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EliteShadowMan
02-23-2012, 07:06 PM
Overview:

-Estimated achievement difficulty: 5/10
-Offline: 45 (1000:gsicon:)
-Online: 0
-Approximate amount of time to 1000: 10-20 hours
-Minimum number of playthroughs needed: 4
-Number of missable achievements: 0
-Do cheat codes disable achievements?: No Cheats
-Does difficulty affect achievements?: Yes
-Glitchy achievements: None
-Unobtainable achievements: None
-Extra equipment needed?: None

Introduction

Welcome to Asura's Wrath! A game that's very anime influenced, with a great story, awesome characters, and some amazing battles. This game is very reliant on interactive cutscenes for the majority of the game and is a fun experience from start to end. This guide will help you on how to go through the game and get 1,000 with the least effort possible.

Step 1: Normal Playthrough

Your first playthrough will be on Normal Difficulty (or easy difficulty if you want to enjoy the story and not worry about anything). In this playthrough you should try your best to get S ranks on any episode you can, and go for any achievement related to interrupting some of the bosses Monologues. The bosses that give you those achievements are Wyzen, Kalrow, and Augus. So with that in mind, there isn't much else you have to be weary of. So play the game through on Normal and beat the "Hidden Episode" once you finish the game. Also get S Rank on 10 episodes so you can unlock the Mortal Gauge, which you will be using on the next playthrough. Also any Gauges you got for preordering can be used, and won't block, or mess up any of the achievements.

Step 2: Mortal Gauge Playthrough

This playthrough you'll be using the Mortal Gauge (decreases your total life bar) for the whole entirety of the playthrough. It is recommended that you play this on Easy. There's nothing else to worry about except trying your best to get Counters, Bursts, Kills in Unlimited mode, and getting Excellent on Button Prompts.

Step 3: Blind Master Playthrough

This Playthrough will be dedicated to running through the game with the Blind Master Gauge (no gauges displayed throughout the game). Yet again if you didn't get any previous achievements for certain actions like burst, counters, etc. then work on those.

Step 4: Hard Playthrough

You'll be using the Obliterator gauge (gives you unlimited Rage) which will make the hard playthrough easier than your other playthroughs.

Step 5: Mop Up

Now this is where you'll go for all S ranks on Hard and Normal if you haven't already, and to clean up and other remaining achievements you have left.

Conclusion

This games very fun, and not too terribly hard to obtain 1,000. Hope you guys enjoy the game and my guide.

EliteShadowMan
02-23-2012, 07:07 PM
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Activate Burst for the first time in Episode 1.

Story related and can't be missed.


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Achieve a D rank or higher on any episode.

You should achieve this after episode 1 as it's one of the easiest episodes in the game. Make sure you get good amount of battle points, while doing the battles as fast as you can, and make sure you get a good percentage on your Synchronic rate and you'll achieve this with no problem.


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Interrupt the fat one's monologue.

Missable. You'll get this in Episode 4 during the first part of the battle against Wyzen. Simply hit :bbut: during his speech and you'll interrupt him.


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Grow a few extra limbs in Episode 5.

Story related and can't be missed.

You'll gain this on the 2nd half of the battle against Wyzen. Also don't skip any cutscenes in this level or you won't unlock the achievement.


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Complete Part I: Suffering.

Story related and can't be missed.

You will get this at the end of Episode 6.


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Interrupt the old one's monologue.

Missable. You'll get this around the time that you go after Kalrow which is Episode 9. Same as the Wyzen one. Just hit :bbut: during his speech.

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Give in to your male instincts.

This is obtained in Episode 10. Look at the Hot Spring attendant's chest and this will unlock. The time to do this is when you get the options to drink, chug, splash, or stand up. Just keep looking at her chest.


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Find all the peeping toms at the hot spring.

Missable. While in the Hot Springs make sure you look around your surroundings to find the peeping Doji. After any interaction you do during that section, one should show up. You only have to look to your right, left, and up on the cliffs.

Credit goes to Orphen24 for the video

All peeping Tom locations - YouTube

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Knock back a few bottles.

During Episode 10 at the Hot Springs you'll get an a couple options to do. Keep choosing the "Chug" option until this achievement pops.


