Fallout 3 achievements

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There are a maximum of 72 Fallout 3 achievements (50 without DLC) worth 2,279 (1,550)

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Pinnacle of Survival in Fallout 3

Pinnacle of Survival38 (20)

Reached Level 14 with Neutral Karma

  • Unlocked by 55,674 tracked gamers (27% - TA Ratio = 1.90) 203,554  

Achievement Guide for Pinnacle of Survival

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Achievement won on 31 Dec 08
TA Score for this game: 1,658
Posted on 29 December 08 at 17:53
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(Copied over from "Ambassador of Peace")

The best advice I can offer for this achievement is to play the game Good, as it is much easier to get Bad Karma then Good Karma. When you get to Level 13, you can get the other two achievements, "Pinnacle of Survival" (Level 14 Neutral) and "Harbinger of War" (Level 14 Bad), as well.

Upon reaching level 13, you can either get more XP until you are just on the brink of Level 14 or you can play it safe, save at the start of the level, and work towards 14 and each side of karma.

To get karma, here are some tips:

For Good karma, give Purified Water to the tramp outside of Megaton. He will be to the right laying on some rocks just outside the gate. You can get purified water from Wadsworth at your house. (NOTE: You will only have a house if you have completed "The Power of the Atom".)

For Bad karma, well... this one is easy! Murder, steal, massacre, hit people, whatever you want to do.


A friend of mine recommended saving the "Power of the Atom" quest until you reach one of the levels before those in the achievement (7, 13, 19). Once you get to the level, either blow up the bomb or disarm it, and depending on which, you will get XP and karma for completing the quest. The one problem with this is that you might not have Tenpenny Tower in order to blow the bomb up at level 7.

Good luck!
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