Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams achievements

Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams

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Unconscious Subconscious in Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams

Unconscious Subconscious125 (40)

Defeat Octor Freud

  • Unlocked by 177 tracked gamers (10% - TA Ratio = 3.13) 1,745  

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Skeptical Mario
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Skeptical Mario
Achievement won on 24 Apr 14
TA Score for this game: 638
Posted on 15 October 14 at 20:03
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Octor Freud is the second boss, a huge squid found at the end of stage 2-7 "Dreadful Straits".

The boss room looks out over a small bay; the floor is comprised of eight platforms which alternate as to which dream world they are solid in. That is, you can only stand on half the floor at any one time. It's essential that as you twist the dream you're aware of which parts of the floor are solid; I exclusively use the twirl move with cn_Y to give myself more time to adapt.

Octor Freud has two attacks, which I'll call Whack-a-Mole and Fly Swatter.

The boss raises four arms out of the sea and slams them down onto some of the book-platforms in one of three preset patterns. You have time to dodge out of the way; if you jump and twirl you will probably be too high for the arms to hit you.
If you've already hit the boss once, he will raise six arms to strike six platforms.
If you've already hit the boss twice, he will raise eight arms to strike all eight platforms. In this case you'll need to anticipate the pattern of the strikes and land on the first platforms struck, after the arms have retreated.

After performing this attack three times, the boss submerges and resurfaces farther out for the next attack.

Fly Swatter
The boss raises one tentacle out of the sea. He follows you with it for a few seconds, pauses, and slams it down. You must jump onto the tentacle after it slams down to damage the boss. This attack is much easier to dodge since you can jump and twirl out of the way once the tentacle stops actively following you. After hitting the boss, it submerges and the resurfaces closer to you for the Whack-a-Mole attack.

When you hit the boss for a third time, a bunch of gems come out and the achievement unlocks. Remember not to fall through the wrong platforms!

Thanks to the wiki at and QualityIsNice for the YouTube video I've embedded. Video used without permission; skip ahead to 8:15 to view the boss fight.
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