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Get scolded by your former master in Episode 10.

Story Related and can't be missed.

During Episode 10 at the Hot Springs do any options you want. You'll notice the burst bar filling up. Once it's full hit :rtbut:to burst and Asura will try to grab the attendants boobs. Hit the on screen prompt and you'll get punched by Augus.


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Interrupt your former master's monologue.

Missable. During Episode 11 with your fight against Augus. You will get the option to interrupt his speech with :bbut:. This is the last boss you have to do this for.


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Completely lose it in Episode 12.

Story related and can't be missed.

Note: Don't skip any cutscenes in this episode, or you won't unlock the achievement.

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Complete Part II: Rebirth.

Story related and can't be missed.

You'll gain this at the end of Episode 12.


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Do what you think is right in Episode 13.

Story related and can't be missed.

You'll gain this on Episode 13 when you gain control of your character. Don't skip any cutscenes or this won't unlock.


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Defeat Deus with Yasha in Episode 17.

Story related and can't be missed.

You will get this in Episode 17 after the boss battle. Don't skip any cutscenes, or you won't unlock this achievement.


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Complete Part III: Karma.

Story related and can't be missed.

You'll get this after Episode 18 which is the final Episode.


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Uncover the truth.

Story Related and can't be missed.

Once you beat the game you will have to beat the Hidden Episode. You unlock the Hidden Episode by getting at least 5 S Ranks.


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Complete all episodes on Normal or higher.

Once you finish all 18 Episodes and the Hidden Episode you'll unlock this achievement if you were playing on Normal or Hard.


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Achieve a certain percentage for your overall synchronic rate average.

You have to have 80% or higher synchronic rate after you beat all episodes in order to unlock this. Just try your best during the Quick Time Events and you'll be fine even if you get 80% on a few of them. If you didn't unlock this at the end of the game, then look at the Episode Select and try improve your percentage.

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Get all the CG art.

Story Related and can't be missed.

You'll get this, all illustrations, and Movies after you've finished all 19 Episodes of the game. Once you're back to the main menu, go to Extra's and all 3 achievements should unlock


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Get all the illustrations.

See "CG Collector" for more details.


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Get all the movies and interludes.

See "CG Collector" for more details.

EliteShadowMan
02-23-2012, 07:08 PM
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Defeat a certain number of enemies while in Unlimited Mode.

See "Unstoppable Force" for more details.


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Defeat a certain number of enemies while in Unlimited Mode.

You have to defeat 100 enemies with Unlimited Mode. Unlimited Mode is the gauge below the Burst/Life bar. When you attack enemies it fills up, and you press :ltbut:to activate it when the gauge is full. This will make Asura stronger, no cooldowns on heavy attacks, and take less damage.

A good place to get a lot of kills for this, is when your attacking a lot of ships or flying enemies.


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Activate Burst a certain number of times.

See "A Roar of Fury" for more details.


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Activate Burst a certain number of times.

You'll unlock this after you use Burst 100 times. You should hit 50 Burst near the end of the game. After your second playthrough you should have this unlocked.

Burst mode is the red gauge located under your health. Burst mode is activated with :rtbut:after beating up enemies, and is essentially what sends you into the next section of Quick Time Events after a battles over.


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Prove that you can take a beating.

This will unlock once you take 10,000 damage across all battles. You should unlock this around half way through the game.


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If at first you don't succeed...

Unlocked by Continuing the game after you die.


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Accumulate a certain number of battle points.

You have to Accumulate a total of 120,000 battle points in order to unlock this. I got mine at the end of the game, but if you replay episodes then it should add those battle points to your total.


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Perform a certain number of counterattacks.

See "Can't Touch That" for more details.


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Perform a certain number of counterattacks.

A Counterattack is when an enemies body turns white and when they attack you a button prompt will come up. If done successfully you'll throw them or hit them, before they hit you. You have to get 100 of these for the achievement to unlock.


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Achieve a certain number of EXCELLENT synchronic impact rankings.

See "Lightning Reflexes" for more details


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Achieve a certain number of EXCELLENT synchronic impact rankings.

A Excellent impact is during Quick Time Events. You'll see a Ring that will get smaller and you have to hit the Button Prompt right when it closes in almost completely. You have to do 150 of these for this to unlock.

