Monster Island - Achievement Guide
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There are 18 achievements with a total of 200 points.
 
 Like a boss (10 points)
Complete a level with 3 stars
 

See "Break the ice."

 
 In your face (10 points)
Hit a monster in the head
 

Just as the description states...nail a monster in the head with a stone or grenade. This cannot be done with a sticky object or bomb that explodes on impact. This will come by playing, if not by accident, since this is how you enrage enemies.

 
 Take two (10 points)
Kill two monsters with one shot
 

Just kill two monsters with a single shot. They both must explode from the blast of a single grenade. You cannot them off a ledge to their death. This is basically unmissable, as many of the levels require killing two or even three monsters at a time to get 3 stars. An easy spot (and possibly the first) to get this achievement is on Mellow Yellow Level 28. See the video below.

 
 Chill down (10 points)
Kill an enraged monster
 

See "Master Chiller."

 
 Spare (10 points)
Complete a level with the last shot
 

This is straight forward. Can be done on the first level, just waste all you grenades until the last one. Use it to kill the only monster on-screen.

 
 Monster killer (10 points)
Kill 50 monsters
 

See "Monster Nightmare."

 
 Monster Hunter (10 points)
Kill 100 monsters
 

See "Monster Nightmare."

 
 Monster Nightmare (10 points)
Kill 300 monsters
 

These achievements only require you to kill monsters. The kills count across all level plays and re-tries. You will definitely get 300 kills before 3-starring all levels, as there are 252 total levels, many of which have 2 or 3 monsters to kill.

 
 Master Chiller (10 points)
Kill 40 enraged monsters
 

To enrage a monster, you must nail it square in the head with an object. The monster will then get an angry look on its face. You then know it is enraged. You may get this while completing the game, but if you don't, it is no big deal. This can easily be boosted in about 5 minutes by playing Yellow Jello Level 4 over and over. Enrage the first enemy and kill him with the same grenade. Then blow up the stone wall. Then enrage the second enemy and kill him. 2 enraged kills in about 10 seconds. Keep reloading until it unlocks.

 
 Yellow Jello (15 points)
Complete Yellow Jello with all stars
 

See "Break the ice."

 
 Real Jam (15 points)
Complete Purple Jam with all stars
 

See "Break the ice."

 
 Own the city (15 points)
Complete Monstrocity with all stars
 

See "Break the ice."

 
 Break the ice (15 points)
Complete Frozen Mellow with all stars
 

These achievements just require you to complete all levels with three stars. You get an achievement for completing a single level with 3 stars, and each of the 4 worlds with 189 stars (63 levels per world x 3 stars per level). The levels are quite easy and can quickly be completed without a guide. World 4 (Frozen Mellow) has some trickier puzzles that using a guide would definitely save time on, but overall the levels are much, much easier than Fragger if you played that. They require much less precision and timing.

To get three stars you basically just have to get a certain score. This mostly just boils down to completing the level using the minimum number of objects (stones/bombs). However, because some of the objects have different points awarded for not using them, it is sometimes required that you use specific types of objects.

THIS SITE has some good walkthroughs for each level. However, simply typing in the World name and level number into YouTube is just as good. There are numerous walkthrough videos for each level. To me, at least the first two worlds, it is definitely faster to just play without guides. They can actually slow you down as most levels only require mild thought and can be completed in one attempt.

 
 No Clue (10 points)
See a level solution
 

At the start of the game, you have access to three solutions already. Within any level, just pause and push "View Solution." It will show you a video of someone 3-starring that level.

 
 Curiosity Killed Monsters (10 points)
Earn 750 coins and spend them on a new character in the Monster Island store!
 

See "Big Spender."

 
 Time is Gold (10 points)
Skip a level
 

In order to skip a level, just pause the game and select the skip icon to unlock this achievement and instantly move the next level. You start with two skips when you install the game.

 
 Keep 'em coming (10 points)
Earn 1500 coins and spend them on solutions in the Monster Island store!
 

See "Big Spender."

 
 Big Spender (10 points)
Earn a total of 2500 coins and spend them in the Monster Island store!
 

You earn coins in the game by completing levels, albeit a very small amount per level. You earn 10-20 coins per level and will definitely earn 2500 total coins when 3-starring all levels. It is recommend that you first purchase a new monster to unlock the "Curiosity Killed Monsters" achievement, then buy a pack of 3 solutions to unlock the "Keep em' coming" achievement. Buying these two items first will ensure you unlock the store-related achievements with minimal effort. Right when you begin the game, you are given a free 750 coins. Use it to buy a monster to get the "Curiosity Killed the Monster" achievement out of the way.

You can find the Monster Island store at the main menu of the game.

 

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