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 =====Big Boss & Foxhound Requirements===== =====Big Boss & Foxhound Requirements=====
  
-Big Boss/Foxhound is the highest rank achievable in many Metal Gear games. In games like Metal Gear Solid 1 and 2, you must play for Rank 1 on the highest difficulty. Speedrunning Big Boss/Foxhound rank appeals to some for the challenge and prestige. Below are requirements and notes for the games that feature the ranks.+Big Boss/Foxhound is the highest rank achievable in many Metal Gear games. Speedrunning Big Boss/Foxhound rank appeals to some for the challenge and prestige. In addition, Big Boss/Foxhound represent a skilled level of play according to the game's definition of ranks, which involves stealthy play. Below are requirements and notes for the games that feature the ranks.
  
 ====Metal Gear MSX==== ====Metal Gear MSX====
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   *Rations: 0 to 1   *Rations: 0 to 1
   *Saves: 0 to 80   *Saves: 0 to 80
-Notes: There are 11 required kills in the game for all bosses. The original Japanese release is Easy difficulty, but the top rank is Big Boss.+  *Radar: Off 
 +Notes: There are 11 required kills in the game for all bosses. The original Japanese release is Easy difficulty only, but the top rank is Big Boss. You must turn off the radar in SPECIAL to get Big Boss in the original Japanese release, otherwise you get the rank FOX.
  
 ====Metal Gear: Ghost Babel==== ====Metal Gear: Ghost Babel====
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   *Rations: 0   *Rations: 0
   *Saves: 0 to 8 (PRUD ENCE)   *Saves: 0 to 8 (PRUD ENCE)
-  *Damage Taken: Under 10.Lifebars (DMGA MMOUNT)+  *Damage Taken: Under 10 Lifebars on Extreme (499 dmg or less), Under 9.Lifebars on European Extreme (279 dmg or less) (DMGA MMOUNT)
   *Shots Fired: Under 700 (AMMOUS ED)   *Shots Fired: Under 700 (AMMOUS ED)
   *Game Over If Discovered: Not Required   *Game Over If Discovered: Not Required
   *Radar: Off   *Radar: Off
-  *Mech Destruction: under 70 (?) +  *Mech Destruction: To current knowledge, this is an untrue rumor, as setting mech destruction to a high value in Cheat Engine made no difference 
-Notes:   All 3 Alerts are mandatory. There is no certainty about the mech destruction requirement, but it is too high to be relevant.+Notes:   All 3 Alerts are mandatory. The abbreviated requirements such as ALRTNUM are referring to the Plant sections Game Over screen. You can check these certain stat values during Tengu2 to double check that you are on Big Boss pace
  
 ====Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes==== ====Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes====
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   *Life Meds: 0   *Life Meds: 0
 Notes: Holding L2 or R2 during Volgins torture means you won’t receive any lifebars of damage. Just make sure to not let go during the torture and until the fade out or you will incur the damage up to that point.  Notes: Holding L2 or R2 during Volgins torture means you won’t receive any lifebars of damage. Just make sure to not let go during the torture and until the fade out or you will incur the damage up to that point. 
-To save on meals use the healing radio frequencies. Using Ocelot’s Animal Camo will remove any hand shaking from Snake being hungry.  +To save on meals use the healing radio frequencies. Using Ocelot’s Animal Camo will remove any hand shaking from Snake being hungry. There are some bosses you can fight lethally and won’t count as a kill against FOXHOUND, namely Ocelot and Volgin (the duel in the Weapons Lab). Just know that lethally taking out these bosses means you won't get their Camo, which is relevant for NG.
-There are some bosses you can fight lethally and won’t count as a kill against FOXHOUND +
-Ocelot (but you wont get his camo)  +
-* Volgin (not shagohod fight)  +
  
 ====Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops==== ====Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops====
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   *Rations: 0   *Rations: 0
   *Saves: Infinity ∞   *Saves: Infinity ∞
-Notes: You can use lethal means against the beast form of the B&B corps bosses and they won’t count as kills. But you MUST non-lethally take down the beauty form. +Notes: You can use lethal means against the //Beast// form of the B&B corps bosses and they won’t count as kills. You MUST non-lethally take down the //Beauty// form. Big Boss Hard's rank 1 is Foxhound.
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