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Defeat a certain number of enemies with a special attack.

See "Hit'Em Harder" for more details

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Defeat a certain number of enemies with a special attack.

The number of kills for this is 300 kills.

The special attack this achievement asks you to do, is when the enemy is lying on the ground and you get a :ybut: prompt. If done correctly it should show a cutscene with Asura hitting the enemy.

http://www.xbox360achievements.org/forum/../images/achievements/1623/UP9d+A8=.jpgTaking Out the Trash 15 http://www.xbox360achievements.org/forum/../images/site/gp-g.png
Defeat a certain number of enemies with heavy attacks, lock-on fire, or both.

You have to defeat 300 enemies with heavy attacks or lock-on fire.

To do a heavy attack simply hit :ybut: during any ground fights with enemies. Just know that you have a cooldown after every heavy attack.

lock-on fire kills are obtained during any flying/falling/running sections. Aim your reticle over an enemy and you should see triangle shapes starting popping up over the enemy. Hit :ybut: when you get as many enemies locked on as you want.

If you didn't get this during your first playthrough, then replay Episode 14 as many times needed, as there is a lot of kills you can get with lock-on fire at the start.

EliteShadowMan
02-23-2012, 07:08 PM
http://www.xbox360achievements.org/forum/../images/achievements/1623/s22.jpgThe Whole Nine 15 http://www.xbox360achievements.org/forum/../images/site/gp-g.png
Get all the gauges.

There are 9 gauges in the game, plus the pre-order gauges.

Here's a list, and how to unlock them:

Avenger - Default Gauge
Defender - 3 A Ranks in Part I: Suffering any difficulty
Destructor - 3 A Ranks in Part II: Rebirth any difficulty
Thermoregulator - 3 A Ranks in Part III: Karma any difficulty
Survivor - 10 A Ranks in 10 Episodes any difficulty
Blind Master - All A Ranks on any Difficulty
Mortal - 10 S Ranks on any episodes on any difficulty
Obliterator - Beat the game using the Mortal Gauge
Augur - Beat the game using the Blind Master Gauge

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Complete all episodes with a certain gauge equipped.

This is for completing the game with the Blind Master Gauge equipped. This Gauge makes it so you can't see your Life/Burst/Unlimited bars. Make sure you go through on Easy for the least amount of stress. This playthrough should take you roughly 2-3 hours if you're skipping cutscenes.

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Complete all episodes with a certain gauge equipped.

This is for completing the game with the Mortal Gauge equipped. The Mortal Gauge decreases your life bar. Recommended that you do this playthrough on Easy difficulty so you won't have as much trouble.

This will be the toughest part of the game since the later bosses can be a pain in the neck to defeat with this gauge. I would recommend learning the patterns, and try to take cheap shots on the bosses whenever you can. You're not going for S ranks on this playthrough so don't worry about taking your time.

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Complete all episodes on Hard.

This is achieved for beating the game on hard.

If you have done everything according to the roadmap, then you should have the Obliterator Gauge, which gives you a maximum bar of Unlimited Mode at all times. During this playthrough you're going to want to get as many S ranks as you can, so you don't have to replay too many episodes once you're finished.

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Complete all episodes with at least an A rank on Normal.

See "Deity" for more details

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Complete all episodes with an S rank on Normal.

See "Deity" for more details

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Complete all episodes with at least an A rank on Hard.

See "Deity" for more details.

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Complete all episodes with an S rank on Hard.

This is for S ranking every single Episode on Hard, including the Hidden Episode. You'll also have to do all Episodes S Rank on Normal, since they don't stack.

Use the Obliterator gauge when you're trying to for the S ranks as it will give you the fastest time in battles that you possible can get. The only thing you should have to worry about is trying to get a good amount of Battle Points. If you die too many times, then restart the Episode.

If you spam Heavy Attacks over and over it will give you the most points over time, since you don't have to worry about the Unlimited Bar draining.

Also keep attacking the enemy, even if your Burst Bar is filled up all the way. This will give you a better opportunity to get more points, to make sure you get at least an A or S in points.

