Ecco the Dolphin achievements

Ecco the Dolphin

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There are a maximum of 12 Ecco the Dolphin achievements worth 328 (200)

1,257 tracked gamers have this game, 266 have completed it (21.16%)

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Sonar User in Ecco the Dolphin

Sonar User14 (10)

Kill 30 enemies with the Death Sonar.

  • Unlocked by 660 tracked gamers (53% - TA Ratio = 1.37) 1,257  

Achievement Guide for Sonar User

Octobot Super
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Octobot Super
Achievement won on 13 May 10
TA Score for this game: 328
Posted on 14 May 10 at 00:12, Edited on 14 May 10 at 00:13
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The Death Sonar is obtained by helping out the dolphin in "The Vents" level (there's a respective achievement for that, so I won't go over the fine details).

To perform the Death Sonar, begin a dash (with X) and press B (for sonar). If this sonar hits an enemy, it will deal damage. Some enemies are damaged more by this attack, so learn to use it well! Add to this the fact that it's "ranged" and that Ecco somewhat compensates for your aim, the game becomes a bit easier. The thirty enemies will come naturally if you use this move consistently from here on out, especially when dealing with the small and large crabs.

As a small side note, you can actually get pretty good at this as long as you limit the time between pressing X and B. In other words, pressing them in quick succession will prevent Ecco from dashing at all, and the sonar will still shoot out. This will help with control.

If you want to get this achievement right away, it's easy. Given the (lazy?) scripting of the game, most enemies respawn the second you're one screen away. Simply find a cluster of jellyfish, kill them, swim one screen away, and they'll respawn. Since they usually come in clumps of three, you just need to do this ten times!
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