robot soldiers and babes in tight leather. In short. this 
game is excellent.

This FAQ provides the reader with in-depth strategy and tactics on how 
to take out the three main bosses in the game, namely Helga von Bulow, 
the Uber Soldat and Heinrich I. Apart from these, I'd be glad to answer 
any questions from readers regarding anything other than how to beat 
the bosses in a new section that I will add in the future.

This is the very first time I've written a FAQ for a game and I hope 
everyone who is reading this find it useful. I am not a pro in video 
games and I am still a newbie to FPS. The guide is quite short but oh 
well, at least some people have found it very useful. You can send me 
any critics, tips, suggestions or whatever to <evil_kairi@yahoo.com>

Now, on to the guide. Happy fragging!


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 |    Mission 2 - Part 4      |

This one's pretty hard if you don't have enough ammunition early in the 
game, so stock up on those before entering the level and with those 
given to you just before the boss fight.

While you walk at the sides, the floor will break revealing zombies, 
and there are MANY of them. Kill as many as you can before going to the 
other side. When you get there, Helga will appear with more zombies. 
Just circle-strafe around her with everything you've got. Watch out for 
the flying skulls, if they hit you, you'll be temporarily blinded.

You have to be very careful not to waste your ammunition as this boss 
comes pretty early in the game and you don't have any good weapons yet. 
You just can't afford to run out of bullets when Helga is about to die. 
Keep firing the MP40 towards Helga's head while watching out for the 
flying skulls.

When your health becomes low, run back to where you started for more 
health and ammo. Helga won't follow you past the broken wall. After 
beating her, just proceed to the exit.


|                         |
|   Mission 5 - Part 3    |

Man, did I have a hard time figuring out how to beat this guy. There 
are two ways of beating him. The first one is a tip from my friend and 
the second is the one I used. With both ways, make sure you got full 
health and preferably full armor before entering the fight.

FIRST WAY - Just after Deathshed's short speech, crouch immediately 
while pressing backwards (S). Use the Mauser Rifle to shoot the boss's 
head, his helmet will fall off. You should continue shooting until his 
body armor are worn out too, then take out your Venom Gun and shoot 
like hell killing him.
NOTE - This way was not confirmed to work as I have yet to succeed in 
using this way. But one of the readers of this FAQ has verified that 
this works too. A big shout out for Freddie! You can read what he said 
at the Reader's Tip section.

OR you can use the one I used to beat him here

SECOND WAY - As soon as the cut scene with Deathshed is over, jump 
downstairs as quickly as you can and head to the little room on your 
right. Use it as your cover, the glass is bullet-proof and the Uber-
Soldat's Tesla and Panzerfaust firings cannot penetrate through it. You 
have to get out of there to shoot him and go back inside the room as 
quickly as you can. I recommend using the Panzerfaust first. This 
should wear out his armor with about 3 shots. After that, use Venom to 
stop the weakened so-called Super Soldier.

Take note though, DO NOT IGNORE the scientists who are shooting you 
from upstairs, taking down whenever you can would make your job a whole 
lot easier because although they only use the Luger, you'll get wasted 
in no time, trust me.
Also, if you run low on health, dash for the health packs at the back 
and back to the little room.


|                       |
|  Mission 7 - Part 3   |

Once again, make sure you stock up on your health, armor and ammunition 
before facing this monster. You won't get armor before the fight, so 
just remember not to get hit very much in the levels before this.

This battle is going to be hard if you don't have enough ammunition, 
just circle-strafe around Heinrich with the Tesla gun, it will hit him 
AND the zombies around him. Plus, you don't have to worry about where 
you're aiming your gun. When you're shooting, always make sure that the 
tesla you're shooting always hits Heinrich, and if you could, try to 
get it to hit Heinrich and his minions. The more you hit at the same 
time, the better. ALWAYS, keep your distance from Heinrich. He would 
constantly swing his sword to the ground that would make rocks fly all 
over and hit you. If you're close enough when he does that, you will 
bounce towards him, and that means serious trouble. One swing from his 
sword hits you, it will claim more than half of your health.

