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Castlevania: Lords of Shadow

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Achievement Guide for Trials - Chapter XI

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Achievement won on 16 Dec 10
TA Score for this game: 2,663
Posted on 16 December 10 at 18:57, Edited on 13 March 11 at 23:12
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The below solutions are the ways I completed the trials, and are not necessarily the only way. You can do a lot of the trials in the game on your paladin playthrough; however, some levels on squire make it easier and are listed.

Chapter 11-1: Necromancer’s Abyss
Finish the level after destroying 60 Reapers.
Recommended Difficulty: Any
- As with other similar trials, there is a counter in the top right corner. There are exactly 56 reapers in the level, before you get to the end boss. Once you solve the sundial and stone puzzles and go through the portal, you will first encounter them. Dispatch these, and you will have eight. On the way to the first Necromancer, you will encounter another ten for a total of 18.

After the first Necromancer fight go through the left portal. You can go two ways, so first go left. And after you encounter the next group, you should have 30. Continue on, activate the gate, and you will be teleported back. Go through the left portal again, but this time go right. Do not make the double jump, and land on the platform below to kill off another three, now giving you 33. Continue on, activate the portal, and teleport back.

Now go through the right portal. Continue through platforming, and you will encounter another three for a total of 36. Continuing on you will reach a room with the final switch. Here you will find another twenty, bringing the total to 56. Once through the gate you opened, wait for the second Necromancer to spawn 5 reapers, and you will finish with a total of 61.

Chapter 11-2: Necromancer’s Abyss
Finish the level and defeat the Dracolich in less than 5 minutes.
Recommended Difficulty: Any
- This is exactly the same as the other two titan fights. Start the fight using a dark crystal, and you will be able to one-shot the runes. As you are climbing the ribs, wait until they are close to you or you will miss and fall. It is a little hard to describe when to jump, just avoid jumping from rib to rib if you feel it is not close to you. You should hit the first rune at around the 3 minute mark (+/- 5 seconds). Try and make the last rune at around the 1:30 mark, as you cannot skip the following cutscene. You can actually make the last rune before the cutscene at around 1:20, and still have time... just move fast.

After the cutscene, traverse to the last rune and hit X. This will start another cutscene, although you can skip this one. Get close to his head, press RT, and you will be pulled into his mouth. Quickly run up to the rune (where the green flames come out), and press X. Level over.

I made my run with about 10 seconds to spare, and my times were a little long as I did not hit the last rune before the cutscene until about 1:15 - 1:20. I was able to get to the part with his head with 16 seconds left, so it is doable. If you do mess up, or feel like you won't make the time, remember to reload the level from the World Map so you do not lose your dark crystal.

Credit to xF02 for the YouTube upload.

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