Engineer achievement in Terraria (Xbox 360)


Place 100 wires.

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How to unlock the Engineer achievement

  • DaeryoonDaeryoon502,316
    02 Nov 2013 08 Aug 2014 08 Aug 2014
    26 0 0
    First of all, you must defeat Skeletron in your world. He is found by speaking with the Old Man in front of the Dungeon at night. You offer to remove his curse, which is summoning and killing Skeletron.

    Once defeated, the Mechanic NPC can be found bound in the Dungeon. She has red hair and all you need to do is speak with her when you find her. I suggest bringing light sources with you to place as you go through the Dungeon. Once you untie her / speak with her, she becomes an NPC that can move into a suitable house.

    The Mechanic sells the wire and wrenches you need. You can purchase any color wrench you want. Each one just lays down a different color of wire when placed. You need to place 100 wire with any wrench. You can do this by placing the Wrench in your top row and using it like a weapon with RT. You can place wire just about anywhere, you do not need a wall or surface. As long as you have wire in your inventory (it can also go in your ammo slots), you can place it with wrench. Wire is used to link together various items, like switches and actuators to open doors, activate traps, turn on lights, etc.

    Wires can be harvested from the world using a Wire Cutter, but it easiest to purchase them from the Mechanic. I am fairly certain you cannot find a Wrench in any chest, you must purchase one or get one from a friend's world.

    You only need to place 100 wire with ANY wrench for the achievement. It does not need to be connected to anything, or be a continuous line.


    Grab a wrench (only sold by Mechanic) and 110 pieces of wire. Then run back and forth holding down RT with the wrench selected until achievement pops.
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  • HighT3chR3dn3ckHighT3chR3dn3ck1,583,751
    03 May 2013 03 May 2013
    5 1 2
    All you need is 1 light switch, 1 chain light (or anything that can be turned on by a switch, easily found in the dungeon), 110 wire (bought from the mechanic), and one wrench (bought from the mechanic).

    For those of you that don't know, the mechanic is an NPC found within the dungeon.

    Now simply place 1 light switch and 1 chain light about a screens length a part. Whip out your wrench, start laying wire until the achievement pops.

    Just a few things to note, you don't actually have to connect the wire from the switch to the light for the achievement to pop and just completely fill in the space horizontally and vertically starting at the light switch making its way toward the chain light. This is easily done in one sitting and I recommend that you do that.
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    iMaginaryyThis is the best guide here IMO. Quick and to the point. All you need to do here. Also, you can use the wire cutters to pick em and give em to a friend if you're co-oping :D
    Posted by iMaginaryy on 03 Jul 13 at 21:01
    I X p IL i C TAnyone got a established world?
    Posted by I X p IL i C T on 18 Jun 14 at 14:34
  • DuDeACiDDuDeACiD144,312
    30 Mar 2013 30 Mar 2013 16 Apr 2013
    8 4 7
    after you find the mechanic you can buy a wrench (places wire) and wire cutters (removes wire). she must be untied and found in the dungeon after beating skeletron. then i suggest finding traps or lights that have switchs and harvest enough until you have 100. then all 100 have to be placed at once. i tried placing 25 re-grabing them and placing them again for a total of 100 but no pop. (can be done in friends server. credit to Ariose999)
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    DuDeACiDi was unable to contact my friend before he popped this achievement so if anybody if possible post your results here.
    Posted by DuDeACiD on 12 Apr 13 at 23:08
    Ariose999Can be done in a friends server.
    Posted by Ariose999 on 13 Apr 13 at 12:37
    iMaginaryyYou don't need to do all that, just need a switch and a light (or something else) and buy 100 to 110 wires from the mechanic to connect the switch to the light (or until the cheevo pops.) [as the other solution says].

    This can be done in a friends server (second confirmation).
    Posted by iMaginaryy on 03 Jul 13 at 21:04
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