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Plague Inc: Evolved

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Film Fanatic in Plague Inc: Evolved

Film Fanatic94 (15)

Recreate the setting of the Dawn of the Planet of the Apes film

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Shadow 00 Fox
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Shadow 00 Fox
Achievement won on 29 Feb 16
TA Score for this game: 2,288
Posted on 29 February 16 at 19:17, Edited on 29 February 16 at 19:29
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Alright! I just got this today, after spending some time recently trying for it the last couple days, and reading every guide I could find. I believe I have figured out a way mixing guides that should get it, possibly your first try!

A lot of credit goes to Morkbrand for his guide over on the steam community.

Here's what I believe are the requirements:
1. You must start with an ape colony in the USA, and end with an ape colony in the USA.
2. You must have the cure reach 100% before killing the last few million humans.
3. You must have less than 1.5 million humans left(I had 1.3 million left)
Possible additional requirements:(that I had, but am not sure are required)
1. Some human survivors in the USA.
2. Some healthy human survivors in the USA.
3. Some healthy human survivors in the world when the [ "disease" creates the planet of the apes] pop-up appears on the screen.

The method:

1. Use these Virus Genes:
DNA Genes: ATP Boost
Artificial Genes: Ion Surge
Travel Genes: Aquacyte
Environment Genes: Extremophile
Ape Genes: Together Strong

2. Casual Difficulty.

3. Start in the USA.
I won't mention this again until it's time to stop devolving! You will be DEVOLVING EVERY symptom until the entire world is infected! Make sure to plan ahead and have enough DNA left every time you want to make an upgrade. You can tell exactly how much DNA you will need as it just goes up by one each time, starting at 0 for the first symptom devolution.

4. Evolve Simian Neuro-genesis as soon as you can.
Evolve Ape Colonies also, then put a colony in the USA.
Evolve Organized Travel.

5. You will now be doing 3 things at once:
A. Sending Apes from Mexico around the world, B. Evolving Abilities, and C. Creating Colonies!
A. Sending Apes from Mexico around the world:
Now, while doing future upgrades, watch Mexico, you can highlight Mexico in Ape Mode and you can see as soon as there are any 'Smart' Apes in Mexico. The moment you see any 'Smart' Apes there, start sending them to these locations preferably in this order: New Zealand, New Guinea, Philippines, Japan, Madagascar, Finland, U.K., Iceland, Greenland, and then anywhere else that shows has Apes that aren't 'Smart' Apes yet. Do NOT wait for Mexico to build up it's Smart Apes population as you won't be able to take advantage of Mexico to spread Smart Apes around the world as all the Apes will leave.
B. Evolving Abilities:
Continue evolving these in this order while doing the Mexico thing: Cognitive Shift, Education(for more DNA from colonies); Logistics, Seafaring, Horseback Riding(for faster travel); Social Cohesion; Primal Awareness, War Paint, Covert Expertise(to help hide until everything is ready); Ape Rampage, Primal Hunt, Weapon Creation(to knock out Gen-Sys labs swiftly; Ape Migration, Scouts, Path Finders(to gather all the Apes into your colonies--DO NOT do these last 3 upgrades until you have 8 colonies!)
C. Creating Colonies:
As soon as your traveling Apes from Mexico get across to Africa, you should now be able to start placing Colonies there. Places Colonies in West Africa, Central Africa, East Africa, Sudan, India, China, and Indonesia in whatever order you can, just as soon as you can. If one of those countries doesn't have any Smart Apes to build a colony, you can just build a nearby colony then migrate to the target country. These upgrades are going to get expensive!! My guess as to the DNA costs: 1st colony: 8 DNA; 2nd: 15 DNA; 3rd: 25 DNA; 4th: 40 DNA; 5th: 55 DNA; 6th: 75 DNA; 7th: 95 DNA; 8th: 130 DNA. These are just guesses, but just to give you an idea. I also think that they cost less DNA the earlier in the game or the fewer upgrades you have done. The 9th colony would've cost me over 250 DNA I think going by when I could use that ability again!
Don't worry though, you're going to have a LOT of DNA; I had over 1300 DNA when I finished.

SAVE GAME POINT: Once you've gotten all the colonies built!

6. It's time to start infecting everybody!
Evolve these Transmissions: Air 1, Water 1, Air 2, Water 2, Extreme Bioaerosol and these abilities: Heat resistance 1(do Heat 2 if you want), Drug Resistance 1, Drug Resistance 2(these abilities should help infect everyone much easier)

7. While you're waiting for everybody to get infected:
Also Evolve these Abilities: Genetic Reshuffle 1, Genetic Reshuffle 2, Hardened Reshuffle.(I made a mistake here and also evolved Genetic Hardening--this just made the cure take longer later and I think you should NOT evolve Genetic Hardening) Also, migrate any apes that are on their own without a colony to the closest colony, until you have only 8 countries left with Smart Apes in the world. If there are any countries with dumb Apes, them migrate a colony to them, and then migrate back.

8. Wait for everyone in the world to get infected:
You can also stop devolving symptoms just to help infections go faster. Be ready to destroy Gen-Sys labs! Keep a sharp eye on any Apes countries as those are the only place that Gen-Sys labs will show up in. Rampage and destroy them right away!
If Drones show up, run away!! If Drones show up in the USA, run away, then migrate back when the Drones go away.

SAVE POINT! When everyone in the world is infected. You should now have all Smart Apes in only 8 colonies around the world, 100% humans infected, and you're ready for the next phase.

9. Start evolving some lethal symptoms!
Not too many though: I personally did the Neuro-Enhancement 1, Neuro-Enhancement 2, Neuro-Enhancement 3, and Total Brain Death, but that might be a bad choice--I think I had a random DNA mutation that made it incredibly expensive to devolve those! (70+ DNA to devolve Total Brain Death). What you're doing here is making the human's recognize they are dying, and need to cure this. Once the cure gets underway, or you start getting messages about countries falling apart, DEVOLVE any lethal symptoms!! DN NOT KILL more than 2 billion people! And now, you wait. Watch the cure percentage climb slowly, immediately kill any Gen-Sys labs that show up, and run away from Drones... you want the cure to get over 70%, possibly 80%, before the next phase.

SAVE POINT!! At 70% of the cure. Things can get tricky here, as the Gen-Sys labs have a habit of knocking the cure down massively.

10. Let the cure get to 80%, then evolve every lethal symptom you can but DO NOT evolve Coma(that will mess up the cure %).
And here's the fun part! Watch the surviving human count carefully while killing Gen-Sys labs, and evading Drones. If Drones show up in the USA at his point, don't run away from them, just try to wait them out.

11. You want the surviving human count to go down to about 4 million with the cure % above 70%, then PAUSE the game!
Go into Abilities, and DEVOLVE these 3: Genetic Reshuffle 1, Genetic Reshuffle 2, and Hardened Reshuffle!
Go back to the game, unpause, and make sure the cure % goes to 100%. If you've done it right, you should get a pop-up that says the cure is being passed out.

12. Now, you just have to watch and hope!
My achievement popped shortly after this point, there were only 55,000 healthy humans left, with about 1.3 million infected left. The Achievement popped with the pop-up in the game that said the disease created the Planet of the Apes.

I hope this works for you too!! Please let me know how it works for you!
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