Make sure you also get a good Synchronic Rating during every episode. Try your best to get EXCELLENT instead of Goods, or Greats.

http://www.xbox360achievements.org/forum/../images/achievements/1623/s1.jpgEnlightenment 0 http://www.xbox360achievements.org/forum/../images/site/gp-g.png
Unlock all ASURA'S WRATH achievements.

You should unlock this after earning all other 44 achievements in the game! Congratulations on completing the game and getting all S Ranks.

Zetenge
02-24-2012, 02:05 AM
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Interrupt the old one's monologue.

Missable. You'll get this around the time that you go after Kalrow which is Episode 8. Same as the Wyzen one. Just hit :bbut: during his speech.



This is actually in Episode 9 - at the End you have a very little Fight with Kalrow - but before that, you can get this Achievement.

EliteShadowMan
02-24-2012, 02:20 AM
This is actually in Episode 9 - at the End you have a very little Fight with Kalrow - but before that, you can get this Achievement.

Thanks. Ill edit it tomorrow. I lost track of where that one was.

RA1NKING
02-24-2012, 05:13 AM
Guide is looking good so far. Thanks :-)

Tyger7
02-24-2012, 09:53 AM
Go ahead and put the remaining achievements in. If any way possible could you order them the way they have it in the link below?

http://www.xbox360achievements.org/game/asuras-wrath/achievements/

That, or order them in the way you would achieve them :)

Zetenge
02-24-2012, 11:02 AM
Go ahead and put the remaining achievements in. If any way possible could you order them the way they have it in the link below?

http://www.xbox360achievements.org/game/asuras-wrath/achievements/

That, or order them in the way you would achieve them :)

The Achievements from "Anger Management" till "Karma" in the first Post, are in the order they can be achieved during a "Normal playthrough"

RoaringMdog
02-24-2012, 11:23 AM
I was wondering if any of the pre-order bonus gauge's will block any achievements. Does anyone know if they do?

EliteShadowMan
02-24-2012, 12:17 PM
The Achievements from "Anger Management" till "Karma" in the first Post, are in the order they can be achieved during a "Normal playthrough"

I'll be putting in the remaining achievements in an hour. As stated by Zetenge, they are all in order so far on where you should achieve them. For me i got "too legit to quit" around episode 9. Someone else might have got it earlier or later than me.

I was wondering if any of the pre-order bonus gauge's will block any achievements. Does anyone know if they do?

They shouldn't. What exactly do they do?

Edit: I've got all the achievements down, and at least have a description for them all. Some of them I'll be rewording and adding a few tips to. So if anyone sees anything wrong, or has some tips they want me to add, then i'll be glad to.

scorpy78
02-24-2012, 10:48 PM
wtf? I suppose to unlock The Six-Armed Man during episode 5 but it didn't unlock for me. Now I've finished the 6th episode and got Suffering but the The Six-Armed Man is still missing.

It looks not legit now on my gamertag.

Maybe this is missable achievement?

this guy has all the timestamps on his achievements and he has the same order like me http://live.xbox.com/en-GB/Activity/Details?titleId=1128466455&compareTo=TheMasta7

he also didn't got the six-armed man achievement after or during the fight with Wyzen so either it's missable somehow or it's glitched

Doopliss SWE
02-24-2012, 11:14 PM
They shouldn't. What exactly do they do?
The four I have are just better versions of the first 4 gauges. And I've been using one through the entire game, without noticing anything being blocked.

J Plastik
02-24-2012, 11:25 PM
For the few people tat didn't get the story related achievements, there are a few that are actually missable. "6 armed man, heads will roll, rebel with a cause,it takes 2" can be missed if you skip cutscenes so take your time & watch this great looking game/story unfold.

Orphen24
02-24-2012, 11:40 PM
wtf? I suppose to unlock The Six-Armed Man during episode 5 but it didn't unlock for me. Now I've finished the 6th episode and got Suffering but the The Six-Armed Man is still missing.

It looks not legit now on my gamertag.

Maybe this is missable achievement?

this guy has all the timestamps on his achievements and he has the same order like me http://live.xbox.com/en-GB/Activity/Details?titleId=1128466455&compareTo=TheMasta7

he also didn't got the six-armed man achievement after or during the fight with Wyzen so either it's missable somehow or it's glitched

did you tell him to shut up a second time?

