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How to unlock all new characters in Vampire Survivors Operation Guns

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It's not often that you have a chance to fight monsters with heroes from the legendary Contra action game. You can do just that if you know how to unlock all new characters in Vampire Survivors Operation Guns.

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How to get all Contra characters in Vampire Survivors Operation Guns DLC

How to unlock Bill in Vampire Survivors

Vampire Survivors x Contra Bill character fighting a robot
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To play as Bill from Contra in Vampire Survivors, locate a coffin in Neo Galuga state in the upper right corner of the map. Bill is the easiest to find, which is understandable as you need him as a starting character for unlocking all weapons and weapon evolutions from Operation Guns DLC.

How to unlock Lance in Vampire Survivors

Lance fighting against hordes of enemies in Vampire Survivors
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To unlock Lance Bean from the Contra series, you must evolve Long Gun into Prototype A in Vampire Survivors. That's easier said than done, so check out our detailed guide on how to get Lance.

How to unlock Ariana in Vampire Survivors

Vampire Survivors x Contra Ariana character
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You must evolve Short Gun into Prototype B to play as Ariana from Contra in Vampire Survivors. Check out our guide for more detailed info on how to unlock Ariana from Operation Guns DLC.

How to unlock Lucia in Vampire Survivors

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To play as Lucia from Contra in Vampire Survivors, you must evolve Spread Shot into the Prototype C weapon. Check our detailed guide on how to unlock Lucia.

How to unlock Brad in Vampire Survivors

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Find and open the coffin on Hyper Hectic Highway to unlock Brad in Vampire Survivors. You unlock Hyper Hectic Highway by leveling up Lucia's C-U-Laser weapon. Once you unlock it, go to the Highway in the stage selection. Brad's coffin will be in the middle of the road.

How to unlock Browny in Vampire Survivors

Vampire Survivors x Contra Browny character
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To unlock Browny in Vampire Survivors, you must evolve Fire Arm into Fire-L3GS. To evolve, level up Fire Arm to level 8, find Weapon Power-Up, and pick the Candelabrador passive. It's best to unlock Brad first, as Fire Arm is his default weapon.

How to unlock Sheena in Vampire Survivors

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To play as Sheena from the Contra series, evolve Sonic Bloom into Wave Beam in Vampire Survivors. You'll need Sonic Bloom upgraded to level 8, a Weapon Power-Up, and an Armor passive.

How to unlock Probotector in Vampire Survivors

Vampire Survivors Operation Guns Probotector character fighting in the snow area
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You must find 14 Barriers to unlock Probotector. I managed to get this robot while unlocking other characters, as I found them without noticing.

How to unlock Stanley in Vampire Survivors

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To play as Stanley Ironside from the Contra franchise, you must find 21 Rapidfires in Vampire Survivors. For more details, check out our how to get Stanley guide.

How to unlock Newt in Vampire Survivors

Newt from Contra game series fighting in Vampire Survivors Operation Guns
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To unlock Newt Plissken from the Contra game series, you must find 28 Grenades in Vampire Survivors. For a more detailed walkthrough, check out our How to get Newt guide.

How to unlock Colonel Bahamut in Vampire Survivors

Big Fuzz boss from Vampire Survivors making a grand entrance while fireballs are flying around
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You must beat the Big Fuzz boss to unlock Colonel Bahamut in Vampire Survivors Operation Guns. Be vigilant, as Big Fuzz will emerge after 27 minutes on the Neo Galuga stage, Hectic Highway. For details, check out our Bahamut guide.

How to unlock Simondo in Vampire Survivors

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To play as Simondo character, you must evolve the Diver Mines gun into Atmo-Torpedo. To do this, upgrade Diver Mines to level 8, collect Weapon Power Up, and select Attractorb passive.

Now that you know how to unlock all Contra x Vampire Survivors characters, check out Vampire Survivors Operation Guns Achievements and Rewards List on Pro Game Guides.


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Nebojša Prijić is a senior staff writer at Pro Game Guides with over 25 years of experience in journalism, screenwriting, and copywriting. He previously worked as Editor-in-Chief of Maxim Serbia magazine and the IGN Adria website. Nebojša is an old-school gamer who loves real-time strategies, shooters, and RPGs, but most of all, he plays Roblox and mobile games with his son. He remembers the first Diablo, PC games on a single floppy disk, and playing Mortal Kombat on the keyboard.

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