State of Decay: Year One Survival Edition achievements

State of Decay: Year One Survival Edition

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There are 72 State of Decay: Year One Survival Edition achievements (40 without DLC) worth 3,677 (1,500), and 56 challenges

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The Scholar in State of Decay: Year One Survival Edition

The Scholar30 (10)

Complete All Research Projects (Breakdown Level 1 or Higher).

  • Unlocked by 2,921 tracked gamers (32% - TA Ratio = 3.04) 9,133  

Achievement Guide for The Scholar

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Achievement won on 01 Jun 15
TA Score for this game: 3,677
Posted on 26 May 15 at 21:14, Edited on 02 June 15 at 06:20
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This is an achievement from the BREAKDOWN campaign of State of Decay

These are the requirements that need to be researched. Remember that when you advance in levels, your challenge progress will be reset. Make sure you complete this within the same level*.

You can research items at the library and therefore you will need to build one. These can take several hours to research, so it is better to complete this early on in the game.

1. Research Greenhouse Gardening
2. Research Biodiesel
3. Research Potent Homemade Stims
4. Research Box Mine
5. Research Chemical Incendiaries
6. Research Whistling Box Mine
7. Research Pipe Bomb
8. Research Steel Pipe Bomb (yes, there's two types of pipe bombs)

In order to get the option to research specific things, you will need to upgrade your buildings. Lab for medicine. Workshop will need to be upgrade for both paths to unlock all the explosives.


since this requires upgraded buildings, I would suggest doing this at the same time as the challenage for upgrading all buildings to their max.

I would also say you should do this BEFORE leaving level 3.
*** Spoiler - click to reveal ***

Finish all of these and the hero - Charley Marshall, a uselss hero will appear.

*note - it has been stated in the 360 version that these could be done across all levels. I cannot confirm this since I did all at level 3. If anyone can confirm, i will edit the solution.
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