How to Survive 2 achievements

How to Survive 2

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Marathon man in How to Survive 2

Marathon man90 (15)

Have all Stamina skills at the maximum level.

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Achievement Guide for Marathon man

470,451 (227,659)
Achievement won on 24 Feb 17
TA Score for this game: 3,809
Posted on 23 February 17 at 21:14
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I have found a very easy method for farming XP, which will make grinding these achievements much simpler and faster. You will get more than 300,000 XP every 2 minutes and depending on your current level, the XP you get will be higher.

NOTE: This quest is not available at the start of the game. You will have to progress through the game first, and complete the earlier quests given by Fan before unlocking this one. I recommend unlocking all Quests and getting to Level 51 before grinding this out, but it's completely up to you.

I have included a video down below. Please follow the video guide if these steps confuse you.

Step 1) First you will want to find on your world map a quest giver named Fan.

Please look at the map below if you're having a hard time finding him.

Step 2) You will want to start the quest from him, "Healthy Body, Healthy Mind".

Step 3) Once you have started the quest, just run and speak with Fan 1. After that, run and speak with Fan 2 to end the quest. You don't have to bother with the zombies as they will just slow you down.

Please look at the map below if you're having a hard time finding where you need to go. You shouldn't need to use this map, but I added one anyways just in case.

I'm at character level 51 which is max and was getting 318k each run which is a lot.

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John McLarren
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John McLarren
Achievement won on 22 Feb 17
TA Score for this game: 3,809
Posted on 25 February 17 at 00:07
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This is more of an alternative to Bonien2's guide. My personal favorite quest to run for XP is Kenji's final quest, In Search of the Truth. It gives a bit less (240k @ level 51) but can often be done in a minute or less if everything spawns perfectly. Below I have a video guide showing how I do it.


Enemies may spawn in the starting area and sometimes need to be killed before you move the dumpster.

When you get to the part of the run that is heavily infested with zombies you can sometimes run right through them but if you can't you can use some heavy attacks (Hold cn_X) to clear a path. I use the Legendary Scythe which works great. It is the 2nd upgrade of the normal scythe from the Halloween mission. I also keep a bunch of Medicinal Herb on me to heal if needed (much quicker than bandages).

From there when you run north just run past everything and when you get to the door you need to talk to. Just press cn_A to start the conversation and then press cn_B to end it which will complete the quest. From there head to the other side of the courtyard and get into the building and close the door. If none of the enemies got in you can just run upstairs and finish the quest.

Occasionally the door will be locked, so make sure you have a screwdriver on you to pick it. You may need to kill some of the dogs or faster zombies before you pick it.
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170,806 (73,330)
Achievement won on 13 Mar 17
TA Score for this game: 3,809
Posted on 17 March 17 at 12:34
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Firstly, Credit goes to Bonien2 for his solution on this achievement.
I have, however, done my fair share of pathing and optimization to his method.
If you have a decently strong character (preferably able to 1hit zombies when you crit, and arrows that penetrate to hit multiple targets), you should have no problem applying my route.
Be aware that the spawns are random, sometimes you have to pick lock the door, in the clip I just ran through.
Sometimes you'll get spawns in the alleyway (rarely, but be aware and ready to shoot if something does spawn there)
Sometimes you'll have enemies at the end.

The clip below however, is (Probably?) a record speedrun (not verified though) of the mission "Healthy body, Healthy mind". Again, as recommended by Bonien2
This is with +24% sprint speed from the best gear in the game, combined with maxed out stamina skills, a speed potion, and perfect pathing.

This very run was 26 to 27 seconds (didn't time exactly), however this is a perfect scenario.
Doing this, you can expect 30/35 second runs. Maybe 40 or 45 seconds if you're REALLY unlucky and have a massive amount of zombies to kill.

On average though, you should be able to knock out 50/60 runs an hour doing this method. Netting you 15 to 18 million xp an hour.

Reminder: Pressing cn_B to go out of a dialogue will still complete the dialogue. Do this both in the mission, and when starting up the mission.

To start the mission, approach the character and press cn_A -> cn_B -> cn_A -> cn_B -> [Select the correct mission and press cn_A on it] -> cn_B -> cn_A to quickly start the mission, and not having to skip through countless dialogue.

Since the process of upgrading all your skills will take a long time, I value optimization and efficiency a lot, hence this solution being so speed-oriented.

Here is another link in case the TA video link doesn't work (it doesn't seem to work on my laptop, but it does work on my phone.)
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