Dungeon Siege III achievements

Dungeon Siege III

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There are a maximum of 54 Dungeon Siege III achievements (44 without DLC) worth 2,445 (1,250)

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Maximum Charisma in Dungeon Siege III

Maximum Charisma32 (15)

Earn the maximum possible influence with any one companion.

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Achievement Guide for Maximum Charisma

248,408 (155,235)
Achievement won on 25 Jun 11
TA Score for this game: 1,966
Posted on 25 June 11 at 07:17, Edited on 26 June 11 at 14:23
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You gain influence by responding to specific conversations with the dialog wheel with your current companion depending on what they are most agreeable towards. Also playing in a party (as host) with four others seems to help increase the chances of gaining influence as you will have three other companions. I found this to be somewhat difficult on my first play through. I was playing mostly with Anjali as an AI partner and at the end of the game I managed only to get her influence a little more than halfway on the meter.

However, playing around trying to do another achievement, I discovered a way to get infinite influence. Possibly even more than just one companion if you were so inclined. Only found out how to do this at the end of the game, so it is best to try it there - I will keep this spoiler free as well.

Only recommend this if you really want the achievement or ran out of options trying to gain maximum influence during your playthrough.

The Trick
Near the end of the game when you return to the first Legion Chapterhouse (points of no return and prior to entering the East Forest), there will be a room with spider webs all over, a save point, and two doors that open into the East Forest. When you open the first door using RB your companion will make a comment about it being an honor to fight by your side and shortly after the influence gain text will pop up.

After that, you can press the BACK button to see where you are influence wise with your current companion. Then turn around and save at the save point. Afterwards, load the same save file you just created. Then open the door again, even if the door appears to be opened still go up to it and there should be a prompt to open it. Your companion will speak again and another influence gain should pop up, check the progress meter to make sure it has advanced. Then just repeat the process of saving and opening the door, saving and opening the door - to earn the achievement.

If you have saved at the save point close to the last boss fight, you can back track all the way to the Legion Chapterhouse again. Go through the doors to the save point and then just reopen the last door you went through and it should prompt you again. Then save and repeat.

Felt it was necessary to also give credit to another player who figured this out before I did, from Elyoh's post on Xbox360Achievements.org - Frogcat from Playstation Network.
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