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Chaos in Downtown

Survive Chaos Squad in Downtown District with at least 1625 Chaos.

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Achievement Guide for Chaos in Downtown

    01 Nov 2014 01 Nov 2014 01 Nov 2014
    79 12 36
    This achievement is surprisingly luck based based on (where you join the game, what levels you are given, who is in your lobby, What chaos you are given, who your teammates are, how many people follow through to the end) and that is all before you even get to the 'defend the vats' part. If you get to the end part with lower then 1625 chaos then you can't get the achievement at all and you have to do the mini missions all again (You will be told how much chaos you have just before the end defend mission). When you get there however here are some useful tips:

    Unlike the other three chaos missions in my experience it includes all of the special OD

    It seems that only the normal OD can wear down the vats so focus on them

    Special OD break traps so replace them when they are destroyed

    For how I did it, I essentially just spammed every explosive weapon and pyro trap I had into the OD spawning locations as you can shoot through the invisible walls on the sides. This works until wave 3 where there is so many special OD I just alternated between being dead and spamming weapons until the game ended. For the special OD in the air I just ignored them and I managed to complete it.

    For what I would suggest, Use the freeze gun as it gives you time to breathe and use explosive weapons such as the teddy bear launcher and the hair spray launcher as they have large blast radius' taking out many OD and they damage the Special OD at the same time.
  • JaucoholicJaucoholic302,685 302,685 GamerScore
    08 Nov 2014 09 Nov 2014 24 Nov 2014
    54 3 6
    Alright, AN ANGRY HOBO i has a lot of great tips for the Night Defense but I'd thought I'd throw in my two cents.

    As AN ANGRY HOBO i pointed out, only the normal OD actually take overcharge away so focus on them! If you can get Blowers in the process so be it, but trying to kill Wingers and Herkers is just wasting time and manpower from the normal OD. Just try to avoid the Special OD as best you can.

    When I finally completed this I had 650+ kills, the next person under me didn't even hit 200. Even then we still lost quite a few Overcharges and barely squeaked by. If you want a fighting chance to win this, you'll most likely need a couple of people in your chaos squad who can blast the living shit out of the normal OD.

    This is the setup I had and it certainly packs a wallop:

    Weapons (All Level 5)

    Hairspray Bomb with Second Amendment (This is your go-to weapon. Use it as often as possible and only switch to TNTeddy if its ammo runs out)
    TNTeddy with Twist of Fate

    These are optional but highly recommended:
    Acid Sprinkler - Good for putting by barricades when hordes of OD are coming
    Freeze Bomb - Nice for when a vat is being overrun and can temporarily stop OD from taking anymore Overcharge
    Shorty Shotty - If you run out of ammo for others, this is a decent gun to blast many OD at a time until you get ammo back for Hairspray and TNTeddy.

    Overdrives (All Level 4)

    OD Killer
    OD Rival
    Sacrifice - Weapons
    Ammo Capacity - Single Shot
    Sacrifice - Single-Shot Weapons
    Weapon Damage - Single-Shot

    ^^^ All 6 of these are extremely important (as Hair Spray Bomb and TNTeddy are both single shot and the backbone of this setup) and wouldn't recommend switching any of them out.


    Melee - Twister Spin
    Hero- Sadomasochist
    Epic- Chance of Lightning
    Dive Bomb- Seismic Smash
    Hero Extra- Air Power

    ^^^ These are the least important and you could probably switch these with Amps that are more your play style. I would at least recommend Sadomasochist because near the end, you'll never have much health and the added damage will certainly help.

    With this setup I was often able to totally obliterate hordes of OD before they were able to break through barricades even when it gets insanely chaotic near the end. Also, once Wingers and Herkers spawn I wouldn't worry about Traps (Those special OD can wipe them out instantly). They just end up dividing your attention from other important matters.

    Hope this helps to anyone having problems with this (I know I did) and good luck not getting noobies in your squad!
  • togethawiistandtogethawiistand356,598
    23 May 2016 29 May 2016 31 May 2016
    9 0 1
    1) The first part of the job consists in getting the said 1625% Chaos from the sum of the minigames BEFORE the final battle (the Defend the Vats last stand doesn't add more Chaos to the count).

