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The subject of this article appears in the Metro 2033 video game.

 Hunter has other uses. Please see Hunter (Disambiguation) for other meanings. 

Life was never easy in the tunnels, but it was our home. There was comfort in its routines, in seeing the same people day after day. But since the mutant attacks has escalated, fear ruled the station. I had just turned twenty...and could never had imagined what would follow on the morning that my stepfather's friend, Hunter, arrived at the barricade...

— Level description

Hunter is a short action and friendly level which establishes the setting and story as well as gives the player a chance at some more combat. Hunter is the second level of the Prologue chapter.


The level takes place at Exhibition which depicts the events of the beginning of Artyom's crucial mission. This level gives the player an opportunity to look at different parts of Artyom's home station and to listen in on some conversations of the metro inhabitants that can give the player a better insight of the game. The player will be able to acquire a standard revolver as they need to defend the station from a mutant attack. 

This level is the start of Artyom's journey as he is given the task by Hunter that if he does not return, Artyom will need to travel to Polis and report to Miller and the Council about the current situation at Exhibition, and the threat that closes in on them.


  • Although present, the player is unable to equip the trench knife; it is only available for use once the mutants start to attack the station.
  • The only weapons that can be used is a standard revolver and the trench knife.
  • The revolver doesn't need to be acquired to beat the level, the nosalises will spawn regardless.

Related Achievements[]

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On the level "Hunter" kill the nosalises before they break through the ventilation grilles.

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What doesn't kill you, makes you stronger.