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Shovel Knight

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There are 85 Shovel Knight achievements (45 without DLC) worth 10,298 (2,000)

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Defend the Lab! (Plague Knight) in Shovel Knight

Defend the Lab! (Plague Knight)59 (10)

Retake the Explodatorium without breaking any grey blocks during the boss fight.

  • Unlocked by 340 tracked gamers (8% - TA Ratio = 5.89) 4,190  

Achievement Guide for Defend the Lab! (Plague Knight)

385,016 (117,140)
Achievement won on 23 Sep 15
TA Score for this game: 10,298
Posted on 24 September 15 at 04:42, Edited on 19 February 16 at 15:30
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Hey everyone! I have a foolproof, no bomb, method to getting this achievement.

Step 1) Obtain the Staff of Striking from the Propeller Knight level.

You can do this within the level or finish it and buy it from Chester after you've completed the level. This is essentially a shovel swing, but with a staff. No bombs are involved at all so there's literally zero risk of blowing up a grey block.

Step 2) Get to the Explodatorium boss fight.

This is a pretty simple level and there are numerous checkpoints, so just make sure you make it to the last checkpoint. Once there, equip the Staff of Striking.

Step 3) Use only the Staff of Striking to damage the boss.

This is pretty self explanatory. You want to use only this Arcana to damage the boss so that there is no chance to explode the grey blocks.

*I recommend having max magic so you can swing as many times possible.*

Here's a video of the boss fight that also details the steps that I just mentioned.

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