The Chosen One achievement in Marlow Briggs and the Mask of Death

The Chosen One

Complete the game on Hardcore difficulty

The Chosen One0
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How to unlock the The Chosen One achievement

  • ll Viper 61 llll Viper 61 ll584,385
    06 Jan 2018 06 Jan 2018
    7 0 12
    You must beat the game once to unlock this mode. I am not sure if you can do it after casual, but definitely normal or hard. Once you beat the game once, you must start a new game on hardcore.

    It is a whole new game, not new game plus and you must prioritize experience as you will not be able to unlock all power ups.

    I recommend upgrading the weapons first then magic. The extra health is really helpful. Before you manually save hit start -> game and options -> game and double check it is still on hardcore. My game randomly changed it to casual twice. Once after failing a challenge and once after dying to the hydra.

    There are really no more hints as the game is pretty linear. I recommend collecting the secrets again as you need all the help and extra experience you can get. Just keep at it and abuse the manual save system. It can frustrating, but power through and the achievement is yours.

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    Ostrowidzki1989Wow. Was going to to start this game next, now it's a hard pass. Not gonna touch a shitty pos that voids achievements like that. Fuck those developers.
    Posted by Ostrowidzki1989 on 31 Jul 18 at 13:36
    Crimson DrifterJust killed the Hydra and havent had the difficulty revert to casual yet. As stated, check difficulty before you save and you should be fine. I cycled through three save spots in case I messed up.
    Posted by Crimson Drifter on 24 Dec 18 at 23:34
    TraumaticChain6When the first flying challenge begun the game automatically switched the difficulty to casual. I loaded my previous save and it kept happening. So I failed the challenge and the difficulty changed back to hardcore. At the end of the game I still got the achievement. I failed a few challenges before that one and the difficulty always kept being on hardcore.
    Posted by TraumaticChain6 on 29 Sep 19 at 15:29
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  • ChunkybrickChunkybrick463,007
    15 Jan 2018 15 Sep 2018 25 Jan 2019
    2 0 1
    Complete the game on hardcore difficulty.

    You must first beat the game once to unlock hardcore mode.

    WARNING: The achievement is known to be glitchy. If you complete the challenge what-so-ever, the difficulty automatically changes to casual difficulty. To avoid that from happening, you must fail most of challenges. Also, you can abuse the save files anytime (like save states).
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    VinnieMacmy game hasnt changed automatically... i passed every challenge except the last one and jumped on here for advice to fist fight the final boss and saw this. it may happen, ive seen others say this, but for me at least it hasnt changed
    Posted by VinnieMac on 24 Jan 19 at 04:37
  • WebDevil 666WebDevil 666630,695
    24 May 2019 23 May 2019 24 May 2019
    1 0 0
    Just want to add my 2 pence (cents if you're using dollars) as far as the 'glitch' is concerned. When doing any challenge, the game sets the difficulty to casual. You can check this yourself by pausing the the game and selecting Help & Options -> Settings -> Game. On completing the challenge the game should (and did for me) revert back to the original difficulty.

    Now I have a hunch as to what is causing this 'glitch'. Whatever happens do not save during a challenge. Also saving before a challenge will save you time if the game does spaz out and fails to revert the difficulty. To be sure, I always checked the difficulty before I saved. Now get back to this ludicrously easy completion and help fix its ratio.
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