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Dogged Rider achievement in Final Fantasy XV

Dogged Rider

Earned the top ranking on all three Time Trial courses.

Dogged Rider+0.2
2 guidesOffline Game ModeSingle PlayerTime/Date

How to unlock the Dogged Rider achievement

  • ReyasReyas589,493
    28 Jun 2017 28 Jun 2017 30 Apr 2020
    55 0 30
    REQUIREMENTS FOR 3 STARS

    Slippery Slalom = 01:12:99

    Avalanche Ambush = 01:29:99

    Snowglide Run = 01:16:99

    You should be aiming to collect as many as the crystals as possible as these give you short speed boosts, following their line generally shows you a good path to take around rocks and jumps too.

    Due to the very inconsistant snowbike it is advised that you avoid as many jumps as possible and try to not hit any rocks or make any sudden harsh turns.

    I also found that pressing B (to jump) when going off a ramp only increases your chances of being wiped out upon landing.

    I am currently unsure if bike enhancements from the main story carries over to the time trials, but I got the achievement without any upgrades so they aren't necessary.

    EDIT: A lot of people are finding it easier to control the snowmobile when in first person view, Personally I preferred the widier vision but if you're struggling then this could be something to look into.

    EDIT: These videos (not mine) can be used as a guide for a path to take.
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=6VBbTk6n2Us
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=x_Ze-F1pUIw
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=reFv4Vcirvs

    Feel free to leave further tips in the comments!

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    SequentialSwordI was dreading this achievement but I managed to unlock it relatively quickly, first person view is a must, I have no idea why it makes such a big difference but it does! I tried in third person and the machine just didn't seem to control anywhere as smoothly as first person. The first course is the hardest in my opinion, courses 2 and 3 seem a tad more forgiving.
    Posted by SequentialSword on 05 Mar 19 at 08:27
    Matodion 1stCleared this one with the help of these videos, turns out they are clearer paths to victory.
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=6VBbTk6n2Us
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=x_Ze-F1pUIw
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=reFv4Vcirvs
    Posted by Matodion 1st on 22 Apr 20 at 18:54
    Fooga^ Those videos were really spot on. I didn't watch the third video since it's the first track just darker with less crystals, but the same route applies. For anyone trying for this, I also recommend doing track 1 and 3 back to back. To add, if you mess up that large jump in the middle of the course, just reset. The times are too tight for you to spin out.

    The second course is really easy I almost didn't need the video and got a better time by 4 seconds. Just stay on smooth snow and get as many crystals as possible and it's easy.
    Posted by Fooga on 30 Apr 20 at 12:39
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  • BONES DRAGONBONES DRAGON53,695 53,695 GamerScore
    01 Jul 2017 02 Jul 2017
    33 1 2
    This is just adding on to Reyas guide above.

    If some are still finding it hard. I found taking these paths the easiest for me while following those tips from Reyas.

    Slippery Slalom


    Avalanche Ambush


    Snowglide Run
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    ccliffy90Couldn't get anywhere near the time on the first map following this route finally got it, found it easier in first person aswell may be just me but the snowmobile actually seems to steer better in first person
    Posted by ccliffy90 on 03 Jul 17 at 16:54
    BigNasty2391What a dumb achievement!! absolute garbage controls and terrible idea!!
    Posted by BigNasty2391 on 03 Apr 20 at 18:36
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