EliteShadowMan
02-24-2012, 11:51 PM
For the few people tat didn't get the story related achievements, there are a few that are actually missable. "6 armed man, heads will roll, rebel with a cause,it takes 2" can be missed if you skip cutscenes so take your time & watch this great looking game/story unfold.


Thanks for clearing that up. Ill update the guide with that info.

The four I have are just better versions of the first 4 gauges. And I've been using one through the entire game, without noticing anything being blocked.

Then you'll be fine. If you notice something doesn't unlock, then tell me so i can put that in the guide as well

Its Fooga
02-25-2012, 09:23 AM
Great guide. And a 5/10 difficulty doesn't seem too harsh.

Have you completed the game yourself?

scorpy78
02-25-2012, 11:59 AM
For the few people tat didn't get the story related achievements, there are a few that are actually missable. "6 armed man, heads will roll, rebel with a cause,it takes 2" can be missed if you skip cutscenes so take your time & watch this great looking game/story unfold.

thanks, this is it.

EliteShadowMan
02-25-2012, 05:39 PM
Great guide. And a 5/10 difficulty doesn't seem too harsh.

Have you completed the game yourself?

Thanks, I've done 4 playthroughs and i just have to get S ranks and I'm done completely.

Edit: Done with my 1,000. It's confirmed that you have to S rank all episodes on Hard and Normal.

Zetenge
02-26-2012, 12:30 AM
Thanks, I've done 4 playthroughs and i just have to get S ranks and I'm done completely.

Edit: Done with my 1,000. It's confirmed that you have to S rank all episodes on Hard and Normal.

It's really hard to give this a rating.

The normal playthrough would be 3/10 - and even if there are some Bosses who seems to be hard, but when you understand their patterns its a piece of cake.

But some S-Ranks would really be a 7/10.

So i think a 5/10 represents its pretty good.

EliteShadowMan
02-26-2012, 12:41 AM
It's really hard to give this a rating.

The normal playthrough would be 3/10 - and even if there are some Bosses who seems to be hard, but when you understand their patterns its a piece of cake.

But some S-Ranks would really be a 7/10.

So i think a 5/10 represents its pretty good.

Yeah, I almost wanted to give it a 6/10 just becaues of the Mortal Gauge playthrough, but even that was only hard on a few areas.

Utako
02-26-2012, 12:52 PM
The Whole Nine :
Blind Master Gauge - All A Ranks on Normal or higher, i confirm it's all A's on any diffculty.

thanks for this guide

CoregBlue1
02-26-2012, 03:57 PM
for the achievement to finish the game with the mortal gauge, do i have to start a new game or is it enough to select the episodes and replay them?

Gor1lla
02-26-2012, 04:24 PM
You can replay episodes; check the gauge menu to check, which episode you already completed with the gauge

EliteShadowMan
02-26-2012, 06:52 PM
The Whole Nine :
Blind Master Gauge - All A Ranks on Normal or higher, i confirm it's all A's on any diffculty.

thanks for this guide

Thanks. I'll update that.

for the achievement to finish the game with the mortal gauge, do i have to start a new game or is it enough to select the episodes and replay them?

You can start a new game on easy if you want, and it won't delete your progress. I think you can just Episode Select and do it that way, but I'm not positive

FLIPADELPHIIA
02-27-2012, 08:37 PM
great guide man. starting it now

Gor1lla
02-27-2012, 09:48 PM
The collectibles achievements only unlock, when you enter the extras menu.

When using the blind gauge, do you still get a notification, when you have your wrath filled?

EliteShadowMan
02-27-2012, 10:15 PM
The collectibles achievements only unlock, when you enter the extras menu.

When using the blind gauge, do you still get a notification, when you have your wrath filled?

No. But if your doing that run on easy, then it activates on its own. Unless you're talking about burst. In that case it tells you.