When your Tesla ammo runs out, quickly switch to the Panzerfaust and 
hit Heinrich with all the rockets you have. After that, switch to your 
Venom gun and blast off. When it gets too hot, switch to the 
Flamethrower and then use a clip of the Paratrooper Rifle. Finally 
switch back to the Venom gun; it should be cool enough for you to 
finish off Heinrich. Hopefully, he'd die before you run out ammunition. 
If he doesn't, take out the next best weapon you have and waste him. 
Actually, he should be dead while you were using the Venom, but just in 

Take note though that after your Tesla ammo runs out, you'd have to be 
extra careful when shooting the zombies that are holding shields with 
the Venom. This will be VERY dangerous if you don't aim carefully when 
shooting them as the shields bounce back the bullets that you are 
shooting. So, you have to aim at their heads or strafe around them and 
aim at their bodies. Also watch out for the flying skulls, you'll be 
temporarily blinded if they hit you.

However you beat him, be proud of yourself and enjoy the cut scene that 
follows because you just beat one of the beat games ever made.


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---> From Macewind <macewind@yahoo.com>

Helga can easily be beaten by running back down the trench you enter 
the level from. Then simply run forward, lure her to follow you and
drop down the trench whilst firing. She'll turn back and walk into the 
center again without firing. Keep doing this until she dies.

---> John DeVol <jdhusker7@hotmail.com>

First of all, you go around and kill ALL the undead peoples. You then go 
visit the gate that she's behind and lure her out. She comes out on her 
own as soon as she sees you. You go back to your little area and wait 
for her protected because she can't get through. After a little while 
she will be pretty close. Take out your grenades and you better have 15. 
All you do is throw them at her and run back over and over and over. Just 
aim a little high. Not too high, just at her chest.

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---> From Freddie
Your first suggestion for beating the UBER SOLDAT works. The first few 
rounds were pretty frustrating until I stumbled in to 
what you wrote. From where you are at the start of the duel, the super 
soldier will step back after a few rounds thrown at you. Obviously your 
health should as such to absorb a few hits.When the super soldier steps 
back, infront of the door where he came out from, start shooting the 
robot with the sniper rifle and aim for the head. The super soldier 
will not fire anymore! Just keep on shooting and be mindful of the 
scientists that will occassionally come out and shoot at you as well. 
Pause to shoot at these as well then continue on shooting at the Super 
Soldier. I managed to defeat the super soldier by just using the sniper 

---> From Lightning <Lightning@Lightspeed.cx>

The method for ducking and sniping works but an important part was left 
out, you must move to the left or right side along the wall. Once the 
railing on the sides of the extended portion of the platform is between 
you and Uber Soldat, it will try to walk backwards and continue trying 
to be able to get into range to shoot you. As a result, it never shoots 
at you. I ducked the whole time so I don't know what it would do if you 
stood up.

---> From Rockn-Roll <StevenEdwardWood@cs.com>

I approached this as I do most bosses, keep moving and duck after 
firing. You are right to keep an eye on the scientists cause they do 
some damage with their Lugers. I also found that exploding the tanks 
when the uber soldier was near them helped out a lot, they are worth 
like about 5 Panzerfausts or something like that.

---> FiresDestiny <firesdstny@hotmail.com>

I was kinda lost fighting this guy (i didn't notice the little room 
down below. So instead after Deathshed finished his spiel, I fired one 
Panzerfaust into the super soldier and then ran to the right behind 
that little lab that Deathshed is in. I jumped up on the rail with the 
Venom out and started it spinning. As soon as the Super soldier came 
around the corner, I just unloaded point blank into his head/upper 
torso. Plus being behind that lab I didn't have to worry about the 
scientists at all. After killing the Super Soldier, I just took them 
down with the Mauser.

---> William Chau <wchau72@hotmail.com>

Immediately after the cut scene with Deathshed is over, jump downstairs
as quickly as you can and head towards the little room on your right.
Use it as your cover, the glass is bullet-proof and the Uber-Soldat's
Tesla and Panzerfaust firings cannot penetrate through it. As you look
out the glass window, wait till Ulber moves pass your front towards the
left entrance of the room. At this juncture (timing is critical), dash
through the right entrance towards the health packs, jump up to the first
health pack on the bench and crouch. At this angle, your position will be
aligned directly against where Ulber is standing, with the wall of the
room in BETWEEN YOU BOTH! Ulber will be standing still, not knowing where
you are (maybe the wall is blocking his view) or undecided as to which
direction to take (left or right). Take out your muscle rifle and shoot
at his arm (you should be able to see only his arm, swinging up and down
at this angle). Similarly, the scientists upstairs will not be able to
detect you.

---> Shahar <shahar100@hotmail.com>

I have a new way of killing the second boss, I think it's easier than 
all the other ways. You need full health to do it. When the fight against 
him starts, run directly to him while using the Venom, and stand as close 
as you can to it. Apparently the Tesla gun isn't so dangerous when you're 
too close. He will die fast, and you can kill the scientists with the 
*Author's Note: Anyone who succeeded in doing this, please tell me.

