Alan Wake

Alan Wake Achievements

Collateral Carnage

Defeat 20 Taken with indirect means.

Indirect means to kill a Taken with either electricity, explosive canisters, water, or whatever. So long as you haven't taken the final shot, but YOU kill them, it works. The train yard is good for that. Get them close to the gas canisters and shoot them and not the Taken. Otherwise, there is an electric fence in the Power Station towards the end of the game. Use the torch to push them into it.

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Comment #1 by ddion8206
Wednesday, December 29, 2010 @ 11:16:01 AM

As well as the method on the video, I got this achivement during the visit to the Anderson farm while on the stage because of the fireworks, sorry of this was already posted

Comment #2 by xKRAIZEEMANx
Tuesday, June 21, 2011 @ 04:29:32 PM

I, too, got this during the Anderson Farm "concert".

Comment #3 by TraumaticChain6
Sunday, April 29, 2012 @ 11:11:22 AM

Sarah's shots counts to. Got the ach that way :)

Comment #4 by FunkyKong
Sunday, June 03, 2012 @ 07:54:11 PM

Having the Taken getting taken out (pun intended) by the large possesed objects counts too. My indirect kill counter went from 2 to 10 or so when I was doing the Heavy Metal (Bulldozer) achievement. Got the rest for the chievo on the way through the train yard.

The trick to this is to have Alan use the flashlight to remove the darkness from the Taken, and then try to situate yourself to where it puts them between you and the possessed objects.

Comment #5 by TehTeddyface
Saturday, July 07, 2012 @ 10:26:40 AM


Comment #6 by MrAnorexicSeal
Friday, September 21, 2012 @ 10:46:59 PM

I just jizzed.

Comment #7 by stickyboy3
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 @ 12:42:32 AM

For me, the achievement popped when I was dodging the bulldozer--it took out some Taken with its shovel and bing bang boom we're good.

Comment #8 by Salvonania
Sunday, December 16, 2012 @ 05:18:37 PM

To me as well !! done !

Comment #9 by blinksmilewink
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 @ 07:42:22 AM

Barry got this one for me. Thanks Barry.

Comment #10 by Formosa1994
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 @ 03:38:22 AM

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Game Info


US May 18, 2010
Europe May 14, 2010
Japan May 27, 2010

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