Gor1lla
02-27-2012, 11:17 PM
Burst, wrath, unlimited mode, whatever... :D I mean the thing you activate with RT. In the german version it's "wrath"

EliteShadowMan
02-28-2012, 12:17 AM
Burst, wrath, unlimited mode, whatever... :D I mean the thing you activate with RT. In the german version it's "wrath"

Then yeah it pops up when it fills all the way.

chach7171
02-28-2012, 03:58 AM
Burst, wrath, unlimited mode, whatever... :D I mean the thing you activate with RT. In the german version it's "wrath"

It would figure the Germans would come up with a cooler name than burst lol

Doopliss SWE
02-29-2012, 07:26 PM
I can confirm that using DLC gauges is risk free and doesn't block anything.

Lv 3 Ddd
03-01-2012, 04:57 PM
This was useful, thank you.

Rafie
03-02-2012, 04:20 PM
Man I just got done with Normal with the majority of my ranks as A ranked with a few S ranks and one damn B ranked. Of course its the last episode and I keep dying. Pisses me off. LOL I love this game though, so I'll keep trying for those S ranks before I start my "hard" playthrough. Thanks for the guide!

EliteShadowMan
03-02-2012, 07:52 PM
Man I just got done with Normal with the majority of my ranks as A ranked with a few S ranks and one damn B ranked. Of course its the last episode and I keep dying. Pisses me off. LOL I love this game though, so I'll keep trying for those S ranks before I start my "hard" playthrough. Thanks for the guide!

Thanks! Did you check out the final boss help thread? There's a lot of useful tips in there.

STARINFLAMES21
03-03-2012, 02:58 AM
Great Guide, managed to do the hard playthrough in 3 hours with all S ranks, just 1 more for with the blind gauge...it feel eternal xD

kolbe11
03-03-2012, 01:35 PM
What about: Be the Fist ? I have to complete all difficult level with 80% or higher ? I've completed on High with S Ranks, with one 80%, the rest is 85-100% and didn't unlocked.

EliteShadowMan
03-03-2012, 09:58 PM
What about: Be the Fist ? I have to complete all difficult level with 80% or higher ? I've completed on High with S Ranks, with one 80%, the rest is 85-100% and didn't unlocked.

No you can do this on any difficulty. Just make sure you have majority of the episodes at above the 80-90% mark for Sync. I don't think its a glitched achievement.

Dark Link IV
03-05-2012, 05:03 AM
Thanks for the guide, got my 1000/1000.

Mirai
03-10-2012, 11:32 AM
My BACK and B buttons are toast after this game :woop:
Great game and great guide. thank you very much.

toythatkills
03-12-2012, 11:15 PM
Cheers for the guide! Think I'd probably up it from 5/10 to be honest, this Mortal Gauge run is hard as nails. Started on episode 13 to get the harder ones out of the way first, and it is very hard! Up to 15 now, and the boss there can destroy half my health bar with one strike. On easy! I honestly thought I'd have a bit more leeway than that!

EliteShadowMan
03-13-2012, 12:51 AM
Cheers for the guide! Think I'd probably up it from 5/10 to be honest, this Mortal Gauge run is hard as nails. Started on episode 13 to get the harder ones out of the way first, and it is very hard! Up to 15 now, and the boss there can destroy half my health bar with one strike. On easy! I honestly thought I'd have a bit more leeway than that!

I'll think about it. For me it was sort of hard at some areas but definitely doable.

Gor1lla
03-13-2012, 12:48 PM
I don't think that the Mortal playthrough was that hard. The bosses were the easiest part, because they only have 3-4 different attacks, that are easy to dodge and make them vulnerably.

> I had problems with DMC4 on Normal, so I am not a pro :Bounce:

toythatkills
03-13-2012, 04:10 PM
I'll keep trying. The bosses are pretty short though and the checkpoints plenty, so there's every chance that it's perfectly doable with a bit of persistence.

You know those attacks where they surround you with lightning/fire and it closes in on you, how do you dodge those?

EliteShadowMan
03-13-2012, 04:14 PM
I'll keep trying. The bosses are pretty short though and the checkpoints plenty, so there's every chance that it's perfectly doable with a bit of persistence.

You know those attacks where they surround you with lightning/fire and it closes in on you, how do you dodge those?

I found rolling into them as they hit you seems to not damage you. At least not for me on the last boss. I don't remember if it worked on Deus though.

toythatkills
03-13-2012, 05:52 PM
Cheers. 15 is down now! The start of 16 though is making me think that the random fights might actually be harder than the bosses. It's a lot harder to stay out of danger. Sure I'll get there eventually.

