Steam Punk achievement in Dead Island (Xbox 360)

Steam Punk

Create weapons to rival the gods of fire or thunder.

Steam Punk0
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How to unlock the Steam Punk achievement

  • DirtyMike162DirtyMike162280,048
    11 Sep 2011 11 Sep 2011 13 Sep 2011
    38 2 2
    ACT1:Light House; James Stein

    At the Light House talk to James Stein, at the top of the Light House. You'll want to look for the side quest called Counsel of Despair. For finishing the quest you'll get a torch mod. Using 2 Rags, 2 Glues and 2 Gas For Lighters and a weapon given you can create the torch once created the achievement will pop up.

    *Side Note: You should build up your Fury since there is a Thug found in the area while doing this quest. (It'll make things easier if you hate dealing with Thugs) - Side Note thanks to DNGRDOOM64

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    Formulusok i've already created several shock and fire weapons and I've never had this achievement pop yet, so do i need a certain level weapon, or certain rarity etc.?
    Posted by Formulus on 15 Sep 11 at 17:44
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  • xBrushedRedxxBrushedRedx91,171
    14 Sep 2011 06 Oct 2011 14 May 2012
    25 1 3
    The torch mod does work, but actually, if you don't wanna have to go out of your way for a sidequest you don't have to do, then just go with the main story, and at some point in Act 1. (I think it's close to after getting to the lifeguard tower), you'll get a shock mod. All you need is some wire, batteries, and duct tape I believe and just make that and you'll get the achievement.

    This is one you'll probably get early on in the game!

    z 4assed monkey said: "Indeed, the shock mod is rewarded upon completing "Black Hawk Down" for Sinamoi in Chapter 3. That's how I got this achievement."

    So very early in the game. Doesn't require a random sidequest.
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    z 4assed monkeyIndeed, the shock mod is rewarded upon completing "Black Hawk Down" for Sinamoi in Chapter 3. That's how I got this achievement.
    Posted by z 4assed monkey on 17 Dec 11 at 11:39
    xBrushedRedxAwesome! added you in the solution. Just now seeing this comment for some reason.
    Posted by xBrushedRedx on 14 May 12 at 19:03
    Lt DavoThe torch mod is available in chapter 2, though. Not that there's anything wrong with telling people when their second opportunity comes to unlock the achivement.
    Posted by Lt Davo on 15 Feb 14 at 20:27
  • DuncanMacleod08DuncanMacleod08164,497
    06 Sep 2011 07 Sep 2011 12 Sep 2011
    12 4 4
    this can be done by creating a weapons that uses the shock or torch mod.. shock comes from main storyline quest black hawk down and torch comes from counsel of despair from lighthouse from James

    shock mod works on blade based items like machete or knifes
    2x battery
    2x wire
    2x duct tape

    torch(added from info from comments thanks ActiveIntersect, Ojotango,spletchie for the information).
    works on blunt base items such as a stick or baseball bat
    2x gas for lighters
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    ActiveIntersectThe torch mod comes from the side mission counsel of despair
    Posted by ActiveIntersect on 08 Sep 11 at 16:00
    spletchie...which is given by James at the Lighthouse
    Posted by spletchie on 09 Sep 11 at 21:30
    Ojotango...and is available earlier in the game than the shock mod.
    Posted by Ojotango on 10 Sep 11 at 23:33
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