Can't touch this achievement in Dead Island

Can't touch this

Use a hammer to kill a series of 15 zombies without taking damage.

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How to unlock the Can't touch this achievement

  • Cheese TouchCheese Touch464,776
    06 Sep 2011 06 Sep 2011
    79 4 20
    Step 1 is to get a decent hammer. Pick one up in the game and pay the $$$ to fully repair it and bring it to level 4. If it's early in the game, the hammer will probably degrade quite a bit before you kill 15 zombies, so you'll want to stay pretty close to a workbench so you can repair it back up (or get a few spare hammers).

    The technique to use is to always kick the zombies until they go down. Once they are on the ground, they take a few seconds to get back up and are easy pickings. This even works against groups of zombies. If you try to hit them straight away, you are likely to take a swipe before you get to 15.

    This works throughout the game --> kick then kill. Makes the game much easier.

    Also, try to hunt for zombies in a relatively open area so you don't get ambushed. The road leading from the lifeguard shack to the lighthouse is a good place for this. There will also be lots of munching zombies that are basically free kills. If you run up to them, you can usually dispatch them before they can stand up.

    I haven't tested this, but I'd guess that getting a kill with another weapon resets your streak (my biggest problem was taking a swipe at kill #14). Your foot is really wimpy and it's unlikely that kicking a zombie will kill it so no need to worry about that.

    Hammer time!

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    Mr GWhere's an easy place to find a hammer?
    Posted by Mr G on 07 Jul 17 at 21:21
    Sky OO6+1
    Posted by Sky OO6 on 05 Oct 18 at 18:18
    Bazroy99B&Q
    Posted by Bazroy99 on 09 May at 15:32
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  • Cky616craig1Cky616craig1593,360
    10 Sep 2011 10 Sep 2011 16 Sep 2011
    61 0 4
    Heres what I did, get a couple of sledgehammers (for the reach) attract some zombies and stand on the roof of a small car, not the bonnet. Squat and swing away :) they can't reach you

    Edit: I should mention that I did this on a car just outside the church in chapter 2, the car with the metal roof tile thing on it.

    If anyone knows a better place for this technique, please comment and I will add it to this solution along with your gamertag. Thanks
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    Luckystar37Great solution, worked a treat, and if you are stuck with no enemies coming at you, just fire ur guns a bit in various directions. You can also climb on the nearby truck roof where several enemies will run at truck.
    Posted by Luckystar37 on 17 Oct 12 at 18:38
    DarkSephiroth07This is easily the best solution for this achievement! Thank you +1
    Posted by DarkSephiroth07 on 09 Feb 14 at 21:42
    One Eyed TighWorked perfectly the first time. Got a sledgehammer as a reward from the nun, went outside, and started luring zombies towards a nearby car or truck. And if you want to lure a distant zombie closer to you, just shoot it in the body or leg once and it will come to you. Great solution, thumbs up!
    Posted by One Eyed Tigh on 02 Mar 14 at 22:49
  • Stallion83Stallion833,808,325
    07 Sep 2011 07 Sep 2011 07 Sep 2011
    67 22 5
    Find a hammer or have a friend give you his in a coop game. Make sure to upgrade it and have it fully repaired before attempting the video. You cannot take any damage during the 15 kills.

    Kick is your best friend (LB) use it to keep enemies off of you and to weaken them. Be sure the final blow comes from dropping the hammer down.
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    ToPNeeK SnaTchYloved the video and helped a lot thanks
    Posted by ToPNeeK SnaTchY on 11 Sep 11 at 23:33
    Murder of BirdsSweet guide! Thanks for the help!
    Posted by Murder of Birds on 12 Sep 11 at 11:54
    Shark Modded Gabriel's Sledgehammer fully upgraded sure helps too.
    Posted on 21 Sep 11 at 15:09
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