---> <Nicknot15@aol.com>

When fighting the 'Super Soldier' when you are in the little room at the 
bottom with the bullet proof glass. The Super Soldier will be patroling 
up and down the other side of the glass trying to get to you but for some 
reason if you run up the machines up against the glass he stops moving and 
looks around. If you then get down again you can pop out and get the first 
shot at him before he sees you are their. Repeat this process and you can 
kill him without losing a drop of health. It is tricky and a bit 
repetative but if you are going for perfection or are having trouble with 
the other techniques give it a try.

---> Lord Rat <dawnnrat@cox.net>

I just beat it on ‘I am Death Incarnate’ and found that the only way *I* 
was able to beat the Super Soldier boss was to jump off the rail to the 
left, keeping the pole between me and him. As he got to the front of the 
pole, I blew the tanks right next to him, then jumped on the left table 
for the flak jacket and the helmet. Then, I circle strafed around both 
the pole and him, keeping the pole where I could duck behind it. When 
scientists came running out, I would quickly switch to the flame thrower 
and blast the bottom of the shelf, thus killing them without the need to 
really aim, then switch back to me venom to keep nailing the super 

Between the venom and the Panzer, he died relatively quickly and I still 
had 50 life.

---> LOOPUSTHEFLYING DOG <loopustheflyingdog@hotmail.com>

On the uber-soldier a good tactic to use is to give him a quick blast 
with the panzerfaust, then run like a bat outta hell to the place with 
the armour then to the place with the health, jump on the table with the 
health packs and save. Then strafe and fire the **** outta him with the 
Panzerfaust, retreat before he hits you. You should NEVER get a direct 
hit with the Panzerfaust this way, when you run out of ammo fire with 
the Venom, but get the rotor started before firing, also a good way to 
kill the engineers.

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---> From Elise Cisneros <ecisneros@mediaone.net>

The way I defeated Helga von Bulow was to run around the pylons keeping 
helga on the other side.  When the skulls shoot out, run around the 
pylon.  The skulls dont go around and follow you.  It took me SEVERAL 
tries before I figured this one out.

---> From Tony <iaretony@hotmail.com>

When you first see Heinrich, he is REALLY far away, and really tiny. 
One trick that I used was firing my Panzerfaust as I ran to fight him. 
That way, before I was even in his range I had already smacked him with 
at least 2 rockets. Circle strafing is the key. After I  ran out of 
rockets (I hit him with 4 I think), I switched to the Flamethrower, 
emptied that  and used the Venom on  him till it overheated, then I 
switched to Tesla, and that killed him.  It's important to save up your 

---> Rockn-Roll <StevenEdwardWood@cs.com>

I took out the girl right away with the Tesla, a few of the others went 
with her.  Take note that if you step off the platform you will be 
attacked by ghosts flying in from outside the map, so STAY ON THE 
PLATFORM. I mostly ignored the other enemies and concentrated on 
Heinrich because even if you kill one then Heinrich somehow calls one 
up from hell, or at least from the ground in the center where he came 

After using up the tesla and Panzerfaust on Heinrich I switched to the 
Mauser and would run to the other end of the platform and snipe in on 
Heinrich and get about 2 or three shots at his head. Then, I would 
sprint (speed key) away from him before he started to run up to me. It 
doesn't take but about 50 rounds of head shots and upper body shots from 
the Mauser to take him out, then I finished off the shield and sword 
warriors with my knife.

---> FiresDestiny <firesdstny@hotmail.com>

Basically just circle-strafe and avoid the skeletons. Kill the zombie 
woman first. Then while you're Tesla-ing Heinrich to get in some extra 
damage whenever he does the raise the spirits thing he does three raise 
motions. Run up next to him and kick him. You should be able to get one 
more kick in than he has raise motions before he's ready to go in. Also 
pretty much anytime he swings his sword or stomps on the ground you have 
a second or two to run up and give him another swift kick. Not only is 
beating him in this way still fun, it's also quite amusing that you can 
actually kick the big baddy of the game.  Another fun thing that just 
sort of randomly happened while i was fighting was when i kicked the 
zombie woman, that must've been the last bit of health she had because 
she exploded.

