Left 4 Dead Stats: Zombies Will Kill Us All

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With Left 4 Dead having been out for little over a week, developer Valve has released some in-game PC stats. In short, let's hope the zombie apocalypse never arrives.

As of this writing, less than 30% of those that play the co-op zombie shooter have been able to beat any of its four campaigns during one session, and only 36% have finished a campaign with all four players alive at the end. Oh, and 48% have caught a "rare strain of infection," and then passed it on to someone else. Not good folks, not good at all.

Then again, 0% have earned the Lamb 2 Slaughter achievement, which is awarded to to an Infected player that can "incap a Survivor who has entered and left a safe room." So hey, there might be some hope. Maybe. Okay, probably not.

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    November 26, 2008 8:35 AM

    Whats the secret to killing the witch with one shot? Is it only possible on the easiest setting?

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      November 26, 2008 8:38 AM

      hunting rifle should help, haven't gotten crownd myself yet but someone told me to use the hunting rifle for a nice head shot. Just don't stare to long ;-)

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      November 26, 2008 8:41 AM

      I believe you can headshot the witch with the autoshotgun on easy and normal.

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        November 26, 2008 10:21 AM

        I've done it on Advanced and Expert. Don't just fire once though. Make sure you send the bitch to hell. ;)

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      November 26, 2008 8:43 AM

      It's a common misunderstanding. It doesn't require you to kill her with one shot, it just requires the final shot to be a headshot.

      Possibly the only headshot.

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      November 26, 2008 9:03 AM

      I performed this last night on Dead Air - flashlight off, auto shotty to the head as she was staring at me with those beautiful glowing eyes. That witch got cr0wnd. This was on Advanced.

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        November 26, 2008 9:25 AM

        cool good to know, thanks for the tip.

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        November 26, 2008 9:29 AM

        awesome thanks for this! I tried to use the rifle and headshot her and she just got mad and ran at me still. no achievement. So it must be the last hit?

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          November 26, 2008 9:32 AM

          I'm not totally sure, but it seems like survivors who AREN'T being targeted by the witch seem to do more damage. Probably wrong on that, and they just get incapped too quickly.

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            November 26, 2008 9:57 AM

            The problem is that the hunting rifle doesn't actually do enough damage to kill her with one headshot, so it has to be done with the auto-shotgun (counter-intuitive, but it means you have to get right up close and personal, which is cooler).

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              November 26, 2008 10:02 AM

              Again...It's finish her with a headshot, not one shot her. That can't be done.

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                November 26, 2008 10:03 AM

                Best bet is to crawl up on something, toss a molotov and set her on fire, let her run around untill she's got so little health left you can kill her with one headshot with the rifle.

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                November 26, 2008 10:16 AM

                you can too one shot her....

                just has to be on easy/normal.

                I did it with a pump shotty. Run up on her back w/ your flashlight off, stick the barrel in her eye socket and pull the trigger.

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                  November 26, 2008 10:48 AM

                  I should mention this was a one-shot kill, using the auto/combat shotgun. She hadn't moved an inch or been damaged in any other way. And this was advanced, not easy/normal.

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                    November 26, 2008 11:31 AM

                    I was talkin to spline!

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                      November 26, 2008 11:40 AM

                      :) I just wanted to let people know you can one-shot on Advanced (at least with the auto shotty)! :P

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      November 26, 2008 9:34 AM

      Are you from HL2.Net?

      Just run up to her from behind and put one shot into the back of her head with an autoshotty, worked for me, however my slightly inept friend can't seem to do it even though he saw me do it.