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Red Section


Syphon Filter: Dark Mirror


Gabe Logan


Internal Presidential Consulting Agency

Weapons in mission

Laser mines

Desert Eliminator .357

SSP 90

Sweeper 12 gauge


Zugspitze Pass: Gondola Room


Eliminate Touchstone

Rescue the civilians


Red Section soldiers

Touchstone/ Stuart Coleman

For the similarly named level in Syphon Filter: Logan's Shadow, see Into the Cold.

Touchstone: "Damn you, Logan. This is not where I wanted to die."
Gabe Logan: "Not many of us choose our deaths. Don't let the disappointment spoil it."
Touchstone: "See you in hell."
Gabe Logan: "Not if I see you first."
Touchstone: "Ah. The legendary Logan... sense of humour. Die well... Logan."


When the mission begins, unsnap from cover and use your knife on the first enemy opposite you. This will most likely trigger an alert. Return to the wall and hug it, then use controlled bursts to target the wall mines. If done properly, you will kill the enemy hiding close to it.

That done, slowly advance, watching out for snipers. Kill them with darts - you have nothing to lose since your sniper rifle will be stolen anyway later. A couple of soldiers will show up close to you, so drop them. Watch out for a second laser mine before you proceed forward.

Enter the next area and a civilian will flee from incoming troops. Kill the armed guards, and then head towards the wall. An explosion will destroy it, allowing you to shimmy to a platform and slide down a ladder. Shoot the elevator hatch to free the hostages inside. Quickly drop into the next level before the lift plunges down. A few more enemies will confront you here; kill them. Enter the washroom and grab the grenades if you haven't already. Be wary for another wave of enemies will spawn and assault you. There are also another gang of marksmen in the next room. Once carefully neutralised, head on.

Terminate the foot soldiers in this corridor, then have a breather and prepare yourself for a rather challenging battle against Touchstone. Reload your magazines, use a medkit if you need to and get the most powerful weapons. A good one is the Desert magnum pistol, which can be found scattered throughout this level and the previous one.

Touchstone will come up to Gabe and clobber him, before robbing him of his most precious weapon. The key here is to keep switching between IR goggles to detect incoming enemies and EDSU which will display dart locations. A well-placed grenade should rid Coleman of his armour if aimed properly. Make sure you keep moving, do NOT stay under cover so the darts can't nuke you. You can always duck back into the door you came out from. Be cautious and you should win this fight.


  • This is the first of very few missions where you 'drop' a weapon that normally cannot be dropped - this occurs before the Touchstone fight. The only other mission where such an event occurs is in between Bangkok 1 and Bangkok 2.
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