Catch! achievement in Dead Island

Catch!

Kill an Infected with a grenade blast.

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How to unlock the Catch! achievement

  • Wicked JeiWicked Jei455,215
    09 Sep 2011 09 Sep 2011 21 Sep 2012
    85 11 26
    ONLY THE ITEM "GRENADE" WORKS. DEO-BOMBS, INCENDIARIES, MOLOTOVS, ETC. DO NOT COUNT.

    In Act 2, I found a merchant on the street (protected by barricades) that had one grenade for sale for $600. If you take a look at this map (credit to IGN):
    http://www.ign.com/wikis/dead-island/Act_2_-_The_City_of_Mor...
    The merchant is the red triangle southwest of the church (the yellow pentagon marked with a '1').
    I was around level 19 at the time. There are plenty of vehicles in the city to jump on top of, so when you find an Infected (they are the zombies that run and attack extremely fast) leap on top of a vehicle. The zombie cannot hurt you up there, particularly if it is a tall vehicle, like an ambulance. Throw the grenade at the Infected and you should get the achievement.

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    narc mouseWhen you get the mission to kill Alfran in the Jungle section, there's a box with 3 grenades and a large health kit by his hiding spot.
    Posted by narc mouse on 08 Mar 14 at 16:28
    WhyattThrashThe grenades outside Afran's house respawn, so you can come back there anytime later in the game to pick up 3 new grenades. This is the only surefire method of finding grenades that I've encountered since the merchants don't always carry them,
    Posted by WhyattThrash on 03 Sep 14 at 01:48
    BillarghBrilliant. The guy in the city eventually stops selling them mind.
    Posted by Billargh on 14 Dec 14 at 22:00
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  • MUSCAT5032MUSCAT5032249,827
    12 Sep 2011 12 Sep 2011
    43 2 4
    At the very end of the game in Act 4 on the roof of the prison there is a whole stash of ammuniton and grenades and a ton of zombies. I just picked one up threw it at my feet while zombies were running at me then suicided but killed them all and bam got the achievement.
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    ChriiistopheMe too ; )
    Posted by Chriiistophe on 13 May 13 at 20:15
    The SharkopathDidn't work the first try throwing it at the zombies. So I tried your method of suicide and it worked fine.
    Posted by The Sharkopath on 13 Jul 15 at 23:45
    TSGTDRAGONBest method for this! Worked perfectly! Thanks!
    Posted by TSGTDRAGON on 24 Oct 15 at 18:23
  • Yuanda Zhu SanYuanda Zhu San256,246
    11 Sep 2011 14 Sep 2011
    31 8 0
    I just passed level 19 and i replayed in act2, the merchant on the right protected by barricades had grenade for 600. I really think this is scripted. After this, you've made the most difficult: find a real grenade!!! ONLY A REAL GRENADE TO POP UP THE ACHIEVEMENT... ANYTHING ELSE DOESN'T WORK!!!
    Another very important detail: ONLY 1 INFECTED... NOT 1 INFECTED WITH A LOT OF OTHERS ZOMBIES BUT ONLY 1 INFECTED KILLED BY YOUR GRENADE!!! So when you have your grenade, find an infected, go on the top of an ambulance, kill by headshots all the others zombies around you, let alive only the infected, watch carefully around you there is not another hidden zombie and throw your grenade in the infected's feet: you'll get the achievement ;)
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