Tropico 4 achievements

Tropico 4

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There are a maximum of 60 Tropico 4 achievements (50 without DLC) worth 2,095 (1,250)

9,884 tracked gamers have this game, 976 have completed it (9.87%)

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Head for High Ground in Tropico 4

Head for High Ground38 (20)

Survive a Tsunami with no human casualties

  • Unlocked by 2,717 tracked gamers (27% - TA Ratio = 1.90) 9,884  

Achievement Guide for Head for High Ground

255,090 (142,975)
Achievement won on 04 Nov 11
TA Score for this game: 1,535
Posted on 13 November 11 at 06:51, Edited on 07 October 13 at 16:28
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This achievement is actually quite easy to get, you will need a little bit of cash and some electricity though.

You need to build a weather station (Approx. $8,000), once built select the station and at the bottom you will see three upgrades available to you, the middle one being a Tsunami early warning system ($10,000 and 5MW of power required.) There is also a tornado warning system if you are going for the Tornado Valley achievement too.

Tropico 4Tornado ValleyThe Tornado Valley achievement in Tropico 4 worth 33 pointsSurvive a Tornado Outbreak with no human casualties

Once this is built you will just need a Tsunami to hit in order to get the achievement. You have two options here; first is to aim to build this set up on each campaign mission as you play through, you will get one hit eventually. Alternatively you can use sandbox game mode and set the number of events to the highest possible if you want to speed up your chances. (Don't use GOD mode, I have heard this will stop any achievements unlocking.)

I hope this helps and happy surfing : )

EDIT: It seems that the modern times DLC may be causing issues with this achievement unlocking. Our member Loddos was able to get around this by unlocking it during the original campaign;

Posted by Loddos on 07 Oct 13 06:44:18

"I have the Modern Times DLC. In sandbox mode i build the upgraded weather station and within 50 years i got "Old Faithful", "Tornado Valley" and
"Curse of the Llama". I also had a Drought and a Tsunami but the achievements "Modern Agriculture" or "Head for High Ground" did not pop.
I got "Head for High Ground" during 4the mission in the campaign (not Modern Times)."
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