Classy Ninja achievement in Fruit Ninja Kinect

Classy Ninja

Get a score of over 250 in CLASSIC.

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How to unlock the Classy Ninja achievement

  • LavindatharLavindathar1,648,489
    10 Aug 2011 10 Aug 2011
    30 1 8
    The description sums this up :

    Hit a score of 250 in Classic.

    Out of the three score related achievments, this is by far the hardest, and most frustrating.

    Classic mode is a life based mode, and not timed like the other two. You have three lives.

    Every time an unsliced fruit hits the floor, you lose a life.

    If you hit a bomb, it's game over (unlike Arcade where you lose 10 points).

    So, the premise is simple - hit every fruit, dont ever hit a bomb. Sounds easy.

    When you get to around 50-60 points, a combo fruit will appear. Hit this, then slice it as many times as you can. This can boost your score by 50-60 points. It also gives you one life back.

    The hardest sections are when you either get lots of fruit at once, as you may miss the odd one or two, or where you get lots of bombs and only one or two fruits. You then have to dodge the bombs, but still hit the fruits before they hit the floor.

    For the former, aim for huge combo slices where you hit all 8-10 fruit at once, so none can drop.
    For the latter, keep your hands low, wait for the bombs to move (they usually hit the floor before the fruit) and then slice upwards to take the fruit out.

    Good luck, this one may take a while!

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    jordan macitfor author:
    u should probably add in ur solution:
    -u get an extra live at the 100 mark and 200 etc and not from the combo fruit appears
    -dragon fruit is extra 50 points

    just trying to help :)
    Posted by jordan macit on 02 Sep 12 at 21:47
    lord grenadeAnd I just did 249 points for the second time... Does someone know how to get +10 points with Critical? I get it sometimes but I just don't understand why.
    Posted by lord grenade on 18 Oct 12 at 14:44
    LavindatharCriticals are from perfect slices afaik, in the centre of the fruit and all the way through.
    Posted by Lavindathar on 18 Oct 12 at 15:13
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  • LegendaryMarvelLegendaryMarvel274,845
    12 Aug 2011 12 Aug 2011 21 Aug 2011
    21 1 0
    I'm going to take some of what Lavindathar said and build on it. So here is his original solution.

    The description sums this up :

    Hit a score of 250 in Classic.

    Out of the three score related achievments, this is by far the hardest, and most frustrating.

    Classic mode is a life based mode, and not timed like the other two. You have three lives.

    Every time an unsliced fruit hits the floor, you lose a life.

    If you hit a bomb, it's game over (unlike Arcade where you lose 10 points).

    So, the premise is simple - hit every fruit, dont ever hit a bomb. Sounds easy.

    When you get to around 50-60 points, a combo fruit will appear. Hit this, then slice it as many times as you can. This can boost your score by 50-60 points. It also gives you one life back.

    The hardest sections are when you either get lots of fruit at once, as you may miss the odd one or two, or where you get lots of bombs and only one or two fruits. You then have to dodge the bombs, but still hit the fruits before they hit the floor.

    For the former, aim for huge combo slices where you hit all 8-10 fruit at once, so none can drop.
    For the latter, keep your hands low, wait for the bombs to move (they usually hit the floor before the fruit) and then slice upwards to take the fruit out.

    Good luck, this one may take a while!

    Now this is a pretty good strategy. I wanted to add onto it though and say that for each 100 you get an extra X (or chance) back. So it's not from breaking the combo fruit that gives an X back, it just happens to be that it normally will put you over that 100 point mark.

    For the sections where their are lots of fruit (only fruit) it IS best to wait for them to be in line for a combo, however, if there is no worry of hitting a bomb and you are more worried about just hitting the fruit. Then just take both arms and outside in (right hand goes left, and left hand goes right) or you can go with the both hands go the same direction. This makes it so you have a make wider area that you are slicing and makes it harder to miss the fruit.

    Also for the multiple fruit with bomb areas what I did was kept my hands high as the bombs have a tendency to not be thrown as high as the fruit, so just chop the fruit above the bombs. There will be times that this won't work and you'll have cut them lower on the screen, but it seems to work much easier if you go for them above the bombs.

    Using my strategy I have gotten multiple 400+ point rounds. As well as my best round is 742 (31st overall).

    Best of luck to all who are going for this achievement, if you need any further help or have any questions please feel free to shoot me a message!
  • Tommy Gun CRGTommy Gun CRG308,090
    26 Nov 2012 04 Dec 2012
    5 0 0
    This mode drove me crazy at first, but then I figured out the strategy -- hold your arms up in the air like you're holding two marionettes (it will get tiring). Your hands should be about halfway up the screen. Make SHORT slices when you go for the fruit, and don't try for big combos, even though that'll get you more points. Just slice each one individually most of the time (unless they're launched together), because you don't want to risk missing.

    If you hit one bomb, it's game over, so that is your highest priority! Avoid the bombs, even if it means missing a fruit on occasion. Since you have three strikes, and every 100 points will take away a strike, it's not a really big deal to miss sometimes.

    Listen for the bombs. When you hear a ton of fruit being "launched", it's okay to make big sweeps with your hands, if you're sure there was no bomb. Remember to slice in an arc if you need to avoid a bomb.

    As someone else mentioned, fruit TENDS to go a bit higher than the bombs, but not always. But if you keep your arms in the air, that will help to avoid the bombs. Try not to drop your hands down too far, because that's when you'll accidentally hit a bomb that's just being launched.

    My high score is around 450, and I really haven't played it that many times. Don't give up; it gets way easier.
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