DmC: Devil May Cry achievements

DmC: Devil May Cry

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There are 58 DmC: Devil May Cry achievements (48 without DLC) worth 3,096 (1,250)

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Jackpot! in DmC: Devil May Cry

Jackpot!318 (80)

Complete all missions on the Nephilim difficulty with a SSS rank

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Achievement Guide for Jackpot!

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Achievement won on 27 Jan 13
TA Score for this game: 3,096
Posted on 17 February 13 at 11:27
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SSS ranks are based on
-) how good you score in combat (style points)
-) how fast you complete the level
-) how many collectibles you have found

Before you even attempt to get SSS ranks on nephilim i recommend you make a separate playthrough and gather all collectibles. Also while searching for them you might want to keep out an eye on how the level is built and where you have to fight which groups of enemies since this will come in handy for you.

Great combos are
Rebellion: Overdrive (charged Y attack) and Trillion Stabs (forward forward YYY....)
Arbiter: Trinity Smash (Y,Y,Pause,Y)
Aquila: (Y,Y,Pause,Y) and (charged Y attack) afterwards
Eryx: Jump and Hold RT+B (useful if you have a bunch of enemies underneath you or after you used the Aquila combo mentioned above)
Angelic and Demonic evade moves are always useful (do never risk too much it is always better to evade before you get hit or your style meter will quickly go down)

Also you do not want to stick with one weapon. Check out the combos you have purchased and learn them by doing. It is always good to know a bunch of them and mix them randomly (the above mentioned ones can be used as setup moves when you start a fight). The more you vary the more style points you will obtain.

For fast movement jump and use LT+A (ways faster than normal movements which will make up for better time ranks)

It might also be important to note that the faster you move from fight to fight the higher is the chance that you might still start the fight with the previously scored rank (does not always work however)

Also do not hesitate to use items if you need them: an items gives you only -10.000 points but a death gives you -10% of score. Multiple items will also not be a big deal to the overall score (each mission you will get millions of points and -10.000 for every used item is compared to those numbers a joke)

Furthermore it is not always required to have SSS on all 3 requirements (sometimes 2/3 is enough) but this is rather based on how many style points you got during the mission so do not rely to much on that. To say it easier: style points are the most important since they are multiplied by x8 for every SSS you get on the three requirements mentioned above. The higher they are the higher is your chance of getting an overall SSS rank.

I've uploaded a complete playthrough of all 20 mission with SSS ranks on Nephilim on youtube with some additional tips for boss fights. (link for the playlist can be found below)

All in all it comes down to practice but if you don't give up you will definitely manage to unlock this achievement. Wish you luck :)
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