BounTyHunteR Zero
03-14-2012, 11:21 AM
you have some of the information wrong on the gauges here

Avenger - Default Gauge
Defender - Achieve a Total Rank of A in 3 episodes in Part I: Suffering on any difficulty.
Destructor - Achieve a Total Rank of A in 3 episodes in Part II: Rebirth on any difficulty.
Thermoregulator - Achieve a Total Rank of A in 3 episodes in Part III: Karma on any difficulty.
Survivor - Achieve a Total Rank of A in 10 episodes on any difficulty.
Blind Master - Achieve a Total Rank of A or higher for all episodes in the game on any difficulty.
Augur - Complete all episodes in the game with the Blind Master Gauge equipped on any difficulty.
Mortal - Achieve a Total Rank of S in 10 episodes on any difficulty.
Obliterator - Complete all episodes in the game with the Mortal Gauge equipped on any difficulty.

EliteShadowMan
03-15-2012, 12:03 PM
you have some of the information wrong on the gauges here

Avenger - Default Gauge
Defender - Achieve a Total Rank of A in 3 episodes in Part I: Suffering on any difficulty.
Destructor - Achieve a Total Rank of A in 3 episodes in Part II: Rebirth on any difficulty.
Thermoregulator - Achieve a Total Rank of A in 3 episodes in Part III: Karma on any difficulty.
Survivor - Achieve a Total Rank of A in 10 episodes on any difficulty.
Blind Master - Achieve a Total Rank of A or higher for all episodes in the game on any difficulty.
Augur - Complete all episodes in the game with the Blind Master Gauge equipped on any difficulty.
Mortal - Achieve a Total Rank of S in 10 episodes on any difficulty.
Obliterator - Complete all episodes in the game with the Mortal Gauge equipped on any difficulty.

Thanks i'll edit it now. I didn't submit my guide just in case of stuff like this.

BounTyHunteR Zero
03-16-2012, 01:06 PM
NP Glad I could help

KrAzY LuSo88
03-21-2012, 05:14 AM
anyone had any issues with the difficulty achievement? because I just finished the True episode 18 but did not get the achievement for finishing every episode on hard?? is it because I switched to normal difficulty in order to get 5 S rank??And if it is it probably means that you can't switch difficulties while you're in a playthrough...

EDIT: okay it unlocked now... I had to replay an episode and then it unlocked...

KFZ Scrubs
04-10-2012, 11:23 AM
Story related and can't be missed.

Note: Don't skip any cutscenes in this episode, or you won't unlock the achievement.
I found this to be funny

EliteShadowMan
04-11-2012, 09:44 PM
Story related and can't be missed.

Note: Don't skip any cutscenes in this episode, or you won't unlock the achievement.
I found this to be funny

Well apparently skipping cutscenes ruin achievements lol

the achievement buster
04-15-2012, 11:42 AM
this game is badass and awesome but very hard to get the meaning off but i give it a 8 star rating

Doopliss SWE
04-24-2012, 06:00 PM
Here's a "guide" for the DLC:

DLC: Episode Pack: Part IV

Overview:

-Estimated achievement difficulty: 3/10
-Offline: 6 (165http://www.xbox360achievements.org/forum/../images/misc/g-icon.gif)
-Online: 0
-Approximate amount of time to 1000: 1-3 hours
-Minimum number of playthroughs needed: 1
-Number of missable achievements: 0
-Do cheat codes disable achievements?: No Cheats
-Does difficulty affect achievements?: Yes
-Glitchy achievements: None
-Unobtainable achievements: None
-Extra equipment needed?: None

http://tiles.xbox.com/tiles/ln/Qk/1ICLiGJhbC82AhsDG1tTWTE3L2FjaC8wLzhCAAAAAOfn5-sLdIo=.jpg Daddy's Angry 15 http://www.xbox360achievements.org/images/site/gp-g.png
Defy the supreme being in Episode 19.

