Recommended levels to start DLC?

#1 Posted by EVILfunkster (71 posts) -

I bought Point Lookout and Mothership Zeta a few months ago, but never bothered to play them since I'd accidentally deleted all my high level save games.  What level should I be to go into these 2 DLCs and not expect to get raped?

#2 Posted by MonkeyMelon (217 posts) -

Well, for Mothership zeta it doesn't really matter, I did it as a new guy for an achievement, so you can do it frome the start, but I would recommend that for point lookout, that you are at least a level 7 or like a 10, there's some harder parts in it.
 
It shouldn't really matter all that much either way, but for Point lookout I would have a higher level or lots of stimpacks. 
Just a couple of tough spots is all.

#3 Posted by Venatio (4482 posts) -

They scale to your level so it doesn't really matter

#4 Posted by WalkerTR77 (1352 posts) -
@Venatio said:
" They scale to your level so it doesn't really matter "
Quite true, though point lookout is designed to be tougher than the others. I found Mothership Zeta to be the bad apple among the DLC, it's quite tedious.
#5 Posted by Zidd (1838 posts) -

I started the pitt as soon as i could because there is some useful stuff in it.

#6 Posted by SteamPunkJin (1286 posts) -

I almost always kick off my games w/ Op Anchorage for the Stealth Suit and that knock-back Sniper gun (forget the name now). I found Point Look Out to be unfriendly to someone fresh out of the vault. Like MonkeyMelon said somewhere around 7-10 you should have some gear and abilities that will help you tackle PLO.

#7 Posted by PNut_Buttr_Panda (486 posts) -
@Venatio said:
" They scale to your level so it doesn't really matter "
this. but point lookout doesnt scale well and will be a pain no matter what level you are.
 
@SteamPunkJin:
the knock back sniper rifle is the Gauss Rifle. yeah lookout is a pain i have a level 27 (i think thats the save where im in lookout) that im still having difficulties with. my tesla cannon still takes 2-3 hits to kill the freakin trackers.
#8 Posted by MancombSeepgood (318 posts) -

I actually find, with a new character, that the first thing to do is Operation Anchorage. You come out with some badass power armour that you don't need training for, in other words, you get one of the best sets of armour in the game first thing, and you'll probably come out 7-10 levels higher depending on how you did everything.

#9 Edited by Marz (5642 posts) -

do operation anchorage and you'll get some sweet loot off the bat.
 
*err nvm

#10 Edited by AngeTheDude (644 posts) -

Would you guys say that your level entering The Pitt doesn't really matter?

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