    2) In the defend the vats final battle it's gonna be chaotic. So, remember that if there was competition between teammates it should have stopped at the last minigame. Now you and your team needs to work togetha and do a great job at it. That means spreading out instead of everybody trying to focus on a single wave of enemies and also focusing on the exclamation marks if they ever appear, which means that the enemies have breached your defenses. Try to ignore the Wingers in the air and do whatever possible to stop the big guys on the ground, but not before stopping the regular enemies. They are the ones who count.

    I would also add that in order to make this achievement "easier" and possible, it'd be good to have at least 1 or 2 skillful players in your team. People who can carry the extra weight, both in order to get the Chaos points up to the required percentage and also to make the difference in the last battle.

    Last but not least, here's the minigames I recommend picking and the ones I recommend avoiding when voting:

    Wrecking balls - this is a good minigame to give everybody a chance to earn the bonus multipliers in the post game spin screen. Nobody is competing with nobody, except themselves. One bonus objective is to kill 20 enemies, the other to kill 40 of them.

    Vending Vandalism - a nice game but one that requires excellent teamwork in order to complete it under 2 minutes. The first set of 9 machines spawn right where you are and everybody will probably take part in their destruction. As soon as the "Go to the next area" warning appears, instead of going towards it, if you're already used to this minigame and map, go to the third spot instead (it won't be marked on your screen so you need to know how to get there, which is easy, pretty much just follow the road hugging the invisible wall). Then, right after your teammates finish cleaning up the second one, the final 9 soda machines will appear and you can start destroying them, without awaiting for the rest of your squad. That's how you complete it efficiently in under 2 minutes.

    Day of the OD - of all minigames, this is the one that I haven't played many times at all. So, no good tips here.

    Fizzco Ambush - THE BEST mission in my opinion. Should be selected every time it appears in the voting screen. As soon as the game starts, pull out your Hair Spray Bomb (preferably equipped with the Second Amendment amp), jump forward and move down the road shooting everything until you don't see any red dots on your radar anymore. Keep bouncing on cars for extra points. Then start going back for that's where the next robot enemies will appear. Again, keep jumping on a car. When you get good on this mission, using the mentioned weapons, you'll get the most kills in it everytime. All in all, it's a short mission with lots of explosions and quick points.

    Defend the Hospital - My tactic here is to stay away from your teammates from the beggining. As soon as the game starts, go South (check map) towards that big blueish building that looks like an underbridge. Stop between the numbers 4350 (on the right) and 4020 (on your back, on the left). From where you are, enemies will spawn in a few seconds, coming from 3 different doors. You can set up Acid Sprinklers and Turret Copters, besides shooting with your Hair Spray gun. Keep bouncing on the top of a car for extra points. It's guarantee that the biggest score and number of kills at the end of the round will be yours.

    The Floor Is Lava - 1st golden hint: instead of rushing to the start point where everbody spawns, stay BY the Vat above the lava part (coming from the starting point of the mission, the first Vat to the right). That way when the mission starts, you'll be ahead of the others and really close to the first "pushie" doll. 2nd: after delivering the first doll, go back using the same upper way that you came from instead of jumping down and trying to slide through the lava like most people do. Keep doing that until you've collected as many as you can (I've collected all 6 a few times that way). Also, pay attention to your radar, it will show the locations of the dolls. Sometimes a couple of them spawn in a very safe area, away from the lava and close to the delivering point.

    Scrambler... something - NEVER choose these "collect the numbers" kinda mission. They are one of the easiest to fail, no matter how hard or excellent one team member performs.

    Fizzco HQ (a.k.a. "destroy the boxes") - In time I started hating this mission, for I was divided between finding and destroying 10 jedi robots for the bonus objective or focusing on destroying as many boxes as I could. Truth be told, it's hard to find more than 5 blue sword robots, left alone be able to kill them undisputed. Depending on the other option at the voting screen, I'd pass on this minigame.

    Urban Jungle Gym IV - The least generous minigame to choose from. Only 1 player will get both bonuses for its objectives. After I grew a conscience, I stopped picking this game when I had a better option to vote.

    If the tips mentioned on this solution help you in any way, please give it a thumbs up to let me know. Thanks!
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