Story related and can't be missed.

http://tiles.xbox.com/tiles/BY/zE/1YCLiGJhbC83AhsDG1tTWTE3L2FjaC8wLzhDAAAAAOfn5-rrjBk=.jpg A Friend in Need 15 http://www.xbox360achievements.org/images/site/gp-g.png
Protect your brother-in-law in Episode 20.

Story related and can't be missed.

http://tiles.xbox.com/tiles/-G/dm/0ICLiGJhbC8wAhsDG1tTWTE3L2FjaC8wLzhEAAAAAOfn5-9JZ+A=.jpg How Do Ya Like Me Now? 15 http://www.xbox360achievements.org/images/site/gp-g.png
Receive a parting gift in Episode 21.

Story related and can't be missed.

http://tiles.xbox.com/tiles/b5/+G/0YCLiGJhbC8xAhsDG1tTWTE3L2FjaC8wLzhFAAAAAOfn5-6pn3M=.jpg Blaze of Glory 15 http://www.xbox360achievements.org/images/site/gp-g.png
Put an end to your wrath once and for all.

Story related and can't be missed.

http://tiles.xbox.com/tiles/2p/an/04CLiGJhbC8yAhsDG1tTWTE3L2FjaC8wLzhGAAAAAOfn5-yIlsY=.jpg Nirvana 15 http://www.xbox360achievements.org/images/site/gp-g.png
Complete Part IV: Nirvana.

Story related and can't be missed. Gained at the "part end" screen iirc, so you get it after Blaze of Glory.

http://tiles.xbox.com/tiles/xG/5R/1ICLiGJhbC9EAxsDG1tTWTE3L2FjaC8wLzkwAAAAAOfn5-t+btg=.jpg Gaea's Champion 90 http://www.xbox360achievements.org/images/site/gp-g.png
Complete all episodes in Part IV with an S rank on Hard.

Very easy with the Obliterator gauge. The Augur gauge might be a good choice for the last level though, since the final boss has rather long counter animations with multiple inputs. The boss almost plays itself with this gauge. However, I didn't fail them once when using the Obliterator gauge, so it's up to you. See "Deity" for more details on how to complete hard missions with an S rank.

AliXreza
04-25-2012, 07:38 AM
thanks for the guide.

osakamitsu
04-27-2012, 02:09 AM
Sooooooooooooooo you state that there are no missable achievements yet you state in some of the descriptions that they are missable??!!?!? This needs to be fixed.

EliteShadowMan
04-27-2012, 07:35 AM
Sooooooooooooooo you state that there are no missable achievements yet you state in some of the descriptions that they are missable??!!?!? This needs to be fixed.

It doesn't need to be fixed. They're only slightly missable because of the chapter select option, therefore there's no reason to fix it. If you're only saying this because you missed an achievement, then it's not my fault. My guide shows the order of which you get the achievements.

Also to Doopliss: I would put that up in my guide somewhere, but i can't since other peoples post are in the way and what not. Also I'd just be giving you credit, so you might as well just post it yourself either in this section or the DLC section.

Tyger7
07-05-2012, 10:58 PM
Drinking and chugging both give you the achievement at the hot springs. Also it would be good to note that when you "interrupt" a boss, it is actually a prompt that shows up to do so. During the first boss I kept pressing B trying to interrupt him and thinking I was doing something wrong or had already missed it. He talks a lot before he actually gets to his monologue.

Something you should mention in the roadmap is that you should make sure you fully complete an episode before exiting. I lost an episode because I quit to the main menu after seeing my rank. I believe you must pass that part and then go to another option screen which says next episode or main menu. I forget exactly.

Below is a separate thread I made about the Gauges. You can link it if you want.

http://www.xbox360achievements.org/forum/showthread.php?t=377768

Purge
07-25-2013, 09:46 PM
Olga is a cutie pie.

DCtheoriginal
11-14-2013, 06:41 AM
Thank you great guide! great game

UpgradePolecat
11-18-2013, 08:54 PM
I've made a YouTube playlist where I get all S ranks on every episode on Hard, using the Avenger Gauge.

You can find it at https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPb_6Fxui8R_gFmeRe6KclNpNXRq_ignr

Enjoy and feel free to add this to the guide.

Daze
02-21-2014, 11:16 PM
Thanks, took me forever to get around to this game.