Defiance achievements


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There are a maximum of 75 Defiance achievements (50 without DLC) worth 4,740 (1,625)

43,108 tracked gamers have this game, 658 have completed it (1.53%)

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Pursuit of Excellence in Defiance

Pursuit of Excellence29 (15)

Complete 20 pursuits in the Bay Area

  • Unlocked by 11,766 tracked gamers (27% - TA Ratio = 1.91) 43,236  

Achievement Guide for Pursuit of Excellence

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Achievement won on 07 Apr 13
TA Score for this game: 1,445
Posted on 08 April 13 at 18:35
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To unlock Pursuit of Excellence you must complete twenty pursuits within the game.

Pursuits are a mini collection of goals and challenges. They usually consist of 4-5 goals each. To complete a pursuit, all goals within that pursuit must be completed. You will see a tick next to every goal you have completed. When you complete all goals within a pursuit, every goal will be greyed out and the pursuit will be registered as completed.

You can see how many pursuits you have completed. At the top, it will say Season One (X/107), where X is the number you have currently completed.

There are 107 pursuits within the game currently, some taking minutes, some taking thousands of hours. Luckily for this achievement, you just need any twenty.

To view your pursuits, press START. On the character screen, hold down LT, and select GOALS (at the 1 o Clock position). Here you can see all pursuits divided into categories.

For those wishing to knock these out fast, below is a list of easy pursuits that can all be completed in ACT1 with little/no trouble. Then, as you progress into ACT2, hitting twenty should be no trouble.

Browse the list, and see what you find easiest. For some of the combat ones, these require respecing your EGO points.

Mount Tam
Mount Tam Exploration 1
Mount Tam Exploration 2
Mount Tam Exploration 3
Mount Tam Exploration 4
Mount Tam Exploration 5
The Truth Behind Tranquility
Mount Tam Recon

Enemy Groups
Mutant Observation

Ego Evolution
Ego Evolution 1
Ego Evolution 2

Going Commando
Snipe from the Shadows
Boomstick to the Face
Stout Tactics
Living to Kill

Runner License
Pedal to the Metal 1
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