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The Messenger in Mad Max

The Messenger136 (40)

Complete a Death Run in legendary time with every Archangel

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Achievement won on 02 Oct 15
TA Score for this game: 2,220
Posted on 02 October 15 at 03:02, Edited on 29 May 18 at 13:18
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The Collectibles tab accessed from start button will show you the status of all your Archangels. Look for both symbols to be bright to know you have achieved legendary win time.
There are 15 locations for races ( and 16 races) located on the map at the trophy symbol. The course is marked on sand in red, but look for shortcuts. However, make sure you have plenty of boosts to get over dunes quickly when you do take a shortcut. There are 3 race types; Scatter Run; Time Bomb, and Barrel Bash.
Scatter Run – make your own course, be 1st to finish and under required time. For this race type, use a practice race to look for short cuts, ramps, etc. to shave off time. These were easiest in my opinion. Cars in race tend to leave you alone, but will swerve into you if you pass them slow or they catch up to you. Other cars on roadside or coming toward you (not in race) will try to ram you.
Time Bomb – You have a ticking time bomb that explodes if you don’t make it to finish line 1st and in under required time. You MUST use shortcuts, ramps etc. to make it in required time Cars at start will immediately collide with you. Thunderpoon them at start of race. Cars on roadside or coming toward you (not in race) will chase you and try to ram you. This is the most annoying race – make sure you have plenty of thunderpoons and shoot at distance!
Barrel Bash – This is the only one that you have to hit checkpoints (otherwise you fail). Practice course looking for shortcuts. These won’t be huge detours, just cutting a corner or using a small ramp, but you’ll need them to get required time. Mostly stick to course being sure to thunderpoon all of your opponents at start of race. Typically, no one else bothers you, but barrels can spin you out. So hit them as straight on as possible and boost through them if you have one to spare.
*TheStayonTarget has good advice for when you thunderpoon cars at the beginning of the race, "...go for the second car in front of you (3rd from the front). It'll take out that car AND the one closest to you from the starting line."

Region: Black Maws
Course: Broken Pipes Trophy: 2:18; Legendary 1:53
Race: Scatter Run
Archangel: The Jack
Region: Colossus
Course: Corner cut; Trophy: 2:19; Legendary 1:57
Race: Barrel Bash
Archangel: Kill Box
Region: Dry Gustie
Course: Valley of Dust; Trophy: 2:00; Legendary 1:37
Race: Time Bomb
Archangel: Pinky Finger
Region: Balefire Flatland
Course: N/A
Race: None
Region: Fuel Veins
Course #1: Crazy Racy; Trophy: 2:03; Legendary 1:41
Race: Barrel Bash
Archangel: Celestial Bones

Course #2: Heat Haze; Trophy: 2:29; Legendary 2:02
Race: Scatter Run
Archangel: Soul Sweeper
Region: Reek Hills
Course: Neck Snappin; Trophy: 2:10; Legendary 1:54
Race: Scatter Run
Archangel: Cardinal Grinder V8
Region: Cadavanaugh
Course: Pothole Ridge; Trophy: 2:09; Legendary 1:47
Race: Time Bomb
Archangel: Sanguine Guardian
Region: Chalkies
Course: Buckledown; Trophy: 1:35; Legendary 1:25
Race: Barrel Bash
Archangel: Aurelian the Ready V8
Region: Parch Moon
Course: Rockstar (NO FAST TRAVEL); Trophy: 2:08; Legendary 1:45
Race: Barrel Bash
Archangel: Righteous Spike
(Also, the Rockstar Thirst Cutter (not required for achievement))
**Look for Summit of the Mighty, also called CRAGGY CREW and it may be undiscovered or not show on your map now that contest is over. Look for it in the southeast of Grit canyon, Just to East of Gob Stone Camp (thanks to GRAM71789).
Region: Grit Canyon
Course: Craggy Crew; Trophy: 1:44; Legendary 1:25
Race: Scatter Run
Archangel: Argent Cavalier
Region: Knit Sack
Course: Even Rip; Trophy: 1:46; Legendary 1:28
Race: Time Bomb
Archangel: Radiant Shadow
Region: Rot –n- Rusties
Course: Tricky Pass; Trophy: 2:16; Legendary 1:52
Race: Scatter Run
Archangel: Jugger of Virtue V8
Region: Wailing WInd
Course: The Reconvene; Trophy: 2:29; Legendary 2:02
Race (x2): Scatter Run
Archangel: Rule of War AND Speed Freak (V8)
Region: Grand Rise
Course: Barreling Barrows; Trophy: 4:09; Legendary 3:43
Race: Barrel Bash
Archangel: Lord Gravel V8
Region: The Heights
Course: Mortal Bite; Trophy: 3:20; Legendary 2:48
Race: Barrel Bash
Archangel: Speed Demon
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