---> Lou <primus@siam.org>

Not exactly a tip, but a funny thing that happened on the last level. 
I'm in the tunnel and  looking out at Heinrich I and his undead minions. 
Of course, they spot me and make their way toward me. I waiteed where 
they can't see me, but of course when they do round the corner,  all hell 
breaks loose. In sheer terror, I bolt out of the cave and run straight 
for the extra ammo and health. After I power up, I notice that, well, I'm 
still alive and  nothing is coming after me. It takes me a while to 
realize that the cave-in (that was triggered when I left the cave, and 
which is supposed to prevent the unlucky player from  hiding from Heinrich 
et al.) has trapped EVERYONE inside the cave! Unfortunately, they are 
impervious to anything I can throw at them, including grenades, which just 
bounce back  toward me. So finishing the level from here was quite 
impossible. I was thinking, however, if there was a way to trap everyone 
except Heinrich inside, maybe it would make killing him  a whole lot 
easier. But I'm sure that duplicating that first accident is much tougher 
than it sounds.
*Author's Note: Anyone who succeeded in doing this, please tell me.

---> William Chau <wchau72@hotmail.com>

When you first see Heinrich after exiting the door to the open field
entrance, he is REALLY far away, and really tiny. Don't enter the open
field. Instead, take out your Mauder rifle and kill the girl. The rest
of the pack, the undeads and Heinrich will be closing-in fast at this
time. Dash back through the door and wait. Once you're sure there aren't
any homing skulls , go back out through the door around the corner to
check Heinrich's position. Again, don't enter the open field. If he's
still far away, you'll have to LURE him towards the open field entrance.
Use the same technique, shoot at him and dash back through the door. Once
Heinrich is at the open field entrance, bolt out of the cave (sprint!)
PASS Heinrich into the open field. There will be a cave-in at the
entrance, and if the position is right, the rocks actually CRUSH HEINRICH
*Author's Note: I have tried to do this many times but failed. The flying
                skulls come into the room and kill me even before Heinrich
                is inside it. D. R. Angel has verified this but with his 
                own style below.

---> D. R. Angel <drangel@twave.net>

My soulution is similar to that of William Chau, mentioned on the Boss
guide, except that it's far easier. In fact, I found this boss to be
the easiest to kill of all the bad guys in the game.

As you know there is a small cave just before the open area where
Heinrich is. When you first open the wooden door that leads to this
cave run straight to the far wall then into the corner on the right and
turn to face the cave opening.  You should see a boulder hanging from a
rope, in the distance, and a spotlight to the right of the cave
opening. Wait here with Tesla in hand and fire when the zombies show
up.  Keep firing until Heinrich stands in the cave opening, and the
zombies in the opening are dead, then run out past him, while still
firing the Tesla. This causes a cave in and crushes Heinrich.

Now avoid the remaining zombies until Heinrich yells out and dies,
ending the game. It only takes one weapon and about 15 seconds to finish 
the game.
Note:  As you pass through the wooden door and across the cave, DO NOT
pause to look out. If you do then Heinrich will send the ghosts which
will quickly kill you. Just run straight to the far wall and backup to
the corner. The bad guys will come for you soon enough.

The last time I did this I did not lose ANY health or armor and it only
takes about 80 on the Tesla. I've repeated this at least 10 times: 5 times 
pausing to look out, in which case the ghosts killed me each time; and 5 
times not pausing to look out, in which case I won easily.

---> LOOPUSTHEFLYING DOG <loopustheflyingdog@hotmail.com>

Keep in the centre area and use the telsa to off the woman (if she falls 
shoot her with the paratrooper rifle) (no skulls unless you go out near 
the edge), then use up all your Venom ammo on Heinrich then Telsa the 
heck outta him.


Please send me any other ways of how to beat the bosses in this game; I 
will add them to my later revisions of this guide.



Firstly, kudos to id Software and Gray Matter for making this wonderful 
game! Without them, this FAQ won't exist :). GameFAQs and all the other 
sites for posting this FAQ on their site. A big thank you to those who 
have emailed me saying thanks and most of all to those who submitted 
tips to me because that's what makes this FAQ more complete. Finally, 
to YOU for reading this!



You can post this guide at your website, given that you ask me first
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alter the guide in any way. Do not republish or use any part of this
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You can always get the most updated version of this guide at GameFAQs.

Return to Castle Wolfenstein is (c)2001 id Software
This document is (c)2002 Haja Maideen Abdul Hamid.

Any further questions, comments, critics, suggestions, additional info 
or anything associated with Return to Castle Wolfenstein should be sent 
to <evil_kairi@yahoo.com> with the subject "RtCW Boss".

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